Season 8, Episode 25
Air date March 17, 1958
Written by Spike Milligan
Guest(s) A. E. Matthews
Produced by Charles Chilton
Musical interludes "Lulu's Back In Town" (Geldray),
"You'd Better Know It" (Ellington)
Episode Guide
The Great Statue Debate

Synopsis Edit

The Bushey Spon council decides to install a lamppost.

Background Edit

The story was inspired by a real-life incident between A. E. Matthews and his local council over an attempt to put up a lamppost by his cottage. Matthews insisted on ad-libbing his part.

References Edit

Availability Edit

  • Included in volume 1 of the BBC Radio Classics releases.
  • Transcript

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