Patsy and Edina are in full swing in these four BBC TV soundtrack episodes: ´Fat´; ´Birthday´; ´Death´; and ´Happy New Year´. Starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, with Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield and others. Duration: 1 hour 40 mins. 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast, Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002412/bk_rhuk_002412_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Professor Charles Kupchan and TV host and writer Ruby Wax on this edition of Fresh Air. Charles Kupchan´s new book, ´´The End of the American Era: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Geopolitics of the Twenty-First Century, Kupchan argues that the era of American dominance may be coming to an end; this demise will not be brought on by the Islamic world or China but from an integrated Europe. He says that as Europe´s political and strategic goals continue to divert from those of the US, Europe will rise as a new rival. Kupchan served on the National Security Council during the first Clinton administration. He is a professor of international relations at Georgetown University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Ruby Wax was born and raised outside Chicago. She moved to England during her 20s, and found success as a performer, writer, and TV personality. Wax scripted the British TV comedy Absolutely Fabulous and has had many other hit TV series on the BBC. Her new memoir is called How Do You Want Me? (Broadcast Date: November 12, 2002) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Terry Gross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/whyy/021112/rt_whyy_021112_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It´s back: the Radio 4 panel game that´s not about sport, music, television, advertising, books, hats, or gardening, just funny rounds with funny ideas. Written by Kevin Cecil and Andy Riley, who won a BAFTA award for writing Robbie the Reindeer for Aardman Animations, the show is hosted by the glorious Sue Perkins (of Mel & Sue fame). The regulars are Simon Pegg (of Spaced and Big Train), Armando Iannucci (On the Hour and I´m Alan Partridge) and Peter Baynham (writer/performer of Blue Jam, Channel 4´s Brass Eye and Steve Coogan´s I´m Alan Partridge). Other guests across the series include Peter Serafinowicz (star of World of Pub and Simon Nye´s How Do You Want Me?); fast-rising star of Spaced Nick Frost; banned Xfm DJ Tom Binns, star of BBC1´s The Savages; Marcus Brigstocke; and writer/performer David Quantick (whose show Junkies is the first-ever sitcom premiered on the Net). The producer is David Tyler, whose radio credits include Radio Active, Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, and The Very World of Milton Jones, and whose TV credits include Spitting Image, Pauline Calf´s Three Fights Two Weddings & A Funeral, Absolutely and Coogans Run. The show is a Pozzitive Television production, whose most recent TV credit is Victoria Wood´s much-acclaimed sitcom Dinnerladies. Contains all six episodes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Simon Pegg, Sue Perkins, Peter Serafinowicz, Armando Iannucci, Bill Bailey, Nick Frost, Peter Baynham, Sean Lock, Marcus Brig. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/001644/rt_bbcw_001644_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Jeremy Hardy returns with a brand-new series that not only seconds that emotion but explains it, too. Yes, BBC Radio 4´s most passionate polemicist returns to the airwaves with a new format which promises to be both personal and profound, and to present sides of Jeremy you won´t have heard before. He may even sing. (He won´t sing.) The News Quiz and I´m Sorry I Haven´t a Clue regular, proud progenitor of 10 series of Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, and winner of numerous awards and almost certainly the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, Jeremy is famous for lines like: ´Kids should never be fashion slaves, especially in the Far East. My 12-year-old daughter asked me for a new pair of trainers. I told her she was old enough to go out and make her own´ and, ´Islam is no weirder than Christianity. Both are just Judaism with the jokes taken out.´ His unique worldview once lead him to be likened to ´an incendiary vicar´. Gillian Reynolds called him ´an idealist, a dissenter, a polemicist and moralist - he´s a salutary reminder that jokes can, and should, be about big things´. The show is produced by Jeremy´s long-standing accomplice, David Tyler, whose radio credits include Cabin Pressure, John Finnemore´s Double Acts, Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!, Marcus Brigstocke´s The Brig Society, Kevin Eldon Will See You Now, Armando Iannucci´s Charm Offensive, Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off, The Castle, The 99p Challenge, Deep Trouble, My First Planet, Radio Active and Bigipedia. His TV credits include Paul Merton - the Series, Spitting Image, Absolutely, The Paul Calf Video Diary, Coogan´s Run and executive producing Victoria Wood´s Dinnerladies. In the four shows, Jeremy is feeling, in turn, happy, sad, fearful and, finally, hopeful! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeremy Hardy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/003042/bk_rhuk_003042_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It´s back, the show they didn´t dare call King StupidSeries 2! A new presenter, new panellists, new title, new timeslot, new silly games and more jokes than ever. The producers are David Tyler and Sarah Smith, who between them are responsible for much of the best radio and television comedy in the last 10 years, including Fist of Fun, Radio Active, Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, The League of Gentlemen, Spitting Image, The Friday Night Armistice, Pauline Calf´s Three Fights Two Weddings & A Funeral, Absolutely, and Coogan´s Run. The show is a Pozzitive Television production, whose radio credits include Sony-Award winners The Very World of Milton Jones and Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation and whose most recent TV credit is the much-acclaimed sitcom Dinnerladies. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Simon Pegg, Sue Perkins, Peter Serafinowicz, Armando Iannucci, Bill Bailey, Nick Frost, Peter Baynham, Sean Lock, Marcus Brig. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/001643/rt_bbcw_001643_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It´s back, the show they didn´t dare call King StupidSeries 2! And it has a new presenter, new panellists, a new title, new silly games, and more jokes than ever. The line-up for this show, broadcast on 6th July 2000, features Peter Baynham, Tom Binns, Simon Pegg, and Dave Schneider. The producers, David Tyler and Sarah Smith, are responsible for much of the best radio and television comedy in the last 10 years, including Fist of Fun, Radio Active, Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, The League of Gentlemen, Spitting Image, The Friday Night Armistice, Pauline Calf´s Three Fights Two Weddings & A Funeral, Absolutely, and Coogan´s Run. The show is a Pozzitive Television production, whose radio credits include Sony-award winners The Very World of Milton Jones and Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, and whose most recent TV credit is the much-acclaimed sitcom Dinnerladies. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sue Perkins, Armando Iannucci, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Bill Bailey, Peter Serafinowicz, Peter Baynham. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/001642/rt_bbcw_001642_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Blake´s 7 is a much-loved classic TV science fiction series, in which a band of rebels fight the despotic Federation, led by Supreme Commander Servalan. This audio collection features two thrilling full cast BBC Radio 4 adventures. The Sevenfold CrownRaiding Servalan´s HQ, the crew discover that she possesses a jewel that belongs to an ancient, long-lost crown, a mystical artifact of indescribable power. Suddenly the Scorpio crew are as determined as Servalon to acquire the circlet; but if they do, will absolute power corrupt Avon absolutely? The Syndeton ExperimentTired of running, Avon and company plan to settle down on the planet Syndexia. But Servalan is ahead of them, on the trail of the man who invented the nanochip, a device which offers total control over human beings. If Servalan reaches Dr Rossum first, she stands a chance of enslaving a whole population. Additional Bonus MaterialThis special edition features bonus interviews with the cast, many taken from the BBC7 programme Zen and the Art of Blake´s 7. Amongst those talking about their time on the TV and radio series are Paul Darrow (Avon), Michael Keating (Vila), Jacqueline Pearce (Servalan), Steven Pacey (Tarrant), and Peter Tuddenham (Zen, Orac, and Slave). There are also contributions from loyal fans of Blake´s 7, including comedian Mitch Benn. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Darrow, Michael Keating, Full Cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/000285/rt_bbcw_000285_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A comedy for BBC Radio 2 starring Miranda Hart ( Hyperdrive, Absolutely Fabulous, Jack Dee´s Lead Balloon) and written by Miranda Hart and Tony Roche, with additional material by Richard Hurst and Leisa Rea. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Miranda Hart. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/002272/rt_bbcw_002272_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Complete third series, originally broadcast on Radio 4. Each week, Milton is a complete and utter expert at something: brilliant courtroom barrister, world explorer, inspirational mayor of London, championship jockey.... And each week, with absolutely no ability or competence, he plunges into a big adventure with utterly funny results. Written by Milton with James Cary (Think The Unthinkable, My Hero), the man they call ´Britain´s funniest Milton´, returns to radio with a fully-working cast and a shipload of new jokes. The cast includes regulars Tom Goodman-Hill (The Office, Spamalot), Dan Tetsell (Lab Rats), Ingrid Oliver (Peep Show) and Ben Willbond (Deep Trouble). 1. Language: English. Narrator: Milton Jones. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/003135/rt_bbcw_003135_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.