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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
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
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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
audio

eye 87,441

favorite 223

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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 Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash, John Finnemore and Christine Rose
audio

eye 57,614

favorite 34

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This Panel show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
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 Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash, John Finnemore and Christine Rose
audio

eye 21,648

favorite 29

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This Panel show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
BBC Radio Shows
by Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash, John Finnemore and Christine Rose
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eye 17,561

favorite 28

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This Panel show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
BBC Radio Shows
by Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash, John Finnemore and Christine Rose
audio

eye 23,757

favorite 36

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This Panel show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
BBC Radio Shows
by James Cary, Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto
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eye 30,082

favorite 48

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Sam Porter is a misanthropic fantasy novelist whose best friend is his pet dog Amis. While at a book signing in Totnes High Street, three people, whom Sam presumes are hard-core fantasy fans dressed in full costume, kidnap Amis. Sam fights them and during the fight, both Sam and Amis end up in an actual fantasy world - Lower Earth. Sam learns that the three kidnappers, Vidar the Elf Lord, Penthiselea the Warrior Princess and Dean the Dwarf kidnapped Amis for he is "The Chosen One" who...
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Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
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 Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash, John Finnemore and Christine Rose
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eye 19,884

favorite 28

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This Panel show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
BBC Radio Shows
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Tolkien's far reaching tale of middle earth.
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Topics: 1981, Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, BBC
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 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
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Topics: The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, HHGTTG, Douglas Adams
BBC Radio Shows
by Andy Hamilton
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favorite 38

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Life is not easy. Spending eternity in a place filled with fire and brimstone while the bottom half of you has been turned into a goat is even worse, but that is what Satan has to put up with. Satan is somewhat world-weary (or rather underworld-weary), and spends most of his time torturing Thomas Quentin Crimp, the evilest human in the world, ignoring his sycophantic and grotesque assistant Scumspawn, and trying to argue with the Professor, a kind human who was sent to Hell because he was an...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC
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eye 5,633

favorite 14

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The best quality Navy Lark recordings - any with excessive background noise aren't included.
Topics: bbc, radio, comedy, navy, vintage
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
audio

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favorite 49

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Cabin Pressure Series 1 2008 Sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult. Abu Dhabi: Episode 1 of 6 The town of Bristol, a cat and a thermostat combine to present Martin with a career-breaking crisis. Boston: Episode 2 of 6 A routine flight is disrupted by a routine fire, a routine lawsuit and a routine corpse. Cremona: Episode 3 of 6 Arthur is struck dumb when a film star joins the flight, and Douglas has to disguise 30 knights...
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Topics: Comedy, Radio, English
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
audio

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favorite 27

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The writer and star of the multi-award winning sketch show John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme and the sitcom Cabin Pressure writes these standalone half-hour comedies Each one is a self-contained story, with its own cast, and all strictly adhere to the overarching theme of 'ideas John has had for this series'. They range from hot-desking office workers attempting to conduct a romance at the rate of four minutes a day to a band of explorers beginning to wonder if they'll ever reach...
Topics: Comedy, Comedy Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Ben Cottam & Paul McKenna
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eye 18,814

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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....
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Topic: BBC R4 Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio
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Bilbo Baggins, the hobbit, is a peaceful sort who lives in a cozy hole in the Shire, a place where adventures are uncommon—and rather unwanted. So when the wizard Gandalf whisks him away on a treasure-hunting expedition with a troop of rowdy dwarves, he’s not entirely thrilled. J. R. R. Tolkien’s timeless and beloved tale, The Hobbit , is presented here in a stunning dramatization that resounds with all the excitement of a theater performance—and all the charm of a vintage radio show....
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Topics: The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien, Tolkien, BBC Radio, BBC Radio Drama, Fantasy, Soundtrack
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
audio

eye 14,414

favorite 52

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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...
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Topics: Comedy, Radio, English
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
audio

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favorite 51

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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... Qikiqtarjuaq : Episode 1 of 6 Hooray hooray, it's Burling Day once more, where the crew traditionally swap their...
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Topics: Comedy, Radio, English
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 2
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Topics: Russell Brand, Matt Morgan
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radiophonic Workshop
audio

