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I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: The Best of Forty Years

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: The Best of Forty Years


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Know Your Mornington Crescent from your Cheddar Gorge?, Would You Like Some Unhelpful Travel Advice?, Do You Like the Sound of Charades? Featuring the very best moments from a forty-year history of broadcasting, Stephen Fry introduces this indispensable companion to I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, the Radio 4 comedy series that attracts millions of listeners each week. Featuring hilarious excerpts from the show's favourite games, including: The Uxbridge English Dictionary, Famous First Words, the Trail of the Lonesome Pun and Late Arrivals as well as much, much more, this book is essential for Clue fans young and old. For those new to Clue, there's a Beginner's Guide on how to play Mornington Crescent and numerous games which are fun to play at home and guaranteed to entertain.

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ISBN-13: 9780099510543
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Stephen Fry 6

Famous First Words 8

Uxbridge English Dictionary A-D 11

Proverbs in Translation 14

Complete Greetings Cards l 17

Costeutters l 20

Limericks 22

Trail of the Lonesome Pun l 25

In My Pants 28

The Rules of Mornington Crescent 29

Texting for Pensioners 34

Quote… Unquote 36

The Delightful Samantha 41

Uxbridge English Dictionary E-H 44

Cinema Straplines 47

Complete Cautions 50

Sound Charades l 52

10 Things You Never Knew About Colin Sell 56

Very Slightly Shorter Film Titles 59

Recipes from 'The Mornington Crescent Cookbook' 61

Complete Biographies 66

Pensioners' Song Book 68

Gazetteer l 70

Chat-Up Turn-Downs 79

Trail of the Lonesome Pun 2 81

Name Thai List 83

Fishermen's Song Book 86

Inadvisable Openings 87

Uxbridge English Dictionary I-L 91

Unhelpful Travel Advice l 95

Late Arrivals 1 98

Listeners' Digest 100

Trail of the Lonesome Pun 3 102

Gazetteer 2 105

Cheese makers' Film Club 113

Undelivered Letters from History 115

Radio Times 118

Novel Openings 122

Curry House Song Book 124

Uxbridge English Dictionary M-P 126

Swankere 129

Trail of the Lonesome Pun 4 135

Mornington Crescent - Great Players of the Game l 138

Primates' Song Book 143

Don't Kids Ask the Silliest Questions? 145

Historical Headlines 147

Mornington Crescent - The First Cricketing Broadcast 152

Killer First Lines 155

Money-Saving Handy Hints 157

Late Arrivals 2 159

Unhelpful Travel Advice 2 161

Gazetteer 3 163

Missed Hits 171

Complete Greetings Cards 2 173

Uxbridge English Dictionary Q-T 183

Mornington Crescent - Great Players of the Game 2 186

Costcutters 2 190

Trail of the Lonesome Pun 5 192

Unseen Prequels 194

Universally Challenged 196

Celebrity Misquotes 203

Boardo Nouveau 207

Do-It-Yourself Song Book 215

Gazetteer 4 217

Sweet-Toothed Film Club 225

Uxbridge English Dictionary U-Z 227

Sound Charades 2 230

Historical Postcards 235

Learn to Play the Kazoo 240

Complete Rhymes 242

Jargon 248

Name Dropping 254

Chat-Up Lines 256

Mottos 262

Mrs Trellis' Postbng 264

Unclaimed Prizes 273

Late Arrivals 3 278

'I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue': A History 282

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