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BBC Comedy - On TV

 
  • As Time Goes By
    by Bob Larbey
    Narrated by Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer
    4.70 (35 ratings)
    Dame Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer star as old flames Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle. Their love story was all set for a happy ending in the 1950s when Jean was a student nurse and Lionel, a young army officer. But he was posted abroad and they lost touch. Thirty-eight years later, Lionel has returned to London to publish his autobiography and, through a strange coincidence, he is reunited with Jean who has set up a secretarial agency.
  • Blackadder Goes Forth
    by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton
    Narrated by Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Full Cast
    4.80 (370 ratings)
    With a ya boo sucks to you fritzy, hot tiddly tumble, it's off to Western Front 1917. Captain Blackadder, hero of Mboto Gorge, joined the British Army when it was little more than a travel agency for gentlemen with an abnormally high sex drive.
  • Blackadder II
    by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton
    Narrated by Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Full Cast
    4.80 (204 ratings)
    England 1558-1603. The filthy genes of the Blackadder dynasty bubble to the surface of history's melting pot as Lord Edmund, arrogant peer-about-town, swaggers with a big head and small beard in search of grace and favour from the stark raving mad Queen Bess.
  • Blackadder the Third
    by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton
    Narrated by Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Full Cast
    4.80 (246 ratings)
    England 1760-1815. With the advent of the Regency period the Blackadder's family fortune has rather plummeted. Edmund Blackadder, butler to the Prince Regent, veers from calamity to disaster with very little in the way of constructive help from either his imbecile Lord and master the Prince Regent or the mouse-brained Baldrick.
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  • Grumpy Old Men: The Official Handbook
    by Stuart Prebble
    Narrated by Arthur Smith
    4.60 (9 ratings)
    For years they thought it was just them. Irritated and tormented by everything around them from call centres to nose studs, from speed bumps to ring tones. Then along came the BBC2 series Grumpy Old Men, and the subsequent best-selling book, and they knew they were not alone.
  • Grumpy Old Men: The Secret Diary
    by Stuart Prebble
    Narrated by Arthur Smith
    4.30 (7 ratings)
    To everything there is a season. A time to be born, a time to die, and a time to get a few things off your chest. Yes, it's a daily chronicle of life for the terminally irritable; an almanac of angst. If you know, live with, tolerate or, God forbid, ARE, a Grumpy Old Man, this is essential reading.
  • Grumpy Old Women: The Official Handbook
    by Judith Holder
    Narrated by Alison Steadman
    3.50 (11 ratings)
    We all know what it means these days to be a "grumpy old man", because part of that role is to be outspoken. Well, we've heard just about enough out of the men, thank you very much. Grumpy Old Women gives us the other perspective, the female take, on the million irritations of today's world.
  • Harry Enfield and Chums
    by Harry Enfield
    Narrated by Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kathy Burke
    4.20 (12 ratings)
    The best bits of Series 1 & 2, starring Harry Enfield ably assisted by those bloody good blokes, Paul Whitehouse and Kathy Burke. All the old favourites are here: The Slobs, Lee and Lance, Tim Nice But Dim, The Self Righteous Brothers, but there's also a barmy bunch of jolly amusing new characters.
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  • Little Britain
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Tom Baker, David Walliams, Matt Lucas
    3.70 (10 ratings)
    Matt Lucas (George Dawes in Shooting Stars) and David Walliams are no strangers to disguise, having portrayed a variety of music celebs in Rock Profile. Here, as the writers and stars of Little Britain, they ask, 'Just who are Britain? What do they? Who is them? And why?'
  • Little Britain: Best of TV Series 3
    by Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    Narrated by Tom Baker
    4.70 (3 ratings)
    Highlights from the third TV series also include Lou and Andy getting into an awful kerfuffle over boob jobs and slow-drying patios, the Prime Minister and Sebastian exchanging favours, Dafydd canvassing support in the local Bi Elections, and Emily and Florence going on their (very small) hen night.
  • Little Britain: The Complete Radio Series 1
    by Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    Narrated by Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker
    4.30 (39 ratings)
    The complete first series from BBC Radio 4, plus the pilot episode and over twenty-five minutes of never-heard-before sketches featuring characters such as Ray Craven, the spoilt baby, and Liam Buckley, the car mechanic, not to mention some hilarious outtakes.
  • Little Britain: The Complete Radio Series 2
    by Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    Narrated by Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker
    4.20 (19 ratings)
    The complete second series from BBC Radio 4 includes bonus material, unbroadcast scenes featuring characters such as Sir Hilary Bray, Bob and Sid, the security guards, landscape gardeners Martin and Andrew Croft, not to mention the hilarious outtakes.
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  • On the Town with The League of Gentlemen
    by Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson
    Narrated by Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Full Cast
    4.70 (65 ratings)
    Welcome to Spent, an isolated and rather odd town somewhere in the North. Its singular inhabitants lead blackly comic lives, from Dr Chinnery, the lethally incompetent vet and Pauline, the monstrous Restart Officer at the Job Centre, to the hideously exacting Dentons who impose their disturbing habits and pet toads upon their visiting nephew Ben.
  • One Foot In The Grave 1
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by various
    4.50 (30 ratings)
    Crabby, crusty, and curmudgeonly he may be, but Victor Meldrew, played brilliantly by Richard Wilson, voices the exasperation of the once silent majority. Accompanied by his long-suffering wife Margaret (Annette Crosbie), Victor's howlingly funny battles against what he perceives as modern-day ills have turned him into one of the great comic creations of our time. These four scripts were adapted for radio by One Foot in the Grave creator David Renwick and re-recorded by the cast.
  • Only Fools and Horses 2
    by John Sullivan
    Narrated by David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst
    4.80 (29 ratings)
    Del Boy and Rodney have become part of the nation's consciousness as record-breaking audiences have followed their hilarious wheeling and dealing over the years.
  • Only Fools and Horses 4
    by John Sullivan
    Narrated by David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst
    4.80 (35 ratings)
    For 15 years, Brothers Derek "Del boy" and Rodney Trotter of "Trotters Independant Traders PLC" have entertained us both with Del's extreme optimism and scams and, quite simply, Rodney's facial expressions upon hearing those scams. Now another four classic episodes from one of the funniest comedy programmes of all time are brought together. So don't be a plonker, do yourself a favor and get your hands on this little beauty.
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  • Porridge
    by Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker
    4.70 (67 ratings)
    Here is the unforgettable "Fletch", everyone's favourite criminal, making the most of his enforced stay at Her Majesty's Pleasure. Never a man to shrink from a challenge, even from behind bars, Fletch could manage anything from organising a win on the horses to buying a council flat in Mayfair. Amazing his cell mates and infuriating officialdom, Fletch, the Arthur Daley of penal servitude, always comes out on top.
  • Rev.: Complete Series 1
    by James Woods
    Narrated by uncredited
    3.90 (22 ratings)
    In this series, Adam's church gets a makeover, complete with plasma screens and a smoothie bar, Adam researches some poledancers and then succumbs to envy when he hears an old rival on 'Thought for the Day'. Adam's new 'bromance' with Leon comes to a crashing halt at an embarrassing vicarage dinner party. Adam also has a crisis of faith and then gets drunk at a Vicars and Tarts party.
  • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 1
    by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.60 (224 ratings)
    More sketches from the inside-out world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb, including what James Bond is really like as a party guest, and the rather too exciting world of Rabbit Newsnight. Their distinctive and lopsided view of the world includes the worst possible name for a dry cleaning shop; the brave and dangerous work of Hairdressers Sans Frontiers; and the tragic consequences when a stray piece of ham goes unchecked.
  • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 2
    by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.60 (171 ratings)
    Starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb, from Channel 4's "Peep Show", That Mitchell and Webb Sound is a hilarious mix of satirical sketches and surreal characters that provides a fantastically skewed perspective on everyday life. Meet soporific late-night DJ Adrian Locket; Peter and Ted, commentators who reveal the murky underside of the snooker world; crime fighter Angel Summoner and his redundant sidekick BMX Bandit; and the obnoxious, incredibly posh person who is still unaccountably a waiter.
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  • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 3
    by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    Narrated by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    4.60 (148 ratings)
    Mitchell and Webb return to their radio roots, and this third fantastic series finds them in their finest-ever sketch-show form.
  • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 4
    by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    Narrated by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    4.70 (129 ratings)
    The fourth BBC 4 radio series starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The pair have also starred in Channel 4's Peep Show and won numerous BAFTAS, national comedy awards and Chortle awards. Sketches and biting satire are featured, with a cast of four, including David and Robert, performing in front of a live audience. Topics covered in previous series have included 'Numberwang', 'Big Talk', 'Dinner Guests' and the snooker commentators.
  • The Blackadder: The Complete First Series
    by Richard Curtis, Rowan Atkinson
    Narrated by full cast
    4.50 (113 ratings)
    Through the ages, men of flair, faculty, and outstanding courage have contributed to their country's heritage. Others, like the snivelling worm Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (alias "The Blackadder"), have emerged from the dust of dodgy documents to claim their wrongful place in history.
  • The Good Life, Volume 3: Mutiny
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, Penelope Keith
    4.60 (32 ratings)
    Here are four original BBC television episodes of the much-loved classic sitcom starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and Penelope Keith. Surbiton's most famous residents bring their endearingly funny mix of self-reliance and snobbery to audio.
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  • The Good Life, Volume 4: The Happy Event
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, Penelope Keith
    4.80 (31 ratings)
    Now available for audio download, here are four original BBC television episodes of the much-loved classic sitcom starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and Penelope Keith. More gentle humour and affectionate repartee from Surbiton's most famous sparring neighbours.
  • The Good Life, Volume 5: The Wind-Break War
    by John Edmonde, Bob Karbey
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.70 (23 ratings)
    Here are four classic episodes of the popular BBC-TV series starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, and Paul Eddington.