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The Foundation series is a science fiction book series written by American author Isaac Asimov. First collected in 1951, for thirty years the series was a trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation. It won the one-time Hugo Award for "Best All-Time Series" in 1966.
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Topics: scifi, asimov, bbc, audiodrama, radio
BBC Radio Shows
by Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash, John Finnemore and Christine Rose
audio

eye 2,660

favorite 8

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This Panel show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
BBC Radio Shows
audio

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favorite 31

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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 2
audio

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favorite 1

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Topics: Russell Brand, Matt Morgan
BBC Radio Shows
by Chris Morris
audio

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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 Andy Hamilton
audio

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Life is not easy. Spending eternity in a place filled with fire and brimstone while the bottom half of you has been turned into a goat is even worse, but that is what Satan has to put up with. Satan is somewhat world-weary (or rather underworld-weary), and spends most of his time torturing Thomas Quentin Crimp, the evilest human in the world, ignoring his sycophantic and grotesque assistant Scumspawn, and trying to argue with the Professor, a kind human who was sent to Hell because he was an...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
audio

eye 26,819

favorite 117

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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
by BBC
audio

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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
by John Finnemore
audio

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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
by Jack Docherty
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Start / Stop is a sitcom about love, marriage and tolerating each other, written by and starring Jack Docherty. Barney and Cathy have been married for ages and it shows, while Evan and Fiona's marriage is one big, noisy argument and David is old enough to be Alice's father. Start/Stop follows the story of these three couples as they try to make the best of their marriages and friendships. The characters are able to stop the action, explain themselves to the audience and start it all up again.
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Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
by Dorothy L Sayers
audio

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Strong Poison - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Lord Peter Wimsey attends the trial of Harriet Vane, a young mystery writer accused of poisoning her former lover with arsenic. The evidence against her seems overwhelming, but the shrewd, debonair sleuth harbours doubts over her guilt. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930. Classy and sharp-witted,...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
BBC Radio Shows
audio

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3 Paul Temple BBC radio mysteries. Paul Temple and the Alex Affair The adventure begins with a body on a train, the word Alex scrawled on the compartment window and the discovery of a card with the name Mrs Trevelyn. Paul Temple and the Geneva Mystery Karl Milbourne, a London publisher, is killed in a car accident while in Geneva. Paul is contacted by Maurice Lonsdale who wants him to investigate his brother-in-law's death. Lonsdale's sister, the widow Margaret Milbourne, is convinced that her...
Topics: paul temple, paul and steve, bbc, radio, bbc radio, drama, bbc drama, murder, mystery, british,...
BBC Radio Shows
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BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4
audio

eye 19,104

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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 BBC Radio 4
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favorite 112

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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 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 Tom Baker
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Who on Earth is Tom Baker?: An Autobiography
Topics: BBC R4, Autobiography
BBC Radio Shows
by Dorothy L Sayers
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The Nine Tailors - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Stranded in a small village after a car accident, Wimsey becomes involved in a mystery of stolen jewels. Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. The Nine Tailors was first published in 1934. Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Phil Whelans
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My First Planet is a sitcom set on a newly-founded space colony. Unfortunately, the leader of the colony died on the voyage, so his Number 2, Brian (Nicholas Lyndhurst) is now in charge. Brian's a nice enough chap, but no alpha male, and his desire to sort things out with a nice friendly meeting infuriates the colony's Senior Medical Officer Lillian, who'd really rather everyone was walking round in tight colour coded tunics and saluting each other. She's also in charge of Project Adam, the...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
by Graham Duff
audio

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BBC Radio 4 science fiction spoof by Graham Duff broadcast in 18 episodes from 2005 to 2008, set on a post-apocalypse Earth where Professor Nebulous (Mark Gatiss) and his crew of misfits save the planet from highly unlikely catastrophes without adequate resources or funding or common sense.
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Topics: Nebulous, radio comedy, spoof, science fiction, sic-fi, sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
by John Finnemore
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Set in a small airline business, Cabin Pressure is a comedy 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, transporting lads on a stag night or shifting a panther for the odd oil sheik, no job is too small - but many jobs prove to be too difficult - for MJN Air!
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
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favorite 18

