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    • The Navy Lark: 60th Anniversary Special Edition

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Stephen Murray, Ronnie Barker, full cast, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    On 29 March 1959, The Navy Lark sailed the airwaves for the very first time. Starring Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Stephen Murray, with regular appearances from Ronnie Barker and Heather Chasen, it soon became a radio favourite and ran for 18 years - one of the longest-running radio sitcoms. This 60th anniversary collection comprises 17 hilarious episodes - one from every series of the show, plus the pilot episode and the special Jubilee edition.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not As Advertised.

    • By S. Bradnam on 09-04-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Navy Lark: Collected Series 13

    • 13 Episodes of the Classic BBC Radio Sitcom
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Thirteen episodes of this much-loved BBC radio classic comedy starring Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. With a starring cast of Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee, ably supported by Richard Caldicot, Heather Chasen, Tenniel Evans and Michael Bates, The Navy Lark remains buoyant after all these years.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Navy Lark: Collected Series 10

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Full Cast, Leslie Phillips, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 55

    18 episodes from the tenth series of this much-loved BBC radio classic comedy starring Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. With a starring cast of Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee, ably supported by Richard Caldicot, Heather Chasen, Tenniel Evans and Michael Bates, The Navy Lark remains buoyant after all these years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • NAVY LARKS

    • By Diana Sherwin on 15-03-16

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Navy Lark: Collected Series 14

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    All 13 episodes of the 14th series of the classic nautical BBC radio comedy series, plus bonus features. This much-loved classic comedy series stars Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray in 13 episodes of mirth and mayhem, first broadcast in 1973. Duration: seven hours approx.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good laugh as funny as I recall will have t

    • By T.R Hodgkiss on 04-05-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Navy Lark: Collected Series 11

    • Classic Comedy from the BBC Radio Archive
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: full cast, Jon Pertwee, Stephen Murray
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 43

    All 16 episodes from the eleventh series of the hugely popular, long-running BBC radio comedy starring Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee. This audiobook comprises the episodes 'Commander Murray and the Squatters'; 'What Is the SSE?'; 'Pertwee Climbs Up the Promotion Ladder'; 'Stranded'; 'Sir Willoughby's Party'; 'The Fleet Initiative Test'; 'CPO Pertwee's Long Service Medal'; The Phenomenal Pertwee Tug'; 'The Security Clampdown'; 'The Anniversary and the Washing'....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mainly Very Good

    • By Transformer Books on 23-11-18

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Navy Lark, Collected Series 9

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray, Jon Pertwee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 74

    All 20 episodes from the ninth series of this much-loved BBC radio classic comedy starring Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All aboard HMS Troutbridge

    • By E on 07-07-14

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Navy Lark: Volume 25 - Avoiding Redundancy

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Ronnie Barker, Jon Pertwee, Leslie Philips, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray, and Ronnie Barker star in these four BBC radio episodes. In "Farewell to HMS Varsity ('Drifting Through')", minesweeper HMS Varsity is towed on its final trip to the breakers' yard - along with some unsuspecting passengers.... In "The Army Lark ('Blowing Themselves Up')", Troutbridge must take an army platoon to detonate explosives on a Belgian beach, but Phillips has trouble finding Belgium. Plus two more uproarious episodes.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Navy Lark: Series 15

    • The classic BBC Radio sitcom
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray star in the complete series 15 of the fondly remembered nautical radio sitcom. All 11 episodes of this, the final full series from 1976, are included alongside the 1977 Jubilee special and other bonus items.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing!

    • By Joan on 03-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Navy Lark: Volume 33

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Ronnie Barker, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The crew of HMS Troutbridge return in these four classic episodes of the long-running comedy series, reviewed by The Times as doing 'everything with such charm...' Starring John Pertwee, Leslie Philips and Ronnie Barker.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Navy Lark: Volume 30 - A Sticky Business

    • Classic BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Heather Chasen, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Four episodes of the much-loved classic BBC radio comedy series set on and around the good ship HMS Troutbridge. Starring Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray, Ronnie Barker and cast, the episodes featured are 'The Hovercraft Training Course' (12 September 1965), 'A Sticky Business' (18 September 1966), 'Operation Showcase' (7 October 1973) and 'Relief for Station 150' (30 November 1975).

