2 hrs 45 mins running time on 3 CDs.‘Fry's English Delight’:Stephen Fry hosts two programmes on the joys of the English language - as heard on BBC Radio 4.‘Current Puns’: Why does our language groan with the weight of puns? What exactly is a pun? And who, or what, is the Thief of Bad Gags?‘Metaphor’: The English language is chock-full of maritime metaphors: cock up, taken aback, chip on your shoulder and show a leg. With the help of a Greek removals firm, we also find the origin of the word ‘metaphor’.‘Sporting Gaffes’:A hilarious collection of BBC broadcasting blunders presented by Radio 5 Live’s John Inverdale.This compilation includes slips-of-the-tongue and scrambling of words which produce gales of laughter from the commentary box - and those listening in.There’s the hysteria of an overexcited Colombian football commentator, as well as Brian Johnston’s unforgettable ‘leg-over’ gaffe, not to mention a whole host of laugh-out-loud moments involving tennis, racing, boxing and almost every other major sport under the sun.‘Miranda Hart's Joke Shop’:The first two episodes of the BBC Radio series by triple British Comedy Award Winner Miranda Hart.‘What a Flirt’ & ‘What a Job’:In the forerunner to her major TV series, Miranda has invested her inheritance in a joke shop that she runs with her friend Stevie - while trying to deal with her outrageously embarrassing mother (Patricia Hodge) and trying not to look a complete idiot every time she meets the gorgeous Gary.Written by Miranda Hart, with James Carey (‘My Family’) and Simon Dean (‘Not Going Out’).
Product InformationReader: Various Running Time: 2hrs 45min Publisher: AudioGO Ltd Number of CDs: 3 Release Date: 01/08/2011 CD ISBN: 9781445864211
Please rate this title