The Penny Dreadfuls examine the life of Guy Fawkes, undertake a satirical version of the French Revolution and turn their comic eye towards Hereward the Wake. The Penny Dreadfuls - Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck - are a comedy trio who specialise in retelling historical events in their own, inimitable way. In these riotous revisionist plays, they present alternative takes on three famous tales, ably assisted by guests including Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Marek Larwood, Justin Edwards, Miles Jupp, Richard E Grant, and Sally Hawkins.
"Cheap jokes + Torture = not for everyone"
The complete 92nd series of the long-running BBC Radio 4 satirical quiz, hosted by Miles Jupp. The popular topical comedy panel game returns with eight more episodes, trawling through news stories big and small to provide comedy, commentary, irony and irreverence.
Miles Jupp stars as fussy food writer Damien Trench in three series of the much-loved BBC Radio 4 sitcom. Well-known cookery writer Damien Trench is famous for his book A Year in the Kitchen, a diary of everything he cooked and ate over the course of 12 months. Now, for the follow-up volume, In and Out of the Kitchen, Damien undertakes to open up the doors "not only to my kitchen, but also to my life". But is Damien's life as idyllic as his listeners might suppose?
Eight episodes of the topical radio comedy show.
Fanatical about cricket since he was a boy, Miles Jupp would do anything to see his heroes play. But perhaps deciding to bluff his way into the press corps during England's Test series in India wasn't his best idea. By claiming to be the cricket correspondent for BBC Scotland and getting a job with the (Welsh) Western Mail, Miles lands the press pass that will surely be the ticket to his dreams. Soon, he finds himself in cricket heaven - drinking with David Gower and Beefy, and sharing bar room banter with Nasser Hussain.
"It's Just Not Cricket!"
Miles Jupp stars as James Boswell, Dr Johnson's time-travelling biographer, recalling the lives of other legends alive and dead in Jon Canter's award-winning comedy series. In this series Boswell's subjects are Sigmund Freud (Henry Goodman), Maria Callas (Arabella Weir), Harold Pinter (Harry Enfield) and Boris Johnson (Alistair McGowan).
Miles Jupp presents eight episodes of the topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show, also featuring Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists.
Miles Jupp presents eight episodes of the topical BBC Radio 4 panel game, also featuring Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists. Duration: four hours approx.
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".
In Dilemma, Sue Perkins puts four panellists through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers. The second series of the panel show that has no right answers - just deeply damning ones. The show was devised by the award-winning comedian Danielle Ward, and is presented by Sue Perkins. Producer: Ed Morrish.
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....
Here is the award winning, surprisingly angry, but slightly reluctant comedian in his third solo show, all about his little tantrums and snatches of dinner party conversation.
"Laugh Out Loud"
Refreshes the parts other history books can't reach...A bit ropy on the Renaissance? In the dark about the Enlightenment? Or, in fact, do you need a revision course on the entire history of the world and want to read a witty, irreverent, definitely not boring romp through everything that has ever happened on planet earth - from 15 billion years BC to the present day? Good.
"Patronising & Flippant"
Six full-cast contemporary tales of terror from horror legends Hammer Films: terror underwater in a helicopter crash simulator in Stephen Gallagher's 'The Box'... a neighbourhood clean-up campaign stirs up an ancient evil in 'The Fixation' by Mark Morris... the hate-filled words of an internet troll come to life in 'Sticks and Stones' by Robin Ince... a broken-down St Petersburg lift holds unimaginable terrors in Christopher Fowler's 'The Devil in the Darkness'... bingo, knitting and murder in 1970s suburbia in 'Spanish Ladies' by Paul Magrs... and myths and mosters on a Greek party island in 'Don't Go There,' by Stephen Volk.
The hilarious sitcom written by and starring Miles Jupp, featuring the entries and recipes from the kitchen diary of cookery writer Damien Trench. In these four episodes, Damien decides to do a radio programme about the French bean, accepts a job for a supermarket's online magazine, deals with a crisis affecting his Umbrian holiday villa and is offered a chance to front his own TV show.
"Gentle Comedy for Sunday Afternoons"
Miles Jupp stars as cookery writer Damien Trench in all six episodes of the second BBC Radio 4 series. 1/6. The Review: It's a new year and Damien is asked to write a restaurant review for Pink Floyd. 2/6. Valentine's Day: Anthony bans Damien from the kitchen so he can cook a surprise Valentine's Day meal. 3/6. The Dinner Party: Damien and Anthony both have news to celebrate. 4/6. The Wedding: Anthony is asked to be best man by a friend he hasn't seen since school. 5/6.
"Enjoyable light hearted easy listening"
Series 2 of the sociable show in which Arthur Smith invites the audience into his Balham flat for comedy, music and entertainment. Arthur Smith loves to have a full house in his South London home. And his house guests are a talented bunch: there's jamming in the kitchen, laughter in the front room and poetry on the landing. Special guests include John Hegley, Barbara Nice, Andrew Lawrence, Miles Jupp, Tom Wrigglesworth, Doc Brown, Henry Paker, Richard Herring, Phill Jupitus, Josh Widdicombe and Marlon Davies.