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  • Barry Cryer

    Hamish and Dougal – two of the most popular characters from 'I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue' – return in their second radio series, alongside Mrs Naughtie (Alison Steadman), and the local Laird (Jeremy Hardy). In 'The Vampire of the Glen', our heroes are suspicious after the Laird asks them to dig a hole in his allotment large enough for a coffin-shaped wardrobe, while in 'Fame Idol', Hamish and Dougal are anxious to enter ‘Fay McAdemy’, the famous Highland talent contest. A contest of a different kind is on the agenda in 'The Fitness Club', when the Laird challenges Dougal to a MacAthlon, an endurance test which involves swimming Loch Crankie, cycling to the bottom of Ben...read more

  • Barry Cryer

    Hamish and Dougal have long been a popular feature of the much-loved antidote to panel games 'I’m Sorry I Haven’t a?Clue'. Now at last they have their own series, ably supported by Alison Steadman’s Mrs Naughtie and Jeremy Hardy as the Laird. It’s party time when Dougal hosts 'A?Musical Evening', featuring Mrs Naughtie’s astonishing Dance of the Seven Voles and the Laird doing his best Atomic Kitten impression. In 'The Murder Mystery', the duo investigate Mrs Naughtie’s sudden disappearance – is it linked to rumours about her scandalous past? 'Romance in the Glen' sees Hamish hit by Cupid’s dart, falling head over heels for society beauty Lady?Caroline Fitzneatleigh. ...read more

  • Barry Cryer

    The first in what will become the quintessential list of the best of live British comedy, AN AUDIENCE WITH BARRY CRYER brings you up close and personal with one of bastions of British comedy in this live recording of his sellout comedy tour. Available for the first time as a downloadable audio file. The AN AUDIENCE WITH... series will bring you a succession of live performances by some of Britain's best-loved comedians, opening with Barry Cryer, one of the stalwarts of Radio 4. The quintessential grumpy old man, Barry Cryer's standup combines the quick wit of Radio 4 with the charm and class of the 'Great Men of Comedy'. He has been a regular panelist...read more

  • BBC Radio Comedy

    Four more extended episodes from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series, specially compiled by producer Jon Naismith 'ISIHAC is still unmissable. It remains the most thrillingly anarchic panel show in any media you care to name' Simon Mayo, Mail on Sunday ‘The funniest comedy quiz show of them all’ Sue Arnold, The Observer Welcome to the seventeenth collection of episodes from the famous antidote to panel games. Jack Dee challenges regular panelists Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden with a series of silly games against which to pit their wits, along with special guests Harry Hill, Sandi Toksvig, Omid Djalili and Miles Jupp. Highlights include Word for Word,...read more

  • Barry Cryer

    Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden star as Hamish and Dougal, with Alison Steadman as Mrs Naughtie, and Jeremy Hardy as the local Laird. Gambling Fever sees Hamish becoming addicted to gambling after winning a Sporran Cosy in the Glen MacLottery, while in There’s Something About Mrs Naughtie, the lady comes into an inheritance and attracts the advances of Hamish, Dougal and the Laird. In The Subsidence Adventure, Hamish and Dougal advertise as ‘builders to the gentry’, while in Inverurie Jones and the Thimble of Doom, a treasure hunter plunders the local museum. Look Who’s Stalking finds Hamish and Dougal employed as ghillies to the Laird’s stalking party, and Porridge Votes sees the...read more

  • Iain Pattinson

    If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to attend a live recording of I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, the antidote to panel games, now is your chance to discover how much fun they are! These two extended editions of the programme, from 1995 and 1996, offer an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes, in the company of players Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Willie Rushton and Jeremy Hardy. Hear Humph and the team setting up before and after a recording, catch the jokes intended only for the theatre audiences (including the naughty bits!), listen to Barry and Graeme as 'Alec and Denzil', early ancestors of their much-loved 'Hamish and Dougal' creations, and thrill to...read more

  • BBC Radio

    Originally broadcast on Christmas Day 2003, the I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Players present their unique interpretation of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, starring Humphrey Lyttelton as Ebenezer Scrumph, Colin Sell as his downtrodden assistant Crotchet, and Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Barry Cryer as the Ghosts of Christmas Future, Present and P*ssed. This Yuletide extravaganza is not to be missed! Plus, there's a generous stockingful of silly games and pointless revelry from the merry gentlemen of the Clue team, including some memorable moments from the much-missed Willie Rushton. Join them for a feast of festive fun with all the seasonal...read more

  • BBC Radio

    Laugh yourself silly with this compilation of some of the most hare-brained, mind-stretching games ever to grace a quiz show: 'Cheddar Gorge', 'Gargle Gargle', 'Bedtime Stories', 'Good News Bad News', 'Tag Wrestling' and of course the legendary 'Mornington Crescent'. Spectacularly clueless as ever are Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton and panellists Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Willie Rushton (not forgetting the scorer, the lovely Samantha). It's the antidote to panel games. They're game. Are...read more

  • BBC Radio

    Clued-up listeners will already be familiar with I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, the only authentic antidote to panel games. Ardent fans, and those with less well-indulged ears, are in for a treat with this eighth collection of episodes which, as ever, muddy the line between ad-lib and sheer mayhem. Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton once again takes charge of proceedings as regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden are joined by special guests Sandi Toksvig, Jeremy Hardy, Tony Hawks and Harry Hill. Old favourites such as 'Mornington Crescent', 'Cheddar Gorge' and 'One Song to the Tune of Another' are this time mixed in with rounds including 'DIY Costume Drama', 'Builder's Chat Up...read more

  • Iain Pattinson

    To celebrate thirty years of the extremely popular BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game, this release brings together two special editions - I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue Anniversary Special and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Desert Island - alongside the first ever edition of the programme, originally broadcast on 11 April 1972. Whilst the anniversary special features the regular team of Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Humphrey Lyttelton plus guest Stephen Fry, I'm Sorry I Haven't a Desert Island features celebrity selections from the archives, chosen by such famous fans as Dame Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent and Germaine...read more

  • Iain Pattinson

    For everyone who’s ever wanted to attend a live recording of 'I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue', but never had the opportunity, here’s your chance to catch the complete Clue experience. From out-takes and ad-libs to asides to the audience - including some very cheeky banter - here are all the bits you never get to hear on the radio, as well as all the puns, songs, silly games and sparkling comedy that you’ve come to expect from the Clue team. These two specially extended compilations, from 1995 and 1996, feature players Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Willie Rushton, with introductions by Clue producer Jon Naismith. Proceedings are chaired by the late, great...read more

  • Graeme Garden

    Humph in Wonderland stars chairman Humphrey Lyttelton in the title role, with Tony Hawks as the Narrator, Sandi Toksvig as the Queen of Hearts, Tim Brooke-Taylor as the Duchess, Graeme Garden as the Cook and Barry Cryer as Humpty Dumpty. Andy Hamilton also features as the Caterpillar, with Rob Brydon as the Mad Hatter, Jeremy Hardy as the March Hare, Jack Dee as the Cheshire Cat and Colin Sell as the White Rabbit. Among the fun and games are: 'Mornington Crescent', 'Swanee Kazoo', 'Cheddar Gorge', new definitions for the 'Uxbridge English Dictionary', as well as 'Recipes for Nigella Lawson’s Saucy Mouthfuls' (she makes a great sticky tart). Including 20 minutes of bonus material not...read more

  • Kenny Everett

    A special compilation of highlights from cuddly Ken’s television and radio shows. Kenny Everett was one of radio’s great innovators, the funniest DJ of our time and a one-off whose madcap comedy burst the boundaries of broadcasting. Introduced and presented by Barry Cryer, this recording features the definitive Kenny Everett: the jokes, the jingles and the high-jinks, the interviews, the comic characters - and some naughty bits. There are also extracts from 'Start the Week', 'Desert Island Discs', 'Foreverett' and 'Everett on Everett'. As well as clips from his radio shows, 'Remembering... Kenny Everett' wouldn’t be complete without his famous series, 'The Kenny Everett Show'. It’s...read more

  • BBC Audiobooks

    This thirteenth collection of the antidote to panel games finds Jack Dee giving regular panellists Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden silly things to do - along with special guests Jeremy Hardy, Sandi Toksvig, Rob Brydon and David Mitchell. Highlights include ‘Uxbridge English Dictionary’, ‘One Song to the Tune of Another’, ‘Sound Charades’, ‘Historical Voicemail’, ‘Bankers’ Film Club’, ‘Sound Effects Storytime’, ‘Party Guests’, ‘84 Chicken Cross Road’, ‘Trail of the Lonesome Pun’, ‘Greetings Cards’, ‘Unseen Prequels’ and, of course, ‘Mornington Crescent’. So get ready to laugh out loud as the gang indulge in more wonderful...read more

