The Hollow Men. Image shows from L to R: Rupert Russell, Sam Spedding, David Armand, Nick Tanner. Copyright: BBC.

The Hollow Men

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 11 episodes (2 series), 2006 - 2007. Stars David Armand, Rupert Russell, Sam Spedding, Nick Tanner and Katy Brand.

The Hollow Men

Comic sketch show written and performed by David Armand, Rupert Russell, Sam Spedding and Nick Tanner, with Katy Brand

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2006 - 2007
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
11   (2 series)
Starring
David Armand, Rupert Russell, Sam Spedding, Nick Tanner and Katy Brand
Writers
David Armand, Rupert Russell, Sam Spedding and Nick Tanner
Producer
Katie Marsden

The Hollow Men is a sketch show written and performed by the sketch troupe of the same name. It features a plethora of deranged, deluded and desperate characters.

There's Christophe, the French tutor whose innocent role-playing exercises frequently feature a character not dissimilar to his unfaithful wife.

The boss and secretary whose flirtatious, innuendo-laden office banter is so full of double meaning, its often hard for even them to understand.

Professor Cavendish, whose attempts to explain the finer details of genetic research to his belligerent lab assistant Keith usually end in failure, frustration, or an industrial accident.

Stuart and James, two old school friends who now find themselves working together for a charity. Except they weren't really friends, because Stuart used to be a bully. But that's all behind them now, and James certainly isn't going to abuse his position as Stuart's boss to exact some kind of petty revenge, oh no...

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 22nd August 2006 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 13th December 2007 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Tuesday 8th September 2009 at 11:30pm

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