HMS Paradise. Captain Turvey (Richard Caldicot). Copyright: Rediffusion London.

HMS Paradise

Series 1

1. Captain Art Thou Sleeping There Above?

First broadcast: Thursday 16th July 1964

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2. Come Out Lt Ross Wherever You Are

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd July 1964

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3. An Officer And A Gentleman

First broadcast: Thursday 30th July 1964

CPO Banyard gets to understand that being an officer isn't all about signing your own leave passes and wearing a flat hat - he has to do some real work for a change ...

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4. The Sea Does Not Want Them

First broadcast: Thursday 6th August 1964

Ye gentlemen of England,
That live at home at ease,
Ah, little do you think upon,
The dangers of the seas

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5. I Don't Know The Name And The Face

First broadcast: Thursday 13th August 1964

Lieutenant Pouter is suddenly menaced by marriage but with Chief Petty Officer Banyard's help he discovers that love will find a way out.

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6. It'll All Come Out In The Wash

First broadcast: Thursday 20th August 1964

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7. You'll Get No Promotion This Side Of The Ocean

First broadcast: Thursday 27th August 1964

Able Seaman Murdoch tries to win fair lady with a Do-it-yourself promotion kit.

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8. Call Me Madam & I'll Punch You On The Nose

First broadcast: Thursday 3rd September 1964

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9. Don't Fire That Man, He's Loaded

First broadcast: Thursday 10th September 1964

Captain Turvey adds a shell to his souvenir collection and the island draft tries to get it back before it explodes.

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10. You Have Been Listening To Radio Paradise

First broadcast: Thursday 17th September 1964

A little of what Captain Turvey fancies doesn't do anyone any good.

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11. And A Happy Bastille Day To You, Too

First broadcast: Thursday 24th September 1964

You can twist French history as much as you like - but for Drake's sake, never mess about with their perishing geography. So says CPO Banyard, during a lecture to fellow prisoners.

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12. In Which We Serve A Drop O'the Hard Stuff

First broadcast: Thursday 1st October 1964

Banyard's Potent Punch gets the party going.

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13. Mutiny On The Boonsey

First broadcast: Thursday 8th October 1964

To avenge himself of Captain Turvey, Lt Pouter goes back 200 years in history and finds that he might just as well have stayed at home.

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14. Having A Wonderful Time, Glad You're

First broadcast: Thursday 15th October 1964

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15. Anybody Wanna Buy An Island?

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd October 1964

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16. Thar's Gold In Them Thar Holes

First broadcast: Thursday 29th October 1964

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17. Twas On The Good Ship Venus

First broadcast: Thursday 5th November 1964

There are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamed of in the Manual of Navigation.

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18. Our Man On Boonsey

First broadcast: Thursday 12th November 1964

When Captain Turvey stoops to conquer, there's nobody who stoops lower.

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19. There Is No Excuse For Slipshod Paperwork

First broadcast: Thursday 19th November 1964

The dreaded Captain Turvey becomes the new Captain of the Dockyard at Portland; the Boonsey island establishment try him on for size and find he doesn't fit.

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20. What Am I Bid For This Lot

First broadcast: Thursday 26th November 1964

For once, CPO Banyard ends up with far, far more than he bargained for.

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21. How To Try In Business Without Really Succeeding

First broadcast: Thursday 3rd December 1964

CPO Banyard discovers that a bowler hat and 20 years of fiddling before the mast are not qualifications for a civilian career.

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22. Let That Be A Four Minute Warning To You

First broadcast: Thursday 10th December 1964

Captain Turvey is lecturing the Island draft on what to do if the bomb drops, when all of a sudden ...

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23. Hail Lieutenant Hathaway And Farewell

First broadcast: Thursday 17th December 1964

Lieutenant Superman Hathaway, sent by Captain Turvey to scourge the island draft, discovers that Queen's Regulations is a closed book at Boonsey.

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Special: HMS Paradise Meets HMS Eagle

First broadcast: Thursday 24th December 1964

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25. This Side Up - Use No Hooks

First broadcast: Thursday 31st December 1964

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26. The Great Brain Robbery

First broadcast: Thursday 7th January 1965

If Lieutenant Pouter and Able Seaman Murdoch can become geniuses what does that make the rest of the Navy?

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