Scripts for Calling All Forces

Scope and Content

Calling All Forces was a BBC radio variety series, originally broadcast between 1950 and 1952. Its format was similar to a stage Variety bill, featuring a mixture of comedians and musicians. Tony Hancock and Charlie Chester appeared regularly, as did Terry Thomas, Ted Ray and Bob Monkhouse. Guests included Jimmy Edwards, Miriam Karlin and a young Peter Sellers,

Writers on the series included Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, as well as Charlie Chester.

These scripts are photocopies.

Arrangement

The scripts are arranged by series and then by episode number. This may be the order in which they were recorded or in accordance with the rehearsal schedule, rather than the order in which they were broadcast.