The ISIHAC Series 29 Info Page

Last Updated
24 Jun 2019

Here is a list of the Venues, Teams 'competing' (I use the word loosely!) & Games played on the BBC Radio 4 show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. If you have details of any other shows or corrections, please e-mail me here, and I will add them to the list


BROADCAST INFO

GAMES

TEAMS

Show RPT1
 
Venue - Theatre Royal, Brighton
 
Thu 30 Jan 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 27 May 1995
(The Radio Times archive shows this as first broadcast on Radio 4)
Teams:
Willie Rushton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
 
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show RPT2
 
Venue - Theatre Royal, Brighton
 
Thu 06 Feb 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 3 Jun 1995
(The Radio Times archive shows this as first broadcast on Radio 4 in June 1995)
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Willie Rushton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show RPT3
 
Venue - Hackney Empire, Hackney
 
Thu 13 Feb 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 11 Nov 1995
(The Radio Times archive shows this as first broadcast on Radio 4 in 1995)
  • National Anthems
  • One Song to the Tune of Another
    • A Whiter Shade Of Pale
           to the tune of
      My Old Man's A Dustman
    • Shaddupa Your Face
           to the tune of
      Que Sera Sera
    • Get On Up I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine
           to the tune of
      Love Story
    • The Flintstones
           to the tune of
      Memory
  • Masterchef
  • Radioke
    • A Winston Churchill wartime speech
    • James Alexander Gordon reading the classified football results
    • Jack Wooley & Peggy Archer in an excerpt from a 1990 episode of The Archers
  • Blankety Blank
  • Stars in their Ears
    • Santa Claus Is Coming To Town as Jacques Santer
    • I Can Sing A Rainbow as Ted Lowe
    • If as Iain Paisley
    • Hello, Hello, Who's Your Lady Friend as Ian McGaskill
  • Antique Collectors' Film Club
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Willie Rushton
+
Tony Hawks
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show RPT4
 
Venue - Hackney Empire, Hackney
 
Thu 20 Feb 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 18 Nov 1995
(The Radio Times archive shows this as first broadcast on Radio 4)
Teams:
Willie Rushton
+
Tony Hawks
 
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show RPT5
 
Venue - Royal Hall, Harrogate
 
Thu 27 Feb 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 25 Nov 1995
(The Radio Times archive shows this as first broadcast on Radio 4)
  • Missed Hits
  • One Song to the Tune of Another
    • On Ilkley Moor Baht 'At
           to the tune of
      The House Of The Rising Sun
    • Kung Fu Fighting
           to the tune of
      Scarborough Fair
    • Sexual Healing
           to the tune of
      Two Little Boys
    • Christopher Robin Is Saying His Prayers
           to the tune of
      One Of Those Songs
  • Antiques Road Show
    • Judith Chalmers
    • Jimmy Savile
  • Notes & Queries
  • Cheddar Gorge
  • Police Microphone Action
  • Swanee Kazoo
    • Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
    • Anything You Can Do
  • Newsagents' Song Book
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Willie Rushton
+
Jeremy Hardy
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show RPT6
 
Venue - Royal Hall, Harrogate
 
Thu 06 Mar 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 2 Dec 1995
(The Radio Times archive shows this as first broadcast on Radio 4)
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Willie Rushton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show RPT7
 
Venue - Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon
 
Thu 13 Mar 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 9 Dec 1995
(The Radio Times archive shows this as first broadcast on Radio 4)
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Willie Rushton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Sven
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show RPT8
 
Venue - Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon
 
Thu 20 Mar 1997
7.00pm R2
 

 

(Last Updated:
03 Jan 2018)
 
Repeat of 16 Dec 1995
(The Radio Times archive has this listed as 27 March 1997, first broadcast on Radio 4, with 'Miles Meets Mighty Mouse' in this slot on 20 March. Believe these two have been transposed in the Radio Times archive)
  • Shakespearean Headlines
    • The Demise of Hamlet
  • Shakespearean Headlines
    • The Demise of Macbeth
  • Musical Shakespeare
    • 'If music be the food of love' speech from Twelfth Night
           to the tune of
      Hernando's Hideaway
    • 'The quality of mercy is not strained' speech from The Merchant Of Venice
           to the tune of
      Leaning On A Lamppost
    • 'Blow winds, & crack your cheeks' speech from King Lear
           to the tune of
      As Time Goes By
    • 'To be, or not to be' speech from Hamlet
           to the tune of
      'A' You're Adorable
  • Bardaoke
    • Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 5
    • As You Like It, Act 4, Scene 1
  • Cheddar Bard
  • Quoting Shakespeare
  • Blind Date
  • Madrigal
  • Elizabethan Film Club
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Willie Rushton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
Show 1
 
