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The Correspondent

BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 7 comedy. 8 episodes (2 series), 2007 - 2009. Stars Tom Allen.

The Correspondent

Series of bitter-sweet comic monologues written by and starring Tom Allen

2007 - 2009
BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 7
8   (2 series)
Tom Allen
Tom Allen and Jon Hoggarth
Victoria Lloyd

Series of bitter-sweet comic monologues, starring Tom Allen.

Tom works in the complaints department of a large furniture retailer, spending his days in a gloomy underground office cut off from the world. Adrift in a sea of correspondence, we hear his mundane days unfold via the posters, signs, letters, faxes, emails, text messages, and PostIt notes that he reads out loud for us to hear.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 26th March 2007 on BBC Radio 7 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 11th February 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:15pm
Length of episodes
15 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 20th April 2011 at 11:45pm on Radio 4 Extra