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    • The Charles Dickens BBC Radio Drama Collection: The Later Years

    • Eight BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister, Robert Lindsay, Ian Holm, and others
    • Length: 36 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Enthralling radio dramatisations of eight of Charles Dickens' much-loved novels. Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors of all time, and this second digital volume of the dramatised canon of his work includes eight of his classic novels. This collection includes the epic masterpiece David Copperfield, described by Dickens as his 'favourite child'; suspenseful mystery Bleak House; Dickens' most openly political novel, Hard Times; and Little Dorrit.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great audiobook, needs an index!

    • By S Choudry on 18-04-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • Wolf Brother

    • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book 1
    • By: Michelle Paver
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 557
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 386

    6,000 years ago, the land is one dark forest. Its people are hunters and gatherers. They know every tree and herb and they know how to survive in a world steeped in enchantment, menace, and powerful magic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A howling bite of a book.

    • By Xander Duffy on 28-12-07

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Tempest

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen, Emilia Fox, Scott Handy, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Sir Ian McKellen, fresh from his performance as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings, is Prospero, and heads a strong cast in Shakespeare’s last great play. The wronged duke raises a tempest to shipwreck his old opponents on his island so that he can ensure justice is done. With Emilia Fox as Miranda, Scott Handy in the pivotal role of the sprite Ariel, and Ben Owukwe as Caliban.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tempestuous Performance

    • By Mr on 24-07-15

    Regular price: £9.19

    • Spirit Walker

    • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book 2
    • By: Michelle Paver
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 196

    Thousands of years ago an orphan boy and his wolf cub companion challenge a demon bear that threatens to destroy their world forever. With the help of the World Spirit, Torak destroys the bear, but his beloved Wolf is lost in the ensuing avalanche.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the first book

    • By Andrew on 04-08-09

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Soul Eater

    • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book 3
    • By: Michelle Paver
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 206

    Torak has survived the summer and his heart-stopping adventure in the Seal Islands. He and Wolf are together again. But their reunion is all too short-lived. As mid winter approaches, Torak learns the worst from the White Fox clan. The Soul-Eaters have snatched Wolf and will sacrifice him. Desperate to rescue him, Torak hatches a perilous plan, one that he must carry out alone. He will find the Soul-Eaters and infiltrate their cult.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • spine tingling

    • By Mia on 19-06-19

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Dancing Bear

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by a master storyteller. High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are inseparable, beloved by the whole village - safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nearly ruined by invasive music

    • By Richard on 18-11-17

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Henry IV, Part 2

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave, Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave, and Derek Jacobi perform Shakespeare's historic play about Prince Hal's journey toward kingship, and his ultimate rejection of Falstaff.

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Walter Now (BBC Radio 4: Saturday Play)

    • By: David Cook
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring Sir Ian McKellen, written by David Cook as follow-up to his 1982 Channel 4 social commentary drama, ‘Walter’, about a man with learning difficulties. ‘Walter Now’ was originally broadcast as the ‘Saturday Play’ on 10 January 2009 and repeated on 25 September 2010.In November 1982, Channel 4 launched with David Cook’s ‘Walter’.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Walter Now

    • By ANTHONY WALKER on 29-01-19

    Regular price: £8.00