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Comic monologue character studies by Sally Phillips and Lily Bevan. With Emma Thompson and Olivia Colman. From 2016.

Comic monologues in which a range of characters find themselves engaging in that most un-British of activities: talking to a stranger.

Each piece is a character study: funny, frank, absurd, moving... Characters include a sex councillor who loves to draw, a spy who loves to share, a woman who likes to help too much ('I'm a serial helpist...'), a frustrated falconer, and a cheater who has to call her cheatee the morning after. And in this show, the listener themselves 'plays' the silent stranger in the piece...

Written and performed by Sally Phillips and Lily Bevan.

With guest stars including Emma Thompson, Olivia Colman, Jessica Hynes, Steve Evets, Sinead Matthews and Joel Fry.

A BBC Comedy Production first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2016.

6 months left to listen

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 4 Oct 2019 23:00


Role Contributor
Performer Sally Phillips
Performer Lily Bevan
Producer Sam Bryant
Writer Sally Phillips
Writer Lily Bevan


  • Thu 11 Feb 2016 23:00
  • Tue 15 May 2018 23:00
  • Fri 4 Oct 2019 23:00