Ray's A Laugh

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949 to 1961.

Episodes

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20040509 (BBC7)Having entered the local golf championships, Ted needs a new set of golf clubs, but cannot afford to buy them. From October 1958.
20060917 (BBC7)Kitty is suspicious - is Ted having an affair with Frances, his secretary? First Broadcast on 6th December 1949.
20060918 (BBC7)Kitty is suspicious - is Ted having an affair with Frances, his secretary? First Broadcast on 6th December 1949.
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Ray and Kitty go on a shopping spree and meet the strange shopkeeper Sidney Mincing. From January 1960.
20061001 (BBC7)Ray and Kitty go on a shopping spree and meet the strange shopkeeper Sidney Mincing. From January 1960.
20061002 (BBC7)Ray and Kitty go on a shopping spree and meet the strange shopkeeper Sidney Mincing. From January 1960.
20060925 BT=0400 (BBC7)Ted and Kitty are having problems with their cleaner. Episode 11 of 13.
20060827 (BBC7)Ted is 'gonged' and gormless reporter George has an interesting car-based encounter. First heard October 1949.
20060828 BT=0400 (BBC7)Ted is 'gonged' and gormless reporter George has an interesting car-based encounter. First heard October 1949.
20060904 BT=0400 (BBC7)Ted Ray brushes his teeth with some very expensive toothpaste, and attends an odd will-reading. First broadcast on 1/11/1949.
20060911 BT=0400 (BBC7)
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Ted Ray greets life's difficulties with a cheery smile and the help of his wife Kitty and chums like Crystal Jollibottom.
20040425 (BBC7)Ted Ray Treats Us To A Mix Of Music And Comedy As Well As The Usual Domestic Banter With Wife Kitty and brother-in-law Nelson.
1949090020040222 (BBC7)Ted Ray talks about travelling, Betty Grable and at home with his wife Kitty, who's just bought a teasmaid.

From September 1949.

19490904with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrins

Bob and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

19490911with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrins

Bob and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

19490918with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrina

Bob and A If Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

19490925with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrins

Bob Pearson

and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

Script by Ronnie Hanbury and Eddie Maguire Additional material by George Wadmore

Produced by George Inns

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Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty - and reporter George blunders again. From 1949.

Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty - and reporter George blunders again. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From October 1949.

Ted is 'gonged' and gormless reporter George has an interesting car-based encounter.

First heard October 1949.

Ray kicks off by talking about betting, and the pros and cons of having a flutter.

Classic comedy from October 1949.

Ted is 'gonged' and gormless reporter George has an interesting car-based encounter. First heard October 1949.

19491002with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrina

Bob Pearson and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

19491009with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrins

Bob and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

Script by Ted Ray and Eddie Maguire

Additional material by George Wadmore

Produced by George Inns

19491016
19491023with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrins

Bob and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

Script by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray

Additional material by George Wadmore

Produced by George Inns

19491030with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrins

Bob Pearson

and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

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20040404 (BBC7)
Ted argues with Kitty about superstition, only to wind up throwing salt in Nelson's eye.

Ted Ray Greets Life's Difficulties With A Cheery Smile And The Help Of His Wife Kitty. Classic Comedy from November 1949.

19491113with Kitty

Bluett Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes ," Leslie Perrins

Bob and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

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with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule , Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes , Leslie Perrins

Bob Pearson and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

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19491204
19491211
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19491226with Kitty Bluett

Fred Yule

Peter Sellers

Patricia Hayes

Leslie Perrins

Bob and Alf Pearson

The Beaux and the Belles

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

Script by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray

Additional material by George Wadmore

Produced by George Inns

1959103120160605 (BBC7)Ted is feeling insecure. Maybe body building will increase his self-esteem?
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Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Peter Sellers. From April 1954.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett

and Kitty is determined to get Ted to help her round the house.

02/05/200420100704 (BBC7)
20120610 (BBC7)
Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Peter Sellers. From April 1954.

Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

08/11/194920130909 (BBC7)
20150607 (BBC7)
Ted's wife Kitty has acquired a dog, while George interviews a double-octogenarian.

Ted's wife Kitty has acquired a dog, much to his annoyance. Meanwhile, George interviews a double-octogenarian. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From November 1949.

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Ted needs new golf clubs, but the only way he can afford them is via cigarette coupons. With Kitty Bluett. From October 1958.

