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0101Introduction1995112320171111 (BBC7)
20200526 (BBC7)
Fed up with eternity, Satan decides hell needs some new guests.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Fed up with eternity, Satan decides Hell needs some new guests.

"I'm bored of skiing across the lake of fire with a nun lashed to each foot. That's the trouble with eternity - it's so hard to set yourself targets."

The opening episode of Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Gary, The Demon.... Steven O'Donnell

Other characters played by Phillip Pope, Penelope Nice and Jasper Jacob.

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1995.

0102Corruption1995113020171118 (BBC7)
20200602 (BBC7)
Satan tries convincing the professor that everyone's corruptible, even his wife.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Can Satan convince the Professor that all human beings are corruptible – even his wife?

Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Gary, The Demon.... Steven O'Donnell

Other characters played by Phillip Pope, Penelope Nice and Jasper Jacob.

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1995.

0103Hero Worship1995120720171125 (BBC7)
20200609 (BBC7)
When Satan argues with the professor, he's introduced to a miserable Leonardo Da Vinci.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

When Satan argues with the professor, he's introduced to one of his heroes, Leonardo da Vinci :

"The Renaissance. What a waste of time that was! I never got a penny for my helicopter."

Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Gary, The Demon.... Steven O'Donnell

Other characters played by Phillip Pope and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1995.

0104Appearances1995121420171202 (BBC7)
20200616 (BBC7)
With hooves, goat's legs, red eyes and horns, the Devil is worried about his looks.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

"Look at us - hooves, goat's legs, human torso, red eyes and a pair of shrunken cow's horns. We look like something that's escaped."

No wonder Satan's starting to feel self-conscious about his appearance.

Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Gary, The Demon.... Steven O'Donnell

Other characters played by Phillip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Poducer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1995.

0105Rebellion1995122120171209 (BBC7)
20200623 (BBC7)
The Devil ponders the meaning of happiness while Elvis Presley gets locked in a crate.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Satan ponders the meaning of happiness, while Elvis Presley gets locked in a crate.

Gary leads a demon rebellion against the Prince of Darkness.

Meanwhile Satan ponders the meaning of happiness - and Elvis Presley gets locked in a crate...

Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Gary, The Demon.... Steven O'Donnell

Other characters played by Phillip Pope, Penelope Nice, Michael Fenton Stevens and Nigel Pegram.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1995.

0106 LASTRedemption1995122820171216 (BBC7)
20200630 (BBC7)
The Wrath of God is invoked, sparking a heart-to-heart with Satan. From December 1995.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

The Wrath of God is invoked, sparking a heart-to-heart with Satan and a special request...

Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Gary, The Demon.... Steven O'Donnell

Other characters played by Phillip Pope, David Swift, Penelope Nice, Michael Fenton Stevens and Nigel Pegram.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1995.

0201Assistant1998040720180127 (BBC7)
20200804 (BBC7)
With Hell getting overcrowded, Satan decides it's time to hire a bit of help.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0202Chuckles1998041420180203 (BBC7)
20200811 (BBC7)
Satan conducts interviews for a new assistant. In the running are Scumspawn and a dolphin.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0203Nero1998042120180210 (BBC7)
20200818 (BBC7)
Satan takes Thomas on a tour of his life and recruits a famous, brutal tormentor.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0204Computers1998042820180217 (BBC7)
20200825 (BBC7)
There's trouble in hell, thanks to a fundamentalist and a pushy computer.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0205G U T1998050520180224 (BBC7)
20200901 (BBC7)
Bored Satan's debate on the motivation of scientists leads to a startling discovery.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0206 LASTToo Far1998051220180303 (BBC7)
20200908 (BBC7)
Mischievous Satan instructs demon Scumspawn to partake in a very unusual meal.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0301This Thing Called Love1999050620160317 (BBC7)
20180428 (BBC7)
20201013 (BBC7)
Satan worries about his image, and the Professor is concerned over his widow's remarriage.
0302Another Country1999033120160324 (BBC7)
20180505 (BBC7)
20201020 (BBC7)
The professor believes societies evolve and mature. Satan introduces him to Bill Clinton.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0303A Four Letter Word1999040720160331 (BBC7)
20180512 (BBC7)
20201027 (BBC7)
A new arrival in Hell persuades Satan to re-shoot 'Casablanca' - with a mutant alien.

Andy Hamilton’s devilishly funny sitcom set in Hell.

Satan …. Andy Hamilton
The Professor …. James Grout
Thomas …. Jimmy Mulville
Scumspawn …. Robert Duncan

Other characters played by Felicity Montagu, Phillip Pope, Nick Revel and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0304The Reasonably Fantastic Journey1999041420160407 (BBC7)
20180519 (BBC7)
20201103 (BBC7)
Satan and the Professor find a huge empty space in Hell - inside Scumspawn's brain.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0305The Beautiful Game1999042120160414 (BBC7)
20180526 (BBC7)
20201110 (BBC7)
Satan decides to hold a major football tournament in Hell - The Underworld Cup.

