The Castle

  • by Kim Fuller, Matt Kirshen, Nick Doody
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Estate Agents, mail-order lingerie, and the invention of central heating: this is medieval England seen from a 21st-century comedy perspective. With an all-star cast, Pozzitive bring you a roisteringly funny new sitcom from the pen of Kim Fuller, who's CV is as long as a really long arm, and includes Spitting Image, Red Dwarf, Badly Dubbed Porn, Rory Bremner, Lenny Henry, and Spiceworld: The Movie, originally broadcast on Radio 4. Thrill! as brave knight Sir William De Warrenne comes back from the Crusades and tries to buy a castle with a combined dungeon/gym. Swoon! as young Lady Anne watches handyman Sam Tree grease a rusty hinge. Sympathize! as lord of the castle Sir John hires the latest top-of-the-range horse, but can't work out what to do with the built-in ashtrays. And Get Out Your Dictionary! as the medieval equivalent of Gordon Ramsey tries to prepare a banquet with a mandolin and some very old swear words....


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Amazingly Fun

I don't normally go for an audio version of a program, but this caught my eye and I risked the credit. Well worth it! The story is a kick and the delivery of the ,lines leave you almost able to picture the physical moments taking place as this is performed. Now I will undoubtedly scour the world for the videos of this hilarious sketch comedy/ comedy-soap. Oh yeah, there are a few running gags!
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- TW Brown, Author, Editor, and Reviewer "Todd W. Brown"

Funny stuff

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This radio show is a riot! It's a great mix of period and modern crude comedy. Very funny, but pretty dirty!

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- Grifgirl "teacher & book lover"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2008
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited