Take It From Here

Take It From Here - 1948 In Tribute To Denis Norden, 1922 - 2018To some this was the very first British sitcom a subject we discussed in an earlier post.Take It From Here was the popular Sunday BBC  Ra...
From caimbridge footlights to bbc radio 2 it's I'm Sorry I\lll read that again

I’m Sorry I’ll Read That Again

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again, 1964 I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again originated from the famous Cambridge University Footlights (an amateur dramatic club in Cambridge, run by Cambridge University students)....

Round The Horne

Round The Horne 1965 - 1968 Round The Horne was the classic Radio Comedy that ran for four series of sixty six, thirty minute episodes on the BBC Light Program (now Radio 2) from 1965 – 1968.Recorded at th...

Hancock’s Return ?

Hancock's Ashes, 2014 Not quite Hancock's return, but back in 1968 Willie Rushton flew to Australia to bring back the ashes of Tony Hancock.In 2014 a short one off comedy drama was written about the event ...
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...
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...