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 1 Episode 1: The Bane of Rudyard

It's the worst day of Rudyard's life when new competitor Eric Chapman arrives on Piffling and becomes an immediate sensation.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Bill - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Lift Voice / Nurse - Sarah Burton
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Squeaking Holly Campbell

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SEASON 1 EPISODE 2: FLOWERS FOR CHAPMAN

Rudyard fights back through sinister sabotage and the power of the Piffling press.

Written by Christopher Hogg

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Petunia Bloom - Sarah Thom
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell

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SEASON 1 EPISODE 3: THE LITTLE DEATH

Antigone's weekly cinema trip is ruined by Rudyard's latest attempt to spite Eric Chapman.

Written by Tom Crowley

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Herbert Cough - Andy Hamilton
  • Hettie Mayo / Claudette - Freya Parker
  • Serge - Kieran Hodgson
  • Miss Scruple - Ellie Dickens
  • Bill / Cinema Announcer - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell

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SEASON 1 EPISODE 4: TEMPTING FETE

Rudyard's village fĂȘte is coming along nicely - until a chance remark from Eric Chapman throws everything into turmoil.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson
  • Rev. Nigel Wavering - Andy Secombe
  • Lady Vivienne Templar - Catriona Knox
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Mrs Turner / Tanya - Sarah Burton
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell

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SEASON 1 EPISODE 5: SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

Antigone's journey into the world of romance is hi-jacked by Rudyard, who needs her to seduce a rich and valuable client.

Written by T. A. Woodsmith

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Seymour Prophitte - Max Olesker 
  • Waitress / Squeaking - Holly Campbell
  • Chairman - Pip Gladwin

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SEASON 1 EPISODE 6: GEORGINA AND THE WAVES

A drunken lighthouse keeper pits Rudyard and Eric against each other in the strangest contest of their lives.

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Captain Scott Sodbury - Thom Tuck
  • Dr Edgware - David K. Barnes
  • Additional Voices - Pip Gladwin & Max Tyler
  • Squeaking - Holly Campbell

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SEASON 1 EPISODE 7: THE CLIFFHANGER

Whilst Antigone vows to leave Piffling forever, Rudyard's wildest scheme to besmirch Eric Chapman goes horrendously wrong.

Written by Cordelia Lynn

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Script Editor - David K. Barnes
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Baz - Jason Forbes
  • Roz - Ella Garland
  • Wez - Phil Wang
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Bill - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Squeaking - Holly Campbell

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SEASON 1 EPISODE 8: THE TRIAL OF RUDYARD

Rudyard stands accused of a dastardly crime and only Antigone can discover the truth

Written by David K. Barnes

  • Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
  • Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
  • Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench
  • Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre 
  • Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley 
  • Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale 
  • Madeleine - Belinda Lang 
  • Mayor Desmond Desmond - Steve Hodson 
  • Sid Marlowe - Paul Putner
  • Agatha Doyle - Alison Skilbeck
  • Marjorie - Elle McAlpine
  • Nana Crusoe - Julia Deakin
  • Jerry - Max Tyler
  • Bill - Pip Gladwin
  • Tanya / Squeaking - Holly Campbell

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