Wooden Overcoats

Wooden Overcoats

By Wooden Overcoats Ltd

Award Winning Sitcom || 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 one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a 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…

Episodes

Wooden Overcoats: The Trouble With Rudyard

Rudyard falls into a tricky situation.
07/05/20

Funn Fragments: The Smart Coffin

The future is here. Join us at King's Place in King's Cross on Saturday 30 November for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at London Podcast Festival Presents... Audio Drama.
12/11/19

Funn Fragments: Graveyard Shift

Georgie lends a hand. We have ten days left on our Indiegogo campaign. Back Season Four before 15 November 2019 to ensure you get a copy of Rudyard Ruins Hallowe'en.
05/11/19

Funn Fragments: Rolo

Eric finds a canine companion. Make sure you get a copy of the backers-only holiday special: Rudyard Ruins Hallowe'en by going to https://igg.me/at/woodenovercoats
29/10/19

Funn Fragments: Autumn Cleaning

Antigone struggles to let go. We are raising money for the last season of Wooden Overcoats. Search "Wooden Overcoats Indiegogo" to help us finish the story.
22/10/19

Funn Fragments: Eric's Pal

A heavy soul unburdened. Wooden Overcoats is fundraising for Season Four! Find the link to our Indiegogo campaign on our website or social media and help us finish the story.
15/10/19

An Announcement from Wooden Overcoats

Andy and David would like to share some news.
19/09/19

London Podcast Festival 2019

Wooden Overcoats returns to the London Podcast Festival on Sunday 15 September at 7 o'clock. Book now.
02/09/19

Underbelly Southbank 2019

Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to Underbelly Southbank on 9 June. Book now!
19/05/19

TRAILER: The Season 3 Summer Special

The Season 3 Summer Special is now available to buy on our website at woodenovercoats.com/shop for whatever you think it's worth. (Choose The Specials from the product list).
21/06/18

Season 3 Episode 8: Putting the Funn in Funerals

Against the backdrop of a village in celebration, a private tragedy forces Georgie to make an important decision.Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.CreditsDirectors - Andy Goddard and John WakefieldProduction Manager - Elizabeth CampbellMusic - James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicRecorded at the Artspace Studio BrixtonAnnouncer - Eleanor RushtonGeorgie Crusoe - Ciara BaxendaleRudyard Funn - Felix TrenchAntigone Funn - Beth EyreEric Chapman - Tom CrowleyMadeleine - Belinda LangMayor Desmond Desmond - Sean BakerRev. Nigel Wavering - Andy SecombeNana Crusoe - Julia DeakinMiss Scruple - Ellie DickensJennifer Delacroix - Alana RossAgatha Doyle - Alison SkilbeckDr. Henry Edgware - David K. BarnesSid Marlowe - Paul PutnerHerbert Cough - Andy HamiltonMarlene Magdalene - Emily StrideCalliope - Alice Osmanskietunia Bloom - Sarah ThomLady Templar - Catriona KnoxTimmy - Greta GoddardBill / Various - Pip GladwinTanya / Various - Holly Campbell
12/04/18

Season 3 Episode 7: The Sunshine Treatment

Dr Edgware needs a holiday and Eric seems the perfect choice to take some patients off his hands.Join us tomorrow for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.CreditsDirectors - Andy Goddard and John WakefieldProduction Manager - Elizabeth CampbellScript Editor - David K. BarnesMusic - James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicRecorded at the Artspace Studio BrixtonAnnouncer - Eleanor RushtonEric Chapman - Tom CrowleyRudyard Funn - Felix TrenchAntigone Funn - Beth EyreGeorgie Crusoe - Ciara BaxendaleMadeleine - Belinda LangDr. Henry Edgware - David K. BarnesMr Wimbledon - David ThorpeRev. Nigel Wavering - Andy SecombeBill / Various - Pip GladwinTanya / Various - Holly Campbell
05/04/18

