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  • Christopher Douglas

    The complete Series 12 of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy, starring Christopher Douglas as Ed Reardon 'The funniest sitcom ever to grace Radio 4’ Radio Times Curmudgeonly author Ed Reardon is back – sent down from University and temporarily living in a hotel, where he’s trying to write a novel. With Ping away ‘oop North’, Ed has a new agent, Maggie, a jam-making, sock-knitting ‘older lady’. Can she help him to turn his fortunes around? In these six episodes, Ed gets a writing gig on ‘Your Motorhome Magazine’ – and moves into exciting new accomodation; attends his annual health check, where he gets inspiration for...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    The complete Series 9 of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy, starring Christopher Douglas as Ed Reardon ‘This is not just funny, it’s comic genius’ Radio Times Ed Reardon, ‘the curmudgeon’s curmudgeon’, leads us through the ups and downs of his week in this ninth series of the award-winning radio sitcom, written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds. In these six episodes, Ed writes a personal statement and applies for a proper job; finds himself becoming the oldest intern in town (and sharing an office with Ping) and pens a script for Jaz Milvain's latest movie. In addition, he enrols in a clinical trial; takes up a professorship at a prestigious writing retreat and...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon in the complete Series 11 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy series ‘The funniest sitcom ever to grace Radio 4’ Radio Times 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: 3 hours...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon in the complete Series 8 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy series ‘The funniest sitcom ever to grace Radio 4’ Radio Times 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. In these six episodes, Ed finds himself enjoying ‘weekend-ish things’; working with his son Jake on a piece of ‘genuine’ factutainment; writing a tribute for Jaz Milvane’s 60th birthday celebrations; starring on local radio; lending some authentic ‘oldspeak’ to the modern gaming fraternity; and searching for a new home when his landlord...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon in the complete Series 10 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy series ‘The funniest sitcom ever to grace Radio 4’ Radio Times 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...read more

  • Christopher Douglas And Andrew Nickolds

    Curmudgeonly author Ed Reardon is back - author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive email, attempts to survive in a world where the media seems to be run by idiots and lying charlatans. 'The funniest sitcom to ever grace Radio 4' - Radio Times In these six episodes, Ed and Elgar return to London (from their failed jaunt living in a shepherd's hut in the country) destitute and on the lookout for a new roof over their respective heads, where he bumps into Geoff Daytona - a rich successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker Ed was at school with. Surely big bucks are in Ed’s future when Geoff commissions Ed with writing his self-help book – The Geoff...read more

