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BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme is a sketch comedy series broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Finnemore is the sole writer and performs with Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Simon Kane, Lawry Lewin and Carrie Quinlan.  The first series was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2011, and further series have followed annually.  The series contains sketches and character monologues, with only one major recurring character, a storyteller who narrates a tall tale in the last five minutes of most programmes, and who also...
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Topics: Radio, Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
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Widely regarded as a broadcasting landmark, this thrilling dramatization by Brian Sibley and Michael Bakewell boasts a truly outstanding cast, including Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens, and John Le Mesurier. Tolkien's tale relates the perilous attempt by Frodo Baggins and company to defeat the evil Sauron and dispose of the Ruling Ring. Brian Sibley, one of the original dramatists, wrote the opening and closing narration for the character of Frodo, played by Ian Holm, who now stars...
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Topics: The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien, Tolkien, BBC Radio, Radio Drama, Fantasy, Soundtrack
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4, Agatha Christie
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John Moffat stars as the great Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in fifteen BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations. Including: Evil Under the Sun : On holiday in Devon, Poirot becomes embroiled in the murder of a glamorous American starlet. Sad Cypress : A poison pen letter begins a chain of events which is to end in tragedy. Murder in Mesopotamia : When death occurs at an archaeological site in the Iraqi desert, Poirot is on hand to dig for clues. Lord Edgware Dies : Lord Edgware is found...
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Topics: Radio, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
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http://radioarchive.cx as of Mon  2 Oct 16:23:19 CEST 2017
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Topics: radioarchive, radioarchive.cx, ohhdemgirls, radio, bbc
Source: torrent:urn:sha1:f4d7eb23c52fd9acc4a02323cf0832c7fc1482ba
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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The Complete Smiley The complete collection of acclaimed BBC Radio dramas based on John le Carré's best-selling novels, starring Simon Russell Beale as George Smiley. With a star cast including Kenneth Cranham, Eleanor Bron, Brian Cox, Ian MacDiarmid, Anna Chancellor, Hugh Bonneville and Lindsay Duncan, these enthralling dramatisations perfectly capture the atmosphere of le Carré's taut, thrilling spy novels. Call For the Dead A disenchanted Smiley is engaged in the routine job of security...
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Topics: Thriller, Espionage, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Douglas Adams
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The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent. BBC Episode Guide https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03v379k/episodes/guide
Topics: The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, HHGTTG, Douglas Adams
BBC Radio Shows
by Charles Chilton, Julian Simpson
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BBC Radio science fiction drama serial written by Charles Chilton, first broadcast in 1958 as the series Operation Luna , followed by sequels from the same author including two series of Space Force , plus a sequel by Julian Simpson. Our square-jawed heroes confront the dangers of deep space and boldly charge towards another cliffhanger ending, courageously ignoring the mortal danger, and sometimes overlooking the laws of physics. 72 episodes plus 2 episodes of an interview with Charles Chilton.
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Topics: Radio, drama, science fiction, sci-fi, Journey Into Space, Space Force
BBC Radio Shows
by Chris Morris
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Blue Jam (later to be adapted on Channel 4 simply as Jam ), is a sketch series created, starring and directed by satirist Chris Morris, which twice won the Sony Award. The series featured a selection of twisted comedy sketches performed by Mark Heap, Julia Davis, Kevin Eldon, Amelia Bullmore and David Cann. Sketches range from a doctor (Cann) who has some disturbing ways of treating his patients; to the awkward Mr. Ventham (Heap) who seeks one-to-one consultations on the most banal matters; and...
Topics: Comedy, Sketch Show
BBC Radio Shows
by James Cary
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BBC Radio 4 sitcom  set among the code breakers of Bletchley Park  in 1941, written by James Cary who appears in it with Olivia Colman, Tom Goodman-Hill, Robert Bathurst, Fergus Craig, Alex McQueen and Lil Roughley. Broadcast in 18 episodes from 2007 to 2009.
