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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…

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    • 4.4 • 29 Ratings

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…

    The Wooden Overcoats 5th Birthday Party

    The Wooden Overcoats 5th Birthday Party

    Wooden Overcoats launched its first episode on 24 September 2015. To celebrate five years, the team came together over a video chat to talk about the show.

    A massive thank you to everyone who sent in memories and questions for the team. We weren’t able to get through them all in the time we were recording but please know that if you sent one in we didn’t reach, we have read or listened to it and appreciated it.

    Featuring David K. Barnes, Ciara Baxendale, Elizabeth Campbell, Tom Crowley, Ellie Dickens, Beth Eyre, Pip Gladwin, Andy Goddard, Felix Trench and John Wakefield.

    Wooden Overcoats: The Trouble With Rudyard

    Wooden Overcoats: The Trouble With Rudyard

    Rudyard falls into a tricky situation.

    Funn Fragments: The Smart Coffin

    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.

    Funn Fragments: Graveyard Shift

    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.

    Funn Fragments: Rolo

    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

    Funn Fragments: Autumn Cleaning

    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.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

eightpercent ,

Not a Piffling Pidcast at all

I found this podcast and I thought to myself “comedy in a undertakers, yeah right”. I’ve just listened to the first season and I love it.
Bonkers characters, bonkers locale and bonkers storylines. Brilliant.
Listen to this if you live the absurd.

S1m84 ,

Ah it is very good.

I listened to this podcast over the summer. By the end I felt that the name Rudyard would really suit me. That's all I have to say.

FifiRox90 ,

Hidden gem

If you don't like stifling laughter in public, this isn't for you. A perfect mix of British sitcom humour, with a mix of Basil Fawlty level of mishaps with the madness of Bottom and something else that is unique to this podcast alone.

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