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Four more classic episodes of high jinks on the high seas with the crew of HMS Troutbridge. "Back from the Antarctic" (2 July 1967), "The Naval Review" (30 July 1967), and "Troutbridge's Silver Jubilee" (10 September 1967). Sub Lt. Phillips at Dartmouth (29 October 1967).

The Navy Lark, one of radio's longest running laughter-makers, kept the nation on the crest of a wave from 1959 to 1977. All at sea in the Senior Service were conniving Chief Petty Officer Jon Pertwee, silly-ass Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Phillips, and the constantly bemused Stephen Murrayas "Number One". Tenniel Evans made mischief as Leading Seaman Goldstein,and Ronnie Barker played Able Seaman Fatso Johnson and Engineer Queeg, a man permanently out of his depth. Jump on deck and join them once again in these classic capers, as the crew return towing a flotilla; the Fleet abandons Troutbridge; Pertwee borrows the ship's silver tea service; and Phillips reminisces about his youth.

©2006 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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  • Jack Mills
  • 27-09-08

The Navy Lark Vol 18

This is another collection of one of the bbCs longest running radio comedys. The Navy Lark, starring such actors as Steven Murry, Leslie Phillips and Ronny Barker, truely shows that no matter how old a program is, if it is really funny then people of any age can enjoy it. In this, volume 18, you get another four episodes of The Navy Lark at its best. The episodes are jam packed full of humour and witt and convay the humour of its time. T

The actors all have there own unique way of performing which adds a unique quality of its own to the general mix.

This audiobook will be enjoyed by any that enjoys true comedy. No matter how old you are, you will definatly enjoy The Navy Lark.

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