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    • FREE: Crackanory Too Cracked for TV - exclusive to Audible

    • By: Crackanory
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones, Katherine Parkinson, John Robins, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,416
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,196

    Imagine if Jackanory was set free from its childish shackles. What twisted, funny tales would it unleash upon the world? Combining some of the UK's best and brightest comedy writers and performers, this exclusive to audio edition of UKTV's Dave Channel Crackanory is a master class in storytelling and features an all-star cast including Toby Jones, Katherine Parkinson, John Robins, Robert Bathurst and Simon Bird.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Decent Freebie!

    • By Simon on 03-02-17

    Regular price: £0.00

    • An Inspector Calls (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones, David Calder, Morven Christie
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 459
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363

    The Birling family are spending a happy evening celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft - a marriage that will result in the merging of two successful local businesses. Yet, just when everything seems to be going so well, they receive a surprise visit from an Inspector Goole who is investigating the suicide of a young girl.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • GCSE text

    • By Susan on 24-12-12

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Man on the Mountaintop

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Susan Trott, Libby Spurrier - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Clare Corbett, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    The Man on the Mountaintop tells the story of Holy Man Joe, an ageing and unassuming man who lives in a hermitage on top of a mountain. During the summer months, thousands of hopefuls line the path leading to his door, seeking his wisdom. From bombastic, wealthy nobles intent on cheating their way to the top to drunkards who gradually build the physical and mental strength they need to quit their addiction, The Man on the Mountaintop is a rousing tale full of humour, wit and life lessons.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Trott's Fables!

    • By Simon on 09-11-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Earthsea

    • BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
    • By: Ursula le Guin
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    A BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation, based on the first three books in Ursula Le Guin's best-selling Earthsea cycle. Set on a vast archipelago of islands, where magic is a central part of life, Earthsea tells the intertwined stories of Ged and Tenar. Ged is a boy from the island of Gont, born with innate magical talent and a reckless nature, who tampers with long-held secrets and releases a terrible shadow into the world. He must risk everything in order to restore the balance....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful, unless perhaps you know the story already

    • By Wendy F. on 12-01-17
    • BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
    • By: Ursula le Guin
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 07-07-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 58 ratings

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Home Front: The Complete BBC Radio Collection, Volume 1

    • By: Lucy Catherine, Katie Hims, Sebastian Baczkiewicz, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast, Toby Jones, Ami Metcalf, and others
    • Length: 38 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Series 1-5 of the groundbreaking BBC Radio 4 drama charting life on the home front during World War One. First heard on radio between 4 August 2014 and 9 November 2018, each episode of Home Front is set exactly 100 years before the broadcast date, and each follows one character’s day. Together they create a mosaic of experience from a wide cross section of society, mixing historical fact with enthralling fiction to explore how ordinary people coped with daily life in wartime Britain.

    Regular price: £29.99

    • My Family and Other Animals

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatization
    • By: Gerald Durrell
    • Narrated by: Celia Imrie, Toby Jones
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Celia Imrie and Toby Jones star in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Gerald Durrell's much-loved comic gem. My Family and Other Animals is the classic tale of naturalist Gerald Durrell's magical 1930s childhood on pre-war Corfu. His descriptions of his eccentric family and his encounters with the local creatures are full of humour and charm, and the book has delighted fans of all ages for 60 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very funny.

    • By Nicky P-C on 16-10-18

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Left Hand of Darkness

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • By: Ursula Le Guin
    • Narrated by: full cast, Toby Jones, James McArdle
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    The first ever broadcast dramatisation of Ursula Le Guin's seminal science fiction novel. On an alien world in the middle of an ice age, one man prepares for the biggest mission of his life. Alone and unarmed, Genly Ai has been sent from Earth to persuade the people of Gethen to join the Ekumen, a union of planets. But it's a task fraught with danger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Proper Science Fiction

    • By Chris on 28-07-17

    Regular price: £9.99

    • I Capture the Castle

    • A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • By: Dodie Smith
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones, Holliday Granger
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Toby Jones and Holliday Grainger star in a new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Dodie Smith's enduringly popular coming-of-age novel. In the 1930s, 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain lives in a crumbling ruin of a castle in the Suffolk countryside. Her father, an author wrestling with writer's block, spends his time reading detective stories; her bohemian stepmother, Topaz, is an artist's model; and her beautiful older sister, Rose, is determined to escape the poverty of their existence - ideally by marriage to a rich man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • too short

    • By jill middlemas on 27-04-17

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Edward the Second (Dramatized)

    • BBC Radio 3: Drama on 3
    • By: Christopher Marlowe
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones, Patrick Kennedy, Anastasia Hill
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's notorious portrait of a weak king in thrall to his passions, who pays the ultimate price for choosing his heart over his political responsibilities. Originally broadcast 13 September 2009 in the Drama on 3 slot.Edward, preoccupied by the banishment of his lover, Gaveston, barely acknowledges the nascent crises that threaten his realm.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones

    • By: Will Mabbitt
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones by Will Mabbit, read by Toby Jones. When Mabel Jones unknowingly commits 'The Deed' she finds herself swiftly bundled into a sack and carried off to the pirate ship the Feroshus Maggot. Crewed by the strangest bunch of pirates you would ever want to meet...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It was brilliant!

    • By E. Parke on 09-02-17

    Regular price: £14.00