Frank Muir Goes Into

With the help of Alfred Marks and a whole host of classic comedy clips, sketches, quotations, and gags, Frank Muir Goes Into a different subject each week.

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Profit

A series of programmes with Frank Muir and Alfred Marks. Today they skip through the comic literature of profit, with jokes, quotes and comedy clips from Alan Bennett , Peter Cook , Tom Lehrer , the Two Ronnies, Monty Python and Woody Allen. Producer Richard Edis. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks.

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Peter Cook

Unknown: Tom Lehrer

Unknown: Monty Python

Unknown: Woody Allen.

Producer: Richard Edis.

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Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks.

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Peter Cook

Unknown: Tom Lehrer

Unknown: Monty Python

Unknown: Woody Allen.

Producer: Richard Edis.

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Loss

Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of Loss, with jokes, quotes and comedy clips from Victor Borge , Shelley Berman , Jack Sheldon ,

Bob Newhart , Peter Cook and Alan Bennett.

'In the midst of life we are in debt.'

(Ethel Watts Mumford)

Producer Richard Edis Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Unknown: Victor Borge

Unknown: Shelley Berman

Unknown: Jack Sheldon

Unknown: Bob Newhart

Unknown: Peter Cook

Unknown: Alan Bennett.

Producer: Richard Edis

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Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Unknown: Victor Borge

Unknown: Shelley Berman

Unknown: Jack Sheldon

Unknown: Bob Newhart

Unknown: Peter Cook

Unknown: Alan Bennett.

Producer: Richard Edis

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Hell

Frank Muir and Alfred

Marks skip through the comic literature of hell.

Producer Richard Edis Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir

Producer: Richard Edis

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Unknown: Frank Muir

Producer: Richard Edis

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Hope Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of hope, with jokes, quotes and comedy clips.

Producer Richard Edis Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Hope Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Producer: Richard Edis

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Unknown: Hope Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Producer: Richard Edis

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Fear

Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of fear, with jokes, quotes and comedy clips.

Producers Simon Brett and John Lloyd. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Producers: Simon Brett

Producers: John Lloyd.

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Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Producers: Simon Brett

Producers: John Lloyd.

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Love

Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of love, with jokes, quotes and comedy clips.

Producers Simon Brett and John Lloyd. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Producers: Simon Brett

Producers: John Lloyd.

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Hate

Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of hate.

Producer Richard Edis. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Producer: Richard Edis.

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Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Alfred Marks

Producer: Richard Edis.

0101The Law1973040220041116 (BBC7)
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This week Frank fights the law, and the law wins.

0102Education1973040920060217 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir and Alfred Marks delve into comedy clips of the past to investigate the subject of education.

0103Medicine1973041620041123 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the world of medical humour, with clips from John Cleese, Bill Oddie and Tony Hancock.

0104The Theatre1973042320041130 (BBC7)
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Frank treads the boards, with the help of Alfred Marks and a host of classic comedy clips.

0105Advertising1973043020041207 (BBC7)
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Aided by Alfred Marks, Frank Muir delves into the world of advertising.

Featuring Bob Newhart, The Two Ronnies and Benny Hill.

With Alfred Marks, Frank Muir delves into the world of advertising.

Helped by Alfred Marks, Frank Muir explores the murky depths of advertising.

With Bob Newhart, the Two Ronnies and Benny Hill.

Aided by Alfred Marks, Frank Muir explores the murky depths of advertising.

0106The Church1973050720041214 (BBC7)
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With the help of sketches, quotations, clips, gags and Alfred Marks, Frank Muir delves into holy territory.

0107The Office1973051420041228 (BBC7)
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Ever wondered about office protocol and where red tape comes from? Frank Muir answers these questions and more!

0108 LASTGovernment1973052120050104 (BBC7)
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20070523 (BBC7)

With a little help from Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Ronnie Barker, Frank delves into politics and politicians.

In the last in the series, Frank Muir and Alfred Marx lift the lid on politics.

In the last in the series, Frank Muir and Alfred Marks lift the lid on politics.

0201The Home1973091020050111 (BBC7)
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A look at the Englishman and his castle with help from Bob Newhart and Alan Bennett.

0202Marriage1973091720050118 (BBC7)
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With a little help from Woody Allen, Steptoe & Son and The Garnetts, Frank Muir investigates 'that most abused institution'.

With the help of sketches, quotations, clips and gags, Frank Muir delves into marriage.

0203The Family1973092420050125 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir's investigating the typical family of September 1973, with the help of Alfred Marks.

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Frank Muir looks into the vexed question of social status.

Frank Muir's investigating the humour of class with the help of Alfred Marks.

0205Food1973100820050208 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir delves into the delicious subject of food.

0206Parties1973101520060505 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir takes a humorous look at social gatherings with the aid of jokes and sketches.

0207Hobbies1973102220060512 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir takes a humorous look at leisure time with a little help from Alfred Marks.

