The Mary Whitehouse Experience

Comedy with blunt instruments.

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Producer: A. IANNUCCI

Next in series: 03 October 1990

Previous in series: 24 March 1990

Broadcast history

29 Sep 1990 19:00-19:30 (RADIO 1)

05 Oct 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1990-08-06.

First broadcast on 1990-09-29

0001Pilot Episode1989031020031129 (BBC7)
010119890407

Additional cast: Jo Brand, Mark Thomas, Skint Video; Introduced by Tommy Vance; Jo Brand advertises free tickets following credits; * = Items cut for repeat, July 1989.

010219890414

Baddiel Intro - Letter from Timothy Lawrence : Rob Newman - Shaw Taylor Impression (1) : 'Fly-Fishing By JR Hartley' (Rushdie Parody) : Skint Video - Millwall's Right-On Football Chant : The Historico Political Experience : Johnny Morris impression, introducing: Mark Thomas - Legalising Prostitution : The Character Assassination Experience - Derek Jameson : Jo Brand - Agony Aunt Experience : Rob Newman - Shaw Taylor Impression (2) : Punchline Experience (Letters To Princess Anne) : All Cosy At Home In The Family House ('The Granny'). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Jo Brand, Skint Video.

010319890421

Baddiel intro - 'It's been a very mild winter...' : Doctor Who Monsters Dispute : Gary Davies impression, introducing: Skint Video - Morrissey parody : The Future of the Left : Paul Channon/Robert De Niro impression, introducing: Mark Thomas - Hunting : Shaw Taylor impression - 'I lost my stash' : Rock Translation : Jo Brand - Agony Aunt Experience : The Censorship Experience : Skint Video - 'Orange Aid' (Ian Paisley parody) : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (Homeless). Additional cast: Jo Brand, Mark Thomas, Skint Video. Note (1): Introduced by Tommy Vance; Note (2): Episode missing from BBC Archives.

010419890428

Now That's What I Call Satire : Shaw Taylor impression - Illegal dog fight : Skint Video - 'New Men Only' (Country and Western parody) : The Character Assassination Experience - Colin Moynihan : Jo Brand - Agony Aunt Experience (Weekend magazine) : International Rescue/Illegal organisations : Adolf Hitler : Ronnie Corbett impression, introducing: Mark Thomas - Sex and the family : Punchline Competition (Terry Wogan crossing picket line) : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (Holidays). Additional cast: Jo Brand, Mark Thomas, Skint Video. Note: Introduced by Tommy Vance

010619890519

Baddiel intro - Cigarette warnings : Punt and Dennis - Peking University Rag Week/Poll Tax : The Forgotten Art Of Going On Strike : Cinema voice-over (Dennis) introduces: Skint Video - 'The Day The Earth Fought Back' : Shaw Taylor impression - Football violence : Woody Allen/Bilko impressions, introducing: Mark Thomas - Students/Prisons : Nuclear Weapons : Jo Brand - Agony Aunt Experience (Just Seventeen/Weekend) : Punchline Competition ('What did the tube nutter say to the Guardian Angel?') : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (Goblin teasmaid/Terry and June). Additional cast: Jo Brand, Mark Thomas, Skint Video.

010719890526

Heatwave/Satellite Dishes/Bros : Tiananmon Square Students : Rob Newman - Denis Norden Impression : Jo Brand - Press Review Experience (Combat and Survival) : Alternative Careers Experience (Advertising) : Rob Newman - Robert De Niro Impression : Mark Thomas - FA Cup/Drinking : Skint Video - Pogues parody : The History Of Comedy : Punchline Experience (Russian Diplomats) : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (Narrator). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Jo Brand, Skint Video.

010819890602

Baddiel Intro - Adultery : Euro Elections : Character Assassination Experience - Nigel Lawson : Rob Newman - 'What's it like to lose your job?' : Skint Video - Simple Minds parody : Jo Brand - Press Review Experience (Just Seventeen) : Celebrity Swearing; leading to: Rob Newman - Alexei Sayle Impression; introducing: Mark Thomas - Death : Arms Negotiations : Punchline Competition (Cricket Umpire/Streaker) : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (In The Office). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Jo Brand, Skint Video.

010919890609

The Environment : The Obviously Not True Experience (Benny Hill/Ayatollah Khomeini) : Skint Video - 'Post Nuclear Love Song' : Jo Brand - Press Review Experience (Metal Hammer) : Rob Newman - Ben Elton/Alf Garnett link : A Short History Of Evangelism : Mark Thomas - Sex : TV In Parliament : Punchline Competition - Bill Wyman/Mandy Smith : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (American audience). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Jo Brand, Skint Video. Note: Repeated, July 1989.

0110The Skint Video Kareoke Experience1989061620030830 (BBC7)

Baddiel intro - 'Give us a B...' : James Bond : Jack Nicholson impression : The Party Political Broadcast Experience : Skint Video - Karaoke Experience (1) : Jo Brand - Press Review Experience (New Scientist) : The Social Climbing Experience/Summer : Mark Thomas - Ayatollah's funeral/Pillocks/Patriotism : Skint Video - 'World Of Snort' : The Character Assassination Experience - Bobby Robson : Punchline Competition (Thatcher and Lawson): All Cosy At Home In The Family House (Grandad/Vegetables). Additional cast: Jo Brand, Mark Thomas, Skint Video.

011119890623

The Exam Experience (Part 1) : Jo Brand - Cosmo Man : Sports Presenters Going Into Politics : Jo Brand - Press Review Experience (Parade) : Rob Newman link - 'You are immature, period...' : Skint Video - Song about Glastonbury : Hot Weather : Mark Thomas - Green Politics/Disasters/Channel Tunnel : Photocopier : Skint Video (with Mark Thomas) - 'Here Comes The Judge' : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (Queen's Visit). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Jo Brand, Skint Video.

0112 LAST19890630

The Big Deal Over The Top Investigative Reporter Voice Experience (Transport) : Skint Video - Karoke Experience (2) : The Disc Jockey Experience : Jo Brand - Press Review Experience (Daily Star) : Leftward Shift : The Exam Experience (Part 2) : Mark Thomas - IRA soldier fined/Snogging in public : Punchline Competition (Princes watching their mum come second) : All Cosy At Home In The Family House (Denis Norden). Additional cast: Jo Brand, Mark Thomas, Skint Video.

020119890811

Baddiel intro - 'I haven't got over my grandfather's death...' : Why are the England cricket team so crap? : Tim Firth - 'You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At An Acid House Party' : Privatising Water : Donna MacPhail - Spanish policeman/Pavement cafTs/Sophisticated food/Vegetarians : The Growing Reactionary Trend Towards Sexuality In Popular Culture Experience : Ken Dodd Is Innocent : Nick Hancock - Royal Family : Punchline Competition (Batman and Robin) : Dungeons and Dragons (1). Additional cast: Nick Hancock, Donna MacPhail, Tim Firth. Production assistant: Viv Drew. Sound: John Whitehall.

020219890818

Baddiel intro - 'Anyone seen not laughing...' : Flying Is Safe : Nick Hancock - Car stickers/Apathy/Swimming pool/Communication/You have to laugh/Dudley : Space Is Crap : Tim Firth - 'Textbook Song' : Donna MacPhail - Car : The Northern Ireland Experience : The Salman Rushdie Gigantic Royalty Cheque Experience : Punchline Competition (Chat-up line for Mary Whitehouse) : Dungeons and Dragons (2). Additional cast: Nick Hancock, Donna MacPhail, Tim Firth; Production assistant: Viv Drew; Sound: Roger Danes.

