Beyond Our Ken

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

Episodes

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20050515 (BBC7)
20050516 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne and the gang give their take on the Cleopatra story or If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar.

First heard in 1963.

First heard 1963.

20050228 (BBC7)A cornucopia of Horne, or should that be a Horne-u-copia of corn? All puns intended in this classic from 1961.
20051218 (BBC7)A cornucopia of Horne, or should that be a Horne-u-copia of corn? All puns intended in this classic from 1961.
20051219 (BBC7)A cornucopia of Horne, or should that be a Horne-u-copia of corn? All puns intended in this classic from 1961.
20080409 (BBC7)A cornucopia of Horne, or should that be a Horne-u-copia of corn? All puns intended in this classic from 1961.
A real classic from the BBC Comedy Archive. From December 1963.
20050627 (BBC7)A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From 1964.
A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From January 1964.
A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From January 1964.
A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From January 1964.
A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From January 1964.
A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From January 1964.
A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From January 1964.
20051113 (BBC7)
20051114 (BBC7)
Adventure Stories of the North West Frontier plus music from Pat Lancaster and The Fraser Hayes Four. First heard in June 1960.

Adventure Stories of the North West Frontier plus music from Pat Lancaster and The Fraser Hayes Four.

Adventure Stories of the North West Frontier plus music from Pat Lancaster and The Fraser Hayes Four.

Adventure Stories of the North West Frontier plus music from Pat Lancaster and The Fraser Hayes Four. First heard in June 1960.

20051114 (BBC7)Adventure Stories of the North West Frontier plus music from Pat Lancaster and The Fraser Hayes Four. First heard in June 1960.
20101212 (BBC7)All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and producer Jacques Brown gets a surprise.

All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and producer Jacques Brown gets a surprise. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.

All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and producer Jacques Brown gets a surprise. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.

20051023 (BBC7)
20051024 (BBC7)
Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company. From 1960.

Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company.

Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company.

Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company. From 1960.

20051024 (BBC7)Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company. From 1960.
20080220 (BBC7)Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company. From 1960.
As Opera pastiches go, this is a real classic from the BBC Comedy Archive. From December 1963.
20080910 (BBC7)Bigger buses, cinemas in crisis and the dramatic tale of private eye Harry Lemon.

Starring Kenneth Horne.

From January 1964.

Bigger buses, cinemas in crisis and the dramatic tale of private eye Harry Lemon. Starring Kenneth Horne. From January 1964.

20050109 (BBC7)Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From May 1960.
20051030 (BBC7)Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From May 1960.
20051031 (BBC7)Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From May 1960.
20050807 (BBC7)
20050808 (BBC7)
Classic radio comedy from February 1964 with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.
20050808 (BBC7)Classic radio comedy from February 1964 with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.
Drama of the Week is ""Beau Brummel or If You Want To Get Ahead Get A Cravat"". From January 1964.
20060426 (BBC7)Drama of the Week is ""Beau Brummel or If You Want To Get Ahead Get A Cravat"".

From January 1964.

Drama of the Week is """"Beau Brummel or If You Want To Get Ahead Get A Cravat"""".

Drama of the Week is Beau Brummel or If You Want To Get Ahead Get A Cravat. From January 1964.
Drama of the Week is Beau Brummel or If You Want To Get Ahead Get A Cravat. From January 1964.
20080326 (BBC7)Go backstage at the BBC and meet Spencer Lotterby, a big fan of Kenneth Williams. Guess who plays Mr Lotterby? From July 1960.

Go backstage at the BBC and meet Spencer Lotterby, a big fan of Kenneth Williams.

Go backstage at the BBC and meet Spencer Lotterby, a big fan of Kenneth Williams. Guess who plays Mr Lotterby? From July 1960.

20060226 (BBC7)'Hornorama' discusses the countryside and there's a murder for 'Inspector Migraine' to investigate. From January 1962.
20060227 (BBC7)'Hornorama' discusses the countryside and there's a murder for 'Inspector Migraine' to investigate. From January 1962.
20080702 (BBC7)'Hornorama' discusses the countryside and there's a murder for 'Inspector Migraine' to investigate.

From January 1962.

'Hornorama' discusses the countryside and there's a murder for 'Inspector Migraine' to investigate. From January 1962.

From January 1962.

20080227 (BBC7)'Hornorama' investigates holidays, and Ken lifts the curtain on the glitzy, ritzy world of the theatre (darling). From May 1960.
20050619 (BBC7)
20050620 (BBC7)
In this edition from 1963, the People of TODAY panel discusses censorship and the cast pays homage to Sir Francis Drake.
20050620 (BBC7)In this edition from 1963, the People of Today panel discusses censorship and the cast pays homage to Sir Francis Drake.
20070227 (BBC7)Including 'Who Was That Yeti I Saw You With Last Night?' Mr Horne Goes To Paris and 'Hornorama on Leisure'. From Dec 1961.
20060116 (BBC7)Including Who Was That Yeti I Saw You With Last Night?, Mr Horne Goes To Paris and Hornorama on Leisure. From December 1961.
20060115 (BBC7)
20060116 (BBC7)
Including Who Was That Yeti I Saw You With Last Night?, Mr Horne Goes To Paris and Hornorama on Leisure.

From December 1961.

Including Who Was That Yeti I Saw You With Last Night?, Mr Horne Goes To Paris and Hornorama on Leisure. From December 1961.

From December 1961.

20050213 (BBC7)It's the end of the series, and there is a leaving party for Kenneth Horne. From July 1960.
20051204 (BBC7)
20051205 (BBC7)
It's the end of the series, and there's a leaving party for Kenneth Horne. From July 1960.

It's the end of the series, and there's a leaving party for Kenneth Horne.

It's the end of the series, and there's a leaving party for Kenneth Horne. From July 1960.

20051205 (BBC7)It's the end of the series, and there's a leaving party for Kenneth Horne. From July 1960.
20050703 (BBC7)
20050704 (BBC7)
Join the two Kenneths and the rest of the gang for more laughs from January 1964.
20050704 (BBC7)Join the two Kenneths and the rest of the gang for more laughs from January 1964.
20080507 (BBC7)Kenneth and company present 'Who Was That Yeti I Saw You With Last Night?' and 'Hornorama on Leisure'. From February 1961.
Kenneth has his picture taken by Mr Figley for the Radio Times. More fun with the team from January 1962.
Kenneth has his picture taken by Mr Figley for the Radio Times. More fun with the team from January 1962.
Kenneth has his picture taken by Mr Figley for the Radio Times. More fun with the team from January 1962.
20080730 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the gang attempt to solve an Agatha Christie style 'whodunnit'. From December 1963.

Kenneth Horne and the gang attempt to solve an Agatha Christie style 'whodunnit'.

Kenneth Horne and the gang attempt to solve an Agatha Christie style 'whodunnit'.

Kenneth Horne and the gang attempt to solve an Agatha Christie style 'whodunnit'. From December 1963.

Kenneth Horne and the gang give their take on the Cleopatra story or If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar. First heard in 1963.
Kenneth Horne and the gang give their take on the Cleopatra story or If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar. First heard in 1963.
Kenneth Horne and the gang give their take on the Cleopatra story, or If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar. First heard 1963.
20080716 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on Cleopatra's story or 'If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar'. From Nov 1963.

Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on Cleopatra's story or 'If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar'.

Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on Cleopatra's story or 'If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar'.

Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on Cleopatra's story or 'If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar'. From Nov 1963.

20060312 (BBC7)
20060313 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on the Cleopatra story (or ""If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar""). From Nov 1963.

Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on the Cleopatra story (or ""If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar"").

Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on the Cleopatra story (or ""If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar"").

Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on the Cleopatra story (or """"If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar"""").

20060313 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the gang offer their take on the Cleopatra story (or ""If You Knew Caesar Like I Knew Caesar""). From Nov 1963.
20080827 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the gang rescue the Isle of Wight from an attack by a sea monster. From January 1964.

Kenneth Horne and the gang rescue the Isle of Wight from an attack by a sea monster.

Kenneth Horne and the gang rescue the Isle of Wight from an attack by a sea monster.

Kenneth Horne and the gang rescue the Isle of Wight from an attack by a sea monster. From January 1964.

