Think The Unthinkable

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0101Longleys Bank2001101620170903 (BBC7)
20190917 (BBC7)
Longleys Bank needs a new image. Management consultants comedy.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

Longley's Bank recruits consultants Unthinkable Solutions to transform its image.

Daisy, Sophie and Ryan persuade Longleys to change its name, its logo and even the design of its bank. At least they can say no company they've ever worked with was ever the same again.

James Cary’s award-winning sitcom about management consultants.

Sophie Stott.... Emma Kennedy
Ryan Packer.... Marcus Brigstocke
Daisy de Vere.... Catherine Shepherd
John.... Stephen Moore
Derek.... Kim Wall
Vanessa.... Olivia Colman.

Script associates: Paul Mayhew-Archer and Ed Drew.

Music by John Whitehall.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.

0102Barrington Council2001102320170910 (BBC7)
20190924 (BBC7)
Barrington council's Refuse Services turn to the management consultants to axe staff.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

Unthinkable Solutions inflict their peculiar brand of help on Barrington Council.

Brought in to rationalise council refuse services (to sack people) - Ryan and Daisy decide instead to take the bin men on a weekend in the Cairngorms. Meanwhile, Ryan's failure to pay taxes has attracted HM Customs and Excise.

James Cary’s award-winning sitcom about management consultants.

Ryan Packer.... Marcus Brigstocke
Sophie Stott.... Emma Kennedy
Daisy.... Catherine Shepherd
Vanessa.... Olivia Colman
Bob.... Mark Heap
Bernard.... Simon Godley
Tony.... Simon Greenall

Script associates: Paul Mayhew-Archer and Ed Drew.

Music by John Whitehall.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0103Moore And Burmans2001103020170917 (BBC7)
20191001 (BBC7)
The management consultants propose a radical publicity campaign to an ailing retailer.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

Ailing high street retailer Moore and Burman desperately needs help. They must be desperate to enlist the services of Unthinkable Solutions!

Ryan persuades them to go for a radical publicity campaign, Daisy facilitates his nervous breakdown and Sophie decides to take charge of her love life with some decisive action.

James Cary’s award-winning sitcom about management consultants.

Ryan Packer.... Marcus Brigstocke
Sophie Stott.... Emma Kennedy
Daisy.... Catherine Shepherd
Timandra.... Olivia Colman
Clive.... Mark Heap
Brian.... Simon Godley
Boris.... Simon Greenall

Script associates: Paul Mayhew-Archer and Ed Drew.

Music by John Whitehall.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.

Script associates: Paul Mayhew-archer and Ed Drew.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

0104Utiliton2001110620170924 (BBC7)
20191008 (BBC7)
The consultants tackle some call centre problems, and Ryan moves to a 'war zone'.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

Unthinkable Solutions are hired to transform Utiliton's call centre, where customer complaints have reached record levels.

Daisy and Sophie bring in Owen, an IT expert of low hygiene and low morals.

James Cary’s award-winning sitcom about management consultants.

Ryan Packer.... Marcus Brigstocke
Sophie Stott.... Emma Kennedy
Daisy.... Catherine Shepherd
Pam.... Olivia Colman
Simon.... Kim Wall
Peter.... Chris Pavlo
Owen.... David Mitchell

Script associates: Paul Mayhew-Archer and Ed Drew.

Music by John Whitehall.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

0105 LASTLondon Transport2001111320160105 (BBC7)
20171008 (BBC7)
20191015 (BBC7)
With London's transport system in a shambles, the consultants ride to the rescue.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

The Unthinkable Solutions team ride to the rescue of London's transport system.

Their strategy is to put Reg, an intense night-bus driver, in charge of London Transport, while chief executive Bud Jackson is sent back to driving tube trains...

James Cary’s award-winning sitcom about management consultants.

Ryan Packer.... Marcus Brigstocke
Sophie Stott.... Emma Kennedy
Daisy.... Catherine Shepherd
Cynthia.... Olivia Colman
Bud.... Kim Wall
Reg.... Chris Pavlo
Various.... David Mitchell

Script associates: Paul Mayhew-Archer and Ed Drew.

