Jim The Great

Episodes

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00PILOTPilot1976021420110512 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)
20110516 (BBC7)
20121231 (BBC7)
20130101 (BBC7)
20141003 (BBC7)

Back in England's days of feudal fiefdoms, one particular chieftain was very hard up.

Back in England's days of feudal fiefdoms, one particular chieftain was very hard up. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From February 1976. Pilot episode.

00PILOTPilot1976021420110512 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)
20110516 (BBC7)

Back in England's days of feudal fiefdoms, one particular chieftain was very hard up.

0101A Patron Of The Arts1977032620110519 (BBC7)
20130107 (BBC7)
20141010 (BBC7)
20141011 (BBC7)
20170316 (BBC7)

The perpetually hard-up monarch manages to slip off to the pub and appear in public.

Perpetually hard-up monarch Jim manages to slip off to the pub - and appear in public.

Historical regal romp starring Jimmy Edwards.

With Joan Sanderson, Julian Orchard, John Baddeley, Andrew Palmer, Ronald Baddiley and David Ryall.

Jim The Great ran for 2 series on BBC Radio 2 between 1976 - 1979.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1977.

The perpetually hard-up monarch manages to slip off to the pub and appear in public. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From March 1977.

0101A Patron Of The Arts1977032620110519 (BBC7)

The perpetually hard-up monarch manages to slip off to the pub AND appear in public.

0102The Stately Homes Of Englad19770402
0102The Stately Homes Of England19770402
0102The Turn Of The Tide20110526 (BBC7)
20160117 (BBC7)

The King needs to entertain the peasants, what about a lecture on ecology?

The King needs to entertain the peasants, what about a lecture on ecology? Starring Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.

0103The March Of Democracy19770409
0103The March Of Democracy1977040920130521 (BBC7)
20130525 (BBC7)
20141017 (BBC7)
20170323 (BBC7)

The King is duped into holding an election. But surely he's a shoe-in for the throne?

King Jim is duped into holding an election. But surely he's a shoe-in for the throne?

Historical regal romp starring Jimmy Edwards.

With Julian Orchard, John Baddeley, Andrew Palmer, Ronald Baddiley, Jon Glover and Chris Emmett.

Jim The Great ran for 2 series on BBC Radio 2 between 1976 - 1979.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1977.

The King is duped into holding an election. But surely he's a shoe-in for the throne? Starring Jimmy Edwards. From April 1977.

0104The Great Celtic Arms Race1977041620130528 (BBC7)
20141024 (BBC7)
20170330 (BBC7)

The downtrodden figurehead is again bested, then he acquires a new toy - a 'thunderlog'.

King Jim is bested by King Cedric. Then he acquires a new toy - a 'thunderlog'.

Historical regal romp starring Jimmy Edwards.

With Julian Orchard, John Baddeley, Andrew Palmer, Ronald Baddiley, Jon Glover, Joan Sanderson and Kenneth Connor.

Jim The Great ran for 2 series on BBC Radio 2 between 1976 - 1979.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1977.

The downtrodden figurehead is once more bested by King Cedric. Then he acquires a new toy - a 'thunderlog'. From April 1977.

The downtrodden figurehead is once more bested by King Cedric. Then he acquires a new toy - a 'thunderlog'.

0104The Great Celtic Rune Race19770416
0104The Great Celtic Rune Race19770416
0105The King Jim Abacus Dating Service19770423
0105The King Jim Abacus Dating Service1977042320130604 (BBC7)
20130608 (BBC7)
20141031 (BBC7)
20170406 (BBC7)

The moustachioed monarch has a go at match-making, but warm hearts come with cold feet.

Historical regal romp starring Jimmy Edwards.

With Julian Orchard, John Baddeley, Joan Sanderson, Alexandra Dane, Fred Harris, Nicolette McKenzie and Douglas Blackwell.

Jim The Great ran for 2 series on BBC Radio 2 between 1976 - 1979.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1977.

The moustachioed monarch has a go at matchmaking, but warm hearts come with cold feet. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From April 1977.

0106Emperor Jim1977043020130611 (BBC7)
20170413 (BBC7)

To boost his coffers, the moustachioed monarch has a go at empire-building on the cheap.

