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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 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 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: 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

    • 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

    • 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 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

    • Beyond Our Ken Series 3

    • The classic BBC radio comedy
    • By: Eric Merriman
    • Narrated by: Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A hectic mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken kept millions of listeners in stitches between 1958 and 1964. In these uproarious half hours, you can enjoy a series of plays to remember; hear all about Kenneth Horne's adventures in Switzerland, Macau and the North West Frontier; check out the latest film releases in Picture Go Round; and learn about the worlds of photography, hobbies, food, the city and more in documentary feature Hornerama.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant!

    • By Michael Sheridan on 13-01-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • 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

    • 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

    • Beyond Our Ken, Series 2

    • Classic BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: Eric Merriman
    • Narrated by: Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Kenneth Horne is joined by Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee and Pat Lancaster in the second series of the classic weekly radio show. Between 1958 and 1964, Beyond Our Ken was one of radio's most popular comedy shows, with a regular audience of 10 million listeners. A hilarious mix of sketches and music, packed with witty wordplay, comic catchphrases and larger-than-life characters, this fabulous forerunner to Round the Horne remains just as funny today.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Beyond Our Ken: Complete Series 4

    • By: Eric Merriman
    • Narrated by: Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee, Hugh Paddick, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The complete fourth series of the madcap forerunner to Round the Horne. A hectic mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken kept millions of listeners in stitches between 1958 and 1964. These 20 fantastic episodes, published for the first time in audio, were first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1960 and 1961.

    Regular price: £29.99

    • 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 Movie Spoofs

    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    With its colourfully bizarre collection of characters and memorable catchphrases, its brilliantly inventive and sometimes outrageous scripts, Round The Horne was a unique chapter in the history of radio comedy.

    Listen to Round the Horne's homage to the cinema. Starring Kenneth Horne and a galaxy of Hornographic celebrities impersonated by Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, and Betty Marsden.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • None stop laughter!

    • By Sharron on 12-12-13

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 5
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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 of the 60s. Along with regulars, including Rambling Syd Rumpo and Julian and Sandy, these four episodes are from the first series and feature the first appearance of Charles and Fiona and Seamus Android.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 1
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    With its colourfully bizarre collection of characters and memorable catchphrases, its brilliantly inventive and sometimes outrageous scripts, Round The Horne was a unique chapter in the history of radio comedy. Ramling Syd Rumpo, Julian and his 'friend' Sandy, Charles and Fiona, Gruntfuttock, Daphne Whitethigh, and many more, they're all here in two classic shows, plus a hilarious compilation from some of the very best programmes. One listen and the memories will come flooding back.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Before Python there was Horne

    • By Andrew on 08-07-13

    Regular price: £10.00

    • 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

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 7
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    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 of the 60s. Along with regulars, including Rambling Syd Rumpo and Julian and Sandy, these four episodes are from the first series and feature the first appearance of Charles and Fiona and Seamus Android.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 2
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In Round The Horne 2 you can hear the complete version of "The Admirable Loombucket" (any resemblance to "The Admirable Crichton" being entirely intentional), the eerie tale of "The Phantom of the Bogmouth Hippodrome" (which preceded Mr Lloyd-Webber's little number by some years), and the African adventure "Lipharvest of the River".

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 11
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    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 of the '60s.

    Regular price: £12.00

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