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The most popular Radio books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Test Match Special Diary
The story of the 2019 cricketing summer - as seen from the greatest vantage point of them all: the Test Match Special commentary box.
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Missing Hancocks: Five new recordings of classic 'lost' scripts
Kevin McNally stars in five brand new recordings of original Hancock's Half Hour scripts by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. Now, five of them have been recreated by BBC Radio 4, with Kevin McNally taking the role made famous by Tony Hancock.
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My A-Z of Cricket: A personal celebration of our glorious game
A funny and entertaining guide to cricket from iconic cricket character, Henry Blofeld.
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Archers Year Of Food and Farming: A celebration of Ambridge's most delicious produce, from the fields to the kitchens, with a side order of gossip
Full to the brim with the latest Ambridge recipes, and freshly prepared gossip, this must-have for all Archers fans lifts the lid on village and farm life
5
Howard Stern Comes Again
Over his unrivalled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities-discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality, and success with the boldest of bold-faced names. But which interviews are his favourites? It's one of the questions he gets asked most frequently. Howard Stern Comes Again delivers his answer.
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Day Like Today: Memoirs
For more than three decades, millions of Britons have woken to the sound of John Humphrys' voice.
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For the Love of Radio 4: An Unofficial Companion
Radio 4 provides the soundtrack to life for millions of Britons. In Radio 4: An Unofficial Companion, Rosie Dillon celebrates all that's best about the nation's favourite spoken-word station, taking us on a tour through its history, its key personalities and programmes, and countless memorable moments from the archives.
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Today Programme Puzzle Book 2: Over 250 brainteasers from the land, sea and ice
Take on even more cryptic, numerical and linguistic brainteasers in this second puzzle book from Britain's best-loved radio programme.
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For the Love of The Archers - The Unofficial Puzzle Book: 200 Brain-Teasing Activities, from Crosswords to Quizzes
One of Britain's best-loved radio serials, The Archers has a special place in our affections. But when you're not tuning in for the latest goings-on, how about a puzzle or two to pass the time? From quizzes to crosswords, whether you're an expert or a casual listener, there's plenty here to tickle your fancy and tease your brain.
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Over and Out: My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special: Memories of Test Match Special from a broadcasting icon
The autobiography of cricket broadcasting legend, Henry Blofeld
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Last Train to Hilversum: A Journey in Search of the Magic of Radio
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Norse Mythology: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
13
Going Deaf For A Living
Going Deaf for a Living is Steve Lamacq's candid reflection of several decades spent on the frontline of the alternative music scene.
14
Cabin Pressure: The Collected Series 1-3
Written by John Finnemore (John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, The Now Show), Cabin Pressure stars Stephanie Cole as Carolyn, Benedict Cumberbatch as Martin, Roger Allam as Douglas, and John Finnemore as Arthur.
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Just a Minute: A Vintage Collection: 12 classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game
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Battle of Britain Broadcaster: Charles Gardner, Radio Pioneer and WWII Pilot
The first detailed biography of this famous BBC correspondent's wartime career, both in the armed forces and as a serviceman.
17
In Our Time: Celebrating Twenty Years of Essential Conversation
A fascinating insight to a selection of the show's best episodes, published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the popular Radio 4 programme.
18
I'm Sorry I Haven't A Christmas Clue
Features the Christmas Special, called "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Carol", broadcast on Christmas Day 2003. This work contains the normal quiz show, the regulars will be telling the story of Ebenezer Scrumph and his poor assistant Crotchet with the help of the regular guests - Jeremy Hardy, Sandi Toksvig, Andy Hamilton, and Stephen Fry.
19
Good Face for Radio: Confessions of a Radio Head
The diaries of one of Britain's most beloved broadcasters, and the UK's favourite radio voice.
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I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 16: The Award Winning BBC Radio 4 Comedy
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Howard Stern Comes Again
Over his unrivalled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities-discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality, and success with the boldest of bold-faced names. But which interviews are his favourites? It's one of the questions he gets asked most frequently. Howard Stern Comes Again delivers his answer.
22
Going Off Alarming: The Autobiography: Vol 2
The dazzlingly funny second volume of Danny Baker's memoirs: the television years.
23
Jane Austen BBC Radio Drama Collection: Six BBC Radio full-cast dramatisations
Now her former love has returned... With an all-star cast including David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch, Julia McKenzie, Jenny Agutter, Toby Jones, Eve Best and Juliet Stevenson, these BBC radio adaptations are full of humour, romance, love lost and love regained.
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Radio: Making Waves in Sound
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News Quiz: Best of 2019: The topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show
Four of the funniest episodes from the bitingly humorous BBC Radio 4 quiz, chaired by Miles Jupp. Guest regulars include Andy Hamilton, Angela Barnes, Susan Calman, Andrew Maxwell, Fern Brady, Desiree Burch, Michael Deacon, Kerry Godliman, Holly Walsh, Andy Zaltzman and Helen Lewis.
