The East Coast Listening Post

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01Old Money20171220

Jenna and Dana get a glimpse of the dying embers of old British aristocracy.

American podcasters tour the UK and interview its inhabitants.

The East Coast Listening Post was created by Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated duo Lazy Susan. Across the series, journalist sisters, Jenna and Dana, tour the UK and interview its inhabitants in their quest to reveal something meaningful, inadvertently revealing themselves in the process.

In the first episode of the series, Old Money, Jenna and Dana get a glimpse of the dying embers of the old British aristocracy. They go and stay with two elderly sisters, Gilly and Sally, whose neighbours are up in arms over the behaviour of the elder sibling who is refusing to grow old gracefully. Will the old aristocrats win round their neighbours by throwing a party in their honour? We'll find out.

The East Coast Listening Post was written and performed by Celeste Dring and Freya Parker, with performances from David Elms, Sally Grace and Maggie Ollerenshaw. The original score was composed by Owain Roberts. The script editor was Matthew Crosby. The production co-ordinator was Steve Lanham.

The East Coast Listening Post was produced by Suzy Grant for BBC Studios Scripted Comedy.

01Return of Mr Splatt20171227

Jenna and Dana turn their attention to the British phenomenon that was Mr Splatt.

American podcasters tour the UK and interview its inhabitants.

In episode two Jenna and Dana turn their attention to the British phenomenon that was 'Mr Splatt', a costumed character who dominated family entertainment television in the early 90s. They interview Carl, the man who was inside the suit, and hear the tale of his experience working in the entertainment industry. But, is Carl as innocent as he makes out? (Spoiler alert: no).

The East Coast Listening Post was written and performed by Celeste Dring and Freya Parker, with performances from David Elms and Tim Key. The original score was composed by Owain Roberts. The script editor was Matthew Crosby. The production co-ordinator was Steve Lanham.
The East Coast Listening Post was produced by Suzy Grant for BBC Studios Scripted Comedy.

0101Old Money20171220

The East Coast Listening Post was created by Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated duo Lazy Susan. Across the series, journalist sisters, Jenna and Dana, tour the UK and interview its inhabitants in their quest to reveal something meaningful, inadvertently revealing themselves in the process.

In the first episode of the series, Old Money, Jenna and Dana get a glimpse of the dying embers of the old British aristocracy. They go and stay with two elderly sisters, Gilly and Sally, whose neighbours are up in arms over the behaviour of the elder sibling who is refusing to grow old gracefully. Will the old aristocrats win round their neighbours by throwing a party in their honour? We'll find out.

The East Coast Listening Post was written and performed by Celeste Dring and Freya Parker, with performances from David Elms, Sally Grace and Maggie Ollerenshaw. The original score was composed by Owain Roberts. The script editor was Matthew Crosby. The production co-ordinator was Steve Lanham.

The East Coast Listening Post was produced by Suzy Grant for BBC Studios Scripted Comedy.

0102Return Of Mr Splatt20171227

In episode two Jenna and Dana turn their attention to the British phenomenon that was 'Mr Splatt', a costumed character who dominated family entertainment television in the early 90s. They interview Carl, the man who was inside the suit, and hear the tale of his experience working in the entertainment industry. But, is Carl as innocent as he makes out? (Spoiler alert: no).

The East Coast Listening Post was written and performed by Celeste Dring and Freya Parker, with performances from David Elms and Tim Key. The original score was composed by Owain Roberts. The script editor was Matthew Crosby. The production co-ordinator was Steve Lanham.
The East Coast Listening Post was produced by Suzy Grant for BBC Studios Scripted Comedy.

0103Talk Man20180103

Dana and Eric head to the north east of England to spend time with a male therapy group.

Dana and Eric head to the north east of England to spend time with a male therapy group called 'Talk Man', run by a man called Pete.

The East Coast Listening Post was written and performed by Celeste Dring and Freya Parker, with performances from David Elms. The script editor was Matthew Crosby. The original score was composed by Owain Roberts. The script editor was Matthew Crosby. The production coordinator was Steve Lanham.

The East Coast Listening Post was produced by Suzy Grant for BBC Studios Scripted Comedy.

0104Empire20180110

Jenna and Dana meet self-made business woman and strip-club mogul Jackie Sanchez.

In the final episode of the series, Jenna and Dana travel meet self-made business woman and strip-club mogul, Jackie Sanchez. Jackie has built an empire from scratch, but empires raise complicated questions of legacy.

The sisters observe the strained relationship between Jackie and her daughter Big T. Jenna finally suffers the crisis of confidence that's been building all series. This crisis is soon overpowered by a tragedy no one sees coming; a tragedy that will deal with the question of legacy sooner than expected...

The East Coast Listening Post was written and performed by Celeste Dring and Freya Parker, with performances from David Elms and Sally Lindsay. The original score was composed by Owain Roberts. The script editor was Matthew Crosby. The production co-ordinator was Steve Lanham.

The East Coast Listening Post was produced by Suzy Grant for BBC Studios Scripted Comedy.