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To Town with Terry was a 1950s radio programme, broadcast on the BBC Home Service and hosted by Terry-Thomas.

The first episodes of series was broadcast on 12 October 1948 and subsequently ran weekly for 24 episodes until 28 March 1949. [1] Terry-Thomas was unhappy with the series, saying "I was never totally satisfied with [it] ... The perfectionist in me always made me aware of anything that was less than first class". [2]

The programme consisted of a "mixture of sketches, solo routines, musical interludes and a range of popular and topical star guests", [3]

Notes and references

  1. McCann 2009, pp. 199–200.
  2. Terry-Thomas & Daum 1990, p. 29.
  3. McCann 2009, p. 47.


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