Season 6, Episode 26
Air date March 13, 1956
Written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens
Guest(s) John Snagge
Produced by Pat Dixon
Musical interludes "Sweet Lorraine" (Geldray),
"Hold Him Tight" (Ellington)
Episode Guide
The Fear of Wages
The Man Who Never Was

Synopsis Edit

Britain is struck by a plague of exploding boots, which Grytpype explains is due to the nation's deposits of the mineral scradje decaying. Neddie leads an expedition to investigate, but the truth has more to do with Footo the Wonder Boot Exploder.

Background Edit

This episode was adapted for Telegoons.

References Edit

Availability Edit

  • Included in volume 7 of the BBC Radio Classics releases.
  • Transcript

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