Ted Ray starred in his own BBC Radio series

Ray’s A Laugh

Ray's A Laugh, 1949 Ted Ray was the popular British comedian of the 1950's and 1960's. He's probably best remembered for his Radio Show "Ray's A Laugh"  As a music hall performer he would play the violin badly...

Week Ending

Week Ending, 1970 Week Ending was a long running radio series that took a satirical look at the current affairs of the time.  The series was broadcast on a Friday night and whilst it ran for twenty eight years...

Clare In The Community

Clare In The Community, 2004 Clare In The Community is often billed as one of the best Radio Comedies of all time ranking up with the likes of the Dad's Army Radio series.  The title Clare In The Community is ...

Hamish And Dougal…

You'll Have Had Your Tea: The Doings Of Hamish And Dougal, 2002 The fictional characters Hamish and Dougal first appeared in one of the rounds of another Radio Comedy series: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.  I...

The Jason Explanation

The Jason Explanation, 1977 Del Boy On The Radio?David Jason will always be associated with his many TV credits, but he has also had success on the radio.The Jason Explanation was a BBC Radio sketch sh...

The News Quiz

The News Quiz, 1977 The News Quiz is a topical panel game that takes a light hearted look at the week's news.  It is perhaps the longest running BBC Radio series having being first broadcast in 1977.The se...
roy hudd fronts the long running BBC radio2 comedy series the news huddlines

The News Huddlines

The News Huddlines, 1975 The star of this show, Roy Hudd is celebrated his 80th birthday in 2016 (16th May).The long running Radio series The News Huddlines was the BBC Radio 2 topical comedy sketch show s...
Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt star in the long running bbd radio series the now show on bbc radio 4

The Now Show

The Now Show, 1998 Proving that Radio comedy is still a force to be reckoned with: The Now Show is still going strong more than twenty years after it first hit the airwaves.The series is a successor to pop...

Ken Dodd’s Palace Of Laughter

Ken Dodd's Palace Of Laughter 1986 - 1987 It is so difficult to pin down any detailed information on Ken Dodd's TV and Radio work, but we have managed to gather together some information for this post.This...

Monty Python: The Self Abasement Tapes

And Now For Something Completely, Sort Of, New! Monty Python: The Self Abasement Tapes, 2019 Something new from Monty Python? Not quite.  This year 2019 sees Monty Python reach fifty.  So to celebrate Michael...