0208Sports1973102920060519 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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How do the English people view sport? How much do we treasure winning games? Frank Muir finds out.

From September 1973.

0209Pets1973110520060526 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Muir and Marks turn their attention to the world of pets.

With contributions from Bob Newhart, Peter Cook and Woody Allen.

0210 LASTHolidays1973111220060602 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir takes a humorous look at the subject of holidays, assisted by Alfred Marks.

First heard November 1973.

First heard in November 1973.

0301Nostalgia1974092920060609 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir delves into the past to see if the past is worth delving into in this blend of quotes, clips and jokes.

0302Heroism1974100620060616 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank investigates the humour behind heroism with the help of Alfred Marks.

Written by Simon Brett.

0303Optimism1974101320060623 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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The theme of optimism is explored by Frank, with clips featuring Peter Cook and Jonathan Miller.

0304Pessimism1974102020060630 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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A show about pessimism.

Should you feel like listening, Frank Muir dwells on the hopelessness of existence.

From October 1974.

0305Superstition1974102720060707 (BBC7)

Frank Muir bids us welcome to this week's show, for which you will need some lucky heather and a rabbit's foot.

0306Boredom1974110320060714 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir bids us welcome to this week's show.

0307Pride1974111020060721 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank investigates the humour behind Pride, with the help of Alfred Marks.

0308Jealousy1974111720060728 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir investigates jealousy, with a little help from Alfred Marks.

From November 1974.

Episode 8 of 10.

0309Fear1974112420060804 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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We all feel it from time to time, but what do the great comic minds of the world make of it? Don't turn around.

Episode 9 of 10.

0310 LASTLust1974120120060811 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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None of us can deny we have felt lust at some time.

Luckily, Frank Muir is on hand to explain and demystify it.

0401The Visual Arts1975081820060818 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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On the radio? Frank Muir is on hand to delve into them on our behalf - and yields some surprising results.

Episode 1 of 10.

0402Books1975082520060825 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank investigates the humour of books with the help of Alfred Marks.

Episode 2 of 10.

0403Popular Music1975090120060901 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir, assisted by Alfred Marks, turns his attention to popular music throughout the ages.

Episode 3 of 10.

0404Serious Music1975090820060908 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir, assisted by Alfred Marks, explores the comic side of Serious Music.

0405The Cinema19750915
0406Television1975092220060915 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir explores television with the help of Alfred Marks.

0407Radio1975092920060922 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank surveys the Wonderful World of the Wireless, with help from Stan Freberg, Peter Sellers, Michael Bentine and Eric Idle.

0408Poetry1975100620060929 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir explores Poetry with the help of Alfred Marks.

0409Conversation1975101320061006 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Is it an art? Frank Muir thinks so, and he's going to teach us how to speak properly like, and use words goodly.

0410 LASTCriticism1975102020061013 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir goes into the world of criticism with the help of Peter Sellers, Flanders and Swann, Alan Bennett and Woody Allen.

04XMASPleasure19761225
0501Money19771231
0502Public Transport19780107
0503The Motor Car19780114
0504Air Travel19780121
0505Consumer Affairs19780128
0506The Post Office19780204
0507Inventions19780211
0508The Environment19780218
0509The Army19780225
0510 LASTThe Navy19780304
0601Teaching1979040119800211
0602Public School19790408
0603The University19790415
0604Languages19790422
0605Mathematics19790429
0606Science19790506
0607English19790513
0608History19790520
0609Politics19790527
0610Games19790603
06XMASFestivities1980122420031222 (BBC7)
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Frank Muir and Alfred Marks conduct a seasonal investigation of festivities, with the help of jokes and press clippings.

0701Anger1981011920030712 (BBC7)
0702Gloom19810126
0703Hypocrisy19810202
0704Cruelty19810209
0705Deciet19810216
0706Greed19810223
0707Laziness19810302
0708Self Importance19810309
0709Pettiness19810316
0710 LASTMeanness19810323
0801Romance19820331
0802Crime19820407
0803Travel19820414
0804Cookery19820421
0805Childcare19820428
0806Biography19820505
0807Health19820512
0808 LASTHorror19820519
0901Success19830919
0902Failure19830926
0903Politeness19831003
0904Rudeness19831010
0905Sentimentality19831017
0906Pretention19831024
0907Eccentricity19831031
0908 LASTMisunderstanding19831107
1001Wild Animals19850513
1002Domestic Animals19850520
1003Birds19850527
1004Insects And Spiders19850603
1005Plants19850610
1006Fruit And Vegetables19850617
1007Rivers And Lakes19850624
1008 LASTThe Sea19850701
1101Profit19870422
1102Loss19870429
1103Hope19870506
1104Despair19870513
1105Heaven19870520
1106Hell19870527
1107Love19870603
1108 LASTHate19870610