The Shows

Past, present and future shows from Absolutely.

 

Baggage Series 4 (Radio 4, 2009)

BBC Radio 4’s hugely successful comedy drama series returns for a 4th series this summer.

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Your Only Man (BBC Radio 3, 2008)

Written by Annie Caulfield and featuring an all-star cast, Your Only Man is a 90-minute radio play about cult Irish author and journalist Flann O’Brien.

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Baggage Series 3 (BBC Radio 4, 2007)

6x30 min comedy drama series for BBC Radio 4. Written by and starring Hilary Lyon, the series is set in the capital of Scotland and centres on the lives of three (40-ish) friends of preposterous long-standing. Now in it's third series.

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Frank Hovis Presents Filth (Edinburgh, 2005)

‘Filth’ featured John Sparkes as Frank Hovis, one of his regular characters when he was a stand-up and on C4’s ‘Absolutely’.

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They're at it again (Edinburgh, 2005)

Variety is not dead. Neither are John Sparkes and Pete Baikie who returned to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time in 15 years after winning four Welsh BAFTAS and numerous plaudits for their hit shows such as Absolutely, Naked Video and six series of the cult HTV show Barry Welsh Is Coming.

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Welcome To Strathmuir (BBC2 Scotland, 2007)

John Gordon Sinclair stars in a new comedy pilot for BBC Scotland set in an information bureau in Strathmuir, a small fictitious Scottish town on the fringes of the Highlands.

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Baggage Series 2 (BBC Radio 4, 2006)

6x30 min comedy drama series for BBC Radio 4. Written by and starring Hilary Lyon, the series is set in the capital of Scotland and centres on the lives of three (40-ish) friends of preposterous long-standing. Now in it's second series.

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Baggage Series 1 (BBC Radio 4, 2006)

6x30 min comedy drama series for BBC Radio 4. Written by and starring Hilary Lyon, the series was set in the capital of Scotland and centres on the lives of three (40-ish) friends of preposterous long-standing.

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Pub Quiz (BBC Wales, 2001-2003)

At the end of 2001 the people at the top of BBC Wales were very worried about the amount of filth they were transmitting... So it was only natural that they should come to me, as chairman of C.U.N.T. (Clean Up National Television) for a bit of advice.

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Absolutely (Channel 4, 1989-1993)

The Company’s first show Absolutely was broadcast on Channel 4 from 1990-1994 achieving both critical and commercial success and going to 4 series. It was regularly watched by 3 million viewers and was nominated for a Writers Guild Award, two British Comedy Awards and the Golden Rose of Montreux.

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