Peacefully in their Sleeps
|Peacefully in Their Sleeps|
|Written by||Chris Chantler and Howard Read|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||15 mins|
|Home station||BBC Radio 4|
|Original release||8 August – 12 September 2007|
Peacefully in Their Sleeps is a BBC Radio 4 comedy series written by Chris Chantler and Howard Read. Paying tribute to fictional celebrities, it lampoons postwar popular culture using fake archive footage and interviews. Six episodes were produced, and aired from July until September 2007.
Each episode memorialises a different fictional celebrity, with guest stars including Marcus Brigstocke, Elizabeth Spriggs, Richard Briers, Jeffrey Holland, Paul Putner, Phyllida Law and Dan Antopolski. Geoff McGivern plays the programme's presenter Roydon Postlethwaite.
Episode 1: Rene Fortesque-Spencer-French Episode 2: Sir Matthias Blaggard Episode 3: Jeff Peacock Episode 4: Douggie 'The Shins' Wild Episode 5: Dame Penelope Sway Episode 6: Sister Cecilia of Caracas
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