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Topics: comedy, sitcom, Hut 33, Bletchley Park, war, wartime, military, codes, code breaking, code breakers
BBC Radio Shows
by Christopher Douglas & Andrew Nickolds
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Living a precarious existence with his loyal companion Elgar (his cat), Ed relies on any snippets of work that his agent Ping sends his way, along with the odd 4p library lending fee from his only successful novel “Who Would Fardels Bear” and the repeat fees from his infamous episode of Tenko. Consistently taunted and verbally abused by his one-time collaborator, Jaz Milvain, and the elderly members of his ex-writing class who now run the local charity shop, Ed battles on in pursuit of his...
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Topic: BBC R4 Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 2
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Topics: Russell Brand, Matt Morgan
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC
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Down the Line is a British radio comedy broadcast on BBC Radio 4, which satirises popular radio phone-in shows. The show, hosted by "Gary Bellamy" (Rhys Thomas), is semi-improvised and is written and performed in a style of heightened realism.
Topics: bbc, bbc radio, bbc radio 4, radio 4, comedy, mockumentary, british
BBC Radio Shows
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My Word! was a radio panel game broadcast by the BBC on the Home Service (1956–67) and Radio 4 (1967–88).It was created by Edward J. Mason and Tony Shryane, and featured comic writers Denis Norden and Frank Muir. The two teams faced questions devised by Mason, primarily word games and literary quizzes covering vocabulary, etymology, snippets of poetry, and the like. When stumped by a question, the contestants could be sure of receiving generous partial credit for a humorous answer of...
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Topic: puns quiz radio
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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DCI Stone Twenty six detective dramas featuring DCI John Stone. Created by Danny Brocklehurst - individual episodes written by different writers Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 6 series between 2009 and 2016. Series 1: Mary Shane  by Danny Brocklehurst  The disappearance of a teenage girl triggers 80-year-old Mary to confess to three brutal murders committed in the 1940s, but will DCI Stone believe her?  Broadcast Friday 6th March 2009 Mary Shane : Anne Reid DCI Stone : Hugo Speer Kate : Suranne...
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Topics: Radio, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Chris Morris
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"Blue Jam was an ambient radio comedy programme created and directed by Chris Morris. It aired on BBC Radio 1 in the early hours of the morning from 1997 to 1999." More information can be found on the Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Jam This are the audio recordings from the Cook'd and Bomb'd website, which can be found here: http://www.cookdandbombd.co.uk/ Contains dark and absurdist themes that some people may find disturbing.
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BBC Radio Shows
by Kim Fuller
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The Castle Radio sitcom set in a medieval castle with some remarkably modern trappings. Stars James Fleet and Neil Dudgeon https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00g64vk/episodes/guide Series 1 Sir William De Warenne moves into the castle next door and discovers the lovely Anne. Anne discovers gorgeous peasant Sam. Charlotte discovers that she is supposed to stay out of the way. An unexpected lion and the world's first satellite dish spell trouble for Anne's hoped-for romance with Sam Tree. Sir...
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Topic: BBC R4 Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by Ben Cottam & Paul McKenna
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Plum House Every year thousands of tourists flock to the Lake District. But one place they never go to is Plum House - the former country house of minor 18th century poet George Pudding. Now a crumbling museum, it struggles to stay open under its eccentric curator, Peter Knight.  Eager young museum administrator Tom Collyer arrives determined to turn the place round, but finds the incompetent staff very resistant to the C-Word - change. A new comedy written by Ben Cottam and Paul McKenna....
Topic: BBC R4 Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 2
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Topics: Russell Brand, Matt Morgan
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio full-cast dramatisations of the crime novels of Qiu Xiaolong, set in Shanghai. Starring Jamie Zubairi as Chief Inspector Chen Cao, an astute young policeman with twin passions for food and poetry. Through thrilling crime drama, these ten mysteries paint a portrait of modern life in communist China, depicting traditional Shanghai life amidst the old alleyways and how it is rapidly changing with modernisation.  1.  Death of a Red Heroine: Shanghai, May 1990. The body of a national...