Andy Hamilton’s devilishly funny sitcom set in Hell.

Satan …. Andy Hamilton
The Professor …. James Grout
Thomas …. Jimmy Mulville
Scumspawn …. Robert Duncan

Other characters played by Felicity Montagu, Phillip Pope, Nick Revel and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0306 LASTThe Final Reckoning1999042820160421 (BBC7)
20180602 (BBC7)
20201117 (BBC7)
When God discovers that rules are being broken in Hell, he sends some archangels to investigate.
0401Knowledge And Ignorance2001032920160526 (BBC7)
20180707 (BBC7)
20210114 (BBC7)
Satan thinks humans can't handle knowledge, but the professor thinks they can.
0402Beautiful England2001040520160602 (BBC7)
20180714 (BBC7)
20210121 (BBC7)
20210123 (BBC7)
20210124 (BBC7)
As Satan sets out to prove England is the worst nation, Scumspawn tackles a lager lout.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0403Health And Safety2001041220160609 (BBC7)
20180721 (BBC7)
20210128 (BBC7)
Hell's latest arrival is a health and safety officer who moans to Satan about the lighting

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0404Poet's Corner2001041920160616 (BBC7)
20180728 (BBC7)
20210204 (BBC7)
Satan is cross with Yeats over a poem, while Scumspawn and Thomas write their own verse.
0405Sleep2001042620160623 (BBC7)
20180804 (BBC7)
20210211 (BBC7)
Satan has never been to sleep, so Thomas and the Professor try to give him forty winks.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0406 LASTBeauty2001050320160630 (BBC7)
20180811 (BBC7)
20210218 (BBC7)
20210220 (BBC7)
20210221 (BBC7)
Satan introduces the Professor and Thomas to Helen of Troy and her plain friend, Daphne.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0501Moral Leadership2005092020160818 (BBC7)
20180929 (BBC7)
20210326 (BBC7)
20210327 (BBC7)
20210328 (BBC7)
Hell is close to bursting, so to stem the flow Satan ponders his entry policy.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

The fifth series of Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

It's not easy being Satan. Thrown out of heaven by a vengeful, white-haired God merely for daring to voice the concerns of middle management and condemned for all eternity to listen to Edith Piaf and Elvis Presley. Satan may rule the roost, but he's beset by the poor unfortunates condemned to sit out Eternity with him

CAST:

Satan …. Andy Hamilton
Scumspawn …. Robert Duncan
Thomas …. Jimmy Mulville
God …. David Swift
The Professor …. James Grout
Other characters played by Philip Pope, Nick Revell and Michael Fenton Stevens

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

0502The Crusade2005092720160825 (BBC7)
20181006 (BBC7)
20210402 (BBC7)
Satan starts a quest to improve mankind by infiltrating the world's great religions.
0503Power Politics2005100420160901 (BBC7)
20181013 (BBC7)
20210409 (BBC7)
Hell's got workforce problems, and Satan learns who truly wields power.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0504I Blame The Media2005101120160908 (BBC7)
20181020 (BBC7)
20210416 (BBC7)
While Satan is away morally cleansing the media and internet, revolt is brewing in Hell.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0601Edith2007092720161103 (BBC7)
20181124 (BBC7)
Satan strikes a bizarre bargain with an eminent historian.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

0602Discoveries2007100420161110 (BBC7)
20181201 (BBC7)
Satan introduces historian Edith to Adam and Eve, but they are none too bright.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Satan introduces Edith to Adam and Eve, but for the father and mother of all humanity, they are alarmingly stupid.

Andy Hamilton's comedy set in Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Other characters played by Michael Fenton Stevens, Phillip Pope and Felicity Montagu

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.

0603Murderers2007101120161117 (BBC7)
20181208 (BBC7)
Edith wants Satan to find out who murdered her, meanwhile Hell's boiler is on the blink.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Edith needs to find out who murdered her and fortunately Hell is full of people who can assess the evidence - murderers.

Andy Hamilton's comedy set in Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Other characters played by Michael Fenton Stevens, Phillip Pope and Felicity Montagu

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.

0604Psychiatry2007101820161124 (BBC7)
20181215 (BBC7)
Edith quizzes Satan about The Fall, but Satan sees it more as The Push.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Edith quizzes Satan about "The Fall", but Satan sees it more as "The Push" and feels God has anger-management issues.

Andy Hamilton's comedy set in Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Other characters played by Michael Fenton Stevens, Phillip Pope and Felicity Montagu

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.

0605Investigation2007102520161201 (BBC7)
20181222 (BBC7)
Satan is convinced he knows who killed Edith, and Hell is suddenly overcrowded.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Still keen to know who killed her, Edith discovers why Satan resented Jesus - he didn't like his "holier than thou" attitude.

Andy Hamilton's comedy set in Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Other characters played by Michael Fenton Stevens, Phillip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Nick Revell.

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.

0606 LASTGinger2007110120161208 (BBC7)
20181229 (BBC7)
Satan resolves Edith's murder, while she is astonished by humans descended from angels.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Satan finally resolves Edith's murder, while she discovers something astonishing about humans descended from angels.

Andy Hamilton's comedy set in Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Other characters played by Michael Fenton Stevens, Phillip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Nick Revell.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2007.

07012009021920170112 (BBC7)
20190226 (BBC7)
Hell faces confusion when a dog turns up, as animals are not evil... except dolphins.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Hell faces confusion when a dog turns up - as animals aren't evil, except dolphins.

Jean-Paul Sartre said "Hell is other people", but, as Satan will tell you, Hell is actually a fiery, unendingly cruel domain where Oliver Reed can never catch the barman's eye and Yves St Laurent is forced to wear a donkey jacket.

Hell is thrown into confusion when a dog turns up. Animals aren't meant to be in Satan's care because they aren't inherently evil - except for dolphins!
Stars Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Additional roles played by Michael Fenton Stevens and Phillip Pope.

Written by Andy Hamilton.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2009.

07022009022620170119 (BBC7)
20190305 (BBC7)
Satan needs to sort some stuff out with God but He has gone off to have some "me-time". Then Hell receives its strangest visitor yet...

Stars Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Additional roles played by Michael Fenton Stevens and Phillip Pope.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

07032009030520170126 (BBC7)
20190312 (BBC7)
The presence of a baby turns everyone soft, so Satan tries to locate its real family.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

The presence of a baby is turning the residents of Hell all soft - Scumspawn becomes the first demon to wear a papoose, and Satan tries to locate "Satan Junior's" real family.

Stars Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Additional roles played by Michael Fenton Stevens and Phillip Pope.

Written by Andy Hamilton.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

07042009031220170202 (BBC7)
20190319 (BBC7)
Why has a baby ended up in hell? And can God be persuaded to bring it back to life?

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Why is a baby in Hell? Only God can bring people back to life, but can God be persuaded?

Stars Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn, Jimmy Mulville as Thomas and Timothy West as God.

Other roles played by Felicity Montagu

Written by Andy Hamilton.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

07052009031920170209 (BBC7)
20190326 (BBC7)
Satan has become a one-man adoption agency while his chief demon is reading Penelope Leach

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Hell is not what it was since the baby turned up.

Satan's become a one-man adoption agency whilst his chief demon is reading Penelope Leach. But can Satan place the baby with a good family?

Stars Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Jimmy Mulville as Thomas.

Other roles played by Mike Fenton Stevens, Phillip Pope and Felicity Montagu.

Written by Andy Hamilton.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

0706 LAST2009032620170216 (BBC7)
20190402 (BBC7)
Satan is ready to secretly return baby Patrick to Earth. But God has eyes in his back.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Satan has worked how to return baby Patrick to Earth behind God's back.

But God is all-seeing and knows what Satan is up to. And now God is pretty angry.

Stars Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn, Jimmy Mulville as Thomas and Timothy West as God.

Other roles played by Mike Fenton Stevens, Phillip Pope and Felicity Montagu.

Written by Andy Hamilton.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.

XMAS2002-01The Roll Of The Dice2002123120161225 (BBC7)
20201224 (BBC7)
The saintly Hope Fraser's arrival in Hell sparks confusion, as Satan embarks on an epic quest - and encounters Queen Victoria, Harpo Marx and a highly intelligent bluebottle.

Andy Hamilton's two-part festive special from Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, James Grout as The Professor, Jimmy Mulville as Thomas, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Claire Skinner as Hope. With Philip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2002.

The saintly Hope Fraser arrives in Hell, throwing Satan into confusion.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Meanwhile the saintly Hope Fraser's arrival in Hell sparks confusion...

Andy Hamilton's two-part devilishly funny, festive special from Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Scumspawn.... Robert Duncan
Hope.... Claire Skinner

With Phillip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

XMAS2002-02Knocking On Heaven's Door2003010120170101 (BBC7)
20201231 (BBC7)
Satan's epic quest ends as he meets Death, St Peter and his rottweilers - and Davina McCall.

Continuing Andy Hamilton's two-part festive special from Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, James Grout as The Professor, Jimmy Mulville as Thomas, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Claire Skinner as Hope. With Phillip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2002.

Satan's epic quest ends as he meets Death... and Davina McCall.

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Continuing Andy Hamilton's two-part festive special from Hell.

Starring Andy Hamilton as Satan, James Grout as The Professor, Jimmy Mulville as Thomas, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn and Claire Skinner as Hope. With Philip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-archer

Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton

Conclusion of Andy Hamilton's two-part devilishly funny, festive special from Hell.

Satan.... Andy Hamilton
The Professor.... James Grout
Thomas.... Jimmy Mulville
Scumspawn.... Robert Duncan
Hope.... Claire Skinner