Elvenquest

Fantasy-based sitcom set in Lower Earth.

Episodes

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Sci-fi comedy series by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

A small band of heroes set out to defeat Lord Darkness and his forces of evil by finding The Chosen One - who happens to be the dog of a misanthropic science fiction author.

Vidar....Darren Boyd

Dean/Kreech....Kevin Eldon

Amis....Dave Lamb

Lord Darkness....Alistair McGowan

Sam....Stephen Mangan

Penthiselea....Sophie Winkleman.

A small band of heroes set out to defeat Lord Darkness.

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20110403 (BBC7)
20121101 (BBC7)

Intrepid heroes battle evil forces for the Sword of Asnagar. Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From April 2009.

A small band of heroes set out to defeat Lord Darkness and his forces of evil by finding The Chosen One - who happens to be the dog of a misanthropic science fiction author.

A small band of heroes set out to defeat Lord Darkness.

Intrepid heroes battle evil forces for the Sword of Asnagar.

01012009042920110728
20110403 (BBC7)
20121101 (BBC7)

Intrepid heroes battle evil forces for the Sword of Asnagar. Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From April 2009.

A small band of heroes set out to defeat Lord Darkness and his forces of evil by finding The Chosen One - who happens to be the dog of a misanthropic science fiction author.

A small band of heroes set out to defeat Lord Darkness.

Intrepid heroes battle evil forces for the Sword of Asnagar.

01022009050620110804
20121108 (BBC7)

Lord Darkness has Amis and wants the sword. Can Sam stop him? Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

The heroes go in search of Amis when he is kidnapped by Lord Darkness.

01022009050620110804
20121108 (BBC7)

Sci-fi comedy series by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

The heroes go in search of Amis when he is kidnapped by Lord Darkness.

Vidar....Darren Boyd

Dean the Dwarf/Kreech....Kevin Eldon

Amis....Dave Lamb

Lord Darkness....Alistair McGowan

Sam....Stephen Mangan

Penthiselea....Sophie Winkleman.

Lord Darkness has Amis and wants the sword. Can Sam stop him? Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

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Sci-fi comedy series by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

The Questers face the Tower of Tests and are horrified when one of their number is struck down. Meanwhile, Lord Darkness must confront some revolting slaves.

Vidar....Darren Boyd

Dean the Dwarf/Kreech....Kevin Eldon

Amis....Dave Lamb

Lord Darkness....Alistair McGowan

Sam....Stephen Mangan

Penthiselea....Sophie Winkleman.

The Questers face the Tower of Tests.

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20110417 (BBC7)
20121115 (BBC7)

In the Tower of Tests, Sam loses a pal. But is death the end? Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

The Questers face the Tower of Tests and are horrified when one of their number is struck down.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness must confront some revolting slaves.

01032009051320110818
20110417 (BBC7)
20121115 (BBC7)

In the Tower of Tests, Sam loses a pal. But is death the end? Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

The Questers face the Tower of Tests and are horrified when one of their number is struck down.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness must confront some revolting slaves.

01042009052020110825
20110424 (BBC7)
20121122 (BBC7)

Sci-fi comedy series by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

The heroes answer a distress call from some sirens and Lord Darkness's pursuit of all things evil is put to one side as he considers getting himself an heir.

Vidar....Darren Boyd

Dean the Dwarf/Kreech....Kevin Eldon

Amis....James Bachman

Lord Darkness....Alistair McGowan

Sam....Stephen Mangan

Penthiselea....Sophie Winkleman.

The heroes answer a distress call from some sirens.

Sirens interrupt a sea crossing. Are they what they seem? Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

01042009052020110825
20110424 (BBC7)
20121122 (BBC7)

Sirens interrupt a sea crossing. Are they what they seem? Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

The heroes answer a distress call from some sirens and Lord Darkness's pursuit of all things evil is put to one side as he considers getting himself an heir.

01052009052720110831
20110501 (BBC7)
20121129 (BBC7)

PROGRAMME 5 OF 6

The Questers face the Tower of Tests and are horrified when one of their number is struck down. Meanwhile Lord Darkness must confront some revolting slaves.

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

James Bachman as Amis

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

PRODUCER ANIL GUPTA.

Sam has his death foretold by The Oracle of Fenrog.

The Oracle enlightens in the quest for the Sword of Asnagar. Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

Sam has his death foretold by The Oracle of Fenrog, Lord Darkness books himself in for a retox and Kreech unwittingly releases the dreaded Nightdemon, whose intentions for the future of the universe are not good.

01052009052720110831
20110501 (BBC7)
20121129 (BBC7)

The Oracle enlightens in the quest for the Sword of Asnagar. Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.

Sam has his death foretold by The Oracle of Fenrog.

Sam has his death foretold by The Oracle of Fenrog, Lord Darkness books himself in for a retox and Kreech unwittingly releases the dreaded Nightdemon, whose intentions for the future of the universe are not good.

0106 LAST2009060320110901
20110508 (BBC7)
20121206 (BBC7)

Sci-fi comedy series by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

The Quest seems near its end as the noble band reach the Rock of Sorrows. But Sam is tempted by Lord Darkness and has to decide between his friends and his home.

Vidar....Darren Boyd

Dean the Dwarf/Kreech....Kevin Eldon

Amis....Dave Lamb

Lord Darkness....Alistair McGowan

Sam....Stephen Mangan

Penthiselea....Sophie Winkleman.

The Quest seems near its end as the noble band reach the Rock of Sorrows.

But Sam is tempted by Lord Darkness and has to decide between his friends and his home.

0106 LAST2009060320110901
20110508 (BBC7)
20121206 (BBC7)

Sci-fi comedy series by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

The Quest seems near its end as the noble band reach the Rock of Sorrows. But Sam is tempted by Lord Darkness and has to decide between his friends and his home.

Vidar....Darren Boyd

Dean the Dwarf/Kreech....Kevin Eldon

Amis....Dave Lamb

Lord Darkness....Alistair McGowan

Sam....Stephen Mangan

Penthiselea....Sophie Winkleman.

The Quest seems near its end as the noble band reach the Rock of Sorrows.

