9 episodes

Two lowly tech developers acquire a laptop full of contraband data, witness a murder, and then narrowly escape being assassinated. Suddenly, they find themselves sucked into a world of state-funded disinformation campaigns, bot farms, all-knowing Big Data organisations, and shadowy terror groups.


Inspired by the chaotic way global politics is currently unfolding, Max & Ivan: Fugitives is an on-the-run comedy thriller set across international borders. Written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez it stars Gemma Whelan, Alice Lowe, Adam Buxton, Kyle Kinane and Stephen Mangan. The cast also includes Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly and Steve Furst.


Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass.

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    • Comedy Fiction

Two lowly tech developers acquire a laptop full of contraband data, witness a murder, and then narrowly escape being assassinated. Suddenly, they find themselves sucked into a world of state-funded disinformation campaigns, bot farms, all-knowing Big Data organisations, and shadowy terror groups.


Inspired by the chaotic way global politics is currently unfolding, Max & Ivan: Fugitives is an on-the-run comedy thriller set across international borders. Written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez it stars Gemma Whelan, Alice Lowe, Adam Buxton, Kyle Kinane and Stephen Mangan. The cast also includes Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly and Steve Furst.


Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass.

    Episode 8

    Episode 8

    Max, Ivan and Lara finally get some answers. Last episode in the series.


    Max & Ivan: Fugitives is written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez and features Adam Buxton, Alice Lowe, Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Gemma Whelan, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Kyle Kinane, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly, Stephen Mangan and Steve Furst. Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 23 min
    Episode 7

    Episode 7

    As the endgame nears, a desperate Max and Ivan go in search of Lara and the poison. But news from Katja stops them in their tracks: are they finally going to find out the truth behind 'The Cuckoo'?


    Max & Ivan: Fugitives is written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez and features Adam Buxton, Alice Lowe, Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Gemma Whelan, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Kyle Kinane, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly, Stephen Mangan and Steve Furst. Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 18 min
    Episode 6

    Episode 6

    After what happened with Yitzhak, Max and Ivan are shocked by Lara's strange behaviour - but has she found their best lead yet? They head to Amsterdam where they face an impossible decision and are stunned when they encounter someone they never wanted to meet again.


    Max & Ivan: Fugitives is written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez and features Adam Buxton, Alice Lowe, Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Gemma Whelan, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Kyle Kinane, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly, Stephen Mangan and Steve Furst. Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 25 min
    Episode 5

    Episode 5

    Max & Ivan team up with Lara (Gemma Whelan) to infiltrate the 8th Meridian conference. They encounter the Emancipatriot (Kyle Kinane) IRL, but can they get hold of an exclusive enough lanyard to bug the meeting with Yitzhak Cohen (Steve Furst)?


    Max & Ivan: Fugitives is written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez and features Adam Buxton, Alice Lowe, Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Gemma Whelan, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Kyle Kinane, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly, Stephen Mangan and Steve Furst. Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 23 min
    Episode 4

    Episode 4

    Max & Ivan find temporary shelter at a very niche gathering in Krakow, but the relative calm is shattered by events across Europe. The question is - is it all the work of the Brotherhood?


    Max & Ivan: Fugitives is written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez and features Adam Buxton, Alice Lowe, Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Gemma Whelan, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Kyle Kinane, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly, Stephen Mangan and Steve Furst. Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 30 min
    Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Max & Ivan's lives are turned upside down when they play a prank on a work colleague with devastating consequences. On the run with a laptop full of contraband data, they turn to Max's old IT teacher Mr Cheyne (Adam Buxton) for help.
     
    Max & Ivan: Fugitives is written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez and features Adam Buxton, Alice Lowe, Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Gemma Whelan, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Kyle Kinane, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly, Stephen Mangan and Steve Furst. Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

Elbo Jones ,

Have a go

Quite clever and well executed, peppered with humor and nicely paced. Look forward to more.

A.D. Westor ,

Terrific!

Really fun and witty espionage comedy - can’t wait for season 2.

trollslollelroof ,

Best funny podcast I’ve heard

Amazing. Written extremely well and sound is amazing. Can’t wait for another season

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