Season 3 Episode 6: Tinker Tailor Undertaker

There is a thief on the village council! Agatha Doyle and Rudyard are on the case.Join us on 6 April for the final Season 3 Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.CreditsDirectors - Andy Goddard and John WakefieldProduction Manager - Elizabeth CampbellMusic - James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicRecorded at the Artspace Studio BrixtonAnnouncer - Eleanor RushtonRudyard Funn - Felix TrenchAntigone Funn - Beth EyreGeorgie Crusoe - Ciara BaxendaleEric Chapman - Tom CrowleyMadeleine - Belinda LangAgatha Doyle - Alison SkilbeckRev. Nigel Wavering - Andy SecombeMayor Desmond Desmond - Sean BakerMiss Scruple - Ellie DickensLady Templar - Catriona KnoxBill / Various - Pip GladwinTanya / Various - Holly Campbell
29/03/18

Season 3 Episode 5: Antigone in the Spotlight

A dead playwright’s final production brings Antigone into conflict once again with the Ringmistress, Marlene Magdalena.Join us tomorrow, 23 March, for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London. Book here.Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.CreditsDirectors - Andy Goddard and John WakefieldProduction Manager - Elizabeth CampbellMusic - James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicRecorded at the Artspace Studio BrixtonAnnouncer - Eleanor RushtonAntigone Funn - Beth EyreRudyard Funn - Felix TrenchGeorgie Crusoe - Ciara BaxendaleEric Chapman - Tom CrowleyMadeleine - Belinda LangRev. Nigel Wavering - Andy SecombeMarlene Magdalena - Emily StrideSid Marlowe - Paul PutnerPetunia Bloom - Sarah ThomNana Crusoe - Julia DeakinBill / Various - Pip GladwinTanya / Various - Holly Campbell
22/03/18

Season 3 Episode 4: The Race for Piffling

When Eric runs for office in the Mayoral elections, Georgie is determined to ensure his defeat.by Tom CrowleyJoin us for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London on 23 March. Book here.Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.CreditsDirectors - Andy Goddard and John WakefieldProduction Manager - Elizabeth CampbellMusic - James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicScript Editor - David K. BarnesRecorded at the Artspace Studio BrixtonAnnouncer - Eleanor RushtonGeorgie Crusoe - Ciara BaxendaleEric Chapman - Tom CrowleyRudyard Funn - Felix TrenchAntigone Funn - Beth EyreMadeleine - Belinda LangMayor Desmond Desmond - Sean BakerRev. Nigel Wavering - Andy SecombeJennifer Delacroix - Alana RossMiss Scruple / Mrs Delacroix - Ellie DickensNana Crusoe - Julia DeakinSid Marlowe - Paul PutnerBill / Various - Pip GladwinTanya / Various - Holly Campbell
15/03/18

Season 3 Episode 3: Rudyard Takes a Hike

A funeral goes wrong when Rudyard gets lost in the woods with a troop of Scouts and a dead body.by Rosie FletcherJoin us for Wooden Overcoats LIVE at King's Place, King's Cross, London tomorrow. Book here.Meet other listeners and talk about all things Wooden Overcoats by following us on Twitter, looking us up on Tumblr, or joining the Wooden Overcoats Facebook group.CreditsDirectors - Andy Goddard and John WakefieldProduction Manager - Elizabeth CampbellMusic - James Whittle and the Piffling PhilharmonicScript Editor - David K. BarnesRecorded at the Artspace Studio BrixtonAnnouncer - Eleanor RushtonRudyard Funn - Felix TrenchAntigone Funn - Beth EyreEric Chapman - Tom CrowleyGeorgie Crusoe - Ciara BaxendaleMadeleine - Belinda LangCalliope - Alice OsmanskiDouglas - Kathryn BondMartin - Rebecca Boey
08/03/18

Season 3 Episode 2: Altar Ego

Antigone agrees to help the Reverend write a raunchy novel, so long as nobody else finds out about it…
01/03/18

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

Rudyard is delighted when Lady Templar books a funeral with him - but Eric won't let it happen without a fight.
22/02/18

Funn Fragments: The Full Works

Rudyard faces construction disruption. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
07/09/17

Funn Fragments: Practical Magic

Georgie is entirely spellbound. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
04/09/17

