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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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    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

    • 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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    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

    • 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: £6.49

    • 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

    • 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
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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

    • A Charles Dickens Holiday Sampler

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Charles Dickens, Jerry Robbins (dramatization)
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The Cricket on The Hearth was first published in 1845. A cricket constantly chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the Peerybingle family. The arrival of a mysterious stranger threatens to shatter this harmony. Does the cricket have supernatural powers? The Seven Poor Travellers was first published in 1854. On Christmas Eve, a traveling gentleman happens upon a house in a quaint little village, which houses up to six travelers each evening. He decides to treat them all to a Christmas dinner and tells them a story around the fireplace about a soldier....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolute Treasures Full Cast Treasures

    • By Highlight on 15-02-15

    Regular price: £6.49

    • 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

    • Ozma of Oz (A Radio Dramatization)

    • Oz Series #3
    • By: L. Frank Baum, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Dorothy Gale, on a voyage at sea, is tossed overboard during a storm. She is washed ashore at Ev, a country neighboring Oz, where she meets up with her old friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion. She also meets Ozma, the new Princess of Oz, who has come to Ev on a mission of her own, which will bring them all in contact with the nefarious Nome King.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Beacon Hill - The Prescott Chronicles

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, Shana Dirik, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The CRT mini-series Beacon Hill is re-edited and compiled here as a continuous feature story, Beacon Hill - The Prescott Chronicles. Set in 1898 Boston, it's the upstairs/downstairs life of the Prescott's, their staff, and the power that patriarch Charles Prescott has over his family - and the city.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • 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

    • 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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    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

    • 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
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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

    • The Plimoth Adventure - Voyage of Mayflower

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Original Recording
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    From the journal of William Bradford, this audio production dramatizes the trials and tribulations of the Pilgrims and the events that lead up to their sailing from Southampton, England in the year 1620. "Jerry Robbins and the Colonial Radio Players bring to life the persecution and betrayals of the Puritans, while still in Europe, that compelled their flight to the New World. [It] is historically correct, and remains both exciting and fun. This audio presentation has a full cast and music score, with lots of sound effects, engaging your attention and imagination." (Dean Carlisle)

    Regular price: £6.59

    • Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: L. Frank Baum, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this adventure, Dorothy gets caught in a California earthquake with her cousin Zeb, and they have many adventures underground with none other than the Wizard of Oz! But can they find their way back to the surface world?

    Regular price: £6.79

    • 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 Road to Oz (Oz Series #5)

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: L. Frank Baum, Jerry Robbins (dramatization)
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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    While guiding a lost traveler, Dorothy herself gets lost, and finds herself on an enchanted road headed yet again to Oz. She meets many new friends and dangers along the way, but can she get to the Emerald City in time for Ozma's birthday party?

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Powder River: Season 12, Vol. 1

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: The Colonial Radio Players, Jerry Robbins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Season 12, Vol. 1, Millie and Doc meet their newest challenge head on, but Millie decides it may be time to sell her beloved General Store, restaurant and hotel. Britt heads out of town on the trail of a dangerous outlaw and is soon joined by an unlikely helper, who promises more trouble than help. Meanwhile, Jacob returns to Clearmont having graduated college, but draws the ire of Cheyenne who is about to marry Laurel, but senses his fiancé may have eyes for the new lawyer instead. A death on a train sends Doc, Dawes, and Britt on the trail of a killer.  

    Regular price: £6.39

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