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All 14 episodes of Amanda Murphy's sitcom about the will-they-won't-they romance between best friends Cassie and Pete Cassie's 30, single, and miserable. All her friends are getting married - even Ugly Paula (albeit to someone on a life sentence in a Kentucky prison) but nobody loves her. Except for Pete. And he's her best mate, so he doesn't count... or does he? Over the course of three series, we follow Cassie and Pete as they attempt to answer that critical question, and sort out their complicated feelings for each other. Joining a dating agency, they begin to suspect that they could be each other's perfect match - but it's only when they both start seeing other people that they realise how much they really mean to each other. Should they risk their lifelong friendship to take a chance on love? Just as Cassie's finally listening to her heart, Pete's new relationship gets serious - and when he's free and single, she's coupled up. Are they fated to remain just good friends, or can they overcome the obstacles in their way and find their happy-ever-after? Debra Stephenson (Spitting Image, Dead Ringers) stars as Cassie in this funny and relatable comedy drama, with Dave Lamb (Come Dine with Me) as Pete, and a stellar supporting cast including Brendon Burns, Shaun Dooley, Anne Reid, Mike Grady and Paula Wilcox. Production credits Written by Amanda Murphy Produced by Graham Frost and Dawn Ellis First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 5-26 September 2001 (Series 1), 23 October-27 November 2002 (Series 2), 17 September-22 October 2003 (Series 3) Cast Cassie - Debra Stephenson Pete - Dave Lamb Rebecca/Jenny - Mika Simmons PJ - Brendon Burns Dad (Bill) - Mike Grady Mum (Janet) - Anne Reid/Brigit Forsyth/Paula Wilcox Simon - Shaun Dooley Checkout Girl - Victoria Ashley Maddie - Julia Morris Freddie Farmer/Mr Alison/News Anchor/Mr Priestley - Stephen Critchlow Other parts played by members of the cast ©2021 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2021 BBC Studios Distribution LtdShow more
Milton Jones, Milton Jones - so good, they named him. The most popular living comedian on Radio 4 and officially Britain's funniest Milton is here with the complete three series of his award-wining show that leapt from late night to prime time - a show which co-stars regular guests Alexander Armstrong ('Pointless', 'Armstrong & Miller'), Dave Lamb (the voice of 'Come Dine With Me') and Joanna Scanlan ('The Thick Of It', 'Getting On')No-one knows where he's from - 'As a child, I always remember my father saying to me 'Son, to pay for your education your mother and I had to make a lot of sacrifices.' Because they were both druids.' No-one can predict what he gets up to -'I'm not getting on with my yoga teacher at the moment ... which frequently puts me in a very difficult position.' And no-one can tell what made him the way he is -'You see when the boys in the playground found out that I had a potentially fatal allergy to peanuts they used to shove me up against a wall and make me play Russian roulette with a bag of Revels.' Each week, Milton Jones faces his own death. His life flashes before his eyes. We hear everything that's happened to him, and anything that might have happened to him. His hopes, his dreams, his fears. We invite you to enter the Sony Award-winning 'The Very World Of Milton Jones'. Your mind will never be the same again.The show is also a hotbed for writers who went on to fame and fortune with contributions from Tony Roche ('The Thick Of It', 'Veep') Jon Holmes ('The Now Show'), Mark Evans ('Bleak Expectations')and James Bachman ('Mitchell & Webb')'He's immensely quotable, chucking out one-liners like bread for the birds... A strange and brilliant comic mind'- The Observer'makes the studio audience whoop with delight' - The Telegraph'If you haven't caught up with Jones yet - do so!' - The Daily Mail"PLUS bonus series - 'The House Of Milton Jones'- co-starring Olivia ColmanMilton stars in his own sitcom set in a houseshare with his sister Susan (Olivia Colman-'Peep Show'), her slightly useless husband Ian and his daffy Aunt Dilys (Rosemary Leach) whilst in the basement, lives the ever-smooth Anton (Tom Goodman-Hill - 'Humans', 'Mr. Selfridge')Show more
