An award winning production, with an all star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench. Brings to life one of the best loved and recognised children's books of all time in a full dramatisation with specially composed music.
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Series 75 of the show that takes a satirical look at the week's news. Chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Episodes include "Bills, Blair and Belhadj"; "Ghettos, Gap Years and the God Particle"; "Weirdos, War Games and Website Dating"; "Conferences, Catfights and Cuts"; and "Conservative Revolts and Charity Shops". Panellists include Dominic Lawson, Jeremy Hardy, Fred Macaulay, Andy Hamilton, Susan Calman, Marcus Brigstocke, Hugo Rifkind, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Laura Solon, Phill Jupitus, Bob Mills, and others.
Ten-year-old Tracy was taken into care a while ago, and now she lives in a Children's Home. She doesn't know exactly where her mum lives, but she used to have long, pretend phone calls with her. Tracy's had two foster families, but things just didn't work. She allows us to share her hopes for the future in this touching and often very funny tale.
Sandi Toksvig takes over as chairman in four editions of the ever-funny comedy news quiz, with panellists including Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, and Jeremy Hardy.
"Can Listen to this Over & Over (& Eagerly Do)"
Four of the best editions from recent series of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy news quiz, featuring Sandi Toksvig, Andy Hamilton, Alan Coren, Jeremy Hardy and a variety of guest players.
"Wonderful British humor"
The complete series of eight episodes of the topical comedy quiz show also includes the Team News Quiz vs. Team Now Show special edition. Joining host Sandi Toksvig and regular panellist Jeremy Hardy are, in Episodes 1 and 2: Susan Calman, Samira Ahmed and Nick Doody. In Episode 3 The News Quiz (Sandi Toksvig & Jeremy Hardy) take on The Now Show (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis), with host Rory Bremner.
How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there's a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of life that many are no longer taught. Thankfully, Sandi Toksvig has come to the rescue with her entertaining guide to modern manners, with characteristic wit and perceptiveness.
When Rebecca wades into the witch's pond after a row with her best friend Sarah, she meets a very unusual new friend – a huge, warty toad! And Glubbslyme is no ordinary toad. Hundreds of years old, he can talk and – best of all – he can work magic. Maybe, just maybe, he can help Rebecca be best friends with Sarah again?
A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Panellists include Jeremy Hardy, Jo Brand and Lloyd Langford.
Sandi Toksvig chairs four sparkling episodes of the ever-popular topical comedy show The News Quiz, ‘the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio’, has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977.In these four episodes, long-standing panellists including Jeremy Hardy, Fred MacAulay, Mark Steel and David Mitchell take a wry look at the news in all its larger-than-life glory.
"100% Fun (& Educational)"
Frances Angel, drunk and disgruntled, arrives in Italy to attend the I Zingari Art School, leaving behind her dazzling career as a successful theatrical impresario and returning to a distant and painful past. She falls into an eclectic group of performance artists, ex-soldiers and a housewife who really just wants to paint something to match her settee.
Tracy, a foster child, is living with Cam and starting a new school. Things seem to be looking up for Tracy - but then trouble begins. She has a horrible teacher, the other kids laugh at her, and things between her and Cam aren't going as well as expected. Tracy's friends, Alexander and Football, are having their own problems, too. Then one day, out of the blue, who should appear but Tracy's long-lost mum.
Sandi Toksvig chairs four sparkling episodes from the 2015 series of the ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz, "the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio", has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977. In these four episodes, long-standing panellists including Jeremy Hardy plus guest panellists take a wry look at the news in all its larger-than-life glory.
You probably know the story of the Frog Prince. Doesn't it all seem rather unlikely? Why did the Princess play with an expensive golden ball when a tennis ball would do? What does it feel like to be turned into a frog? Here is the true story.
It is the school holidays and Rebecca, Sarah, and Mandy are in the park. Rebecca always thought that Sarah was her best friend, but now Sarah seems to prefer Mandy, who thinks Rebecca's a baby. When Rebecca wades into the witch's pond she is left alone, but not for long. She meets a very unusual new friend: a huge, warty toad! Glubbslyme is no ordinary toad. Hundreds of years old, he can talk and, best of all, he can work magic.
When Mr Browser, Class 8's teacher, wishes for a brain sharpener for his pupils, he doesn't really expect his wish to be granted. So imagine his surprise when the Brain Sharpeners arrive on the school field in their space craft in answer to his call.