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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 Nedgoon
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BBC Comedy Radio
Topics: The Goon Show, The Goons, Peter Sellers, Harry Seacome, Spike Milligan
BBC Radio Shows
by Mark Evans
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A radio comedy aptly described as "a gloriously daft Victorian romp in the style of Charles Dickens after too much gin." Series 1 : The sitcom follows the remarkable adventures of young Sir Philip 'Pip' Bin as he struggles to rescue himself and his sisters from the schemes of his evil and ironically-named guardian Mr Gently Benevolent. Series 2 : The comic Victorian epic tells the further extraordinary adventures of Pip Bin and his trusty friend Harry Biscuit as they battle against...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
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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Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman A full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman's celebrated apocalyptic comic novel, with bonus length episodes and outtakes. According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday in fact. Just after Any Answers on Radio 4.... Events have been set in motion to bring about the End of Days. The armies of Good and Evil are gathering and making their way towards...
Topics: BBC Radio 4, BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Radio Drama, Audio Drama, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Good...
BBC Radio Shows
by Alexander McCall Smith
audio

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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 Wiki The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (radio series) - Wikipedia
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Topics: BBC Drama, Alexander McCall Smith
BBC Radio Shows
by Andy Hamilton
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Life is not easy. Spending eternity in a place filled with fire and brimstone while the bottom half of you has been turned into a goat is even worse, but that is what Satan has to put up with. Satan is somewhat world-weary (or rather underworld-weary), and spends most of his time torturing Thomas Quentin Crimp, the evilest human in the world, ignoring his sycophantic and grotesque assistant Scumspawn, and trying to argue with the Professor, a kind human who was sent to Hell because he was an...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
by Simon Brett
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A Doubtful Death - Charles Paris Crime Comedy with the return of the loveably louche actor-cum-amateur detective. By Jeremy Front From a story by Simon Brett CAST Charles                    ..... Bill Nighy Frances                    ..... Suzanne Burden Maurice                   ..... Jon Glover Dan                          ..... Will Kirk Vicky                        ..... Jessica Turner Tomasz                     ........
Topics: Simon Brett, Charles Paris, Bill Nighy, Hamlet, Crime Comedy, BBC Radio Drama
BBC Radio Shows
by Sanjeev Kohli and Donald Mcleary
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Sitcom written by and starring Sanjeev Kohli and Donald Mcleary, set in a Scots-Asian corner shop near Glasgow. Join the staff of Fags, Mags and Bags in their tireless quest to bring nice-price custard creams and cans of coke with Arabic writing on them to an ungrateful nation. Ramesh Mahju has built it up over the course of over 30 years and is a firmly entrenched, friendly presence in the local area. Ramesh loves the art of the 'shop'. However; he does apply the 'low return' rules of the shop...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
BBC Radio Shows
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All 76 episodes of BBC Comedy series King Street Junior which began airing in 1985.
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by Jay Tarses and Andy Hamilton
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Baltimore, the 1770s - Shopkeeper Samuel Oliphant has a lot on his plate. His country is fighting for its freedom against the British, leaving him with less customers ( dead people tend to shop less ), and he has two redcoats living in his house: One-eyed, one-armed, one-legged, one nostrilled conman Sergeant McGurk, and his ineffectual officer Captain Brimshaw. Samuel's family is no better. His wife became a lesbian, his eldest daughter Cora is a strict Christian who is married the pompous...
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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
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by Dorothy L Sayers
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Five Red Herrings - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War. Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975. The British gentleman detective features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, BBC Radio, Murder Mystery, Whodunit
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Goldfinger James Bond Toby Stephens returns as agent 007 James Bond in a thrilling dramatisation of Ian Fleming's 1959 novel, with a glittering cast is led by Ian McKellen in the title role. Auric Goldfinger is not only a cheat at canasta and golf, he's also an international criminal on a massive scale. His obsession: gold. James Bond is charged by the Bank of England and MI5 to discover what Goldfinger is actually doing with his vast hoards of gold. Is he somehow connected with SMERSH - the...
Topics: Goldfinger, James Bond, 007
