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The Harpoon
BBC Radio 4 comedy series presenting a spoof 1950's boy's comic. Spiffing! (14 30min episodes)

BBC Radio 4 comedy series broadcast in 14 episodes from 1991 to 1994, presenting a spoof of the jingoistic 1950's boys' comic, with tales of square-jawed heroes, hobby tips for the practical boy, readers' letters and "your old chum" the Editor (played by Alistair McGowan). Pointless, patronising, politically incorrect and spiffing good fun! Nominated for a British Comedy Award for Best Radio Comedy in 1992.

  1. S01E01 Waiting For The Magazine (26.5Mb)
  2. S01E02 Looking Ahead To Autumn Issue (26.5Mb)
  3. S01E03 Laughing Through The Depression Issue (26.2Mb)
  4. S01E04 Under The Blankets (26.2Mb)
  5. S01ESP1 Winter Special (26.2Mb)
  6. S01ESP2 Christmas Special (26.5Mb)
  7. S02E01 Bumper Summer Edition (26.8Mb)
  8. S02E02 Behind The Bike Sheds (26.8Mb)
  9. S02E03 Lucky-Bag Disguise (26.8Mb)
  10. S02E04 1950s Edition (26.3Mb)
  11. S03E01 Wartime Edition (26.8Mb)
  12. S03E02 Crime Corner (26.3Mb)
  13. S03E03 Lathe Monthly (26.7Mb)
  14. S03E04 American Edition (26.7Mb)

MP3 files hosted by archive.org.