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  • Laurie Wyman

    All 16 episodes from the eleventh series of the hugely popular, long-running BBC radio comedy starring Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee This box set comprises the episodes Commander Murray and the Squatters; What is the SSE?; Pertwee Climbs Up the Promotion Ladder; Stranded; Sir Willoughby's Party; The Fleet Initiative Test; CPO Pertwee's Long Service Medal; The Phenomenal Pertwee Tug; The Security Clampdown; The Anniversary and the Washing; The Forbodians Hijack Troutbridge; Number One Gets Married; The Honeymooners Return; CPO Pertwee and the Lead Half Crowns; Sub-Lt Phillips to Leave for Dartmouth and The Mark 31 Radar. Bonus items include Alastair Scott Johnston's...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    All thirteen episodes from Series 14 of the classic BBC radio nautical comedy – plus a bonus show, Jon Pertwee's Sketchbook. This much-loved classic comedy series stars Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray in 13 episodes of mirth and mayhem, first broadcast in 1973. This CD set includes the episodes The Montezula Revolution, The Island Swordfish, Bunged in the Rattle, Kangaroo Polka, The Digital Isles Go Unstable, Egbert Hitches a Ride, Povey – An Admiral at Last, The Bergholm Horse Trials, Captain Povey's Wig, The Brain Pill, Operation Showcase, CPO Pertwee – Yachtmonger and The Talpinium Shell. In addition, there's a bonus programme, Jon Pertwee's Sketchbook,...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Four vintage episodes from the classic seafaring sitcom, including the original pilot episode and the final regular episode Operation Fag End (‘Working Their Passage’) 5 April 1959 New head honcho Commander Povey is heading to the island to inspect the crew – just as Pertwee’s consignment of 50,000 smuggled cigarettes is about to arrive… The Bugged and Burgled Beer (‘Bugging’) 1 October 1967 Pertwee has a purchasing problem: the two cases of beer he sold to his customers have ended up in Povey’s custody. Can a bugging device help him recover his haul? Number One’s Anniversary (‘Biff Boff Boffing Their Way Through’) 11 July 1971 With his first wedding...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray star in four more classic episodes of the much-loved nautical comedy Hijacked! (‘Working Their Passage’) 13 October 1961 Mr Merrivale of Naval Expenditure decides to split up the troublesome crew of HMS Troutbridge, but a plan to remove the ship while they are away on leave goes somewhat awry… Admiral Troutbridge (‘Working Their Passage’) 20 October 1961 At a nosh-up for the late Admiral’s 220th birthday, Pertwee has a historical tale to tell, and relates the true story of the events of 1797. The Smugglers Return (‘Dredging Their Way Through’) 27 October 1968 When HMS Troutbridge accidentally knocks a customs...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in these four hilarious radio episodes. 'Mr Murray is Victimised '/'Doing a Mischief' (25 July 1965): Captain Povey realises that the person who keeps saving the hopeless crew of HMS Troutbridge from being dismissed is the wily Lt Murray. So, if he can turn CPO Pertwee and Sub-Lt Phillips against Murray, then he will have them. 'The Float-a-Peddle Fiddle''/Float-a-Peddling Their Way Through' (11 September 1966): Troutbridge is about to set sail for its summer commission, and Pertwee has heard that they are heading for the warm Mediterranean. Will his latest get-rich-quick scheme still work when he discovers they are...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in these four hilarious radio episodes. 'Farewell to HMS Varsity'/''Drifting Through' (9 October 1966): Lt. Murray's first command, the mine sweeper HMS Varsity, is being towed on its final trip to the breakers' yard - along with some unsuspecting passengers... 'The Army Lark'/''Blowing Themselves Up' (16 October 1966): The navy undertakes a combined exercise with the army - a nuisance raid on the coast of Belgium - and it's Troutbridge's duty to take an army platoon so they can detonate explosives on the beach. Naturally, Phillips has trouble finding Belgium. 'Pertwee's Enlistment Expires'/'Avoiding Redundancy' (1...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in four classic radio episodes. 'Steamship Day'/Charitably Taking Part' (2 October 1966): It's the annual charity event, Steamship Day, and CPO Pertwee offers to supply the fireworks. But they look remarkably similar to Troutbridge's distress flares... 'A Fishy Business'/'Frying Up' (5 November 1967): CPO Pertwee's latest plan is to open up a fish and ship shop on Nunkie's tug. But why does using depth charges get him his supply of fish? 'Troutbridge in Quarantine''/Have Been Painting Pink Spots' (12 November 1967): In the last episode of the ninth series, the Admiral wants Troutbridge repainted so it looks smart for...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    The Navy Lark, one of radio’s longest-running laughter-makers, kept the nation on the crest of a wave from 1959 to 1977. All at sea in the Senior Service were conniving Chief Petty Officer Jon Pertwee, silly-ass Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Phillips, and the constantly bemused Stephen Murray as ‘Number One’. Tenniel Evans was making mischief as Leading Seaman Taffy Goldstein. Jump on deck and join them once more in this special collection featuring Ronnie Barker as Engineer Queeg, a man always out of his depth. In these classic capers, Leslie buys a bicycle, Troutbridge sails to France carrying the Prime Minister’s advisor, Goldstein schemes to get the CPO’s job, and the ship suffers a...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Four episodes of the classic BBC radio comedy series, starring Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray. The Morning After (‘Working Their Passage’) 11 March 1960 After a particularly boisterous party, the crew are feeling poorly – and matters are not helped when Commander Povey orders them onto choppy waters in search of a buoy… The Admiral’s Present (‘Working Their Passage’) 18 March 1960 The officers are invited to a party to celebrate the Admiral’s 50th anniversary in the Senior Service – but a mix-up with his present is just the start of their misadventures… Horrible Horace (‘Confounding the Ungodly’) 28 December 1975 When Sea Cadet Horace...read more

