He Would, Wouldn't He?

To mark the 40th anniversary of John Profumo's resignation, five stories all ending with Mandy Rice-Davies's immortal phrase.

Episodes

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AR01Shaft2003060220140825 (BBC7)
20140826 (BBC7)
20160509 (BBC7)

Written and read by Ann Enright.

By Anne Enright. An awkward encounter between a suited American and a pregnant woman.

By Anne Enright. An awkward encounter between a suited American and a pregnant woman in a stuck lift. Read by the author.

AR02Tiger Man2003060320140826 (BBC7)
20140827 (BBC7)
20160510 (BBC7)

By Mimi Thebo, read by Stephen Perring.

By Mimi Thebo. As the second Gulf War erupts, Simon wants to 'retard thought implantation'

By Mimi Thebo. As the second Gulf War erupts, Simon wants to 'retard thought implantation'. Read by Stephen Perring.

AR03Putting It Across2003060420140827 (BBC7)
20140828 (BBC7)
20160511 (BBC7)

Written and read by Matt Harvey.

To mark the 40th anniversary of John Profumo's resignation, five stories ending with Mandy Rice-Davies's immortal phrase.

By Matt Harvey. Can Colin command authority as the manager of an over-35s football team?

By Matt Harvey. Can Colin command authority when he becomes the manager of an over-35s amateur football team? Read by the author.

AR04Enough Said2003060520140828 (BBC7)
20140829 (BBC7)
20160512 (BBC7)

By Philip Gross.

Read by Andrew Hilton.

To mark the 40th anniversary of John Profumo's resignation, five stories ending with Mandy Rice-Davies's immortal phrase.

By Philip Gross. Michael worries that he might not be able to have children with his wife.

By Philip Gross. Michael is worried that he might not be able to have children with his wife, but he has a plan. Read by Andrew Hilton.

AR05 LASTA Steady Chap2003060620140829 (BBC7)
20140830 (BBC7)
20160513 (BBC7)

By Gillian Tindall, read by Clare Corbett.

On the 40th anniversary of John Profumo's resignation, the final story ending with Mandy Rice-Davies' immortal phrase.

By Gillian Tindall. A daughter starts to worry after her divorced mother meets a new man.

By Gillian Tindall. A daughter starts to worry after her divorced mother meets a new man. Is he too good to be true? Read by Clare Corbett.