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Gloomsbury. R4.

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TheEfficientBaxter Fri 16-Nov-18 12:02:29

Anyone else listening to this lovely comedy?

So very funny - and such a classy cast!

BitOutOfPractice Sun 18-Nov-18 10:51:00

I'm listening. Alison steadman is superb!

terryleather Sun 18-Nov-18 11:36:32

I absolutely freakin LOVE this.

Not an Alison Steadman fan but she's great in this....however no one holds a candle to Miriam Margolyes who is fabulous (as always).

Brilliant writing from Sue Limb.

TheEfficientBaxter Mon 19-Nov-18 08:43:43

Glad it's not just me then!

Venus had a line in Friday's episode:

"Just popped up to Paris for a spot of last-minute shopping before the war."

Made me actually laugh out loud!

HeronLanyon Mon 19-Nov-18 08:54:34

Don’t mention the gooseberry fool ! This series makes me laugh out loud a lot. All of the ‘sir’ ‘madam’ nonsense is delicious . . .

TheEfficientBaxter Wed 21-Nov-18 08:41:29

Bleak Expectations is a cracking comedy too. It's on 4Xtra sometimes.

Really well done Dickensian spoofery! And such a clever name - a proper IWITOF.

Halsall Wed 21-Nov-18 10:47:46

I love Gloomsbury. Love, love, love it.

And God knows I don’t say that about many R4 ‘comedies’ hmm

TheEfficientBaxter Sun 25-Nov-18 13:26:16

Not IWITOF!

I meant IWITOT!

whataboutbob Mon 10-Dec-18 19:58:51

It’s hilarious. I have visited monks house and Charleston house in the last 18 months so that makes the listening even more delicious. Can’t wait for the next instalment.

TheEfficientBaxter Fri 14-Dec-18 09:56:19

Just discovered Life in London (4Xtra Fridays)

If you enjoy Gloomsbury, you will like this, I think!

whataboutbob Fri 14-Dec-18 12:36:49

I'll give it a go!

WheresThatCatGoneNow Fri 11-Oct-19 11:12:23

Sue Limb (creator and writer of Gloomsbury - and lots of other good stuff) is being showcased tomorrow (Saturday) on 4Extra.

Three whole hours grin! 9am until midday, and again in the evening 7pm until 10pm.

Well worth a listen, I would say.

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