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    • Timeless Tales for Kids

    • By: E. Nesbit, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, and others
    • Narrated by: Alistair McGowan, Olivia Colman, Bill Nighy, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Timeless Tales for Kids is an enchanting compilation of children's classic stories read by an all-star cast. Olivia Colman reads E. Nesbit's classic novel The Railway Children, a masterpiece in children's fiction wonderfully evoking a bygone age, packed with fun, excitement and adventure. Bill Nighy reads a much-loved children's classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which continues to delight young and old with its enchanting tale of witches, flying monkeys and magical shoes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fab

    • By Andy McHugh on 27-03-19

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Mary Poppins

    • By: P. L. Travers
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    When the East Wind blows Mary Poppins into the home of the Banks children, their lives go topsy-turvy and are changed forever. More than 80 years since we first met Mary Poppins, this original, classic story is still charming listeners and transporting new fans into the mysterious world of everyone’s favourite magical nanny.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the movie.

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-01-19

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Hut 33: The Complete Series 1-3

    • The Hit BBC Radio 4 Comedy
    • By: James Cary
    • Narrated by: Alex Macqueen, Fergus Craig, Lill Roughley, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    Set during World War Two, Hut 33 follows the adventures of a team of codebreakers at Bletchley Park as they work tirelessly to break German codes, matching wits with the fabled Enigma Machine. Unfortunately, they hate each other. Archie is a stroppy Geordie socialist revolutionary while Professor Charles Gardner is a toffee-nosed snob. In theory, the immensely stupid 3rd Lt. Joshua Featherstonhaugh-Marshall is in charge of the hut, but he is still struggling with even the most basic concepts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Code breaking at its funniest

    • By Donald on 05-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Truth Pixie

    • By: Matt Haig
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    From number one best-selling author Matt Haig comes a hilarious and heartwarming story. Wherever she is, whatever the day, She only has one kind of thing to say. Just as cats go miaow and cows go moo, The Truth Pixie can only say things that are true. A very funny and lovable tale of how one special pixie learned to love herself. The Truth Pixie is an enchanting, rhyming story that will delight younger children.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Amazon Customer on 19-12-18

    Regular price: £1.99

    • The Very World of Milton Jones: Series 1-3

    • The Complete BBC Radio 4 Collection
    • By: David Tyler
    • Narrated by: Milton Jones, Olivia Colman, Alexander Armstrong, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Milton Jones, Milton Jones - so good, they named him. The most popular living comedian on Radio 4 and officially Britain's funniest Milton is here with the complete three series of his award-wining show that leapt from late night to prime time - a show which costars regular guests Alexander Armstrong ( Pointless, Armstrong & Miller), Dave Lamb (the voice of Come Dine with Me) and Joanna Scanlan ( The Thick of It, Getting On).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Comedy Treat

    • By Robin Banks on 21-04-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Women Talking About Cars: Series 1-3

    • By: Victoria Coren Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Victoria Coren Mitchell, Dawn French, Germaine Greer, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Victoria Coren Mitchell meets some fascinating women to explore the journeys they have made in the cars that they have known - and the sorts of things they shout in traffic. Hear what Dawn wrote on the back of her first car; find out which comedian totalled her beloved Cortina; and discover the advantages of the refrigerated glove compartment. Sarah Millican describes a traffic jam that lead to some desperate measures, Sheila Hancock explains how the trick of getting older is actually to speed up and Jo Brand recounts how her car became an impromptu counselling couch for comedians.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Joy from start to finish!

    • By Liam Wirral 72 on 23-04-19

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Olivia Colman Reads The Railway Children (Famous Fiction)

    • By: E. Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Olivia Colman reads E. Nesbit's classic novel. 'The Railway Children' is a masterpiece of children's fiction. It wonderfully evokes a bygone age and is packed with fun, excitement and adventure. When their father goes away unexpectedly, Roberta (Bobbie), Peter and Phyllis have to move from London to a cottage in the countryside. At the local station they make friends with the porter, Perks, and spend their time waving to the passengers on the trains.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Memories from my childhood afresh!

