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The lugubrious northern comedian is joined by Roy Barraclough and Daphne Oxenford in a show full of mirth, including characters such as 'Cissie and Ada' and 'Wotan - Man of Steel'.

The series was first broadcast in 1995, and produced in Manchester by Mike Craig..

Episodes

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20040201 (BBC7)
20040201 (BBC7)
20080718 (BBC7)

Les Dawson joins Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn for sketches and songs.

Written and produced by James Casey.

20080718 (BBC7)

Les Dawson joins Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn for sketches and songs.

Written and produced by James Casey.

20080829 (BBC7)
20090531 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20090531 BT=1930 (BBC7)
20101105 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber and Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From January 1985.

Les Dawson and pals Daphne Oxenford and Eli Woods pay tribute to a feisty barber and discuss parachute drops.

20080829 (BBC7)
20090531 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20090531 (BBC7)
20101105 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber and Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From January 1985.

Les Dawson and pals Daphne Oxenford and Eli Woods pay tribute to a feisty barber and discuss parachute drops.

20090329 BT=1330 (BBC7)
20090329 BT=1930 (BBC7)
20090329 (BBC7)
20090330 BT=0630 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents stand-up, sketches and his unforgettable piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From December 1980.

From 1980.

20090329 (BBC7)
20090330 BT=0630 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents stand-up, sketches and his unforgettable piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From December 1980.

From 1980.

20080704 (BBC7)
20090322 (BBC7)
20090323 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents stand-up, sketches and his unrivalled piano sing-along.

From 1979.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From November 1979.

Les Dawson is joined by Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn for half an hour of laughs and music.

20080704 (BBC7)
20090322 (BBC7)
20090323 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents stand-up, sketches and his unrivalled piano sing-along.

From 1979.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From November 1979.

Les Dawson is joined by Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn for half an hour of laughs and music.

20080711 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tragic tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From 1976.

20080711 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tragic tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From 1976.

20080801 (BBC7)
20090503 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20090503 BT=1930 (BBC7)
20101008 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with tales of 1920s gangsters and romantics at the dole office.

From 1981.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From January 1981.

There are tales of gangsters from the 1920s and romantics at the dole office.

With Les Dawson and chums.

20080801 (BBC7)
20090503 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20090503 (BBC7)
20101008 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with tales of 1920s gangsters and romantics at the dole office.

From 1981.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From January 1981.

There are tales of gangsters from the 1920s and romantics at the dole office.

With Les Dawson and chums.

20040215 (BBC7)

including a tuneless piano sing-a-long!.

20040215 (BBC7)

including a tuneless piano sing-a-long!.

The lugubrious northern comedian is joined by Roy Barraclough and Daphne Oxenford in a show full of mirth, including characters such as 'Cissie and Ada' and 'Wotan - Man of Steel'.

The series was first broadcast in 1995, and produced in Manchester by Mike Craig..

The lugubrious northern comedian is joined by Roy Barraclough and Daphne Oxenford in a show full of mirth, including characters such as 'Cissie and Ada' and 'Wotan - Man of Steel'.

The series was first broadcast in 1995, and produced in Manchester by Mike Craig..

20050206 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050206 BT=1930 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead pan humour, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

20050206 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050206 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead pan humour, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

20050814 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050814 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050815 BT=0430 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of deadpan humour, Les Dawson, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

20050814 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050814 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050815 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of deadpan humour, Les Dawson, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

20070902 (BBC7)
20070903 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead-pan humour, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

Episode 3 of 4.

20070902 (BBC7)
20070903 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead-pan humour, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

Episode 3 of 4.

20070909 (BBC7)
20070910 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead-pan humour, from March 1995.

Episode 4 of 4.

20070909 (BBC7)
20070910 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead-pan humour, from March 1995.

Episode 4 of 4.

20070819 (BBC7)
20070820 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from master of deadpan humour Les Dawson.

Including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

Episode 1 of 4.

20070819 (BBC7)
20070820 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from master of deadpan humour Les Dawson.

Including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

Episode 1 of 4.