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Topics: Radio, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Alexander McCall Smith
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The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency Tales from the popular books by Alexander McCall Smith, dramatised by the author. BBC Desert Island Discs Alexander McCall Smith https://archive.org/details/podcast_desert-island-discs-archive-2_alexander-mccall-smith_1000377938339
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Topics: BBC Drama, Alexander McCall Smith
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
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Cabin Pressure Series 2 2009 The return of the hit sitcom starring Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam about a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult... Written by John Finnemore. Helsinki: Episode 1 of 6 Carolyn and her sister haven't spoken for fifteen years. Which is why Arthur has invited her to a party on board, together with 500 Euros-worth of smuggled orchids... Gdansk: Episode 2 of 6 When MJN Air is chartered to ferry an...
Topics: Comedy, Radio, English
BBC Radio Shows
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Just A Minute, the long running BBC radio show, asks it's contestants to talk on a subject for sixty seconds with out deviation, repetition or hesitation. These are some of the shows from the 1970's
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Topics: old time radio, radio, repetition, deviation, hesitation
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC
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All 76 episodes of BBC Comedy series King Street Junior which began airing in 1985.
Topics: king street junior, bbc, comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by David Mitchell, Robert Webb, James Bachman, Mark Evans, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Chris Reddy and John Finnemore
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Before That Mitchell & Webb Look, David Mitchell and Robert Webb starred in this BBC Radio 4 series. It featured many sketches that TV viewers will now know and love. That Mitchell & Webb Sound is the birthplace of Numberwang , the Party Planners, the Lazy Film Writers, Big Talk , Ted and Peter the snooker commentators, and The Surprising Adventures of Sir Digby Chicken-Ceaser (originally called Sir Digby Ceaser-Salad). It is also home to several sketches yet to transfer to television,...
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Topics: Comedy, Sketch Show
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
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Cabin Pressure Series 3 2013 Cabin Pressure is a sitcom about the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one plane, charter airline; staffed by two pilots: one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether they're flying squaddies to Hamburg, metal sheets to Mozambique, or an oil exec's cat to Abu Dhabi, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult... Timbuktu: Episode 1 of 6 Hooray hooray, it's Birling Day once more, where the crew traditionally swap their dignity...
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Topics: Comedy, Radio, English
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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An unsettling collection of full-cast dramas from the long-running BBC Radio 4 horror series. Throughout five series between 1988-1997, Edward de Souza was The Man in Black, a sinister raconteur who introduced a weekly half hour of terror and suspense. Here, he welcomes us to his house of horrors as he presents terrifying tales that will make your flesh crawl. Including stories by Dennis Wheatley, J C W Brooks, Bert Coules, John Wyndham, W W Jacobs, Martyn Wade, William Fryer Harvey, Charlotte...
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Topics: Radio, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Nedgoon
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Dad's Army Radio show
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Topics: Dad's Army, BBC Radio, Arthur Lowe, Clive Dunn, James Beck, John LeMesurier, Ian Lavender, Arnold...
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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Full cast dramatisation of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo's 10-book series featuring detective Martin Beck and his colleagues in the National Police Homicide Department in Stockholm in the 1960s and 70s. The Martin Beck books are widely acknowledged as some of the most influential detective novels ever written. Written by Swedish husband and wife team Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö between 1965-1975, the ten-book series set a gold standard for all subsequent Scandanavian crime fiction. Long before...
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Topics: Radio, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
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BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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An unsettling collection of stories from the long-running BBC Radio 4 horror series. Including stories by John Wyndham, Dennis Wheatley, Stephen Gallagher, Edgar Allan Poe, Ramsey Campbell, Stephen Dunstone, William Ingram, Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley, Peter StrauB, Ray Bradbury, Graham Greene, Robert Bloch and Stephen Wyatt. A mixture of short narrated pieces and full cast dramas.
Topics: Radio, Drama, Horror
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
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Cabin Pressure Series 4 2013 Cabin Pressure is a sitcom about the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one plane, charter airline; staffed by two pilots: one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether they're flying squaddies to Hamburg, metal sheets to Mozambique, or an oil exec's cat to Abu Dhabi, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult... Timbuktu: Episode 1 of 6 Hooray hooray, it's Birling Day once more, where the crew traditionally swap their dignity...
Topics: Comedy, Radio, English
BBC Radio Shows
by 6 Music & BBC Radio 2
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Topics: Russell Brand, Matt Morgan
BBC Radio Shows
by Andrew Marshall, David Renwick
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BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch show written mainly by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, starring Chris Emmett, Fred Harris, Jo Kendal, Nigel Rees and Denise Coffey, broadcast in 47 episodes (or  Lessons ) from 1976 to 1980 (following the 2 pilot shows broadcast on Radio 3 in 1975 as The Half Open University ), and later reincarnated on television as End Of Part One broadcast on ITV from 1979 to 1980. The show purported to be A Correspondence Course in Dynamic Living but was actually a series of...
Topics: radio, comedy, sketch, sketch show, The Burkiss Way, The Half Open University, End Of Part One
BBC Radio Shows
by Nedgoon
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BBC Comedy Radio
Topics: The Goon Show, The Goons, Peter Sellers, Harry Seacome, Spike Milligan
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC R2 Sounds Of The 20th Century
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BBC R2 Sounds Of The 20th Century Jeremy Vine introduces Radio 2's audio journey through the years from 1951 to 2000, helping listeners to relive the music, news, radio, TV and movies of the times https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0103r3t/episodes/guide?page=1 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0103r3t/episodes/guide?page=2
Topic: BBC R2 Sounds Of The 20th Century
BBC Radio Shows
by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
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Sebastian Baczkiewicz's six episode radio drama telling the story of King Arthur. Episode one 'The Sword of the King'   A seventeen year old Arthur has grown up as Arran, stable boy to Ector of Cantia. He is visited by Merlin and begins to have waking dreams about a moment in his early childhood when he was taken from his mother by Merlin and given to Sir Ector. Arthur comes to London. Sir Ector is killed. Rival warlords Bryce and Kerwyn each put themselves forward to take the sword from the...
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Topics: bbc radio, bbc radio drama, radio drama, king arthur, fantasy, merlin
Various radio episodes of I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue from 1999-2004 with extra special programmes including " Humph Biography " and " Humphrey Lyttleton Tribute " which remembered the chairman of the programme after his death. " Humph In Wonderland " was a Christmas special. " i'm sorry i haven't a desert island " was a special where celebrity fans talked about the programme. Guests in the 99-04 recordings include Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry, Jeremy Hardy...
Topics: sandi toksvig, jeremy hardy, bill bailey, harry hill, isihac, british, english, uk, bbc, bbc...
BBC Radio Shows
by Radiohead
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A fan-made bootleg compilation of Radiohead tracks, released in 2015 and containing nine discs from all throughout the band's career. Seven discs are dedicated to the band's albums, with an eighth for leftover tracks and the ninth being the creators' personal favourites. Track listing: Disc 1 (1990-1994) The Greatest Shindig [ On a Friday demo, Summer 1990 ] How Can You Be Sure? [ On a Friday demo, Summer 1990 ] Upside Down [ On a Friday demo, Summer 1990 ] What Is That You See? [ On a Friday...
Topics: radiohead, art rock, bootleg, compilation, flac
BBC Radio Shows
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Unedited BBC radio dramas from 2006. Daunt and Dervish - In Questionable Shape by Guy Meredith.mp3 Dr. Brighton and Mr. Harding by Stephen Wyatt.mp3 Dumb Witness part 1 by Agatha Christie.mp3 Dumb Witness part 2 by Agatha Christie.mp3 Kind Hearts by Andy Rashleigh.mp3 London Pride by Adrian Middleton.mp3 Me and My Man by Bettina Gracias.mp3 Rumpole and the Primrose Path by John Mortimer.mp3 Star Man by Alastair Jessiman.mp3 The Passion of Plum Duff by Alastair Jessiman.mp3
Topics: bbc radio dramas, bbc radio, radio dramas, bbc, radio, drama, radio drama, bbc drama, british,...
