Cabin Pressure: A-Z

Cabin Pressure: A-Z : The BBC Radio 4 Airline Sitcom

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Every episode of the hit BBC Radio 4 airline sitcom is collected together in this special box set, including the Christmas special final episode, and several bonus features. Cabin Pressure is set in the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one-plane charter airline, staffed by two pilots - one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether flying a cat to Abu Dhabi, dealing with a nervous bassoonist, hunting for a cleverly-hidden lemon or attempting to celebrate Christmas in seven minutes, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, MJN Air's formidable boss, has employed two of the very cheapest pilots money can buy: Captain Martin Crieff, who's always wanted to fly and won't let a little thing like lack of ability stop him, and First Officer Douglas Richardson, smooth-voiced old sky-god and eternal schemer. Passenger service is provided by the relentlessly cheery Arthur. Written by John Finnemore, Cabin Pressure stars Stephanie Cole as Carolyn, Benedict Cumberbatch as Martin, Roger Allam as Douglas, and John Finnemore as more

Product details

  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 142 x 142 x 39mm | 377g
  • BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
  • BBC Physical Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Pozzitive
  • 1910281999
  • 9781910281994
  • 44,973

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"Cabin Pressure is one of the best written, cast, acted and directed comedies on anywhere." -- Gillian Reynolds * The Daily Telegraph * "I cannot find a single flaw in it. So top marks." -- Nicholas Lezard * The Independent *show more

About John Finnemore

John Finnemore is a British comedy writer and actor, best known for his radio sitcom Cabin Pressure and his radio sketch show John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, as well as for frequent appearances on other BBC Radio 4 comedy shows such as The Now more

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"Cabin Pressure is one of the best written, cast, acted and directed comedies on anywhere."show more

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