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Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Musical Drama
- An Audible Original Drama
- By: H. G. Wells, Jeff Wayne
- Narrated by: Michael Sheen, Taron Egerton, Theo James, and others
- Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
- Original Recording
One of the world’s most recognisable sci-fi stories, H. G. Wells’ The War of The Worlds established numerous conventions for the genre, including the threat of an invasive extraterrestrial species, space travel and intergalactic conflict, inspiring directors, gamers, producers and writers alike with its sobering story of struggle and survival. Marrying the suspense, drama and urgency of Wells’ original novel with Jeff Wayne’s rousing and flamboyant score, Audible’s new and exclusive dramatisation uses action, narration, original music and evocative sound design to immerse listeners in a world that’s as thrilling as it is desolate.
Stunning Interpretation of Jeff Wayne's Classic!
- By Simon on 29-11-18
Brilliant Jeff Wayne does it again!!
I hope Jeff Wayne never gives up with his adaptations of his wonderful classic. What a cast as well. Michael Sheen sounds very much like the late great Richard Burton. Brilliant cast. I wonder if Jeff Wayne had a hand in choosing them also. JUST BRILLIANT!! Highly Recommended
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Casino Royale (with Interview)
- By: Ian Fleming
- Narrated by: Dan Stevens
- Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
For James Bond and the British Secret Service, the stakes couldn’t be higher. 007’s mission is to neutralise the Russian operative Le Chiffre by ruining him at the baccarat table, forcing his Soviet masters to ‘retire’ him. When Le Chiffre hits a losing streak, Bond discovers his luck is in – that is, until he meets Vesper Lynd, a glamorous agent who might yet prove to be his downfall.
The original and the Best
- By Clifford on 07-09-12
Bond James Bond
Characters portrayed could have been better pronounced. Story better than film though. Very graphic in parts