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A new scripted and lavishly sound-designed fantasy adventure from Stitcher, starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords). In 1768, the Fortitude, helmed by Lord Joseph Banks (Clement) sets sail to find a plant known to be the very source of pleasure in the world: Heaven’s Clover. Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. To listen to Season 2, visit www.unclebertie.com.
22 Feb 2017 • 28 mins
In the season one finale, tensions escalate when a dispute between Lord Joseph Banks and his Anderlugian hosts over a conical hat and some towels spirals out of control, with dramatic consequences. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (Salty Jules, Dr. Fincello, Greedy Pete), Stephen Templer (Illustrator), Tom Clarke (Young Nick), Gavin Rutherford (Nutty), Madeline McNamara (Edna Halley), Peter Daube (Captain Quaker), Mick Rose (Arthur C. Oldham Burroughs), Keagan Fransch (O'mara'ania), Rob Mokaraka (Gravy Guide), Jason Whyte (Wolfgang Von Kripp), Loren Taylor (Hjelke), Duncan Sarkies (Bjorn), Hannah Banks (Gru) and Miranda Manasiadis (Thorid). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer. Produced by Fiona Elwood. Season 1 Audio Design by: Nic McGowan and Thomas Press.See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.