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20100104 BT=0330 (BBC7)The ups and downs of a tiny charter airline starts with a bump for pilot Martin.
20100104 (BBC7)The ups and downs of a tiny charter airline starts with a bump for pilot Martin.
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A cat and a thermostat and Bristol combine to present Martin with a career-breaking crisis

Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

Taking off with a bump for pilot Martin - the ups and downs of a tiny charter airline.

The town of Bristol, a cat and a thermostat combine to present Martin with a career-breaking crisis.

Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

  • arthur shappey....john finnemore

  • atc fitton....ewen macintosh

    written by john finnemore.

    the town of bristol, a cat and a thermostat combine to present martin with a crisis

  • capt martin crieff....benedict cumberbatch

  • first officer douglas richardson....>carolyn knapp-shappey

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    the town of bristol, a cat and a thermostat combine to present martin with a crisis.

    taking off with a bump for pilot martin - the ups and downs of a tiny charter airline.

    taking off with a bump for pilot martin - the ups and downs of a tiny charter airline. stars stephanie cole. from july 2008.

    sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    first officer douglas richardson....images

  • first officer douglas richardson....roger allam

    the ups and downs of a tiny charter airline starts with a bump for pilot martin.

    stephanie cole, benedict cumberbatch and roger allam star in the sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. written by john finnemore, writer for the news quiz, the now show, and that mitchell & webb sound.

    in this week’s episode, the town of bristol, a cat and a thermostat combine to present martin with a career-breaking crisis.

    cast:

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    A routine flight is disrupted by a routine fire, a routine lawsuit and a routine corpse.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    A routine flight to Boston is disrupted by a routine fire, a routine lawsuit and a routine corpse.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    First Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    ATC Fitton.... Ewen MacIntosh
    Hamilton Leeman.... Kerry Shale
    Paramedic.... Matilda Ziegler

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

  • arthur shappey....john finnemore

  • atc fitton....ewen macintosh

  • capt martin crieff....benedict cumberbatch

  • first officer douglas richardson....roger allam

  • hamilton leeman....kerry shale

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    there's flight disruption due to a routine fire, a routine lawsuit and a routine corpse. stars stephanie cole. from july 2008.

    carolyn knapp-shappey

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  • paramedic....matilda ziegler

    written by john finnemore.

    a routine flight to boston is disrupted by a routine fire, a routine lawsuit and a corpse

    sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

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    Arthur is struck dumb by a film star and Douglas has to disguise thirty knights in a hurry

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Arthur is struck dumb when a film star joins the flight, and Douglas has to disguise 30 knights of Camelot in a hurry.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Captain Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Hester Macaulay.... Helen Baxendale
    Percival.... Rufus Jones
    Gawain.... Robert Harley
    Lancelot.... Ali Amadi.

    Arthur is in awe when a film star joins a flight, while Douglas has to disguise 30 knights

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

  • 1st officer douglas richardson....roger allam

  • arthur shappey....John Finnemore

  • captain martin crieff....benedict cumberbatch

  • gawain....robert harley

  • hester macaulay....helen baxendale

  • lancelot....ali amadi.

    arthur is struck dumb when a film star joins a flight. douglas has to disguise 30 knights

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    arthur is struck dumb when a film star joins a flight. douglas has to disguise 30 knights.

    carolyn knapp-shappey

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  • percival....rufus jones

    arthur's in awe of a film star on his flight and douglas tries disguising 30 knights.

    sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    carolyn knapp-shappey.... stephanie cole
    1st officer douglas richardson.... roger allam
    captain martin crieff.... benedict cumberbatch
    arthur shappey.... john finnemore
    hester macaulay.... helen baxendale
    percival.... rufus jones
    gawain.... robert harley
    lancelot.... ali amadi

    written by john finnemore

    produced & directed by david tyler

    a pozzitive production for the bbc

    www.pozzitive.co.uk

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    Trouble for Carolyn when the Scottish Cricket Team & the Sahara Desert run out of petrol

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Carolyn finds that she has taken more on board than she meant to.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Captain Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Yves Jutteau.... John Sessions
    Captain Jessop.... Rufus Jones
    Lachlan.... Robert Harley
    Habib.... Ali Amadi.

