Tim Brooke Taylor is among the stars of this BBC Radio comedt series hello cheeky

Hello Cheeky, 1973

BBC Radio comedy series that ran for five series on BBC Radio 2 between 1973 and 1975.  Sixty one episodes were made along with six specials. Hello Cheeky gained a reputation for its puns. For example "I onc...
Ted Ray starred in his own BBC Radio series

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 as part of his act N...
vintage bbc logo as would have probably been used around the time of the light program

BBC Light Program, 1945

BBC Light Program, 1945 - 1967 As the war drew to a close the BBC began to return to full time broadcasting.  At this time television was still very much a luxury item, radio was the popular entertainment medi...

ITMA – It’s That Man Again

Can I Do You Now Sir ? Today, 6th June 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day.  Whilst D-Day has little that was funny, as a mark of respect for those who served we’re running this war time classic that ke...

Missing Hancocks To Get A Revival

Between 1954 and 1959, one hundred and three episodes of the classic Hancock's Half Hour radio show were broadcast on the BBC.  Of these twenty are missing. To celebrate 60 years since Ray Galton and Alan Si...
eric morecambe and ernie wise enjoyed tv success for over twenty years

Morecambe And Wise BBC Radio Show

Morecambe And Wise BBC Radio Shows 1975 - 1978 Many people regard the 1970's as the heyday of British Comedy and so it's fitting that they also regard the 1970's as Morecambe And Wise's greatest work. It wa...