The 15th series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show, starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens and others, plus the 2015 Christmas Special and 2016 New Year's Day Special, which is 'A Look Back at the Year 2020'!
London, 1999. As New Year’s Eve approaches, some believe it will herald the end of the world, and when Dorian encounters renowned artist Natalie Isaacs in a bar, they embark on an intimate journey...but one with terrible consequences. Once the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, it isn’t long before the Mayfair Monster manifests. Note: The Confessions of Dorian Gray contains adult material and is not suitable for younger listeners.
Three brand-new adventures for glamorous bounty hunter Vienna Salvatori. 'Dead Drop' by Mark Wright. Dwarfed by the burning star of the Hyspero system, two devastating battle fleets face each other across the stars. On one side the Dyarid Primary Vanguard, commanded by Admiral Salaron aboard the starship Custodian. On the other a Chtzin battle cluster.
Responding to a desperate summons from the Doctor's future self, he and Peri find themselves on a sailing ship in 1492, where the crewmen are gripped by superstitious fear. They say the Devil walks among them, stalking and striking them down. Even though they have landed in paradise, they fear that 'El Diablo' himself will drag them over the edge of the world and into the depths of Hell.
Seven sparkling episodes from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show - including the General Election 2015 edition. The topical impressions show returns with two more series, featuring the Boxing Day 2014 episode, a Review of 2014 edition and five further episodes from 2015: including the astonishingly bang up to date General Election edition written within hours of the final result and broadcast the morning after.
A strange telepathic message prompts the Doctor to travel to the Sector of Forgotten Souls, a place where, thousands of years ago, Omega's ship vanished whilst detonating a star. He's not the only one journeying towards it. Jolly Chronolidays prides itself on giving its tourists an experience of galactic history that is far better than mere time travel. Its motto is, 'We don't go into history, we prefer to bring history to you.'
The award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show returns with a new cast of characters. In 2014 we saw a welcome return to the airwaves for the comedy show that holds in its sights every programme, institution and politician you hold dear. In these six episodes, Michael Portillo attempts to hide from his fellow This Week presenters; David Mitchell appears in EastEnders; Gareth Malone gives Ed Milliband tips on sounding normal; Masterchef meets The Great British Bake-Off....
"Dear Mervyn. If you want to prevent a murder, then you must attend the recording at the Sounderama studios on Thursday. Signed: a friend." Vixens from the Void is back! After twenty-five years, the popular leather-clad astro-erotic sci-fi television show is returning! Well, sort of. Actually, some devoted Vixens fans have got the licence to do some audios featuring the original cast, and they've invited Mervyn Stone to write an episode. But that's not the only thing he's been invited to do.
The BBC Radio comedy set in an 18th century Cornish village - written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain and produced by Jan Ravens. Stars Lucy Speed. From February to March 2003. In this complete first series, Tamsyn Trelawny's band of 18th century Cornish smugglers try to outwit customs officers, a hairy folk band helps Tamsyn and the Cornish smugglers to escape the law and Tamsyn tries to keep her love-life out of the scandal rags.
The BBC Radio comedy set in an 18th century Cornish village - written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain and produced by Jan Ravens. Starring Sheridan Smith. From April to May 2004. In the complete second series, smuggler Tamsyn Trelawny wants to win 'Peasants Personality of the Year', her head is turned by hunky new band of outlaws 'Boyz 2 Rob' and Tamsyn tries to escape from the clutches of French revolutionaries.
Eight episodes of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens and others, first broadcast June-July 2016 (six episodes) and December 2016 (two episodes).
'But the most terrible thing of all was the woman's face. She didn't have one.' Helvetica Stanhope is a famous actress with a dark secret. She's afraid to sleep - for in her dreams, she sees the terrible deaths of her friends. Dreams which come horribly true. But that is not her dark secret. Gideon Wilder is a Hollywood reporter with a dark secret. He knows the truth about Helvetica Stanhope, and he's going to tell all. But that is not his dark secret. Amanda Harris knows both their dark secrets.
The eighth series of the wickedly funny BBC Radio 4 comedy. Financial expert Alvin Hall stars in a remake of 'The Italian Job', Michael Parkinson's legendary interviewing technique is turned on his local branch of Pizza Hut, Patrick Moore applies to read the football results on Sky Sports and gravelly-voiced Doctor Who makes enquiries about interstellar travel on the London Eye.