Injury Time (radio series)

Injury Time was a radio comedy programme, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 during the summers of 1980, 1981 and 1982,[1] with a 1982 New Year's Special[2]

Injury Time
GenreSketch show
Running time30 minutes
Home stationBBC Radio 4
TV adaptationsWho Dares Wins
StarringRobert Bathurst
Martin Bergman
Rory McGrath
Jimmy Mulville
Emma Thompson
Original releaseAugust 1980 – August 1982
No. of series3
No. of episodes18
Opening theme"You've Got My Number (Why Don't You Use It?)"

The show starred Robert Bathurst, Martin Bergman, Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville and Emma Thompson.[3][4]

Sketches included Rory McGrath parodying Shaw Taylor in Police 5.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Injury Time (a Titles and Air Dates Guide)". Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Injury Time". Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Emma Thompson: A Life in Pictures". Retrieved 3 May 2018. I saw my way through University doing radio sketch shows, with Griff, Jimmy, and Rory, something called 'Injury Time'
  4. ^ "BBC Genome Project". Injury Time (1st episode). Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  5. ^ Turner, Alwyn (20 July 2010). "The Birth of Alternative Comedy". Sabotage Times. Retrieved 4 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Injury Time". TV Cream. Retrieved 4 March 2013.

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