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Pippa

Pippa UK Member Since 2008

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  • "great humor"

    Overall

    You need to listen to the first episode to know who everyone is (and why they are what they are), and then it's great - the dark lord and his sidekick reminds me of Time Bandits! Fantastically funny (and the 2nd series on the radio at the moment is just as good). You have to get this!

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    Elvenquest

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Anil Gupta, Richard Pinot
    • Narrated By Stephen Mangan, Alistair McGowan, Sophie Winkleman
    Overall
    (170)
    Performance
    (80)
    Story
    (81)

    Stephen Mangan stars as fantasy novelist Sam, who is whisked off to a Tolkien-style parallel universe by a noble elf, a sexy warrior princess and a feisty dwarf called Dean. It seems that Sam's dog is 'The Chosen One' destined to save 'Lower Earth' from the evil Lord Darkness (Alistair McGowan).

    Pippa says: "great humor"
  • "Made me laugh out loud"

    Overall

    Another great series - embarrassingly, the emergency procedures made me laugh out loud whilst listening with headphones - I got very strange looks as I continued to snigger and wipe my eyes. Highly recommended

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    Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By John Finnemore
    Overall
    (378)
    Performance
    (195)
    Story
    (189)

    Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Roger Allam star in the first series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

    Ben says: "First Review of Cabin Pressure (Series 3)..! Funny"
  • "I just love these"

    Overall

    They just make me laugh every time I hear them. Truly stupid and very funny.

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    ElvenQuest: Complete Series 3

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Anil Gupta
    • Narrated By Stephen Mangan
    Overall
    (95)
    Performance
    (53)
    Story
    (54)

    Stephen Mangan (Green Wing, Free Agents), Alistair McGowan (Alistair McGowan's Big Impression) and Sophie Winkleman (Peep Show, Red Dwarf) star in this fantastical new BBC Radio 4 surreal science-fiction comedy by Richard Pinto (The Armstrong & Miller Show) and Anil Gupta (The Office). Stephen stars as fantasy novelist Sam, who is whisked off to a Tolkien-style parallel universe by a noble elf, a sexy warrior princess, and a feisty dwarf called Dean. This is the third series of the six-part BBC Radio 4 series.

    Philip says: "Good, but not as good as the previous 2 series"
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