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Ian Scott

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  • Anansi Boys

  • A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Josiah Choto, Jacob Anderson, Lenny Henry, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 80

A new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatization of Neil Gaiman's best-selling 2006 novel about Fat Charlie Nancy and his spider God father and brother taking over his life, and generally doing a better job of it than him. But will Charlie be able to get his life back without entering a whole new world of pain? Charlie Nancy first appeared in Neil Gaiman's American Gods, now a hit TV series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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  • By Nigel on 04-02-18

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 19-12-18

A great performance to a magical story. I think I'll get the book narrated by Lenny Henry as well!

  • 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 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73

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

Excellent stories well produced

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

Reviewed: 17-12-18

Kipling's stories are so engrossing and entertaining. The vibe actors have done a marvelous job in bring the various characters to life. Very enjoyable.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Christmas Hirelings

  • By: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Saunders
  • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,018
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,838
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,823

A heartwarming festive tale of redemption and cheer, The Christmas Hirelings is the story of a lonely widower who reluctantly invites a group of children to his manor for Christmas. It showcases the benefits of opening your doors and hearts during the holiday season.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it! What a wonderful Christmas tale.

  • By Helen SJ on 17-12-18

Well read, ok story

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

Reviewed: 17-12-18

It was a fine classic piece although predictable. Voice narration was excellent and overall I enjoyed it.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful