The Consultants

Comedy sketch show - shouting, songs and silliness - written by and starring Radio 4's only three man double act, Perrier winners Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

Episodes

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20100704 (BBC7)

A lifestyle presentation conference - and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

A lifestyle presentation sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

20080827 BT=2230 (BBC7)

A lifestyle presentation conference and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003. Episode 1 of 4.

20080828 BT=0330 (BBC7)

A lifestyle presentation conference and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003. Episode 1 of 4.

20070326 BT=2345 (BBC7)

Neil Edmonds, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings are the Consultants, with their 'audio lifestyle cheat-sheet'. Episode 3 of 4.

20070327 BT=0445 (BBC7)

Neil Edmonds, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings are the Consultants, with their 'audio lifestyle cheat-sheet'. Episode 3 of 4.

20071217 BT=2230 (BBC7)

Neil Edmonds, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings are the Consultants, with their 'audio lifestyle cheat-sheet'. Episode 3 of 4.

20071218 BT=0330 (BBC7)

Neil Edmonds, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings are the Consultants, with their 'audio lifestyle cheat-sheet'. Episode 3 of 4.

20070402 BT=2345 (BBC7)

Sketch comedy and songs from trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From March 2003. Episode 4 of 4.

20070403 BT=0445 (BBC7)

Sketch comedy and songs from trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From March 2003. Episode 4 of 4.

20071225 BT=0330 (BBC7)

Sketch comedy and songs from trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From March 2003. Episode 4 of 4.

20070312 BT=2345 (BBC7)

The Consultants Lifestyle Presentation Conference Episode 406. From trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Episode 1 of 4.

20070313 BT=0445 (BBC7)

The Consultants Lifestyle Presentation Conference Episode 406. From trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Episode 1 of 4.

20071203 BT=2230 (BBC7)

The Consultants Lifestyle Presentation Conference Episode 406. From trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Episode 1 of 4.

20071204 BT=0330 (BBC7)

The Consultants Lifestyle Presentation Conference Episode 406. From trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Episode 1 of 4.

20070319 BT=2345 (BBC7)

The Consultants think of ways to revamp tea and make it more dangerous and exciting. Episode 2 of 4.

20070320 BT=0445 (BBC7)

The Consultants think of ways to revamp tea and make it more dangerous and exciting. Episode 2 of 4.

20071210 BT=2230 (BBC7)

The Consultants think of ways to revamp tea and make it more dangerous and exciting. Episode 2 of 4.

20071211 BT=0330 (BBC7)

The Consultants think of ways to revamp tea and make it more dangerous and exciting. Episode 2 of 4.

20080903 BT=2230 (BBC7)

The team ponder how to make tea dangerous and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003. Episode 2 of 4.

20080904 BT=0330 (BBC7)

The team ponder how to make tea dangerous and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003. Episode 2 of 4.

20080910 BT=2230 (BBC7)

The team tackle an unusual case of sexual harassment. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003. Episode 3 of 4.

20080911 BT=0330 (BBC7)

The team tackle an unusual case of sexual harassment. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003. Episode 3 of 4.

20070801

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

20070808

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

2/6. The Consultants hold their office Christmas party complete with music from a Beach Boys tribute act.

20070815

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. 3/6: The Consultants form a knitting army.

20070822
05After Show Party20070829

Justin squeezes a morris dancer into a bin and James takes a sailor up the opera.

5/6. Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Justin squeezes a morris dancer into a bin and James takes a sailor up the opera.

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0101We're In A Line2003021320030826
20040805 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20040806 (BBC7)
20050210 BT=2345 (BBC7)
20050211 BT=0515 (BBC7)
20060417 (BBC7)
20060418 BT=0330 (BBC7)
20060418 (BBC7)
20070312 BT=2345 (BBC7)
20070313 BT=0445 (BBC7)
20071203 (BBC7)
20071204 BT=0330 (BBC7)
20071204 (BBC7)
20080827 (BBC7)
20080828 BT=0330 (BBC7)
20080828 (BBC7)
20100629 (BBC7)
20110222 (BBC7)
20121114 (BBC7)
20140206 (BBC7)
20160128 (BBC7)
20180102 (BBC7)

The Consultants Lifestyle Presentation Conference Episode 406.

From trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

A lifestyle presentation conference and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

A lifestyle presentation sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

A lifestyle presentation conference - and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003.

