The Navy Lark

All aboard HMS Troughtbridge for another nautical mishap.

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The crew of Troutbridge set sail on a royal adventure.

From July 1977.

Stars Stephen Murray, Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips.

The crew of Troutbridge set sail on a royal adventure. From July 1977.

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Troutbridge sails on escort duty, but Mr Phillips is assigned as the lone officer.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From February 1960.

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With romantic rivalry for Wren Chasen, Troutbridge's new mission goes with a bang. Stars Leslie Phillips. From November 1963.

With romantic rivalry for Wren Chasen, Troutbridge's new mission goes with a bang.

19611001

A chronicle of events aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge

Leslie Phillips as Sub. Lieut. Phillips

Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee

Written by Lawrie Wyman

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Last Friday's recorded broadcast

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with Leslie Phillips

Stephen Murray. Jon Pertwee A chronicle of events aboard hms Troutbridge

Written by LAWRIE WYMAN and involving RICHARD CALDICOT HEATHER CHASEN, TENNIEL EVANS MICHAEL BATES

Announcer MICHAEL DE MORGAN

Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Phillips

Unknown: Stephen Murray.

Unknown: Jon Pertwee

Written By: Lawrie Wyman

Unknown: Tenniel Evans

Unknown: Michael Bates

Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston

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with Stephen Murray

Jon Pertwee , Leslie Phillips A chronicle of events aboard hms Troutbridge

Written by LAWRIE WYMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Murray

Unknown: Jon Pertwee

Unknown: Leslie Phillips

Written By: Lawrie Wyman

19900416

Producer: S. SMITH

Next in series: 26 December 1990

Previous in series: 11 January 1976

Description

Classic radio comedy set aboard HMS Troughtbridge starring Stephen MURRAY, Jon PERTWEE, Leslie PHILLIPS, Michael BATES, Richard CALDICOT, Heather CHASEN, Ronnie BARKER and Tenniel EVANS. Written by Lawrie WYMAN.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

16 Apr 1990 12:03-12:30 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Ronnie Barker (Actor)

Jon Pertwee (Actor)

Leslie Phillips (Actor)

Stephen Murray (Actor)

Michael Bates (Actor)

Tenniel Evans (Actor)

Richard Caldicot (Actor)

Heather Chasen (Actor)

Lawrie Wyman (Author)

Sarah Smith (Producer)

Alistair Johnson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-04-06

19901226

Next in series: 01 February 1992

Previous in series: 16 April 1990

Description

Classic radio comedy set aboard HMS Troughtbridge. Chaos ensues when Sub Lieutenant Phillips, CPO Pertwee and Commander Murray are asked to retrieve an exploded warhead as part of a NATO operation. Starring Leslie PHILLIPS.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

26 Dec 1990 13:30-14:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Jon Pertwee (Actor)

Leslie Phillips (Actor)

Stephen Murray (Actor)

Michael Bates (Actor)

Tenniel Evans (Actor)

Richard Caldicot (Actor)

Heather Chasen (Actor)

George Evans (Author)

Lawrie Wyman (Author)

Paul Schlesinger (Producer)

Alistair Johnson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-12-10

(christmas Special For Antarctica (not Broadcast In The Uk)19621225
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Troutbridge sails on escort duty, but Mr Phillips is assigned as the lone officer.

Back In The Navy1963030020120316 (BBC7)

The ex-shipmates are all at sea, when they discover their brief television careers are over.

Celebrating Their Important Anniversary19670900
Christmas Special (not Broadcast In Uk)19651225
Deliberately Abandoned19670700
Families' Day20070927 BT=0800 (BBC7)
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As the chief raises funds, Cedric Phillips arrives to see his brother, the captain!

As the Chief raises funds, Cedric Phillips arrives to see his brother - the Captain! Stars Leslie Phillips. From January 1961.

As the Chief raises funds, Cedric Phillips arrives on board HMS Troutbridge to see his brother "the Captain"!

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Michael Bates as Cedric Phillips.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

Not only does Troutbridge have its usual crew aboard, but it also contains their relatives! From January 1961.

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The day proves unlucky for the superstitious crew of HMS Troutbridge. From June 1972.

Have Been Redecorating19670900
Multiple Mines

Classic comedy aboard HMS Troughtbridge. So get on board with Jon Pertwee, Leslie Philips and Ronnie Barker.

The Bbc Are Sending The Bill To Buckingham Palace19770716
16 LASTThe Whittlsea Carnival And Fete

HMS Troutbridge's visit to Whittlesea presents Pertwee with a perfect opportunity to recover a dumped gallon of rum. Episode 16 of 16.

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The very first episode of the long-running radio comedy, starring Dennis Price, Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips.

The very first episode of the long-running radio comedy, starring Dennis Price.

Pertwee is in a pickle over Commander Shaw's inspection. Stars Dennis Price, Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From March 1959.

Pertwee is in a pickle over Commander Shaw's inspection.

Pertwee's in a pickle over Commander Shaw's inspection aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as LS Goldstein/Uncle Sebastian.

Laughs afloat aboard British Royal Navy frigate HMS Troutbridge. The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1959.

The very first episode of the long-running radio comedy. With Dennis Price, Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From March 1959.

The very first episode of the long-running radio comedy, starring Dennis Price, Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips.

0102Operation Fag End1959040520040513 (BBC7)
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As the top brass turn up for an inspection, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are on their way to the island.

As the top brass turn up, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are on their way to the island.

With a top brass inspection due, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are headed to the island!

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Pamela Buck as Joyce, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as Squadron Leader Pertwee.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the Light Programme in April 1959.

With a top brass inspection due, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are headed to the island!

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Pamela Buck as Joyce, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as Squadron Leader Pertwee.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1959.

As the top brass turn up for an inspection, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are on their way to the island. Laughs from April 1959.

As the top brass turn up for an inspection, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are on their way to the island. Stars Leslie Phillips. From April 1959.

As the top brass turn up for an inspection, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are on their way to the island. First heard April 1959.

As the top brass turn up for an inspection, 50,000 duty-free cigarettes are on their way to the island. First heard April 1959. Episode 2 of 16.

0103Having Their Fun19590412
0103Number One's Chair1959041220040520 (BBC7)
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When Lt Price orders a new chair via Stores, Pertwee's requisition swells into 1,500 pale mauve chintz armchairs!

Ordering a new chair via Stores causes chaos afloat! Starring Dennis Price,

Pertwee's stores requisition spirals out of control.

CPO Pertwee's stores requisition spirals out of control.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as the Warrant Officer Pertwee.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1959.

Pertwee's stores requisition spirals out of control. Stars Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Dennis Price. From April 1959.

Ordering a new chair via Stores causes chaos afloat! Starring Dennis Price, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee.

Ordering a new chair via Stores causes chaos afloat! Starring Dennis Price, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From April 1959.

When Lt Price orders a chair via Stores, Pertwee's requisition swells to 1,500 chintz armchairs.

Classic comedy aboard HMS Troughtbridge. Number One's Chair. When Lt Price orders a chair via Stores, Pertwee's requisition swells to 1,500 chintz armchairs.

0104The Fairground Lights1959041920040527 (BBC7)
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Devious Pertwee's plan to help a travelling fair is sunk when Troutbridge must put to sea.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From April 1959.

CPO Pertwee's fairground plans are scuppered when his superiors organise a navy exercise at sea.

Pertwee's fairground plans are scuppered when his superiors organise an exercise at sea.

First heard in 1959.

Devious Pertwee's plan to help a travelling fair is sunk when HMS Troutbridge must put to sea.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as Communication Officer Prout.
The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1959.

Devious Pertwee's plan to help a travelling fair is sunk when Troutbridge must put to sea. Stars Jon Pertwee. From April 1959.

Pertwee's fairground plans are scuppered when his superiors organise an exercise at sea. First heard in 1959. Episode 4 of 16.

CPO Pertwee's plans are scuppered when his superiors organise an exercise at sea.

CPO Pertwee's plans are scuppered when his superiors organise a navy exercise at sea.

0105The Comfort Fund1959042620040603 (BBC7)
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Captain Povey is auditing the unit accounts - so excess cash is secretly spent on Heather.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From April 1959.

Commander Povey has to audit the unit accounts, so the excess in the Comfort Fund must be disposed of on Heather's birthday!

Povey's auditing the unit accounts, and the excess Comfort Fund has to be disposed of! Starring Jon Pertwee.

Captain Povey is auditing the unit accounts, and there is a big surprise for Heather.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1959.

Captain Povey is auditing the unit accounts, so excess cash is secretly spent on Heather. Stars Jon Pertwee. From April 1959.

Povey's auditing the unit accounts, and the excess Comfort Fund has to be disposed of!

First broadcast April 1959.

Povey's auditing the unit accounts, and the excess Comfort Fund has to be disposed of! Starring Jon Pertwee. From April 1959.

Classic comedy aboard HMS Troughtbridge. Povey must audit the unit accounts, so the excess in the Comfort Fund must be disposed of. From 1959.

Classic comedy aboard HMS Troughtbridge. Povey has to audit the unit accounts, so the excess in the Comfort Fund must be disposed of. From 1959.

0106Stuck Up The Inlet1959050320040610 (BBC7)
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HMS Troutbridge runs aground on a naval exercise - landing Phillips in hot water.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From May 1959.

Phillips is appointed navigation officer for a fleet exercise, but a short cut inlet is not as wide as he remembers!

Phillips is appointed navigator for a fleet exercise, but a short cut inlet is not as wide as he remembers! From May 1959.

HMS Troutbridge runs aground on a naval exercise, landing Phillips in hot water

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as Ebenezer Pertwee.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Phillips is appointed navigator for a fleet exercise, but a short cut inlet is not as wide as he remembers!

HMS Troutbridge runs aground on a naval exercise, landing Phillips in hot water. Stars Leslie Phillips. From May 1959.

Classic comedy aboard HMS Troughtbridge. Phillips is appointed navigation officer, but a short cut inlet is not as wide as he remembers.

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A relative of Pertwee's is being posted to Portsmouth and it's up to the chief to ensure they've got luxury accommodation.

A relative of Pertwee is being posted to Portsmouth and it's up to the Chief to ensure they have luxury accommodation.

From May 1959.

Pertwee's relative has a Portsmouth posting, so can the Chief ensure luxury accommodation?

Pertwee's relative has a Portsmouth posting - so can the Chief ensure luxury accommodation? Stars Jon Pertwee.

Pertwee's relative has a Portsmouth posting. Can the Chief ensure luxury accommodation?

Pertwee's relative has a Portsmouth posting - so can the Chief ensure luxury accommodation?

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Commander Shaw, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Pertwee's relative has a Portsmouth posting. Can the Chief ensure luxury accommodation? Stars Jon Pertwee. From May 1959.

Classic comedy. A relative of Pertwee's is being posted to Portsmouth and it's up to the chief to ensure they've got luxury accommodation.

A relative of Pertwee is being posted to Portsmouth and it's up to the Chief to ensure they have luxury accommodation. From May 1959.

Pertwee's relative has a Portsmouth posting - so can the Chief ensure luxury accommodation? Stars Jon Pertwee. From May 1959.

0108The Hank Of Heather1959051720040624 (BBC7)
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An anti-invasion exercise is launched at the news that one of Heather's old boyfriends is visiting.

HMS Troutbridge launches an anti-invasion exercise for the visit of Heather's old flame.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From May 1959.

An anti-invasion exercise is launched at the news that one of Heather's old boyfriends is coming to visit.

An anti-invasion exercise is launched for the visit of one of Heather's old boyfriends.

Starring Leslie Phillips.

HMS Troutbridge launches an anti-invasion exercise for the visit of Heather's old flame.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Hank, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as Uncle Sebastian Pertwee.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Producer Alastair Scott Johnston.

Number One and Mr Phillips join forces when they hear that one of Heather's old boyfriends is coming to visit. From May 1959.

HMS Troutbridge launches an anti-invasion exercise for the visit of Heather's old flame. Stars Leslie Phillips. From May 1959.

