A BBC Radio six-part adaptation of Neil Gaiman's best-selling novel, starring James McAvoy as Richard and Natalie Dormer as Door. Beneath the streets of London there is another London. A subterranean labyrinth of sewers and abandoned tube stations. A somewhere that is Neverwhere....
"Absolutely Perfect Casting"
The original Star Trek series debuted in 1966 and has spawned five TV series spin-offs and a dozen feature films, with an upcoming one from Paramount arriving in 2016. The Fifty-Year Mission is a no-holds-barred oral history of five decades of Star Trek, told by the people who were there. Hear from the hundreds of television and film executives, programmers, writers, creators, and cast as they unveil the oftentimes shocking story of Star Trek's ongoing 50-year mission.
"Best book I've ever heard on making pop culture"
Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure and astonishing courage, and a magical prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
"Many years of enjoyment"
This landmark production, perhaps the most ambitious radio project ever attempted, began when Star Wars creator George Lucas donated the story rights to an NPR affiliate. Writer Brian Daley adapted the film's highly visual script to the special demands and unique possibilities of radio, creating a more richly textured tale with greater emphasis on character development.
"Beyond the film..."
A Special Edition of the original radio series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978 and recently voted the Nation's Favourite Audiobook in a Guardian poll. Starring Peter Jones, Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey, Susan Sheridan and Stephen Moore, these six episodes (Fit the First to Fit the Sixth) have been remastered to modern-day standards by Dirk Maggs, and for the first time feature Philip Pope's arrangement of the familiar theme tune.
"Difficult to listen to in the car!"
Join Opie (Gregg Hughes) alongside comedian Jim Norton as they talk about today’s current events, take phone calls, and interview celebrities. For Adults Only: Explicit language. Must be 18 years of age to purchase.
"Ramon, bring me a spoiled family photo"
Two lost stories from the Fourth Doctor's era: The Foe from the Future and The Valley of Death.
"What a treat! The Doctor and Leela"
The complete fifth series of BBC Radio 4's award-winning sketch show, written by and starring the writer of Cabin Pressure. John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme has won a host of awards, including the 2015 BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Scripted Comedy with Live Audience. Written by and starring John Finnemore, this fifth series of the hit show returns with more witty wordplay and laugh-out-loud sketches.
Between 1980 and 1988 on BBC television and radio, the exploits of the Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP (Paul Eddington) - later Prime Minister - kept the British nation enthralled. Helped - and hampered - by his diligent Permanent Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) and his Principle Private Secretary Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds), Hacker and his department became synonymous with government bureaucracy and administrative double dealing.
"Does this work as an audiobook? Yes, Minister ..."
Stephen Fry and John Bird star as masters of spin Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe in all 22 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Prentiss McCabe is a London-based 'government-media relations consultancy', and in each episode Charles and Martin are embroiled in the machinations of the British political system. This complete collection includes all 21 episodes of the four series broadcast between 2000 and 2004, plus the special 2006 episode. Duration: 11 hours approx.
A Special Edition of the original radio series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978 and recently voted the Nation's Favourite Audiobook in a Guardian poll.
Starring Peter Jones, Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey, Susan Sheridan and Stephen Moore, these six episodes (Fit the First to Fit the Sixth) have been remastered to modern-day standards by Dirk Maggs, and for the first time feature Philip Pope's arrangement of the familiar theme tune.
"Possible Reason For Some Low Ratings"
John Finnemore (Dead Ringers & Mitchell & Webb) has written this brilliant new sitcom starring Stephanie Cole, Roger Allam & Benedict Cumberbatch. Cabin Pressure is set in a small airline business. The flipside of the glamorous world of international airlines.
"Mad Cap Comedy Silliness By The Experts"
Finding comedy in everything and everything in comedy. Ron Bennington has been a stand-up comedian and comedy club owner and promoter. He's also been part of two legendary radio shows, the Ron and Ron Radio Network and the Ron and Fez show. All of that experience comes together for Bennington. Three hours of talk entertainment with nationally known comedians.
Dragnet was perhaps the most famous and influential police procedural drama in media history. The series gave millions of audience members a feel for the boredom and drudgery, as well as the danger and heroism, of real-life police work.
Actor and producer Jack Webb's aims in Dragnet were for realism and unpretentious acting. He achieved both goals, and Dragnet remains a key influence on subsequent police dramas in many media.
"The Grandfather of Law and Order"
Mickey is startled to find a statue of Rose in a museum; a statue that is 2,000 years old. The Doctor realises that this means the TARDIS will shortly take them to Ancient Rome, but when it does, he and Rose soon have more on their minds than sculpture.
"Be Careful What You Wish For"
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore (The News Quiz, Mitchell & Webb).
"Laugh out loud"
Experience one of television’s greatest science fiction series: The Twilight Zone. This collection of episodes is fully dramatized for audio and features a full cast, music, sound effects, and performances by some of today’s biggest celebrities.
