Brian Gulliver's Travels is a satirical comedy series and also a novel created and written by Bill Dare, first broadcast on 21 February 2011 on BBC Radio 4. A second series first broadcast on 25 June 2012 on BBC Radio 4 Extra. The series is a modern pastiche of the Jonathan Swift novel Gulliver's Travels. The series revolves around the character Brian Gulliver, played by Neil Pearson. Gulliver is a travel documentary presenter who at the beginning of series is revealed to have been missing for six years, claiming to have travelled to the previously undiscovered continent of Clafrenia. His stories lead him to being put in psychiatric hospital where they believe that he is suffering some sort of delusion. In each episode he is visited by his daughter Rachel (Mariah Gale), who writes about th

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  • Brian Gulliver's Travels is a satirical comedy series and also a novel created and written by Bill Dare, first broadcast on 21 February 2011 on BBC Radio 4. A second series first broadcast on 25 June 2012 on BBC Radio 4 Extra. The series is a modern pastiche of the Jonathan Swift novel Gulliver's Travels. The series revolves around the character Brian Gulliver, played by Neil Pearson. Gulliver is a travel documentary presenter who at the beginning of series is revealed to have been missing for six years, claiming to have travelled to the previously undiscovered continent of Clafrenia. His stories lead him to being put in psychiatric hospital where they believe that he is suffering some sort of delusion. In each episode he is visited by his daughter Rachel (Mariah Gale), who writes about the countries that he claims to have visited. (en)
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  • Brian tells Rachel about Lessington, a country where ignorance reigns.
  • Brian tells Rachel about his travels in Juradia, a country where every other person is a lawyer.
  • Brian looks back at his adventures in Kognitia, where people like to easily forget anything bad and people who cannot forget at will are considered "impaired".
  • Brian talks about the country of Erosia, a country which has unusual sexual politics.
  • Brian talks about the country of Hermicia, which consists of the altruistic Manchevan people and the selfish Cononans.
  • Brian talks about his adventures in Gelbetia, a country run by the medical profession.
  • Brian talks about his time in Jampoa, a country which is obsessed with fame.
  • Brian discusses his travels in Sham, a place which believes strongly in alternative therapies.
  • Brian talks about his adventures in Chamanoa, an island where naturists who support genetic engineering and have designer babies battle nurturists who believe in educating their children.
  • Brian recalls his travels in Anidara, a country where humans are farmed for their meat and experimented upon by strange animals.
  • Brian describes the land of Gravinia, where the military is revered, and has been at war with the pacifist country of Plumpf.
  • Brian talks about the country of Osminia, a land which has a different understanding of the family.
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  • Sham
  • Osminia
  • Anidara
  • Chamanoa
  • Erosia
  • Gelbetia
  • Gravinia and Plumpf
  • Hermicia
  • Jampoa
  • Juradia
  • Kognitia
  • Lessington
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  • Brian Gulliver's Travels is a satirical comedy series and also a novel created and written by Bill Dare, first broadcast on 21 February 2011 on BBC Radio 4. A second series first broadcast on 25 June 2012 on BBC Radio 4 Extra. The series is a modern pastiche of the Jonathan Swift novel Gulliver's Travels. The series revolves around the character Brian Gulliver, played by Neil Pearson. Gulliver is a travel documentary presenter who at the beginning of series is revealed to have been missing for six years, claiming to have travelled to the previously undiscovered continent of Clafrenia. His stories lead him to being put in psychiatric hospital where they believe that he is suffering some sort of delusion. In each episode he is visited by his daughter Rachel (Mariah Gale), who writes about th (en)
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