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    • The Complete Chronicles of Narnia

    • The Classic BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: C. S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Maurice Denham, Full Cast
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082

    C.S. Lewis’s acclaimed and universally loved novels spring to life in these spellbinding full-cast BBC dramatisations. Anyone who’s visited Narnia wants to go back again, and these radio dramas make for a hugely entertaining first-time or return journey, with a cast including Bernard Cribbins, Maurice Denham, Richard Griffiths, Martin Jarvis, Sylvester McCoy, John Sessions, Fiona Shaw and Timothy Spall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A worthy addition to any collection

    • By Darren on 05-12-15

    Regular price: £32.00

    • The Foundation Trilogy (Dramatized)

    • By: Isaac Asimov, Patrick Tull - adaptation, Mike Stott - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers, Lee Montague, Julian Glover, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    The opening episode begins on Trantor, capital of the Galactic Empire, with the meeting of Seldon and Dornick, their trial, and their exile to Terminus. The action then jumps forward 50 years, to the first Seldon Crisis, where the repercussions of the recent independence of the Four Kingdoms of the Periphery are being felt on Terminus, and are handled by the first Mayor, Salvor Hardin....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Muffled Foundation

    • By Robert on 28-04-11

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Maigret: Collected Cases

    • Classic Radio Crime
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Maurice Denham, Michael Gough
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Maurice Denham is the famous French detective Maigret, and Michael Gough is his creator, Georges Simenon, in five classic radio dramatisations. First broadcast in 1976, the episodes are 'Maigret Goes Home', 'Maigret in Montmartre', 'Maigret Has Scruples', 'Maigret in Society' and 'Maigret Sets a Trap'. Maigret is an enduringly popular character, first appearing in print in 1931 and most recently filmed for television starring Rowan Atkinson.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A bit silly

    • By AMcT on 30-11-17

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Classic Radio Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest (Dramatised)

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Clyde, Richard Pasco, Prunella Scales, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Algernon Moncrieff, a bachelor-about-town, has invented an invalid friend called Bunbury in order to get out of tiresome family engagements. At the same time, his friend, Jack Worthing, has invented a wicked brother called Ernest to disguise his own misdemeanours. When Algernon poses as Ernest to win the heart of Cecily Cardew, confusion reigns, and it takes the discovery of an old black handbag to reveal the truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brought to Life Vividly

    • By Clavs on 01-11-18

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Rumpole

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Margot Boyd, Maurice Denham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Maurice Denham stars as John Mortimer's famous comic creation Rumpole of the Bailey. Defender of the underdog, friend of South London villains and scourge of QCs, much-loved barrister Horace Rumpole was first brought to life on television, and in 1980 BBC Radio 4 introduced him to the airwaves for a 13-episode series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Maurice Denham is marvellous as Rumpole

    • By Nigel on 23-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Maigret and the Minister and Other Stories (Dramatised)

    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Maurice Denham
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Four full-cast dramatisations starring Maurice Denham as Inspector Maigret and Michael Gough as his creator Georges Simenon. Simenon and his masterful inspector, Jules Maigret, look back together over four of their greatest cases… Where is the vital report that holds the key to the fate of the French government? What is the secret behind the mysterious suicide in Bremen? Who is responsible for the sudden disappearance of one of Paris’s best known solicitors? And will the demented double murderer strike again?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Atmospheric radio dramas

    • By Anonymous User on 06-02-19

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Maigret Hesitates and Other Stories (Dramatised)

    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Maurice Denham, Michael Gough
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Four gripping dramatisations starring Maurice Denham as Maigret and Michael Gough as his creator Georges SimenonMaigret Goes to School/Maigret and the Old Lady/Maigret Hesitates/The Patience of MaigretThe world’s best-known French detective, Jules Maigret, talks to his creator Georges Simenon about four intriguing cases in these full-cast dramatisations that have been specially adapted for radio from the original novels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BBC at its best

    • By glassophile on 24-09-16

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Slide (Dramatised)

    • By: Victor Pemberton
    • Narrated by: Maurice Denham, Roger Delgado, David Spenser
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    During an abnormal heatwave in March, the air becomes thick and dull. Nothing moves, and you can almost hear the silence. Something was bound to happen.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sci - Fi of the past

    • By Buddhawise on 26-04-08

    Regular price: £14.00

    • Maigret Sets a Trap and Other Stories (Dramatised)

    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Maurice Denham, Michael Gough
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Four gripping dramatisations starring Maurice Denham as Maigret and Michael Gough as his creator Georges Simenon. The world’s best-known French detective, Jules Maigret, talks to his creator Georges Simenon about four intriguing cases in these full-cast dramatisations that have been specially adapted for radio from the original novels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Love Grumbling Old Maigret ❤️

    • By Highlight on 14-08-17

    Regular price: £12.00