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Hobby Bobbies - series 2 on air

The second series of Dave Lamb's sitcom Hobby Bobbies starts on Radio 4 this week. The four episode series - starring Richie Webb and Nick Walker as Britain's laziest and longest serving PCSO's respectively - begins at 11:30am on Wednesday 26th November.

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Hobbby Bobbies mic frenzy

I'm blogging because for this series we (and by 'we' I mean me, Richie Webb, Sinead Keenan, Chris Emmett, Pooja Shah, and ... wait, what was the guy's name, oh yeah, NODDY HOLDER!), we were indulged not only by a great studio audience at the Drill Hall, and 4 tightly wrought scripts from Dave, but - be still my beating heart - a microphone EACH supplied by Jerry the Outside Broadcast genius.

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The Music Teacher - Series 2 repeat

The second series of Richie Webb's musical comedy The Music Teacher is being repeated on Radio 4 at 11pm from Wednesday 24th September. The show stars Richie as hapless peripatetic teacher Nigel Penny - forever stuck in a windowless practice room in a West Midlands Arts Centre - and Vicki Pepperdine as neurotic Arts Centre director Belinda.

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Hobby Bobbies 2 - tickets

Richie and Nick will  be starring as useless PCSO's Geoff and Nigel in the second series of Dave Lamb's Radio 4 sitcom 'Hobby Bobbies'. The show - produced by Steve Doherty - will once again feature Noddy Holder as Geoff's Dad and will see Sinead Keenan and Chris Emmett reprise their roles as The Guv and Bernie the cafe owner.

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Life of Barry - pilot recording

Just had a marvellous day in the studio recording the Radio 4 pilot 'Life of Barry'. The show is a showcase for Alex Lowe’s extraordinary creation Barry from Watford and is written by Alex along with Top Dog's own Dave Lamb and Richie Webb - who also produce.

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Mission Improbable - series 2 on air

The second series of Mission Improbable written by and starring The Boom Jennies kicks off on Radio 4 this week. The four episode series once again sees intrepid wannabe-reporter Jane dragging her long sufferiing companions through hair-raising adventures across the globe in seach of murderers, billionaire diamond thieves, drug smugglers and aliens.

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