    The air crew dodge a fuel and financial crisis with the aid of the Scottish cricket team.

    Carolyn finds that she has taken more on board than she meant to.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

  • 1st officer douglas richardson....roger allam

  • arthur shappey....John Finnemore

  • captain jessop....rufus jones

  • captain martin crieff....benedict cumberbatch

  • habib....Ali Amadi.

    lachlan....robert harley

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    the air crew dodge a fuel and financial crisis with the aid of the scottish cricket team.

    the air crew dodge a fuel and financial crisis with the aid of the scottish cricket team. stars stephanie cole. from july 2008.

    carolyn knapp-shappey

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  • yves jutteau....john sessions

    carolyn discovers that she's taken more on board than she meant to. stars stephanie cole.

    sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    carolyn finds she’s taken more on board than she meant to when the scottish cricket team, a frenchman and the sahara desert all run out of petrol...

    carolyn knapp-shappey.... stephanie cole
    1st officer douglas richardson.... roger allam
    captain martin crieff.... benedict cumberbatch
    arthur shappey.... john finnemore
    yves jutteau.... john sessions
    habib.... ali amadi.
    captain jessop.... rufus jones
    lachlan.... robert harley

    written by john finnemore

    produced & directed by david tyler

    a pozzitive production for the bbc

    www.pozzitive.co.uk

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    A very special passenger makes Douglas grovel, Martin crawl, Carolyn frisk and Arthur cry

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    A very special passenger makes Douglas grovel, Martin crawl, Carolyn frisk and Arthur cry and drink nail varnish.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Captain Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Mr Birling.... Geoffrey Whitehead
    Philip.... Adam G Goodwin.

    A very special passenger makes the crew of the tiny charter airline act very oddly.

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

  • 1st officer douglas richardson....roger allam

  • arthur shappey....John Finnemore

  • captain martin crieff....benedict cumberbatch

  • mr birling....geoffrey whitehead

  • philip....adam g goodwin.

    a very special passenger makes douglas grovel, martin crawl and arthur cry

    a very special passenger makes the crew of the tiny charter airline act very oddly.

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    sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    a very special passenger makes douglas grovel, martin crawl, carolyn frisk and arthur cry. and drink nail-varnish

    carolyn knapp-shappey.... stephanie cole
    1st officer douglas richardson.... roger allam
    captain martin crieff.... benedict cumberbatch
    arthur shappey.... john finnemore
    mr birling.... geoffrey whitehead
    philip.... adam g goodwin

    written by john finnemore

    produced & directed by david tyler

    a pozzitive production for the bbc

    first broadcast on bbc radio 4 in 2008.

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    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    The crew are grounded, so Arthur shows the crew why apples are the secret of happiness and Martin shows Carolyn how to be an air hostess.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

  • 1st officer douglas richardson....roger allam

  • arthur shappey....John Finnemore

  • captain martin crieff....benedict cumberbatch

  • helena richardson....melisande cook.

    the crew are grounded, so martin shows carolyn how to be an air hostess

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    the crew are grounded, so arthur shares a secret and carolyn learns about air hostesses

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    the crew are grounded, so martin shows carolyn how to be an air hostess.

    the crew are grounded, so arthur shares a secret and carolyn learns about air hostesses. stars stephanie cole. from august 2008.

    carolyn knapp-shappey

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    sitcom by john finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    carolyn knapp-shappey.... stephanie cole
    1st officer douglas richardson.... roger allam
    captain martin crieff.... benedict cumberbatch
    arthur shappey.... john finnemore
    mr goddard.... adam g goodwin
    helena richardson.... melisande cook.

    the crew are grounded, so arthur shares a secret and carolyn learns about air hostesses.

    sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    arthur shows the crew the secret of apples. martin shows carolyn how to be an air hostess.

    sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    the crew are grounded, so arthur shows the crew why apples are the secret of happiness and martin shows carolyn how to be an air hostess

    starring
    carolyn knapp-shappey.... stephanie cole
    1st officer douglas richardson.... roger allam
    capt. martin crieff.... benedict cumberbatch
    arthur shappey.... john finnemore
    mr goddard....adam g goodwin
    helena richardson.... melisande cook

    written by john finnemore

    produced & directed by david tyler

    a pozzitive production for bbc radio 4

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    Carolyn and her sister haven't spoken for fifteen years. Which is why Arthur has invited her to a party on board, together with 500 Euros-worth of smuggled orchids...

