Vent. Ben (Neil Pearson). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 19 episodes (3 series), 2006 - 2009. Stars Neil Pearson, Fiona Allen, Josie Lawrence and Leslie Ash.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Alternatives

As Ben wonders how to make sense of his coma, Blitz suggests he might need the help of a script doctor. But if his life really were like a Hollywood film, would he really like the way it ended? And who would play which part?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd October 2007
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Neil Pearson Ben
Fiona Allen Mary
Josie Lawrence Mum
Leslie Ash Blitz
Guest cast
Mark Perry Ensemble Actor
Jo Martin Ensemble Actor
Tim Whitnall Ensemble Actor
Nicholas Hutchison Ensemble Actor
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Nigel Smith Writer
Production team
Gareth Edwards Producer

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