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Slim Chances with Additions and Afterthoughts written by Edward Petherbridge performed by Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)

Slim Chances with Additions and Afterthoughts written by Edward Petherbridge performed by Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)£24.99

A Genius Performance by Edward Petherbridge! In this autobiographical work Edward Petherbridge recounts his time at the National Theatre and his life as a jobbing actor. Wonderfully whitty and full of real life insights, this book will take you back to the great days of The Master (Olivier) ....


A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch written by Jill Murphy performed by Miriam Margolyes on CD (Abridged)

A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch written by Jill Murphy performed by Miriam Margolyes on CD (Abridged)£13.99

Mildred gets off to a good start in her second year at Miss Cackle’s Academy, but her sworn enemy, Ethel Hallow, is plotting misfortune, setting Mildred up for a very bad spell, indeed.


A Most Wanted Man written by John le Carre performed by John le Carre on CD (Abridged)

A Most Wanted Man written by John le Carre performed by John le Carre on CD (Abridged)£9.99

A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa.


A Presumption of Death written by Jill Paton Walsh and Dorothy L Sayers performed by Edward Petherbridge on Cassette (Unabridged)

A Presumption of Death written by Jill Paton Walsh and Dorothy L Sayers performed by Edward Petherbridge on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

The story opens in 1940. Harriet Vane - now Lady Peter Wimsey - has taken her children to safety in the country. But the war has followed them: glamorous RAF pilots and even more glamorous land-girls scandalise the villagers; the blackout makes the night-time lanes as sinister as the back alleys of London.


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A Treasury of Nonsense written by Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll performed by John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi, Daniel Massey and Imogen Stubbs on Cassette (Abridged)

A Treasury of Nonsense written by Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll performed by John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi, Daniel Massey and Imogen Stubbs on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

This wonderful collection of the very funniest of Lear's and Carroll's poetry is performed brilliantly by some of the best actors of that age. A must for anyone with an ear for humour and poetry.


Agnes Grey written by Anne Bronte performed by Rachel Bavidge on CD (Unabridged)

Agnes Grey written by Anne Bronte performed by Rachel Bavidge on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

For all those captivated by the trials of Jane Eyre, Anne Brontës heroine Agnes Grey is the ideal counterpoint. Agnes Grey is widely considered to be the best record of the precarious position of the governess in Victorian society, and the insolence, neglect and dependence that the gentle ....


Animal Farm written by George Orwell performed by Simon Callow on CD (Unabridged)

Animal Farm written by George Orwell performed by Simon Callow on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

George Orwell's 1945 satire on the perils of Stalinism has proved magnificently long-lived as a parable about totalitarianism anywhere and has given the world at least one immortal phrase: "Everyone is equal, but some are more equal than others."


Badgers in My Vest and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on CD (Unabridged)

Badgers in My Vest and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on CD (Unabridged)£4.99  -  £6.99

Badgers in My Vest is a new, darkly funny play by an acclaimed contemporary playwright, based on a true incident in Dylan Thomas' life.


Brighton Rock written by Graham Greene performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)

Brighton Rock written by Graham Greene performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

A truely Genius Performance by Samuel West!

His reading of this book makes it come alive in a way none of us have ever heard before - a Must Listen if ever we heard one!

A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Untouched by human feeling, Pinkie is isolated, a figure of pure evil. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge Hale's death.


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Busman's Honeymoon written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)

Busman's Honeymoon written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £79.99

A Genius Performance by Ian Carmichael! They plan to have a quiet country honeymoon. Then Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride Harriet Vane find the previous owner's body in the cellar. Set in a country village seething with secrets and snobbery, this is Dorothy L. Sayers' last full-length detective novel.


Cell written by Stephen King performed by Campbell Scott on CD (Unabridged)

Cell written by Stephen King performed by Campbell Scott on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

'Civilization slipped into its second dark age on an unsurprising track of blood but with a speed that could not have been foreseen by even the most pessimistic futurist. By Halloween, every major city from New York to Moscow stank to the empty heavens and the world as it had been was a memory.

