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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 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    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

    • Captain Blood

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Rafael Sabatini, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      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: £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

    • 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

    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: £16.89

    • 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
    • Story
      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

    • 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

    • 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
    • Overall
      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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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

    • 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
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      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

    • 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

    • Ticonderoga: The Series

    • Season 2, Vol. 2
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: J.T. Turner, Joseph Zamparelli, Theo Cheever, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The adventures of Captain Taylor, his son Adam, Mohawk scout Dagadawidah, and Captain Campbell of the 42nd Highlanders continue at Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War in this full cast action adventure audio drama by the award-winning Colonial Radio Theatre.

    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 28 mins
    • 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 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: £18.99

    • 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 9 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: £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

    • Ticonderoga

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, J.T. Turner, Joseph Zamparelli, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 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: £6.79

    • Little Big Horn

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • 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

    Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer leads his 7th Cavalry into the Valley of the Little Big Horn, and into eternity in this truly spectacular audio dramatization of the events that took place on June 25th, 1876. It was a horrific battle, which saw no true victors. Custer's command lost their lives. The Plains Indians lost their way of life. With an exciting music score (using many themes from the actual 7th Cavalry song book), and thousands of sound effects, you will be right in the middle of the famous last stand on the Little Big Horn.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Powder River, Season 11, Vol. 2

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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    Power River concludes its 11th season as the evidence in a murder is stacked against Mrs. Hudson. Marshal MacMasters, Doc, and Sheriff Dawes enter "The Valley of No Return" in search of a missing wagon train, and while Cheynne and Laurel make life plans, a life-changing event falls upon Doc and Millie.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Powder River: Season 11, Vol. 1

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
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      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

    Powder River rolls into its 11th season with an epic two-part adventure called "The Man from Isandlwana", in which a British officer arrives in Clearmont haunted by a terrifying past. Marshal MacMasters and Sheriff Dawes seem besieged by swindlers and land grabbers in "When We Trust" and "An Opinion of Judgment".

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Powder River: Season 10, Vol. 2

    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins and The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Powder River continues the adventures of the citizens of Clearmont, Wyoming, in the year 1884. In "Henry M. Teller Comes to Town", the people of Clearmont all pitch in to help Millie, who has fallen ill on the day a member of the administration arrives from Washington DC, plan a dinner for his entire entourage. Passing through the town of Iron Meadow, Britt encounters the surprise of his life in the episode "The Reflection in the Mirror Is Not Mine".

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Powder River

    • Season 10, Vol. 1
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • 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

    Powder River continues the stories of the citizens of Clearmont, Wyoming in the year 1884. In "The Summer Visit," Jacob returns to town after his second year in college, and seems a changed man, while Britt, Dawes, and Cheyenne are faced with the mystery of "The Phantom Train." "Incident At Dry Wells" finds Britt in a standoff with a killer who has left a trail of death behind him from Georgia to Wyoming, and the beautiful Nadya seems to have some of the men in Clearmont under her spell in "The Gypsy Curse."

    Regular price: £6.59

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