Wordly Wise

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920608]

Chairperson Peter Hobday and a gaggle of wordsmiths take a cheerful romp through the English language. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920608]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Producer: Colin Swash.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920615]

Chairperson Peter Hobday and a gaggle of wordsmiths take a romp through the English language.

Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920615]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920622]

Chairperson Peter Hobday and a gaggle of wordsmiths romp through the English language. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920622]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920629]

Chairperson Peter Hobday and guest wordsmiths John Wells , Rosalind Miles , Simon Brett and Liz Lochhead take a cheerful romp through the English language. Producer Cohn Swash Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920629]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: John Wells

Unknown: Rosalind Miles

Unknown: Simon Brett

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920706]

Chairperson Peter Hobday and wordsmiths Roy Hattersley , Beryl Bainbridge , Philip Howard and Liz Lochhead take a romp through the English language. Producer Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920706]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Roy Hattersley

Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge

Unknown: Philip Howard

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Producer: Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920713]

Chairman Peter Hobday , with Anna Raebum , Sarah Dunant , Philip Howard and Lorelei King , take a cheerful romp through the English language. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920713]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Anna Raebum

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Philip Howard

Unknown: Lorelei King

Producer: Colin Swash.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930111]

Peter Hobday with more tricky questions about words and the English language. Guests include Roy Hattersley , Liz Lochhead and Roger McGough. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930111]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Roy Hattersley

Unknown: Liz Lochhead

Unknown: Roger McGough.

Producer: Colin Swash.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930118]

Peter Hobday puts more tricky questions about the English language to guests Sally Bradshaw , Lorelei King , Chris Stuart and David Thomas. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930118]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Sally Bradshaw

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Chris Stuart

Unknown: David Thomas.

Producer: Colin Swash.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930125]

Peter Hobday with guests Simon Brett , Frances Edmonds , Bob Holness and Liz Lochhead. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930125]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Simon Brett

Unknown: Frances Edmonds

Unknown: Bob Holness

Unknown: Liz Lochhead.

Producer: Colin Swash.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930201]

Peter Hobday puts more tricky questions about words and the English language to guests Sally Bradshaw , Lorelei King , Chris Stuart and David Thomas. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930201]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930208]

Peter Hobday with guests Christina Dodwell , Roy Hattersley , Lorelei King and Roger McGough. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930208]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Christina Dodwell

Unknown: Roy Hattersley

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Roger McGough.

Producer: Colin Swash.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930215]

In the last of the series, Peter Hobday puts questions about words and the English language to guests Simon Brett , Frances Edmonds , Bob Holness and Liz Lochhead. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930823]

Chairman Peter Hobday demonstrates the true meaning of Bunkum... and many other words, along with guests Tony Hawkes , Charles Kennedy , Rosalind Miles and Caroline Quentin. Producer Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930823]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Tony Hawkes

Unknown: Charles Kennedy

Unknown: Rosalind Miles

Unknown: Caroline Quentin.

Producer: Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930906]

Peter Hobday test the teams on the derivations of more words and phrases. With David Thomas , Lorelei King , Andy Hamilton and Rosie Boycott. Producer Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930906]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: David Thomas

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Andy Hamilton

Unknown: Rosie Boycott.

Producer: Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931123]

Witty, informative, entertaining. These are the kind of words Peter Hobday looks up in the dictionary before quizzing guests Rosie Boycott , Andy Hamilton , Lorelei King and David Thomas on derivations and other aspects of the English language.

Written and compiled by Clive Coleman and Ged Parsons

Producer Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931123]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Rosie Boycott

Unknown: Andy Hamilton

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: David Thomas

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931130]

Peter Hobday demonstrates the true meaning of bunkum, and many other words, along with guests Tony Hawkes , Charles Kennedy , Rosalind Miles and Caroline Quentin.

Producer Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931130]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Tony Hawkes

Unknown: Charles Kennedy

Unknown: Rosalind Miles

Unknown: Caroline Quentin.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931207]

From plimsolls to peach melba, Peter Hobday puts his foot in it and tests the teams on the derivations of more Words and phrases. With Simon Brett , Frances Edmonds , Carole Hayman and Chris Stuart.

Producers Jo Clegg and Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931207]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Simon Brett

Unknown: Frances Edmonds

Unknown: Carole Hayman

Unknown: Chris Stuart.

Producers: Jo Clegg

Producers: Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931214]

What is a five-finger discount? Peter Hobday gives the answer, discusses the meaning of funkstick and dispenses some medicinal word derivations for the panel to ponder. With David Thomas , Lorelei King , Andy Hamilton and Rosie Boycott. Producer Jo Clegg

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931214]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: David Thomas

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Andy Hamilton

Unknown: Rosie Boycott.

Producer: Jo Clegg

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931221]

Peter Hobday tests his guests on sweet Fanny Adams... and other phrases. With Tony Hawkes , Charles Kennedy , Rosalind Miles and Caroline Quentin. Producer Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931221]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Fanny Adams

Unknown: Tony Hawkes

Unknown: Charles Kennedy

Unknown: Rosalind Miles

Unknown: Caroline Quentin.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931228]

Red herrings, white elephants - Peter Hobday tries to elicit the right shade of meaning from Frances Edmonds , Carole Hayman , Chris Stuart and Simon Brett. Producers Jo Clegg and Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931228]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Frances Edmonds

Unknown: Carole Hayman

Unknown: Chris Stuart

Unknown: Simon Brett.

Producers: Jo Clegg

Producers: Colin Swash

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970102]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970102]

Panel game exploring words and language, with chairman

Peter Hobday and guests Lorelei King ,

Graham Norton and Trevor Phillips , Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970102]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970102]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Graham Norton

Unknown: Trevor Phillips

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970109]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970109]

Panel game exploring words and language, with chairman Peter Hobday and guests Joe Melia , Lorelei King , Annabel Giles and Richard Vranch. Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970109]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970109]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Joe Melia

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Annabel Giles

Unknown: Richard Vranch.

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970116]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970116]

Panel game exploring words and language, with chairman

Peter Hobday and guests Graham Norton , Lorelei King , Kay Stonham and Trevor Phillips.

Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970116]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970116]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Graham Norton

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Kay Stonham

Unknown: Trevor Phillips.

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970123]

Panel game exploring words and language, with chairman Peter Hobday and guests. Last in the series. Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970123]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970722]

The popular panel game returns with more exploration of words and language. Chairman Peter Hobday and guests Kevin Greening , Joe Melia , Brian Sewell and Kay Stonham uncover word origins, spot the fake word, and enjoy a logophiliac laugh at everything from slang to Shakespeare. Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970722]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Kevin Greening

Unknown: Joe Melia

Unknown: Brian Sewell

Unknown: Kay Stonham

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970729]

Peter Hobday chairs the panel game which explores the origins of words. Panellists are David Aaronovitch , Fi Glover , Jeremy Nicholas and Peter Serafinowicz. Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970729]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: David Aaronovitch

Unknown: Fi Glover

Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970805]

Peter Hobday derives entertainment from the dictionary with Jonathan James-Moore , Susan Jeffreys , Jim Tavare and Richard Vranch in another edition of the expressive panel game. Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970805]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Jonathan James-Moore

Unknown: Susan Jeffreys

Unknown: Jim Tavare

Unknown: Richard Vranch

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970812]

Peter Hobday chairs the panel game which explores the origins of words. with guests David Aaronovitch , Fi Glover , Jeremy Nicholas and Peter Serafinowicz. Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970812]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970819]

Peter Hobday presents another edition of the expressive panel game, with guests Susan Jeffreys , Graham Norton , Jim Tavare and Richard Vranch.

Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970819]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Susan Jeffreys

Unknown: Graham Norton

Unknown: Jim Tavare

Unknown: Richard Vranch.

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970826]

Peter Hobday presents the final edition of the word-based panel game, with guests Kevin Greening ,

Joe Melia , Brian Sewell and Kay Stonham. Producer Mark Tonderai

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970826]

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Unknown: Kevin Greening

Unknown: Joe Melia

Unknown: Brian Sewell

Unknown: Kay Stonham.

Producer: Mark Tonderai

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 January 199619960104

Producer: J. CLEGG

Next in series: 19 December 1996

Previous in series: 28 December 1995

Description

Peter Hobday chairs the last in the series of the panel game. Producer Jo CLEGG. No further details available.

Subject Categories

game shows (programme format)

light entertainment programmes (genre)

english language

Broadcast history

04 Jan 1996 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

08 Aug 1996 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Hobday

Jo Clegg (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-12-04.