Harry Worth In Things Could Be Worse

Episodes

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01The Blackmail Letter1976091520180107 (BBC7)
20191229 (BBC7)
When he receives a menacing letter, the biggest threat to Harry's wellbeing is Harry himself!

Harry blunders his way through another catalogue of mishaps.

Written by David McKellar and David Renwick.

Starring Harry Worth. With John Baddeley, John Graham and Miriam Margolyes.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1976.

When he receives a menacing letter, the main threat to Harry's wellbeing is Harry himself!

Comedian Harry Worth stars as himself in the eponymous 1970s comedy.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

02Take A Chance1976092220180114 (BBC7)
20200105 (BBC7)
When Harry enters a radio quiz - will his general knowledge gleaned from cigarette cards suffice?

Harry blunders his way through another catalogue of mishaps.

Starring Harry Worth.

With John Baddeley, John Graham and Miriam Margolyes.

Written by David McKellar and David Renwick.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1976.

Harry enters a radio quiz. Will his cigarette card general knowledge be enough?

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

Starring Harry Worth.

With John Baddeley, John Graham and Miriam Margolyes.

Written by David McKellar and David Renwick.

Producer: Simon Brett.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

When Harry enters a radio quiz - will his general knowledge gleaned from cigarette cards suffice?

Harry blunders his way through another catalogue of mishaps.

Starring Harry Worth.

With John Baddeley, John Graham and Miriam Margolyes.

Written by David McKellar and David Renwick.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1976.

03An Englishman's Home1976092920180121 (BBC7)
20200112 (BBC7)
Harry and his neighbours take on the council when a new bypass threatens their homes.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

04The Best Policy1976100620180128 (BBC7)
20200119 (BBC7)
Harry finds a wallet and, being an honest chap, hands it in. What could go wrong?

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

05It Never Rains...1976101320180204 (BBC7)
20200126 (BBC7)
Harry goes on holiday to the seaside and is treated to a week of typical British weather.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

06Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot1976102020180211 (BBC7)
20200202 (BBC7)
Harry gets more than he bargains for when he spends his birthday reminiscing about the war

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

07And So To Bed1976102720180218 (BBC7)
20200209 (BBC7)
Harry has back problems, but will a reputation for being a hypochondriac work against him?

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

08The 10.15 To Gatwick1976110320180225 (BBC7)
20200216 (BBC7)
Harry's off on a trip to Munich, but his journey to the airport starts going off the rails

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

09The Wedding1976111020180304 (BBC7)
20200223 (BBC7)
Harry is best man at his best friend Derek's wedding. What could possibly go wrong?

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

10The Visit1976111720180311 (BBC7)
20200301 (BBC7)
Harry plans to visit his godparents in Liverpool. Surely, even he couldn't mess that up?

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

11Going For A Song1976112420180318 (BBC7)
20200308 (BBC7)
Harry spends the night outside a department store to grab a bargain.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

12The Coach Trip1976120120180325 (BBC7)
20200315 (BBC7)
Harry takes his troublesome nephew Edwin on an incident-packed coach journey down the M1.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.

13All At Sea1976120820180401 (BBC7)
20200322 (BBC7)
Harry and his friends go nature rambling along the Welsh coast.

Comedian Harry Worth blunders his ways though more mishaps in this 1970s comedy.