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Something About a Soldier

The bumbling civil servants find a demob letter written 20 years before.

A weekly tribute to all those who work in government departments.
Stars Wilfrid Hyde White and Richard Murdoch.

With Norma Ronald, Warren Mitchell, David Nettheim and David Graham.

Written by Edward Taylor, Brian Cooke and Johnnie Mortimer.

'The Men from the Ministry' ran for 14 series between 1962 and 1977. Deryck Guyler replaced Wilfrid Hyde-White from 1966. Sadly many episodes didn't survive in the archive, however the BBC's Transcription Service re-recorded 14 shows in 1980 - never broadcast in the UK, until the arrival of BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Producer: Edward Taylor,

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1965.

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 2 May 2017 19:30