Wooden Overcoats

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Description

Award Winning Sitcom - Start with Season 1 Episode 1 || Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…

Episode Date
TRAILER: The Season 3 Summer Special

Following a yachting disaster, Eric Chapman and Funn Funerals get stranded on a remote desert island.

Written by Alex Lynch and David K. Barnes

Jun 21, 2018
Season 3 Episode 8: Putting the Funn in Funerals

Against the backdrop of a village in celebration, a private tragedy forces Georgie to make an important decision.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
  • Marlene Magdalene - Emily Stride
  • Calliope - Alice Osmanski
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Little Jerry - Greta Goddard
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
Apr 12, 2018
Season 3 Episode 7: The Sunshine Treatment

Dr Edgware needs a holiday and Eric seems the perfect choice to take some patients off his hands.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Mr Wimbledon - David Thorpe
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
Apr 05, 2018
Season 3 Episode 6: Tinker Tailor Undertaker

There is a thief on the village council! Agatha Doyle and Rudyard are on the case.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
Mar 29, 2018
Season 3 Episode 5: Antigone in the Spotlight

A dead playwright’s final production brings Antigone into conflict once again with the Ringmistress, Marlene Magdalena.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Marlene Magdalena - Emily Stride
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
Mar 22, 2018
Season 3 Episode 4: The Race for Piffling

When Eric runs for office in the Mayoral elections, Georgie is determined to ensure his defeat.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Miss Scruple / Mrs Delacroix - Ellie Dickens
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
Mar 15, 2018
Season 3 Episode 3: Rudyard Takes a Hike

A funeral goes wrong when Rudyard gets lost in the woods with a troop of Scouts and a dead body.

by Rosie Fletcher

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Calliope - Alice Osmanski
  • Douglas - Kathryn Bond
  • Martin - Rebecca Boey
Mar 08, 2018
Season 3 Episode 2: Altar Ego

Antigone agrees to help the Reverend write a raunchy novel, so long as nobody else finds out about it…

by James Hamilton and James Huntrods

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Sid Marlowe - Andy Hamilton
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
Mar 01, 2018
Season 3 Episode 1: The Loneliness of the Short-Tempered Rudyard

Rudyard is delighted when Lady Templar books a funeral with him - but Eric won't let it happen without a fight.

by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Feb 22, 2018
Funn Fragments: The Full Works

Rudyard faces construction disruption. 

by Alex Lynch

Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Coach House Studio
  • Announcer - Holly Campbell
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Additional Voices - Holly Campbell
Sep 07, 2017
Funn Fragments: Practical Magic

Georgie is entirely spellbound.

by Gabriel Urbina

Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Coach House Studio
  • Announcer - Holly Campbell
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Antonia Funt - Beth Eyre
  • Rudolph Funt / Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Sep 04, 2017
Funn Fragments: The Social Rudyard

Rudard joins the 21st century.

by Chris Hogg

Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Coach House Studio
  • Announcer - Holly Campbell
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Sep 03, 2017
Funn Fragments: At Home in the Dark

Where were you when the lights went out?

by Lauren Shippen

Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Coach House Studio
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Additional Voices - Holly Campbell
Sep 01, 2017
Funn Fragments: Antigone Antagonized

A mortician's medical records are examined.

by Ben Cottam

Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Coach House Studio
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Additional Voices - Holly Campbell
Aug 31, 2017
TRAILER: Wooden Overcoats LIVE at VAULT 2017

Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to VAULT 2017 on Saturday 4 February as part of VAULT Podcast Week. Go to www.woodenovercoats.com/listings to book tickets.

Jan 18, 2017
TRAILER: The Season 2 Christmas Special

Rudyard's dream of a proper Piffling Christmas is dashed by an unexpected guest.

Written by Tom Crowley and David K. Barnes

Dec 22, 2016
Season 2 Episode 8: There Ought to be Clowns

The future of Funn Funerals hangs in the balance as Antigone faces the biggest challenge of her life.

by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Bijou - Katy Manning
  • The Ringmistress - Emily Stride
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Dr Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
Dec 15, 2016
Season 2 Episode 7: Undertakers Underground

Tensions are running high when Antigone and Eric find themselves trapped down a mineshaft together, all alone and in the dark…

by Tom Crowley and David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Dr Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
Dec 08, 2016
Season 2 Episode 6: Rudyard Makes a Friend

Rudyard at last finds somebody who hates Eric as much as he does.

by Cordelia Lynn and David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Jerry - Maxwell Tyler
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Hoodlums - Jason Forbes, Ella Garland and Luke Wilson
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
Dec 01, 2016
Season 2 Episode 5: Flip Flap Flop

When Funn Funerals hosts an undertakers’ convention, Rudyard is called upon to provide the keynote address.

by T. A. Woodsmith

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Audrey Warrington - Fiz Marcus
  • Miles Fahrenheit - Ben Norris
  • Thomas Johnson - Timothy Block
  • Dr Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler
Nov 24, 2016
Season 2 Episode 4: The Sweet, Sweet Taste of Death

Antigone is going to design her own chocolates – but is Piffling Vale ready for them?

by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler
Nov 17, 2016
Season 2 Episode 3: Take a Letter, Miss Crusoe!

Georgie quits the funeral business for a job elsewhere and Rudyard has no idea how to win her back.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler
Nov 10, 2016
Season 2 Episode 2: A Funeral House Divided

Antigone and Rudyard lock horns when they devise entirely different plans for defeating Eric Chapman.

Written  by James Hamilton and James Huntrods

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Roger Noggins - Hugh Fraser
  • Bill / Darius / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler
Nov 03, 2016
Season 2 Episode 1: The Ghost of Piffling Vale

To steal a client away from Eric Chapman, Rudyard must obey a very spooky request.

Written by Molly Beth Morossa and David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Madame Lansbury Manning - Caroline Quentin
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler

 

Oct 27, 2016
Piffling Lives: Island of Passion

by Veronica Night | Read by Prof. Virgil Sodbury 

Ghostwritten by Rosie Fletcher

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Prof. Virgil Sodbury - Thom Tuck
Jun 29, 2016
Piffling Lives: Sid / Desmond

The interview of the decade. An epic battle for the truth.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Jun 19, 2016
Piffling Lives: The Casebook of Dr Edgware

Henry Edgware runs a general practice on the island of Piffling. He used to be the only one. He is still the only one.

Written by Tom Crowley and David K. Barnes

  • Dr Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson
  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
Jun 03, 2016
Piffling Lives: Agatha Doyle and the Honeytrap

Agatha Doyle is in the hives and on the case.

Written by Tom Crowley

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
May 29, 2016
Piffling Lives: Random Mouse

As part of our Season 2 Kickstarter month, it's Piffling Lives! Today: An insightful look into the working practices of the Random Mouse Publishing House.

Written by Rosie Fletcher

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Esmerelda - Alison Skilbeck
  • Gloria - Rosie Fletcher
  • Trevor - Joseph Cullen
  • Narrator - David K. Barnes
May 27, 2016
Season 1 Episode 8 - The Trial of Rudyard

Rudyard stands accused of a dastardly crime and only Antigone can discover the truth.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • End message music - "The Distance Holds a Deeper Magic" - Óðinn Örn Hilmarsson
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Reverend Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Nana - Julia Deakin
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Bill - Pip Gladwin
  • Daphne, Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Nov 12, 2015
Season 1 Episode 7 - The Cliffhanger

Whilst Antigone vows to leave Piffling forever, Rudyard's wildest scheme to besmirch Eric Chapman goes horrendously wrong.

Written by Cordelia Lynn.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Baz - Jason Forbes
  • Roz - Phil Wang
  • Wez - Ella Garland
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Bill - Pip Gladwin
  • Daphne, Squeaking - Holly Campell
Nov 05, 2015
Season 1 Episode 6 - Georgina and the Waves

A drunken lighthouse keeper pits Rudyard and Eric against each other in the strangest contest of their lives.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Captain Scott Sodbury - Thom Tuck
  • Dr Edgware - Velvet Johnson
  • Additional Voices - Pip Gladwin & Max Tyler
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Oct 29, 2015
Season 1 Episode 5 - She Stoops to Conquer

Antigone's journey into the world of romance is hi-jacked by Rudyard, who needs her to seduce a rich and valuable client.

Written by T. A. Woodsmith

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Seymour Prophitte - Max Olesker 
  • Waitress - Holly Campbell
  • Chairman - Pip Gladwin
Oct 22, 2015
Season 1 Episode 4 - Tempting Fête

Rudyard's village fête is coming along nicely - until a chance remark from Eric Chapman throws everything into turmoil. 

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Lady Vivienne Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Mrs Turner / Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Oct 15, 2015
Season 1 Episode 3 - The Little Death

Antigone's weekly cinema trip is ruined by Rudyard's latest attempt to spite Eric Chapman.

Written by Tom Crowley

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
  • Hettie Mayo / Claudette - Freya Parker
  • Serge - Kieran Hodgson
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Bill / Cinema Announcer - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Oct 08, 2015
Season 1 Episode 2 - Flowers for Chapman

Rudyard fights back through sinister sabotage and the power of the Piffling press.

Written by Christopher Hogg

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Oct 01, 2015
Season 1 Episode 1 - The Bane of Rudyard

It's the worst day of Rudyard's life when new competitor Eric Chapman arrives on Piffling and becomes an immediate sensation.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Bill - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Lift Voice / Nurse - Sarah Burton
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Squeaking Holly Campbell
Sep 24, 2015