The Penny Dreadfuls Present.... Image shows from L to R: Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck, David Reed.

The Penny Dreadfuls Present...

BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 7 sketch show starring The Penny Dreadfuls, mocking the Victorians, and later other historical figures. 16 episodes (2 series), 2008 - 2018. Stars Humphrey Ker, David Reed, Thom Tuck, Ingrid Oliver and Miles Jupp.

Don Quixote special to follow in 2018.

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Also known as
  • The Brothers Faversham (Other official name)
  • More Brothers Faversham (Other official name)
  • The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Guy Fawkes (Other official name)
  • The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Revolution (Other official name)
  • The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Hereward The Wake (Other official name)
  • The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Macbeth Rebothered (Other official name)
  • The Penny Dreadfuls Present: The Curse Of The Beagle (Other official name)
  • The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Le CarrĂ© On Spying (Other official name)
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 11th January 2008 on BBC Radio 7 at 11:30pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 25th August 2018 on BBC Radio 4 at 2:30pm
Last repeat
Saturday 16th December 2017 at 2:30pm

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