Comedy’s best-kept secret ingredient gets his own sketch show. This is the complete first series, containing sketches, characters, sound effects, bit of music, some messin’ about, you know.... Kevin Eldon is a comedy phenomenon. He’s been in virtually every major comedy show in the last 15 years, but not content with working with the likes of Chris Morris, Steve Coogan, Armando Iannucci, Harry Enfield & Paul Whitehouse, Stewart Lee, Julia Davis, and Graham Linehan, he finally decided to put together his own comedy series for BBC Radio 4.
Unfortunately there is nothing normal about Standard. There has been an evil that has been awakened, and now the residents are slowly going crazy. Men for no reason are coming home and murdering their families, and dark forms are appearing in people's mirrors. The evil is spreading, and now it is up to ex-Chicago cop Rob Alletto to find it.
It is the morning hours in the small town of Hammond and, as the town wakes up it finds that there is something spreading. Something that is not seen until it is too late because by then, you are already infected. At that point, they are already... Hatched.
"That can of Raid won't help you..."
Will was once a truck driver. When he was on Earth, his days were spent alone, traveling the highways for months until he went home to see his wife and family. Then space trucking became the new thing, and they didn't want pilots. They wanted men like him, the ones who were used to the isolation.
"Great Concept for Space Travel"
In the morning, the invisible spiders had hatched and had spread. Now the small town of Hammond is under quarantine and the inhabitants are fighting to survive. They face something they can't see, and no one, not even the military has answers. They just know they must escape before it's too late. They must stop themselves from being caught in the web.
"Interesting take on the zombie genre"
George has always hated dirt, but somehow now into his retirement it feels like all he does is work with it. His days seem to fall into a pattern of working his garden to bring in its fruits and vegetables and make his wife happy. Today, though, is different and something else is brought in from the garden.
"worse than zombies"
When John comes across a bus stranded on the side of the highway, he pulls off to help. Sometimes, in the dead of night, it is better to just keep driving.
"Good short story, excellent performance,"
Truck driving is a lonely profession. It is hard on both the driver, and the families that love them. One of the hardest moments in the drivers life if after being on the road for weeks, they return home for a couple days before leaving again. They leave, and it is then that they must say their goodbyes. For this driver, he must say his final goodbye.
"a tragic paranormal suspense story"
Truck drivers drive thousands of miles to deliver the goods, and when they're late, there is a penalty. What happens when that penalty puts lives on the line?
"Super creepy story"
When Randall was tired, driving down a long stretch of highway, he thought it was a blessing to see the Rest Area on the side of the road. However, what he found there was more of a curse, one that now Randall isn't sure he can get away from.
"a short and sweet little horror story"
When Mike left his latest student at the terminal, he knew that Dave was not truly gone. The smell would take a lot longer to get out of his cab. Mike didn't know that wasn't everything that was left.
Rodney has had a rough day. Having been trapped at a shipper for over 24 hours, he's now running late to get his load delivered. Tired and trying to make up time, he sideswiped the wrong truck. Being chased by an insane truck driver, his only thought is to see his family again. He has spent his life working hard, driving many miles to support his family. Will this one night change everything?
How do you explain to your son that his father will never make it home? How do you explain death? Even if you believe in god, you still have to explain to a child that his father is with god. How do you stop him from trying to join his father? Martha has to find a way as she struggles with her own grief - though the father doesn't make it easy on her with his ghostly phone calls to their son, telling him that his father is coming home.
Oh, it is that time of year. The Thanksgiving turkey has been eaten, the afternoon naps have slipped away into the evening camp out. People leaving in the dead of night to set up their tents and wait outside for those Friday morning deals. Masses are lined up, all waiting like zombies, mindlessly eager to find those early morning deals.