Play It Cool

Another sort of radio show

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20150403 (BBC7)
20150404 (BBC7)
20170601 (BBC7)

From potty to pompous, fast-moving with characters galore.

Fast moving sketches and a plethora of comedy characters starring Ian Carmichael, Joan Sims and Hugh Paddick.

Films like Private's Progress and I'm All Right Jack helped make Ian Carmichael a major star of both British stage and screen. Play it Cool was his first radio comedy series promising a variety of potty and pompous situations.

Written by Eric Merriman - best known for his work on numerous series of Beyond Our Ken.

With music from Rosemary Squires, The Mike Sammes Singers and The Ken Thorne Orchestra

Produced by John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1964.

From potty to pompous, fast-moving with characters galore.

Fast moving sketches and a plethora of comedy characters starring Ian Carmichael, Joan Sims and Hugh Paddick.

Films like Private's Progress and I'm All Right Jack helped make Ian Carmichael a major star of both British stage and screen. Play it Cool was his first radio comedy series promising a variety of potty and pompous situations.

Written by Eric Merriman - best known for his work on numerous series of Beyond Our Ken.

With music from Rosemary Squires, The Mike Sammes Singers and The Ken Thorne Orchestra

Produced by John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1964.

Ian Carmichael

Joan Sims

Hugh Paddick

Cool music from Rosemary Squires

THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS

THE KEN THORNE ORCHESTRA

Sunday's broadcast

Rosemary Squires is appearing in ' The Big Show of 1964 at the Opera House, Blackpool

Written by Eric Merriman for Ian Carmichael

Joan Sims , Hugh Paddick Cool music from Rosemary Squires

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20150410 (BBC7)
20170608 (BBC7)

Days out and big business inspire comedy characters galore.

Days out and big business inspire a plethora of comedy characters galore in fast-moving sketches.

Starring Ian Carmichael, Joan Sims and Hugh Paddick.

Films like Private's Progress and I'm All Right Jack helped make Ian Carmichael a major star of both British stage and screen. Play it Cool was his first radio comedy series promising a variety of potty and pompous situations.

Written by Eric Merriman - best known for his work on numerous series of Beyond Our Ken.

With music from Rosemary Squires, The Mike Sammes Singers and The Ken Thorne Orchestra

Produced by John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1964.

Days out and big business inspire a plethora of comedy characters galore in fast-moving sketches.

Starring Ian Carmichael, Joan Sims and Hugh Paddick.

Films like Private's Progress and I'm All Right Jack helped make Ian Carmichael a major star of both British stage and screen. Play it Cool was his first radio comedy series promising a variety of potty and pompous situations.

Written by Eric Merriman - best known for his work on numerous series of Beyond Our Ken.

With music from Rosemary Squires, The Mike Sammes Singers and The Ken Thorne Orchestra

Produced by John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1964.

Written by Eric Merriman for Ian Carmichael

Joan Sims , Hugh Paddick

ANTHONY SAGAR

Cool music from

Rosemary Squires

THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS

THE KEN THORNE ORCHESTRA

Sunday's broadcast

Rosemarw Squires is appearing in ' The Bio Show of 1964 at the Opera House, Blackpool

Joan Sims , Hugh Paddick ANTHONY SAGAR

Cool music from Rosemary Squires

THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS THE KEN THORNE ORCHESTRA

Rosemary Squires is In The Big Show of 1964 ' at the Opera House. Blackpool

031964080919640811
20150417 (BBC7)
20170615 (BBC7)

Women's magazines and ballroom dancing inspire comedy characters galore in fast-moving sketches.

Starring Ian Carmichael, Joan Sims and Hugh Paddick.

Films like Private's Progress and I'm All Right Jack helped make Ian Carmichael a major star of both British stage and screen. Play it Cool was his first radio comedy series promising a variety of potty and pompous situations.

Written by Eric Merriman - best known for his work on numerous series of Beyond Our Ken.

With music from Rosemary Squires, The Mike Sammes Singers and The Ken Thorne Orchestra

Produced by John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1964.

Women's magazines and ballroom dancing inspire comedy characters galore in fast-moving sketches.

Starring Ian Carmichael, Joan Sims and Hugh Paddick.

Films like Private's Progress and I'm All Right Jack helped make Ian Carmichael a major star of both British stage and screen. Play it Cool was his first radio comedy series promising a variety of potty and pompous situations.

Written by Eric Merriman - best known for his work on numerous series of Beyond Our Ken.

With music from Rosemary Squires, The Mike Sammes Singers and The Ken Thorne Orchestra

Produced by John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1964.

Written by Eric Merriman for

Ian Carmichael

Joan Sims , Hugh Paddlck

GORDON FAITH

Cool music from

Rosemary Squires

THE MINE SAMMES SINGERS

THE KEN THORNE ORCHESTRA

Produced by JOHN Siumondi

Sunday's broadcast

written by Eric Merriman for Ian Carmichael

Joan Sims , Hugh Paddick GORDON FAITH

Cool music from Rosemary Squires

THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS THE KEN THORNE ORCHESTRA

Repeated on Tuesday, 8.0 p.m. Rosemary Squires is appearing in The Bis Show of 1964 ' at the Opera House. Blackpool

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20150424 (BBC7)
20170622 (BBC7)

What if the Cannes film festival came to Britain, and other world affairs.

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20150501 (BBC7)
20170629 (BBC7)

Ian Carmichael, Hugh Paddick and Joan Sims mix music and comedy for a slice of 60s cool. From August 1964.

Ian Carmichael, Hugh Paddick and Joan Sims mix music and comedy for a slice of 60s cool.

Written by ERIC MERRIMAN for Ian Carmichael

Joan Sims , Hugh Paddick

GORDON FAITH

Cool music from

Rosemary Squires

THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS

THE KEN THORNE ORCHESTRA

Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS

Sunday's broadcast

Joan Sims , Hugh Paddick GORDON FAITH

Cool music from Rosemary Squires

06 LAST1964083019640901
20150508 (BBC7)
20170706 (BBC7)

Ian Carmichael, Hugh Paddick and Joan Sims share the life stories of famous scribes and actors.

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