20050123 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050123 BT=1930 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from the master of dead-pan humour - including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

20050123 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050123 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from the master of dead-pan humour - including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

20060813 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20060813 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20060814 BT=0430 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from the master of dead-pan humour - including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

20060813 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20060813 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20060814 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from the master of dead-pan humour - including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

20040208 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20040208 BT=1930 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from the master of deadpan humour Les Dawson.

20040208 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20040208 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from the master of deadpan humour Les Dawson.

20050821 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050821 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050822 BT=0430 (BBC7)

Classic sketches, songs and monologues from the maestro of dead-pan humour Les Dawson.

From March 1995.

20050821 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20050821 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050822 (BBC7)

Classic sketches, songs and monologues from the maestro of dead-pan humour Les Dawson.

From March 1995.

Classic sketches, songs and monologues from the master of dead-pan humour Les Dawson - with Cissie and Ada pondering marriage!.

Classic sketches, songs and monologues from the master of dead-pan humour Les Dawson - with Cissie and Ada pondering marriage!.

20050731 (BBC7)
20050801 (BBC7)

including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

20050731 (BBC7)
20050801 (BBC7)

including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

20080905 (BBC7)
20090607 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20090607 BT=1930 (BBC7)
20101112 (BBC7)
20111218 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel.

From 1985.

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel camps it up.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From March 1985.

Les Dawson's topic is marriage and mothers-in-laws! Also featuring 'Wotan, Man of Steel'.

Les Dawson's topic is marriage and mothers-in-laws, plus Wotan and Man of Steel.

20121030 (BBC7)

Lugubrious Les with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art.

Lugubrious Les Dawson with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

20121030 (BBC7)

Lugubrious Les with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art.

Lugubrious Les Dawson with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

1975062220080613 (BBC7)
20111002 (BBC7)
20120703 (BBC7)
20120707 (BBC7)
20140317 (BBC7)
20140322 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada talk mothers, plus a piano sing-along.

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada talk mothers, plus a piano sing-along. With Daphne Oxenford. From June 1975.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From June 1975.

1975062220080613 (BBC7)
20111002 (BBC7)
20120703 (BBC7)
20120707 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada talk mothers, plus a piano sing-along.

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada talk mothers, plus a piano sing-along. With Daphne Oxenford. From June 1975.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From June 1975.

1976101720080620 (BBC7)
20111009 (BBC7)
20120710 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick. From 1976.

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick. From October 1976.

Les Dawson with the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From 1976.

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From October 1976.

1976101720080620 (BBC7)
20111009 (BBC7)
20120710 (BBC7)
20140324 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick. From October 1976.

Les Dawson with the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick. From 1976.

From 1976.

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From October 1976.

1979110020100910 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents 'Love in the Dole Queue', Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

With Colin Edwynn.

1979110020100910 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents 'Love in the Dole Queue', Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

With Colin Edwynn.

1979111820090419 (BBC7)
20140331 (BBC7)
20140405 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents Love in the Dole Queue, Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano singalong.

Les Dawson presents Love in the Dole Queue, Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano singalong. With Colin Edwynn. From November 1979.

1980120020090419 (BBC7)
20100917 (BBC7)
20100924 (BBC7)
20111016 (BBC7)
20120717 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents 'Love in the Dole Queue', Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

Les Dawson presents 'Love in the Dole Queue', Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along. With Colin Edwynn. From November 1979.

With Colin Edwynn.

From November 1979.

Les Dawson presents Dallas UK, culture with Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

Les Dawson welcomes Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

Les Dawson welcomes saucy Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along.

1980120020090419 (BBC7)
20100917 (BBC7)
20100924 (BBC7)
20111016 (BBC7)
20120717 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents 'Love in the Dole Queue', Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

Les Dawson presents 'Love in the Dole Queue', Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along. With Colin Edwynn. From November 1979.

With Colin Edwynn.

From November 1979.

Les Dawson presents Dallas UK, culture with Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

Les Dawson welcomes Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

Les Dawson welcomes saucy Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along.

1980120720111023 (BBC7)
20120724 (BBC7)
20140407 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents Dallas UK, culture with Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

Les Dawson presents Dallas UK, culture with Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along. With Daphne Oxenford. From December 1980.

1980122820170829 (BBC7)

Les Dawson welcomes saucy Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along.

