Probably the most unsuccessful sitcom to be heard on Radio
4 in recent years, this would-be comedy-drama, revolving around the performers
and management of ‘Opera Sunderland’, managed to cram in just about every
sitcom fault possible (patronising set-up, crass plotting, two-dimensional
characters, derivative narrative devices, grindingly tedious title).
It was written by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles, the latter of whom also appeared
in the comparatively enjoyable Miles and Millner