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    • Classic Charles Dickens Dramas starring Laurence Olivier, Volume 1

    • By: Theatre Royal, Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas based on the tales of Charles Dickens. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘The Case of Bardell vs Pickwick’, adapted from Charles Dickens' original 'Pickwick Papers' and Laurence Olivier starring in 'Sydney Carton' adapted from Charles Dickens' Original 'A Tale of Two Cities'.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 Charles Dickens Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas based on the tales of Charles Dickens. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘Mr Micawber's Difficulties’, adapted from Charles Dickens' original 'David Copperfield' and Laurence Olivier starring in 'A Christmas Carol' adapted from Charles Dickens' original 'A Christmas Carol'.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

    • Oscar Wilde's Short Stories

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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

    • Hamlet

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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

    • 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
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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

    • Beau Geste (Dramatised)

    • By: P. C. Wren
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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 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
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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

    • Great Historical Shakespeare Recordings

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Barrymore, Laurence Olivier, Henry Irving
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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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

    • 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: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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 Russian Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Michael Redgrave and Trevor Howard, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, Nikolai Gogol, Fyodor Dostoevsky
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Trevor Howard
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from the literature of Russia. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘The Inspector General’, adapted from the original tale by Nikolai Gogol and Trevor Howard starring in 'Judgment' adapted from the original tale by Fyodor Dostoevsky.Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950's by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • great stories, top actors, ruined by audio editing

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-01-15

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Classic Russian Short Stories

    • By: Anton Chekhov, Nikolai Gogol
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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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

    • Classic American Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, Bret Harte
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    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 Luck of Roaring Camp’, adapted from the original tale by Bret Harte and ‘The Outcasts of Poker Flat’ also adapted by Bret Harte.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

    • Laurence Olivier Presents A Selection Short Stories

    • By: Alexandre Dumas, Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Sir Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Sir Laurence Olivier presents a selection of classic short stories including Zodomirsky's Duel, The Purse, Little Louise, and Bartleby.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classics read by a classic actor

    • By Saime on 05-06-10

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Legendary Scenes from Shakespeare

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Richard Burton
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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

    • 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
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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 English and Irish Dramas Starring Ralph Richardson and Margaret Lockwood, Volume 2

    • Volume 2
    • By: Theatre Royal, H.G. Wells, Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from English and Irish Literature. Here is the legendary Ralph Richardson starring in ‘A Sentimental Journey’, adapted from the original tale by Laurence Sterne and the legendary Margaret Lockwood starring in 'Becky Sharpe' adapted from ‘Vanity Fair’, the original tale by William Makepeace Thackeray. 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 Robert Louis Stevenson Dramas Starring Laurence Olivier and Robert Donat, Volume 1

    • By: Theatre Royal, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier, Robert Donat
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from Robert Louis Stevenson. Here is the legendary Laurence Olivier starring in ‘Markheim’ and 'Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' adapted from the original tales by Robert Louis Stevenson and the legendary Robert Donat, starring in 'Sire de Maltroit's Door' adapted from the original tale by Robert Louis Stevenson.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • The Suicide Club

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    First printed in 1878, the strange tale of The Suicide Club tells of the inscrutable gentlemen who liked playing cards and the young man with the strong death wish and a plate of cream cakes. This macabre world, where everyone is rich and reckless, provides a fascinating, chillingly interesting, and frightening story. This audiobook features one of the greatest actors of the 20th century, Sir Laurence Olivier, who unfolds the story as precisely and pendantically as it was written.

    Regular price: £7.00

    • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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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

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Original Recording
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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: £2.39

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