Elsie, Doris, Gert And Daisy. Image shows from L to R: Elsie Waters (Susie Blake), Doris Waters (Celia Imrie). Copyright: BBC.

Elsie, Doris, Gert And Daisy

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about Elsie and Doris Waters. 1 episode in 1996. Stars Celia Imrie, Susie Blake, Tilly Vosburgh, Tessa Peake-Jones and others.

Elsie, Doris, Gert And Daisy. Image shows from L to R: Elsie Waters (Susie Blake), Doris Waters (Celia Imrie). Copyright: BBC.

Elsie, Doris, Gert And Daisy

Comedy drama about the comedy double act Elsie and Doris Waters

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1996
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Celia Imrie, Susie Blake, Tilly Vosburgh, Tessa Peake-Jones, Ann Beach, Barbara Atkinson, David Bradley, Chris Wright and others
Writer
Anne Caulfield
Director
Marion Nancarrow

Anne Caulfield's imaginative celebration of the classic music hall duo, Elsie and Doris Waters, and their immortal gossipy characters Gert and Daisy.

Larking about in a recording studio, Elsie and Doris created the ebullient Cockneys, who were to take them away from the East End and into a world they'd only ever dreamed about...

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Drama: Elsie, Doris, Gert And Daisy (Other official name)
  • Saturday Playhouse: Elsie, Doris, Gert and Daisy (Other official name)
Soundtrack
Music from Colin Guthrie.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 23rd March 1996 on BBC Radio 4 at 2:30pm
Episode length
90 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 28th March 2021 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra