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Popeye

Reflections on the rise and fall of EC Segar's sailor man. Stars Warren Mitchell and Andrew Sachs.

Born in a typhoon with dynamite in both fists. Spinach was his trademark but it also brought about his downfall.

Whatever happened to EC Segar's sailor man - Popeye?

Six-part series revealing the afterlife of some famous characters from children's fiction written by Adrian Mourby.

With Warren Mitchell as G Wellington Wimpy, Kerry Shale as Sweepee, Peter Woodthorpe as Bluto, Andrew Sachs as Peter Boyd-Shuster, Jonathan Tafler as Lou Canvas, Cyril Shaps as Moses Kyle, Eva Haddon as Miss Jones and Myfanwy Talog as Sian Owens-Prosser.

Producer: Brian King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.

29 days left to listen

30 minutes

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