    The return of the hit sitcom starring Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam about a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult...

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Alison Steadman as Ruth Gregson, Matt Green as Kieran Gregson and Simon Greenall as Milo.

    Producer: David Tyler

    Made for BBC Radio 4 by Pozzitive productions. First broadcast in July 2009.

    Carolyn has a reunion, with orchids galore. The ups and downs of a tiny charter airline.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Carolyn and her sister haven't spoken for 15 years. Which is why Arthur has invited her to a party on board, together with 500 euros-worth of smuggled orchids.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    First Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Ruth Gregson....Alison Steadman

    Kieran Gregson....Matt Green

    Milo....Simon Greenall.

    Carolyn and her sister haven't spoken for years, but Arthur invites her along to a party.

    Carolyn and her sister haven't spoken for fifteen years. Which is why Arthur has invited her to a party on board, together with 500 Euros-worth of smuggled orchids...

    Meanwhile, Martin gets tangled up in some karate and a fishcake.

    With special guest Alison Steadman.

    Starring

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for the BBC.

    Carolyn hasn't spoken to her sister for 15 years. So Arthur prepares a surprise party.

    Radio Carolyn has a reunion - with orchids galore. The ups and downs of a tiny charter airline. Stars Stephanie Cole. From July 2009.

    Carolyn has a reunion - with orchids galore. The ups and down of a tiny charter airline.

    Radio 4 Extra Premiere

    Capt.

    Martin Crieff - Benedict Cumberbatch

    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    The return of the hit sitcom starring Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam about a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult...

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Alison Steadman as Ruth Gregson, Matt Green as Kieran Gregson and Simon Greenall as Milo.

    Producer: David Tyler

    Made for BBC Radio 4 by Pozzitive productions. First broadcast in July 2009.

    Carolyn has a reunion, with orchids galore. The ups and downs of a tiny charter airline. Stars Stephanie Cole. From July 2009.

    With special guest Alison Steadman.

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Ruth Gregson.... Alison Steadman
    Kieran Gregson.... Matt Green
    Milo.... Simon Greenall

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler

    Carolyn has not spoken to her sister for 15 years, so Arthur prepares a surprise party.

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    When MJN Air is chartered to ferry an orchestra, Carolyn has to deal with the mysterious Case Of The Poisoned Cashews, while Martin gets to run through all of the Seven Deadly Sins...

    John Finnemore's hit sitcom about a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult...

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Britta Gartner as Madame Szyszko-Bohusz, Matt Green as Amsterdam ATC Matt and Simon Greenall as the Maestro.

    Producer: David Tyler

    Made for BBC Radio 4 by Pozzitive productions.

    First broadcast in July 2009.

    A paranoid bassoonist is on board, while in the cockpit all bets are on.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    When MJN Air is chartered to ferry a chamber orchestra, Carolyn has to deal with the mysterious Case of the Poisoned Cashews, while Martin gets to run through all of the Seven Deadly Sins.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    First Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Madame Szyszko-Bohusz....Britta Gartner

    Amsterdam ATC....Matt Green

    Maestro....Simon Greenall.

    Carolyn has to deal with the mysterious Case of the Poisoned Cashews.

    When MJN Air is chartered to ferry a chamber orchestra, Carolyn has to deal with the mysterious Case Of The Poisoned Cashews, while Martin gets to run through all of the Seven Deadly Sins. And Arthur learns how not to pronounce "Szyszko-Bohusz", but does eat a lot of pudding.

    Starring

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for the BBC.

    Carolyn solves the Case of the Poisoned Cashews and Martin does the Seven Deadly Sins.

    A paranoid bassoonist is on board, while in the cockpit all bets are on. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch. From July 2009.

    Capt.

    Martin Crieff - Benedict Cumberbatch

    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    John Finnemore's hit sitcom about a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult...

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Britta Gartner as Madame Szyszko-Bohusz, Matt Green as Amsterdam ATC Matt and Simon Greenall as the Maestro.

    Producer: David Tyler

    First broadcast in July 2009.

    Carolyn solves the Case Of The Poisoned Cashews & Martin does the Seven Deadly Sins.

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Madame Szyszko-Bohusz.... Britta Gartner
    Amsterdam ATC.... Matt Green
    Maestro.... Simon Greenall

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC

    When MJN Air is chartered to ferry a chamber orchestra, Carolyn has to deal with the mysterious Case Of The Poisoned Cashews, while Martin gets to run through all of the Seven Deadly Sins. And Arthur learns how not to pronounce ""Szyszko-Bohusz"", but does eat a lot of pudding.

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler

    Carolyn solves the Case Of The Poisoned Cashews and Martin does the Seven Deadly Sins.

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    When the crew have to go on a refresher course for Safety & Emergency Procedures, it spells trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear...

    John Finnemore's hit sitcom about a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult...

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Phil Davis as Mr Sargent and Alex Macqueen as Dr Peter Duncan.

    Producer: David Tyler

    Made for BBC Radio 4 by Pozzitive productions.

    First broadcast in July 2009.

    The crew's safety course sparks trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    The crew's safety course sparks trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear. Stars Stephanie Cole. From July 2009.

    A Safety Procedures course spells trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear.

    When the crew have to go on a refresher Safety & Emergency Procedures course, it spells trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear. Plus Arthur gets a chance to show off his exceptional eating skills.

    With special guests Phil Davis ("Vera Drake") and Alex Macqueen ("The Thick Of It").

    Starring

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Mr Sargent....Phil Davis

    Dr Peter Duncan....Alex Macqueen

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    (03/06)

    When the crew have to go on a refresher Safety and Emergency Procedures course, it spells trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear. Plus Arthur gets a chance to show off his exceptional eating skills.

    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    When the crew have to go on a refresher course for Safety and Emergency Procedures, it spells trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear...

    John Finnemore's hit sitcom about a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult...

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Phil Davis as Mr Sargent and Alex Macqueen as Dr Peter Duncan.

    Producer: David Tyler

    First broadcast in July 2009.

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Ipswich. When the crew have to go on a refresher safety and emergency procedures course, it spells trouble for Douglas's inner dog and Martin's inner ear.

    First Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    A refresher safety and emergency procedures course spells trouble for Douglas's inner dog.

    With special guests Phil Davis ('Vera Drake') and Alex MacQueen ('The Thick Of It').

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Mr Sargent.... Phil Davis
    Dr Peter Duncan.... Alex MacQueen

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4

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    When Carolyn makes a daring bet with her pilots, what better place for a race against time than a sleepy Spanish airfield...?

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Michael Fenton-Stevens as Senor Quintanilla and Javier Marzan as Diego.

    Producer: David Tyler

    Made for BBC Radio 4 by Pozzitive productions.

    First broadcast in August 2009.

    An emergency landing in Spain leads to First Officer Douglas getting the shammy out.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    When Carolyn makes a foolish bet with her pilots, what better place for a race against time than a sleepy Spanish airfield? Plus we learn about the thermodynamic properties of boiled sweets and the kinetic thrust of white wine.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Senor Quintanilla....Michael Fenton-stevens

    Diego....Javier Marzan

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    In Carolyn's race against time, what better place than a sleepy Spanish airfield?

    (04/06)

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    An emergency landing in Spain leads to First Officer Douglas getting the shammy out. Stars Roger Allam. From August 2009.

