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Radio Active: The Flu Special

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A serious in-depth look at the problem of the flu virus, illustrated by song, dance, comedy and magic. Plus, two medically trained adults demonstrate how to use a handkerchief.
In pink tracksuits: Anna Rabies (HELEN ATKINSON WOOD) Sir Norman Tonsil (ANGUSDEAYTON) Dr Serious Voice (MICHAEL FENTON-STEVENS) Mike Flex (GEOFFREY PERKINS ) Professor Jacques Aubergin (PHILIP POPE) and special guest Kate Robbins
Written by GEOFFREY PERKINS and ANGUS DEAYTON
Music and icebergs by PHILIP POPE and ANGUS DEAYTON
Producer DAVID TYLER
(First broadcast on Radio 4)
Record and cassette: 'Radio Active ' (REH/ZCR 471) from retailers

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Rabies
Unknown: Helen Atkinson
Unknown: Sir Norman Tonsil
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown: Professor Jacques Aubergin
Unknown: Kate Robbins
Written By: Geoffrey Perkins
Written By: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Philip Pope
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Producer: David Tyler

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Radio Active: The Flu Special

BBC Radio 2, 17 December 1987 22.00






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