James Veitch's Contractual Obligation

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A Gamer20190323

Comedian James Veitch gets a challenge from his Radio 4 producer when caught playing Sonic the Hedgehog.

In need of a task for this episode and riled by his producer's dismissal of gaming, James Veitch sets out on a mission to design him a game that's artistically credible and intellectually compelling.

His challenge will send him to leading industry analysts, trailblazing designers and into the scrutinous gaze of a roomful of teenagers.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

The voice of The Producer is Laurence Grissell. The actual Producer is Sam Peach.

Comedian James Veitch gets a challenge from his Radio 4 producer.

Comedian James Veitch brings his comic curiosity to the BBC for the first time.

A Young Adults Novel20190316

Comedian James Veitch is juggling his Radio 4 challenge series with other problems, but he may have found a solution.

In episode two James attempts to solve his money troubles by setting himself the task of writing a successful Young Adults Novel.

While discovering what makes a publishing phenomenon and how the genre has adapted to the online world, James' ambition for a multi-part movie deal clashes with his Producer's time concerns.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

The voice of The Producer is Laurence Grissell. The actual Producers were Sam Peach and Viv Jones.

Comedian James Veitch juggles his Radio 4 challenge series with other problems.

Comedian James Veitch brings his comic curiosity to the BBC for the first time.

01A Dark Web2018120820190309
20190309 (R4)

Comedian James Veitch struggles to create a new challenge-based format for Radio 4.

In episode one he is tasked with examining the Dark Web but soon clashes with his producer.

In James' mind the BBC's rules are made to be broken. The BBC takes a very different view.

Instructed to create a challenge which will allow him to explore the Dark Web, James seems entirely bereft of ideas.... until an online shopping error results in the delivery of 22 packets of button mushrooms.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

Producer: Laurence Grissell

Comedian James Veitch struggles to create a new challenge-based format for Radio 4.

Comedian James Veitch brings his comic curiosity to the BBC for the first time.

James Veitch attempts to fill all 28 minutes of a “factual slot. ? Drama and facts but mostly James struggling to slap together a narrative after a monumental programming error. This week: the Dark Web.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was massively successful. James Veitch comes to the BBC for the first time.

Producer: Laurence Grissell

James Veitch attempts to fill 28 minutes of a factual slot to avoid legal ramifications.

Comedian James Veitch brings his comic curiosity to the BBC for the first time.

Comedian James Veitch struggles to create a new challenge-based format for Radio 4.

In episode one he is tasked with examining the Dark Web but soon clashes with his producer.

In James' mind the BBC's rules are made to be broken. The BBC takes a very different view.

Instructed to create a challenge which will allow him to explore the Dark Web, James seems entirely bereft of ideas.... until an online shopping error results in the delivery of 22 packets of button mushrooms.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

Producer: Laurence Grissell

Comedian James Veitch struggles to create a new challenge-based format for Radio 4.

02A Young Adults Novel20190316

Comedian James Veitch juggles his Radio 4 challenge series with other problems, but he may have found a solution.

In episode two James attempts to solve his money troubles by setting himself the task of writing a successful Young Adults Novel.

While discovering what makes a publishing phenomenon and how the genre has adapted to the online world, James' ambition for multi-part movie deal clashes with his Producer's time concerns.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

Comedian James Veitch juggles his Radio 4 challenge series with other problems.

Comedian James Veitch brings his comic curiosity to the BBC for the first time.

Comedian James Veitch is juggling his Radio 4 challenge series with other problems, but he may have found a solution.

In episode two James attempts to solve his money troubles by setting himself the task of writing a successful Young Adults Novel.

While discovering what makes a publishing phenomenon and how the genre has adapted to the online world, James' ambition for a multi-part movie deal clashes with his Producer's time concerns.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

The voice of The Producer is Laurence Grissell. The actual Producers were Sam Peach and Viv Jones.

03A Gamer20190323

Comedian James Veitch gets a challenge from his Radio 4 producer when caught playing Sonic the Hedgehog.

In need of a task for this episode and riled by his producer's dismissal of gaming, James Veitch sets out on a mission to design him a game that's artistically credible and intellectually compelling.

His challenge will send him to leading industry analysts, trailblazing designers and into the scrutinous gaze of a roomful of teenagers.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

Comedian James Veitch gets a challenge from his Radio 4 producer.

Comedian James Veitch brings his comic curiosity to the BBC for the first time.

Comedian James Veitch gets a challenge from his Radio 4 producer when caught playing Sonic the Hedgehog.

In need of a task for this episode and riled by his producer's dismissal of gaming, James Veitch sets out on a mission to design him a game that's artistically credible and intellectually compelling.

His challenge will send him to leading industry analysts, trailblazing designers and into the scrutinous gaze of a roomful of teenagers.

James Veitch's TED Talk - "This is what happens when you reply to spam email" - was a massive hit.

The voice of The Producer is Laurence Grissell. The actual Producer is Sam Peach.