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    • The Shepherd's Life

    • By: James Rebanks
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 463

    These modern dispatches from an ancient landscape tell the story of a deep-rooted attachment to place, describing a way of life that is little noticed and yet has profoundly shaped this landscape. In evocative and lucid prose, James Rebanks takes us through a shepherd's year, offering a unique account of rural life and a fundamental connection with the land that most of us have lost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Ms J Randalls on 01-12-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Shardlake: Heartstone

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • By: C J Sansom
    • Narrated by: Justin Salinger, Bryan Dick, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation based on the best-selling novel by CJ Sansom.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Shardlake: Sovereign

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramas
    • By: C J Sansom
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick, Justin Salinger
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    An atmospheric BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation based on C. J. Sansom's best-selling Tudor crime novel featuring hunchback lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake. Autumn, 1541. King Henry VIII has set out on a spectacular Royal Progress to York, aiming to strike fear and awe into his rebellious northern subjects. Shardlake and his assistant, Barak, arrive in the city a day ahead of the 3,000-strong procession.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Historical fiction performed really well

    • By Mrs B K Gray on 12-02-19

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Stardust

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Aisling Loftus, Alex Macqueen, Blake Ritson, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Challenged to retrieve a fallen star, Tristran Thorn leaves the sleepy English village of Wall and crosses into the land of Faerie and the realm of Stormhold. Locating the star, he discovers it is no meteorite but a young woman, Yvaine. When Yvaine evades him and escapes, Tristran discovers he is not the only one in pursuit of the star: there are dark forces in this magical land, and he must find Yvaine before she falls into their clutches.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Always a brilliant story

    • By MFW on 28-02-17

    Regular price: £13.99

    • The Way of All Flesh

    • By: Ambrose Parry
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick, Louise Brealey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Young women are being discovered dead across the Old Town, all having suffered similarly gruesome ends. In the New Town, medical student Will Raven is about to start his apprenticeship with the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson. Simpson's patients range from the richest to the poorest of this divided city. His house is like no other, full of visiting luminaries and daring experiments in the new medical frontier of anaesthesia.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great historical background

    • By Brian on 15-10-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Two Hours

    • The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon
    • By: Ed Caesar
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    The marathon tethers runners to their own personal narratives. It is a question of how you grow. Nothing but your own body will get you through; everything you have done in your life until the moment you cross the finishing line is connected to the effort. Two hours to cover 26 miles and 385 yards. It is running's Everest, a feat once seen as impossible for the human body. But now we can glimpse the mountaintop.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyable.

    • By Rowan on 22-07-15
    • The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon
    • By: Ed Caesar
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 16-07-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 60 ratings

    Regular price: £14.99

    • On the Ceiling (BBC Radio 4: Saturday Play)

    • By: Nigel Planer
    • Narrated by: Phil Daniels, Bryan Dick, Gary Waldhorn, and others
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A BBC Radio 4 play by Nigel Planer about some of the people involved in the decoration of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. ‘On the Ceiling’ was originally broadcast as the ‘Afternoon Play’ on 7 February 2009 and repeated on 11 December 2010.High up on the wooden scaffolding tower of the Sistine Chapel, two fresco plasterers get on with the day’s work preparing the ceiling for their boss Michelangelo who has not bothered to turn up for work again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINING FUN

    • By Highlight on 23-05-17

    Regular price: £8.00

    • The Great Gatsby (Dramatised)

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick, Andrew Scott
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    This is a BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, starring Bryan Dick as Nick and Andrew Scott as Jay Gatsby. The greatest book on the fallibility of the American dream, The Great Gatsby, a portrait of the Jazz Age in all of its decadence and excess, is by far the most popular classic in modern American fiction. Self-made, self-invented millionaire Jay Gatsby embodies some of Fitzgerald's - and his country's - greatest obsessions: money, ambition, greed, and new beginnings.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Firestarter

    • Me, Cricket and the Heat of the Moment
    • By: Ben Stokes
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Ben Stokes is not cast in the same mould as the vast majority of English cricketers. Fiery, combative, gladiatorial - he plays the game hard and with great gusto. He is an all-rounder who bats, bowls and fields at full throttle. Some opponents feel threatened by his physical stature and aggressive brand of cricket. Stokes simply doesn't back down, smashing the next ball for six, bowling his 90 mph 'chin music' or taking a breathtakingly full-stretch catch at backward point.

    • Me, Cricket and the Heat of the Moment
    • By: Ben Stokes
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 14-10-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think of You

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Molly Naylor
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    How does it feel to have your world blown apart? Molly moves to London full of naive dreams, high hopes and on a quest to make her life just like the movies. Then on 7/7/2005 she finds herself on a tube train blown up by terrorists and her life is forced to take a different direction. Funny, frank and poetic; this is the true story of what happened next and how things are put back together after they've been blown apart. This afternoon play was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 to mark the 6th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings.

    Regular price: £8.00

    • The Last Project: El Utimo Proyecto

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Michael Butt
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick, Yolanda Vazquez, William Marquez, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
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    El Ultimo Proyecto - The Last Project by Michael Butt, a play in two languages- Spanish and English. A romantic thriller set in the hills of Andalucia. A British former soldier, Travis, has a love affair with the wife of a famous Spanish film director. Story telling and reality collide when the director insists Travis helps with his latest film, his 'last project' in which a murder is committed. Starring Bryan Dick, Yolanda Vazquez, William Marquez, and Hugo Cubilla. With original song composition by Akintayo Akinbode and words by Federico Garcia Lorca Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

    Regular price: £8.00

    • Dear Mr Spectator: Series 2 (BBC Radio 4: Woman's Hour Drama)

    • By: Joseph Addison, Richard Steele
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Whitrow, Bryan Dick
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Returning for a second series, the nation's favourite agony uncle - Mr Spectator - continues to offer his wit and wisdom on the morals and manners of his countrymen in his daily writings; but who exactly is this mysterious Spectator, and why does everyone want to find him all of a sudden?

    Regular price: £10.00