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Vorsprung Durch Technik

A big day for the ad team featuring in the industry magazine. Alas, they’re trapped in a lift! Stars Nigel Havers. From 2015.

Things are looking up for Hardacre's. They may still be London's worst ad agency, but business has begun to trickle in.

Moreover, thanks to a herculean effort by accounts chief Amanda Brook, the agency will be featured in an article in industry bible Campaign. It's a chance to answer their critics and take control of their image. A reporter is coming by today to interview the team, and Amanda needs them at their very best. Or - failing that - their least incompetent.

But the team has other things on their mind. Like Joe's divorce lawyer, who seems to have developed a sideline as a blacksmith. Or their campaign for Hardacre's mysterious gentlemen's club. Or why Teddy is covered in spiders.

Or what to do when the office lift breaks down, stranding Joe, Teddy, Amanda, and Hardacre between floors, with the woman from Campaign due any minute.

Edward Rowett's sitcom starring Nigel Havers as Rupert Hardacre, Mathew Baynton as Joe, Josie Lawrence as Amanda Brook and Rasmus Hardiker as Teddy.

Director: Alan Nixon
Producer: Gordon Kennedy

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in 2015.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 25 May 2019 05:00

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Role Contributor
Rupert Hardacre Nigel Havers
Amanda Brook Josie Lawrence
Joe Matthew Baynton
Teddy Rasmus Hardiker
Director Alan Nixon
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Writer Edward Rowett