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  • P. D. James BBC Radio Drama Collection

  • Seven Full-Cast Dramatisations
  • By: P. D. James
  • Narrated by: Greta Scacchi, Hugh Grant, full cast, and others
  • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306

Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of P. D. James' acclaimed mysteries, plus P. D. James in Her Own Words. This collection includes: Cover Her Face, A Taste for Death, Devices and Desires, A Certain Justice, The Private Patient, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman and The Skull Beneath the Skin.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Difficult to play due to lack of chapterisation

  • By zeltus on 21-11-18

Superb performances of exquisitely crafted pieces!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-02-19

Although the main cast does vary a little, each remains true to P D James characters and the plots are skilfully and engagingly conveyed. Touches such as the music choices for each production further enrich the listening experience. A perfect example of the material Audible exists to spread far afield! I only wish that the BBC had produced many more of her works as there is still a huge list of works that have not been so beautifully preserved...

  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Treasury

  • Classic BBC Radio Comedy
  • By: BBC Radio Comedy
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Lyttleton, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden
  • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 567
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 501
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471

A bumper collection of classic fun and games from one of BBC Radio 4's best-loved and most enduring comedy panel games. The inimitable Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair for these 36 hilarious editions, collected together for the first time. He presides over regular players Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Willie Rushton, plus guests including Stephen Fry, Tony Hawks, Andy Hamilton, Paul Merton, Sandi Toksvig and Jeremy Hardy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh out loud

  • By AR on 24-02-17

Sheer listening pleasure

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-01-19

Ideal way to introduce a new generation to the joys of playing "Mornington Crescent" and proof positive that.excellent wit & humour is timeless.

  • The Navy Lark, Collected Series 9

  • By: Lawrie Wyman
  • Narrated by: Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray, Jon Pertwee
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 74

All 20 episodes from the ninth series of this much-loved BBC radio classic comedy starring Stephen Murray, Leslie Phillips and Jon Pertwee.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All aboard HMS Troutbridge

  • By E on 07-07-14

Giggles ahoy!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-01-19

Comedy from a simpler and happier era... with gem performances by Mssrs Barker & Pertwee. Even my teenage daughter found herself giggling ..

  • Doctor Who: The History Collection

  • Five Classic Novelisations of TV Adventures Set in Earth’s History
  • By: John Lucarotti, David Whitaker, Donald Cotton, and others
  • Narrated by: William Russell, Stephen Thorne, Tim Pigott-Smith, and others
  • Length: 21 hrs and 11 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Five classic novelisations of TV adventures set in Earth’s history. In Doctor Who: The Aztecs, the First Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan materialise in Mexico during the bloodthirsty Aztec civilisation. In Doctor Who and the Crusaders the First Doctor and his friends are embroiled in the 12th-century conflict between Richard the Lionheart and the Sultan Saladin. In Doctor Who: The Myth Makers, the First Doctor, Steven and Vicki arrive on the plains of Ursa Minor, in the middle of the Greek and Trojan battlefields.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best...

  • By Odo on 08-11-18

Back to the past...

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-01-19

Superbly nostalgic for those of us who remember the days of classic Dr Who...exceedingly well read!