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  1. Alfie Gets in First and Other Stories Alfie Gets in First and Other Stories
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  2. The Tindims of Rubbish Island The Tindims of Rubbish Island
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  3. The Creakers The Creakers
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  4. Cookie! (Book 2): Cookie and the Most Annoying Girl in the World Cookie! (Book 2): Cookie and the Most Annoying Girl in the World
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  5. The Shark Caller The Shark Caller
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  6. A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
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  7. Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe
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  8. Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body
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  9. All American Boys All American Boys
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  10. The Lost Spells The Lost Spells
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Tomorrow, Today!: The Complete Series 1 and 2: A BBC Radio 4 comedy

Tomorrow, Today!: The Complete Series 1 and 2: A BBC Radio 4 comedy

Author: Christopher William Hill Narrator: Cheryl Campbell, John Fortune, Joseph Kloska, Peter Bowles Release Date: 01/01/2021

1961. Radio producer Hugo is proud of his new science fiction show. Admittedly, the dialogue is somewhat creaky, the two lead actors despise each other, and the sound effects were knocked up in the engineer's kitchen - but it has rocket-ships, hover-cars, robots and Martians. It's the world of the future, where anything can happen: and often does... There's just one problem: nobody's listening. The future's about to be a thing of the past - until government intervention saves the series from cancellation. With the Russians forging ahead with space travel, BBC bigwigs are persuaded that Tomorrow, Today! could serve as a useful anti-Soviet propaganda tool. Rescued from the scrapheap, the show is free to head fearlessly for the stars - including a renowned Shakespearean thespian cast in the role of an android. But reviews are poor, the Home Office won't stop interfering, and as 1962 dawns, things are looking dark. Two suspicious deaths lead to rumours of a curse, Hugo is tempted away to TV, and with Harold Macmillan set to guest star, the programme is infiltrated by a spy. As the Cuban missile crisis escalates and the Cold War hots up, the whole show relocates to Wales - but will that prove any safer? Written by award-winning dramatist Christopher William Hill (On the Rocks), this amusing, affectionate sci-fi spoof stars Joseph Kloska, Peter Bowles, Cheryl Campbell and John Fortune. Produced by Liz Webb First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 6-27 October 2006 (Series 1), 28 January-3 March 2008 (Series 2) Cast Nigel Lavery - Peter Bowles Sylvia Hann - Cheryl Campbell Godfrey Winnard- John Fortune Sir Angus McNairn - Gary Waldhorn Huqo Kellerman - Joseph Kloska Douglas Bennings/Harold Macmillan - Jon Glover Colin Franks - Paul Richard Biggin Miss Pickford/Waitress/Advert voice/Producer - Miranda Keeling Sir Monty - Leslie Phillips Rex the pianist - Marc Willcox Keith Wood - Sam Pamphilon Mrs Tinkler/Cynthia Valentine - Rachel Atkins Graham Tinkler - Lloyd Thomas Delivery boy/Director - Alex Lanipekun Georgina Barrett - Carolyn Pickles Burton/Porter - Peter Marinker Fenella Sayers - Ania Gordon Angela/Miss Thurwell - Anna Bengo Continuity/Roger Aspinall - Simon Treves Veronica Walters - Johannah Tincey Henderson/Mr Thomas - Ben Crowe Secretary/Tannoy - Laura Molyneux

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Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Sixth Series

Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Sixth Series

Ed Reardon, 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. In these six episodes, Ed is now a happily-retired author. Not only that but he's well fed, warm and happily ensconced in Berkhamsted's premier accommodation of choice for the financially distressed. He has a new member in his writing class, Clive, who is actually impressed by Ed's writing portfolio. But when an opportunity arises to go on a cruise with Jaz and the band, Ed takes up the offer in order to find creative reinvigoration at sea. In addition, Ed is a surprise hit when he takes part in a new Radio 4 'topical quiz with a tasty twist'; finds himself in the money when he sells most of his possessions to a themed wine bar owned by the lovely Violet Carson; and gets a job teaching grammar to some clumsy, apostrophe-ridden phishers. Meanwhile, Elgar finds fame when he becomes an internet hit with his blog. Could Elgar be a more successful writer than Ed? Quite probably... Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon's Week includes supporting roles from Stephanie Cole as Olive, John Fortune as Felix and Barunka O'Shaughnessy as Ping. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

