British digital music service Wippit has struck a licensing deal which will allow its customers to download TV and radio files from the BBC Audiobooks library.

BBC Audiobooks is part of the Audio and Music business of BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of public broadcaster the BBC.

Through the new pact, unveiled today (Dec. 7), audio versions of leading comedy titles, including "Little Britain," "The Mighty Boosh" "Blackadder," "Morecambe and Wise" and "Monty Python's Flying Circus" will be available to download from Wippit.com to PC or portable player.

A vast huge selection from the BBC Audiobooks science fiction and fantasy archive will also roll out.

Paul Myers, CEO and founder of Wippit, describes the agreement as "another blue chip deal" for his digital music firm.

Wippit now boasts more than 60,000 audio titles, and a catalog of over 1 million music downloads.