Season 8, Episode 13
Air date December 23, 1957
Written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens
Guest(s) None
Produced by Roy Speer
Musical interludes "Duke's Joke" (Geldray),
"Ray's Tune" (Ellington)
Episode Guide
The Great British Revolution
African Incident

Synopsis Edit

Under the guise of furthering Neddie's musical career, Grytpype-Thynne and Moriarty present him to the British Museum as a genuine human specimen from the Plasticine era.

Background Edit

The episode title is a play on the Pleistocene Epoch, which ended 11,700 years ago. (Plasticine is a brand of modeling clay.) Stonehenge began construction approximately 5,000 years ago.

References Edit

Availability Edit

  • Included in volume 17 of the BBC Radio Classics releases.
  • Transcript

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