On The Town With The League Of Gentlemen

On The Town With The League Of Gentlemen, 1997 The forerunner to the hugely successful League Of Gentlemen TV series was this six part BBC Radio series, first broadcast in 1997. Whereas the TV series was se...

On The Hour

On The Hour, 1991 On The Hour was a BBC Radio series that parodied the station's current affairs broadcasting.  Running between 1991 and 1992 twelve episodes were made over two series. The show has become a...

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy (Radio)

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Radio Series, 1978 The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy has over the years become a legendary piece of science fiction and comedy.  What many people forget is that it firs...
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Wake Up To Wogan, 1993

Who Else Would Have Fireworks On The Radio ? 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 ...

Educating Archie

Educating Archie, 1950 Educating Archie started life as a long running Radio Comedy in 1950 on the BBC Light Programme, a huge hit with audiences despite it being a ventriloquist on the radio, it attractted av...

Take It From Here

Take It From Here - 1948 In Tribute To Denis Norden, 1922 - 2018 To some this was the very first British sitcom a subject we discussed in an earlier post. Take It From Here was the popular Sunday BBC  Ra...

It Sticks Out Half A Mile

It Sticks Out Half A Mile, 1983 It Sticks Out Half A Mile was the Radio sitcom that ran for 13 episodes between 1983 and 1984.  Written By Michael Knowles and Harold Snoad who had previously adapted Dads Army ...