1980122820100924 (BBC7)
20120731 (BBC7)
20120804 (BBC7)
20140414 (BBC7)

Les Dawson welcomes saucy Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along.

Les Dawson welcomes saucy Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along. With Daphne Oxenford. From December 1980.

1981010020080725 (BBC7)
20080808 (BBC7)
20090510 (BBC7)
20101015 (BBC7)

Les Dawson on the British sense of humour, animal noises galore and a piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

Stand up, sketches and piano playing with Les Dawson - who also provides the animal noises.

Les Dawson is joined by Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn for sketches and songs.

From January 1981.

1981010020080725 (BBC7)
20080808 (BBC7)
20090510 (BBC7)
20101015 (BBC7)

Les Dawson on the British sense of humour, animal noises galore and a piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

Stand up, sketches and piano playing with Les Dawson - who also provides the animal noises.

Les Dawson is joined by Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn for sketches and songs.

From January 1981.

1981011120090426 (BBC7)
20120807 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with his own versions of Dallas and Columbo, plus more piano bashing. With Colin Edwynn. From January 1981.

Les Dawson with his own versions of Dallas and Columbo, plus more piano bashing.

1981011820111120 (BBC7)
20120814 (BBC7)
20120818 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's tales of 1920s gangsters, dole office romantics and tinkling the ivories.

Les Dawson's tales of 1920s gangsters, dole office romantics and tinkling the ivories. With Daphne Oxenford. From January 1981.

1981012520111113 (BBC7)
20120821 (BBC7)

Les Dawson on the British sense of humour, plus animal noises galore and a piano singalong. With Colin Edwynn. From January 1981.

Les Dawson on the British sense of humour, plus animal noises galore and a piano singalong

1983000020080822 (BBC7)

Les Dawson is joined by Daphne Oxenford, Colin Edwynn and Roy Barraclough for half an hour of laughs and music.

From 1983.

1983000020080822 (BBC7)

Les Dawson is joined by Daphne Oxenford, Colin Edwynn and Roy Barraclough for half an hour of laughs and music.

From 1983.

1983072420080815 (BBC7)
20140421 (BBC7)

Housewife Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on fox hunting.

Housewife Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on fox hunting. Stars Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough. From July 1983.

1983091120090524 (BBC7)
20140428 (BBC7)

Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on the ballet.

Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on the ballet. Stars Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough. From September 1983.

1985012020111211 (BBC7)
20120911 (BBC7)
20140505 (BBC7)
20140510 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber, and Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show. With Daphne Oxenford. From January 1985.

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber, and Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From January 1985.

1985012020111211 (BBC7)
20120911 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber and Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show.

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber and Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show. With Daphne Oxenford. From January 1985.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From January 1985.

1985012720120918 (BBC7)

Les Dawson is Wotan, Man of Steel and Aunt Ada recalls her wartime adventures.

Les Dawson is Wotan, Man of Steel and Aunt Ada recalls her wartime adventures. With Eli Woods. From January 1985.

1985012720120918 (BBC7)
20140512 (BBC7)

Les Dawson is Wotan, Man of Steel and Aunt Ada recalls her wartime adventures.

Les Dawson is Wotan, Man of Steel and Aunt Ada recalls her wartime adventures. With Eli Woods. From January 1985.

1985020320120925 (BBC7)
20140519 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a sheep-headed publican, and Cosmo Smallpiece looks at holidays

Les Dawson pays tribute to a sheep-headed publican, and Cosmo Smallpiece looks at holidays. With Eli Woods. From February 1985.

With Eli Woods.

1985020320120925 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a sheep-headed publican and Cosmo Smallpiece looks at holidays.

With Eli Woods.

1985021020121002 (BBC7)
20121006 (BBC7)
20140526 (BBC7)

Lugubrious Les Dawson tells us of thin Albert, and Cosmo discusses modern teenagers.

Lugubrious Les Dawson tells us of thin Albert, and Cosmo discusses modern teenagers. With Eli Woods. From February 1985.

1985021020121002 (BBC7)
20121006 (BBC7)

Lugubrious Les Dawson tells us of thin Albert, and Cosmo discusses modern teenagers.

