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    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    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.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    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
    • If You Are Not A Brit Doubt That You Will 'Get It'

    • By Julia on 09-14-17

    Regular price: $20.66

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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: $20.66

    • 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 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Bona World of Julian and Sandy

    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • 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 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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).

    Regular price: $14.45

    • Round the Horne

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

    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.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Beyond Our Ken

    • Series One
    • By: Barry Took, Eric Merriman
    • Narrated by: Hugh Paddick, Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    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....

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Round the Horne Compendium

    • Classic BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: Barry Took, Marty Feldman
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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.

    Regular price: $24.78

    • 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
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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: $15.49

    • 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
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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: $31.97

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Regular price: $31.97

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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: $21.31

    • 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 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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: $15.49

    • Beyond Our Ken, Volume 1

    • By: Eric Merriman, Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Between 1958 and 1964, Beyond Our Ken lit up the airwaves. A madcap mix of sketches and songs, packed with puns, parody and inspired characters, it remains as fresh and funny today as when it was first broadcast.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Puns Galore Great Brit Comedy

    • By Karen on 01-23-08

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 12
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Between 1965 and 1969 the successor to "Beyond Our Ken" ruled the airwaves. The show was scripted by Barry Took and Marty Feldman with music from the Fraser Hayes Four. Kenneth Horne was the golden-voiced straight man of the show, with the incredible comic talents of Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, Hugh Paddick, and Bill Pertwee taking on the guise of a score of characters in fast and funny sketches. Its zany humour will always be remembered as a high point of '60s radio.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Round the Horne Movie Spoofs

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

    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.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 13
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Between 1965 and 1969 the successor to "Beyond Our Ken" ruled the airwaves. The show was scripted by Barry Took and Marty Feldman with music from the Fraser Hayes Four. Kenneth Horne was the golden-voiced straight man of the show, with the incredible comic talents of Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, Hugh Paddick, and Bill Pertwee taking on the guise of a score of characters in fast and funny sketches. Its zany humour will always be remembered as a high point of '60s radio.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 14
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Here are four more 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: $10.33

    • Round the Horne

    • Volume 8
    • By: Kenneth Horne, more
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Here are two classic episodes from 1966 and 1967, full of memorable catch phrases and colourful characters, and featuring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, and Bill Pertwee.

    Regular price: $15.49

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