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  • Susan Calman

    Susan Calman is the least relaxed person she knows. She has no down-time, no hobbies (unless you count dressing up your cats in silly outfits) and her idea of relaxation is to play Assassin's Creed, an hour into which she is in a murderous rage with sky high blood pressure. Her wife had to threaten to divorce her to make her go on holiday, and she's been told by the same long-suffering wife that unless she finds a way to switch off, and soon, she's going to be unbearable. Susan decided her best bet was to try to immerse herself in the pursuits that her friends find relaxing, to find her inner zen and outer tranquillity. In the first series of this show she attempted to ditch the more

  • Susan Calman

    Susan Calman hosts this BBC Radio panel game exploring the wonderful world of lists Presented by writer, comedian and self-confessed listomaniac Susan Calman, this hilarious show celebrates the power of the humble list - from 'Buzzfeed' to 'bucket' and everything in between. Accompanying Susan for a spot of comic categorising are a panel of special guests, including Lucy Porter, Joe Lycett, Richard Herring, Katherine Ryan, James Acaster, Miles Jupp, Lucy Beaumont, Nat Luurtsema, Alun Cochrane, Sarah Millican, Ricky Wilson, Roisin Conaty and Isy Suttie. Together, they participate in a variety of anarchic games themed around lists both magnificent and mundane. What would be on more

  • Susan Calman

    Susan Calman has some very strong opinions and in her radio debut she expresses them with her trademark wit and charm. In Series 1, she examines the current hot political topic of equal marriage; looks at the issues surrounding the death penalty from the perspective gained whilst working on Death Row; considers how best to deal with depression; and evaluates what it means to be Scottish. In Series 2 she explains why she has never been interested in having children, explores society’s obsession with appearance, discusses intellectual snobbery, and asks what it is that makes us human. The first series of Susan Calman is Convicted won the 2013 Writers' Guild of Great Britain more

  • Janey Godley

    Nine short stories written and read by comedians, recorded live in front of an audience at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. May Contain Nuts by Janey Godley: A woman glimpses her own mortality when she calculates that only twenty-seven years separate her from her cantankerous father. The Hair of the Dead by Sarah Millican: A moving (and very funny) short story about a compassionate undertaker's assistant. Gone Phishing by Jon Richardson: A tale of love and betrayal set in a remote village in the Yorkshire Dales. The Woman Who Sniffed by Susan Calman: A wry look at office politics, told with Calman's characteristic humour and upbeat energy. Just When You Thought It Was Safe more

  • Jacqueline Rayner

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Doctor Who: The Day She Save the Doctor, written by Jenny Colgan, Jacqueline Rayner, Dorothy Koomson and Susan Calman, read by Yasmin Paige, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Catrin Stewart and Rachael Stirling. A companion: explores time and space with the Doctor, gets into trouble with the Doctor, fights enemies with the Doctor . . . And - more often than not - has to save his life. Here are four fantastic new adventures with the Doctor, starring Rose, Sarah-Jane, Clara and Bill. Publishing on International Women's Day in March 2018, it will also be the perfect way to prepare for Jodie Whittaker's first ever female Doctor. These stories are more