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    • Fry's English Delight (Series 1)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charming as Ever!

    • By Simon on 03-08-18

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 2)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 3)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 4)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 5)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 8)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • for learners of English, or anyone speaking it.

    • By T. Hawes on 26-12-18

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 6)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 7)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue: A Third Treasury

    • Specials and Spin-offs from the BBC Radio 4 Comedy
    • By: Humphrey Lyttelton, Graeme Garden
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Lyttelton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    A sparkling collection of specials and spin-offs from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy show, plus two tributes to the legendary Humphrey Lyttelton. This third and final Clue treasury features a panoply of specials based around the perennial ‘antidote to panel games’. In the mix are I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Christmas Clue, featuring the team’s unique interpretation of A Christmas Carol; Humph in Wonderland, in which they venture down a rabbit hole; and In Search of Mornington Crescent, in which Andrew Marr peers behind the veil of secrecy surrounding that illustrious game.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wish I read the tag line

    • By @slytherinshare on 06-11-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • Absolute Power

    • The Complete BBC Radio 4 Radio Comedy Series
    • By: Mark Tavener
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, John Bird
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 463

    Stephen Fry and John Bird star in all four series of the BBC Radio 4 satirical comedy, plus the 2006 special episode. Set in the Machiavellian world of modern PR, Absolute Power introduces us to London-based 'government-media relations consultancy' Prentiss McCabe, whose partners Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe are frequently embroiled in the machinations of the British political system.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining!

    • By Justine McGrady on 17-06-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Wordaholics: The Complete Series 1-3

    • The Word-Obsessed BBC Comedy Panel Show
    • By: Jon Hunter, James Kettle
    • Narrated by: Alex Horne, Dave Gorman, Gyles Brandreth, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    This witty and unexpected show brings you toponyms, abbreviations, euphemisms, old words, new words, cockney rhyming slang and Greek gobbledegook. Find out the meaning of words like giff-gaff, knock-knobbler and buckfitches; the difference between French marbles, French velvet and the French ache; hear the glorious poetry of the English language, as practiced from writers varying from William Shakespeare to Vanilla Ice; and spend time laughing and learning with some of the finest Wordaholics in the business. 

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Saturday Night Fry

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    This six-part comedy series was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988. Hosted by Stephen Fry, accompanied each week by Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Emma Thompson, and a selection of guests including Phyllida Law, Robert Bathurst, Julia Hills, and Alison Steadman, the show takes the form of a roundtable discussion, interspersed with sketches that veer tangentially from the sublime to the ridiculous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertainment at its best - why only one series?

    • By B. Allen on 01-12-13

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Just a Minute: Best of 2018

    • 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Fern Britton, Graham Norton, Gyles Brandreth, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Four of the funniest 2018 episodes from the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Among the talented and humorous players in this sparkling quartet are Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Jo Caulfield, Julian Clary, Stephen Fry, Jan Ravens, Rebecca Front, Marcus Brigstocke, Sheila Hancock, Fern Britton and Graham Norton. 

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Stephen Fry Does the 'Knowledge'

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Stephen Fry presents this intriguing programme charting the history of knowledge, how technology changes our relationship with it, and how we know what we knowKnowledge. The Google generation thinks it doesn’t need to carry much of it around in its head any more. Much has already been written about the internet changing the way we think and learn. But is knowledge less valuable than it used to be?

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Doctor Who

    • Death Comes to Time
    • By: Colin Meek
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Stephen Fry, John Sessions, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The Doctor and Antimony arrive on the planet Santiny, just as it comes under attack by General Tannis and his Canisian battle fleet. Meanwhile, his other companion, Ace, finds herself under the guidance of the mysterious Casmus, who seems to foresee an important and unusual role in store for her. As the adventure lurches from Santiny to contemporary London and on to Gallifrey, it becomes clear that the Canisians' next target is to be Earth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By DTopp on 17-04-06

    Regular price: £14.00

    • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

    • Vol. 11
    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Lyttleton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 62

    Often imitated but never bettered, I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue is the only authentic antidote to panel games. This collection finds unflappable chairman Humphrey Lyttelton giving silly things to do to regular panelists Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden, as well as special guests Stephen Fry and Rob Brydon. Highlights include old favourites such as One Song to the Tune of Another, 84 Chicken Cross Road, Sound Charades, New Definitions and of course the brilliantly baffling, fiendishly funny Mornington Crescent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great audio quality, golden laughs

    • By Felicity Bennée on 05-12-16

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Friday Night Live, Volume 1

    • By: Lee Evans, Hugh Laurie, Jo Brand, and others
    • Narrated by: Lee Evans, Hugh Laurie, Jo Brand, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Friday Night Live was a late night programme that pushed comedy on TV to new levels. Most TV comedy at that time was a rather safe affair full of middle aged comics and impersonators. Friday Night Live brought in a new generation of comedians; some from the growing club circuit and some along the path from University. On Volume 1, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie can be heard alongside Lee Evans and Jo Brand. This was her TV debut whilst Lee Evans was also just starting his own phenomenal career.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bound to the context of the time.

    • By Jim on 21-11-11

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Brian Johnston: Johnners' Trivia Test Match

    • By: Brian Johnston
    • Narrated by: Brian Johnston, Tim Rice, Willie Rushton, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Brian Johnston - aka ‘Johnners’ - the BBC’s long-time cricket commentator, is the umpire in this test of wit and general knowledge, as two teams try to score the highest number of runs under his watchful eye. In these four episodes, team captains Tim Rice and Willie Rushton are joined by Stephen Fry, Paul Merton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Bill Tidy, Caroline Quentin, Bernard Cribbins, and Robin Bailey. But which questions will they go for? The easier ‘single’ worth just one run?

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Stephen Fry on the Phone: Complete Series

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Stephen Fry traces the evolution of the mobile phone, from hefty executive bricks that required a separate briefcase to carry the battery, to the smartphones available today. There are more mobile phones in the world than there are people on the planet. Stephen Fry talks to the backroom boys who made it all possible, and here’s how the technology succeeded in ways that the geeks had not necessarily intended.

    Regular price: £10.00