John Finnemore - writer and star of Cabin Pressure and John
Finnemore’s Double Acts, regular guest on The Now Show and The
Unbelievable Truth - returns for a fifth series of his
multi-award-winning sketch show, joined as ever by a cast of Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Simon Kane, Lawry Lewin and Carrie Quinlan.
first episode sees an unlikely wager, a troubled bluesman, and, well -
since you ask him for a rip-roaring adventure on the high seas…
Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme won the BBC Audio Drama Award for ‘Best
Scripted Comedy with Live Audience’ in 2015; and a Radio Academy Silver
Award for Comedy in 2014.
“One of the most consistently funny sketch shows for quite some time” - The Guardian “The best sketch show in years, on television or radio” - The Radio Times “The inventive sketch show … continues to deliver the goods” - The Daily Mail “Superior comedy” - The Observer
Written by and starring … John Finnemore Ensemble … Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble … Simon Kane Ensemble … Lawry Lewin Ensemble … Carrie Quinlan Original music composed by … Susannah Pearse Original music performed by … Jason Hazeley Producer: Ed Morrish
s05e01 airs on Thursday 7 January 2016, 18.30 (UK) BBC Radio 4 (x)