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1. In Training for a Swell

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Cocksure Tom and his country cousin Jerry tour the sprawling post-Regency metropolis. Stars Greg Wise and Mark Gatiss. From May 2006.

A tour of the sprawling post-Regency Metropolis in the years before the Victorians turned up and made everything boring - in the company of garrulous author Pierce Egan, cocksure urbanite Corinthian Tom, his naive Somerset cousin Jerry Hawthorn and their drunken compatriot Bob Logic.

Written by Pierce Egan and adapted in six parts by Dan Tetsell.

Pierce Egan .... Geoffrey McGivern
Corinthian Kate .... Amanda Abbingdon
Corinthian Tom .... Greg Wise
Old Hawthorn .... Christopher Douglas
Jerry Hawthorn .... Mark Gatiss
Mrs Belcher .... Laura Shavin
Bob Logic .... James Bachman
Mr Primefit .... Dave Lamb

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2006.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Nov 2018 04:30

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