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A Bridge to the Stars written by Henning Mankell performed by Francis Greenslade on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

A Bridge to the Stars written by Henning Mankell performed by Francis Greenslade on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£9.99

This poignant novel explores how a unilateral decision can change a life. Two things are hard for Joel Gustafson to cope with: not knowing why, and not being able to do anything about it. Joel's father was once a sailor who lived by the sea. Joel's mother once lived with them.

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A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens performed by Leonard Rossiter on Cassette (Abridged)

A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens performed by Leonard Rossiter on Cassette (Abridged)£59.99

Whether you listen to this on a dark winter's night of a sunny summer morning Leonard Rossiter's performance will take you on a journey. This is a perfect combination of text and performer. Leonard Rossiter makes this text his own and with such a quality of delivery that, if you close your eyes, you are there!

A Handful of Dust written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)

A Handful of Dust written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99

After seven years of marriage, Lady Brenda is bored with country life at Hetton Abbey. She drifts into an affair with shallow young socialite John Beaver and forsakes her unsuspecting husband Tony as she becomes more and more involved with the glamorous Belgravia set.

After River written by Donna Milner performed by Patricia Rodriguez on CD (Abridged)

After River written by Donna Milner performed by Patricia Rodriguez on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Growing up on a dairy farm in the mountains of British Columbia in the 1960s, three kilometres north of the American border, Natalie Ward knew little of the outside world. But she had her family. A family so close and loving that Natalie believed they were the envy of the nearby town....

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Alice Through the Looking Glass written by Lewis Carroll performed by William Rushton on Cassette (Abridged)

Alice Through the Looking Glass written by Lewis Carroll performed by William Rushton on Cassette (Abridged)£49.99

This is a perfect example of why Brainfood Audiobooks exists! William (Willie) Rushton brings all of his comedic talent to bear on this wonderful tale. This audio set comes with a complimentary Audio CD version of this book.

Brighton Rock written by Graham Greene performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)

Brighton Rock written by Graham Greene performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

A truely Genius Performance by Samuel West!

His reading of this book makes it come alive in a way none of us have ever heard before - a Must Listen if ever we heard one!

A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Untouched by human feeling, Pinkie is isolated, a figure of pure evil. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge Hale's death.

Cat O'Nine Tales written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)

Cat O'Nine Tales written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Cat O' Nine Tales is the sixth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller,illustrated by the internationally acclaimed artist, Ronald Searle, creator of Molesworth. These twelve yarns are satisfying and ingeniously plotted, featuring richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's ...

Doctor Who - Paradise Towers written by Stephen Wyatt performed by Bonnie Langford on CD (Unabridged)

Doctor Who - Paradise Towers written by Stephen Wyatt performed by Bonnie Langford on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Much in need of a holiday, Mel and the Doctor head for Paradise Towers: a luxury man-made planet with sparkling fountains, sunny streets, exotic flowers and a shimmering blue swimming pool. But when the TARDIS materialises in a dark, rubbish-filled, rat-infested alley it seems that this....

Dr Wortle's School written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)

Dr Wortle's School written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Can it be right to persist in a bigamous marriage? Mr. Peacocke, a classical scholar, has come to Broughtonshire with his beautiful American wife to live as a schoolmaster. But when the blackmailing brother of her first husband - a reprobate from Louisiana - appears at the school gates...

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Fairy Tales written by Terry Jones performed by Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Michael Hordern and Joan Greenwood on CD (Unabridged)

Fairy Tales written by Terry Jones performed by Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Michael Hordern and Joan Greenwood on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Terry Jones, Joan Greenwood, Michael Hordern, Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren and Tim Rice read of a collection of original fairy tales for 8 to 11-year-olds, written by master storyteller Terry Jones, introducing such bizarre creatures as the fly-by-night, the rainbow cat, and the wonderful cake-horse.

