The Consultants

Comedy sketch show - shouting, songs and silliness - written by and starring Radio 4's only three man double act, Perrier winners Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

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20100704 (BBC7)

A lifestyle presentation conference - and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

A lifestyle presentation sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

05After Show Party20070829

Justin squeezes a morris dancer into a bin and James takes a sailor up the opera.

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0101We're In A Line2003021320030826
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20121114 (BBC7)
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20160128 (BBC7)

The Consultants Lifestyle Presentation Conference Episode 406.

From trio Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

A lifestyle presentation conference and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

A lifestyle presentation sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

A lifestyle presentation conference - and sketch show, with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003.

0102We're Different Heights2003022020030902
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20160204 (BBC7)

The Consultants think of ways to revamp tea and make it more dangerous and exciting.

The team ponder how to make tea dangerous and exciting.

With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

The team ponder how to make tea dangerous and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003.

The team ponder how to revamp tea to make it more dangerous and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003.

0103We're Out Of Place2003022720030909
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20071217 (BBC7)
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20100713 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
20121128 (BBC7)
20140220 (BBC7)

Neil Edmonds, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings are the Consultants, with their 'audio lifestyle cheat-sheet'.

The team tackle an unusual case of sexual harassment.

With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

From February 2003.

The team tackle an unusual case of sexual harassment. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

01042003030620071224 (BBC7)
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20110315 (BBC7)
20121205 (BBC7)
20140227 (BBC7)

The team wonder why so many men went to 'mow a meadow'. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

The team wonder why so many men went to 'mow a meadow'.

With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

0104 LASTWe're Middle Class2003030620030916
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20071224 (BBC7)
20071225 (BBC7)
20080917 (BBC7)
20080918 (BBC7)

Man management disasters are sorted out by the Consultants.

They need to sort out One Man Went to Mow and all those mowers.

The team wonder why so many men went to 'mow a meadow'.

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20130510 (BBC7)
20140901 (BBC7)

Chesney ends a hostile takeover using marriage. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From November 2003.

The Consultants second series harks back to a gentler age of radio when Archie Strutz and His swinging Nuts were a Home Service favourite and folktales sang of rustic careers.

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20130517 (BBC7)
20140908 (BBC7)

A complaint about a wonky pram turns serious. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From November 2003.

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20130524 (BBC7)
20140915 (BBC7)

When warding off dark lords, salad is acceptable. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.

When warding off dark lords, salad is acceptable. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond.

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20140922 (BBC7)
20141206 (BBC7)

Taking register at stunt school, and Tarzan learns the alphabet. Sketch comedy with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.

0205We're Staying At Butlins2003121820070829 (BBC7)
20130607 (BBC7)
20140929 (BBC7)

The Adventure-Bakers make a time-strudel and travel through history, while Justin squeezes a morris dancer into a bin. With Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.

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20130614 (BBC7)
20141006 (BBC7)

Crossword challenges and dinner with the devil. Offbeat songs and sketches with Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From May 2004.

0299They've Shut The Bar20040526

Announced as being a missing episode from series two.

03012004121420070801
20131108 (BBC7)
20150327 (BBC7)

Chesney fixes the alphabet, which has a leaky 'e'. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

Chesney fixes the alphabet, which has a leaky 'e'. Cerebral sketch show.

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20131213 (BBC7)
20150403 (BBC7)

Chesney throws a festive party for his colleagues. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

The Consultants hold their office Christmas party complete with music from The Good Vibrators, a Beach Boys tribute act.

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20131115 (BBC7)
20150410 (BBC7)

Chesney brings his daughter to work. Or does he? Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2004.

Chesney brings his daughter to work. Or does he? Cerebral sketch show.

The Consultants form a knitting army and undertake a tour of cashmere, until they get a nasty rash.

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20150417 (BBC7)

The boys of St Battery's get their own back on the school bully. Sketches and songs with Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

Why are Demis Roussos and Napoleon Bonaparte on a witness protection scheme in Swanage?

0305Pike - Salmon - Kitten2005011120131129 (BBC7)
20150424 (BBC7)

Chesney is having a crisis of confidence. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond

Chesney is having a crisis of confidence. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

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20150501 (BBC7)

Unisex barbers and wrong telephone numbers. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

0306 LASTAlien Invasion - Runaway Car - Stealing Some Biscuits2005011820131206 (BBC7)

Unisex barbers and wrong telephone numbers. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From January 2005.

04012005101820150619 (BBC7)

The lighthouse tour and the old-fashioned parents. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and James Rawlings. From October 2005.

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Award-winning comedy from Justin 'Lofty' Edwards, Neil 'Professor' Edmond and James 'Shortstop' Rawling. From October 2005.

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Galileo is too busy to party with the Pope. Award-winning comedy with Justin Edwards and Neil Edmond. From November 2005.

04042005110820150710 (BBC7)

A 'ladies man' sings about his suspect personal hygiene. Neil Edmond and James Rawlings' cerebral sketches. From November 2005.

04052005111520150717 (BBC7)

Two travellers stumble upon a very unusual pub quiz. Neil Edmond and James Rawlings' cerebral sketches. From November 2005.

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Inoculation against old age leads to unusual results. Neil Edmond and James Rawlings' cerebral sketches. From November 2005.

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