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Five Go Mad in Dorset

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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]

38 relations: Ade Edmondson, BBC Radio, Bicycle touring, Bob Spiers, Captain Kangaroo, CBS, Channel 4, Children's Favourites, Cuckold, Daniel Peacock, Dawn French, Edward White (composer), Enid Blyton, Eric Coates, Financial Times, Floating timeline, Gold (UK TV channel), Housewives' Choice, Jack Strachey, Jennifer Saunders, Music While You Work, Nazi Germany, Nosher Powell, Parody, Pete Richens, Peter Richardson (British director), Raymond Francis, Rik Mayall, Ripping Yarns, Robbie Coltrane, Ron Tarr, Ronald Allen, Sanatorium, Sandra Dorne, Staverton railway station, The Comic Strip, The Famous Five (novel series), World War II.

Ade Edmondson

Adrian Charles 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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Bicycle touring

Bicycle touring means self-contained cycling trips for pleasure, adventure, and autonomy rather than sport, commuting, or exercise.

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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 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

CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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Channel 4

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

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Children's Favourites

Children's Favourites was a BBC Radio programme broadcast from 1954 until 1984 and Christmas editions from 2007 until 2015.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Cuckold

A cuckold is 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.

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Dawn French

Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer, comedian and presenter from Holyhead, Wales.

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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 The 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 a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, 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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Gold (UK TV channel)

Gold (stylised as GOLD) is a British classic comedy channel from the UKTV network, broadcasting to the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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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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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 comedian, screenwriter, and actress.

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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 23 June 1940 until 29 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 is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nosher Powell

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

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Parody

A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) 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 (British director)

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

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Raymond Francis

Raymond Francis (6 October 1911 – 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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Rik Mayall

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

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Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns is a British television adventure comedy anthology series.

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Robbie Coltrane

Robbie Coltrane, OBE (born Anthony Robert McMillan; 30 March 1950) is a Scottish actor 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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Sanatorium

A sanatorium (also spelled sanitorium and sanitarium) is a medical facility for long-term illness, most typically associated with treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in the late-nineteenth and twentieth century before the discovery of antibiotics.

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Sandra Dorne

Sandra Dorne (born Joan Smith, 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 (novel series)

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

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

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

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