Radio Heads

Former Heads of Radio Light Entertainment pick six programmes that represent their time in the chair.

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In Tribute To Bobby Jaye

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Former ISIRTA stalwart, David Hatch, presents: Just a Minute (18/04/81), Next Programme Follows Almost Immediately (09/07/71), The Burkiss Way (02/04/79), Doctor in the House (06/08/68), Brothers in Law (13/07/71) and What Ho! Jeeves - Stiff Upper Lip: The Menace of Totleigh Towers (03/12/1980).

Just a Minute (18/04/81), Next Programme Follows Almost Immediately (09/07/71), The Burkiss Way (02/04/79), Doctor in the House (06/08/68), Brothers in Law (13/07/71) and What Ho! Jeeves - Stiff Upper Lip: The Menace of Totleigh Towers (03/12/1980).

0101David Hatch2003111520040508 (BBC7)
20040509 (BBC7)
20050312 (BBC7)
20050313 (BBC7)
20051015 (BBC7)
20051016 (BBC7)
20060729 (BBC7)
20060730 (BBC7)
20071020 (BBC7)
20071021 (BBC7)
20080816 (BBC7)
20080817 (BBC7)

Stephen K Amos.jpg>Former ISIRTA stalwart, David Hatch, presents: Just a Minute (18/04/81), Next Programme Follows Almost Immediately (09/07/71), The Burkiss Way (02/04/79), Doctor in the House (06/08/68), Brothers in Law (13/07/71) and What Ho! Jeeves - Stiff Upper Lip: The Menace of Totleigh Towers (03/12/1980).

Just a Minute (18/04/81), Next Programme Follows Almost Immediately (09/07/71), The Burkiss Way (02/04/79), Doctor in the House (06/08/68), Brothers in Law (13/07/71) and What Ho! Jeeves - Stiff Upper Lip: The Menace of Totleigh Towers (03/12/1980).

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The Ken Dodd Show (20/08/1972); Steptoe and Son: TB or not TB (11/04/1971); After Henry: The Cowboy (01/05/1985); Radio Active: Euroshow (12/07/1983); The Small Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (14/12/1977); and Yes Minister: The Writing on the Wall (08/11/1983).

introduces comedy including The Ken Dodd Show, Steptoe and Son, After Henry, Radio Active, The Small Intricate World of Gerald C Potter and Yes Minister.

Former producer and Head of Radio Light Entertainment, the ebullient Bobby Jaye, returns to BBC 7 this week.

He started working life as a studio manager and rose to the dizzy heights of producing The Ken Dodd Show; also bringing the Steptoe and Son team from TV to radio.

Bobby's career is strewn with awards, including: an ONDAS for Radio Active, and beating the Weekending team to a Bafta for The Small, Intricate Life of

Gerald C Potter, by Basil Boothroyd.

His pick of the tops are: The Ken Dodd Show (20/08/1972); Steptoe and

Son - TB or not TB (11/04/1971); After Henry - The Cowboy (01/05/1985);

Radio Active - Euroshow (12/07/1983); The Small Intricate Life of

Gerald C Potter (14/12/1977); Yes Minister - The Writing on the Wall

The Ken Dodd Show (20/08/1972); Steptoe and Son: TB or not TB (11/04/1971); After Henry: The Cowboy (01/05/1985); Radio Active: Euroshow (12/07/1983); The Small Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (14/12/1977); Yes Minister: The Writing on the Wall (08/11/1983).

The former boss of BBC Radio Light Entertainment chooses his career favourites.

The former boss of BBC Radio Light Entertainment chooses his career favourites: The Ken Dodd Show, Steptoe and Son, After Henry, Radio Active, Gerald C Potter and Yes Minister.

0102Bobby Jaye2003112220040515 (BBC7)
20040516 (BBC7)
20050319 (BBC7)
20050320 (BBC7)
20051022 (BBC7)
20051023 (BBC7)
20060805 (BBC7)
20060806 (BBC7)
20080802 (BBC7)
20080803 (BBC7)
20100123 (BBC7)

The Ken Dodd Show (20/08/1972); Steptoe and Son: TB or not TB (11/04/1971); After Henry: The Cowboy (01/05/1985); Radio Active: Euroshow (12/07/1983); The Small Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (14/12/1977); and Yes Minister: The Writing on the Wall (08/11/1983).

introduces comedy including The Ken Dodd Show, Steptoe and Son, After Henry, Radio Active, The Small Intricate World of Gerald C Potter and Yes Minister.

