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    • I’ve Never Seen Star Wars: The Complete Series 1-6

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Show
    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: full cast, Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Marcus Brigstocke persuades his reluctant guests to try new experiences: things that they've perhaps always meant to try but haven't had the time, the courage or possibly the inclination. Enjoy hearing some famous names embrace new challenges, such as Phill Jupitus drinking absinthe, Mark Steel constructing flat-pack furniture, Esther Rantzen finally joining Facebook, Kelly Holmes trying her first deep-fried Mars bar, Giles Coren having a go at being vegan, and Frank Skinner getting a spray tan.

    Regular price: $26.17

    • The Brig Society: The Complete Series 1

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Uh-oh - Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of a thing! In each episode, Marcus finds he's volunteered to be in charge of a big old thing - a hospital, the railways, British fashion, a prison. And in each episode he starts out by thinking "Well, it can't be that difficult, surely?" and ends up with "Oh - turns out it's utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?"

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Brig Society

    • Complete Series 2: Six episodes of the BBC Radio 4 comedy show
    • By: Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby, Danl Tetsell, and others
    • Narrated by: Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Full Cast, Marcus Brigstocke, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In the complete second hit series from the people who brought you Cabin Pressure and Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off, stand-up comedian Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of a thing! Each week, Marcus finds he’s volunteered to be in charge of a big old thing - the European Union, Social Media, the banking system, the farming industry - and each week he starts out by thinking “Well, it can’t be that difficult, surely?” and ends up with "Oh - turns out it’s utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?".

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Brig Society: Complete Series 3

    • The BBC Radio 4 sitcom
    • By: Marcus Brigstocke, Dan Tetsell, Jeremy Salsby, and others
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, William Andrews
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In the complete third series of the multiaward-winning show, from the makers of Cabin Pressure and Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive, Marcus Brigstocke examines different facets of life by being put in charge of them. Each week he starts out by thinking, Well, it can’t be that difficult, surely and ends up with, Oh, turns out it’s utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby, Graeme Garden
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    As broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Giles Wemmbley Hogg is a traveller, ethnologist, connoisseur of all Eastern culture and philosophy, and an upper middle class student ponce! In his gap year, he is backpacking along the student trail to the exotic East, soaking up the culture and recording his experiences on a DAT machine.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Brig Society: Complete Series 4

    • The BBC Radio 4 series
    • By: Toby Davies, Jeremy Salsby, Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: William Andrews, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Colin Hoult, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Comedian Marcus Brigstocke presents a two-part special focussing on the great British press. In the first episode, he plunges headfirst into the contents of the great British newspaper and comes up smelling of Daily Mail. Plus he reveals the headline of the year that you'll never get to read.... In the second episode, there's sex, scandal and saucy secrets on offer as Marcus examines how the great British press combine the difficult jobs of both selling newspapers and ruining peoples' lives.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: Complete Series 5

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Laura Solon
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Welcome back Giles Wemmbley Hogg two M's, two G’s - Marcus Brigstocke’s classic character. Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen has been grounded by both the Home Office and his father, so he's set up GWH Travvel ("two M’s, two G’s, two V’s - bit of a mix up at the printers"). Run from his bedroom in Budleigh Salterton, with the help of his long-suffering former Primary Schoolteacher Mr Timmis and the hindrance of his sister, Charlotte, it's a one-stop travel/advice/events management/Web-site service, where each week, his schemes range far and wide.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • I've Never Seen Star Wars

    • Series 1
    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Phill Jupitus, Paul Daniels, Mark Steel, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    I've Never Seen Star Wars is a Radio 4 entertainment series in which Marcus Brigstocke asks his guests of the week to embrace ordinary activities and experiences that they've perhaps always meant to try but haven't had the time, the courage, or possibly the inclination to attempt.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: Series 4

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke, Catherine Tate, Miranda Hart, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Giles has been grounded! Budleigh Salterton’s most famous citizen has been forced to stay at home by the Home Office - and his father. But something minor like that won’t dent Giles’s enthusiasm, so in this fourth series, he sets up GWH Travvel ("two ‘m’s, two ‘g’s, two ‘v’s - bit of a mix up at the printers"). Run from his bedroom, GWH Travvel is a one-stop Travel/Advice/Events Management/Website service, which always stays true to its motto: "We go there so you won’t want to".

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off: Series 3

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    He’s back! Budleigh Salterton’s most famous citizen is off round the world on another five adventures. Meet Giles Wemmbley Hogg. 2m’s, 2g’s. Traveller, backpacker, ethnologist, fearless investigator of cultural diversity, and upper middle-class student ponce from Budleigh Salterton. And this time, Giles has graduated from University, with a first! He’s actually the first person ever to have finished a course in Canadian Studies, and now he’s on the job market and looking for anyone who’ll have him.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 4

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In this fourth series, Marcus Brigstocke invites his guests to try things they've never done before. Whether the experiences are banal or profound, this show is all about getting out of our comfort zones and embracing the new. Brigstocke's guests in Series 4 are Ian Hislop, Frank Skinner, Alan Davies, Giles Coren, Kathy Burke, and Sarah Millican.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 3

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this third series, Marcus Brigstocke invites his guests to try things they've never done before. Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is all about getting out of our comfort zones and embracing the new. Brigstocke's guests in I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 3 are Sanjeev Bhaskar, Jon Culshaw, Jenny Eclair, Ardal O'Hanlon, and John Lloyd.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 2

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In this second series, Marcus Brigstocke invites his guests to try things they've never done before. Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is all about getting out of our comfort zones and embracing the new. Brigstocke's guests in I've Never Seen Star Wars: Series 2 are Barry Cryer, Arthur Smith, Dame Joan Bakewell, Jan Ravens, Suggs, and Sandi Toksvig.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Geht Zum Fussballweltmeisterschaft Weg!

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    He's back! Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen, traveller and worldly guru knows nothing about football or Germany, but from the moment he decides to book a strolling holiday in the Schwarzwald ("because it'll be nice and quiet this time of year"), he pitches headlong into the thrilling arena of the World Cup. He may never have played football, but, he was Sports Monitor at school, (or as he puts it, "I was the only one allowed to touch the Master's ballbag at Charterhouse").

    Regular price: $10.33

    • God Collar

    • By: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Narrated by: Marcus Brigstocke
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    ‘There's probably no God ... but I wish there was. I've got some things I need to ask him.' Based on Marcus Brigstocke's award-winning Edinburgh and West End show, God Collar focuses on the ‘God-shaped hole’ that opens up in Marcus’s life following the death of his best friend.

    Regular price: $20.75