Delve Special. David Lander (Stephen Fry). Copyright: BBC.

Delve Special

BBC Radio 4 comedy satirising investigative journalism. 16 episodes (4 series), 1984 - 1987. Stars Stephen Fry, Jack Klaff, Brenda Blethyn, Mark Arden and others.

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Series 1 (1984)

The first series sees David Larner looking into The Shifton Scandal - how London's third airport was built just north-east of Birmingham, resulting in the demolition of the entire town of Shifton.

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Series 2 (1985)

In series two, investigate journalist David Larner looks into the true behind the robbery at an art gallery, and looks into how MI5's activities have resulted in mauve sheep.

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Series 3 (1986)

David Larner investigates the "Sea Snake" torpedo, cowboy builders, food additives and London's Square Mile in the third series.

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