An anti-invasion exercise is launched for the visit of one of Heather's old boyfriends. Starring Leslie Phillips. From May 1959.

0109The Multiple Mines1959052420030925 (BBC7)
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A drunken night out sparks chaos, when an old mine is set adrift.

A drunken night out sparks chaos, when an old mine, used as a collection box, is set adrift.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From May 1959.

A drunken night in Portsmouth causes chaos when a collection box made from an old mine is set adrift.

A drunken night out causes chaos when a collection box made from an old mine is set adrift.

With Jon Pertwee.

A drunken night out sparks chaos when an old mine - used as a collection box - is set adrift.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Michael Bates as Ginger and Tenniel Evans as Willy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

A drunken night out sparks chaos when an old mine used as a collection box is set adrift. Stars Jon Pertwee. From May 1959.

Nautical mayhem aboard the HMS Troutbridge. A drunken night causes chaos when a collection box made from an old mine is set adrift.

A drunken night out causes chaos when a collection box made from an old mine is set adrift. With Jon Pertwee. From May 1959.

0110The Gun Mechanism Test1959053120040708 (BBC7)
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Commander Povey decides that the Island is an excellent place to test a new gun firing mechanism - on Pertwee's birthday.

Povey decides that the Island is an ideal spot to test a new gun firing mechanism, on Pertwee's birthday.

From May 1959.

Povey decides that the Island is an ideal spot to try a prototype - on Pertwee's birthday.

Stars Dennis Price.

Commander Povey decides the island is an ideal spot to try a prototype - on Pertwee's birthday.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Michael Bates as the Professor and Tenniel Evans as Taffy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

Povey decides that the island is an ideal spot to try a prototype - on Pertwee's birthday. Stars Dennis Price. From May 1959.

Povey decides that the Island is an ideal spot to test a new gun firing mechanism, on Pertwee's birthday. From May 1959.

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HMS Troutbridge escorts the Admiral to a regatta, while Pertwee sees a chance to cash in.

HMS Troutbridge escorts the Admiral to a regatta, while CPO Pertwee sees a chance to cash in by collecting the gash rum.

When HMS Troutbridge escorts the Admiral to a regatta, Pertwee sees a chance to cash in.

When HMS Troutbridge escorts the Admiral to a regatta, Pertwee sees a chance to cash in.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Michael Bates as Ginger and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

When HMS Troutbridge escorts the admiral to a regatta, Pertwee sees a chance to cash in. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1959.

HMS Troutbridge escorts the Admiral to a regatta, while Pertwee sees a chance to cash in. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1959.

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Captain Povey and the crew are called to the Admiralty but devious Pertwee's got a plan.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From June 1959.

Povey and the Island Detachment are called to the Admiralty to take some tests, but things don't go to plan, thanks to Pertwee.

When the Island Detachment are called to take some tests, the journey doesn't go to plan - thanks to Pertwee.

Captain Povey and the crew are called to the Admiralty, but devious Pertwee has got a plan

Captain Povey and the crew are called to the Admiralty - but devious Pertwee has a plan.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Michael Bates as Hector Pertwee and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Captain Povey and the crew are called to the Admiralty, but devious Pertwee has got a plan. Stars Jon Pertwee. From June 1959.

Povey and the Island Detachment are called to the Admiralty to take some tests, but things don't go to plan, thanks to Pertwee. Episode 12 of 16.

When the Island Detachment are called to take some tests, the journey doesn't go to plan - thanks to Pertwee. From June 1959.

Captain Povey and the crew are called to the Admiralty but devious Pertwee's got a plan. Stars Jon Pertwee. From June 1959.

Povey and the Island Detachment are called to the Admiralty to take some tests, but things don't go to plan. Episode 12 of 16.

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Number One selects Pertwee and Johnson to undertake an Initiative Leadership Test - with disastrous results.

Pertwee and Johnson are tested on their initiative, with disastrous results! Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker.

From June 1959.

Pertwee and Johnson's attempts to use their initiative ends in disaster.

Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker.

Pertwee and Johnson's attempts to use their initiative ends in disaster. From June 1959.

Pertwee and Johnson's attempts to use their initiative ends in disaster

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Gaston and Tenniel Evans as Henri.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Pertwee and Johnson's attempts to use their initiative ends in disaster. Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker. From June 1959.

Number One selects Pertwee and Johnson to undertake an Initiative Leadership Test - with disastrous results. Episode 13 of 16.

Pertwee and Johnson are tested on their initiative, with disastrous results! Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker. From June 1959.

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Troutbridge is taking part in a movie, but Mr Phillips' navigational skills put their chances of stardom in jeopardy.

Troutbridge's chance of film stardom is jeopardised by Phillips' navigational skills.

Troutbridge's chance of movie stardom is jeopardised by Phillips' navigational skills.

HMS Troutbridge's chance of movie stardom is jeopardised, thanks to the navigational skills of Sub-Lieutenant Phillips!

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Antony J Antony and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

Troutbridge's chance of movie stardom is jeopardised by Phillips' navigational skills. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1959.

Troutbridge is taking part in a movie, but Mr Phillips' navigational skills put their chances of stardom in jeopardy. Episode 14 of 16.

Troutbridge's chance of film stardom is jeopardised by Phillips' navigational skills. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1959.

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Heather gets a wren stand-in and Pertwee is nervous over duty-free booze.

Heather gets a Wren stand-in and Pertwee's nervous over duty-free booze.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Judith, Michael Bates as Ginger and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

Heather gets a wren stand-in and Pertwee is nervous over duty-free booze. Stars Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From July 1959.

A new Wren takes over while Heather's on leave and Pertwee gets nervous when his duty-free booze supply is discovered.

A new Wren takes over while Heather's on leave and Pertwee gets nervous when his duty-free booze supply is discovered. Episode 15 of 16.

A new Wren stands-in for Heather and Pertwee's nervous about the duty-free booze. Starring Leslie Phillips. From July 1959.

Heather gets a wren stand-in and Pertwee's nervous over duty-free booze. Stars Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From July 1959.

Heather gets a wren stand-in and Pertwee's nervous over duty-free booze.

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A day for out HMS Troutbridge lets Pertwee try to recover some dumped rum.

Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker.

From July 1959.

HMS Troutbridge's visit to Whittlesea presents Pertwee with a perfect opportunity to recover a dumped gallon of rum.

A day for out HMS Troutbridge gives Pertwee the chance to recover some dumped rum.

A day out for HMS Troutbridge lets Pertwee try to recover some dumped rum.

A day out for HMS Troutbridge lets Pertwee try to recover some dumped rum. Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker. From July 1959.

While the crew are running tours of HMS Troutbridge for the public, scheming Pertwee tries to recover some dumped rum!

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as the Mayor and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1959.

A day for out HMS Troutbridge lets Pertwee try to recover some dumped rum. Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker. From July 1959.

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Pertwee and Phillips return from leave - demolishing a jetty and deciding how to tackle their new Lieutenant Murray. Episode 1 of 26.

CPO Pertwee and Mr Phillips return from leave, demolishing a jetty, only to find a new Number One.

A jetty is demolished as Pertwee and Phillips return from leave to meet Lieutenant Murray.

A jetty's demolished as Pertwee and Phillips return from leave to meet the new number one, Lieutenant Murray.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as the Rating and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1959.

Pertwee and Phillips return from leave - demolishing a jetty and deciding how to tackle their new Lieutenant Murray.

A jetty's demolished as Pertwee and Phillips return from leave, just in time to meet Lieutenant Murray. From October 1959.

A jetty is demolished as Pertwee and Phillips return from leave to meet Lieutenant Murray. Stars Jon Pertwee. From October 1959.

A jetty's demolished as Pertwee and Phillips return from leave, just in time to meet Lieutenant Murray.

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Johnson gets a camera for this birthday and goes on a drunken spree, while Pertwee's delivery of smuggled wine doesn't go to plan!

Johnson has a boozy birthday, while Pertwee's wine smuggling doesn't go to plan.

Stars Ronnie Barker.

From October 1959.

Johnson has a boozy birthday, while Pertwee's wine smuggling does not go to plan.

Johnson has a boozy birthday, while Pertwee's attempts to smuggle wine doesn't go to plan.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Lt. Commander Bates and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1959.

Johnson goes on a drunken birthday spree, while Pertwee's delivery of smuggled wine doesn't go to plan. Episode 2 of 26.

Johnson has a boozy birthday, while Pertwee's wine smuggling doesn't go to plan. Starring Ronnie Barker. From October 1959.

Johnson goes on a drunken birthday spree, while Pertwee's delivery of smuggled wine doesn't go to plan.

Johnson has a boozy birthday, while Pertwee's wine smuggling does not go to plan. Stars Ronnie Barker. From October 1959.

Johnson has a boozy birthday, while Pertwee's wine smuggling doesn't go to plan. Stars Ronnie Barker. From October 1959.

0203Bring Back The Barge19591030
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The Admiral's refitted private barge needs to be transported from Falmouth to Portsmouth, but Pertwee has a prior arrangement.

The Admiral's barge must be moved to Portsmouth, but Pertwee has a prior arrangement.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From October 1959.

The Admiral's barge must be moved to Portsmouth, but Pertwee has a prior arrangement.

The Admiral's barge must be moved to Portsmouth, but Pertwee has a prior arrangement.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Bracewell and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

The Admiral's barge needs transporting from Falmouth to Portsmouth, but Pertwee has a prior arrangement. From October 1959.

The Admiral's barge needs to be transported from Falmouth to Portsmouth. But Pertwee has a prior arrangement. From October 1959.

The Admiral's barge must be moved to Portsmouth, but Pertwee has a prior arrangement. Stars Leslie Phillips. From October 1959.

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HMS Troutbridge heads to an exercise off Dover, but Mr Phillips gets lost in fog.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From November 1959.

Troutbridge is ordered to a Home Fleet exercise off Dover, but en route to the combat zone Mr Phillips gets lost in the fog.

HMS Troutbridge heads to an exercise off Dover, but Mr Phillips gets lost in fog. Stars Leslie Phillips. From November 1959.

HMS Troutbridge heads to an exercise off of Dover, but Mr Phillips gets lost in fog

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Bracewell and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1959.

When Troutbridge heads to an exercise off Dover, Mr Phillips gets lost in the fog. Starring Leslie Phillips. From November 1959.

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HMS Troutbridge is sent to Whittlesea Bay, but runs out of fuel by some very flat countryside with lots of windmills.

Sent to Whittlesea Bay, Troutbridge runs out of fuel near some windmills in Holland.

HMS Troutbridge is sent to Whittlesea Bay, but runs out of fuel by some very flat countryside. From November 1959.

Sent to Whittlesea Bay, HMS Troutbridge runs out of fuel - near some windmills in Holland.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Hans and Tenniel Evans as Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1959.

Sent to Whittlesea Bay, Troutbridge runs out of fuel - near some windmills in Holland. Stars Jon Pertwee. From November 1959.

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Fatso Johnson whittles for all he's worth when Pertwee enters the antique market.

Pertwee's lucrative new scam in genuine HMS Victory figureheads is threatened when Troutbridge is sent to deal with an old wreck.

A scam to sell naval figureheads is threatened when Troutbridge has to deal with a wreck.

Fatso Johnson whittles for all he's worth when Pertwee enters the antique market.

Fatso Johnson whittles for all he's worth when Pertwee enters the antique market. Stars Leslie Phillips. From November 1959.

Pertwee's lucrative scam in genuine naval figureheads is threatened when Troutbridge has to deal with a wreck. From November 1959.

Fatso Johnson whittles for all he is worth when Pertwee enters the antique market.

Johnson must whittle for all he is worth when Pertwee enters the antiques market.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Mr Popesgrove and Tenniel Evans as Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1959.

Pertwee's lucrative scam in genuine naval figureheads is threatened when Troutbridge has to deal with a wreck. From Nov 1959.

A scam to sell naval figureheads is threatened when Troutbridge has to deal with a wreck. Stars John Pertwee. From Nov 1959.

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The South Willesden Globe Trotters Geographical Society takes a trip to the Antarctic courtesy of the Troutbridge!

