The Hudson And Pepperdine Show

A variety-comedy-sketch show.

Episodes

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Special Guest Eminem!20030501

Join Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine for a mix of sketches, songs and impressions, including elderly stand up Eddie Trinder, the Goatee Beard Man, and special guest Eminem!.

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It's 2008 and while Mel and Vicki are principally concerned with selling their flat, the country is in the grip of a violent backlash against celebrities.

Comedy by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

Starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine, with Martin Hyder and Lewis Macleod and Jim North

1/4. It's 2008 and while Mel and Vicki are principally concerned with selling their flat, the country is in the grip of a violent backlash against celebrities. Comedy by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

01Breath Of A Salesman20030424

As an introduction to the new series, another chance to hear two episodes from the previous run of Vicki Pepperdine and Mel Hudson's hugely popular variety-meets-sitcom-meets-sketch show formula.

Episode One: Written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine, with Martin Hyder, Jim North and Dave Lamb

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Variety-comedy-sketch show, written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder and Jim North. Do the bright lights of television beckon for Mel and Vicki?

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A variety-comedy-sketch show, written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder, Jim North, Dave Lamb and Jessica Martin.

When Mel unexpectedly turns up with a baby and it turns out to be hers, Vicki is understandly somewhat put out.

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Mel and Vicki battle to keep the show going despite constant interruptions from the Dirty Sloanes and the Goatee Beard Men's Group.

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Mel and Vicki have an unexpected visit from their landlord. With more rent owing than they can possibly afford, it looks like Mel will have to pay in kind...

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Being a 'breatharian' sparks disaster for host Mel.

Variety meets sitcom meets sketch show - written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine.

With Martin Hyder, Keith Wickham and Jim North.

Script editor: Graeme Garden

Producers: Claire Jones and Helen Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2000.

Becoming a 'breatharian' has disastrous consequences.

Comedy sketch show by Melanie Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine

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Have the girls from hit American TV show ‘Friends’ really come to visit?

Variety meets sitcom meets sketch show - written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine.

With Martin Hyder and Jim North.

Script editor: Graeme Garden

Music by Richard Webb.

Producers: Claire Jones and Helen Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2000.

Have the girls from TV show Friends really come to visit?

Comedy sketch show by Melanie Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine

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Have the girls from TV show Friends really come to visit?

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A four-part variety and comedy-sketch show, written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder and Jim North.

Mel and Vicki battle to keep the show going despite constant interruptions from the Teenage Girls and the Goatee Beard Men's Group.

Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine stay on air despite interruptions.

Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine stay on air despite interruptions. 'Madonna' and 'Roy Walker' perform a duet. From May 2001.

Mel and Vicki battle to stay on-air despite constant interruptions from the Teenage Girls, the Goatee Beard Men's Group and various door-to-door salesmen

Special guest stars are Madonna and Roy Walker.

Variety meets sitcom meets sketch show - written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine.

With Dave Lamb, Martin Hyder and Jim North.

Additional material by Martin Hyder, Jim North, Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

Script editor: Graeme Garden

Music by Richard Webb.

Producers: Helen Williams and Claire Jones.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2001.

Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine stay on air - despite interruptions. From May 2001.

Comedy sketch show by Melanie Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine

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War veteran and stand-up comic Edie Trinder steps into the breach when Mel loses her voice.

Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine have a diabolical visitor.

Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine have a diabolical visitor, while 'Eminem' and 'Lesley Garrett' perform a duet. From May 2001.

Comedy sketch show by Melanie Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine

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War veteran and stand-up comic Edie Trinder joins Mel and Vicki once again.

Nostalgia is all the rage this week, as an escaping PoW drops in and out.

Nostalgia is all the rage this week, as an escaping PoW drops in and out, and Mel and Vicki celebrate the 1980s. From May 2001.

Comedy sketch show by Melanie Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine

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They try to amuse themselves with a computer flight simulator, while Mel confesses to being a bit too recreational with her pharmaceuticals.

Mel and Vicki encounter a flight simulator offering more than flying lessons.

Mel and Vicki encounter a flight simulator offering more than flying lessons. With Peter Serafinowicz. From December 2004.

0301Careers As Out-of-work Actresses20030508

Mel and Vicki launch themselves into the glittering world of show business.

It's all eyes and teeth as they look forward to careers as out-of-work actresses.

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, as Mel and Vicki discover when a psychotic loon from school tracks them down.

Thankfully, light relief can be found in the oddest of places, in this case in the form of Edie Trinder, the Word War Two forces sweetheart of the comedy world.

Starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder, Lewis Macleod and Jim North.

Written by the cast, with Danny Robins, Dan Tetsell, and Richie Devlin.

Music by Richie Webb.

Script edited by Graeme Garden

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With the onset of the warm weather, Mel and Vicki find that romance and dating are the order of the day.

However, they find carefully following The Rules doesn't necessarily guarantee success.

Starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin HyderLewis Macleod and Jim North.

Music by Richie Webb.Written by the cast with Danny Robins, Dan Tetsell, and Richie Devlin.

0304New Ageism20030529

Comedy series written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine, with Martin Hyder, Lewis Macleod and Jim North.

Mel and Vicki succumb to the charms of New Ageism.

0305Time For A Break20030605

In the penultimate episode of the sitcom-meets-sketch-meets variety show, Mel and Vicki feel its time for break.

Of course, the enormity of radio budgets allow you to go just about anywhere you like.

Starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder, Jim North and Dave Lamb

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In this, the final episode of the current series, Mel and Vicki get swept up in the craze of television schedulers everywhere, reality television.

When translated to radio, however, this vogue is even more exciting than Big Brother or The Salon could ever hope to be.

Starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine, with Martin Hyder and Jim North

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Written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder, Jim North, Dave Lamb and Jessica Martin

The war on terror reaches Mel and Vicki's flat. Written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder, Jim North, Dave Lamb and Jessica Martin

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Mel and Vicki battle to keep the show going despite constant interruptions from the Dirty Sloanes and the Goatee Beard Men's Group. Episode 1 of 4.

Variety meets sitcom meets sketch show - as Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine face a barrage of interruptions. From March 2000.

Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine face a barrage of interruptions. From March 2000.

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Variety-comedy-sketch show, written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder and Jim North.

Do the bright lights of television beckon for Mel and Vicki?

Written by and starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine, with Martin Hyder and Jim North.

With additional material by Paul Kerensa, Rhodri Crooks, Jim North, Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

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Mel decides to take up the life of the conceptual artist, whilst Vicki proves to be the muse for a previously unknown Saatchi brother.

Starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine, with Martin Hyder, Lewis Macleod and Jim North.

Written by Rhodri Crooks and Paul Kerensa with additional material by Mel Hudson, Vicki Pepperdine and Jim North

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With Martin Hyder, Dave Lamb and Jim North.

Additional material by Rhodri Crooks, Paul Kerensa, Richie Devlin, Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

A variety-comedy-sketch show, written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder, Jim North, Dave Lamb and Jessica Martin.

When Mel unexpectedly turns up with a baby and it turns out to be hers, Vicki is understandly somewhat put out.

Written by and starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine

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with Martin Hyder, Dave Lamb and Jim North

A variety, comedy and sketch show, written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine, with Martin Hyder, Dave Lamb and Jim North