  • Terrance Dicks

    Jon Pertwee, Peter Davison and Colin Baker are among the readers of these 7 stories from the worlds of Doctor Who. The Planet of the Daleks is read by Jon Pertwee; Warriors of the Deep is read by Peter Davison; Vengeance on Varos is read by Colin Baker; The Novel of the Film (the 1996 TV Movie) and Earth and Beyond (three original short stories) are read by Paul McGann. With original music. Duration: 10 hours...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    A 60th anniversary celebration of the much-loved nautical comedy, featuring seventeen classic episodes plus bonus material On 29 March 1959, The Navy Lark sailed the airwaves for the very first time. Starring Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Stephen Murray, with regular appearances from Ronnie Barker and Heather Chasen, it soon became a radio favourite, and ran for 18 years – one of the longest-running radio sitcoms. This 60th anniversary collection comprises seventeen hilarious episodes – one from every series of the show, plus the pilot episode and the special Jubilee edition. We start with Operation Fag End (5 April 1959), The Hank of Heather (17 May 1959), The Lighthouse Lark...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    The Navy Lark, one of radio’s longest running laughter-makers, kept the nation on the crest of a wave from 1959 to 1977. All at sea in the Senior Service were conniving Chief Petty Officer Jon Pertwee, silly-ass Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Phillips with his cry of ‘Left hand down a bit!’, and the constantly bemused Stephen Murray as ‘Number One’. Tenniel Evans made mischief as Leading Seaman Goldstein, and Ronnie Barker played (barely) Able Seaman Fatso Johnson and Engineer Queeg, a man permanently out of his depth. Set sail with them once more in these hilarious episodes as the crew head back to Portsmouth by train – only to find Troutbridge is elsewhere; the Admiral proposes...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in four more classic radio episodes. 'Wren Chasen Returns'/'Working Their Passage' (27 September 1963): The crew return from leave to a shock - Troutbridge is to be mothballed in Plymouth. Meanwhile, Sub. Lt. Phillips is horrified to find that Wren Chasen is back after 11 months in Scotland, during which time he never wrote to her. 'On the Carpet'/'Working Their Passage' (4 October 1963: CPO Pertwee has stolen a carpet from Mr. Murray's cabin - but Murray has other things on his mind, as he is planning a romantic cinema trip with Heather. 'The Povey's Move House'/'Doing a Mischief' (1 August 1965): The Poveys are...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in four more hilarious radio episodes. 'Troutbridge's Party'/''Finding Their Way Through' (18 October 1963): A peeved Pertwee is barred from a wardroom celebration for Admiral Sir Benjamin Troutbridge. 'Rescuing Admirals'/ 'Working Their Passage' (25 October 1963): The crew need to rescue two of the top brass from a lighthouse, Pertwee meets his uncle and an old face sails back. 'Captain Povey Reports Sick'/'Doing a Mischief' (8 August 1965): When the Captain catches a cold, Murray takes over and chaos ensues. Then Troutbridge is sent out to sea to look for a stranded boat - which, thanks to Mr Phillips, they can't find....read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    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 Stephen Murray as 'Number One'. Below decks Ronnie Barker was just about working his passage as (Un)Able Seaman 'Fatso' Johnson. So climb aboard and join the merry crew in these four classic capers: The Smuggling Spy, A Crisp Romance, Pertwee Posted to Portsmouth, and Tug-of-War. Don't miss any of the episodes of The Navy Lark. ©2002 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2002 BBC Worldwide...