    Episode 04 of 06

    Martin Crieff - Benedict Cumberbatch

    When Carolyn makes a daring bet with her pilots, what better place for a race against time than a sleepy Spanish airfield?

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Michael Fenton-stevens as Senor Quintanilla and Javier Marzan as Diego.

    Producer: David Tyler

    First broadcast in August 2009.

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    First Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Carolyn makes a daring bet with her pilots.

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Senor Quintanilla.... Michael Fenton-Stevens
    Diego.... Javier Marzan

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4

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    A week on stand-by at the airfield gives Arthur an opportunity to brush up on his stewarding skills, while Douglas seems to have disappeared. And why is everyone terrified of Dirk the groundsman...?

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Paul Putner as Dave and Roger Morlidge as George.

    Producer: David Tyler

    Made for BBC Radio 4 by Pozzitive productions.

    First broadcast in August 2009.

    Captain Martin wants to start a club, but what about the Flap and Throttle?

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    A week on standby at the airfield gives Arthur an opportunity to brush up on his stewarding skills, while Douglas seems to have disappeared. And why is everyone terrified of Dirk the groundsman?

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    First Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Dave....Paul Putner

    George....Roger Morlidge

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    A week on standby gives Arthur an opportunity to brush up on his stewarding skills.

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & directed by David Tyler

    A week on standby at the airfield gives Arthur a chance to brush up his stewarding skills.

    Captain Martin wants to start a club, but what about the Flap and Throttle? Stars Benedict Cumberbatch. From August 2009.

    Capt.

    Martin Crieff - Benedict Cumberbatch

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff, John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey, Paul Putner as Dave and Roger Morlidge as George.

    Producer: David Tyler

    First broadcast in August 2009.

    A week on stand-by at the airfield gives Arthur an opportunity to brush up on his stewarding skills, while Douglas seems to have disappeared. And why is everyone terrified of Dirk the groundsman?

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Dave.... Paul Putner
    George.... Roger Morlidge

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & directed by David Tyler

    0206Limerick2009082120200815 (BBC7)In the last of the series, an interminable flight with a very baffling cargo gives our crew the opportunity to pass the time by alternately opening their hearts up to each other and persuading Arthur not to play charades...

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4

    An interminable flight, a baffling cargo and persuading Arthur not to play charades.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

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    An interminable flight with a very baffling cargo gives the charter airline crew the chance to pass the time by alternately opening their hearts up to each other - and persuading Arthur not to play charades...

    An interminable flight with a very baffling cargo gives the charter airline crew the chance to pass the time by alternately opening their hearts up to each other - and persuading Arthur not to play charades...

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff and John Finnmore as Arthur Shappey.

    Producer: David Tyler

    Made for BBC Radio 4 by Pozzitive productions.

    First broadcast in August 2009.

    The aircrew try to keep themselves occupied during a long, passenger-free flight.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    In the last of the series, an interminable flight with a very baffling cargo gives our crew the opportunity to pass the time by alternately opening their hearts up to each other and persuading Arthur not to play charades...

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore

    Written by John Finnemore.

    Produced & directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4

    An interminable flight, a baffling cargo and persuading Arthur not to play charades.

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    It's the big day, but MJN Air is at work.

    Will Arthur get his festive celebration?

    Bing-bong merrily on high! It's Xmas morning on board MJN Air, but when Carolyn schedules an extra stop-off to the Hawaiian island of Molokai, Arthur has just seven minutes to celebrate Xmas.

    How can Douglas and Martin make this the best Xmas Arthur's ever had when all they have on board are some custard creams and a Russian oligarch...

    With special guest Ben Willbond ("Horrible Histories")

    Cast:

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey - Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson - Roger Allam

    Capt.

    Martin Crieff - Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey - John Finnemore

    Mr.

    Alyakhin - Ben Willbond

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    When Carolyn schedules an extra stop-off, Arthur has just seven minutes to celebrate Xmas.

