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    • War and Peace

    • BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Paterson Joseph, John Hurt, Simon Russell Beale, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Paterson Joseph, John Hurt, Lesley Manville and Harriet Walter are among the cast of BBC Radio 4's epic full-cast dramatisation. Adapted for radio by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Leo Tolstoy's epic story follows the fortunes of three Russian aristocratic families during the Napoleonic War. First broadcast on New Year's Day 2015, the drama also features Alun Armstrong, Natasha Little, David Calder, Phoebe Fox, Sam Reid and Joanna David. Duration: 10 hours approx.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Par Excellent Production of War & Peace

    • By Highlight on 01-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • All Those Women: The Complete Series 1-4

    • The BBC Radio 4 comedy
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Lesley Manville, Lucy Hutchinson, Marcia Warren, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Starring Sheila Hancock (Series 1) and Marcia Warren (Series 2-4) as Hetty, Lesley Manville as Maggie, Sinead Matthews as Jen and Lucy Hutchinson as Emily, this is a comedy series about four women living under the same roof. All Those Women explores familial relationships, ageing, marriages - it's about life and love and things not turning out quite the way that you'd expected them to. Here we join Hetty, Maggie, Jen and Emily as they struggle to resolve their own problems, and support one another. Written by Katherine Jakeaways.

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Acid Row

    • By: Minette Walters
    • Narrated by: Lesley Manville
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Acid Row: It's the name the beleaguered inhabitants give to their "sink" estate, a no-man's land of single mothers and fatherless children where angry, alienated youth controls the streets. Into this battleground comes Sophie Morrison, a young doctor visiting a patient in Acid Row. Little does she know that she is entering the home of a known paedophile...and with reports circulating that a tormented child called Amy has disappeared, the vigilantes are out in force.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vey plesantly surprised

    • By Thomas Family on 09-07-08

    Regular price: £7.69

    • A Certain Age, Vol. 1: Female Monologues

    • By: Lynne Truss
    • Narrated by: Siobhan Redmond, Janine Duvitski, Rebecca Front, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    At a certain age, women gain a huge confidence about themselves because they realise that life’s too short to waste. These six women are in their 40s and each has a very different – and sometimes surprising – story to tell, from the husband who unexpectedly disappears, to the dreaded ‘other woman’, and the sisters who take an adventurous trip on the Nile together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amusing tales 5*

    • By Red Nell on 12-05-16

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Double Deal

    • By: Jenny Pitman
    • Narrated by: Lesley Manville
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Jan Hardy wants to train racehorses to win. And with her professional training license under her belt, she visits Ireland to buy horses at auction. But she finds out more than she bargains for in the shape of influential tycoon A. D. O'Hagan. As money worries pile up and family affairs run far from smoothly, Jan comes to depend on the friendship and support of Angie Sharp, herself no stranger to the racing business, who persuades her parents to appoint Jan as their new trainer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • bit of a monologue. not much plot. like<br />a diary

    • By sallyG on 28-05-19

    Regular price: £6.99

    • But if You Try Sometimes

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Sarah Daniels
    • Narrated by: Lesley Manville, Alex Tregear, Amy Golden, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Chloe has cerebral palsy and is certain she will lose her adored carer Rose, when Rose falls for an apparently perfect man. First broadcast in BBC Radio 4's Afternoon Drama slot, this Afternoon Play stars Lesley Manville as Rose, Amy Golden as Chloe, Alex Tregear as Chloe's voice, and Jelena Budimir as Alex. It was written by Sarah Daniels and directed by Sally Avens.

    Regular price: £8.00