Peacefully in their Sleeps

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Peacefully in Their Sleeps
Genre Comedy
Running time 15 mins
Country United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Home station BBC Radio 4
Starring Geoff McGivern
Writer(s) Chris Chantler and Howard Read
Producer(s) Colin Anderson
Air dates 8 August 2007 to 12 September 2007
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Website Website at BBC Radio 4

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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