His Illegal Self written by Peter Carey performed by Greta Scacchi on CD (Abridged)

His Illegal Self written by Peter Carey performed by Greta Scacchi on CD (Abridged)£9.99

Seven-year-old Che was abandoned by his radical Havard-student parents during the upheaval of the 1960s, and since then has been raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother. He yearns to see or hear news of his famous outlaw parents, but his grandmother refuses to tell him anything.

Left Brain - Right Stuff - How Leaders Make Winning Decisions written by Phil Rosenweig performed by Christopher Lane on CD (Unabridged)

Left Brain - Right Stuff - How Leaders Make Winning Decisions written by Phil Rosenweig performed by Christopher Lane on CD (Unabridged)£11.99

Dozens of books have been published recently on the errors and biases that affect our judgments and choices. Drawing on cognitive science, their lessons are excellent for many kinds of decisions - consumer choice and financial investments, for example - but stop short of addressing many of....

Last One!
Mansfield Park written by Jane Austen performed by Frances Barber on Cassette (Unabridged)

Mansfield Park written by Jane Austen performed by Frances Barber on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £39.99

Mansfield Park is the story of Fanny Price: the earnest, gentle girl of humble origins sent to live with Sir Thomas Bertram and his family in Mansfield Park. There she discovers a world of flirtation, betrayal, and prejudice - but she also finds love. Fanny is often thought of as Austen's most difficult heroine to warm to, but her quiet, serious nature hides a loyal and loving heart, and her patient devotion is ultimately rewarded.

Nicholas Nickleby written by Charles Dickens performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Abridged)

Nicholas Nickleby written by Charles Dickens performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Abridged)£11.99

One of Dickens' earlier novels, dating from 1839, it charts the fortunes of an honourable young man, Nicholas Nickleby, who has set out to make his way in the world. Dickens presents his remarkably vivid display of Victorian characters and the life they lead, from the generous to the fated to crushed.

Old Harry's Game - Radio Series 7 written by BBC Comedy Team performed by Andy Hamilton, Annette Crosbie and Timothy West on CD (Abridged)

Old Harry's Game - Radio Series 7 written by BBC Comedy Team performed by Andy Hamilton, Annette Crosbie and Timothy West on CD (Abridged)£19.99

Jean Paul Sartre said, ‘Hell is other people’. But, as Satan will tell you, Hell is actually a fiery, unendingly cruel domain where Oliver Reed can never quite catch the barman’s eye and Yves St Laurent is forced to wear a donkey jacket. But Hell is about to become more hellish for Satan himself (Andy Hamilton).

On Calvary's Hill written by Max Lucado performed by Ben Holland on CD (Unabridged)

On Calvary's Hill written by Max Lucado performed by Ben Holland on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

It's early in the final week. The props and players for Friday's drama are in position. Five-inch spikes are in the bin. A cross-beam leans against a shed wall. The players are nearing the stage—Pilate, Annas and Caiaphas, Judas, the centurions. Players and props. Only this is no play; it's a divine plan.

Once in a House on Fire written by Andrea Ashworth performed by Andrea Ashworth on Cassette (Abridged)

Once in a House on Fire written by Andrea Ashworth performed by Andrea Ashworth on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

Andrea Ashworth's father stopped on the way home from work one night to take a leak. He slipped in some mud, hit his head on a rock and drowned face-down in a stream less than four inches deep. Andrea was five years old; her sister was three; her mother was twenty-five.

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Perfume - The Story of a Murderer written by Patrick Suskind performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)

Perfume - The Story of a Murderer written by Patrick Suskind performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £49.99

If you are interested in an atmospheric thriller of an extraordinary order - this is probably the Best Audiobook you will ever hear. A great book is transformed, by Sean Barrett, into a production of Genius! If you haven't heard it yet then you have an amazing journey before you......

Requests the Pleasure written by Joyce Grenfell performed by Joyce Grenfell on CD (Abridged)

Requests the Pleasure written by Joyce Grenfell performed by Joyce Grenfell on CD (Abridged)£9.99

Actress, comedienne and raconteur Joyce Grenfell tells the fascinating story of her life working in radio, film, the stage and war-time entertainment tours with her usual charm and much humour. Her glamorous and madcap American mother, her aunt Nancy Astor and her husband Reggie...

