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Wooden Overcoats

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Rank #82 in Performing Arts category

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Award Winning Sitcom - Start with Season 1 Episode 1 || 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 - Start with Season 1 Episode 1 || 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…

iTunes Ratings

901 Ratings
Average Ratings
864
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2
6

Brilliant

By Rostonian - Jun 09 2019
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This podcast came recommended to me from another podcast “Great Boston”. Totally worth it.

My favourite show in 3+ years

By Owencm - May 20 2019
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Amazing in so many ways, a must listen

iTunes Ratings

901 Ratings
Average Ratings
864
21
8
2
6

Brilliant

By Rostonian - Jun 09 2019
Read more
This podcast came recommended to me from another podcast “Great Boston”. Totally worth it.

My favourite show in 3+ years

By Owencm - May 20 2019
Read more
Amazing in so many ways, a must listen
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Wooden Overcoats

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #82 in Performing Arts category

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Award Winning Sitcom - Start with Season 1 Episode 1 || 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…

Rank #1: 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.

by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
Feb 22 2018
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Rank #2: 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.

Written by Tom Crowley

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
  • Hettie Mayo / Claudette - Freya Parker
  • Serge - Kieran Hodgson
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Bill / Cinema Announcer - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Oct 08 2015
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Rank #3: 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…

by James Hamilton and James Huntrods

  • 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
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Sid Marlowe - Andy Hamilton
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
Mar 01 2018
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Rank #4: 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. 

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Lady Vivienne Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Mrs Turner / Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Oct 15 2015
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Rank #5: 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.

Written by T. A. Woodsmith

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Seymour Prophitte - Max Olesker 
  • Waitress - Holly Campbell
  • Chairman - Pip Gladwin
Oct 22 2015
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Rank #6: 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.

by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Bijou - Katy Manning
  • The Ringmistress - Emily Stride
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Dr Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
Dec 15 2016
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Rank #7: 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

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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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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Captain Scott Sodbury - Thom Tuck
  • Dr Edgware - Velvet Johnson
  • Additional Voices - Pip Gladwin & Max Tyler
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell
Oct 29 2015
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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: 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.

Written by Molly Beth Morossa and David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Madame Lansbury Manning - Caroline Quentin
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler
Oct 27 2016
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Rank #12: 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.

Written by Cordelia Lynn.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Baz - Jason Forbes
  • Roz - Phil Wang
  • Wez - Ella Garland
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Bill - Pip Gladwin
  • Daphne, Squeaking - Holly Campell
Nov 05 2015
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Rank #13: 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.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler
Nov 10 2016
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Rank #14: 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…

by Tom Crowley and David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Dr Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
Dec 08 2016
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Rank #15: Season 2 Episode 6: Rudyard Makes a Friend

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Rudyard at last finds somebody who hates Eric as much as he does.

by Cordelia Lynn and David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Jerry - Maxwell Tyler
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Hoodlums - Jason Forbes, Ella Garland and Luke Wilson
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
Dec 01 2016
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