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Navy Lark 19

    • Just the Ticket
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Lesley Phillips, Jon Pertwee, Ronnie Barker
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Four more classic episodes of high jinks on the high seas with the crew of the HMS Troutbridge.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Navy Lark, Volume 21

    • Women in the Wardroom
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Navy Lark, one of radio's longest running laughter-makers, kept the nation on the crest of a wave from 1959 to 1977. All at sea in the Senior Service were conniving Chief Petty Officer Jon Pertwee, silly-ass Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Phillips, and the constantly bemused Stephen Murray as 'Number One', while Tenniel Evans made mischief as Leading Seaman Goldstein.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Navy Lark Volume 31: Horrible Horace

    • Four classic radio comedy episodes
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray star in four episodes of the classic BBC radio comedy series: 'The Morning After' (11 March 1960), 'The Admiral's Present' (18 March 1960), 'Horrible Horace' (28 December 1975) and 'Officers' and Gents' Lib' (4 January 1976). These hilarious BBC radio episodes also feature Ronnie Barker, Richard Caldicot, Heather Chasen, Tenniel Evans and Michael Bates. Duration: 2 hours approx.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Navy Lark: Volume 28 - Troutbridge's Party

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Ronnie Barker
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Four BBC radio episodes. Secret Mission to Calais ('Working Their Passage'): The Admiral foists a 'ticklish job' from the Diplomatic Service on Povey: collect somebody who has got out of 'you know where' from France - at the same time as Pertwee needs to get Pierre home. The Sabotaged Floggle-Toggle Box ('Floggle Toggling Their Way Through'): Mr Queeg and 'the Lad' believe there has been a case of sabotage aboard Troutbridge when iron filings are found in the frigate's floggle-toggle box.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Navy Lark: Volume 24 - You're a rotten!

    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Ronnie Barker
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in these four hilarious radio episodes. Mr Murray is Victimised (Doing a Mischief) - 25 July 1965: Captain Povey realises that the person who keeps saving the hopeless crew of HMS Troutbridge from being dismissed is the wily Lt Murray. So, if he can turn CPO Pertwee and Sub-Lt Phillips against Murray, then he will have them.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Navy Lark: Volume 34

    • The Classic BBC Radio Sitcom
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee, Stephen Murray
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Four vintage episodes from the classic seafaring sitcom, including the original pilot episode and the final regular episode. Includes Operation Fag End (‘Working Their Passage’) from 5 April 1959, The Bugged and Burgled Beer (‘Bugging’) from 1 October 1967, Number One’s Anniversary (‘Biff Boff Boffing Their Way Through’) from 11 July 1971 and Captain Wilberforce Pertwee (‘Having a History Lesson’) from 18 January 1976.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Navy Lark, Volume 17

    • Taking Some Liberties
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee, Ronnie Barker
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    The Navy Lark, one of radio's longest running laughter-makers, kept the nation on the crest of a comic wave from 1959 to 1977.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • laughed till I cried!!

    • By Linette on 11-05-15

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Navy Lark 20

    • Number One Gets Married
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Tenniel Evans, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Four more hilarious radio episodes featuring the merry crew of HMS Troutbridge. The Admiral arranges for his daughter, Rita, to marry Commander Murray; Sub-Lieutenant Phillips plans to buy himself out of the Navy; Pertwee gets involved in a scheme to smuggle booze, and the crew of Troutbridge lock horns with evil, world-dominating Oriental mastermind the Master.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Navy Lark: Volume 32

    • The Classic BBC Radio Sitcom
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray, Jon Pertwee, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The crew of HMS Troutbridge return in these four classic episodes of the long-running comedy series. Starring John Pertwee, Leslie Philips and Ronnie Barker.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • A Fishy Business

    • The Navy Lark, Volume 23
    • By: Lawrie Wyman
    • Narrated by: Jon Pertwee, Ronnie Barker, Stephen Murray, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in four classic radio episodes. Included in this collection of classic radio comedy are the episodes "Steamship Day", "A Fishy Business", "'Troutbridge' in Quarantine", and "'Troutbridge' Electrifies Portsmouth".

    Regular price: £10.00

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