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Pushing the Vote Out

The dopey duo react when a by-election candidate goes from slide to landslide. With Deryck Guyler. Re-recorded in April 1980.

The bungling bureaucrats react when a by-election candidate goes from slide to landslide.

One of 14 shows not kept in the archive and re-recorded in 1980 – previously never broadcast in the UK, until the arrival of BBC Radio 4 Extra.

‘The Men from the Ministry’ ran for 14 series between 1962 and 1977.

Stars Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler (who replaced Wilfrid Hyde-White from 1966).

With Norma Ronald, Ronald Baddiley and John Graham.

Written by Johnnie Mortimer, Brian Cooke and Edward Taylor.

Producer: Edward Taylor.

Re-recording of ‘'Up the Poll'' made in April 1980.

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