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    • Yes Minister & Yes Prime Minister - The Complete Audio Collection

    • By: Antony Jay, Jonathan Lynn
    • Narrated by: Paul Eddington, full cast, Nigel Hawthorn
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 153
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      5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 145

    Between 1980 and 1988 on BBC television and radio, the exploits of the Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP (Paul Eddington) - later Prime Minister - kept the British nation enthralled. Helped - and hampered - by his diligent Permanent Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) and his Principle Private Secretary Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds), Hacker and his department became synonymous with government bureaucracy and administrative double dealing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and funny

    • By Malcolm on 17-09-2017

    Non-member price: $49.97

    • Dad's Army

    • Complete Radio Series One
    • By: David Croft, Jimmy Perry
    • Narrated by: Full Cast, Arthur Lowe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Twenty episodes from the first BBC Radio series plus an hour-long Christmas special, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, and Clive Dunn.

    In 1973 the BBC adapted its hit TV series for radio, featuring the original TV cast and characters. Three series were broadcast between 1974 and 1976, with episodes adapted from their TV counterparts by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great

    • By Anonymous User on 28-04-2018

    Non-member price: $34.35

    • Just a Minute

    • Another Classic Collection
    • By: BBC Comedy
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A sparkling collection of 22 classic episodes of the ever-popular BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Showcasing five key players from the past five decades - Sheila Hancock, Gyles Brandreth, Jenny Eclair, Stephen Fry and Graham Norton - the collection also includes two bonus Christmas themed editions of the show. Loved for the verbal dexterity, wicked wit and competitive edge of its participants, Just a Minute has welcomed scores of guest players to the game since it began in 1967.

    Non-member price: $34.35

    • John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, Series 5

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Sketch Show
    • By: John Finnemore
    • Narrated by: John Finnemore
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    The complete fifth series of BBC Radio 4's award-winning sketch show, written by and starring the writer of Cabin Pressure. John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme has won a host of awards, including the 2015 BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Scripted Comedy with Live Audience. Written by and starring John Finnemore, this fifth series of the hit show returns with more witty wordplay and laugh-out-loud sketches.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a delight!

    • By Ishai Sagi on 21-09-2016

    Non-member price: $18.72

    • The Divine Comedy

    • Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso
    • By: Dante Alighieri, Stephen Wyatt
    • Narrated by: Blake Ritson, John Hurt, David Warner, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Blake Ritson, David Warner, Hattie Morahan and John Hurt star in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Dante's epic poem. Inferno: Thirty-five year old Dante finds himself in the middle of a dark wood, in extreme personal and spiritual crisis. Hope of rescue appears in the form of the venerable poet Virgil, now a shade himself, who offers to lead Dante on an odyssey through the afterlife, beginning in the terrifying depths of Hell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Anonymous User on 02-01-2019

    Non-member price: $17.98

    • Absolute Power

    • The Complete BBC Radio 4 Radio Comedy Series
    • By: Mark Tavener
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, John Bird
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Stephen Fry and John Bird star in all four series of the BBC Radio 4 satirical comedy, plus the 2006 special episode. Set in the Machiavellian world of modern PR, Absolute Power introduces us to London-based 'government-media relations consultancy' Prentiss McCabe, whose partners Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe are frequently embroiled in the machinations of the British political system.

    Non-member price: $34.34

    • Mansfield Park (Dramatised)

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: David Tennant, full cast, Benedict Cumberbatch, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Felicity Jones, David Tennant and Benedict Cumberbatch star in BBC Radio 4's full-cast dramatisation of the novel by Jane Austen, one of the great English classics. Seeking a position in society, young Fanny Price goes to live with her rich aunt and uncle. But her life there is not as she might wish. Felicity Jones plays Fanny, whilst David Tennant is her cousin Tom and Benedict Cumberbatch his brother Edmund.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love is worth waiting for

    • By Daren on 03-04-2018

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • The Goon Show, Compendium 10 (Series 9, Part 1)

    • The classic BBC radio comedy series
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: full cast, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Twelve episodes of the groundbreaking show starring Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers. Immensely popular and hugely influential, legendary radio series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy. This collection of episodes is taken from the first part of the ninth series, first broadcast in 1958-59.

    Non-member price: $49.97

    • Gloomsbury: Series 3

    • By: Sue Limb
    • Narrated by: Alison Steadman, full cast, Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman, and Nigel Planer star in Sue Limb's comedy parodying the arty and adulterous adventures of the Bloomsbury Group. A stellar cast, including Morwenna Banks, Jonathan Coy, and John Sessions, join in this affectionate send-up of the infamous Bloomsbury literary group, who dominated the English cultural scene in the early 20th Century.

    Non-member price: $21.86

    • Gloomsbury: Series 2

    • By: Sue Limb
    • Narrated by: full cast, Alison Steadman, Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman and Roger Lloyd-Pack star in Sue Limb's comedy parodying the arty and adulterous adventures of the Bloomsbury Group. A stellar cast, including Morwenna Banks, Jonathan Coy and John Sessions, join in this affectionate send-up of the infamous Bloomsbury literary group, who dominated the English cultural scene in the early 20th Century.