BBC Radio Shows
by Chris Morris, Armando Iannucci
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On the Hour was a British radio programme that parodied current affairs broadcasting, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 between 1991 and 1992. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Hour
Topics: on the hour, on, the, hour, chris morris, chris, morris, christopher
BBC Radio Shows
by Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent
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Ronnie Corbett reunites with Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent, the writers of his hit BBC sitcom Sorry! , for this comedy for For BBC Radio 4. Corbett plays Sandy Hopper, who is growing old happily along with his dog, Henry. His grown-up children, who are both married to people Sandy doesn't approve, would like him to move out of the family home so they can get their hands on their money earlier. But Sandy is not having this - he's not moving until the dog dies. Sandy also has a lodger, and his...
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Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
by Robert Louis Stevenson
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A all-new BBC Radio adaptation by Neil Brand of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic gothic horror novella about the consequences of a well-meaning scientist's experiment to elevate Man's nobler nature but instead releasing his own dark side ... a side that gradually becomes uncontrollable. This version is presented as a speculation of what the original Jekyll & Hyde  would have been like before Stevenson edited it based on his wife's objections, introducing both the character of Utterson's...
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Radio Drama, BBC Horror, gothic horror, radio drama, radio horror, Dr. Jekyll,...
BBC Radio Shows
by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson
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Hancock's Half Hour
Topics: BBC R4 Comedy, Tony Hancock, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
BBC Radio Shows
by Nicholas Briggs
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The Prisoner January 16th, 1967...A secret agent resigns from MI6, then wakes up to find himself imprisoned in 'The Village' - a bizarre community with a cheery veneer, but an underbelly of mystery and threat.  All occupants of The Village have numbers instead of names, with our secret agent forced to accept the mantel of Number Six.  The authorities running this Village are intent on discovering why Number Six resigned - but it's a secret he steadfastly refuses to divulge. As the drama...
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Topic: BBC Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Lorraine Hansberry
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A Raisin in the Sun Drama on 3 by Lorraine Hansberry This ground-breaking play, set on Chicago's South Side in the 1950's, revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of an Afro-American working-class family. A Raisin in the Sun was the first play written by a black woman to be produced on Broadway. In this new production for radio, rarely produced scenes from the original play, which were cut from the original film and stage and subsequent contemporary stage...
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Topics: BBC Drama, Lorraine Hansberry
BBC Radio Shows
by John Morton
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People Like Us is a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary (or mockumentary) written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio show for BBC Radio 4 in three series from 1995 to 1997, it was made into a television series for BBC Two that was broadcast from September 1999 to June 2001. Each episode featured the affable, bumbling Roy Mallard following a day in the lives of representatives of a particular...
Topics: Comedy, Spoof, Mockumentary
BBC Radio Shows
by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor
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BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch show written by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor in 21 episodes that ran in  1981 under the title Cliche and then in 1983 & 1984 as Son Of Cliche . It starred Nick Maloney and Nick Wilton, as well as Chris Barrie who later appeared in the TV series Red Dwarf which was developed by Grant and Naylor from one of their Son of Cliche sketches.
Topics: radio, comedy, sitcom, Grant and Naylor
BBC Radio Shows
by Ray Bradbury
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A BBC Radio adaptation by Jack Pulman of Ray Bradbury's classic short story. In the year 2059, with their children becoming uncooperative due to their parents' lack of discipline, a father and mother rely too heavily on "smart technology", which leads to a deadly struggle with their technologically-advanced automated home taking over their role as parents ... and brooking no interference, especially in the "Nursery", a virtual reality room. George ... John Cazabon...
Topics: BBC. BBC Radio, BBC Drama, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, science fiction, SF, sci-fi
BBC Radio Shows
by Milton Jones, James Cary and Dan Evans
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The man they call 'Britain's funniest Milton' made his long-awaited return to BBC Radio 4 with this latest format complete with his unmissable jokes and a fully working cast. This time he's hell bent on helping people help themselves... with decidedly mixed results! Having set himself up as a have-a-go-hero that can assist anyone anywhere, each week Milton and his trusty assistant Anton set out to help people out of whatever quandary they may find themselves... whether they need it or not. In...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
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BBC Radio 3 Discovering Music
Topics: Classical music, lectures
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio 4 Sitcom about a firm of incompetent management consultants who cause havoc every time they are hired. 21 episodes over 4 series between 2001 - 2005. It starred Marcus Brigstocke, Emma Kennedy, Beth Chalmers, Catherine Shepherd, David Mitchell and Robin Ince.
Topics: Radio, Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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Based on Nigel Fairs’s “murder mystery serial” that has been running for over 21 years (new episodes performed every month in country houses, steam trains, jailhouses, castles and restaurants throughout the UK), Shilling & Sixpence Investigate takes place in a sometimes quirky, sometimes dark world where nobody is quite whom they seem. With a stellar cast that includes Celia Imrie, David Warner, Louise Jameson, Matthew Waterhouse and Samuel Clemens, Big Finish listeners are about to...
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Topics: Mystery, Thriller
BBC Radio Shows
by George Orwell
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Animal Farm [Tamsin Greig a & Toby Jones] Orwell's dramatisation of his tale of the corrupting effect of power is narrated by Tamsin Greig and features Nicky Henson, Toby Jones, Ralph Ineson and the Radio Drama Company. First broadcast: Saturday 26 January 2013 Biographical Dramas: Burma The Real George Orwell, Biographical Dramas Episode 1 of 4 First broadcast: Monday 28 January 2013 By Mike Walker After an undistinguished academic career at Eton, Eric leaves in December 1921. Unlike most...
Topics: BBC Drama, George Orwell
BBC Radio Shows
by Dave Lamb and Richie Webb
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The Cheese Shop were a troupe of six comedy writer-performers from the revue circuit of University of Warwick. Between 1997 and 1999, Gerard Foster, Dave Lamb, Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder, Ben Ward and Richie Webb appeared in three series of their comedy sketch show The Cheese Shop Presents: The Butter Factor on BBC Radio 4. This show featured a number of sketches based around eccentric and outrageous characters, including drug-addicted and sexually deviant singer-songwriter Ted Ruby, maniac...
Topics: Comedy, SKetch Show
BBC Radio Shows
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The BBC Radio adaptations were originally broadcast in 1991 and 1992. On the whole they are extremely enjoyable versions, generally very faithful to the original books.
Topics: tintin, bbc, radio, audioplay, radioplay, Herge, audiodrama
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio comedy from 2006. Aggressive marketing director John Weak has no morals and little brain. Stars Alexander Armstrong.
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Topics: Radio, Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by David Sedaris
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S01E01 Being David Sedaris 1. Smoking and Rambling Being David Sedaris Episode 1 of 3 Emma Freud is joined in her kitchen by author David Sedaris to discuss his life and career and listen to the first batch of extracts from his extensive BBC archive, dating back to the late 1990s. Featuring: : The New York Diaries: Smoking Diary - 5 April 1997 The New York Diaries: Naked - 12 April 1997 Ramblings with Clare Balding - 7 March 2013 Being David Sedaris theme: Recado Bossa Nova by Hank Mobley...
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Topics: BBC R4, David Sedaris, Meet David Sedaris
BBC Radio Shows
by Audio Visuals
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The Audio Visuals began with their pilot recording of  The Space Wail in 1984. The following three seasons of stories were produced by  Bill Baggs  between 1985 and 1988. The fourth and final season was produced by  Gary Russell  from 1989 to 1991. There were plans for a fifth season which were later abandoned. Many of the people working on the Audio Visuals went on to produce more professional, licensed Doctor Who audio dramas for companies like  BBV  and  BIG Finish .  Gary Russell...
