A West-of-England Programme of Simple Humour and Sophisticated Dance
During last summer listeners first made the acquaintance of Gaffer, who might roughly be described as the Gloucestershire representative of the better-known Devonshire family of Churdles Ash. The resemblance is, perhaps, no more than a similarity inherent in men whose lives have been spent in daily contact with the soil; but it is this very characteristic which makes Gaffer and his kind very agreeable company for an hour or so. As on the last occasion, the introduction of the contrasting, but charmingly sophisticated, dance rhythm between the sketches, is made in order to prevent Gaffer from becoming (as in real life he sometimes is) too much of a good thing.
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