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    • Terry Pratchett: BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations
    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis, Sheila Hancock, Anton Lesser, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464

    Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different.... Collected together for the first time are seven full-cast BBC Radio dramatisations of Terry Pratchett’s novels, with star-studded casts including Martin Jarvis, Sheila Hancock, Anton Lesser, Philip Jackson, Alex Jennings and Mark Heap.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent radioplay renditions of Pratchett's work

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • My Teenage Diary

    • Adolescent Musings from Series 1-8 of the Hit BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Various
    • Narrated by: Rufus Hound, Terry Wogan, Chris Packham, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Forty-five episodes from Series 1-8 of the Sony Award-winning BBC Radio comedy show, hosted by Rufus Hound. In this hilarious and revealing show, host Rufus Hound invites his guests to revisit their formative years by dusting off their intimate teenage diaries and reading them out in public for the very first time. From terrible poetry, musings on pop music and cringeworthy crushes to fond recollections of schooldays and exotic holidays, to poignant and searingly honest confessions, these extracts reveal the secret thoughts, feelings and experiences of a host of well-known celebrities - before they became famous.

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Just a Minute: Series 82

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Panel Game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: full cast, Tony Hawks, Gyles Brandreth, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this complete collection of episodes from series 82 of Just a Minute, Nicholas Parsons invites guests to try to speak for 60 seconds on a variety of subjects such as George V, favourite breakfast eateries, canals, bad apples and pasta. With panellists including Paul Merton, Sheila Hancock, Jan Ravens, Tony Hawkes, Gyles Brandreth and Zoe Lyons, this series shows just why Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967. Who can talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject? Find out as we play Just a Minute!

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Just a Minute: Best of 2018

    • 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Fern Britton, Graham Norton, Gyles Brandreth, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Four of the funniest 2018 episodes from the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Among the talented and humorous players in this sparkling quartet are Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Jo Caulfield, Julian Clary, Stephen Fry, Jan Ravens, Rebecca Front, Marcus Brigstocke, Sheila Hancock, Fern Britton and Graham Norton. 

    Regular price: £9.99

    • David Copperfield (Dramatised)

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes, Timothy Spall, Phil Daniels, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    David Copperfield is the story of a boy growing to maturity in the affairs of the world and of the heart, surrounded by some of Dickens' most memorable characters: David's eccentric great-aunt, Miss Betsey Trotwood; the ever-optimistic Mr Micawber; jolly Peggotty and her willing husband Barkis; the charming Steerforth; the ever so 'umble Uriah Heep; and the foolishly innocent Dora. But will David finally find happiness with the faithful Agnes Wickfield, whom he has known since childhood?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • outstanding classic drama

    • By susie on 15-12-14

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Two of Us

    • My Life with John Thaw
    • By: Sheila Hancock
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Winner of the British Book Awards, Author of the Year, 2005.

    When John Thaw, star of The Sweeney and Inspector Morse, died from cancer in 2002, a nation lost one of its finest actors, and Sheila Hancock lost a beloved husband. In this unique double biography she chronicles their lives, personal and professional, together and apart, growing up and growing older.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rewarding & Poignant

    • By Anonymous User on 03-07-05

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Women Talking About Cars: Series 1-3

    • By: Victoria Coren Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Victoria Coren Mitchell, Dawn French, Germaine Greer, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Victoria Coren Mitchell meets some fascinating women to explore the journeys they have made in the cars that they have known - and the sorts of things they shout in traffic. Hear what Dawn wrote on the back of her first car; find out which comedian totalled her beloved Cortina; and discover the advantages of the refrigerated glove compartment. Sarah Millican describes a traffic jam that lead to some desperate measures, Sheila Hancock explains how the trick of getting older is actually to speed up and Jo Brand recounts how her car became an impromptu counselling couch for comedians.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 2

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Mackenzie Crook, Sheila Hancock, full cast, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    The complete second series of Katherine Jakeways' heartwarming BBC Radio 4 comedy, starring Sheila Hancock as the narrator. Wadenbrook is a small market town in a corner of Northamptonshire, whose inhabitants live quiet but by no means uneventful lives. In these six episodes, as they build up to a Dickensian Festival weekend complete with mob caps, cravats and shawls which are usually used as cat blankets, narrator Sheila Hancock shines a light on their loves, laughs and loneliness.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Just Me

    • By: Sheila Hancock
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The eagerly anticipated follow-up to The Two of Us, this is a moving, honest, and charming account of life after John Thaw, read by Sheila herself.

    "Well now, prove it, Sheila. As John would say, 'Put your money where your mouth is. Be a depressed widow boring the arse off everyone, or get on with life. Your choice.'"

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "Just Me"

    • By Elizabeth on 26-11-08

    Regular price: £11.89

    • North by Northamptonshire: Complete Series (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    A BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series with a stunning cast including Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook, Penelope Wilton, Felicity Montagu and Kevin Eldon about a small town in the middle of Northamptonshire as it prepares for a talent night. 'North by Northamptonshire' was originally broadcast weekly from 16 June 2010 to 7 July 2010. In each episode we catch up with Rod, the local supermarket manager (Mackenzie Crook), who shares rather more than is usual about his private life over the store's tannoy system.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written radio mini-series

    • By Angel Cake on 08-03-18

    Regular price: £10.00

    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 3 & Full Stop

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: full cast, Geoffrey Palmer, Penelope Wilton, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Sheila Hancock narrates the bittersweet adventures of the residents of a small town in Northamptonshire in the complete 3rd series of the BBC radio comedy drama - plus special episode 'Full Stop'. Relationships have come and gone but life continues in Wadenbrook, where Sheila Hancock takes us behind closed doors to reveal the inhabitants' heartbreak and happiness. In Series 3, Ken and Keith are celebrating; Jan has dinner with her ex-husband, and Mary and Jonathan have crossed wires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a sweet series

    • By ceridwen on 15-09-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • The New Testament: The Gospel of Luke

    • By: AudioGo Ltd
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Gospel of Luke: Sheila Hancock reads St Luke's account of the life and teachings of Jesus. Specially composed music is included. The readings were part of BBC Radio 4's series of 341 daily episodes of the Bible, broadcast in 1991 and 1992. Abridged by Hugh Hayes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clear spoken version of Luke’s Gospel

    • By Joe A on 15-02-19

    Regular price: £12.00