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    • Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

    • Complete BBC Radio Series
    • By: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
    • Narrated by: Rodney Bewes, full cast, James Bolam
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    Thirteen classic BBC radio episodes starring James Bolam and Rodney Bewes. One of the most popular TV comedies of the 70s, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? won a best sitcom BAFTA and attracted an audience of millions before being adapted for radio. In these 13 episodes, we catch up with Newcastle lads Bob and Terry as they meet by chance after years apart. Now engaged to Thelma, Bob is having prewedding nerves, while Terry is having trouble adjusting to life after the army.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "ah. Canny one pet"

    • By BodieDoyle on 08-12-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The Good Companions

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Rodney Bewes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The Good Companions follows a number of discontents or ‘lost souls’ as they respectively gravitate towards a concert troupe that is on the verge of disbanding. An adventure around the Shires of England following the fates and fortunes of the unlikely group, The Good Companions is a popular contemporary classic which has recently experienced a resurgence in public interest and acclaim due to the finesse of Priestley’s writing.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great great story but reading not so good

    • By Robert on 22-10-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • A Likely Story

    • By: Rodney Bewes
    • Narrated by: Rodney Bewes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    By turns funny, charming, and sad, this is the story of a sensitive and sickly lad's northern working-class childhood; of a loving mother who kept him off school because of his asthma; of how he washed up in hotels by night to fund studying at RADA by day and would often be found asleep in class.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I had no idea

    • By David on 05-04-18

    Regular price: £11.99