The Spaceship. Captain Gordon Taylor (James Fleet). Copyright: BBC.

The Spaceship

BBC Radio 7 sitcom. 10 episodes (2 series), 2005 - 2008. Stars James Fleet, Emily Joyce, Rosie Cavaliero, Paul Barnhill, Neil Warhurst, Jason Chan and Nicholas Boulton.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Monday 4th October at 6pm.

The Spaceship

BBC Radio 7 sci-fi comedy series with James Fleet, set on a spaceship that is looking for forms of alien life in 2104

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2005 - 2008
Channel
BBC Radio 7
Episodes
10   (2 series)
Starring
James Fleet, Emily Joyce, Rosie Cavaliero, Paul Barnhill, Neil Warhurst, Jason Chan and Nicholas Boulton
Writers
Paul Barnhill and Neil Warhurst
Director
Sally Avens

In the year 2104, a fleet of research cruisers were launched into space. Their mission... to seek out new life. With every moment on board preserved by wall-to-wall monitoring, and transmitted over time back to earth...we have been allowed unique access to one of these ships - The Really Invincible III, Macclesfield Division. What you are about to hear took place live, four years ago, seventy thousand light years from home...

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 27th June 2005 on BBC Radio 7 at 6pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 29th February 2008 on BBC Radio 7 at 6pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 2 Episode 1: Monday 4th October at 6pm on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday 5th October at 12am on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 2 Episode 2: Tuesday 5th October at 6pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Series 2 Episode 2: Wednesday 6th October at 12am on Radio 4 Extra
  5. Series 2 Episode 3: Wednesday 6th October at 6pm on Radio 4 Extra
  6. Series 2 Episode 3: Thursday 7th October at 12am on Radio 4 Extra
  7. Series 2 Episode 4: Thursday 7th October at 6pm on Radio 4 Extra
  8. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday 8th October at 12am on Radio 4 Extra
  9. Series 2 Episode 5: Friday 8th October at 6pm on Radio 4 Extra
  10. Series 2 Episode 5: Saturday 9th October at 12am on Radio 4 ExtraShow all repeats

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