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From Howerd's End to Pebble Mill

Episode 2 of 3

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 28 May 2012

Episode 2 - From Howerd's end to Pebble Mill

Written and presented by David Nobbs

With Nobbs On sees David Nobbs, the comic genius behind Reggie Perrin, The Two Ronnies, Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howerd and R4's The Maltby Collection, presenting a three-part series of entertaining, joke-laden, insider observations on his comedy career to a studio audience along with guest readings, archive material and unpredictable delights.

David has trouble explaining why he's impersonating Frankie Howerd in a public place to the police. Meanwhile Pebble Mill reject a short story about a man battling with his identity as a successful middle class, middle management manager, called Reginald Iolanthe Perrin.

Featuring Martin Trenaman and Mia Soteriou

Produced by Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.


David Nobbs
Martin Trenaman
Mia Soteriou
Andrew McGibbon
David Nobbs


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