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    • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe, Emma Hignett, Emma Topping
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Eight classic spine-tingling tales to thrill you by M. R. James. This was James' first collection of ghost stories which he intended to be read aloud in the tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • variable narration

    • By Anonymous User on 30-08-17

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Bedtime Stories for Children

    • By: Charles Perrault, The Brothers Grimm, Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • 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

    A magical collection of short stories to entertain children and ease the bedtime routine including “Sleeping Beauty” by Charles Perrault, “Hansel and Gretel” by The Brothers Grimm and “Jack and the Beanstalk” and “Dick Whittington” by Joseph Jacobs.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Ian McKellen, Prunella Scales, Frank Duncan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Lovers lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and, yes, love. Sir Ian McKellen, Prunella Scales, Frank Duncan, and Joan Hart perform Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

    Regular price: £11.19

    • 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 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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

    • 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

    • Laurence Olivier Presents A Selection Short Stories

    • By: Alexandre Dumas, Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Sir Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Sir Laurence Olivier presents a selection of classic short stories including Zodomirsky's Duel, The Purse, Little Louise, and Bartleby.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classics read by a classic actor

    • By Saime on 05-06-10

    Regular price: £9.09

    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Richard Goolden, Norman Shelley, Tony Church, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Weasels purchase Mole's underground home from wealthy landowner Mr.Toad. Mole and Ratty must fight to get his home back from the evil weasels. Richard Goolden, Norman Shelley, Tony Church, and Patrick Wymark star in Kenneth Grahame's classic tale featuring Mole, Ratty, and Toad.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible audio quality

    • By Anonymous User on 12-08-18

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Innocence of Father Brown

    • By: G. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Eight Stories from “The Innocence of Father Brown” in which the affable Norfolk Priest uses his insight into human nature and eccentricity to solve the seemingly unsolveable.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Medea

    • By: Euripides
    • Narrated by: Judith Anderson, Anthony Quayle
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Judith Anderson and Anthony Quayle perform 'Medea', an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides. It is based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC. The plot centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • so so

    • By Philip on 19-01-11

    Regular price: £6.99

    • 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

    • The Return of the Native

    • By: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Michael Redgrave
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Michael Redgrave presents one of Thomas Hardy's most popular novels, which takes place entirely in the environs of Egdon Heath and covers exactly a year and a day.

    Regular price: £5.59

    • Hamlet

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, or more simply Hamlet, is set in Denmark, and recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness—from overwhelming grief to seething rage—and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.

    Regular price: £11.89

    • This Side of Paradise

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Guy Madison
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise takes its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem 'Tiare Tahiti'. The book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and conveys the book's theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking.

    Regular price: £5.59

    • Don Juan In Hell

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Cedric Hardwicke
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Don Juan In Hell is Act 3, Scene 2 from Bernard Shaw's 'Man and Superman' which was written in 1903. This classic staged performance features Cedric Hardwicke, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton and Agnes Moorehead.

    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 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    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

    • Finnegans Wake

    • By: James Joyce
    • Narrated by: Cyril Cusack, Siobhan McKenna
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Cyril Cusack and Siobhan McKenna read from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake. This idiosyncratic novel is full of multilingual puns and portmanteau words, intended to recreate the experience of sleep and dreams.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Only one hour long! Beware!

    • By The New Rashi on 28-11-16

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Frankenstein

    • By: Mary Shelley
    • 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

    This spectacular and haunting version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was recorded for the Weird Circle horror series that was broadcast on NBC shortly after World War II.

    Regular price: £5.59

    • Richard Burton Poetry Collection : Volume 2

    • By: William Shakespeare, John Donne, Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Distinguished actor and six-time Academy Award nominee Richard Burton reads a selection of his favourite poetry. Volume 2 in this dramatic audiobook series includes selections from William Shakespeare, John Donne, and Thomas Hardy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More wonderful vocal work.

    • By Mr. on 11-04-13

    Regular price: £9.09

    • A Shropshire Lad

    • By: Alfred Edward Housman
    • Narrated by: David Moore
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A Shropshire Lad contains 63 poems by Housman which talk about mortality and living life to the full.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too many errors

    • By Martyn on 20-06-17

    Regular price: £6.99

    • A Christmas Carol

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Sir Timothy Ackroyd
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • 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

    Dicken's classic morality tale which lead the way with its themes of nostalgia and festive redemption. Read by leading celebrated British Actor, Sir Timothy Ackroyd.

    Regular price: £9.99

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