Drones Club

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Mr Mulliner Speaking Summary

In the bar-parlour of the Angler’s Rest, Mr Mulliner tells his amazing tales, which hold the assembled company of Pints of Stout and Whiskies and Splash in the palm of his expressive hand.

Here you can discover what happened to The Man Who Gave Up Smoking, share a frisson when the butler delivers Something Squishy on a silver salver (‘your serpent, Sir,’ said the voice of Simmons) – and experience the dreadful Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court. Throughout, the Mulliner clan remains resourcefully in command in the most outlandish situations.

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    • Mr Mulliner Speaking

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    In the bar-parlour of the Angler’s Rest, Mr Mulliner tells his amazing tales, which hold the assembled company of Pints of Stout and Whiskies and Splash in the palm of his expressive hand. Here you can discover what happened to The Man Who Gave Up Smoking, share a frisson when the butler delivers Something Squishy on a silver salver (‘your serpent, Sir,’ said the voice of Simmons) – and experience the dreadful Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wodehouse on Top Form

    • By M on 13-04-13

    Regular price: £14.69

    • Young Men in Spats

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    From the author, whom The Times called 'a comic genius' and ' an old master of farce', are eleven further stories featuring such eccentric characters as Freddie Widgeon, Cyril (Barmy) Fotheringay Phipps, Percy Wimbolt and Pongo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wodehouse brilliance!

    • By PHILIP MOUNTFORD on 07-09-16

    Regular price: £14.69

    • Lord Emsworth and Others

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Nigel Lambert
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Contained here are nine glorious episodes from the idyllic world of Wodehouse. There's a crime wave that was to rock Blandings Castle to its foundations which broke out towards the middle of a fine summer afternoon; Ukridge appears on Corky's doorstep at three in the morning, wearing his yellow mackintosh and requesting a whisky and soda; while the Oldest Member warns of the folly of driving into the father of the girl you love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Treat

    • By T J on 18-10-06

    Regular price: £17.19

    • Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Newly married to novelist Rosie M. Banks, Bingo bucks the current trend by being extremely happy, although he does tend to lose his shirt on various horses. This collection of wonderfully funny stories features a cast of outrageous characters.

    Regular price: £13.49

    • Money for Nothing

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    The peaceful slumber of the Worcester village of Rudge-in-the-Vale is about to be rudely disrupted. First there's a bitter feud between peppery Colonel Wyvern and the Squire of Rudge Hall, rich but miserly Lester Carmody. Second, that arch-villain Chimp Twist has opened a health farm - and he and Soapy and Dolly Molloy are planning a fake burglary so Lester can diddle his insurance company.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Appalling reading makes it unlistenable

    • By twigs way on 04-06-14

    Regular price: £17.19

    • The Luck of the Bodkins

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Things on board the R.M.S. Atlantic are terribly, terribly complicated... Monty Bodkin loves Gertrude, who thinks he likes Lotus Blossom, a starlet, who definitely adores Ambrose, who thinks that she has a thing for his brother, Reggie, who is struck by Mabel Spence, sister-in-law of Ikey Llewellyn (movie mogul, Ambrose's prospective employer and reluctant smuggler), but hasn't the means to marry her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written - well read

    • By George on 08-04-13

    Regular price: £18.49

    • Laughing Gas

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    Joey Cooley is a golden-curled child film star, the idol of American motherhood. Reginald, Third Earl of Havershot, is a boxing blue on a mission to save his wayward cousin from the fleshpots of Hollywood. Both are under anaesthetic at the dentists when something strange happens - and their identities are swapped. Suddenly Joey can use his six-foot frame to get his own back on his Hollywood persecutors. But Reggie has to endure everything Joey had to put up with in the horrible life of a child star - including kidnap.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Daft but entertaining

    • By Clare Skelton on 27-09-16

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    • Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    His year in Hollywood completed, Monty leaves behind his heartbroken secretary and arrives in London to claim the hand of hockey international, Gertrude Butterwick. But the Bodkin road to happiness is arduous, and pitfalled through and through.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoying Wodehouse!