    • By MISS S L KETTELL on 30-11-16

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Concrete Cow

    • The Complete First Series
    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Robert Webb, Olivia Colman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Robert Webb and Olivia Colman co-star in the first series of the BBC Radio 4 sketch show. Welcome to the surreal, silly and ingenious comedy sketch show that features one half of Mitchell & Webb and Olivia Colman from Peep Show, with Sally Hawkins, Steven Kynman and Chris Pavlo. Highlights include Narnia being vandalised by two kids from Peckham, Mr Punch's parole board, Thomas Hardy's agent, temping for NASA, Batman's schedule and the theft of Hitler's jewels.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just ok

    • By Mr. C. P. Edwardson on 03-01-18

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Rev.: Complete Series 1

    • By: James Woods
    • Narrated by: Tom Hollander, Olivia Colman, Steve Evets, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    In this series, Adam’s church gets a makeover, complete with plasma screens and a smoothie bar, Adam researches some poledancers and then succumbs to envy when he hears an old rival on ‘Thought for the Day’. Adam’s new ‘bromance’ with Leon comes to a crashing halt at an embarrassing vicarage dinner party. Adam also has a crisis of faith and then gets drunk at a Vicars and Tarts party.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great stuff, when is series 2 out on audio?

    • By Miss on 04-03-12

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Snake Who Came to Stay

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Polly has set up a pets' holiday home for the summer and with a house full of greedy guinea pigs, pesky parrots and slithering snakes, Mum is getting more fed up by the day! Especially when Doris the snake goes missing! Can Polly find Doris before the snake finds the guinea pigs?

    Regular price: £4.29

    • Women Talking About Cars

    • By: Victoria Coren Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Dawn French, Germaine Greer, Olivia Colman, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews Dawn French, Olivia Colman, Sarah Millican and Germaine Greer in this new four-part BBC Radio 4 series. Using cars as a 'vehicle' for sharing memories, Victoria and guests take a comic look at life, love, sex, work, childhood, adulthood and adventure. At the heart of the show is an exploration of what cars symbolise to women today, including freedom, power, refuge, novelty and familiarity.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Three Little Monkeys

    • By: Quentin Blake
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A remarkable collaboration to create a funny, anarchic and an utterly delightful audiobook. A classic of the future. Hilda Snibbs had three little monkeys. Their names were Tim and Sam and Lulu. They were very lively....

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Doctor Who: The Forgotten Army

    • By: Brian Minchin
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Let me tell you a story. Long ago, in the frozen Arctic wastes, an alien army landed. Only now, 10,000 years later, it isn't a story. And the army is ready to attack'. New York is one of the greatest cities on 21st century Earth...But what's going on in the Museum? And is that really a Woolly Mammoth rampaging down Broadway? An ordinary day becomes a time of terror, as the Doctor and Amy meet a new and deadly enemy.

    Regular price: £16.00

    • Mr Birdsnest and the House Next Door

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Elmo and his sister love playing in the jungle house next door...that is, until mean old Mr Birdsnest moves in. But when it appears that Mr Birdsnest has kidnapped the children's grandma they must sneak back in to rescue her! A delightful and cleverly written story by the Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson.

    Regular price: £4.39

    • The Day We Caught the Train

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Nick Payne
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman, Ralph Ineson, Nishi Malde, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    It's a big day for Sally, and she's been planning it for weeks. But when her mystery man finally arrives, she's left hopelessly unprepared. Intimate drama by award-winning playwright Nick Payne. Starring Olivia Colman, Ralph Ineson, Nishi Malde, Nishi Malde, Jane Whittenshaw, and Simon Bubb. Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko. Studio Managers: Caleb Knightley and Keith Graham. Editor: Anne Bunting. Production Co-Ordinators: Nicole Fitzpatrick and Matthew Mills.

    Regular price: £8.00

    • House Of Milton Jones, The

    • The Complete Series 1
    • By: Milton Jones
    • Narrated by: Milton Jones, Olivia Colman, Tom Goodman-Hill
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    He's back - the man they call 'Britain's Funniest Milton', Milton Jones. And this time he's moved from his 'Very World' all the way to a house. The House Of Milton Jones is the sort of house where washing machines explode, ghost hunters hover and there's a wasp doing Tai Chi on the lawn.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • waste of money

    • By fatsoknacki on 16-04-11

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Dewey Eyed

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Sarah Naomi Lee
    • Narrated by: Olivia Colman, Sheila Reid, Paul Rider, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Philippa is a librarian from a long line of librarians. When her father dies and her mother loses her wits, Philippa tries the only language Vera understands, that of the Dewey cataloguing system, to guide her back to sanity. Starring Olivia Colman as Philippa, Sheila Reid as Vera, Caroline Guthrie as Sheila and Paul Rider as Alistair. Written by Sarah Naomi Lee. Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

    Regular price: £8.00