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    • An Inspector Calls (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones, David Calder, Morven Christie
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 539
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 435

    The Birling family are spending a happy evening celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft - a marriage that will result in the merging of two successful local businesses. Yet, just when everything seems to be going so well, they receive a surprise visit from an Inspector Goole who is investigating the suicide of a young girl.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • GCSE text

    • By Susan on 24-12-12

    Regular price: £10.00

    • When We are Married (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    A sparkling BBC Radio 4 adaptation of J.B. Priestley’s comic play, starring Alan Bennett, Brenda Blethyn, Gwen Taylor, Alun Armstrong, Michael Jayston and Nicola Pagett. Three eminently respectable Yorkshire couples are in the midst of their joint silver wedding celebrations when they receive a rude shock - they are not legally married.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully daft and shamelessly predictable

    • By tothemanorbornfreak on 06-02-15

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Classic English and Irish Dramas Starring Ralph Richardson and Margaret Lockwood, Volume 1

    • By: Theatre Royal, Laurence Sterne, J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from English and Irish Literature. Here is the legendary Ralph Richardson starring in 'Private Rooms' adapted from the original tale by J. B. Priestly and ‘My Uncle Toby’, adapted from Tristram Shandy, the original tale by Laurence Sterne. Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950s by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Classic Radio Theatre: Time and the Conways

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Marcia Warren, Stella Gonet, Belinda Sinclair, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Marcia Warren and Stella Gonet star in J. B. Priestley’s classic family drama about the nature of time. Time and the Conways follows the fortunes of one family over a period of years, and offers a moving perspective on the abstract nature of the past, present and future. It is 1919, the War is over and the Conway family are celebrating their daughter Kay’s 21st birthday. But her sudden premonition of their lives in 1937 casts a shadow over their dreams and expectations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable couple of hours

    • By Tad on 31-03-17

    Regular price: £12.00