Ted needs new golf clubs, but the only way he can afford them is via cigarette coupons.

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When Kitty hears about Ted's rise, she wants to splash out. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor. From January 1960.

When Kitty hears about Ted's rise, she wants to splash out. From January 1960.

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Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty, and reporter George blunders again. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From October 1949.

Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty, and reporter George blunders again. From 1949.

14/03/200420100613 (BBC7)Ted and Kitty bicker over too much toothpaste, plus news of a curious will.
15/11/194920100620 (BBC7)
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Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock and reporter George gets festive. With Peter Sellers.

Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock - and reporter George gets festive. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From November 1949.

16/01/195920160626 (BBC7)Ted's feeling very nervous. Why would a solicitor want to pay him a visit at home?

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

Ted is feeling very nervous. Why would a solicitor want to pay him a visit at home?

18/04/200420131007 (BBC7)Ted's wife Kitty goes to the sales, while George chases a film star around Waterloo. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From January 1950.

Ted's wife Kitty goes to the sales, while George chases a film star around Waterloo.

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Ted's wife Kitty goes to the sales, while George chases a film star around Waterloo.

Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers.

From January 1950.

More Music And Sketches From Ted Ray And Guests Including Peter Sellers And Patricia Hayes.

First Broadcast in January 1950.

More Music And Sketches From Ted Ray And Guests Including Peter Sellers And Patricia Hayes. First Broadcast in January 1950.

More music and sketches from Ted Ray and guests including Peter Sellers and Patricia Hayes. First broadcast in January 1950.

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20100704 (BBC7)
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Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner.

From April 1954.

Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Peter Sellers. From April 1954.

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Ted Ray greets life's difficulties with a cheery smile and the help of his wife Kitty and chums like Crystal Jollibottom.
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20130916 (BBC7)
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Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock, and reporter George gets festive.

Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock, and reporter George gets festive. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From November 1949.

Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock and reporter George gets festive. With Peter Sellers.

With Peter Sellers.

Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock and reporter George gets festive. With Peter Sellers.

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When Kitty hears about Ted's rise, she wants to splash out. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor. From January 1960.

When Kitty hears about Ted's raise, she wants to splash out. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor. From January 1960.

When Kitty hears about Ted's rise, she wants to splash out. From January 1960.

Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett

When Kitty hears about Ted's pay rise, she's keen to start splashing out....

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett, Kenneth Connor, Pat Coombs and Laidman Browne.

Ray's a Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.
Music from the BBC Variety Orchestra
Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in January 1960.

When Kitty hears about Ted's rise, she wants to splash out. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor. From January 1960.

From January 1960.

21/09/195020131014 (BBC7)
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Ted and Kitty return from their holidays, and George solves an art theft. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From September 1950.

Ted and Kitty return from their holidays, and George solves an art theft.

22/11/194920130923 (BBC7)
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Ted puts money on Kitty's dream, and reporter George chases down a forger. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From November 1949.

Ted puts money on Kitty's dream, and reporter George chases down a forger.

23/01/195920160703 (BBC7)After the loss of the family photo album, Kitty wants to recapture the past so Ted buys a new camera.

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

After the loss of the family album, Kitty wants to recapture the past so Ted buys a camera

25/10/194920120513Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate. George tries to solve a mystery. Stars Ted Ray.

Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate. George tries to solve a mystery. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From October 1949.

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Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty - and reporter George blunders again. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From October 1949.

Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty - and reporter George blunders again. From 1949.

31/10/195920160605 (BBC7)Ted is feeling insecure. Maybe body building will increase his self-esteem?

Ted is feeling insecure. Maybe body building will increase his self-esteem? Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett. From October 1959.

Betting19491020040229 (BBC7)Ray kicks off by talking about betting, and the pros and cons of having a flutter.

Classic comedy from October 1949.

Expensive Toothpaste194911012004031 (BBC7)
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Ted Ray brushes his teeth with some very expensive toothpaste, and attends an odd will-reading.

Ted and Kitty bicker over too much toothpaste, plus news of a curious will.

Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted and Kitty bicker over too much toothpaste, plus news of a curious will. Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett. From November 1949.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob and Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1949.

Ted Ray brushes his teeth with some very expensive toothpaste, and attends an odd will-reading. First broadcast on 1/11/1949.

From 01/04/19541954040120180422 (BBC7)When Mrs Easy quits, Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Charles Hawtrey and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire, George Wadmore and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in April 1954.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 01/11/19491949110120180304 (BBC7)
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Ted and Kitty bicker over too much toothpaste, plus news of a curious will.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob and Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1949.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 02/01/19591959010220160619 (BBC7)
20180610 (BBC7)
A clerical error means Ted thinks his bachelor days have returned - will he be able to cope?

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

A clerical error means Ted thinks his bachelor days have returned.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

A clerical error means Ted thinks his bachelor days have returned. Will he be able to cope?

A clerical error means Ted thinks his bachelor days have returned. Will he be able to cope? Stars Ted Ray. From January 1959.

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Can Ted get over the shock of the arrival of a new employee? And Kitty's throwing a house party - on a budget.

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Producer: Leslie Bridgmont
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Will Ted be able to get over the shock after a new employee arrives?

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

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With a new dress code at work, can Ted live up to the sartorial rules?

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.
BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Producer: Leslie Bridgmont
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1958.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1958.

From 06/02/19591959020620190721 (BBC7)Concerned about Ted’s memory, Kitty sends him to a hypnotist - with dramatic results.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1959.

Concerned about Ted's memory, Kitty sends him to a hypnotist - with dramatic results.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 08/11/19491949110820040321 (BBC7)
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Ted's wife Kitty buys a dog, while George interviews a double-octogenarian.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob and Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1949.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted's wife Kitty has acquired a dog, while George interviews a double-octogenarian.

Ted's wife Kitty has acquired a dog, much to his annoyance. Meanwhile, George interviews a double-octogenarian. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From November 1949.

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1949.

From 11/10/491949101120180218 (BBC7)
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Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty, and reporter George blunders again.

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule, Leslie Perrins and Wallace Greenslade.

Ray's a Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.
Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.
BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.
Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1949.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 13/02/19591959021320190728 (BBC7)Scramble for the eggsit as Ted and Kitty get cooped up with a hen.

Starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

With Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1959.

Ted decides to try and keep hens, but first the eggs hatch some surprises. From 1959.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

With Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 13/03/19591959031320190811 (BBC7)Ted plans to make a fortune by selling cider made to his mother-in-law’s secret recipe...

Starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

With Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1959.

Ted plans to make a fortune by selling cider made to his mother-in-law's secret recipe.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 15/11/19491949111520200830 (BBC7)Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock - and reporter George gets festive.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1949.

Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock and reporter George gets festive.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 16/01/19591959011620160626 (BBC7)
20180603 (BBC7)
Ted is feeling very nervous. Why would a solicitor want to pay him a visit at home?

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's a Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

Ted's feeling very nervous. Why would a solicitor want to pay him a visit at home?

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

From 17/01/19501950011720040418 BT=1230 Duration=30 (BBC7)
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20131007 (BBC7)
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Ted's wife, Kitty, goes to the sales - while George chases a film star at Waterloo.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in January 1950.

Ted's wife Kitty goes to the sales while George chases a film star around Waterloo.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted's wife Kitty goes to the sales, while George chases a film star around Waterloo.

Ted's wife Kitty goes to the sales, while George chases a film star around Waterloo. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From January 1950.

More Music And Sketches From Ted Ray And Guests Including Peter Sellers And Patricia Hayes. First Broadcast in January 1950.

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Ted wants to make some home improvements, but can he manage to wangle a loan from the bank?

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Ted wants to make some home improvements but can he manage to get a loan?

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted wants to make some home improvements, but can he manage to get a loan?

From 20/03/19591959032020190818 (BBC7)Ted goes racing when a fortune-teller says someone with the initial 'T' will make money...

Starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

With Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1959.

Ted goes racing when a fortune-teller says someone with the initial \u2018T' will make money.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1959.

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Ted and Kitty return from their holidays, and George tackles an art theft.

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's a Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray with George Wadmore.
Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.
BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.
Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in September 1950.

Ted and Kitty return from their holidays and George solves an art theft.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted and Kitty return from their holidays, and George solves an art theft.

Ted and Kitty return from their holidays, and George solves an art theft. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From September 1950.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett

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Ted puts money on Kitty's dream - and reporter George chases down a forger.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1949.

Ted puts money on Kitty's dream and reporter George chases down a forger.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted puts money on Kitty's dream, and reporter George chases down a forger.

Ted puts money on Kitty's dream, and reporter George chases down a forger. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From November 1949.

