Tales From The Backbench [Peter Tinniswood]

Episodes

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0201The Campaign2012020320190803 (BBC7)
20190804 (BBC7)

Useless and forgetful MP, Sir Plympton Makepeace, recalls how he and his fellow candidates resolved to keep the General Election to themselves in the constituency of Witney Scrotum - and to plan their non-existent campaign from the snug bar of The Jug and Arlott.

Starring Leslie Phillips.

Written by Peter Tinniswood.

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.

Sir Plympton Makepeace recalls a non-existent election campaign planned in a pub.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

Useless and forgetful MP, Sir Plympton Makepeace recalls how he and his fellow candidates resolved to keep the General Election to themselves in the constituency of Witney Scrotum - and to plan their non-existent campaign from the snug bar of The Jug And Arlott.

Starring Leslie Phillips.

Written by Peter Tinniswood.

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.

Sir Plympton Makepeace recalls a non-existent election campaign planned in a pub.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

Useless and forgetful MP, Sir Plympton Makepeace recalls how he and his fellow candidates resolved to keep the General Election to themselves in the constituency of Witney Scrotum - and to plan their non-existent campaign from the snug bar of The Jug And Arlott.

Starring Leslie Phillips.

Written by Peter Tinniswood.

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.

Sir Plympton Makepeace recalls a non-existent election campaign planned in a pub.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

0202How Long, How Long?2001100720190810 (BBC7)
20190811 (BBC7)

Sir Plympton Makepeace wonders why he let himself be persuaded back into politics.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

Sir Plympton Makepeace wonders why he let himself be persuaded back into politics.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

Sir Plympton Makepeace wonders why he let himself be persuaded back into politics.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

0203Dalliances2001101420190817 (BBC7)
20190818 (BBC7)

MP Sir Plympton Makepeace warmly recalls many happy carnal and amorous associations.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

MP Sir Plympton Makepeace warmly recalls many happy carnal and amorous associations.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

MP Sir Plympton Makepeace warmly recalls many happy carnal and amorous associations.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons

0204Time To Confess2001112120190824 (BBC7)
20190825 (BBC7)

Sir Plympton Makepeace admits to having created his persona on untruths and fantasy.

A useless and forgetful MP rambles and reminisces about life in the House of Commons