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 »
The pioneering feminist, Emmeline Pankhurst, was born in Manchester. Starting in 1910, Pankhurst campaigned noisily for women's rights outside Parliament every day from 4 o'clock in the afternoon. She would have got there earlier but she always had a stack of ironing to get through first.
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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 »