A Life of Bliss, a new radio sitcom, was introduced by the BBC on the 29th of July, 1953, starring George Cole as awkward, absent-minded bachelor David Bliss
In the early episodes, Nora Swinburne played his sister, Pamela Batten & Esmond Knight his brother-in-law, Robert Batten. Later on, these roles were absorbed by Diana Churchill & Colin Gordon
The writer of the series, Geoffrey Harrison, was often late completing his scripts, to the extent that he would still be typing them at the recording sessions while Percy Edwards (the "bark" of 'Psyche' - the dog in the series) entertained the studio audience with his animal impressions.
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