BBC At 100, BBC Classic Comedy

BBC Classic Comedy, The Radio Years, Part 2, Radio And The Sitcom As the BBC rushes towards it's 100th birthday we're looking back at some the corporation's best comedy.  In part 1 we looked at some early radi...

BBC At 100, BBC Classic Comedy

BBC Classic Comedy, Part 1, The Radio Years This year the BBC will be 100 years old and in more recent times it seems to be in the news more often than not, of course most recently for the proposed abolition o...
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Wake Up To Wogan, 1993

It's 50 years since his first Breakfast Show It's 50 years to the day since Terry Wogan broadcast his first BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show.  It ran from 1972 until 1984 when Terry left to pursue his TV careerh...
rhys thomas plays spoof dj gary bellamy in bbc radio 4's down the line

Down The Line

Down The Line, 2006 It's The Late Night Phone InDown The Line was the hugely popular BBC Radio spoof phone-in.  It originally ran for five series over seven years, notching up twenty seven episodes on the ...

I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, 1972 - Present In Tribute To Barry Cryer Who Passed away Yesterday.The long running BBC Radio Panel show that just keeps on running.  Developed from the long-running radio sketc...

The Boy Who Saved England

The Boy Who Saved England, 1995 The Boy Who Saved England was the last the last Dad's Army project to feature any of the original cast.Long after the original series had finished and some twenty years afte...

That Reminds Me

That Reminds Me, 1999 That Reminds Me is a series of BBC Radio shows that ran for five series between 1999 and 2003, notching up 30shows along the way.SummaryEach weekly show is recorded in front of a ...

The Real Comedy Controllers

The Real Comedy Controllers, 2017 The Real Comedy Controllers was a special documentary show commissioned for BBC 4 Extra.  It originally ran for 4 parts in 2017, but has been repeated regularly on the station...