20060326 (BBC7)
20060327 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne and the gang with classic archive comedy from December 1963, including an Agatha Christie style ""whodunnit"".
20060327 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the gang with classic archive comedy from December 1963, including an Agatha Christie style ""whodunnit"".
Kenneth Horne and the gang with classic archive comedy from December 1963, including an Agatha Christie style whodunnit.
Kenneth Horne and the gang with classic archive comedy from December 1963, including an Agatha Christie style whodunnit.
Kenneth Horne and the gang with classic archive comedy from December 1963, including an Agatha Christie style whodunnit.
20080723 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the team bring you teenagers, traffic wardens and James Bond down at the seaside. From December 1963.

Kenneth Horne and the team bring you teenagers, traffic wardens and James Bond down at the seaside.

Kenneth Horne and the team bring you teenagers, traffic wardens and James Bond down at the seaside. From December 1963.

20050410 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights. Comedy from November 1961.
20050411 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights. Comedy from November 1961.
20060205 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights. Comedy from November 1961.
20060206 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights. Comedy from November 1961.
20080604 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights. First heard in November 1961.

Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights.

Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights.

Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights. First heard in November 1961.

20080611 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and the team present their spin on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and put cricket to rights. First heard in December 1961.
20101107 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland - and 'Hornerama' investigates holidays.

Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland - and 'Hornerama' investigates holidays. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland - and 'Hornerama' investigates holidays. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

20101031 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne has an 'Incident in Macau' - and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

Kenneth Horne has an 'Incident in Macau' - and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells.

20101024 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz.

Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

20101205 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne meets the BBC's chief programme planner; and 'The Archers' American-style.

Kenneth Horne meets the BBC's chief programme planner; and 'The Archers' American-style. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.

Kenneth Horne meets the BBC's chief programme planner; and 'The Archers' American-style. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.

20060108 (BBC7)
20060109 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne remembers Kenneth Williams' biography - or tries to, at any rate. From January 1961.

Kenneth Horne remembers Kenneth Williams' biography - or tries to, at any rate.

Kenneth Horne remembers Kenneth Williams' biography - or tries to, at any rate. From January 1961.

20080430 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne remembers Kenneth Williams' biography - or tries to, at any rate. From January 1961.

Kenneth Horne remembers Kenneth Williams' biography - or tries to, at any rate.

Kenneth Horne remembers Kenneth Williams' biography - or tries to, at any rate. From January 1961.

20060109 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne remembers Kenneth Williams' biography - or tries to, at any rate. From January 1961.
20110123 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne reveals 'The Kenneth Williams Story' - and 'Hornerama' probes Housing.

Kenneth Horne reveals 'The Kenneth Williams Story' - and 'Hornerama' probes Housing. With Betty Marsden. From January 1961.

Kenneth Horne reveals 'The Kenneth Williams Story' - and 'Hornerama' probes Housing. With Betty Marsden. From January 1961.

20050130 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne throws a party for the local poetry lovers' circle. From June 1960.
20051120 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne throws a party for the local poetry lovers' circle. From June 1960.
20051121 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne throws a party for the local poetry lovers' circle. From June 1960.
20080319 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne throws a party for the local poetry lovers' circle. From June 1960.
Kenneth Horne tries gamely to get through another show, while the rest of the gang butt in! From December 1961.
Kenneth Horne tries gamely to get through another show, while the rest of the gang butt in! From December 1961.
Kenneth Horne tries gamely to get through another show, while the rest of the gang butt in! From December 1961.
20060212 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne tries gamely to get through another show, while the rest of the gang butt in! From December 1961.
20060213 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne tries gamely to get through another show, while the rest of the gang butt in! From December 1961.
20080709 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party. From February 1963.
20060305 (BBC7)
20060306 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne, with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party. From Feb 1963.

Kenneth Horne, with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party.

From February 1968.

Kenneth Horne, with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party. From Feb 1963.

20060306 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne, with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party. From February 1968.
20101114 (BBC7)
20120507 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne's busy week - and check out the latest film releases in 'Picture Go Round'. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

Kenneth Horne's busy week - and check out the latest film releases in 'Picture Go Round'. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

20060101 (BBC7)
20110116 (BBC7)
20120625 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne's freedom of Gigglesway - and 'Hornerama' probes love and marriage.

Kenneth Horne's freedom of Gigglesway - and 'Hornerama' probes love and marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From January 1961.

Kenneth Horne's freedom of Gigglesway - and 'Hornerama' probes love and marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From January 1961.

Kenneth is given the freedom of the city of Gigglesway, the Las Vegas of the North. From January 1961.

Kenneth is given the freedom of the city of Gigglesway, the Las Vegas of the North. From January 1961.

20080423 (BBC7)Kenneth is given the freedom of the city of Gigglesway - the Las Vegas of the North. From January 1961.
20050307 (BBC7)Kenneth is given the freedom of the city of Gigglesway, the Las Vegas of the North. From January 1961.
20060102 (BBC7)Kenneth is given the freedom of the city of Gigglesway, the Las Vegas of the North. From January 1961.
20050710 (BBC7)
20050711 (BBC7)
Kenneth meets Kenneth as Messrs Horne and Williams are joined by Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden for more classic fun from 1964.
20050711 (BBC7)Kenneth meets Kenneth as Messrs Horne and Williams are joined by Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden for more classic fun from 1964.
20060129 (BBC7)Kenneth visits his local music shop and takes us back to Vienna 1845. From November 1961.
20060130 (BBC7)Kenneth visits his local music shop and takes us back to Vienna 1845. From November 1961.
20080521 (BBC7)Kenneth visits his local music shop and takes us back to Vienna 1845. From November 1961.
Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in December 1961.
Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in December 1961.
Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in December 1961.
Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in February 1963.
Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in February 1963.
Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in February 1963.
20050424 (BBC7)
20050425 (BBC7)
20060220 (BBC7)
Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.
Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.
Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.
Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.
20060219 (BBC7)Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.
20060220 (BBC7)Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.
20080618 (BBC7)Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.
20050718 (BBC7)Look out for the architectural sketch reminiscent of Changing Rooms. From January 1964.
Look out for the architectural sketch reminiscent of Changing Rooms.
Look out for the architectural sketch reminiscent of Changing Rooms.
Look out for the architectural sketch reminiscent of Changing Rooms.
20050717 (BBC7)
20050718 (BBC7)
Look out for the architectural sketch reminiscent of Changing Rooms.

From January 1964.

Look out for the architectural sketch reminiscent of Changing Rooms. From January 1964.

20050221 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and co as a family get stranded on a desert island! This programme was first heard in November 1960.

More comedy from Kenneth & co as a family get stranded on a desert island! This programme was first heard in November 1960.

20060122 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and co, with a juicy appearance from Nell Gwyn and her basket of oranges! First heard November 1961.
20060123 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and co, with a juicy appearance from Nell Gwyn and her basket of oranges! First heard November 1961.
20050116 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and company, including a review of the latest releases on the big screen. First heard in May 1960.
20051106 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and company, including a review of the latest releases on the big screen. First heard in May 1960.
20051107 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and company, including a review of the latest releases on the big screen. First heard in May 1960.
20080305 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and company, including a review of the latest releases on the big screen. First heard in May 1960.
20080514 (BBC7)More comedy from Kenneth and company, with a juicy appearance from Nell Gwyn flaunting her wares! First heard in November 1961.
20080903 (BBC7)More 'expert' advice, plus a Beau Brummel Regency romp.

Kenneth Horne leads his comedy company.

From January 1964.

More 'expert' advice, plus a Beau Brummel Regency romp. Kenneth Horne leads his comedy company. From January 1964.

More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams. From Feb 1964.
More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams. From Feb 1964.
More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams. From Feb 1964.
20050724 (BBC7)
20050725 (BBC7)
More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneths Horne and Williams. From February 1964.

More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneths Horne and Williams.

More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneths Horne and Williams. From February 1964.

20050725 (BBC7)More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneths Horne and Williams. From February 1964.
20050814 (BBC7)
20050815 (BBC7)
More laughs from Kenneth Horne and the gang, including a special Hornerama report on atomic power.
20050815 (BBC7)More laughs from Kenneth Horne and the gang, including a special Hornerama report on atomic power.
20051016 (BBC7)More mayhem and madcap humour from the Kenneths Horne and Williams from April 1960.
20051017 (BBC7)More mayhem and madcap humour from the Kenneths Horne and Williams from April 1960.
20080213 (BBC7)More mayhem and madcap humour from the Kenneths, Horne and Williams, from April 1960.
20081001 (BBC7)Rodney and Charles enter Eurovision and there's drama in the Himalayas.

