The Galton And Simpson Radio Playhouse

Four adaptations by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson celebrating the golden anniversary of their writing partnership.

Episodes

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01Clicquot Et Fils1998122919990519
20041017 (BBC7)
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Monsieur Clicquot plans to improve his ailing funeral parlour. From December 1998.

Monsieur Clicquot plans to improve his ailing funeral parlour. Stars Richard Griffiths and Josie Lawrence. From December 1998.

Monsieur Clicquot plans to improve his ailing funeral parlour. From December 1998.

Monsieur Clicquot plans to improve his ailing funeral parlour.

Stars Richard Griffiths and Josie Lawrence.

From December 1998.

M Clicquot has a plan to improve his ailing business.

Richard Griffiths and Josie Lawrence star in this funeral parlour comedy.

Richard Griffiths and Josie Lawrence star in the funeral parlour comedy.

A firm of undertakers in 1920s France has fallen on hard times, usurped by its more modern rivals.

What it needs is a really sumptuous funeral - an old-fashioned, publicity-gathering blockbuster...

With Richard Griffiths, Roger Lloyd Pack and Josie Lawrence.

Richard Griffiths, Roger Lloyd Pack and Josie Lawrence star in this funeral parlour comedy...

02Naught For Thy Comfort1999010519990526
20041024 (BBC7)
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Richard the airline purser has a loving and grateful wife.

Or does he? From January 1999.

Or does he? Stars Robert Dawes and Nina Wadia.

From January 1999.

Or does he?

If, after having been dumped by your wife, you decide to commit suicide, you would think somebody would try to stop you.

You do not expect the Samaritans to moan about being phoned in the early hours of the morning.

With Robert Dawes and Nina Wadia.

Richard the airline purser has a loving and grateful wife. Or does he? From January 1999.

Richard the airline purser has a loving and grateful wife. Or does he? Stars Robert Daws and Nina Wadia. From January 1999.

02Nought For Thy Comfort20070922 (BBC7)
20131017 (BBC7)
20131018 (BBC7)

Richard the airline purser has a loving and grateful wife. Or does he?

Richard the airline purser has a loving and grateful wife. Or does he? Stars Robert Daws and Nina Wadia. From January 1999.

03A Clerical Error1999011219990602
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20091204 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
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Fresh out of jail conman Caleb sparks trouble, by posing as a vicar. From January 1999.

Fresh out of jail conman Caleb sparks trouble, by posing as a vicar. Stars Keith Barron and June Whitfield. From January 1999.

Conman Caleb is out of prison - and into more trouble...

A con man who dresses as a clergyman to get money for religious charities is asked to talk a would-be suicide down from a balcony.

With Keith Barron and June Whitfield.

Fresh out of jail conman Caleb sparks trouble, by posing as a vicar.

From January 1999.

Stars Keith Barron and June Whitfield.

03The Clerical Error20070929 (BBC7)
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Fresh out of jail, conman Caleb sparks trouble by posing as a vicar.

Fresh out of jail, conman Caleb sparks trouble by posing as a vicar. Stars Keith Barron and June Whitfield. From January 1999.

04 LASTThe Offer1999011919990609
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20060921 (BBC7)
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20091211 (BBC7)
20091213 (BBC7)
20091214 (BBC7)
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20120428 (BBC7)
20131031 (BBC7)
20131101 (BBC7)

The original 1962 script that sparked the triumphant Steptoe and Son. From January 1999.

The original 1962 script that sparked the triumphant Steptoe and Son. Stars Freddie Jones and John Thomson. From January 1999.

The original script that sparked the triumphant 'Steptoe and Son'.

Stars Freddie Jones and John Thomson.

From January 1999.

The story of Albert and Harold, father and son rag-and-bone men, who cannot live with and cannot live without one another.

This piece was later developed to become `Steptoe and Son'.

With Freddie Jones and John Thomson.