Roanoke Locomotive Shops and the Norfolk & Western Railroad: Wayne McKinney
A BBC Radio 4 comedy by Christopher Douglas (´Ed Reardon´s Week´) and Nicola Sanderson originally broadcast in October and November 2009. Beauty Olonga works as a carer for the Featherdown Agency and sees herself as an inspiration to other African girls hoping to achieve their goals in the land of semi-skimmed milk. We see Britain through her eyes - its overheated houses, its disappointing church services and its over-fondness for cauliflower cheese. This complete first series contains the following episodes: ‘Seagulls over Sue Ryder’ - Beauty discovers the glories of Weston-super-Mare´s charity shops and experiences the disappointment of her first British funeral. ‘The Lord Lieutenant´s Lady’ - Beauty is caught between a warring couple, which is a good distraction from her disastrous crush on worship leader Wayne. ‘Girl with a Polycotton Tabard’ - Beauty wonders why so many British men get stuck in the emotional wilderness and find it hard to communicate with each other, as she deals with an elderly gentleman and his son. ‘Pastor Dave’ - Beauty is quite taken with the charismatic Pastor Dave, a visiting clergyman at Mrs Blanchard´s local church, but is he the real deal? ‘Colour Me Wow’ - Beauty has a particularly difficult client, but is distracted by her latest business venture. Lynette assures Beauty that ´Colour Me Wow´ is no pyramid scheme, while Anil shows a surprising new side to himself. ‘Beauty and the Beast’ - Beauty is looking after the elderly Mr Easterby, who has a new girlfriend and is behaving like a love-struck teenager. ‘Beauty of Britain’ stars Jocelyn Jee Esien as Beauty. Also featured amongst the cast are Malcolm Tierney, Rosemary Leach, Anne Reid, Javone Prince, Pippa Haywood, Felicity Montagu, Geoffrey Palmer, Nicola Sanderson, Indira Joshi, Paul Sharma, Christopher Douglas and Dan Tetsell. With music by ‘The West End Gospel... 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/004253/rt_bbcw_004253_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What happens when the haggling is done and the shops are closed? When the quest has been given, the steeds saddled, and the adventurers are off to their next encounter? They keep the world running, the food cooked, and the horses shoed, yet what adventurer has ever spared a thought or concern for the Non-Player Characters?In the town of Maplebark, four such NPCs settle in for a night of actively ignoring the adventurers drinking in the tavern when things go quickly and fatally awry. Once the dust settles, these four find themselves faced with an impossible choice: pretend to be adventurers undertaking a task of near-certain death or see their town and loved ones destroyed. Armed only with salvaged equipment, second-hand knowledge, and a secret that could get them killed, it will take all manner of miracles if they hope to pull off their charade. And even if they succeed, the deadliest part of their journey may well be what awaits them at its end. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roger Wayne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/004106/bk_tant_004106_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.