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    • Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained

    • Two BBC Radio 4 Dramatisations
    • By: John Milton
    • Narrated by: Denis Quilley, full cast, Ian McDiarmid, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Milton's epic poem telling the story of the fall of man and also its sequel, Paradise Regained. First published in 1667, Paradise Lost describes Satan's plot to ruin God's new and most favoured creation, mankind, and recounts the temptation of Adam and Eve and their banishment from the Garden of Eden. Paradise Regained, published in 1671, tells of the temptation of Christ by Satan as he wanders in the wilderness for 40 days and nights.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully performed...

    • By TheNameless on 24-09-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Looking Glass War (Dramatised)

    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell, Piotr Baumann, Ian McDiarmid, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    When word reaches 'The Department' - an ailing section of British intelligence - that Soviet missiles are being installed close to the West German border, it seems the perfect opportunity to show Control and Smiley, their rivals over at the Circus, that The Department still has value. Former spy Fred Leiser is lured back from retirement to investigate, and manages to cross the border into East Germany in a dangerous night-time operation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Maybe my favorite LeCarre novel?

    • By Mike EAds on 07-03-16

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Picture of Dorian Gray (Dramatised)

    • By: Oscar Wilde, Jamie Glover
    • Narrated by: Jamie Glover, Ian McDiarmid, Full Cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation of Wilde's gothic masterpiece. When Dorian Gray gazes upon his portrait, he is struck by his own youth and beauty and makes a wish that they will last forever. Gradually, his simple good nature is corrupted with the help of his hedonistic friend Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian sinks into a life of debauchery and depravity yet keeps his innocent good looks. Only his portrait reveals the true corruption of his soul Starring Jamie Glover as Dorian Gray and Ian McDiarmid as Lord Henry Wotton.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Performance

    • By Highlight on 06-05-18

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Mrs Tolstoy: (BBC Radio 4: Woman's Hour Drama)

    • By: Stephen Wakelam
    • Narrated by: Ian McDiarmid
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast drama written by Stephen Wakelam portraying the tempestuous marriage between Leo and Sofya Tolstoy. Originally broadcast in the ‘Woman’s Hour Drama’ slot from 9 August 2010 - 13 August 2010. In his fifties the great writer Leo Tolstoy has a spiritual crisis and converts to Christianity. He stops sleeping with his wife. They have ten children. Taking the vows of poverty and chastity literally Tolstoy wants to give everything away but Sofya has a large family to feed.

    Regular price: £10.00