The man they call 'Britain's Funniest Milton', Milton Jones stars in his smash-hit Sony Award-winning comedy show, “Another Case Of Milton Jones”, co-starring Tom Goodman-Hill (“The Office”, “Humans”), Ben Willbond (“Horrible Histories”), Dave Lamb (“Come Dine With Me”), Ingrid Oliver (“Dr. Who”) & Lucy Montgomery ('Down The Line').In each episode, Milton is a complete and utter expert at something - and in each episode, with absolutely no ability or competence, he plunges into a furiously funny and fast-paced adventure with utterly hilarious results.“He's immensely quotable, chucking out one-liners like bread for the birds... A strange and brilliant comic mind”- The Observer“makes the studio audience whoop with delight” - The Telegraph“If you haven't caught up with Jones yet - do so!” - The Daily Mail"In the first episode of the first series Milton plays at being a world-beating architect and tries his hand at building a bridge out of Lego, playing a naked match of boules at the Sorbonne and designing the world's first rotating mosque... Episode two and Milton plays at being a musical Maestro and at the age of 37 becomes the oldest winner of the BBC Young Musician Of the Year...In the third episode, Milton plays at being a Biogeneticist, wins the Nobel Prize, and sneaks through Customs with fifty shrews concealed about his person.For the fourth episode, Milton is a world-beating Chess Grandmaster in a thrilling tale of Cold War tension, supercomputer-controlled laser guns and Lego...In, the fifth episode, Milton plays at being a celebrity chef, and manages to tangle with a glass-bottomed boat, a large Spanish waiter, ten rolls of Sellotape and an over-excited Robbie Williams...And finally, in the sixth and final episode of the series, Milton turns out to be an expert Formula 1 Racing Driver... along the way, he'll meet a Texan millionairess, Simon & Garfunkel, a man called simply “Mr Hodgekiss” and some hot toffee...Series 2, and in the first episode, Milton is a world-famous barrister, who gets involved in a dastardly plot involving the Bayeux Tapestry, the National Trust, the bloodline of the rightful Kings of England and a quote for some guttering...Episode 2, and Milton turns polar explorer and Desert Island Castaway all in the same show. Along the way he meets Buzz Aldrin, a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Dalai Lama and the world's largest anorak.In episode 3 Milton becomes a Championship Jockey and races his way from Blackpool Sands to Abu Dhabi via Las Vegas, Cheltenham and a dodgy baseball bat warehouse in Toxteth. Plus a high-stakes poker game and the Queen meets a burping AustralianFor the fourth episode Milton is accidentally elected Mayor of London. Politics, global warming and the London Eye come together in a fast-moving plot of dastardly scheming and international peril. Will the pigeons take over London? Will the ice-caps melt? Will Cuba join in a game of International Twister? And can we save Wandsworth from destruction, and if so - why? In the first episode of the third series, Milton is a world-famous photographer who travels from the catwalks of Milan to the jungles of Bolivia to find the perfect picture of a calendarFor the second episode, Milton turns collector and antiques expert whose passion for Fabergé Eggs leads him to bankruptcy, a Russian sleigh ride and a mysterious Swiss Schloss...Episode 3, and Milton becomes an internationally-renowned magician and illusionist who gets tangled up in a devilish plot to make the Bank of England disappear...In the fourth episode, Milton is a health and diet guru who plans to take over the world by means of a Walnut Shell & Nettle face scrub...Series 4 and in the first of the new series, Milton's a daredevil test pilot and Top Gun who gets tangled up in a fiendish plot to replace the turkey twizzler...For second episode, Milton is a mathematical whizzkid who gets tied up in knots and rings trying to solve the equation of the mysteriously disappearing geniuses...In episode three, Milton's a world-famous Travel Entrepreneur who builds the world's most Extreme Sports Hotel and crosses the Atlantic in a rather unusual way...Episode Four, and Milton is a world-class cyclist who gets tangled up in a close-fitting body suit and the population of Holland...In the fifth episode, Milton waves goodbye to the world of dance and musical theatre to pursue his dream of becoming - a miner!And in the