The Big Noise. Bob Mason (Bob Monkhouse). Copyright: BBC.

The Big Noise

BBC One sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1964. Stars Bob Monkhouse and Norman Rossington.

Series 1, Episode 3

The Heartbeats have become as big as The Beatles and that is a problem for Bob who has booked them on his show. In order to keep them away from their fans he hides them in his Aunt's flat - a situation she is more than happy with!


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 1964
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bob Monkhouse Bob Mason
Norman Rossington Kim Hunter
Guest cast
John Fortune Johnny
Irene Handl Aunt Lily
Valerie Singleton TV announcer
Peter Reeves Peter Paley
Jerold Wells Police Inspector
Joe Gibbons Uncle Ken
Neville Smith Matthew (The Heartbeats)
Christopher Coll Christopher Coll (The Heartbeats)
Barry Wilsher Mark (The Heartbeats)
William Victor Pogo (The Heartbeats)
Writing team
Frank Muir Writer
Denis Norden Writer
Production team
Joe McGrath Producer

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