0102We're Different Heights2003022020030902
20040812 (BBC7)
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20050217 (BBC7)
20050218 (BBC7)
20060424 (BBC7)
20060425 (BBC7)
20070319 (BBC7)
20070320 (BBC7)
20071210 (BBC7)
20071211 (BBC7)
20080903 (BBC7)
20080904 (BBC7)
20100706 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)
20121121 (BBC7)
20140213 (BBC7)
20160204 (BBC7)
20180109 (BBC7)

The Consultants think of ways to revamp tea and make it more dangerous and exciting.

The team ponder how to make tea dangerous and exciting.

With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

The team ponder how to make tea dangerous and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003.

The team ponder how to revamp tea to make it more dangerous and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003.

The team ponder how to revamp tea to make it more dangerous and exciting.

The team ponder how to make tea dangerous and exciting. From February 2003.

0103We're Out Of Place2003022720030909
20040819 (BBC7)
20040820 (BBC7)
20050224 (BBC7)
20060501 (BBC7)
20060502 (BBC7)
20070326 (BBC7)
20070327 (BBC7)
20071217 (BBC7)
20071218 (BBC7)
20080910 (BBC7)
20080911 (BBC7)
20100713 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
20121128 (BBC7)
20140220 (BBC7)
20160211 (BBC7)
20180116 (BBC7)

Neil Edmonds, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings are the Consultants, with their 'audio lifestyle cheat-sheet'.

The team tackle an unusual case of sexual harassment.

With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

The team tackle an unusual case of sexual harassment. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

01042003030620071224 BT=2230 (BBC7)
20071224 (BBC7)
20100720 (BBC7)
20110315 (BBC7)
20121205 (BBC7)
20140227 (BBC7)
20160218 (BBC7)
20180123 (BBC7)

The team wonder why so many men went to 'mow a meadow'.

The team wonder why so many men went to 'mow a meadow'. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

Sketch comedy and songs from trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From March 2003. Episode 4 of 4.

0104 LASTWe're Middle Class2003030620030916
20040826 (BBC7)
20040827 (BBC7)
20050303 (BBC7)
20050304 (BBC7)
20060508 (BBC7)
20060509 (BBC7)
20070402 (BBC7)
20070403 (BBC7)
20071224 (BBC7)
20071225 (BBC7)
20080917 (BBC7)
20080918 (BBC7)

Man management disasters are sorted out by the Consultants.

They need to sort out One Man Went to Mow and all those mowers.

The team wonder why so many men went to 'mow a meadow'.

02012003112020070801 (BBC7)
20130510 (BBC7)
20140901 (BBC7)
20160527 (BBC7)
20180328 (BBC7)

Chesney ends a hostile takeover using marriage.

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings

Chesney ends a hostile takeover using marriage. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From November 2003.

4 Extra Debut. Chesney ends a hostile takeover using marriage. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From November 2003.

The Consultants second series harks back to a gentler age of radio when Archie Strutz and His swinging Nuts were a Home Service favourite and folktales sang of rustic careers.

02022003112720070808 (BBC7)
20130517 (BBC7)
20140908 (BBC7)
20160603 (BBC7)
20180404 (BBC7)

A complaint about a wonky pram turns serious.

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings

A complaint about a wonky pram turns serious. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From November 2003.

02032003120420070815 (BBC7)
20130524 (BBC7)
20140915 (BBC7)
20160610 (BBC7)
20180411 (BBC7)

When warding off dark lords, salad is acceptable.

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings

When warding off dark lords, salad is acceptable. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.

When warding off dark lords, salad is acceptable. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond.

02042003121120070822 (BBC7)
20130531 (BBC7)
20140922 (BBC7)
20141206 (BBC7)
20160617 (BBC7)
20180418 (BBC7)

Taking register at stunt school and Tarzan learns the alphabet.

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings

Taking register at stunt school, and Tarzan learns the alphabet. Sketch comedy with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.

02052003121820070829 (BBC7)
20130607 (BBC7)
20140929 (BBC7)
20160624 (BBC7)
20180425 (BBC7)

The Adventure-Bakers make a time-strudel and travel through history, while Justin squeezes a morris dancer into a bin. With Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.

The Adventure-Bakers make a time-strudel and travel through history. With Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.

The Adventure-Bakers make a time-strudel and travel through history.

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings

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20130614 (BBC7)
20141006 (BBC7)
20160701 (BBC7)

Crossword challenges and dinner with the devil. Offbeat songs and sketches with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From May 2004.

0299They've Shut The Bar2004052620180502 (BBC7)

Announced as being a missing episode from series two.

Crossword challenges and dinner with the devil. Offbeat songs and sketches.

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings

03012004121420070801
20131108 (BBC7)
20150327 (BBC7)
20170417 (BBC7)

Chesney fixes the alphabet, which has a leaky 'e'.

