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The Dad Who Fell To Earth

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about a man who learns his father is an alien. 1 episode in 2015. Stars Toby Hadoke, Ronald Pickup, Cherylee Houston, Alexandra Mathie and others.

The programme is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Thursday at 11:15am.

The Dad Who Fell To Earth

Tom tries to deal with both the news that his father is dead and an alien from another world

Comedy Drama
BBC Radio 4
Toby Hadoke, Ronald Pickup, Cherylee Houston, Alexandra Mathie, Lee Fenwick and Zoe Iqbal
Toby Hadoke
Charlotte Riches

Tom had been struggling to come to terms with his dad's sudden death, but that was before he found out his dad was secretly an alien from a distant planet.

Tom finds his whole world shifting to a new perspective, a perspective that might just also include saving Earth from imminent destruction.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Afternoon Drama: The Dad Who Fell to Earth (Other official name)
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 9th July 2015 on BBC Radio 4 at 2:15pm
Episode length
45 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Thursday at 11:15am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Thursday at 9:15pm on Radio 4 Extra