A geographical society from Willesden heads to the Antarctic on HMS Troutbridge.

Starring Leslie Phillips.

From December 1959.

A geographical society from Willesden heads to the Antarctic aboard HMS Troutbridge.

A geographical society from Willesden heads to the Antarctic aboard HMS Troutbridge. Starring Leslie Phillips. From December 1959.

The South Willesden Globe Trotters Geographical Society takes a trip to the Antarctic courtesy of the Troutbridge! From 1959.

The South Willesden Globe Trotters Geographical Society takes a trip to the Antarctic courtesy of the crew of Troutbridge!

A geographical society from Willesden heads to the Antarctic on HMS Troutbridge. Starring Leslie Phillips. From December 1959.

A geographical society from Willesden heads to the Antarctic aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Mrs Edgwick, Michael Bates as Mr Crump and Tenniel Evans as the Professor.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1959.

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Povey is aghast to hear a Sea Lord will be making a full inspection of the Island Draft, which leaves Pertwee with a problem!

Povey is aghast at news of an Island Draft inspection, sparking trouble for Pertwee.

Commander Povey's aghast at news of an Island Draft inspection - sparking trouble for Pertwee.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Ginger and Tenniel Evans as Uncle Ebenzer.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1959.

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Number One discovers the hidden Unit Comfort Fund accounts and throws a draft dance, which means more trouble for Pertwee!

When Number One uses the comfort fund accounts for a dance, Pertwee takes action.

When Number One uses the Comfort Fund accounts for a dance, Pertwee takes action.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Michael Bates as Ginger and Tenniel Evans as Uncle Ebenzer.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1959.

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Povey investigates the strange coincidence of Pertwee's romance with a barmaid and an order for snacks.

From January 1960.

The strange coincidence of Pertwee's romance with a barmaid and an order for snacks.

Povey probes the odd coincidence of Pertwee's liaison with a barmaid and a snack order.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

Povey investigates the strange coincidence of Pertwee's romance with a barmaid and an order for snacks.

Povey investigates the strange coincidence of Pertwee's romance with a barmaid and an order for snacks. From January 1960.

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Povey probes the odd coincidence of Pertwee's liaison with a barmaid and a snack order. Stars Jon Pertwee. From January 1960.

Povey probes the odd coincidence of Pertwee's liaison with a barmaid - and a snack order.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson,Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Ginger, Tenniel Evans as Goldstein and June Tobin as Maisie.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1960.

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Povey probes smuggling aboard HMS Troutbridge, as she sets sail on a rescue mission.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From January 1960.

Povey investigates smuggling aboard Troutbridge as she sets sail to rescue a marooned lighthouse keeper.

Povey investigates smuggling aboard Troutbridge.

Povey investigates smuggling aboard Troutbridge as she sets sail to rescue a marooned lighthouse keeper. From January 1960.

More vintage mayhem on HMS Troughtbridge with Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee.

Povey probes smuggling aboard HMS Troutbridge, as she sets sail on a rescue mission. Stars Leslie Phillips. From January 1960.

Commander Povey probes smuggling aboard HMS Troutbridge during a rescue attempt of a lighthouse keeper.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson,Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Mr Proudfoot and Tenniel Evans as Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1960.

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Pertwee makes waves with his request to leave the Island Draft and join Povey's staff instead!

The Chief Petty Officer makes waves with his request to join Captain Povey's staff.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From February 1960.

Pertwee makes waves with his request to leave the Island Draft and join Povey's staff instead! First broadcast in February 1960.

Pertwee makes waves with his request to leave the Island Draft and join Povey's staff.

The Chief Petty Officer makes waves with his request to join Captain Povey's staff. Stars Leslie Phillips. From February 1960.

The Chief Petty Officer makes waves with his request to join Captain Povey's staff.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Edgar Pertwee and Tenniel Evans as Uncle Ebenezer Pertwee.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1960.

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When Povey discovers there is no record of Troutbridge, he decides it's a good time to disperse her crew. And Johnson is very, very hungry.

one is very hungry.

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How well will Mr Phillips perform as the lone duty officer when Povey orders Troutbridge to be an escort?

Troutbridge sails on escort duty, but Mr Phillips is assigned as the lone officer.

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Rumour abounds that empire building Commander Povey is vying for Captain Stanton's job.

Rumour abounds that empire-building Commander Povey is after Captain Stanton's job.

Rumour abounds that empire-building Commander Povey is after Captain Stanton's job. Starring Leslie Phillips. From March 1960.

Rumour abounds that empire building Commander Povey is vying for Captain Stanton's job. First broadcast in March 1960.

Rumour abounds that empire building Commander Povey's after Captain Stanton's job.

Rumour abounds that empire-building Commander Povey is after Lieutenant Commander Stanton's job.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Commander Stanton, Michael Bates as the Rating and Tenniel Evans as The Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1960.

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Feeling delicate after the night before, the crew of Troutbridge aren't too thrilled to be ordered out to sea by Commander Povey.

Phillips and the crew are feeling tender and Povey orders them onto choppy waters in search of a buoy.

Povey orders the poorly crew onto choppy waters in search of a buoy.

Stars Leslie Phillips

Stars Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray.

From March 1960.

Feeling delicate after the night before, the crew of Troutbridge aren't too thrilled to be ordered out to sea by Commander Povey.

Phillips and the crew are feeling tender and Commander Povey orders them onto choppy waters in search of a buoy. From March 1960.

Povey orders the poorly crew onto choppy waters in search of a buoy. Stars Leslie Phillips

Phillips and the crew are feeling tender and Povey orders them onto choppy waters in search of a buoy. From March 1960.

Povey orders the poorly crew onto choppy waters in search of a buoy. Stars Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray. From March 1960.

Commander Povey orders the poorly crew of HMS Troutbridge on to choppy waters in search of a buoy.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as the Rating and Tenniel Evans as AS Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1960.

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The Admiral orders the officers to attend a party to celebrate his 50 years of service.

First broadcast in March 1960.

The officers are ordered to attend a party to celebrate the Admiral's 50 years of service.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From March 1960.

The Admiral orders the officers to attend a party to celebrate his 50 years of service.

The Admiral orders the officers to attend a party to celebrate his 50 years of service. First Broadcast 18th March 1960.

The Admiral orders the officers to attend a party to celebrate his 50 years of service. First broadcast in March 1960.

The officers are ordered to attend a party to celebrate the Admiral's 50 years of service. Stars Jon Pertwee. From March 1960.

The officers of HMS Troutbridge are ordered to attend a party to celebrate the Admiral's 50 years of service.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Michael Bates as the Rating and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1960.

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The Troutbridge crew sets sail to France to collect an agent, but Phillips gets lost.

Tact, diplomacy and discretion are needed as the crew of HMS Troutbridge sets sail to France to collect an agent, but then Phillips gets lost...

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Fifi, Michael Bates as Smythe and Tenniel Evans as AS Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1960.

Tact, diplomacy and discretion are needed as the crew of HMS Troutbridge sets sail to France to collect a secret agent, but Leslie has a spot of navigation trouble en route!

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Stanton thinks Number One looks poorly, but Pertwee acts ill to avoid a terrible posting.

Stanton thinks Number One is looking poorly, which gives cunning Pertwee an idea...

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as Captain Stanton, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as the MO and Tenniel Evans as Uncle Ebenezer Pertwee.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

Stanton thinks Murray looks poorly, while Pertwee decides acting ill could save him from a terrible posting.

Stanton thinks Number One looks poorly, but Pertwee acts ill to avoid terrible posting.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From April 1960.

Stanton thinks Murray looks poorly, while Pertwee decides acting ill could save him from a terrible posting.

Stanton thinks Murray looks poorly, while Pertwee decides acting ill could save him from a terrible posting. From April 1960.

Stanton thinks Number One looks poorly, but Pertwee acts ill to avoid a terrible posting. Stars Jon Pertwee. From April 1960.

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The Island Draft is all set for leave when the Admiral reveals that Troutbridge is off on fishery protection. From April 1960.

The Island Draft is all set for leave when the Admiral reveals that Troutbridge is off on fishery protection.

From April 1960.

Instead of going on leave, the Admiral sends Troutbridge's crew on fishery protection.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

Instead of going on leave, the Admiral sends Troutbridge's crew on fishery protection. Stars Leslie Phillips. From April 1960.

Instead of going on leave, the Admiral sends the crew of HMS Troutbridge off on fishery protection...

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as the Skipper and Tenniel Evans as AS Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

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It's all change for the Island Draft with a new home and a new captain!

The Troutbridge crew are all at sea when the island base is closed.

HMS Troutbridge's crew are all at sea when the island base is closed.

It's all change for the Island Draft with a new home and a new captain! BBC 7 debut for this episode first heard in 1960.

HMS Troutbridge's crew are all at sea when the island base is closed. Stars Stephen Murray and Jon Pertwee. From November 1960.

The Troutbridge crew are all at sea when the island base is closed. From November 1960.

The crew of HMS Troutbridge are all at sea when the island base is closed.

Starring Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant and Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Lieutenant Commander Stanton.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.

The crew of HMS Troutbridge are all at sea when the island base is closed.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton, Heather Chasen as Heather and Tenniel Evans as AS Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.

More fun on the waves in this classic comedy

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Gardening is just the job for a fit man

Pertwee has to re-think his money-making schemes and his uncle pulls off a major con.

Pertwee has to re-think his money-making schemes, whilst his uncle pulls off a major con.

Pertwee has to re-think his money-making schemes, whilst his Uncle Ebeneezer pulls off a major con.

CPO Pertwee rethinks his money-making schemes, while his uncle pulls off a major con. From November 1960.

Starring Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant and Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Lieutenant Commander Stanton.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.

Pertwee has to re-think his money-making schemes, whilst his uncle pulls off a major con. Stars Jon Pertwee. From November 1960.

Pertwee has to re-think his money-making schemes, whilst his Uncle Ebeneezer pulls off a major con.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as Sid Chattersby.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.

More fun on the waves in this classic comedy

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We're all a bit helpless when we meet the chap in authority.

It's hands across the sea - as the crew of HMS Troutbridge help to commission a foreign frigate.

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Few of us can resist a slot machineThe crew of HMS Troutbridge set sail across the sea, but end up with very crossed wires.

Crossing the sea with crossed wires; it could only be HMS Troutbridge. From November 1960.

The ship's crew crosses the sea, with crossed wires. From November 1960.

The crew of HMS Troutbridge set sail across the sea, but end up with very crossed wires.

Starring Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant and Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.

The ship's crew crosses the sea - with crossed wires. Stars Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Ronnie Barker. From November 1960.

The crew of the HMS Troutbridge cross the sea, with crossed wires.

More fun on the waves in this classic comedy

The crew of HMS Troutbridge set sail across the sea, but end up with very crossed wires.

Starring Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Tenniel Evans as Sir Willoughby Toddhunterbrown Heather Chasen as Lady Toddhunterbrown and Michael Bates as Lt. Bates.

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Teaching methods at school seem to have changed since my day

Povey is warned about a bomb on a new frigate while Phillips receives a special gift for a journey.

RoleContributor
CPO PertweeJon Pertwee
Sub-Lieutenant PhillipsLeslie Phillips
Number OneStephen Murray
Captain PoveyRichard Caldicot
Wren ChasenHeather Chasen
PotarneylandersRonnie Barker And Michael Bates
WriterLawrie Wyman
ProducerAlastair Scott Johnston

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The crew of Troutbridge return to their spiritual home.

A new location is needed for the troublesome former governor and his wife.

The crew of Troutbridge return to their spiritual home in this episode from December 1960.

More fun on the waves in this classic comedy

A new location is needed for the troublesome former governor and his wife.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Tenniel Evans as Nunky, Heather Chasen as Lady Todhunter-Brown and Michael Bates as Mr Whittaker-Smyth.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.

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High level conferences are always a worry to those awaiting the results.

The crew of Troutbridge can't even successfully destroy their own vessel.

Troutbridge is earmarked for target practice, but Commander Povey ends up in the firing line.

