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The Simon Day Show

The Simon Day Show

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2011 - 2012
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Simon Day showcases the various characters he plays in half-hour comedies set around a fictional small provincial theatre. Also features Catherine Shepherd, Felix Dexter, Simon Greenall and Morwenna Banks.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2011 - 2012
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
12 (2 series)
Stars
Simon Day, Catherine Shepherd, Felix Dexter, Simon Greenall and Morwenna Banks
Writer
Simon Day
Producer
Colin Anderson
Companies

British comedy actor and star of The Fast Show, Down The Line and Bellamy's People, Simon Day brings his own sitcom to BBC Radio 4.

Simon performs as Northern poet Geoffrey Allerton, popular blazered entertainer Tommy Cockles, eco-warrior Dave Angel, reformed violent criminal Tony Beckton, opinionated Billy Bleach, and as himself.

In each episode, one of Simon's characters come to perform at The Mallard, a small provincial theatre somewhere in the UK. We hear the highlights of that night's show, along with the back stage and front of house goings on at the theatre itself.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 21st April 2011 at 6:30pm on BBC Radio 4
Next repeats
  1. Series 2, Episode 1: Saturday at 11pm on Radio 4 Extra
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • BBC Radio Theatre - Series 1 recorded on 14th February and 26th March 2011. Series 2 on 24th and 25th April, plus 1st, 8th, 9th and 29th May 2012, all at BBC Radio Theatre.

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