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    • Theatre Royal - The Purse & La Grande Breteche: Episode 4

    • By: Honoré de Balzac
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 59 mins
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    Theatre Royal. The very name summons up something of grandeur and eloquence. And it was. Hosted by Laurence Olivier, these big-name productions also included the creme de la creme of acting talents from John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson and Orson Welles to Trevor Howard, Michael Redgrave and Olivier himself. They were based on works by the world's leading authors, among them Charles Dickens, Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Anton Chekhov. These are but a few of whose company we shall be keeping as we raise the curtain on our first instalment of theatrical history. 

    Regular price: £2.49

    • Theatre Royal - Queen of Spades & The Overcoat: Episode 1

    • By: Alexander Pushkin, Nikolai Gogol
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hosted by Laurence Olivier, these big-name productions also included the creme de la creme of acting talents from John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, and Orson Welles to Trevor Howard, Michael Redgrave and Olivier himself. They were based on works by the world's leading authors, among them Charles Dickens, Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Anton Chekhov. These are but a few of whose company we shall be keeping as we raise the curtain on our first instalment of theatrical history.
     

    Regular price: £2.49

    • Theatre Royal - Private Rooms & The Man Who Could Work Miracles : Episode 17

    • By: J.B. Priestly, H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 58 mins
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    Theatre Royal. The very name summons up something of grandeur and eloquence. And it was. Hosted by Ralph Richardson, these big-name productions also included the creme de la creme of acting talents from John Gielgud, Robert Morley and Orson Welles to Trevor Howard, Michael Redgrave and Laurence Olivier. They were based on works by the world's leading authors, among them Charles Dickens, Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Anton Chekhov. These are but a few of whose company we shall be keeping as we raise the curtain on our first instalment of theatrical history.

    Regular price: £2.49

    • Classic Russian Short Stories

    • By: Anton Chekhov, Nikolai Gogol
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 59 mins
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    Orson Welles, Sir Laurence Olivier, and Michael Redgrave present a collection of classic Russian fiction including "The Overcoat", "The Queen of Spades", and "A Day in the Country."

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Oscar Wilde's Short Stories

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Oscar Wilde's finest short stories, read by Sir Laurence Olivier and Basil Rathbone, including 'Lord Arthur Savile's Crime', 'The Devoted Friend', and 'The Selfish Giant'.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Very Best of Robert Louis Stevenson

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Judith Anderson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
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    A selection of Robert Louis Stevenson's finest work, including Treasure Island, 'The Suicide Club', The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, and 'Markheim'.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Classic French Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier and Robert Morley, Volume 1

    • By: Theatre Royal, Honore de Balzac
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 47 mins
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    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from the literature of France. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘The Purse’, adapted from the original tale by Honore de Balzac and Laurence Olivier starring in 'Zaramfeski's Duel' adapted from the original tale by Alexandre Dumas.Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950's by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Old Time Broadcasts

    • By Highlight on 14-02-15

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Classic Robert Louis Stevenson and H. G. Wells Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier and Alec Guinness, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, H. G. Wells, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Alec Guinness
    • Length: 47 mins
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    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from Robert Louis Stevenson and H.G. Wells. Here is the legendary Alec Guinness starring in ‘The Man Who Could work Miracles’ adapted from the original tale by H.G. Wells and Laurence Olivier starring in 'The Suicide Club' adapted from the original tale by Robert Louis Stevenson. Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950s by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Old Classic

    • By Highlight on 13-03-17

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Classic English and Irish Dramas starring Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud, Volume 3

    • By: Theatre Royal, Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 40 mins
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    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from English and Irish Literature. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘The Canterville Ghost’, adapted from the original tale by Oscar Wilde and Laurence Olivier starring in 'Lord Arthur Savill's Crime' adapted from the original tale by Oscar Wilde.Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950's by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Classic American Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier, Volume 1

    • By: Theatre Royal, H. G. Wells, Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 38 mins
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    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas of the early America’s. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘The Country of the Blind’, adapted from the original tale by H. G. Wells and ‘Bartelby’ adapted by Herman Melville.Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950s by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GOOD OLD FASHIONED RADIO The AMERICAN WAY

    • By Highlight on 10-05-17

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Great Historical Shakespeare Recordings

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Barrymore, Laurence Olivier, Henry Irving
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
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    In this remarkable anthology of historical recordings are many of the great artists of the past. Early cylinder recordings of Sir Henry Irving preserve the voice and character of the greatest actor of the Victorian period as well as Ellen Terry, his stage partner for many years. In this program, the changing styles of Shakespeare performance, a fascinating study, are documented with such varied actors as Tree, Gielgud, Thorndike, Olivier, Booth, and Barrymore.

    Regular price: £11.89

    • Hamlet

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, or more simply Hamlet, is set in Denmark, and recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness—from overwhelming grief to seething rage—and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.

    Regular price: £11.89

    • Legendary Scenes from Shakespeare

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Richard Burton
    • Length: 47 mins
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    The finest Shakespearean actors including Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, and Richard Burton perform legendary scenes from favorite plays. This recording includes classic scenes from plays including King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Richard II and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Beau Geste (Dramatised)

    • By: P. C. Wren
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles
    • Length: 44 mins
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    Three brothers of a well-to-do English family join the French Foreign Legion. This is an abridged staged performance of Beau Geste, starring Sir Laurence Olivier and Orson Welles.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Classic English and Irish Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud, Volume 4

    • By: Theatre Royal, Graham Greene, Max Beerbohm
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud
    • Length: 54 mins
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    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from English and Irish Literature. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘When Greek Meets Greek’, adapted from the original tale by Graham Greene and John Gielgud starring in 'The Happy Hypocrite' adapted from the original tale by Max Beerbohm. Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950's by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Classic French Dramas starring Laurence Olivier and Robert Morley, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, Honore de Balzac, Guy de Maupassant, and others
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 58 mins
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    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from the literature of France. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘Little Louise’, adapted from the original tale by Guy de Maupassant and Robert Morley starring in 'Doctor Knock' adapted from the original tale by Jules Romains.Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950's by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 25 mins
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    First published in 1886, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, is a psychological fable for our time. It draws on intuitive knowledge of the nasty complications of the human mind (which Shakespeare used so well in his tragedies). Here, Sir Laurence Olivier unfolds the story as precisely and pedantically as it was written.

    Regular price: £5.59

    • Hollywood Stage - My Favorite Wife

    • By: Hollywood Stage Productions
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Rosalind Russell, Gaile Patrick
    • Length: 1 hr
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    When there really did seem to be more stars in Hollywood than in heaven, Hollywood Stage had them performing films as radio plays - on the sponsor's dime, of course. Classic films now become audiobooks, with many featuring the original stars from way back when. Here's My Favorite Wife starring Laurence Olivier and Rosalind Russell.

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde was published in 1886. Laurence Olivier plays the dual role of the worthy Dr. Henry Jekyll and his evil alter ego, Edward Hyde. The very title of this study of split personality has now entered the English language.

    Regular price: £4.59

    • Short Stories by Robert Louis Stevenson

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Emma Topping, Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    Louis Stevenson, the Swedish author best known for classics such as Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde , remains one of the most translated writers of all time. This audiobook contains a collection of his short stories, including "The Yellow Paint", "The Suicide Club" and "Markheim".

    Regular price: £6.99

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