The Castle

  • by Kim Fuller, Paul Alexander
  • Narrated by James Fleet, Neil Dudgeon
  • 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Series 2 of the rollickingly funny sitcom set way back when....
Estate Agents, mail-order lingerie, and the invention of central heating: this is medieval England seen from a 21st century comedy perspective. A roisteringly funny sitcom from the pen of Kim Fuller, who's CV is as long as a really long arm, it includes Spitting Image, Red Dwarf, Badly Dubbed Porn, Rory Bremner, Lenny Henry - and Spiceworld The Movie, originally broadcast on BBC 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....
Here are all six episodes of Series 2, with stars James Fleet (Vicar of Dibley), and Neil Dudgeon (Life of Riley) and special guest Katy Brand (Katy Brand's Big Ass Show)

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Great Period Comedy with modern twist

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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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- Lori "teacher & book lover"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-01-2009
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited