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FIRST LOOK: BBC Good Omens Radio Production Starts Recording

September 9th, 2014 by Dave Bowling Comments

First look behind the scenes of BBC Radio 4’s Good Omens production

Dirk Maggs’ adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s 1990 novel Good Omens has begun recording. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy director is working on a six-part audio production for Radio 4.

This cast photo was just released to the Radio Times and shows Mark Heap, Patterson Joseph, Peter Serafinowicz, Colin Morgan, Clive Russell, and Phil Davis. All will be featuring in the series, along with Louise Brealey and Sir Terry of Pratchett himself.


Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...