Starring Kenneth Horne.

From February 1964.

Starring Kenneth Horne.

Rodney and Charles enter Eurovision and there's drama in the Himalayas. Starring Kenneth Horne. From February 1964.

20080402 (BBC7)'Swiss Family Horne' copes with life on a desert island and Hornorama investigates the press. From Nov 1960.
20051212 (BBC7)'Swiss Family Horne' copes with life on a desert island, and Hornorama investigates the press. From Nov 1960.
20051211 (BBC7)
20051212 (BBC7)
'Swiss Family Horne' copes with life on a desert island, and Hornorama investigates the press.

From Nov 1960.

'Swiss Family Horne' copes with life on a desert island, and Hornorama investigates the press. From Nov 1960.

From Nov 1960.

20080820 (BBC7)The celebrity panel discusses censorship and there are tales of derring-do with Sir Francis Drake.

From December 1963.

The celebrity panel discusses censorship and there are tales of derring-do with Sir Francis Drake. From December 1963.

The celebrity panel discusses censorship and there are tales of derring-do with Sir Francis Drake.

20080917 (BBC7)The gang celebrate crime writer Agatha Twist's birthday and bring you passion among the tennis courts.

From January 1964.

20080813 (BBC7)The Giggleswade Festival of Music and Culture has an honoured guest - a Mr K Horne. From December 1963.
20050612 (BBC7)The Giggleswade Festival of Music and Culture has an honoured guest, a Mr K Horne. First heard December 1963.
20050613 (BBC7)The Giggleswade Festival of Music and Culture has an honoured guest, a Mr K Horne. First heard December 1963.
20080924 (BBC7)The team tackle the story of Hans Liszt and reveal the basis of a happy marriage. Starring Kenneth Horne. From February 1964.
20081008 (BBC7)The very last show - with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee. From February 1964.
This is a real classic from the BBC Comedy Archive. From December 1963.
20040418 Duration=30 (BBC7)This week's line-up includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock, Rodney and Charles, and Sherpa Tinsel. From Feb 1964.
20050731 (BBC7)
20050801 (BBC7)
This week's stellar line up includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock, Rodney and Charles and Sherpa Tinsel.
20050801 (BBC7)This week's stellar line up includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock, Rodney and Charles and Sherpa Tinsel.
This week's stellar line-up includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock and Sherpa Tinsel. From Feb 1964.
This week's stellar line-up includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock and Sherpa Tinsel. From Feb 1964.
This week's stellar line-up includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock and Sherpa Tinsel. From Feb 1964.
20060319 (BBC7)Traffic wardens, teenagers, Shakespeare and James Bond all feature in this gem from December 1963.
20060320 (BBC7)Traffic wardens, teenagers, Shakespeare and James Bond all feature in this gem from December 1963.
20080102 (BBC7)A trip to Paris leads to high jinks for the crew. Plus Hornorama brings you an in-depth report on motoring. From August 1958.
20041114 (BBC7)A trip to Paris leads to high jinks for the crew. Plus, Hornorama brings you an in-depth report on motoring. From August 1958.
20050904 (BBC7)A trip to Paris leads to high jinks for the crew. Plus, Hornorama brings you an in-depth report on motoring. From August 1958.
20050905 (BBC7)A trip to Paris leads to high jinks for the crew. Plus, Hornorama brings you an in-depth report on motoring. From August 1958.
20050828 (BBC7)
20050829 (BBC7)
Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From August 1958.

Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.

20050829 (BBC7)Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From August 1958.
20071219 (BBC7)Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From August 1958.
20041107 (BBC7)Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. Originally broadcast in August 1958.
20100926 (BBC7)Host Kenneth Horne has talks at the BBC - and a celebration of the great British summer.

Host Kenneth Horne has talks at the BBC - and a celebration of the great British summer. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

20050918 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne attempts to get to the BBC in a rather old car and what is the great British summer? First broadcast June 1959.
20050919 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne attempts to get to the BBC in a rather old car and what is the great British summer? First broadcast June 1959.
20080116 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne attempts to get to the BBC in a rather old car, and what is the great British summer? First broadcast June 1959.
20051002 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne attends a film premiere and learns about shipping, among other things. First transmitted in June 1959.
20051003 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne attends a film premiere and learns about shipping, among other things. First transmitted in June 1959.
20080130 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne attends a film premiere and learns about shipping, among other things. First transmitted in June 1959.
20100905 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes Love and Marriage.

Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes Love and Marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

20071205 (BBC7)
20120213 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne's revered troupe poke fun at tax bills and atomic power.

Kenneth Horne's revered troupe poke fun at tax bills and atomic power. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From July 1958.

More laughs from Kenneth Horne and the gang, including a special 'Horne a Rama' report on atomic power. From July 1958.

20101003 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure - and a look at underwater sports.

Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure - and a look at underwater sports. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

20050821 (BBC7)Kenneth is attempting to have a peaceful breakfast when a helicopter lands in his garden. From August 1958.
20050822 (BBC7)Kenneth is attempting to have a peaceful breakfast when a helicopter lands in his garden. From August 1958.
20071212 (BBC7)Kenneth is attempting to have a peaceful breakfast when a helicopter lands in his garden. From August 1958.
20051009 (BBC7)Kenneth Williams and Horne show you how not to put on a show of 'Treasure Island'. Originally transmitted in December 1959.
20051010 (BBC7)Kenneth Williams and Horne show you how not to put on a show of 'Treasure Island'. Originally transmitted in December 1959.
20070226 (BBC7)More classic comedy mayhem - when Kenneth Horne has to call in the plumbers. First broadcast in May 1959.
20050911 (BBC7)More classic comedy mayhem as Kenneth Horne has to call in the plumbers. From May 1959.
20050912 (BBC7)More classic comedy mayhem as Kenneth Horne has to call in the plumbers. From May 1959.
20080109 (BBC7)More classic comedy mayhem, when Kenneth Horne has to call in the plumbers. First broadcast in May 1959.
20080123 (BBC7)More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.
20050925 (BBC7)More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.
20050926 (BBC7)More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.
20041205 (BBC7)More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring the Kenneths, Horne and Williams. From June 1959.
20041024 (BBC7)More laughs from Kenneth Horne and the gang - including a special Hornerama report on atomic power! From 1958.
20080206 (BBC7)The two Kenneths, Williams and Horne, show you how not to put on a show of Treasure Island. Originally transmitted December 1959.
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Kenneth is attempting to have a peaceful breakfast when a helicopter lands in his garden.

From August 1958.

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More classic comedy mayhem when Kenneth Horne has to call in the plumbers! From May 1959.
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h Williams.

From June 1959.

Kenneth Horne Attends A Film Premiere And Learns About Shipping, Among Other Things.

First Transmitted in June 1959.

Kenneth Horne Attempts To Get To The Bbc In A Rather Old Car And What Is The Great British Summer? First broadcast June 1959.

Kenneth Horne attempts to get to the BBC in a rather old car, and what is the great British summer?

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Kenneth Williams and Horne show you how not to put on a show of 'Treasure Island'.

Originally transmitted December 1959.

Originally transmitted in December 1959.

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More mayhem and madcap humour from the Kenneths Horne and Williams from April 1960.
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More comedy from Kenneth and company, including a review of the latest releases on the big screen.

First heard in May 1960.

Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company.

From May 1960.

Another comic collection of short sketches from Kenneth Horne and company. From May 1960.

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Kenneth Horne throws a party for the local poetry lovers' circle.

From June 1960.

Kenneth Horne's spring cleaning, starting with an old trunk.

Classic mayhem from June 1960.

Kenneth Horne's spring cleaning, starting with an old trunk. Classic mayhem from June 1960.

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Kenneth Horne's adventure stories of the North West Frontier.

Kenneth Horne's adventure stories of the North West Frontier, plus 'Hornerama' looks at food. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1960.

Adventure Stories of the North West Frontier, plus music from Pat Lancaster and The Fraser Hayes 4. First heard in June 1960.