Funn Fragments: The Social Rudyard

Rudyard joins the 21st century. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
03/09/17

Funn Fragments: At Home in the Dark

Where were you when the lights went out? || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
01/09/17

Funn Fragments: Antigone Antagonized

A mortician's medical records are examined. || Back our Season 3 Kickstarter until 30 September 2017 and help us return to Piffling.
31/08/17

TRAILER: Wooden Overcoats LIVE at VAULT 2017

Wooden Overcoats LIVE comes to VAULT 2017 on Saturday 4 February.
18/01/17

TRAILER: The Season 2 Christmas Special

Buy the full episode at www.woodenovercoats.com/shop
22/12/16

Season 2 Episode 8: There Ought to be Clowns

The future of Funn Funerals hangs in the balance as Antigone faces the biggest challenge of her life. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
15/12/16

Season 2 Episode 7: Undertakers Underground

Tensions are running high when Antigone and Eric find themselves trapped down a mineshaft together, all alone and in the dark. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
08/12/16

Season 2 Episode 6: Rudyard Makes a Friend

Rudyard at last finds somebody who hates Eric as much as he does. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
01/12/16

Season 2 Episode 5: Flip Flap Flop

When Funn Funerals hosts an undertakers’ convention, Rudyard is called upon to provide the keynote address. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
24/11/16

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

Antigone is going to design her own chocolates – but is Piffling Vale ready for them? || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
17/11/16

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

Georgie quits the funeral business for a job elsewhere and Rudyard has no idea how to win her back. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
10/11/16

Season 2 Episode 2: A Funeral House Divided

Antigone and Rudyard lock horns when they devise entirely different plans for defeating Eric Chapman. Guest starring Hugh Fraser. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
03/11/16

Season 2 Episode 1: The Ghost of Piffling Vale

To steal a client away from Eric Chapman, Rudyard must obey a very spooky request. Guest starring Caroline Quentin. || Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com.
27/10/16

Piffling Lives: Island of Passion

by Veronica Night. Read by Prof. Virgil Sodbury. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
29/06/16

Piffling Lives: Sid / Desmond

An epic battle for the truth. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
19/06/16

Piffling Lives: The Casebook of Dr Edgware

Henry Edgware runs a general practice on the island of Piffling. He used to be the only one. He is still the only one. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
03/06/16

Piffling Lives: Agatha Doyle and the Honeytrap

Agatha Doyle is in the hives and on the case. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
29/05/16

Piffling Lives: Random Mouse

An insightful look into the working practices of the Random Mouse Publishing House. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
27/05/16

Season 1 Episode 8 - The Trial of Rudyard

Rudyard stands accused of a dastardly crime and only Antigone can discover the truth. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
12/11/15

Season 1 Episode 7 - The Cliffhanger

Whilst Antigone vows to leave Piffling forever, Rudyard's wildest scheme to besmirch Eric Chapman goes horrendously wrong. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
05/11/15

Season 1 Episode 6 - Georgina and the Waves

A drunken lighthouse keeper pits Rudyard and Eric against each other in the strangest contest of their lives. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
29/10/15

Season 1 Episode 5 - She Stoops to Conquer

Antigone's journey into the world of romance is hi-jacked by Rudyard, who needs her to seduce a rich and valuable client. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
22/10/15

Season 1 Episode 4 - Tempting Fête

Rudyard's village fête is coming along nicely - until a chance remark from Eric Chapman throws everything into turmoil. Guest starring Catriona Knox. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
15/10/15

Season 1 Episode 3 - The Little Death

Antigone's weekly cinema trip is ruined by Rudyard's latest attempt to spite Eric Chapman. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
08/10/15

Season 1 Episode 2 - Flowers for Chapman

Rudyard fights back through sinister sabotage and the power of the Piffling press. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
01/10/15

Season 1 Episode 1 - The Bane of Rudyard

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. || Become a Piffling islander! Find Wooden Overcoats on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram to see what other listeners are saying, and let us know you think. Or e-mail us on hello@woodenovercoats.com. We love hearing from you.
24/09/15
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