last episode of this series, Milton proves that you don't need to be a weatherman to know which way the wind blows; you just need a fully-working anemometer and a mouse called Tim.In the first episode of the fifth series - move over Brian Cox - Milton is now a world-famous astronomer and seeker after scientific truth and accuracy. Typical Sagittarian.In the second episode, Diplomat Milton is on the run after leaking all the UN's emails - except for the Swiss ones, which were too dull. And he meets a shadowy hacker. And the shadowy hacker's mum.In Episode 3, Milton crosses stamens with a deadly rival in the vicious cutthroat world of gardening..For this, the fourth episode, as the royal Speech Therapist, Milton helps a Prince find his voice and a king find his pomegranates. He also starts three wars in one afternoon, and another three a little later on.The third episode, and Milton's a world-famous Travel Entrepreneur who builds the world's most Extreme Sports Hotel and crosses the Atlantic in a rather unusual way...In episode 4, Milton's a world-class cyclist who gets tangled up in a close-fitting body suit and the population of Holland...For the fifth episode, Milton waves goodbye to the world of dance and musical theatre to pursue his dream of becoming - a miner!And in the final episode of series 4, Milton proves that you don't need to be a weatherman to know which way the wind blows; you just need a fully-working anemometer and a mouse called TimIn the first episode of the fifth and final series it's time for Brian Cox to move over as Milton is now a world-famous astronomer and seeker after scientific truth and accuracy. Typical SagittarianThe second episode, and Diplomat Milton is on the run after leaking all the UN's emails - except for the Swiss ones, which were too dull. And he meets a shadowy hacker. And the shadowy hacker's mum.For the third episode, Milton crosses stamens with a deadly rival in the vicious cutthroat world of gardening..In episode four, as the royal Speech Therapist, Milton helps a Prince find his voice and a king find his pomegranates. He also starts three wars in one afternoon, and another three a little later on.Episode 5, and Milton is the king of the world of refrigerated haulage with his very own fleet of iced lorries. But his 1000th lorry contains a secret more deadly than one of his mum's famous all-day breakfasts..And in the sixth and final episode of the series, Milton becomes Britain's best-known undercover journalist. Which means that Milton Jones also becomes Britain's most least-effective undercover journalist...Show more
Stephen Mangan and Alistair McGowan star in the fantastical BBC Radio 4 comedy by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.When fantasy novelist Sam is whisked off to Lower Earth by a band of noble warriors, his dog Amis goes with them. Transformed into human form, Amis turns out to be The Chosen One, whom the warriors need to help find the Sword of Asnagar. Only with the sword can they save Lower Earth from the evil rule of Lord Darkness.As their perilous adventure unfolds Sam, Amis and their new friends encounter many perils, put in their way by Lord Darkness and his evil assistant Kreech. With a supporting cast featuring Darren Boyd, Kevin Eldon, Sophie Winkleman, Ingrid Oliver, Dave Lamb and Chris Pavlo, Elvenquest is a clever and funny pastiche of the fantasy fiction genre. All 28 episodes from the first four series are presented here together.Show more
All four episodes, plus the pilot episode, of the BBC Radio sitcom about an alien invasion of a small village. The episodes are Taking Overs, Minimum Volume, Power Block and Little Green Lights. Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully is written by Eddie Robson (That Mitchell and Webb Sound, Newsjack), and stars Hattie Morahan (Outnumbered, Critic's Circle & Evening Standard Theatre Awards Best Actress), Julian Rhind-Tutt (Green Wing, The Hour), Jan Francis (Just Good Friends, Emmerdale), Peter Davison (Dr Who, A Very Peculiar Practice), Hannah Murray (Skins, Game of Thrones), John-Luke Roberts (Spats, BBC Three Live At The Fringe), as well as Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff), Dave Lamb (Horrible Histories, Come Dine With Me) and Don Gilet (EastEnders, The Line of Beauty).Show more
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