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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 3, Episode 4 - Shopping

Pam is joined on stage by Geoffrey Whitehead and Felicity Montagu for poems and sketches on the subject of Shopping. Featuring sketches about braving the cosmetics department, and how some shop assistants think anyone over 40 should only wear beige. Pam's shopping poems include Nowadays We Worship at Saint Tesco, the Contact Lens poem and I Can't Find Nice Knickers, one of her briefer poems.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 9th September 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 20th January 2010 6:30pm Radio 4
Friday 15th February 2013 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th February 2013 2:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 2nd October 2014 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 2nd October 2014 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 3rd October 2014 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 21st July 2017 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 21st July 2017 5:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 22nd July 2017 5:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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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