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    • De Profundis

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Corin Redgrave
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Performed by Corin Redgrave in Reading Prison to mark Oscar Wilde's centenary. With an introduction by Merlin Holland, Oscar Wilde's grandson.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Macbeth (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Anthony Quayle, Robert Hardy, Ian Holm, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife - and a trio of witches. Anthony Quayle, Robert Hardy, Ian Holm, Stanley Holloway, and Jill Balcon star in an unabridged performance of Shakespeare's Macbeth.

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Twelfth Night

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Paul Scofield, Siobhan McKenna, John Neville
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Paul Scofield, Siobhan McKenna and John Neville perform Twelfth Night. This is Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores - only to be pursued by the woman he loves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I have LOVED it more than any other audiobook ever

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-07-16

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Romeo & Juliet

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Claire Bloom, Alan Bandel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A classic staged performance of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet by the Old Vic Company. Starring Claire Bloom and Alan Bandel.

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Hamlet (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, seeks revenge for his father's murder. Sir John Gielgud and the Old Vic Company perform perhaps the greatest of Shakespeare's tragedies.

    Regular price: £13.99

    • The Count of Monte Cristo (Dramatised)

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Orson Welles stars in this full-cast performance of Dumas' classic novel about a young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous 'friends' in the early 19th century. He escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Hunting of the Snark

    • By: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Boris Karloff
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    But what is a Snark? "Humpty Dumpty's theory, of two meanings packed into one word like a portmanteau, seems to me the right explanation for all." (Lewis Carroll)

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Recording

    • By mr on 12-02-16

    Regular price: £5.59

    • The Letters of Heloise & Abelard

    • By: Peter Abelard, Heloise
    • Narrated by: Claire Bloom
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The deepest currents of passion seldom break the surface of literature. Romantic classics abound; but however skilled a writer may be in verbalising an emotional experience, he cannot publicly evoke the heat of blood, the yearning of soul, bared in perfect intimacy between two beings. But letters can do this, and songs never meant to be sung by any but the lover, or the beloved.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Richard Burton Reads the Poetry of John Donne

    • By: John Donne
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Richard Burton, the multi-award winning actor reads the finest work of John Donne.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • 5 Minute Short Stories for Children

    • By: Beatrix Potter, Hans Christian Andersen, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Nicki White
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    An entertaining collection of short stories perfect for bedtime.

    Regular price: £5.99

    • Bedtime Music and Stories for Children

    • By: Joseph Jacobs, Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Nicki White, Bart Wolffe, Emma Topping
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A selection of gentle lullabies and classic children's stories to listen to at bedtime.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Short Stories

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A Selection of Short Stories by Leo Tolstoy read by Bart Wolffe.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Ghost Stories

    • By: M.R. James
    • Narrated by: Emma Topping
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    M.R. James redefined the classic ghost stories and this collection of short stories of widely regarded as among the finest in English literature. Three stories from the collection are read here by Emma Topping including "Lost Hearts", "The Mezzotint" and "The Ash-Tree".

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The narration ruins it

    • By Anonymous User on 26-04-17

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Precious Bane

    • By: Mary Webb
    • Narrated by: Maureen O'Sullivan, Dan O'Herlihy
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Set in rural Shropshire shortly after the Napoleonic Wars, Precious Bane is narrated by the central character, Prue Sarn, whose life is blighted by having a harelip. Only the weaver, Kester Woodseaves, perceives the beauty of her character, but Prue cannot believe herself worthy of him. Her brother Gideon is overridingly ambitious to attain wealth and power, regardless of who suffers while he does so.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Book? Sounded more like an audio track of a film

    • By Paul Fallon on 05-04-18

    Regular price: £5.59

    • The Poetry of Emily Brontë

    • By: Emily Brontë
    • Narrated by: Emma Topping
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Whilst best remembered as the author of Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë was also a celebrated poet. Here, Emma Topping reads her finest poetry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great narration of Emily Brontë's poetry

    • By J. G. on 17-04-17

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Canterbury Tales

    • By: Geoffrey Chaucer
    • Narrated by: Neville Coghill, Cecil Trouncer, Robert Ross
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Read in a mixture of Middle-English and modern English, The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century. The tales are told as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Two Gentlemen of Verona

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: The Marlowe Society
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    One of Shakespeare's comedies from early in his career, The Two Gentlemen of Verona has the smallest cast of any of Shakespeare's plays, and is the first of his plays in which a heroine dresses as a boy. Performed by The Marlowe Society, it deals with the themes of friendship and infidelity.

    Regular price: £11.19

    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 3

    • By: John Keats, William Wordsworth, William Shakespeare, and others
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, and others
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The finest voices reading a wonderful selection of poetry accompanied by selected classical music.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • poems ruined by irritating musical backing

    • By Roger on 04-08-13

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Othello (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Cyril Cussack, Frank Silvera, Celia Johnson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own ends. Cyril Cussack, Frank Silvera, and Celia Johnson star in this unabridged performance of Shakespeare's Othello.

    Regular price: £9.09

    • The Richard Burton Poetry Collection

    • By: Samuel Coleridge, Thomas Hardy, John Donne
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Richard Burton reads from Hardy and Donne, and performs a wonderful unabridged version of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" (along with Robert Hardy and John Neville).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Could have been perfect

    • By Blackbird on 31-01-13

    Regular price: £9.09

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