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    • Inspector Morse: BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • Three Classic Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: full cast, John Shrapnel, Robert Glenister
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Three BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations starring John Shrapnel as Morse and Robert Glenister as Lewis, plus a bonus reading by Colin Dexter of one of his short stories. In Last Seen Wearing, Inspector Morse is reluctant to take over an old missing person case from a dead colleague. But two years, three months and two days after teenager Valerie Taylor's disappearance, somebody decides to supply some surprising new evidence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new Morse and Lewis

    • By Mary Carnegie on 02-03-18

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Life and Works of Bach

    • By: Jeremy Siepmann
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Siepmann, John Shrapnel, Trevor Nichols, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Although now beloved and revered by millions as the greatest composer who ever lived, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) was best known in his lifetime as an organist, and was eclipsed in fame as a composer by two of his twenty children. For the last twenty-seven years of his life he was a schoolteacher and choir director whose duties extended to meal supervision and dormitory inspection. Yet throughout his career he composed a vast body of music which is amongst the most joyful, dancing and enrapturing ever written.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the others

    • By Christine on 11-06-14

    Regular price: £22.99

    • A Life of Dante

    • By: Benedict Flynn
    • Narrated by: John Shrapnel
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Dante's vision, The Divine Comedy, has profoundly affected every generation since it first appeared in the early 14th century. Here is a brief account of his life, compiled from various sources (including his first biographer, Boccaccio) by Benedict Flynn. It sets the known facts of Dante's life against the turmoil of the times, and puts the very personal nature of his poetry into perspective.

    Regular price: £9.69