The worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty doesn't take much notice of the outside world, though in a strange way local events seem to reflect precisely what's in the weekly news...

Political satire from 1988.

Local events in the village of Little Blighty seemingly reflect current affairs elsewhere.

A satirical spin on the news.


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0101 1988090220060730 (BBC7)
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Satirical soap opera telling the everyday story of country folk. With John Bluthal.
Satirical soap opera telling the everyday story of country folk. With John Bluthal and Andrew Sachs. From September 1988.

Satirical soap opera telling the everyday story of a country folk.
With John Bluthal.
With John Bluthal and Andrew Sachs.
From September 1988.
The first episode of a new soap opera which tells the everyday story of a country folk.
0102 1988090920060806 (BBC7)
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20090329 (R7)
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Sparks enjoys economic prosperity under the Rotarians. But will it last?
Sparks enjoys economic prosperity under the Rotarians. But will it last? Political satire in the story of country folk, with Nick Hancock and Andrew Sachs. From September 1988.
Sparks enjoys economic prosperity under the Rotarians.
But will it last? From 1988.
But will it last? Political satire with Nick Hancock from September 1988.
But will it last?
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More political satire in the soap opera with the everyday story of a country folk.
More political satire in the soap opera with the everyday story of a country folk. Stars John Bluthal. From September 1988.
Stars John Bluthal.
From September 1988.
As a sporting event looms, friendly rivalry becomes sinister espionage.
Political satire with Nick Hancock from September 1988.
From 1988.
Topical microcosmic satire from 1988.
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Parish Council leader Mrs Roberts battles on with her village toll tax. From July 1989.
Parish Council leader Mrs Roberts battles on with her village toll tax. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From July 1989.
Parish Council leader Mrs Roberts battles on with her village toll tax.
From July 1989.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
Mrs Roberts has headed the Parish Council for 10 years, and has set up a toll tax.
The vicar is still meddling in politics.
Mrs Roberts has headed the Parish Council for 10 years and has set up a toll tax but the vicar is still meddling in politics.
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Parish council leader Mrs Roberts sparks in-fighting and economic upheaval.
Parish council leader Mrs Roberts sparks in-fighting and economic upheaval. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From July 1989.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
From July 1989.
Is there anything in Little Blighty that Mrs Roberts won't put out to private tender? The parish council are worried.
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Parish council leader Mrs Roberts must deal with a supermarket boycott. From August 1989.
Parish council leader Mrs Roberts must deal with a supermarket boycott. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From August 1989.
Parish council leader Mrs Roberts must deal with a supermarket boycott.
From August 1989.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
Another visit to Little Blighty, where the humdrum happenings include vicious political in-fighting, and economic upheaval.
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Troubles abound in the village boatyard and surgery - with a sleazy press.
Troubles abound in the village boatyard and surgery - with a sleazy press. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From August 1989.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
From August 1989.
Stinky rivers; a dwindling but overcrowded doctor's surgery; corrupt press editors.
Little Blighty has a typical summer.
Another visit to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty, where the humdrum happenings include social turmoil.
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Parish Council leader Mrs Roberts finds it hard to relax on her holiday. From August 1989.
Parish Council leader Mrs Roberts finds it hard to relax on her holiday. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From August 1989.
Parish Council leader Mrs Roberts finds it hard to relax on her holiday.
From August 1989.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
The final of the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty, where Mrs Roberts continues her ten year rule of Parish Council.
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Parish Council leader Mrs Roberts wonders how to become more popular.
From July 1990.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
Local events in the village of Little Blighty seemingly reflect current affairs elsewhere.
A satirical spin on the news.
In the small village of Little Blighty, Mrs Roberts has been head of the Parish Council for 11 years, a toll tax has just been introduced and....hang on, doesn't this all sound a bit familiar?
0302 1990071319900714
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The editor of the Bugle gets a call from Deep Throat, an informant at the Parish council.
The editor of the Bugle receives a call from the mysterious Deep Throat, an informant at the Parish council.
The second of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty.
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Mrs Roberts faces fallout from an outspoken member of the parish council.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
From July 1990.
Another visit to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty.
Starring Jo Kendall, Michael Troughton and John Baddeley.
The third of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty.
0304 1990072720061015 (BBC7)
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Council leader Mrs Roberts insists an electrical substation is raffled off.
From 1990.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
From July 1990.
It's raffle time in the Downs, and that means Mrs Roberts is keen to rake in as much money as she can.
The fourth of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty.
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Leader Mrs Roberts experiences the poor state of local trains first hand.
Political satire with Jo Kendall.
From August 1990.
Mrs Roberts experiences first hand the poor state of Blighty's trains.
Corn circles prove to be very interesting to some.
0401 1991070520100902 (R7)
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Mrs Roberts has fallen from power and Mr Barnum is the new Council leader.
From July 1991.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
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The Parish council needs its money, but will the bank be able to pay out?
The Parish council needs its money, but will the bank be able to pay out? Political satire with John Baddeley.
From July 1991.
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Council leader John tries to impress a delegation with a village cover-up.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
From July 1991.
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As the council launch a new charter, the opposition need a new initiative.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
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When an opera star visits, council leader John shows his true colours.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
From August 1991.
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Can Parish Council leader John Barnum satisfy the new doctor's demands?
Can Parish Council leader John Barnum satisfy the new doctor's demands? Political satire with John Baddeley.
From July 1992.
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With the village bankrupt - council leader John cracks down on expenses.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
From July 1992.
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Scandal rocks the Parish Council, but can they keep it off the front pages? Political satire with John Baddeley.
From July 1992.
Scandal rocks the Parish Council, but can they keep it off the front pages?
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The Parish Council's school crack down on hippies - enter Ebenezer Birch.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
From July 1992.
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A cash crisis hits the Parish Council - and the local family of toffs.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
From August 1992.
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A visit to Little Blighty, where the humdrum happenings include social turmoil.
Mrs Roberts continues her ten-year rule over the parish council.
    20101221 (R7)The Parish Council's school crack down on hippies - enter Ebenezer Birch.
The village's rich history is staged - but the audience is revolting.
Political satire with John Baddeley.
From December 1989.
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910705]  The small village of Little Blighty doesn't take much notice of the outside world, though in a strange way, local events seem to reflect precisely what's in the weekly news. The first of five programmes with John Baddeley , Bernadine Corrigan , Jo Kendall and Daniel Strauss.
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
Producer: Lissa Evans.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910712]  The second of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley , Bernadine Corrigan , Jo Kendall and Daniel Strauss.
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
Producer: Lissa Evans.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910713]  The second of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley ,
Bernadine Corrigan ,
Jo Kendall and Daniel Strauss.
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910719]  The third of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley ,
Bernadine Corrigan , Jo Kendall , Daniel Strauss. Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
Producer: Lissa Evans.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910720]  The third visit to the village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley , Bernadine Corrigan ,
Jo Kendall , Daniel Strauss.

