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Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3 Radio/TV Program

Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3

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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. By John Finnemore (‘The News Quiz’, ‘That Mitchell & Webb Sound’) Run by the forbidding divorcée Carolyn Knapp-Shappey (an unfortunate marriage, namewise, but in Carolyn’s opinion, marginally better than Carolyn Shappey-Knapp), her two pilots are the smooth, experienced and almost-certainly-fired-by-a-big-airline-for-all-round naughtiness Douglas, and struggling almost-competent pilot and sweaty man Martin. All-round help is provided by Carolyn’s near-idiot son, Arthur...In the first of the complete six episodes - ""Qikiqtarjuaq"" - when MJN Air flies a party of tourists near the North Pole, Arthur goes hunting for polar bears, Carolyn for a rogue lemon and Martin for a believable French accent...

Then we travel to episode 2 - ""Paris"", and when a bottle of highly-expensive whisky goes missing, Martin becomes the Miss Marple of MJN Air with Arthur assisting as his trusty Doctor Watson and Douglas hindering as his untrusty prime suspect. On to part 3, ""Newcastle"", where love is in the air, but also unfortunately in a small airport in Birmingham - and Martin has to choose between career, romance and fixing a very small tail-light. Part 4 finds us on the way to ""Ottery St Mary"". Martin is a Man With A Van, Douglas flies A Plane With An Otter and Carolyn dates A Pilot With A Problem With Sheep. And two mysteries solved - the name of Carolyn’s dog and the rules of “Yellow Car”.

Arriving at episode 5, ""Rotterdam"", it's Lifejacket, Camera, Action as stardom beckons for one of the crew of MJN Air... but who will get to blow the final whistle? And will they look good in a vest? And in the last episode of the series - ""St. Petersburg"" - some vodka and an unwary bird could spell the end of the line for MJN Air, and when Carolyn meets her ex-husband the atmosphere turns even icier.... With special series guests Timothy West, Anthony Head ('Buffy') and Mark Williams ('The Fast Show').

©2011 Pozzitive Television Limited (P)2011 AudioGO Ltd

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    Jamaluddin Moloo Columbia, SC United States 09-13-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Too funny"

    Such a surprise! Bought this with deal of the day. Takes a little bit of time to understand who is who. The stories are clever, witty, and as Arthur would say, "brilliant"

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    Gudrun Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories, Canada 08-05-15
    Gudrun Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories, Canada 08-05-15 Member Since 2016

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    "Third BRILLIANT series"

    Each episode is so high in quality that they are worth at least two listens! In many ways they improve on a second listen as you anticipate what each character is going to do next and you can just feel the disaster that is about to happen! Highly recommend all in this series.

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    "So hilarious and amazing"

    So awesome I listen to it over and over and still laugh. It never gets old.

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    "Great laugh out loud fun!"

    Whether or not you're a fan of British humor, you will enjoy this program. Great fun, great characters and...it's BRILLIANT!

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    R. Masterson Puyallup, WA USA 04-02-15
    R. Masterson Puyallup, WA USA 04-02-15 Member Since 2013

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    "Lovely and wonderful"

    Hilarious, delightful, charming, best radio play series ever. I can't imagine anything better to listen to to brighten your day.

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    "This is the best and most hilarious series!"

    If you like Blackadder, you'll love Cabin Pressure. Brilliantly written and performed, it is a fantastic series. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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    Carolsue Haney Chicago, IL United States 03-15-15
    Carolsue Haney Chicago, IL United States 03-15-15 Member Since 2009
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    "Don't listen on the plane!"

    You will laugh so hard you will become an oddity - funniest !!!! Thank you for this radio show! Brilliant, as Arthur says.

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    rman 01-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Adore this series."

    Adore this series.WISH there was twenty more hours of this crew's genius. Always makes my day happier.

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    Emily Mount Macedon, Australia 05-07-14
    Emily Mount Macedon, Australia 05-07-14 Member Since 2015

    A lover of audiobooks of all kinds, since childhood, when long car journeys were accompanied by Discworld stories. @ReineDesLivres (Twitter)

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    "Utterly brilliant radio comedy."

    Buy this audiobook. Buy it now. Buy it fast. You'll laugh until you're sore in the stomach listening to the adventures of MJN air, Britain's least competent but most endearing airline. This is British radio humour at its very best, and it has Benedict Cumberbatch in the cast (as Captain Martin Crieff)! The entire series is excellent - there's not a dud episode among them. I cannot wait for more episodes so come, and have listened to these ones many times and they just keep staying funny. This is a future classic, destined for the comedy hall of fame.

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    rubaxter 04-13-14
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    "Getting Formulaic"
    Would you listen to Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3 again? Why?

    Yes, but not soon; not as crisp, but that's what happens.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Still a great ensemble who make it shine.


    Any additional comments?

    Arthur is too I Love Lucy stoopid and unbelievable seeing as it is John Finnemore who plays him. His role in Elvenquest is far more rounded, even as the Dog/Chosen One.

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    J.f. is the. Best when I'm down he makes me up he s so funny he British and brilliant

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    "The team are back"

    Just as hilarious as the previous seasons. This has what will become the classic episodes 'Ottery St Mary' and 'St Petersberg'. Brilliantly written. The bonding between the characters is perfect. Watch out if you're driving as there are laugh out loud moments throughout. Yellow car.
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    "Simply Brilliant"

    John Finnemore's comedies never fail to entertain. This is one of the few shows to which I can listen multiple times. I highly recommend this book.

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    "My favourite radio show ever!"

    And I listen to a lot of radio.

    Sublime writing, superb performances from everyone - a joy to listen to. It's proper laugh out loud funny - even after repeated listening.

    Do yourself a favour and download this now.

    Ps. Also got my 10 year old niece listening and she's obsessed with it too!

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    This is one of the all time classic comedies. Up with Dad's Army and the Vicar of Dibley.

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    "Bloody great"

    really well written clever gags and just like pilots in the air today. love Arthur bless him

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    "Totally Hilarious"

    Really funny. I laughed all the way through and will listen to this again. All ages will like this, I highly recommend

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    "Constant giggles building to side splitting mirth"

    Sublime characters delivering fantastic lines and charming performance with perfect timing.
    Every episode is better than the last and the recurring silly games are outstandingly hilarious.
    Yellow car.

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    "cabin pressure"

    A excellent read especially when you need a good laugh. A great item to have to hand on a winters night.

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    "around amusement"

    well written, brilliant acting, and fantastic execution. all round good laugh and enjoyment to be had.

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