He was a friend of George Washington and a decorated hero of the Revolutionary War. What caused Benedict Arnold to renounce his country and become one of America’s most reviled figures? Richard Dreyfuss stars in Richard Nelson’s dramatic and surprisingly modern take on the man whose name is now a synonym for being a traitor.
Series 4 of Lynne Truss's popular BBC Radio comedy thriller. It is 1957, and WWII bomb disposal hero Captain 'mad Hoagy' Hoagland, now fallen on hard times, appears at Brighton Police Station to deliver two boxes. One contains a silver truncheon; an award for valour for Sergeant Brunswick. The other contains the head of one of Mrs Groynes' old criminal accomplices. It is a warning that Mrs G's evil nemesis Adelaide Vine is back, hell-bent on revenge...
"So much fun!"
Answering an ad in the newspaper, Abby had no idea that she would find so much more than just a job. Her new boss sends butterflies tumbling through her stomach and she can't stop thinking about being in his arms. Jake wasn't looking for love when he advertised for a typist. By hiring Abby, he's found more than he bargained for. She's charming, sweet, and gets to him as no other woman has before. There's just one little problem...Gloria, Jake's secretary. Gloria has loved Jake from afar for years, then Abby came into the picture. She's noticed the looks he gives Abby and decides to take matters into her own hands.
"This was a good book to listen to."
Constable Twitten takes over the narrative in this third series of Lynne Truss’s seaside comedy about celebrity policeman Inspector Steine. Back from an attachment at Scotland Yard, Twitten finds Brunswick more depressed than ever about villainy in Brighton. To cheer him up, Twitten persuades Brunswick’s favourite writer Harry Jupiter, crime reporter on the Daily Clarion, to interview Brunswick for a feature on the ordinary heroic policeman. Brunswick is jubilant – it is finally his day.
"Makes one chuckle"