The Navy Lark: v. 25 (Audio CD)
by Lawrie Wyman
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This title is presented on 2CDs. Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray and Ronnie Barker star in these four hilarious radio episodes - on CD for the first time. "Farewell to HMS Varsity" ("Drifting Through") 9 October 1966 - Lt Murray's first command, the mine sweeper HMS Varsity, is being towed on its final trip to the breakers' yard - along with some unsuspecting passengers..."The Army Lark" ("Blowing Themselves Up") 16 October 1966 - The navy undertakes a combined exercise with the army - a nuisance raid on the coast of Belgium - and it's Troutbridge's duty to take an army platoon so they can detonate explosives on the beach. Naturally, Phillips has trouble finding Belgium. "Pertwee's Enlistment Expires" ("Avoiding Redundancy") 1 December 1968 - Pertwee has every right to be suspicious when he is summoned to Captain Povey's office early in the morning and offered a cigar: he has forgotten to re-enlist in the senior service. Will he really be discharged? "The POW Escape Exercise" ("Escaping Back Into") 2 April 1972 - Pertwee, Phillips and Murray are transported to a secret location in the back of a military truck as part of a new naval initiative. Their mission - To escape from a POW camp under the simulation of wartime conditions...These four classic comedy episodes also feature Richard Caldicot, Heather Chasen, Tenniel Evans and Michael Bates.
BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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