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Ladies of Letters Audiobook

Ladies of Letters: The complete BBC Radio collection

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Publisher's Summary

First broadcast on Woman's Hour, Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge star in this popular BBC Radio 4 comedy Ladies of Letters. This collection features all 11 series.

When Irene Spencer meets Vera Small at her daughter Lesley's wedding reception, they embark upon a correspondence that is quite unlike any other in the history of letter writing. Both Irene and Vera are happily widowed and endowed with errant offspring. They live in a world of church fetes and amateur dramatics but love nothing more than dipping their pens in the vitriol pot - while remaining the firmest of pen pals. Feisty, naughty and endlessly funny, Ladies of Letters provides a hilarious insight into suburban friendships and modern family life as they really are!

The series are:
Ladies of Letters and More
More Letters
Letters.com
Log On
Make Mincemeat
Spring Clean
Go Global
Say No
Go Green
Crunch Credit
Go Crackers

©2017 Lou Wakefield, 2017 Carole Hayman (P)2017 BBC AudioBooks

What the Critics Say

"Beautifully scripted and perfectly acted." (Daily Express)

"An hilarious double act by Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge." (Northern Echo)

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    Judith J. Standing Kidderminster, Worcs. United Kingdom 07/09/2017
    Judith J. Standing Kidderminster, Worcs. United Kingdom 07/09/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Complete?"

    I was so pleased when this appeared on Audible. I was extremely disappointed to discover that Ladies of More Letters is not included. Why not? Please say you'll add it in soon and you'll include an index system it's easier to find the individual stories. Such an excellent series and such a pity it's not complete.

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    Pyewacket 01/09/2017
    Pyewacket 01/09/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "NOT the complete radio collection"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The title misrepresents the content. It does not include season 2 and since I bought it mainly to get season 2 I am disappointed.


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    Christine 20/08/2017
    Christine 20/08/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Wish I had read the other review first"

    I have all the Ladies of Letters audios to listen to but can only find Ladies of More Letters on cd. I was thrilled when I saw this but having listened to it - it isn't the complete series. The performances are excellent and it's enjoyable listening - only rivalled by Yes Minister/Prime Minister. I really hate to use the word disappointing with this series but because of the misrepresentation of the episodes included, that's what it is. Such a shame. That title used to be available on Audible because it is in my Wish List. Bring it back please so we can listen to Vera and her park home adventures

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    "Beware - NOT the complete series"

    I love the Ladies of Letters. Despite already having seasons 1, 3, and 4, I pounced on this as soon as I had a new credit available.

    However, despite the name, this is NOT the complete series. One reason I wanted this is because I can't find Season 2 anywhere. Maybe this is a copyright issue? Maybe this is only a problem outside the UK? Well, for whatever reason, Season 2 is not in this "complete" collection, either. I was disappointed, but this has given me the other seasons that I'm missing, so it was still a good purchase. And, as always, the adventures of Vera and Irene are laugh-out-loud hilarious.

    But please, please, please, Audible, give us Season 2!!!!!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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