the late sir terry wogan one of britain's most loved entertainers

Terry Wogan Looks Back At A Golden Age Of Comedy

Wogan's Radio Fun, 1987 Wogan's Radio Fun was a one off special broadcast in two parts in 1987, as part of the Wogan show.The importance of comedy on the radio should never be underestimated.  Over many ye...

Like They’ve Never Been Gone

Like They've Never Been Gone, 1998 Two comedy legends (Roy Hudd and June Whitfield) starred in this Eurovision themed comedy.Like They've Never Been Gone ran for 2 series of six episodes each in 1998 and 1...

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse, 2006 Stanley Baxter is perhaps best known for his lavish TV shows.  However in 2006 he began a series of radio shows under the title Stanley Baxter's Playhouse.The Stanley Bax...
another factory audience gather for an edition of the BBC Radio comedy variety show workers' playtime

Workers Playtime

Workers Playtime, 1941 Workers' Playtime was a British radio variety programme transmitted by the BBC between 1941 and 1964.  Originally the show was intended as a morale-booster for industrial workers in Brit...
bernie clifton stars in the bbc radio series bernie clifton's comedy shop

Bernie Clifton’s Comedy Shop

Bernie Clifton's Comedy Shop, 1982 Mike Craig was a prolific producer and writer of over 1200 comedy shows for both BBC Radio and TV - including: Morecambe and Wise, Ken Dodd, Jimmy Tarbuck, Al Reid, Harry Wor...

The Will Hay Programme

The Will Hay Programme, 1944 Through the war years the radio had kept the nation both informed of what was going on and entertained.  Shows such as ITMA with Tommy Handley were hugely popular.  However there w...

Harry Hill’s Fruit Corner

Harry Hill's Fruit Corner, 1993 Comedian Harry Hill began his TV and Radio comedy career with Harry Hill's Fruit Corner.  Hill had achieved his big break the year previous when he won the Perrier Award for Bes...

How Does That Make You Feel

How Does That Make You Feel, 2010 How Does That Make You Feel was a long running BBC Radio comedy-drama that ran for fifty five episodes over eleven series between 2010 and 2019.  Episodes were typically fifte...