Round The Horne. Copyright: BBC.

Round The Horne

BBC Light Programme and BBC Radio 2 sketch show. 67 episodes (4 series), 1965 - 1968. Stars Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Series 3, Episode 5 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Tuesday at 8:30am.

Round The Horne. Copyright: BBC.

Round The Horne

Hugely popular sketch show starring Kenneth Horne and co, created by Barry Took and Marty Feldman

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1965 - 1968
Channels
BBC Light Programme, BBC Radio 2
Episodes
67   (4 series)
Creators
Barry Took and Marty Feldman
Starring
Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee
Writers
Barry Took, Marty Feldman, Johnnie Mortimer, Brian Cooke and Donald Webster
Producers
Jakes Brown and John Simmonds

Production Details

Tagline
Now for the young in heart and weak in the head, it's Round The Horne.
Production company
Soundtrack
Main music from the Max Harris Group. Songs from the Fraser Hayes Four with music from Edwin Braden ("the great, 'airy fool") and the Hornblowers for the first three series.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 7th March 1965 on BBC Light Programme at 2:30pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 9th June 1968 on BBC Radio 2 at 2pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 3 Episode 5: Tuesday at 8:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 3 Episode 5: Tuesday at 12:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 3 Episode 5: Tuesday at 7:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Series 2 Episode 14: Tuesday 24th December at 8:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  5. Series 2 Episode 14: Tuesday 24th December at 12:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  6. Series 2 Episode 14: Tuesday 24th December at 7:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  7. Series 3 Episode 7: Tuesday 31st December at 8:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  8. Series 3 Episode 7: Tuesday 31st December at 12:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  9. Series 3 Episode 7: Tuesday 31st December at 7:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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