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  • Murder on the Orient Express (Dramatised)

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: John Moffatt
  • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 44

An international cast of suspects, all passengers on the crowded train, are speeding through the snowy European landscape when a bizarre and terrible murder brings them to an abrupt halt. One of their glittering number lies dead in his cabin, stabbed a mysterious twelve times. There is no lack of clues for Poirot - but which clue is real and which is a clever plant?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST EVER DRAMATISATION<br />

  • By Anonymous User on 18-02-19

BEST EVER DRAMATISATION<br />

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-19

Bbc does it again! Better than any film or TV version . Just the ticket!

  • Maigret and the Minister and Other Stories (Dramatised)

  • By: Georges Simenon
  • Narrated by: Maurice Denham
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Four full-cast dramatisations starring Maurice Denham as Inspector Maigret and Michael Gough as his creator Georges Simenon. Simenon and his masterful inspector, Jules Maigret, look back together over four of their greatest cases… Where is the vital report that holds the key to the fate of the French government? What is the secret behind the mysterious suicide in Bremen? Who is responsible for the sudden disappearance of one of Paris’s best known solicitors? And will the demented double murderer strike again?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Atmospheric radio dramas

  • By Anonymous User on 06-02-19

Atmospheric radio dramas

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

Reviewed: 06-02-19

These radio dramas evoke Maigret's Paris. Splendid mix of voices well performed by cast of actors.

  • Not Dead, Only Resting

  • By: Simon Brett
  • Narrated by: Simon Brett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Charles Paris is, as ever, waiting for a phone call from his agent, and is driven to painting and decorating to make ends meet. A rare evening out at a high-profile restaurant among stars of stage and screen promises a break in the depressing routine. But when the restaurant’s handsome, temperamental chef is brutally murdered, Charles finds himself drawn into the ensuing investigation. At first it seems an open and shut case: the chef’s

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Favourite So Far

  • By Sue on 05-02-19

Mystery in exotic locale

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

Reviewed: 14-10-18

Charles Paris discovers another world, foreign but not unfamiliar. Good holiday with old friends.

  • The James Thurber Audio Collection

  • Fables and Selected Stories by James Thurber
  • By: James Thurber
  • Narrated by: Keith Olbermann
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

"My father was in the hospital and every night when I visited him, I read aloud to him. James Thurber. And one night he said, 'You really should do that on your show,' and I said, 'Dad, it’s a television newscast. I’d love to, but how could it possibly fit?' And he said, 'How often have I ever suggested anything for your shows?' And I remembered that he never had. But I also reminded him that there were things like copyrights and bills, to which he said, 'Try it. You never know.'"

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT STORIES WELL PRESENTED<br />

  • By Anonymous User on 12-08-18

GREAT STORIES WELL PRESENTED<br />

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

Blind Thurber wrote for the ear so this audio is welcome. Listen and make pictures .