The Wilsons Save the World: Series 1-3

The Wilsons Save the World: Series 1-3

A BBC Radio 4 comedy


The complete Series 1-3 of the full-cast BBC comedy about trying to live ethically and do the right thing

Michael (Marcus Brigstocke) and Maxine (Kerry Godliman) Wilson and their teenage daughters, Lola and Cat, (plus their bearded dragon Chomsky, and about 150,000 bees) have resolved to live a cleaner, greener, serener life. They are attempting to live ethically... whatever that means.

The Wilsons conscientiously tackle tricky situations and dilemmas; from balancing the need of hot sun on holiday to a carbon-neutral campsite, explaining the pitfalls of online relationships to their daughter by drawing parallels to Brexit or protesting library closures when, according to Cat, everything can be found online anyway.

The family, good folk that they are, are trying about 20% harder and learning to live with about 19% more failure in trying to save the world. They are not giving up.

Written by Marcus Brigstocke and Sarah Morgan
Produced by Julia McKenzie and Suzy Grant
A BBC Studios Production

Mike - Marcus Brigstocke
Max - Kerry Godliman
Lola - India Brown/Jasmine Sakyiama
Cat - Mia Jenkins/Aine McNamara
BMW Paul/Postman/Marlin - Mike Wozniak
Phillip - Rupert Vansittart
Jennifer - Vicki Pepperdine
Pauline - Liza Tarbuck
Till/Frankie/TV Presenter - Shannon Murray
Herself - Caitlin Moran
Shopkeeper - George Fouracres
Mrs Denton/Cosmos/DC Hunter - Nimisha Odedra
Various - Kiell Smith-Bynoe
First broadcast in November 2017 (Series 1), February-March 2019 (Series 2), November 2020 (Series 3)
©2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd
(P)2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

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Marcus Brigstocke and Sarah Morgan

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