Gloomsbury is a BBC Radio 4 comedy sitcom which gently parodies the lives, loves and works of the Bloomsbury Group. It is written by Sue Limb and five series have currently been produced, in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.[1]


The character names are punning parodies of those of prominent members of the Bloomsbury Group and other characters of the day:

Each episode covers the various personal shenanigans and literary endeavours of the group, influenced by contemporary mores and events.

Theme musicEdit

The theme for all episodes is "You're Driving Me Crazy", written in 1930, rather late in the history of the Bloomsbury Group, and performed by The Temperance Seven.


The series is written by Sue Limb and produced by Little Brother Productions for the BBC.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Gloomsbury - Radio 4 Sitcom - British Comedy Guide". Retrieved 9 April 2017.