"Love this series. Highly recommended."
The writing is superb. As might be expected from the cast list, the acting and timing is excellent for all four main characters. I listened to the whole series for the first time several weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. I have just listened to the whole lot again, often while walking the dog. Very rarely for me I often found myself laughing out loud.....potentially embarrassing. It is a fantastic series and the characters really grow on you. I am sorry there are only 4 series. Stephanie Cole, Roger Allam, Benedict Cumberbatch and John Finnemore are a delight.
I love all Andy Hamilton's writing. From Drop the Dead Donkey on TV to Old Harry's Game, Trevor's World of Sport and Revolting People. He is one of the few writers who can make me really laugh out loud. I now rate John Finnemore as highly. Cabin Pressure is an outstanding series.
There are so many. The penultimate episode when the four have to spend the night in the plane, Gertie, and are playing Fizz, Buzz, is hilarious......'Have a banana'
(You'll have to listen to understand that last bit). I particularly appreciated Roger Allam's (First Officer) sarcastic and original delivery.
Not witty enough to do this justice sorry. (That is not the tag line, obviously Ha Ha)
Listen to a sample, see what you think..... then buy the first series. It gets better each time you listen.
An excellent, very funny programme that makes you really laugh out loud. Wonderful writing that proves you don't need to be crude to be funny. All of the family can listen. Cast were all hilarious and the comedy timing was genius. I can't recommend highly enough...
Wonderful series Wonderfully written and performed. A wonderfully woven series of farces which make great listening.
All episode were very amusing and well performed
I Love all of the Cabin Pressure Audiobooks, so much so that I listen to them regularly and still laugh -yellow car- at the jokes. All of the actors are believable and the plot for each episode is well written. Well done John Finnemore and team! 😃
"The best radio sitcom in all of history!!"
Another amazing season of the best radio sitcom ever, full of ingenious plot lines, brilliant characters and hilarious jokes. Witty, wonderful and side-splittingly funny, the fourth season of Cabin Pressure can only be described as.....BRILLIANT!!
"Brilliant - as usual"
A word of caution - don't do what I did and listen to this on your mp3 whilst walking the dog. I must have looked mental walking through the fields by myself, laughing out loud. I have got quite a few comedy books/series on my mp3 but this is the only one that I listen to over and over again. After Series 3 I thought that a) it couldn't get any better and b) John Finnemore would never be able to get the cast together again (given Benedict Cumberpatch's Hollywood success and Roger Allam's ever increasing profile). Delighted to say, I am wrong on both counts. There seemed to be a bit more back story in this but I think that just made it stronger. I won't say anything more as I don't want to spoil it for anybody but if you liked the first three series then you definitely won't regret buying this.
"Absolutely loved it!"
Best thing ever! Well done BBC. I highly recommend this show.
Buy it guys, well worth your money.
A very funny English sitcom about a small airline and there journey struggling to survive.
Absolutely hilarious. Makes a commute pass quickly and arrive in a brilliant mood. Which is, of course, brilliant.
"Best comedy in years. Some hysterical moments."
Probably the best of the four series. Very high quality writing and perfect casting. John Finnemore's Fawlty Towers.