Ukridge (1992)

BBC Radio 4 comedy adapted from PG Wodehouse's stories. 6 episodes (1 series), 1992 - 1993. Stars Griff Rhys Jones, Robert Bathurst, Adam Godley, Simon Godley and others.

Series 1

1. The Accident Syndicate

First broadcast: Monday 21st December 1992

Ukridge and his pals pool their money and take out accident insurance on Teddy. However, he soon seems impervious to incident!


2. The Debut Of Battling Bilson

First broadcast: Monday 28th December 1992

This week Ukridge seizes on the boxing ring as the way to make his fortune, when he becomes the manager of an enormous pugilistic sailor.


3. The Long Arm Of Looney Coote

First broadcast: Monday 4th January 1993

Ukridge enters the world of politics when he volunteers his services as campaign manager for an old school chum's attempt to be elected as an MP.


4. Ukridge's Dog College

First broadcast: Monday 11th January 1993

Ukridge's latest money-spinning wheeze is a canine improvement scheme based in Kent. Things go well until the dogs are seized in lieu of an unpaid debt...


5. The Return Of Battling Billson

First broadcast: Monday 18th January 1993

Ukridge's failed champion, Battling Billson, turns from pugilist to evangelist. This is good news only to the mother of his fiancée, Flossie, who is determined her daughter shall not wed a fighter.


6. Ukridge Rounds A Nasty Corner

First broadcast: Monday 25th January 1993

Ukridge finds himself unwittingly engaged after a near-miss in his car.