Bandwaggon established a new formula of comedy sketches and music. At the beginning of the war it was a wonderful boost for morale. Incredibly funny surreal humour with characters drawn from all walks of life, which the younger generation adored, the Goons left older people confused, including the hierarchy at the BBC.
Among the vintage gems in this collection are 25 Years of the News Quiz, in which Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, John Sergeant, Linda Smith and Francis Wheen take a trip through a quarter of a century of headline news, with Radio 4 newsreaders providing cuttings and giggles from to If you enjoy your news humorously grilled, with a side order of biting wit, this vintage collection is highly recommended. Jack Dee Reader Writer, stand-up comedian and actor, Jack Dee is famous for his sardonic, dead-pan style.
Over the coming year there is expected to be more than hours of comedy, dramas and documentaries from the archives. Comedian Alex Horne and his five-piece jazz band combine comedy, improvisation, storytelling and music pictured above. A sitcom from award-winning comedian Josie Long about a young woman trying to build a new, more fulfilling life for herself in Glasgow.
This page lists in alphabetical order the top 20 British radio sitcoms, as determined by a combination of the results of previous polls, award wins, and BCG's visitor data. We'll soon begin ordering this list with data from our new Like buttonsso get clicking the shows you love! A pun-heavy radio sitcom. Milton Jones bestrides the globe as an expert in his field, with no ability whatsoever.
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First broadcast in the show ran for two series of eight episodes each. July 25, The idea for the game came to Ian Messiter as he rode on the top of a number 13 bus.
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We are going tore-run a series of posts looking back over the last 70 years of great British comedy. This time we go all the way through to the present day. The story of the modern sitcom is a fascinating one, British sitcoms are admired the world over, but how did it all start? In the early days very little detail exists and even less archive material, so here we go with what we were able to put together.
The Telegoons July 8, The Telegoons - The Telegoons was a comedy puppet show, adapted from the highly successful BBC radio comedy show of the s. Till Death Us Do Part - Till Death Us Do Part started life as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, before running for seven series between andit became one of the most controversial programs of it's time