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After commuting to work together for 15 years, Charles and George both lose their jobs, but decide to keep it a secret...

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George, Norma Ronald as Hilary, Tony Anholt as GJ, David Ryall as Charles's Manager, Michael Bilton as Billy and Colin Starkey as Harry the Publican.

Theme music by Jim Parker

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

Two laid-off city gents keep their secret, secret.

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles

021984111920170123 (BBC7)
20170124 (BBC7)
20190111 (BBC7)
20190112 (BBC7)

City commuters Charles and George finally admit they’ve both lost their jobs and take action...

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George, Jon Glover as Mr Rollings, Renu Setna as the Ticket Collector, Ron Pember as the Black Market Job Salesman and Sonia Fraser as the Waitress.

Theme music by Jim Parker

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

Two city gents finally admit they have been sacked and take action.

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles

031984112620170130 (BBC7)
20170131 (BBC7)
20190118 (BBC7)
20190119 (BBC7)

Charles and George kick off their secret new business offering anything legal – but at what cost?

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George and Douglas Blackwell as the Publican.

Theme music by Jim Parker

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

The city gents' new business makes them money, but at what cost?

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles

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20190126 (BBC7)

George and Charles tackle a horrid child and a bizarre giant in their new business offering anything legal...

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George, Madeline Smith as Isabel, Stephen Grief as Little Willy, Elizabeth Proud as Simon and Frances Jeater as Miss Folliate.

Theme music by Jim Parker

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1984.

George and Charles tackle a horrid child and a bizarre giant.

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles

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Charles and George hire a secretary to boost their new business offering anything legal...

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George, Sherrie Hewson as Belinda Bustrom and Helena Breck as the Job Applicant.

Theme music by Jim Parker

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1984.

Charles and George hire a secretary to boost their new business.

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles

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Charles and George's new business course sets tongues wagging.

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George, Jennifer Croxton as Fiona Fenning, Henry Stamper as the Course Chairman, John Kane as the Advertising, Peter Cellier as the Finance Lecturer and Roland MacLeod as Mr Hunter.

Theme music by Jim Parker

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1984.

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles

Charles and George's new business course sets tongues wagging.

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20190216 (BBC7)

Charles and George's DIY skills arouse the suspicions of their wives.

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George, Dilys Laye as Marjorie and Norma Ronald as Hilary.

Theme music by Jim Parker

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1984.

Charles and George's DIY skills arouse their wives' suspicions.

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles

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With their business struggling, Charles and George turn to nanny.

A Tale of Two City Gents by Wally K Daly.

Starring Donald Hewlett as Charles, Michael Knowles as George and Marjorie Withers as Nanny.

Theme music by Jim Parker.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1985.

Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles