While driving recently I was listening to a radio series from the early 80s on BBC 4 Extra called "A Very Private Man", staring Rodney Bewes. The main characters move from London to the countryside and of course hilarity ensues!
What made my ears prick up was Deidre Birchwood's being mentioned
Sorry to go off topic slightly but there's some of this in AWPet, often by Barry who mentions Helen Ferguson ( his table tennis partner ) & Elaine Surtees ( his ex who worked for a seed merchant just outside Droitwich ). In fact I came across this thread on the auf-pet site- www.auf-pet.com/forumnew/viewtopic.php?t=496
Do you mind not calling me squire or chief or boyo or mate?