02031989082520130913 (BBC7)

Baddiel intro - Goon show : The Woodstock Experience/The 60s Was A Golden Decade : Nick Hancock - Fancy dress party/Misconceptions/Dream about Basil Brush : The Freemasonery Experience : Tim Firth - 'My Dad Went To School With Patrick Mower' : Donna MacPhail - Noisy neighbours/Classified ads/Body clock/Brother's wife/Cats : The Football Exprience : Sunday Trading Laws : Punchline Competition (Director General/Explosion) : Dungeons and Dragons (3). Additional cast:Nick Hancock, Donna MacPhail, Tim Firth; Production assistant; Viv Drew; Sound: Sue Templeman; Note: Recorded at Broadcasting House.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis provocatively undress the issues of August 1989. With Mark Thomas

020419890901

Baddiel intro - Mike Gatting : The Return Of The Education Experience : Mark Thomas - Police : The Great British Television Experience: Soap operas : Tim Firth (with Baddiel/Newman) - 'Cinema Song' : Donna MacPhail - 27 years old/Childhood/Enid Blyton/Babies : The Radio Times Experience : Punchline Competition (Gorbachev telephoning Polish prime minister) : Dungeons and Dragons (4) : Credits (Jack Nicholson). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Donna MacPhail, Tim Firth; Production assistant Viv Drew; sound: Max Allcock.

020519890908

Baddiel intro - Video trivia machine : Edinburgh Festival/The Outer Space Experience : Skint Video - English Cricket Rebel Song : The Great British Television Experience: Game Shows : Jo Brand - Agony Aunt Experience : The Hype Experience : Character Assassination: The Queen : Mark Thomas - Armed Forces : Punchline Competition - Mrs Rushdie's parting words to her husband : The Day The Earth Turned Stupid. Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Jo Brand, Skint Video; Note: Recorded at the Fringe Club during the Edinburgh Festival.

02061989091520130920 (BBC7)

Baddiel intro - 'Look at this shirt...' : Once Again The Return Of The Education Experience : News 39 : Skint Video - 'The Scourge Of 1969' : Memoirs : Mark Thomas - Pope's visit/Adults being stupid with children/Heroes : The Pub Experience : Punchline Competition - Princess Anne/Mark Phillips : The Great British Television Experience: Celebrity. Note: Hugh Dennis absent; additional cast: Nick Hancock, Mark Thomas, Doon Mackichan, Skint Video; Production assistant: Barbara Keer; Sound: Martha Knight.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis on royals, road safety and wigs. With Mark Thomas. From September 1989.

020719890922

Baddiel intro - 'The Duchess of York is pregnant again...' : United Germany : The Party Conference Experience : The Tracy Brothers - 'Sperm Bank' : Government Advertising : Mark Thomas - Superstition/religion : The Character Assassination Experience - Terry Wogan : Murder Weekend (Part 1). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, The Tracy Brothers, Susie Brann; Production Assistant: Barbara Keer; Sound: Alec Hale Munro.

020819890929

Baddiel intro - Zsa Zsa Gabor : The Channel Tunnel : The Dole Experience : Skint Video - English Football Supporters' Song : Writing Books For Children : Mark Thomas - Green Party/Birth control : The Penal Experience : Murder Weekend (Part 2). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Skint Video, Sarah Thomas; Production assistant/Sound: No information given.

0209 LAST19891006

Intro - 'Our first joke hasn't arrived...' : The Christmas Experience : The Hard Experience : The Tracy Brothers - 'Sod Off And Die Long-Haired Hippy Scum' : The Higher Education Experience : Jack Dee - Conserving water/Mark Phillips/Fat people/Drugs/Flying : Punchline Competition: SAS Man/Colombian drugs baron : Murder Weekend (Part 3). Additional cast: Jack Dee, The Tracy Brothers, Sarah Thomas; Production assistant: Barbara Keer; Sound: No information.

0301The Shopping Experience1990010619900112
20030813 (BBC7)
20130927 (BBC7)

Producer: B. DARE

Next in series: 13 January 1990

Previous in series: 29 September 1989

Description

Comedy from David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis, with

Performed and written by David Baddiel, Rob

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

cult programmes (genre classification)

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

12 Jan 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Thomas (Author)

Mark Billingham (Composer)

Mike Mole (Composer)

Alison Goldie (ent)

Bill Dare (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-02.