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Go behind the scenes with Kenneth Horne and meet Spencer Lotterby who feels Kenneth Williams is under-exposed! From July 1960.

It's the end of the series, and there is a leaving party for Kenneth Horne.

Go behind the scenes with Kenneth Horne and meet Spencer Lotterby who feels Kenneth Williams is under-exposed! From July 1960.

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More comedy from Kenneth and co as a family get stranded on a desert island! This programme was first heard in November 1960.

More comedy from Kenneth & co as a family get stranded on a desert island! This programme was first heard in November 1960.

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A cornucopia of Horne, or should that be a Horne-u-copia of corn? All puns intended in this classic from 1961.
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Kenneth is given the freedom of the city of Gigglesway, the Las Vegas of the North.

From January 1961.

Kenneth is given the freedom of the city of Gigglesway, the Las Vegas of the North. From January 1961.

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Kenneth Horne and the team offer up Mantovani and his all-string vest among the promised delights.

Comedy from November 1961.

Kenneth visits his local music shop and takes us back to Vienna 1845.

From November 1961.

More Comedy From Kenneth And Co, With A Juicy Appearance From Nell Gwyn And Her Basket Of Oranges!

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Kenneth Horne tries gamely to get through another show, while the rest of the gang butt in! From December 1961.

Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in December 1961.

Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in February 1963.

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Kenneth has his picture taken by Mr Figley for the Radio Times.

More fun with the team from January 1962.

1962021820120827 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne returns to Giggleswade for the second Festival of Music and Culture. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1962.

Kenneth Horne returns to Giggleswade for the second Festival of Music and Culture.

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Traffic Wardens, Teenagers, Shakespeare And James Bond All Feature In This Gem From 1963.

Traffic wardens, teenagers, Shakespeare and James Bond all feature in this gem from December 1963.

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A real classic from the BBC Comedy ArcHIVe.

From December 1963.

As Opera pastiches go, this is a real classic from the BBC Comedy ArcHIVe.

This is a real classic from the BBC Comedy ArcHIVe.

Kenneth Horne and the gang with classic arcHIVe comedy from December 1963, including an Agatha Christie style whodunnit.

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A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang.

From January 1964.

A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From 1964.

A sea monster is causing havoc for Kenneth and the gang. From 1964.

1964010020040404 (BBC7)How Do Modern Houses Compare To Older Ones? Kenneth Williams Finds Out In This January 1964 Edition of changing rooms.
1964020020040411 (BBC7)While Rodney And Charles Are Televised, Fanny Haddock Promises A Nibble Of Her Pudding! From February 1964.
19901228Producer: R.

EDIS

Next in series: 16 March 1992

Previous in series: 16 February 1964

Description

Classic radio comedy from 1962 starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee with Jill Day and The Fraser Hayes Four.

Produced by Jacques Brown.

Subject Categories

variety programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

28 Dec 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Douglas Smith (ann)

G Solloway (bsn)

Kenneth Williams (ent)

Bill Pertwee (ent)

Hugh Paddick (ent)

Kenneth Horne (ent)

Betty Marsden (ent)

Jill Day (ent)

Jacques Brown (Producer)

A Reece (tbn)

A Collins (vin)

Recorded on 1990-11-08.

BBC Programme Number: 90LD4890

Producer: R. EDIS

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01/01/200620110116 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne's freedom of Gigglesway - and 'Hornerama' probes love and marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From January 1961.
01/07/196020101205 (BBC7)
20120528 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne meets the BBC's chief programme planner - and 'The Archers' American-style. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.
01/12/196320080723 (BBC7)
20120917 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne presents teenagers, traffic wardens and James Bond at the seaside. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1963.
02/02/196420121119 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne reveals the story of Hans Liszt and how to have a happy marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1964.
02/04/200820101219 (BBC7)

'Swiss Family Horne' copes with life on a desert island.

Desert island doings for the 'Swiss Family Horne' - and 'Hornerama' probes the press. Stars Kenneth Horne. From November 1960.

05/01/196420080827 (BBC7)
20121022 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne goes wine tasting, and a savage sea monster attacks the Isle of Wight. With Kenneth Williams. From January 1964.
05/12/200720100822 (BBC7)
20120213 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne's revered troupe poke fun at tax bills and atomic power.

Kenneth Horne's revered troupe poke fun at tax bills and atomic power. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From July 1958.

06/08/200820080806 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne presents the torrid tale of the Sultry Seductress from Seville.

Kenneth Horne presents the torrid tale of the Sultry Seductress from Seville, including 'Carmen to the Garden' or 'Not Now, I'm Bizet'. With Betty Marsden. From December 1963.

07/05/200820080507 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne's abominable quest for a Yeti - and 'Hornerama' looks at Leisure.

Kenneth Horne's abominable quest for a Yeti - and 'Hornerama' looks at Leisure. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1961.

07/11/201020120430 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland - and 'Hornerama' investigates holidays.

Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland - and 'Hornerama' investigates holidays. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

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Kenneth Horne's high-drama in the Himalayas and Rodney and Charles enter Eurovision. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1964.
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Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party.

Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party.

11/01/200420080618 (BBC7)
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The Mad Hatter's Tea Party awaits Kenneth Horne in Wonderland. With Kenneth Williams.

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party awaits Kenneth Horne in Wonderland. With Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden. From December 1961.

Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden.

11/06/195920120326 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure, plus a look at underwater sports.

Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure, plus a look at underwater sports. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

11/06/200820080611 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne and co present their spin on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and put cricket to rights

Kenneth Horne and the team present their spin on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and put cricket to rights.

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Kenneth Horne leads a Regency romp through Beau Brummel's Brighton.

Kenneth Horne leads a Regency romp through Beau Brummel's Brighton. With Bill Pertwee. From January 1964.

12/08/195820120220 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter, and 'Hornerama' investigates sport.

Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter, and 'Hornerama' investigates sport. Sketch comedy with Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

13/08/200820080813 (BBC7)
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The Giggleswade Festival of Music and Culture has an honoured guest - one Mr K Horne.
14/05/200820080514 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne meets juicy Nell Gwyn, and Hornerama reports on Homes and Gardens. Sketch comedy with Kenneth Williams. From November 1961.

Kenneth Horne meets juicy Nell Gwyn - and 'Hornerama' reports on Homes and Gardens. With Kenneth Williams. From November 1961.

15/07/196020120604 (BBC7)All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and producer Jacques Brown gets a surprise. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.

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The very last show - with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, and Bill Pertwee.

The very last show - with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and co.

18/02/196220120827 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne returns to Giggleswade for the second Festival of Music and Culture. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1962.
19/01/196420080910 (BBC7)
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The team tackle transport, the crisis in cinemas and re-work The Third Man. Starring Kenneth Horne. From January 1964.
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Kenneth Horne entertains the Poetry Circle - and 'Hornerama' probes city money-makers. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1960.

19/08/195820120227 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes Love and Marriage.

Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes Love and Marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

21/05/200820080521 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne visits his local music shop, and waltzes back to the Vienna of 1845. With Kenneth Williams. From November 1961.
21/12/195920120409 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne sets sail with 'Treasure Island' as you've never heard it before.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with 'Treasure Island' as you've never heard it before. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1959.

22/04/196020120416 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz.

Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

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Kenneth Horne reveals 'The Kenneth Williams Story' - and 'Hornerama' probes Housing. With Betty Marsden. From January 1961.
24/09/200820080924 (BBC7)
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The team tackle the story of Hans Liszt.

The story of less famous 'Hans' Liszt. With Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From January 1961.

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Swiss Family Horne copes with life on a desert island.

Desert island doings for the Swiss Family Horne - and 'Hornerama' probes the press. Stars Kenneth Horne. From November 1960.

24/11/196320080716 (BBC7)
20120910 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne is Caesar in Cleopatra's saga - and Rodney and Charles play football. With Kenneth Williams. From November 1963.
25/01/200420101017 (BBC7)

Kenneth Horne sets sail with 'Treasure Island' - as you've never heard it before.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with 'Treasure Island' - as you've never heard it before. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1959.

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Kenneth Horne tells all about a film premiere, and Hornerama investigates shipping.

Kenneth Horne tells all about a film premiere, and Hornerama investigates shipping. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

26/01/196420080917 (BBC7)
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The gang celebrate crime writer Agatha Twist's birthday.