Music by John Whitehall.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

0201Genforce2002110720160209 (BBC7)
20180331 (BBC7)
20191119 (BBC7)
The management consultants work with a suspicious energy company.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0202Blue Herring2002111420160216 (BBC7)
20180407 (BBC7)
20191126 (BBC7)
The management consultants plug into media technology.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0203Barrington Comprehensive2002112120160301 (BBC7)
20180414 (BBC7)
20191203 (BBC7)
The management consultants try reversing the fortunes of an inner city school.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0204Riddlington Plastic2002112820160308 (BBC7)
20180421 (BBC7)
20191210 (BBC7)
The consultants marvel at the world wide web, and Ryan gets embroiled in a protest.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0205Nambitrea2002120520160315 (BBC7)
20180428 (BBC7)
20191217 (BBC7)
The consultants advise an African finance minister, and Ryan carries a package.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0206 LASTChristmas Party2002121220160322 (BBC7)
20180505 (BBC7)
20191224 (BBC7)
The consultants' drunken office party looks like a recipe for festive disaster.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0301Iota Credit Cards2004071320160529 (BBC7)
20181002 (BBC7)
20200414 (BBC7)
The management consultants tackle credit card security, with the morally dubious Owen.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0302The Post Office2004072020160605 (BBC7)
20181009 (BBC7)
20200421 (BBC7)
Ryan and the management consultants try to overhaul the Post Office.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0303Wagstaff And Mutual2004072720160612 (BBC7)
20181016 (BBC7)
20200428 (BBC7)
The management consultants try to help an investment bank with some bad financing.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0304Matsons Electronics2004080320160619 (BBC7)
20181023 (BBC7)
20200505 (BBC7)
Can the management consultants charge up an ailing electrical retailer?

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

Electrical retailer, Matson’s, needs a boost – but are they ready for the sort of kick delivered by this bunch?

James Carey's sitcom about a clueless bunch of management consultants, Unthinkable Solutions, effortlessly screwing-up their clients' businesses.

Starring:

Marcus Brigstocke
Robin Ince
Catherine Shepherd
Beth Chalmers

Written by James Carey.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.

0305Barrington Zoo2004081720160626 (BBC7)
20181030 (BBC7)
20200512 (BBC7)
The hapless consultancy tackle a council's problem with a zoo.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

Barrington council desperately needs to raise money. They must be desperate to call in the services of Unthinkable Solutions, who create truly unthinkable answers to the problem with Barrington Zoo.

James Carey's sitcom about a clueless bunch of management consultants, Unthinkable Solutions, effortlessly screwing-up their clients' businesses.

Starring:

Marcus Brigstocke
Robin Ince
Catherine Shepherd
Beth Chalmers

With Ewan Bailey, Tilly Gaunt, Simon Greenall and Neil Edmond.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.

0306 LASTMaking Cuts2004081020160703 (BBC7)
20181106 (BBC7)
20200519 (BBC7)
AKA Brunel Insurance

The management consultants must make cuts at the firm that insures Ryan's flashy new car.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

When is a pay cut not a pay cut? When Unthinkable Solutions have to sell it to the staff. Their diplomatic skills are tested to breaking point.

James Carey's sitcom about a clueless bunch of management consultants, Unthinkable Solutions, effortlessly screwing-up their clients' businesses.

Starring:

Marcus Brigstocke
Robin Ince
Catherine Shepherd
Beth Chalmers

With Ewan Bailey, Tilly Gaunt, Simon Greenall and Neil Edmond.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.

The management consultants must make cuts at the firm that insures Ryan's flashy new car.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0401Eurotank2005092820160807 (BBC7)
20181211 (BBC7)
20201017 (BBC7)
The bumbling management consultants try to salvage the reputation of the MoD.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0402Be Happy2005100520160814 (BBC7)
20181218 (BBC7)
20201024 (BBC7)
The bumbling management consultants grapple with physical perfection for Phil's gym.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0403Superco2005101220160821 (BBC7)
20181225 (BBC7)
20201031 (BBC7)
The dotty management consultants check out Britain's biggest supermarket chain.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary

0404 LASTBarrington General2005101920160828 (BBC7)
20190101 (BBC7)
20201107 (BBC7)
The wacky management consultants try nursing an ailing hospital back to rude health.

Sitcom about hapless management consultants, written by James Cary