Just William

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All The News20100528 (BBC7)
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Mischievous schoolboy William Brown sets out to wreak havoc, but is hindered by Violet Elizabeth.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

The mischievous schoolboy sets out to wreak havoc, but is hindered by Violet Elizabeth.

Aunt Arabelle In Charge20100528 (BBC7)
20110119 (BBC7)

Schoolboy William Brown has a sea fight and loses his ten shillings - how far will he go to get it back? Read by Martin Jarvis.

The schoolboy loses his ten shillings in a sea fight - how far will he go to get it back?

The Christmas Truce20051225 (BBC7)
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Peace and goodwill? Not with the scruffy schoolboy about! Richmal Crompton's tale read by Martin Jarvis.

Peace and goodwill? Not with the scruffy schoolboy about! Read by Martin Jarvis.

A tit for tat war wages right under the adults' noses, beginning with a small prank involving a Christmas cracker novelty.

William And The School Report20100312 (BBC7)
20101203 (BBC7)

The mischievous schoolboy avoids his parents by getting lost on his way home.

Martin Jarvis reads Richmal Crompton's story.

William's Christmas Presents20081214 (BBC7)
20081215 (BBC7)

The mischievous boy has some novel gift ideas.

Read by Adrian Edmondson.

Richmal Crompton's festive tale read by Adrian Edmondson.

William's Good-bye Present20110119 (BBC7)

The mischievous schoolboy is speechless as a present meant for him is taken by his rival Hubert.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

The mischievous schoolboy is speechless as a present meant for him is taken by his rival.

0101William Holds The Stage20041217 (BBC7)
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The scruffy schoolboy presents his Hamlet - or is it his Eggs and Bacon? Read by Martin Jarvis.

The scruffy schoolboy presents his Hamlet.

Or is it Eggs and Bacon? Read by Martin Jarvis.

The scruffy schoolboy presents his Hamlet - or is it his Eggs and Bacon? Richmal Crompton's tale read by Martin Jarvis.

William Brown wreaks havoc but is hindered by Violet Elizabeth.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

0201April Fool's Day20040412 (BBC7)
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It's getting on for noon and the mischievous schoolboy still hasn't caught anyone out.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

It's William's favourite day and he decides to make someone really important the Fool.

But who in the village will it be?

It's one of William's favourite days but his family are on their guard.

It's getting on for noon and William still hasn't caught anyone out.

Richmal Crompton's story abridged and read by Martin Jarvis.

0202That Boy20040413 (BBC7)
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The mischievous boy jumps on a coach - and takes an old lady for a ride with tales of parental neglect.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

The schoolboy jumps on a coach - and takes an old lady for a ride with tales of neglect.

The Browns are on holiday and William is miserable.

But he soon finds something to amuse himself.

William is on holiday with his family.

They're nowhere near the sea but William soon finds something to amuse himself with.

Our hero is fed up - so jumps on a coach and takes an old lady for a ride with tales of parental neglect.

0203The Bishop's Handkerchief20040414 (BBC7)
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The outlaws have wonderful silk handkerchiefs - the mischievous boy will stop at nothing to get one too.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

The outlaws have wonderful silk handkerchiefs and William will stop at nothing to get one.

William sets about acquiring a handkerchief of his own.

Ginger has received a gift of a silk multi-coloured handkerchief that impresses the rest of the out-law gang.

The outlaws have wonderful silk handkerchiefs and William will stop at nothing to get one too.

Abridged and read by Martin Jarvis.

0204The Haunted House20040415 (BBC7)
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The outlaws find a perfect venue for a midnight feast - but get mistaken for ghosts and ruin a romance.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

The outlaws find a perfect venue for a midnight feast - but get mistaken for ghosts.

William suggests the Out-laws have a midnight feast in an old empty house and lands his brother Robert in serious trouble.

0205 LASTThe Cure20040416 (BBC7)
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Great Aunt Jane's dying wish is to meet her nephew William - much to the amazement of the Brown family.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

To the Browns amazement, Great Aunt Jane's dying wish is to meet her nephew William.

Great Aunt Jane is ill and wants to see William.

No-one can believe anyone would want to see him, let alone when they're dying.

Great Aunt Jane is very ill and wants to see William, of all people.

So William and his mother make the trek to Ireland.

0301William Goes Shopping20040719 (BBC7)
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The schoolboy is side-tracked when running an errand to get fish for his mother.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

Martin Jarvis reads Richmal Crompton's story.

Nothing is simple where William is concerned, even when it's just a shopping errand for his mother.

0302Violet Elizabeth Runs Away20040720 (BBC7)
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The mischievous schoolboy is surprised by the arrival of the rich spoilt schoolgirl.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

A search for a new mother provides a big surprise for the rich, spoilt schoolgirl.

Martin Jarvis reads Richmal Crompton's story.

A search for a new mother provides a big surprise for Violet Elizabeth when she runs away from school.

0303William And The Real Laurence20040721 (BBC7)
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A change of identity sends the mischievous schoolboy into unexpected quarantine.

Martin Jarvis reads Richmal Crompton's story.

A change of identity causes our intrepid yet mischievous schoolboy to be put in unexpected quarantine.

0304The Outlaws And The Hidden Treasure20040722 (BBC7)
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The schoolboy aims to get rich with some help from Miss Peach's garden.

Martin Jarvis reads Richmal Crompton's story.

The search for hidden treasure in Miss Peach's garden reaps a more precious reward for her than the Outlaws.

0305 LASTWilliam And The Fairy Daffodil20040723 (BBC7)
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The mischievous boy attempts to impress a girl by appearing in the school play.

Martin Jarvis reads Richmal Crompton's story.

Martin Jarvis reads Just William.

William Brown wreaks havoc but is hindered by Violet Elizabeth.