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  • Pilgrim: The Collected Series 1-4

  • The BBC Radio 4 fantasy drama series
  • By: Sebastien Baczkiewicz
  • Narrated by: Paul Hilton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297

The first four series of the original BBC Radio 4 fantastical drama series set in a world almost, but not quite, like our own. Paul Hilton stars as William Palmer, the immortal, reluctant and unthanked hero protecting mankind from an enemy they resist believing in: the Grey Folk. Thrilling, dark and contemporary, the dramas are set in a recognisable present day but one haunted by the folktales of the British Isles: drowned villages, changeling children, werewolves and unruly nature spirits.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pilgrim

  • By gepocock on 19-06-16

amazing

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

Reviewed: 13-12-18

the series is a great twist on old tales. I could not stop listening. a huge strength is Paul Hilton as pilgrim whose empathy and strength lead a strong well directed cast. highly recommend

  • Agatha Christie: Twelve Radio Mysteries

  • Twelve BBC Radio 4 Dramatisations
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Tom Hollander, full cast, Julia McKenzie, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 136

Twelve BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of short stories by the Queen of Crime. First broadcast in the early 2000s, the stories were adapted and brought up-to-date for a contemporary audience. The stories are 'Philomel Cottage'; 'Swan Song'; 'Magnolia Blossom'; 'Witness for the Prosecution'; 'The Gates of Baghdad'; 'The Hounds of Death'; 'In a Glass Darkly'; 'The Dressmaker's Doll'; 'The Case of the Perfect Carer'; 'The £199 Adventure'; 'The Gypsy'; and 'The Last Seance'. Duration: 6 hours approx.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Repackaged version of 2010 dramatisations

  • By M. K. on 05-02-16

very well adapted

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

a lot of care was taken.in terms of updating the stories the cases were a little simple and short some were clever than others but all performed well. lots of characters to like

  • George Cragge: In the Red & Other Mysteries

  • By: Mark Tavener
  • Narrated by: Barry Foster, full cast, Hugh Laurie, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

A collection of four blackly humorous crime mysteries featuring the fictional BBC Radio crime correspondent, George Cragge. Adapted from the novel by Mark Tavener, In the Red sees the anarchic George Cragge investigate a spree of bizarre murders in the world of City finance, a small political party contesting a by-election, and a plan to overthrow the Director-General of the BBC. The sequel, In the Balance, features George Cragge kicking off a murder trail during the FIFA World Cup at Wembley Stadium. And with Europe becoming a hot potato, can the Prime Minister hold on to his job? In the Chair follows the maverick hack as he looks into a series of murders of dentists linked to New Labour policy. The final drama, In the End, sees George Cragge investigating a series of murders of journalists.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Prequel to BBC Radio 4's ‘Absolute Power’

  • By Nigel on 17-03-18

great well worth a listen

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

loved it I bought to try something different and this was great funny and topical fantastic vocal performances would highly recommend

  • Stone: The Complete Series 1-4

  • By: Danny Brocklehurst
  • Narrated by: Craig Cheetham, Deborah McAndrew, full cast, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138

Seventeen stories from the gritty crime series created by Danny Brocklehurst, starring Hugo Speer as Manchester detective John Stone. This collection brings together Series 1 to 4 of this intelligent detective drama, tackling morally ambiguous, complex and challenging subjects. DCI Stone and his team investigate a series of brutal murders and missing person cases, among other grisly crimes. Starring Hugo Speer as DCI John Stone, Craig Cheetham as DI Mike Tanner and Deborah McAndrew as DS Sue Kelly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Will definitely listen to again.