Topics: doctor who, dr who, dr. who, Doctor Who, Doctor who doctor Who, audio drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Charles Chilton
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Sprong in het heelal is de Nederlandse Sciencefictionhoorspeluitvoering van de BBC radiohoorspelserie Journey into Space van Charles Chilton. Het eerste deel, "Journey into space - Operation Luna", werd uitgezonden op 19 oktober 1953 door de BBC. In Nederland werden de series geproduceerd en uitgezonden door de KRO: de eerste serie "Operatie Luna" in 1955/1956, de tweede "Het Marsmysterie" in 1956/1957, en de derde "Mars slaat toe" in 1957/1958. De vierde...
Topics: Lemmens, VISIO, Science Fiction, Hoorspel, Dutch, Charles Chilton, KRO, BBC, Dutch, Hoorspel, OTR,...
BBC Radio Shows
by Chris Morris
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The Chris Morris Music Show was a radio show presented by satirist Chris Morris and broadcast on BBC Radio 1 between June and December 1994. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chris_Morris_Music_Show
Topics: chris morris, chris, morris, music, show, chris morris music show
BBC Radio Shows
by Kevin Eldon
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Kevin Eldon Will See You Now Comedy's best-kept secret ingredient gets his own sketch show.  Sketches, characters, sound effects, bit of music, some messin' about, you know...
Topic: BBC R4 Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
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Cabin Pressure Series 5 2014 With the show titles running alphabetically from the first ever episode - "Abu Dhabi" through to this double finale "Zurich" - the cast and crew of MJN Air discover that whether it's choosing an ice-cream flavour, putting a princess in a van or remembering your grandmother's name, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. One of the most popular radio sitcoms of the past ten years bows out with a special double episode. As...
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Topics: Comedy, Radio, English
BBC Radio Shows
by Simon Day, Charlie Higson, Lucy Montgomery, Rhys Thomas and Paul Whitehouse
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Award winning journalist Gary Bellamy is waiting for your calls, as Down The Line invites listeners to call Radio 4's groundbreaking phone-in programme. This comedy, created by the team behind The Fast Show, parodies radio phone-in shows. The show's host, the keen but dim Gary Bellamy, fields calls from experts, idiots, bigots and nutters about a different topic each week. When it was launched in May 2006, Down The Line caused a massive media stir. The first episode was such an accurate parody...
Topics: Comedy, Sketch Show
BBC Radio Shows
by Matt Lucas and David Walliams
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Hit sketch series introducing a variety of unique and colourful characters from different backgrounds, all across Britain. It was on BBC Radio 4 by Matt Lucas and David Walliams introduced some of their most famous creations, including Emily Howard, Vicky Pollard, Daffyd Thomas, Marjorie Dawes, Kenny Craig and Dennis Waterman.
Topics: Comedy, Sketch Show
BBC Radio Shows
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Presented by Nicholas Parsons, here are some e pisodes of "Just a Minute" from 2014 and 2015.  With Paul Merton.  And guests: Russell Kane, Josie Lawrence, Sheila Hancock, Miles Jupp, Holly Walsh, Graham Norton, Tony Hawks,  Joe Lycett, Kevin Eldon, Rebecca Front, Alun Cochrane and Richard Herring.
Topics: just a minute, jam, bbc, bbc radio, bbc radio four, bbc radio 4, comedy, panel game, panel show,...
BBC Radio Shows
by Ian Brown, James Hendrie
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BBC Radio series of comic horror stories written by Ian Brown and James Hendrie, following The Demon Cakestand Of Beastley Chase (broadcast in 1984) with two series (Tales From The Mausoleum Club in 1987 and The Fall Of the Mausoleum Club in 1988) of enthralling tales told by the intriguing members of a private club. The impressive cast list included guest stars Terence Stamp, Spike Milligan, Joss Acklund, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Roy Kinnear, Fulton McKay, Miranda Richardson &...