But Sam is tempted by Lord Darkness and has to decide between his friends and his home.

0106 LAST2009060320110901

Sci-fi comedy series by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

The Quest seems near its end as the noble band reach the Rock of Sorrows. But Sam is tempted by Lord Darkness and has to decide between his friends and his home.

Vidar....Darren Boyd

Dean the Dwarf/Kreech....Kevin Eldon

Amis....Dave Lamb

Lord Darkness....Alistair McGowan

Sam....Stephen Mangan

Penthiselea....Sophie Winkleman.

Sam is tempted by Lord Darkness and has to decide between his friends and his home.

02012010111820120113 (BBC7)
20131128 (BBC7)
20150125 (BBC7)

A new series of the fantasy-based sitcom set in Lower Earth. The intrepid band of Questers, led by Elven Lord, Vidar, set off once again on their search for the Sword of Asnagar which is the only thing that can free them from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness. Joining Vidar on the Quest is Dean, the dwarf, Penthiselea, an Amazon warrior princess, Sam, the human, and Amis, the Chosen One (formerly Sam's dog who took human form when he arrived in Lower Earth - he alone can wield the Sword of Asnagar that will defeat Lord Darkness). Each episode sees the valiant team on another adventure as they heroically try their best not to get killed.

Episode 1 sees the Questers saved from near certain death by a strong and charming loner, who goes by the name of Byorthnoth the Brave. But is Byorthnoth quite what he seems? And does it really matter when he has such lovely hair? Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is back from the Void and has discovered that he's lost his immortality...

An all-star cast, featuring Stephen Mangan as "Sam", Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness", Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech", Darren Boyd as "Vidar", Ben Miles as "Byorthnoth", Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea" and Dave Lamb as "Amis".".

Is Lord Darkness aging? Who is the lovely newcomer with the huge biceps?

Episode 1 sees the Questers saved from near certain death by a strong and charming loner, who goes by the name of Byorthnoth the Brave.

But is Byorthnoth quite what he seems? And does it really matter when he has such lovely hair? Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is back from the Void and has discovered that he's lost his immortality.

02012010111820120113 (BBC7)

A new series of the fantasy-based sitcom set in Lower Earth. The intrepid band of Questers, led by Elven Lord, Vidar, set off once again on their search for the Sword of Asnagar which is the only thing that can free them from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness. Joining Vidar on the Quest is Dean, the dwarf, Penthiselea, an Amazon warrior princess, Sam, the human, and Amis, the Chosen One (formerly Sam's dog who took human form when he arrived in Lower Earth - he alone can wield the Sword of Asnagar that will defeat Lord Darkness). Each episode sees the valiant team on another adventure as they heroically try their best not to get killed.

Episode 1 sees the Questers saved from near certain death by a strong and charming loner, who goes by the name of Byorthnoth the Brave. But is Byorthnoth quite what he seems? And does it really matter when he has such lovely hair? Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is back from the Void and has discovered that he's lost his immortality...

An all-star cast, featuring Stephen Mangan as "Sam", Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness", Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech", Darren Boyd as "Vidar", Ben Miles as "Byorthnoth", Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea" and Dave Lamb as "Amis".".

The intrepid band of Questers once again sets off in search of the Sword of Asnagar.

Episode 1 sees the Questers saved from near certain death by a strong and charming loner, who goes by the name of Byorthnoth the Brave.

But is Byorthnoth quite what he seems? And does it really matter when he has such lovely hair? Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is back from the Void and has discovered that he's lost his immortality.

02022010112520120120 (BBC7)
20131205 (BBC7)
20150201 (BBC7)

Amis' over-eating has forced him to put on weight. Which would be fine, were it not for the fact that he is the "Chosen One" and everyone knows Chosen Ones cannot be seen to be too pudgy. He is a role model after all. So the Questers take him to see the sorcerer, Dietica, where he is put on a punishing new regime - along with the rest of our noble band of heroes.

But, as ever, danger lurks round every corner in Lower Earth and it is not long until Dietica reveals his true plans for the Questers. And it involves more than just staying away from carbs.

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Sanjeev Bhaskar as "Dietica",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

The producer is Sam Michell.

Amis' over-eating has forced him to put on weight.

Which would be fine, were it not for the fact that he is the "Chosen One" and everyone knows Chosen Ones cannot be seen to be too pudgy.

He is a role model after all.

So the Questers take him to see the sorcerer, Dietica, where he is put on a punishing new regime - along with the rest of our noble band of heroes.

But, as ever, danger lurks round every corner in Lower Earth and it is not long until Dietica reveals his true plans for the Questers.

And it involves more than just staying away from carbs.

02022010112520120120 (BBC7)

Amis' over-eating has forced him to put on weight. Which would be fine, were it not for the fact that he is the "Chosen One" and everyone knows Chosen Ones cannot be seen to be too pudgy. He is a role model after all. So the Questers take him to see the sorcerer, Dietica, where he is put on a punishing new regime - along with the rest of our noble band of heroes.

But, as ever, danger lurks round every corner in Lower Earth and it is not long until Dietica reveals his true plans for the Questers. And it involves more than just staying away from carbs.

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Sanjeev Bhaskar as "Dietica",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

The producer is Sam Michell.

We return to Lower Earth for another episode of the fantasy-based sitcom.

Amis' over-eating has forced him to put on weight.

Which would be fine, were it not for the fact that he is the "Chosen One" and everyone knows Chosen Ones cannot be seen to be too pudgy.

He is a role model after all.

So the Questers take him to see the sorcerer, Dietica, where he is put on a punishing new regime - along with the rest of our noble band of heroes.

But, as ever, danger lurks round every corner in Lower Earth and it is not long until Dietica reveals his true plans for the Questers.

And it involves more than just staying away from carbs.

02032010120220120127 (BBC7)
20131212 (BBC7)
20150208 (BBC7)

The Quest for the Sword of Asnagar continues and this week finds Vidar and his team outside the Citadel of Gondola which is being laid siege to by the amassed hordes of the evil Lord Darkness. But when they get searched on their way into the Citadel - there's been a lot of trouble with "suicide fairies" - Sam comes across a love potion in Vidar's belongings and his mind unsurprisingly turns from defending the citadel to making his move on Penthiselea.

