The Maltby Collection. Copyright: BBC
The Maltby Collection

The Maltby Collection

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2007 - 2009
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

A radio sitcom from the pen of David Nobbs, set in a small museum. Stars Julian Rhind-Tutt, Geoffrey Palmer, Ben Willbond, Rachel Atkins, Michael Smiley and more.

The Maltby Collection. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2007 - 2009
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
18 (3 series)
Stars
Julian Rhind-Tutt, Geoffrey Palmer, Ben Willbond, Rachel Atkins, Michael Smiley, Julia Deakin, Geoffrey McGivern, Chris Pavlo and Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Writer
David Nobbs
Producer
Colin Anderson
Companies

The Maltby Collection is David Nobbs' first radio sitcom and focuses on life in a small, fairly unpopular museum. The employees' complicated love lives and varied ambitions for the future are the basis for much of the comedy in the series.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Soundtrack
The theme song for the first series was "I'm On My Way" by The Proclaimers. Further series used a cover version of the song.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 15th June 2007 at 11:30am on BBC Radio 4
Last new broadcast
Monday 28th September 2009 at 11:30am on BBC Radio 4
Next repeats
  1. Series 1, Episode 2: Today at 11pm on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 1, Episode 3: Tuesday 7th December at 11pm on Radio 4 Extra
Most recent repeats

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