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    • Sue Perkins Earpedia: Animals

    • By: Sue Perkins
    • Narrated by: Sue Perkins, Margaret Cabourn-Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Former Bake Off host, passionate animal lover and comedian Sue Perkins, is our indispensable guide to the animal kingdom. Join her on a comical, insightful and, at times, shocking nature trail around the world. In this mad-cap adventure, she introduces us to the amazing, surprising and hysterical truth about all creatures great and small. From the African lungfish to the kangaroo, get ready for an irreverent, funny and often furry journey of discovery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really can not recommend enough

    • By Ian on 10-03-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Sue Perkins Earpedia: Plants

    • By: Sue Perkins
    • Narrated by: Sue Perkins, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Simon Kane
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Following on from her examination of the weird and wonderful animal kingdom, this second season of Earpedia sees comedian Sue Perkins presenting a series of audio guides to the planet's most useful, bizarre and interesting plants. Join Sue as she explores the truly horrible welwitschia mirabilis, which looks like a gateway into the pit of hell, the stony lithops plant, which resembles a dog's testicles, the technically poisonous cocoa plant, the caveman's discovery of rubber, and how much of the Venus flytrap's diet is actually flies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative

    • By Meera on 29-09-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme: Series 6

    • BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch show
    • By: John Finnemore
    • Narrated by: Carrie Quinlan, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, John Finnemore, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 173

    John Finnemore, writer and star of Cabin Pressure and John Finnemore's Double Acts, returns for a sixth series of his hugely acclaimed Souvenir Programme, which won him Radio Broadcaster of the Year at the 2016 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. Expect sketches! Expect songs! They're what made up the previous five series, so it seems a pretty safe bet that that's what will be in this series as well. And, well, since you ask him for some tall tales...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A light in the gloom

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-03-17

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Catching Up

    • This Is Your Pilot Speaking, An Audible Original Pilot
    • By: Bronagh Fegan
    • Narrated by: Louise Ford, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Carrie Quinlan, and others
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 357
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 335

    Carol, Sarah, Samira and Mac were best friends at university. They were the bright young things who had the world on a string and shining futures ahead. Now, as they find themselves tipping into their 30-something lives of work, relationships and responsibilities, they meet up for a big reunion night out, ready to recapture their shared past.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fun stand alone play, but...

    • By thomas on 08-07-15

    Regular price: £0.00

    • The Penny Dreadfuls: Volume 1

    • Guy Fawkes; Revolution; Hereward the Wake
    • By: David Reed, Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck
    • Narrated by: full cast, Miles Jupp, Richard E Grant, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    The Penny Dreadfuls examine the life of Guy Fawkes, undertake a satirical version of the French Revolution and turn their comic eye towards Hereward the Wake. The Penny Dreadfuls - Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck - are a comedy trio who specialise in retelling historical events in their own, inimitable way. In these riotous revisionist plays, they present alternative takes on three famous tales, ably assisted by guests including Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Marek Larwood, Justin Edwards, Miles Jupp, Richard E Grant, and Sally Hawkins.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • always brilliant!

    • By Lindsay on 04-03-17

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Penny Dreadfuls: Volume 2

    • Macbeth Rebothered; The Odyssey; The Curse of the Beagle
    • By: David Reed, Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck
    • Narrated by: full cast, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Robert Webb, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Comedy trio The Penny Dreadfuls recount the story of the much-maligned Macbeth, revisit Odysseus’ epic journey and reveal the truth behind Darwin’s famous voyage. The Penny Dreadfuls - Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck - are a comedy trio who specialise in retelling historical events in their own, inimitable way. In these riotous revisionist plays, they present alternative takes on three famous tales, ably assisted by guests including Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Lolly Adefope, Robert Webb and Susan Calman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • finally got some penny dreadfuls!

    • By Mr. John Hughes on 06-02-17

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Headset Set, Series 2

    • By: Stephen Carlin, James Kettle
    • Narrated by: Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Chizzy Akudolu
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Headset Set is an audience sketch show set in the world of a call centre called Smile5, a company that sells anything and everything.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Vince Cosmos: Glam Rock Detective

    • By: Paul Magrs
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt, Katy Manning, Lauren Kellegher, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    It's 1972 and Vince Cosmos is all the rage. He's the enigmatic Glam Rock star who sings about being an alien and whose followers worship him. Poppy Munday is the secretary of his fan club - Sunderland chapter - and all her dreams are about to come truewhen she finds herself drwan into the strange orbit of the Seventies' most fabulous star. But what if Vince Cosmos really is an alien? One engaged in a secret battle with aliens already on Earth?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Strange, Glam and oddly sweet

    • By Fintain on 24-08-15

    Regular price: £8.99

    • The Brig Society: Complete Series 4

    • The BBC Radio 4 series
    • By: Toby Davies, Jeremy Salsby, Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: William Andrews, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Colin Hoult, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Comedian Marcus Brigstocke presents a two-part special focussing on the great British press. In the first episode, he plunges headfirst into the contents of the great British newspaper and comes up smelling of Daily Mail. Plus he reveals the headline of the year that you'll never get to read.... In the second episode, there's sex, scandal and saucy secrets on offer as Marcus examines how the great British press combine the difficult jobs of both selling newspapers and ruining peoples' lives.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • very disappointed

    • By Stephen on 16-06-17

    Regular price: £7.99

    • The Brig Society: Complete Series 3

    • The BBC Radio 4 sitcom
    • By: Marcus Brigstocke, Dan Tetsell, Jeremy Salsby, and others
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, William Andrews
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    In the complete third series of the multiaward-winning show, from the makers of Cabin Pressure and Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive, Marcus Brigstocke examines different facets of life by being put in charge of them. Each week he starts out by thinking, Well, it can’t be that difficult, surely and ends up with, Oh, turns out it’s utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best satire on Radio 4

    • By Lyro8 on 09-03-16

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Brig Society

    • Complete Series 2: Six episodes of the BBC Radio 4 comedy show
    • By: Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby, Danl Tetsell, and others
    • Narrated by: Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Full Cast, Marcus Brigstocke, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    In the complete second hit series from the people who brought you Cabin Pressure and Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off, stand-up comedian Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of a thing! Each week, Marcus finds he’s volunteered to be in charge of a big old thing - the European Union, Social Media, the banking system, the farming industry - and each week he starts out by thinking “Well, it can’t be that difficult, surely?” and ends up with "Oh - turns out it’s utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant and funny

    • By Lyro8 on 10-03-15

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Bigipedia

    • The Complete Series 1
    • By: Pozzitive Productions
    • Narrated by: Neil Edmond, Nick Doody, Matt Kirshen, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    WARNING: some listeners may find this content offensive. Welcome to Bigipedia - the omniscient friend you know from your computer and laser watch takes over for 30 minutes in a unique experiment in broadwebcasting. Bigipedia - a world of knowledge at your fingertips brought direct to your ears unless you're listening online, in which case it's been brought from your ears back to your fingertips and thence, into your ears again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I just love this!!

    • By Barbara on 14-06-16

    Regular price: £10.00