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    • This Little Piggy

    • 30 Favourite Songs and Rhymes
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A traditional collection of animal rhymes and songs to join in and sing along with, accompanied by lively music and real animal sounds.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not as fun as I hoped.

    • By cbhiggins on 11-24-08

    Regular price: $8.26

    • 50 Favourite Nursery Rhymes

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Here are 50 favourite nursery rhymes. Included are lots of the most common nursery rhymes - and all those you may have forgotten!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wasn't impressed, but youngster LOVES this

    • By Clare on 10-22-12

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Sleeping Beauty

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    With music, sound effects, and all the expertise of the BBC, these 10 traditional fairy tales are bought magically to life. Included are "Sleeping Beauty", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Hansel and Gretel", and "Little Red Riding Hood".

    Regular price: $8.26

    • I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again: Volume One

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Described by Barry Took as "a kaleidoscope of funny voices, catch phrases, and innuendo, revolving at breakneck speed and with a complete disregard for logic", I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again pre-dated I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue. It showcased the comic talents of Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, and Bill Oddie.

    Regular price: $10.66

    • I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again: Volume Three

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Described by Barry Took as "a kaleidoscope of funny voices, catch phrases, and innuendo, revolving at breakneck speed and with a complete disregard for logic", I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again pre-dated I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue. It showcased the comic talents of Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, and Bill Oddie.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again: Volume Two

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Described by Barry Took as "a kaleidoscope of funny voices, catch phrases, and innuendo, revolving at breakneck speed and with a complete disregard for logic", I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again pre-dated I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue. It showcased the comic talents of Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, and Bill Oddie.

    Regular price: $10.66

    • I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again: Volume Five

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: John Cleese, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Due to popular demand, and after a long break, here is a fifth volume of episodes from the irreverent radio comedy series that ran between 1964 and 1973. Starring John Cleese, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, and Bill Oddie, ISIRTA is a mix of quick-fire sketches, bad puns, humorous songs, and TV and cinema parodies. It quickly developed a cult following, and was the forerunner of The Goodies and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Rugby Union

    • Wit, Wisdom and Mud
    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Tony O'Reilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    No game generates more passion, or stirs the emotions, like Rugby Union. No game enjoys itself more when the final whistle blows. And none has produced quite such a line of good talkers, on or off the subject. Here, from the BBC's unique Sound Archives, are memories of great teams, matches and tries, the wit and wisdom of some of the legendary characters to have graced the game and a few of its celebrated followers.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Saturday Night Fry

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    This six-part comedy series was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988. Hosted by Stephen Fry, accompanied each week by Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Emma Thompson, and a selection of guests including Phyllida Law, Robert Bathurst, Julia Hills, and Alison Steadman, the show takes the form of a roundtable discussion, interspersed with sketches that veer tangentially from the sublime to the ridiculous.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great!!

    • By Avi on 10-31-11

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Wheels on the Bus

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Michelle Durler, Robin Fritz
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    A fun collection of all-time favourite pre-school playgroup songs for everyone to enjoy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Distraction

    • By brett on 11-26-11

    Regular price: $8.52

    • Robin Hood

    • Who Shot the Sheriff? (Episode 3)
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    When a mysterious sniper begins to murder the innocent people of Nottingham, the Sheriff is quick to blame Robin Hood. To stop the killings, Robin must work with the Sheriff to discover the true identity of the murderer. Is it really the elusive Nightwatchman? And can the Sheriff really be trusted?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Richard Armitage!!!

    • By Amalia on 08-26-13

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Robin Hood: Will You Tolerate This? (Episode 1)

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Robin of Locksley returns from the Crusades to find his people starving and oppressed by the new Sheriff of Nottingham. Under this tyrannical regime, the slightest crime attracts the heaviest punishment, and dissent is impossible. Robin soon discovers that the only way to reason with the Sheriff is with bow and arrow ¿ even if it means sacrificing his lands and becoming an outlaw.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a beautiful voice!!

    • By Juan L. on 01-04-15

    Regular price: $10.33

    • The Men from the Ministry

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Clive Dunn, Joan Sanderson, Wilfred Hyde White, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Here are four episodes of classic comedy from the days when the Civil Service had a sense of humour. The Men from the Ministry were the hilarious radio forerunners of TV's Yes Minister — bungling bureaucrats who bungled for 15 glorious years from 1962 to 1977.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Jack And The Beanstalk & Other Stories

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Lenny Henry, Sheridan Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    "Jack and the Beanstalk", read by Lenny Henry
    "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", read by Sheridan Smith
    "Puss in Boots", read by Lenny Henry
    "Snow White", read by Sheridan Smith. Here are four fantastic stories, full of magic and fun, that young children are sure to love!

    Regular price: $10.33

    • I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

    • You'll Have Had Your Tea - The Doings of Hamish and Dougal Series 1
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Hamish and Dougal, two elderly Scotsmen played by Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden, have for many years been a popular feature of the hit BBC Radio 4 comedy show I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now they've got their own series. Regular characters appearing with Hamish and Dougal include Mrs Naughtie, a cleaning lady-cum-housekeeper played by Alison Steadman, and a local laird played by Jeremy Hardy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent comedy. Double-entendres abound.

    • By Dermot on 06-28-15

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Robin Hood: Sheriff Got Your Tongue? (Episode 2)

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    The Sheriff of Nottingham is determined to punish Robin for his defiance of authority. He holds the villagers of Locksley hostage, threatening to cut out a villager's tongue every hour until Robin is found. Robin has no choice but to give himself up to protect them. But with his gang of outlaws on his side, all is not lost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun re-visit

    • By N. on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Robin Hood

    • Parent Hood (Episode 4)
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    The Sheriff and his men capture Roy, and the outlaws find a baby abandoned in Sherwood Forest. Roy is given a choice: kill Robin Hood or let his own mother hang. Meanwhile, Marian angers the Sheriff with her disobedience. Will Roy betray Robin? How will the Sheriff punish Marian? And who does the baby belong to?

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Doctor Who

    • Fury From the Deep
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Patrick Troughton battles to save mankind in this classic six-part "lost" television adventure, with linking narration by Frazer Hines. The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria to the south coast of present-day Earth. Something nasty is lurking in the gas pipelines of the North Sea, and before long the nearby refinery is under attack. Landing on a foam-covered beach, the travellers are at first mistaken for saboteurs.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Mel and Sue Thing

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins offer you more than your fair share of laughs, songs, and silliness in their imaginatively titled BBC Radio 4 series. Mel and Sue are extremely well established performers on the comedy circuit. They are also familiar as the hosts of Channel 4's Late Lunch and as the stars of a number of TV commercials. Sue Perkins was a member of the Celebrity Big Brother household in 2002.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • The News Quiz

    • Stop Press
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Sandi Toksvig, Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can Listen to this Over & Over (& Eagerly Do)

    • By Corvi67 on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $10.33

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