But the path of true love is never a steady one and Sam's plans for marital bliss soon fall apart when he discovers time with an amorous Penthiselea isn't all it's cracked up to be, and Vidar drinks the love potion by mistake.

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Christine Kavanagh as "The High Priestess of Gondola"

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

The writers are Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumar's At No. 42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

The Quest for the Sword of Asnagar continues and this week finds Vidar and his team outside the Citadel of Gondola which is being laid siege to by the amassed hordes of the evil Lord Darkness. But when they get searched on their way into the Citadel - there's been a lot of trouble with "suicide fairies" - Sam comes across a love potion in Vidar's belongings and his mind unsurprisingly turns from defending the citadel to making his move on Penthiselea.

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Christine Kavanagh as "The High Priestess of Gondola"

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

The Questers arrive to defend the Citadel of Gondola.

The Quest for the Sword of Asnagar continues and this week finds Vidar and his team outside the Citadel of Gondola which is being laid siege to by the amassed hordes of the evil Lord Darkness.

But when they get searched on their way into the Citadel - there's been a lot of trouble with "suicide fairies" - Sam comes across a love potion in Vidar's belongings and his mind unsurprisingly turns from defending the citadel to making his move on Penthiselea.

02032010120220120127 (BBC7)

The Quest for the Sword of Asnagar continues and this week finds Vidar and his team outside the Citadel of Gondola which is being laid siege to by the amassed hordes of the evil Lord Darkness. But when they get searched on their way into the Citadel - there's been a lot of trouble with "suicide fairies" - Sam comes across a love potion in Vidar's belongings and his mind unsurprisingly turns from defending the citadel to making his move on Penthiselea.

But the path of true love is never a steady one and Sam's plans for marital bliss soon fall apart when he discovers time with an amorous Penthiselea isn't all it's cracked up to be, and Vidar drinks the love potion by mistake.

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Christine Kavanagh as "The High Priestess of Gondola"

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

The writers are Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumar's At No. 42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

The Questers arrive to defend the Citadel of Gondola.

The Quest for the Sword of Asnagar continues and this week finds Vidar and his team outside the Citadel of Gondola which is being laid siege to by the amassed hordes of the evil Lord Darkness.

But when they get searched on their way into the Citadel - there's been a lot of trouble with "suicide fairies" - Sam comes across a love potion in Vidar's belongings and his mind unsurprisingly turns from defending the citadel to making his move on Penthiselea.

02042010120920120203 (BBC7)

The search for the Sword of Asnagar is put on hold when Vidar is summoned home by his father. Meanwhile Lord Darkness also returns home form his Necromancer's convention, proud holder of the "Medal of Chang", the prize for being "Necromancer's Necromancer". However, it turns out that Lord Darkness may not have won it entirely fairly so he sets about trying to cover his tracks.

The fates of Lord Darkness and the Questers are drawn together when they both end up having to cross the Gorge of Doom. But first they must pass the mysterious Bridge Keeper who controls the only passage across. And he charges a heavy price...

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Gus brown as "The Bridge Keeper"

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No.42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

The search for the Sword of Asnagar continues.

Lord Darkness is crowned "Necromancer's Necromancer", not entirely fairly.

The search for the Sword of Asnagar is put on hold when Vidar is summoned home by his father.

Meanwhile Lord Darkness also returns home form his Necromancer's convention, proud holder of the "Medal of Chang", the prize for being "Necromancer's Necromancer".

However, it turns out that Lord Darkness may not have won it entirely fairly so he sets about trying to cover his tracks.

The fates of Lord Darkness and the Questers are drawn together when they both end up having to cross the Gorge of Doom.

But first they must pass the mysterious Bridge Keeper who controls the only passage across.

And he charges a heavy price.

02042010120920120203 (BBC7)
20131219 (BBC7)
20150215 (BBC7)

The search for the Sword of Asnagar is put on hold when Vidar is summoned home by his father. Meanwhile Lord Darkness also returns home from his Necromancer's convention, proud holder of the "Medal of Chang", the prize for being "Necromancer's Necromancer". However, it turns out that Lord Darkness may not have won it entirely fairly so he sets about trying to cover his tracks.

The fates of Lord Darkness and the Questers are drawn together when they both end up having to cross the Gorge of Doom. But first they must pass the mysterious Bridge Keeper who controls the only passage across. And he charges a heavy price...

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Gus brown as "The Bridge Keeper"

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No.42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

The search for the Sword of Asnagar is put on hold when Vidar is summoned home by his father. Meanwhile Lord Darkness also returns home form his Necromancer's convention, proud holder of the "Medal of Chang", the prize for being "Necromancer's Necromancer". However, it turns out that Lord Darkness may not have won it entirely fairly so he sets about trying to cover his tracks.

The search for the Sword of Asnagar is put on hold when Vidar is summoned home by his father. Meanwhile Lord Darkness also returns home form his Necromancer's convention, proud holder of the "Medal of Chang", the prize for being "Necromancer's Necromancer". However, it turns out that Lord Darkness may not have won it entirely fairly so he sets about trying to cover his tracks.

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Gus brown as "The Bridge Keeper"

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Lord Darkness is crowned "Necromancer's Necromancer", not entirely fairly.

The search for the Sword of Asnagar is put on hold when Vidar is summoned home by his father.

Meanwhile Lord Darkness also returns home form his Necromancer's convention, proud holder of the "Medal of Chang", the prize for being "Necromancer's Necromancer".

However, it turns out that Lord Darkness may not have won it entirely fairly so he sets about trying to cover his tracks.

The fates of Lord Darkness and the Questers are drawn together when they both end up having to cross the Gorge of Doom.

But first they must pass the mysterious Bridge Keeper who controls the only passage across.

And he charges a heavy price.

02052010121620120210 (BBC7)
20131226 (BBC7)
20150222 (BBC7)

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar. This time they accidentally trespass upon grounds of the Emperor Jackie. Jackie claims to have the Sword of Asnagar but he'll only hand it over if the Questers, and particularly Penthiselea, stay with him for a while.