  • Christopher Douglas And Andrew Nickolds

    The complete Series 14 of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy - plus Christmas special 'Magnificent' Gillian Reynolds, The Telegraph Author, curmudgeon and master of the complaining letter and the abusive email, Ed Reardon is back for a fourteenth fantastic series. In these globally unprecedented times, Ed is also experiencing new and unusual circumstances. For the first time in 20 years, he's financially independent thanks to the timely arrival of his state pension, and living in a stylish, newly affordable 'capsule urban living unit' (a former office space converted into a flat). He has the luxury of three (organic) meals a day, all the premier catfood Edgar can eat, and even a new...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Dawn French takes a humorous look into the art of sulkiness in this complete BBC Radio 4 series. Professor Joy Klamp (Dawn French) welcomes you to the joy of sulks as she guides us on a humorous journey into the heart of sulkiness. Along with her Sourpussy Posse - Christopher Douglas, Sally Grace, Lucy Montgomery and Dan Tetsell - Joy will show you the best sulking techniques in the workplace; at parties; on holiday; and with food and drink. In other words, she reveals the best way to sulk and moan - often by the seat of your pants - to get exactly what you want, when you want it. Including all six episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series, 'Mastering the Universe' is written by Christopher...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) – author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email – returns for a third series. In these six episodes, Ed finds his literary juices are flowing after a new commission, and a visit by his father brings thoughts of inheritance to the misanthropic writer’s mind. As well as venting his spleen writing corporate scripts, Ed also uses his skills to update obituaries – and produces a savage profile of an old friend. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon’s Week includes guest appearances by Sean Lock, Laura Solon, Mark Watson, Morwenna Banks and David Warner. Ed Reardon’s Week was voted Best Radio Programme...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email - returns for another series. In these six episodes, Ed performs at the Berkhamsted Festival of Literature (in a jazz band), writes the links for TV's Japanese Night (with his own episode of Tenko as the centrepiece), and finds himself in hospital with his beloved laptop. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon's Week includes supporting roles from Stephanie Cole as Olive, John Fortune as Felix and Barunka O'Shaughnessy as Ping. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email - returns for a fourth series. In these six episodes, Ed surprises the literary world by still being alive and finds romance. He also, finally, comes up with a once-in-a-lifetime idea - but then loses it. And in the last episode, 'Trimarans That Pass in the Night', love is in the air for Ed. But it’s far from plain sailing. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, this complete fourth series of Ed Reardon's Week includes guest appearances by Morwenna Banks and Geoffrey McGivern. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Ed Reardon (played by Christopher Douglas) is a failed writer, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email. Living with his cat in a one-bedroom flat, this bearded divorcee grumbles at a modern world seemingly run by 12-year-olds, while churning out books such as Jane Seymour’s Household Hints and Pet Peeves (to pay the bills) and trying to live off the royalties of his 1982 episode of Tenko (£17 per annum). We track Ed’s attempts to gain the literary success he feels is due in this painfully funny and extraordinarily clever sitcom. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon’s Week includes marvellous supporting roles from Stephanie Cole, John Fortune and Sally...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Series 7 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy starring Christopher Douglas, John Fortune, Stephanie Cole and Sally Hawkins. 'A masterpiece of comedic melancholy' - The Stage. Radio 4's most curmudgeonly author is back for a new series, complete with his trusty companion Elgar, his pipe and his never ending capacity for scrimping and scraping at whatever scraps his agent, Ping, can offer him to keep body, mind and cat together. In these six episodes, austerity has hit Ed hard. But things may be looking up as Ed starts working with the most disturbingly fresh and mesmerizingly compelling voice of his generation, Ben Herbert and finds himself employed on a corporate video along with...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive email, attempts to survive in a world where the media seems to be run by idiots and lying charlatans. In these six episodes, Ed and Mary Potter are in a record breaking second month of partnership 'bliss'. But work isn’t going so well: it's time for Ed to drag out the old jeans, buy a mobile phone and cut ten years off the CV as the new Head of New Media Development is a genuine 12-year-old. And after a run-in with the Head of Stakeholder Communications Engagement at a local council meeting, Ed finds himself in anger management classes. Plus, Jaz suggests that Ed revive one of his old stage shows,...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive email, attempts to survive in a world where the media seems to be run by idiots and lying charlatans. In these six episodes, Ed is now a happily-retired author. Not only that but he's well fed, warm and happily ensconced in Berkhamsted's premier accommodation of choice for the financially distressed. He has a new member in his writing class, Clive, who is actually impressed by Ed's writing portfolio. But when an opportunity arises to go on a cruise with Jaz and the band, Ed takes up the offer in order to find creative reinvigoration at sea. In addition, Ed is a surprise hit when he takes part in a new...read more

  • Christopher Douglas

    The complete series 1-3 of the BBC Radio 4 narrative comedy featuring Beauty Oolonga's adventures as a care worker, starring Jocelyn Jee Esien. Beauty of Britain breaks the embarrassed silence about what happens to us when we get old and start to lose our faculties. It shows the process in all its chaotic tragi-comedy but it does so from the point of view of a migrant worker, Beauty, whose Zimbabwean Shona background has taught her to respect age. Beauty sees Britain at its best, its worst and also sometimes without its clothes on running the wrong way down the M6 with a toy dog shouting 'Come on!' In first series Beauty discovers the glories of Weston-super-Mare's charity shops, has...read more

  • Sarah Orne Jewett

    Tantor Media presents a collection of some of the most popular Christmas stories read by award-winning narrators Renee Raudman and Alan Sklar. This special anthology will transport listeners back to the Christmases of their youth, when they first heard these holiday tales. From ''Twas the Night Before Christmas,' Clement C. Moore's classic depiction of St. Nicholas at work, to O. Henry's 'The Gift of the Magi,' which embodies the very spirit of Christmas, Favorite Stories of Christmas Past has something for everyone. Also included is Francis Church's moving editorial response to a little girl's Christmastime query, 'Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Clause,' as well as seven other Christmas...read more

  • Douglas Century

    Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is the inspiring true story of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of World War II to save others from murderous Nazis, and the lasting effects his actions had on thousands of lives—then and now. Captured in the Battle of the Bulge, Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds was the highest-ranking American soldier at Stalag IXA, a prisoner of war camp near Ziegenhain, Germany. A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, Roddie was a simple, soft-spoken man of deep inner strength and unwavering Christian faith. Though he was driven to the limits of endurance,...read more