Round The Horne. Copyright: BBC
Round The Horne

Round The Horne

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Light Programme / BBC Radio 2
  • 1965 - 1968
  • 67 episodes (4 series)

Hugely popular sketch show starring Kenneth Horne and co, created by Barry Took and Marty Feldman. Stars Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and more.

Round The Horne. Copyright: BBC

Key details

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

Additional details

Tagline
Now for the young in heart and weak in the head, it's Round The Horne.
Also known as
  • It's Ken Again (Working title)
Production
Studio
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.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 7th March 1965 at 2:30pm on BBC Light Programme
Most recent repeats
  • Tuesday 20th June 2023 at 3:00am on Radio 4 Extra - Series 4, Episode 16
  • Monday 19th June 2023 at 6:00pm on Radio 4 Extra - Series 4, Episode 16
  • Monday 19th June 2023 at 1:00pm on Radio 4 Extra - Series 4, Episode 16

Recording details

  • Paris Theatre

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