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    • Mob Boss

    • The Life of Little Al D'arco, the Man Who Brought Down the Mafia
    • By: Jerry Capeci, Tom Robbins
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Alfonso "Little Al" D'Arco, the former acting boss of the Luchese crime family, was the highest-ranking mobster to ever turn government witness when he flipped in 1991. His decision to flip prompted many others to make the same choice, including John Gotti's top aide, Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, and his testimony sent more than fifty mobsters to prison. In Mob Boss, award-winning news reporters Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins team up for this unparalleled account of D'Arco's life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best mob book for a long time!

    • By Philip on 29-03-15

    Regular price: £36.19

    • Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A Radio Dramatization

    • By: Charles Dickens, Jerry Robbins (dramatization)
    • Narrated by: J. T. Turner, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Colonial Radio Theatre pulls out all the stops in this magnificent production of the Charles Dickens classic Christmas story! This full cast dramatization features a powerful music score - from the magnificent, booming opening of "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" to the frightening tones of "The Ghost of Christmas Future". It's a holiday treat both you and your family will enjoy for years to come.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Adaptation

    • By JD on 04-01-16

    Regular price: £5.19

    • Jeeves and Wooster, Vol. 1

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, J.T. Turner, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    "Jeeves Takes Charge": In which the incomparable silly-ass Bertie Wooster makes the acquaintance of the world's foremost gentleman's personal gentleman, Jeeves. Together, they are thrust into a dashed tricky situation concerning Uncle Willoughby's memoirs. "Extricating Young Gussie": On the instructions of his fearsome Aunt Agatha, Bertie is packed off to New York, ordered to prevent his cousin Gussie Mannering-Phipps from going into vaudeville.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't have the same sparkle as the BBC dramatisation

    • By Mrs. S. E. Jones on 23-07-16

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Jimmy and the Star Angel

    • By: Jerry Robbins, Jeffrey Gage
    • Narrated by: The Family Time Audio Theatre Players, Colin Budzyna, Shana Dirik, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
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    On Christmas Eve, after Jimmy breaks one of his father's ornaments, a strange force shrinks both he and his sister down to ornament size. On the lowest branch, they meet an Old St. Nicholas ornament who explains that the Star Angel, residing at the very top of the Christmas tree, alone has the power to return them to normal size and must do so before sunrise, when the magic that brings the ornaments to life will fade away, turning Jimmy and Samantha into ornaments as well.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Powder River - Season One

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, Derek Aalerud, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Former lawman turned rancher Britt MacMasters and his son Chad begin a new life in Clearmont, Wyoming until Britt’s past returns to haunt them. One of the toughest outlaw gangs in the west is headed to Clearmont for revenge. Episodes include: "The Preacher," "A Tangled Rope," "A Friend In Need," "Battle At Ricochet Rock," "The Gold Wagon," "Peace Of Mind," "The Lost Mine," "Never The Twain," "The Winter Soldier," "The Wind In The Mountain," "The Vengeance Trail."

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Powder River: Season Two

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, Derek Aalerud, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In Season Two of Powder River, Britt MacMasters has once again put on the badge of United States Marshal and returns to Clearmont, Wyoming after several months away on the trail with his son Chad. There he finds a new Sheriff in town - who doesn't like the idea of a U.S. Marshal living in his jurisdiction but soon calls on the famed Marshal for help when the Sioux attack a stagecoach. A season highlight is a three part episode where General George Custer recruits Chad to scout for him as he heads toward the Little Big Horn, causing Britt to follow in pursuit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Enjoyable

    • By wiser2865 on 11-09-16

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Brothers Grimm, Jerry Robbins (dramatization)
    • Narrated by: The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Once upon a time in the middle of winter, when the flakes of snow were falling like feathers from the sky, a queen sat at a window sewing, and the frame of the window was made of black ebony. And whilst she was sewing and looking out of the window at the snow, she pricked her finger with the needle, and three drops of blood fell upon the snow. And the red looked pretty upon the white snow, and she thought to herself, "Would that I had a child as white as snow, as red as blood, and as black as the wood of the window-frame." blood, and as black as the wood of the window-frame." Soon after that she had a little daughter....

    Regular price: £6.59

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Washington Irving, Jerry Robbins (dramatization)
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Ichabod Crane, a lanky, lean, superstitious school master, arrives to teach the children of Sleepy Hollow. As he vies for the attention of the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, his rival for her attention is the town rowdy, Brom Bones. Brom tries to scare Ichabod away with local superstitions and ghost tales. And soon enough the ill-fated schoolmaster encounters a terrifying legend come to life: the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Marvelous Land of Oz

    • A Radio Dramatization (Oz Series #2)
    • By: L. Frank Baum, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    Tip, a young Gillikin boy, runs away from his cruel guardian, the wicked witch Mombi. He meets up with the Scarecrow, now ruler of the Emerald City; the Tin Woodman; many new friends; and an army of girls who want to overthrow the Scarecrow. Before it's over, Tip finds out that he is part of a dark secret from Oz's past.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Adventures of Sgt. Billy & Corp. Sam, Vol. 2