The gang celebrate crime writer Agatha Twist's birthday and bring you passion among the tennis courts. With Betty Marsden. From January 1964.

26/02/200620120820 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne and a murder for 'Inspector Migraine', plus 'Hornerama' in the countryside. With Betty Marsden. From January 1962.
26/08/195820120305 (BBC7)Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris, and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring.

Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris, and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From August 1958.

26/09/201020120319 (BBC7)Host Kenneth Horne has talks at the BBC, and a celebration of the great British summer.

Host Kenneth Horne has talks at the BBC, and a celebration of the great British summer. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

26/10/200320101121 (BBC7)

Kenneth Horne's adventure Stories of the North West Frontier.

Kenneth Horne's adventure Stories of the North West Frontier - and 'Hornerama' looks at food. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1960.

27/07/200320100829 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter - and 'Hornerama' investigates sport.

Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter - and 'Hornerama' investigates sport. With Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

28/09/200320100919 (BBC7)
20120312 (BBC7)

Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber - and the history of communication. From May 1959.

Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber - and the history of communication. With Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden. From May 1959.

29/12/196320080820 (BBC7)
20121015 (BBC7)
20121020 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne sets sail with a tale of Sir Francis Drake - and 'Hornerama' on food.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with a tale of Sir Francis Drake - and 'Hornerama' on food. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1963.

30/01/200820101010 (BBC7)

Kenneth Horne attends a film premiere and learns about shipping, among other things.

30/11/196120120730 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne reviews Britain's best export - and 'Hornerama' reports on business. With Kenneth Williams. From November 1961.
31/10/201020120423 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne has an 'Incident in Macau' - and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells.

Kenneth Horne has an 'Incident in Macau' - and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

Classic Comedy From February 1964the celebrity panel discusses 'How To Relax' - Arthur recommends Mrs Forrester's harmonium.
Featuring The Tale Of The Sultry Seductress From Seville20080806 (BBC7)'Carmen to the Garden' or 'Not Now, I'm Bizet'. From December 1963.
From 01/07/19581958070120180725 (BBC7)
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The first outing of Kenneth Horne's revered comedy troupe poking fun at tax bills and atomic power, plus some advice from Miss Romney Marsh.

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Ron Moody and Stanley Unwin.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1958.

Kenneth Horne's revered troupe poke fun at tax bills and atomic power.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 01/10/19581958100120180919 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne presents 'The Bobby Beamish Story' and 'Hornerama' investigates the world of advertising.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Kenneth Horne presents The Bobby Beamish Story, and Hornerama looks at advertising.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 02/04/19591959040220181031 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne's ripping yarn of Captain 'Poodle' Fawcett and 'Hornerama' on timber.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1959.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 03/06/196020080312 (BBC7)
20140629 (BBC7)
20140630 (BBC7)

Kenneth Horne's adventure stories of the North West Frontier.

Kenneth Horne's adventure stories of the North West Frontier, plus 'Hornerama' looks at food. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1960.

From 04/06/195920100926 (BBC7)
20140504 (BBC7)
20140505 (BBC7)

Host Kenneth Horne has talks at the BBC, and a celebration of the great British summer.

Host Kenneth Horne has talks at the BBC, and a celebration of the great British summer. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

From 07/05/19591959050720181121 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne gets an invite from the scouts and ‘Hornerama' investigates showbiz.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Kenneth is invited to join the boy scouts and 'Hornerama' looks at show business.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 08/07/19581958070820180801 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne goes shopping at a department store - and what are the public reading?

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1958.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

From 08/10/195820180926Kenneth hosts 'Next Question, Please' in Cornwall and 'Hornerama' investigates Education.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Kenneth hosts 'Next Question, Please' in Cornwall and Hornerama looks at education.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 08/12/196320080730 (BBC7)
20120924 (BBC7)
Kenneth Horne and friends take on Agatha Christie and Rodney and Charles join the force. With Hugh Paddick. From December 1963.
From 10/06/196020080319 (BBC7)
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20140707 (BBC7)

Kenneth Horne entertains the Poetry Circle, and Hornerama probes city money-makers.

Kenneth Horne entertains the Poetry Circle, and Hornerama probes city money-makers. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1960.

From 11/06/195920101003 (BBC7)
20140511 (BBC7)
20140512 (BBC7)

Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure, plus a look at underwater sports.

Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure, plus a look at underwater sports. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

From 11/6/19591959061120181226 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne hits the high notes in a song contest and Hornerama tries to fathom water.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Kenneth Horne enters the International Festival of Popular Song. From June 1959.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 12/08/19581958081220071212 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter - and 'Hornerama' investigates sport.

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1958.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter, and Hornerama investigates sport. Sketch comedy with Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

From 12/11/19581958111220181017 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne discovers he's got an ancestor in the navy and 'Hornerama' investigates music.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1958.

Kenneth discovers he has an ancestor in the navy and 'Hornerama' investigates music.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland, and Hornerama investigates holidays. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

From 15/07/19581958071520180808 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne finally has his request played on Housewives' Choice, and Hornerma looks at 1908.

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1958.

Kenneth has his request played on Housewives' Choice, and Hornerma looks at 1908.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and producer Jacques Brown gets a surprise. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.

From 15/10/19581958101520181003 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne reveals Field Marshall Viscount Frogmore's exploits and 'Hornerama' on smoking.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Kenneth Horne reveals Viscount Frogmore's exploits and 'Hornerama' on smoking.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 16/04/19591959041620181107 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne discovers ‘True Film Star Confessions' and ‘Hornerama' probes hospitals.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1959.

Kenneth Horne discovers 'True Film Star Confessions' and 'Hornerama' probes hospitals.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 16/7/19591959071620190123 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne takes his two nephews to the zoo and ‘Hornerama' investigates Holidays.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

Kenneth takes his nephews to the zoo and Hornerama looks at Holidays.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary - and 'Hornerama' probes Love and Marriage.

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1958.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes love and marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

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It's panto time with Kenneth Horne in ‘Island Treasure', direct from the Corn Exchange, Titchfield.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1959.

It's panto time with Kenneth Horne in \u2018Island Treasure', direct from Titchfield.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with Treasure Island as you've never heard it before.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with Treasure Island as you've never heard it before. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1959.

From 21/5/19591959052120181128 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne debuts ‘The Wolfhound of the Tuskervilles' and ‘Hornerama' on cricket.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

The debut of \u2018The Wolfhound of the Tuskervilles' and 'Hornerama' looks at cricket.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 22/04/196020101024 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland, and Hornerama probes the world of showbiz.

Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland, and Hornerama probes the world of showbiz. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

From 22/07/19581958072220180815 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne attends a cultural soiree and Hornerma asks: "Art - do we really understand it?"

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1958.

Kenneth attends a cultural soiree, and Hornerma asks, 'Art - do we understand it?'.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 23/04/19591959042320181114 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne takes in a new West End crime musical and ‘Hornerama' probes housing.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1959.

Kenneth takes in a new West End crime-musical and Hornerama looks at housing.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 25/06/19591959062520190102 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne's at the premiere of ‘Look Out, I'm Livid!' and Hornerama looks at ships.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Kenneth Horne tells all about a film premiere - and 'Hornerama' investigates shipping.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 26/03/19591959032620181024 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne is off to the pictures, plus wartime drama in Colditz, and 'Hornerama' on TV.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and welcome to newcomer - Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1959.

Kenneth Horne takes a trip to the pictures and Hornerama looks at TV.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 26/08/19581958082620080102 (BBC7)
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Ooh la la! Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris - and 'Hornerama' reports on the future of motoring.

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1958.

Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris, and Hornerama reports on motoring.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris, and Hornerama reports on motoring. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From August 1958.

From 28/05/195920080109 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber, plus the history of communication.

Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber, plus the history of communication. With Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden. From May 1959.

From 28/5/19591959052820181205 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne's plumber sends him round the u-bend and ‘Hornerama' hails communications.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Kenneth Horne summons a plumber and this week's Hornerama looks at communications.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 29/04/196020101031 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne has an incident in Macau, and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells.

Kenneth Horne has an incident in Macau, and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

From 29/07/19581958072920180822 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne turns journalist for a women's magazine - and Hornerama probes the English.

