Little Blighty On The Down

The worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty doesn't take much notice of the outside world, though in a strange way local events seem to reflect precisely what's in the weekly news...

Political satire from 1988.

Local events in the village of Little Blighty seemingly reflect current affairs elsewhere.

A satirical spin on the news.

Episodes

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The Parish Council's school crack down on hippies - enter Ebenezer Birch.

The village's rich history is staged - but the audience is revolting.

Political satire with John Baddeley.

From December 1989.

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A visit to Little Blighty, where the humdrum happenings include social turmoil.

Mrs Roberts continues her ten-year rule over the parish council.

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The worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty doesn't take much notice of the outside world, though in a strange way local events seem to reflect precisely what's in the weekly news...

Political satire from 1988.

Local events in the village of Little Blighty seemingly reflect current affairs elsewhere.

A satirical spin on the news.Satirical soap opera telling the everyday story of country folk. With John Bluthal.

Satirical soap opera telling the everyday story of country folk. With John Bluthal and Andrew Sachs. From September 1988.

Satirical soap opera telling the everyday story of a country folk.

With John Bluthal.

With John Bluthal and Andrew Sachs.

From September 1988.

The first episode of a new soap opera which tells the everyday story of a country folk.

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Sparks enjoys economic prosperity under the Rotarians. But will it last?

Sparks enjoys economic prosperity under the Rotarians. But will it last? Political satire in the story of country folk, with Nick Hancock and Andrew Sachs. From September 1988.

Sparks enjoys economic prosperity under the Rotarians.

But will it last? From 1988.

But will it last? Political satire with Nick Hancock from September 1988.

But will it last?

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More political satire in the soap opera with the everyday story of a country folk.

More political satire in the soap opera with the everyday story of a country folk. Stars John Bluthal. From September 1988.

Stars John Bluthal.

From September 1988.

As a sporting event looms, friendly rivalry becomes sinister espionage.

Political satire with Nick Hancock from September 1988.

From 1988.

Topical microcosmic satire from 1988.

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Leader Mrs Roberts experiences the poor state of local trains first hand.

Political satire with Jo Kendall.

From August 1990.

Mrs Roberts experiences first hand the poor state of Blighty's trains.

Corn circles prove to be very interesting to some.

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When an opera star visits, council leader John shows his true colours.

Political satire with John Baddeley.

From August 1991.

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Can Parish Council leader John Barnum satisfy the new doctor's demands?

Can Parish Council leader John Barnum satisfy the new doctor's demands? Political satire with John Baddeley.

From July 1992.

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With the village bankrupt - council leader John cracks down on expenses.

Political satire with John Baddeley.

From July 1992.

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Scandal rocks the Parish Council, but can they keep it off the front pages? Political satire with John Baddeley.

From July 1992.

Scandal rocks the Parish Council, but can they keep it off the front pages?

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The Parish Council's school crack down on hippies - enter Ebenezer Birch.

Political satire with John Baddeley.

From July 1992.

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A cash crisis hits the Parish Council - and the local family of toffs.

Political satire with John Baddeley.

From August 1992.

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