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    • The Charles Dickens BBC Radio Drama Collection: The Early Years

    • Seven BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Anna Massey, Bill Nighy, and others
    • Length: 35 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Captivating radio dramatisations of seven of Charles Dickens' most famous novels. Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors of all time, and this first digital volume of the dramatised canon of his work includes seven of his most popular novels.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mostly fantastic....

    • By jss on 12-06-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Winnie the Pooh: The House at Pooh Corner (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 75

    An award winning production, with an all star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench. Brings to life one of the best loved and recognised children's books of all time in a full dramatisation with specially composed music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless story with talented cast

    • By Mike C 1967 on 12-04-19

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Peas and Queues

    • By: Sandi Toksvig
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 294

    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

    • The News Quiz

    • Read All About It
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig, Andy Hamilton, Alan Coren, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    Four of the best editions from recent series of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy news quiz, featuring Sandi Toksvig, Andy Hamilton, Alan Coren, Jeremy Hardy and a variety of guest players.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Story of Tracy Beaker

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Ten-year-old Tracy was taken into care a while ago, and now she lives in a Children's Home. She doesn't know exactly where her mum lives, but she used to have long, pretend phone calls with her. Tracy's had two foster families, but things just didn't work. She allows us to share her hopes for the future in this touching and often very funny tale.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • G fab

    • By J. Dehoff on 10-05-19

    Regular price: £17.49

    • The Dare Game

    • By: Jacquline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Tracy, a foster child, is living with Cam and starting a new school. Things seem to be looking up for Tracy - but then trouble begins. She has a horrible teacher, the other kids laugh at her, and things between her and Cam aren't going as well as expected. Tracy's friends, Alexander and Football, are having their own problems, too. Then one day, out of the blue, who should appear but Tracy's long-lost mum.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good read

    • By Jane on 11-02-13

    Regular price: £17.49

    • The News Quiz Classic Collection

    • 12 Original Episodes from the Topical Radio 4 Comedy Panel Show
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
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    For over 40 years The News Quiz has graced the Radio 4 airwaves with an irreverent sideways look at the headlines. Having first appeared in 1977, it boasts a tantalising archive of episodes to remind us of the news from yesteryear, refracted through the satirical gaze of regular panellists including Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Mark Steel, Francis Wheen and Jeremy Hardy. Among the many guest panellists featured here are Boris Johnson, Nigella Lawson, Jo Brand, Eddie Mair, John Sergeant, Linda Smith and Roy Hattersley. 

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The News Quiz: Complete Series 79

    • By: BBC
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig, Jeremy Hardy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54

    The complete series of eight episodes of the topical comedy quiz show also includes the Team News Quiz vs. Team Now Show special edition. Joining host Sandi Toksvig and regular panellist Jeremy Hardy are, in Episodes 1 and 2: Susan Calman, Samira Ahmed and Nick Doody. In Episode 3 The News Quiz (Sandi Toksvig & Jeremy Hardy) take on The Now Show (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis), with host Rory Bremner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Never seems to get old

    • By Mr. A. P. Cox on 21-09-15

    Regular price: £14.00

    • Gay Britannia

    • Celebrating Pride in the UK
    • By: various
    • Narrated by: Graham Norton, Susan Calman, Alan Carr, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A collection of insightful interviews, documentaries and comedy that celebrates LGBTQ+ in Britain, publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The News Quiz: Complete Series 75

    • By: John Lloyd
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 61

    Series 75 of the show that takes a satirical look at the week's news. Chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Episodes include "Bills, Blair and Belhadj"; "Ghettos, Gap Years and the God Particle"; "Weirdos, War Games and Website Dating"; "Conferences, Catfights and Cuts"; and "Conservative Revolts and Charity Shops". Panellists include Dominic Lawson, Jeremy Hardy, Fred Macaulay, Andy Hamilton, Susan Calman, Marcus Brigstocke, Hugo Rifkind, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Laura Solon, Phill Jupitus, Bob Mills, and others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The wit is timeless and a laugh is guaranteed

    • By Howard on 07-04-13

    Regular price: £16.00

    • The News Quiz: Complete Series 78

    • By: BBC
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig, Jeremy Hardy
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 56

    A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Panellists include Jeremy Hardy, Jo Brand and Lloyd Langford.

    Regular price: £16.00

    • The News Quiz: Best of 2015

    • BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: BBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Sandi Toksvig chairs four sparkling episodes from the 2015 series of the ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz, "the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio", has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977. In these four episodes, long-standing panellists including Jeremy Hardy plus guest panellists take a wry look at the news in all its larger-than-life glory.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Little disappointing

    • By Tom Ellison-Newton on 06-11-15

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The News Quiz

    • Stop Press
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig, Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Sandi Toksvig takes over as chairman in four editions of the ever-funny comedy news quiz, with panellists including Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, and Jeremy Hardy.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • News Quiz: Soundbites

    • Four episodes of the BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game
    • By: BBC Comedy
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig, Jeremy Hardy
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Sandi Toksvig chairs four sparkling episodes of the ever-popular topical comedy show The News Quiz, ‘the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio’, has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977.In these four episodes, long-standing panellists including Jeremy Hardy, Fred MacAulay, Mark Steel and David Mitchell take a wry look at the news in all its larger-than-life glory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Nostalgic clever wit lost forever.

    • By Bee on 13-03-19

    Regular price: £10.00

    • 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

    • Glubbyslyme

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    It is the school holidays and Rebecca, Sarah, and Mandy are in the park. Rebecca always thought that Sarah was her best friend, but now Sarah seems to prefer Mandy, who thinks Rebecca's a baby. When Rebecca wades into the witch's pond she is left alone, but not for long. She meets a very unusual new friend: a huge, warty toad! Glubbslyme is no ordinary toad. Hundreds of years old, he can talk and, best of all, he can work magic.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Fwog Pwince - The Twuth!

    • By: Kaye Umansky
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    You probably know the story of the Frog Prince. Doesn't it all seem rather unlikely? Why did the Princess play with an expensive golden ball when a tennis ball would do? What does it feel like to be turned into a frog? Here is the true story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gosh Prince the twuth!

    • By matthew bailey on 27-04-18

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Glubbslyme

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Rebecca wades into the witch's pond after a row with her best friend Sarah, she meets a very unusual new friend – a huge, warty toad! And Glubbslyme is no ordinary toad. Hundreds of years old, he can talk and – best of all – he can work magic. Maybe, just maybe, he can help Rebecca be best friends with Sarah again?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Glubby-Glubslyme

    • By Anonymous User on 08-10-18

    Regular price: £17.49

    • Mr Browser and the Brain Sharpeners

    • By: Philip Curtis
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When Mr Browser, Class 8's teacher, wishes for a brain sharpener for his pupils, he doesn't really expect his wish to be granted. So imagine his surprise when the Brain Sharpeners arrive on the school field in their space craft in answer to his call.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good fun

    • By Jen on 23-09-16

    Regular price: £6.79