Baddiel intro - 'Is that coffee I smell?' : The Shopping Experience : The Street Life Experience : Mark Thomas - Berlin Wall/Ron Brown/Samuel Beckett/Noriega : Christmas Present Helpline : Punchline Competition: 'The 80s were my favourite decade because...' : The Tracy Brothers - 'Reconstructed Man' : Shag Or Die. Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Alison Goldie, The Tracy Brothers.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis tackle buskers and January sales. With Mark Thomas. From January 1990.

0302The Transport Experience1990011319900119
20030820 (BBC7)
20131004 (BBC7)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Thomas (Author)

Donna Mcphail (ent)

Bill Dare (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-08.

Rob Newman intro - Antoine De Caunes impression : English and how we use it : The Transport Experience : Mark Thomas - Norman Fowler/Stock exchange/Noriega/Durex in USSR/Laser weapons on boats : The Revolutionary Experience : Rob Newman - Whale Nation : The Public Should Know Experience : Punchline Competition: 'The 90s will be my favourite decade because...' : Rob Newman - Antoine De Caunes link : The Tracy Brothers: 'Naked Italian Housewives' : Credits (Antoine De Caunes). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Donna MacPhail, The Tracy Brothers; Sound: John Modell; Note: Under-runs by three minutes.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis address east European revolution. With Mark Thomas.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis address east European revolution. With Mark Thomas. From January 1990.

0303The School Experience1990012019900126
20030827 (BBC7)
20131011 (BBC7)

Producer: A. IANNUCCI

Next in series: 27 January 1990

Previous in series: 13 January 1990

Description

Performed and written by David Baddiel, Rob

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

20 Jan 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

26 Jan 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Hurst (Author)

Nick Hancock (ent)

Donna Mcphail (ent)

Bill Dare (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-16.

First broadcast on 1990-01-20

Baddiel intro: Star prize/Punt and Dennis aren't here : The School Experience (Part 1) : The Eating Out Experience : Mark Hurst - Names/Salman Rushdie/Censorship/Superheroes/Loony left/George Bush : Martin Cropper's review : Punchline Competition: Judge Pickles and Lord Laine : The Tracy Brothers - 'Sex In The Seventies' : Armenia : Phone-In. Additional cast: Nick Hancock, Donna MacPhail, Mark Hurst, The Tracy Brothers; Note: Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis absent (writing credit only); Sound: Alec Hale Munro.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman and Nick Hancock sum up the experience of school and eating out. With Mark Hurst. From January 1990.

0304The Law Experience1990012719900202
20030903 (BBC7)

Producer: B. DARE

Next in series: 06 February 1990

Previous in series: 20 January 1990

Description

The caring comedy show. Performed and written by David Baddiel, Rob Newman,

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

02 Feb 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Nick Hancock (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Donna Mcphail (Author)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-25.

First broadcast on 1990-01-27

Baddiel intro- 'I really do hate Bobby Robson...' : The Law Experience : The Religious Experience : Donna MacPhail - Other people's dads/Ron Brown : Business News Slot : Punchline Competition: Queen's abdication : Ambulance workers' strike : The Angry Thoughts Upon Returning From A Three-hour Traffic Jam Last Saturday Experience : The Tracy Brothers: 'Tracksuit Man' : Commonwealth Games. Additional cast: Nick Hancock, Donna MacPhail, The Tracy Brothers; Sound: Alec Hale Munro.

0305The Holiday Experience1990020320030910 (BBC7)

Baddiel intro - Princess Margaret : The Holiday Experience (Part 1) : What is going on with the weather? : Mark Hurst - Ambulance workers/Cows/Rabbits/Horse-racing/Steroids : The Urban Paranoia Experience : The Tracy Brothers: 'I Don't Like Greens' : Making cuts : Punchline Competition: Welsh weight-lifter : Let's Play Revolution!.

Additional cast: Mark Hurst, Donna MacPhail, The Tracy Brothers; Sound: Alec Hale Munro.

0306The Class Experience1990021019900216
20030917 (BBC7)
20131025 (BBC7)

First broadcast on 1990-02-10

Producer: A. IANNUCCI

Next in series: 17 February 1990

Previous in series: 06 February 1990

Description

Special 27th Anniversary Edition. Performed and written by David Baddiel, Rob

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Feb 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

16 Feb 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Thomas (Author)

Doon Mackichan (ent)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-02-07.