    The episodes are "A Tug of the Forelock", "I Talk to the Trees", "The Wind-Break War", and "Whose Fleas Are These?"

  • The Good Life, Volume 6: The Last Posh Frock (Dramatised)
    by John Edmonde, Bob Larbey
    Narrated by Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, Paul Eddington
    4.70 (26 ratings)
    Here are four classic episodes of the popular BBC TV series starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, and Paul Eddington.

    The episodes are "The Last Posh Frock", "Away from It All", "The Green Door", and "Our Speaker Today". With linking narration provided by Penelope Keith.

  • The Good Life: Volume 7: Suit Yourself
    by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    Narrated by Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, Penelope Keith
    5.00 (21 ratings)
    In 'The Weaver's Tale' (1 May 1977) Barbara isn't happy when Tom spends all their money on a second-hand loom, and Jerry bravely decides to rein in Margo's spending - just after she's been shopping. In 'Suit Yourself' (8 May 1977) Tom and Barbara are making a suit for Tom using sheeps' wool and dye from stinging nettles, while Margo and Jerry have a dinner where 'Sir' announces his retirement. But who will take over the company?
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  • The League of Gentlemen
    by Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson
    Narrated by Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
    4.70 (26 ratings)
    Welcome to Royston Vasy! Your visit coincides with: Herr Lipp's German exchange visit, Papa Lazarou's freak show, and a nosebleed epidemic!
  • The League of Gentlemen: TV Series 2
    by Mark Gatiss
    Narrated by Mark Gatiss
    5.00 (3 ratings)
    Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith star in a compilation from the second hit BBC TV series. 'This is a local shop for local people. There's nothing for you here!' Welcome to Royston Vasey! Your visit coincides with: Herr Lipp's German exchange visit! Papa Lazarou's freak show! A nosebleed epidemic!
  • The League of Gentlemen: TV Series 3
    by Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson
    Narrated by Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Full Cast
    4.60 (5 ratings)
    The third series of the BAFTA Award-winning comedy, starring Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, and Reece Shearsmith, finds a bizarre accident bringing together yet more of the extraordinary inhabitants of Royston Vasey.
  • The Mighty Boosh: The Complete Radio Series
    by Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt
    Narrated by Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt
    4.60 (230 ratings)
    The Mighty Boosh is unlike any show you are ever likely to hear, and one that defies description; the closest you could get to the unique style of Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding would be in the early days of Reeves and Mortimer, with their cardboard props and men with sticks.
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  • The Two Ronnies
    by Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett
    4.80 (10 ratings)
    Yes, it's hello again from them. For nearly 25 years The Two Ronnies were a TV institution, a much-loved double-act, each with his own inimitable, individual appeal. Who could forget Barker's hilarious 'pispronunciation', Corbett's witty monologues, the risque limericks, the puns, the patter, and the parody? So enjoy another fun-filled feast of verbal fireworks. Inspired classic comedy from the two one-offs who said goodnight but not goodbye.
  • The Two Ronnies: It's Goodnight From Me
    by Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett
    4.40 (24 ratings)
    For nearly 25 years the two Ronnies were a TV institution, a much loved double-act but each with his own inimitable, individual appeal.
  • Trevor's World of Sport: Series 1
    by Andy Hamilton
    Narrated by Neil Pearson, Paul Reynolds
    4.60 (20 ratings)
    Trevor and Sammy are the movers and shakers at TS Sports Stars agency. Friends for 20 years, and business partners for nine, they are chalk and cheese: Trevor is thoughtful, honest and sensitive; Sammy is a rapacious dealmaker with the morals of a hyena. In these six episodes, we follow Trevor and his partner as they deal, in their very different ways, with colleagues and clients.
  • Vicar of Dibley 1
    by Richard Curtis
    Narrated by Dawn French
    4.80 (74 ratings)
    Four classic episodes from the original TV series: Arrival, Songs of Praise, Easter Special and The Christmas Lunch Incident. Welcome to Dibley, a perfect village full of some perfectly peculiar people - including Alice Tinker and her underactive brain, Owen Newitt and his overactive bowels, and Letitia Cropley and her orange cake with Branston pickle icing.
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  • Victoria Wood
    by Victoria Wood
    Narrated by Victoria Wood
    4.70 (72 ratings)
    The queen of British comedy brings her fantastically funny mix of observations on life, jokes, and songs to audio, taken from the award-winning Victoria Wood - as Seen on TV.
  • Victoria Wood Encore
    by Victoria Wood
    Narrated by Victoria Wood
    4.40 (51 ratings)
    Julie Walters, Alan Rickman, Dora Bryan, Jim Broadbent and Celia Imrie, Hugh Lloyd, and many more join Victoria Wood in this positively bloated bumper collection oozing with songs, sketches, and monologues.
  • Only Fools and Horses
    by John Sullivan
    Narrated by David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst
    4.90 (43 ratings)
    Del Boy and Rodney have become part of the nation's consciousness as record-breaking audiences have followed their hilarious wheeling and dealing over the years.
  • Dinnerladies 2
    by Victoria Wood
    Narrated by Victoria Wood
    4.70 (50 ratings)
    Four episodes from the second series of Victoria Wood's canteen comedy. In "Catering", Bren wants to show Sigourney a typical day in the canteen - but the work experience boy has jammed a 20-foot ladder right across the cooker, and the breadwoman can't bob under. In "Minnellium", the firm are catering for the firm's millennium dinner at the Old Brewery. Then Tony finds something on the fire escape that puts the dinner right out of their minds....
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  • Fawlty Towers, Volume 1: Basil the Rat
    by John Cleese, Connie Booth
    Narrated by John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Full Cast
    4.60 (94 ratings)
    Four classic BBC TV episodes featuring a newly-added interview with John Cleese.
  • Fawlty Towers, Volume 2: The Germans
    by John Cleese, Connie Booth
    Narrated by John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Full Cast
    4.60 (52 ratings)
    Four classic BBC TV episodes featuring a newly-added interview with John Cleese.
  • Fawlty Towers, Volume 3: The Psychiatrist
    by John Cleese, Connie Booth
    Narrated by John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Full Cast
    4.60 (35 ratings)
    Four classic BBC TV episodes featuring a newly-added interview with John Cleese.
  • Goodness Gracious Me
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by full cast
    4.70 (15 ratings)
    Nothing escaped the satirical eye of Britain's phenomenally successful, all-Asian sketch comedy show. So get your taste buds ready for the blandest dish on the menu in "Going for an English", prepare to let your heart pound at the Indian recreation of "Brief Encounter", and sing along to profound words of wisdom with "Fifty Ways to Leave Your Mother". Hilarious, irreverent, and barrier-breaking.
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  • Goodness Gracious Me 2
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by full cast
    4.40 (13 ratings)
    Here's a second volume of sketches from the Sony award-winning BBC Radio 4 series that later moved to BBC television. Nothing escaped the satirical eye of Britain's phenomenally succesful, all-Asian sketch comedy show. These four hilarious, irreverent, and barrier-breaking episodes are taken from the third radio series.
  • I'm Alan Partridge
    by Steve Coogan, more
    Narrated by Steve Coogan, Full Cast
    4.60 (33 ratings)
    Two episodes from the award-winning BBC TV series I'm Alan Partridge starring Steve Coogan. Listen to Alan attempt to rebuild his career as an early-morning DJ on Radio Norwich. His wife has left him for a fitness instructor and Alan had moved to the luxury of the Linton Travel Tavern (big plate not included!).
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum
    by Jimmy Perry
    Narrated by Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes, Don Estelle, Michael Bates
    4.20 (13 ratings)
    Meet the gang in these four classic BBC TV episodes! Enjoy the exploits of the Royal Artillery Concert Party, a motley troupe of military thespians seconded to India during the Second World War. In 'My Lovely Boy', When RSM Williams realises the love of his life is Parky's mum, he sets about recruiting him for the concert party. In 'The Supremo Show', a VIP visit calls for a very special show - but when Gloria sprains his ankle, the Sergeant Major must take his place.
  • Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge: The TV Series
    by Steve Coogan
    Narrated by Steve Coogan
    4.30 (16 ratings)
    There's a new chat in town as the hit programme comes live from the BBC Television Centre, and Alan ushers on a variety of guests including horsewoman of few words Sue Lewis, powerful hypnotist Tony le Mesmer, fashion designer Yvonne Boyd, and husband and wife thespians Tania Barker and Gary Barker. There's also a whole edition of the programme broadcast from sexy Paris, city of French people.
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  • Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge: Volume 1
    by Steve Coogan, more
    Narrated by Steve Coogan, Full Cast
    4.60 (50 ratings)
    The name's Alan, Alan Partridge. They say the art of conversation is dead but I've rescued the drowning chat. Years ago I asked the BBC if I could host my own show and they said, "Alan you can't. It won't work." I said, "I can and it will." I have. It does (work that is). This is it. Listen. Learn and Listen some more. Ah-haah!
  • Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge: Volume 2
    by Steve Coogan, more
    Narrated by Steve Coogan, Full Cast
    4.50 (45 ratings)
    When Alan meets 'France's second best racing driver' Michel Lambert, their discussion ranges from Cyrano de Bergerac to haute cuisine (or 'hot food', as Alan translates it). Friend of the stars Shirley Dee talks about the new film of her life, whilst ex-hostage Chris Lester is introduced to a surprise guest, the man he was chained to for two years in Liberia. Finally, a drugs scare ends the show on yet another bombshell.
  • Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge: Volume 3
    by Steve Coogan, more
    Narrated by Steve Coogan, Full Cast
    4.60 (35 ratings)
    In the first of two cringe-inducing episodes, Alan meets 'Britain's greatest living novelist', Lawrence Camley, and tackles him on the subject of not winning the Nobel prize for Literature. Feminist therapist Ali Tennant demonstrates her work on Alan, with surprising results, whilst a vile slur is cast upon Adam Wells, 'Carnaby Street's Mr Boutique', when he attempts to promote his new fizzy drink Vegina.
  • Little Britain: Best of TV Series 1
    by Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    Narrated by Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    5.00 (3 ratings)
    Little Britain is without doubt the biggest contemporary audio series in the UK this year. In 2005 there will be a third TV Series on BBC3 and BBC1; transmission dates are likely to be Autumn 2005. Little Britain is a phenomena and will be the hottest ticket in 2005. To tie in with the new TV Series, sell out tour, and the Christmas gift market, we are releasing a best of TV soundtrack featuring sketches and other material not used on the Complete Radio Series.
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  • Little Britain: Best of TV Series 2
    by Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    Narrated by Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    4.00 (2 ratings)
    Little Britain is without doubt the biggest contemporary audio series in the UK this year. In 2005 there will be a third TV Series on BBC3 and BBC1; transmission dates are likely to be Autumn 2005. Little Britain is a phenomena and will be the hottest ticket in 2005. To tie in with the new TV Series, sell out tour, and the Christmas gift market, we are releasing a best of TV soundtrack featuring sketches and other material not used on the Complete Radio Series.
  • Liver Birds: Anybody Here Seen Thingy
    by Carla Lane
    Narrated by Jonathan Lynn
    4.00 (3 ratings)
    In this episode from the sitcom about two Liverpudlian lasses, it's Beryl's birthday, and Sandra is planning a surprise party for her. Among her presents she gets a hamster in the post from Robert. But then Thingy goes missing, and the hunt is on to find the rogue rodent. "Anybody Here Seen Thingy" stars Polly James and Nerys Hughes.
  • More Porridge
    by Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Richard Beckinsale
    4.80 (57 ratings)
    Here are four hilarious episodes from the classic BBC comedy series Porridge, starring Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Richard Beckinsale, and Fulton Mackay.
  • Morecambe and Wise: Christmas Special
    Narrated by Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise
    4.50 (2 ratings)
    At one time Morecambe and Wise were as much a part of Christmas television as the Queen's speech. This compilation of their best festive sketches, songs, and playlets covers the years 1969 to 1975, when the BBC shows regularly achieved huge audience ratings.
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  • One Foot In The Grave 2
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by various
    4.50 (23 ratings)
    Walking disaster area he may be, but the nation's favourite grumpy old man is in formidable form as he takes on the neighbours with a pile of radioactive horse manure, suffers a traumatic reunion with his long-lost brother, and reflects on life, wood lice, and everything as he awaits the call of jury service. The tetchy ogre of suburbia roars again and bites back in three classic television episodes written by David Renwick.
  • Only Fools and Horses 3
    by John Sullivan
    Narrated by David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Lennard Pearce
    4.70 (30 ratings)
    For 15 years, Brothers Derek 'Del boy' and Rodney Trotter of 'Trotters Independant Traders PLC' have entertained us both with Del's extreme optimism and scams and, quite simply, Rodney's facial expressions upon hearing those scams.
  • Porridge: A Third Helping
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale
    4.80 (53 ratings)
    Four more episodes from the classic prison sitcom, starring Ronnie Barker as Fletcher, with Richard Beckinsale and Fulton Mackay in support.
  • The Fast Show 2
    by Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson
    Narrated by Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson
    5.00 (5 ratings)
    Another brilliant selection of sketches from the second series of the phenomenally successful The Fast Show, written by and starring Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson and featuring more hilarity from Ted and Ralph, the 'Suit You, Sir' tailors from hell, Ron Manager, Channel 9, Jessie, Chris the Crafty Cockney, The Christians, and muchos, muchos more!
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  • The Fast Show 3
    by Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson
    Narrated by Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson
    4.50 (2 ratings)
    Muchos new karaktas: No offence; Me! The 13th Duke of Wymbourne...with my reputation; Smoothie Swiss Toni; Dave Angel, Eco-Warrior; Mister Kipling, Roger the nouveau football fan plus les regulos favorites: Jazz Club; Brilliant; Channel 9, Jesse, Ted and Ralph; Suit You, Sir; and Ron Manager.
  • The Fast Show Live
    by Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson
    Narrated by Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson
    5.00 (3 ratings)
    Recorded in February 1998 during the show's month-long run at the Labatt's Apollo Hammersmith, The Fast Show Live used 52 wigs, 84 costumes, 48 people to physically make the show happen, and 47 different scenes. 115,000 people came to see the show, and 30,000 bottles of lager, 2,000 bottles of water, 14 bottles of vitamin B12 mix, 196 Nurofen Plus, and four packs of Diocalm were consumed backstage throughout the run.
  • The Fast Show, Volume 1
    by Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse
    4.60 (7 ratings)
    Over 50 sketches from the original characters, whose phrases 'Suit You, Sir', 'I'll Get Me Coat', 'That's Amazing' now pepper pub conversations throughout the land. All the original favourites are here: Ted and Ralph, coughing Bob Fleming, The Fat Sweaty Coppers, The Unpronounceables, Ed Winchester, and many more.
  • The Good Life, Volume 1: Pig's Lib
    by John Esmonde, Bob Larbey
    Narrated by Penelope Keith
    4.70 (48 ratings)
    Surbiton's most famous residents bring their endearingly funny mix of self-reliance and snobbery to audio.
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  • The Good Life, Volume 2: Backs to the Wall
    by John Esmonde, Bob Larbey
    Narrated by Penelope Keith
    4.60 (36 ratings)
    Surbiton's most famous residents bring their endearingly funny mix of self-reliance and snobbery to audio.
  • To the Manor Born (Vintage Beeb)
    by Peter Spence
    Narrated by Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles
    4.30 (6 ratings)
    Soundtrack highlights from the original much-loved BBC TV series starring Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles. This collection was first published on LP in the 1980s. When Audrey fforbes-Hamilton's husband dies, and she is forced to leave Grantleigh Manor, she takes up residence at the nearby Lodge from where she can keep a watchful eye on the Manor s new owner, Richard DeVere!
  • Vintage Beeb: It's Morecambe and Wise
    by Eddie Braben
    Narrated by Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise
    4.50 (8 ratings)
    Here are selected items from the Morecambe & Wise television show. Bringing us sunshine on this recording are "Ern's magnificent body", "A visit from the police" and Ernie's going to be "Bob Hope's chief scriptwriter". Other highlights from Eric and Ern's TV show from 1971 include "The diamond ring in the window", and "Carry on Ern". So, what do you think of it so far...? Vintage Beeb: classic albums first available as BBC LPs, now available to download for the first time ever.
  • Whose Line Is It Anyway?
    by Dan Patterson
    Narrated by Clive Anderson
    4.60 (8 ratings)
    Regulars Stephen Fry and John Sessions are joined by Lenny Henry, Dawn French, Hugh Laurie, Enn Reitel, Griff Rhys Jones, Kate Robbins, Rory Bremner and Jon Glover as they battle their way through a succession of games and romp through a world of literary styles, TV theme tunes, and film genres. Chairman Clive Anderson desperately tries to hold the whole thing together and the guests make it up as they go along in this riot of improvisation, which is often funnier than many scripted shows.
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  • Yes Minister Volume 1
    by Jonathan Lynn, Antony Jay
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.80 (75 ratings)
    Four episodes of machinations and manipulation from the classic BBC political satire. Open Government/Big Brother/The Economy Drive/The Writing on the Wall The sustained dry wit of the dialogue and the wonderful interplay between the three main characters; Jim Hacker, Sir Humphrey and Bernard Wooley; made Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's satirical comedy compulsive viewing. The strength of the writing makes these audios a joy to listen to.
  • Yes Minister Volume 2
    by Jonathan Lynn, Antony Jay
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.80 (50 ratings)
    Four episodes of machinations and manipulation from the classic BBC political satire. Jobs for the Boys, The Right to Know, Doing the Honours and The Devil You Know. The sustained dry wit of the dialogue and the wonderful interplay between the three main characters; Jim Hacker, Sir Humphrey and Bernard Wooley; made Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's satirical comedy compulsive viewing. The strength of the writing makes these audios a joy to listen to.
  • Yes Minister, Volume 3
    by Jonathan Lynn, Antony Jay
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.80 (46 ratings)
    Four episodes of machinations and manipulation from the classic BBC political satire: 'The Compassionate Society', 'The Greasy Pole', 'The Skeleton in the Cupboard', and 'A Question of Loyalty'. The sustained dry wit of the dialogue and the wonderful interplay between the three main characters - Jim Hacker, Sir Humphrey, and Bernard Wooley - made Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's satirical comedy compulsive viewing. The strength of the writing makes these audios a joy to listen to.
  • Yes Prime Minister: Volume 1
    by Antony Jay, Jonathan Lynn
    Narrated by full cast
    4.70 (86 ratings)
    Four episodes of the television comedy series, including "The Smoke Screen", "The Ministerial Broadcast", "Official Secrets", and "A Conflict of Interest", in which Jim Hacker has reached No. 10, and Sir Humphrey Appleby puts a spanner in the mechanisms of government.
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  • Yes Prime Minister: Volume 2
    by Jonathan Lynn, Antony Jay
    Narrated by full cast
    4.80 (65 ratings)
    The corridors of power will never be the same again. The Rt. Ho. James Hacker PC, MP, BSc (Econ) has made the ultimate political journey: to No. 10. And his newly appointed Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby is on hand to advise, encourage, and look after No. 1. Now this legendary partnership can steer a course through the twists, turns, and minefields of bureaucracy and government in four more classic episodes from the highly successful BBC television series.
  • Yes Prime Minister: Volume 3
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by full cast
    4.70 (58 ratings)
    Yes Prime Minister was the equally funny and successful follow-up to Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's hit series Yes Minister. At the end of that series the well-meaning but incompetent Jim Hacker (Paul Eddington), steered by the invisible cunning of Sir Humphrey (Nigel Hawthorne) finally made it to Number Ten, on the back of (so to speak) the Eurosausage.
