Schoolboy Archie Andrews creates mayhem with radio ventriloquist Peter Brough, Beryl Reid and Max Bygraves. From December 1952.
Archie tries to be helpful and gets a surprise after turning his hand to sculpting...
Radio ventriloquism from Peter Brough and schoolboy, Archie Andrews.
With Max Bygraves, Harry Secombe, Beryl Reid, Hattie Jacques and Peter Madden.
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.
Script by Eric Sykes and Walter Ridley
With Ronald Chesney and the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Charles Shadwell.
Producer: Roy Speer
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1952.