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1958.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 29/10/19581958102920181010 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne joins a literary group and 'Hornerama' probes the state of British food.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Kenneth joins a literary group and Hornerama looks at the state of British food.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 30/7/19591959073020190130 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne has tales from Ireland and ‘Hornerama' spotlights cinema.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

Kenneth Horne has tales from Ireland and \u2018Hornerama' spotlights cinema.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 4/6/19591959060420181212 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne in a Greenland version of The Archers and ‘Hornerama' looks at summer.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

An Greenland version of The Archers and Hornerama looks at the summer.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

From 9/7/19591959070920190116 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne fancies a Spanish trip and ‘Hornerama' spotlights Britain.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

Kenneth books a Spanish holiday and Hornerama looks at Britain.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Genome: [lp Bd=19611012]A sort of radio show written by Eric Merriman with Kenneth Home

Kenneth Williams

Hugh Paddick

Betty Marsden

Bill Pertwee and Jill Day

The Fraser Hayes Four

BBC Variety Orchestra

Leader, John Jezard

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Incidental music by Edwin Braden

Produced by Jacques Brown

The first of a new series

Kenneth Williams is in ' One Over the Eight' at the Duke of York's Theatre;

Betty Marsden in ' On the Brighter Side at the Comedy Theatre, London

Genome: [lp Bd=19611015]A sort of radio show written by Eric Merriman with Kenneth Horne

Kenneth Williams

Hugh Paddick Betty Marsden , Bill Pertwee

Jill Day , The Fraser Hayes , Four

BBC Variety Orchestra

Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet

Incidental music by Edwin Braden

Produced by Jacques Brown

Last Thursday's recorded broadcast

Genome: [lp Bd=19611019]A sort of radio show written by Eric Merriman with Kenneth Horne

Kenneth Williams

Hugh Paddick , Betty Marsden

Bill Pertwee , Jill Day

The Fraser Hayes Four

BBC Variety Orchestra

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Incidental music by Edwin Braden Produced by Jacques Brown

Genome: [lp Bd=19611022]A sort of radio show written by Eric Merriman with Kenneth Home

Kenneth Williams

Hugh Paddick

Betty Marsden

Bill Pertwee

Jill Day

The Fraser Hayes Four

BBC Variety Orchestra

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Incidental music by Edwin Braden

Produced by Jacques Brown

Last Thursday's recorded broadcast

Genome: [lp Bd=19611026]A sort of radio show written by Eric Merriman with Kenneth Home

Kenneth Williams

Hugh Paddick

Betty Marsden

Bill Pertwee , Jill Day

The Fraser Hayes Four

BBC Variety Orchestra

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Incidental music by Edwin Braden Produced by Jacques Brown

Genome: [lp Bd=19611029]A sort of radio show written by Eric Merriman with Kenneth Horne

Kenneth Williams , Hugh Paddick

Betty Marsden , Bill Pertwee

Jill DayTheFraser Hayes Four

BBC Variety Orchestra

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Incidental musdc by Ediwin. Braden Produced by Jacques Brown

Last Thursday's recorded broadcast

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920316]Classic comedy with Kenneth Home, Kenneth Williams , Hugh Paddick , Betty Marsden ,

Bill Pertwee and The Fraser Hayes Four.

Script Eric Merriman

Producer John Simmonds

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920323]A sort of radio show from the 1960s. Classic comedy with Kenneth Home , Kenneth Williams , Hugh Paddick , Betty Marsden , Bill Pertwee and The Fraser Hayes Four. Script Eric Merriman

Producer John Simmonds 0 CASSETTES: Round the Home 1 - 4. from retailers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920330]A sort of radio show from the 1960s. With Kenneth

Home and company.

Producer John S!mmonds

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920406]Producer Jacques Brown. Stereo
More Laughs From Kenneth Horne And The Gang - Including A Special Hornerama Report On Atomic Power!1958000020041024 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne's revered troupe poke fun at tax bills and atomic power. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From July 1958.

With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody.

More laughs from Kenneth Horne and the gang, including a special 'Horne a Rama' report on atomic power.

0102I'm Not At All In Love1958070820180801 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne goes shopping at a department store - and what are the public reading?
0103So Long, It's Been Good To Know You19580715Malcolm Mitchell Trio.
0104I Am19580722
0105Lover, Come Back To Me19580729
0106Today Has Been A Lovely Day19580805
0107A Wonderful Thing To Be Loved1958081220030720 (BBC7)
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Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.

From August 1958.

Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter - and 'Hornerama' investigates sport.

With Kenneth Williams.

Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes Love and Marriage.

Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter, and 'Hornerama' investigates sport. Sketch comedy with Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

0108Beat Up The Town1958081920071219 (BBC7)
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Classic comic moments with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.

From August 1958.

Kenneth Horne hitches a lift in a helicopter - and 'Hornerama' investigates sport.

With Kenneth Williams.

Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes Love and Marriage.

Kenneth Horne flicks through his diary, and Hornerama probes Love and Marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From August 1958.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

0109That's What Makes Paris, Paree1958082620030803 (BBC7)
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A trip to Paris leads to high jinks for the crew.

Plus, Hornorama brings you an in-depth report on motoring.

Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris - and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring.

With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody.

From August 1958.

Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris, and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From August 1958.

0110Come Dance With Me19580902
0111The Trolley Song19580908
0112It's A Wonderful Day19580916
0113Too Close For Comfort19580923Hugh Paddick Absent.
0114Show Me1958100120180919 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne presents The Bobby Beamish Story, and Hornerama looks at advertising.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

0115That Old Devil Moon1958100820180926 (BBC7)Kenneth hosts 'Next Question, Please' in Cornwall and Hornerama looks at education.

Kenneth hosts 'Next Question, Please' in Cornwall and 'Hornerama' investigates Education.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

0116My Resistance Is Low1958101520181003 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne reveals Viscount Frogmore's exploits and 'Hornerama' on smoking.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

0117In Love For The Very First Time19581022
0118It's Love1958102920181010 (BBC7)Kenneth joins a literary group and Hornerama looks at the state of British food.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

0119Happy Is The Bride19581105
0120The Lady Is A Tramp1958111220181017 (BBC7)Kenneth discovers he has an ancestor in the navy and 'Hornerama' investigates music.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

Kenneth Horne discovers he's got an ancestor in the navy and 'Hornerama' investigates music.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Malcolm Mitchell Trio and the BBC Review Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 - featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to 'Round The Horne' - sadly only 13 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 1. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1958.

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Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris - and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring.

Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris - and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From August 1958.

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Kenneth Horne takes a trip to the pictures and Hornerama looks at TV.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

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0205Forever Amber1959041620100912 (BBC7)Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris - and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring.

Monsieur Kenneth Horne hits Paris - and 'Hornerama' reports on motoring. With Kenneth Williams and Ron Moody. From August 1958.

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0210Trader-horn1959052120181128 (BBC7)The debut of \u2018The Wolfhound of the Tuskervilles' and 'Hornerama' looks at cricket.

Kenneth Horne debuts ‘The Wolfhound of the Tuskervilles' and ‘Hornerama' on cricket.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

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Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber - and the history of communication.

Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber, plus the history of communication.

Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber, plus the history of communication. With Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden. From May 1959.

Kenneth Horne's plumber sends him round the u-bend and ‘Hornerama' hails communications.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Kenneth Horne summons a plumber and this week's Hornerama looks at communications.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

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Host Kenneth Horne has talks at the BBC - and a celebration of the great British summer.

Kenneth Horne attempts to get to the BBC in a rather old car, and what is the great British summer?

An Greenland version of The Archers and Hornerama looks at the summer.

Kenneth Horne in a Greenland version of The Archers and ‘Hornerama' looks at summer.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

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Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure - and a look at underwater sports.

With Kenneth Williams.

From June 1959.

Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure, plus a look at underwater sports.

Kenneth Horne's songwriting talents spark adventure, plus a look at underwater sports. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

Kenneth Horne hits the high notes in a song contest and Hornerama tries to fathom water.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Kenneth Horne enters the International Festival of Popular Song. From June 1959.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

0214How Green Is My Valet1959061820190102 (BBC7)The premier of Look Out, I'm Livid! and Hornerama looks at ships.

