Wooden Overcoats

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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.

Season 3 Episode 8: Putting the Funn in Funerals

Against the backdrop of a village in celebration, a private tragedy forces Georgie to make an important decision.

  • 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
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
  • Marlene Magdalene - Emily Stride
  • Calliope - Alice Osmanski
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Lady Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Little Jerry - Greta Goddard
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Season 3 Episode 7: The Sunshine Treatment

Dr Edgware needs a holiday and Eric seems the perfect choice to take some patients off his hands.

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton
  • Announcer - Eleanor Rushton
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Dr. Henry Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Mr Wimbledon - David Thorpe
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Season 3 Episode 6: Tinker Tailor Undertaker

There is a thief on the village council! Agatha Doyle and Rudyard are on the case.

  • 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

Season 3 Episode 5: Antigone in the Spotlight

A dead playwright’s final production brings Antigone into conflict once again with the Ringmistress, Marlene Magdalena.

  • 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
  • Marlene Magdalena - Emily Stride
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Season 3 Episode 4: The Race for Piffling

When Eric runs for office in the Mayoral elections, Georgie is determined to ensure his defeat.

  • 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
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Miss Scruple / Mrs Delacroix - Ellie Dickens
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Various - Holly Campbell

Season 3 Episode 3: Rudyard Takes a Hike

A funeral goes wrong when Rudyard gets lost in the woods with a troop of Scouts and a dead body.

by Rosie Fletcher

  • 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

Season 3 Episode 2: Altar Ego

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

Season 3 Episode 1: The Loneliness of the Short-Tempered Rudyard

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

Funn Fragments: The Full Works

Rudyard faces construction disruption. 

by Alex Lynch

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  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Coach House Studio
  • Announcer - Holly Campbell
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Additional Voices - Holly Campbell

Funn Fragments: Practical Magic

Georgie is entirely spellbound.

by Gabriel Urbina

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  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Recorded at the Coach House Studio
  • Announcer - Holly Campbell
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Antonia Funt - Beth Eyre
  • Rudolph Funt / Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench

Season 2 Episode 8: There Ought to be Clowns

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

Season 2 Episode 7: Undertakers Underground

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

Season 2 Episode 6: Rudyard Makes a Friend

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

Season 2 Episode 5: Flip Flap Flop

When Funn Funerals hosts an undertakers’ convention, Rudyard is called upon to provide the keynote address.

by T. A. Woodsmith

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • 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
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Sean Baker
  • Audrey Warrington - Fiz Marcus
  • Miles Fahrenheit - Ben Norris
  • Thomas Johnson - Timothy Block
  • Dr Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler

Season 2 Episode 4: The Sweet, Sweet Taste of Death

Antigone is going to design her own chocolates – but is Piffling Vale ready for them?

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
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
  • Jennifer Delacroix - Alana Ross
  • Bill / Various - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Madeleine Squeaks / Various - Holly Campbell
  • Jerry / Various - Maxwell Tyler

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