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Influential Texts from the English Language

Advantages: An informative, insightful and entertaining read
Disadvantages: Not a convincing selection

Melvyn Bragg has earned himself the rare distinction of being a true celebrity academic in modern times. His achievements are vast and impressive. His career got off the ground as a successful novelist in the 1960s and he has gone onto win several critica ...

BlackSwan 03.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Twelve Books that Changed the World - Melvyn Bragg

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My Listening Pleasure was Immense

Advantages: Sedaris is a comic genius
Disadvantages: Some won't appreciate the occasional swearing

Meet David Sedaris David Sedaris makes me laugh so hard that I cannot listen to him in a public place for fear of being locked up, and I have to be careful listening to him in my car lest I cause an accident whilst doubled up with mirth. He is, quite ...

koshkha 17.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Live for Your Listening Pleasure - David Sedaris

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Eight Doctors face The Light at the End for the 50th anniversary

Advantages: Great to hear the old Doctors
Disadvantages: Weak story

...Starring: Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Louise Jameson, Frazer Hines, Sarah Sutton, Nicola Bryant, Sophie Aldred, William Russell and Geoffrey Beevers Big Finish have been producing new Doctor Who stories on audio s ...

gazhack 11.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Doctor Who The Light at the End - Nicholas Briggs

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Not All Rhod's and Not Exactly Bulging

Advantages: Some good comedy moments, music
Disadvantages: Some parts weaker and went on too long

...the CD of the radio show Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs as, not only so I quite like Gilbert, but I am a huge fan of his special guest in this episode: Mark Watson. This episode was first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2010, and is the only on ...

Essexgirl2006 01.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs - Rhod Gilbert

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He's fought Daleks but can he defeat Street Magicians?

Advantages: Easy to follow audio adventure, Good variation of voices from the two leads
Disadvantages: The Doctor seems to be side-lined somewhat

One of Big Finish's popular Doctor Who audio ranges is The Companion Chronicles, which focuses primarily on the adventures of the first three Doctors, as these Doctors are no longer with us. Rather than full-cast audio dramas, these adventures take the fo ...

SpiderJamb 18.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Doctor Who: The Magician's Oath - Scott Handcock

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