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    • Winnie the Pooh (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 116

    Here is an award-winning production with an all-star cast, bringing to life one of the best loved and recognised children's books of all time. This is a full dramatisation with specially composed music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic!

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-10-17

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Winnie the Pooh: The House at Pooh Corner (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 57

    An award winning production, with an all star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench. Brings to life one of the best loved and recognised children's books of all time in a full dramatisation with specially composed music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • what lovely lovely stories

    • By K Vaux on 18-11-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

    • In Aid of the Royal Theatrical Fund
    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Dame Judi Dench, Jeremy Irons, Joanna Lumley, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    Here is a collection of the Oscar Wilde's famous fairy tales, read by a cast of leading British actors. Additional narrators include Geoffrey Palmer O.B.E., Sir Donald Sinden, and Elaine Stritch. Music: 'Reverie De Sebastian' by Steve Davies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a cast!

    • By Frank on 29-04-10

    Regular price: £10.59

    • Winnie the Pooh: Pooh Goes Visiting (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 68

    A wonderful adaption of Winnie the Pooh, featuring an all-star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench. Story 1: In which we are introduced. Story 2: In which Pooh goes visiting and gets into a tight place. Story 3: In which Pooh and Piglet go hunting and nearly catch a Woozle. Story 4: In which Eeyore loses a tail and Pooh finds one. Story 5: In which Piglet is entirely surrounded by water. Story 6: In which Christopher Robin gives a Pooh Party, and we say good-bye.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!

    • By gemma on 04-08-16

    Regular price: £4.99

    • Winnie the Pooh: Tigger Comes to the Forest (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    A wonderful adaption of Winnie the Pooh, featuring an all-star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench.Story 1: In which a house is built at Pooh corner for eeyore. Store 2: in which tigger comes to the forest and has breakfast. Story 3: In which a search is organdized. Story 4: In which it is shown that Tiggers do not climb trees.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect for a car journey with 5 and 6 year old

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-04-13

    Regular price: £3.49

    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 3 & Full Stop

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: full cast, Geoffrey Palmer, Penelope Wilton, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Sheila Hancock narrates the bittersweet adventures of the residents of a small town in Northamptonshire in the complete 3rd series of the BBC radio comedy drama - plus special episode 'Full Stop'. Relationships have come and gone but life continues in Wadenbrook, where Sheila Hancock takes us behind closed doors to reveal the inhabitants' heartbreak and happiness. In Series 3, Ken and Keith are celebrating; Jan has dinner with her ex-husband, and Mary and Jonathan have crossed wires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a sweet series

    • By ceridwen on 15-09-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Evelina

    • By: Frances Burney
    • Narrated by: Dame Judi Dench, Finty Williams, Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Fanny Burney's wickedly funny satire follows the trials and romantic adventures of the young and beautiful Evelina as she tries to make her way through 18th-century Britain handicapped by her three great problems: being poor, being illegitimate - and being a girl. Evelina was a raging best seller when it was first published in 1778 and is widely credited with being the first of the great British domestic novels. Burney was a direct influence on her immediate follower, Jane Austen.

    Regular price: £24.99

    • As Time Goes By

    • By: Bob Larbey
    • Narrated by: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 41

    Dame Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer star as old flames Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle. Their love story was all set for a happy ending in the 1950s when Jean was a student nurse and Lionel, a young army officer. But he was posted abroad and they lost touch. Thirty-eight years later, Lionel has returned to London to publish his autobiography and, through a strange coincidence, he is reunited with Jean who has set up a secretarial agency.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Brill!

    • By Gigs on 24-06-14

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Diary of a Nobody

    • By: George Grossmith
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Written as the diary of someone who would not normally merit a memoir but considers that he should have one written about him anyway, The Diary of a Nobody chronicles in agonizing but very funny detail everyday life in the lower middle class suburbs of Victorian England and the attempts of a social climber to better himself. It was published in 1892. First published in the satirical magazine Punch as a serial between 1888 and 1889, with illustrations by the author’s brother, Weedon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone should read or hear this!

    • By nick on 25-03-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Great Poems for Children

    • By: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    An anthology of over 50 classic children's poems, read by some of our finest actors. Full of fun, excitement, and magic, the poems in this collection are guaranteed to spark the imagination and open up a world of wonder. Favourites from authors such as Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, and Robert Louis Stevenson are all here, as well as less familiar but nonetheless hugely entertaining poems such as" The Camel's Complaint"and "The Elephant, or The Force of Habit".

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi

    • By: Augustine Institute, Dr. Tim Gray, Paul McCusker
    • Narrated by: Joseph Timms, Janie Dee, Owen Teale, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    If you think you know Francis of Assisi, you're in for a surprise. Discover the astonishing life of Brother Francis, the fun-loving son of wealth and privilege who gave up everything for the sake of Christ. Now the power and passion of one of the world'smost popular saints is captured in Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi, an exciting 10-part audio drama from the Augustine Institute Radio Theatre.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great listen

    • By Viv H on 14-09-17

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Just So Stories

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    Here is the complete and unabridged collection of Rudyard Kipling's delightful Just So Stories, which he first told to his own children before setting them down on paper: How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, How the Elephant Got His Trunk, The Butterfly that Stamped, and many others.

    Regular price: £15.59

    • Betjeman's Cornwall

    • By: Sir John Betjeman
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer, Kenneth Cranham, Simon Russell Beale
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    John Betjeman first fell in love with Cornwall during his childhood holidays and continued to return to it yearly until his death. It inspired some of his best poems and most evocative prose. The Cornish cliffs and beaches, modest churches and formidable sea have the power to stir him which only first love possesses. Opening with two long passages from his verse autobiography, Summoned by Bells, this collection then alternates between poems and prose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful window on a changing world.

    • By Melvin Twemlow on 24-08-17

    Regular price: £9.19

    • The Maltby Collection

    • By: David Nobbs
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Rod Millet has always dreamed of working at the Maltby Collection. He used to visit as a teenager, when he lusted after Whistler's Sister, and his Mother, Rod wasn't picky back then. On becoming the Museum's Deputy Curator of Painting and Sculpture, however, it quickly becomes apparent that the chavvy son of a self-made biscuit mogul isn't going to fit neatly into the musty, insular world of London antiquities.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Thoroughly Good Comedic Romp...

    • By Janet on 11-07-10

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Season's Greetings (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: Alan Ayckbourn
    • Narrated by: Frances Barber, Phil Daniels, Bill Nighy, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Christmas is the season of good cheer and harmony among men, but things are not working out quite that way in the Bunker household. As a motley collection of friends and relatives fill the house with their own wishes, dreams and attitudes, the stage is set for seasonal disharmony and romantic intrigue. It’s Christmas Eve and while Belinda is rushing around decorating the tree and seeing to all the guests and their needs, Eddie and Pattie are having a serious bust-up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best

    • By miss on 01-12-13

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Pygmalion

    • By: Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Lucy Whybrow, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Pygmalion remains one of the most popular stories, but mainly in the medium of the musical; the evergreen My Fair Lady. But much of the charm and wit comes from the words and timing in Shaw's original play. Here are the characters of Professor Higgins, his friend Colonel Pickering, and their charge, Eliza Doolittle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I LOVE ❤️PYGMALION

    • By Highlight on 23-08-17

    Regular price: £15.59

    • Father and Son

    • By: Edmund Gosse
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Everyone has a swipe at their parents and the way they were brought up at some point in their lives. Very few of us exact revenge to the extent that Edmund Gosse did upon his father in this superbly funny, agonising account of a very strange childhood. The subtitle of the book is A Study of Two Temperaments, and these were temperaments not destined to get on. Gosse, Sr. was an eminent naturalist and zoologist and a keen follower of the Plymouth Brethren.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written and absolutely riveting

    • By nigeyb on 04-12-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Murder of Quality (Dramatised)

    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale, Geoffrey Palmer, Marcia Warren
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    A Murder of Quality, set in the early 1960s, sees George Smiley investigating a murder in a public school. When the wife of one of the masters is found bludgeoned to death, Smiley, out of loyalty to an old friend, agrees to look into the case. But his investigation raises a multitude of questions. Who could have hated Stella Rode enough to kill her? Why was her dog put down shortly before the murder? And what did Mad Janie see on that fatal night?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • interesting story and dialogue

    • By Colin on 17-04-10

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Chimes

    • By: Charles Dickens, Geoffrey Palmer
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Penguin Classics presents the audiobook adaptation of Dickens lesser-known Christmas novella, The Chimes, read by the actor Geoffrey Palmer. Toby Trotty; Veck, a downtrodden ticket-porter, is struggling with a decision. Will a visitation from spirits help him see the light? Scathing, dark, but also heart-warming, The Chimes is a thought-provoking Christmas read for fans of Dickens’ social commentary. Part of a series of abridged, vintage recordings taken from the Penguin Archives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Chimes. By Charles Dickens.

    • By Troy on 30-05-14

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The Cat that Walked by Himself

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This is a story from the Just So Stories collection.

    Regular price: £0.89

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