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Topics: Tales From The Mausoleum Club, The Fall Of the Mausoleum Club, The Mausoleum Club, radio, stories,...
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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It's Not What You Know is a BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show created in 2012 and originally hosted by Miles Jupp. From series four in 2016, it's hosted by Joe Lycett.  The show features three celebrity contestants who have to answer questions based on the knowledge of their designated people that they know personally, such as friends or relatives. Points are scored for how accurately the contestant predicts their counterpart. Much hilarity ensues.
Topics: Radio, Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by John Wyndham
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A 2001 BBC Radio adaptation by Lance Dann of John Wyndham's classic sci-fi novel. Bill Masen ... Jamie Glover Josella Playton ... Tracy Ann Oberman Coker ... Lee Ingleby Colonel Jacques ... Geoffrey Whitehead Susan ... Lucy Tricket Music by Simon Russell Directed by Rosalind Ward Originally broadcast on the BBC World Service on 8 & 22 September 2001.
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Topics: BBC, BBC World Service, BBC Radio, BBC Radio Drama, John Wyndham, triffid, triffids, apocalypse,...
BBC Radio Shows
by Laura Solon
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BBC Radio 4's award-winning comedy sketch show starring Laura Solon, broadcast in 13 episodes from 2007 to 2009, featuring various hapless and/or demented characters.
Topics: Laura Solon, Talking And Not Talking, radio, comedy, sketches, sketch show
BBC Radio Shows
by Peter O'Donnell
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A BBC Radio adaptation by Stef Penney of Peter O'Donnell's very first "Modesty Blaise" novel. A British agent has been found dead in mysterious circumstances, and rumors of a plot to steal a huge consignment of diamonds are circulating. Sir Gerald Tarrant, head of a British Secret Service organization, needs some special help to prevent the theft, so he decides to persuade former criminal and criminal organization leader Modesty Blaise to come out of retirement, along with her...
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, 15 Minute Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
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The News Quiz is a weekly topical panel show, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 since 1977. Series 87 was Sandi Toksvig's final season as host.
Topics: Satire, Radio, Comedy, News
BBC Radio Shows
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An improvised radio series broadcast by the BBC that tells the tales of a fictional noble family as they covert their way across the centuries. 
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BBC Radio Shows
by Sue Limb
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From Gorsemere To Gloomsbury The Literary Lunacy of Sue Limb Shaun Ley takes you on a three-hour guided tour through a world of literacy lunacy that flows from the pen of dramatist Sue Limb. The voyage of parody takes the listener from the Lake District retreat of Romantic poets – a rural idyll rocked by the arrival of the philandering Lord Biro – to gardens of Sizzlinghurst Castle and the “very modern” politics and personal lives of the Gloomsbury set. The English Civil War gets...
Topic: BBC R4 Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by Jim Poyser
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Jim Poyser's BBC radio series about the misadventures of Jason Slater, a 21st-century English teacher from Manchester, who wakes up one morning to find himself in Macclesfield in the year 1834, being called Tarquin, third son of Lord Belport and with a faithful valet named Ned, a suspicious older brother, a spurned ex-girlfriend now engaged to his "brother", no idea how he got there and what looks like no way of returning to his own time. Jason Slater ... Michael Begley Ned ... Joe...
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Comedy, BBC Radio Comedy, British comedy, radio comedy, historical comedy,...
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4 Extra
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Newly produced radio adventures based on the Eagle comic strip “Dan Dare” originally created in the 1950s by Rev. Marcus Morris, written and drawn by Frank Hampson. Episode 1 - Voyage to Venus by Richard Kurti and Bev Doyle Brilliant test pilot, Dan Dare, is chosen to fly the Anastasia - a new experimental spacecraft – on its maiden voyage to Venus. This isn’t exploration - it is to make first contact with a mysterious civilisation that has sent technological secrets as a goodwill...
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Topics: Radio, Drama