  • Blackadder's Christmas Carol
    by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton
    Narrated by Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Full Cast
    4.50 (48 ratings)
    Dickens' classic tale of kindness, truth, and virtue is utterly ruined here by having a member of the Blackadder family involved. Stuffed with deeply horrible people and groaning with cartloads of seasonal bottom jokes, it manages to squeeze a Victorian Blackadder and his Elizabethan, Regency, and Space Age relatives into a huge pie of entertainment which will satisfy everyone, unless you're a beadle, an orphan, or a long-dead member of the Royal Family.
  • Monty Python's Flying Circus
    by John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle
    4.30 (61 ratings)
    A selection of sketches from Monty Python's Flying Circus.

    Perhaps the ultimate in TV comedy madness and absurdity, this cult series, which began in 1969, inspired many of today's writers and performers. This audio programme features many of the legendary sketches, songs, and catchphrases, including "The Dead Parrot", "The Ministry of Silly Walks", "The Lumberjack Song", "And Now for Something Completely Different", and many more.

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  • Porridge (Vintage Beeb)
    by Richard Webber
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay, Brian Wilde
    4.50 (10 ratings)
    Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay and Brian Wilde star in two classic episodes written by Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais. "An Evening In": Godber is moved into Fletch's cell, and confides that he finds it tough each time the door bangs shut. Fletch advises him to think of it as a quiet night in, but the trouble is Godber has 698 more nights to get through. "Heartbreak Hotel": Godber has an uncharacteristically violent episode after receiving a Dear John letter from his fiancée Denise.
  • The Good Life, Volume 8: When I'm 65
    by John Esmonde, Bob Larby
    Narrated by Penelope Keith, Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington
    4.90 (21 ratings)
    Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington star as the Goods and the Leadbeatters, Surbiton neighbours whose conflicts arise from Tom and Barbara's self-sufficient lifestyle. This volume features the last two episodes ever made: the Christmas special 'Silly, But It's Fun' and the Royal Command Performance episode 'When I'm 65'.
  • The Two Ronnies, Vol. 2 - Me and Him (Vintage Beeb)
    by Gerald Wylie
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett
    4.00 (5 ratings)
    Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett star in highlights from their BBC TV series. Includes such sketches as Mispronunciation; Night, Night; Cheers; Cricket Commentators; Train of Events; and, not forgetting, the News according to The Two Ronnies. There's also All in a Day's Wonk; Sex Equality; Pam Ayres; The Castaway; and You're Welcome, Milord. Taken from the TV series The Two Ronnies, first transmitted June to August 1976.
  • Three of a Kind (Vintage Beeb)
    by Kim Fuller
    Narrated by full cast
    5.00 (1 ratings)
    Highlights from the classic BBC TV comedy sketch show starring Lenny Henry, Tracey Ullman and David Copperfield. Broadcast over three series between 1981 and 1983, Three of a Kind made stars out of Tracey Ullman and Lenny Henry, and helped writers such as Rob Grant, Doug Naylor, Ruby Wax and Ian Hislop hone their considerable comedic talents. Full of quickfire quips and silly sketches, as well as spoof songs, it was hugely popular for its gentle humour, sarcasm and witty satire.
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  • Vintage Beeb: The Two Ronnies
    by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett
    4.30 (15 ratings)

    Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett star in highlights from their BBC TV series. Includes the sketches: 'The Strange Case of Mrs. Mace', 'Plain Speaking', 'Grublian', 'Dr. Spooner Re-Visited', 'A Doctor's Life', and 'About a Bout'. There's also 'Doctors Anonymous', 'Jolly Rhymes', 'The Complete Rook', 'Ronnie Corbett's Chat-Spot', and 'A Doctor's Life'. Vintage Beeb: classic albums first available as BBC LPs, now reissued and available to download.

  • Mitchell & Webb in Daydream Believers
    by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    Narrated by David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    4.00 (37 ratings)
    Daydream Believers, written by and starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb, follows the parallel stories of two flatmates, Ray and Colin, and the mighty alien empire of Baron Amstrad and Info, his retro-looking android.
  • Welcome to our Village Please Invade Carefully: Series 2
    by Eddie Robson, Hattie Morahan, Julian Rhind-Tutt
    Narrated by Hattie Morahan, Peter Davison, Full Cast
    4.70 (156 ratings)
    The complete second series of the BBC Radio 4 sitcom about an alien invasion of a small village, starring Hattie Morahan and Charles Edwards with Peter Davison and Jan Francis. When the small Buckinghamshire village of Cresdon Green is invaded by an alien race called the Geonin, the local residents come up against Uljabaan, the smooth-talking leader of the aliens.
  • Ed Reardon's Week: Series 8
    by Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nickolds
    Narrated by Christopher Douglas, full cast
    4.90 (31 ratings)
    Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon in the complete Series 8 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy series. Ed Reardon - hack writer, pipe smoker, fare-dodger, and master of the abusive email - returns in the radio sitcom, written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds. In these six episodes, Ed finds himself enjoying "weekend-ish things"; working with his son Jake on a piece of "genuine" factutainment.
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  • In and Out of the Kitchen: Series 3
    by Miles Jupp
    Narrated by Miles Jupp, full cast, Justin Edwards
    4.60 (10 ratings)
    Miles Jupp stars as fussy food writer Damien Trench in six episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio 4 sitcom. Well-known cookery writer Damien Trench is famous for his book A Year in the Kitchen and is now writing its follow-up volume, In and Out of the Kitchen, in which he opens up the doors "not only to my kitchen, but also to my life".
  • Gloomsbury: Series 1
    by Sue Limb
    Narrated by full cast, Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman
    4.40 (44 ratings)
    Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman and Nigel Planer star in Sue Limb's comedy parodying the arty and adulterous adventures of the Bloomsbury Group. A stellar cast, including Morwenna Banks, Jonathan Coy and John Sessions, join in this affectionate send-up of the infamous Bloomsbury literary group, who dominated the English cultural scene in the early 20th century.
  • Gloomsbury: Series 2
    by Sue Limb
    Narrated by full cast, Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman
    4.50 (24 ratings)
    Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman and Roger Lloyd-Pack star in Sue Limb's comedy parodying the arty and adulterous adventures of the Bloomsbury Group. A stellar cast, including Morwenna Banks, Jonathan Coy and John Sessions, join in this affectionate send-up of the infamous Bloomsbury literary group, who dominated the English cultural scene in the early 20th Century.
  • Gloomsbury: Series 3
    by Sue Limb
    Narrated by full cast, Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman
    4.80 (19 ratings)
    Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman, and Nigel Planer star in Sue Limb's comedy parodying the arty and adulterous adventures of the Bloomsbury Group. A stellar cast, including Morwenna Banks, Jonathan Coy, and John Sessions, join in this affectionate send-up of the infamous Bloomsbury literary group, who dominated the English cultural scene in the early 20th Century.
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  • It Sticks Out Half a Mile Continued
    by Harold Snoad, Michael Knowles
    Narrated by John Le Mesurier
    4.30 (7 ratings)
    John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender, and Bill Pertwee star in four episodes of the radio sequel to Dad's Army, including: "Inspecting the Piles": In order to save money, Hodges, Pike, and Wilson decide to inspect the foundations of Frambourne Pier in an inflatable rubber dinghy - at night. "Pike in Love": Uncle Arthur is called in to give Pike a lesson on the birds and the bees. Also included are episodes "The Friends of Frambourne Pier" and "The First Meeting".
  • More Ronnie Barker's Lines from My Grandfather's Forehead
    by Ronnie Barker
    Narrated by Ronnie Barker
    4.00 (2 ratings)
    Ronnie Barker stars in four episodes of the comedy sketch show as heard on BBC Radio 4. Here's a further cornucopia of clever comedy, featuring sketches, monologues, poems and songs in this sequential entertainment for radio. Here, the sketches include: a bizarre slice of Shakespeare, a poem for a man with a plan, and a forgetful actor.
  • Another Case of Milton Jones: Series 4
    by Milton Jones, James Cary
    Narrated by Milton Jones
    4.40 (40 ratings)
    In each episode, Milton is a complete and utter expert at something - test pilot, mathematician, travel mogul, cyclist, miner and weatherman - and in each episode, with absolutely no ability or competence, he plunges into a furiously funny and fast-paced adventure with utterly hilarious results.
  • Another Case of Milton Jones: The Complete Series 1
    by Milton Jones
    Narrated by Milton Jones
    4.40 (70 ratings)
    The glorious return of the man they call "Britain's Funniest Milton". In each episode, Milton is a complete and utter expert at something: brilliant courtroom barrister, world explorer, inspirational mayor of London, championship jockey.
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  • Another Case of Milton Jones: The Complete Series 3
    by Milton Jones, James Cary
    Narrated by Milton Jones
    4.30 (26 ratings)
    The Complete 3rd Series originally broadcast on Radio 4. Each week, Milton is a complete and utter expert at something: Brilliant Courtroom Barrister, World Explorer, inspirational Mayor of London, Championship Jockey...And each week, with absolutely no ability or competence, he plunges into a big adventure with utterly funny results....
  • Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive: The Complete Series 1
    by Armando Iannucci
    Narrated by Armando Iannucci
    4.50 (36 ratings)
    Armando Iannucci and his guests return with a heady mix of topical sketches, chat, and lots of lies, in front of a live audience. Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive is a topical, events-driven radio comedy hosted by comedy guru Iannucci.
  • Ayres on the Air
    by Pam Ayres
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.50 (15 ratings)
    Writer, poet, and broadcaster Pam Ayres has been making her fans smile for more than 30 years since her first television appearance on Opportunity Knocks. This recording is taken from four of Pam's live shows for her BBC Radio 4 series Ayres On The Air, and is packed with her usual mix of comic poetry, prose, and droll observations on life.