In the meantime, Lord Darkness' main evil priest, Gaydok, is upset - he doesn't believe Darkness is evil anymore. In a fit of pique Darkness fires him. But it's not long before he realises that keeping the faith with the evil hordes isn't as easy as he originally thought...

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Sanjeev Bhaskar as "Emperor Jackie",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No.42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

In the meantime, Lord Darkness' main evil priest, Gaydok, is upset - he doesn't believe Darkness is evil anymore. In a fit of pique Darkenss fires him. But it's not long before he realises that keeping the faith with the evil hordes isn't as easy as he originally thought...

Sanjeev Bhaskar as "Emperor Jackie",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Lord Darkness loses a teapot - and a high priest. Fantasy comedy stars Alistair McGowan.

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar.

This time they accidentally trespass upon grounds of the Emperor Jackie.

Jackie claims to have the Sword of Asnagar but he'll only hand it over if the Questers, and particularly Penthiselea, stay with him for a while.

In the meantime, Lord Darkness' main evil priest, Gaydok, is upset - he doesn't believe Darkness is evil anymore.

In a fit of pique Darkenss fires him.

But it's not long before he realises that keeping the faith with the evil hordes isn't as easy as he originally thought...

The Questers are seduced by Emperor Jackie.

02052010121620120210 (BBC7)

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar. This time they accidentally trespass upon grounds of the Emperor Jackie. Jackie claims to have the Sword of Asnagar but he'll only hand it over if the Questers, and particularly Penthiselea, stay with him for a while.

In the meantime, Lord Darkness' main evil priest, Gaydok, is upset - he doesn't believe Darkness is evil anymore. In a fit of pique Darkenss fires him. But it's not long before he realises that keeping the faith with the evil hordes isn't as easy as he originally thought...

Sanjeev Bhaskar as "Emperor Jackie",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No.42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

Lord Darkness loses a teapot - and a high priest. Fantasy comedy stars Alistair McGowan.

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar.

This time they accidentally trespass upon grounds of the Emperor Jackie.

Jackie claims to have the Sword of Asnagar but he'll only hand it over if the Questers, and particularly Penthiselea, stay with him for a while.

In the meantime, Lord Darkness' main evil priest, Gaydok, is upset - he doesn't believe Darkness is evil anymore.

In a fit of pique Darkenss fires him.

But it's not long before he realises that keeping the faith with the evil hordes isn't as easy as he originally thought...

The Questers are seduced by Emperor Jackie.

020520101216

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar. This time they accidentally trespass upon grounds of the Emperor Jackie. Jackie claims to have the Sword of Asnagar but he'll only hand it over if the Questers, and particularly Penthiselea, stay with him for a while.

In the meantime, Lord Darkness' main evil priest, Gaydok, is upset - he doesn't believe Darkness is evil anymore. In a fit of pique Darkenss fires him. But it's not long before he realises that keeping the faith with the evil hordes isn't as easy as he originally thought...

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Sanjeev Bhaskar as "Emperor Jackie",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No.42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

The Questers are seduced by Emperor Jackie.

020520101223

The last episode in the series sees the noble band of Questers in a pub and within touching distance of getting their hands on the Sword of Asnagar. However, Lord Darkness still has a few tricks up his sleeve and he's not about to let the possibility of eternal dominion over Lower Earth slip through his fingers without pulling out all the stops. Will the Questers be strong enough to handle the immense power of the Sword. Or, as ever with these things, will they be tempted over to the Dark Side...?

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No.42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

The Questers finally get their hands on the Sword of Asnagar.

0206 LAST2010122320120217 (BBC7)
20140102 (BBC7)
20150301 (BBC7)

The last episode in the series sees the noble band of Questers in a pub and within touching distance of getting their hands on the Sword of Asnagar. However, Lord Darkness still has a few tricks up his sleeve and he's not about to let the possibility of eternal dominion over Lower Earth slip through his fingers without pulling out all the stops. Will the Questers be strong enough to handle the immense power of the Sword. Or, as ever with these things, will they be tempted over to the Dark Side...?

An all-star cast, featuring:

Stephen Mangan as "Sam",

Alistair McGowan as "Lord Darkness",

Kevin Eldon as "Dean/Kreech",

Darren Boyd as "Vidar",

Dave Lamb as "Amis - The Chosen One"

Sophie Winkleman as "Penthiselea"

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No.42)

The producer is Sam Michell.

The team learn not to trust anything you get from a man down the pub. Fantasy comedy.

The last episode in the series sees the noble band of Questers in a pub and within touching distance of getting their hands on the Sword of Asnagar.

However, Lord Darkness still has a few tricks up his sleeve and he's not about to let the possibility of eternal dominion over Lower Earth slip through his fingers without pulling out all the stops.

Will the Questers be strong enough to handle the immense power of the Sword.

Or, as ever with these things, will they be tempted over to the Dark Side...?

The Questers finally get their hands on the Sword of Asnagar.

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The last episode in the series sees the noble band of Questers in a pub and within touching distance of getting their hands on the Sword of Asnagar. However, Lord Darkness still has a few tricks up his sleeve and he's not about to let the possibility of eternal dominion over Lower Earth slip through his fingers without pulling out all the stops. Will the Questers be strong enough to handle the immense power of the Sword. Or, as ever with these things, will they be tempted over to the Dark Side...?

The team learn not to trust anything you get from a man down the pub. Fantasy comedy.

The last episode in the series sees the noble band of Questers in a pub and within touching distance of getting their hands on the Sword of Asnagar.

However, Lord Darkness still has a few tricks up his sleeve and he's not about to let the possibility of eternal dominion over Lower Earth slip through his fingers without pulling out all the stops.

Will the Questers be strong enough to handle the immense power of the Sword.

Or, as ever with these things, will they be tempted over to the Dark Side...?

The Questers finally get their hands on the Sword of Asnagar.

