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Cult radio, like cult figure and its audio-visual equivalents cult television and cult film attracts a band of aficionados devoted to a particular program. (For a fuller discussion of this sense of "cult", see cult film.)

A list of programmes that achieved cult radio status follows:

UK Cult radio programmes

   * The Archers
   * The Clitheroe Kid
   * Dead Ringers
   * Desert Island Discs
   * Dick Barton
   * Doctor Finlay's Casebook
   * The Goon Show
   * Hancock's Half Hour
   * The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
   * The Human Zoo (radio)
   * I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue and the integral "game" called Mornington Crescent
   * I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again - the radio precursor to Monty Python's Flying Circus
   * The Navy Lark
   * The News Huddlines
   * The Perfumed Garden
   * Quote Unquote
   * Radio Active
   * Round the Horne
   * Take It From Here, particularly the integral serial known as "The Glums"
   * Top Gear (a pop music programme, not the BBC car programme of the same name). 

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