    Bing-bong merrily on high! It's Xmas morning on board MJN Air, but when Carolyn schedules an extra stop-off to the Hawaiian island of Molokai, Arthur has just seven minutes to celebrate Xmas. How can Douglas and Martin make this the best Xmas Arthur's ever had when all they have on board are some custard creams and a Russian oligarch...

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Mr. Alyakhin....Ben Willbond

    Produced & directed by David Tyler

    It's the big day, but MJN Air is at work. Will Arthur get his festive celebration?

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    When MJN Air flies a party of tourists near the North Pole, Arthur goes hunting for polar bears, Carolyn for a rogue lemon and Martin for a believable French accent.

    Meanwhile, Alfred Hitchcock makes a surprise appearance.

    John Finnemore's sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Nancy Dean Liebhart.... Melanie Hudson
    Mrs. Cook.... Kosha Engler
    Mr. Peary.... Ewan Bailey

    Producer/Director: David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.

    When MJN flies near the North Pole, the hunt is on for polar bears and a rogue lemon.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Meanwhile, Alfred Hitchcock makes a surprise appearance.


    Nancy Dean Liebhart....Melanie Hudson
    Mrs. Cook....Kosha Engler
    Mr. Peary....Ewan Bailey

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

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    When a bottle of highly expensive whisky goes missing, Martin becomes the Miss Marple of MJN Air with Arthur assisting as his trusty Doctor Watson and Douglas hindering as his untrusty prime suspect.

    John Finnemore's sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Mr Birling.... Geoffrey Whitehead
    Mrs Birling.... Flip Webster
    Phil.... Ewan Bailey

    Producer/Director: David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.

    A bottle of expensive whisky goes missing so Martin becomes the Miss Marple of MJN Air.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    When a bottle of highly-expensive whisky goes missing, Martin becomes the Miss Marple of MJN Air with Arthur assisting as his trusty Doctor Watson and Douglas hindering as his untrusty prime suspect.

    Cast:
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore
    Mr Birling....Geoffrey Whitehead
    Mrs Birling....Flip Webster
    Phil....Ewan Bailey

    Written by John Finnemore

    Producer/Director: David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC Radio 4.

    When a bottle of expensive whisky goes missing, Martin becomes the Miss Marple of MJN Air.

    Cast:
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.. Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.. Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.. Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.. John Finnemore
    Mr Birling.. Geoffrey Whitehead
    Mrs Birling.. Flip Webster
    Phil Ewan Bailey

    Producer/Director: David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC Radio 4.

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.

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    In this show, love is in the air, but also unfortunately in a small airport in Birmingham - and Martin has to choose between career, romance and fixing a very small tail light. Carolyn meets a rather dashing pilot whilst Arthur meets a rather boring board game.

    John Finnemore's sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    With special guests Anthony Head and Mark Williams.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Tom Goodman-Hill
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Capt. Herc Shipwright.... Anthony Head
    Eddie.... Mark Williams
    1st Officer Linda Fairburn.... Anna Crilly

    Producer/Director: David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.

    Love is in the air, but unfortunately for Martin, in a small Birmingham airport.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    With special guests Anthony Head and Mark Williams.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Tom Goodman-Hill
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Capt. Herc Shipwright.... Anthony Head
    Eddie.... Mark Williams
    1st Officer Linda Fairburn.... Anna Crilly

    In this show, love is in the air, but also unfortunately in a small airport in Birmingham - and Martin has to choose between career, romance and fixing a very small tail-light. Carolyn meets a rather dashing pilot whilst Arthur meets a rather boring board game.

    With special guests Anthony Head and Mark Williams

    Starring
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff....Tom Goodman-Hill
    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore
    Capt. Herc Shipwright....Anthony Head
    Eddie....Mark Williams
    1st Officer Linda Fairburn....Anna Crilly

    Produced & directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    In this show, love is in the air, but also unfortunately in a small airport in Birmingham - and Martin has to choose between career, romance and fixing a very small tail-light. And Carolyn meets a rather dashing pilot whilst Arthur meets a rather boring board game.

