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    • Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive: Series 1-4

    • The Complete BBC Radio 4 Collection
    • By: Armando Iannucci
    • Narrated by: Armando Iannucci, Clive Anderson, Jo Brand, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In the first series, Armando Iannucci and his guests pull apart the news with a heady mix of topical comedy, messed-about archive, chat and outrageous fibs, recorded in front of a live studio audience. Across the complete six episodes, they start a new religion and update some Cockney rhyming slang, and as the strike by BBC workers starts to bite and the army steps in, we hear a debate on breastfeeding from 'Woman's Hour' hosted by Gunner-Sergeant Harry Donaldson of the 5th Norfolk Fusiliers.

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Stalin Ate My Homework

    • By: Alexei Sayle
    • Narrated by: Alexei Sayle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Very funny and (almost) stranger than Alexei's fiction....Alexei knew he was doomed to be different the day he was taken to see Sergei Eisentein's Alexander Nevsky instead of Walt Disney's Bambi. Born on the day that egg rationing came to an end, Alexei grew up with his parents and the Soviet Weekly. Each year they holidayed in Eastern Europe, where they were shown round locomotive factories and the sites of Nazi atrocities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining with a fair dollop of self criticism

    • By Viviane on 08-11-12

    Regular price: $22.80