"Light, Fluffy, G-Rated Popcorn for the Brain"
Stephanie Cole ("Doc Martin"), Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam ("The Thick Of It") star in the complete second series of the hit sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.
On the evening of October 30th, 1938, Earth went to war with Mars. Martians invaded New Jersey! Here is the famous panic-inducing broadcast that shook the world, starring Orson Welles.
"The classic that shook the world"
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Roger Allam star in the first series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.
"MJN keeps flying, I keep laughing"
Steve Punt presents the funny, lively and dynamic quiz show from the makers of Cabin Pressure and Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive. Each week, at a different university, it pits a team of three students against three of their lecturers. The rounds vary between specialist knowledge and general knowledge, quickfire bell-and-buzzer rounds and 'highbrow and lowbrow'. Which of the students will turn out to be complete trivia boffins? Will the lecturers reveal they know more about Beyoncé than Barthes?
The genius in the mad shirts from Mock the Week stars in his own series costarring Tom Goodman-Hill, Josie Lawrence, Ben Willbond and Dan Tetsell. Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is, 'Help!' In this show he has decided to set himself up as a man who can help anyone anywhere - whether they need it or not. Because, in his own words, there's 'no problem too problemy'. So when you're close to the edge, then Milton can give you a push....
Vila is scared. Of course he is. Vila is always scared. He should feel safe. He is onboard the Liberator, the most powerful ship ever constructed. He is home - but he is certainly not alone. Ghostly figures stalk the corridors of the Liberator. Spectres who know Vila's name. Revenants. Demons. And Vila has nowhere to run.
We start the show with Kevin Brennan and Lenny Marcus in studio. We talk about Uber, and we discuss the Democratic National Convention and watch some speeches. Jamey Jasta from Hatebreed joins the show. We talk about traveling, we watch Geraldo videos, and we talk to Jamey about touring. We talk to Lenny about his allergies, Jon Taffer stops by, we talk to Intern Josh, and we wrap up with Jamey, Lenny, and Kevin.
Today on Bennington, the gang discussed child actors, prices of weed and recreational drugs, and SiriusXM's policy on wearing shorts. Emily Tarver also stopped by the studio to hang out.
We start the show with Sherrod Small in studio. We talk about Radiohead, we discuss Penn Jillette and his weight loss, and we watch Bernie Sanders and his brother. We talk more about the Democratic National Convention, we talk about slaves building the White House, and we listen to Bill Clinton at the DNC. We discuss Star Trek, John Hinckley, Jr. being released, and yesterday's show, and John Cho stops by.
We start the show with Vic Henley in studio. Then we recap Bob Kelly's interview with Colin Hay, we talk about stingrays and fishing, we discuss the Democratic National Convention last night, and we talk to Erik about San Diego Comic Con.
Today on Bennington, the gang discussed Bernie and the DNC, unhealthy healthy food, Gail's raccoon video, binge watching shows, and Ron's Air Force One picture story. Interns Coach and Spencer joined the gang in studio.
With Opie and Jim out for the day, Robert Kelly hosts a special You Know What Dude and is joined in studio by Luis J. Gomez, Tim Dillon, and Vic Henley. We discuss Philadelphia, we talk about our families, Bob talks about his grandmother, we do some face painting, and we talk about the upcoming election. We talk about movies, a tiger attacks a woman on a drive-thru safari, we talk about saving loved ones from an animal attack, we do more face painting, and we talk about young Bob.
Today on a jam-packed edition of Bennington, Chris and Gail talked about their awesome Saturday night at the Guns N’ Roses concert with Hardrock Johnny and Johnny Go Go, the crew discussed how ridiculous the new Batman v Superman movie was after finally seeing, Ron tried to decide who to vote for and shared stories with Gail about getting annoyed with your parents, and then they talked to callers about what the best baseball movies of all time are.
"It's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown..." Garrison Keillor first did his monologue in 1974 to an audience of 20 in a St. Paul theater. Today, more than 2.2 million people tune in each week to hear the tall tales and sweet stories about the citizens of this small Minnesota town. It's a town where "the women are strong, the men are good-looking, and all of the children are above average."
The guys are off today, so here's one from the archives....We start the show with Sherrod Small in studio, Opie goes to see Steve Jobs, we talk about sports over the weekend, Lamar Odom's condition improves, Jim goes to a boxing match with Louis CK, Larry David shows up on SNL, Sherrod talks about going to the SNL after-party, there was a bunch of nudity during a NFL locker room interview, and Michigan loses to Michigan State on the last play of the game.
Miles Jupp presents eight episodes of the topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show, also featuring Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists.
With Opie and Jim out for the day, Mark Normand hosts. Comedian Greg Stone joins Mark, we discuss circumcisions and cultural appropriation, stereotypes, online critics and Ghostbusters, and women's rights. Comedians Chris Alan and Nick Cody join Mark and discuss racism. We discuss entertainment and racism within the industry, and Ari Shaffir stops in after a morning colonoscopy.