Venue - Theatre Royal, Bath
 
Sat 07 Jun 1997
12.25pm R4
 
Mon 09 Jun 1997
6.30pm R4
 

(Last Updated:
05 Apr 2003)
 
  • Official Sponsor
  • One Song to the Tune of Another
    • Imagine
           to the tune of
      The Sun Has Got His Hat On
    • The Mole In A Hole
           to the tune of
      The Blue Danube
    • The Marrow Song
           to the tune of
      Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
    • I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts
           to the tune of
      The Girl From Ipanema
  • Musical Chairs
  • Straight Face
  • Uncommontators
    • The Great Plague
          in the style of
      Richard & Judy
    • The Charge of the Light Brigade
          in the style of
      Jeremy Paxman & Peter Snow
  • What's Up Doc?
    • Monologuism
    • Phantom Pregnancies
  • Not In The Mood
    • Summertime
    • Happiness
  • Smokers' Film Club
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Paul Merton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Programme
Consultant:

Iain Pattinson
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
***
Length:
29min 21sec
Show 2
 
Venue - Theatre Royal, Bath
 
Sat 14 Jun 1997
12.25pm R4
 
Mon 16 Jun 1997
6.30pm R4
 

(Last Updated:
05 Apr 2003)
 
Teams:
Paul Merton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
 
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Programme
Consultant:

Iain Pattinson
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
***
Length:
29min 26sec
Show 3
 
Venue - Theatre Royal, Brighton
 
Sat 21 Jun 1997
12.25pm R4
 
Mon 23 Jun 1997
6.30pm R4
 

(Last Updated:
05 Apr 2003)
 
  • Historical Headlines
    • Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo
  • Historical Headlines
    • Theseus kills the Minotaur
  • One Song to the Tune of Another
    • Run Rabbit Run
           to the tune of
      Can't Help Falling In Love
    • Another Brick In The Wall
           to the tune of
      Do Re Me
    • My Old Man's A Dustman
           to the tune of
      Scarborough Fair
    • Wannabe
           to the tune of
      I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General
  • Straight Face
    • A Nature Ramble
  • Smugglers
    • Items of Alcohol
    • Wild Animals
  • Cheddar Gorge
    • all words starting with 'T'
    • all words starting with 'H'
  • Invitation Cards
  • Just A Minim
    • Save Your Kisses For Me
  • Cobblers' Song Book
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Denise Coffey
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Sven
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Programme
Consultant:

Iain Pattinson
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
***
Length:
29min 34sec
Show 4
 
Venue - Theatre Royal, Brighton
 
Sat 28 Jun 1997
12.25pm R4
 
Mon 30 Jun 1997
6.30pm R4
 

(Last Updated:
05 Apr 2003)
 
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Denise Coffey
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Sven
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Programme
Consultant:

Iain Pattinson
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
***
Length:
29min 15sec
Show 5
 
Venue - Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
 
Sat 05 Jul 1997
12.25pm R4
 
Mon 07 Jul 1997
6.30pm R4
 

(Last Updated:
05 Apr 2003)
 
  • Euro TV & Radio Guide
  • One Song to the Tune of Another
    • Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katsenellen Bogen By The Sea
           to the tune of
      The William Tell Overture
    • The Robin Hood Theme
           to the tune of
      Edelweiss
    • The Laughing Policeman
           to the tune of
      Lily Marlene
    • Da Doo Ron Ron
           to the tune of
      Habañera from Carmen
  • Word For Word
  • Uncommontators
    • The Battle Of Hastings
          in the style of
      a Local Radio Team
    • The Assassination of Julius Caesar
          in the style of
      Cricket Commentators
  • Cheddar Gorge
  • Just A Minim
    • Hound Dog
    • One Man Went To Mow
  • Weightwatchers' Song Book
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Stephen Fry
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Programme
Consultant:

Iain Pattinson
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
***
Length:
29min 00sec
Show 6
 
Venue - Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
 
Sat 12 Jul 1997
12.25pm R4
 
Mon 14 Jul 1997
6.30pm R4
 

(Last Updated:
05 Apr 2003)
 
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Stephen Fry
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Scorer:
Samantha
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Programme
Consultant:

Iain Pattinson
***
Producer:
Jon Naismith
***
Length:
29min 05sec


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