Peacefully In Their Sleeps

Spoof obituary series.

Legendary broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite looks back at the lives of the great, the good and the dead.

Episodes

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20070808

Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

1/6. Rene Fortesque-Spencer-French

Legendary broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite looks back at the life of a quintessentially British celebrity chef.

Roydon Postlethwaite ...... Geoff McGivern

Rene Fortesque-Spencer-French ...... Elizabeth Spriggs

Brian French ...... Marcus Brigstocke

Mrs Hough ...... Chris Chantler

Felicity Butcher ...... Liz Fraser

Cruikshank ...... Richard Glover

Nurse ...... Josie Long

Gary Whatever ...... Howard Read

Jenny Beardsmore ...... Laura Solon

20070815

Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

2/6. Sir Matthias Blaggard.

Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite impartially examines the disastrous career of the maverick MP who was so right wing that the Monday Club agreed to meet on a different day, just to avoid him.

Roydon Postlethwaite ...... Geoff McGivern

Sir Matthias Blaggard ...... Richard Briers

Chin Lau ...... Benedict Wong

Simone Hillsnaps ...... Nina Sosanya

Jim Pigg ...... Paul Putner

Translator ...... Richard Glover

Lionel Freeman ...... Robin Ince

Sir Redford Hopechest ...... Rupert Vansittart

20070822

Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

3/6. Douggie 'The Shins' Wild

Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite gazes back admiringly at the life of the hottest hunk of footballing manhood Britain ever produced.

Roydon Postlethwaite ...... Geoff McGivern

Douggie Wild ...... Jeffrey Holland

Juanita World ...... Laura Solon

Peter Pundit/Jerry Panther ...... Nitin Ganatra

Aunty Nancy ...... Rita May

Harry Trubshaw ...... Bill Maynard

Joe Gorston ...... Howard Read

Les Dynham ...... Chris Chantler

20070829

Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

4/6. Geoff Peacock

Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite explores the many lives and businesses of Britain's most amiable entrepreneur, uncovering tales of greed, revenge, conspiracy and plums.

Roydon Postlethwaite ...... Geoff McGivern

Geoff Peacock ...... Paul Putner

Peter Wilkinson ...... Benedict Wong

Moonsusan ...... Julia Deakin

Nigel Dench ...... Robin Ince

Mrs Dench ...... Liza Sadovy

20070905

Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

5/6. Penelope Sway

Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite remembers the long and glistening career of Dame Penny, arguably the finest actress of her generation not to be offered a cameo in a Harry Potter film.

Roydon Postlethwaite ...... Geoff McGivern

Penelope Sway ...... Phyllida Law

Boo Newman ...... Rula Lenska

Lil ...... Liza Sadovy

Lloyd Powell ...... James Holmes

Mark Lawson ...... Howard Read

NW Ainley ...... Christopher Douglas

Theatre Goer ...... Chris Chantler

20070912

Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

6/6. Sister Cecilia of Caracas

Roydon Postlethwaite charts the many munificent achievements of the lifelong humanitarian peace worker who campaigned tirelessly against landmines yet smoked like a chimney.

Roydon Postlethwaite ...... Geoff McGivern

Sister Cecilia ...... Liza Sadovy

Actor ...... Chris Chantler

Colin ...... Dan Antopolski

David Something ...... Howard Read

Gloria Blamly ...... Janice Connolly

Stanley Cashew ...... Geoffrey Whitehead

1Rene Fortesque-Spencer-French20090429
01Rene Fortesque-spencer-french2007080820090429

Spoof obituary series.

Legendary broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite looks back at the lives of the great, the good and the dead.Legendary broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite looks back at the life of a quintessentially British celebrity chef.

  • brian french....Marcus Brigstocke
  • cruikshank....Richard Glover
  • felicity butcher....Liz Fraser
  • gary whatever....Howard Read
  • jenny beardsmore....Laura Solon
  • jenny beardsmore....Laura Solon.

    roydon postlethwaite looks back at the life of a quintessentially british celebrity chef

  • mrs hough....Chris Chantler
  • nurse....Josie Long
  • rene fortesque-spencer-french....Elizabeth Spriggs
  • rene fortesque-spencer-french....Elizabeth Spriggs

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    legendary broadcaster roydon postlethwaite looks back at the life of a quintessentially british celebrity chef.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

  • 2Sir Matthias Blaggard20090506
    02Sir Matthias Blaggard2007081520090506

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite impartially examines the disastrous career of the maverick MP who was so right wing that the Monday Club agreed to meet on a different day, just to avoid him.

