The Million Pound Radio Show

1980s radio sketch comedy with Nick Revell and Andy Hamilton
from nickrevell.com

The Million Pound Radio Show was a long-running radio programme written by and featuring Nick Revell and Andy Hamilton that aired on Britain's BBC Radio 4. A series of sketches, interspersed with dialogue between the two, the show ran for at least six series between 1985 and 1992 with associated Christmas specials, along with a World Cup special in 1990 and a Millennium special broadcast in 1996 ("We reckon that by the time the year 2000 arrives the mere mention of the word 'millennium' will be enough to send people into life-threatening comas"). Regular Andy Hamilton players such as Felicity Montagu also turned up and Harry Enfield appeared in some programmes.

The show became popular in the UK through a sketch involving Pirates requiring better employment conditions ("We wants a training day!" "Aye! And a creche!") being repeatedly played on BBC Radio 1; the only cassette release of the series capitalised on this and had "Includes the famous pirate sketch!" emblazoned on the cover.

  1. S01E01 (12.7Mb)
  2. S01E02 (25.8Mb)
  3. S01E03 (25.5Mb)
  4. S01E04 (25.6Mb)
  5. S01E05 (26Mb)
  6. S02E01 (24.8Mb)
  7. S02E02 (25Mb)
  8. S02E03 (24.7Mb)
  9. S02E04 (22.7Mb)
  10. S02E05 (24Mb)
  11. S02E06 (23.4Mb)
  12. S02E07 (23.5Mb)
  13. S02E08 (23.5Mb)
  14. S03E01 (24.9Mb)
  15. S03E02 (25.5Mb)
  16. S03E03 (25.9Mb)
  17. S03E04 (26.8Mb)
  18. S03E05 (26.2Mb)
  19. S03E06 (23.7Mb)
  20. S04E01 (24.8Mb)
  21. S04E02 (26.6Mb)
  22. S04E03 (24.4Mb)
  23. S04E04 (26.6Mb)
  24. S04E05 (25.7Mb)
  25. S04E06 (26.4Mb)
  26. Christmas Special (13.3Mb)
  27. World Cup Special (12.6Mb)
  28. S05E01 (25.6Mb)
  29. S05E02 (25.7Mb)
  30. S05E03 (25.7Mb)
  31. S05E04 (26.4Mb)
  32. S05E05 (25.7Mb)
  33. S05E06 (26.5Mb)
  34. Election Special (13.7Mb)
  35. Columbus Special (13.7Mb)
  36. State of the Nation Special (12.8Mb)
  37. Millennium Special (17.7Mb)

MP3 files hosted by nickrevell.com.