Lugubrious Les Dawson tells us of thin Albert, and Cosmo discusses modern teenagers. With Eli Woods. From February 1985.

1985021720121009 (BBC7)
20140602 (BBC7)

Les Dawson and friends end up in a Southfork soap, and a version of Whispering Grass.

Les Dawson and friends end up in a Southfork soap, and a version of Whispering Grass by the Ink Splots. With Daphne Oxenford. From February 1985.

Les Dawson and friends end up in a South Fort soap and a version of Whispering Grass.

Les Dawson and friends end up in a South Fort soap and a version of Whispering Grass by the Ink Splots. From February 1985.

1985021720121009 (BBC7)

Les Dawson and friends end up in a South Fort soap and a version of Whispering Grass.

Les Dawson and friends end up in a South Fort soap and a version of Whispering Grass by the Ink Splots. From February 1985.

1985022420121016 (BBC7)

Les Dawson has holiday tales to tell, and we hear from an unusual agony uncle.

Les Dawson has holiday tales to tell, and we hear from an unusual agony uncle. With Eli Woods. From February 1985.

1985022420121016 (BBC7)
20140609 (BBC7)
20140614 (BBC7)

Les Dawson has holiday tales to tell, and we hear from an unusual agony uncle.

Les Dawson has holiday tales to tell, and we hear from an unusual agony uncle. With Eli Woods. From February 1985.

1985030020080905 (BBC7)
20090607 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20090607 (BBC7)
20101112 (BBC7)
20111218 (BBC7)
20121106 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel. From 1985.

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel camps it up. With Daphne Oxenford. From March 1985.

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel.

From 1985.

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel camps it up.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From March 1985.

Les Dawson's topic is marriage and mothers-in-laws! Also featuring 'Wotan, Man of Steel'.

Les Dawson's topic is marriage and mothers-in-laws, plus Wotan and Man of Steel.

1985030020080905 (BBC7)
20121106 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel. From 1985.

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan Man of Steel camps it up. With Daphne Oxenford. From March 1985.

1985031020121023 (BBC7)
20121027 (BBC7)
20140616 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with tales of Britain's first space hero, and the Cosmo Show discusses birds.

Les Dawson returns with tales of Britain's first space hero, and the Cosmo Show discusses birds. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

Les Dawson with tales of Britain's first space hero, and the Cosmo show discusses birds. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

1985031020121023 (BBC7)
20121027 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with tales of Britain's first space hero, and the Cosmo show discusses birds. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

Les Dawson with tales of Britain's first space hero, and the Cosmo show discusses birds.

Les Dawson with tales of Britain's first space hero, and the Cosmo show discusses birds. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

1985031720121030 (BBC7)
20140623 (BBC7)

Lugubrious Les with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art.

Lugubrious Les Dawson with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

1995030020050213 (BBC7)
20060827 (BBC7)
20060828 (BBC7)
20060903 (BBC7)
20060904 (BBC7)

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

Classic sketches, songs and monologues from the maestro of dead-pan humour, Les Dawson.

From March 1995.

1995030020050213 (BBC7)
20060827 (BBC7)
20060828 (BBC7)
20060903 (BBC7)
20060904 (BBC7)

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

Classic sketches, songs and monologues from the maestro of dead-pan humour, Les Dawson.

From March 1995.

1995031120050130 (BBC7)
20050807 (BBC7)
20050808 (BBC7)
20060820 (BBC7)
20060821 (BBC7)
20070826 (BBC7)
20070827 (BBC7)
20080210 (BBC7)
20080211 (BBC7)

Favourites from Les, including kissing the wife's black eye patch, and Cissy and Ada ponder over a Devonshire split.

Favourites from Les Dawson.

Including kissing the wife's black eyepatch, and Cissy and Ada ponder over a Devonshire split.

Episode 2 of 4.

1995031120050130 (BBC7)
20050807 (BBC7)
20050808 (BBC7)
20060820 (BBC7)
20060821 (BBC7)
20070826 (BBC7)
20070827 (BBC7)
20080210 (BBC7)
20080211 (BBC7)

Favourites from Les, including kissing the wife's black eye patch, and Cissy and Ada ponder over a Devonshire split.

Favourites from Les Dawson.