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Bill O'Brien, Sam Donato, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    Sgt. Billy and Corp. Sam are back with six hilarious adventures for the whole family. This six-episode comedy series stars Bill O'Brien, who co-starred for many years with Rex Trailer on the popular children's show Boomtown, that enjoyed a 20-year run on WBZ TV in Boston. Bill is reunited with another Boomtown alumni, Sam Donato, for these fun-filled episodes that have everything from an avalanche on a Canadian mountain to a wagon filled with dynamite and a pet snapping turtle called Petunia.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • Gettysburg: A Radio Dramatization

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Highly detailed and accurate, you will find yourself in the middle of General Buford's skirmish line as he tries to halt the Confederate advance into Gettysburg, you will feel the anguish and hell of war - of the slaughter that took place in the wheat field. You will live the heroism of Picket’s doomed charge and hear the immortal words that President Lincoln delivered in his consecrating address some four months later. No matter your loyalties, Gettysburg will have your heart pounding with its thunderous action, high adventure and suspense.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Jack and the Beanstalk

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Benjamin Tabart, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: J. T. Turner, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A poor woman lives far from London in a cottage with her "indolent, careless, and extravagant" son, Jack. The two have little money and are forced to sell their last possession, a cow. Jack leads the animal along the road and meets an old man who trades some magic beans for the cow. Jack’s mother is furious when she discovers he has come home with no money, and tosses the beans away. The next morning, Jack finds a beanstalk has grown to the clouds and climbs it… finally reaching a castle, high above the sky!

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Captain Blood

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Rafael Sabatini, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Dr. Peter Blood is arrested and sentenced to hang for treating a wounded rebel. Instead of death, he is sent to Barbados as a slave. When the Spanish attack the port city of Bridgetown, he and his fellow slaves capture the Spanish ship and set out to sea, where he becomes the notorious pirate, Captain Blood. With battles on sea and on land, daring escapes, sword duels to the death, a touch of romance, and a magnificent score by Jeffrey Gage, Captain Blood is a swashbuckling adventure on a very grand scale!

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Noggle Stones

    • By: Wil Radcliffe, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: J.T. Turner, Tom Berry, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The mad goblin scholar Bugbear and his gambler cousin Tudmire come into possession of a most peculiar scroll. It is through this scroll that the mystical world of Annwfn and the world of 19th-century humanity are suddenly and inadvertently thrust together. Allying themselves with the awkward human stage magician Martin Manchester and the fierce warrior woman Maga, Bugbear and Tudmire must rally the frightened folk of the small town of Willow Prairie against the gathering evil.

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Yankee Clipper and the Adventure of the Golden Sphinx

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: J. T. Turner, Joseph Zamparelli Jr., The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Captain Martin Hawk and his crew arrive in Alexandria, Egypt, on the clipper ship Yankee Spirit. With their mysterious guide, Ini-Herit, they embark on a journey to the famed Valley of the Kings. There, Hawk encounters Professor Donald Curtis who has made an incredible discovery - the tomb of Prince Erihppas. Up until now he was believed to be only legend. Within the tomb the professor has found a large Sphinx, made entirely of solid gold. It becomes the task of Captain Hawk to transport the Sphinx to a museum in England.

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Powder River - Season Six

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, Derek Aalerud, Lincoln Clark, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In Season Six of Powder River, Etta and Jacob discover a 10-year-old boy, Levi Curtis, chopping wood at their home, acting as if he lived there. Britt soon discovers he is the sole survivor of an Indian attack on the Conestoga wagon he's traveling in with his family. Britt realizes Levi has no relatives and prepares to take him to the orphanage in Sheridan. When the telephone line arrives in Clearmont, Millie hires Etta to work the switchboard. Etta soon begins hearing things she shouldn’t: other people’s conversations.

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Ticonderoga

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, J.T. Turner, Joseph Zamparelli, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Ticonderoga tells the story of Captain William Taylor and his Mohawk scout Degadawidah who are charged to escort Captain Carlton Campbell of the 42nd Highlanders through the dangerous lands of the Huron to Fort Edward, where the British are making plans to march on the French held Ticonderoga. On the journey they meet young orphan Adam Cobbs who receives a baptism by fire in the harsh and bloody wilderness of New York State. Ticonderoga is a musket blasting adventure on the epic scale that The Colonial Radio Theatre has become known for.

    Regular price: £18.39

    • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: L. Frank Baum, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
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    One of the true classics of American literature. Originally published in 1900, it was the first truly American fairy tale, as Baum crafted a wonderful fantasy, peopled with memorable characters — a cornfield scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and a humbug wizard.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Alamo

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna arrives in San Antonio with 6,000 troups and begins to besiege the Alamo for thirteen days. Flying a red flag and playing the El Deguello (cut the throat), Santa Anna signals that no quarter will be given to the defenders. You will be there with David Crockett, Jim Bowie, William Travis, and 16-year-old David Cummings as they fight to the bitter end in this spectacular epic production of one of the worlds most famous battles.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Emerald City of Oz (Dramatized)

    • By: L. Frank Baum, Jerry Robbins (adaptation)
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Dorothy Gale and her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em are coming to live in Oz permanently. Dorothy then takes them on a tour of Oz, and during their journey, they encounter King Kleaver with his Spoon Brigade and Miss Cuttenclip of the land of paper dolls. Meanwhile, the wicked Nome King has joined forces with the horrible Growleywogs, the terrifying Whimsies, and the wicked Phanfasms in a plot to capture the Emerald City.

    Regular price: £6.79

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