Music from Bob and Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

Producer: George Inns

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After the loss of the family photo album, Kitty wants to recapture the past so Ted buys a new camera.

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

After the loss of a family album, Kitty wants to recapture the past, so Ted buys a camera.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

After the loss of the family album, Kitty wants to recapture the past so Ted buys a camera

From 24/10/581958102420180513 (BBC7)Ted needs some new golf clubs, but the only way he can afford them is via cigarette coupons.

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett, Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Ray's a Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.
BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1958.

Ted needs new golf clubs, but the only way he can afford them is via cigarette coupons.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

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Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate and George tries to solve a mystery.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1949.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 27/02/19591959022720190804 (BBC7)When Kitty enters a dressmaking competition, she ends up with more than just one dummy.

Starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

With Kenneth Connor, Rosalind Knight and Laidman Browne.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1959.

When Kitty enters a dress-making competition, she ends up with more than just one dummy.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1959.

From 29/01/19601960012920180701 (BBC7)When Kitty hears about Ted's pay rise, she's keen to start splashing out....

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Kenneth Connor, Pat Coombs and Laidman Browne.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

Music from the BBC Variety Orchestra

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in January 1960.

When Kitty hears about Ted's raise, she wants to splash out.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

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Will Ted be able to cope when things take a decidedly chilly turn?

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

Will Ted be able to cope when things take a decidedly chilly turn? With Kitty Bluett.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1959.

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Ted's feeling insecure. Maybe body building will increase his self-esteem?

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett and Kenneth Connor.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1958.

Ted is feeling insecure. Maybe body building will increase his self-esteem?

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

From 6/12/19491949120620180401 (BBC7)
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Kitty suspects Ted is having an affair - and reporter George dons disguise.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Announcer: Kenneth Kendall

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in December 1949.

Kitty suspects Ted is having an affair and reporter George dons disguise.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Kitty Is Suspicious1949120620040411 (BBC7)
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Is Ted having an affair with Francis, his secretary?

Kitty suspects Ted is having an affair - and reporter George dons disguise.

Kitty suspects Ted is having an affair, and reporter George dons disguise. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From December 1949.

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Ray and Kitty go on a shopping spree and meet the strange shopkeeper Sidney Mincing.

From January 1960.

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Ted argues with Kitty about superstition, only to wind up throwing salt in Nelson's eye.

First broadcast in November 1949.

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Having entered the local golf championships, Ted needs a new set of golf clubs, but cannot afford to buy them.

From October 1958.

Ted needs new golf clubs, but the only way he can afford them is via cigarette coupons.

Ted needs new golf clubs, but the only way he can afford them is via cigarette coupons. With Kitty Bluett. From October 1958.

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and brother-in-law Nelson.
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reading is astoundingly accurate whilst George sets out to solve the mystery on Hurricane Rock.

From October 1949.

Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate. George tries to solve a mystery. Stars Ted Ray.

Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate. George tries to solve a mystery. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From October 1949.

Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate, and George tries to solve a mystery.

Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate, and George tries to solve a mystery. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From October 1949.

Ted's horoscope is astoundingly accurate and George tries to solve a mystery.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob and Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1949.

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Ted's American wife has acquired a dog, much to Ted's annoyance.

Classic laughs from November 1949.

Ted's wife Kitty has acquired a dog, while George interviews a double-octogenarian.

Ted's wife Kitty has acquired a dog, much to his annoyance. Meanwhile, George interviews a double-octogenarian. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From November 1949.

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and Kitty is determined to get Ted to help her round the house.

From April 1954.

Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner.

Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Peter Sellers.

Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett.

Ted and wife Kitty wrestle with finding a new cleaner. Stars Ted Ray, Kitty Bluett and Peter Sellers. From April 1954.

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Ted Ray talks about travelling, Betty Grable and at home with his wife Kitty, who's just bought a teasmaid.

From September 1949.

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Ted And Kitty Are Having Problems With Their Cleaner.

Ted and Kitty are having problems with their cleaner. Episode 11 of 13.

Ted and Kitty are having problems with their cleaner. Episode 11 of 13.

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Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty, and reporter George blunders again. From 1949.

Ted is 'gonged' and argues with Kitty, and reporter George blunders again. Stars Ted Ray and Peter Sellers. From October 1949.

Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett

Starring Ted Ray. With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule, Leslie Perrins and Wallace Greenslade.

Ray's a Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949-1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.
Music from Bob and Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.
BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.
Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1949.