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Catalogue numberCN 4910 S
Sleeve picturePicture of CN 4910 S Comedy units by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library
TitleComedy units
ArtistVarious
Cover conditionOrange BBC cover
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label code~
BBC TS label
Item deleted?Yes
Released1987
LabelBBC TS
BBC%20TS label
Distributed / printed byBBC
Media typePrimary
Media genreComedies View all other tracks listed as Comedies.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codes12FPP - 157722-1 PAG
12FPP 157721-1 PAG
Lacquer cut at and byP.R. Records Limited or Adrenalin - Peter Lawrence. Information provided by Discogs website.
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What type of seller was used?eBay online shop

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Tracks

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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
AL THE ALIEN (AND OTHER IDIOTS)
A1 The secret diary of Alien Mole - 12.40
A2Singing an alien song1.42
A3The secret diary of Alien Mole - 21.55
A4Trivialien pursuits1.53
A5The secret diary of Alien Mole - 32.19
A6Dave Hollins - Space cadet - 13.40
A7Dave Hollins - Space cadet - 24.19
A8Dave Hollins - Space cadet - 33.41
A9The search for a new superhero1.58
MANGLED CLASSICS
B1 Shakespeare rock2.43
B230" theatre - An inspector calls0.20
B3Korasowa's Importance of being Ernest1.07
B4Furelise1.40
B530" theatre double bill - The merchant of Venice and death in Venice0.26
B6This dark black knight2.49
B7Rien de rien de rien ...2.23
B830" theatre - No sex please, we're British0.28
B9Time goes by again3.15
B10Nadine - An inner city opera6.25
Total length of media 45:43.

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Extra notes on cover, middle (gatefold sleeve) and any inserts

Includes the following music:

Adagio (Albinoni) - Tracks A1, A3, A4, A5
Alien song (Terry Morrison / J. Griffiths) - Track A2
Evocation (W. Josephs) - Tracks A6, A7, A8
Superheromusic link (J. Griffiths) - Track A9
Shakespeare rock (J. Griffiths / G. Nale / N. Pace) - Track B1
Canton streetscene (Lee Chong) - Track B3
Variations on a theme (J. Griffiths) - Track B4
Fur Elise (Beethoven / J. Griffiths) - Track B4
Five dances (Trad.) - Track B6
Rien de rien (Dumont / J. Griffiths) - Track B7
As time goes by (Hupfield / J. Griffiths) - Track B9
Nadine (G. Hale / N. Pacer / J. Griffiths) - Track B10

Further information

BBC Transcription Services (before BBC Transcription Service (no "s"), later BBC Transcription and today BBC Radio International) discs were only made available to overseas radio stations for broadcast purposes and were not made available for sale to the general public. However, in the early 90s many international BBC libraries sold their stocks to the public. Limitation: "Typically BBC Transcription Services pressed 100 copies of each disc only with instructions to the overseas radio network to destroy the disc at the end of the licence period."

Note that the genre of shows available via this label is as wide as the main BBC labels available to view here.

Also, records have been issued home and abroad for many years (the oldest I have comes from the 1950's but they have been issued for much longer!) Unlike most catalogues of records, each side of the BBC Transcription disc has it's own catalogue number - side two normally is one number higher than side one!

You can view the complete list of all BBC releases on this site by viewing the BBC List page.

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