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Turf Wars

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2011. Stars James Fleet, Joanna Monro, Jonathan Coy, Joseph Kloska, Leah Brotherhead, Nigel Planer, Michael Maloney and others.

Turf Wars

A series of comic plays about territory, staring James Fleet, Nigel Planer and Katherine Parkinson

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2011
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
4   (1 series)
Starring
James Fleet, Joanna Monro, Jonathan Coy, Joseph Kloska, Leah Brotherhead, Nigel Planer, Michael Maloney, Adeel Akhtar and others
Writers
Nick Warburton, Kieran Lynn, Simon Brett and Jeremy Front
Producer
Peter Kavanagh

Turf Wars is a series of four comic plays about territoy.

In the first of the four episodes - Losing the Plot by Nick Warburton - James Fleet stars as a timid man who confronts mindless bureaucracy.

In the second episode, Nigel Planer stars in Kieran Lynn's comedy about a border guard who draws a tape line through a park, dividing it into two halves in a newly divided country. But the line now separates two young lovers.

In the third episode, Michael Maloney plays a bachelor in a gossipy village, who finds something shocking when he digs a trench in his mother's garden.

In the final episode, Katherine Parkinson plays a mother who is desperate to get her talented 11-year-old son into ta good school, but she lives just outside the catchment area.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 9th March 2011 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 30th March 2011 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Tuesday 27th March 2018 at 9:30am on Radio 4 Extra