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A new scripted and lavishly sound-designed fantasy adventure from Stitcher, starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords). In 1768, the Fortitude, helmed by Lord Joseph Banks (Clement) sets sail to find a plant known to be the very source of pleasure in the world: Heaven’s Clover. Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. To listen to Season 2, visit www.unclebertie.com.

The Mysterious Secrets Of Uncle Bertie's Botanarium South Coast Shenanigans and Stitcher with Jemaine Clement

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 66 Ratings

A new scripted and lavishly sound-designed fantasy adventure from Stitcher, starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords). In 1768, the Fortitude, helmed by Lord Joseph Banks (Clement) sets sail to find a plant known to be the very source of pleasure in the world: Heaven’s Clover. Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. To listen to Season 2, visit www.unclebertie.com.

    Episode 12: Revenge of The Towels

    Episode 12: Revenge of The Towels

    In the season one finale, tensions escalate when a dispute between Lord Joseph Banks and his Anderlugian hosts over a conical hat and some towels spirals out of control, with dramatic consequences. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (Salty Jules, Dr. Fincello, Greedy Pete), Stephen Templer (Illustrator), Tom Clarke (Young Nick), Gavin Rutherford (Nutty), Madeline McNamara (Edna Halley), Peter Daube (Captain Quaker), Mick Rose (Arthur C. Oldham Burroughs), Keagan Fransch (O'mara'ania), Rob Mokaraka (Gravy Guide), Jason Whyte (Wolfgang Von Kripp), Loren Taylor (Hjelke), Duncan Sarkies (Bjorn), Hannah Banks (Gru) and Miranda Manasiadis (Thorid). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. Produced by Fiona Elwood. Season 1 Audio Design by: Nic McGowan and Thomas Press.

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    • 28 min
    Episode 11: Encounter in the Anderlugians

    Episode 11: Encounter in the Anderlugians

    As the Anderlugians host the crew of the Fortitude to an evening of glogg and salty pudding, Lord Joseph Banks has to contend with an insubordinate trouble-maker who has ideas above his station. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (Salty Jules, Dr. Fincello, Greedy Pete), Stephen Templer (Illustrator), Tom Clarke (Young Nick), Gavin Rutherford (Nutty), Madeline McNamara (Edna Halley), Peter Daube (Captain Quaker), Mick Rose (Arthur C. Oldham Burroughs), Keagan Fransch (O'mara'ania), Rob Mokaraka (Gravy Guide), Jason Whyte (Wolfgang Von Kripp), Loren Taylor (Hjelke), Duncan Sarkies (Bjorn), Hannah Banks (Gru) and Miranda Manasiadis (Thorid). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. Produced by Fiona Elwood. Season 1 Audio Design by: Nic McGowan and Thomas Press.

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    • 29 min
    Episode 10: Tempation in the Bubbles

    Episode 10: Tempation in the Bubbles

    Lord Joseph Banks and his crew bravely set forth for a journey that will probably result in certain death: traversing the treacherous Boiling Ocean. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (Salty Jules, Dr. Fincello, Greedy Pete), Stephen Templer (Illustrator), Tom Clarke (Young Nick), Gavin Rutherford (Nutty), Madeline McNamara (Edna Halley), Peter Daube (Captain Quaker), Mick Rose (Arthur C. Oldham Burroughs), Keagan Fransch (O'mara'ania), Rob Mokaraka (Gravy Guide) and Jason Whyte (Wolfgang Von Kripp). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. Produced by Fiona Elwood. Season 1 Audio Design by: Nic McGowan and Thomas Press.

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    • 27 min
    Episode 9: Sacrilege in Bativia

    Episode 9: Sacrilege in Bativia

    A religious plant ceremony offends Lord Joseph Banks' sensibilities, and he takes the law into his own hands, with disastrous consequences. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (Salty Jules, Dr. Fincello, Greedy Pete), Stephen Templer (Illustrator), Tom Clarke (Young Nick), Gavin Rutherford (Nutty), Madeline McNamara (Edna Halley), Peter Daube (Captain Quaker), Mick Rose (Arthur C. Oldham Burroughs), Keagan Fransch (O'mara'ania), Rob Mokaraka (Gravy Guide) and Jason Whyte (Wolfgang Von Kripp). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. Produced by Fiona Elwood. Season 1 Audio Design by: Nic McGowan and Thomas Press.

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    • 32 min
    Episode 8: The Disrespectful Ex-Patriate

    Episode 8: The Disrespectful Ex-Patriate

    Arthur C Oldham Burroughs hosts Lord Joseph Banks to a night of reverie that leads to dangerous temptations and forces him to question the morality of his much loved Uncle Bertie. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (Salty Jules, Dr. Fincello) Stephen Templer (Illustrator) Tom Clarke (Young Nick), Gavin Rutherford (Nutty), Madeline McNamara (Edna Halley) Peter Daube (Captain Quaker) Mick Rose (Arthur C. Oldham Burroughs), Keagan Fransch (O'mara'ania) and Rob Mokaraka (Gravy Guide). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. Season 1 Audio Design by: Nic McGowan and Thomas Press.

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    • 31 min
    Episode 7: The Trail of Monocle

    Episode 7: The Trail of Monocle

    Lord Joseph Banks scours the port of Batavia in search of his Uncle Bertie. A clue leads him to Arthur C Oldham Burroughs, an expatriate writer with controversial views on Lord Banks' mission. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (Salty Jules, Dr. Fincello) Stephen Templer (Illustrator) Tom Clarke (Young Nick), Gavin Rutherford (Nutty), Madeline McNamara (Edna Halley) Peter Daube (Captain Quaker) Mick Rose (Arthur C. Oldham Burroughs), Keagan Fransch (O'mara'ania) and Rob Mokaraka (Gravy Guide). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. Produced by Fiona Elwood. Season 1 Audio Design by: Nic McGowan and Thomas Press.

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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

revoxx ,

Beautifully Bonkers

Exploration, biology, adventures and cheese told and acted over the top-ly. Refreshingly bonkers.

Jimeny8282 ,

Funny BUT...

It’s basically a 12 episode advert for Stitcher Premium. Story does not conclude. It’s a cliffhanger at the end of episode 12 that will make you take up a premium subscription to find out he rest.

poogaleese ,

Amazing!!!

Absolutely brilliant!! such a great storyline, and the production is first class!!! Absolutely love it!! A must listen!!! G

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