Williams On The Wireless
Marking the 90th anniversary of the birth of Kenneth Williams, actor Robin Sebastian celebrates the comedian's radio work
- BBC Radio 4 Extra
- Robin Sebastian, Christopher Stevens, Russell Davies, Graham Norton, Julian Clary and Kenneth Williams
- Stephen Garner
Including new contributions from biographer Christopher Stevens and broadcaster Russell Davies the programmes explore Williams' popular characters such as Ramblin' Syd Rumpo and look back with laughter at some classic episodes of radio comedy. We also find Kenneth in a darker mood in a radio adaption of a Gogol story.
On The Trail Of Ramblin' Syd: A new programme in which Robin Sebastian traces the origins and impact of the West Country folk singer.
Hancock's Half Hour (The Television Set episode): Galton & Simpson comedy. Living in the only house in Railway Cuttings without a telly, the Lad takes action.
The Very Best Of Ramblin' Syd Rumpo: A special concert recorded in 1970 in front of a live audience at Abbey Road Studios.
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Saturday 20th February 2016 on BBC Radio 4 at 9am
- Episode length
- 180 minutes
- Last repeat
- Saturday 20th February 2016 at 7:00pm