Little Blighty On The Down

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910803]

The final programme in the series.

Stereo

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

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

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

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920725]

Stereo

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920801]
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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920808]

with John Baddeley ,

jo Kendall , Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss and Michael Troughton.

Stereo

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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.

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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.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.

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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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Mrs Roberts faces fallout from an outspoken member of the parish council.

Mrs Roberts faces fallout from an outspoken member of the parish council. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From July 1990.

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.

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Council leader Mrs Roberts insists an electrical substation be raffled off.

Council leader Mrs Roberts insists an electrical substation be raffled off. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From July 1990.

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.

Leader Mrs Roberts experiences the poor state of local trains first-hand. Political satire with Jo Kendall. From August 1990.

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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.

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Mrs Roberts has fallen from power and Mr Barnum is the new council leader. From July 1991.

Mrs Roberts has fallen from power and Mr Barnum is the new council leader. Political satire with John Baddeley. From July 1991.

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.

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.

Council leader John tries to impress a delegation with a village cover-up. Political satire with John Baddeley. From July 1991.

Political satire with John Baddeley.

From July 1991.

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As the council launches a new charter, the opposition needs a new initiative.

As the council launches a new charter, the opposition needs a new initiative. Political satire with John Baddeley. From July 1991.

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.

When an opera star visits, council leader John shows his true colours. Political satire with John Baddeley. From August 1991.

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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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