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    • Falco: The Complete BBC Radio Collection

    • Five Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Anna Madeley, Anton Lesser, Ben Crowe, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 108

    Full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of the first five Falco novels by Lindsey Davis, starring Anton Lesser as Marcus Didius Falco.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great adaptations - shame about the sound quality

    • By rcwApr10 on 30-10-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Martian Chronicles

    • A Full-Cast BBC Radio 4 Drama
    • By: Ray Bradbury, Richard Kurti, Bev Doyle
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Hayley Atwell, Anna Madeley, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Derek Jacobi and Hayley Atwell lead an all-star cast in The Martian Chronicles, a thrilling new dramatisation reimagining Ray Bradbury’s timeless fable of doomed Martian colonisation. When the first expedition to Mars mysteriously disappears, Earth sends a second to find out what happened. But the real mission is classified.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor<br />

    • By sue dobson on 22-02-18

    Regular price: £8.99

    • Shadows in Bronze

    • Marcus Didius Falco, Book 2 (Dramatised)
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Anna Madeley, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    Rome, AD 71. Against his better judgement, Marcus Didius Falco secretly disposes of a decayed corpse for the Emperor Vespasian, then heads for the beautiful Bay of Naples with his friend Petronius. He conveniently forgets to mention to his companion that this will be no holiday. They have been sent to investigate the murderous members of a failed coup, now sunning themselves in luxurious villas and on fancy yachts in Neapolis, Capreae, and Pompeii.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What is there not to like?

    • By Pippa on 11-01-13

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Poseidon's Gold

    • Marcus Didius Falco, Book 5 (Dramatised)
    • By: Lyndsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Anna Madeley, Trevor Peacock
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Returning to Rome after his mission to Germania, Falco finds that his mother is being harassed by a centurion named Censorinus, who says he is chasing a debt owed to him by Falco's brother Festus. Censorinus claims that Festus was involved in a syndicate, shipping valuable statues from Greece - and that even when his ship sunk; Festus had guaranteed that everyone in the group would get their money back.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rome brought to life

    • By Laura on 05-05-11

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Iron Hand of Mars

    • Marcus Didius Falco, Book 4 (Dramatised)
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Anna Madeley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    The Iron Hand of Mars sees Falco being dispatched to one of the most hostile parts of the Empire to deliver a new standard, an iron hand, to one of the legions. Germania is cold, wet, dismal, and full of dark forests inhabited by bloodthirsty barbarians, but Falco has an even bigger problem to worry about: he has forgotten Helena Justina's birthday, and she is being pursued by the Emperor's son Titus Caesar.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable listen

    • By Brian on 11-04-11

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Venus In Copper

    • Marcus Didius Falco, Book 3
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Anna Madeley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    In the heyday of the Roman Empire, a small accounting error has left Marcus Didius Falco sharing a cell with a large rat. But the Empire's most hard-done-by investigator is finally bailed out, and promptly accepts a commission to help a family of freed slaves fend off a professional bribe.... A third instalment of the Marcus Didius Falco mysteries set in first century Rome, starring Anton Lesser.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sparkling dramatisation

    • By Rosie on 27-04-07

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Middle (Saturday Play)

    • By: Amelia Bullmore
    • Narrated by: Eve Matheson, Emma Cunniffe, Ben Miles, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Clare is the golden middle sister in a family headed by a formidable matriarch, Luca. Clare meets and quickly marries Martin, who falls just as much in love with her fun, sparky family. But Martin makes a mistake and sets in train a series of events which brings the family to its knees.

    Regular price: £8.00