  • Beauty of Britain Series 1 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)
    by Christopher Douglas, Nicola Sanderson
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.80 (6 ratings)
    A BBC Radio 4 comedy by Christopher Douglas ('Ed Reardon's Week') and Nicola Sanderson originally broadcast in October and November 2009. Beauty Olonga works as a carer for the Featherdown Agency and sees herself as an inspiration to other African girls hoping to achieve their goals in the land of semi-skimmed milk. We see Britain through her eyes - its overheated houses, its disappointing church services and its over-fondness for cauliflower cheese.
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  • Bigipedia: The Complete Series 1
    by Pozzitive Productions
    Narrated by Neil Edmond, Nick Doody, Matt Kirshen, Sarah Morgan, Carey Marx, Margaret Cabourn-Smith
    4.10 (16 ratings)
    WARNING: some listeners may find this content offensive. Welcome to Bigipedia - the omniscient friend you know from your computer and laser watch takes over for 30 minutes in a unique experiment in broadwebcasting. Bigipedia - a world of knowledge at your fingertips brought direct to your ears unless you're listening online, in which case it's been brought from your ears back to your fingertips and thence, into your ears again.
  • Bigipedia: The Complete Series 2
    by BBC Radio 4
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.30 (8 ratings)
    Welcome to Bigipedia - the omniscient friend you know from your computer and laser watch takes over your PC for 30 minutes in a unique experiment in broadwebcasting.... Launched on an unsuspecting public, Bigipedia is a massive mash-up of Google, Microsoft, Apple, Wikipedia, My Space, Yahoo and Amazon, all vying for your attention, love, money and occasionally vital organs.
  • Bleak Expectations: The Complete Fourth Series
    by Mark Evans
    Narrated by Mark Evans, Richard Johnson, Tom Allen, Anthony Head
    4.70 (127 ratings)
    The epic Victorian comedy is back with more of the remarkable adventures of Pip Bin as he battles his evil ex-guardian Mr Gently Benevolent (Anthony Head) in six more chapters of tragedies and triumphs in the style of Charles Dickens after too much gin.Mark Evans, Richard Johnson, Tom Allen, Anthony Head, and Geoffrey Whitehead lead a magnificent cast, including James Bachman, Sarah Hadland, and Susy Kane, as well as guest star David Mitchell as the Rev Godly Fecund.
  • Bleak Expectations: The Complete Third Series
    by Mark Evans
    Narrated by Anthony Head, Celia Imrie, Geoffrey Whitehead, Richard Johnson, Tom Allen, James Bachman, David Mitchell
    4.70 (153 ratings)
    The third volume of this magnificent, award-winning Dickensian comic epic first transmitted by the British Broadcasting Club's Radio 4. It's a Victorian epic of shenanigans at awful schools, worse prisons, featuring giant rabbits, and long lost super-hero aunts - in the style of Charles Dickens after far too much gin. Winner of the 'British Comedy Guide Editors' Award', volume three stars Anthony Head, Celia Imrie, Geoffrey Whitehead, Richard Johnson, Tom Allen, James Bachman and David Mitchell.
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  • Brian Gulliver's Travels: The Complete Series 1 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)
    by Bill Dare
    Narrated by Neil Pearson, Mariah Gale
    4.70 (30 ratings)
    We hear about Brian's travels in Gelbetia, a country run by doctors; Juradia, where every other person is a lawyer; Osminia, a land where marriage is outlawed; Sham, a country where alternative therapies abound; Erosia, which has a very different view of sexual politics; and Jampoa, where fame definitely equals fortune.
  • Concrete Cow: The Complete First Series
    by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    Narrated by Robert Webb, Olivia Colman
    4.20 (38 ratings)
    Robert Webb and Olivia Colman co-star in the first series of the BBC Radio 4 sketch show. Welcome to the surreal, silly and ingenious comedy sketch show that features one half of Mitchell & Webb and Olivia Colman from Peep Show, with Sally Hawkins, Steven Kynman and Chris Pavlo. Highlights include Narnia being vandalised by two kids from Peckham, Mr Punch's parole board, Thomas Hardy's agent, temping for NASA, Batman's schedule and the theft of Hitler's jewels.
  • Cowards: The Complete Radio Series
    by Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski, Tim Key, Lloyd Woolf
    Narrated by Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski, Tim Key, Lloyd Woolf
    4.40 (27 ratings)
    Step inside the strange, surreal, and happy world of the Cowards in this original sketch comedy. It's quirky, laugh-out-loud comedy in six unique episodes - as heard on BBC Radio 4.
  • Dave Gorman's Genius Series 3
    by Dave Gorman
    Narrated by Dave Gorman
    4.20 (27 ratings)
    Genius Series 3 sees Dave Gorman and celebrity guests, Charlie Brooker, Matthew Wright, Gyles Brandreth, Rob Newman, Germaine Greer and Simon Munnery chew over ridiculous, unworkable but sometimes genius inventions, schemes and policies of the public. Genius invites listeners to air those incredible concepts that strike you just before falling into a nice sleep or after one-too-many drinks at the pub - not necessarily ideas that are worthy or even very well thought through but have a hint of genius.
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  • Deep Trouble: The Complete Series 1
    by Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond
    Narrated by Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond, Katherine Jakeways
    3.70 (87 ratings)
    Travel deep under the surface of the sea, as the officers and crew of HMS Goliath invite you to share in 'Deep Trouble'.
  • Deep Trouble: The Complete Series 2
    by Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond
    Narrated by Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond, Katherine Jakeways
    3.90 (59 ratings)
    Beneath and beyond the front line, these are the adventures of the HMS Goliath: A 55,000-tonne M-Class nuclear stealth submarine, prowling 5,000 metres below the surface...and manned by idiots. The hugely talented Best Newcomer Perrier winner (1999) Ben Willbond and Perrier nominee (2005) Jim Field Smith (Dutch Elm Conservatoire) have teamed up again for the second series of their sub-sea sitcom.
  • Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Fifth Series
    by Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nikolds
    Narrated by Christopher Douglas, Stephanie Cole, John Fortune, Sally Hawkins
    4.90 (43 ratings)
    Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive email, attempts to survive in a world where the media seems to be run by idiots and lying charlatans.In these six episodes, Ed and Mary Potter are in a record breaking second month of partnership 'bliss'. But work isn't going so well: it's time for Ed to drag out the old jeans, buy a mobile phone and cut ten years off the CV as the new Head of New Media Development is a genuine 12-year-old.
  • Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete First Series
    by Christopher Douglas
    Narrated by Andrew Nickolds
    4.60 (80 ratings)
    Ed Reardon is a failed writer, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email. Living with his cat in a one-bedroom flat, this bearded divorcee grumbles at a modern world seemingly run by 12-year-olds, while churning out books such as Jane Seymour's Household Hints and Pet Peeves (to pay the bills) and trying to live off the royalties of his 1982 episode of Tenko (£17 per annum). We track Ed's attempts to gain the literary success he feels is due in this painfully funny and extraordinarily clever sitcom.
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  • Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Second Series
    by Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nickolds
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.70 (60 ratings)
    Here is the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy starring Christopher Douglas, John Fortune and Stephanie Cole. Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email - returns for another series. In these six episodes Ed performs at the Berkhamsted Festival of Literature (in a jazz band) writes the links for TV's Japanese Night (with his own episode of Tenko as the centrepiece), and finds himself in hospital with his beloved laptop.
  • Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Seventh Series
    by Andrew Nickolds, Christopher Douglas
    Narrated by Christopher Douglas, John Fortune, Stephanie Cole, Sally Hawkins
    4.80 (36 ratings)
    Radio 4's most curmudgeonly author is back for a new series, complete with his trusty companion Elgar, his pipe and his never ending capacity for scrimping and scraping at whatever scraps his agent, Ping, can offer him to keep body, mind and cat together. In these six episodes, austerity has hit Ed hard. But things may be looking up as Ed starts working with the most disturbingly fresh and mesmerizingly compelling voice of his generation.
  • Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Sixth Series
    by Andrew Nickolds, Christopher Douglas
    Narrated by Christopher Douglas, Stephanie Cole, John Fortune, Sally Hawkins
    4.90 (32 ratings)
    Series 6 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy starring Christopher Douglas, John Fortune, Stephanie Cole and Sally Hawkins. Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive email, attempts to survive in a world where the media seems to be run by idiots and lying charlatans.In these six episodes, Ed is now a happily-retired author. Not only that but he's well fed, warm and happily ensconced in Berkhamsted's premier accommodation of choice for the financially distressed.
  • Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Third Series
    by Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nickolds
    Narrated by Christopher Douglas, John Fortune, Stephanie Cole
    4.70 (50 ratings)
    Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger, and master of the abusive email - returns for a third series. In these six episodes, Ed finds his literary juices are flowing after a new commission, and a visit by his father brings thoughts of inheritance to the misanthropic writer's mind. As well as venting his spleen writing corporate scripts, Ed also uses his skills to update obituaries - and produces a savage profile of an old friend.
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  • Elephants to Catch Eels: Complete Series 2
    by Tom Jamieson, Nev Fountain
    Narrated by Sheridan Smith
    4.60 (16 ratings)
    The BBC Radio comedy set in an 18th century Cornish village - written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain and produced by Jan Ravens. Starring Sheridan Smith. From April to May 2004. In the complete second series, smuggler Tamsyn Trelawny wants to win 'Peasants Personality of the Year', her head is turned by hunky new band of outlaws 'Boyz 2 Rob' and Tamsyn tries to escape from the clutches of French revolutionaries.
  • Fags, Mags & Bags: Complete Series 1
    by AudioGo Ltd
    Narrated by Sanjeev Kohli, Donald McLeary
    4.60 (85 ratings)
    BBC Radio 4 sitcom written by and starring Sanjeev Kohli and Donald McLeary, set in a Glasgow corner shop. In Series One, which was first broadcast in 2007, the nettle of the ugly spectre of racism was grasped, a religious festival was invented and an impacted cola bottle (sour) was removed from one of Ramesh's premolars. We were also introduced to the Wall of Crisps and witnessed the world's first partwork completion.
