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"A quietly significant moment in British radio comedy. Highly recommended." - The Daily Telegraph | On the overlooked Channel Island of Piffling, obstinate undertaker Rudyard Funn runs his family’s failing funeral parlour. But when new and sexy undertaker Eric Chapman sets up shop across the square and becomes an immediate sensation, Rudyard realises he’ll have to take drastic steps to stay in business. @overcoatswooden

"A quietly significant moment in British radio comedy. Highly recommended." - The Daily Telegraph | On the overlooked Channel Island of Piffling, obstinate undertaker Rudyard Funn runs his family’s failing funeral parlour. But when new and sexy undertaker Eric Chapman sets up shop across the square and becomes an immediate sensation, Rudyard realises he’ll have to take drastic steps to stay in business. @overcoatswooden
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"A quietly significant moment in British radio comedy. Highly recommended." - The Daily Telegraph | On the overlooked Channel Island of Piffling, obstinate undertaker Rudyard Funn runs his family’s failing funeral parlour. But when new and sexy undertaker Eric Chapman sets up shop across the square and becomes an immediate sensation, Rudyard realises he’ll have to take drastic steps to stay in business. @overcoatswooden

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London Podcast Festival 2018

8/16/2018
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Wooden Overcoats LIVE returns to the London Podcast Festival on Sunday 16 September at King's Place, King's Cross. Book three or more London Podcast Festival shows through the King's Place website for a 15% discount.

Duration:00:03:06

TRAILER: The Season 3 Summer Special

6/21/2018
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The Season 3 Summer Special is now available to buy on our website at woodenovercoats.com/shop for whatever price you want to pay. (Choose The Specials from the product list).

Duration:00:01:12

8: Season 3 Episode 8: Putting the Funn in Funerals

4/12/2018
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Against the backdrop of a village in celebration, a private tragedy forces Georgie to make an important decision. Written by David K. Barnes Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group. **Credits** Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton...

Duration:01:04:11

7: Season 3 Episode 7: The Sunshine Treatment

4/5/2018
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Dr Edgware needs a holiday and Eric seems the perfect choice to take some patients off his hands. Written by Molly Beth Morossa Join us tomorrow for the final Season 3 **Wooden Overcoats LIVE** at King's Place, King's Cross, London. [Book here](https://shop.kingsplace.co.uk/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=21809). Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group. **Credits**...

Duration:00:38:25

6: Season 3 Episode 6: Tinker Tailor Undertaker

3/29/2018
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There is a thief on the village council! Agatha Doyle and Rudyard are on the case. Written by David K. Barnes Join us on 6 April for the final Season 3 **Wooden Overcoats LIVE** at King's Place, King's Cross, London. [Book here](https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/wooden-overcoats-6-apr/). Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group. **Credits** Directors - Andy...

Duration:00:38:22

5: Season 3 Episode 5: Antigone in the Spotlight

3/22/2018
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A dead playwright’s final production brings Antigone into conflict once again with the Ringmistress, Marlene Magdalena. by David K. Barnes Join us tomorrow, 23 March, for **Wooden Overcoats LIVE** at King's Place, King's Cross, London. [Book here](https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/wooden-overcoats-4/). Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group. **Credits**...

Duration:00:41:15

4: Season 3 Episode 4: The Race for Piffling

3/15/2018
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When Eric runs for office in the Mayoral elections, Georgie is determined to ensure his defeat. by Tom Crowley Join us for **Wooden Overcoats LIVE** at King's Place, King's Cross, London on 23 March. [Book here](https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/wooden-overcoats-4/). Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group. **Credits** Directors - Andy Goddard and John...

Duration:00:37:12

3: Season 3 Episode 3: Rudyard Takes a Hike

3/8/2018
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A funeral goes wrong when Rudyard gets lost in the woods with a troop of Scouts and a dead body. by Rosie Fletcher Join us for **Wooden Overcoats LIVE** at King's Place, King's Cross, London tomorrow. [Book here](https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/wooden-overcoats-3/). Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group. **Credits** Directors - Andy Goddard and John...

Duration:00:34:22

2: Season 3 Episode 2: Altar Ego

3/1/2018
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Antigone agrees to help the Reverend write a raunchy novel, so long as nobody else finds out about it… by James Hamilton and James Huntrods Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Script Editor - David K. Barnes Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton Announcer - Eleanor Rushton Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale...

Duration:00:40:35

1: Season 3 Episode 1: The Loneliness of the Short-Tempered Rudyard

2/22/2018
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Rudyard is delighted when Lady Templar books a funeral with him - but Eric won't let it happen without a fight. by David K. Barnes. Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale Madeleine - Belinda Lang Lady Templar - Catriona Knox Sid Marlowe - Paul...

Duration:00:39:34

Season 3 and Wooden Overcoats LIVE Announcement

2/19/2018
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A message from David K. Barnes (and Madeleine). Season 3 launches on Thursday. The Season 3 live shows start on Friday. Welcome back.

Duration:00:01:57

Funn Fragments: The Full Works

9/7/2017
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Rudyard faces construction disruption. by Alex Lynch Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter. Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Coach House Studio Announcer - Holly Campbell Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley Additional Voices - Holly Campbell

Duration:00:09:31

Funn Fragments: Practical Magic

9/4/2017
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Georgie is entirely spellbound. by Gabriel Urbina Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Coach House Studio Announcer - Holly Campbell Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley Antonia Funt - Beth Eyre Rudolph Funt / Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench

Duration:00:11:51

Funn Fragments: The Social Rudyard

9/3/2017
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Rudard joins the 21st century. by Chris Hogg Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter. Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Coach House Studio Announcer - Holly Campbell Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale

Duration:00:11:33

Funn Fragments: At Home in the Dark

9/1/2017
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Where were you when the lights went out? by Lauren Shippen Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter. Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Coach House Studio Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley Additional Voices - Holly Campbell

Duration:00:10:14

Funn Fragments: Antigone Antagonized

8/31/2017
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A mortician's medical records are examined. by Ben Cottam Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter. Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Coach House Studio Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench Additional Voices - Holly Campbell

Duration:00:09:47

TRAILER: Wooden Overcoats LIVE at VAULT 2017

1/18/2017
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Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to VAULT 2017 on Saturday 4 February as part of VAULT Podcast Week. Go to www.woodenovercoats.com/listings to book tickets.

Duration:00:01:18

TRAILER: The Season 2 Christmas Special

12/22/2016
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Rudyard's dream of a proper Piffling Christmas is dashed by an unexpected guest. Written by Tom Crowley and David K. Barnes

Duration:00:01:11

8: Season 2 Episode 8: There Ought to be Clowns

12/15/2016
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The future of Funn Funerals hangs in the balance as Antigone faces the biggest challenge of her life. by David K. Barnes Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic Recorded at the Artspace Studio Brixton by Tom Gillieron Announcer - Eleanor Rushton Rudyard Funn - Felix Trench Antigone Funn - Beth Eyre Eric Chapman - Tom Crowley Georgie Crusoe - Ciara Baxendale Madeleine - Belinda Lang Bijou - Katy...

Duration:01:01:48

Season 2 Episode 8: There Ought to be Clowns

12/15/2016
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The future of Funn Funerals hangs in the balance as Antigone faces the biggest challenge of her life. by David K. Barnes

Duration:01:01:48