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Humorous Poetry Collection: BBC
     

Humorous Poetry Collection: BBC

by Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio, BBC Staff, Adjoa Andoh (Performed by)
 
In this wonderful compilation, beloved British actor Griff Rhys Jones brings together a selection of over eighty poems to tickle the ribs of listeners everywhere.

This unique anthology contains a wealth of humor form traditional ballads to the nonsense rhymes of Hilaire Belloc; from the wickedness of Dorothy Parker to the modern day witticisms of Victoria Wood

Overview

In this wonderful compilation, beloved British actor Griff Rhys Jones brings together a selection of over eighty poems to tickle the ribs of listeners everywhere.

This unique anthology contains a wealth of humor form traditional ballads to the nonsense rhymes of Hilaire Belloc; from the wickedness of Dorothy Parker to the modern day witticisms of Victoria Wood and Benjamin Zephaniah.

Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky, Edward Lear's The Owl and the Pussycat, and Spike Milligan's On the Ning Nang Nong are just some of the lines of laughter in this collection introduced and read by Griff Rhys Jones with fellow actors Adjoa Andoh, Christian Rodska and James Saxon.

Produced by the world's experts in fine radio entertainment and featuring an inspired and whimsical soundtrack, this special collection of the world's best-loved humorous poetic works will delight ardent lovers of poetry and introduce an new and enchanting world of playful poetry to first-time listeners.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 7 Up-This anthology contains humor from traditional ballads to the nonsense rhymes of Hilaire Belloc; from the wickedness of Dorothy Parker to the witticisms of Victoria Wood and Benjamin Zephaniah. Includes Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky, Edward Lear's "The Owl and The Pussycat," and Spike Milligan's "On the Ning Nang Nong." Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553525816
Publisher:
Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/02/1999
Series:
BBC Radio Presents Series
Edition description:
Abridged, 2 cassettes, 2 hrs.
Product dimensions:
4.41(w) x 7.02(h) x 0.89(d)

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