Marriott's Monologues

Episodes

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Peter Goodwright treats us to a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry, courtesy of Marriott Edgar. Episode 2 of 8.

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Peter Goodwright treats us to a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry, courtesy of Marriott Edgar. Episode 2 of 8.

01Dame Thora Hird20080316 (BBC7)
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Monologist, Dame Thora Hird introduces the Ramsbottom family with 'The Lion and Albert' and 'The Return of Albert'.

Series of eight programmes featuring the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Produced in Manchester by Mike Craig

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in BBC Radio 2 in 1991.

The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

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The actress talks about and performs Marriott Edgar's two classic tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

The actress talks about and performs Marriott Edgar's two classic tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

. The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

The actress talks about and performs Marriott Edgar's two classic tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

. The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

The actress talks about and performs Marriott Edgar's two classic tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

. The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

. The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

. The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

. The actress talks about and performs the tales of the curious little boy and the lion.

Thora Hird talks about the classic monologue describing the antics of an over-curious little boy and a lion. Episode 1 of 8.

Thora Hird talks about the classic monologue describing the antics of an over-curious little boy and a lion. Episode 1 of 8.

Thora Hird talks about the classic monologue describing the antics of an over-curious little boy and a lion. Episode 1 of 8.

Thora recites 'Albert and the Lion' and its sequel - and reminisces about Albert and the monologists. Episode 1 of 8.

Thora recites 'Albert and the Lion' and its sequel - and reminisces about Albert and the monologists. Episode 1 of 8.

02Peter Goodwright20170520 (BBC7)
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The tale of a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry courtesy of Marriott Edgar.

Peter Goodwright treats us to a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry courtesy of Marriott Edgar.

. The tale of a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry courtesy of Marriott Edgar.

Peter Goodwright treats us to a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry courtesy of Marriott Edgar.

. The tale of a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry courtesy of Marriott Edgar.

. The tale of a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry courtesy of Marriott Edgar.

. The tale of a perilous voyage on the Runcorn Ferry courtesy of Marriott Edgar.

03Kenneth Waller20170527 (BBC7)
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The actor (Grandad from 'Bread') brings us 'Asparagus' and 'Albert and the Headsman'.

The actor (Grandad from 'Bread') brings us 'Asparagus' and 'Albert and the Headsman'.

The actor (Grandad from 'Bread') brings us 'Asparagus' and 'Albert and the Headsman'.

. The actor (Grandad from 'Bread') brings us 'Asparagus' and 'Albert and the Headsman'.

. The actor (Grandad from 'Bread') brings us 'Asparagus' and 'Albert and the Headsman'.

Kenneth Waller, Grandad from Bread, celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar.

Kenneth Waller, Grandad from Bread, celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar.

Kenneth Waller, Grandad from Bread, celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar.

Kenneth Waller, Grandad from Bread, celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar.

Kenneth Waller, Grandad from Bread, celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar.

Kenneth Waller, Grandad from Bread, celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar.

Kenneth Waller celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar. Episode 3 of 8.

Kenneth Waller celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar. Episode 3 of 8.

Kenneth Waller celebrates the monologues of Marriott Edgar. Episode 3 of 8.

04Roy Castle20170610 (BBC7)
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""proves that dedication is what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe'"

proves that dedication is what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe'

Roy Castle proves that dedication is what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe'

proves that dedication is what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe'

Roy Castle proves that dedication is what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe'

The entertainer and presenter proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe' and 'The Magna Charter'.

. The entertainer proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe' and 'The Magna Charter'.

. Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

The entertainer and presenter proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe' and 'The Magna Charter'.

. The entertainer proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

. The entertainer proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

. The entertainer proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe' and 'The Magna Charter'.

. Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Marriott Edgar's 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

The entertainer and presenter proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe' and 'The Magna Charter'.

. The entertainer proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

. The entertainer proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

. The entertainer proves that dedication's what you need, with 'Goalkeeper Joe'.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter. Episode 4 of 8.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter. Episode 4 of 8.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter. Episode 4 of 8.

Roy Castle proves that dedication's what you need, with Goalkeeper Joe and The Magna Charter. Episode 4 of 8.

05Bernie Clifton20170617 (BBC7)
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Bernie Clifton performs 'Three Ha'pence a foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'.

performs 'Three Ha'pence a foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'.

More of Marriot's famous monologues. Bernie performs 'Three Ha'pence a foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'.

. The entertainer performs 'Three Ha'pence a foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'.

More of Marriot Edgar's famous monologues. Bernie Clifton performs 'Three Ha'pence a foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'.

. Bernie Clifton performs 'Three Ha'pence a foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'.

. Bernie Clifton performs 'Three Ha'pence a foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'.

More of Marriot's famous monologues. Bernie Clifton performs Three Ha'pence a Foot and The Battle of Hastings.

More of Marriot's famous monologues. Bernie Clifton performs Three Ha'pence a Foot and The Battle of Hastings.

