Miriam Elia – A Series of Psychotic Episodes: Series 2 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

Following a successful run on Radio 7, Miriam Elia’s fantastical Sony Radio Academy Award nominated comedy sketch series transfers to Radio 4 for a second series, with new characters and a few familiar faces. Originally broadcast from 29 September 2010 – 20 October 2010, this download offers another chance to step inside the deranged mind of comedian Miriam Elia (winner of BBC Radio 7’s ‘Witty and Twisted’ competition).In ‘A Series of Psychotic Episodes’, Moses receives his first Commandments, Captain Empathy tries to avert disaster, Edward the Hamster makes a friend, and Sweep has an interesting story about his life before he met Sooty. Meanwhile Postman Pat finds out that his life so far is based on a lie, and ‘Darwinian Families’ launch a new toy range…
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Alan Harris – The Lighthouse

Lighthouse keepers Howell and Griffith are posted to six weeks on the Smalls – a desolate rock 20 miles off the Pembrokeshire coast. But the two men share a past, and because of what happens next, lighthouses would never again have only a crew of two. Based on a true story. Written by Alan Harris, and starring Paul Rhys as Howell and Ifan Huw Dafydd as Griffith. Directed by James Robinson.
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Robert M. Pirsig – Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Dramatised)

James Purefoy stars in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Robert M. Pirsig’s multi-million best-selling philosophical novel. One of the most important and influential books of the past half-century, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance tells the iconic story of a father and son’s motorcycle trip across America in the 1960s. Yet it also describes a personal and philosophical journey, asking questions along the way about how to live a meaningful life.
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Clive Coleman – Chambers

Four episodes of the BBC Radio 4 comedy about barristers who never let justice get in the way of making pots of money. Welcome to life in Forecourt Buildings, one of the least prestigious addresses in the world of law. Head of chambers is John Fuller-Carp, whose desperate attempt to win cases often involve some unscrupulous antics, such as asking judges questions like “Are you senile?” and hitting child witnesses. Starring John Bird, James Fleet and Sarah Lancashire.
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Andy Merriman – A Monstrous Vitality (Radio 4 Afternoon Drama)

June Whitfield stars as the indomitable actress Margaret Rutherford in a tale of chimpanzees, Jordanian Princes, an adoring husband and falling in love with a musician 30 years her junior. First broadcast in BBC Radio 4’s Afternoon Drama slot. With June Whitfield as Margaret, Ryan McCluskey as Malcolm, Sean Baker as Stringer, Gabrielle Lloyd as Rumer, Adeel Akhtar as Prince Juan, Lloyd Thomas as the driver, Sally Orrock as the chimp trainer and Sam Dale as the doctor. Written by Andy Merriman. Directed by David Hunter.
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