the first series for Radio 4 by the Sony Award-winning Simon Munnery (a.k.a., The League Against Tedium, and Alan Parker: Urban Warrior).

In it, he looks back at the lives of four different characters, and in their own words, tells us where it all went horribly, horrible wrong.


SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
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0101The First Two Cases Were A Fluke - Extract From The True Confessions Of Sherlock Holmes20030826 The show features, among others, the true confessions of Sherlock Holmes - a man who got lucky through science and good marketing; drunkenly he correctly identifies a murderer at a party - and before you know it ""what's-his-name"" (""Watson"" for short) has touted him around the country as ""the scientific detective"".
The show may also feature a harmonica, subject to terms and conditions.
0102Blakey 'blake' Blakeson2003090220130816 (R4+)Today, one of England's forgotten folk heroes, Blakey 'Blake' Blakeson.
4 Extra Debut. Simon Munnery debunks the image of one of England's forgotten folk heroes.
4 Extra Debut. Simon Munnery debunks the image of one of England's forgotten folk heroes. From August 2003.
0103Heinrich Prikk's Considered Conclusions2003090920130823 (R4+)The world's greatest philosopher conjures all sorts of conundrums and demolishes every philosophy known to man - including his own. Stars Simon Munnery. From September 2003.
The world's greatest philosopher conjures all sorts of conundrums.
the world's greatest philosopher, demolishes every philosophy known to man - including his own.
0104 LASTDorrigo20030916 A comedy about Australia and cancer.
0201The True Confessions Of Sherlock Holmes Part 2 - The Inevitable Invention Of Moriarty2005021620130809 (R4+)Sherlock Holmes is out of work and desperate to re-establish his reputation as finest sleuth on the nationwide detecting circuit.
Written and performed by Simon Munnery.
With Kevin Eldon and Sally Phillips
4 Extra Debut. Simon Munnery debunks the image of some iconic characters, starting with the 'science man' of Baker Street. From August 2003.
0202Pavlov's Last Dog20050223 The Russian scientist is conducting his final experiment when a stranger arrives.
Written and performed by Simon Munnery, with Kevin Eldon and Sally Phillips 
0203The Legend Of Billy Buckethead20050302 An investigation into the phenomenon of bucket-wearing which is sweeping the globe.
Written and performed by Simon Munnery, with Kevin Eldon and Sally Phillips 
0204 LASTThe History Of The Bvg20050309 A mysterious terrorist group.
Comedy written and performed by Simon Munnery, with Kevin Eldon and Sally Phillips 

Duration

  • 15 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Spoof, Comedy

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