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North by Northamptonshire, Episode 3

BBC Radio 4: Comedy

by Katherine Jakeways Author · Sheila Hancock Narrator


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The third episode of North by Northamptonshire, a BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series with a stunning cast including Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook, Penelope Wilton, Felicity Montagu and Kevin Eldon about a small town in the middle of Northamptonshire as it prepares for a talent night. Originally broadcast at 11:30 on 30 June 2010.

Recently divorced Jan gets two compliments in one day. Meanwhile her ex-husband Frank performs the most embarrassing version of Je t'aime ever heard, with his new love, Angela.

Across town Rod, the local supermarket manager (Mackenzie Crook), is still sharing rather more than is usual about his private life over the store's tannoy system. Could he be getting closer to Tanya on till 4?

North by Northamptonshire is a clever, funny and touching series starring Sheila Hancock as the narrator, Mackenzie Crook as Rod, Penelope Wilton as Mary, Felicity Montagu as Jan and Kevin Eldon as Jonathan. Also featured amongst the cast are the series' writer Katherine Jakeways, John Biggins, Rufus Wright and Sam Cotton. Produced by Claire Jones.

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AudioGO Ltd
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BBC Radio 4: Comedy


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Performer :
Mackenzie Crook
Author :
Katherine Jakeways
Performer :
Penelope Wilton
Copyright holder :
©AudioGO Ltd 2011
Narrator :
Sheila Hancock
Performer :
Felicity Montagu
North by Northamptonshire, Episode 3
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