Round the Horne Compendium

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An exclusive collection of restored episodes and archive rarities from the fondly remembered BBC radio comedy series starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, and Bill Pertwee. Two complete episodes—Series 1, Episode 5 and Series 1, Episode 15—are presented remastered and in full for the first time, alongside a cornucopia of previously unpublished segments from the series' original run. In addition, there's a host of rarities from the radio archive, including cast appearances on Sounds Familiar and The Time of My Life (both 1968); A Tribute to Kenneth Horne from 1969; Round and Round the Horne from 1977; Horne of Plenty from 2004; plus rarely heard interviews, sketches, and radio trailers. Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes, approximately.


Barry Took was a British writer, comedian, and television presenter. Marty Feldman was a British comedy writer, comedian, and actor. He won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. They worked together on the television series Bootsie and Snudge and the radio series Round the Horne.