Eight episodes of the topical radio comedy show.
Miles Jupp presents eight episodes of the topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show, also featuring Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists.
A fourth volume of highlights from recent series of The News Quiz, presented by chairman Simon Hoggart. Since 1977, BBC Radio 4's funniest and quirkiest game show has been answering questions and offering wit and wisdom on global happenings, national news and quite frankly pathetic parochial events.
When Jeremy Hardy decided to explore his ancestry it was, in part, to get to the bottom of his grandmother Becky's dubious claims that the family descended from a certain 17th-century architect and that, more recently, Jeremy's great grandfather was personal bodyguard and confidant to the King. Other legends range from the uncle who died in police custody to the wronged Victorian aunt who bore an illegitimate son.
Sandi Toksvig chairs seven episodes of the ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz, 'the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio', has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977. In these seven episodes, long-standing panellists and guest players tackle issues diverse and diverting.
A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Panellists include Jeremy Hardy, Jo Brand and Lloyd Langford.
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."
"the best self-development lectures?"
In his first series, Miles Jupp is in the chair for eight episodes of BBC Radio 4's ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz,'the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio', has been providing headlines, punchlines and a sharply satirical take on the news since it first aired in 1977. In these eight episodes, the players include regulars such as Mark Steel, Susan Calman, Jeremy Hardy, Samira Ahmed and Lucy Porter....
The complete series of eight episodes of the topical comedy quiz show also includes the Team News Quiz vs. Team Now Show special edition. Joining host Sandi Toksvig and regular panellist Jeremy Hardy are, in Episodes 1 and 2: Susan Calman, Samira Ahmed and Nick Doody. In Episode 3 The News Quiz (Sandi Toksvig & Jeremy Hardy) take on The Now Show (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis), with host Rory Bremner.
"Never seems to get old"
Hamish and Dougal, two elderly Scotsmen played by Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden, have for many years been a popular feature of the the hit BBC Radio 4 comedy show I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now they've got their own series.
"You'll have had your cd"
Sandi Toksvig takes over as chairman in four editions of the ever-funny comedy news quiz, with panellists including Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, and Jeremy Hardy.
Four of the best editions from recent series of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy news quiz, featuring Sandi Toksvig, Andy Hamilton, Alan Coren, Jeremy Hardy and a variety of guest players.
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".
"Hilariously funny social commentary from a master."
A series of public addresses from the stand-up comedian and Radio 4 regular. Included are six episodes on such topics as how to be a popular figure around town; how to have a baby; how to be a leader of men; how to be a father; and how to meet the challenge of the 21st century.
"Mr Grumpy strikes again!"
Chain Reaction' is the entertaining BBC Radio 4 tag talk show where this week's guest is next week's interviewer. Famous names from the world of showbusiness choose who they would like to chat to, and must submit to being questioned in their turn the week after. In this seventh series, guests (and hosts) include Marcus Brigstocke, Clive Anderson, John Lloyd, Phill Jupitus, John Hegley, Jack Dee and Jeremy Hardy.
Jeremy Hardy returns to the airwaves with four broadcasts of national comic import.1. "How To Eat Food" In order to help explain one of our most fundamental acts as human beings, Jeremy picks up the topic of food with the chopsticks of enquiry and then drops it on his trousers of former cleanliness. Helping him tackle the subject will be special guests Vicki Pepperdine and Paul Bassett Davies
Following the success of Catching LIfe by the Throat, Josephine Hart compiles more poetry from the like of such poets as Milton, Byron, Keats, Shelley, Browning, Frost and Lowell.
Read by a dazzling cast of actors including Eileen Atkins, Nancy Carroll, Alan Cox, Charles Dance, Joanna David, Lindsay Duncan, Edward Fox, Emilia Fox, Robert Hardy, Tom Hollander, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Kendal, Elizabeth McGovern, Mark Strong, Dominic West, Greg Wise.
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."
Sandi Toksvig chairs four sparkling episodes of the ever-popular topical comedy show The News Quiz, 'the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio', has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977.In these four episodes, long-standing panellists including Jeremy Hardy, Fred MacAulay, Mark Steel and David Mitchell take a wry look at the news in all its larger-than-life glory.
Welcome to Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, a series of debates in which Jeremy Hardy engages in a free and frank exchange of his entrenched views. Passionate, polemical, erudite, and unable to sing, Jeremy returns with a new series of his show, famous for lines like - "Kids should never be fashion slaves, especially in the Far East. My 12-year-old daughter asked me for a new pair of trainers. I told her she was old enough to go out and make her own," and, "Islam is no weirder than Christianity. Both are just Judaism with the jokes taken out."