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The Cornwell Estate

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 10 episodes (2 series), 2008 - 2010. Stars Phil Cornwell, Tony Gardner, Daisy Haggard and Abigail Hollick.

Series 2

1. Colin Oberon

First broadcast: Wednesday 27th October 2010

Colin Oberon is a primary school English teacher determined to teach his class anything but how to speak English. He wants them to learn his new language "Globe-ish" The school and governors are not impressed.


2. Jimmy Baker

First broadcast: Wednesday 3rd November 2010

Jimmy leaves the Estate and returns to Newcastle to restart his career as a stand-up comedian.


3. Bob Crevice

First broadcast: Wednesday 10th November 2010

An enthusiastic train driver and railway modeller sees his career abruptly ended following a medical examination.


4. Hank Zuttermilk

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th November 2010

Hank, a womanising long-distance lorry driver, gets a surprise when the father of one of his ladies tells him she is pregnant, and demands he do something about it.


5. Kenny Killigrew

First broadcast: Wednesday 24th November 2010

When Pete visits friend and keen mountaineer Kenny, he realises he has developed agoraphobia following his divorce.


6. Switzerland McNaughtiehorse

First broadcast: Wednesday 1st December 2010

An anglophile American expat relishes comparing the different waste-disposal methods in Britain and America.