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Barking Mad British Traditions, Customs and Sports, Volume III: Egg Jarping, Hen Racing, Beating the Bounds, Onion Eating, Bun Throwing, and More
Barking Mad British Traditions, Customs and Sports, Volume III: Egg Jarping, Hen Racing, Beating the Bounds, Onion Eating, Bun Throwing, and More by Gary McKraken

Even more crazy and barking mad things we Brits get up to in our spare time. Want to be world champion at egg japring? Or perhaps you onion eating or hen racing? This is Volume III of Barking Mad British Traditions and Sports. Volumes I and II have been w...

Dad's Army: The Lost Tapes: Classic Comedy from the BBC Archives
Dad's Army: The Lost Tapes: Classic Comedy from the BBC Archives by David Croft

Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn and Ian Lavender star in a collection of rediscovered Dad's Army gems. Published for the first time, these four instalments of Dad's Army have been brought together from a variety of archive sources and in each ca...

The Goon Show Compendium: Volume 11 (Series 9, Pt 2 & Series 10): Twenty episodes of the classic BBC radio comedy series
The Goon Show Compendium: Volume 11 (Series 9, Pt 2 & Series 10): Twenty episodes of the classic BBC radio comedy series by Spike Milligan

Twenty remastered episodes of the legendary series plus bonus material. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking radio series changed the face of British comedy. Now, for the first time, this collection presents the available episodes ...

The Navy Lark: Collected Series 10
The Navy Lark: Collected Series 10 by Lawrie Wyman

18 episodes from the 10th series of this much-loved BBC radio classic comedy starring Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips, and Jon Pertwee. With a starring cast of Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips, and Jon Pertwee, ably supported by Richard Caldicot, Heather C...

Hamsterdamned!
Hamsterdamned! by Adam Millard

Amsterdam: the sex and drugs capital of the world, where weed is legal and smoked alongside coffee in one of the city's many koffiehuises. It's Mike's stag-do - one final weekend of debauchery before marrying - and along with four of his friends, he inten...

The Idiot Government Reviews: A Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy Book
The Idiot Government Reviews: A Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy Book by Pete Sortwell

We've all seen the news over the last few years, watching in wonder and disbelief at the situations the people entrusted to run the country get themselves into and then proceed to lie their way out of. Just imagine--and this won't be hard--that they were ...

Yes Minister & Yes Prime Minister - The Complete Audio Collection
Yes Minister & Yes Prime Minister - The Complete Audio Collection by Antony Jay

For the first time in one audio collection, all 16 Yes Minister radio episodes plus six further TV episodes, 14 Yes Prime Minister episodes and two bonus sketches. Between 1980 and 1988 on BBC television and radio, the exploits of the Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP...

More Ronnie Barker's Lines from My Grandfather's Forehead
More Ronnie Barker's Lines from My Grandfather's Forehead by Ronnie Barker

Ronnie Barker stars in four episodes of the comedy sketch show as heard on BBC Radio 4. Here’s a further cornucopia of clever comedy, featuring sketches, monologues, poems and songs in this sequential entertainment for radio. Here, the sketches include: a...

It Sticks Out Half a Mile Continued
It Sticks Out Half a Mile Continued by Harold Snoad

John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender, and Bill Pertwee star in four episodes of the radio sequel to Dad's Army. "Inspecting the Piles": In order to save money, Hodges, Pike, and Wilson decide to inspect the foundations of Frambourne Pier in an inflatable rubber...

Friday Night Live, Volume 1
Friday Night Live, Volume 1 by Lee Evans

Friday Night Live was a late night programme that pushed comedy on TV to new levels. Most TV comedy at that time was a rather safe affair full of middle aged comics and impersonators. Friday Night Live brought in a new generation of comedians; some from t...

Saturday Live, Volume 1: Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie
Saturday Live, Volume 1: Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie by Stephen Fry

Based on the format of the American TV show Saturday Night Live, this home-grown comedy production was an enormous success and brought recognition and fame to a great many performers, many of whom are now household names. It was hosted by Ben Elton and Le...

Julie Walters and Friends
Julie Walters and Friends by Julie Walters

With friends like Victoria Wood, Alan Bennett, Willy Russell, and Alan Bleasdale, you are in very good company! Especially when they have written a show just for you. That is the calibre of friends Julie Walters has. In this hilarious recording, Julie, in...

The Noël Coward Collection
The Noël Coward Collection by Noël Coward

Six phenomenally sophisticated Noël Coward comedies: Fallen Angels: Julia and Fred and Willy and Jane are happily married and the best of friends, until a postcard arrives with news of the imminent arrival of a certain handsome Frenchman - gay, debonair, ...

Vintage Beeb: It's Morecambe and Wise
Vintage Beeb: It's Morecambe and Wise by Eddie Braben

As part of the popular Vintage Beeb range, this is a reissue of the classic 1970s vinyl LP. First published by BBC Records & Cassettes. Included are selected items from the Morecambe & Wise television show. Bringing us sunshine on this recording are "Ern’...

Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation: Series 7
Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation: Series 7 by Jeremy Hardy

Few can forget where they were 13 years ago when they first heard Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation. The show was an immediate smash-hit success, causing pubs to empty on a Saturday night, which was particularly astonishing since the show went out on Thur...

Hancock: The "Lost" TV Episodes: The Wrong Man
Hancock: The "Lost" TV Episodes: The Wrong Man by Ray Galton

First broadcast live in 1959 as part of Tony Hancock's 4th BBC TV Series, these rare recordings are made available for the first time in over fifty years. The Wrong Man sees Hancock and Sid called in to take part in a police identity parade. However, when...

The Good Life: Volume 7: Suit Yourself
The Good Life: Volume 7: Suit Yourself by BBC Audiobooks Ltd

Four original BBC television episodes of the much-loved classic sitcom starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and Penelope Keith. Tom, Barbara, Jerry, and Margo return in the last four episodes of the final series. In 'The Weaver's Tale...

The Museum of Curiosity: The Complete Gallery 1
The Museum of Curiosity: The Complete Gallery 1 by Dan Schreiber

Join Professor John Lloyd and Curator Bill Bailey as they plunge down the badger hole of ignorance in a search for the universe's most mind-boggling oddness's. The Museum of Curiosity is BBC Radio 4's monumental comedy edifice, and the only one with gargo...

Bleak Expectations: The Complete Second Series
Bleak Expectations: The Complete Second Series by Mark Evans

Bleak Expectations is the remarkable adventures of young Philip Bin as he struggles to rescue himself and his sisters from the plotting of his guardian, the scheming, evil and badly-named Mr Gently Benevolent, and the blood-curdling Hardthrasher brothers....

Beyond Our Ken, Volume 1
Beyond Our Ken, Volume 1 by Eric Merriman

Here are the first four episodes from the classic BBC radio comedy starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Ron Moody, and Pat Lancaster. Between 1958 and 1964, Beyond Our Ken lit up the airwaves. A madcap mix of sketches and...

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