Including kissing the wife's black eyepatch, and Cissy and Ada ponder over a Devonshire split.

Episode 2 of 4.

1995031820031025 (BBC7)
1995031820031025 (BBC7)
2008081520120828 (BBC7)

Housewife Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on fox hunting. Stars Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough. From July 1983.

Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on fox hunting. From July 1983.

2009052420120904 (BBC7)

Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on the ballet. Stars Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough. From September 1983.

Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on the ballet. From September 1983.

01/08/2008

05/09/200820080905 (BBC7)
20140630 (BBC7)
20160502 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan, Man of Steel.

Les Dawson's topics are marriages and mothers-in-law, plus Wotan, Man of Steel, camps it up. With Daphne Oxenford. From March 1985.

08/08/2008

15/08/2008

18/01/198120170919 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's tales of 1920s gangsters, dole office romantics and tinkling the ivories.

25/01/198120170926 (BBC7)

Les Dawson on the British sense of humour, plus animal noises galore and a piano singalong

26/04/2009

28/12/198020170829 (BBC7)

Les Dawson welcomes saucy Cosmo Smallpiece and bashes out a classic piano sing-along.

For It Is Written In The Lost Book Of The Old Ones1995030420040125 (BBC7)
For It Is Written In The Lost Book Of The Old Ones1995030420040125 (BBC7)
From 03/02/198520120925 (BBC7)
20160321 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a sheep-headed publican, and Cosmo Smallpiece looks at holidays. With Eli Woods. From February 1985.

Les Dawson pays tribute to a sheep-headed publican, and Cosmo Smallpiece looks at holidays

From 04/01/198120141113 (BBC7)
20170905 (BBC7)

Les Dawson reveals how the mother-in-law joke was invented, and the real Humpty Dumpty.

Les Dawson reveals how the mother-in-law joke was invented, and the real Humpty Dumpty. With Daphne Oxenford. From January 1981.

From 07/12/198020170815 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents Dallas UK, culture with Cosmo Smallpiece and a piano sing-along.

From 10/02/198520121002 (BBC7)
20160328 (BBC7)
20160402 (BBC7)

Lugubrious Les Dawson tells us of thin Albert, and Cosmo discusses modern teenagers.

Lugubrious Les Dawson tells us of thin Albert, and Cosmo Smallpiece discusses modern teenagers.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1985.

From 10/03/198520121023 (BBC7)
20160418 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with tales of Britain's first space hero, and the Cosmo show discusses birds.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1985.

From 11/01/198120090426 (BBC7)
20141218 (BBC7)
20170912 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents his own versions of Dallas and Columbo, plus more piano bashing.

Les Dawson presents his own versions of Dallas and Columbo, plus more piano bashing. With Colin Edwynn. From January 1981.

From 11/08/197420141030 (BBC7)
20170808 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents the debut of comic discovery Justin Jest and a wonky piano sing-along.

Les Dawson presents the debut of comic discovery Justin Jest and a wonky piano sing-along. With Colin Edwynn. From August 1974.

From 11/09/198320171031

Cissie Braithwaite instructs Ada Shufflebotham on the ballet.

From 14/03/198220141127 (BBC7)
20171010 (BBC7)

"Les Dawson with Noah's story, and Cosmo's guide to the study of moths and butterflies.

Les Dawson with Noah's story, and Cosmo's guide to the study of moths and butterflies. With Daphne Oxenford. From March 1982."

From 14/03/198220141127 (BBC7)
20171010 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with Noah's story, and Cosmo's guide to the study of moths and butterflies.

Les Dawson with Noah's story, and Cosmo's guide to the study of moths and butterflies. With Daphne Oxenford. From March 1982.

From 14/12/198020141106 (BBC7)
20170822 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to the Rochdale Universal Films version of Fu Manchu.

Les Dawson pays tribute to the Rochdale Universal Films version of Fu Manchu, plus Cosmo's Corner and the audience battle with another piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn.
Music by Brian Fitzgerald.
Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1980.

Les Dawson pays tribute to the Rochdale Universal Films version of Fu Manchu. With Daphne Oxenford. From December 1980.