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World Radio TV Handbook 2020 : The Directory of Global Broadcasting: The World's Most Comprehensive and Up-To-Date Guide to Broadcasting
World Radio TV Handbook is the world's most accurate and comprehensive directory of global broadcasting. It contains full details by country of radio broadcasts and broadcasters on LW, MW, SW and FM, and details of national TV.
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Archers Official 2019 Calendar - Square Wall Calendar Format
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Cabin Pressure: The Complete Series 4
Written by John Finnemore (John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, The Now Show), Cabin Pressure stars Stephanie Cole as Carolyn, Benedict Cumberbatch as Martin, Roger Allam as Douglas and John Finnemore as Arthur.
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Still Whispering After All These Years: My Autobiography
Bob Harris tells his story of over 40 years of broadcasting with the BBC, from the young, passionate music fan who moved to London determined to make music his life, to being presented with an OBE for his services to music broadcasting.
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Your Call: What My Listeners Say and Why We Should Take Note
Looking beyond the polls and the experts, Radio 2's Jeremy Vine explores the opinions of the nation. Published in hardback as What I Learnt.
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Today: A History of our World through 60 years of Conversations & Controversies
This book is about sixty years of memory - a history of ourselves, our country and the changing world.
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Just a Minute: Best of 2019: 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game
Four of the funniest 2019 episodes from the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons.
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Trains and Buttered Toast
Betjeman's infectious enthusiasms have made him a keystone of England's common culture.
34
Call the Midlife: TFI Friday, Top Gear and Other Middle-Aged Dilemmas
Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans's witty memoir about embracing middle age.
35
Round the Horne: Complete Series 3: Classic Comedy from the BBC Archives
Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Betty Marsden and Hugh Paddick star in 20 episodes of the anarchic 1960s radio comedy. Round the Horne arrived on BBC radio in 1965, bringing laughter to Sunday lunchtimes throughout the land.
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Orson Welles, Volume 3: One-Man Band
An epic survey of Orson Welles' life and work. It shows what it was like to be around Welles, and, what it was like to be him, in which lies the answer to the old riddle: whatever happened to Orson Welles?
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Woman's Hour: Words from Wise, Witty and Wonderful Women
For the last 70 years, the guests of Woman's Hour have been entertaining listeners with their compelling combination of wit, warmth, insight and humour.
38
Dick Barton Casebook: A BBC Radio Collection
Noel Johnson, Douglas Kelly, Duncan Carse and Gordon Davies star as Dick Barton in this exciting BBC Radio 4 collection set in the world of criminal masterminds, espionage and adventure!
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Radio Caroline: The True Story of the Boat that Rocked
A new paperback edition of the bestselling biography of Radio Caroline
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BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book
Pit your wits against some of the brightest minds in Britain by taking up the challenge of this ultimate quiz of 2000 questions from the Brain of Britain archives.
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I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: A Second Treasury: The much-loved BBC Radio 4 comedy series
A collection of classic fun and games from one of BBC Radio 4's best-loved comedy panel games.
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Gloomsbury: Series 5: The hit BBC Radio 4 comedy
Accompanied by Ginny and Lionel, they are enjoying a last-minute whirlwind of pleasure in the City of Love when Venus arrives with some dreadful news...Nigel Planer, Morwenna Banks, Nigel Planer, Jonathan Coy and John Sessions star in these six episodes of the superbly funny literary sitcom.
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Charles Paris: Star Trap: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
Bill Nighy returns as the loveably louche Charles Paris in Jeremy Front's BBC radio dramatisation of Simon Brett's novel When Charles Paris' agent rings with the news that he has a part for him in a new musical, Charles is delighted - and somewhat amazed, as he can neither sing nor dance.
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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Complete Radio Series
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I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 18: The award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy
It remains the most thrillingly anarchic panel show in any media you care to name' Simon Mayo, Mail on Sunday `The funniest comedy quiz show of them all' Sue Arnold, The Observer Another collection of episodes from the famous antidote to panel games now in its eighteenth edition.
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Hancock's Half Hour: Series 3: Ten episodes of the classic BBC Radio comedy series
Tony Hancock stars with Sid James and Kenneth Williams in the legendary BBC Radio comedy series. Created by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in 1954, Hancock's Half Hour was the radio vehicle that made Tony Hancock a household name.
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Dad's Army: Complete Radio Series Two
Twenty episodes from the second BBC Radio series, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn. In 1973 the BBC adapted its hit TV series for radio, featuring the original TV cast and characters.
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Wartime Broadcasting
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Kenneth Williams Diaries
`I'll put you in my diary!' comedian Kenneth Williams was known to threaten on occasion, although tantalisingly he kept the journal to himself during his lifetime. Here at last, in one spellbinding volume, are four million words of it.
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Jeeves & Wooster: The Collected Radio Dramas
A rollicking collection of s ix acclaimed dramatisations of P.G Wodehoue's Jeeves & Wooster novels, starring Michael Hordern and Richard Briers as Jeeves and Wooster.