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Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Fifth Series

Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Fifth Series

Ed Reardon, 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. In these six episodes, Ed and Mary Potter are in a record breaking second month of partnership 'bliss'. But work isn't going so well: it's time for Ed to drag out the old jeans, buy a mobile phone and cut ten years off the CV as the new Head of New Media Development is a genuine 12-year-old. And after a run-in with the Head of Stakeholder Communications Engagement at a local council meeting, Ed finds himself in anger management classes. Plus, Jaz suggests that Ed revive one of his old stage shows, Educating Peter; Ed finds himself writing for a local lifestyle magazine when everyone at the agency goes on holiday; and a vistit from his new grandson Smile inspires him to write a children's book. However, his daughter is not at all impressed with his flat. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon's Week includes supporting roles from Stephanie Cole as Olive, John Fortune as Felix and Barunka O'Shaughnessy as Ping. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

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Ed Reardon's Week  The Complete Seventh Series

Ed Reardon's Week The Complete Seventh Series

Series 7 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy starring Christopher Douglas, John Fortune, Stephanie Cole and Sally Hawkins. 'A masterpiece of comedic melancholy' - The Stage. Radio 4's most curmudgeonly author is back for a new series, complete with his trusty companion Elgar, his pipe and his never ending capacity for scrimping and scraping at whatever scraps his agent, Ping, can offer him to keep body, mind and cat together. In these six episodes, austerity has hit Ed hard. But things may be looking up as Ed starts working with the most disturbingly fresh and mesmerizingly compelling voice of his generation, Ben Herbert and finds himself employed on a corporate video along with director and old sparring partner Jaz Milvane. He also enrols on a writing course and learns a thing or two about setting up his very own 'Script Doctor' service. Plus, Ed finds himself in the middle of some sibling rivalry when Ping's sister, Py, undertakes some work experience at the agency; decides to immerse himself in popular culture by retuning away from Radio Four and subscribes to Facebook, where he's reminded of the lovely Fiona Templeton. Should an old acquaintance be renewed or should Ed leave well enough alone? Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, this series includes guest appearances by Paul Merton, Geoffrey Palmer and Jenny Agutter. 'Ed Reardon's Week' was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

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Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Fourth Series

Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Fourth Series

Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email - returns for a fourth series. In these six episodes, Ed surprises the literary world by still being alive and finds romance. He also, finally, comes up with a once-in-a-lifetime idea - but then loses it. And in the last episode, 'Trimarans That Pass in the Night', love is in the air for Ed. But it's far from plain sailing. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, this complete fourth series of Ed Reardon's Week includes guest appearances by Morwenna Banks and Geoffrey McGivern. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

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Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Third Series

Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Third Series

Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email - returns for a third series. In these six episodes, Ed finds his literary juices are flowing after a new commission, and a visit by his father brings thoughts of inheritance to the misanthropic writer's mind. As well as venting his spleen writing corporate scripts, Ed also uses his skills to update obituaries - and produces a savage profile of an old friend. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon's Week includes guest appearances by Sean Lock, Laura Solon, Mark Watson, Morwenna Banks and David Warner. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

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Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Second Series

Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete Second Series

Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas) - author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email - returns for another series. In these six episodes, Ed performs at the Berkhamsted Festival of Literature (in a jazz band), writes the links for TV's Japanese Night (with his own episode of Tenko as the centrepiece), and finds himself in hospital with his beloved laptop. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon's Week includes supporting roles from Stephanie Cole as Olive, John Fortune as Felix and Barunka O'Shaughnessy as Ping. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

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Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete First Series

Ed Reardon's Week: The Complete First Series

Ed Reardon (played by Christopher Douglas) is a failed writer, fare-dodger and master of the abusive email. Living with his cat in a one-bedroom flat, this bearded divorcee grumbles at a modern world seemingly run by 12-year-olds, while churning out books such as Jane Seymour's Household Hints and Pet Peeves (to pay the bills) and trying to live off the royalties of his 1982 episode of Tenko (£17 per annum). We track Ed's attempts to gain the literary success he feels is due in this painfully funny and extraordinarily clever sitcom. Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, Ed Reardon's Week includes marvellous supporting roles from Stephanie Cole, John Fortune and Sally Hawkins. Ed Reardon's Week was voted Best Radio Programme by the Broadcasting Press Guild.

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