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01From Badger To Frost2012052120130809Written and presented by David Nobbs.
David Nobbs is the comic genius behind Reggie Perrin, The Two Ronnies, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd and Radio 4's The Maltby Collection. In With Nobbs On he presents a three-part series of entertaining, joke-laden, insider observations on his comedy career to a studio audience - along with guest readings, archive material and unpredictable delights.
Episode 1 - From Badgers to Frost
A young David realizes there's more to writing a novel than just the title, and TV fame beckons when cabs are sent to collect David's sketches for an iconic, groundbreaking satirical show.
Featuring Martin Trenaman and Mia Soteriou
Produced by Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.
02From Howerd's End To Pebble Mill20120528 Episode 2 - From Howerd's end to Pebble Mill
Written and presented by David Nobbs
With Nobbs On sees David Nobbs, the comic genius behind Reggie Perrin, The Two Ronnies, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd and R4's The Maltby Collection, presenting a three-part series of entertaining, joke-laden, insider observations on his comedy career to a studio audience along with guest readings, archive material and unpredictable delights.
David has trouble explaining why he's impersonating Frankie Howerd in a public place to the police. Meanwhile Pebble Mill reject a short story about a man battling with his identity as a successful middle class, middle management manager, called Reginald Iolanthe Perrin.
Featuring Martin Trenaman and Mia Soteriou
Produced by Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.
02From Howerd's End To Pebble Mill2012052820130816Episode 2 - From Howerd's end to Pebble Mill
Written and presented by David Nobbs
With Nobbs On sees David Nobbs, the comic genius behind Reggie Perrin, The Two Ronnies, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd and R4's The Maltby Collection, presenting a three-part series of entertaining, joke-laden, insider observations on his comedy career to a studio audience along with guest readings, archive material and unpredictable delights.
David has trouble explaining why he's impersonating Frankie Howerd in a public place to the police. Meanwhile Pebble Mill reject a short story about a man battling with his identity as a successful middle class, middle management manager, called Reginald Iolanthe Perrin.
Featuring Martin Trenaman and Mia Soteriou
Produced by Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.
03 LASTThe Fall And Reprise Of Reggie Perrin20120604 With Nobbs On sees David Nobbs, the comic genius behind Reggie Perrin, The Two Ronnies, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd and Radio 4's The Maltby Collection, presenting a three-part series of entertaining, joke-laden, insider observations on his comedy career to a studio audience along with guest readings, archive material and unpredictable delights.
David Nobbs describes life after he creates one of the most memorable of British characters, Reginald Iolanthe Perrin and how Reggie keeps on rising.
Written and presented by David Nobbs
Featuring Martin Trenaman and Mia Soteriou
Produced by Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.
03 LASTThe Fall And Reprise Of Reggie Perrin2012060420130823With Nobbs On sees David Nobbs, the comic genius behind Reggie Perrin, The Two Ronnies, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd and Radio 4's The Maltby Collection, presenting a three-part series of entertaining, joke-laden, insider observations on his comedy career to a studio audience along with guest readings, archive material and unpredictable delights.
David Nobbs describes life after he creates one of the most memorable of British characters, Reginald Iolanthe Perrin and how Reggie keeps on rising.
Written and presented by David Nobbs
Featuring Martin Trenaman and Mia Soteriou
Produced by Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.

Duration

  • 30 Minutes

Genre

  • Comedy
  • Documentaries
  • Factual
  • Arts
  • Culture & the Media
  • Life Stories

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