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Paul Kimberley

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  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue 16

  • By: BBC
  • Narrated by: Barry Cryer, David Mitchell, Graeme Garden, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23

Four more extended episodes from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series, specially compiled by producer Jon Naismith. The antidote to panel games returns with this 16th glorious collection, in which Jack Dee gives regular panelists Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden silly things to do. Joining them in this compilation are special guests Rob Brydon, Victoria Wood, Susan Calman and David Mitchell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quick witted and very funny

  • By Paul Kimberley on 12-06-18

Quick witted and very funny

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-18

I've heard this show previously on the radio but never remember or have time to return to it. Now it's on audible I'm able to listen whilst travelling. Very funny and great to listen to, and fills my journeys with lots of laughter. I would recommend as an alternative to an audio book.

  • Rob Delaney

  • Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.
  • By: Rob Delaney
  • Narrated by: Rob Delaney
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346

Rob Delaney is a father, a husband, a comedian, a writer. He is the author of an endless stream of beautiful, insane jokes on Twitter. He is sober. He is sometimes brave. He speaks French. He has bungee-jumped off the Manhattan Bridge. He enjoys antagonizing political figures, powerful retailers and the Kardashians. He listens to metal while he works out. He broke into an abandoned mental hospital with his mother. He played Sir Lancelot in Camelot. He has battled depression. He is funny as s***. He cleans up well. He and Margaret Atwood have a thing going on Twitter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short, funny and moving

  • By Beccameriel on 07-03-14

Great surprise!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-05-18

Dark at times but still weirdly amusing. Recommended by a friend and I can hear why.

  • An' Another Fing

  • Live
  • By: Micky Flanagan
  • Narrated by: Micky Flanagan
  • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 319
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259

Micky Flanagan's third recording comes off the back of his record-breaking 2017 UK tour. This hilarious performance encompasses Micky's views on the French, money, and taking a Saga holiday with his Dad.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • brilliant

  • By ronnieb on 24-01-18

Funny Man

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-03-18

Brilliant stand up from Micky Flanagan, his observations and delivery is fantastic. I'll probably revisit this in a a few months when I need a laugh on the bus ride to and from work.

  • The Lee Mack Show

  • Series 2
  • By: Lee Mack, Paul Kerensa, Simon Evans
  • Narrated by: Lee Mack, Angela McHale, Steve Brown
  • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny mornings

  • By Paul Kimberley on 13-03-18

Funny mornings

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

Reviewed: 13-03-18

Great way to start the day listening to funny sketches and a bit of stand up. Not overly keen on the music bit, but I understand why it's formatted. Really enjoyed both Lee Mack show/book's.

  • Prince

  • Purple Reign
  • By: Mick Wall
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Prince was an icon. A man who defined an era of music and changed the shape of popular culture forever. There is no doubt that he was one of the most talented and influential artists of all time - and one of the most mysterious. On 21 April 2016, the world lost its Prince; it was the day the music died.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Don't do accents!

  • By suzanne on 08-03-17

Couldn't get past the narrator.

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-18

I tried to persevere with the narration but all the rubbish accents and quite frankly silly impressions of people in the story were too much. Every time my interest was renewed by the story the narration would get on my nerves, looking for something else now.

  • The Rise of Prince: 1958-1988

  • By: Alex Hahn, Laura Tiebert
  • Narrated by: Rob Saladino
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

The Rise of Prince: 1958-1988 is the definitive account of the formative years of this iconic artist. More so than any previous book, this volume provides a dramatic, compelling narrative of Prince's rise to fame. The prologue provides a gripping, day-to-day account of the events that unfolded between November 2015 and April 21, 2016, when Prince tragically died at Paisley Park. The Rise of Prince provides a complete reordering of what is known about Prince's formative years based on previously unavailable documents and persons never before interviewed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Detailed insight into prince’s work and band

  • By Andy on 12-04-18

Great insight to an incredible talent.

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

Reviewed: 28-02-18

Brilliant story of a very prolific artists who had so much self belief, but so much self doubt. Tortured soul is an overused term, but it does seem like Prince was constantly trying to be the best at all cost, then having moments of solace.