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    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 Stephen Murray as 'Number One'. Below decks Ronnie Barker was just about working his passage as (Un)Able Seaman 'Fatso' Johnson. So climb aboard and join the merry crew in these four classic capers: Admiral Pertwee's Fleet, Making a Right Pig's Breakfast, The Mysterious Pudding Mine, and Going on Leave to...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    One of radio's longest-running comedy programmes, The Navy Lark kept the nation laughing on the crest of a wave from 1959 to 1977. All at sea in the Senior Service were Stephen Murray's 'Number One', Chief Petty Officer Jon Pertwee and silly-ass Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Phillips. So climb aboard and join the merry crew in these four classic capers as Troutbridge becomes overrun by civilians, Pertwee gets into the Admiral's good books (with the help of a hip flask), Phillips finds himself in a fluster as a sandbank approaches and, with the dockyard being placed under a cloak of security, it appears that nobody can get in - or out... The episodes are: 'The Squatters' (28 December 1969), 'The...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    In this compilation, the episodes include: ‘Getting Spliced’ (Number One Gets Married) – 15th March 1970, ‘Dartmouth Naval College Has Had a Lucky Escape’ (Sub-Lt Phillips To Leave For Dartmouth) – 5th April 1970, ‘Operating for Profit’ (The Newhaven-Dieppe Smuggling Run) – 16th April 1972 and ‘Mastering’ (The Mastering of Sardinia) – 28th May 1972, ‘The Navy Lark’, one of radio’s longest running laughter-makers, kept the nation on the crest of a wave from 1959 to 1977. All at sea in the Senior Service were conniving Chief Petty Officer Jon Pertwee, silly-ass Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Phillips, and the constantly bemused Stephen Murray as ‘Number One’, while...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray star in four more episodes of the popular nautical comedy Frenchmen in J.41 (‘Having a Bit of Trouble with the French’) 13 August 1967 Troutbridge returns from trials to find a French frigate docked in their berth – to Pertwee's great concern... The Police Drop In (‘Tangling with the Law’) 20 August 1967 Povey is told to co-operate with the law over a theft from a local museum – but the Troutbridge crew get nervous when a police helicopter drops in. The Bumble Spit Lighthouse Affair (‘Cavorting About’) 23 April 1972 Troutbridge has an unfortunate collision with the Bumble Spit Light Vessel, and Murray is feeling...read more

  • Laurie Wyman

    Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray star in four episodes of the classic BBC radio comedy series. 'The Hovercraft Training Course' (12 September 1965): Pertwee and Phillips are sent on a course run by Commander Ward to learn to drive a hovercraft. However, they end up more than a little off course... 'A Sticky Business' (18 September 1966): When Troutbridge is instructed to rendezvous with the tanker Admiral Drake on a refuelling exercise, things do not quite go as planned. 'Operation Showcase' (7 October 1973): Left out of a special operation designed to show off the British Navy, the crew of HMS Troutbridge are determined to be involved. Naturally, their attempts to...read more