Trevor and Sammy are the movers and shakers at TS Sports
Stars agency. Friends for twenty years, and business partners
for nine, they are chalk and cheese. Trevor is thoughtful,
honest and sensitive while Sammy is a rapacious dealmaker
with the morals of a hyena. In these six episodes, we follow
Trevor and his partner as they deal, in their very different
ways, with colleagues and clients...
back to TS Sports Stars Agency as we rejoin Trevor and Sammy,
who continue to deal with their bizarre clientele in their
own, very different ways while trying to keep on top of the
personal catastrophes going on in the rest of the office.
second series of the Radio 4 show from the pen of Andy
Hamilton reunites the staff of the TS office, along with guest
appearances from Jake Wood (EastEnders) and Gina Yashere,
for a journey through the cut-throat world of sporting celebrity.
Sammy's moral compass is still pointing a little south of
the truth as he justifies chasing 'unreasonable' traffic wardens
and endeavours to romance lesbian receptionist Heidrun. Trevor,
meanwhile, is trying to keep his scruples while grappling
with a racist young tennis star, a psychotic footballer with
a penchant for threesomes with Brazilian twins, an over-the-hill
rugby veteran and an obnoxious paralympic medal winner. Barry,
as ever, is the thorn in everyone's side, and on top of everything,
Trevor's estranged wife Meryl is writing a novel about the
collapse of a fictional marriage that sounds a little too
series suffers from a lot of the problems that Series
One was victim to - not overly funny gags that
you can see coming from a million miles away. While this series
is pretty amusing at times, it's certainly not overly cerebral.
But, if you like your laughs straight-up and obvious then
you'll find this a hoot.
it's not Andy Hamilton's finest work, there's still enough
belly laughs to keep you entertained for the show's duration.
Although, whether you'll want to listen to it more than once