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In the autumn of 1988 Michael Palin set out from the Reform Club with an ambitious plan: to cicumnavigate the world, following the route taken by Jules Verne's fictional hero Phileas Fogg 115 years earlier.
The rules were simple. He had to make the journey in eighty days using only forms of transport that would have been available to Fogg. And so, complete with visas, running shoes, an inflatable globe and sound advice from Alan Whicker,
BBC Radio 4 dramatisation starring Philip Madoc as medieval monk and wily sleuth Brother Cadfael. After the violence of civil war in the spring, Shrewsbury has enjoyed a quiet summer and a good harvest. But, as Cadfael reflects ruefully, such a peaceful state of affairs cannot be expected to last. He's right. The trouble begins when Gervase Bonel, rich lord of the manor, proposes to sign all his property over to the Abbey. A welcome gift, but when...
Talking Heads is a complete collection of Bennett's six masterful monologues, performed by the authour and five of Britain's leading actresses. In these compelling pieces, Bennett displays the wry observation, knowing irony and tender misunderstement that have ensured his rightful place at the forefront of contemporary writing.
Features: A Chip in the Sugar with Alan Bennett/A Lady of Letters with Patricia Routledge/Bed Among the Lentils with...
The Navy Lark, one of radio's longest running laughter-makers, kept the nation on the crest of a comic wave from 1959 to 1977. All at sea in the Senior Service were conniving Petty Officer Jon Pertwee, silly-ass Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Phillips and the constantly bemused Dennis Price as 'Number One'. Below decks Ronnie Barker was just about working his passage as (Un)Able Seaman 'Fatso' Johnson.
Jump on deck and join them once more in these classic...