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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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English


Episodes

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.

Duration: 00:09:31


Funn Fragments: Practical Magic

9/4/2017
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Georgie is entirely spellbound. by Gabriel Urbina Help us make Season 3 by backing our Kickstarter.

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.

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.

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.

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


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


Season 2 Episode 6: Rudyard Makes a Friend

12/1/2016
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Rudyard at last finds somebody who hates Eric as much as he does. by Cordelia Lynn and David K. Barnes

Duration: 00:37:33


Season 2 Episode 5: Flip Flap Flop

11/24/2016
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When Funn Funerals hosts an undertakers’ convention, Rudyard is called upon to provide the keynote address. by T. A. Woodsmith

Season 2 Episode 3: Take a Letter, Miss Crusoe!

11/10/2016
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Georgie quits the funeral business for a job elsewhere and Rudyard has no idea how to win her back. Written by David K. Barnes

Duration: 00:37:08


Season 2 Episode 2: A Funeral House Divided

11/3/2016
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Antigone and Rudyard lock horns when they devise entirely different plans for defeating Eric Chapman. Written by James Hamilton and James Huntrods

Duration: 00:37:44


Season 2 Episode 1: The Ghost of Piffling Vale

10/27/2016
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To steal a client away from Eric Chapman, Rudyard must obey a very spooky request. Written by Molly Beth Morossa and David K. Barnes

Duration: 00:36:14


Piffling Lives: Island of Passion

6/29/2016
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by Veronica Night | Read by Prof. Virgil Sodbury Ghostwritten by Rosie Fletcher

Episode 5 - She Stoops to Conquer

10/22/2015
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Antigone's journey into the world of romance is hi-jacked by Rudyard, who needs her to seduce a rich and valuable client.Written by T. A. Woodsmith Directors - Andy Goddard and John WakefieldMusic - James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicScript Editor - David K. BarnesRudyard Funn -Felix TrenchAntigone Funn -Beth EyreEric Chapman -Tom CrowleyGeorgie Crusoe - Ciara BaxendaleMadeleine - Belinda LangMayor Desmond Desmond - Steve HodsonSeymour Prophitte - Max OleskerWaitress - Holly...

Duration: 00:14:45


Episode 2 - Flowers for Chapman

10/1/2015
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Rudyard fights back through sinister sabotage and the power of the Piffling press.Written by Christopher Hogg Directors- Andy Goddard and John WakefieldMusic- James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicScript Editor - David K. BarnesRudyard Funn -Felix TrenchAntigone Funn- Beth EyreEric Chapman- Tom CrowleyGeorgie Crusoe- Ciara BaxendaleMadeleine- Belinda LangRev. Nigel Wavering- Andy SecombePetunia Bloom - Sarah ThomSid Marlowe - Paul PutnerJerry- Max TylerTanya- Sarah BurtonSqueaking-...

Duration: 00:31:53