It Sticks Out Half A Mile. Image shows from L to R: Frank Pike (Ian Lavender), Arthur Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Miss Perkins (Vivienne Martin), Bert Hodges (Bill Pertwee). Copyright: BBC.

It Sticks Out Half A Mile

BBC Radio 2 sitcom. 14 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 1983 - 1984. Stars John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender, Bill Pertwee and Vivienne Martin.

Pilot is repeated on Radio 4 Extra tomorrow at 8:30am.

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John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender, Bill Pertwee star in four more episodes of the radio sequel to Dad's Army.

Inspecting The Piles (Episode 4): In order to save money, Hodges, Pike and Wilson decide to inspect the foundations of Frambourne Pier in an inflatable rubber dinghy - at night.

Pike In Love (Episode 5): Uncle Arthur is called in to give Pike a lesson on the birds and the bees.

The Friends Of Frambourne Pier (Episode 6): Pike and Hodges decide to launch a campaign asking for volunteers. And so The Friends of Frambourne Pier Association (FOFPA) is born.

The First Meeting (Episode 7): The first meeting of The Friends of Frambourne Pier Association is convened. Arthur Wilson attends, but has to explain his evening out to a suspicious Mrs Pike.

With John Le Mesurier as Arthur Wilson, Ian Lavender as Frank Pike and Bill Pertwee as Bert Hodges, It Sticks Out Half A Mile was written by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles, who also adapted Dad's Army for radio.

First released: Thursday 23rd February 2012

  • Distributor: AudioGo
  • Discs: 2
  • Catalogue: 9781445864488

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