Wooden Overcoats

A Sitcom about rival funeral directors

Wooden Overcoats is a podcast sitcom about competing funeral directors on an overlooked channel island. It is a lavishly produced audio comedy in eight episodes from the UK with a host of established and rising names.

RSS Feed: http://www.woodenovercoats.com/episodes?format=rss
"Inspired comedy"
The Times
"A quietly significant moment in British radio comedy... Highly recommended."
The Daily Telegraph
"It's fab."
The Observer
Over 100,000 downloads worldwide.
As featured in The Times, The Huffington PostThe Daily Telegraph, The ObserverThe New Statesman, Splitsider, The News Hub and Stylist, and on DR1 and BBC Radio.

RUDYARD FUNN runs a funeral home on the island of piffling.

It used to be the only one. It isn't anymore

On the overlooked Channel Island of Piffling, obstinate undertaker Rudyard Funn runs his family’s failing funeral parlour. But when new and sexy undertaker Eric Chapman sets up shop across the square and becomes an immediate sensation, Rudyard realises he’ll have to take drastic steps to stay in business.

With his frustrated sister Antigone, dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, will Rudyard ever defeat his charming rival?

Wooden Overcoats is both a sitcom and one of The Daily Telegraph's top storytelling podcasts listed alongside the likes of SerialThe Moth, and Welcome to Night Vale. 

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Thanks to you, we raised over £10,000 on Kickstarter to help us make Season 2 of Wooden Overcoats and a Christmas Special exclusively for everyone who donated. We are now in production, will be recording in September and releasing at the end of October 2016.

Tom Crowley with artwork by Alex Stan

Tom Crowley with artwork by Alex Stan

where can i listen?

All eight episodes of Wooden Overcoats are now available. Either listen direct from the website, search for Wooden Overcoats in iTunes and hit SUBSCRIBE, or enter http://www.woodenovercoats.com/episodes?format=rss into your podcast client.

A podcast sitcom
created By David. K. Barnes.

Written by the UK's best new comic writers, the series boasts an original orchestral score and features some of the biggest established and rising names in British comedy including Belinda Lang, Andy Secombe, Ciara Baxendale, Andy Hamilton and Julia Deakin.

Wooden Overcoats is available from iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you download podcasts.

Wooden Overcoats is an Audioscribble production.