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Starring the cream of UK writer/performers and comedians over its lifetime, including Simon Pegg, Sue Perkins, Miranda Hart, Nick Frost, Bill Bailey and Armando Iannucci, this is the complete and utter award-winning silly panel game that's not about music, sport, advertising or hats."The laughter that's worth every penny" - Mail On Sunday.'Genuinely brilliant' - Night & Day.The show was written by the writers of 'Friday Night Armistice' and 'Black Books' and was described by The Guardian as " Good enough to be the successor to I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue".PLUS bonus series King Stupid that launched the whole thing, starring Sue Perkins, Simon Pegg, Morwenna Banks and Peter Baynham, the brains behind 'I'm Alan Partridge' and Sacha Baron-Cohen's co-writer.Hear them as they spend a whole series trying to decide which stall they'd like to see at a village fete and decide it's a toss-up between Paint The Face Of A Child On A Tiger stall and a Get The Angry Bear Down From The Cross competition. Meanwhile, they'll be discussing such vital issues as how to beat crime, and how to sip coffee through a sausage and they'll also be pondering the question "If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what does a watermelon a minute do?"Show more
Penguin presents the audiobook edition Billy and the Minpins by Roald Dahl, read by Bill Bailey. Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping GRUNCHER. Will it gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast?Show more
"Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian [His] stories work better in audio than in print." -The New York Times THE TWITS How do you outwit a Twit? Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything-except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge. THE MINPINS Little Billy strays into the forest, where he meets the Minpins?tiny people who live within the trees. The Minpins tell Billy about The Gruncher, who preys on them. So Billy embarks on a mission to rid the Minpins of their foe once and for all, and sets off?on the back of a swan?to confront The Gruncher. THE MAGIC FINGER What happens when the hunter becomes the hunted? To the Gregg family, hunting is just plain fun. To the girl who lives next door, it's just plain horrible. She tries to be polite. She tries to talk them out of it, but the Greggs only laugh at her. Then one day the Greggs go too far, and the little girl turns her Magic Finger on them. When she's very, very angry, the little girl's Magic Finger takes over. She really can"t control it, and now it's turned the Greggs into birds! Before they know it, the Greggs are living in a nest, and that's just the beginning of their problems . From the Compact Disc edition.Show more
'Chain Reaction' is the entertaining BBC Radio 4 tag talk show where this week's guest is next week's interviewer. Famous names from the world of showbusiness choose who they would like to chat to, and must submit to being questioned in their turn the week after. In this sixth series, guests (and hosts) include Jo Brand, Barry Cryer, Mark Thomas, Alexei Sayle, Lenny Henry, Bill Bailey and Simon Pegg.Show more
Join Professor John Lloyd and Curator Bill Bailey as they plunge down the badger hole of ignorance in a search for the universe's most mind-boggling oddnesses. The Museum of Curiosity is BBC Radio 4's monumental comedy edifice, and the only one with gargoyles in the foyer. It allows nothing inside unless it makes you scratch your head, stroke your chin or, at the very least, go 'Hmm'. Secondly, it is almost completely empty. Fortunately, helping to fill its vacant plinths is a gathering of the world's most original minds. So listen in as Sean Lock, Brian Blessed, Alastair Fothergill, Ben Elton, Fran Beauman, John Gribbin, Alan Davies, Ronald Hutton, Jonathan Miller, Victoria Finlay, Arthur Smith, Richard Fortey and many more agglutinate an exhibition of the wondrous and impossible that includes the beginning of the universe, the entire Battle of Waterloo, the real Father Christmas and a quite interesting, relatively new way of knotting a scarf. 'Like a headmaster who, having been locked up in a lunatic asylum, has clambered over the wall and set up a rival establishment down the road... The whole thing works beautifully' - Philip Pullman 'If you or I pitched this idea, we'd hardly have time to eat our free BBC biscuits before being shown the door' - IndependentShow more
The Nantucket whaling ship, the Pequod, spirals the globe in search of Moby Dick, the mythical white whale of the Southern Oceans. Driven on by the obsessive revenge of Captain Ahab, the crew and the outcast Ishmael find themselves caught up in a demonic pursuit which leads inexorably to an apocalyptic climax.Show more
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