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The First Time

A storytelling series from two-time Edinburgh Festival Award-nominated comedian Liam Williams about his teenage misadventures growing up in Yorkshire.

Liam Williams - a two-time Edinburgh Festival Award nominated comedian - shares his teenage misadventures in the Yorkshire suburbs.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to its subject matter of teenage sex, this episode contains language and content that some listeners may find offensive.

With evocative monologues by "Adult Liam" being interjected with flashback scenes from his teenage years, this four-part series was recorded in Leeds and stars teens from Yorkshire.

Each episode delves into Liam's memories of his first fight, virginity loss, the best house party ever organised, and his marvellous outwitting of an entire teaching staff.

This is the New Labour, post-mining, aspirational heartland, meeting 50 Cent and Generation Y ennui, represented in a bourgeois radio format - by one of Britain's most exciting comedians.

Producer: Arnab Chanda

A BBC Radio Comedy production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in 2015.

11 months left to listen

30 minutes


Role Contributor
Adult Liam Liam Williams
Young Liam Alfie Field
Lucy Ella Garde
Craig Cheng Ken Cheng
Chloe Hannah Waring
Lucy's Mum Amelia Lowdell
Liam's Mum Debra Baker
Liam's Dad Caolan McCarthy
Miss Peacock Evie Killip
Writer Liam Williams
Producer Arnab Chanda