  • BBC Radio Comedy

    Four more extended episodes from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series, specially compiled by producer Jon Naismith 'ISIHAC is still unmissable. It remains the most thrillingly anarchic panel show in any media you care to name' Simon Mayo, Mail on Sunday ‘The funniest comedy quiz show of them all’ Sue Arnold, The Observer The antidote to panel games returns with this sixteenth glorious collection, in which Jack Dee gives regular panelists Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden silly things to do. Joining them in this compilation are special guests Rob Brydon, Victoria Wood, Susan Calman and David Mitchell. Highlights include Uxbridge English Dictionary, One Song to...read more

  • Various Authors

    A bumper collection of classic fun and games from one of BBC Radio 4's best-loved and most enduring comedy panel games. ‘The funniest comedy quiz show of them all.’ Sue Arnold, Observer The inimitable Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair for these 36 hilarious editions, collected together for the first time. He presides over regular players Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Willie Rushton; plus guests including Stephen Fry, Tony Hawks, Andy Hamilton, Paul Merton, Sandi Toksvig and Jeremy Hardy. Hear them having their wicked way with favourite rounds including One Song to the Tune of Another, Limericks, Sound Charades, Cheddar Gorge and Swanee Kazoo. The teams...read more

  • Graeme Garden

    A sparkling collection of specials and spin-offs from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy show, plus two tributes to the legendary Humphrey Lyttelton. This third and final Clue treasury features a panoply of specials based around the perennial ‘antidote to panel games’. In the mix are I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Christmas Clue, featuring the team’s unique interpretation of A Christmas Carol; Humph in Wonderland, in which they venture down a rabbit hole; and In Search of Mornington Crescent, in which Andrew Marr peers behind the veil of secrecy surrounding that illustrious game. Also included are two shows commemorating the programme’s inimitable original host, the late,...read more

  • BBC Audio

    In this fifteenth collection of the perennial antidote to panel games, regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden – and special guests Rob Brydon, Jeremy Hardy, Victoria Wood and Ross Noble – are given silly but hilarious things to do by chairman Jack Dee. So join Jack and company in these perennial favourites: ‘New Definitions’, ‘Swanee Kazoo’, ‘One Song to the Tune of Another’, ‘Sound Charades’ and last, but certainly not least, ‘Mornington Crescent.’ Other exciting rounds include ‘84 Chicken Cross Road', 'Complete Bellocs' and 'Grassington's Got Talent.' Listeners will know to expect inspired nonsense, pointless revelry and Colin Sell at the...read more

  • Willie Rushton

    Career highlights from one of this country’s funniest satirists and comedy men. Willie Rushton’s career spanned decades, from the cutting edge satire of television’s 'That Was The Week That Was' to the razor-sharp punnery and verbal wizardry of Radio’s 'I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue'. Actor, writer, lyricist and veteran satirist, this is Rushton at his magical best – in 'The Wind in the Willows' and 'Gulliver’s Travels', with Roy Plomley on 'Desert Island Discs', reading 'Winnie the Pooh' and slogging it out on 'Trivia Test Match'. 'Remembering... Willie Rushton' features appearances by Barry Cryer, Kenny Everett, Brian Johnston, Humphrey Lyttelton, Sue MacGregor and Ned...read more

  • BBC Audio

    This twelfth collection of the antidote to panel games finds the late Humphrey Lyttelton giving regular panellists Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden silly things to do - along with special guests Jeremy Hardy, Sandi Toksvig, Tony Hawks and Linda Smith. Highlights include 'Play Your Chords Right', 'New Definitions', 'Naturists' Song Book', 'Inadvisable Openings', 'Sound Charades', 'One Song to the Tune of Another', '84 Chicken Cross Road', 'Uxbridge English Dictionary', 'Swanee Kazoo' and the incredibly popular 'Mornington Crescent'. So get ready to laugh out loud as Humph and the gang indulge in more wonderful wordplay, accompanied by Colin Sell on the piano and the...read more