The ISIHAC Series 8 Info Page

Last Updated
17 Jul 2015

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 1
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 22 Aug 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 24 Aug 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Sun 21 Jun 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
  • Good News, Bad News
  • Mornington Crescent
  • Misleading Advice
    • for the first time visitor to these shores
  • Ad Lib Poem
  • Blues
    • The Social Democrat Blues
  • Graeme's Game - Pebble Mill
    • Tim interviews Willie as Marilyn Monroe
    • Barry interviews Graeme as Ludwig Van Beethoven
    • Willie interviews Tim as Neil Armstrong
    • Graeme interviews Barry as Winston Churchill
  • Late Arrivals at the Royal Ball
Teams:
Willie Rushton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
 
Graeme Garden
+
Barry Cryer
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
27min 47sec
Show 2
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 29 Aug 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 31 Aug 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Wed 24 Jun 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
  • Sounds Peculiar
  • Paranoia
    • Graeme & Barry think they're John McEnroe
    • Willie & Tim think they're paranoid
  • Opera
    • the Rules of Hunt The Thimble
    • the Ticket for the show
  • Wise Old Sayings
  • Sound Charades
    • I Am Curoius Yellow
    • Ordinary People
    • The Chinese Detective
    • Superman II
  • Limericks
  • Late Arrivals at the Criminals' Ball
Teams:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Willie Rushton
 
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
26min 22sec
Show 3
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 05 Sep 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 07 Sep 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Mon 29 Jun 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
  • Good News, Bad News
  • Censored Song
    • Nursery Rhymes medley
  • Famous First Words
  • Ad Lib Poem
  • Backwards
    • Falling In Love With Love
    • My Heart Belongs To Daddy
    • Oh, What A Mouth, What A North And South
    • Satin Doll
  • Barry's Game - Complete Speeches
  • Wobbling Bunnies
  • Late Arrivals at the Hollywood Ball
Teams:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Willie Rushton
 
Graeme Garden
+
Barry Cryer
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
26min 54sec
Show 4
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 12 Sep 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 14 Sep 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Wed 15 Jul 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
Teams:
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
 
Denise Coffey
+
Willie Rushton
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
26min 28sec
Show 5
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 19 Sep 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 21 Sep 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Wed 01 Jul 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
Teams:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Willie Rushton
 
Graeme Garden
+
Barry Cryer
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
26min 02sec
Show 6
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 26 Sep 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 28 Sep 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Sun 21 Jun 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
  • Double Feature
  • Songs Sung in Unsuitable Ways
    • Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner sung in a German accent
    • I Feel Pretty sung as Orson Welles
    • Let's Call The Whole Thing Off sung with exact rhyming
    • I Talk To The Trees sung as Peter Lorre
  • Sound Charades
    • Dirty Harry
    • The Postman Always Rings Twice
    • Stir Crazy
    • When The Kissing Had To Stop
  • Clichéd Film Endings
  • Bang Bang Relay
  • Word For Word
  • Late Arrivals at the Keep Fit Fanatics' Ball
Teams:
Willie Rushton
+
Tim Brooke-Taylor
 
Barry Cryer
+
Graeme Garden
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
27min 12sec
Show 7
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 03 Oct 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 05 Oct 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Wed 24 Jun 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
Teams:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Willie Rushton
 
Graeme Garden
+
Barry Cryer
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
27min 34sec
Show 8
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 10 Oct 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 12 Oct 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Wed 15 Jul 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
Teams:
Graeme Garden
+
Barry Cryer
 
Denise Coffey
+
Willie Rushton
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
27min 31sec
Show 9
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 17 Oct 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 19 Oct 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Mon 29 Jun 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
  • Mornington Crescent
    • Frogart's Rule
  • Ad Lib Poem
  • Calypso
    • The Birth Control Calypso
    • The Rupert Murdoch Calypso
  • Straight Face
  • My Music
  • Plots In Fifteen Seconds
    • Lady Chatterley's Lover
    • Waiting For Godot
    • Oliver Twist
    • The Second World War (TV Series)
  • Kim's Game
  • Word For Word
  • Late Arrivals at the Cricketers' Ball
Teams:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Willie Rushton
 
Graeme Garden
+
Barry Cryer
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
27min 18sec
Show 10
 
Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Sat 24 Oct 1981
12.27pm R4
 
Mon 26 Oct 1981
6.30pm R4
 


(Recorded - Wed 01 Jul 1981)
 

(Last Updated:
04 Aug 2003)
 
Teams:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
+
Willie Rushton
 
Graeme Garden
+
Barry Cryer
***
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
***
Pianist:
Colin Sell
***
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
***
Length:
25min 56sec
Show SP
 
1981 Xmas Special

Venue - Paris Theatre
 
Fri 25 Dec 1981
12.00pm R4
 

 

(Last Updated:
06 Apr 2003)
 
(Unfortunately, I do not have a recording of this show. If you can supply further details, please e-mail me)
 


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