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  • John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme: The Complete Series 1

  • By: John Finnemore
  • Narrated by: John Finnemore
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 350

John Finnemore, writer and star of Cabin Pressure, returns in four episodes of his own sketches, as heard on BBC Radio. These episodes feature a tiger with a gun, reveal the truth behind the war effort, visit some documentary-makers, has a big debate and then treats itself to a little trophy. Plus, there are also some musical interludes from the zoo. John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme is written by and stars John Finnemore (The Now Show, Miranda, That Mitchell and Webb Look).

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gets better in later series but still brilliant.

  • By Mez Kyte on 12-01-15

John Finaganza

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

Reviewed: 18-03-15

I've listed to quite a few of John Finnemore's radio comedies, with my favourite being cabin pressure.
This compilation of sketches is quite brilliant and has really made me fall I. Love with his writing and comedic style.
I want more now, so come on john, don't disappoint.

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  • Free: The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories

  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: An All-Star Cast
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 173

The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories expands upon the epic legend of the dark elf with 12 tales performed by the all-star cast of Felicia Day, Dan Harmon, Greg Grunberg, Tom Felton, Danny Pudi, Sean Astin, Melissa Rauch, Ice-T, Wil Wheaton, Al Yankovic, Michael Chiklis, and David Duchovny!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Legend of Drizzt

  • By Kawie1 on 08-09-14

Superb tales, superb narrators, and superbly free

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

Reviewed: 28-02-15

I've always found the tales of drizzt to be engaging and provoking. These short stories were no exception. Read by a selection of narrators well known and loved by fans of fantasy, science fiction, comics and all things geeky, this is a must listen collection if you are a fan of Salvator.

  • Fool's Errand

  • Tawny Man Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Nick Taylor
  • Length: 23 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 732
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 656
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 655

Return to the world of the Farseers… Robin Hobb’s best loved characters, Fitz , The Fool and Nighteyes the wolf, face new adventures and trials in the first book of The Tawny Man trilogy. When Assassin’s Quest closed, Fitz was living in self-imposed exile. Wracked with pain, he had chosen to discard the magical gifts that had seen him survive the wonders and torments of navigating the legendary city of the Elderlings, and of raising a dragon.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Changes in narrators

  • By julia harrold on 08-01-17

Stella performance

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

Reviewed: 13-02-15

The voice actor for this one of robin Hobbs books far outshines those of the assassins and dragon keepers series, probably a personal preference as the accent and pronunciation of the other actors occasionally broke the weave of the story for me.
And as always a tremendous story, robin hobb always does well for me.

  • Assassin’s Apprentice

  • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 17 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,613
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,430

In a faraway land where members of the royal family are named for the virtues they embody, one young boy will become a walking enigma.Born on the wrong side of the sheets, Fitz, son of Chilvary Farseer, is a royal bastard, cast out into the world, friendless and lonely. Only his magical link with animals - the old art known as the Wit - gives him solace and companionship. But the Wit, if used too often, is a perilous magic, and one abhorred by the nobility. So when Fitz is finally adopted into the royal household, he must give up his old ways.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great book but the narrator is all wrong!

  • By Lucy Clarke on 11-10-12

"Poisonously" addictive.

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

Reviewed: 05-01-15

A well written and well narrated story
Hob is engaging in all her books but I feel it is in this trilogy that she really shines.
A must read/listen for any fan of fantasy.