Listen To Les

If You Can't Laugh At Your Troubles Then Laugh At His, As You..... Listen To Les Listen To Les was a long running BBC Radio series starring the late great Les Dawson.  Very little information about the seri...

Dad’s Army On Radio

Series Starts On BBC Radio 4 Extra Today at 12.30 Dad's Army - Radio Series - 1974 Like many sitcoms of the day many of the Dad's Army TV episodes were remade for BBC Radio 4 with the original cast, although ...
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Wake Up To Wogan, 1993

One Year Ago Today We Lost Sir Terry In it's time Wake up To Wogan was the most listened to radio show in the United Kingdom.  It marked a return to the airwaves for Terry Wogan who had left to persue his tele...
Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Joan Sims star in the BBC radio comedy follow up series to round the horne

Stop Messing About, 1969

Stop Messing About, Kenneth Williams Gets His Own Radio Show Now airing on BBC Radio4 Extra, Thursdays 12.00pm and 7.00pm Stop Messin' About, a catchphrase coined for Kenneth Williams by Galton and Simpson ...
matt lucas and david walliams star in the original Little Britain series on the radio

Little Britain – Back Where It All Began

Little Britain - Radio Series - 2001 As David Walliams springs back to our TV screens, with his new sketch show David Walliams and Friend,  it's back to the beginning we go, as we look at Little Britain The Ra...

The Likely Lads Radio Series – 1967 – 1968

The Likely Lads was a popular TV comedy series set in the North of England.  In 1967 one of the show's main stars, James Bolam adapted 16 episodes of the TV show for Radio. The Radio show ran for 2 series of...
kenneth williams invites you to The Bettry Witherspoon Show

The Betty Witherspoon Show

Despite it's name there was no Betty Witherspoon, the character, if there ever was one, never appaeared as either a real person or indeed a character.  It appears the idea for the title was a parody of the Simo...
joan sims and fenela fielding are among the cast of bbc radio comedy something to shout about

Something To Shout About

By 1960 television was getting into full speed, but radio was still a poular medium.  After all at this point in time iot had left us with comedy classics such as Hancock's Half Hour, Take It From Here and the ...
vintage bbc logo as would have probably been used around the time of the light program

70 Years Of British Comedy, 1940’s

Part One - After The War In an earlier post we told you we were going to look back over the last 70 years of great British comedy.  We've tagged some of the best sitcoms from the last 70 years, as 70 Years Of ...