From 17/02/198520121009 (BBC7)
20160404 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's Southfork spoof of Dallas and Whispering Grass is sung by the Ink Splots.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1985.

Les Dawson and friends end up in a Southfork soap, and a version of Whispering Grass.

From 17/03/198520121030 (BBC7)
20140623 (BBC7)
20160425 (BBC7)

Lugubrious Les with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art.

Lugubrious Les Dawson with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1985.

Lugubrious Les Dawson with a tale of when the worm turned, and Cosmo discusses modern art. With Eli Woods. From March 1985.

From 17/07/198320141204 (BBC7)
20171017 (BBC7)

Les Dawson reflects on life insurance and what a condemned man's last request might be.

Les Dawson reflects on life insurance and what a condemned man's last request might be. With Daphne Oxenford. From July 1983.

From 20/01/198520111211 (BBC7)
20160307 (BBC7)
20160312 (BBC7)

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber, Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show and with Les at the piano, the Ink Blots help to murder a song.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1985.

Les Dawson pays tribute to a feisty barber, and Cosmo Smallpiece chairs a chat show.

From 24/02/198520121016 (BBC7)
20160411 (BBC7)

Les Dawson has holiday tales to tell, and we hear from an unusual agony uncle.

Les Dawson has holiday tales to tell and there are problems to solve for agony uncle, Dr Rhubarb.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1985.

From 25/09/198320141211 (BBC7)
20141213 (BBC7)

Les Dawson's life as a spy, and a rare interview with boxer Sugar Albert Ackroyd.

Les Dawson's life as a spy, and a rare interview with boxer Sugar Albert Ackroyd. With Daphne Oxenford. From September 1983.

From 27/01/198520120918 (BBC7)
20140512 (BBC7)
20160314 (BBC7)

Les Dawson is Wotan, Man of Steel and Aunt Ada recalls her wartime adventures.

Les Dawson is Wotan, Man of Steel and Auntie Ada recalls her wartime adventures with the troops.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1985.

Les Dawson is Wotan, Man of Steel and Aunt Ada recalls her wartime adventures. With Eli Woods. From January 1985.

From 31/01/198220141120 (BBC7)
20171003 (BBC7)

Les Dawson reveals the joy of being a father and how to tackle rising crime rates.

Les Dawson reveals the joy of being a father and how to tackle rising crime rates. With Daphne Oxenford. From January 1982.

0120090405 BT=1230 (BBC7)
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Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada, plus his legendary piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From June 1975.

0120090405 BT=1230 (BBC7)
20090405 (BBC7)

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada, plus his legendary piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From June 1975.

01197520080613 (BBC7)
20100827 (BBC7)

There's a chance to Singalong With Les, This Week's Appeal (in aid of the Blue-Nosed Fruit Duck) plus Cissie and Ada.

From 1975.

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada talk mothers, plus a piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From June 1975.

01197520080613 (BBC7)
20100827 (BBC7)

There's a chance to Singalong With Les, This Week's Appeal (in aid of the Blue-Nosed Fruit Duck) plus Cissie and Ada.

From 1975.

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada talk mothers, plus a piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford.

From June 1975.

02197620080620 (BBC7)
20090412 (BBC7)
20100903 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tragic tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From 1976.

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From October 1976.

Les Dawson with the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

02197620080620 (BBC7)
20090412 (BBC7)
20100903 (BBC7)

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tragic tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From 1976.

Les Dawson with more stylish piano playing and the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

From October 1976.

Les Dawson with the tale of a man so thin he was once used as a dipstick.

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Classic sketches and songs from master of deadpan humour Les Dawson.

Including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

BBC70120080203 (BBC7)
20080204 (BBC7)

Classic sketches and songs from master of deadpan humour Les Dawson.

Including a hungry Cissie and Ada down at the health farm.

BBC70319950420080217 (BBC7)
20080218 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of deadpan humour, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

BBC70319950420080217 (BBC7)
20080218 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of deadpan humour, from March 1995.

Cissie urges Ada to get out more.

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20080225 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead-pan humour, from March 1995.

BBC704 LAST19950420080224 (BBC7)
20080225 (BBC7)

Classic comedy, sketches and monologues from the king of dead-pan humour, from March 1995.