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Here are four vintage instalments of the classic radio comedy starring Jimmy Clitheroe in The Clitheroe Kid.

James Robinson Clitheroe was enormously popular with the public as Jimmy in The Clitheroe Kid. At the height of his popularity, the diminutive Lancastrian comic had regular audiences of over 10 million listeners. He was a radio institution from 1958 to 1972.

(P)1990, 2005 BBC Audiobooks LTD

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  • Wayne
  • 10-28-07

Clithero Kid

Not being of the era to hear this as it was aired it took me a little time to get to know the characters. Good,clean, silly schoolboy humour that you can listen to time and again. Classic comedy well worth adding to your collection. I'm looking forward to future additions being made available.

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  • Evie
  • 06-05-12

Clitheroe Kid

This takes me back to the days of my youth and BBC radio. Jimmy, our Susan, Alfie, Mum and Granddad do not disappoint.

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  • Janet
  • 07-06-11

classic clitheroe kid

It brings back all the memories of listening to the clitheroe kid with Mum & Dad whilst eating Sunday lunch.

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  • Flint
  • 10-08-17

A wonderful trip down memory lane

Jimmy Clitheroe was a great favourite of mine when I was a young child in 1960's. Listening to this took me back to Sunday lunchtime radio. It is 'of its time' but still very enjoyable. It's good clean fun and a pleasant change from the things we get on the radio now.