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    • The News Quiz

    • The Best of 2005
    • By: Simon Hoggart
    • Narrated by: Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    A fourth volume of highlights from recent series of The News Quiz, presented by chairman Simon Hoggart. Since 1977, BBC Radio 4's funniest and quirkiest game show has been answering questions and offering wit and wisdom on global happenings, national news and quite frankly pathetic parochial events.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • I Think the Nurses are Stealing My Clothes

    • The Very Best of Linda Smith
    • By: Linda Smith
    • Narrated by: Linda Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    A never-before-heard collection of archive recordings of the wit and wisdom of Linda Smith - a "national treasure" of Radio 4 and BBC TV. (Links are narrated by Hattie Hayridge.)

    In this brilliant anthology Linda's fans can now hear original recordings of her live performances, never before heard by the public, compiled and edited by her partner of 23 years, Warren Lakin. These recordings were made for her own private use, and this is the definitive collection of Linda's work on audio.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • For dedicated fans only.

    • By Paul on 19-06-08

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Linda Smith Live

    • By: Linda Smith
    • Narrated by: Linda Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Linda Smith was one of Britain's best-loved comics, famous for her wry observations and her razor-sharp take on modern life. Now fans old and new can enjoy her one-woman show recorded live � a unique collection of jokes, stories, and monologues from one of our funniest, most perceptive, and most missed comedians, recorded at the peak of her abilities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow what a woman

    • By Michael Hudston on 20-11-06

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Just a Minute

    • The Best of 2005
    • By: Nicholas Parsons
    • Narrated by: Paul Merton, Linda Smith, Clement Freud
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Best of Just a Minute is a yearly event which brings together the greatest shows of the year. Just a Minute was devised by the late Ian Messiter, who came up with the idea on the top of a number 13 bus, where he suddenly remembered the horrible task of speaking for one minute without hesitation or deviation being meted out by one of his school masters to his class.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Selected Shorts

    • Family Matters
    • By: Shirley Jackson, Frank O'Connor, Toure, and others
    • Narrated by: Lois Smith, Malachy McCourt, Daniel Alexander Jones, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Hilarious and colorful episodes in the lives of families, many depicted from a kid's-eye-view, are the theme for this compilation. Being part of a family is often trying, and stranger than any fiction, but never dull and always worth it in the end. Join these very different families as they face the shrinking of parents, the pre-emptive guilt of First Confession, the secret worlds of children, and more!

    Regular price: £18.99