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20111201 (R4)

When Sam is left behind to "guard the stuff" whilst the others are off killing the Man-munching Giant of Rankor he is accosted by a beautiful maiden, Eirwen, who has been kept captive in the giant's castle and takes Sam to be her rescuer. She promptly proposes, throwing the future of the Questers' Fellowship into jeopardy.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness' attempts to conquer Lower Earth take a new turn when Kreech discovers an ancient prophesy enabling Lord Darkness to create the "UnChosen One", an evil spirit that is the only being that can defeat the Chosen One. Problem is, it means Lord Darkness has to impregnate a hideous, misshapen creature. If only there was one of those close to hand...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Kreech/Dean

Martha Howe-Douglas as Eirwen

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Chosen One

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

and Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

The producer is Sam Michell.

When Sam is left behind to "guard the stuff" whilst the others are off killing the Man-munching Giant of Rankor he is accosted by a beautiful maiden, Eirwen, who has been kept captive in the giant's castle and takes Sam to be her rescuer.

She promptly proposes, throwing the future of the Questers' Fellowship into jeopardy.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness' attempts to conquer Lower Earth take a new turn when Kreech discovers an ancient prophesy enabling Lord Darkness to create the "UnChosen One", an evil spirit that is the only being that can defeat the Chosen One.

Problem is, it means Lord Darkness has to impregnate a hideous, misshapen creature.

If only there was one of those close to hand...

Lord Darkness and Kreech try for a baby, an evil baby.

Sam decides to leave the Quest to settle down with a girl he met in the dungeons of a giant's castle.

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20111023 (BBC7)
20111201 (R4)

When Sam is left behind to "guard the stuff" whilst the others are off killing the Man-munching Giant of Rankor he is accosted by a beautiful maiden, Eirwen, who has been kept captive in the giant's castle and takes Sam to be her rescuer.

She promptly proposes, throwing the future of the Questers' Fellowship into jeopardy.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness' attempts to conquer Lower Earth take a new turn when Kreech discovers an ancient prophesy enabling Lord Darkness to create the "UnChosen One", an evil spirit that is the only being that can defeat the Chosen One.

Problem is, it means Lord Darkness has to impregnate a hideous, misshapen creature.

If only there was one of those close to hand...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Kreech/Dean

Martha Howe-Douglas as Eirwen

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Chosen One

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

and Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

The producer is Sam Michell.

Lord Darkness and Kreech try for a baby, an evil baby.

Sam decides to leave the Quest to settle down with a girl he met in the dungeons of a giant's castle.

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When Sam is left behind to "guard the stuff" whilst the others are off killing the Man-munching Giant of Rankor he is accosted by a beautiful maiden, Eirwen, who has been kept captive in the giant's castle and takes Sam to be her rescuer. She promptly proposes, throwing the future of the Questers' Fellowship into jeopardy.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness' attempts to conquer Lower Earth take a new turn when Kreech discovers an ancient prophesy enabling Lord Darkness to create the "UnChosen One", an evil spirit that is the only being that can defeat the Chosen One. Problem is, it means Lord Darkness has to impregnate a hideous, misshapen creature. If only there was one of those close to hand...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Kreech/Dean

Martha Howe-Douglas as Eirwen

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Chosen One

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

and Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

The producer is Sam Michell.

Lord Darkness and Kreech try for a baby, an evil baby.

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20111208 (R4)

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers are lead to a quiet town in the countryside, which they have heard may hold their prize. But they get there only to discover that it has been razed to the ground by a band of ruthless barbarians, lead by the blood-thirsty Ragnar Half-tooth (Daniel Rigby), who has taken the Sword taken as booty. In order to get it back, the Questers decide to masquerade as barbarians and enter Ragnar's camp. Can they trick Ragnar, deceive his men and get the Sword? Well...they give it a jolly good go...

Meanwhile, Kreech tells Lord Darkness that his annual regeneration is coming up and that he needs to get some sleep in order to avoid meeting the new Dawn which will send his body crumbling into dust. Problem is, getting to sleep when it really matters is easier said than done. And Lord Darkness is suddenly overcome by a nasty bout of insomnia...

Cast:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis aka The Chosen One

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Daniel Rigby as Ragnar Half-tooth

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers are lead to a quiet town in the countryside, which they have heard may hold their prize.

But they get there only to discover that it has been razed to the ground by a band of ruthless barbarians, lead by the blood-thirsty Ragnar Half-tooth (Daniel Rigby), who has taken the Sword taken as booty.

In order to get it back, the Questers decide to masquerade as barbarians and enter Ragnar's camp.

Can they trick Ragnar, deceive his men and get the Sword? Well...they give it a jolly good go...

Meanwhile, Kreech tells Lord Darkness that his annual regeneration is coming up and that he needs to get some sleep in order to avoid meeting the new Dawn which will send his body crumbling into dust.

Problem is, getting to sleep when it really matters is easier said than done.

And Lord Darkness is suddenly overcome by a nasty bout of insomnia...

The Questers find themselves held by a ruthless barbarian.

The Questers find themselves held by a ruthless barbarian, named Ragnar Half-tooth (Daniel Rigby).

Lord Darkness is beset by a bout of potentially fatal insomnia.

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20111030 (BBC7)
20111208 (R4)

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers are lead to a quiet town in the countryside, which they have heard may hold their prize.

But they get there only to discover that it has been razed to the ground by a band of ruthless barbarians, lead by the blood-thirsty Ragnar Half-tooth (Daniel Rigby), who has taken the Sword taken as booty.

In order to get it back, the Questers decide to masquerade as barbarians and enter Ragnar's camp.

Can they trick Ragnar, deceive his men and get the Sword? Well...they give it a jolly good go...

Meanwhile, Kreech tells Lord Darkness that his annual regeneration is coming up and that he needs to get some sleep in order to avoid meeting the new Dawn which will send his body crumbling into dust.

Problem is, getting to sleep when it really matters is easier said than done.

And Lord Darkness is suddenly overcome by a nasty bout of insomnia...

Cast:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis aka The Chosen One

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Daniel Rigby as Ragnar Half-tooth

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers find themselves held by a ruthless barbarian.

