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 comedy drama starring The Penny Dreadfuls, mocking the Victorians, and later other historical figures. 18 episodes (2 series), 2008 - 2020. Stars Humphrey Ker, David Reed, Thom Tuck, Ingrid Oliver and Miles Jupp.

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Richard III Rebothered - The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Richard III Rebothered

The story of how, through the invention of the printing press, the honest and loyal Richard III became the first victim of fake news and how a dynasty was built on a foundation of lies by Henry Tudor, the world's first spin-doctor.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th April 2020
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Humphrey Ker Various
David Reed Various
Guest cast
Thom Tuck Richard III
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Celeste Dring Ensemble Actor
Writing team
David Reed Writer
Production team
Julia McKenzie Producer

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