Today on Bennington, the gang breaks down the wild moments from the Republican National Convention so far, with a focus on Ted Cruz's speech. Barry Crimmins drops by to hang out and discussed his luckiest moments, politics, and baseball. Other topics discussed today are graffiti as vandalism, Jon Snow, and Billy Joel.
Today on Bennington, the gang discusses Chris's football dreams, Dan's awkwardness, and the Republican National Convention. Hardrock Johnny drops by to talk about Trump and Julie Klausner comes by to talk about her Hulu series Difficult People.
We start the show with Robert Kelly and Vic Henley in studio. Garry Marshall dies, Nick DiPaolo calls in, we talk about cupcakes, Bob goes to see Colin Quinn's Netflix special taping, and we watch videos of car crashes. We meet Noah, who is helping E-Rock out, we talk about Leslie Jones fighting back on Twitter, Milo Yiannopoulos gets suspended from Twitter, and Colin Quinn calls in. We talk about the Republican convention last night and listen to some of the speeches, and Nick DiPaolo joins the show.
Magdalena desperately wants to have a child and will go to extraordinary lengths to satisfy her desire for fertility. The patriarchal Arkon offers his assistance at a cost, but his deceptive behavior has dramatic consequences for all involved.
We start the show with Chris Distefano in studio. Amy Schumer calls in, and we listen to Tara Reid walk out of an interview with Jenny McCarthy. It's Jim's birthday, and we watch clips from the first day of the Republican convention. We talk about steroid in sports, Bill Cosby is reportedly blind, wrestlers are suing WWE, and we talk to Erik about his beef stew. The Record Company stops by to discuss their career and play some live music.
Family Guy and Philosophy brings together low-brow, potty-mouthed, cartoon humor and high-brow philosophical reflection to deliver an outrageously hilarious and clever exploration of one of TVs most unrelenting families. (Okay, its not that high-brow.)
Richard Wiseman presents a special episode exploring the work of world-famous psychologist Stanley Milgram, including interviews with Thomas Blass on his electric shock studies and Kevin Corti on work turning humans into robots.
Richard Wiseman chats with personality expert Sam Gosling about whether your personality is due to your genes or your upbringing and what your living space says about the real you.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Adam Paza about how the colour red can increase your chances of finding your perfect partner, doing well at sport and boosting your brain power.
Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Brad Bushman about his research examining how a mirror can help you lose weight, the effects of playing violent video games and the best ways of avoiding anger.
Richard Wiseman chats with perceptual psychologist Dan Simons about the origins of his world-famous 'gorilla' demonstration, the psychology of ghosts, and how you aren't seeing what's in front of your eyes.
Richard Wiseman chats with parapsychologist Dr Caroline Watt about the history of extrasensory perception experiments, how to test for psychic abilities and the weight of the human soul.
Richard Wiseman chats with magician and historian Dr. Peter Lamont about Victorian séances, whether psychics possess genuine paranormal abilities and the legendary Indian rope trick.
Richard Wiseman chats with Dr Stuart Ritchie, author of Intelligence: All That Matters, about whether the world is getting smarter and if brain training is good for you.
Richard Wiseman chats with health psychologist Katie Tapper about dieting and healthy eating, focusing on mindfulness, goal setting and social support.
Richard Wiseman chats with memory expert Kimberly Wade about her work exploring false memory, forensic psychology and how you can be made to remember something that never happened.
Richard Wiseman chats with sleep scientist Penny Lewis about what happens in your brain every night of your life, how to learn while you are sound asleep and the latest cutting-edge research into sleep engineering.
Richard Wiseman chats with dance psychologist Peter Lovatt about his battle with dyslexia, how movement changes your mind, and work exploring dance and Parkinson's disease.
Richard Wiseman chats with neuroscientist Professor Adrian Owen about the Captain Fearless magic show, his pioneering work on communicating with people in a vegetative state and his recent meeting with the Deli Lama.
Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Professor Karen Pine about the psychology of spending, a new approach to dieting and the importance of behavioural flexibility.
Richard Wiseman chats with neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott about the psychology of laughter, her work as a stand-up comedian and how to spot a fake laugh.
Richard Wiseman chats with historian Professor Steven Watts about the life and work of Dale Carnegie, including the impact that How to Win Friends and Influence People has had on the modern-day self-help movement.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Robert Levine about his work measuring the pace of life around the world and how the speed of life affects your health, wealth and happiness.
Richard Wiseman chats with organisational psychologist Ron Friedman about how to get the most out of your job, the ups and downs of hot desking and whether organisations should encourage their employees to fall asleep.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Sally Farley about her work with the psychology of attraction, focusing on the roles played by mimicry, voice pitch, humour and gossiping.