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    • North by Northamptonshire: Complete Series (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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    A BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series with a stunning cast including Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook, Penelope Wilton, Felicity Montagu and Kevin Eldon about a small town in the middle of Northamptonshire as it prepares for a talent night. 'North by Northamptonshire' was originally broadcast weekly from 16 June 2010 to 7 July 2010. In each episode we catch up with Rod, the local supermarket manager (Mackenzie Crook), who shares rather more than is usual about his private life over the store's tannoy system.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lightens the heart, provokes inner thoughts- Human

    • By Diana on 03-25-18

    Regular price: $10.33

    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 3 & Full Stop

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: full cast, Geoffrey Palmer, Penelope Wilton, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Sheila Hancock narrates the bittersweet adventures of the residents of a small town in Northamptonshire in the complete 3rd series of the BBC radio comedy drama - plus special episode 'Full Stop'. Relationships have come and gone but life continues in Wadenbrook, where Sheila Hancock takes us behind closed doors to reveal the inhabitants' heartbreak and happiness. In Series 3, Ken and Keith are celebrating; Jan has dinner with her ex-husband, and Mary and Jonathan have crossed wires.

    Regular price: $14.91

    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 2

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Mackenzie Crook, Sheila Hancock, full cast, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The complete second series of Katherine Jakeways' heartwarming BBC Radio 4 comedy, starring Sheila Hancock as the narrator. Wadenbrook is a small market town in a corner of Northamptonshire, whose inhabitants live quiet but by no means uneventful lives. In these six episodes, as they build up to a Dickensian Festival weekend complete with mob caps, cravats and shawls which are usually used as cat blankets, narrator Sheila Hancock shines a light on their loves, laughs and loneliness.

    Regular price: $12.39

    • North by Northamptonshire: Episode 1 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 27 mins
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    The first episode of 'North by Northamptonshire', a BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series with a stunning cast including Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook, Penelope Wilton, Felicity Montagu and Kevin Eldon about a small town in the middle of Northamptonshire as it prepares for a talent night. Originally broadcast at 11:30 on 16 June 2010.In the first episode Mary starts rehearsals for the town talent night and is shocked by 12-year-old Gregory's slide show of Victorian ladies.

    Regular price: $7.75

    • North by Northamptonshire: Episode 2 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The second episode of 'North by Northamptonshire', a BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series with a stunning cast including Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook, Penelope Wilton, Felicity Montagu and Kevin Eldon about a small town in the middle of Northamptonshire as it prepares for a talent night. Originally broadcast at 11:30 on 23 June 2010.Rehearsals for the town talent night are well underway, with some of the worst acts ever seen on stage.

    Regular price: $7.75

    • North by Northamptonshire: Episode 3 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The third episode of North by Northamptonshire, a BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series with a stunning cast, including Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook, Penelope Wilton, Felicity Montagu, and Kevin Eldon, about a small town in the middle of Northamptonshire as it prepares for a talent night. Originally broadcast at 11:30 on 30 June 2010. Recently divorced Jan gets two compliments in one day. Meanwhile, her ex-husband, Frank, performs the most embarrassing version of 'Je t'aime' ever heard, with his new love, Angela.

    Regular price: $7.75

    • North by Northamptonshire: Episode 4 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook
    • Length: 27 mins
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    It's Town Talent Night at last, and Ken and Keith are busy fine-tuning their pet whippets' dance routine. Everyone nervously awaits the arrival of the celebrity judge Lady Ballantyne, who is unfortunately in the spotlight for being the most recent Royal racist. Jan does her last-minute preparations for her trip to Australia. Will she be going alone or could she possibly dare to dream that Jonathan might join her at the last minute? And finally supermarket manager Rod gets to take Tanya from till 4 on a date.

    Regular price: $7.75