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Wooden Overcoats

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Award Winning Sitcom || Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…

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Award Winning Sitcom || Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…

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1056 Ratings
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The only certain thing

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Dry humor. Excellent cast. What more could someone ask for?

chapyard lives matter

By chapyard4ever - Oct 31 2019
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i can’t be the only person who wants chapman and rudyard to end up together👀

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1056 Ratings
Average Ratings
1008
26
12
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7

The only certain thing

By (Un)Characteristic Podcast - Nov 11 2019
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Dry humor. Excellent cast. What more could someone ask for?

chapyard lives matter

By chapyard4ever - Oct 31 2019
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i can’t be the only person who wants chapman and rudyard to end up together👀

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Award Winning Sitcom || Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…

Season 1 Episode 3 - The Little Death

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Antigone's weekly cinema trip is ruined by Rudyard's latest attempt to spite Eric Chapman. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.

Oct 08 2015

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Season 1 Episode 4 - Tempting Fête

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Rudyard's village fête is coming along nicely - until a chance remark from Eric Chapman throws everything into turmoil. Guest starring Catriona Knox. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.

Oct 15 2015

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Season 3 Episode 8: Putting the Funn in Funerals

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Against the backdrop of a village in celebration, a private tragedy forces Georgie to make an important decision.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
Marlene Magdalene - Emily Stride
Calliope - Alice Osmanski
etunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
Timmy - Greta Goddard
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Apr 12 2018

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Season 3 Episode 1: The Loneliness of the Short-Tempered Rudyard

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Rudyard is delighted when Lady Templar books a funeral with him - but Eric won't let it happen without a fight.

Feb 22 2018

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Season 1 Episode 5 - She Stoops to Conquer

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Antigone's journey into the world of romance is hi-jacked by Rudyard, who needs her to seduce a rich and valuable client. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.

Oct 22 2015

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Season 2 Episode 8: There Ought to be Clowns

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The future of Funn Funerals hangs in the balance as Antigone faces the biggest challenge of her life. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.

Dec 15 2016

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Season 3 Episode 2: Altar Ego

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Antigone agrees to help the Reverend write a raunchy novel, so long as nobody else finds out about it…

Mar 01 2018

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Season 1 Episode 6 - Georgina and the Waves

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A drunken lighthouse keeper pits Rudyard and Eric against each other in the strangest contest of their lives. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.

Oct 29 2015

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Season 3 Episode 5: Antigone in the Spotlight

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A dead playwright’s final production brings Antigone into conflict once again with the Ringmistress, Marlene Magdalena.

Join us tomorrow, 23 March, for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Marlene Magdalena - Emily Stride
Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Mar 22 2018

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Season 2 Episode 1: The Ghost of Piffling Vale

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To steal a client away from Eric Chapman, Rudyard must obey a very spooky request. Guest starring Caroline Quentin. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.

Oct 27 2016

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Season 3 Episode 7: The Sunshine Treatment

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Dr Edgware needs a holiday and Eric seems the perfect choice to take some patients off his hands.

Join us tomorrow for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Script Editor - David K. Barnes
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
Mr Wimbledon - David Thorpe
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Apr 05 2018

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Season 3 Episode 6: Tinker Tailor Undertaker

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There is a thief on the village council! Agatha Doyle and Rudyard are on the case.

Join us on 6 April for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Mar 29 2018

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Season 2 Episode 3: Take a Letter, Miss Crusoe!

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Georgie quits the funeral business for a job elsewhere and Rudyard has no idea how to win her back. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.

Nov 10 2016

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Season 1 Episode 7 - The Cliffhanger

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Whilst Antigone vows to leave Piffling forever, Rudyard's wildest scheme to besmirch Eric Chapman goes horrendously wrong. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.

Nov 05 2015

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Season 2 Episode 2: A Funeral House Divided

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Antigone and Rudyard lock horns when they devise entirely different plans for defeating Eric Chapman. Guest starring Hugh Fraser. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.

Nov 03 2016

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Season 2 Episode 7: Undertakers Underground

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Tensions are running high when Antigone and Eric find themselves trapped down a mineshaft together, all alone and in the dark. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.

Dec 08 2016

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Season 2 Episode 5: Flip Flap Flop

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When Funn Funerals hosts an undertakers’ convention, Rudyard is called upon to provide the keynote address. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.

Nov 24 2016

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Season 2 Episode 4: The Sweet, Sweet Taste of Death

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Antigone is going to design her own chocolates – but is Piffling Vale ready for them? || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.