Former producer and Head of Radio Light Entertainment, the ebullient Bobby Jaye, returns to BBC 7 this week.

He started working life as a studio manager and rose to the dizzy heights of producing The Ken Dodd Show; also bringing the Steptoe and Son team from TV to radio.

Bobby's career is strewn with awards, including: an ONDAS for Radio Active, and beating the Weekending team to a Bafta for The Small, Intricate Life of

Gerald C Potter, by Basil Boothroyd.

His pick of the tops are: The Ken Dodd Show (20/08/1972); Steptoe and

Son - TB or not TB (11/04/1971); After Henry - The Cowboy (01/05/1985);

Radio Active - Euroshow (12/07/1983); The Small Intricate Life of

Gerald C Potter (14/12/1977); Yes Minister - The Writing on the Wall

The Ken Dodd Show (20/08/1972); Steptoe and Son: TB or not TB (11/04/1971); After Henry: The Cowboy (01/05/1985); Radio Active: Euroshow (12/07/1983); The Small Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (14/12/1977); Yes Minister: The Writing on the Wall (08/11/1983).

The former boss of BBC Radio Light Entertainment chooses his career favourites.

The former boss of BBC Radio Light Entertainment chooses his career favourites: The Ken Dodd Show, Steptoe and Son, After Henry, Radio Active, Gerald C Potter and Yes Minister.

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0104 LASTJonathan James Moore2003120620040522 (BBC7)
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20051029 (BBC7)
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Larger than life Jonathan James Moore is the last of our Radio Heads to pick his favourite comedies.

Jonathan joined the BBC in 1978 where he worked as a Producer, Script Editor and Chief Producer before taking on the position of Head of Light Entertainment from 1991 to1999.

His pick of the best are:

The Million Pound Radio Show (27/07/1991);

Knowing Me, Knowing You (08/12/1992);

No Commitments: Retiring Types (04/08/1999);

Goodness Gracious Me (05/07/1996)

On the Town with the League of Gentlemen: A Guest at the Dentons (06/11/1997)

Choice Grenfell (05/03/1998)

The Million Pound Radio Show (27/07/1991); Knowing Me Knowing You (08/12/1992); No Commitments: Retiring Types (04/08/1999); Goodness Gracious Me (05/07/1996); On The Town with The League of Gentlemen: A Guest at the Dentons (06/11/1997); Choice Grenfell (05/03/1998).

Sadly Jonathan died in 2005.

The former Head of BBC Radio Light Entertainment makes his choice from the many programmes he was involved with:

0104 LASTJonathan James Moore2003120620040522 (BBC7)
20040523 (BBC7)
20050326 (BBC7)
20050327 (BBC7)
20051029 (BBC7)
20051030 (BBC7)
20060812 (BBC7)
20060813 (BBC7)
20080809 (BBC7)
20080810 (BBC7)

Larger than life Jonathan James Moore is the last of our Radio Heads to pick his favourite comedies.

Jonathan joined the BBC in 1978 where he worked as a Producer, Script Editor and Chief Producer before taking on the position of Head of Light Entertainment from 1991 to1999.

His pick of the best are:

The Million Pound Radio Show (27/07/1991);

Knowing Me, Knowing You (08/12/1992);

No Commitments: Retiring Types (04/08/1999);

Goodness Gracious Me (05/07/1996)

On the Town with the League of Gentlemen: A Guest at the Dentons (06/11/1997)

Choice Grenfell (05/03/1998)

The Million Pound Radio Show (27/07/1991); Knowing Me Knowing You (08/12/1992); No Commitments: Retiring Types (04/08/1999); Goodness Gracious Me (05/07/1996); On The Town with The League of Gentlemen: A Guest at the Dentons (06/11/1997); Choice Grenfell (05/03/1998).

Sadly Jonathan died in 2005.