    Non-member price: $20.98

    • Infinite Monkey Cage, Series 6, 7, 8, and 9

    • By: Brian Cox, Robin Ince
    • Narrated by: Brian Cox, Robin Ince
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince present a witty, irreverent look at the world according to science. The Infinite Monkey Cage has become one of BBC Radio 4’s most popular science-based programmes. In each episode physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince delve into a particular field of science, with the help of guests from the worlds of science, academia, and entertainment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • understanable science delivered with wit and charm

    • By S. Seeney on 21-09-2017

    Non-member price: $34.35

    • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 5

    • By: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Comedy from the lopsided world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb, with Olivia Colman and James Bachman. The radio sketch series which spawned BBC TV’s That Mitchell and Webb Look returns with five brand new episodes.

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • Welcome to our Village Please Invade Carefully

    • Series 2
    • By: Eddie Robson, Hattie Morahan, Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Narrated by: Peter Davison, Hattie Morahan, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    The complete second series of the BBC Radio 4 sitcom about an alien invasion of a small village, starring Hattie Morahan and Charles Edwards with Peter Davison and Jan Francis. When the small Buckinghamshire village of Cresdon Green is invaded by an alien race called the Geonin, the local residents come up against Uljabaan, the smooth-talking leader of the aliens.

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • Dad's Army: Complete Radio Series 3

    • By: David Croft, Jimmy Perry
    • Narrated by: John Le Mesurier, Arthur Lowe, full cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Twenty-six episodes from the third BBC Radio series starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn, plus the pilot episode of It Sticks Out Half a Mile. In 1973 the BBC adapted its hit wartime TV series for radio, featuring the original television cast and characters. Three series were broadcast between 1974 and 1976, with episodes adapted by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great until last one

    • By Kerrie-Anne on 31-12-2018

    Non-member price: $49.97

    • Ed Reardon's Week: Series 11

    • The BBC Radio 4 sitcom
    • By: Christopher Douglas
    • Narrated by: Christopher Douglas, full cast, Stephanie Cole
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon in the complete series 11 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy series. Ed Reardon - hack writer, pipe smoker, fare dodger and master of the abusive email - returns in the radio sitcom, written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds. Starring Christopher Douglas as Ed, with a supporting cast. Duration: three hours approx.

    Non-member price: $18.72

    • John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme

    • The Complete Series 3 & 4
    • By: John Finnemore
    • Narrated by: a full cast, John Finnemore, Carrie Quinlan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    The complete third and fourth series of BBC Radio 4’s award-winning sketch show, written by and starring the writer of Cabin Pressure. In the third and fourth series of his hit sketch show, John Finnemore examines a typically eclectic range of issues including making friends, the problem with polymath bestselling authors, the colour of posh men’s trousers, and a history of choice.

    Non-member price: $28.11

    • Ed Reardon's Week: Series 10

    • Six episodes of the BBC Radio 4 sitcom
    • By: Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nickolds
    • Narrated by: Christopher Douglas, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon in the complete series 10 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy series. Ed Reardon - hack writer, pipe smoker, fare dodger and master of the abusive email - returns in the radio sitcom written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds. Starring Christopher Douglas as Ed, with a supporting cast including Stephanie Cole, Philip Jackson, Alison Steadman, Geoffrey Whitehead and Barunka O'Shaughnessy. Duration: 3 hours approx.

    Non-member price: $17.98

    • Gloomsbury: Series 1

    • By: Sue Limb
    • Narrated by: full cast, Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman and Nigel Planer star in Sue Limb's comedy parodying the arty and adulterous adventures of the Bloomsbury Group. A stellar cast, including Morwenna Banks, Jonathan Coy and John Sessions, join in this affectionate send-up of the infamous Bloomsbury literary group, who dominated the English cultural scene in the early 20th century.

    Non-member price: $21.86

    • Hancock’s Half Hour: Series 3

    • Ten episodes of the classic BBC Radio comedy series
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: full cast, Tony Hancock, Sid James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Tony Hancock stars with Sid James and Kenneth Williams in the legendary BBC Radio comedy series. Created by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in 1954, Hancock’s Half Hour was the radio vehicle that made Tony Hancock a household name. Each week listeners would be admitted to the sometimes fantastical, sometimes mundane life of “the lad 'imself”.

    Non-member price: $29.97

    • Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection: Volume Two

    • The Fifties
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Marjorie Westbury, Peter Coke
    • Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    When it comes to classic crime partnerships, Paul Temple (Peter Coke) and his wife, Steve (Marjorie Westbury), are the crème de la crème. Between 1938 and 1968, their glamorous exploits enthralled generations of radio listeners around the world. Here, presented in chronological order, are some of the amateur detective's adventures from the 1950s.

    Non-member price: $49.95

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