Sue Perkins' Christmas Comedy Stocking

Sue stuffs her stocking with Comedy crackers from Christmases past.

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Hancock's Half Hour / Hamish And Dougal20201223Hancock's Half Hour [1956], and Hamish & Dougal's Hogmanay Special [2004].

Sue Perkins' Christmas Comedy Stocking

Sue Perkins samples the BBC production eggnog as she battles to choose two comedy crackers from Christmases past:

* Hancock's Half Hour

Hancock's Happy Christmas
The festive spirit is in short supply at 23 Railway Cuttings. Then the vicar arrives...

Starring Tony Hancock. With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams.

From the BBC Light Programme - December 1956.

* Hamish & Dougal's Hogmanay Special

Hamish and Dougal find themselves celebrating Hogmanay with a busload of celebrities after they get stuck in a snowdrift on its way to the BBC's Hogmanay Cavalcade in Edinburgh.

Starring Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden

With Alison Steadman, Jeremy Hardy, Humphrey Lyttelton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Sandi Toksvig and James Naughtie,

From BBC Radio 4 - December 2004.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in December 2005.

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again20201230
I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again20201230Sue Perkins chooses another comedy cracker from Christmases past:

* I’m Sorry I’ll Read That Again: Christmas Special

It's panto time at Dreary Lane. Oh yes it is!

Starring Bill Oddie and Graeme Garden (as the ugly sisters) Plus Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, David Hatch and Jo Kendall.

Written by Bill Oddie and Graeme Garden.

From BBC Radio 2 - December 1968.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in December 2005.

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again: Christmas Special [26/12/1968 Light Programme]

Sue Perkins' Christmas Comedy Stocking

120101218 (BBC7)

Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead. Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.

. Including Radio Active; Masterson Inheritance; Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

120101218 (BBC7). Including Radio Active; Masterson Inheritance; Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.
0120101218 (BBC7)
20131221 (BBC7)
Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance, and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead. Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.
0120101218 (BBC7)
20131221 (BBC7)
Including Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead
0120101218 (BBC7)
20161217 (BBC7)
Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance, and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead. Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.
0120101218 (BBC7)
20161217 (BBC7)
Including Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead
0120101218 (BBC7)
20161217 (BBC7)
Sue Perkins gets the sherry and chocolates out to accompany 3 hours of the very best vintage BBC Christmas comedy crackers:

* Radio Active's Christmas Turkey:

The National Local Radio Station links up with Bethlehem and visits some poorly hospital patients. Stars Helen Atkinson-wood, Geoffrey Perkins and Angus Deayton. From 1983.

* The Masterson Inheritance Christmas Special:

The Masterson family's ancient culture reveals some curious customs. Improvised historical saga with Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin and Jim Sweeney. From 1995.

* Lines from My Grandfather Christmas' Forehead:

How even the best laid festive plans can go awry - and a message from your milkman. Stars Ronnie Barker, Pauline Yates and Terence Brady. From 1971.

* Tony Hawks' Twelve Days of Christmas:

To make his girlfriend happy, comedian Tony Hawks tries collecting every item featured in the famous carol. From 2001.

* I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol:

Humphrey Lyttelton makes for a convincing scrooge in the all-star Clue cast's unique interpretation of the Charles Dickens classic. Stephen Fry narrates. With Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Sandi Toksvig, Linda Smith, Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, Tony Hawks and Graeme Garden. From 2003.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

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Including Radio Active; Masterson Inheritance; Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.

Radio Active's Christmas Turkey 20/12/1983


The Masterson Inheritance - Christmas Special 25/12/1995
Lines from My Grandfather Christmas' - Forehead 24/12/1971
Tony Hawks' Twelve Days of Christmas 26/12/2001
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol 25/12/03"

012005121720051218
20061216 (BBC7)
20061217 (BBC7)
20101218 (BBC7)
20131221 (BBC7)
"

Including Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead

Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance, and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead. Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.

Including Radio Active; Masterson Inheritance; Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.

Radio Active's Christmas Turkey 20/12/1983


The Masterson Inheritance - Christmas Special 25/12/1995
Lines from My Grandfather Christmas' - Forehead 24/12/1971
Tony Hawks' Twelve Days of Christmas 26/12/2001
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol 25/12/03"

012005121720051218
20061216 (BBC7)
20061217 (BBC7)
20101218 (BBC7)

Including Radio Active; Masterson Inheritance; Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.

Radio Active's Christmas Turkey 20/12/1983


The Masterson Inheritance - Christmas Special 25/12/1995
Lines from My Grandfather Christmas' - Forehead 24/12/1971
Tony Hawks' Twelve Days of Christmas 26/12/2001
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol 25/12/03

012005121720051218
20061216 (BBC7)
20061217 (BBC7)
20101218 (BBC7)
20131221 (BBC7)

Including Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead

Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance, and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead. Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.

Including Radio Active; Masterson Inheritance; Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Feel festive with Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead.

Plus Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol.

Radio Active's Christmas Turkey 20/12/1983


The Masterson Inheritance - Christmas Special 25/12/1995
Lines from My Grandfather Christmas' - Forehead 24/12/1971
Tony Hawks' Twelve Days of Christmas 26/12/2001
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol 25/12/03

012006121620161217 (BBC7)Including Radio Active, The Masterson Inheritance and Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead

Comedian Sue Perkins shares some of her festive radio comedy favourites.

01Radio Active / The Masterson Inheritance20191218Sue Perkins gets the sherry and chocolates out to accompany some vintage BBC Christmas comedy.

The first of three festive fun-packed stockings:

* Radio Active's Christmas Turkey:
The National Local Radio Station links up with Bethlehem and visits some poorly hospital patients. Stars Helen Atkinson-wood, Geoffrey Perkins and Angus Deayton. From 1983.

* The Masterson Inheritance Christmas Special:
The Masterson family's ancient culture reveals some curious customs. Improvised historical saga with Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin and Jim Sweeney. From 1995.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

Sue Perkins presents Radio Active and The Masterson Inheritance

Comedian Sue Perkins shares some of her festive radio comedy favourites.

Sue Perkins gets the sherry and chocolates out to accompany some vintage BBC Christmas comedy.

* The Masterson Inheritance Christmas Special:
The Masterson family's ancient culture reveals some curious customs. Improvised historical saga with Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin and Jim Sweeney. From 1995.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

02Lines From My Grandfather Christmas's Forehead / Tony Hawks' 12 Days Of Christmas20191225Sue Perkins pours the snowballs and opens her box of dates to accompany some vintage BBC Christmas comedy.

The second of three festive fun-packed stockings:

* Lines from My Grandfather Christmas's Forehead:
How even the best laid festive plans can go awry - and a message from your milkman. A sequential entertainment for Christmas starring Ronnie Barker, Pauline Yates and Terence Brady. From 1971.

* Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas:
To make his girlfriend happy, comedian Tony Hawks tries collecting every item featured in the famous carol. From 2001.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

Sue Perkins presents more vintage BBC Christmas comedy with Ronnie Barker and Tony Hawks.

Comedian Sue Perkins shares some of her festive radio comedy favourites.

Sue Perkins pours the snowballs and opens her box of dates to accompany some vintage BBC Christmas comedy.

* Lines from My Grandfather Christmas's Forehead:
How even the best laid festive plans can go awry - and a message from your milkman. A sequential entertainment for Christmas starring Ronnie Barker, Pauline Yates and Terence Brady. From 1971.

* Tony Hawks' 12 Days of Christmas:
To make his girlfriend happy, comedian Tony Hawks tries collecting every item featured in the famous carol. From 2001.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

02 LAST2005122420051225
20061223 (BBC7)
20061224 (BBC7)
20101225 (BBC7)
"

A seasonal six-pack from radio's past: Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special.

Including Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us.

Hancock's Happy Christmas 23/12/1956


The Shuttleworths 24/12/2002
People Like Us 17/11/1995
I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again 26/12/1968
Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special 13/12/2004"

02 LAST2005122420051225
20061223 (BBC7)
20061224 (BBC7)
20101225 (BBC7)
"A seasonal six-pack from radio's past: Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special.

Including Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us.

Hancock's Happy Christmas 23/12/1956


The Shuttleworths 24/12/2002
People Like Us 17/11/1995
I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again 26/12/1968
Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special 13/12/2004"

02 LAST2005122420051225
20061223 (BBC7)
20061224 (BBC7)
20101225 (BBC7)

A seasonal six-pack from radio's past: Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special.

Including Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us.

Hancock's Happy Christmas 23/12/1956


The Shuttleworths 24/12/2002
People Like Us 17/11/1995
I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again 26/12/1968
Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special 13/12/2004

02 LAST2005122420051225
20061223 (BBC7)
20061224 (BBC7)
20101225 (BBC7)
A seasonal six-pack from radio's past: Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special.

Including Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us.

Hancock's Happy Christmas 23/12/1956


The Shuttleworths 24/12/2002
People Like Us 17/11/1995
I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again 26/12/1968
Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special 13/12/2004

03 LASTI'm Sorry I Haven't A Christmas Carol20200101In the last of three festive fun-packed stockings, Sue Perkins finishes off the leftovers as she rounds off her seasonal selection:

* I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol:

Humphrey Lyttelton makes for a convincing scrooge in the all-star Clue cast's unique interpretation of the Charles Dickens classic.Stephen Fry narrates.

With Tim Brooke-taylor, Barry Cryer, Sandi Toksvig, Linda Smith, Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, Tony Hawks and Graeme Garden. From 2003.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

Sue Perkins final festive offering is an all-star Clue Dickens extravaganza

Comedian Sue Perkins shares some of her festive radio comedy favourites.

In the last of three festive fun-packed stockings, Sue Perkins finishes off the leftovers as she rounds off her seasonal selection:

Humphrey Lyttelton makes for a convincing scrooge in the all-star Clue cast's unique interpretation of the Charles Dickens classic. Stephen Fry narrates.

With Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Sandi Toksvig, Linda Smith, Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, Tony Hawks and Graeme Garden. From 2003.

Sue Perkins final festive offering is an all-star Clue Dickens extravaganza

Comedian Sue Perkins shares some of her festive radio comedy favourites.

1 of 2.20051217 BT=0900 (BBC7)Sue stuffs her stocking with Comedy crackers from Christmases past. Episode 1 of 2.
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1 of 2.20051218 BT=0300 (BBC7)Sue stuffs her stocking with Comedy crackers from Christmases past. Episode 1 of 2.
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A seasonal six-pack from radio's past: Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and Hamish and Dougal's Hogmanay Special.

. Including Hancock's Half Hour, The Shuttleworths, People Like Us.

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2 of 2.20051224 BT=0900 (BBC7)Sue stuffs her stocking with Comedy crackers from Christmases past. Episode 2 of 2.
2 of 2.20051224 BT=2000 (BBC7)Sue stuffs her stocking with Comedy crackers from Christmases past. Episode 2 of 2.
2 of 2.20051225 BT=0300 (BBC7)Sue stuffs her stocking with Comedy crackers from Christmases past. Episode 2 of 2.