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  • Murder Under the Sun: 13 Summer Mysteries by The Queen of Crime

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Summer. Holiday season. A time for rest and relaxation. But murder can strike anywhere, as this selection of an ‘unlucky 13’ mysteries by Agatha Christie proves. Join Hercule Poirot, Christopher Parker Pyne, Harley Quin and James Bond on this special holiday-themed collection, and take a dip into these short stories, perfect for killing time on the beach, by the pool - or at home, when planning to get away from it all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hugh Fraser

  • By Emilou on 30-07-19

Spot On!

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

Reviewed: 09-08-19

Just what I needed for my summer vacation. Hugh Fraser is pitch perfect!A truly wonderful voice actor reading world class mini mysteries. 10/10

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  • Norse Mythology

  • A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: full cast
  • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

Meet the trickster god Loki and his astonishing children – the giant wolf Fenrir, Jormungundr the snake that encircles the world, and Hel, the little girl who grows up to be Queen of the dead. Here, too, is Odin the all-father, who sacrificed his eye to see the future; Thor the thunderer, who defends Asgard with his fearsome strength and mighty hammer; and Freya the understandably angry, most beautiful of the gods and always being gambled for by unwanted suitors.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous!

  • By J. Tomasevic on 22-02-19

Fabulous!

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

Reviewed: 22-02-19

This radio production adds just the right balance of humour and dramatics to bring the myths successfully off the page. Great acting and editing. Hats off to the BBC.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Early Belt and the Present

  • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
  • By: Richard Pitt, Bert Coules
  • Narrated by: James Anthony Pearson, Full cast
  • Length: 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

A young servant, Early Belt, accompanies a group of superstitious English merchants as they transport a vast wagon train of goods to Delhi. The wagon train - known as The Present - is an incentive for the Indian Emperor to grant free trade throughout the land. As the convoy crawls across India, a merchant is found murdered. Stories quickly spread of a sorceress locked inside an enchanted cabinet somewhere within the convoy. When a second merchant is killed, the rumours turn to hysteria.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By J. Tomasevic on 29-04-18

Wonderful!

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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: 29-04-18

Beautifully atmospheric and a fine mystery. Bert Coules has the Midas touch! Heartily recommended for fans of Bert’s previous dramatisations.

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  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations
  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by: Clive Merrison, full cast, Michael Williams
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 71

Clive Merrison and Michael Williams star as Holmes and Watson in this collection of stories from the unique fully dramatised BBC Radio 4 canon, based on Arthur Conan Doyle's original short stories. The 12 dramatisations include 'A Scandal in Bohemia'; 'The Red-Headed League'; 'A Case of Identity'; 'The Boscombe Valley Mystery'; 'The Five Orange Pips'; 'The Man with the Twisted Lip'; and 'The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle'.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Titles and chapter numbers of individual stories

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-03-19

Definitive

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

Reviewed: 23-02-18

To say these adaptations are the best still feels like an understatement. This quality could never be bettered. Monumental.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 3 (Dramatised)

  • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by: Clive Merrison, Michael Williams
  • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

This volume includes 'The Greek Interpreter', 'The Naval Treaty', 'The Second Stain', and 'The Final Problem'.

Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these adventures, part of the unique fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Utterly Compelling

  • By J. Tomasevic on 29-10-17

Utterly Compelling

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

Reviewed: 29-10-17

These BBC productions are, without a doubt, the most wonderfully realised adaptations of the Conan Doyle stories. They cannot be topped. To single out what makes them so great is a silly task. Simply listen and be magically transported to Victorian London. The voice acting is sensational. The whole series is faultlessly executed, and appears to be a labour of love by all those involved.