Wooden Overcoats LIVE

Rudyard 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 now everyone’s enjoying the funerals of their new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…

Created by David K. Barnes, Wooden Overcoats is a sitcom, a British Podcast Awards winner, a double winner of the Audioverse Awards, a Prix Europa nominee, Best of iTunes, and guaranteed to make you spin in your grave.

“Inspired comedy” The Times

“Shades of Fawlty Towers, Blackadder, The Office… all while being completely original.” Marc Hershon, The Huffington Post

1hr 30m
The Vaults
11 Feb 18:10
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About the company

Wooden Overcoats is an independently made podcast sitcom, which will soon be releasing its third full season following a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign.

Press & Reviews

The New Statesman

"Move over, Radio 4. This ensemble scripted comedy about a pair of doomed undertakers is funnier than anything broadcast on the BBC."

Front Row, BBC Radio 4

"The Archers meets Six Feet Under."

The Times

"Inspired comedy."

Laugh Out London

"Raises the bar for podcasting as a whole."

The Guardian

“It’s fab."