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    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Far from fading with time, Kenneth Grahame's classic tale of fantasy has attracted a growing audience in each generation. Rat, Mole, Badger and the preposterous Mr Toad, have brought delight to many through the years with their odd adventures on and by the river, and at the imposing residence of Toad Hall.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A disappointing abridgment

    • By Jackson on 29-04-13

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Aesop: The Complete Collection

    • By: Aesop
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Pryce, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    40 of Aesop's tales, specially adapted for young children. Read by Richard Briers, Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Pryce, Alison Steadman, Richard E. Grant, Lindsay Duncan and Brenda Blethyn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic audio books!

    • By farah on 26-05-12

    Regular price: £14.00

    • Right Ho, Jeeves (Dramatised)

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern, Richard Briers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves with Richard Briers as Bertie in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Mayhem has broken out at Brinkley Court and there would seem to be a desperate need for Jeeves. But Bertie is fed up with the assumption that he is merely an addendum to his personal attendant. There are more brains in the Wooster household than just Jeeves, you know! Stand back, Bertram Wooster is on the case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Briers' performance brings Bertie Wooster to life.

    • By S. F. Bond on 16-02-15

    Regular price: £14.00

    • The Good Life, Volume 5

    • The Wind-Break War
    • By: John Edmonde, Bob Karbey
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Paul Eddington, Penelope Keith, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Here are four classic episodes of the popular BBC-TV series starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, and Paul Eddington.

    The episodes are "A Tug of the Forelock", "I Talk to the Trees", "The Wind-Break War", and "Whose Fleas Are These?"

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Good Life, Volume 6

    • The Last Posh Frock (Dramatised)
    • By: John Edmonde, Bob Larbey
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Here are four classic episodes of the popular BBC TV series starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, and Paul Eddington.

    The episodes are "The Last Posh Frock", "Away from It All", "The Green Door", and "Our Speaker Today". With linking narration provided by Penelope Keith.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Jeeves

    • Joy in the Morning (Dramatisation)
    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern, Richard Briers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves with Richard Briers as Bertie in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. The rural beauty of Steeple Bumpleigh holds no attractions for Bertie, containing (as it does) the appalling Aunt Agatha. But there is man's work to do and, with Jeeves at his side, how can Bertie fail?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfectly cast audio drama

    • By MR on 20-07-15

    Regular price: £14.00

    • The Good Life, Volume 3

    • Mutiny
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Here are four original BBC television episodes of the much-loved classic sitcom starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and Penelope Keith. Surbiton's most famous residents bring their endearingly funny mix of self-reliance and snobbery to audio.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Hilarious

    • By Highlight on 15-02-15

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Good Life, Volume 4

    • The Happy Event
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    Now available for audio download, here are four original BBC television episodes of the much-loved classic sitcom starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and Penelope Keith. More gentle humour and affectionate repartee from Surbiton's most famous sparring neighbours.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cleverly Done

    • By R King on 13-12-14

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame, Alan Bennett - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett, Richard Briers, Adrian Scarborough, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    One spring morning, Mole surfaces into the sunlight and warm grass of a great meadow. Rambling busily along the hedgerows, he comes to the edge of a river. Mole is entranced. Here on the river bank he meets the Water Rat. He meets Ratty's friends: Badger who lives in the Wild Wood and the incorrigible Toad of Toad Hall. A timeless tale of waterside Britain that has been loved by generations of children and acclaimed as a classic. Many of the original cast from Alan Bennett's acclaimed National Theatre production appear in this dramatization for BBC Radio 4.

    Regular price: £14.09

    • The Good Life, Volume 8

    • When I'm 65
    • By: John Esmonde, Bob Larby
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith, Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington star as the Goods and the Leadbeatters, Surbiton neighbours whose conflicts arise from Tom and Barbara's self-sufficient lifestyle. This volume features the last two episodes ever made: the Christmas special 'Silly, But It's Fun' and the Royal Command Performance episode 'When I'm 65'.