South Africa : The Class Experience : The Tracy Brothers: 'Ring Ring Ring' : The Valentine Experience : Mark Thomas - Darts/Mike Gatting/Nigel Lawson/Resignation/Health minister/Unions/Maoris : The Holiday Experience (Part 2) : Punchline Competition: Maori woman throwing cloth at Queen : Towering Epic Saga (Part 1) : Credits ('And the teacher was Mr Pratt...'). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Doon Mackichan, The Tracy Brothers; Sound: Martha Knight.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis give timely Valentine's Day advice. With Mark Thomas.

David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis give timely Valentine's Day advice. With Mark Thomas. From February 1990.

0307The Embarrassment Experience1990021719900223
20030924 (BBC7)
20131101 (BBC7)

Producer: A. IANNUCCI

Next in series: 24 February 1990

Previous in series: 10 February 1990

Description

The show that dares to ignore the issues that other shows would tackle.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

17 Feb 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

23 Feb 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Thomas (Author)

Donna Mcphail (Author)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Tim Firth (voc)

Recorded on 1990-02-15.

First broadcast on 1990-02-17

Baddiel intro - Donald Trump : 'The world is becoming nice...' : The Embarrassment Experience : Shakespeare : Tim Firth - 'There's A Crap Record In Every Collection' : Vox pops - 'Have you heard of the MWE?' : Mark Thomas - Mortgage rates/Guinness trial/Mike Gatting/Mandela/Boxing : The School Experience (Part 2) : Donna MacPhail - The British/Heckler : Punchline Competition: Perrier's unused bottles : Towering Epic Saga (Part 2). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Donna acPhail, Tim Firth; Sound: Alec Hale Munro.

Nice or nastiness? What's embarrassing? Stars David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. From February 1990.

0308The Nationalism Experience1990022419900302
20031001 (BBC7)
20131206 (BBC7)

Producer: A. IANNUCCI

Next in series: 03 March 1990

Previous in series: 17 February 1990

Description

More fun than a bag of gristle. Performed and written by David Baddiel, Rob

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

24 Feb 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

02 Mar 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Thomas (Author)

Donna Mcphail (Author)

Nick Hancock (ent)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Tim Firth (voc)

Recorded on 1990-02-21.

First broadcast on 1990-02-24

: Tim Firth - Manchester Olympic Song : The Etiquette Experience : Mark Thomas - Gay priests/Ambulance dispute/Channel tunnel/Kings Cross/Mutant sperm : Vox pops - 'What do you like to listen to on the radio?' (1) : Tim Firth - 'We All Know A Story' : Punchline Competition: Whiteman Cup : Video recorders : Donna MacPhail - Fashion : More vox pops 'What do you listen to on the radio?' (2) : Towering Epic Saga (Part 3) : Credits ('Rob Newman is currently appearing in some first year's bedroom, I expect...'). Additional cast: Mark Thomas, Donna MacPhail, Nick Hancock, Tim Firth; Sound: Martha Knight; Note (1): Audience shout 'Picture this' intro, following 'Sex kitten swamp bitches' cue from Thomas; Note (2): Rob Newman absent (except on vox pops tapes); Note (3): Nick Hancock and Donna MacPhail's final appearance.

Manchester's 1996 Olympic bid is mocked. Sketches, stand-up and general ranting from David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and others. From February 1990.

0309The Irritation Experience1990030319900309
20031008 (BBC7)

The classic thirty minutes of time.

Recorded on 1990-03-01

0310The Crime Experience1990031019900316
20031015 (BBC7)
20131213 (BBC7)

First broadcast on 1990-03-10

Producer: A. IANNUCCI

Next in series: 17 March 1990

Previous in series: 03 March 1990

Description

Comedy, comin' at ya, etc.... Performed and written by David Baddiel, Rob

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Mar 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

16 Mar 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Thomas (Author)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-08.

