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Richard is alarmed to find that Uljabaan has commandeered six allotments for an experiment. With Peter Davison. From 2014.

Richard is alarmed to discover that Uljabaan has commandeered six allotments for some sort of experiment, while Katrina is more concerned that he's arrested Lucy. But what kind of plants is he planting inside the building he has built?

Series two of Eddie Robson's sitcom about an alien race that's noticed an all-at-once invasions of Earth never works out that well. So they've locked the small Buckinghamshire village of Cresdon Green behind an impenetrable force-field in order to study human behaviour and decide if Earth is worth invading.

The only inhabitant who seems to be bothered by their new alien overlord is Katrina Lyons, who was only home for the weekend to borrow the money for a deposit for a flat when the force-field went up.

So along with Lucy Alexander (the only teenager in the village, willing to rebel against whatever you've got) she forms The Resistance - slightly to the annoyance of her parents Margaret and Richard who wish she wouldn't make so much of a fuss

This is also much to the annoyance of Field Commander Uljabaan who, alongside his unintelligible minions and The Computer (his hyper-intelligent supercomputer), is trying to actually run the invasion.

Katrina Lyons ...... Hattie Morahan
Richard Lyons ...... Peter Davison
Margaret Lyons ...... Jan Francis
Lucy Alexander ...... Hannah Murray
Field Commander Uljabaan ...... Charles Edwards
The Computer ...... John-Luke Roberts
Ron ...... Dave Lamb
Lawrence ...... Michael Bertenshaw

Written by Eddie Robson
Script-edited by Arthur Mathews

Producer: Ed Morrish.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2014.

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Credits

Role Contributor
Katrina Lyons Hattie Morahan
Richard Lyons Peter Davison
Margaret Lyons Jan Francis
Lucy Alexander Hannah Murray
Field Commander Uljabaan Charles Edwards
The Computer John-Luke Roberts
Ron Dave Lamb
Lawrence Michael Bertenshaw
Writer Eddie Robson
Producer Ed Morrish

Broadcasts

  • Wed 15 Oct 2014 11:30
  • Wed 6 Apr 2016 18:30
  • Wed 13 Apr 2016 07:30
  • Wed 13 Apr 2016 17:30
  • Wed 13 Apr 2016 22:00
  • Thu 14 Apr 2016 05:30
  • Wed 11 Jul 2018 22:30
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