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    • Peas and Queues

    • By: Sandi Toksvig
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 358

    How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there's a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of life that many are no longer taught. Thankfully, Sandi Toksvig has come to the rescue with her entertaining guide to modern manners, with characteristic wit and perceptiveness.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • If you love lists you'll love this

    • By PPod on 02-12-14

    Regular price: £15.69

    • A Slice of the Moon

    • By: Sandi Toksvig
    • Narrated by: Lisa Dwan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Because of the potato me and my family left our home and travelled 6,000 miles to find a new life.... Slim Hannigan and her family are poor but happy. Theirs is a life filled with love and laughter - and a pet pig called Hamlet. But things change overnight, and suddenly they find themselves facing hunger and danger like they have never known.... So they leave their village in Ireland to journey to America, where, they hope, family and fortune await them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Surprise

    • By Helen on 13-10-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The End of the Sky

    • By: Sandi Toksvig
    • Narrated by: Amy de Bhrun
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Eleven-year-old Slim Hannigan and her family left their home in Ireland to travel to America - in search of a better life. It has been so long and such a journey that Slim Hannigan and the rest of her family can't even imagine what home looks like anymore. And there are many, many miles across America for them to travel before they reach their destination. Between them and the home of their uncle lie thousands of miles of dangerous land, wild animals and strangers who do not wish them well.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening and heart warming

    • By Clare on 12-10-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: Humph Celebration Concert

    • By: Stephen Lyttelton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Humphrey Lyttelton was a role model, influence and inspiration for several generations of musicians and comedians. Performing at this special tribute concert, organised and introduced by his son Stephen, are an all-star cast of friends and admirers from the world of music, including Elkie Brooks, Stacey Kent, Jools Holland, Charlie Watts, Acker Bilk’s band and of course the Humphrey Lyttelton Band. Joining forces with them are a host of comedians from the Clue team, including Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer, Tony Hawks, and more!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • find farewell

    • By John on 28-08-16

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Melted into Air

    • By: Sandi Toksvig
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Frances Angel, drunk and disgruntled, arrives in Italy to attend the I Zingari Art School, leaving behind her dazzling career as a successful theatrical impresario and returning to a distant and painful past. She falls into an eclectic group of performance artists, ex-soldiers and a housewife who really just wants to paint something to match her settee.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and very witty

    • By Doonsie on 11-09-06

    Regular price: £9.79