Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?

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01Strangers On A Train1975073020160408 (BBC7)
20190305 (BBC7)
Old mates Terry Collier and Bob Ferris are suddenly reunited.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Best mates Bob and Terry haven't spoken for seven years, so there's a lot to catch up on when they bump into each other on a train.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers. With Lois Daine and Peter Whitman.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

Originally lost from the archive, the audio was provided by BBC producer Stan Was.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1975.

02Home Is The Hero1975080620160415 (BBC7)
20190312 (BBC7)
Bob's fiancee Thelma is appalled by the return of Terry to his home town after seven years.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers. With Sheila Fearn and Peter Whitman.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell
Originally lost from the archive, the audio was recovered in the BBC's Archive Treasure Hunt in 2003.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1975.

Bob's fiancee Thelma is appalled by the return of Terry.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

03Cold Feet1975081320160422 (BBC7)
20190319 (BBC7)
Bob gets the jitters over marrying his fiancée, Thelma.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers. With Sheila Fearn and Michael Segal.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

Originally lost from the archive, the audio was recovered in the BBC's Archive Treasure Hunt in 2003.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1975.

Bob gets the jitters over marrying Thelma.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

04Moving On1975082020160429 (BBC7)
20190326 (BBC7)
Bob and Terry take an eventful trip down memory lane.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers. With Sheila Fearn and Michael Segal.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

Originally lost from the archive, the audio was provided by BBC producer Stan Was.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1975.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

05I'll Never Forget Whatshername1975082720160506 (BBC7)
20190402 (BBC7)
Bob asks his fiancee Thelma to fix Terry up with a date.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers. With Lois Daine and Lorna Wilde.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

Originally lost from the archive, the audio was recovered in a BBC Treasure Hunt.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1975.

Bob asks his fiancee Thelma to fix a date for Terry. From August 1975.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

06Birthday Boy1975090320160513 (BBC7)
20190409 (BBC7)
Bob bungles a surprise birthday party for Terry.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1975.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

07No Hiding Place1975091020160520 (BBC7)
20190416 (BBC7)
Bob takes Terry to be restyled at the hairdressers.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier and Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris.

With Sheila Fearn, George Layton, Jo Beadle, Brian Godfrey and Donald Gee.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

Originally lost from the archive, the audio was recovered in a BBC Treasure Hunt.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1975.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

08Guess Who's Coming To Dinner1975091720160527 (BBC7)
20190423 (BBC7)
Terry is not keen to meet any of Bob's snobbish friends.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers.

With Sheila Fearn, Olive Milbourne, Julian Holloway and Gretta Gouriet.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell
Originally lost from the archive, the audio was recovered in a BBC Treasure Hunt.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1975.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Terry is not keen to meet any of Bob's snobbish friends.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

09Storm In A Tea Chest1975092420160603 (BBC7)
20190430 (BBC7)
Bob and Terry take a trip down memory lane.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers.

With Robert Gillespie.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

Originally lost from the archive, the audio was recovered in a BBC Treasure Hunt.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1975.

Bob and Terry take a trip down memory lane. With James Bolam and Rodney Bewes.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Bob and Terry take a trip down memory lane. With James Bolam and Rodney Bewes.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

10The Old Magic1975100120160610 (BBC7)
20190507 (BBC7)
Poorly Terry gets some shock news from Bob.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier and Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris.

With Anita Carey, Barbara Ogilvie, Brenda Cavendish and Anthony Smee.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Adapted for radio by Patrick Tilley.

Producer: John Browell

Originally lost from the archive, the audio was recovered in a BBC Treasure Hunt.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1975.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

11Count Down1975100820160617 (BBC7)
20190514 (BBC7)
Terry helps stressed Bob prepare for his wedding to Thelma.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier and Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris.

With Joan Hickson, Bill Owen, Anita Carey and Robin Parkinson.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Adapted for radio and produced by John Browell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1975.

Terry helps stressed Bob prepare for his wedding. Adapted from TV with James Bolam.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

12Boys' Night In1975101520160624 (BBC7)
20190521 (BBC7)
Terry's in despair over his mate Bob's stag night.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier and Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris. With Michael Stainton.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Adapted for radio and produced by John Browell.

Audio recovered from a BBC Treasure Hunt.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1975.

Terry is in despair over his mate Bob's stag night. Adapted from TV with James Bolam.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

13End Of An Era1975102220160701 (BBC7)
20190528 (BBC7)
It's Bob and Thelma's big day - and he's on tranquilisers!

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier, Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers..

With Sheila Fearn, Joan Hickson, Anita Carey, Daphne Heard and Barbara Ogilvie.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Adapted for radio and produced by John Browell.

Audio recovered from a listener to BBC 7.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1975.

It's Bob and Thelma's big day, and he's on tranquilisers. Adapted from TV. From 1975.

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom

Radio version of the classic TV sitcom