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    • The Henry James BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • 10 Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: full cast, Henry Goodman, Jodie Comer, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The definitive collection of full-cast BBC radio dramatisations of Henry James’ classic novels - plus a bonus documentary about his life and work. One of the greatest and most influential American novelists, Henry James is loved for his compelling storytelling, vividly realised characters and perceptive exploration of the shifting relationships between Europeans and Americans. But he also possessed extraordinary insights into the secrets of the human heart, as shown in the 10 dramas in this collection.

    Regular price: £25.99

    • You Had Me at Hello

    • By: Mhairi McFarlane
    • Narrated by: Julie Hesmondhalgh
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    What happens when the one that got away comes back? Find out in this sparkling debut from Mhairi McFarlane. Rachel and Ben. Ben and Rachel. It was them against the world. Until it all fell apart. It’s been a decade since they last spoke, but when Rachel bumps into Ben one rainy day, the years melt away. They’d been partners in crime and the best of friends. But life has moved on: Ben is married. Rachel is not. Yet in that split second, Rachel feels the old friendship return. And along with it, the broken heart she’s never been able to mend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A real gem!

    • By Saffy on 28-02-13

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Blood, Sex and Money

    • A BBC Radio 4 Serialisation of Zola's Epic Saga
    • By: Emile Zola
    • Narrated by: Paul McGann, Alison Steadman, Samuel West, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
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    First published between 1870 and 1893, Émile Zola’s 20-book cycle chronicling four generations of the Rougon-Macquarts was a shocking exposé of the decadence, degradation and moral decay of 19th-century France. It included some of his greatest novels, among them his masterpiece, Germinal. These innovative, ambitious dramas, first broadcast on Radio 4 over 24 hours in 2015-16, are a radical reimagining of Zola’s classic series, introducing us to 104-year-old matriarch, Dide, imprisoned in an asylum in southern France. 

    Regular price: £31.99