Kenneth Horne's at the premiere of ‘Look Out, I'm Livid!' and Hornerama looks at ships.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

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Kenneth Horne attends a film premiere and learns about shipping, among other things.

Kenneth Horne tells all about a film premiere - and 'Hornerama' investigates shipping.

Kenneth Horne tells all about a film premiere - and 'Hornerama' investigates shipping. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1959.

Kenneth Horne's at the premiere of ‘Look Out, I'm Livid!' and Hornerama looks at ships.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

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0217The Cruel Sea1959070920190116 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne fancies a Spanish trip and ‘Hornerama' spotlights Britain.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

Kenneth books a Spanish holiday and Hornerama looks at Britain.

0218Black Beauty1959071620190123 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne takes his two nephews to the zoo and ‘Hornerama' investigates Holidays.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

Kenneth takes his nephews to the zoo and Hornerama looks at Holidays.

Kenneth Horne takes his two nephews to the zoo and ‘Hornerama’ investigates Holidays.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne’ – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

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0220Great Expectations1959073020190130 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne has tales from Ireland and ‘Hornerama' spotlights cinema.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

Kenneth Horne has tales from Ireland and \u2018Hornerama' spotlights cinema.

Kenneth Horne has tales from Ireland and ‘Hornerama’ spotlights cinema.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne’ – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

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The two Kenneths, Williams and Horne, show you how not to put on a show of Treasure Island.

Originally transmitted December 1959.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with 'Treasure Island' - as you've never heard it before.

With Kenneth Williams.

From December 1959.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with 'Treasure Island' as you've never heard it before. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1959.

It's panto time with Kenneth Horne in ‘Island Treasure', direct from the Corn Exchange, Titchfield.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1959.

It's panto time with Kenneth Horne in \u2018Island Treasure', direct from Titchfield.

0301Tobacco Road1960041520190813 (BBC7)Kenneth has his flat redecorated and Hornerama looks at photography.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

Kenneth Horne has his flat redecorated and Hornerama investigates photography.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz.

Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland, and Hornerama probes the world of showbiz. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Classic comic sketches from Kenneth Horne and company

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Kenneth Horne has an Incident in Macau - and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells.

Kenneth Horne has an incident in Macau, and J Peasmold Gruntfuttock rings his bells. With Kenneth Williams. From April 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

0304A Touch Of The Sun1960050620190903 (BBC7)Kenneth gets arty and Hornerama looks at public transport.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Kenneth Horne gets arty and Hornerama looks at public transport.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

0305From 13/05/19601960051320190910 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland - and 'Hornerama' investigates holidays.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland, and Hornerama investigates holidays. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

'Hornorama' investigates holidays, and Ken lifts the curtain on the glitzy, ritzy world of the theatre (darling).

Kenneth Horne goes backstage in Theatreland - and 'Hornerama' investigates holidays.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0306Ah Wilderness1960052020190917 (BBC7)The British cowboy movie set in Tunbridge Wells and Hornerama looks at the BBC. Sta

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

The British cowboy movie set in Tunbridge Wells and Hornerama looks at The BBC.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

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Kenneth Horne's busy week - and check out the latest film releases in 'Picture Go Round'.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Kenneth Horne's busy week, and check out the latest film releases in Picture Go Round. With Kenneth Williams. From May 1960.

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Adventure Stories of the North West Frontier, plus music from Pat Lancaster and The Fraser Hayes 4.

First heard in June 1960.

Kenneth Horne's adventure Stories of the North West Frontier - and 'Hornerama' looks at food. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1960.

Kenneth Horne's adventure Stories of the North West Frontier.

Kenneth Horne goes up the Khyber Pass and Hornerama investigates food.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1960.

Kenneth Horne goes up the Khyber Pass and Hornerama looks at food.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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Kenneth Horne entertains the Poetry Circle - and 'Hornerama' probes city money-makers.

With Kenneth Williams.

From June 1960.

Kenneth Horne throws a party for the local poetry lovers' circle.

Kenneth Horne entertains the Poetry Circle - and 'Hornerama' probes city money-makers. With Kenneth Williams. From June 1960.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, The Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0310This Happy Breed1960061720191015 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne visits the tax office and Hornerama looks at entertainment.

Kenneth Horne visits the tax office and Hornerama turns its spotlight on the world of entertainment.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, The Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0311Dear Octopus1960062420191022 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne has a rather strange close encounter and Hornerama looks at sport.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1960.

Kenneth Horne has an unusual close encounter and Hornerama looks at sport. From June 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

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Kenneth Horne's adventure Stories of the North West Frontier - and 'Hornerama' looks at food.

Kenneth Horne meets the BBC's chief programme planner; and 'The Archers' American-style.

Kenneth Horne meets the BBC's chief programme planner - and 'Hornerama' looks at Russia.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0313Charley's Aunt1960070820191105 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne plays at Robin Hood - and 'Hornerama' looks at motoring.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, The Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

03141960071520191112 (BBC7)All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and Hornerama looks at France.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Written by Eric Merriman and Barry Took

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne' – series 3 has been fully restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Pat Lancaster, The Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0314 LASTThe Most Happy Fella1960071520031102 (BBC7)
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All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and producer Jacques Brown gets a surprise.

All is revealed in 'The Kenneth Horne Story' and producer Jacques Brown gets a surprise. With Kenneth Williams. From July 1960.

0401Suddenly Last Summer1960102020200903 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne searches for a new house and Hornerama looks at the Rome Olympics.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0402Spring In Park Lane1960102720200910 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne revamps some old radio shows and Hornerama looks at gramophone records.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0403The Gentleman's Agreement1960110320200917 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne travels back in time, and Hornerama looks at London.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0404Three Coins In A Fountain1960111020200924 (BBC7)A murder mystery for Kenneth Horne, and Hornerama looks at The Sea.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.

0405Man With The Golden Arm1960111720201001 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne stars in a musical - Kitty from Kensington - and Hornerama looks at Sport.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

With Janet Waters and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0406House Of Wax1960112420031109 (BBC7)
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Desert island doings for the Swiss Family Horne - and 'Hornerama' probes the press.

Desert island doings for the "Swiss Family Horne" - and 'Hornerama' probes the Press.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0407Desire Under The Elms1960120120201015 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne visits the Tower of London – and Hornerama looks at crime.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.

Kenneth Horne visits the Tower of London \u2013 and Hornerama looks at crime.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0408Brief Encounter1960120820201022 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne stars in his vintage radio show. He takes a look at some of the latest film releases starring the likes of "Albert Skinny" and "Trevor Hawkins".

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra, leader John Jezard, conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden

Script by Eric Merriman

Produced by Jacques Brown

First broadcast on BBC's The Light Programme in December 1960.

Film clips and reviews, songs, sketches and a documentary. With Kenneth Horne. From 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0409The Thirty-nine Steps1960121520201029 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne stars in his vintage radio show. We meet Inspector Polly Potter of Scotland Yard and the man who sweeps up sawdust to stay in showbiz.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra, leader John Jezard, conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Incidental music by Edwin Braden

Script by Eric Merriman

Produced by Jacques Brown

First broadcast on BBC's The Light Programme in December 1960.

Inspector Polly Potter's investigation in Paris. With Betty Marsden. From 1960.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0410Gale Warning (followed By Scrooge)1960122220201224 (BBC7)Used as XMAS Special.

Kenneth Horne prepares for Christmas – and Hornerama looks at The Festive Season.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.

Kenneth Horne prepares for Christmas \u2013 and Hornerama looks at The Festive Season.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0411Room At The Top1960122920201112 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne tells the story of Raffles – and Hornerama looks at Holidays.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.

Kenneth Horne tells the story of Raffles \u2013 and Hornerama looks at Holidays.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0412Thames Suicide Attempt19610105
0413The Horse Soldiers1961011220031116 (BBC7)
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The team tackle the story of Hans Liszt and reveal the basis of a happy marriage..

The team tackle the story of Hans Liszt.

The story of less famous 'Hans' Liszt. With Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From January 1961.

Kenneth Horne tells the story of Hans Liszt – and Hornerama looks at British customs.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961

Kenneth Horne tells the story of Hans Liszt \u2013 and Hornerama looks at British customs.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0414All Quiet On The Western Front1961011920031123 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne's freedom of Gigglesway - and 'Hornerama' probes love and marriage.

