PHENOMENALLY successful Simon Brett-penned suburban smugathon sitcom
Eternal childhood car journey boredom-accelerating forty-five minutes of over-enunciated words
ULTIMATE forgotten big-in-its-day comedy sketch show
GIGANTIC unstoppable broadcasting juggernaut
Saga Of Everyday Country Folk joined in the throes of unlikely Swinging Sixties bandwagon-jumping
PRE-FAME atypically non-visual rubberfaced whimsy from Rowan Atkinson and Richard Curtis
JOHN SESSIONS and assorted Private Eye staffers repay sizeable comic debt by making a mostly successful attempt at shoehorning JB Morton's ancient...
NO-NONSENSE just the facts straight ahead so-you-think-you're-clever-do-you? quizzery with Robert Robinson
That dreaded peal of croaking charleston brass could mean only one thing
RADIO 4's sonic equivalent of a scurrilous classroom newsletter
SURREALIST Renwick'n'Marshall free-for-all
YET ANOTHER early vehicle for Stephen Fry, this time in the guise of not-at-all-Roger-Cook-libelling investigative journalising incompetent David Lander
SUB-BLAKE'S 7 beardy 'space opera' melodrama about the crew of the Challenger and their seemingly unending quest to find one of those...
GARRULOUS genial garlic-scoffing gregarious Gallic gadabout undertaken by alliteration-crazed titular tubster Tom Vernon on his trusty two-wheeler 'The Roman Philosopher'
THE ULTIMATE in complaining-about-nothing shows
NOTE-PERFECT impersonator-facilitated recreation of lost Marx Brothers radio show
ESSENTIALLY an audio equivalent to all those whopping great Muir-edited 'gift books' available exclusively at WH Smith every Christmas
Much-loved unhinged pastiche of ye olde 'Boys Own'-style publications and attendant tales of "derring-do and derring-don't" and features on improving outdoor hobbies
RADIO cottoned on to the TV Burper-in-waiting long before TV did
LONGSTANDING regular engagement for those two men posing as elderly female academics
DOUGLAS ADAMS' superior sci-fi send-up, as overenthusiastic towel-wielding blokes hunting for off-airs of Marvin on Studio B15 are wont to remind you...
PETER JACKSON-trouncing epic-length Tolkein adaptations
'THATCHER'-lampooning Yes, Minister-riffing Tolkein parody fun from the pens of 'APR Marshall and JHW Lloyd'
Bring Me The Head Of Alf-Radio Cream-o Garcia!
STRANGEST concept ever for a childrens' show
'DANGEROUS' late-night live psuedo-alternative comedy sketches from Nick Wilton, Helen Lederer, Steve Brown and Clive Mantle.
'SOME POSHOS OFF THE RADIO' - ie Emma Thompson and the Who Dares Wins lot - perform a bunch of old Douglas...
ONE OF the last chapters of David Jason's pre-fame 'difficult period'
MILD CONTROVERSY-courting series of only very slightly 'mock' lectures examining "the vicissitudes of modern living"
Just A Minute is a long-running panel game where the wonderful chairman Nicholas Parsons [BZZZT: "He's not wonderful"]
INITIALLY a stern-faced weekly science review, but when they realised nobody was listening shifted over to arts coverage
GRANGE HILL For Adults gambit charting the oft-comic trials and tribulations of a modern Secondary Modern as seen through the eyes of...
LEE AND HERRING-swindling reimagining of On The Hour's 'sport'-obsessed Steve Coogan-portrayed reporter as an obnoxious chat show host
DOUGLAS ADAMS and conservationy pal Mark Cawardine set off on a globe-straddling shorts-ahoy Attenborough-aping animal odyssey
EIGHTIES-as-they-came sitcom featuring Alexei Sayle
WEEKLY epistle with an Uncle Sam postmark from Alistair 'Lochaber No More' Cooke
FINAL resting place of the one-time broadcasting institution, by then very much on its last legs thanks to the machinations of Derek...
NED SHERRIN-led roundtable arts discussion pot-pourri
LAST GASP of the short-lived craze for 'improv comedy'
ANDY HAMILTON and Nick Revell were your hosts for a double-hander sketch show driven by proto-Lee & Herring gambit of Kelly Monteith-esque...
NAVIGATION through the minefield of personal finance
CONCURRENT companion piece panel shows both making heavy use of Frank Muir and Dennis Norden.
OCCASIONALLY-NETWORKED locally-grown Caledonian sketch comedy and obvious precursor to the television show of largely the same name
HEADLINE-GUFFAWING weekly satire-lite hoedown.
All-too-plausible mockery of the pomposity of modern hi-tech news broadcasting
ACCLAIMED docusoap send-up with investigative reporter Roy Mallard
WRITING POWERHOUSE who filled Radio 4's schedules virtually single-handed for decades on end
TYPICALLY futile mid-eighties attempt at luring the school holidaying kids away from WHY DON'T YOU? and back towards the radio
EARLY evening news roundup grim-athon
AUSTIN POWERS-purloined tongue-in-cheek pastiche of all things sixties, agenty and secret