More of Marriot's famous monologues. Bernie Clifton performs Three Ha'pence a Foot and The Battle of Hastings.

More of Marriott's famous monologues. Bernie Clifton performs 'Three Ha'pence a Foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'. Episode 5 of 8.

More of Marriott's famous monologues. Bernie Clifton performs 'Three Ha'pence a Foot' and 'The Battle of Hastings'. Episode 5 of 8.

06Roy Hudd20100603 (BBC7)
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More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

. The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

. The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

. The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

. The comedian and actor performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'.

More of the famous monologues of Marriot Edgar. Roy Hudd performs Jonah and the Grampus, and Gunner Joe.

More of the famous monologues of Marriot Edgar. Roy Hudd performs Jonah and the Grampus, and Gunner Joe.

More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'. Episode 6 of 8.

More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'. Episode 6 of 8.

More of the famous monologues of Marriott Edgar. Roy Hudd performs 'Jonah and the Grampus' and 'Gunner Joe'. Episode 6 of 8.

07Les Dawson20100604 (BBC7)
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Les Dawson's unique recitation of Marriott Edgar's 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

Les Dawson's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

Les Dawson's unique recitation of Marriott Edgar's 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

Les Dawson's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

Les Dawson's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

's unique recitation of Marriott Edgar's 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

's unique recitation of Marriott Edgar's 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

Les Dawson's unique recitation of Marriott Edgar's 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

. Les Dawson's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

A Little Recitation from Les Dawson - who also remembers his uncle, Uriah Heep Dawson, the underwater swimmer.

. A Little Recitation from Les Dawson - who also remembers his uncle, Uriah Heep Dawson.

. Les Dawson's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

. Les Dawson's unique recitation of 'The Channel Swimmer' and 'The Recumbent Posture'.

A Little Recitation from Les Dawson, who also remembers his uncle, Uriah Heep Dawson, the underwater swimmer. Episode 7 of 8.

A Little Recitation from Les Dawson, who also remembers his uncle, Uriah Heep Dawson, the underwater swimmer. Episode 7 of 8.

Les says that Marriott shows the warmth of the north, i.e. Lancashire. After all, Yorkshire's only there to keep the wind out! Episode 7 of 8.

Les says that Marriott shows the warmth of the North, i.e. Lancashire. After all, Yorkshire's only there to keep the wind out! Episode 7 of 8.

Les says that Marriott shows the warmth of the north, ie Lancashire. After all, Yorkshire's only there to keep the wind out! Episode 7 of 8.

A Little Recitation from Les Dawson, who also remembers his uncle, Uriah Heep Dawson, the underwater swimmer. Episode 7 of 8.

A Little Recitation from Les Dawson, who also remembers his uncle, Uriah Heep Dawson, the underwater swimmer. Episode 7 of 8.

Les says that Marriott shows the warmth of the north, i.e. Lancashire. After all, Yorkshire's only there to keep the wind out! Episode 7 of 8.

Les says that Marriott shows the warmth of the North, i.e. Lancashire. After all, Yorkshire's only there to keep the wind out! Episode 7 of 8.

Les says that Marriott shows the warmth of the north, ie Lancashire. After all, Yorkshire's only there to keep the wind out! Episode 7 of 8.

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Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

Before she joined Coronation Street, Betty Driver was a singer and dancer. Here she performs The Hole in the Ark. Episode 8 of 8.

Before she joined Coronation Street, Betty Driver was a singer and dancer. Here she performs The Hole in the Ark. Episode 8 of 8.

Betty Driver (of Coronation Street fame) performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems, including George and the Dragon. Episode 8 of 8.

Betty Driver (of Coronation Street fame) performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems, including George and the Dragon. Episode 8 of 8.

Before she joined Coronation Street, Betty Driver was a singer and dancer. Here she performs The Hole in the Ark. Episode 8 of 8.

Before she joined Coronation Street, Betty Driver was a singer and dancer. Here she performs The Hole in the Ark. Episode 8 of 8.

Betty Driver (of Coronation Street fame) performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems, including George and the Dragon. Episode 8 of 8.

Betty Driver (of Coronation Street fame) performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems, including George and the Dragon. Episode 8 of 8.

Before she joined Coronation Street Betty Driver was a singer and dancer. Here she performs The Hole in the Ark. Episode 8 of 8.

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Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs Marriott Edgar's The 'Ole in the Ark, Sam's Racehorse and George and the Dragon.

Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

The actress (of Coronation Street fame) performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems, including 'George and the Dragon'.

. The actress (of Coronation Street fame) performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs Marriott Edgar's 'The 'Ole In The Ark', 'Sam's Racehorse' and 'George and the Dragon'.

. Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs Marriott Edgar's 'The 'Ole In The Ark', 'Sam's Racehorse' and 'George and the Dragon'.

. Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs Marriott Edgar's 'The 'Ole In The Ark', 'Sam's Racehorse' and 'George and the Dragon'.

. Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs Marriott Edgar's 'The 'Ole In The Ark', 'Sam's Racehorse' and 'George and the Dragon'.

. Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

. Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.

. Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs three of Marriott Edgar's little gems.