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Episode 4

Mongrels, Series 1 Episode 4 of 8

Adult multi-species puppet comedy about five urban animals who hang out together in the back yard of an inner city pub. Starring Nelson, a metrosexual fox; Destiny, a pretentious pedigree It-bitch; Marion, a freshly-neutered wannabe tomcat; Kali, a deeply cynical pigeon; and Vince, the neighbourhood sociopath. Created by Adam Miller, developed by Jon Brown, Adam Miller and Daniel Peak, written by Jon Brown and Daniel Peak, and featuring the voices of Rufus Jones, Lucy Montgomery, Dan Tetsell, Katy Brand, Paul Kaye and Ruth Bratt. Puppets created by Talk to the Hand.

Nelson realises that he's the only one in the gang who has never been stroked by a human. He visits a petting zoo, where he quickly discovers that getting a stroke isn't always a pleasant experience.

Marion courageously saves a child from drowning, but Destiny dupes him out of his chance to win an Animal of Courage award by taking all the credit for his bravery. Only when Destiny is faced with doing something brave for real does she truly prove herself.

Kali falls for a muscular crow and decides to go for it with a passionate kiss, only to discover that the crow is a girl and that she is now an accidental lesbian.

Guest stars: Jeff Brazier, Clive Anderson.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sun 30 Oct 2011 02:50


Role Contributor
Marion (voice)Dan Tetsell
MarionWarrick Brownlow-Pike
Nelson (voice)Rufus Jones
NelsonAndy Heath
Destiny (voice)Lucy Montgomery
DestinyRichard Coombs
DestinySue Beattie
Kali (voice)Katy Brand
KaliIestyn Evans
Vince (voice)Paul Kaye
Additional voicesLewis Macleod
GaryTony Way
MotherMargaret Cabourn-Smith
Old ManMalcolm Rogers
HimselfJeff Brazier
HimselfClive Anderson
ReporterRenton Skinner
FarmhandAndrew Brooke
NurseVelile Tshabalala
PuppeteerMandy Glass
PuppeteerMatt Hutchinson
PuppeteerToby Olie
PuppeteerWim Booth
PuppeteerLucy Lloyd
PuppeteerYvonne Stone
PuppeteerJanet Knetchel
PuppeteerMak Wilson
PuppeteerSimon Buckley
ProducerStephen McCrum
DirectorAdam Miller
WriterJon Brown

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