Episodes

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01Dover And Out1996061220160805 (BBC7)
20160806 (BBC7)
20180302 (BBC7)
20180303 (BBC7)
20200826 (BBC7)
20200827 (BBC7)
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Five Travellers, an old army truck and a dream - oh, and a clueless expedition leader who's never been outside Europe and can't read a map...

Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy ride.

Series written by Mike Yeaman and David Napthine.

Simon …. David Haig
Mechanic …. Peter Serafinowicz
Petra …. Michelle Chadwick
Callum …. Forbes Masson
Trigger …. Richard Ridings
Joan …. Sarah Crowden
Ellie …. Lolly Susi
Bernice …. Natasha Pyne

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1996.

Five travellers face a bumpy ride - their clueless guide has never been to Asia.

Five travellers, a truck and clueless leader. Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

A bumpy ride ahead for five travellers, an old truck and a leader who has never been to Asia.

CAST:

Written by Mike Yeaman and David Napthine
Producer: Lissa Evans

Five travellers face a bumpy ride - their guide has never been to Asia.

Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman about an expedition leader who cannot read a map

02Gut Reaction1996061920160812 (BBC7)
20160813 (BBC7)
20180309 (BBC7)
20180310 (BBC7)
20200902 (BBC7)
20200903 (BBC7)
20200905 (BBC7)
Having missed Vienna because Trigger took a wrong exit at a roundabout, the travellers are beginning to worry about the expedition itinerary...

- and about the food, the accommodation, the sleeping arrangements and the state of Trigger's socks.

Mutiny is in the air...

The five travellers battle on with their expedition to Kathmandu

Series written by Mike Yeaman and David Napthine.

Simon …. David Haig
Mechanic …. Peter Serafinowicz
Petra …. Michelle Chadwick
Callum …. Forbes Masson
Trigger …. Richard Ridings
Joan …. Sarah Crowden
Ellie …. Lolly Susi
Doctor …. Jonathan Keeble

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1996.

On the expedition to Kathmandu, the five travellers hit Europe but mutiny is in the air.

Five travellers, a truck and clueless leader. Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman about an expedition leader who cannot read a map

03Turkish Delight1996062620160819 (BBC7)
20160820 (BBC7)
20180316 (BBC7)
20180317 (BBC7)
20200909 (BBC7)
20200910 (BBC7)
20200912 (BBC7)
The travellers arrive in Turkey, but will they all be able to explore the land of Kismet?

Five travellers, a truck and clueless leader. Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman about an expedition leader who cannot read a map

04The Truck Stops Here1996070320160826 (BBC7)
20160827 (BBC7)
20180323 (BBC7)
20180324 (BBC7)
20200916 (BBC7)
20200917 (BBC7)
20200919 (BBC7)
The travellers have reached....well, actually they're lost in the middle of Uzbekistan.

Five travellers, a truck and clueless leader. Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

The travellers have reached... um, well, actually they're lost in the middle of Uzbekistan

Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman about an expedition leader who cannot read a map

05A Sticky Night1996071020160902 (BBC7)
20160903 (BBC7)
20180330 (BBC7)
20180331 (BBC7)
The travellers have Nepal almost in sight until their truck is stolen by bandits.

Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman about an expedition leader who cannot read a map

05A Sticky Wicket1996071020200923 (BBC7)
20200924 (BBC7)
20200926 (BBC7)
The travellers have Nepal almost in sight until their truck is stolen by bandits.

Five travellers, a truck and clueless leader. Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

Five travellers, a truck and clueless leader. Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

06End Of The Road1996071720160909 (BBC7)
20160910 (BBC7)
20180406 (BBC7)
20180407 (BBC7)
20200930 (BBC7)
20201001 (BBC7)
20201003 (BBC7)
The lights of Kathmandu are twinkling on the horizon. What can possibly go wrong?

Five travellers, a truck and clueless leader. Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

Comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman about an expedition leader who cannot read a map