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  • 4 stars across 54 books
    Since the 1960s the very best of BBC radio's spoken word output has been available to own, first on record and cassette and now on CD and digital download. In addition to its extensive backlist catalogue, BBC Audio continues to publish a wide range of entertainment drawn from recent radio programming and the BBC archive.

    Comedy titles include Hancock's Half Hour, The Goon Show, Round the Horne, Cabin Pressure, Ed Reardon's Week, Just a Minute and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. The realms of fantasy are depicted in Doctor Who, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia. There's radio drama based on the works of some of our most popular and significant writers including William Shakespeare, Agatha Christie, Anthony Trollope, Arthur Conan Doyle, Samuel Pepys and Alan Bennett. History, science and culture epics include A History of the World in 100 Objects, This Sceptred Isle, A History of Childhood and The Making of Music.

    These are many more titles are waiting to be discovered in the BBC Audio collection, available from bookshops and online retailers. More information about the BBC's spoken word radio services can be found at www.penguin.co.uk
    16th July 2005

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    'In a brief statement on Friday night, Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge confirmed that He Who Must Not Be Named has re... More

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    26th September 2007

    Time to Wash Faces!

    Find out what happened when Makka Pakka visited all his friends in the Night Garden in this enchanting illustrated story... More

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    22nd December 2007

    In the Night Garden: Upsy Daisy Wants to Sing

    Once upon a time, Upsy Daisy wanted to sing but there was too much noise! Beautiful bright illustrations and a simple st... More

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    4th September 2008

    Where is the Pinky Ponk Going?

    This is part of a series of enchanting stories, all based on episodes from this award winning show and written by creato... More

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    1st April 2007

    Up Down

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    6th January 2011

    Opposites

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    2nd October 2014

    Doctor Who: Monster Sticker Activity Book

    As all Doctor Who fans know, the universe is full of dangerous monsters that want to invade our planet. Help the Twe... More

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    7th July 2003

    Doctor Who: Yeti Attack!

    The Abominable Snowmen: Tibet, 1935: English explorer Travers is determined to track down the mythical Abominable Snowme... More

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