Why is Bristow surrounded by incompetents? He has a theory - and determines to bumble toward the proof.
Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.
With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Leslie Phillips as Perkins, Katy Odey as Miss Sunman, Jon Glover as Fudge, Simon Schatzberger as Postboy, David Battley as Stokes, Jackie Neglia as Miss Pleasant, Liz Fraser as Gert and Joan Sims as Daisy.
Music: John Whitehall
Producer: Neil Cargill
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2000.