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Some of Our Archives Were Missing repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Stuart Maconie

Stuart Maconie presents a selection of recovered BBC radio shows.

A SELECTION of previously-missing radio shows including the untransmitted pilot of It Sticks Out Half a Mileare currently on the BBC iPlayer.

Some of Our Archives Were Missing, presented by Stuart Maconie, offers a selection of shows previously thought lost, but since returned to the BBC Archive.

The three-hour show – repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra on Saturday, April 30,  and available to listen to again until Friday, May 6, 2011 – features:

  • Comedy Parade: Hush, Hush, Here Comes the Bolshie Man (1971)
  • Thirty Minute Theatre: The Green Machine (1975)
  • Story Time: Eyewitness Accounts – The Great Fire of London (1970)
  • Things Could Be Worse (1976)
  • The Worst Show on the Wireless (1975)

First broadcast in 2004 on BBC7, Some of Our Archives Were Missing features programmes returned to the BBC through its now-defunct BBC Archive Treasure Hunt campaign.

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