Pickled Egg Quiz

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Does anyone remember these old radio shows? WARNING! to remember some you will have to be nearly as old as me. :shock:

Who were the main characters:

Much binding in the marsh?

ITMA?

Take it from here?

Up the pole?

Which special agent had the quarter to seven slot on the light programme before the Archers took it over?

Which daily serial was about a doctor's wife?

Who was Bert Weedon?

Can we have those who remember them before you look them up.

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Vaguely remember ITMA and Bert Weedon was often on TV - kids programs mostly it seemed.

The doctor's wife thing seems distantly familiar, the rest - nothing :(
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Peter.N. wrote:
08 Oct 2020, 10:40
Does anyone remember these old radio shows? WARNING! to remember some you will have to be nearly as old as me. :shock:

Who were the main characters:

Much binding in the marsh? NOT A CLUE

ITMA? Remember the name, predecessor of round the horn?

Take it from here? Nope

Up the pole? Nope

Which special agent had the quarter to seven slot on the light programme before the Archers took it over? Sexton Blake?

Which daily serial was about a doctor's wife?
Mrs Dales Diary?
Who was Bert Weedon?
Guitarist who did lots of kids shows
Can we have those who remember them before you look them up.

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You've got the last two Mick. =D>

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Then if it wasn't Sexton Blake was it Dick Barton? I always did mix those two up! :-D
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ITMA = It's That Man Again!
Spoiler: show
Had to look up Tommy Handley; I knew it was Tommy something
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Now you've said that James I remember my Dad telling me about ITMA when I was listening to the Clitheroe Kid one day. But that's all I do remember :o
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Yep, Dick Barton and ITMA but who was that man?

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In "Much Binding in the Marsh" there was (according to Wikipedia) a Mr. Blake the sexton, just to add to the confusion!
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I didn't know that James but who were the two main characters?
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You can find out for yourself, if you want;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00fbz ... odes/guide
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First chance for a go All TOH
Peter.N. wrote:
08 Oct 2020, 10:40
Does anyone remember these old radio shows? WARNING! to remember some you will have to be nearly as old as me. :shock:

Who were the main characters:

Much binding in the marsh? Remember the tune I would guess the pair Armstrong and Miller Parodied with their "Teddy Fyffe and Donald Brabbins"....Flanders and Swann

ITMA? Tony Hancock?

Take it from here? Don't Know

Up the pole? Don't Know-predecessor of "Round the Horn!? with Kenneth Horn

Which special agent had the quarter to seven slot on the light programme before the Archers took it over? Dick Barton

Which daily serial was about a doctor's wife? Guess-Mrs Dale's Diary

Who was Bert Weedon?"Play in a day with Bert Weedon" Guitar player and tutor

Can we have those who remember them before you look them up.

Peter
My best effort there Peter

Regards Neil
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Reading Neil's answer there for ITMA and the initials triggered a thought, was it Tommy Handley rather than Tony Hancock? :?:
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Decent finish from me, but poor start on looking a few up!

Regards Neil
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Niel

Your on the right track with Kenneth Horn but wrong programme

Mick

Tommy Handley is correct. Died quite suddenly I remember quite a shock for me I was only a kid.

I will give the rest of the answers tomorrow - if they haven't all appeared.

Peter