By Norman Hunter
Rediscover Professor Branestawm this Christmas – quickly to turn into a new drama on BBC ONE written by means of Charlie Higson and starring Harry Hill
‘Once you begun something in Professor Branestawm’s condominium you by no means knew while it will probably end or perhaps if it ever would’
Poor Mrs Flittersnoop! It’s difficult being Professor Branestawm’s housekeeper. humans may possibly say he’s a genius, yet all his innovations regularly make existence extra advanced, alarming and amazing than it used to be prior to. An blameless bottle of previous cough combination seems to be an elixir that makes all of the waste paper within the bin come to lifestyles, the burglar-catcher and the pancake-maker function a little too successfully, and concerning the spring-cleaning desktop, the fewer stated the higher. you'll write a e-book approximately it, yet not anyone may think it.
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Vintage Children’s Classics is a twenty-first century classics record geared toward 8-12 12 months olds and the adults of their lives. detect undying favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to glossy classics akin to The Boy within the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the puppy within the Night-Time.
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The Colonel acquired up and dressed, nonetheless considering not easy in regards to the mysterious not likely type of letter. And he used to be considering so not easy approximately it he positioned his trousers on the wrong way up and had the main unreasonable fight getting correct approach up in them back. ‘I provide it up,’ he acknowledged to himself as he cracked his fourth egg. He didn’t bet concerning the blotting-paper, simply because he by no means used any. He continually wrote in pencil, simply because he’d been walloped while he used to be little for frightening the ink. ‘I don’t are aware of it at all,’ he muttered. ‘There’s just one guy who can comprehend humorous type of mixed-up such things as this, and that’s Branestawm. I’ll pass alongside and notice him. ’ after all, if the Colonel were as smart as he could have been, yet wasn’t, he may have guessed that the Professor used to be the single individual more likely to ship humorous mixed-up kind of letters like that. yet, he was once so busy considering how the Professor will be in a position to remedy the unusual language he inspiration it used to be written in that he easily didn’t take into consideration the Professor himself having written it and performed whatever foolish with it. And in addition to, he didn’t learn about the anxious postman houp-la’ing it during the window, and couldn’t know the way it had turn out to be on his mattress. – He positioned his trousers on the wrong way up So alongside he went with it to the Professor. ‘Ah! strong morning, Branestawm,’ he acknowledged ever so heartily, partially simply because he’d had such a lot of eggs for breakfast, and in part simply because he beloved him. ‘I have a bit challenge after your individual center. A mysterious letter written in a language rather unknown to me and brought via a few magical company correct directly to my mattress. ’ ‘Now, now,’ stated the Professor, wagging one finger at him. ‘What did you could have for supper final evening? in case you have learn my treatise at the results of 3rd and next helpings of trifle observed or now not via 3rd and next glasses of ginger beer after ten o’clock, you could be aware of anything of the actions of the dream functionality of the …’ ‘No, no, no, no,’ cried the Colonel, hoping to forestall the Professor prior to his head started to move around and around because it continuously did whilst he all started these realized kind of talks. ‘I don’t like trifle and that i by no means drink ginger beer, and that i haven’t learn your booklet; I in basic terms use it as a paper-weight simply because it’s great and heavy. examine this! ’ He passed the letter to the Professor, who rang for Mrs Flittersnoop, and requested for his 5 pairs of spectacles, stumbled on he had them on, rang back, ting-ting tr-r-r-r-ring ting, to inform her she needn’t come. yet Mrs Flittersnoop concept he was once in an additional hurry or had obtained knotted up in a brand new invention or whatever, and got here bursting into the room, wiping her arms on her apron, for she used to be in the midst of a Yorkshire pudding, or particularly in the course of making one. ‘Yes? ’ stated the Professor, forgetting he had rung for her simply because he had began to examine the Colonel’s letter. Then considering it used to be approximately potatoes back, he hurriedly stated, ‘Oh! chips at the present time, please. ’ And Mrs Flittersnoop stated, ‘Very sturdy, Sir,’ and went again to her Yorkshire pudding, now not realizing what he intended, yet looking forward to that it didn’t subject.