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Five Go Mad in Dorset was the first of three Five Go Mad specials from the long-running series of The Comic Strip Presents... television comedy films. [1]

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Ade Edmondson

Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, musician, television presenter and director.

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BBC Radio

BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).

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Bob Spiers

Robert Alexander "Bob" Spiers (27 September 1945 – 8 December 2008) was a director.

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Captain Kangaroo

Captain Kangaroo is an American children's television series that aired weekday mornings on the American television network CBS for nearly 30 years, from October 3, 1955 until December 8, 1984, making it the longest-running nationally broadcast children's television program of its day.

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CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster which began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Children's Favourites

Children's Favourites was a BBC Radio programme from 1954 broadcast on the Light Programme on Saturday mornings from 9:00.

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The term cuckold refers to the husband of an adulterous wife.

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Daniel Peacock

Daniel "Dan" Peacock (born 2 October 1958 in London) is an English actor, writer and director best known for his work with the team of The Comic Strip Presents....

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Dawn French

Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is an English actress, writer, and comedian, best known for starring in and writing for the comedy sketch show French and Saunders with comedy partner Jennifer Saunders and for playing the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the sitcom The Vicar of Dibley.

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Edward White (composer)

Edward George White (1910–1994) was a British composer of light music whose compositions including The Runaway Rocking-Horse (1946), Paris Interlude (1952), Puffin' Billy (1952) and Telegoons (1963) became familiar as radio and television theme tunes.

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Enid Blyton

Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies.

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Eric Coates

Eric Coates (27 August 1886 – 21 December 1957) was an English composer of light music and a viola player.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times (FT) is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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Floating timeline

A floating timeline (also known as a sliding timescale) is a device used in fiction, particularly in comics and animation, to explain why characters age little or not at all over a period of time — despite real-world markers like notable events, people and technology appearing in the works and correlating with the real world.

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Ginger beer

Ginger beer is carbonated, sweetened beverage produced in two versions: alcoholic brewed ginger beer (which includes home-brewed) or a carbonated soft drink flavored primarily with ginger and sweetened with sugar or artificial sweeteners.

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Gold (TV channel)

Gold is a classic comedy channel from the UKTV network, broadcasting to the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.

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Housewives' Choice

Housewives' Choice was a BBC radio record request programme broadcast every morning from 1946 to 1967 on the BBC Light Programme.

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Hypersexuality is a clinical diagnosis used by mental healthcare researchers and providers to describe extremely frequent or suddenly increased sexual urges or sexual activity.

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Jack Strachey

Jack Strachey (1894–1972), was an English composer and songwriter Born John Francis Strachey in London on 25 September 1894, he began writing songs in the 1920s for the theatre and the music hall, scoring his first success with songs he had written for Frith Shephard's long running musical revue Lady Luck which opened at The Carlton Theatre in April 1927 where it ran for 324 performances.

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Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Jane Saunders (born 6 July 1958) is an English comedienne, screenwriter, actress and teacher.

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Music While You Work

Music While You Work was a daytime radio programme of continuous live popular music broadcast in the United Kingdom twice daily on workdays from June 1940 until September 1967 by the BBC, initially in the Forces / General Forces Programme, and after the war in the BBC Light Programme and, in the mornings, on the BBC Home Service.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Nosher Powell

Frederick "Nosher" Powell (15 August 1928 – 20 April 2013) was an actor (credited variously as Nosher Powell, Freddie Powell, Frederick Powell or Fred Powell), stuntman, and boxer.

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A parody (also called spoof, send-up or lampoon), in use, is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work, its subject, author, style, or some other target, by means of satiric or ironic imitation.

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Pete Richens

Peter "Pete" Richens (born 18 August 1952) Richens is a British screenwriter perhaps best known as the writing partner of Peter Richardson, writer/director/star of the long-running TV series The Comic Strip Presents.

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Peter Richardson (English director)

Peter Richardson (born 15 October 1951) is an English director, screenwriter, actor, and comedian.

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Racism consists of ideologies and practices that seek to justify, or cause, the unequal distribution of privileges, rights, or goods amongst, or otherwise exhibit hatred or prejudice towards, different racial groups.

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Raymond Francis

Raymond Francis (6 October 1915 – 24 October 1987) was an English actor best known for his role as Detective Chief Superintendent Tom Lockhart in the Associated-Rediffusion detective series Murder Bag, Crime Sheet and No Hiding Place.

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Right-wing politics

Right-wing politics are political positions or activities that view some forms of social stratification or social inequality as either inevitable, natural, normal, or desirable,J.

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Rik Mayall

Richard Michael "Rik" Mayall (7 March 1958 – 9 June 2014) was an English comedian, writer, actor and voice-over artist.

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Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns is a British television comedy series.

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Robbie Coltrane

Robbie Coltrane, (born Anthony Robert McMillan; 30 March 1950) is a Scottish actor, comedian and author.

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Ron Tarr

Ronald Lawrence Morisco-Tarr, known as Ron Tarr (14 November 1936 – 20 October 1997) was a British television actor who played minor roles in television series and films.

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Ronald Allen

Ronald John Allen (16 December 1930 – 18 June 1991) was an English character actor who became a soap opera star.

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A sanatorium (also spelled sanitorium and sanitarium) has different meanings depending on the region of residence.

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Sandra Dorne

Sandra Dorne (born 19 June 1924 in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, died 25 December 1992 in Westminster, London) was a British actress.

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Staverton railway station

Staverton railway station is situated on the South Devon Railway, a heritage railway in Devon, England.

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The Comic Strip

The Comic Strip is a group of British comedians who came to prominence in the 1980s.

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The Famous Five (series)

The Famous Five is the name of a series of children's adventure novels written by English author Enid Blyton.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Zoophilia is a paraphilia involving a sexual fixation on animals.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Go_Mad_in_Dorset

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