The Betty Witherspoon Show

1970s radio comedy with Kenneth Williams and Ted Ray
from archive.org

Radio comedy series with Ted Ray, Kenneth Williams, Miriam Margolyes and Nigel Rees.

It appears the title of the show was a one joke parady of the Simon Dee show, so popular at the time, but Betty didn't appear, either as a person or a character, instead being introduced every week, only to have Ray start his monologue. A pilot show was made on 25th June 1972 at the Playhouse Theatre, and lead to the series of, originally 13, susequently edited down to 10 episodes, of which the first was recorded on Monday 16th October 1972.

  1. A Tale of Two Cities (25.2Mb)
  2. Hound of the Baskervilles (25.4Mb)
  3. Russia, the Last Days Of The Tsar (25.6Mb)
  4. Henry VIII (25.3Mb)
  5. Romeo and Juliet (25.3Mb)
  6. Wuthering Heights (25.4Mb)
  7. Anthony and Cleopatra (25.6Mb)
  8. The Permissive Society (25.3Mb)
  9. Nelson and Lady Hamilton (25.6Mb)
  10. Join the Procrastinators' Club (25.4Mb)

MP3 files hosted by archive.org.