Povey has no trouble in naming a useless frigate to be a target in a NATO exercise.

Starring Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.

Troutbridge is earmarked for target practice, but Commander Povey ends up in the firing line. First broadcast in December 1960.

The crew of Troutbridge can't even successfully destroy their own vessel, in this episode from December 1960.

Povey has no trouble in naming a useless frigate to be a target in a NATO exercise. Stars Leslie Phillips. From December 1960.

030850th Show Special Perf For The Queen And Queen Mother19601221
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The commander entrusts Uncle Ebeneezer with his new purchase, but disaster is not far away

The Commander entrusts Uncle Ebeneezer with his new purchase, but disaster isn't faraway.

The 50th show in the series stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson and Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.

The crew of Troutbridge take their disastrous reputation up river, in the 50th episode of the Navy Lark, from December 1960.

50th Show Special Perf For The Queen And Queen Mother.

The Commander entrusts Uncle Ebeneezer with his new purchase, but disaster isn't far away. Stars Jon Pertwee. From December 1960.

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The crew's quest for easy money takes them back to their old island base, in this episode from December 1960.

Fatso's hiding, but the crew's attention is diverted when they find a treasure map.

The crew's quest for easy money takes them back to their old island base.

Fatso is hiding, but the crew's attention is diverted when they find a treasure map.

'Fatso' Johnson is in hiding on his birthday, but the crew's attention is diverted when they find a treasure map. The show was recorded before an audience crew of real sailors.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson and Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.

Fatso's hiding, but the crew's attention is diverted when they find a treasure map. Stars Ronnie Barker. From December 1960.

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It's better the devil you know for the Troutbridge crew as Captain Povey has to take leave.

It's better the devil you know for the crew of Troutbridge when Captain Povey is ordered to take leave.

From January 1961.

It's better the devil you know for the crew of Troutbridge when Captain Povey takes leave.

It's a case of better the devil you know, when a temporary new Captain arrives on board.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

It's a case of better the devil you know, when a temporary new Captain arrives on board HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

It's a case of better the devil you know, when a temporary new Captain arrives on board. Stars Jon Pertwee. From January 1961.

It's better the devil you know for the Troutbridge crew as Captain Povey has to take leave. Episode 10 of 20.

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Not only does Troutbridge have its usual crew aboard, but it also contains their relatives! From January 1961.

As the Chief raises funds, Cedric Phillips arrives to see his brother - the Captain!

As the Chief raises funds, Cedric Phillips arrives to see his brother - the Captain! Stars Leslie Phillips.

From January 1961.

As the Chief raises funds, Cedric Phillips arrives on board HMS Troutbridge to see his brother "the Captain"!

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Michael Bates as Cedric Phillips.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

0312Falmouth Ghost Ship19610118
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When strange lights are spotted at sea off Cornwall, Troutbridge's crew investigates.

As the Chief fund-raises, Cedric Phillips arrives on board HMS Troutbridge to see his brother "the Captain"!

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Michael Bates as Cedric Phillips.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

When strange lights are spotted at sea off Cornwall, Troutbridge's crew investigates. Stars Stephen Murray. From January 1961.

When ghostly lights are spotted at sea, Troutbridge is sent to investigate. From January 1961.

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There's something in the air as the crew of Troutbridge find themselves on unexpected royal duty.

From January 1961.

With half the crew struck down, Troutbridge faces an unexpected royal mission.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

With her crew battling flu, HMS Troutbridge must take on board half an Onabushkan crew for a special royal mission.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson and Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

With half the crew struck down, Troutbridge faces an unexpected royal mission. Stars Leslie Phillips. From January 1961.

There's something in the air as the crew of Troutbridge find themselves on unexpected royal duty. From January 1961.

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Can an efficiency expert sort out Troutbridge? Don't bet your next shore leave on it!

Another collision convinces Povey that the Admiralty needs to sort out Troutbridge!

Another collision convinces Povey that the Admiralty needs to sort out Troutbridge! Stars Leslie Phillips. From February 1961.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From February 1961.

Another collision convinces Povey that the Admiralty needs to sort out HMS Troutbridge.

Another collision convinces Captain Povey that the Admiralty must sort out HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson/ /Lieutenant Commander Stanton, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Ramona Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Can an efficiency expert sort out Troutbridge? Don't bet your next shore leave on it! From Feb '61 and fresh to BBC 7.

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Troutbridge's officers aim to make a fast buck from Lieutenant Bates' latest invention.

Lt Bates invents a new missile from which the officers of Troutbridge can make a fast buck.

The officers of HMS Troutbridge aim to make a fast buck from Lieutenant Bates' latest invention.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Michael Bates as Lieutenant Bates, Heather Chasen as WREN Chasen/ Lady Todd Hunter-Brown and Teniel Evans as Sir Willoughby Todd Hunter-Brown.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Troutbridge's officers aim to make a fast buck from Lieutenant Bates' latest invention. Stars Jon Pertwee. From February 1961.

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A retired 'Major' cadges a lift on HMS Troutbridge, but the crew soon pay the price.

Funny money and antics to match aboard HMS Troutbridge.

A retired 'Major' is keen to join a NATO mission to visit his poor, ill batman.

A retired 'Major' cadges a lift on HMS Troutbridge, but the crew soon pay the price. Stars Leslie Phillips. From February 1961.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Major Piecraft and Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Funny money and antics to match aboard HMS Troutbridge. From February 1961.

A retired 'Major' is keen to join a NATO mission to visit his poor, ill batman. From 1961.

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Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Ronnie Barker with more shipboard disasters in this classic radio comedy.

From February 1961.

Hard up Able Seaman 'Taffy' finds himself mistakenly promoted.

Stars Ronnie Barker and Tenniel Evans.

Hard up Able Seaman 'Taffy' finds himself mistakenly promoted aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman 'Fatso' Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Teniel Evans as LS Goldstein and Heather Chasen as WREN Chasen.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Ronnie Barker with more ship board disasters in this classic radio comedy. From February 1961.

Hard up Able Seaman 'Taffy' finds himself mistakenly promoted. Stars Ronnie Barker and Tenniel Evans. From February 1961.

Hard up Able Seaman 'Taffy' finds himself mistakenly promoted. From February 1961.

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Unsurprisingly, Phillips never did pass his 'left hand down a bit' test and has to be re-examined.

Left hand down a bit! The ship's bumbling navigator attempts to pass an examination.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Franklin Pettigreaves, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Ramona Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

Left hand down a bit! HMS Troutbridge's bumbling navigator attempts to pass an examination.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Unsurprisingly, Phillips never did pass his 'left hand down a bit' test and has to be re-examined. From Feb 1961.

Left hand down a bit! The ship's bumbling navigator attempts to pass an examination. Stars Leslie Phillips. From February 1961.

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Johnson's not keen when the Chief hatches a money-making wheeze using surplus crew pyjamas

Jim-jams cause a big jam for Pertwee when yet another money-making scheme goes wrong.

Johnson is not keen when the Chief hatches a scheme using surplus crew pyjamas.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as AS 'Fatso' Johnson/Lt Commander Stanton, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Ramona Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

Jim-jams cause a big jam for Pertwee when yet another money-making scheme goes wrong. From March '61 and fresh to BBC 7.

Johnson's not keen when the Chief hatches a money-making wheeze using surplus crew pyjamas. Stars Jon Pertwee. From March 1961.

0320 LASTThe Surprise Wedding19610315
0401Returning From Leave19610915
0402Captain Povey's Spy19610922
0403The Secret Of Nessie's Youth19610929
0404The Northampton Hunt Ball1961100619611008
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When Pertwee gets invited to the ball, he needs more than a pumpkin and a few mice to get there.

A trip to a hunt ball and a game of floating bingo keep the team of Pertwee, Phillips and Murray amused.

Pertwee receives an invitation and hatches another cunning plan.

A chronicle of evemte aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1 Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee Leslie Phillips as Sub. Lieut. Phillips

Written by Lawrie Wyman

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Chief Petty Officer Pertwee receives an invitation and hatches another cunning plan.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Ramona Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

A trip to a hunt ball and a game of floating bingo keep the team of Pertwee, Phillips and Murray amused. First heard October 1961.

When Pertwee gets invited to the ball, he needs more than a pumpkin and a few mice to get there. From 1961.

Pertwee receives an invitation and hatches another cunning plan. From October 1961.

A chronicle of events aboard H.M.S.

Troutbridge Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty, Officer Pertwee Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut. Phillips

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston Last Friday's recorded broadcast

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with Jon Pertwce as Chief Petty Officer Pentwes

Leslie Phillips as Sub. Lieut. Phi'Mips

Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1

Writ'ten by Lawrie Wyman

Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Ronnie Barker is in On the Brighter Side ' at the Comedy Theatre, London

Repeated on Sunday at 2.30 p.m.

Being a chronicle of events aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee

Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut. Phillips

Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No.

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston Last Friday's recorded broadcast

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A chronicle of events aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge

Leslie Phillips as Sub.-Lieut.

Phillips Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray , the No.

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee

Written by Lawrie Wyman

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston Last Friday's recorded broadcast

Being a chronicle of events aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge

Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut. Phillips

Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

0407Relatives And Reservations1961102719611029

Being a chronicle of events aboard H.M.S.

Troutbridge Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray , the No. 1 Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee Leslie Phillips as Sub. -Lieut. Phillips

Written by Lawrle Wyman

Produced byAlastair Scott Johnston Last Friday's recorded broadcast

A chrondcle of events aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge

Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee

Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut. Phillips

Written by Lawrie Wyman

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

0408Humgrummits On The High Seas19611103
0409Are Captain And Mrs Povey Married?19611110
0410Cine Cameras At Sea19611117
0411The Citizen Adjustment Course19611124
0412A Hole Lieutenant19611201
0413Spy Catching In Casablanca19611208
0414Mount Pot Erupts19611215
0415Captain Povey's Shop19611222
0416Leading Seaman Goldstein's Party19611229
0417The Invitation19620105
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0419A Strange Hobby19620119
0420Mr Phillips Gets Engaged19620126
0421The Sinking Of The Bubble Car19620202
0422Long Jon Pertwee19620209
0423The Admiral's Accident Report19620216
0424Over The Sea To Rosyth19620223
0425The Return Of Sir Frederick Flatley1962030219620304

A chronicle of events aboard H.M.S.

Troutbridge Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray , the No. 1

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee

Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut. Phillips

Written by Lawrie Wyman

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

A chronicle of events aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge

Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray , the No.

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee Leslie Phillips as Sub. Lieut. Phillips

Last Friday's recorded broadcast

0426 LASTThe Ship's Concert1962030919620311

A chronicle of events aboard H.M.S. Troutbridge

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee

Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut. Phillips

Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1

Music for the series by Tommy Reilly and James Moody Announcer, Robin Boyle

Written by Lawrie Wyman

Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwes

Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut.

Phillips Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray , the No. 1

Written by Lawrie Wyman Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Last Friday's recorded broadcast

Leslie Phillips is in ' The Big Killing' at the Princes Theatre; Michael Bates is in ' Guilty Party' at St. Martin's Theatre, London

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After their TV excursion, the crew of HMS Troutbridge set sail with a new commander.

After their TV excursion, the crew of HMS Troutbridge set sail with a new commander. Stars Leslie Phillips. From April 1963.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson and Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 19.

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A fresh arrival makes waves and throws a NATO exercise into confusion. 100th episode.

A fresh arrival makes waves and throws a NATO exercise into confusion. 100th episode. Stars Leslie Phillips. From April 1963.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson and Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1963.

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Desperate to escape his mother-in-law, can Captain Povey rely on the crew to assist?

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Commander Bell, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Tenniel Evans as Taffy Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1963.

Captain Povey is desperate to get away from his mother-in-law; can he rely on the crew of Troutbridge to help? From April 1963.

Desperate to escape his mother-in-law, can Captain Povey rely on the crew to assist? Stars Leslie Phillips. From April 1963.

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All the Troutbridge crew have to do is tow a barge. What could possibly go wrong?

All that the crew of HMS Troutbridge have to do is tow a barge. What could possibly go wrong?

