Wooden Overcoats

iTunes Best of 2015 | Prix Europa 2016 nominee

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.

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

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Tom Crowley with artwork by Alex Stan

Tom Crowley with artwork by Alex Stan

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 recorded over seven days in September and are now putting the audio together to make the series.

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.

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