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas written by John Boyne performed by Michael Maloney on CD (Unabridged)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas written by John Boyne performed by Michael Maloney on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

Nine-year-old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution or the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to a house in a desolate area where there is nothing....

The Caedmon Short Story Collection written by Various Great Modern Authors performed by David McCallum, Claire Bloom, Celia Johnson and John Updike on Cassette (Abridged)

The Caedmon Short Story Collection written by Various Great Modern Authors performed by David McCallum, Claire Bloom, Celia Johnson and John Updike on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

This collection, culled from the Caedmon archives of the past fifty years, includes such selections as John Updike's "Persistence of Desire" and Eudora Welty's "Why I Live at the P.O.," both read by the respective authors.

The Grownup written by Gillian Flynn performed by Julia Whelan on CD (Unabridged)

The Grownup written by Gillian Flynn performed by Julia Whelan on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

Gillian Flynn’s Edgar Award-winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standalone. A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke...

The Lord of the Rings - Part 1 The Fellowship of the Ring written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Lord of the Rings - Part 1 The Fellowship of the Ring written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on Cassette (Unabridged)£7.99  -  £19.99

Following Bilbo’s 111th birthday, Frodo Baggins and his companion Sam Gamgee, set off along the same East Road down which Bilbo the Hobbit had accompanied Thorin Oakenshield and his dwarves all those many years ago.

The Lord of the Rings - Part 2 The Two Towers written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Lord of the Rings - Part 2 The Two Towers written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99  -  £9.99

The second part of the The Lord of the Rings, following on from The Fellowship of the Ring.

Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom.

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The Lord of the Rings - Part 3 The Return of The King written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Lord of the Rings - Part 3 The Return of The King written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on Cassette (Unabridged)£8.99  -  £19.99

The final part in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

The climactic volume of the trilogy, wherein the little hobbit and his trusty companions make a terrible journey to the heart of the land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron.

The Moon's A Balloon written by David Niven performed by David Niven on CD (Abridged)

The Moon's A Balloon written by David Niven performed by David Niven on CD (Abridged)£39.99

David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is equally remembered as the author of this classic autobiography.

The Ruby in the Smoke written by Philip Pullman performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)

The Ruby in the Smoke written by Philip Pullman performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

An unabridged reading of Philip Pullman's nerve-shattering thriller, set in the murky streets and opium dens of Old London. When 16-year old Sally's father drowns in suspicious circumstances, she is left to fend for herself in Victorian London. Although she doesn't know it, she is already in terrible danger.

The Star of Kazan written by Eva Ibbotson performed by Ruth Jones on CD (Abridged)

The Star of Kazan written by Eva Ibbotson performed by Ruth Jones on CD (Abridged)£34.99

Annika never has a birthday – no one knows the date she was born. She celebrates her Found Day instead. For Annika was abandoned as a baby and found by a cook and a housemaid from Vienna. Her upbringing in the servants’ quarters of the house of three eccentric professors means that at an early....

We Will Remember Them written by Argo - Decca performed by Stephen Fry, Joanna Lumley, Nigel Havers and Bernard Cribbins on CD (Abridged)

We Will Remember Them written by Argo - Decca performed by Stephen Fry, Joanna Lumley, Nigel Havers and Bernard Cribbins on CD (Abridged)£4.99

We Will Remember Them is a unique recording project which brings together a cast of celebrty readers--actors, TV presenters and others in the public eye--to read poems of remembrance from times past and present, which are mixed with well known classical themes.

Women's Hour Poetry Collection written by Various Famous Poets performed by Jan Francis, Hannah Gordon, Trevor Nichols and Maggie Steed on Cassette (Abridged)

Women's Hour Poetry Collection written by Various Famous Poets performed by Jan Francis, Hannah Gordon, Trevor Nichols and Maggie Steed on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

This anthology contains work by over 80 female poets, including Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Fiona Pitt-Kethley and Liz Lochead.