  • Fags, Mags & Bags: Complete Series 4
    by Sanjeev Kohli
    Narrated by Sanjeev Kohli
    4.70 (36 ratings)
    All six episodes of the hit Radio 4 series which features more shop-based shenanigans and over the counter philosophy, courtesy of Ramesh Mahju and his trusty sidekick Dave. As well as a sweetie competition, Alok announces his sudden engagement, Sanjay goes on work experience at the local paper, a rowdy party shop run by an unfriendly sort causes havoc, a new dance craze sweeps the town and Dave and the boys organise a surprise 50th birthday party for Ramesh.
  • Father Figure: The Complete Series 1
    by Jason Byrne
    Narrated by Jason Byrne, Pauline McLynn, Lucy Montgomery, Dominic Applewhite, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley
    4.00 (2 ratings)
    The complete series of the BBC Radio 2 family sitcom written by and starring Irish comedian Jason Byrne and co-starring Pauline McLynn, Lucy Montgomery, Dominic Applewhite, Dermot Crowley and Michael Smiley. Tom (played by Jason) starts a new life as a house husband looking after the kids and doing a few domestic chores. What could be simpler? Things, however, don't go well for Tom and he is soon on the run from the law, with multiple problems, including some stolen dogs.
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  • Galton & Simpson's Half Hour
    by Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    Narrated by Rik Mayall, Paul Merton
    3.80 (10 ratings)
    An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts. Four brilliant comedy sitcoms -as first heard on BBC Radio - and introduced by Paul Merton. Frank Skinner stars in You'll Never Walk Alone Nothing will stop a true football fan from following his team when they reach the Cup Final, not even an eight-month pregnant wife. Mitchell & Webb star in Impasse A narrow country lane has no room for two vehicles to pass.
  • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: Series 3
    by Marcus Brigstocke
    Narrated by Marcus Brigstocke
    4.60 (28 ratings)
    He's back! Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen is off round the world on another five adventures. Meet Giles Wemmbley Hogg. 2m's, 2g's. Traveller, backpacker, ethnologist, fearless investigator of cultural diversity, and upper middle-class student ponce from Budleigh Salterton. And this time, Giles has graduated from University, with a first! He's actually the first person ever to have finished a course in Canadian Studies, and now he's on the job market and looking for anyone who'll have him.
  • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: The Complete Series 2
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Giles Wemmbley Hogg
    4.70 (40 ratings)
    He's back! Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen is off round the world on another six adventures. Meet Giles Wemmbley Hogg. 2m's, 2g's. Traveller, backpacker, ethnologist, fearless investigator of cultural diversity, and upper middle-class student ponce from Budleigh Salterton.
  • Hazelbeach: Series 2 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)
    by Caroline Stafford, David Stafford
    Narrated by Jamie Foreman, Paul Bazely
    5.00 (1 ratings)
    A BBC Radio 4 Sitcom based around the mysterious but loveable crook character of Ronnie Hazelbeach. Starring Jamie Foreman, Paul Bazely, Tracy Wiles, John Dougall and Neil Stuke. In this 2nd series, Nick is still sharing his late father's flat with Ronnie and being a reluctant partner in crime. He is still in love with his ex-girlfriend Chloe, who is still unhappily married to the generally unpleasant James. But things are about to change.
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  • HR: The Complete Series 1
    by Nigel Williams
    Narrated by Nicholas le Prevost, Jonathan Pryce
    4.40 (17 ratings)
    All six episodes of series one of the BBC Radio 4 Comedy drama series by Emmy Award-winning writer Nigel Williams, charting the misfortunes of a middle-aged HR officer and his trouble-making colleague.
  • It's Your Round: Complete Series 1
    by AudioGO Ltd
    Narrated by Angus Deayton
    4.50 (2 ratings)
    The complete first series of the hilarious new panel show, hosted by Angus Deayton and devised by the panellists. It's Your Round is the comedy panel game where the format is simple: there is no format. Instead, each of the panellists has brought along their own round for the others to play, meaning that each show is unique, untried, and unpredictable. Angus Deayton is the host, valiantly trying to make sure everyone comes out of it with their reputations intact.
  • It's Your Round: Complete Series 2
    by Angus Deayton
    Narrated by Angus Deayton
    4.50 (6 ratings)
    The complete second series of the hilarious panel show, hosted by Angus Deayton and devised by the panellists. It's Your Round is the comedy panel game where the format is simple: there is no format. Instead, each of the panellists has brought along their own round for the others to play, meaning that each show is unique, untried, and unpredictable. The panellists are Miles Jupp, Fred MacAulay, Josie Long, Nick Helm, Sandi Toksvig, Clive Anderson, Humphrey Ker, Milton Jones, Will Self, and many more.
  • I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 2
    by Marcus Brigstocke
    Narrated by Marcus Brigstocke
    4.50 (11 ratings)
    In this second series, Marcus Brigstocke invites his guests to try things they've never done before. Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is all about getting out of our comfort zones and embracing the new. Brigstocke's guests in I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 2 are Barry Cryer, Arthur Smith, Dame Joan Bakewell, Jan Ravens, Suggs, and Sandi Toksvig.
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  • I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 3
    by Marcus Brigstocke
    Narrated by Marcus Brigstocke
    4.70 (12 ratings)
    In this third series, Marcus Brigstocke invites his guests to try things they've never done before. Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is all about getting out of our comfort zones and embracing the new. Brigstocke's guests in I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 3 are Sanjeev Bhaskar, Jon Culshaw, Jenny Eclair, Ardal O'Hanlon, and John Lloyd.
  • I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 4
    by Marcus Brigstocke
    Narrated by Marcus Brigstocke
    4.80 (9 ratings)
    In this fourth series, Marcus Brigstocke invites his guests to try things they've never done before. Whether the experiences are banal or profound, this show is all about getting out of our comfort zones and embracing the new. Brigstocke's guests in Series 4 are Ian Hislop, Frank Skinner, Alan Davies, Giles Coren, Kathy Burke, and Sarah Millican.
  • Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation, Complete Series 1
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Jeremy Hardy
    4.20 (64 ratings)
    This audio download includes "How to be truly free", "How to have sex", "How to know your place", "How to stay alive for as long as you possibly can", "How to be an Adult" and "How to earn your place in Heaven".
  • King Stupid: The Complete Series 1
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Simon Pegg, Sue Perkins, Peter Baynham, Morwenna Banks
    4.10 (17 ratings)
    King Stupid is a new Radio Four panel game in which four panellists are funny. It's not the News, sport, adverts, other panel games or anything! The show is produced by David Tyler for Pozzitive, the people who bought you Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation and The Very World Of Milton Jones. King Stupid: the show that likes to dumb up. This download contains all six episodes.
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  • Laura Solon: Talking and Not Talking
    by Laura Solon
    Narrated by Laura Solon
    4.60 (25 ratings)
    Perrier Award-winning comedian Laura Solon continues her new sketch and character comedy series, aided by the voices of Ben Moor, Katherine Parkinson, and Ben Willbond.
  • Laura Solon: Talking and Not Talking, Series 2
    by Laura Solon
    Narrated by Laura Solon
    4.70 (23 ratings)
    Laura Solon won the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival in 2005 with her sensational debut show. She now returns to Radio 4 with a new series of her bittersweet comedy show packed with characters, monologues and sketches from this extraordinary writer and performer. There will be talking, not talking, some stories, and a lion made out of china. Aided by Rosie Cavaliero, Ben Moor and Ben Willbond, Laura Solon is a remarkable talent with an astonishing eye for detail and ear for voice.
  • Mark Steel's in Town: Series 1
    by Mark Steel, Pete Sinclair
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.70 (82 ratings)
    In his first show, Mark finds himself in a livestock auction hall in Skipton, Yorkshire, celebrating canals, castles and cows, while in Boston, Lincolnshire, Mark talks about sprouts, chavs, Puritans and the Boston Stump. Lewes, East Sussex, provides Mark with material about fires, pub fights and stroppiness, and in Walsall, Mark celebrates the accent, the concrete hippo, and how the town has absolutely nothing to do with Birmingham.
  • Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better
    by Mark Watson
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.20 (56 ratings)
    As a starting point in making the world a better place, Mark will free you from sin. It's a big task, but he thinks it's going to go really well. Mark Watson is not only a fantastic stand-up comedian, but he may also be the best chance we have to overcome sin. He's got a plan to teach us everything we need to know about the Six Deadly Sins (he knows it's usually seven, but he's doing Greed and Gluttony together as a special offer).
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  • Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better, Series 2
    by Mark Watson
    Narrated by Mark Watson, Tom Basden, Tim Key
    4.30 (32 ratings)
    Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better offers a mixture of stand-up, sketches, and songs. There'll be life-changing advice too - and even if this turns out to be bad advice, it'll still have good jokes in it. The show features Mark Watson, Tim Key, and Tom Basden.
  • Mark Watson's Live Address to the Nation (Complete)
    by Mark Watson
    Narrated by Mark Watson
    4.10 (19 ratings)
    In this brand new series, Mark Watson reignites his quest to improve the world. He is nimbly assisted by Tim Key and Tom Basden, with the additional help of the listening audience. Mark asks the big questions that are crucial to our understanding of ourselves and society, and in a dynamic and thought-provoking new format, he opens the floor to the live audience and asks them to jump into the conversation via tweets and messages, to work out how we can all make the world a better place.
  • Party: Complete Series 2 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)
    by Tom Basden
    Narrated by Tom Basden, Tim Key, Jonny Sweet, Ann Crilly, Katy Wix
    4.50 (26 ratings)
    Series 2 of the satirical BBC Radio 4 comedy written by Tom Basden, Simon, Jared, Duncan, Mel and Phoebe are idealistic students who want to change the world - so they decide to set up their own political party, meeting in their leader's garden shed. In this second series, they try to get recognition and publicity, get to grips with technology, use prison-based TV shows as inspiration for forming their policy on crime and punishment and come up with a convenient catch-all solution to tackle drugs and housing.
