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This is David Lander/This is David Harper

SPOOF INVESTIGATIVE reportery with a heavy dose of ROGER COOK-chiding, reworked from Radio 4’s Delve Special which starred, as did DAVID LANDER, the delightfully shiny STEPHEN FRY in a blond wig. Earnest exposing of cover-ups and miscarriages of trivial justice that always transpired to be molehills not mountains. Titular David moniker passed, baton-like, to less appealing fellow Oxbridge simperer TONY SLATTERY for DAVID HARPER follow-up. Bob Wellings to Michael Grade on BBC1’s Open Air: “I saw David Lander and wasn’t very sure about it”…

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