  • chin lau....Benedict Wong
  • jim pigg....Paul Putner
  • lionel freeman....Robin Ince
  • simone hillsnaps....Nina Sosanya
  • sir matthias blaggard....Richard Briers
  • sir redford hopechest....Rupert Vansittart
  • sir redford hopechest....Rupert Vansittart.

    roydon postlethwaite examines the disastrous career of the maverick right-wing mp

  • translator....Richard Glover
  • translator....Richard Glover

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite impartially examines the disastrous career of the maverick mp who was so right wing that the monday club agreed to meet on a different day, just to avoid him.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    sir matthias blaggard....Richard Briers

    chin lau....Benedict Wong

    simone hillsnaps....Nina Sosanya

    jim pigg....Paul Putner

    translator....Richard Glover

    lionel freeman....Robin Ince

    sir redford hopechest....Rupert Vansittart.

    roydon postlethwaite examines the disastrous career of the maverick right-wing mp

  • 3Douggie 'The Shins' Wild20090513
    03Douggie 'the Shins' Wild2007082220090513

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite gazes back admiringly at the life of the hottest hunk of footballing manhood Britain ever produced.

  • aunty nancy....rita may
  • douggie wild....Jeffrey Holland
  • harry trubshaw....Bill Maynard
  • jerry panther....Nitin Ganatra
  • joe gorston....Howard Read
  • juanita world....Laura Solon
  • les dynham....Chris Chantler
  • peter pundit....Nitin Ganatra

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite gazes back admiringly at the life of the hottest hunk of footballing manhood britain ever produced.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    douggie wild....Jeffrey Holland

    juanita world....Laura Solon

    peter pundit/jerry panther....Nitin Ganatra

    aunty nancy....rita may

    harry trubshaw....Bill Maynard

    joe gorston....Howard Read

  • 4Geoff Peacock20090520
    04Geoff Peacock2007082920090520

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite explores the many lives and businesses of Britain's most amiable entrepreneur, uncovering tales of greed, revenge, conspiracy and plums.

  • geoff peacock....Paul Putner
  • moonsusan....Julia Deakin
  • mrs dench....Liza Sadovy
  • nigel dench....Robin Ince
  • peter wilkinson....Benedict Wong

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite explores the many lives and businesses of britain's most amiable entrepreneur, uncovering tales of greed, revenge, conspiracy and plums.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    geoff peacock....Paul Putner

    peter wilkinson....Benedict Wong

    moonsusan....Julia Deakin

    nigel dench....Robin Ince

    mrs dench....Liza Sadovy.

    roydon postlethwaite explores the many lives of britain's most amiable entrepreneur

  • 5Penelope Sway20090527
    05Penelope Sway2007090520090527

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite remembers the long and glistening career of Dame Penny, arguably the finest actress of her generation not to be offered a cameo in a Harry Potter film.

  • Mark Lawson....Howard Read
  • boo newman....Rula Lenska
  • lil....Liza Sadovy
  • lloyd powell....James Holmes
  • nw ainley....Christopher Douglas
  • penelope sway....Phyllida Law
  • theatre goer....Chris Chantler

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite remembers the long and glistening career of dame penny, arguably the finest actress of her generation not to be offered a cameo in a Harry Potter film.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    penelope sway....Phyllida Law

    boo newman....Rula Lenska

    lil....Liza Sadovy

    lloyd powell....James Holmes

    Mark Lawson....Howard Read

    nw ainley....Christopher Douglas

    theatre goer....Chris Chantler.

    roydon postlethwaite remembers the long and glistening career of dame penny

  • 06 LASTSister Cecilia Of Caracas2007091220090603
    20070912 (BBC7)
    20130101 (BBC7)

    Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    Roydon Postlethwaite charts the many munificent achievements of the lifelong humanitarian peace worker who campaigned tirelessly against landmines yet smoked like a chimney.

    Roydon Postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    Sister Cecilia....Liza Sadovy

    Actor....Chris Chantler

    Colin....Dan Antopolski

    David Something....Howard Read

    Gloria Blamly....Janice Connolly

    Stanley Cashew....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Roydon Postlethwaite charts the many munificent achievements of the lifelong humanitarian peace worker who campaigned tirelessly against landmines yet smoked like a chimney.

  • actor....Chris Chantler
  • colin....Dan Antopolski
  • david something....Howard Read
  • gloria blamly....Janice Connolly
  • sister cecilia....Liza Sadovy
  • stanley cashew....Geoffrey Whitehead

    roydon postlethwaite remembers the humanitarian peace worker who smoked like a chimney

  • 6 LASTSister Cecilia of Caracas20090603
    0101Rene Fortesque-spencer-french2007080820090429

    Spoof obituary series.

    Legendary broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite looks back at the lives of the great, the good and the dead.Legendary broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite looks back at the life of a quintessentially British celebrity chef.