  • Potting On
    by Chris Thompson, Peter Reynolds
    Narrated by Pam Ayres, Geoffrey Whitehead
    4.60 (35 ratings)
    The complete first series of the hilarious gardening comedy starring Pam Ayres and Geoffrey Whitehead.
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  • Revolting People: Series 1
    by Andy Hamilton
    Narrated by Andy Hamilton andJay Tarses
    4.40 (125 ratings)
    Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses' script for Revolting People, about the American War of Independence, winningly mixes the "boom boom" school of jokes, literary silliness (jeopardy means "like a jeopard"), and anachronisms that make deft political points.
  • Revolting People: Series 2
    by Andy Hamilton
    Narrated by Andy Hamilton, Jay Tarses, James Fleet
    4.60 (93 ratings)
    Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses' script for Revolting People, about the American War of Independence, winningly mixes the "boom boom" school of jokes, literary silliness (jeopardy means "like a jeopard"), and anachronisms that make deft political points.
  • Ross Noble Goes Global
    by Ross Noble
    Narrated by Ross Noble
    4.40 (24 ratings)
    A brilliant new BBC Radio 4 series of comedy travelogues presented by award-winning stand-up and Just a Minute regular Ross Noble. Perrier Award nominee Ross Noble has received huge critical acclaim and become known as an exciting and original talent in the UK. Now he takes his show worldwide, to destinations as diverse as Shanghai, South Africa, Ireland, and Singapore.
  • Sarah Millican's Support Group: The Complete Series, Volume 2
    by Sarah Millican
    Narrated by Sarah Millican
    4.00 (100 ratings)
    Award-winning comedian Sarah Millican is back for a second series playing Sarah, a modern-day agony aunt dishing out real advice for real people. Solving the nation's problems with her Support Group, she wants you to live life to the utmost and she's got tons of ideas of how to help. Together with her team of experts on the heart - local cabbie Terry and self-qualified counsellor Marion - Sarah tackles people's dilemmas head on and has a solution for everything.
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  • The 3rd Degree: Complete Series 1
    by David Tyler
    Narrated by Steve Punt
    4.00 (4 ratings)
    The complete first series of the funny, lively and dynamic new quiz show from the people who brought you Cabin Pressure and Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive - hosted by Steve Punt (The Now Show, Horrible Histories) Every week, at a different University, it pits a team of three Students against three of their Lecturers. The rounds vary between Specialist Knowledge and General Knowledge, quick-fire bell-and-buzzer rounds and 'Highbrow and Lowbrow'.
  • The 99p Challenge: The Complete Series 3
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Sue Perkins, Armando Iannucci, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Bill Bailey, Peter Serafinowicz, Peter Baynham
    4.70 (10 ratings)
    It's back, the show they didn't dare call King StupidSeries 2! And it has a new presenter, new panellists, a new title, new silly games, and more jokes than ever. The line-up for this show, broadcast on 6th July 2000, features Peter Baynham, Tom Binns, Simon Pegg, and Dave Schneider.
  • The 99p Challenge: The Complete Series 4
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Simon Pegg, Sue Perkins, Peter Serafinowicz, Armando Iannucci, Bill Bailey, Nick Frost, Peter Baynham, Sean Lock, Marcus Brig
    4.60 (18 ratings)
    It's back, the show they didn't dare call King Stupid, Series 2! A new presenter, new panellists, new title, new timeslot, new silly games, and more jokes than ever.
  • The Brig Society: The Complete Series 1
    by Marcus Brigstocke
    Narrated by Marcus Brigstocke
    4.40 (54 ratings)
    Uh-oh - Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of a thing! In each episode, Marcus finds he's volunteered to be in charge of a big old thing - a hospital, the railways, British fashion, a prison. And in each episode he starts out by thinking "Well, it can't be that difficult, surely?" and ends up with "Oh - turns out it's utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?"
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  • The Castle: The Complete Series 2
    by Kim Fuller, Paul Alexander
    Narrated by James Fleet, Neil Dudgeon
    4.60 (108 ratings)
    Series 2 of the rollickingly funny sitcom set whay back when...Thrill! - as brave knight Sir William De Warrenne comes back from the Crusades and tries to buy a castle with a combined dungeon/gym. Swoon! - as young Lady Anne watches handyman Sam Tree grease a rusty hinge. Sympathize! - as Lord of the castle Sir John hires the latest top-of-the-range horse, but can't work out what to do with the built-in ashtrays. And get out your dictionary as the medieval equivalent of Gordon Ramsey tries to prepare a banquet with a mandolin and some very old swear words....
  • The Headset Set, Series 2
    by Stephen Carlin, James Kettle
    Narrated by Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Chizzy Akudolu
    5.00 (2 ratings)
    The Headset Set is an audience sketch show set in the world of a call centre called Smile5, a company that sells anything and everything.
  • The Jason Byrne Show
    by Jason Byrne
    Narrated by Jason Byrne
    3.70 (12 ratings)
    In three hours of fast-paced comedy, with speedy sketches, audience banter, and lightning-quick improvisation, Jason Byrne shares his experiences across the giant areas of Education, Law, Relationships, Religion, Sport and Medicine. From going on a first date to the birth of his children, from poo in the school playground and 'When Mediums Have Sex' to getting in trouble with the police, all human life is here.
  • The Lee Mack Show: Series 2
    by Lee Mack, Paul Kerensa, Simon Evans
    Narrated by Lee Mack, Angela McHale, Steve Brown
    4.40 (42 ratings)
    Lee Mack, Bafta award winner, stars in the complete second BBC Radio 2 series. Taking part in the manic mix of sketches and stand-up are special musical guests former Spice Girl Melanie C, ABC's Martin Fry, Erasure's Andy Bell, Jamelia, Alison Moyet, and Level 42's Mark King.
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  • The Maltby Collection
    by David Nobbs
    Narrated by Geoffrey Palmer
    4.00 (15 ratings)
    Rod Millet has always dreamed of working at the Maltby Collection. He used to visit as a teenager, when he lusted after Whistler's Sister, and his Mother, Rod wasn't picky back then. On becoming the Museum's Deputy Curator of Painting and Sculpture, however, it quickly becomes apparent that the chavvy son of a self-made biscuit mogul isn't going to fit neatly into the musty, insular world of London antiquities.
  • The Mel and Sue Thing
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.40 (8 ratings)
    Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins offer you more than your fair share of laughs, songs, and silliness in their imaginatively titled BBC Radio 4 series. Mel and Sue are extremely well established performers on the comedy circuit. They are also familiar as the hosts of Channel 4's Late Lunch and as the stars of a number of TV commercials. Sue Perkins was a member of the Celebrity Big Brother household in 2002.
  • The Museum of Curiosity: Complete Series 4
    by John Lloyd
    Narrated by John Lloyd
    4.80 (37 ratings)
    The Museum of Curiosity is, as ever, hosted by the Professor of Ignorance from the University of Buckingham, John Lloyd. For this fourth series, he is joined by the intensely curious comedian Dave Gorman as his Curator. The Museum of Curiosity has a unique method for collecting exhibits. Once a week it welcomes three luminaries from widely different specialist fields and asks them to bring with them their most treasured items to donate.
  • The Museum of Curiosity: The Complete Gallery 1
    by Dan Schreiber, Richard Turner
    Narrated by Bill Bailey, John Lloyd
    4.60 (73 ratings)
    The Museum of Curiosity is BBC Radio 4's monumental comedy edifice, and the only one with gargoyles in the foyer. It allows nothing inside unless it makes you scratch your head, stroke your chin or, at the very least, go 'Hmm'. Secondly, it is almost completely empty. Fortunately, helping to fill its vacant plinths is a gathering of the world's most original minds.
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  • The Museum of Curiosity: The Complete Gallery 2
    by Dan Schrieber, Richard Turner
    Narrated by John Lloyd, Sean Lock
    4.70 (41 ratings)
    Sean Lock replaces Bill Bailey in this second series with Professor John Lloyd in a search for the universe's most mind-boggling oddness's. The Museum of Curiosity is BBC Radio 4's monumental comedy edifice, and the only one with gargoyles in the foyer. It allows nothing inside unless it makes you scratch your head, stroke your chin or, at the very least, go 'Hmm'. Secondly, it is almost completely empty. Fortunately, helping to fill its vacant plinths is a gathering of the world's most original minds.
  • The Museum of Curiosity: The Complete Gallery 3
    by Dan Schreiber, Richard Turner
    Narrated by John Lloyd, Sean Lock
    4.80 (46 ratings)
    Prepare to have your synapses twisted into a string theorist's nightmare, as Professor Lloyd and his new curator, the startlingly insightful comedian Jon Richardson, hurriedly throw the dust covers off the Museum's clump of empty plinths for a brand new series of the BBC's most improving comedy panel show.
  • The Very World of Milton Jones: The Complete Series 1
    by BBC Audiobooks
    Narrated by Milton Jones
    4.50 (40 ratings)
    BBC Radio 4 has a new star on its hands. No-one knows where he's from: "As a child, I always remember my father saying to me 'Son, to pay for your education your mother and I had to make a lot of sacrifices.' Because they were both druids." No-one can predict what he gets up to: "I'm not getting on with my yoga teacher at the moment...which frequently puts me in a very difficult position."
  • Trevor's World of Sport: Series 2
    by Andy Hamilton
    Narrated by Neil Pearson, Paul Reynolds
    4.60 (26 ratings)
    The second in the series. Trevor and Sammy are the movers and shakers at agency TS Sports Stars. Yet although friends for 20 years and business partners for nine, they are chalk and cheese: Trevor (Neil Pearson) is a thoughtful, decent, and sensitive "new man"; Sammy is a foul-mouthed, unreconconstructed, aggressive dealmaker. Trevor is the worrier, Sammy the warrior.
