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    • The Poetry of W. B. Yeats

    • By: William Butler Yeats
    • Narrated by: William Butler Yeats, Siobhan McKenna
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    A wonderful selection of Yeats' finest work, read by the author himself along with Siobhan McKenna and others.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very disappointing

    • By F. Wynn on 08-09-15

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Richard Burton Reads the Poetry of Thomas Hardy

    • By: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Richard Burton, the multi-award winning actor, reads the finest work of Thomas Hardy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An absolute gem

    • By Tom on 17-07-09

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Ghost Stories

    • By: M.R. James
    • Narrated by: Emma Topping
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 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

    • 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 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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

    • As You Like It (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Sir Laurence Olivier and Elizabeth Bergner star in this full stage dramatization of Shakespeare's classic.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • 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

    • Short Stories by G. K. Chesterton

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A collection of five short stories by G. K. Chesterton including “The Blue Cross,” “The Invisible Man,” “The Three Tools of Death,” “The Flying Stars and The Wrong Shape.”

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 4

    • By: Thomas Hardy, Rupert Brooke, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, Edith Evans
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

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

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Anna Karenina (Dramatised)

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    An abridged version of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck. Anna (Bergman) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Peck).

    Regular price: £4.19

    • 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 Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    • By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Richard Burton and Ralph Richardson join together in this unqiue musical production of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner". The superb delivery of both these actors is augmented by an original soundtrack composed by David Moore.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible.

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-05-13

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Winter's Tale (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Guilgud, Peggy Ashcroft
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life. Sir John Gielgud and Dame Peggy Ashcroft lead a cast recording of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale.

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Classic Deutsch Poesie (Classic German Poetry)

    • By: Eduard Mörike
    • Narrated by: Lotte Lehmann
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Lotte Lehmann reads a selection of classic German poetry by Mörike, Heine, and Goethe.01 - Dichterliebe - Heinrich Heine02 - Geheimes - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe03 - Peregrina I - Eduard Mörike04 - Mignon - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe05 - Der Genesene an die Hoffnung - Eduard Mörike06 - Ganymed - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe07 - Nimmersatte - Eduard Mörike

    Regular price: £5.59

    • The Wife of Bath's Tale

    • By: Geoffrey Chaucer
    • Narrated by: Peggy Ashcroft
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The best known of Chaucer's Canterbury's Tales, read by Dame Peggy Ashcroft. After a prologue, in which the Wife of Bath mentions that she would welcome another husband - who would be her sixth - and that she pursues power over her husbands, she tells a tale about a knight who must marry....

    Regular price: £5.59

    • 10 Minute Short Stories for Children

    • By: Andersen Hans Christian, Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Nicki White
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    A selection of classic children’s stories.

    Regular price: £5.99

    • 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

    • Richard II (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare Sir
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Michael Hordern, Leo McKern, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Sir John Gielgud, Sir Michael Hordern, Leo McKern, and Edward Hardwicke star in this unabridged performance of Shakespeare's Richard II.

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Short Stories by Saki

    • By: H. H. Munro
    • Narrated by: Emma Topping
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Here are seven of H.H. Munro's (Saki's) finest short stories, including 'The Treasure Ship', 'Laura', 'The Lumber Room', 'The Quince Tree', 'The Open Window', 'Tobermory', and 'The Story Teller'. Witty, mischievous, and sometimes macabre, the stories satirise Edwardian society and culture.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very Disappointing.

    • By Jackie on 07-01-12

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Very Best Classic Short Stories

    • By: Kate Chopin, Franz Kafka, Saki, and others
    • Narrated by: Emma Topping
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A collection of some of the greatest short stories ever written, including works by Kate Chopin, Franz Kafka, Saki, and Katherine Mansfield. Includes: 'A Pair of Silk Stockings', 'A Hunger Artist', 'The Yellow Paint', 'The Model Millionaire', 'The Singing Lesson', 'The Ambitious Guest', 'Tobermory', 'Up in the Gallery', 'Wakefield', and 'The Quince Tree'.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Henry V

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Ian McKellen, William Squire, Trevor Nunn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Sir Ian McKellen, William Squire, Trevor Nunn and Gary Watson perform Shakespeare's play that tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War.

    Regular price: £15.99

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