  • brian french....Marcus Brigstocke
  • cruikshank....Richard Glover
  • felicity butcher....Liz Fraser
  • gary whatever....Howard Read
  • jenny beardsmore....Laura Solon
  • jenny beardsmore....Laura Solon.

    roydon postlethwaite looks back at the life of a quintessentially british celebrity chef

  • mrs hough....Chris Chantler
  • nurse....Josie Long
  • rene fortesque-spencer-french....Elizabeth Spriggs
  • rene fortesque-spencer-french....Elizabeth Spriggs

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    legendary broadcaster roydon postlethwaite looks back at the life of a quintessentially british celebrity chef.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

  • 0102Sir Matthias Blaggard2007081520090506

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite impartially examines the disastrous career of the maverick MP who was so right wing that the Monday Club agreed to meet on a different day, just to avoid him.

  • chin lau....Benedict Wong
  • jim pigg....Paul Putner
  • lionel freeman....Robin Ince
  • simone hillsnaps....Nina Sosanya
  • sir matthias blaggard....Richard Briers
  • sir redford hopechest....Rupert Vansittart
  • sir redford hopechest....Rupert Vansittart.

    roydon postlethwaite examines the disastrous career of the maverick right-wing mp

  • translator....Richard Glover
  • translator....Richard Glover

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite impartially examines the disastrous career of the maverick mp who was so right wing that the monday club agreed to meet on a different day, just to avoid him.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    sir matthias blaggard....Richard Briers

    chin lau....Benedict Wong

    simone hillsnaps....Nina Sosanya

    jim pigg....Paul Putner

    translator....Richard Glover

    lionel freeman....Robin Ince

    sir redford hopechest....Rupert Vansittart.

    roydon postlethwaite examines the disastrous career of the maverick right-wing mp

  • 0103Douggie 'the Shins' Wild2007082220090513

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite gazes back admiringly at the life of the hottest hunk of footballing manhood Britain ever produced.

  • aunty nancy....rita may
  • douggie wild....Jeffrey Holland
  • harry trubshaw....Bill Maynard
  • jerry panther....Nitin Ganatra
  • joe gorston....Howard Read
  • juanita world....Laura Solon
  • les dynham....Chris Chantler
  • peter pundit....Nitin Ganatra

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite gazes back admiringly at the life of the hottest hunk of footballing manhood britain ever produced.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    douggie wild....Jeffrey Holland

    juanita world....Laura Solon

    peter pundit/jerry panther....Nitin Ganatra

    aunty nancy....rita may

    harry trubshaw....Bill Maynard

    joe gorston....Howard Read

  • 0104Geoff Peacock2007082920090520

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite explores the many lives and businesses of Britain's most amiable entrepreneur, uncovering tales of greed, revenge, conspiracy and plums.

  • geoff peacock....Paul Putner
  • moonsusan....Julia Deakin
  • mrs dench....Liza Sadovy
  • nigel dench....Robin Ince
  • peter wilkinson....Benedict Wong

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite explores the many lives and businesses of britain's most amiable entrepreneur, uncovering tales of greed, revenge, conspiracy and plums.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    geoff peacock....Paul Putner

    peter wilkinson....Benedict Wong

    moonsusan....Julia Deakin

    nigel dench....Robin Ince

    mrs dench....Liza Sadovy.

    roydon postlethwaite explores the many lives of britain's most amiable entrepreneur

  • 0105Penelope Sway2007090520090527

    Renowned broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite remembers the long and glistening career of Dame Penny, arguably the finest actress of her generation not to be offered a cameo in a Harry Potter film.

  • Mark Lawson....Howard Read
  • boo newman....Rula Lenska
  • lil....Liza Sadovy
  • lloyd powell....James Holmes
  • nw ainley....Christopher Douglas
  • penelope sway....Phyllida Law
  • theatre goer....Chris Chantler

    spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    renowned broadcaster roydon postlethwaite remembers the long and glistening career of dame penny, arguably the finest actress of her generation not to be offered a cameo in a Harry Potter film.

    roydon postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    penelope sway....Phyllida Law

    boo newman....Rula Lenska

    lil....Liza Sadovy

    lloyd powell....James Holmes

    Mark Lawson....Howard Read

    nw ainley....Christopher Douglas

    theatre goer....Chris Chantler.

    roydon postlethwaite remembers the long and glistening career of dame penny

  • 0106 LASTSister Cecilia Of Caracas2007091220090603

    Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.

    Roydon Postlethwaite charts the many munificent achievements of the lifelong humanitarian peace worker who campaigned tirelessly against landmines yet smoked like a chimney.

    Roydon Postlethwaite....Geoff Mcgivern

    Sister Cecilia....Liza Sadovy

    Actor....Chris Chantler

    Colin....Dan Antopolski

    David Something....Howard Read

    Gloria Blamly....Janice Connolly

    Stanley Cashew....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Roydon Postlethwaite charts the many munificent achievements of the lifelong humanitarian peace worker who campaigned tirelessly against landmines yet smoked like a chimney.

  • actor....Chris Chantler
  • colin....Dan Antopolski
  • david something....Howard Read
  • gloria blamly....Janice Connolly
  • sister cecilia....Liza Sadovy
  • stanley cashew....Geoffrey Whitehead