The Jason Explanation. David Jason. Copyright: BBC.

The Jason Explanation

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 31 episodes (4 series), 1977 - 1981. Stars David Jason, Miriam Margolyes, Royce Mills, Sheila Steafel, Chris Emmett, Norma Ronald, Stephen Moore and others.

The Jason Explanation

David Jason unravels the mysteries of the universe and the meaning of life

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1977 - 1981
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
31   (4 series)
Starring
David Jason, Miriam Margolyes, Royce Mills, Sheila Steafel, Chris Emmett, Norma Ronald, Stephen Moore, David Tate and others
Writers
Colin Bostock-Smith, Andy Hamilton, Barry Pilton, Paul Lee, Alistair Beaton, Rory McGrath, Guy Jenkin, Owen Brenman and others
Producers
Geoffrey Perkins and Jimmy Mulville

First there was Lord Clark, then Dr. Bronowski, then came Professor Galbraith, and now... Mr. David Jason. Each episode looks at a different problem and provides 'The Jason Explanation'.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 2nd September 1977 on BBC Radio 4 at 10:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 25th December 1981 on BBC Radio 4 at 10:30am
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 16th December 2018 at 8:00am on Radio 4 Extra

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