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by John Finnemore
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Set in a small airline business, Cabin Pressure is a comedy 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, transporting lads on a stag night or shifting a panther for the odd oil sheik, no job is too small - but many jobs prove to be too difficult - for MJN Air!
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by Mark Tavener
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Prentiss McCabe is one of London's top PR companies. They can make anything and anyone look good or bad and won't let silly things like morals get in the way. In charge of the company are Charles Prentiss (Stephen Fry), a man whose skill at spinning is something to be both admired and appalled by, and Martin McCabe (John Bird), a more relaxed chap who is more than willing to stop his business partner when he goes just that little too far.
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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...
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by Dorothy L Sayers
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Have His Carcase - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, debonair sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Murder Mystery, Crime, BBC Radio, Whodunit
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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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by Paul Barnhill and Neil Warhurst
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In the year 2104, a fleet of research cruisers were launched into space. Their mission... to seek out new life. With every moment on board preserved by wall-to-wall monitoring, and transmitted over time back to earth...we have been allowed unique access to one of these ships - The Really Invincible III, Macclesfield Division . What you are about to hear took place live, four years ago, seventy thousand light years from home...
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Amateur sleuth Jane Marple must solve the mystery surrounding a young woman's terrifying childhood memory - before the murderer is provoked to strike again. Published posthumously in 1976 but set in the 1930s, Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield as Miss Marple. Miss Marple …. June Whitfield Dr James Kennedy …. Julian Glover Gwenda Reed …. Beth Chalmers Giles Reed …. Carl Prekopp Mrs Hengrave …. Hilda Schroder Edith …. Joan Littlewood Richard Erskine …. Derek Waring...
Topics: BBC Radio Drama, BBC, Radio Drama, Miss Marple, Agatha Christie, BBC, Radio Drama, Carolyn Pickles
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by Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Sullivan Mystery - Francis Durbridge A perfectly ordinary pair of spectacles spells trouble for Paul Temple and his wife Steve as they set off on a trip to Egypt. With Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson, Eliza Langland, Lucy Paterson In this 2006 recreation of the 1947 vintage crime serial, Crawford Logan stars as Paul Temple and Gerda Stevenson as Steve. Between 1938 and 1968, Francis Durbridge's incomparably suave amateur detective Paul Temple and glamorous wife Steve solved...
Topics: Francis Durbridge, Paul Temple, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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by Simon Brett
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So Much Blood - A Charles Paris Mystery Appearing in his own one-man show on Thomas Hood at the Edinburgh Festival, middle-aged actor Charles Paris finds himself falling for a gorgeous young girl with navy-blue eyes. He also finds himself being dragged into a complex murder investigation involving the death of a fading pop star, a bomb scare in Holyrood Palace and a suicide leap from the top of the Rock. Six-part thriller serial adapted from his own book by Simon Brett. Producer: Martin Fisher...
Topics: Charles Paris, Mystery, Crime, Whodunit, Detective, BBC Radio
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by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson
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Hancock's Half Hour
Topics: BBC R4 Comedy, Tony Hancock, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
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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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by Dorothy L Sayers
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The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the puzzling death of rich, retired General Fentiman who's found dead in an armchair at his gentleman's club. Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club was first published in 1928. Classy and sharp-witted,...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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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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Arthur Dent discovers his house is to be bulldozed to make way for a bypass. Later he finds that Earth is to be destroyed as well. He escapes on a Vogon spaceship with his friend Ford Prefect. Unable to return to Earth, Arthur becomes a reluctant space tourist. He is soon traversing the universe with his friend Ford Prefect, who is employed by Megadodo Publications to write entries for The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy . Also along for the ride is an alien with two heads called Zaphod...
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Topics: Comedy, Sitcom, Sci-Fi