The Revolution Will Be Televised. Image shows from L to R: Jolyon Rubinstein, Heydon Prowse
The Revolution Will Be Televised

The Revolution Will Be Televised

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Three
  • 2012 - 2015
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Heydon Prowse and Jolyon Rubinstein take on celebrities, bankers, politicians and others in a satirical prank series. Also features Kieran O'Brien and Jo Bunting.

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Series 1, Episode 4

Whilst Dale Maily is at Glade Festival getting to the bottom of drugs, James and Baranaby are trying to endear themselves to the students of Manchester University before a meeting with the Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willets.

Preview clips

Further details

The National Gallery gets a new picture installed, whilst money-lending shops are paid a visit by gambling and drug addict Nomo. Also, sweatshop recruiters are out on the Oxford Street in London, looking for new workers.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th September 2012
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 13th September 2012 1:00am BBC3
Friday 14th September 2012 12:30am BBC3
Friday 14th September 2012 3:25am BBC3
Saturday 15th September 2012 1:25am BBC3
Sunday 16th September 2012 12:30am BBC3
Sunday 16th September 2012 3:20am BBC3
Monday 17th September 2012 2:00am BBC3
Monday 17th September 2012 10:00pm BBC3
Tuesday 18th September 2012 1:30am BBC3
Sunday 23rd December 2012 3:10am BBC3
Thursday 11th February 2016 2:20am BBC3

Cast & crew

Heydon Prowse Host / Presenter
Jolyon Rubinstein Host / Presenter
Kieran O'Brien Narrator
Jo Bunting Narrator
Writing team
Christopher Davies Writer
Alistair Griggs Writer
Joe Wade Writer
Heydon Prowse Writer
Jolyon Rubinstein Writer
Jon Harvey Writer
Chris Atkins Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Andy Brown Director
Adam Jarmaine (as Adam Jarmain) Director
Mark Talbot Series Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Sean Hancock Executive Producer
Daniel M Smith Editor
Mark Williams Editor


Bob Crow's Blue Plaque

Bob Crow gets a Blue Plaque for being possibly the wealthiest council tennant in Redbridge.

The National Gallery

The National Gallery is sponsored by one of Europe's biggest arms dealers.

Can I Be Your Friend?

Jolyon tries to make friends in real life, using his standard social networking methods.

Featuring: Jolyon Rubinstein.

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