    • By sifi007 on 24-02-15

    Regular price: £13.49

    • The Inimitable Jeeves

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Wodehouse weaves his wit through a wide collection of terrifying aunts, miserly uncles, love-sick friends, and unwanted fiancés. Bertie gets into a bit of trouble when one of his pals, Bingo Little, starts to fall in love with every second girl he lays his eyes on. But the soup gets really thick when Bingo decides to marry one of them and enlists Bertie's help. Luckily, he has the inimitable Jeeves to pull him out of it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great narration and a treat for all Jeeves fans

    • By Harihar on 08-07-13

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Inimitable Jeeves

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 77

    The first volume of Wodehouse's brilliant complete and unabridged short stories. Originally a semi-novel, this version contains self-contained stories which are nonetheless linked, often by Bingo Little, an endearingly hopeless chap and a serial romancer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Got to love a bit of jeeves and wooster

    • By Ruth on 02-08-15

    Regular price: £10.99

    • The Inimitable Jeeves

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245

    When Bingo Little falls in love with a tea-and-bun-shop waitress at a Camberell subscription dance and Bertie falls into the mulligatawny, there's work for a wet-nurse. Who better than Jeeves? With his usual savoir-faire and panache Jeeves unties the tangles and irons out the creases in his unflappable and inimitable way. "I always say, and I always shall say," proclaims Bingo Little, "that you've only got to stand on Jeeves and fate can't touch you."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure escapist joy

    • By Peter on 09-04-13

    Regular price: £14.69

    • Leave it to Psmith

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    The idyll of Blandings Castle is about to be disturbed, for the Hon. Freddie Threepwood is poised to make his debut as a jewel thief. Freddie, however, is not alone: Blandings is simply brimming with criminals and impostors all intent on stealing Aunt Constance's 20,000 pound diamond necklace. It is left to the debonair Psmith, with his usual aplomb, to unscramble the passion, problems, and identities, of one and all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A classic Wodehouse

    • By Ruth on 03-02-08

    Regular price: £17.19

    • Summer Lightning

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: John Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    While Blandings Castle sleeps in the summer sun, the Hon. Galahad Threepwood, brother of the Earl of Emsworth, is busily engaged in writing his Reminiscences, and they look set to be as warm as the weather, if not warmer. For Galahad has led a thoroughly misspent life, and his acquaintances can all too easily recall their past follies in his company. Reputations are at stake and even the nobility and gentry are beginning to panic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hurrah for Galahad!

    • By Dr. R. Brompton on 20-07-16

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Heavy Weather

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Sinden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 56

    Distraught when an author withdraws his manuscript from publication, the publisher, Lord Tilbury, sets about retrieving his fortunes, never guessing that his final obstacle would be in the rotund form of a prize pig.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolute pleasure

    • By Monica on 20-04-11

    Regular price: £17.19

    • Uncle Fred in the Springtime

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Uncle Fred, or to give him his full title: Fredrick Altamont Cornwallis Twistleton, fifth Earl of Ickenham, is considered by some as a "splendid gentleman, a sportsman to his fingertips". Mr Twistleton, nephew to Earl, and otherwise known as "Pongo" to his friends, has a differing view. He simply describes his uncle as "being loopy to the tonsils".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Had me laughing out loud!

    • By Susan on 13-04-13

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Cocktail Time

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    If Lord Ickenham had not dislodged the hat of Beefy Bastable with a well-aimed brazil nut, the latter's famous legal mind might never have been stimulated to literature. But the incident provoked Beefy to write an expose of the younger generation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Good Yarn

    • By Mr Cy Keogh on 05-02-15

    Regular price: £14.69

    • A Few Quick Ones

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    In A Few Quick Ones, P.G. Wodehouse brings together some of his oldest friends for a party. Jeeves and Wooster are there, so is Mr Mulliner and the Oldest Member. And also the Drones, Oofy Prosser, and Bingo Little.

    Regular price: £27.99