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The Latvian Locum

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 10 months

By Ben Cottam. A teenage girl comes to the surgery fearing she is pregnant, and Dace is running late again for something important. Show more

The Latvian Locum

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 10 months

By Ben Cottam. It is Dr Dace Zake's first day working in a medical centre in the deprived South Shore Area of Blackpool. She is late, which incurs the wrath of Jan the receptionist Show more

The Latvian Locum

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 10 months

By Ben Cottam. Dace feels like she is making progress, but then she meets Jack, a young heroin addict from Birmingham. Show more

The Latvian Locum

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 10 months

By Ben Cottam. Dace considers the serious business of bingo and bonds with Jan while helping a widower who has become confused. Show more

The Latvian Locum

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 10 months

By Ben Cottam. Dace's first patient is a fortune teller who has foreseen everything apart from type 2 diabetes. She then meets a man who is unhappy to be seen by a foreign doctor. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. An eager museum curator arrives to turn things around, but finds the incompetent staff resistant to change. Sitcom pilot stars Simon Callow and Jane Horrocks. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Why Why WI?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Eccentric museum staff at the former country home of a terrible 18th century poet expect the WI. Stars Jane Horrocks. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Perilously Poorly Peter

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

As Peter is forced to visit town, Julian’s in charge and spies a chance to finally make his mark. Stars Simon Callow. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Trust the Trust

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

When a mysterious visitor arrives, the team suspect he’s been sent by the Trust to spy on them. Stars Kevin Eldon. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 4: Peter vs Prynne

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Tom puts on a summer event, but will it be remembered for the right reasons with all the goings-on? Stars Miles Jupp. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 5: The Rather Risky Ramble

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Tom returns from a team building course to find the team have been bickering in his absence. Starring Tom Bell. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 6: Lights, Camera, Pudding

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Peter has agreed to the house being used for a period drama, but will someone let the side down? Stars Simon Callow. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 2

A Sound Investment

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Comedy about the eccentric staff at the former country home of terrible 18th-century poet George Pudding. Starring Simon Callow, Jane Horrocks and Miles Jupp. Show more

Plum House

Series 2

Episode 3: Black Pudding

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The offer of an honorary degree at a less than prestigious ex-polytechnic sends Peter into a depressive spiral, as he questions whether he has wasted his life. Show more

Contributors

Julian:
Miles Jupp
Doctor Bloch:
Steve Pemberton
Steve Clegg:
Alex Lowe
Vice Chancellor:
Alex Lowe
Receptionist:
Sarah Daykin
Writer:
Ben Cottam

Plum House

Series 2

Episode 4: Death Comes to Plum House

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Tom has organised a murder mystery event at Plum House. But when a storm prevents the visitors from reaching the museum, the team decide to try the game themselves. Show more

Plum House

Series 2

Episode 5: Hot Quiz

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

A local pub quiz becomes the arena to decide who is best and smartest at Plum House after Tom decides that Peter and Julian should no longer be in charge of the finances. Show more

Plum House

Series 2

Episode 6: Wedding Bells

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The team are preparing to host their first wedding at the museum. With a journalist coming to cover the event, it is a publicity coup for Plum House. But the groom has cold feet. Show more

Contributors

Julian:
Miles Jupp
Sophie:
Jo Enright
Joe the Groom:
Nico Tatarowicz
Wedding Shop Assistant:
Maya Sondhi
Writer:
Ben Cottam

Plum House

Series 2

Thief Encounter

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Peter and Julian are determined to retrieve a valuable pudding artefact, and they have enlisted the help of a crooked connection to do so. Show more