    Regular price: £8.00

    • Christmas Book at Bedtime: Complete Series

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Dickens, Laurie Lee
    • Narrated by: Patricia Routledge, Joss Ackland, Miriam Margolyes, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Everyone loves a bedtime story. And here are eight of the best from BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime, each with a Christmas theme, written by an array of literature's best-known names. They include Laurie Lee, Charles Dickens, and Hans Christian Andersen - just some of the storytellers included in this collection.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a little short

    • By Amazon Customer on 29-12-12

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Willows in Winter

    • By: William Horwood
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    In this sequel to The Wind in the Willows, the characters of the River Bank come alive in a new adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • willows joy

    • By N Wilson on 18-03-18

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Willows and Beyond

    • By: William Horwood
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    With the future of the River and the Wild Wood threatened, Mole, Badger, Ratty and even the irrepressible Mr Toad must rally together. William Horwood recreates again the magic of “The Wind in the Willows” in this compelling new tale.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • willows joy

    • By N Wilson on 18-03-18

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Good Life

    • Volume 7: Suit Yourself
    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    In 'The Weaver's Tale' (1 May 1977) Barbara isn't happy when Tom spends all their money on a second-hand loom, and Jerry bravely decides to rein in Margo's spending - just after she's been shopping. In 'Suit Yourself' (8 May 1977) Tom and Barbara are making a suit for Tom using sheeps' wool and dye from stinging nettles, while Margo and Jerry have a dinner where 'Sir' announces his retirement. But who will take over the company?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nostalgia

    • By Elizabeth on 26-04-13

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Toad Triumphant

    • By: William Horwood
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    The adventures of Toad and his friends Ratty, Mole and Badger continue to delight in this new tale that will appeal to adults and children alike.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good for kids & adults !

    • By Rob C on 26-03-18

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Once Upon a Time

    • Classic Childrens Stories
    • By: Ivan and Inge Berg
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This collection, best for four- to seven-year-olds, includes "Seven in One Blow", "The Miller's Three Sons", "The Dragon King and The Sleeping Princess", and "How the Little Girl and the Little Boy Went for a Walk in the Mud".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Childhood

    • By Ravenchild on 09-09-16

    Regular price: £3.49

    • Aesop: The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse and Other Stories

    • By: Rob John (adapted by), Brenda Blethyn (adapted by), Lindsay Duncan (adapted by), and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Pryce, Alison Steadman, Richard Briers, and others
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This audiobook contains eight of Aesop's best-loved tales, specially adapted for young children and read by some of Britain's most well-known actors. The stories are The Heron and the Fish, read by Jonathan Pryce; The Eagle and the Tortoise, read by Alison Steadman; The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, read by Richard Briers; Belling the Cat, read by Brenda Blethyn; The Too Fat Fox, read by Jane Horrocks; and The Rat and the Elephant, read by Richard E. Grant.

    Regular price: £8.00

    • The Moment You Feel It

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Ed Harris
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Rory Kinnear, Tracy Wiles, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A tender and sad BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about losing your past, starring Richard Briers. The Moment You Feel It was originally broadcast as the 'Afternoon Play' on 18 May 2009. Alf's memories come in flashes with great blank holes, along with a running commentary from the voices of his past. So how does finding a strange coat in his kitchen remind Alf why he doesn't want a bath today?

    Regular price: £8.00

    • Aesop: The Ant and the Grasshopper and Other Stories

    • By: Rob John
    • Narrated by: Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Pryce, Brenda Blethyn, and others
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Eight of Aesop's best-loved tales, specially adapted for young children and read by some of Britain's most well-known actors.

    Regular price: £8.00

    • Aesop: The Lion and the Mouse and Other Stories

    • By: Rob John (Adapted by), Aesop
    • Narrated by: Richard Briers, Brenda Blethyn, Jonathan Pryce, and others
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Eight of Aesop's best-loved tales, specially adapted for young children and read by some of Britain's most well-known actors. The stories include: "The Lion and the Mouse", read by Richard Briers "The Caged Bird and the Bat", read by Brenda Blethyn "The Fox and the Goat", read by Jonathan Pryce "The Lion and the Elephant", read by Alison Steadman and "The Crow and the Pitcher", read by Alison Steadman.

    Regular price: £8.00