The Questers find themselves held by a ruthless barbarian, named Ragnar Half-tooth (Daniel Rigby).

Lord Darkness is beset by a bout of potentially fatal insomnia.

030220111208

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers are lead to a quiet town in the countryside, which they have heard may hold their prize. But they get there only to discover that it has been razed to the ground by a band of ruthless barbarians, lead by the blood-thirsty Ragnar Half-tooth (Daniel Rigby), who has taken the Sword taken as booty. In order to get it back, the Questers decide to masquerade as barbarians and enter Ragnar's camp. Can they trick Ragnar, deceive his men and get the Sword? Well...they give it a jolly good go...

Meanwhile, Kreech tells Lord Darkness that his annual regeneration is coming up and that he needs to get some sleep in order to avoid meeting the new Dawn which will send his body crumbling into dust. Problem is, getting to sleep when it really matters is easier said than done. And Lord Darkness is suddenly overcome by a nasty bout of insomnia...

Cast:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis aka The Chosen One

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Daniel Rigby as Ragnar Half-tooth

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers find themselves held by a ruthless barbarian.

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20111215 (R4)

The Questers, continuing their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the only weapon capable of ridding their land from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness, find themselves needing to take a short cut through the mysterious mines of Grazak-Dun.

The only man who can help them enter the mines, however, is the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun.

Luckily, the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun also happens to be Dean's dad.

Problem is, Dean's dad hates Dean.

So the Questers must hatch a plan that'll help Dean win back the respect of his father...

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is given the honour of writing the "Big Book of Evil", a task which he takes on with relish.

But he soon finds that, as everyone knows, it's one thing to say you'll write a book, and quite another to actually sit down and write one...

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The third episode in series of the sitcom set in Lower Earth. The Questers, continuing their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the only weapon capable of ridding their land from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness, find themselves needing to take a short cut through the mysterious mines of Grazak-Dun. The only man who can help them enter the mines, however, is the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun.

Luckily, the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun also happens to be Dean's dad. Problem is, Dean's dad hates Dean. So the Questers must hatch a plan that'll help Dean win back the respect of his father...

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is given the honour of writing the "Big Book of Evil", a task which he takes on with relish. But he soon finds that, as everyone knows, it's one thing to say you'll write a book, and quite another to actually sit down and write one...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis, aka The Chosen One

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

John Sessions as Little Dick

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Writers: Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers, continuing their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the only weapon capable of ridding their land from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness, find themselves needing to take a short cut through the mysterious mines of Grazak-Dun.

The only man who can help them enter the mines, however, is the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun.

Luckily, the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun also happens to be Dean's dad.

Problem is, Dean's dad hates Dean.

So the Questers must hatch a plan that'll help Dean win back the respect of his father...

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is given the honour of writing the "Big Book of Evil", a task which he takes on with relish.

But he soon finds that, as everyone knows, it's one thing to say you'll write a book, and quite another to actually sit down and write one...

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The third episode in series of the sitcom set in Lower Earth. The Questers, continuing their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the only weapon capable of ridding their land from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness, find themselves needing to take a short cut through the mysterious mines of Grazak-Dun. The only man who can help them enter the mines, however, is the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun.

Luckily, the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun also happens to be Dean's dad. Problem is, Dean's dad hates Dean. So the Questers must hatch a plan that'll help Dean win back the respect of his father...

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is given the honour of writing the "Big Book of Evil", a task which he takes on with relish. But he soon finds that, as everyone knows, it's one thing to say you'll write a book, and quite another to actually sit down and write one...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis, aka The Chosen One

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

John Sessions as Little Dick

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Writers: Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

Dean must reunite with his dad to help the Questers pass through the mines of Grazak-Dun.

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20111222 (R4)

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers find themselves coming to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial whose mead hall is being terrorised by a terrible creature called "The Grundle". But when Amis, the Chosen One, starts to question whether he is actually all that special after all, the Questers hatch a plan to kill the beast and restore Amis' self-worth.

Meanwhile, time is running out for Lord Darkness. Kreech tells he must find a girlfriend to keep him young, or he'll find his incorporeal essence once more slowly shrivelling and turning to dust. So Darkness starts off on the dating game. Trouble is, it's been a bit of time since he last met a girl, let alone chatted one up...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis aka The Chosen One

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Daniel Rigby as King Baldwin The Jovial

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers find themselves coming to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial whose mead hall is being terrorised by a terrible creature called "The Grundle".

But when Amis, the Chosen One, starts to question whether he is actually all that special after all, the Questers hatch a plan to kill the beast and restore Amis' self-worth.

Meanwhile, time is running out for Lord Darkness.

Kreech tells he must find a girlfriend to keep him young, or he'll find his incorporeal essence once more slowly shrivelling and turning to dust.

So Darkness starts off on the dating game.

Trouble is, it's been a bit of time since he last met a girl, let alone chatted one up...

The Questers come to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial (Daniel Rigby), whose kingdom is being terrorised by a terrible creature.

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20111113 (BBC7)
20111222 (R4)

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers find themselves coming to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial whose mead hall is being terrorised by a terrible creature called "The Grundle".

But when Amis, the Chosen One, starts to question whether he is actually all that special after all, the Questers hatch a plan to kill the beast and restore Amis' self-worth.

Meanwhile, time is running out for Lord Darkness.

Kreech tells he must find a girlfriend to keep him young, or he'll find his incorporeal essence once more slowly shrivelling and turning to dust.

So Darkness starts off on the dating game.

Trouble is, it's been a bit of time since he last met a girl, let alone chatted one up...

The Questers come to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial (Daniel Rigby), whose kingdom is being terrorised by a terrible creature.

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As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers find themselves coming to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial whose mead hall is being terrorised by a terrible creature called "The Grundle". But when Amis, the Chosen One, starts to question whether he is actually all that special after all, the Questers hatch a plan to kill the beast and restore Amis' self-worth.

Meanwhile, time is running out for Lord Darkness. Kreech tells he must find a girlfriend to keep him young, or he'll find his incorporeal essence once more slowly shrivelling and turning to dust. So Darkness starts off on the dating game. Trouble is, it's been a bit of time since he last met a girl, let alone chatted one up...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis aka The Chosen One

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Daniel Rigby as King Baldwin The Jovial

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers come to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial.

