6 episodes

A Brief History of Time Travel is a six-episode, original British radio-style sci-fi comedy. Thrown together by a combination of time, fate and administrative error, accountant Eric Street, genius inventor Professor Miles Wanderlust and temporal enforcement agent Nina Seventeen find themselves stuck in the past with a broken time machine – and worse, stuck with each other. Cursed to jump randomly through human history, and pursued by Oscar Quantum, a bumbling temporal enforcer who’s never been that good with dates, the trio blunder their way through a variety of historical settings, trying not to cause too much damage and hoping that they’ll eventually make it back to the future – assuming there’s still a future left when they get there!

A Brief History of Time Travel Chaos Theatre

    • Comedy

A Brief History of Time Travel is a six-episode, original British radio-style sci-fi comedy. Thrown together by a combination of time, fate and administrative error, accountant Eric Street, genius inventor Professor Miles Wanderlust and temporal enforcement agent Nina Seventeen find themselves stuck in the past with a broken time machine – and worse, stuck with each other. Cursed to jump randomly through human history, and pursued by Oscar Quantum, a bumbling temporal enforcer who’s never been that good with dates, the trio blunder their way through a variety of historical settings, trying not to cause too much damage and hoping that they’ll eventually make it back to the future – assuming there’s still a future left when they get there!

    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 6: Retcon

    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 6: Retcon

    A sci-fi sitcom, by James Hunt and Seb Patrick. It’s 2013. Don’t get too attached to it, however: when Oscar and the CIA finally catch up with the gang and try to arrest Eric, his desperate actions cause a devastating time-quake. Are the gang’s adventures going to end before they’ve even technically begun? Starring Jon Shaw, Joanna Eliot, Henry Imbert and Ian Symes, with very special guest Robert Llewellyn as the Narrator. Find out more about the series at www.abriefhistoryoftimetravel.com

    • 38 min
    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 5: The Spy Who Fathered Me

    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 5: The Spy Who Fathered Me

    A sci-fi sitcom, by Seb Patrick and James Hunt. 1960s London – well, Ruislip, anyway – and Eric is surprised to discover that the younger version of his father is far more dashing than he remembers. Could his boring old dad actually have been a secret MI6 agent? And what will happen if he never meets Eric’s mum? Starring Jon Shaw, Joanna Eliot, Henry Imbert and Ian Symes, with very special guest Robert Llewellyn as the Narrator. Find out more about the series at www.abriefhistoryoftimetravel.com

    • 38 min
    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 4: Time Flies

    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 4: Time Flies

    A sci-fi sitcom, by Seb Patrick and James Hunt. Time-travelling con-artist Rina Seventeen is all set to pull off the insurance scam of several lifetimes by faking the disappearance of aviator Amelia Earhart. It's a good job her twin sister isn't about to arrive, with two CIA agents hot on her tail. That would really confuse things. Starring Jon Shaw, Joanna Eliot, Henry Imbert and Ian Symes, with very special guest Robert Llewellyn as the Narrator. Find out more about the series at www.abriefhistoryoftimetravel.com

    • 37 min
    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 3: When in Rome?

    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 3: When in Rome?

    A sci-fi sitcom, by James Hunt and Seb Patrick. While Nina is mistaken for a goddess by the Emperor Nero, Eric and the Professor find themselves condemned to the gladiatorial arena. How will our heroes escape? And can they do so without starting any fires? Starring Jon Shaw, Joanna Eliot, Henry Imbert and Ian Symes, with very special guest Robert Llewellyn as the Narrator. Find out more about the series at www.abriefhistoryoftimetravel.com

    • 41 min
    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 2: Shakespeare's Will

    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 2: Shakespeare's Will

    A sci-fi sitcom, by James Hunt and Seb Patrick. The Professor accidentally inherits the works of the greatest playwright that ever lived – but the Bard’s scheming daughter has a plan to get them back. Meanwhile, Nina and Eric do battle with the Elizabethan postal system to try and avert their current crisis. Starring Jon Shaw, Joanna Eliot, Henry Imbert and Ian Symes, with very special guest Robert Llewellyn as the Narrator. Find out more about the series at www.abriefhistoryoftimetravel.com

    • 41 min
    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 1: I Just Wasn't Made For These Times

    A Brief History of Time Travel Episode 1: I Just Wasn't Made For These Times

    A sci-fi sitcom, by Seb Patrick and James Hunt. A semantic misunderstanding during a routine audit flings accountant Eric Street and mad inventor Professor Miles Wanderlust back to the Stone Age – and when temporal agent Nina Seventeen arrives from the future, none of their lives will ever be the same. Starring Jon Shaw, Joanna Eliot, Henry Imbert and Ian Symes, with very special guest Robert Llewellyn as the Narrator. Find out more about the series at www.abriefhistoryoftimetravel.com

    • 38 min

Top Podcasts In Comedy