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Ayres On The Air

Ayres On The Air

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra
  • 2004 - 2018
  • 27 episodes (6 series)

Pam Ayres presents sketches, poetry and anecdotes. With Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - Deterioration

Pam Ayres brings us her own poetry and sketches, with the help of Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead. She looks at deterioration; of eyesight, figure and memory, the list goes on!

Further details

This week's theme is deterioration... of eyesight, figure, memory... the list goes on. There are poems about being too fat and buying a Wonderbra. There are also sketches about being topless at 60 and how to spice up your love life with a little celebrity fantasy in a sketch called 'Me and Michael Aspel'.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 5th July 2004
Time
11:30am
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 13th November 2009 5:30pm Radio 7
Sunday 15th November 2009 3:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 23rd September 2010 5:00pm Radio 7
Sunday 26th September 2010 3:00pm Radio 7
Monday 5th September 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 13th March 2014 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 13th March 2014 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 14th March 2014 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 3rd March 2020 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 3rd March 2020 5:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 4th March 2020 5:00am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 7th March 2020 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 15th March 2022 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 15th March 2022 5:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 16th March 2022 5:00am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 19th March 2022 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Cast
Pam Ayres Host / Presenter
Geoffrey Whitehead Ensemble Actor
Felicity Montagu Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Pam Ayres Writer
Chris Thompson Writer
Peter Reynolds Writer
Jan Etherington Writer
Production team
Claire Jones Producer

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