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as The Mayor, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Tenniel Evans as The Admiral and Michael Bates as Rear Admiral Ironbridge.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1963.

All the Troutbridge crew have to do is tow a barge. What could possibly go wrong? Starring Leslie Phillips. From April 1963.

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Paranoia sets in when the crew are charged with a top secret mission.

Paranoia sets in when the crew are charged with a top secret mission. Stars Jon Pertwee.

Paranoia sets in when the crew are charged with a top secret mission. Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Philips. From May 1963.

Paranoia sets in when the crew of HMS Troutbridge are charged with a top secret mission.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Captain Bell, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Tenniel Evans as Taffy Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1963.

4 Extra Debut. Paranoia sets in when the crew are charged with a top secret mission. Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Philips. From May 1963.

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Could HMS Troutbridge really be the next Marie Celeste? Stars Ronnie Barker.

Could HMS Troutbridge really be the next Marie Celeste? Stars Ronnie Barker, Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From May 1963.

Could HMS Troutbridge really be the next Marie Celeste?

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Tenniel Evans as Taffy Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1963.

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A shock for the crew over news that HMS Troutbridge is to be mothballed in Plymouth.

The crew are back from some eventful leave, but Heather's surprise return from Scotland gives her fiancé Phillips a nasty shock.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Heather.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1963.

4 Extra Debut. A shock for the crew over news that HMS Troutbridge is to be mothballed in Plymouth. Stars Jon Pertwee. From September 1963.

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The floor of Murray's cabin is bare - and Phillips wants it to stay that way.

The floor of Murray's cabin is bare - and Phillips wants it to stay that way. Stars Leslie Phillips. From October 1963.

The floor of Murray's cabin aboard HMS Troutbridge is bare - and Phillips wants it to stay that way.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Heather.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1963.

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Povey's in hot water with his wife and HMS Troutbridge sets sail on a secret mission.

Povey is in hot water with his wife and HMS Troutbridge sets sail on a secret mission.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Commander Bell, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1963.

Povey's in hot water with his wife and HMS Troutbridge sets sail on a secret mission. Stars Leslie Phillips. From October 1963.

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Peeved Pertwee is barred from a wardroom celebration for Admiral Sir Benjamin Troutbridge.

Peeved Pertwee is barred from a wardroom celebration for Admiral Sir Benjamin Troutbridge. Stars Jon Pertwee. From October 1963.

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Two top brass need rescuing, Pertwee meets his uncle and an old face sails back.

Two top brass need rescuing, Pertwee meets his uncle and an old face sails back. Stars Leslie Phillips. From October 1963.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather and Michael Bates as Rear Admiral Ironbridge.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1963.

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With romantic rivalry for Wren Chasen, Troutbridge's new mission goes with a bang.

With romantic rivalry for Wren Chasen, Troutbridge's new mission goes with a bang. Stars Leslie Phillips. From November 1963.

With romantic rivalry for Wren Chasen, HMS Troutbridge's new mission goes with a bang.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Commander Stanton, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather and Michael Bates as Lieutenant Bates and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

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A new naval directive lets Pertwee apply for a commission.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather and Michael Bates as the Padre and Tenniel Evans as Taffy Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.

A new naval directive lets Pertwee apply for a commission. Stars Leslie Phillips.

A new naval directive lets Pertwee apply for a commission. Stars Leslie Phillips and Michael Bates. From November 1963.

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HMS Troutbridge sails into the technological age.

HMS Troutbridge sails into the technological age, but can the crew keep up?

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather and Michael Bates as Lieutenant Bates, Ronnie Barker as Mr Merrivale and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.

HMS Troutbridge sails into the technological age. Stars Leslie Phillips and Ronnie Barker.

HMS Troutbridge sails into the technological age. Stars Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker. From November 1963.

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A firm ultimatum for Leslie, as HMS Troutbridge is ordered to sea. Stars Leslie Phillips.

A firm ultimatum for Leslie, as HMS Troutbridge is ordered to sea. Stars Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From November 1963.

A firm ultimatum for Leslie, as HMS Troutbridge is ordered to sea.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as Lieutenant Bates.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.

0609Ts: Bashing Six Kinds Of Brick Dust (stormy Weather)19631122
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Sister ships Troutbridge and Makepeace are sent on a wild ghost chase into the fog.

Sister ships HMS Troutbridge and HMS Makepeace are sent on a wild ghost chase into the fog.

Sister ships HMS Troutbridge and HMS Makepeace are sent on a wild ghost chase into the fog.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Ronnie Barker as Commander Stanton, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as Commander Bracewell.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.

Sister ships Troutbridge and Makepeace are sent on a wild ghost chase into the fog. Stars Leslie Phillips. From November 1963.

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HMS Troutbridge attempts an important scientific undersea mission. Stars Leslie Phillips.

HMS Troutbridge attempts an important scientific undersea mission. Stars Leslie Phillips and Ronnie Barker. From December 1963.

The crew of HMS Troutbridge must attempt an important scientific undersea mission.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, with Ronnie Barker and Michael Bates as the Potarneylanders.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1963.

0612The Sicilian Secret Agent1963121320120720 (BBC7)
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When the crew sets off to pick up a MI5 man in the Med, Phillips takes a wrong turning.

When the crew of HMS Troutbridge sets off to pick up an MI5 man in the Med, Phillips takes a wrong turning.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Michael Bates as Commander Bracewell and Tenniel Evens as Taffy Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1963.

When the crew sets off to pick up a MI5 man in the Med, Phillips takes a wrong turning. Stars Jon Pertwee. From December 1963.

0613German's Troutbridge19631220
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A mission to foster good relations with the German navy goes awry.

HMS Troutbridge's mission to foster good relations with the German navy goes awry.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Rear Admiral Ironbridge, Tenniel Evens as Taffy Goldstein and Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Queeg.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1963.

A mission to foster good relations with the German navy goes awry. Stars Leslie Phillips.

A mission to foster good relations with the German navy goes awry. Stars Leslie Phillips and Ronnie Barker. From December 1963.

0614Confirming Povey's Rank1963122720120803 (BBC7)
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Is Povey a fraud? It seems so, as the Troutbridge crew race to secure his captaincy.

Is Povey a fraud? It seems so, as the crew of HMS Troutbridge race to secure his captaincy

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Queeg and Tenniel Evens as The Commander.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1963.

0615Ferrying Their Way Through (the Calais Dock Strike)19640103
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When HMS Troutbridge is sent to collect stranded tourists, Pertwee has other ideas.

When HMS Troutbridge is sent to collect some stranded tourists, Chief Petty Officer Pertwee has other ideas.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather and Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1964.

When HMS Troutbridge is sent to collect stranded tourists, Pertwee has other ideas. Stars Leslie Phillips. From January 1964.

0616Johnson's Memoirs1964011020120817 (BBC7)
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When Fatso makes a bid for literary success, Pertwee intervenes.

When Johnson gets set to take the literary world by storm with his memoirs, Pertwee decides to intervene.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson and Heather Chasen as Heather.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1964.

When Fatso makes a bid for literary success, Pertwee intervenes. Stars Ronnie Barker.

When Fatso makes a bid for literary success, Pertwee intervenes. Stars Ronnie Barker and Leslie Phillips. From January 1964.

0616Taking Liberties With History (johnson’s Memoirs)19640110
0617The Emperor Of Tratvia1964011720120824 (BBC7)
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Povey calls on the crew of Troutbridge to help him out of a domestic predicament.

Captain Povey calls on the crew of HMS Troutbridge to help him out of a domestic predicament.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey and Tenniel Evans as The Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1964.

Povey calls on the crew of Troutbridge to help him out of a domestic predicament. Stars Leslie Phillips. From January 1964.

0618Doing Their Fifteen Sided Nuts (open Day)19640124
0618Open Day1964012420120831 (BBC7)
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Friends and relatives are invited aboard HMS Troutbridge.

With friends and relatives due for a visit aboard HMS Troutbridge, what has Pertwee got in mind?

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey and Tenniel Evans as The Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1964.

Friends and relatives are invited aboard HMS Troutbridge. Stars Leslie Phillips.

Friends and relatives are invited aboard HMS Troutbridge. Stars Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Janet Brown. From January 1964.

0619"having A Go, For The Last Time In The Current Series (stuck On A Sandbank)"19640131
0619 LASTStuck On A Sandbank1964013120120907 (BBC7)
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The Troutbridge crew are all set for leave - after one tiny mission.

The Troutbridge crew are all set for leave - after one tiny mission. Stars Leslie Phillips

The crew of HMS Troutbridge is set for shore leave - if they can just manage to complete one tiny mission first.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson and Tenniel Evans as Leading Seamen Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1964.

The Troutbridge crew are all set for leave - after one tiny mission. Stars Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From January 1964.

0701Taking Some Liberties1965071120120914 (BBC7)
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With HMS Troutbridge set for special escort duty, Mr Phillips returns on a unicycle.

4 Extra Debut. With HMS Troutbridge set for special escort duty, amorous Mr Phillips returns on a unicycle. Stars Jon Pertwee. From July 1965.

With HMS Troutbridge set for special escort duty, amorous Mr Phillips returns on a unicycle.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Queeg and Tenniel Evans as Leading Seamen Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1965.

0702Smugglers In The Solent1965071820090707 (BBC7)
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The crew of HMS Troutbridge is sent to pursue some marine miscreants.

The crew of HMS Troutbridge is sent to pursue some marine miscreants. Stars Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From July 1965.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Queeg, Tenniel Evans as Leading Seamen Goldstein and Heather Chasen as Heather.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1965.

The crew of Troutbridge is sent to pursue some marine miscreants. From July 1965.

0703Doing A Mischief19650725
0703Mr Murray Is Victimised1965072520090714 (BBC7)
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Captain Povey decides that 'divide and rule' is the best way to deal with Troutbridge.

Captain Povey decides that 'divide and rule' is the best way to deal with HMS Troutbridge.

Captain Povey decides that 'divide and rule' is the best way to deal with HMS Troutbridge. Starring Leslie Phillips. From July 1965.

Captain Povey decides 'divide and rule' is the best way to deal with the crew of HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1965.

Captain Povey decides that 'divide and rule' is the best way to deal with Troutbridge. Starring Leslie Phillips. From July 1965.

0704The Poveys Move House1965080120121005 (BBC7)
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Captain Povey is moving house and needs to shift furniture. Step forward Pertwee.

Stressed out Captain Povey is moving house and needs the crew of HMS Troutbridge to help shift the furniture.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Ronnie Barker as Captain Bell and Tenniel Evans as Uncle Ebeneezer.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1965.

0705Captain Povey Reports Sick1965080820090721 (BBC7)
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When the Captain catches a cold, Murray takes over and chaos ensues.

When the Captain catches a cold, Murray takes over and chaos ensues. From August 1965.

When the Captain catches a cold, Murray takes over and chaos ensues. Starring Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From August 1965.

When Captain Povey catches a cold, the Number One takes over ensuring chaos aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Queeg. Michael Bates as Lieutenant Dingle and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1965.

0706Admiral Pertwee's Fleet1965081520121019 (BBC7)
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Pertwee buys high-class scrap metal at auction, but a whole lot more arrives than expected

Pertwee buys high-class scrap metal at auction, but a whole lot more arrives than expected. Stars Jon Pertwee. From August 1965.

There's a mix-up when Pertwee bids for some high-class scrap metal at auction - and a whole lot more arrives than he's expecting!

There's a mix-up when Pertwee bids for some high-class scrap metal at auction - and a whole lot more arrives than he's expecting!

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Mr Merrivale, Michael Bates as Mr Coggins and Tenniel Evans as the Nunkie.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1965.

0707Let Loose With A Chopper1965082220031106 (BBC7)
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Ordered on to a Nato exercise, HMS Troutbridge's crew find themselves up in the air.

Ordered on to a Nato exercise, the crew of HMS Troutbridge find themselves up in the air.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Parfitt, Michael Bates as Lieutenant Dingle and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1965.

More vintage mayhem on HMS Troutbridge with Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From August 1965.

