A cult comedy that celebrates its 40th anniversary this year is returning to the stage on a national tour that reaches Maidenhead's Norden Farm art centre next week.

Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope first brought a tatty local radio station called Radio Active to life in 1978 in a revue staged when they were students at Oxford University.

It went on to become a legendary radio comedy from 1980 to 1987, before transferring to television as KYTV.

Now it is a live stage show featuring all the characters from earlier incarnations - long suffering radio host Mike Channel, original foodie Anna Daptor, and the inept, nervous reporter Martin Brown. Original musical creations including such parody bands as The Hee Bee Gee Bees and Status Quid are also expected to make an appearance.

All four performers have had busy careers away from Radio Active. But the show has acquired new generation of fans, thanks to regular reruns on the Radio 4 Plus station which specialises in reviving classic comedy.

The show comes to Norden Farm on Saturday, June 1 - contact www.norden.farm or 01628 788997.