Audio Shows Best Sellers

Our most popular Audio Shows - free podcasts that are short and can only be heard from Audible.
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    • Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    On the surface, the Victorian age is one of propriety, industry, prudishness and piety. But scratch the surface and you’ll find scandal, sadism, sex, madness, malice and murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Quintessential Englishman!

    • By Simon on 21-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Calm World: Introduction to Meditation

    • By: Alice Fraser, Ash Ranpura
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Meditation is everywhere: your mobile phone, clothing stores and even in colouring books. But where does it come from and what even is it? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoyable listen

    • By Trudi on 22-11-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Get Happy: Introduction to Happiness

    • By: Michelle Gielan, Oliver Burkeman
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    In this five-part series, US happiness expert and positive psychologist Michelle Gielan and British journalist and author Oliver Burkeman explore ways to become truly happier, backed up by scientific evidence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great overview

    • By Pavol P. on 23-11-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The 3-Day Effect

    • By: Florence Williams
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    The 3-Day Effect is a look at the science behind why being in the wild for a minimum of three days can make us happier, healthier and more creative....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this

    • By Geoffb on 15-10-18

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Comedy Club (Series 1)

    • By: Lloyd Langford, Tiff Stephenson, Jonny Pelham, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    If Audible was a bottle of milk, then the cream of British comedy would rise to the top. In this series of live showcases, Audible puts the spotlight on some of the established stars and emerging newcomers of British comedy....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Fry's English Delight (Series 1)

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 34

    National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great fun...

    • By Graham Dunne on 21-02-18

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Escape From Jonestown

    • By: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Forty years ago, on Nov. 18, 1978, 914 members of a ‘utopian’ society deep in the Guyana jungle, known as Jonestown, drank a lethal elixir of Flavor-Aid and cyanide....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but disjointed and confusing

    • By Sam Jones on 15-11-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Nicholas Nickleby

    • The Dickens Collection: Original Audio Show
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Length: 36 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    When 19-year old Nicholas Nickleby is left destitute after his father's death, he appeals to his wealthy uncle to help him find work and to protect his mother and sister....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not my usual listen...... but so good!

    • By Ms. H. J. Stephenson on 16-10-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • It Takes Guts: Introduction to Gut Health

    • By: Tim Anderson, Giles Yeo
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    MasterChef winner and restaurateur Tim Anderson, with the help of Dr Giles Yeo, ventures into his bowels....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really interesting intro to git health

    • By Michael on 01-12-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Hello Sleep: UK/Male/Waves Background

    • By: Audible Original
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Hello Sleep's guided meditations are based on the techniques and practices of mindfulness meditation which have been scientifically investigated and found to help insomnia….

    Regular price: £19.99

    • West Cork

    • By: Audible Original
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 333

    This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Story Brilliantly Presented!

    • By Simon on 28-07-18

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Ricky Gervais Guide To...

    • By: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 52

    Join Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant and the glabrous luminary Karl Pilkington for a series of in-depth discussions from the human body to the arts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very funny and educational

    • By Anonymous User on 24-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Butterfly Effect

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Join best-selling author Jon Ronson as he traces the story of one very strange butterfly effect: What happened after a teen in Brussels figured out how to make porn free....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jon Ronson's journalism at its best - and free!

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-06-18

    Regular price: £23.49

    • How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad

    • By: Audible Original
    • Narrated by: Stephen Marche
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    From Audible Originals, How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad is an irreverent 10-part guide to modern fatherhood. In each episode, author and Esquire columnist Stephen Marche tackles tough questions that every parent faces....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely spot on

    • By Alain Desmier on 05-07-18

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Dark Web

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    From sex trafficking and fraud to government secrets and anonymous hacking groups, this definitive exploration and exposé of the dark web goes where no documentary has gone before....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good for an introduction to the basic facets

    • By Moo on 22-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Six Degrees of Assassination

    • By: M J Arlidge
    • Narrated by: Andrew Scott, Freema Agyeman, Hermione Norris, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    On a sullen, cloudy July day ten years since 7/7, the happy, confident and optimistic British Prime Minister is visiting a charity in East London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I WAS HOOKED!

    • By SM, Somerset on 24-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Days that Changed the World

    • By: Carrie Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Ordinary people. Extraordinary stories. Listen to history's unsung heroes who changed the world, in this powerful documentary series...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By H. Horcickova on 13-08-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Audible Presents: Live from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018

    • By: Audible Comedy
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Audible Presents returns to the Edinburgh Fringe to bring you more hilarious stand-up from the world’s best comedy festival....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fringe Benefits!

    • By Simon on 30-09-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Real Crime

    • By: Bernard P Achampong, Thomas Glasser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 50

    Britain's most chilling crimes are brought sensationally to life in this compelling new series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sadness is guaranteed :(

    • By Nigel on 17-03-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Bill Bailey, Richard E. Grant, Colin Salmon, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    The magical storytelling and unforgettable characters in Bev Doyle and Richard Kurti's audio adaptation of this children's classic have been brought to life by many well-known voices from film, TV, radio and comedy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding perfromances all round

    • By Keeley Dossi on 06-09-18

    Regular price: £12.99