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Bleak House written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)

Bleak House written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

This wonderful book is read by 2 of the very best audiobook readers bar none! Sean Barrett's Chapter 1 is pure genius! Writing of this quality combined with the reading of Mr Barrett and Teresa Gallagher is an absolute must! This one is a life-long keeper!!


The Killing Woods written by Lucy Christopher performed by Kyle Winfield and Nethalie Emmanuel on CD (Unabridged)

The Killing Woods written by Lucy Christopher performed by Kyle Winfield and Nethalie Emmanuel on CD (Unabridged)£4.99

Emily's dad is accused of murdering a teenage girl in the woods behind her house, the place she played in as a child.

She's sure he's innocent, but what did happen? Determined to find out, and afraid of what she might discover, Emily seeks out the boyfriend of the murdered girl.

Catching Life by the Throat written by Josephine Hart performed by Famous British Actors on CD (Abridged)

Catching Life by the Throat written by Josephine Hart performed by Famous British Actors on CD (Abridged)£7.99  -  £14.99

A Magnificent production for anyone interested in poetry! This set features live recordings from the Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Eight of the greatest poets in the English language.


Diana - A Dedication in Seven Ages written by Various Famous Poets performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)

Diana - A Dedication in Seven Ages written by Various Famous Poets performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)£5.99

An anthology of poetry accompanied by classical music, based on Lord Owen's "Seven Ages: Poetry for a Lifetime".

The CDs feature over 100 poems read by 40 actors.

They include: Michael Caine reading Rudyard Kipling's "If"; Ralph Fiennes reading Thomas Hood's "I Remember, I Remember"; John Cleese reading "The Owl and the Pussycat"; and Pete Postlethwaite reading "Kubla Khan".


John Betjeman - A First Class Collection written by John Betjeman performed by John Betjeman on CD (Abridged)

John Betjeman - A First Class Collection written by John Betjeman performed by John Betjeman on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Sir John Betjeman's unique relationship with the BBC left a lasting legacy of poetry, readings and performances. "A First Class Collection" features a selection of some of his most memorable and best-loved poetry.


The Best of Irish Poetry written by Various performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)

The Best of Irish Poetry written by Various performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)£9.99

A fantastic collection of Irish poetry including poems by Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney, James Joyce and many others.

Poems are read by Niamh Cusack, Dervla Kirwan, T.P. McKenna and Aidan Gillen.


The Best Scottish Poetry written by Various Scottish Poets performed by Alan Cumming, Hannah Gordon, Daniela Nardini and David Rintoul on CD (Abridged)

The Best Scottish Poetry written by Various Scottish Poets performed by Alan Cumming, Hannah Gordon, Daniela Nardini and David Rintoul on CD (Abridged)£5.99

A Genius Performance by David Rintoul!

A brilliant selection of great poetry by some of the very best Scottish poets including Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, James Thomson and Hugh MacDiarmid.


The Best Welsh Poetry written by Famous Welsh Poets performed by Sian Phillips, Angharad Rees, Glyn Houston and Richard Mitchley on CD (Abridged)

The Best Welsh Poetry written by Famous Welsh Poets performed by Sian Phillips, Angharad Rees, Glyn Houston and Richard Mitchley on CD (Abridged)£9.99

A collection of 39 pieces of Welsh poetry from the last 300 years on CD, read by Sian Phillips, Angharad Rees, Glyn Houston and Richard Mitchley.


The Great Poets - Emily Dickinson written by Emily Dickinson performed by Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)

The Great Poets - Emily Dickinson written by Emily Dickinson performed by Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)£5.99

Some of the finest poems by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), a unique voice in American poetry. She is known for her short poems, full of acute observations and deft use of language.


The Pam Ayres Poetry Collection written by Pam Ayres performed by Pam Ayres on CD (Unabridged)

The Pam Ayres Poetry Collection written by Pam Ayres performed by Pam Ayres on CD (Unabridged)£8.99

Writer, poet and broadcaster Pam Ayres has been making her fans smile for more than 30 years since her first television appearance on Opportunity Knocks. This audiobook contains a collection of her poetry.


The Poetry of Rudyard Kipling written by Rudyard Kipling performed by Various Famous Actors, Edward Woodward, Anthony Quayle and Boris Karloff on CD (Abridged)

The Poetry of Rudyard Kipling written by Rudyard Kipling performed by Various Famous Actors, Edward Woodward, Anthony Quayle and Boris Karloff on CD (Abridged)£39.99

There is in the eminently quotable lines of Kipling's poetry a varying shimmer of greatness. His poems convey strong emotions of bitterness, humanity and sentiment. They are poems of kinship with humankind, of nobility, of reflected glory and the futilities of our own time.


The Sonnets written by William Shakespeare performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Unabridged)

The Sonnets written by William Shakespeare performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Unabridged)£3.99

This new edition focuses on the Sonnets as poetry - sometimes strikingly individual poems, but often subtly interlinked in thematic, imagistic and other groupings.


Words that Burn written by Josephine Hart performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)

Words that Burn written by Josephine Hart performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)£11.99  -  £24.99

More wonderful Poetry from Milton, Byron, Keats, Shelley, Browning, Frost and Lowell.

Performed genius actors including Eileen Atkins, Nancy Carroll, Alan Cox, Charles Dance, Joanna David, Lindsay Duncan, Edward Fox, Emilia Fox, Robert Hardy, Tom Hollander, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Kendall, Elizabeth McGovern, Mark Strong, Dominic West, Greg Wise

 

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A Midsummer Night's Dream written by William Shakespeare performed by Ian McKellen, Terrance Hardiman, Prunella Scales and Joan Hart on Cassette (Unabridged)

A Midsummer Night's Dream written by William Shakespeare performed by Ian McKellen, Terrance Hardiman, Prunella Scales and Joan Hart on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Shakespeare combined his love of theater with Greek mythology and the supernatural to create what is arguably his most playfully imaginative work. From love potions to bizarre transformations to the unforgettable play-within-a-play, A Midsummer Night's Dream is a nonstop delight, and remains one of the milestones of the Bard's canon.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream written by William Shakespeare performed by Paul Scofield, Barbara Jefford, Joy Parker and John Stride on Cassette (Unabridged)

A Midsummer Night's Dream written by William Shakespeare performed by Paul Scofield, Barbara Jefford, Joy Parker and John Stride on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta.

All's Well That Ends Well written by William Shakespeare performed by Emily Woof, Samuel West, Edward de Souza and Clive Swift on Cassette (Unabridged)

All's Well That Ends Well written by William Shakespeare performed by Emily Woof, Samuel West, Edward de Souza and Clive Swift on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99

The virtuous Helena loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice. When Helena cures the King of France of a mortal illness, he rewards her with Bertram's hand, but before their marriage can be consummated, the Count flees. Helena forms a daring and resourceful plan.

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Antony and Cleopatra written by William Shakespeare performed by Richard Johnson, Irene Worth, Robert Eddison and Ian Holm on Cassette (Unabridged)

Antony and Cleopatra written by William Shakespeare performed by Richard Johnson, Irene Worth, Robert Eddison and Ian Holm on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Antony and Cleopatra is one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies: a spectacular, widely-ranging drama of love and war, passion and politics. Antony is divided between the responsibilities of imperial power and the intensities of his sexual relationship with Cleopatra.

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Antony and Cleopatra written by William Shakespeare performed by Vivien Leigh, Peter Finch, Paul Harris and Anthony Webb on Cassette (Abridged)

Antony and Cleopatra written by William Shakespeare performed by Vivien Leigh, Peter Finch, Paul Harris and Anthony Webb on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

A heavily abridged recording of this great play concentrating on Vivien Leigh's brilliant performance. A must for all fans of this master of the stage.

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BBC Radio - Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on Cassette (Unabridged)

BBC Radio - Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99

A Genius Performance by Richard Burton!

The classic 1963 radio dramatization, with Richard Burton as the narrator, of Dylan Thomas's "play for voices". From their dreamy dreams to their work-day gossip, this drama traces the lives of a group of villagers in a tiny Welsh seaport.

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Coriolanus written by William Shakespeare performed by Anthony White, John Arnott, Peter Woodthorpe and Irene Worth on Cassette (Unabridged)

Coriolanus written by William Shakespeare performed by Anthony White, John Arnott, Peter Woodthorpe and Irene Worth on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

This Roman play is one of Shakespeare's last tragedies, best known for its political and military themes. Its hero, Coriolanus, is a proud General who does not hesitate to show his arrogant and outspoken contempt of the Roman rabble. The Tribunes banish him and he raises an army to take his revenge on Rome.

Cymbeline written by William Shakespeare performed by Sophie Thompson, Ben Porter, Jack Shepherd and Suzanne Bertish on Cassette (Abridged)

Cymbeline written by William Shakespeare performed by Sophie Thompson, Ben Porter, Jack Shepherd and Suzanne Bertish on Cassette (Abridged)£12.99

This is the first full-scale edition of Cymbeline for thirty-seven years. During that time, there has been considerable interest in Shakespeare's late work in the theatre, and several notable productions have demonstrated the powerful impact of Cymbeline.

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Henry IV Part 2 written by William Shakespeare performed by Denis McCarthy, Anthony Jacobs, Gary Watson and Corin Redgrave on Cassette (Unabridged)

Henry IV Part 2 written by William Shakespeare performed by Denis McCarthy, Anthony Jacobs, Gary Watson and Corin Redgrave on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Prince Hal parts from his past to fulfill his royal destiny in this essential conclusion to Henry IV, Part 1. Rebellion still simmers in England and King Henry's health is failing. Prince Hal has proved his courage but the king still fears that his son's pleasure-loving nature will bring the realm to ruin.

Henry VI Part 1 written by William Shakespeare performed by David Tennant, Norman Rodway, Clive Merrison and Amanda Root on Cassette (Unabridged)

Henry VI Part 1 written by William Shakespeare performed by David Tennant, Norman Rodway, Clive Merrison and Amanda Root on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Henry V is dead, and his throne occupied by the infant Henry VI under the protectorate of Duke Humphrey of Gloucester. A struggle develops between the Lancastrians and the powerful house of York under Richard Plantagenet, and the French, led by Joan of Arc, try to win back the land lost to Henry V.

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Henry VI Part 1 written by William Shakespeare performed by Richard Marquand, David King, Carlton Hobbs and Terrence Hardiman on Cassette (Unabridged)

Henry VI Part 1 written by William Shakespeare performed by Richard Marquand, David King, Carlton Hobbs and Terrence Hardiman on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Being a mere infant on the throne of England, King Henry VI is in trouble. The power struggle between the houses of Lancaster and York resurfaces. A feud between the Duke of Gloucester the current ruler and cardinal, while the Duke of York and Richard Plantagenet are engaged in a fierce disagreement where ...

Henry VI Part 2 written by William Shakespeare performed by David Tennant, Kelly Hunter, Norman Rodway and Isla Blair on Cassette (Unabridged)

Henry VI Part 2 written by William Shakespeare performed by David Tennant, Kelly Hunter, Norman Rodway and Isla Blair on Cassette (Unabridged)£4.99

Henry VI has married the ruthless Margaret of Anjou, who is plotting against the Duke of Gloucester, Protector during Henry's infancy. But the Duke of York aspires to the crown, and Jack Cade is leading a rebellion of the common people.

Henry VI Part 3 written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, David Tennant, Kelly Hunter and Clive Merrison on Cassette (Unabridged)

Henry VI Part 3 written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, David Tennant, Kelly Hunter and Clive Merrison on Cassette (Unabridged)£4.99

Henry watches helplessly as his realm tears itself apart in civil war. The Yorkists have been temporarily victorious, but the Lancastrians, led by Margaret, Henry's wife, counter-attack. As the innocent and guilty both die, Richard, Duke of Gloucester becomes more dominant.

Henry VIII written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Paul Jesson, Jane Lapotaire and Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)

Henry VIII written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Paul Jesson, Jane Lapotaire and Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)£5.99

King Henry is married to Katherine of Aragon, but he is smitten by the charms of the queen's maid of honour, and is tempted to divorce his wife. Meanwhile, the lords of England resent the influence of Henry's trusted advisor, Cardinal Wolsey, who is gradually drawing power into his own hands.

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Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare performed by Peter Orr, Ian Holm, David King and George Rylands on Cassette (Unabridged)

Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare performed by Peter Orr, Ian Holm, David King and George Rylands on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's most compelling Roman plays. The plot against Caesar and the infamous assassination scene make for unforgettable listening. Brutus, the true protagonist of the play, is mesmerising in his psychological state of anguish, forced to choose between the bonds of friendship and his desire for justice.

King John written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Feast, Michael Maloney and Eileen Atkins on Cassette (Abridged)

King John written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Feast, Michael Maloney and Eileen Atkins on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

King John of England is pitted against the united powers of France, Brittany, Austria and the papacy. Will England be destroyed by his fatal indecision? As alliances are made, broken and remade, the paranoid and erratic John reveals his weaknesses and reliance on those around him

King Lear written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation and Sir Alec Guiness on Cassette (Abridged)

King Lear written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation and Sir Alec Guiness on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

Alec Guiness, Cyril Cusack, and Jill Bennet perform in this unabridged version of King Lear. Interpreted in traditional Shakespearean style, the sound effects are effectively done to augment the performances.

Love's Labour's Lost written by William Shakespeare performed by Alex Jennings, Emma Fielding, Samantha Bond and Greg Wise on Cassette (Unabridged)

Love's Labour's Lost written by William Shakespeare performed by Alex Jennings, Emma Fielding, Samantha Bond and Greg Wise on Cassette (Unabridged)£9.99

The King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves away for three years of study and fasting, and to foreswear the company of woman. No sooner is their vow made than it is tested, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission.

Macbeth written by William Shakespeare performed by Alec Guiness, Pamela Brown, John Bushelle and Andrew Cruickshank on Cassette (Abridged)

Macbeth written by William Shakespeare performed by Alec Guiness, Pamela Brown, John Bushelle and Andrew Cruickshank on Cassette (Abridged)£8.99

This family tragedy, soaked in blood, deceit, and betrayal is at the pinnacle of Shakespeare's works and a true epic of English theatre. This performance by Sir Alec Guinness and fellow actors from London's Old vic Company is spellbinding. A rare treat for Shakespeare lovers and the performances of great actors.

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Macbeth written by William Shakespeare performed by Argo Production, Marlowe Dramatic Society and Tony Church on Cassette (Unabridged)

Macbeth written by William Shakespeare performed by Argo Production, Marlowe Dramatic Society and Tony Church on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

MACBETH, Shakespeare's last great tragedy, has remained one of the most popular plays since its first performance in 1606 - probably in front of King James. Here the stunning performances are by Tony Church and Irene Worth in this work which is Shakespeare's chilling tale of desire, ambition, and the supernatural. 

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Much Ado About Nothing written by William Shakespeare performed by William Squire, John Geilgud, Michael Hordern and Ian Holm on Cassette (Unabridged)

Much Ado About Nothing written by William Shakespeare performed by William Squire, John Geilgud, Michael Hordern and Ian Holm on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99

"Much Ado About Nothing" is the story of Leonato, an Italian nobleman, his daughter, Hero, and his niece, Beatrice. Following a war Leonato welcomes into his house Don Pedro, his good friend; fellow soldiers of Don Pedro, Claudio and Benedick; as well as Don Pedro's illegitimate brother, Don John.

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Othello written by William Shakespeare performed by John Gielgud, Michael Benthall, Joss Ackland and Ralph Richardson on Cassette (Abridged)

Othello written by William Shakespeare performed by John Gielgud, Michael Benthall, Joss Ackland and Ralph Richardson on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99

A heavily abridged recording of this great play concentrating on John Gielgud's brilliant performance. A must for all fans of this master of the stage.

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Pericles, Prince of Tyre written by William Shakespeare performed by William Squire, Tony Church, John Tydeman and Frank Duncan on Cassette (Unabridged)

Pericles, Prince of Tyre written by William Shakespeare performed by William Squire, Tony Church, John Tydeman and Frank Duncan on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Pericles, prince of Tyre, sets out to woo a princess and sails headlong into harrowing adventure. Pursued by an evil king, Pericles is blown from port to exotic port. Along the way he finds the love of his life, then loses her and their infant daughter in a storm-tossed sea.

Richard II written by William Shakespeare performed by Samuel West, Joss Ackland, Ronald Pickup and Damien Lewis on Cassette (Unabridged)

Richard II written by William Shakespeare performed by Samuel West, Joss Ackland, Ronald Pickup and Damien Lewis on Cassette (Unabridged)£12.99

A radio dramatization of Shakespeare's "Richard II". The play is introduced by Richard Eyre, former Director of The Royal National Theatre. The sleeve notes include a scene-by-scene synopsis, full character analysis, and an essay on interpretation from the producer.

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Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare performed by Corin Redgrave, Richard Marquand, Janette Richer and Tony Church on Cassette (Unabridged)

Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare performed by Corin Redgrave, Richard Marquand, