Bleak Expectations
BBC Radio 4 sitcom by Mark Evans broadcast in 30 episodes from 2007 to 2012.

BBC Radio 4 sitcom by Mark Evans broadcast in 30 episodes from 2007 to 2012. A spoof of Charles Dickens' novels and other well-known works, set in the Victorian world of ludicrously elaborate etiquette and unhelpful new inventions. Rollicking good fun performed with great gusto by Tom Allen, Anthony Head, Sarah Hadland, Celia Imrie, David Mitchell and others.

  1. S01E01 A Childhood Cruelly Kippered (25.6Mb)
  2. S01E02 An Adolescence Utterly Trashed (25.7Mb)
  3. S01E03 A Youth Utterly Crocked (25.6Mb)
  4. S01E04 A Young Adulthood Bitterly Dismantled (25.7Mb)
  5. S01E05 A Young Love Mercilessly Dismembered (25.6Mb)
  6. S01E06 A Life Sadly Smashed Then Happily Restored A Bit (25.5Mb)
  7. S02E01 A Happy Life, Cruelly Re-Kippered (40.5Mb)
  8. S02E02 A Re-Kippered Life Smashed Some More (41.3Mb)
  9. S02E03 A Recovery All Made Miserable (38.7Mb)
  10. S02E04 A Restoration Re-Ruined, Only Even Worse (38.6Mb)
  11. S02E05 An Already Bad Life Made Worse But Sort Of On Purpose (38.7Mb)
  12. S02E06 A Happy Life Broken And Then Mended A Bit (38.6Mb)
  13. S03E01 A Sort of Fine Life De-niced Completely (25.9Mb)
  14. S03E02 A Now Grim Life Yet More Grimified (25.9Mb)
  15. S03E03 A Lovely Life Re-Kippered Again Once More (25.9Mb)
  16. S03E04 A Horrible Life Un-ruined And Then Re-ruinated A Lot (25.9Mb)
  17. S03E05 An Evil Life Sort of Explained (25.9Mb)
  18. S03E06 Lives Lost, Ruined, Wrecked And Redeemed (25.9Mb)
  19. S04E01 A Tolerable Life De-Happified (25.8Mb)
  20. S04E02 A Now-Spoiled Life Smashed Some More (25.8Mb)
  21. S04E03 A Wretched Life Made Much, Much Sadder (25.8Mb)
  22. S04E04 A Painful Life Further Re-Miserabled (25.8Mb)
  23. S04E05 A Now Tricky Life Woefully Miseried-Up (25.9Mb)
  24. S04E06 A Life Destroyed Then Repaired and Rehappied (25.8Mb)
  25. S05E01 A Pleasant Yet Dull Life Re-Evilled (25.8Mb)
  26. S05E02 A Re-Excited Life Made Distinctly Dangerous (25.6Mb)
  27. S05E03 An Alrightish Life Savagely Frozen to Bits (25.6Mb)
  28. S05E04 A Writerly Life Made Dreadfully Different (25.8Mb)
  29. S05E05 A Terrifying Life Made Even Scarier A Bit Some More (25.8Mb)
  30. S05E06 A Loved-Up Life Potentially Totally Annihilated (25.8Mb)

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