Image shows from L to R: Peter Jones, Donald Hewlett, Charles Hawtrey. Copyright: BBC.

The Bigger They Are

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about defrauding the Bank of England. 1 episode in 1985. Stars Peter Jones, Donald Hewlett, Charles Hawtrey, Lockwood West and others.

The Bigger They Are

The last of Wally K Daly's crime caper comedies. This time, there's a plot to defraud the Bank of England

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1985
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Peter Jones, Donald Hewlett, Charles Hawtrey, Lockwood West, John Bull, John Hollis, David Timson, John Rye and others
Writer
Wally K Daly
Producer
Martin Jenkins

A Mafia plot to defraud the Bank of England is foiled by the amazing escapades of two city gents, a group of prisoners and a prison governor. Anything might happen - and does!

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Saturday-Night Theatre: The Bigger They Are (Other official name)
  • Wally K Daly trilogy: The Bigger They Are
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 3rd August 1985 on BBC Radio 4 at 8:30pm
Episode length
90 minutes