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Ms. D. A. O'neil

Dorset, UK
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  • Emma

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
  • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 420
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370

This Audible Original production is narrated by Emma Thompson (Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA winner, Love Actually, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility), with a full supporting cast including Joanne Froggatt, Morgana Robinson, Aisling Loftus, Joseph Millson, Alexa Davies and rising star Isabella Inchbald as our eponymous heroine.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • If you need an abridged version then this is quite fun

  • By R. Howlett on 23-09-18

Timeless romcom sparkling narration

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

Reviewed: 21-01-19

As familiar as the story is, Emma Thompson brings new life with witty, vibrant narration, and the entire voice cast is excellent. Wonderful story and classic characters, enjoyable to the end.

  • A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World

  • By: David Spade
  • Narrated by: David Spade
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149

Written and performed for the Audible experience, Spade’s new comic memoir takes listeners along for the sometimes embarrassing and always hilarious ride of getting older in our fleeting “Snapchat World”. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best!!!!

  • By Anonymous User on 24-07-18

Self-deprecating and hilarious

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

Reviewed: 22-07-18

David Spade is a great raconteur, so funny and self-deprecating, and occasionally highly inappropriate. I have heard quite a few of these stories before but it was such a fun six hours with this great comedian, it definitely left me wanting more.

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  • Alanatomy

  • The Inside Story
  • By: Alan Carr
  • Narrated by: Alan Carr
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 524
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 483
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 486

In his first novel, Look Who It Is!, Alan told his story ('oh and what a life') with his unique twist of natural, observational and tongue-in-cheek humour that made him famous. Alan Carr described his life story in his own words, from growing up in a football-mad family in Northampton to his rise as one of Britain's best-loved comedians. And now he is ready to divulge the next chapter in bursts of hilarious Technicolor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant second book, full of the stuff we want to hear about.

  • By D Coleman on 10-11-16

Hilarious and warm

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

Reviewed: 06-03-17

Alan is such good company, a gossip but kind hearted, I laughed so much during this book, I was disappointed when it was over. His narration is excellent and really funny. Love him so much now!

  • Moranthology

  • By: Caitlin Moran
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Moran
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 479
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 385

Possibly the only drawback about the best-selling How to Be a Woman was that its author, Caitlin Moran, was limited to pretty much one subject: being a woman. Moranthology is proof that Caitlin can actually be ‘quite chatty’ about many other things, including cultural, social and political issues which are usually the province of learned professors, or hot-shot wonks – and not a woman who once, as an experiment, put a wasp in a jar, and got it stoned.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not half as good as it should be

  • By kisag_queen on 20-08-15

Funny and truthful

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

Reviewed: 21-04-16

Really enjoyed the narration, Caitlin is great, energy and enthusiasm. The articles are great, a memorable one being Ronnie Wood. Sometimes the way she pronounced certain words (wholly, couture) jarred slightly but that is minor, overall it was wonderful and I have already bought how to build a girl to listen to next.

  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses

  • Read by the Cast of the Stage Play
  • By: Choderlos de Laclos
  • Narrated by: Dominic West, Janet McTeer, Una Stubbs, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 317
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 277

From the sumptuous private drawing rooms of 18th-century Paris to the decadent estates and chateaus of the French countryside, La Marquise de Merteuil and Le Vicomte de Valmont hatch a long-distance plan of vengeance and seduction. Valmont is determined to conquer the famously pious Madame de Tourvel, whose husband is abroad on business. However, Merteuil has other plans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A timeless tale of lust and revenge

  • By Ms. D. A. O'neil on 05-02-16

A timeless tale of lust and revenge

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

Reviewed: 05-02-16

It's told in letters as the book, the performances are second to none and I really enjoyed it. I would have loved to have seen the Donmar production, Janet Mcteer and Dominic West are fabulous actors but sadly distance and cost prevented this. This is a good insight to how electric the play would be. It's really an excellent story and a nice quickie listen.

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