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Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3 Radio/TV Program

Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3

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Publisher's Summary

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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    A. Fulton 01-29-13
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    "Love Love Love Cabin Pressure!"
    Where does Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I could only compare this series to other comedies - and this series is definitely the funniest (yet clean!) series I've listened to. John Finnemore's wit, writing and timing are fantastic! Benedict Cumberbatch and the other actors are amazing and work well together.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3?

    The character of "Douglas" when they find the polar bears!


    What about the narrator’s performance did you like?

    There is no one person who narrates. All of the actors are clear, funny and obviously enjoy what they are doing!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes!


    Any additional comments?

    Try the other seasons of Cabin Pressure - 1 through 3 plus 1 Christmas series. Supposedly John Finnemore will be creating one more season in 2013?

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    Brandon 06-23-12
    Brandon 06-23-12
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    "GENIUS COMEDY!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Oh Ya!!!! And I have!


    What other book might you compare Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 3 to and why?

    hmmm- Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy- it has that very British sarcastic humor about it


    Which character – as performed by the narrator – was your favorite?

    Arthur, very well done character, counterpoints the other's, and great for a laugh...at him not with him.


    Any additional comments?

    Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful!

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    sarah MINNEAPOLIS, MN, United States 03-13-12

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    "WHAT A JOY!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Going on a roadtrip? Feeling a little punk? Nothing will make the time pass like a great laugh with the crew on Cabin Pressure. Beautiful voices. Lovely humor. Can't get enough. Have listened to this over and over.
    Great characters.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Hillarious!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This just cracks me up!


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  • S. Wykes
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    11/3/15
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    "Brilliant"

    The most amazing writing and performing. Comedy genius. Incredible cast. Love Mr Finnemore. Thank you!

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  • Bev
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    10/27/15
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    "Fab"

    Love cabin pressure. Have all the series. Please make more. Well written and acted. Brilliant!

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  • Trinity Bob, Jersey
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    8/27/15
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    "Brilliant!"

    An absolutely brilliant storyline and plot with fabulous characters and actors it is brilliant!!! Love it

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  • Emin
    5/31/15
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    "The best ever in every sense and production wise"

    Best writing
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    Best sense of humour
    Best casting
    Nothing has beaten this production and nothing ever will

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  • Adam Warren
    5/26/15
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    "brilliant!"

    one of the funniest sitcoms going. excellently written and performed. John finnemore can't seem to do any wrong

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  • Jean the Bean
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    4/29/15
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    "A work of genius."

    It's hard to praise this series enough. Incredible comic writing. Wonderful performances. A joy the first time of hearing and listen-to-able again and again.

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  • ManivoneP
    4/16/15
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    "As Arthur would say, "Brilliant!"."

    My household continues to listen to this series over and over again. We simply can't get enough of it! The four lead characters are flawless in their performances, as are recurring cast members Anthony Head and Matilda Zeigler. Love it!

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  • M. Melia
    The North East, England
    4/14/15
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    "Delightful"

    Another glorious series of Cabin Pressure. If you are looking for witty, clever, funny listening this has to be your first choice.

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  • Elena P.
    3/19/15
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    "love love love the whole 4 series"

    love love love the whole 4 series and all assorted episodes. In the words of Arthur..Its Brilliant!!!

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  • M. Hunter
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    2/21/15
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    "Genius"

    So delightful and intelligent and totally silly. You can listen to them all again and again. 5 out of 5.

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