Unite. Image shows from L to R: Imogen (Claire Skinner), Gideon (Ivo Graham), Tony (Mark Steel), Ashley (Elliot Steel)


  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2020 - 2023
  • 11 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom about class, compromise and step-sibling rivalry. Stars Mark Steel, Claire Skinner, Elliot Steel, Ivo Graham, Ayesha Antoine and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - Russian Money

Ashley starts a job on a building site, Gideon becomes an activist, Imogen is closing in on a big deal, and Tony, desperate for a story to appease his publisher, decides to investigate a new housing development with possible links to Russian money.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd June 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 30th June 2021 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 30th June 2021 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 30th June 2021 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 1st July 2021 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 25th November 2022 11:30am Radio 4

Cast & crew

Mark Steel Tony
Claire Skinner Imogen
Elliot Steel Ashley
Ivo Graham Gideon
Ayesha Antoine Rebecca
Guest cast
Simon Greenall Mr Kropotkin
Simon Greenall Mick
Kevin Eldon Christian
Kevin Eldon Derrick
Ruth Bratt Eileen
Susannah Fielding Alex
Milo McCabe Matthew
Barry Castagnola Shay
Writing team
Mark Steel Writer
Elliot Steel Writer
Barry Castagnola Writer
Ivo Graham Writer (Additional Material)
Claire Skinner Writer (Additional Material)
Ayesha Antoine Writer (Additional Material)
Ruth Bratt Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Greenall Writer (Additional Material)
Sian Harries Writer (Additional Material)
Barry Castagnola Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Eldon Writer (Additional Material)
Susannah Fielding Writer (Additional Material)
Milo McCabe Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barry Castagnola Director
Barry Castagnola Producer
Mario Stylianides Executive Producer
Jerry Peal Sound Designer

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