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BBC Radio 2

Overview
Works: 74 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 400 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Radio plays  Folk music  Radio comedies  Children's audiobooks  Documentary television programs  Humor  Radio programs 
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Most widely held works by BBC Radio 2
The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1943. Two huge German guns in the grim, impregnable fortress on a huge beautiful island off the coast of Turkey are having a devastating impact on Allied shipping and preventing the evacuation of hard-pressed British troops from the nearby island of Kheros. The Germans are poised to overrun and unless the guns can be put out of action within a matter of days, a thousand men will die. All previous attempts to attack the fortress of Navarone have failed
Folk awards 2017( Recording )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annual double CD signature release from Proper presenting a selection of tracks from the nominated artists for the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 (now in their 18th year) plus 4 bonus tracks from the Young Folk Awards nominees
Puss in Boots by Chris Emmett( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Tom falls in love with the most beautiful girl in the world, he dreams of winning her heart. But Tom is povertystricken, and his lady love is Princess Rose Petal. Then a magic sunbeam transforms his cat into clever, cunning Puss in Boots ... Can Puss help Tom defeat Baron Skinflint and his greedy ogre and win the princess's heart
Doctor Who : Project Who?( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Head presents this fascinating BBC Radio 2 look behind the scenes of the brand new TV series Doctor Who. Project: Who? discovers how the exciting new BBC1 series has been made, with award-winning writer and producer Russell T. Davies at the helm. Featuring new and exclusive interviews with the cast and creative team, the programme examines why the BBC decided to launch a new television series, nearly a decade after the Doctor's last small screen adventure. It also explores how the format of the show has been developed for a new audience, how the character of the Doctor was cast, and how his adventures will be launched and marketed around the globe. Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper, a.k.a. the Doctor and Rose, are amongst those talking about the new series, along with executive producers Julie Gardner and Mal Young, writer and executive producer Russell T. Davies, writer Mark Gatiss, director Joe Ahearne, producer Phil Collinson and many others
Sleeping Beauty by Chris Emmett( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King and Queen are delighted to have Rosebud as their baby daughter. But her christening ceremony is rudely interrupted by the Wicked Fairy Carabosse, who gives the baby a gift she won't forget
One foot in the grave by David Renwick( Recording )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crabby, crusty and curmudgeonly he may be, but Victor Meldrew voices the exasperation of the once silent majority. Accompanied by his long-suffering wife Margaret, Victor's hilarious battles have turned him into one of the great comic creations of our time. Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie star in four episodes specially recorded for BBC Radio 2
And the winner is--( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Lucas hosts the BBC 2 Radio panel show in which the guests nominate people, places, songs, films and other kinds of things for the 'Lucases', the awards for the best, worst, funniest, scariest, as well as any other superlative that might apply to the category. After hearing the nominations, Matt then decides on the winner of the coveted award. Includes awards for the Lamest Excuse of All-Time, the Lucas for Most Pointless Member of the Royal Family and the Lucas for Greatest Song by a Musical Artist Who Is Otherwise Rubbish
Mother Goose by Chris Emmett( Recording )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Jill want to get married. But Jack is the son of Mother Goose - who's desperately poor. With the help of a Fairy Queen, Mother Goose's wishes come true and she becomes rich thanks to a gigantic magical goose which lays golden eggs
Dick Whittington by Chris Emmett( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Whittington has come to London to seek his fortune. He's heard the streets are paved with gold, though after three days sleeping on them he hasn't yet found riches. But then he finds a friend in Tommy the Cat, and the Alderman's daughter Alice Fitzwarren falls in love with him. It seems his luck is changing - until the evil King Rat threatens everything
Brief encounter by Noel Coward( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the 1945 film based on Coward's one-act play "Still life." Two middle-class suburbanites have a casual friendship that evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Morecambe & Wise by Eric Morecambe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the best-loved and most successful comedy duos of all time, Morecambe and Wise brightened the airwaves for more than twenty years. This further selection of golden moments, taken from their BBC Radio 4 series, include one of Ernie's plays what he wrote, The Spy With the Cold Nose bath time capers and a trip down memory lane with Ern. An unfailingly funny celebration of the enduring genius of Morecambe and Wise, this CD is sure to please longstanding devotees and newcomers alike
Rhod Gilbert's bulging barrel of laughs( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert is one of the biggest names in UK stand-up, performing to sell-out audiences in Britain and abroad. Now he has his own radio series, recorded in front of a live audience and packed with laughs
Morecambe & Wise by Eric Morecambe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confessions : deep, dark secrets from a new generation of sinners as heard on BBC Radio 2's Drivetime by Simon Mayo( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Listen to the band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhod Gilbert's bulging barrel of laughs by Rhod Gilbert( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert is one of the biggest names in UK stand-up, performing to sell-out audiences in the Britain and abroad. Now he has his own BBC Radio 2 music and comedy show, recorded in front of a live audience and packed with laughs. Joining Rhod on stage are fellow comedians Lloyd Langford and Greg Davies ("We Are Klang"), along with Sarah Millican who takes a look at "The Six Stages of Woman". This episode also features live music from Kid British, including hits "Lost in London", "Winner" and "Two Out of Seven", and a guest appearance from award-winning comedian Mark Watson. Listen to Rhod's Rant about irritating products, delve into his Confessions where Lloyd Langford impresses the girls with his French and see if Greg Davies can tempt you with his Indecent Proposal involving the Chuckle Brothers
Aladdin( )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aladdin is a happy peasant boy from China. But the wicked Abanazar needs his help, as only Aladdin can enter the secret cave to find a very special lamp...A traditional Christmas pantomine featuring Widow Twankey and Wishee-Washee."--Container
More Kenneth Williams' Stop messing about by Johnny Mortimer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four episodes include the story of crusty old judge, Sir Inigo Parchmutter, Crackerjackanory with mother, more visits to Tolpurgis hall, as well as a couple who bear a bona similarity to Julian and Sandy
R.E.M. at the BBC by R.E.M. (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey into space. Operation Luna by Charles Chilton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original first series 'Journey to the Moon', was lost, but thirteen episodes were re-recorded in 1958 under the title 'Operation Luna'. All thirteen episodes are included as well as the sole surviving extract from 'Journey to the Moon' and a special half-hour documentary 'Journey into space - again' featuring clips from the series and interviews with Charles Chilton and members of the cast - container
 
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Alternative Names
BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 britischer Hörfunksender

BBC Radio 2 British national radio station

BBC Radio 2 Britse radiozender

BBC Radio 2 brittisk radiostation

BBC Radio 2 Εθνικός ραδιοφωνικός σταθμός του BBC

BBC Radio Two

BBC 라디오 2

British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio 2

British Broadcasting Corporation Radio Two

رادیو بی‌بی‌سی ۲

ラジオ2

Languages
English (38)