new ISIHAC CD - "Chairman Humph A Tribute"
08/10/2008 22:00 GMT
Posted by lisa
The tribute to Humphrey Lyttelton which was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 a few months ago is scheduled to be released on Audio CD on 13 November. Here are the details:
"I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: Chairman Humph A Tribute"
Release Date: 13 Nov 2008
Suggested Retail Price: £8.99
"Stephen Fry presents a special tribute to Humphrey Lyttelton, the sublime host of "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue", through the eyes of his close pals on the show and distinguished admirers, from Dame Judi Dench to Radiohead. The programme features many highlights taken from his thirty-six years at the helm of Radio 4's perennial antidote to panel games."
As a reminder for Clue fans, a number of other titles (listed below) are scheduled for release in the near future. If you'd like to write a review of any of these items, we're always eager for contributors to club's website and the Clarion & Globe newsletter (send any C&G submissions to
* I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: v. 11 (Audio CD)
Scheduled release date: 9 Oct 2009
Recommended Retail Price: £12.99
This is the eleventh quartet of "Clue" editions from recent series, with the regular team of Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Barry Cryer - plus special guest players - being given silly things to do by chairman Humphrey Lyttelton.
* Lyttelton's Britain: A User's Guide to the British Isles as Heard on BBC Radio's "I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue" (Hardcover)
Scheduled release date: 9 Oct 2008
Recommended Retail Price: £14.99
Short Product Description
The "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue" team of Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor, in the company of their esteemed chairman Humphrey Lyttelton, have been recording their BBC radio show around the UK for longer than any of them can remember...that's about week - or twenty minutes in the case of Barry Cryer. At each venue Humph would present a short history of the location, written by Iain Pattinson, to the mutual delight of the audience, the team and their delightful scorer Samantha (who somehow always found time for a rewarding poke in the area's back streets).We are privileged to present, in gazetteer form, the very best of Humph's local histories from Radio 4's multi award-winning 'antidote to panel games'.
* Last Chorus: An Autobiographical Medley (Hardcover)
by Humphrey Lyttelton
Scheduled release date: 25 Oct 2008
Recommended RRP: £18.99
Short Product Description
A feast for all his many fans and admirers, this is the great Humphrey Lyttelton s last book, a sparkling autobiographical kaleidoscope of memories, anecdotes, and entertaining stories from his colourful life, from his childhood as the son of a famous Eton Housemaster, through to his role as the irrepressible chairman of I m Sorry I Haven t a Clue.
* I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue Live On Stage (DVD)
Release Date: 10 Nov 2008
Run Time: 90 minutes