Wooden Overcoats

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Description

Award Winning Sitcom || 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
Wooden Overcoats Live at the London Podcast Festival 2021
Wooden Overcoats returns to the London Podcast Festival on Sunday 5 September.
Sep 01, 2021
The Wooden Overcoats 5th Birthday Party
Wooden Overcoats launched its first episode on 24 September 2015. To celebrate five years, the team came together over a video chat to talk about the show. A massive thank you to everyone who sent in memories and questions for the team. We weren’t able to get through them all in the time we were recording but please know that if you sent one in we didn’t reach, we have read or listened to it and appreciated it. Featuring David K. Barnes, Ciara Baxendale, Elizabeth Campbell, Tom Crowley, Ellie Dickens, Beth Eyre, Pip Gladwin, Andy Goddard, Felix Trench and John Wakefield.
Sep 24, 2020
Wooden Overcoats: The Trouble With Rudyard
Rudyard falls into a tricky situation.
May 07, 2020
Funn Fragments: The Smart Coffin
The future is here. Join us at King's Place in King's Cross on Saturday 30 November for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at London Podcast Festival Presents... Audio Drama.
Nov 12, 2019
Funn Fragments: Graveyard Shift
Georgie lends a hand. We have ten days left on our Indiegogo campaign. Back Season Four before 15 November 2019 to ensure you get a copy of Rudyard Ruins Hallowe'en.
Nov 05, 2019
Funn Fragments: Rolo
Eric finds a canine companion. Make sure you get a copy of the backers-only holiday special: Rudyard Ruins Hallowe'en by going to https://igg.me/at/woodenovercoats
Oct 29, 2019
Funn Fragments: Autumn Cleaning
Antigone struggles to let go. We are raising money for the last season of Wooden Overcoats. Search "Wooden Overcoats Indiegogo" to help us finish the story.
Oct 22, 2019
Funn Fragments: Eric's Pal
A heavy soul unburdened. Wooden Overcoats is fundraising for Season Four! Find the link to our Indiegogo campaign on our website or social media and help us finish the story.
Oct 15, 2019
An Announcement from Wooden Overcoats
Andy and David would like to share some news.
Sep 19, 2019
London Podcast Festival 2019
Wooden Overcoats returns to the London Podcast Festival on Sunday 15 September at 7 o'clock. Book now.
Sep 02, 2019
Underbelly Southbank 2019
Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to Underbelly Southbank on 9 June. Book now!
May 19, 2019
TRAILER: The Season 3 Summer Special
The Season 3 Summer Special is now available to buy on our website at woodenovercoats.com/shop for whatever you think it's worth. (Choose The Specials from the product list).
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.

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Credits

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
etunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
Timmy - 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.

Join us tomorrow for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

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Credits

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.

Join us on 6 April for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

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Credits

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.

Join us tomorrow, 23 March, for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

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Credits

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
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Marlene Magdalena - Emily Stride
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.

by Tom Crowley

Join us for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London on 23 March. Book here.

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Credits

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

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Credits

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…
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.
Feb 22, 2018
Funn Fragments: The Full Works
Rudyard faces construction disruption. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
Sep 07, 2017
Funn Fragments: Practical Magic
Georgie is entirely spellbound. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
Sep 04, 2017
Funn Fragments: The Social Rudyard
Rudyard joins the 21st century. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
Sep 03, 2017
Funn Fragments: At Home in the Dark
Where were you when the lights went out? || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
Sep 01, 2017
Funn Fragments: Antigone Antagonized
A mortician's medical records are examined. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
Aug 31, 2017
TRAILER: Wooden Overcoats LIVE at VAULT 2017
Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to VAULT 2017 on Saturday 4 February.
Jan 18, 2017
TRAILER: The Season 2 Christmas Special
Buy the full episode at www.woodenovercoats.com/shop
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. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
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. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
Dec 08, 2016
Season 2 Episode 6: Rudyard Makes a Friend
Rudyard at last finds somebody who hates Eric as much as he does. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
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. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
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? || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
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. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
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. Guest starring Hugh Fraser. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
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. Guest starring Caroline Quentin. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
Oct 27, 2016
Piffling Lives: Island of Passion
by Veronica Night. Read by Prof. Virgil Sodbury. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
Jun 29, 2016
Piffling Lives: Sid / Desmond
An epic battle for the truth. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
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. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
Jun 03, 2016
Piffling Lives: Agatha Doyle and the Honeytrap
Agatha Doyle is in the hives and on the case. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
May 29, 2016
Piffling Lives: Random Mouse
An insightful look into the working practices of the Random Mouse Publishing House. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
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. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
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. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
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. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
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. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
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. Guest starring Catriona Knox. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
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. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
Oct 08, 2015
Season 1 Episode 2 - Flowers for Chapman
Rudyard fights back through sinister sabotage and the power of the Piffling press. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
Oct 01, 2015
Season 1 Episode 1 - The Bane of Rudyard
On the overlooked Channel Island of Piffling, obstinate undertaker Rudyard Funn runs his family’s failing funeral parlour. But when new and sexy undertaker Eric Chapman sets up shop across the square and becomes an immediate sensation, Rudyard realises he’ll have to take drastic steps to stay in business. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
Sep 24, 2015