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    • Round the Horne

    • Complete Series One: March 1965 - June 1965
    • By: Marty Feldman, Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Betty Marsden, Kenneth Williams, Bill Pertwee, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden and Hugh Paddick star in 16 episodes of the anarchic 1960s radio comedy. Round the Horne arrived on BBC radio in 1965, bringing laughter to Sunday lunchtimes throughout the land. Over the course of 16weekly episodes it carved a niche in the history of broadcast comedy, a sketch show which prodded the boundaries of propriety and innuendo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Daft, Silly, Briliant!

    • By C.A on 05-12-15

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Round the Horne: Complete Series 2

    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: full cast, Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Horne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden and Hugh Paddick star in 15 episodes of the anarchic 1960s radio comedy. Round the Horne arrived on BBC radio in 1965, bringing laughter to Sunday lunchtimes throughout the land. Over the course of 16 weekly episodes it carved a niche in the history of broadcast comedy, a sketch show which prodded the boundaries of propriety and innuendo.

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Round the Horne: Complete Series 3

    • Classic Comedy from the BBC Archives
    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 50

    Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden and Hugh Paddick star in 20 episodes of the anarchic 1960s radio comedy. Round the Horne arrived on BBC radio in 1965, bringing laughter to Sunday lunchtimes throughout the land. It carved a niche in the history of broadcast comedy, a sketch show which prodded the boundaries of propriety and innuendo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bona Series

    • By Huw Hitchings on 14-06-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Round the Horne: Complete Series 4

    • 17 Episodes of the Groundbreaking BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 41

    Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden and Hugh Paddick star in 17 episodes of the anarchic 1960s radio comedy, including the 1967 Christmas special. Round the Horne arrived on BBC radio in 1965, bringing laughter to Sunday lunchtimes throughout the land. Over the course of 16 weekly episodes it carved a niche in the history of broadcast comedy, a sketch show which prodded the boundaries of propriety and innuendo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT MEMORIES OF ALL THE' ROUND THE HORNE' CAST

    • By Michael Sheridan on 30-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Round the Horne: The Complete Julian & Sandy

    • Classic BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: Johnnie Mortimer, Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Williams, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    Kenneth Williams and Hugh Paddick are the notorious resting thespians in this hilarious collection of sketches from Round the Horne. Through four series of Round the Horne, Julian and Sandy graced each episode with an encounter with 'that nice Mr Horne'. Each week they'd be up to new tricks, from filmmaking (Bona Prods) to a travel agency ('something exciting in a cheap package') and a 'bijou restaurantette' (La Casserole de Bona Gourmet).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • camper humour

    • By paul on 01-11-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Beyond Our Ken

    • Series One
    • By: Barry Took, Eric Merriman
    • Narrated by: Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Ron Moody star in the surviving 13 episodes from the very first series of the classic weekly show, the forerunner to Round the Horne. Between 1958 and 1964, Beyond Our Ken lit up the airwaves. A madcap mix of sketches and songs, it remains as funny today as when it was first broadcast. Full of witty wordplay, larger-than-life characters, comic catchphrases and sublimely silly humour....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Rubbish

    • By Chaz on 08-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Bona World of Julian and Sandy

    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    A selection of 1960s sketches from "Round the Horne" featuring the outrageously camp couple, Julian and Sandy. Oozing with innuendo and double-entendre, they engage on a variety of entrepreneurial endeavours, from Guided Tripettes to the Bona Guest House, Bogmouth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bona indeed!

    • By Jo on 14-04-13

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Round the Horne

    • The Complete & Utter History
    • By: Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Barry Took
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Round the Horne is the best-selling audio of all time. With its memorable catch phrases, brilliant scripts, and Kenneth Horne as its deft anchorman, Round the Horne easily assumed its mantle as one of the most consistently funny radio series from the 60s.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Wonderful

    • By M. Hunter on 28-08-15

    Regular price: £14.00

    • Round the Horne

    • The Very Best Episodes, Volume 1
    • By: Marty Feldman, Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Four of the best episodes from the classic BBC radio comedy series, which took comedy to a new level of outrageousness in the late 1960s. Kenneth Horne is the suave host, whilst around him orbit those no-holds-barred satellites Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, Hugh Paddick, and Bill Pertwee. Regular characters Julian and Sandy and Rambling Syd Rumpo make a number of appearances, in amongst the usual comedy collage of sketches, songs, spoof series, and news reports.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Round the Horne Compendium

    • Classic BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A fascinating and hilarious collection of archive rarities - plus two restored episodes - from the much loved BBC radio comedy series starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee. Round the Horne breathed daring new life over the BBC radio airwaves from 1965 to 1968, a madcap mix of daring double entendres, captivating characters and bawdy badinage.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • annoying beeping noise between each chapter

    • By Brian King on 11-08-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Julian and Sandy

    • By: Marty Feldman, Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In this first fantabulosa selection of sketches from BBC radio's classic comedy Round the Horne, we find that two infamously outrageous resting thesps from Carnaby Street are game on for a variety of entrepreneurial endeavours.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Julian and Sandy

    • By Chris on 19-01-08

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Round The Horne

    • The Very Best Episodes, Volume 2
    • By: Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, Hugh Paddick, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Another volume of the best episodes from the classic BBC radio comedy series, which took comedy to a new level of outrageousness in the late 1960s. Kenneth Horne is the suave host, whilst around him orbit those no-holds-barred satellites Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, Hugh Paddick, and Bill Pertwee. Regular characters Julian and Sandy and Rambling Syd Rumpo make a number of appearances, in amongst the usual comedy collage of sketches, songs, spoof series, and news reports.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ROUND THE HORNE

    • By Ken on 19-10-11

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Round the Horne

    • The Very Best Episodes, Volume 3
    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, and Bill Pertwee, Round the Horne ran for four series between 1965 and 1968. It was a groundbreaking piece of broadcasting, famous for its catchphrases, clever innuendo, colourful characters, and brilliantly inventive scripts.

    Regular price: £12.00