Bleak Expectations: The Complete Second Series

Bleak Expectations: The Complete Second Series

By (author) Mark Evans , Read by Anthony Head , Read by Full Cast

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Join Anthony Head, Richard Johnson, Geoffrey Whitehead, Tom Allen, Sarah Hadland and David Mitchell in the second volume of this magnificent Dickensian comic epic first transmitted by the British Broadcasting Club's Radio 4. Volume two of 'Bleak Expectations' follows Pip Bin as he ventures through Victorian Britain in constant battle with his evil and badly named ex-guardian Mr Gently Benevolent. On the way he builds a national railway network, blows up parliament, joins an East End gang, smokes a lot of opium, gets married twice and takes on the might of the Martian army. Revel in the many fine quips, characters and scenarios in these six glorious episodes written by Mr. Mark Evans and produced by Mr. Gareth Edwards, previously renowned for their craftsmanship on the works of Messrs. Mitchell and Webb. Televised as 'The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff' on the BBC. 'enough one-liners to stock an entire series of most sitcoms...the comedy show of the year' - Times. 3 CDs. 2hrs 48 mins.

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  • CD-Audio | 3 pages
  • 124 x 140 x 24mm | 158.76g
  • 11 May 2010
  • Random House Audiobooks
  • BBC Audiobooks Ltd
  • Bath
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1405689420
  • 9781405689427
  • 145,971

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Mark Evans (Author) Mark Evans is a comedy writer and performer whose radio writing credits include Week Ending, The Very World of Milton Jones and The Jack Docherty Show, but he is probably best known for That Mitchell and Webb Sound, That Mitchell and Webb Look and Bleak Expectations. He is also the author of the novelisation of Bleak Expectations, which was published in 2012 to great acclaim.

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"Oh deep, deep joy. Mark Evans's comic homage to Dickens and 19th-century literature is back for a second volume" -- Frances Lass Radio Times

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