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Radio 1: The Shows

Fun At One

Contains sketches by Ronnie Barker, Les Dawson, Tony Hancock and, apparently, Crystal TippsBURNETT-INSTIGATED lunchtime lafforama, involving little more than a short jingle and a track from the Secret Policeman’s Ball LP. Office worker entertainment on a budget!



  1. Arthur Nibble

    November 20, 2009 at 12:43 am

    Also that “Funny he never married…funny, YOU never married” sketch at least once a month.

  2. Glenn A

    July 15, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    About the only thing I can remember Paul Burnett for, that and turning in Glasgow in the late seventies and nearly losing it with a crowd who turned up for some Radio 1 Fun Day in Radio Clyde T shirts as some kind of ” go back to London” protest.

  3. Glenn Aylett

    July 30, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    He used to do another feature where a lorry driver’s partner would give the lorry’s make, registration number and get a request for her ” knight of the road”. Seemed lorries played a big part in Paul Burnett’s career.

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