David Mitchell and Robert Webb tackle various subject matters in a How to Cope with... guide, talking you through every day scenarios and situations. The subject matters discussed are How to Cope with... Being Normal; Pubs; Being Dumped, Parts 1 and 2; Coffee; Malmaison Hotels; Nudists; The Smoking Ban; Actors; Servants; and Getting Older.
Comedy from the lopsided world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb, with Olivia Colman and James Bachman. The radio sketch series which spawned BBC TV’s That Mitchell and Webb Look returns with five brand new episodes.
"I love Mitchell and Webb! "
Mitchell and Webb return to their radio roots, and this third fantastic series finds them in their finest-ever sketch-show form.
Daydream Believers, written by and starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb, follows the parallel stories of two flatmates, Ray and Colin, and the mighty alien empire of Baron Amstrad and Info, his retro-looking android.
The fourth BBC 4 radio series starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The pair have also starred in Channel 4's Peep Show and won numerous BAFTAS, national comedy awards and Chortle awards. Sketches and biting satire are featured, with a cast of four, including David and Robert, performing in front of a live audience. Topics covered in previous series have included 'Numberwang', 'Big Talk', 'Dinner Guests' and the snooker commentators.
Accounts of murders, torture, and massacres of colonists and Native Americans were reported in early historical journals. Heinous stories, that will bring a renewed understanding of the terrible costs of western expansion; a cost paid in full by the Natives and those that thought it just to take their lands.
The American Civil War, one of the most violent wars ever contested, started in reality in 1850, when the Compromise of 1850 deposed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and made "popular vote", the way by which the decision would be made to designate a state "free" or "slave". Kansas became the test, Northerners and Southerners both pouring into the territory, voting to make that new state what either side preferred.
"History Brought to Life"
An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts, introduced by Paul Merton.
Mitchell & Webb star in "Impasse". A narrow country lane has no room for two vehicles to pass. Two vehicles meet head on. But which one is going to back up?
"Mitchell & Webb are always great."
Teenage Brittany Standish travels to spend the summer at her grandfather's farm, a property called Whispering Oaks. Unintentionally using "Ocular Sinister" while taking a nap, she captures and makes friends with the Elfin Guardian, Shamus. They are a leprechaun-like group of folks who possess great magic. Going to Torgilson's store, she is almost attacked by a large male African lion.
The stories written in this book have been told and retold, but never better than in the book The Roscoe Gun Battle by Wilbur A. Zink of Appleton City, Missouri. We, the authors hope that we have portrayed the times, the characters and the incidents as clearly and concisely as Mr. Zink would like. Two of the Younger brothers, Jim and John met Pinkerton agents Captain Lull and Detective Wright on the Old Chalk Road near the black community of Montgomery.
David Mitchell and Robert Webb offer you no less than the magic and wonder of the theatre. Yes, the roar of the greasepaint and the smell of the crowd has been captured in this however-many-times-you-think-about-buying-it-in-a-lifetime entertainment opportunity. A whole host (i.e., more than nine) of comic characters, from incompetent space heroes to alcoholic snooker commentators, from aspirant cricketers to deluded vagrants, are brought to life on the magnificence of the stage.
The Nenuphar soldier was nearing his headquarters when his onometer blinked to life. "Robearus," said Lord Drayfus. "That place where you were, the Pecos Mine. It has been discovered that one of our soldiers named Monus is there. He has been a renegade for over eight years. The Great Majesty has tried to recall him, but to no avail. He has been fraternizing with the humans. That's almost as bad a crime as having an Elfin for a friend." "Sir," Robearus spoke into the faceplate of his onometer. "What is it you expect me to do?" "I want you to get him," growled the wizard.