BBC Radio 4 Sitcom by James Cary, set in Bletchley Park in 1941. Originally broadcast May - June 2009.Three code-breakers are forced to share a draughty wooden hut as they try to break German ciphers. Unfortunately, they hate each other.Includes the following episodes:‘Royal Visit’ - A royal visitor is coming to inspect Bletchley Park, but the top brass are worried that this particular royal is a Nazi sympathiser. Hut 33 has to delay him and make sure he doesn't see any of the code-breaking machines.
"I laughed the whole way through"
In each episode, Milton is a complete and utter expert at something - test pilot, mathematician, travel mogul, cyclist, miner and weatherman - and in each episode, with absolutely no ability or competence, he plunges into a furiously funny and fast-paced adventure with utterly hilarious results.
The genius in the mad shirts from Mock the Week stars in his own series costarring Tom Goodman-Hill, Josie Lawrence, Ben Willbond and Dan Tetsell. Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is, 'Help!' In this show he has decided to set himself up as a man who can help anyone anywhere - whether they need it or not. Because, in his own words, there's 'no problem too problemy'. So when you're close to the edge, then Milton can give you a push....
The Complete 3rd Series originally broadcast on Radio 4. Each week, Milton is a complete and utter expert at something: Brilliant Courtroom Barrister, World Explorer, inspirational Mayor of London, Championship Jockey...And each week, with absolutely no ability or competence, he plunges into a big adventure with utterly funny results....
In these six episodes, the noble Questers set off once again to find the Sword of Asnagar, the only thing that can rid Lower Earth from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness. 'Queen Eleanor' finds them arriving in the kingdom of Premenstrua, where they defeat a band of trolls that have been terrorising the land. As a reward, they are offered the Sword of Asnagar by its grateful ruler, Queen Eleanor… In 'The Magnificent Five', the Questers promise to help the villagers of Mexigaroth defeat the evil bandit El Maldado and his hordes.
This first series of the BBC Radio 4 comedy won a Silver Award at the Sony Radio Academy Awards, and stars Marcus Brigstocke as team leader Ryan ('Imagine you are square pegs and we are round holes. Try to think of me as a round hole'), Emma Kennedy as the sociopathic Sophie, Catherine Shepherd as dopey Daisy, and David Mitchell as Owen: 'Alright, losers!' It's time to think the unthinkable as Longleys Bank needs to transform its image. So what can the team of consultants bring to the table?