Wooden Overcoats

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Award Winning Sitcom - Start with Season 1 Episode 1Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family's failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor -… read more

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41 Episodes | 2015 - 2019

London Podcast Festival 2019

September 2nd, 2019

4:35

Wooden Overcoats returns to the London Podcast Festival on Sunday 15 September at 7 o'clock. Book now!

Underbelly Southbank 2019

May 19th, 2019

1:21

Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to Underbelly Southbank 9 June 2019. Book now!

London Podcast Festival 2018

August 16th, 2018

3:06

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.

TRAILER: The Season 3 Summer Special

June 21st, 2018

1:12

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).

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

April 12th, 2018

1:04:11

Against the backdrop of a village in celebration, a private tragedy forces Georgie to make an important decision.

Written by David K. Barnes

Meet …

7: Season 3 Episode 7: The Sunshine Treatment

April 5th, 2018

38:25

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 …

6: Season 3 Episode 6: Tinker Tailor Undertaker

March 29th, 2018

38:22

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 …

5: Season 3 Episode 5: Antigone in the Spotlight

March 22nd, 2018

41:15

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 …

4: Season 3 Episode 4: The Race for Piffling

March 15th, 2018

37:12

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.

Meet …

3: Season 3 Episode 3: Rudyard Takes a Hike

March 8th, 2018

34:22

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.

Meet …

2: Season 3 Episode 2: Altar Ego

March 1st, 2018

40:35

Antigone agrees to help the Reverend write a raunchy novel, so long as nobody else finds out about it…

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

February 22nd, 2018

39:34

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

Season 3 and Wooden Overcoats LIVE Announcement

February 19th, 2018

1:57

A message from David K. Barnes (and Madeleine). 

Season 3 launches on Thursday. The Season 3 live shows start on Friday. Welcome back.

Funn Fragments: The Full Works

September 7th, 2017

9:31

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 …

Funn Fragments: Practical Magic

September 4th, 2017

11:51

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 …

Funn Fragments: The Social Rudyard

September 3rd, 2017

11:33

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 …

Funn Fragments: At Home in the Dark

September 1st, 2017

10:14

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 …

Funn Fragments: Antigone Antagonized

August 31st, 2017

9:47

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 …

TRAILER: Wooden Overcoats LIVE at VAULT 2017

January 18th, 2017

1:18

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.

TRAILER: The Season 2 Christmas Special

December 22nd, 2016

1:11

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

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

December 15th, 2016

1:01:48

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 …

7: Season 2 Episode 7: Undertakers Underground

December 8th, 2016

39:25

Tensions are running high when Antigone and Eric find themselves trapped down a mineshaft together, all alone and in the dark… by Tom Crowley and David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production …

6: Season 2 Episode 6: Rudyard Makes a Friend

December 1st, 2016

37:33

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

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the …

5: Season 2 Episode 5: Flip Flap Flop

November 24th, 2016

39:05

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

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Script …

4: Season 2 Episode 4: The Sweet, Sweet Taste of Death

November 17th, 2016

34:56

Antigone is going to design her own chocolates – but is Piffling Vale ready for them? by David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield

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

November 10th, 2016

37:08

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

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - …

2: Season 2 Episode 2: A Funeral House Divided

November 3rd, 2016

37:44

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

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - …

1: Season 2 Episode 1: The Ghost of Piffling Vale

October 27th, 2016

36:15

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

Directors - …

Piffling Lives: Island of Passion

June 29th, 2016

25:14

by Veronica Night | Read by Prof. Virgil Sodbury
Ghostwritten by Rosie Fletcher

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Script Editor - David K. Barnes
Music - James Whittle …

Piffling Lives: Sid / Desmond

June 19th, 2016

20:56

The interview of the decade. An epic battle for the truth. Written by David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell Music - James Whittle and the Piffling …

Piffling Lives: The Casebook of Dr Edgware

June 3rd, 2016

23:46

Henry Edgware runs a general practice on the island of Piffling. He used to be the only one. He is still the only one. Written by Tom Crowley and David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production …

Piffling Lives: Agatha Doyle and the Honeytrap

May 29th, 2016

22:36

Agatha Doyle is in the hives and on the case. Written by Tom Crowley

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Production Manager - Elizabeth Campbell
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Script Editor …

Piffling Lives: Random Mouse

May 27th, 2016

12:08

As part of our Season 2 Kickstarter month, it's Piffling Lives! Today: An insightful look into the working practices of the Random Mouse Publishing …

8: Season 1 Episode 8 - The Trial of Rudyard

November 12th, 2015

37:25

Rudyard stands accused of a dastardly crime and only Antigone can discover the truth. Written by David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Script …

7: Season 1 Episode 7 - The Cliffhanger

November 5th, 2015

36:00

Whilst Antigone vows to leave Piffling forever, Rudyard's wildest scheme to besmirch Eric Chapman goes horrendously wrong. Written by Cordelia Lynn.

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Music - James Whittle and …

6: Season 1 Episode 6 - Georgina and the Waves

October 29th, 2015

32:07

A drunken lighthouse keeper pits Rudyard and Eric against each other in the strangest contest of their lives. Written by David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Music - James Whittle and the …

5: Season 1 Episode 5 - She Stoops to Conquer

October 22nd, 2015

33:30

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 Wakefield
Music - James Whittle and …

4: Season 1 Episode 4 - Tempting Fête

October 15th, 2015

31:32

Rudyard's village fête is coming along nicely - until a chance remark from Eric Chapman throws everything into turmoil. Written by David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Music - James Whittle and …

3: Season 1 Episode 3 - The Little Death

October 8th, 2015

33:28

Antigone's weekly cinema trip is ruined by Rudyard's latest attempt to spite Eric Chapman. Written by Tom Crowley

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Script …

2: Season 1 Episode 2 - Flowers for Chapman

October 1st, 2015

31:53

Rudyard fights back through sinister sabotage and the power of the Piffling press. Written by Christopher Hogg

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Music - James Whittle and the Piffling Philharmonic
Script …

1: Season 1 Episode 1 - The Bane of Rudyard

September 24th, 2015

31:19

It's the worst day of Rudyard's life when new competitor Eric Chapman arrives on Piffling and becomes an immediate sensation. Written by David K. Barnes

Directors - Andy Goddard and John Wakefield
Music - James Whittle …

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