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    • Good Omens

    • By: Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 404
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403

    The world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday. Just before dinner, according to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing, and everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top class storytelling!

    • By Rebecca on 02-02-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Terry Pratchett: BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations
    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis, Sheila Hancock, Anton Lesser, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 688
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 618
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609

    Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different.... Collected together for the first time are seven full-cast BBC Radio dramatisations of Terry Pratchett’s novels, with star-studded casts including Martin Jarvis, Sheila Hancock, Anton Lesser, Philip Jackson, Alex Jennings and Mark Heap.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent radioplay renditions of Pratchett's work

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • The Colour of Magic

    • Discworld 1
    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,617
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,130

    The Colour of Magic, the first novel in Terry Pratchett's wildly imaginative Discworld series, takes the listener on a remarkable journey. The magical planet of Discworld is supported by four massive elephants who stand on the back of the Great A'Tuin, a giant turtle swimming slowly through the mysterious interstellar gulf. An eccentric expedition sets out to explore the planet, encountering dragons who only exist if you believe in them, and, of course, "The Edge" of the planet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audio - white noise

    • By Frank on 29-07-14

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Guards! Guards!

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,571
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,093
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,092

    If you find yourself ruminating on questions like "Where have all the dragons gone?" then this is the story for you. Explore the crazy, creepy land called Discworld, where you'll discover that the dragons aren't asleep or dead - they're dormant, packed in like huge, scaly sardines. Join in the search for the key to their closed-in, comatose world in this eighth fantastical Discworld novel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eminently Re-readable

    • By mollyeyre on 08-07-13

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Good Omens

    • The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Mark Heap, Full Cast, Peter Serafinowicz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,230
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,226

    A full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman’s celebrated apocalyptic comic novel, with bonus length episodes and outtakes. According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday in fact. Just after Any Answers on Radio 4….Events have been set in motion to bring about the End of Days. The armies of Good and Evil are gathering and making their way towards the sleepy English village of Lower Tadfield.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful and hilarious!

    • By Tyrone on 18-03-17

    Regular price: £16.00

    • The Light Fantastic

    • Discworld 2
    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,333
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,332

    The Great A'Tuin, the heroic turtle who supports the weight of the entire Discworld, not to mention four giant elephants, swims through the galaxy day and night with the burden of being the only creature who knows exactly where the universe is going. Philosophers have long debated where this is, and are due to find out in about 2 months. Shall they worry?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The start of the legendary series...

    • By J Whitney on 05-10-07

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Fifth Elephant

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,124
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,706
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,705

    Sam Vines is a man on the run. Yesterday, he was a duke, a chief of police, and an ambassador. Now he has nothing but his native wit and the gloomy trousers of Uncle Vanya. And if he can't make it through the forest to civilization, there's going to be a terrible war. But there are monsters on his trail. They're werewolves - and they're catching up. Sam Vimes is out of time and already out of breath....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A review about narrators, Planer versus Briggs

    • By Karen Williams on 22-09-15

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Jingo

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,800
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,494
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,492

    A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld, and suddenly you can tell which way the wind is blowing. As two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch has got just a few hours to deal with a crime so big that there's no law against it. It's called "war"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terry never fails to deliver a fantastic story

    • By Mrs on 25-11-13

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Raising Steam

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,360
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,158

    To the consternation of the patrician, Lord Vetinari, a new invention has arrived in Ankh-Morpork - a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all of the elements: earth, air, fire and water. This being Ankh-Morpork, it’s soon drawing astonished crowds, some of whom caught the zeitgeist early and arrive armed with notepads and very sensible rainwear.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Essential for fans, but not the best of Discworld

    • By Andrew John Rae on 19-11-13

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Thud!

