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The Navy Lark : 60 Anniversary Special Edition
by Lawrie Wyman and Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee




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A 60th anniversary celebration of the much-loved nautical comedy, featuring six classic episodes plus bonus material

On 29 March 1959, The Navy Lark sailed the airwaves for the very first time. Starring Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Stephen Murray, with regular appearances from Ronnie Barker and Heather Chasen, it soon became a radio favourite and ran for 18 years - one of the longest-running BBC sitcoms.

This anniversary collection comprises six of the best episodes from the iconic series - Operation Fag End (5 April 1959), The Hank of Heather (17 May 1959), The Lighthouse Lark (29 January 1960), A Deliberate Bashing (19 April 1963), When Sub Lt Phillips Was at Dartmouth (29 October 1967) and The Jubilee Navy Lark (16 July 1977).

Bonus items include a mini-episode from The Light Entertainment Show; two crossover episodes from spin-off series The Embassy Lark: National Grumpschnog Week (12 April 1966) and Sub-Lt Phillips Drops In (16 April 1968), and a discussion from Bob Holness Presents: Farewell to the Paris, which sees Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee reminiscing about the making of The Navy Lark. So step aboard HMS Troutbridge for laughs ahoy

PLEASE NOTE: The CD inlay makes reference to the programme Left Hand Down a Bit. This programme is not included in the collection.

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Overview

A 60th anniversary celebration of the much-loved nautical comedy, featuring six classic episodes plus bonus material

On 29 March 1959, The Navy Lark sailed the airwaves for the very first time. Starring Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Stephen Murray, with regular appearances from Ronnie Barker and Heather Chasen, it soon became a radio favourite and ran for 18 years - one of the longest-running BBC sitcoms.

This anniversary collection comprises six of the best episodes from the iconic series - Operation Fag End (5 April 1959), The Hank of Heather (17 May 1959), The Lighthouse Lark (29 January 1960), A Deliberate Bashing (19 April 1963), When Sub Lt Phillips Was at Dartmouth (29 October 1967) and The Jubilee Navy Lark (16 July 1977).

Bonus items include a mini-episode from The Light Entertainment Show; two crossover episodes from spin-off series The Embassy Lark: National Grumpschnog Week (12 April 1966) and Sub-Lt Phillips Drops In (16 April 1968), and a discussion from Bob Holness Presents: Farewell to the Paris, which sees Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee reminiscing about the making of The Navy Lark. So step aboard HMS Troutbridge for laughs ahoy

PLEASE NOTE: The CD inlay makes reference to the programme Left Hand Down a Bit. This programme is not included in the collection.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781787535084
  • ISBN-10: 1787535088
  • Publisher: BBC Books
  • Publish Date: June 2019


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