Historical regal romp starring Jimmy Edwards.

With Julian Orchard, Joan Sanderson, Ronald Baddiley, John Baddeley and David Ryall

Jim The Great ran for 2 series on BBC Radio 2 between 1976 - 1979.

Written by Andrew Palmer.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1977.

0106 LASTEmperor Jim19770430
0106 LASTEmperor Jim1977043020130611 (BBC7)
20141107 (BBC7)

To boost his coffers, the moustachioed monarch has a go at empire-building on the cheap.

To boost his coffers, the moustachioed monarch has a go at empire-building on the cheap. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From April 1977.

0201Fit For A Queen19790826
0201Fit For A Queen1979082620130618 (BBC7)
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20160110 (BBC7)

The moustachioed monarch discovers that Boadicea is his sister-in-law.

The moustachioed monarch discovers that Boadicea is his sister-in-law. Stars Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield. From August 1979.

0202The Turn Of The Tide1979090220110526 (BBC7)
20130114 (BBC7)
20130119 (BBC7)

The King needs to entertain the peasants - what about a lecture on ecology?

0202The Turn Of The Tide1979090220110526 (BBC7)

The King needs to entertain the peasants - what about a lecture on ecology?

0203Oh, Claudius!1979090920110602 (BBC7)

After losing his Kingdom, the King is now a grumpy galley slave rowing to Rome.

Starring Jimmy Edwards.

From September 1979.

0203Oh, Claudius!1979090920110602 (BBC7)
20130121 (BBC7)

After losing his Kingdom, the King is now a grumpy galley slave rowing to Rome.

0204Joust In Time19790916
0204Joust In Time1979091620130625 (BBC7)
20160131 (BBC7)

To settle a debt, the moustachioed monarch challenges a bloodthirsty Viking to a duel.

To settle a debt, the moustachioed monarch challenges a bloodthirsty Viking to a duel. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.

0205Chase Me, Charlemagne1979092320110609 (BBC7)

Who is Erasmus? Why is the last King now a Chancellor? It's all to do with Europe.

Stars Jimmy Edwards.

From September 1979.

0205Chase Me, Charlemagne1979092320110609 (BBC7)
20130128 (BBC7)
20130202 (BBC7)

Who is Erasmus? Why is the last King now a Chancellor? It's all to do with Europe.

0206Here Comes The Hun19790930
0206Here Comes The Hun1979093020130702 (BBC7)
20160214 (BBC7)

The moustachioed monarch raises an army to take on Attila and his approaching horde.

The moustachioed monarch raises an army to take on Attila and his approaching horde. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.

The moustachioed monarch raises an army to take on Attila and his approaching hoard.

0207The Camelot Caper19791007
0207The Camelot Caper1979100720130709 (BBC7)
20160221 (BBC7)

The impoverished sovereign wants in on Camelot, but a test of 'courtly love' backfires. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From October 1979.

The impoverished sovereign wants in on Camelot, but a test of 'courtly love' backfires.

0208 LASTThe Man From The Monastery1979101420110616 (BBC7)

Queen Esmerelda appoints The Venerable Bede to research her husband Jim's ancestry.

0208 LASTThe Man From The Monastery1979101420110616 (BBC7)
20130204 (BBC7)

Queen Esmerelda appoints The Venerable Bede to research her husband Jim's ancestry.

0303Oh, Claudius!20110602 (BBC7)
20160124 (BBC7)

After losing his Kingdom, the King is now a grumpy galley slave rowing to Rome.

After losing his Kingdom, the King is now a grumpy galley slave rowing to Rome. Starring Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.

0305Chase Me, Charlemagne20110609 (BBC7)
20160207 (BBC7)

Who is Erasmus? Why is the last King now a Chancellor? It's all to do with Europe.

Who is Erasmus? Why is the last King now a Chancellor? It's all to do with Europe. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.

0308The Man From The Monastery20110616 (BBC7)
20160228 (BBC7)

Queen Esmerelda appoints the Venerable Bede to research her husband Jim's ancestry. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From October 1979.

Queen Esmerelda appoints the Venerable Bede to research her husband Jim's ancestry.