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Radio Fun
History of British radio comedy

Presented by Russel Davies this 1988 documentary series tells the story of the development of British Radio comedy from the variety show formats to sitcoms.

  1. The Earliest On-Air Comedians (44.3Mb)
  2. The 1930s (44.5Mb)
  3. The Second World War (44.6Mb)
  4. Second World War Variety Acts (44.3Mb)
  5. Wartime Morale (44.7Mb)
  6. Post-War Performers (44.9Mb)
  7. The 1950s (44.2Mb)
  8. Hancock, The Goons, Beyond Our Ken, Joyce Grenfell (44.7Mb)
  9. End of the Goon Show (45Mb)
  10. 1960s vs the Establishment (44.3Mb)
  11. I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (44.8Mb)
  12. Radio Active, After Henry, and a look ahead (44.1Mb)
  13. At Christmas (71.6Mb)

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