Fry's English Delight: Series 3
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes, as heard on BBC Radio 4. "The Trial of Qwerty" - The 'Qwerty' keyboard faces charges of conspiracy to obstruct the English language. But who was Mr Qwerty? "He Said, She Said" - Do men and women really say what they mean? Also Stephen investigates sex, domination, gender, power, and sex changes (as only he can). "Accentuate the Negative" - We discover than 'no' can mean 'yes'. And why you should never mess with Mr In Between..."Future Conditional" - Stephen looks to the future with some predictions. Will robots be able to read novels? How much will our computers be able to understand us? Will English rule - or change? And then there's a question about a duck...
- 124 x 142 x 10mm | 58.97g
- 30 Nov 2010
- BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
- BBC Physical Audio
- London, United Kingdom
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About Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry is a celebrated British actor, novelist, journalist, presenter, intellectual and wit. He has produced four novels and two volumes of autobiography, and has written for radio shows and TV. His TV credits include "Jeeves and Wooster" and "Blackadder, " and he hosted the BBC TV series "QI." His readings of the Harry Potter books have won him huge acclaim and several awards.