Join the Eleventh Doctor on journeys in time and space in the stories 'The Runaway Train' by Oli Smith, 'The Ring of Steel' by Stephen Cole, 'The Jade Pyramid' by Martin Day, 'The Hounds of Artemis' by James Goss, 'The Gemini Contagion' by Jason Arnopp, 'Eye of the Jungle' by Darren Jones, 'Blackout' by Oli Smith, 'The Art of Death' by James Goss, 'Darkstar Academy' by Mark Morris, 'Day of the Cockroach' by Steve Lyons and many more.
The way we communicate has changed. Today many of our interactions are digital, but until recently writing letters was the norm. Drawing from over 100 miles of records held at the UK's official government archive, The National Archives at Kew, this collection of letters, postcards and telegrams will shine a spotlight on a range of significant historical moments and occurrences, recapturing a lost world in which correspondence was king.
To everything there is a season. A time to be born, a time to die, and a time to get a few things off your chest. Yes, it's a daily chronicle of life for the terminally irritable; an almanac of angst. If you know, live with, tolerate or, God forbid, ARE, a Grumpy Old Man, this is essential reading.
For years they thought it was just them. Irritated and tormented by everything around them from call centres to nose studs, from speed bumps to ring tones. Then along came the BBC2 series Grumpy Old Men, and the subsequent best-selling book, and they knew they were not alone.
"like a broken record"
A coveted prize has surfaced in New York drawing Celebrity Chef Cameron Kincaid into an 800-year-old war. In 1208 the clandestine Rex Mundi began the Albigensian crusade in an effort to gain control of the treasure held by the Cathar. For 36 years the Languedoc region south of France was washed in blood. By 1244 the last of the Cathari were eradicated when the Ch'teau de Montségur finally fell. Though the Rex Mundi searched everywhere, the Cathari Treasure remained elusive.
The Potter's Daughter really is a special story of a woman's relationships with her father, her past, and the new man in her life. Abby Bellen, the estranged daughter of an aging ceramic artist, feels obligated to return to her home on Willow Lake to put her father's life in order on account of a promise made to her dying mother. Years have passed since Abby fled the home of her youth and a past she would rather forget.
Much loved broadcaster, comedian and Grumpy Old Man Arthur Smith sets the world to rights in this hilarious recording of his one-man show. From the little annoyances to the slightly larger ones and everything inbetween, this is the perfect comedy audio for anyone who has ever been grumpy - or knows someone who is.
A boy in the Midwestern United States celebrates an anticipated rite of passage with his grandfather.
Series 3 of the sociable show in which Arthur Smith presents music and comedy from his home in South London. Among the guests finding a performance space amid the debris that is Arthur's life are Katie Melua, Roisin Conaty, Alun Cochrane, Nick Helm, Jenny Eclair, Simon Evans, John Smallshaw, Alex Wilson and his salsa combo, Sean Lock, Annette Fagon, Squeeze, Billy Jenkins, Kevin Eldon, Imran Yusuf and Kate Fox. Series produced by Alison Vernon-Smith.
Arthur Smith invites an audience into his South London home for comedy, music and entertainment. There's jamming in the kitchen, chuckles in the front room and poetry on the landing. Pippa Evans is a regular contributor as singer-songwriter Loretta Maine, while special guests include Paul Sinha, Milton Jones, Glenn Tilbrook, Benjamin Zephaniah, Stephen K. Amos, Matt Holness, Micky Flanagan, Nat Luurtsema, Stewart Lee and Reginald D. Hunter.
Arthur Smith is best known as a comedian, a broadcaster and an opening bat for Grumpy Old Men. But he has also been a West End playwright (his plays include An Evening with Gary Lineker), an English teacher, a failed rock star, a busker, a road sweeper and a bombsite boy in post-war Bermondsey. Smith was one of the 'alternative comedians' who shook up light entertainment in the eighties and remains a legend at the Edinburgh Festival fringe where he has been fêted and arrested.