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  • Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins

  • The Autobiography
  • By: Rupert Everett
  • Narrated by: Rupert Everett
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 83

An element of drama has always attended Rupert Everett, even before he swept to fame with his outstanding performance in Another Country. He has spent his life surrounded by extraordinary people, and witnessed extraordinary events. He was in Moscow during the fall of communism, in Berlin the night the wall came down, and in downtown Manhattan on September 11th.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Badly read

  • By barjil on 30-12-12

First class, all the way !

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

Reviewed: 03-10-18

Rupert Everett. A beautiful man, a brilliant writer and a world class voice. Having read the book a few years ago, it has been a real treat to hear his audible version. Encore !

  • Scoop

  • By: Evelyn Waugh
  • Narrated by: Simon Cadell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91

Lord Copper, newspaper magnate and proprietor of the Daily Beast, has always prided himself on his intuitive flair for spotting ace reporters. That is not to say he has not made the odd blunder, however, and may in a moment of weakness make another. Acting on a dinner party tip from Mrs. Algernon Stitch, Lord Copper feels convinced that he has hit on just the chap to cover a promising war in the African Republic of Ishmaelia. So begins Scoop.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the fantastic Beast - and where to find it

  • By Mr on 14-04-17

Loved Every Minute.

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

Reviewed: 30-06-18

Brilliant, in every way. Simon Cadell brings the characters to life with a thoroughly entertaining range of accents. Evelyn Waugh is a storytelling genius. Highly enjoyable.

  • Brighton Rock

  • By: Graham Greene
  • Narrated by: Samuel West
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 741
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 613
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 611

An unabridged audio edition of Graham Greene's classic gang-war thriller. A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge a death.... Read by Samuel West.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent.

  • By Abi on 09-04-11

Terrific !

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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: 31-05-18

This is one of the best books ever written. Samuel West delivers an excellent reading of this gripping tale.

  • Barchester Towers

  • By: Anthony Trollope
  • Narrated by: Timothy West
  • Length: 19 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254

Barchester Towers is the second of six in the series known as Chronicles of Barsetshire. Narrator Timothy West brings life to the story, begun in The Warden, of Mr. Harding and his daughter Eleanor. It chronicles the struggle for control of the English diocese of Barchester after one Bishop dies and a new one is selected. The rather incompetent new Bishop, Dr. Proudie, led by his formidable wife, and ambitious chaplain, Mr. Slope, begin to create turmoil with their desire to shake up the church establishment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • West is best

  • By Francis on 28-10-08

Excellent.

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

Reviewed: 19-05-18

The work by Anthony Trollope and the narration by Timothy West combine for an excellent audible treat.