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  • The Complete Chronicles of Narnia

  • The Classic BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisations
  • By: C. S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Maurice Denham, Full Cast
  • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 991

C.S. Lewis’s acclaimed and universally loved novels spring to life in these spellbinding full-cast BBC dramatisations. Anyone who’s visited Narnia wants to go back again, and these radio dramas make for a hugely entertaining first-time or return journey, with a cast including Bernard Cribbins, Maurice Denham, Richard Griffiths, Martin Jarvis, Sylvester McCoy, John Sessions, Fiona Shaw and Timothy Spall.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Simon Thompson on 19-12-14

Dramatic Rendering of C S Lewis' Chronicles.

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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: 19-12-17

An excellent series with convincing performances by a star studded cast. This production is true to the original text in the seven books.

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  • Fresh Doubt

  • Ingrid Skyberg FBI Thriller, Book 2
  • By: Eva Hudson
  • Narrated by: Victoria Grove
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Brilliant American psychology student Madison Faber is in police custody - a potential murder suspect. Two hours ago, she found her roommate lying in a pool of blood. Special Agent Ingrid Skyberg is assigned to investigate the case on behalf of the US embassy. Tasked with supporting a terrified Madison Faber and uncovering the truth behind her friend's death, Ingrid discovers a sinister extremist group operating out of Faber's London college.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listening - good story and narration!

  • By whicker_wobbler on 25-06-17

Gripping but too many loose ends

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

Reviewed: 24-09-16

The story was well told and the characters well drawn. However there were too many unanswered questions when stumps were drawn. Simply not cricket.

  • Cometh the Hour

  • The Clifton Chronicles, Book 6
  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,088
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086

Cometh the Hour opens with the reading of a suicide note, which has devastating consequences for Harry and Emma Clifton, Giles Barrington and Lady Virginia. Giles must decide if he should withdraw from politics and try to rescue Karin, the woman he loves, from behind the Iron Curtain. But is Karin truly in love with him, or is she a spy?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly entertaining old-fashioned story-telling

  • By Kirstine on 21-03-16

The story can never end

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

Reviewed: 08-03-16

Archer remains one of the best storytellers of our time. He twists and turns throughout. I love his villains.

  • Jump!

  • By: Jilly Cooper
  • Narrated by: Gerri Halligan
  • Length: 26 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 417
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 248

Following the death of her bullying husband, Etta Bancroft's selfish children move her to a village in the Cotswolds. One night, she discovers a filly, left to die in the snow. With help, Etta rescues the horse, and she and her friends form a syndicate to pay for her upkeep. As the horse recovers, she begins to show racing pedigree, so the syndicate enters her into a maiden hurdle - and are shocked at the result.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Do not buy this

  • By Anne on 25-05-11

A Rampaging Romp with a sensitive touch

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

Reviewed: 25-08-15

Most enjoyable with a complex plot and unlikely characters. A great read (listen) and unputdpwnable