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Winston in Europe is a radio comedy series by Peter Tinniswood. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1992, as a series of six 30-minute episodes. It featured the return of Tinniswood's popular character Winston Hayballs, first heard in The Village Fête[1].


Father wants to move the family abroad.


Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin


Episode Number Title Broadcast Date Summary
01 "Don't Gush, Nancy" 12 March 1992 Father says he wants to move to Europe, and Winston doesn't seem to be his usual chipper self.
02 "An Educated Woman" 19 March 1992 The family arrive in France.
03 "Where Are We Now?" 26 March 1992 The old rogue challenges Nancy's intelligence and Father sings the praises of Crewe toilets.
04 "Coping With Urges" 02 April 1992 As the imaginary European rail tour gets fractious, Nancy plans to get even with Winston.
05 "Questions and Answers" 09 April 1992 The old rogue has something he wants to ask Nancy - but Father's got his own plans.
06 "Finis" 16 April 1992 On the family's whistle-stop tour of Europe, Father shows them where he married Mother.

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