Paperback Hell

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling novels.

A selection of chapters culled from books that bear a striking resemblance to something you might've read before, Paperback Hell returns; determined to destroy the good name of literature.

Choice chapters culled from classic novels you've read before.

Well, nearly.

Episodes

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20040728

4/6. Not-entirely-true autobiography on Radio 4, as Jack Sunglasses Ramsey reads from his personal account of life in the 1960s criminal underworld: "Stop The Dodgems, I Want To Throw Up"

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

Produced by Lucy Armitage.

20040804

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling novels. 5/6. How Not to Live.

20050413

Travelodge Travelogue

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

Inspired by Britain's best-selling humorous travel writers.

A selection of chapters culled from books that bear a striking resemblance to something you might have read before. Paperback Hell returns determined to destroy the good name of literature.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Produced by Lucy Armitage

20050420

2/6. The Body Bag: Coolly beautiful maverick female forensic pathologist Katie Devlin features in Chapter 15 of the gripping crime procedural novel.

Choice chapters culled from classic novels you've read before. Well, nearly.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

20050427

Another chapter from a novel you think you've read before. The Napoleonic wars invade the airwaves as suspiciously fictional author Alexander Cromwell reads from his military adventure, Thrust's Eagle

20050504

Not entirely true autobiography on Radio 4, as Jack Sunglasses Ramsey reads from his personal account of life in the 1960s criminal underworld: Stop The Dodgems, I Want to Throw Up.

20050511

5/6. Celebrity lifestyle gurus Gilly Haberdasher and Dr Graham Golden read from their tie-in book to the strangely popular TV programme, How Not To Live.

20050518

6/6. The series concludes the warm-hearted autobiography of a rebellious woman growing up in London's Welsh community - Black Teeth Lane.

20051005

Six chapters, by six different authors.

1/6. Chapter 1 of You Suck Bush

An autobiographical account of radical campaigning film-maker Chuck Morris's trip to the Hay on Wye literary festival.

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

20051012

Six chapters, by six different authors. All of them imaginary. All of them straight out of the bestseller charts. None of them very good.

2/6. Chapters 1 to 10 of The De Niro Code

We enter a shadowy world of papal conspiracies and numerological secrets...

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

20051019

Six chapters, by six different authors. All of them imaginary. All of them straight out of the bestseller charts. None of them very good.

3/6. The Tu'penny Ha'penny Heiress

A romantic, North-East based family saga.

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

20051026

Six chapters, by six different authors. All of them imaginary. All of them straight out of the bestseller charts. None of them very good.

4/6. Deadline - News

The exciting world of the BBC foreign correspondent, as John Thomas reads from his autobiography.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

20051102

Six chapters, by six different authors. All of them imaginary. All of them straight out of the bestseller charts. None of them very good.

5/6. A Posset Full of Death

Medieval monastic murder mysteries, as Edith Plunger reads from her historical thriller,

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

20051109

Six chapters, by six different authors. All of them imaginary. All of them straight out of the bestseller charts. None of them very good.

6/6. Forbidden Fire

A young woman's sexual awakening, as the bestselling author Anonymous reads from a specially adapted version of Forbidden Fire .

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

20070808

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling novels.

1/6. The De Niro Code

A shadowy world of papal conspiracies and numerological secrets.

With Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

20070815

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling novels.

2/6. The Tu'penny Ha'penny Heiress

A romantic family saga based in the North East.

With Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

20070822

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling novels.

3/6. You Suck Bush

An autobiographical account of radical campaigning film maker Chuck Morris's trip to the Hay-on-Wye literary festival.

With Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

20070829

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling books.

4/6. A Posset Full of Death

A medieval monastic murder mystery.

With Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

20070905

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling books.

5/6. Deadline News

BBC foreign correspondent John Thomas reads from his autobiography.

With Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

20070912

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling books.

6/6. Forbidden Fire

The story of a young woman's sexual awakening, by an anonymous author.

With Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

03Shopping For Mr Wrong20171030

Tale of a singleton who wants to be swept off her feet.

0101Disco Shoes20030116

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling novels.

A selection of chapters culled from books that bear a striking resemblance to something you might've read before, Paperback Hell returns; determined to destroy the good name of literature.

Choice chapters culled from classic novels you've read before.

Well, nearly.

0101Disco Shoes2003011620160418 (BBC7)
20160419 (BBC7)
20171016 (BBC7)

Literary spoof series by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell, featuring chapters of imaginary best-selling novels.

A selection of chapters culled from books that bear a striking resemblance to something you might've read before, Paperback Hell returns; determined to destroy the good name of literature.

Choice chapters culled from classic novels you've read before.

Well, nearly.

The first of four chapters by four authors from the bestseller charts and none very good.

4 Extra Debut. The first of four chapters by four authors from the bestseller charts and none of them very good. Disco Shoes with Rebecca Front.

0102Paddy Murphy's Ghost20030123
0102Paddy Murphy's Ghost2003012320160425 (BBC7)
20160426 (BBC7)

A tale of a miserable Irish childhood in another spoof chapter of a bestseller.

A tale of a miserable Irish childhood in another spoof chapter of a bestseller. Starring Michael Fenton Stevens. From January 2003.

0103Shopping For Mr Wrong20030130
0103Shopping For Mr Wrong2003013020160503 (BBC7)

Tale of a singleton who wants to be swept off her feet. Another spoof chapter of a bestseller. Starring Mel Hudson. From January 2003.

0104 LASTEnsign Mandalay's Hat20030206
0104 LASTEnsign Mandalay's Hat2003020620160509 (BBC7)
20160510 (BBC7)

Can male pattern baldness be cured? Another spoof chapter of a bestseller.

Can male pattern baldness be cured? Another spoof chapter of a bestseller. With Dan Tetsell and Alex Lowe. From June 2003.

0201Travelodge Travelogue2004070720050413

Inspired by Britain's bestselling humorous travel writers.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell

0201Travelodge Travelogue2004070720050413

Inspired by Britain's bestselling humorous travel writers.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell

0202The Body Bag2004071420050420

This week, Paperback Hell brings you coolly beautiful maverick female forensic pathologist Katie Devlin in Chapter 15 of the gripping crime procedural novel The Body Bag.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Produced by Lucy Armitage.

0202The Body Bag2004071420050420

This week, Paperback Hell brings you coolly beautiful maverick female forensic pathologist Katie Devlin in Chapter 15 of the gripping crime procedural novel The Body Bag.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Produced by Lucy Armitage.

0203Thrust's Eagle2004072120050427

Inspired by The Sharpe novels by Bernard Cornwell.

Narrated by popular bestselling historical author, Alexander Cromwell.

0203Thrust's Eagle2004072120050427

Inspired by The Sharpe novels by Bernard Cornwell.

Narrated by popular bestselling historical author, Alexander Cromwell.

0204Stop The Dodgems, I Want To Throw Up2004072820050504

Jack Sunglasses Ramsey reads from his personal account of life in the 1960s criminal underworld.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

Produced by Lucy Armitage.

0204Stop The Dodgems, I Want To Throw Up2004072820050504

Jack Sunglasses Ramsey reads from his personal account of life in the 1960s criminal underworld.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

Produced by Lucy Armitage.

0205How Not To Live2004080420050511

Celebrity lifestyle gurus Gilly Haberdasher and Dr Graham Golden read from their tie-in book to the strangely popular TV programme, How Not To Live.

0205How Not To Live2004080420050511

Celebrity lifestyle gurus Gilly Haberdasher and Dr Graham Golden read from their tie-in book to the strangely popular TV programme, How Not To Live.

0206 LASTBlack Teeth Lane2004081120050518

The series concludes the warm-hearted autobiography of a rebellious woman growing up in LONDON's Welsh community - Black Teeth Lane.

0206 LASTBlack Teeth Lane2004081120050518

The series concludes the warm-hearted autobiography of a rebellious woman growing up in LONDON's Welsh community - Black Teeth Lane.

0301Chapter 1 Of You Suck Bush2005100520070822

An autobiographical account of radical campaigning film-maker Chuck Morris's trip to the Hay on Wye literary festival.

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0301Chapter 1 Of You Suck Bush2005100520070822

An autobiographical account of radical campaigning film-maker Chuck Morris's trip to the Hay on Wye literary festival.

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0302Chapters 1 To 10 Of The De Niro Code2005101220070808

We enter a shadowy world of papal conspiracies and numerological secrets...

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0302Chapters 1 To 10 Of The De Niro Code2005101220070808

We enter a shadowy world of papal conspiracies and numerological secrets...

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0303The Tu'penny Ha'penny Heiress2005101920070815

A romantic, North-East based family saga.

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Rebecca Front, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0303The Tu'penny Ha'penny Heiress2005101920070815

A romantic, North-East based family saga.

Starring Michael Brandon, Michael Fenton Stevens, Mel Hudson, Rebecca Front, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0304Deadline Colon News2005102620070905

The exciting world of the BBC foreign correspondent, as John Thomas reads from his autobiography.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0304Deadline Colon News2005102620070905

The exciting world of the BBC foreign correspondent, as John Thomas reads from his autobiography.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0305A Posset Full Of Death2005110220070829

Medieval monastic murder mysteries, as Edith Plunger reads from her historical thriller,

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0305A Posset Full Of Death2005110220070829

Medieval monastic murder mysteries, as Edith Plunger reads from her historical thriller,

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0306 LASTForbidden Fire2005110920070912

A young woman's sexual awakening, as the bestselling author Anonymous reads from a specially adapted version of Forbidden Fire.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell

0306 LASTForbidden Fire2005110920070912

A young woman's sexual awakening, as the bestselling author Anonymous reads from a specially adapted version of Forbidden Fire.

Starring Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front, Mel Hudson, Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell