The Sofa Of Time. Image shows from L to R: Parker (Nick Frost), Mliford (Matt King). Copyright: BBC.

The Sofa Of Time

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2002. Stars Matt King, Nick Frost, Kevin Eldon, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg, Peter Serafinowicz and Julia Deakin.

The Sofa Of Time

Comedy series following two men's quest for 'The Sofa of Time', a piece of furniture with such magical powers that it cannot fall into the wrong hands

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2002
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Matt King, Nick Frost, Kevin Eldon, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg, Peter Serafinowicz and Julia Deakin
Writers
Matt King and Nick Frost
Director
Mario Stylianides

Milford and Parker get sacked from their jobs in a soft furnishings factory in Crouch End and, as they are clearing out their lockers, they fall into the magical world of Gravy.

There Milford is regarded as the chosen one who has come at last to save the people from Raamen Bod who plans to find the Sofa of Time and use it for evil purposes. It is said that those who sit on the Sofa can be transported to anywhere and to any time.

The question is whether Milford and Parker can find the Sofa, save the people of Gravy and, in doing so, find their way back to Crouch End.

Production Details

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 24th October 2002 on BBC Radio 4
Last new broadcast
Thursday 28th November 2002 on BBC Radio 4
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 31st October 2018 at 10:30pm on Radio 4 Extra