Funny You Should Ask

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Peter Jones tests three comedy experts - Barry Took, Derek Roy and Mike Burton.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts:

Barry Took, Derek Roy and Mike Burton recall memories of careers and comic colleagues.

Funny You Should Ask ran for 8 series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Bob Oliver Rogers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1978.

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Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Sid Colin, Barry Cryer and John Junkin.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts:

Sid Colin, Barry Cryer and John Junkin recall memories of careers and comic colleagues.

Funny You Should Ask ran for 8 series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Bob Oliver Rogers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1979.

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20180601 (BBC7)

Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Roy Hudd, Doris Hare and Dick Vosburgh.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts:

Roy Hudd, Doris Hare and Dick Vosburgh recall memories of careers and comic colleagues.

Funny You Should Ask ran for 8 series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Bob Oliver Rogers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in August 1979.

1979082020180607 (BBC7)
20180608 (BBC7)

Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Barry Cryer, Sid Colin and John Junkin.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

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Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Bob Monkhouse, Larry Adler and George Axelrod.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts: Bob Monkhouse, Larry Adler and George Axelrod.

Funny You Should Ask ran for 8 series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1981.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts: Bob Monkhouse, Larry Adler and George Axelrod.

Funny You Should Ask ran for eight series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1981.

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20180615 (BBC7)

Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Ben Travers, Ray Cooney and Leslie Phillips.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts: Ben Travers, Ray Cooney and Leslie Phillips

Funny You Should Ask ran for 8 series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1981.

1981031020180621 (BBC7)
20180622 (BBC7)

Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Arthur English, Roy Hudd and Sandy Powell.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

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Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Ben Travers, Ray Cooney and Leslie Phillips.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts: : Leslie Phillips, Ben Travers and Ray Cooney.

Funny You Should Ask ran for 8 series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1981.

1981032420180705 (BBC7)
20180706 (BBC7)

Peter Jones tests three experts in comedy - Leslie Crowther, Barry Cryer and Dick Vosburgh

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of comedy experts.

Peter Jones hosts the entertainment quiz about comedy as he tests a panel of experts: Leslie Crowther, Barry Cryer and Dick Vosburgh.

Funny You Should Ask ran for 8 series from 1976 to 1982.

Questions compiled by Michael Pointon.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1981.

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Peter Jones tests the knowledge of three comedy experts: Carry on film star Charles Hawtrey, the comedian famed for his catchphase 'You lucky people' Tommy Trinder and composer/conductor Ron Goodwin.

Featuring questions about the classic British film comedies, Charles Hawtrey reveals his favourite out of the 24 Carry on films which he appeared in. There are also rounds on music in comedy films and childhood.

Looking at all kinds of comedy, Funny You Should Ask ran for seven series from 1978 to 1982.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1981.

Peter Jones tests the knowledge of Charles Hawtrey, Tommy Trinder and Ron Goodwin.