rodney bewes stars in the 1981 bbc radio sitcom a very private man

Rodney Bewes Moves North…..

A Very Private Man, 1981 Originally recorded at BBC Manchester.  A Very Private Man was a six part radio comedy that aired for just the one series in 1981. The series has since been repeated on digital radi...

And There’s More On The Radio….

Jimmy Cricket's Team, 1990 Jimmy Cricket's Team was a radio show that ran for five series between 1990 and 1994. Writing on his official website the star calls it "ne of the happiest periods in my showbiz ...
adrian juste presented a unique mix of music and comedy on BBC radio 1 between 1978 and 1994

Music And Comedy It Must Be…..

The Adrian Juste Show, 1978 This show on Radio ! introduced me to a whole host of classic comedy that perhaps otherwise I would not have known about.  It was also the inspiration behind this site. Between 1...
Penelope keith is audrey forbes hamilton in 19790's BBC classic sitcom to the manor born

To The Manor Born On The Radio ?

To The Manor Born Radio Series, 1997 Sixteen years after the original TV series came to an end, ten thirty minute episodes were broadcast on BBC Radio. Despite the success of the TV version To The Manor Bor...

All Aboard For The Navy Lark

The Navy Lark, 1959 Broadcast on the BBC Light Program and subsequently BBC Radio 2.The Navy Lark was a radio sitcom that revolved around life aboard a British Royal Navy Frigate – HMS Troutbridge, based in HM...
rhys thomas plays spoof dj gary bellamy in bbc radio 4's down the line

It’s The Late Night Phone In…

Down The Line, 2006 Down 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 way. When the show was first ...
mong the sstars of surreal bbc radio comedy the burkiss way

And Now For Something A Little Surreal…

The Burkiss Way, 1976 The Burkiss Way was a BBC Radio comedy sketch show.  It ran for six series between 1976 and 1980, notching up forty seven episodes along the way. The series took it's roots from two ha...
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 We are going tore-run a series of posts looking back over the last 70 years of great British comedy. This time we go all the way through to the present day. We've tagged some of the...

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...