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Take It from Here | [Dennis Norden, Frank Muir]

Take It from Here

Take It from Here was one of the most influential radio shows of all time, sweeping in a new era of comedy and introducing an enduring pair of writers: bright young things Frank Muir and Denis Norden. Their literate scripts, and the madcap adventures of Dick Bentley, "Professor" Jimmy Edwards, and June Whitfield, ensured 11 years of classic capers.
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Four episodes from the much-loved radio show starring Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards, June Whitfield, and Wallas Eaton

Take It from Here was one of the most influential radio shows of all time, sweeping in a new era of comedy and introducing an enduring pair of writers: bright young things Frank Muir and Denis Norden. Their literate scripts, and the madcap adventures of Dick Bentley, "Professor" Jimmy Edwards, and June Whitfield, ensured 11 years of classic capers.

Who could forget the barrage of puns, the Take It from Here "Oscar"-winning screen skits, and the hilarious weekly reports on the marathon engagement of the drippy Ron and the doting Eth of The Glums? "Oh, Ron!" and the inevitable response 'Oh, Eth!' became a despairing catchphrase that swept the land, and The Glums' popularity continued in two television series.

Now we can laugh again at their timeless humour in these four fantastic episodes from 1958. Oh, bliss!

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    J. PUTNEY, VERMONT, United States 03-21-13
    J. PUTNEY, VERMONT, United States 03-21-13

    I live in Vermont. My freelance work requires reading critical and expository prose, so I like fanciful escapist fare for fun.

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    Would you consider the audio edition of Take It from Here to be better than the print version?

    This doesn't apply, as it's a variety show; it would be a drag to read it without hearing it.


    If you’ve listened to books by Dennis Norden and Frank Muir before, how does this one compare?

    They can be brilliant, and their performance is good, but this sample isn't their best material.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The recurring dramas involving the father and his maladjusted son are the most memorable, and very funny.


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

    No, it's more a box of assorted bonbons to come back to (several half-hour shows).


    Any additional comments?

    The sketches are snappy and reckless, the carefully arranged musical numbers something of a bore. No pause points to skip to except between whole shows.

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    "Great Classic Comedy"

    Even though Take it from Here was broadcast over 30 years before I was born, I really enjoyed listening to it. I first started listening to it when it was broadcast on BBC Radio 7 and it grew on me. This inspired me to buy this audio book. I don't regret it. It definitely has it's place with other comedy shows of that type, such as the Goon Show, Hancock's Half Hour and Round the Horne. Overall, I feel it was a really enjoyable listen and I hope Audible adds more episodes of this show and others to it's catalogue.Even though Take it from Here was broadcast over 30 years before I was born, I really enjoyed listening to it. I first started listening to it when it was broadcast on BBC Radio 7 and it grew on me. This inspired me to buy this audio book. I don't regret it. It definitely has it's place with other comedy shows of that type, such as the Goon Show, Hancock's Half Hour and Round the Horne. Overall, I feel it was a really enjoyable listen and I hope Audible adds more episodes of this show and other similar shows to it's catalogue.

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