Chesney fixes the alphabet, which has a leaky 'e'. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

4 Extra Debut. Chesney fixes the alphabet, which has a leaky 'e'. Cerebral sketch show.

4 Extra Debut. Chesney fixes the alphabet, which has a leaky 'e'. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

Chesney fixes the alphabet, which has a leaky 'e'. Cerebral sketch show.

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20131213 (BBC7)
20150403 (BBC7)
20170424 (BBC7)

Chesney throws a festive party for his colleagues. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond.

The Consultants hold their office Christmas party complete with music from The Good Vibrators, a Beach Boys tribute act.

Chesney throws a festive party for his colleagues. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

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20131115 (BBC7)
20150410 (BBC7)
20170508 (BBC7)

Chesney brings his daughter to work. Or does he?

The Consultants form a knitting army and undertake a tour of cashmere, until they get a nasty rash.

Chesney brings his daughter to work. Or does he? Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

Chesney brings his daughter to work. Or does he? Cerebral sketch show.

The Consultants form a knitting army and undertake a tour of cashmere, until they get a nasty rash. Written and performed by Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

03042005010420070822
20131122 (BBC7)
20150417 (BBC7)
20170612 (BBC7)

Why are Demis Roussos and Napoleon Bonaparte on a witness protection scheme in Swanage?

The boys of St Battery's get their own back on the school bully. Sketches and songs.

The boys of St Battery's get their own back on the school bully. Sketches and songs with Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

The boys of St Battery's get their own back on the school bully.

Sketches and songs.

Sketches and songs with Justin Edwards. F

rom January 2005.

Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Why are Demis Roussos and Napoleon Bonaparte on a witness protection scheme in Swanage?

0305Pike - Salmon - Kitten2005011120131129 (BBC7)
20150424 (BBC7)
20170619 (BBC7)

Chesney is having a crisis of confidence. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond.

Chesney is having a crisis of confidence. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

Chesney is having a crisis of confidence.

More shouting, songs and silliness from the Perrier Award-winning Consultants. Written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

03062005011820131206 (BBC7)
20150501 (BBC7)
20170626 (BBC7)

Unisex barbers and wrong telephone numbers.

Unisex barbers and wrong telephone numbers. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

0306 LASTAlien Invasion - Runaway Car - Stealing Some Biscuits2005011820131206 (BBC7)
20150501 (BBC7)
20170626 (BBC7)

Unisex barbers and wrong telephone numbers. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

Unisex barbers and wrong telephone numbers.

04012005101820150619 (BBC7)
20170703 (BBC7)

The lighthouse tour and the old-fashioned parents.

The lighthouse tour and the old-fashioned parents. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and James Rawlings. From October 2005.

1/6. Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings - the Perrier Award winning Consultants.

04022005102520150626 (BBC7)
20170710 (BBC7)

Comedy from Justin 'Lofty' Edwards, Neil 'Professor' Edmond and James 'Shortstop' Rawling.

Award-winning comedy from Justin 'Lofty' Edwards, Neil 'Professor' Edmond and James 'Shortstop' Rawling. From October 2005.

2/6. Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

04032005110120150703 (BBC7)
20170717 (BBC7)

Galileo is too busy to party with the Pope. Award-winning comedy.

Galileo is too busy to party with the Pope. Award-winning comedy with Justin Edwards and Neil Edmond. From November 2005.

3/6. Comedy sketch show with Radio 4's only three-man double-act. Written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

04042005110820150710 (BBC7)
20170724 (BBC7)

A 'ladies man' sings about his suspect personal hygiene.

A 'ladies man' sings about his suspect personal hygiene. Neil Edmond and James Rawlings' cerebral sketches. From November 2005.

4/6. Comedy sketch show with Radio 4's only three-man double-act. Written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

04052005111520150717 (BBC7)
20170731 (BBC7)

Two travellers stumble upon a very unusual pub quiz.

Two travellers stumble upon a very unusual pub quiz. Neil Edmond and James Rawlings' cerebral sketches. From November 2005.

5/6. Comedy sketch show with Radio 4's only three-man double-act. Written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

04062005112220150724 (BBC7)
20170807 (BBC7)

Inoculation against old age leads to unusual results.

Inoculation against old age leads to unusual results. Neil Edmond and James Rawlings' cerebral sketches. From November 2005.

6/6. Comedy sketch show with Radio 4's only three-man double-act. Written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

0406 LAST2005112220150724 (BBC7)

Inoculation against old age leads to unusual results. Neil Edmond and James Rawlings' cerebral sketches. From November 2005.