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,113
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,688
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,688

    Koom Valley? That was where the trolls ambushed the dwarfs, or the dwarfs ambushed the trolls. It was far away. It was a long time ago. But if he doesn't solve the murder of just one dwarf, Commander Sam Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch is going to see it fought again, right outside his office.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hrrruuurrh

    • By Vinx on 30-07-08

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Feet of Clay

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,784
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,471
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,471

    Who's murdering harmless old men? Who's poisoning the Patrician? As autumn fogs hold Ankh-Morpork in their grip, the City Watch has to track down a murderer who can't be seen. Maybe the golems know something - but the solemn men of clay, who work all day and night and are never any trouble to anyone, have started to commit suicide....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely

    • By Ann Ingham on 14-06-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Men at Arms

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,818
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,814

    The town of Ankh-Morpork is in big trouble, and the City Watch is desperate for a few good men to protect it. But all they've got are the dwarves Corporal Carrot and Lance-constable Cuddy; the troll Lance-constable Detritus; Lance-constable Angua, who is believed to be a woman; and, worst of all, Corporal Nobbs, who has been disqualified from the human race for shoving! These underdogs need all the help they can get, for they've been given only 24 hours to clean up the war-torn town.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, shame about the audio quality

    • By Daniel on 11-05-12

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Unseen Academicals

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: David Jason, Jon Culshaw, Mathew Horne, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 987
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 988

    Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork - not the old fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts and balls that go gloing when you drop them. And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they're in the mood for trying everything else. The prospect of the Big Match draws in a street urchin with a wonderful talent for kicking a tin can, a maker of jolly good pies, a dim but beautiful young woman who might just turn out to be the greatest fashion model there has ever been, and the mysterious Mr Nutt.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible adaptation of a wonderful book

    • By Kate on 10-07-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Thief of Time

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,601
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,255
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,262

    Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on the Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like the underwater; how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities, where there's never enough time. But the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock starts a race against, well, time for Lu Tze and his apprentice Lobsang Ludd.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant -

    • By Lesley on 09-12-11

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Reaper Man

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 975

    In Terry Pratchett's Reaper Man, Death has left Discworld - but that's not necessarily a good thing. After all, chaos always ensues whenever important public services are withdrawn, and Discworld is no exception. Society is suddenly overrun by ghosts and poltergeists, while Dead Rights activist Reg Shoe finds himself busier than he's ever been and newly-deceased wizard Windle Poons rises from his coffin as a living corpse.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A perfect Halloween listen.

    • By Nina on 24-05-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Mort

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,791
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,452
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,451

    Mort, like many teenagers, is gangly, unpromising, and struggling with a menial job - in his case, as Death's apprentice. He can barely handle his simple task of ushering souls out of Discworld, but he really screws up when he meets the beautiful Princess Keli, who is scheduled to be assassinated.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good but poor quality recording

    • By Sam on 19-04-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Equal Rites

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Celia Imrie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,584
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,271

    Right before the wise old wizard Drum Billet died, he passed on his magical staff of power to the newborn eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately, Drum Billet never bothered to check the gender of the newborn baby, and it turns out it was a girl. Now his chauvinistic colleagues are forced to deal with a young girl who has all the qualifications to join their all-male profession.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bad quality!

    • By Margit on 19-03-12

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Pyramids

    • Discworld, Book 7
    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 913

    It isn't easy, being a teenage pharaoh. You're not allowed to carry money, uninhibited young women peel your grapes for you, everyone thinks you're responsible for making the sun rise and the corn grow, you keep dreaming about seven thin cows and seven fat cows (one of them playing the trombone), and on top of everything else, the Great Pyramid has just exploded because of paracosmic instability.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "Going Forth is Easy..."

    • By Amazon Customer on 19-09-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Wyrd Sisters

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Celia Imrie
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,262
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,005
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,003

    In Wyrd Sisters, the enchanting world of Discworld is turned upside down by 3 meddling witches: Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, and Magrat Garlick. Their interference in royal politics causes kingdoms to wobble, crowns to topple, knives to flash, and citizens to shudder in fear.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard work

    • By Linda on 05-05-09

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Making Money

    • By: Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,739
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,326
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,322

    It's an offer you can't refuse. Who would not wish to be the man in charge of Ankh-Morpork's Royal Mint and the bank next door? It's a job for life. But, as former con-man Moist von Lipwig is learning, the life is not necessarily for long. The Chief Cashier is almost certainly a vampire. There's something nameless in the cellar (and the cellar itself is pretty nameless), and it turns out that the Royal Mintruns at a loss.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great fun

    • By Carol on 03-04-11

    Regular price: £21.99

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