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    • The News Quiz: A Vintage Collection

    • Headlines and punchlines from the BBC Radio 4 series
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Barry Took, Alan Coren, Simon Hoggart
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
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    A sparkling collection of archive highlights from The News Quiz, which began on BBC Radio 4 in 1977 and continues to this day. Its chairmen have included Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, Sandi Toksvig and Miles Jupp, and its guests have been drawn from the cream of British comedians, journalists and politicians: Alan Coren, Richard Ingrams, Ian Hislop, Peter Cook, Linda Smith, Jeremy Hardy, Clive Anderson, Jo Brand, William Hague, Boris Johnson, Edwina Currie and many more.

    Non-member price: $35.95

    • The News Quiz Classic Collection

    • 12 Original Episodes from the Topical Radio 4 Comedy Panel Show
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs
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    For over 40 years The News Quiz has graced the Radio 4 airwaves with an irreverent sideways look at the headlines. Having first appeared in 1977, it boasts a tantalising archive of episodes to remind us of the news from yesteryear, refracted through the satirical gaze of regular panellists including Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Mark Steel, Francis Wheen and Jeremy Hardy. Among the many guest panellists featured here are Boris Johnson, Nigella Lawson, Jo Brand, Eddie Mair, John Sergeant, Linda Smith and Roy Hattersley. 

    Non-member price: $27.33

    • Round the Horne

    • The Complete & Utter History
    • By: Barry Took
    • Narrated by: Barry Took
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
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    Round the Horne is the best-selling audio of all time. With its memorable catch phrases, brilliant scripts, and Kenneth Horne as its deft anchorman, Round the Horne easily assumed its mantle as one of the most consistently funny radio series from the 60s.

    Non-member price: $21.34

    • Beyond Our Ken: The Collector's Edition Series 2

    • By: Eric Merriman
    • Narrated by: Eric Merriman, Hugh Paddick, Barry Took, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
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    Four more episodes from the first series of 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, and it remains as funny today as when it was first broadcast. In these 4 episodes, pick up some of Kenneth Horne's beauty tips in 'Tittle Tattle Magazine', learn how to deal with a stork up the chimney.

    Non-member price: $31.23