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Expanding the Mind

Dorothy and Edward decide to broaden their minds. Marital mayhem starring Betty Marsden and Hugh Paddick. From January 1979.

Edward seeks to expand his mind, with the help of a gentle arm-lock from Dorothy.

Dorothy and Edward Atkinson are Sidcup's premier warring couple with a marriage to challenge even the most determined of counsellors.

Barry Pilton's marital mayhem sitcom stars Hugh Paddick as Edward and Betty Marsden as Dorothy.

With David Burke, Lewis Fiander, John Gabriel and Geoffrey McGivern.

After notching up multiple BBC radio series together of 'Beyond Our Ken' and 'Round The Horne' - most memorably as ageing juvenile Binkie Huckaback and Dame Celia Molestrangler - Hugh and Betty were reunited on-air, almost a decade later in 'The 27 Year Itch'.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.

30 minutes