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From 01/03/1959

Brough bets that he and Archie can travel round Britain in eight days. With Dick Emery. Radio ventriloquism from March 1959.

Brough bets that he and school boy Archie Andrews can travel round Britain in eight days.

Radio ventriloquism with Dick Emery, Warren Mitchell, Bernard Bresslaw and Gladys Morgan.

Running from 1950-1958, Educating Archie introduced a number of soon-to-be household names to listeners, including Tony Hancock, Benny Hill, Harry Secombe, Dick Emery, Hattie Jacques, Bruce Forsyth and Max Bygraves - all taking a turn in tutoring Archie.

Scripted by: Ronald Chesney, Ronald Wolfe and Marty Feldman.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1959.

13 days left to listen

30 minutes

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