Andy Hamilton's hell-ariously entertaining complete third series of this most excellent Radio 4 award-winning comedy.
Satan may rule the roost, but he's beset by the poor unfortunates condemned to sit out Eternity with him. Amongst them is the Professor, who is convinced that societies evolve and mature until Satan introduces him to Bill Clinton.
There's also Scumspawn, with his large expanse of nothingness between the ears, as was always expected. And as for Satan himself, he is persuaded to attempt to improve his image on Earth, to remake Casablanca (with Bogart, Bergman, and a mutant alien) and starts a football match in Hell which invokes God to send a couple of Archangels down to see what all the fuss is about.
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Yes, depends on your humour but this is good old clean funny. I highly recommend getting a few seasons and if you like the first few episodes .. if you like them get all the series as with the exception of season 7 they are all excellent, season 7 good just not quite the same and a little more repetition .
"Hilarious from beginning to end"
The genius of Andy Hamilton. There are seven series and a Christmas special, all absolutely first class. Superbly witty, brilliantly performed, a must-have for the collection.
"Hilarious Harry Strikes Again"
Series three of one of my most beloved radio serials and the quality doesn't dip at all. As in previous series the level of wit, and intelligence, on display here is as precious as ever. The show also benefits from a consistently brilliant cast, even in the smaller roles.
If you're new to Harry's Game I advise you start with Series 1 and work your way through in order; the characters grow, develop, and have ongoing character arcs that you will only benefit from if you begin at the very beginning. Even Satan grows as a character, and is vested with more characterisation than even the Bible managed.
This series is a clever idea that unusually has been executed with utter brillance. It's hysterically funny, at times poigent and I don't advise listening to in public as sitting smothering laughter tends to attract attention. Highly, highly reccomended.
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