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  • Turf Wars: Complete Series (Radio 4, Comedy)
    by Nick Warburton, Kieran Lynn, Simon Brett, Jeremy Front
    Narrated by James Fleet, Joanna Monro, Jonathan Coy, Nigel Planer, Leah Brotherhead, Joseph Kloska, Michael Maloney, Adeel Akhtar, Sam Dale, Sally Orrock
    4.50 (2 ratings)
    Four comic dramas about boundaries that are both territorial and personal, as heard on BBC Radio 4Territory is the theme that unites these four humorous plays - whether that means fighting over an allotment plot, dealing with the sudden partition of a country, guarding the privacy of a garden or battling with the council over school catchment areas. Includes: Losing the Plot, An Incident at the Border, How's Your Mother?, and The Accidental Head.
  • We Are Klang
    by Greg Davies, Steve Hall, Marek Larwood
    Narrated by Greg Davies, Steve Hall, Marek Larwood
    3.40 (16 ratings)
    Fresh from their sell out 1996 Edinburgh "If" comedy (formerly Perrier) award-nominated show comes this four-part BBC7 Commissioned Radio series.

    We Are Klang, possibly the most stupid name in comedy, are three stand-ups: Greg Davies -" a very, very fat Rik Mayall", Steve Hall - "poor man's David Baddiel", and the hairless Marek Larwood - "homeless Matt Lucas".

  • Week Ending with Maggie
    by David Baddiel, Guy Jenkin, Rob Newman, John O'Farrell
    Narrated by Sally Grace, Bill Wallis, David Tate, Jon Glover, Chris Emmett
    4.70 (3 ratings)
    A loyal tribute to 10 glorious years from BBC Radio 4's Week Ending team. From the archives of the legendary satirical radio comedy series Week Ending comes this compilation of satirical and sardonic sketches based on Margaret Thatcher's first 10 years as prime minister.

    First released on cassette as Ten Years With Maggie, this has now been reissued as a digital download for the first time, on the 30th anniversary of Mrs Thatcher's coming to power.

  • When the Dog Dies: Complete Series 3
    by Ian Davidson, Peter Vincent
    Narrated by Liza Tarbuck
    4.60 (14 ratings)
    In these six episodes, Sandy makes a new will; has to scatter Auntie's ashes and raids neighbour Ken's garden to find out if he has discovered the secret of eternal youth. In addition, Sandy's watch gets stolen much to the annoyance of son-in-law Blake, who has fitted it with a tracking device and he is haunted by the song 'Green Grow the Rushes Oh' when recent events seem to match its verses. Finally, he and his family catch the gambling bug, and Pompom goes missing.
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  • Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Fourth Series
    by Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nickolds
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.80 (33 ratings)
    Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email - returns for a fourth series. In these six episodes, Ed surprises the literary world by still being alive and finds romance. He also, finally, comes up with a once-in-a-lifetime idea - but then loses it. And in the last episode, 'Trimarans That Pass in the Night', love is in the air for Ed.
  • Mum's on the Run (BBC Radio 4)
    by Alexis Zegerman
    Narrated by Alexis Zegerman, Ronnie Ancona, John Gordon Sinclair, Christine Kavanagh, Kevin Eldon
    4.30 (3 ratings)
    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast comedy by Alexis Zegerman about the hectic life of a single mother, originally broadcast 25 August - 29 September 2010.'Mum's on the Run' is a modern-day twist on the single-family situation. It follows the hectic life ('What life?') of single mum, Jen.
  • 15 Minute Musical, Series 3
    by David Cohen, David Quantick
    Narrated by Ritchie Webb
    4.40 (5 ratings)
    The complete third series of musical comedies - as heard on BBC Radio 4. These musical comedies contain some of the most foot-tapping satire you'll ever hear.
  • A Fishy Business: The Navy Lark, Volume 23
    by Lawrie Wyman
    Narrated by Jon Pertwee, Ronnie Barker, Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips
    4.70 (9 ratings)
    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in four classic radio episodes. Included in this collection of classic radio comedy are the episodes "Steamship Day", "A Fishy Business", "'Troutbridge' in Quarantine", and "'Troutbridge' Electrifies Portsmouth".
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  • Armstrong & Miller: Children's Hour
    by Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.20 (12 ratings)
    Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller co-write and star in all four episodes of the complete BBC Radio 4 comedy spoof series. 'The show that treats you - the kids - just like adults. Remember though, if you spoil it, you spoil it for everyone...' Pompous critics and culture journalists Martin Bain-Jones (Armstrong) and Craig Children (Miller), present a frightfully clever culture show, a wry look at the fringes of popular music.
  • Arthur Smith's Balham Bash: Complete Series Three
    by Arthur Smith
    Narrated by Arthur Smith
    4.00 (1 ratings)
    Series 3 of the sociable show in which Arthur Smith presents music and comedy from his home in South London. Among the guests finding a performance space amid the debris that is Arthur's life are Katie Melua, Roisin Conaty, Alun Cochrane, Nick Helm, Jenny Eclair, Simon Evans, John Smallshaw, Alex Wilson and his salsa combo, Sean Lock, Annette Fagon, Squeeze, Billy Jenkins, Kevin Eldon, Imran Yusuf and Kate Fox. Series produced by Alison Vernon-Smith.
  • Chris Addison's Civilization
    by Chris Addison
    Narrated by uncredited
    4.50 (44 ratings)
    Based on his Perrier-nominated Edinburgh hit show of 2004, Chris Addison's Civilization is a comedy lecture series for Radio 4. It neatly follows on from Chris' first Radio 4 series, The Ape that Got Lucky. Western civilisation, like many very old things, is pretty much on its last legs. And if western civilisation as we know it is dying sooner rather than later, we're going to have to build ourselves a new one. And how are we going to do that, then?
  • Elephants to Catch Eels: Complete Series 1
    by Tom Jamieson, Nev Fountain
    Narrated by Lucy Speed
    4.30 (24 ratings)
    The BBC Radio comedy set in an 18th century Cornish village - written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain and produced by Jan Ravens. Stars Lucy Speed. From February to March 2003. In this complete first series, Tamsyn Trelawny's band of 18th century Cornish smugglers try to outwit customs officers, a hairy folk band helps Tamsyn and the Cornish smugglers to escape the law and Tamsyn tries to keep her love-life out of the scandal rags.
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  • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: Complete Series 5
    by Marcus Brigstocke
    Narrated by Laura Solon
    4.50 (19 ratings)
    Welcome back Giles Wemmbley Hogg two M's, two G's - Marcus Brigstocke's classic character. Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen has been grounded by both the Home Office and his father, so he's set up GWH Travvel ("two M's, two G's, two V's - bit of a mix up at the printers"). Run from his bedroom in Budleigh Salterton, with the help of his long-suffering former Primary Schoolteacher Mr Timmis and the hindrance of his sister, Charlotte, it's a one-stop travel/advice/events management/Web-site service, where each week, his schemes range far and wide.
  • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: Series 4
    by Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby
    Narrated by Marcus Brigstocke, Catherine Tate, Miranda Hart, Jessica Stevenson, James Fleet
    4.40 (31 ratings)
    Giles has been grounded! Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen has been forced to stay at home by the Home Office - and his father. But something minor like that won't dent Giles's enthusiasm, so in this fourth series, he sets up GWH Travvel ("two 'm's, two 'g's, two 'v's - bit of a mix up at the printers"). Run from his bedroom, GWH Travvel is a one-stop Travel/Advice/Events Management/Website service, which always stays true to its motto: "We go there so you won't want to".
  • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: The Complete Series 1
    by Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby, Graeme Garden
    Narrated by Marcus Brigstocke
    4.30 (65 ratings)
    As broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Giles Wemmbley Hogg is a traveller, ethnologist, connoisseur of all Eastern culture and philosophy, and an upper middle class student ponce! In his gap year, he is backpacking along the student trail to the exotic East, soaking up the culture and recording his experiences on a DAT machine.
  • Ian D Montfort Is: Unbelievable: Series 1
    by Tom Binns
    Narrated by Tom Binns
    5.00 (1 ratings)
    Ian D Montfort is a celebrity spirit medium and psychic, and star of a brand new series for Radio 2. A comedy character created by Tom Binns (the man behind hapless hospital radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury) Ian D Montfort has been a hit at the last three Edinburgh festivals with his combination of magic and laughter. In each radio show Ian makes contact with the celebrity 'spirit guides' secretly chosen by audience members and reveals personal stories that make them laugh-out-loud one moment and gasp in surprise the next.
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  • iGod (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)
    by Sean Gray
    Narrated by David Soul
    4.00 (4 ratings)
    David Soul ('Starsky and Hutch') narrates and Simon Day ('The Fast Show') stars in this fantastical BBC Radio 4 comedy series looking at the most entertaining apocalypses on parallel Earths. Originally broadcast from 15 December 2010 - 19 January 2011.We all worry about the end of the world, as economists and environmentalists speak in apocalyptic terms every day. 'iGod' says that trying to predict the end of the world is as pointless as moisturising an elephant's elbow.
  • Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation: Complete Series 8
    by Jeremy Hardy
    Narrated by Jeremy Hardy
    4.70 (22 ratings)
    Few can forget where they were 20 years ago when they first heard Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation. The show was an immediate smash-hit success, causing pubs to empty on a Saturday night, which was particularly astonishing since the show went out on Thursdays.
  • Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation: Series 5
    by Jeremy Hardy
    Narrated by Jeremy Hardy, Gordon Kennedy
    4.70 (24 ratings)
    Few can forget where they were twenty years ago when they first heard Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation. The show was an immediate smash-hit success, causing pubs to empty on a Saturday night, which was particularly astonishing since the show went out on Thursdays. Since that fateful first series, the show has gone on to win Sony awards, Writers Guild nominations and a Nobel Prize for Chemistry with lines like - "Kids should never be fashion slaves, especially in the Far East."