UK Radio Nostalgia – Classic British Radio
This page contains a collection of links and bits of useful information for those looking for information on radio nostalgia…
Classic radio shows
- Alan Partridge on BBC Radio 4, before his TV career…
- Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy – The finest radio sci-fi comedy ever with three new series in 2004-2005.
- Radio Active – Superb BBC Radio comedy on the life of Britain’s National Local radio station
- Wirelist – email discussion on UK radio with the emphasis on the nostalgic and the esoteric
- Essex Radio Remembered and Spectrum Radio Remembered. Our nostalgia pages
- KCBC Remembered – The history of this Northamptonshire station
- If you can get to it, take a listen to BBC Radio 4 Extra – This digital radio channel frequently runs repeats of classic BBC Radio comedy. You can get BBC Radio 4 Extra on Freeview, DAB and Sky. Well worth a listen!
- Classic comedy on cassette. The BBC Audio Collection contains great episodes of old favourites including Round the Horne, Dad’s Army, Steptoe and Son, The Goon Show, Hancocks’s Half Hour, Spike Milligan, The Navy Lark, Just a Minute, I’m Sorry I’ll Read that Again, Porridge and Yes Minister. Go to the BBC Shop and see what they have to offer, then sit down with a nice cup of tea, a dunking biscuit, and lots of free time.
- Audible.co.uk – Wide collection of comedy and audio books available for download for your PC or MP3 player
- Got a question? Try our Comedy forum
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