Baddiel intro - Al Fayed lies : The Mary Whitehouse Experience Almanac : Colonel Gadaffi/Arthur Scargill : Mark Thomas : The Crime Experience : Punchline Competition - Al Fayed brothers : The Psychology Experience : Phone Calls (Gary Davies/BBC Complaints) : Radio Stations. Additional cast: Mark Thomas.

The al Fayed purchase of Harrods is mocked. Sketches, stand-up and general ranting from David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. From March 1990.

0311The Economics Experience1990031719900323
20031022 (BBC7)

More exciting than lampshades.

Contributors: Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Thomas (Author)

Rebecca Front (ent)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-15.

First broadcast on 1990-03-17

Rob Newman intro (pre-sig): 'The style of David Baddiel' : Rob Newman intro - Ice skaters : Punt and Dennis - Now That's What I Call Satire : The Economics Experience : The Complaints Experience : The Tracy Brothers - 'Get Into Satan' : Mark Thomas - Saatchi and Saatchi/Rent-a-Crowd/Poll Tax/Endurance/Smoking : The Ageing, Pain, Illness, Misery and Death Experience : Firepower Monthly : Phone Calls (Wayne Clarke/Chatline) : Credits (David Baddiel/first year's bedroom at his old primary school). Note: David Baddiel absent; Additional cast: Rebecca Front, Mark Thomas, The Tracy Brothers; Sound: Alec Hale Munro; Note: Mark Thomas' final appearance.

0312 LASTThe Stupid Experience1990032419900330
20031029 (BBC7)

Producer: A. IANNUCCI

Next in series: 29 September 1990

Previous in series: 17 March 1990

Description

Performed and written by David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and others.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

24 Mar 1990 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 1)

30 Mar 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Hurst (Author)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-22.

First broadcast on 1990-03-24

Pre-sig: Tommy Vance intro : Baddiel intro- 'Offered a lift by Derek Hatten' : The Stupid Experience : Tracy Brothers link - 'Gig on a wit...' : Mark Hurst - Aubergine miracle/Police/Comb wars/Football ID/Cocaine/Mandela : Yellow Pages ad (Terminal deformity clinic) : 'Classical music is becoming trendy' : Yellow pages ad ('The garden's been getting a bit much for you...') : Punchline Competition: 'I have enjoyed The MWE because...' : The Democracy Experience : The Perversion Experience : The Tracy Brothers - 'That's Light Entertainment' : Phone Calls (3) : Out-takes. Additional cast: Mark Hurst, The Tracy Brothers; Sound: Martha Knight ; Note: Echo-drenched 'Eddie?' soundbite added, post-credits, on repeat.

039919900705

Baddiel intro - 'Nine out of ten cats go moo...' : The Culture Experience : Reunited Germany : Jack Dee : Being Crap : Punchline Competition (What did Sarah Brightman say to Andrew Lloyd Webber?) : The World Cup Experience. Additional cast: Jack Dee; Note: Recorded at the Glasgow Radio Festival.

0409 LAST1990121519901221

Next in series: 03 January 1991

Comedy that pulls no punches, leaves no stone unturned, and can't get no satisfaction.

Written and performed by David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. Produced by Armando Iannucci.With guests The Tracey Brothers

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

15 Dec 1990 19:00-19:30 (RADIO 1)

21 Dec 1990 00:00-00:30 (RADIO 1)

Contributors

Steve Punt (Author)

Hugh Dennis (Author)

David Baddiel (Author)

Rob Newman (Author)

Mark Hurst (Author)

Armando Iannucci (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-12-13.

Pre-sig: Bald convention/Sixth-former from hell : Hugh Dennis misses his cue : The Has John Major Got A Moustache Or What? Experience : The Winter Experience : Old Blue Eyes Is Old (Sinatra parody) : Mark Hurst - Sitting on the front row/Techno toilets/Childhood myths/Quiz night/John Major : The Hostages Experience : The Tracy Brothers: 'Grandma I Hope You Die This Christmas' : Punchline Competition: 'I think the MWE should transfer to television because...' : The Class Experience : Christmas Pantomime (3) : Credits ('And the producer was...oh God...'). Additional cast: Mark Hurst, The Tracy Brothers; Note: Erroneously referred to as 'the 45th show'.