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The Simon Day Show

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 12 episodes (2 series), 2011 - 2012. Stars Simon Day, Catherine Shepherd, Felix Dexter, Simon Greenall and Morwenna Banks.

The Simon Day Show

Simon Day showcases the various characters he plays in half-hour comedies set around a fictional small provincial theatre

2011 - 2012
BBC Radio 4
12   (2 series)
Simon Day, Catherine Shepherd, Felix Dexter, Simon Greenall and Morwenna Banks
Simon Day
Colin Anderson

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.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 21st April 2011 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 5th July 2012 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 26th January 2019 at 11:00pm on Radio 4 Extra