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20111229 (R4)

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar and are happy to be welcomed into the palace of the White Wizard, a man who is nothing but sweetness and light and, consequently, the very opposite to Lord Darkness. But extremism of any kind, whether for good or evil, is a dangerous thing - and Penthiselea (Sophie Winkleman) soon begins to smell that there's something not altogether unfishy about the White Wizard.

Meanwhile, Kreech and Lord Darkness are off to the Land of Dunes for their annual holiday...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis, aka the "Chosen One"

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

John Sessions as the White Wizard

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar and are happy to be welcomed into the palace of the White Wizard, a man who is nothing but sweetness and light and, consequently, the very opposite to Lord Darkness. But extremism of any kind, whether for good or evil, is a dangerous thing - and Penthiselea soon begins to smell that there's something not altogether unfishy about the White Wizard.

03052011111420111115
20111120 (BBC7)
20111229 (R4)

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar and are happy to be welcomed into the palace of the White Wizard, a man who is nothing but sweetness and light and, consequently, the very opposite to Lord Darkness. But extremism of any kind, whether for good or evil, is a dangerous thing - and Penthiselea soon begins to smell that there's something not altogether unfishy about the White Wizard.

Meanwhile, Kreech and Lord Darkness are off to the Land of Dunes for their annual holiday...

030520111229

The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar and are happy to be welcomed into the palace of the White Wizard, a man who is nothing but sweetness and light and, consequently, the very opposite to Lord Darkness. But extremism of any kind, whether for good or evil, is a dangerous thing - and Penthiselea (Sophie Winkleman) soon begins to smell that there's something not altogether unfishy about the White Wizard.

Meanwhile, Kreech and Lord Darkness are off to the Land of Dunes for their annual holiday...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis, aka the "Chosen One"

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

John Sessions as the White Wizard

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers are welcomed by the White Wizard, the nicest man in the whole of Lower Earth.

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When the Questers get drunk to celebrate Vidar's birthday, Sam tries once again to gain (albeit with customary cack-handedness) the affections of Penthiselea, much to her consternation. Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is anxious to get one over his old nemesis, Kaybar the Maleficent, and so decides to do something really newsworthy and light the "Beacon of Doom".

If the "Beacon of Doom" is lit then the runes dictate that one of the Questers must do battle in hand-hand combat with Lord Darkness himself. And so, to impress Penthiselea, Sam volunteers to be that Quester. Problem is, Sam doesn't have the first idea how to fight hand-to-hand. Fortunately, nor it seems, does Lord Darkness. Should make for an interesting showdown then...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis, aka the "Chosen One"

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

When the Questers get drunk to celebrate Vidar's birthday, Sam tries once again to gain (albeit with customary cack-handedness) the affections of Penthiselea, much to her consternation. Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is anxious to get one over his old nemesis, Kaybar the Maleficent, and so decides to do something really newsworthy and light the "Beacon of Doom".

If the "Beacon of Doom" is lit then the runes dictate that one of the Questers must do battle in hand-hand combat with Lord Darkness himself. And so, to impress Penthiselea, Sam volunteers to be that Quester. Problem is, Sam doesn't have the first idea how to fight hand-to-hand. Fortunately, nor it seems, does Lord Darkness. Should make for an interesting showdown then...

0306 LAST2011112120111122
20111127 (BBC7)
20120105 (R4)

When the Questers get drunk to celebrate Vidar's birthday, Sam tries once again to gain (albeit with customary cack-handedness) the affections of Penthiselea, much to her consternation. Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is anxious to get one over his old nemesis, Kaybar the Maleficent, and so decides to do something really newsworthy and light the "Beacon of Doom".

If the "Beacon of Doom" is lit then the runes dictate that one of the Questers must do battle in hand-hand combat with Lord Darkness himself. And so, to impress Penthiselea, Sam volunteers to be that Quester. Problem is, Sam doesn't have the first idea how to fight hand-to-hand. Fortunately, nor it seems, does Lord Darkness. Should make for an interesting showdown then...

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When the Questers get drunk to celebrate Vidar's birthday, Sam tries once again to gain (albeit with customary cack-handedness) the affections of Penthiselea, much to her consternation. Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is anxious to get one over his old nemesis, Kaybar the Maleficent, and so decides to do something really newsworthy and light the "Beacon of Doom".

If the "Beacon of Doom" is lit then the runes dictate that one of the Questers must do battle in hand-hand combat with Lord Darkness himself. And so, to impress Penthiselea, Sam volunteers to be that Quester. Problem is, Sam doesn't have the first idea how to fight hand-to-hand. Fortunately, nor it seems, does Lord Darkness. Should make for an interesting showdown then...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis, aka the "Chosen One"

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Stephen Mangan as Sam

and

Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

It is Vidar's birthday but the celebrations are cut short when the Beacon of Doom is lit.

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The noble Questers set off once again to find the Sword of Asnagar, the only thing that can rid Lower Earth from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness.

Their search brings them to the kingdom of Premenstrua, where they defeat a band of trolls that have been terrorising the land. As a reward for their heroism, they are offered the Sword of Asnagar by its grateful ruler, Queen Eleanor. But before it's placed in their hands, they must first get her a birthday present...

Meanwhile, Kreech tries to convince Lord Darkness that what he needs to help him maintain eternal dominion over Lower Earth is a personal assistant...

Cast:

Vidar - Darren Boyd

Queen Eleanor - Louise Delamere

Dean/Kreech - Kevin Eldon

Amis - Dave Lamb

Sam - Stephen Mangan

Lord Darkness - Alistair McGowan

Penthiselea - Ingrid Oliver

Writers: Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

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The noble Questers set off once again to find the Sword of Asnagar, the only thing that can rid Lower Earth from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness.

Their search brings them to the kingdom of Premenstrua, where they defeat a band of trolls that have been terrorising the land. As a reward for their heroism, they are offered the Sword of Asnagar by its grateful ruler, Queen Eleanor. But before it's placed in their hands, they must first get her a birthday present...

