The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium

This comic audio series, with its strong New Zealand influence,  is a welcome change to the teeming US-influenced content on offer.

Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer.

Lord Joseph Banks, the squillionaire nephew of the controversial botanist Bertie Banks, has an auspicious encounter with a cheesemonger. His resulting cheese dream leads him and his servant Solander to his uncle’s botanarium, where he discovers Bertie’s magnum opus, and decides to embark on a great adventure.

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