Nov 17 2016

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Season 3 Episode 3: Rudyard Takes a Hike

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A funeral goes wrong when Rudyard gets lost in the woods with a troop of Scouts and a dead body.

by Rosie Fletcher

Join us for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London tomorrow. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Script Editor - David K. Barnes
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Calliope - Alice Osmanski
Douglas - Kathryn Bond
Martin - Rebecca Boey

Mar 08 2018

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Season 1 Episode 8 - The Trial of Rudyard

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Rudyard stands accused of a dastardly crime and only Antigone can discover the truth. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.

Nov 12 2015

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Funn Fragments: The Smart Coffin

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The future is here.

Join us at King's Place in King's Cross on Saturday 30 November for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at London Podcast Festival Presents... Audio Drama.

Nov 12 2019

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Funn Fragments: Graveyard Shift

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Georgie lends a hand.

We have ten days left on our Indiegogo campaign. Back Season Four before 15 November 2019 to ensure you get a copy of Rudyard Ruins Hallowe'en.

Nov 05 2019

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Funn Fragments: Rolo

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Eric finds a canine companion.

Make sure you get a copy of the backers-only holiday special: Rudyard Ruins Hallowe'en by going to https://igg.me/at/woodenovercoats

Oct 29 2019

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Funn Fragments: Autumn Cleaning

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Antigone struggles to let go.

We are raising money for the last season of Wooden Overcoats. Search "Wooden Overcoats Indiegogo" to help us finish the story.

Oct 22 2019

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Funn Fragments: Eric's Pal

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A heavy soul unburdened.

Wooden Overcoats is fundraising for Season Four! Find the link to our Indiegogo campaign on our website or social media and help us finish the story.

Oct 15 2019

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An Announcement from Wooden Overcoats

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Andy and David would like to share some news.

Sep 19 2019

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London Podcast Festival 2019

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Wooden Overcoats returns to the London Podcast Festival on Sunday 15 September at 7 o'clock. Book now.

Sep 02 2019

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Underbelly Southbank 2019

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Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to Underbelly Southbank on 9 June. Book now!

May 19 2019

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TRAILER: The Season 3 Summer Special

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The Season 3 Summer Special is now available to buy on our website at woodenovercoats.com/shop for whatever you think it's worth. (Choose The Specials from the product list).

Jun 21 2018

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Season 3 Episode 8: Putting the Funn in Funerals

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Against the backdrop of a village in celebration, a private tragedy forces Georgie to make an important decision.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
Marlene Magdalene - Emily Stride
Calliope - Alice Osmanski
etunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
Timmy - Greta Goddard
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Apr 12 2018

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Season 3 Episode 7: The Sunshine Treatment

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Dr Edgware needs a holiday and Eric seems the perfect choice to take some patients off his hands.

Join us tomorrow for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Script Editor - David K. Barnes
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
Mr Wimbledon - David Thorpe
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Apr 05 2018

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Season 3 Episode 6: Tinker Tailor Undertaker

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There is a thief on the village council! Agatha Doyle and Rudyard are on the case.

Join us on 6 April for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Mar 29 2018

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Season 3 Episode 5: Antigone in the Spotlight

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A dead playwright’s final production brings Antigone into conflict once again with the Ringmistress, Marlene Magdalena.

Join us tomorrow, 23 March, for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Marlene Magdalena - Emily Stride
Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Mar 22 2018

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Season 3 Episode 4: The Race for Piffling

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When Eric runs for office in the Mayoral elections, Georgie is determined to ensure his defeat.

by Tom Crowley

Join us for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London on 23 March. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Script Editor - David K. Barnes
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
Miss Scruple / Mrs Delacroix - Ellie Dickens
Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Mar 15 2018

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Season 3 Episode 3: Rudyard Takes a Hike

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A funeral goes wrong when Rudyard gets lost in the woods with a troop of Scouts and a dead body.

by Rosie Fletcher

Join us for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London tomorrow. Book here.

Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.

Credits

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Script Editor - David K. Barnes
Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
Announcer - Eleanor Rushton

Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
Madeleine - Belinda Lang
Calliope - Alice Osmanski
Douglas - Kathryn Bond
Martin - Rebecca Boey

Mar 08 2018

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Season 3 Episode 2: Altar Ego

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Antigone agrees to help the Reverend write a raunchy novel, so long as nobody else finds out about it…

Mar 01 2018

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Season 3 Episode 1: The Loneliness of the Short-Tempered Rudyard

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Rudyard is delighted when Lady Templar books a funeral with him - but Eric won't let it happen without a fight.

Feb 22 2018

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Funn Fragments: The Full Works

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Rudyard faces construction disruption. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.

Sep 07 2017

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Funn Fragments: Practical Magic

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Georgie is entirely spellbound. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.

Sep 04 2017

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Funn Fragments: The Social Rudyard

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Rudyard joins the 21st century. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.

Sep 03 2017

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