Meanwhile, Kreech tries to convince Lord Darkness that what he needs to help him maintain eternal dominion over Lower Earth is a personal assistant...

Cast:

Vidar - Darren Boyd

Queen Eleanor - Louise Delamere

Dean/Kreech - Kevin Eldon

Amis - Dave Lamb

Sam - Stephen Mangan

Lord Darkness - Alistair McGowan

Penthiselea - Ingrid Oliver

Writers: Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.

0402The Magnificent Five20130219 (BBC7)
20160704 (BBC7)

Whilst waiting for news on the whereabouts of the Sword of Asnagar, the Questers stop a pub brawl and in doing so attract the attention of some villagers from the small village of Mexigaroth who are being terrorised by an evil bandit, who goes by the name of "El Maldado".

Never ones to stand by when a wrong can be righted, the Questers promise to help the villagers defeat El Maldado and his hordes.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness has to make a presentation for an assembly of the Dark Lords. Pretty routine stuff, surely...?

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

and

Chris Pavlo as Hilario

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

Producer: Sam Michell.

0402The Magnificent Five20130219

Whilst waiting for news on the whereabouts of the Sword of Asnagar, the Questers stop a pub brawl and in doing so attract the attention of some villagers from the small village of Mexigaroth who are being terrorised by an evil bandit, who goes by the name of "El Maldado".

Never ones to stand by when a wrong can be righted, the Questers promise to help the villagers defeat El Maldado and his hordes.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness has to make a presentation for an assembly of the Dark Lords. Pretty routine stuff, surely...?

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

and

Chris Pavlo as Hilario

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

Producer: Sam Michell.

0403The Fat Hog2013022620130305 (BBC7)
20160711 (BBC7)

The Questers find themselves seeking succour at the Fat Hog, a hostelry famed for its excellent cuisine, and run by its quixotic headchef Nigressa.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is having trouble with his new Ball of Infinite Vision.

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

and

Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Nigressa

Written by James Cary.

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers chance upon legendary tavern, the Fat Hog, and its glamorous owner Nigressa.

0403The Fat Hog20130226

The Questers find themselves seeking succour at the Fat Hog, a hostelry famed for its excellent cuisine, and run by its quixotic headchef Nigressa.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is having trouble with his new Ball of Infinite Vision.

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

and

Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Nigressa

Written by James Cary.

Producer: Sam Michell.

0404The Underworld20130305

The Questers are forced into the Underworld where they must find Penthiselea's mum to ask her an all important question that could finally lead them to the Sword of Asnagar.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness faces a testing time too, when he tries to raise an army of the dead.

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Louise Delamere as Penthiselea's mother

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Gatekeeper

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

and

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

Producer: Sam Michell.

0404The Underworld2013030520130312 (BBC7)
20160718 (BBC7)

The Questers are forced into the Underworld where they must find Penthiselea's mum to ask her an all important question that could finally lead them to the Sword of Asnagar.

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness faces a testing time too, when he tries to raise an army of the dead.

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Louise Delamere as Penthiselea's mother

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Gatekeeper

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

and

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers descend into the Underworld in search of Penthiselea's mother.

0405The Bard20130312

The Questers find themselves in possession of the magical Dagger of Razzak-Dar, which kills anyone it touches, and realise this might be a golden opportunity to use it on Lord Darkness. The problem is, Lord Darkness' castle is impentrable.

Luckily, Lord Darkness is looking for a new bard to soothe his nerves, so decides to hold a talent contest so throws open the doors of his castle to welcome applicants.

If only one of the Questers had any musical or acting experience.

Enter Penthiselea, stage left...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Vet/Grunter

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

and

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

Written by James Cary

Producer: Sam Michell.

0405The Bard2013031220130319 (BBC7)
20160725 (BBC7)

The Questers get a chance to kill Lord Darkness. But first they must win a talent contest.

The Questers find themselves in possession of the magical Dagger of Razzak-Dar, which kills anyone it touches, and realise this might be a golden opportunity to use it on Lord Darkness. The problem is, Lord Darkness' castle is impenetrable.

Luckily, Lord Darkness is looking for a new bard to soothe his nerves, so decides to hold a talent contest so throws open the doors of his castle to welcome applicants.

If only one of the Questers had any musical or acting experience.

Enter Penthiselea, stage left...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Vet/Grunter

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

and

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

Written by James Cary

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers find themselves in possession of the magical Dagger of Razzak-Dar, which kills anyone it touches, and realise this might be a golden opportunity to use it on Lord Darkness. The problem is, Lord Darkness' castle is impentrable.

0406 LASTThe Great Escape20130319

The Questers discover the Sword of Asnagar but no sooner has Amis had time to wield it than they fall into one of Lord Darkness' evil traps and are marched off to the most escape-proof prison camp in all of Lower Earth.

Meanwhile, with the Sword of Asnagar finally in his hands, Lord Darkness will soon be declared supreme Ruler and commander of the Forces of Evil. But first, he has to organise a festival...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Louise Delamere as Penthiselea's mother

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Gatekeeper

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

and

Mike Wozniak as Bunny

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

Producer: Sam Michell.

0406 LASTThe Great Escape2013031920130326 (BBC7)
20160801 (BBC7)

The Questers find themselves in a prison camp from which no living soul has ever escaped.

The Questers discover the Sword of Asnagar but no sooner has Amis had time to wield it than they fall into one of Lord Darkness' evil traps and are marched off to the most escape-proof prison camp in all of Lower Earth.

Meanwhile, with the Sword of Asnagar finally in his hands, Lord Darkness will soon be declared supreme Ruler and commander of the Forces of Evil. But first, he has to organise a festival...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar

Louise Delamere as Penthiselea's mother

Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech

Dave Lamb as Amis/The Gatekeeper

Stephen Mangan as Sam

Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness

Ingrid Oliver as Penthiselea

and

Mike Wozniak as Bunny

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

Producer: Sam Michell.

The Questers discover the Sword of Asnagar. But will it help or hinder them?