Contributors

Unknown: Little Blighty.
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910726]  The fourth of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley , Bernadine Corrigan ,
Jo Kendall , Daniel Strauss. Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Little Blighty.
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
Producer: Lissa Evans.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910727]  The fourth of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley ,
Bernadine Corrigan ,
Jo Kendall and Daniel Strauss.
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Little Blighty.
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910802]  Our final visit to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With
John Baddeley , Bernadine Corrigan , Jo Kendall and Daniel Strauss. Written by Mark Burton , John O'Farrell and Mike Coleman.
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Little Blighty.
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
Written By: Mark Burton
Written By: John O'Farrell
Written By: Mike Coleman.
Producer: Lissa Evans.
 
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19910803]  The final programme in the series.
Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920710]  The first of five programmes.
The small village of Little Blighty doesn't take much notice of the outside world, though in a strange way local events seem to reflect precisely what's in the weekly news....
With John Baddeley , Jo Kendall , Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss and Alistair McGowan.
Written by Mark Burton , John O'Farrell and Mike Coleman Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920711]  The first of five programmes. in the small village of Little Blighty events seem to reflect what's in the news....
Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920717]  The second of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley , Jo Kendall ,
Michael Troughton ,
Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , and Daniel Strauss.
Wntten by Mark Burton.
John O'Farrell and Mike Coleman
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920724]  The third of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley , Jo Kendall , Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss , and Michael Troughton. Written by Mark Burton ,
John O'Farrell and Mike Coleman
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920725]  Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920731]  with John Baddeley.
Jo Kendall , Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss , and Michael Troughton.
Written by Mark Burton , John O'Farrell and Mike Coleman
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920801]  Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920807]  The final visit to Little Blighty. With
John Baddeley , Jo Kendall ,
Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss , and Michael Troughton. Written by Mark Burton , John O'Farrell and Mike Coleman
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo
Little Blighty on the Down Genome: [r4 Bd=19920808]  with John Baddeley ,
jo Kendall , Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss and Michael Troughton.
Stereo

Genome:
[r4 bd=19900706] contributors

  • Unknown: Mrs Roberts
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans

Genome:
[r4 bd=19900707] contributors

  • Unknown: Mrs Roberts

Genome:
[r4 bd=19900713] contributors

  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19900714] contributors

  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19900720] contributors

  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19900727] contributors

  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19900803] contributors

  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910705] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910712] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910713] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910719] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910720] contributors

  • Unknown: Little Blighty.
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910726] contributors

  • Unknown: Little Blighty.
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910727] contributors

  • Unknown: Little Blighty.
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19910802] contributors

  • Unknown: Little Blighty.
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
  • Written By: Mark Burton
  • Written By: John O'Farrell
  • Written By: Mike Coleman.
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19920710] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Alistair McGowan.
  • Written By: Mark Burton
  • Written By: John O'Farrell
  • Written By: Mike Coleman
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19920717] contributors

  • Unknown: Little Blighty.
  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss.
  • Unknown: Mark Burton.
  • Unknown: John O'Farrell
  • Unknown: Mike Coleman
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19920724] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton.
  • Written By: Mark Burton
  • Written By: John O'Farrell
  • Written By: Mike Coleman
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19920731] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley.
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton.
  • Written By: Mark Burton
  • Written By: John O'Farrell
  • Written By: Mike Coleman
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19920807] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton.
  • Written By: Mark Burton
  • Written By: John O'Farrell
  • Written By: Mike Coleman
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.

Genome:
[r4 bd=19920808] contributors

  • Unknown: John Baddeley
  • Unknown: Jo Kendall
  • Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
  • Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
  • Unknown: Daniel Strauss
  • Unknown: Michael Troughton.

Cast

Duration

  • 30 Minutes

Genre

  • Sitcoms
  • Comedy
  • Satire
  • Entertainment & Comedy

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