Milton Jones

Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! Series 5

Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! Series 5

A BBC Radio 4 comedy show
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Summary

The man they call 'Britain's Funniest Milton' stars in series 5 of his acclaimed show Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!

Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is 'Help!'. Milton Jones is a man who can help anyone, anywhere - whether they need it or not. Because, in his own words, there's ''no problem too problemy''. When you're close to the edge, then Milton can give you a push...

The show comes from Pozzitive, proud producers of Cabin Pressure, Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation, The Brig Society, Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive, Shush! & Kevin Eldon Will See You Now. Co-starring Tom Goodman-Hill ('Mr Selfridge', 'Humans'), Josie Lawrence ('Who's Line Is It Anyway?'), Dan Tetsell ('Upstart Crow') & Justin Edwards ('The Thick Of It').

In the first episode "Hair Today, Goal Tomorrow" Milton accidentally invents a new hair tonic with surprising powers, the local football team can't wait to see the highlights...

In episode two "The Repair Bear Bunch" Milton opens a cherished items repair shop, but soon discovers he's bitten off more than he can mend...

In the third episode "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Dai" Milton is recruited by the kindliest Secret Service in the world to oversee a tense spy swap on the Severn Bridge.

In episode four "The Living Museum" in an effort to save the High Street and show off the town's historic heritage Milton decides to make an exhibition of himself.

In the fifth episode "Thanks Allotment, Milton Jones!" Milton is fed up with the local veg box delivery and decides to get an allotment. But when's he smells something fishy it's time to dig a little deeper...

And in the final episode "Space Age In Aisle Three" when Milton's old school friend becomes a retail billionaire, it's time to take a shopping trolley to the stars...

Episode List

1.
Hair Today, Goal Tomorrow
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 19/05/2022

2. The Repair Bear Bunch
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 26/05/2022

3. Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Dai
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 02/06/2022

4. The Living Museum
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 09/06/2022

5. Thanks Allotment, Milton Jones!
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 16/06/2022

6. Space Age in Aisle Three
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 23/06/2022

Production Credits
Written by Milton Jones, James Cary & Dan Evans
Music by Guy Jackson
Produced & directed by David Tyler

Cast List
Milton Jones
Tom Goodman-Hill
Josie Lawrence
Dan Tetsall
Justin Edwards

"Milton Jones is one of Britain's best gagsmiths with a flair for creating daft yet perfect one-liners" - The Guardian.

"King of the surreal one-liners" - The Times

"If you haven't caught up with Jones yet - do so!" - The Daily Mail"

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