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    • George Cragge: In the Red & Other Mysteries

    • By: Mark Tavener
    • Narrated by: Barry Foster, full cast, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    A collection of four blackly humorous crime mysteries featuring the fictional BBC Radio crime correspondent, George Cragge. Adapted from the novel by Mark Tavener, In the Red sees the anarchic George Cragge investigate a spree of bizarre murders in the world of City finance, a small political party contesting a by-election, and a plan to overthrow the Director-General of the BBC. The sequel, In the Balance, features George Cragge kicking off a murder trail during the FIFA World Cup at Wembley Stadium. And with Europe becoming a hot potato, can the Prime Minister hold on to his job? In the Chair follows the maverick hack as he looks into a series of murders of dentists linked to New Labour policy. The final drama, In the End, sees George Cragge investigating a series of murders of journalists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely series!

    • By Jessie-May Ventour on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Absolute Power

    • The Complete BBC Radio 4 Radio Comedy Series
    • By: Mark Tavener
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, John Bird
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Stephen Fry and John Bird star in all four series of the BBC Radio 4 satirical comedy, plus the 2006 special episode. Set in the Machiavellian world of modern PR, Absolute Power introduces us to London-based 'government-media relations consultancy' Prentiss McCabe, whose partners Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe are frequently embroiled in the machinations of the British political system.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • unsparing!

    • By Danzer on 10-05-16

    Regular price: $23.44

    • High Table, Lower Orders: The Complete Series 1 and 2

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Drama
    • By: Mark Tavener
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Original Recording
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    When prominent don and celebrity TV historian Peter Devanti dies after dining at High Table, his colleague Gilbert suspects foul play and invites his former student Simon Harrison, a disillusioned health and safety officer, to investigate. Meanwhile, Simon’s former girlfriend Zoe, a freelance journalist, arrives to write an article about Devanti’s death, reopening old wounds for Simon. After another college member dies, more skullduggery is uncovered, and Simon must find out which of the many suspects is a murderer – while also trying to get back with Zoe and keep his day job.... 

    Regular price: $19.62