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.

  • Series 2, Episode 12 repeated tomorrow at 8am on Radio 4 Extra
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 more
Writers
Barry Took, Marty Feldman, Johnnie Mortimer, Brian Cooke and Donald Webster
Producers
Jakes Brown and John Simmonds
Companies

Additional details

Tagline
Now for the young in heart and weak in the head, it's Round The Horne.
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
Last new broadcast
Sunday 9th June 1968 at 2pm on BBC Radio 2
Next repeats
  1. Series 2, Episode 12: Tomorrow at 8am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 2, Episode 12: Tomorrow at 12pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 2, Episode 12: Tomorrow at 7pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Series 2, Episode 13: Tuesday 14th December at 8am on Radio 4 Extra
  5. Series 2, Episode 13: Tuesday 14th December at 12pm on Radio 4 Extra
  6. Series 2, Episode 13: Tuesday 14th December at 7pm on Radio 4 Extra
  7. Series 1, Episode 12: Saturday 18th December at 11am on Radio 4 Extra
  8. Series 1, Episode 12: Saturday 18th December at 9pm on Radio 4 Extra
Most recent repeats
  • Tuesday 30th November 2021 at 7:00pm on Radio 4 Extra - Series 2, Episode 11
  • Tuesday 30th November 2021 at 12:00pm on Radio 4 Extra - Series 2, Episode 11
  • Tuesday 30th November 2021 at 8:00am on Radio 4 Extra - Series 2, Episode 11

Recording details

  • Paris Theatre

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