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...

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...

Radio’s Long Running Comedy Panel Show……..

Just A Minute - 1967 - Present Just a Minute is a BBC Radio 4 radio comedy panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. The idea for the game came to Ian Messiter as he rode on the top of a number 13 bus.  He wa...
matt lucas and david walliams star in the original Little Britain series on the radio

Little Britain – Back Where It All Began

Little Britain - Radio Series - 2001 As David Walliams springs back to our TV screens, with his new sketch show David Walliams and Friend,  it's back to the beginning we go, as we look at Little Britain The Ra...

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...