  • By Mark Renny on 14-06-18

well performed

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

Reviewed: 24-06-18

I think the best thing about this other than the vocal talent is the originality of the stories and the variety. it is good value because lots of episodes although some easier to get through than others. well written great cast worth listening to

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Child

  • An Audible Drama
  • By: Sebastian Fitzek
  • Narrated by: Rupert Penry-Jones, Jack Boulter, Emilia Fox, and others
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,979
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,841
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,843

My name is Simon. I’m 10 years old. I’m a serial killer. Robert Stern (Rupert Penry-Jones), a successful defense attorney, doesn’t know what lies in store for him when he agrees to meet a new client in a derelict estate on the outskirts of Berlin. Stern is more than surprised, when his old love interest and professional nurse Carina (Emilia Fox) presents him a ten year old boy as his new client. Simon (Jack Boulter), a terminally ill child, who is convinced he has murdered many men in a previous life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chilling, Difficult in places, but damn good!

  • By Simon on 07-06-15

excellent cast and production

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

Reviewed: 19-05-18

difficult material but fantastic acting from cast clear narrative pacy story very atmospheric good production worth a listen

  • Blake's 7 - The Liberator Chronicles, Volume 5

  • By: Simon Guerrier, Una McCormack, James Goss
  • Narrated by: Gareth Thomas, Paul Darrow, Sally Knyvette, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Three enhanced audiobooks performed by the stars of the classic BBC television series. These stories are set during Series 2. Includes Logic by Simon Guerrier, Risk Management by Una McCormack and Three by James Goss.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic

  • By Amazon Customer on 30-04-18

fantastic

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

Reviewed: 30-04-18

probably my favourite of series just great stories fantastic vocal performance and exceptional effects make this believable and highly enjoyable

  • McLevy: The Collected Editions, Series 9 & 10

  • Eight Episodes of the BBC Radio 4 Crime Drama Series
  • By: David Ashton
  • Narrated by: Siobhan Redmond, Brian Cox
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 130

Eight episodes of the popular BBC Radio 4 Victorian detective drama, starring Brian Cox and Siobhan Redmond. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, this gripping series sees James McLevy prowling the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland and Lieutenant Roach.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love this series. totally addicted!

  • By Anonymous User on 08-11-18

amazing series

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

Reviewed: 24-03-18

I am thrilled I found this series love it . great stories and performances every time I listen . the twists in mclevy and jeans relationships are full of emotion .atmospheric and with style

  • McLevy: The Collected Editions: Series 7 & 8

  • 8 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 crime drama series
  • By: David Ashton
  • Narrated by: Siobhan Redmond, Brian Cox, Michael Perceval-Maxwell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 120

Eight episodes of the BBC Radio 4 detective series set in Victorian Edinburgh, starring Brian Cox. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh, bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Mclevy

  • By Amazon Customer on 19-03-18

I love Mclevy

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

Reviewed: 19-03-18

fantastic cast who never disappoint original and fast moving stories centring around a man who is jaded yet witty clever and daring I would recommend wholeheartedly

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • McLevy, The Collected Editions: Series 5 & 6

  • By: David Ashton
  • Narrated by: Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond, full cast
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 128

Brian Cox stars as the Edinburgh detective in eight episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of a Victorian inspector in Scotland, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.'To Keep Him Honest': with big bets on a champion boxing match, the local crooks keep McLevy busy. 'Picture of Innocence': a high court judge is dead, and suspicion falls on his wife.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-06-16

fantastic

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

Reviewed: 13-03-18

great series great stories amazing performance love it highly recommended
unusual crimes taking place in victorian setting where a thief taker prowls. witty well written and great characters

  • Hybrid (Dramatized)

  • By: Brian O'Grady, Lou Aronica
  • Narrated by: Story Plant Media
  • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4

Hybrid is a riveting audio drama performed by more than a dozen actors with a dramatic background score and a full complement of sound effects. It tells the story of a world-changing virus that threatens to kill billions and Amanda Flynn, the heroic, damaged woman - herself a victim of the virus - who takes it upon herself to stop it. Amanda must face down both the government and a dark figure with powers similar to her own in an effort to accomplish her goal while the clock to global extermination ticks down.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • good effort with some pace ok story

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-03-18

good effort with some pace ok story

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

I liked the format at times particularly when they discussed the issues via email. the voices were lovely and clear but did grate on me after a while sorry. I felt at times more explanation was needed and at others less