Ordered on to a Nato exercise, HMS Troutbridge's crew find themselves up in the air. Stars Leslie Phillips. From August 1965.

Ordered on to a NATO exercise, the Troutbridge crew find themselves up in the air.

0708Making A Right Pig's Breakfast1965082920121102 (BBC7)
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Breaking off her engagement to Leslie, Heather looks elsewhere aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Commander Bell, Michael Bates as the Padre and Tenniel Evans as the LS Goldestein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1965.

Breaking off her engagement to Leslie, Heather looks elsewhere aboard HMS Troutbridge. Stars Leslie Phillips. From August 1965.

0709The Mysterious Pudding Mine1965090520090804 BT=1200 (BBC7)
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When Goldstein spots something bobbing about in the sea, panic ensues on Troutbridge.

Fatso Johnson's culinary efforts cause havoc, but avert a disaster.

Able Seaman Johnson's culinary efforts cause havoc on HMS Troutbridge - with unexpected consequences!

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Michael Bates as the Padre and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1965.

When Goldstein spots something bobbing in the sea, panic erupts on HMS Troutbridge. With Ronnie Barker. From September 1965.

When Goldstein spots something bobbing in the sea, panic erupts on HMS Troutbridge.

0710Belting Three Feet Up In The Air Through (the Hovercraft Training Course)19650912
0710The Hovercraft Training Course1965091220090811 BT=1200 (BBC7)
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The senior officers of HMS Troutbridge inflict havoc all over the South Downs.

The senior officers of HMS Troutbridge inflict havoc all over the South Downs. Stars Leslie Phillips. From September 1965.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Commander Ward, Michael Bates as the policeman and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1965.

The senior officers of HMS Troutbridge inflict havoc all over the South Downs. From 1965.

0711Floggle Toggling Their Way Through (the Sabotaged Floggle-toggle-box)19650919
0711The Sabotaged Floggle-toggle-box1965091920121123 (BBC7)
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The crew are confined to ship over fears of underhand interference on HMS Troutbridge.

The crew are confined to ship over fears of underhand interference aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Tenniel Evans as LS Goldstein and Michael Bates as the Padre.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1965.

The crew are confined to ship over fears of underhand interference on HMS Troutbridge. Stars Jon Pertwee. From September 1965.

0712The Potarneyland Training Exercise1965092620090818 (BBC7)
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Phillips' navigation skills are hired to a foreign power, but diplomacy breaks down.

Phillips' navigation skills are hired to a foreign power, but diplomacy breaks down. Stars Leslie Phillips. From September 1965.

0713"doing A Mischief, For The Last Time In The Current Series (going On Leave To Croydon)"19651003
0713 LASTGoing On Leave In Croydon1965100320121207 (BBC7)
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Heather has to let Pertwee down gently before it leads to a brawl.

Heather has to let Pertwee down gently before it leads to a brawl. Stars Leslie Phillips.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as Lieutenant Bates.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Incidental Music by Tommy Riley and James Moody.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1965.

Heather has to let Pertwee down gently before it leads to a brawl. Stars Leslie Phillips and Ronnie Barker. From August 1965.

0801Searching For Their Ship1966090420130426 (BBC7)

The crewmates return from leave, but there's no sign of Troutbridge.

The crewmates return from leave, but there's no sign of Troutbridge. Stars Jon Pertwee.

4 Extra Debut. The crewmates return from leave, but there's no sign of Troutbridge. Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker. From September 1966.

0801Searching For Their Ship (a.k.a. Where Is Troutbridge?)
0801Searching For Their Ship (where Is Troutbridge?)19660904
0802Float A Peddle Fiddle19660911
0802Float-a-peddling Their Way Through1966091120130503 (BBC7)

HMS Troutbridge is Med-bound, but Pertwee's plans don't hold water. Stars Jon Pertwee.

HMS Troutbridge is Med-bound, but Pertwee's plans don't hold water. Stars Jon Pertwee and Ronnie Barker. From September 1966.

0802Float-a-peddling Their Way Through (the Float A Peddle Fiddle)19660911
0803Gumming Up The Works1966091820130510 (BBC7)

There's a five-star mess when HMS Troutbridge goes for a refill. Stars Jon Pertwee.

There's a five-star mess when HMS Troutbridge goes for a refill. Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From September 1966.

0803Gumming Up The Works (a Sticky Business)19660918
0804Buoying Up1966092520130517 (BBC7)

Troutbridge is on a top secret mission, but the inevitable disaster is plain to see. Stars Jon Pertwee. From September 1966.

Troutbridge is on a top secret mission, but the inevitable disaster is plain to see.

0804Buoying Up (buoys Will Be Buoys)19660925
0804Buoys Will Be Buoys
0805Charitably Taking Part1966100220130524 (BBC7)

The crew of Troutbridge see stars at a fundraiser for seamen who are down on their luck.

4 Extra Debut. The crew of Troutbridge see stars at a fundraiser for seamen who are down on their luck. Stars Jon Pertwee. From October 1966.

0805Charitably Taking Part (steamship Day)19661002
0805Steamship Day
0806Drifting Through1966100920130531 (BBC7)

The senior Troutbridge crew head for the breakers' yard aboard Number 1's first command. Stars Stephen Murray. From October 1966.

The senior Troutbridge crew head for the breakers' yard aboard Number 1's first command.

0806Drifting Through (farewell To Hms Varsity)19661009
0806Farewell To Hms Varsity
0807Blowing Themselves Up1966101620130607 (BBC7)

Taking part in a joint forces exercise, can HMS Troutbridge make it to the landing zone?

4 Extra Debut. Taking part in a joint forces exercise, can HMS Troutbridge make it to the landing zone? Stars Jon Pertwee. From October 1966.

Taking part in a joint forces exercise, can HMS Troutbridge make it to the landing zone? Stars Jon Pertwee. From October 1966.

0807Blowing Themselves Up (the Army Lark)19661016
0808Buying Tickets1966102320130614 (BBC7)

Uncle Ebenezer's booking agency creates havoc for Commander Murray as he courts Heather. Stars Jon Pertwee. From October 1966.

Uncle Ebenezer's booking agency creates havoc for Commander Murray as he courts Heather.

0808Buying Tickets (a.k.a. Just The Ticket)19661023
0808Buying Tickets (just The Ticket)19661023
0809Mr Phillips' Promotion1966103020030913 (BBC7)
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Phillips is getting too big for his boots as the promise of promotion leads him to start wearing an Admiral's attire.

The navy's oldest Sub-Lieutenant causes upset when he gets ideas above his station.

The navy's oldest sub-lieutenant gets ideas above his station.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

The navy's oldest sub-lieutenant causes commotion when he gets ideas above his station.

From October 1966.

The navy's oldest sub-lieutenant gets ideas above his station. Stars Leslie Phillips.

The navy's oldest sub-lieutenant causes commotion when he gets ideas above his station. Stars Leslie Phillips. From October 1966.

Phillips is getting too big for his boots as the idea of promotion leads him to start wearing an Admiral's attire. From 1966.

0810Pertwee And The Tratvian Beer1966110620130628 (BBC7)

VIPs from the Embassy Lark hitch a ride aboard Troutbridge. Guest stars Derek Francis and Frank Thornton. From November 1966.

VIPs from the Embassy Lark hitch a ride aboard Troutbridge. Guest star Derek Francis.

0811The Pm Papa1966111320130705 (BBC7)

HMS Troutbridge takes Sir Willoughby Todhunter Brown to France, and bedlam ensues. Stars Leslie Phillips. From November 1966.

HMS Troutbridge takes Sir Willoughby Todhunter Brown to France, and bedlam ensues.

0812Getting Rid Of Pertwee1966112020130712 (BBC7)

Has Pertwee finally come unstuck? Povey is certainly keen for a new Chief Petty Officer. Stars Jon Pertwee. From November 1966.

Has Pertwee finally come unstuck? Povey is certainly keen for a new Chief Petty Officer.

0813 LASTOff To Sea At Last1966112720130719 (BBC7)

HMS Troutbridge prepares to set sail, but the clueless crew wonder where they're heading.

4 Extra Debut. HMS Troutbridge prepares to set sail, but the clueless crew wonder where they're heading. Stars Leslie Phillips. From November 1966.

0901Back From The Antarctic
0901Have Been Towing19670702

0902Fishing In Troubled Waters - Fishers Off The Faeroes19670709
0903Cleaning Up19670716
0904Doing A Disastrical (jigsaws And Jemmies)19670723
0905Deliberately Abandoned (the Navel Review)19670730
0905The Naval Review
0905The Navel Review - Deliberately Abandoned19670730
0906Going Caravaning (the Curious Caravan Case19670806
0907Having A Bit Of Trouble With The French (frenchmen In J.41)19670813
0908Tangling With The Law (the Police Drop In)19670820
0909Have Been Assaulting (mr Murray’s Endurance Course)19670827
0909Mr Murray's Endurance Course
0910Have Been Redecorating (women In The Wardroom)19670903
0910Women In The Wardroom
0910Women In The Wardroom (have Been Redecorating)19670903

The wardroom is in a mess and needs to be refurnished.

Unfortunately, Murray gives an inebriated Pertwee the fund money to make the necessary purchases.

0911Celebrating Their Important Anniversary (troutbridge’s Silver Jubilee Party)19670910
0911Troutbridge's Silver Jubilee
0911Troutbridge's Silver Jubilee Party - Celebrating Their Important Anniversary19670910
0912Cecil The Navigation Computer (computerising)19670917

Cecil, a new combination of computer and teleprinter, is to be tested on Troutbridge.

And Cecil also has a memory bank that can answer any question.

0912Computerising19670917
0912Computerising (a.k.a. Cecil The Navigation Computer)
0912Computerising (cecil The Navigation Computer)19670917
0913A Russian Rendezvous19670924
0913A Russian Rendezvous (seeing Red)19670924

Troutbridge must take Sir Willoughby, a high-ranking VIP, to a top secret rendezvous.

They head for the North Sea where the sealed orders are to be opened.

0913Seeing Red19670924
0913Seeing Red (a Russian Rendezvous)19670924
0914Bugging (the Bugged And Burgled Beer)19671001
0914'bugging' (the Bugged And Burgled Beer)19671001
0914The Bugged And Burgled Beer
0915Flying In The Face (picking Up The Poppadom)19671008
0915Picking Up The Poppadom
0916Cuthbert Joins The Navy19671015
0917Frustrating The Spark Of Invention19671022
0917Frustrating The Spark Of Invention (the Flying Machine)19671022
0917The Flying Machine
0917The Flying Machine (frustrating The Spark Of Invention)19671022

The Chief decides that they should enter the Man-Powered Flight Competition, and a one-man helicopter is built in Troutbridge's hold using numerous items stolen from the crew: the Padre's mini bicycle, Murray's golf clubs and Leslie's pyjamas.

Will it take off?

0918Doing Some Historical Research (when Sub Lt Phillips Was At Dartmouth)19671029
0918Sub Lt Philips At Dartmouth19671029
0918Sub Lt. Philips At Dartmouth
0919Frying Up19671105
0920Have Been Painting Pink Spots19671112
0920Troutbridge In Quarantine
1001Lighting Up1968101320140630 (BBC7)
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Stand by for crossed wires, when HMS Troutbridge is linked up to shore power.

Stand by for crossed wires, when HMS Troutbridge is linked up to shore power. With Leslie Phillips. From October 1968.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heathe, Tenniel Evans as LS Goldstein, Michael Bates as the Padre and Lawrie Wyman as Sid.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1968.

Stand by for crossed wires when HMS Troutbridge is linked up to shore power.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heathe, Tenniel Evans as LS Goldstein, Michael Bates as the Padre and Lawrie Wyman as Sid.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1968.

4 Extra Debut. Stand by for crossed wires, when HMS Troutbridge is linked up to shore power. With Leslie Phillips. From October 1968.

1001Lighting Up (a.k.a. Troutbridge Electrifies Portsmouth)
1001Lighting Up (troutbridge Electrifies Portsmouth)19681013
1002The Redundancy Drive1968102020031127 (BBC7)
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Captain Povey is keen to clear the decks of HMS Troutbridge and sees his opportunity to get rid of Murray when he learns that those over 26 are in line for redundancy.

But Number One fights back.

Captain Povey is keen to clear the decks of HMS Troutbridge, but Number One fights back.

Captain Povey's keen to clear the decks of HMS Troutbridge, but Number One fights back.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates and Lawrie Wyman as the Captains.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1968.

Povey believes that those over 26 are in line for redundancy. He sees his opportunity to get rid of Murray. From October.

Povey believes that those over 26 are in line for redundancy. He sees his opportunity to get rid of Murray. From October 1968.

Captain Povey is keen to clear the decks of HMS Troutbridge, but Number One fights back. Stars Stephen Murray. From October 1968.

Captain Povey is keen to clear the decks of Troutbridge, but Number One fights back.

1003Dredging Their Way Through (the Smugglers Return)19681027
1003The Smugglers Return
1004Captain Trotter Takes Charge
1004Instructing Their New Co In The Ways (captain Trotter Takes Charge)19681103
1005The Anti-submarine Missile19681110
1005Visiting Broadstairs ( (the Anti-submarine Missile)19681110
1006Accredited1968111720140707 (BBC7)
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One of the crew has money worries. Can a new credit card help?

One of the crew has money worries. Can a new credit card help? Stars Leslie Phillips and Bill Pertwee. From November 1968.

Phillips has money worries and a worn-out uniform. Can his HMS Troutbridge crew-mate Pertwee help him out?

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Tenniel Evans as Nunky, Michael Bates as the Padre, Nigel Graham as Clarence and Lawrie Wyman as AS Tiddy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1968.

1006Accredited (sub-conductor Phillips)19681117
1007Have Been Appearing (the South Kawowan Summit)19681124
1007The South Kawowan Summit
1008Avoiding Redundancy1968120120140714 (BBC7)
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Pertwee is aghast to learn that an oversight may bring his naval career to an end.

Pertwee is aghast to discover an oversight may end his naval career aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Tenniel Evans as LS Goldstein, Michael Bates as the Padre and Lawrie Wyman as AS Tiddy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1968.

4 Extra Debut. Pertwee is aghast to learn that an oversight may bring his naval career to an end. Stars Leslie Phillips. From December 1968.

1008Avoiding Redundancy (pertwee's Enlistment Expires)19681201
1008Pertwee's Enlistment Expires
1009Capt. Povey Takes Over
1009Have Been Exercising (capt. Povey Takes Over)19681208
1010Crashing Their Way Through (sir Willoughby Goes To Kawowa)19681215
1010Sir Willoughby Goes To Kawowa
1011Presented The Padre (the Padre’s Birthday)19681222
1011Presented The Padre (the Padre's Birthday)19681222
1011The Padre's Birthday
1012Blowing Up (the Portsmouth Kiosk)19681229
1012The Portsmouth Kiosk
1013Shot At (the Radio Beacon)19690105
1013The Radio Beacon
1014Have Been Masquerading1969011220140721 (BBC7)
20170531 (BBC7)

A mix-up at the dry cleaners leads to an unexpected promotion for Sub Lt Phillips.

A mix-up at the dry cleaners leads to an unexpected promotion for Sub Lt Phillips. Stars Leslie Phillips. From December 1968.

A mix-up at the dry-cleaners leads to an unexpected promotion for Sub Lt. Phillips aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral, Michael Bates as the Rear Admiral and Lawrie Wyman as AS Tiddy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1968.

4 Extra Debut. A mix-up at the dry cleaners leads to an unexpected promotion for Sub Lt Phillips. Stars Leslie Phillips. From December 1968.

1014Have Been Masquerading (masquerade, Mr Phillips Wrong Uniform)19690112
1014The Wrong Uniform
1015Harold Wilson Reviews The Fleet
1015Have Been Breaking Up (harold Wilson Reviews The Fleet)19690119
1016Relief Of The Weather Ship19690126
1016Weathering1969012620140728 (BBC7)
20170607 (BBC7)

Can the inept crew help a scientist complete their research mission?

Can the inept crew help a scientist complete their research mission? Stars Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From January 1969.

Can the inept crew of HMS Troutbridge manage to help a scientist complete their research mission?

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral, Michael Bates as the Professor, Lawrie Wyman as AS Tiddy and Elizabeth Morgan as the Mini-Skirted Spy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1969.

1016Weathering (the Relief Of The Weather Ship)19690126
1017Bunging Up1969020220140804 (BBC7)
20140809 (BBC7)
20170614 (BBC7)

A lost toothbrush sparks angst for the crew of HMS Troutbridge.

A lost toothbrush sparks chaos amongst the crew aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral, Michael Bates as the Commander and Lawrie Wyman as AS Tiddy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1969.

A lost toothbrush sparks angst for the crew of HMS Troutbridge.

4 Extra Debut. A lost toothbrush sparks angst for the crew of HMS Troutbridge. Stars Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From February 1969.

1017Bunging Up (a.k.a. The Mickey Mouse Toothbrush)19690202
1017Bunging Up (the Mickey Mouse Toothbrush)19690202
1018The Brick Smugglers19690209
1018 LASTAssisting The Police With Their Enquiries For The Last Time In This Series (the Brick Smugglers)19690209
1101Desquatting Troutbridge (lt Commander Murray And The Squatters)19691228
1101The Squatters
1101The Squatters - Desquatting Troutbridge - Lt Commander Murray And The Squatters19691228
1102Admiral Hunting (what Is The S.s.e?)19700104
1103Promoting (c.p.o. Pertwee Climbs Up The Promotion Ladder)19700111
1103The Promotion Ladder
1103The Promotion Ladder - Promoting - C.p.o. Pertwee Climbs Up The Promotion Ladder19700111
1104Running Aground - Stranded - Capt. Povey As Governor Of Forbodia19700118
1104Running Aground Capt. Povey As Governor Of Forbodia19700118
1104Stranded
1105Starred (sir Willoughby's Party)19700125
1106Fleet Initiative Test
1106Taking The Initiative (the Fleet Initiative Test)19700201
1107C.p.o. Pertwee's Long Service Medal19700208
1107Proving (c.p.o. Pertwee’s Long Service Medal)19700208
1108Hunting Flying Saucers (the Phenomenal Pertwee Tug)19700215
1109Spy-catching (the Security Clampdown)19700222
1109The Security Clampdown
1110Having Trouble With A Washing Machine (the Anniversary And The Washing)19700301
1111The Forbodians Hijack Troutbridge1970030820031204 (BBC7)
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The crew are taken on an unexpected voyage - who can save them?

When the crew of HMS Troutbridge are taken on an unexpected voyage - who can save them?

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Natasha, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral, Michael Bates as Igor and Lawrie Wyman as AS Tiddy.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1970.

Classic comedy aboard HMS Troughtbridge. Leslie Philips stars as Sub Lt Philips with the ship's hapless crew. From March.

Classic comedy aboard HMS Troughtbridge. Leslie Philips stars as Sub Lt Philips with the ship's hapless crew. From March 1970.

The crew are taken on an unexpected voyage - who can save them? Stars Leslie Phillips and Michael Bates. From March 1970.

When the crew are taken on an unexpected voyage - who can save them? From March 1970.

1112Getting Spliced (number One Gets Married)19700315
1113Bombarding (the Honeymooners Return)19700322
1114C.p.o. Pertwee And The Lead Half Crowns
1114Trying For The Jackpot (c.p.o. Pertwee And The Lead Half Crowns)19700329
1115Dartmouth Naval College Has Had A Narrow Escape (sub-lt Phillips To Leave For Dartmouth)19700405
1116 LASTBashing Up The Radar For The Last Time In This Series (the Mark 31 Radar)19700412
1201The Put-a-horse-out-to-graze Fund1971051620031211 (BBC7)
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20161207 (BBC7)

Chief Petty Officer Pertwee starts fundraising for a cause - his own financial black hole.

Chief Petty Officer Pertwee starts fundraising for a very special cause - his own financial black hole...

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Rita, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as the Padre.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1971.

Board HMS Troutbridge with Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray in a classic navy episode. First heard April 1971.

Board HMS Troutbridge with Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray in a classic episode. First heard April 1971.

Chief Petty Officer Pertwee starts fundraising for a cause - his own financial black hole. Stars Jon Pertwee. From May 1971.

1202Impressions For Survival1971052320031218 (BBC7)
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The crew is set to be disbanded if Povey gets his way - but Pertwee has a cunning plan.

The ship's crew is set to be disbanded if Povey gets his way, but Pertwee has a cunning plan.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From May 1971.

The crew of HMS Troutbridge is set to be disbanded if Povey gets his way, but Pertwee has a cunning plan.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as Lieutenant Burkett.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1971.

All aboard HMS Troughtbridge for more nautical mayhem caused by the crew, in this edition from May 1975.

The ship's crew is set to be disbanded if Povey gets his way, but Pertwee has a cunning plan. Stars Jon Pertwee. From May 1971.

1203The Beard-growing Race19710530
1204The Mysterious Radio Signals1971060620031225 (BBC7)
20050203 (BBC7)
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Sub-Lieutenant Phillips love-life is causing more havoc at sea for the crew of HMS Troutbridge.

Sub-Lieutenant Phillips' love-life causes havoc at sea for the crew of HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From June 1971.

Sub-Lieutenant Phillips love-life is causing more havoc at sea for the crew of HMS Troutbridge. From 1971.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey and Heather Chasen as Heather.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1971.

Sub-Lieutenant Phillips' love-life causes havoc at sea for the crew of HMS Troutbridge. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1971.

1205Operation Recovery1971061320040101 (BBC7)
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20161228 (BBC7)

There's trouble afloat as the crew of Troutbridge try to locate an American warhead.

Trouble afloat as the crew of HMS Troutbridge try to locate an American warhead.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From June 1971.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Rita, Tenniel Evans as LS Goldsein and Michael Bates as the Padre.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1971.

Trouble afloat as the crew of HMS Troutbridge try to locate an American warhead. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1971.

1206The Slogan Contest1971062020040108 (BBC7)
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A recruitment drive sparks some creative writing, but the Chief does some creative scheming.

A recruitment drive sparks some creative writing; the Chief does some creative scheming.

A recruitment drive sparks some creative writing aboard HMS Troutbridge, but the Chief does some creative scheming.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as the Rear Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1971.

There's a recruitment drive underway, so the crew gets down to some creative writing.

There's a recruitment drive underway and the crew gets down to some creative writing.

A recruitment drive sparks some creative writing, but the Chief does some creative scheming. Stars Jon Pertwee. From June 1971.

A recruitment drive sparks creative writing, but the Chief does some creative scheming.

1207Sir Willoughby At Shanghai1971062720040115 (BBC7)
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20170111 (BBC7)

The blundering Troutbridge crew take the Governor and his wife to the famous Chinese city.

Stars Tenniel Evans.

From June 1971.

The blundering Troutbridge crew take the Governor and his wife to the famous Chinese city. Stars Tenniel Evans. From June 1971.

The blundering crew of HMS Troutbridge crew take the Governor and his wife on a trip to China.

200th anniversary programme starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Tenniel Evans as Sir Willoughby Todhunter Brown, Heather Chasen as Lady Willoughby Todhunter Brown and Michael Bates as Commander Bracewell.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1971.

More scurrilous antics from the crew of HMS Troughtbridge. From June 1971.

1208Operation Cowes Barge1971070420040122 (BBC7)
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HMS Troutbridge heads to the Isle of Wight and Captain Povey needs a favour from the crew.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Michael Bates as Rear Admiral Ironbridge and Norma Ronald as Belinda.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1971.

More laughs ahoy with Messrs Pertwee and Phillips and Stephen Murray as Number 1. From July 1971.

HMS Troutbridge heads to the Isle of Wight, and Captain Povey needs a favour from the crew. Stars Leslie Phillips. From July 1971.

As Troutbridge heads to the Isle of Wight, Captain Povey needs a favour from the crew.

1209Number One's Anniversary19710711
1210The Loch Ness Monster1971071820040129 (BBC7)
20040130 (BBC7)
20050414 (BBC7)
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20091110 BT=1200 (BBC7)
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20091110 (BBC7)
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Monstrous goings on when the crew of HMS Troutbridge hit Scotland.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Captain Aitchison and Tenniel Evans as the Landlord.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1971.

More irreverent humour from the motley crew of HMS Troutbridge. From July 1971.

Monstrous goings on when the crew of HMS Troutbridge hit Scotland. Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From July 1971.

Monstrous goings on when the crew of HMS Troutbridge hit Scotland. Stars Jon Pertwee.

Monstrous goings on when the crew of HMS Troutbridge hit Scotland. From July 1971.

1211The Forbodian Attaché19710725
1301The Tv Documentary1972032620050421 BT=1430 (BBC7)
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Confusion abounds when Troutbridge gets a telly makeover as a German wartime frigate.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From March 1972.

Confusion abounds when HMS Troutbridge gets a telly makeover as a German wartime frigate

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Michael Bates as the Rear Admiral and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1972.

Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips are all at sea in this episode from March 1972.

Confusion abounds when Troutbridge gets a telly makeover as a German wartime frigate. Stars Leslie Phillips. From March 1972.

1302Escaping Back Into (the P.o.w. Escape Exercise)19720402
1302The P.o.w. Escape Exercise
1303Number One's Married Quarters1972040920040212 (BBC7)
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More irreverent humour from the motley crew of HMS Troutbridge.

All aboard HMS Troughtbridge for another nautical mishap from April 1972.

As Commander Murray adapts to wedded life, Phillips has an affair with a computer.

Stars Stephen Murray.

From April 1972.

As Commander Murray adapts to wedded life, a newly installed navigation aid sparks problems for Phillips.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Michael Bates as AS Ginger and Tenniel Evans as the LS Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1972.

As Commander Murray adapts to wedded life, Phillips has an affair with a computer. Stars Stephen Murray. From April 1972.

More irreverent humour from the motley crew of HMS Troutbridge. From April 1972. BD=20040213 BT=0600 Duration=30

More irreverent humour from the motley crew of HMS Troutbridge. From April 1972. BD=20040212 BT=1930 Duration=30

More irreverent humour from the motley crew of HMS Troutbridge. From April 1972. BD=20040212 BT=1230 Duration=30

1304Operating For Profit (the Newhaven-dieppe Smuggling Run)19720416
1305Cavorting About (the Bumble Spit Lighthouse Affair)19720423
1305The Bumble Spit Lighthouse Affair
1306Digging Themselves Stupid (the Tonipouhaha Treasure)19720430
1306The Tongipouhaha Treasure
1307The Us Navigator Swap20091201 BT=1200 (BBC7)
20091201 BT=1900 (BBC7)

Sub-Lieutenant Phillips heads for a warship exchange, but ends up the victim of espionage.

1307The Usa Navigator Swap1972050720040219 (BBC7)
20040220 (BBC7)
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Sub-Lieutenant Phillips heads for a warship exchange, but ends up the victim of espionage.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Tanya, Michael Bates as the Padre and Tenniel Evans as the LS Goldstein.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1972.

More irreverent humour from the motley crew of HMS Troutbridge. From May 1972.

Sub-Lieutenant Phillips heads for a warship exchange, but ends up the victim of espionage. With Leslie Phillips. From May 1972.

With Leslie Phillips.

From May 1972.

1308Son Of A Sea Lord1972051420050512 BT=1430 (BBC7)
20050512 (BBC7)
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20050513 (BBC7)
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Leslie Phillips gets taken aboard a Forbodian frigate to teach them navigational secrets.

Phillip's promotion struggle is overshadowed by his nautical fantasy of Lord Nelson.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From May 1972.

Phillips is up for promotion, but will his Lord Nelson fantasy help or hinder?

Sub-Lieutenant Phillips is up for promotion, but will his Lord Nelson fantasy help or hinder?

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Lady Hamilton, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as the Vice-Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1972.

Leslie Phillips gets taken aboard a Forbodian frigate to teach them navigational secrets. From May 1972.

Phillips is up for promotion, but will his Lord Nelson fantasy help or hinder? With Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. From May 1972.

1309Hypnotised (hypnotising Ramona)19720521
1309Hypnotising Ramona
1310Mastering (the Master Of Sardinia)19720528
1310The Master Of Sardinia
1311Opportunity Knockers1972060420040304 (BBC7)
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20050519 (BBC7)
20050520 (BBC7)
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An entertainment contest is held aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Will a star be born? The crew audition for a talent contest aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

From June 1972.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Wren Simkins, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as the Vice-Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1972.

More fun and games, when an entertainment contest is held aboard HMS Troutbridge. Starring Leslie Philips and Jon Pertwee. From June 1972.

Will a star be born? The crew audition for a talent contest aboard HMS Troutbridge. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1972.

1312Friday The 13th1972061120040311 (BBC7)
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The day proves unlucky for the superstitious crew of HMS Troutbridge.

From June 1972.

Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips.

The day proves unlucky for the superstitious crew of HMS Troutbridge. Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From June 1972.

The day proves unlucky for the superstitious crew aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Rita, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as the Lieutenant.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1972.

1313The New Naafi1972061820040318 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Pertwee's potent beer sparks an explosive opening ceremony aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From June 1972.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Myrtle, Tenniel Evans as the Nunkyl and Michael Bates as the Professor.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1972.

More irreverent humour from the motley crew of HMS Troutbridge. From June 1972.

Pertwee's potent beer sparks an explosive opening ceremony aboard HMS Troutbridge. Stars Jon Pertwee. From June 1972.

1401The Montezuela Revolution1973072920040325 (BBC7)
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Four days of leave in Montezuela.

What could possibly go wrong?

Ramona Povey causes havoc on HMS Troutbridge's goodwill visit.

From July 1973.

Stars Richard Caldicot and Heather Chasen.

Ramona Povey causes havoc on HMS Troutbridge's goodwill visit to Montezuela.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Ramona Povey, Tenniel Evans as Carlo and Michael Bates as Manuelo.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1973.

Ramona Povey causes havoc on HMS Troutbridge's goodwill visit. Stars Richard Caldicot and Heather Chasen. From July 1973.

All aboard HMS Troutbridge with Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray, in a classic episode from 1973.

Ramona Povey causes havoc on HMS Troutbridge's goodwill visit. From July 1973.

1402Having Their Little Boats Eaten (the Island Swordfish)19730805
1402The Island Swordfish
1403Bunged In The Brig (a.k.a. Bunged In The Rattle)
1403Bunged In The Brig (bunged In The Rattle)19730812
1404Doing A Kangaroo Polka (kidnapped Down Under)19730819
1404Kidnapped Down Under
1405The Digital Isle Goes Unstable *1973082620040401 (BBC7)
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HMS Troutbridge is sent to evacuate an island which may be engulfed in a volcanic eruption.

AKA The Digital Isles Go Unstable

The Troutbridge is sent to evacuate an island which may be engulfed in a volcanic eruption.

HMS Troutbridge sails into trouble over some island evacuations. From August 1973.

1406Bombed By The Raffia (egbert Hitches A Ride)19730902
1406Egbert Hitches A Ride
1407Povey, An Admiral At Last!1973090920030703 (BBC7)
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Povey causes mayhem aboard HMS Troutbridge, in this episode first broadcast in September 1973.

Captain Povey's wife Ramona lands him in a Singapore stew.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Clarissa, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral, Michael Bates as Albert and Elizabeth Morgan as Lady Fabia.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in September 1973.

Captain Povey's wife Ramona lands him in a Singapore stew. Stars Stephen Murray and Jon Pertwee. From September 1973.

Captain Povey's wife Ramona lands him in a Singapore stew. From September 1973.

Povey causes mayhem aboard HMS Troughtbridge.

From September 1973.

Stars Stephen Murray and Jon Pertwee.

1408Nobbled (the Bergan Horse Trials)19730916
1408The Bergan Horse Trials
1409Captain Povey's Wig
1409Mastering (captain Povey's Wig)19730923
1410Brain Pill19730930
1410Taking The Pill With Disastrous Consequences (the Brain Pill)19730930
1411Demonstrating Their Firepower (operation Showcase)19731007
1411Operation Showcase
1412Living The High Life (a.k.a. Cpo Pertwee Yachtmonger)
1412Living The High Life (cpo Pertwee Yachtmonger)19731014
1413 LASTThe Talpinium Shell1973102120030710 (BBC7)
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There's chaos afloat when the crew of HMS Troutbridge are asked to test a new top secret weapon.

Chaos afloat as the Troutbridge crew tests a new top secret weapon.

From October 1973.

Chaos afloat as the Troutbridge crew set out to test a new top secret weapon.

Stars Leslie Phillips.

Chaos afloat as the crew of HMS Troutbridge set out to test a new top secret weapon.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Professor White, Heather Chasen as Agent No 2, Tenniel Evans as Taffy Goldstienl, Michael Bates as the Padre and June Whitfield as the Mistress.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1973.

Chaos afloat as the Troutbridge crew set out to test a new top secret weapon. Stars Leslie Phillips. From October 1973.

Chaos afloat as the Troutbridge crew tests a new top secret weapon. From October 1973.

1501Sequel To The Talpinium Shell19751109
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HMS Troutbridge sets sail with Phillips let loose on a new navigational aid.

Stars Jon Pertwee.

From November 1975.

HMS Troutbridge sets sail with Phillips let loose on a new navigational aid.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Wren Chasen, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Michael Bates as Mr Harris.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1975.

Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee cause chaos aboard ship.

A chronicle of events aboard HMS Troutbridge. First broadcast in November 1975.

HMS Troutbridge sets sail, with Phillips let loose on a new navigational aid. Stars Jon Pertwee. From November 1975.

1503Fallen Victim To The Green Eye Of Jealousy (helen, The New Wren)19751123
1503Helen, The New Wren
1504Relief For Station 150
1504Were Freezing Their Assets (relief For Station 150)19751130
1505Rejuvenating (black Is Beautiful)19751207
1506Sidney And The Stamp19751214
1506Throwing Their Voices (sidney And The Stamp)19751214
1507Riding To Victory (commander Murray Becomes A Showjumper)19751221
1508Confounding The Ungodly (horrible Horace)19751228
1508Horrible Horace
1509Burning Their Bras (officer’s And Gent’s Lib)19760104
1509Officer's And Gent's Lib
1510The Case Of The H G M Mark 51976011120030724 (BBC7)
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Senior Troutbridge officers fear the worst when they're summoned to the Admiralty.

All aboard HMS Troutbridge with Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray in a classic navy episode from 1976.

Senior Troutbridge officers fear the worst when they are summoned to the Admiralty.

Senior officers aboard HMS Troutbridge fear the worst when they're summoned to the Admiralty.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Rita, Tenniel Evans as Bonzo, Michael Bates as the Admiral, April Walker as Wren Barrett and Pete Murray as Himself.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1976.

Senior officers aboard HMS Troutbridge fear the worst when they're summoned to the Admiralty.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Rita, Tenniel Evans as Bonzo, Michael Bates as the Admiral, April Walker as Wren Barrett and Pete Murray as Himself.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1976.

Senior Troutbridge officers fear the worst when they are summoned to the Admiralty. Stars Stephen Murray. From January 1976.

1511Having A History Lesson (uncle Wilberforce Pertwee)19760118
1511Uncle Wilberforce Pertwee
15SPECIALThe Jubilee Navy Lark1977071620090505 (BBC7)
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The Bbc Are Sending The Bill To Buckingham Palace

Chaos looms on the Royal Yacht Britannia when an unexpected crew arrives.

Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips.

From July 1977.

The crew of Troutbridge set sail on a royal adventure.

Chaos looms on the Royal Yacht Britannia when an unexpected crew arrives. Stars Jon Pertwee and Leslie Phillips. From July 1977.

S03Queen's Silver Jubilee Edition
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