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

The Penny Dreadfuls Present...

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 7
  • 2008 - 2020
  • 18 episodes (2 series)

Radio comedies in which sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls - aka Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck - present plays around historical subjects. Also features Ingrid Oliver and Miles Jupp.

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More Brothers Faversham, Episode 1 - Titus

The Penny Dreadfuls present the story of Titus, Victorian Britain's greatest sporting hero and the fifth born of the Faversham Brothers.


This episode is also entitled as "Titus Faversham".

Broadcast details

Sunday 5th October 2008
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 27th September 2009 11:00pm Radio 7
Sunday 4th October 2009 2:30pm Radio 7
Sunday 18th July 2010 11:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 17th January 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 19th June 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th November 2015 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 6th April 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 14th April 2019 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 21st January 2023 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Humphrey Ker Various
David Reed Various
Thom Tuck Various
Ingrid Oliver Alexandra Faversham
Ingrid Oliver Ensemble Actor
Miles Jupp Narrator
Writing team
Humphrey Ker Writer
David Reed Writer
Thom Tuck Writer
Richard Turner Script Editor
Production team
Julia McKenzie Producer

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