    With special guests Anthony Head & Mark Williams

    Cast:

    Producer/Director: David Tyler

    Love is in the air, but also unfortunately in a small airport in Birmingham.

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

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    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.

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    Martin is a man with a van, Douglas flies a plane with an otter and Carolyn dates a pilot with a problem with sheep.

    And two mysteries are solved - the name of Carolyn's dog and the rules of "Yellow Car"

    John Finnemore's sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    With special guest Anthony Head

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Capt. Herc Shipwright.... Anthony Head
    Mrs. Laurel.... Flip Webster
    Mr Hardy.... Ewan Bailey

    Producer/Director: David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.

    Martin is a man with a van, plus a plane with an otter and a piano with an attitude.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Martin is a Man With A Van, Douglas flies A Plane With An Otter and Carolyn dates A Pilot With A Problem With Sheep. And two mysteries solved - the name of Carolyn's dog and the rules of "Yellow Car"


    Capt. Herc Shipwright.... Anthony Head
    Mrs. Laurel.... Flip Webster
    Mr Hardy.... Ewan Bailey

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    It's Lifejacket, Camera, Action as stardom beckons for one of the crew of MJN Air.

    But who will get to blow the final whistle? And will they look good in a vest?

    John Finnemore's sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Capt. Herc Shipwright.... Anthony Head
    Martin Davenport.... Gus Brown

    Producer/Director: David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.

    Lifejacket, camera, action! Stardom beckons for one of the crew of MJN Air.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    It's Lifejacket, Camera, Action as stardom beckons for one of the crew of MJN Air... but who will get to blow the final whistle? And will they look good in a vest?

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    Some vodka and an unwary bird could spell the end of the line for MJN Air and when Carolyn meets her ex-husband the atmosphere turns even icier.

    Gordon Shappey - Timothy West

    Tommo - Paul Shearer

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    Written by John Finnemore.

    With special guest Timothy West

    Cast:
    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore
    Gordon Shappey....Timothy West
    Tommo....Paul Shearer

    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Gordon Shappey.... Timothy West
    Tommo.... Paul Shearer

    John Finnemore's sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

    With special guest Timothy West

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey.... Stephanie Cole
    1st Officer Douglas Richardson.... Roger Allam
    Capt. Martin Crieff.... Benedict Cumberbatch
    Arthur Shappey.... John Finnemore
    Gordon Shappey.... Timothy West
    Tommo.... Paul Shearer

    Producer/Director: David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in August 2011.

    Some vodka and an unwary bird could spell the end of the line for MJN Air.

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    Hooray hooray, it's Birling Day once more, where the crew traditionally swap their dignity for cash! But where have all the camels gone? And why is Arthur reading a book?

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    It's Birling Day once more, where the crew traditionally swap their dignity for cash.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    Cast:

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Mr. Birling....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Giancarlo....Steve Brody

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    Hooray hooray, it's Birling Day once more, where the crew traditionally swap their dignity for cash! But where have all the camels gone? And why is Arthur reading a book?

  • giancarlo....Steve Brody
  • mr. birling....Geoffrey Whitehead

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    As Carolyn and Martin turn a short hop into a long climb, Douglas and Arthur get to play with an airport.

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    As Carolyn and Martin row with a taxi and a bee, Douglas and Arthur play with an airport.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Comedy by John Finnemore about the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one plane, charter airline staffed by two pilots: one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether they're flying squaddies to Hamburg, metal sheets to Mozambique, or an oil exec's cat to Abu Dhabi, no job is too small - but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    Episode 2:

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    Sitcom about the ups and down of a charter airline.

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

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    It's a bad time for Carolyn to take a holiday as the crew of MJN Air have to face a real live King and a mythical fax machine.

    The crew of MJN Air have to face a real live king and a mythical fax machine.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    Cast:

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Captain Hercules ""Herc"" Shipwright....Anthony Head

    Princess Theresa....Matilda Ziegler

    Maximilian....Kieran Hodgson

    Karl/Otto....Dan Tetsell

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    The crew of MJN Air have to face a real live king and a mythical fax machine.

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    When his Mum falls ill, Martin has to deal with a sister, a van and a moustache. Meanwhile, Carolyn and Douglas become locked in a game that can never end.

    Captain Martin Crieff's mum is sick. Can he deal with the consequences?

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    Cast:

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Wendy Crieff....Prunella Scales

    Caitlin Crieff....Rosie Cavaliero

    Simon Crieff....Justin Edwards

    Dr White....Dan Tetsell

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    When his mum falls ill, Martin has to deal with a sister, a van and a moustache.

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    It's cold, it's dark & there's no food on board. What better time for Gertie to decide to fall to bits? And what worse time for Arthur to try out his maths skills?

    Starring

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    ATC....Lobo Chan

    Produced & directed by David Tyler

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC.

    It's cold, dark and there's no food on board. What better time for Gertie to fall to bits?

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    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline.

    Love is in the air as Douglas and Herc fight it out over the fruit tray, and hope springs eternal as Martin has the interview of his life.

    Cabin Pressure is a sitcom about the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one plane, charter airline staffed by two pilots: one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether they're flying squaddies to Hamburg, metal sheets to Mozambique, or an oil exec's cat to Abu Dhabi, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for the BBC.

    Cast:

    Carolyn Knapp-Shappey....Stephanie Cole

    1st Officer Douglas Richardson....Roger Allam

    Capt. Martin Crieff....Benedict Cumberbatch

    Arthur Shappey....John Finnemore

    Captain Hercules ""Herc"" Shipwright... Anthony Head

    Oskar Bider....Nicholas Woodeson

    Captain Deroche....Kate Duchꀀne

    As Douglas and Herc fight it out over the fruit tray, Martin has the interview of his life

    Love is in the air as Douglas and Herc fight it out over the fruit tray.

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    Sitcom by John Finnemore about the pilots of a tiny charter airline.

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for the BBC.

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    As Martin decides whether to take his new job, is this the end for MJN Air?

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    One of the most popular radio sitcoms of the past ten years bows out with a special double episode. As Martin decides whether to take his new job, is this the end for MJN Air? And just what has Arthur painted on the side of the van?

    With the show titles running alphabetically from the first ever episode - "Abu Dhabi" through to this double finale "Zurich" - the cast and crew of MJN Air discover that whether it's choosing an ice-cream flavour, putting a princess in a van or remembering your grandmother's name, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    With special guests including Anthony Head and Timothy West.

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    With the show titles running alphabetically from the first ever episode - ""Abu Dhabi"" through to this double finale ""Zurich"" - the cast and crew of MJN Air discover that whether it's choosing an ice-cream flavour, putting a princess in a van or remembering your grandmother's name, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    With special guests including Anthony Head and Timothy West.

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

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    One of the most popular radio sitcoms of the past ten years bows out with a special double episode. In this second and concluding part, as the crew embark on a race against time, just what is Gerti's secret? And will it be happy ever after for Carolyn and Herc?

    With the show titles running alphabetically from the first ever episode - ""Abu Dhabi"" through to this double finale ""Zurich"" - the cast and crew of MJN Air discover that whether it's choosing an ice-cream flavour, putting a princess in a van or remembering your grandmother's name, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    With special guests including Anthony Head and Timothy West.

    Written by John Finnemore

    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    As the crew embark on a race against time, just what is Gerti's secret?

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff and John Finnemore as Arthur Shappey.

    Sitcom about an airline for whom no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult

    With the show titles running alphabetically from the first ever episode - "Abu Dhabi" through to this double finale "Zurich" - the cast and crew of MJN Air discover that whether it's choosing an ice-cream flavour, putting a princess in a van or remembering your grandmother's name, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and Directed by David Tyler

    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.

    Starring Stephanie Cole as Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, Roger Allam as 1st Officer Douglas Richardson, Benedict Cumberbatch as Captain Martin Crieff and John Finnemore as Arthur Shappey.

    With special guests including Anthony Head and Timothy West.

    Written by John Finnemore
    Produced and Directed by David Tyler