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  • Mark Watson's Comedy Marathon

  • By: Mark Watson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 108

Tens of thousands of runners descend on London for one of the biggest events of the year... but there's a lot more to the Virgin Money London Marathon than just running. Over thirteen episodes crammed with some of comedy's brightest talents and the odd celebrity cameo, we get inside the minds of: a man who's entered the race by accident; an aunt being blackmailed by her niece; a ghost doomed to haunt the course for eternity; a woman who develops an unusual relationship with her phone; and a couple who are about to get engaged with disastrous consequences... among many others.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bloody brilliant!

  • By Paul Matthews on 11-03-19

Brilliant!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-03-19

Top work from Mark Watson! A fantastic cast, incredible writing and funny, thoughtful stories - I could have happily listened to all six hours in one go.

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  • Mark Watson Live

  • By: Mark Watson
  • Narrated by: Mark Watson
  • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

With his own radio series and appearances on live at the Apollo, Mark Watson is getting recognition as one of the best new comics around. As The Daily Telegraph say' He's simply exhilirating.'

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fast-talking man!

  • By Benjamin on 18-01-15

Comedy As It Should Be

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

Smart, funny and charming without being crude or offensive - Mark Watson is a fantastic stand up comedian and this routine, including many of his 'best bits', is a perfect introduction if you don't know his work or a fitting celebration if you do.



It's also worth checking out his other offerings on Audible, particularly Eleven.

  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,349
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,794
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,787

One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this seems already to be more than he can cope with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unmissable, quirky adventure. Perfectly performed.

  • By Jennifer on 11-09-13

Perfect

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

This was one of those surprise discoveries that you wish you'd known was around earlier. Stephen Fry is the perfect narrator for his good friend Douglas Adam's work, bringing humour, warmth and charm to an array of characters and leaving you hanging on his every word.

  • David Attenborough - Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster

  • By: David Attenborough
  • Narrated by: David Attenborough
  • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,196
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,659
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,659

His career as a naturalist and broadcaster has spanned nearly five decades and there are very few places on the globe that he has not visited. In this volume of memoirs David tells stories of the people and animals he has met and the places that he has visited. Over the last 25 years he has established himself as the world's leading Natural History programme maker with several landmark BBC series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unforgettable David

  • By Mark on 20-11-10

Everything I'd Hoped For

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

There's something about David Attenborough's voice that draws you in; he could make anything sound exciting and marvellous, and you can still hear the excitement, awe and wonder than he must have felt when he embarked on the adventures he describes here for the first time. There is plenty of humour and insight and my walks became longer and longer so I could listen to more and more of his exploits.



Pure bliss.

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