Strait-laced Kenneth Horne manfully leads his audience through encounters with Daphne Whytethigh, Rambling Syd Rumpo
, Dame Celia Molestrangler and BinKie HUCKABACK, and that trail BREAKING duo Julian and Sandy.
Between them, they created a host of amusing characters including the gay chums Julian and Sandy and mock folk singer Rambling Syd Rumpo
So Kenneths Horne and Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and BBC announcer Douglas Smith, whose plummy tones became part of the fun, have been recreated by two talented casts, one now in London, the other touring, to recall the Sunday afternoon fun for those old enough to remember it and to introduce the likes of Rambling Syd Rumpo
and Dame Celia Molestrangler to a whole new audience.
He's collected all the best sketches from the show's three-year run and put them in a running order to include characters like Julian and Sandy, the camp actors, and Rambling Syd Rumpo
, the folk singer.
In its day - the 1960s - it attracted massive audiences with its stock characters like Julian and Sandy, Dame Celia Molestrangler and Rambling Syd Rumpo
It had its audiences in stitches with a cast of imaginary characters including J Peasmold Gruntfuttock, Dame Celia Molestrangler, Binkie Huckabuck, Rambling Syd Rumpo
and camp couple Julian and Sandy.
It was great to hear the words of Rambling Syd Rumpo
after all these years," she says.
They also wrote for cult radio comedy Round the Horne, which in the 1960s attracted massive audiences to hear Julian and Sandy, Dame Celia Molestrangler and Rambling Syd Rumpo
Round The Horne - Revisited, is being previewed, the inimitable voices of radio fleshed out, such immortals as Julian and Sandy, Rambling Syd Rumpo
, Daphne Whitethigh, J.
Very surprising in a year notable for the emergence of Bob Dylan, protest songs generally and the folk revival - which Kenneth Williams parodied brilliantly on Round the Horne as Rambling Syd Rumpo
Peasemold Gruntfuttock, Dame Celia Molestrangler and Rambling Syd Rumpo
But, seeing as it's almost Christmas, here's a seasonal song from the comic's alter ego, Rambling Syd Rumpo
, from the classic radio series Around The Horne, during his earlier halcyon days: Good King Boroslav looked out, On a feast of grungers, Saw them whirdling 'round about, Armed with rubber plungers.