Something To Shout About

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners'. "

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The advertising agency team woo a US tycoon with a top secret product.

Scared he'll be sacked if he doesn't find a new client, Michael Lightfoot and the advertising agency team battle to woo an American businessman to win the account for his secret new product.

Starring Michael Medwin as account executive Michael, Fenella Fielding as his seductive secretary Janet, Joan Sims as ditzy typist Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as no frills executive Maggie Tufnell, and Nicholas Phipps as copy writer Adrian and Warren Mitchell as the American businessman, Mr Pimslow.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

010220160715 (BBC7)

As baffled customers snub a new drink, the advertising team get devious.

As baffled customers boycott a new orangeade drink, the advertising team must get devious.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian, Tony Fayne as Dick and Warren Mitchell as Mr Allbright.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

010320160722 (BBC7)

Brave Michael volunteers to shed some pounds for the team's ad campaign for slimmer's bread.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as the Doctor/Mr Morris.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

Brave Michael volunteers for the team's ad campaign for slimmer's bread.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

010420160729 (BBC7)

The ad agency team must stage a play to try and win an account for blankets.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Higgins.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

The ad agency must stage a play to try and win an account for blankets.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

010520160805 (BBC7)

Fishy goings on as the ad agency team battle to take the humble kipper upmarket.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Mr Allsop.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

Fishy goings on as the ad agency battle to take kippers upmarket.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

010620160812 (BBC7)

A new recruit unsettles the cosy daily routine at the advertising agency.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian.

With Warren Mitchell and Graham Stark.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1960.

A new recruit unsettles the ad agency's daily routine. Stars Michael Medwin.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

010720160819 (BBC7)

The advertising agency is hired to put a glamorous spin on a dreary seaside holiday camp.

The advertising agency is hired to put a glamorous spin on a dreary seaside holiday camp in Gritley Bay.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Mr Plankton.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1960.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

010820160826 (BBC7)

A cigarette TV advertising campaign causes a headache, until an unlikely star crops up. Stars Warren Mitchell. From August 1960.

010920160902 (BBC7)

A new kind of biscuit, but does the ad campaign have a large hole in it?

A new kind of biscuit, but does the ad agency's campaign have a large hole in it?

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Mr Parkin.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1960.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

011020160909 (BBC7)

Uproar in the agency when the women discover that the men get paid more.

Uproar in the ad agency when the women discover the men are getting paid more!

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Mr Went & Mr Barbican.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: Trafford Whitelock

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1960.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Mr Went and Mr Barbican.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

011120160916 (BBC7)

The agency searches for a big name to endorse a men's hair grooming product.

The ad agency searches for a big name to endorse a men's hair grooming product.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. With Bill Pertwee and Warren Mitchell.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: Trafford Whitelock

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1960.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

011220160923 (BBC7)

The agency hires bird-brained talent for a rum advertising campaign.

The ad agency hires some bird-brained talent for a new campaign to promote rum.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Sheila Hancock as Shirley, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. With Warren Mitchell and Peter Hawkins.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: Trafford Whitelock

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1960.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

011320160930 (BBC7)

Maggie's got butterflies in her stomach, after the ad agency's campaign for indigestion tablets.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Sheila Hancock as Shirley, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Fruity.

A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: Trafford Whitelock

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1960.

Maggie's got butterflies in her stomach, after a campaign for indigestion tablets.

0113 LAST20160930 (BBC7)

Maggie's got butterflies in her stomach, after a campaign for indigestion tablets.

Maggie's got butterflies in her stomach, after the ad agency's campaign for indigestion tablets.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Sheila Hancock as Shirley, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, Nicholas Phipps as Adrian and Warren Mitchell as Fruity.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!"". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners', Something To Shout About ran to 54 episodes over three series

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Music by The Jingle Belles and The Bernie Fenton Quartet, under the direction of Cliff Adams.

Producer: Trafford Whitelock

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1960.

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Maggie wins an award for a cold cure advert – then catches a cold before the ceremony.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

Maggie wins an award for a cold-cure commercial but catches a cold before the ceremony.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

Maggie wins an award for a cold cure advert but catches a cold before the ceremony.

02021961010920181129 (BBC7)

When the ad agency takes on a campaign for a new high-tech lock – it works too well!

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

The agency takes on a campaign for a new high-tech lock that works too well.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

The agency takes on a campaign for a new lock - that seems to work very well.

‘Something To Shout About’ debuted in July 1960, hot on the heels of the demise of both ‘The Goon Show’ and ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’. The show had big boots to fill, but managed, running to 54 episodes over three series across two years. The series is based in a London advertising agency called ‘Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy and Partners’.

The scripts were written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe, with production shared by John Simmonds, Trafford Whitelock and Eric Miller.

The regular cast consisted of Michael Medwin [Michael Lightfoot], Fenella Fielding [Janet Harris], Eleanor Summerfield [Maggie Tufnell], Joan Sims [Mavis Willis] and Nicholas Phipps [Adrian Beales]. Warren Mitchell also appeared in various guises.

This second series began on 2nd January 1961 and completed its twenty-one episode run on 22nd May.

The agency takes on a campaign for a new high-tech lock that works too well.

1960s comedy highlighting the quirks of the advertising world.

02031961011620181206 (BBC7)

Out to promote new bubbling bath salts, the ad agency hits some jumbo-sized snags.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

The agency hires an elephant to promote a brand of bubbling bath salts.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

The agency hires an elephant to promote a brand of bubbling bath salts, while distractedly awaiting baby news from the hospital.

Fenella Fielding stars as Janet; Joan Sims as Maggie; Michael Medwin as Michael Lightfoot; Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie; Nicholas Phipps as Adrian Beales; and Warren Mitchell as Mr Simpson.

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe, and produced by Eric Miller.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

02041961012320181213 (BBC7)

Janet's turfed out of her flat – and the whole ad agency ends up losing sleep.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

Janet is turfed out of her flat \u2013 and the whole agency ends up losing sleep.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

Janet is turfed out of her flat – and the whole agency ends up losing sleep.

‘Something To Shout About’ debuted in July 1960, hot on the heels of the demise of both ‘The Goon Show’ and ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’. The show had big boots to fill, but managed, running to 54 episodes over three series across two years. The series is based in a London advertising agency called ‘Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners’.

The scripts were written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe, with production shared by John Simmonds, Trafford Whitelock and Eric Miller.

The regular cast consisted of Michael Medwin [Michael Lightfoot], Fenella Fielding [Janet Harris], Eleanor Summerfield [Maggie Tufnell], Joan Sims [Mavis Willis] and Nicholas Phipps [Adrian Beales]. Warren Mitchell also appeared in various guises.

This second series began on 2nd January 1961 and completed its twenty-one episode run on 22nd May.

First heard on the Light Programme in 1961.

02051961013020181220 (BBC7)

Michael changes jobs after failing to get a pay rise - but quickly regrets his actions.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

Michael changes jobs after failing to get a pay rise - but quickly regrets his actions.

‘Something To Shout About’ debuted in July 1960, hot on the heels of the demise of both ‘The Goon Show’ and ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’. The show had big boots to fill, but managed, running to 54 episodes over three series across two years. The series is based in a London advertising agency called ‘Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners’.

The scripts were written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe, with production shared by John Simmonds, Trafford Whitelock and Eric Miller.

The regular cast consisted of Michael Medwin [Michael Lightfoot], Fenella Fielding [Janet Harris], Eleanor Summerfield [Maggie Tufnell], Joan Sims [Mavis Willis] and Nicholas Phipps [Adrian Beales]. Warren Mitchell also appeared in various guises.

This second series began on 2nd January 1961 and completed its twenty-one episode run on 22nd May.

First heard on the Light Programme in 1961.

02061961020620181227 (BBC7)

The team finds a novel use for the cake mix they’re supposed to be advertising.

‘Something To Shout About’ debuted in July 1960, hot on the heels of the demise of both ‘The Goon Show’ and ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’. The show had big boots to fill, but managed, running to 54 episodes over three series across two years. The series is based in a London advertising agency called ‘Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners’.

The scripts were written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe, with production shared by John Simmonds, Trafford Whitelock and Eric Miller.

The regular cast consisted of Michael Medwin [Michael Lightfoot], Fenella Fielding [Janet Harris], Eleanor Summerfield [Maggie Tufnell], Joan Sims [Mavis Willis] and Nicholas Phipps [Adrian Beales]. Warren Mitchell also appeared in various guises.

This second series began on 2nd January 1961 and completed its twenty-one episode run on 22nd May.

First heard on the Light Programme in 1961.

The creative team finds a novel use for the cake mix they're supposed to be advertising.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

02071961021320190103 (BBC7)

To get Mavis a better job, her agency colleagues try an ‘Eliza Doolittle’ transformation.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

Mavis's colleagues perform an \u2018Eliza Doolittle' on her in preparation for a better job.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

Mavis’s colleagues perform an ‘Eliza Doolittle’ on her in preparation for a better job.

‘Something To Shout About’ debuted in July 1960, hot on the heels of the demise of both ‘The Goon Show’ and ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’. The show had big boots to fill, but managed, running to 54 episodes over three series across two years. The series is based in a London advertising agency called ‘Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners’.

The scripts were written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe, with production shared by John Simmonds, Trafford Whitelock and Eric Miller.

The regular cast consisted of Michael Medwin [Michael Lightfoot], Fenella Fielding [Janet Harris], Eleanor Summerfield [Maggie Tufnell], Joan Sims [Mavis Willis] and Nicholas Phipps [Adrian Beales]. Warren Mitchell also appeared in various guises.

This second series began on 2nd January 1961 and completed its twenty-one episode run on 22nd May.

First heard on the Light Programme in 1961.

02081961022020190110 (BBC7)

When the film gets ruined from an expensive photoshoot in Paris, the ad agency is forced reshoot - on a budget!

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

The outcome of a Parisian photoshoot is ruined, so it has to be redone \u2013 on a budget.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

When the film is ruined from an expensive Paris photoshoot, the ad agency must reshoot - on a budget.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

02091961022720190117 (BBC7)

Janet starts dating a BBC announcer, resulting in Michael become insanely jealous.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

02101961030620190124 (BBC7)

Janet wants to learn to drive and buy a car. Her colleagues won’t stand in her way!

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

Janet wants to learn to drive and buy a car. Her colleagues won't stand in her way!

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

02111961031320190131 (BBC7)

Can the advertising team meet the needs of a demanding kitchen furniture company?

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

Can the advertising team meet the needs of clients and significant others?

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

02121961032020190207 (BBC7)

Janet and Mavis are obliged to sit an exam in order to get a rise.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1961.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

02131961032720190214 (BBC7)

Mavis’s new beatnik boyfriend makes her dizzier than ever.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

Mavis's new beatnik boyfriend makes her dizzier than ever.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

02141961040320190221 (BBC7)

Mamma mia! There’s trouble on the menu when Mavis and Janet volunteer to help out at Luigi’s café.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1961

Mamma mia! There's trouble on the menu when Mavis and Janet help out at Luigi's cafe.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

02151961041020190411 (BBC7)

Confusion over a Russian guest means that Janet has to step into the limelight.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1961.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

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Maggie asks her friends to help fix-up a cottage she’s bought. What could go wrong?

Confusion over a Russian guest means that Janet has to step into the limelight.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1961.

Maggie asks her friends to help fix-up a cottage she's bought. What could go wrong?

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

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To promote a posh store’s Bridal Week event, the agency organises a live TV wedding.

Confusion over a Russian guest means that Janet has to step into the limelight.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1961.

To promote a posh store's Bridal Week event, the agency organises a live TV wedding.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

‘Something To Shout About’ debuted in July 1960, hot on the heels of the demise of both ‘The Goon Show’ and ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’. The show had big boots to fill, but managed, running to 54 episodes over three series across two years. The series is based in a London advertising agency called ‘Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners’.

The scripts were written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe, with production shared by John Simmonds, Trafford Whitelock and Eric Miller.

The regular cast consisted of Michael Medwin [Michael Lightfoot], Fenella Fielding [Janet Harris], Eleanor Summerfield [Maggie Tufnell], Joan Sims [Mavis Willis] and Nicholas Phipps [Adrian Beales]. Warren Mitchell also appeared in various guises.

This second series began on 2nd January 1961 and completed its twenty-one episode run on 22nd May.

First heard on the Light Programme in 1961.

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Lines get well and truly crossed thanks to the advertising agency’s switchboard.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

Lines get very crossed thanks to the advertising agency's switchboard.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

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A turnip for the books when the agency is asked to help shift 500 tons of root vegetables.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

A turnip for the books when the agency tries to shift 500 tons of root vegetables.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

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A dog owned by Janet’s beatnik friend lands a role in an ad campaign for new savoury snacks.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

A dog owned by Janet's beatnik friend gets a role in an advertising savoury snacks.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.

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With holiday fever in the air, Mavis is persuaded to head to Nice.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!". Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Starring Michael Medwin as Michael, Fenella Fielding as Janet, Joan Sims as Mavis, Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie and Nicholas Phipps as Adrian. Other parts by Warren Mitchell.

Series two (of three) written by Myles Rudge with Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: Eric Miller

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

Holiday fever is in the air as is Mavis, who is persuaded to head to Nice.

1960s comedy, with Michael Medwin and Fenella Fielding, focusing on the advertising world.