Just A Minute

Just A Minute, 1967 This BBC Radio panel game that just keeps running.  By 2013 the show had ran for an amazing sixty six series and counting.The idea behind the show was first used in a show One Minute Pl...
dereck guyler and richard murdoch are among the stars of BBC rasdio comedy the men fro the ministry

The Men From The Ministry, 1962

Currently running on BBC Radio 4 Extra on TuesdaysWhen you talk about sitcoms you often forget about radio and some of the gems it's thrown up over the years, not least Hancock's Half Hour.Men From The ...
Arhur Lowe stars in bbc radio comedy Parsley sidings

Parsley Sidings

Parsley Sidings 1971 - 1973 Here's one you don't hear of very often.  Parsley Sidings was the BBC Radio sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, it was in fact the only radio sitcom to Arthur Lowe, apart from the radio ad...
bernie clifton stars in the bbc radio series 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 Worth and The Grumbleweeds. It was Mike...

The Boy Who Saved England

Dad's Army 2016, 2 Days To Go Until the 2016 Movie re-make, this 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 yea...
photo montage in tribute to wake up to wogan

Terry Wogan Tribute

There can be few people who have ever listened to the radio that have not raised a smile or broken into uncontrolable laughter at Terry Wogan's witty banter and wry observations on life.  It was so sad to hear ...
another factory audience gather for an edition of the BBC Radio comedy variety show workers' playtime

Workers Playtime, 1941

This year we are gong to run a series of posts under the heading: '70 years of Great British Entertainment'.  Prior to running the first posts we thought we's go back to around the time of World War 2 and just ...