A live stage tour version of the long-running BBC Radio 4 panel show, in which the chairman gives the panelists silly things to do. Featuring many of the most popular rounds from the radio series, including "Missed Hits", "One Song to the Tune of Another", "Letter Writing", "Sound Effects Story Time", "Uxbridge English Dictionary", "Pick-Up Song", "Sound Charades", "Mornington Crescent", "Quiz of Quizzes" and "Swanee Kazoo". Written by
Producer Jon Naismith is credited as the "laser display board operator". This is a reference to a running joke on the radio series, where chairman Humphrey Lyttelton often made reference to various laser display boards ostensibly used on the show, which don't exist but sound impressive to the listening radio audience. The credit refers to the fact that this information is actually displayed by Naismith himself. See more »
Well, I'm afraid it doesn't look as if Samantha's going to be able to make it for this half of the evening at least. I'm afraid she's had to stop off to see a grumpy, old gentleman friend in Stockport, who doesn't like spending his money. He's been phoning her constantly, angrily demanding a visit. Samantha says she doesn't really mind handling his testy calls, and she says if she butters him up properly, she can occasionally get him to splash out.
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Producer Jon Naismith is credited as "laser display board operator", a reference to a running joke in the radio series (see Trivia). See more »