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  • Christopher Douglas And Andrew Nickolds

    Series 5-8 of the curmudgeonly comedy starring Christopher Douglas Freeloading freelancer Ed Reardon is back, and still trying to survive in a world where the media seems to be run by idiots and lying charlatans. Success continues to elude him, but at least he can eke out a living teaching creative writing, condensing modern classics and doing a spot of celebrity ghostwriting. These four series find him shouldering his share of grandfatherly responsibilities; taking up residence in Berkhamsted's premier accommodation for the financially distressed; rekindling a romance with an old flame; and curating a moving tribute for Jaz Milvane's 'surprise' 60th birthday bash. Meanwhile, Ed's...read more

  • Christopher Douglas And Andrew Nickolds

    The first four series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy Welcome to the world of Ed Reardon, writer and liver of life at the cutting edge - well, above The Cutting Edge, in a one-bedroom flat over a hairdresser's in Berkhamsted that he shares with his his trusty feline companion, Elgar. Divorced, impoverished and embittered, he spends his time penny-pinching, freeloading and ranting at the modern world and the 'moronic 12-year-olds' who run the media. Once a promising novelist (his first and last book, Who Would Fardels Bear? was turned into a Hollywood movie), he now lives off the royalties of his 1982 episode of Tenko (£17 per annum) and whatever scraps of freelance work he...read more

  • Christopher Douglas And Andrew Nickolds

    Series 9-12 of the hit comedy featuring curmudgeonly author Ed Reardon Author, pipe-smoker, fare-dodger and master of the complaining letter and abusive email, Ed Reardon returns for another four series. Despite many thwarted attempts at literary succes, he's still living a precarious existence with his trusty companion Elgar, reliant on any small morsels of work Ping can offer him to keep body, mind and cat together. He also continues to have regular run-ins with his nemesis, Jaz Milvane - who somehow manages to make money out of mad schemes, while Ed makes nothing - and his love life remains more than a little erratic. Among his endeavours in these 24 episodes, Ed attends his first...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 Nick Newman

    The complete Series 1 and 2 of the BBC Radio comedy starring Dawn French as Professor Joy Klamp Spoiling someone else's fun can be the most satisfying of all the controlling arts, and Professor Joy Klamp - the queen of migraines - has got passive aggression down to a fine art. And now, she's decided to share her knowledge with the world in this revelatory 10-part course in nonjoyment techniques. So join Joy and her Sourpussy Posse and get in touch with your inner spoilsport; experience the fulfilling empowerment of sulkiness; and learn how you, too, can master the universe! In Series 1, we take a tour through the miserable worlds of the workplace, relationships, parties, holidays,...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

  • Colin Swash

    Stephen Moore stars in this dystopian comedy set in a future where living beyond 70 is prohibited 30th Century Britain, and the calamitous collapse of the pension system means compulsory euthanasia for all 70-year-olds. But a clerical error spells disaster for 69-year-old George Smith, who suddenly finds himself facing his demise a year early. Feisty George isn't going to take this lying down, and goes into battle with Central Admin - and the terrifying TV crew from This Was Your Life, who want to broadcast his imminent death live on air. On the run with bikini-clad bounty hunter Andrea Sunbeam, George goes underground, where he meets Public Enemy Number One (aka Mrs Cookson), the...read more

  • Tom Stoppard

    Tom Stoppard's Arcadia merges science with human concerns and ideals, examining the universe's influence in our everyday lives and ultimate fates through relationship between past and present, order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge. Set in an English country house in the years 1809-1812 and 1989, the play examines the lives of two modern scholars and the house's current residents with the lives of those who lived there 180 years earlier. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Kate Burton as Hannah Mark Capri as Chater Jennifer Dundas as Thomasina Gregory Itzin as Bernard Nightingale David Manis as Captain Brice Christopher Neame as Noakes/Jellaby Peter Paige as...read more

  • Markus Topf

    Die Welt versinkt im Chaos, denn aus allen Erdteilen erreichen Laura Janssen und Dylan Christopher inzwischen schreckliche Nachrichten. Die Zombies sind überall! Jetzt kann nur noch Professor Hans Schneider mit einem Gegenmittel helfen. Doch der befindet sich in der Schweiz. Als die beiden in Genf eintreffen, stehen sie nicht nur vor einer gewaltigen Armee von Untoten. Auch eine andere Macht will den Professor in seine Gewalt bringen. Dylan Christopher bleibt nur noch eine Chance...read more

  • Oliver Döring

    Der Science Fiction-Klassiker von H.G. WELLS – in einer aufregenden & modernen Inszenierung. Der bahnbrechende sowie zeitlose Klassiker 'Krieg der Welten' von H.G. WELLS begeistert seit über 100 Jahren nicht nur die Fans der Science Fiction. In diesem Hörspiel wird das Spektakel um einen Angriff auf die Menschheit aus dem All zum Kopfkino der Superlative und stellt die Frage: Wie verhält sich der Mensch, wenn die Ordnung zusammenbricht? Im Krieg und in der Hoffnungslosigkeit – angesichts einer außerirdischen Übermacht, die nur ein Ziel zu kennen scheint: Die Bewohner der Erde zu vernichten. Geschrieben von CHRISTIAN GAILUS und unter der Regie von OLIVER DÖRING erwacht der...read more

  • Christian Gailus

    Der bahnbrechende sowie zeitlose Klassiker 'Krieg der Welten' von H.G. WELLS begeistert seit über 100 Jahren nicht nur die Fans der Science Fiction. In diesem Hörspiel wird das Spektakel um einen Angriff auf die Menschheit aus dem All zum Kopfkino der Superlative und stellt die Frage: Wie verhält sich der Mensch, wenn die Ordnung zusammenbricht? Im Krieg und in der Hoffnungslosigkeit — angesichts einer außerirdischen Übermacht, die nur ein Ziel zu kennen scheint: Die Bewohner der Erde zu...read more