Kenneth Horne's freedom of Gigglesway - and 'Hornerama' probes love and marriage.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0415The Charge Of The Light Brigade1961012620031130 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne reveals 'The Kenneth Williams Story' - and 'Hornerama' probes Housing.

Kenneth Horne reveals 'The Kenneth Williams Story' - and 'Hornerama' probes Housing. With Betty Marsden. From January 1961.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0416A Hatful Of Rain1961020220201210 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne looks for a housekeeper – and Hornerama looks at Magic and Mystery.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Kenneth Horne looks for a housekeeper \u2013 and Hornerama looks at Magic and Mystery.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

Kenneth Horne looks for a housekeeper – and Hornerama investigates Magic and Mystery.

Kenneth Horne needs a housekeeper \u2013 and Hornerama looks at Magic and Mystery.

0417Twelve O'clock High1961020920031207 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne's abominable quest for a Yeti - and 'Hornerama' looks at Leisure.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0418Tea And Sympathy1961021620201217 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne's version of ‘Emma' – and Hornerama looks at the Movies.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith. Special Guest June Whitfield stands in for Betty Marsden.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw, and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Kenneth Horne's version of \u2018Emma' \u2013 and Hornerama looks at the Movies.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Bill Pertwee.

Special guest: June Whitfield standing in for Betty Marsden.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

0419Some Come Running1961022320201231 (BBC7)Dressing gown trouble for Kenneth Horne – and Hornerama looks at New Towns.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Dressing gown trouble for Kenneth Horne \u2013 and Hornerama looks at New Towns.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

04201961030220210107 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne goes behind the scenes – and Hornerama looks at History.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Announcer, Douglas Smith.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne', ‘Beyond Our Ken' hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Cecil Snaith, Stanley Burkinshaw and Rodney and Charles.

Music from Janet Waters, The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Eric Merriman

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

Kenneth Horne goes behind the scenes \u2013 and Hornerama looks at History.

Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - with Kenneth Horne and company.

0420 LASTTunes Of Glory19610302
0501Around The World In 80 Days19611012
0502The Magnificent Seven19611019
0503The Young Lions19611026
0504Oscar Wilde19611102
0505The 101 Dalmations19611109
0506No Trees In The Street1961111620031214 (BBC7)
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More comedy from Kenneth and co, with a juicy appearance from Nell Gwyn and her basket of oranges!

Kenneth Horne meets juicy Nell Gwyn - and 'Hornerama' reports on Homes and Gardens.

More comedy from Kenneth and company, with a juicy appearance from Nell Gwyn flaunting her wares!

0507The Bells Are Ringing1961112320031221 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne visits his local music shop, and waltzes back to the Vienna of 1845.
0508The Defiant Ones1961113020031228 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne reviews Britain's best export - and 'Hornerama' reports on business.

Kenneth Horne reviews Britain's best export - and 'Hornerama' reports on business. With Kenneth Williams. From November 1961.

0509Ferry To Hong Kong1961120720040104 (BBC7)BOK VOL 2, SIDE 2.
0510A Yank At Oxford19611214
0511Love In The Afternoon1961122120040111 (BBC7)
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Kenneth's in Wonderland with Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden in an episode first heard in December 1961.

Used as XMAS Special.

0512Anastastia19611228
0513The Great Train Robbery1962010420040118 (BBC7)
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Hornorama discusses the countryside and there's a murder for Inspector Migraine to investigate.
0514Too Late Blues19620111
0515Terror Of The Tongs19620118
0516Ice Cold In Alex19620125
0517The Devil At Four O'clock19620201
0518For Whom The Bell Tolls1962020820120827 (BBC7)Kenneth Horne returns to Giggleswade for the second Festival of Music and Culture.

Kenneth Horne returns to Giggleswade for the second Festival of Music and Culture. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1962.

0519Under Two Flags19620215
0520 LASTThe Three Musketeers19620222
0601Dr No19621227{BD=19841225]
0602Sorry Wrong Number19630103
0603The Corn Is Green19630110
0604The Loves Of Carmen19630117
0605Two Weeks In Another Town19630124
0606Only Two Can Play19630131
0607In Search Of The Castaways19630207
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Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party.

Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden pay tribute to the Summer Concert Party.

From February 1963.

0609Tender Is The Night19630221
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0611The L Shaped Room19630307
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0613 LASTLolita19630321Eileen Gourlay missed this show.
070155 Days In Peking1963112420040201 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne is Caesar in Cleopatra's saga - and Rodney and Charles play football.

Kenneth Horne is Caesar in Cleopatra's saga - and Rodney and Charles play football. With Kenneth Williams. From November 1963.

0702Gigi1963120120040208 (BBC7)
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Kenneths Horne, Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden entertain with sketches first broadcast in January 1964.

Kenneth Horne presents teenagers, traffic wardens and James Bond at the seaside.

Kenneth Horne presents teenagers, traffic wardens and James Bond at the seaside. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1963.

0703The Longest Day1963120820040215 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne and the gang with classic arcHIVe comedy from December 1963, including an Agatha Christie style 'whodunnit'.

Kenneth Horne and friends take on Agatha Christie and Rodney and Charles join the force.

Kenneth Horne and friends take on Agatha Christie and Rodney and Charles join the force. With Hugh Paddick. From December 1963.

0704The List Of Adrain Messenger1963121520031104 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne And The Gang With Classic Archive Comedy From December 1963.

Kenneth Horne presents the torrid tale of the Sultry Seductress from Seville.

Kenneth Horne presents the torrid tale of the Sultry Seductress from Seville, including 'Carmen to the Garden' or 'Not Now, I'm Bizet'. With Betty Marsden. From December 1963.

Featuring The Tale Of The Sultry Seductress From Seville - 'Carmen to the Garden' or 'Not Now, I'm Bizet'.

0705The Man With The Golden Arm1963122220040229 (BBC7)
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Used as XMAS Special.Mr Horne Enjoys The Delights Of The Giggleswade Festival Of Arts And Culture.

The Giggleswade Festival of Music and Culture has an honoured guest, a Mr K Horne.

0706The Seven Year Itch1963122920040307 (BBC7)
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BOK VOL 2, SIDE 3.The People Of Today Panel Discuss Censorship And The Cast Pay Homage To Sir Francis Drake.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with a tale of Sir Francis Drake - and 'Hornerama' on food.

Kenneth Horne sets sail with a tale of Sir Francis Drake - and 'Hornerama' on food. With Kenneth Williams. From December 1963.

0707High Noon1964010520040314 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne goes wine tasting, and a savage sea monster attacks the Isle of Wight.
0708The Great Escape1964011220080903 (BBC7)
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Kenneth Horne leads a Regency romp through Beau Brummel's Brighton.
0709Nudes Of The World1964011920080910 (BBC7)
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The team tackle transport, the crisis in cinemas and re-work The Third Man.

The team tackle transport, the crisis in cinemas and re-work The Third Man. Starring Kenneth Horne. From January 1964.

0710Ten Tall Men1964012620060503 (BBC7)
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The gang celebrate crime writer Agatha Twist's birthday.

The gang celebrate crime writer Agatha Twist's birthday and bring you passion among the tennis courts.

0711How Green Was My Valet1964020220060510 (BBC7)
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More fun and merriment from Eric Merriman's classic sketch series, starring Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams.

From Feb 1964.

Kenneth Horne reveals the story of Hans Liszt and how to have a happy marriage.

Kenneth Horne reveals the story of Hans Liszt and how to have a happy marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1964.

0712Forever Amber1964020920040418 (BBC7)
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This Week's Line-up Includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock, Rodney And Charles, And Sherpa Tinsel.

Kenneth Horne's high-drama in the Himalayas and Rodney and Charles enter Eurovision.

This week's stellar line-up includes Hankie Flowered, Ricky Livid, Fanny Haddock and Sherpa Tinsel.

From Feb 1964.

Kenneth Horne's high-drama in the Himalayas and Rodney and Charles enter Eurovision. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1964.

0713 LASTThings To Come1964021620060524 (BBC7)
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the celebrity panel discusses 'How To Relax' - Arthur recommends Mrs Forrester's harmonium.

The very last show - with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

From February 1964.

The very last show - with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and co.

The very last show - with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, and Bill Pertwee.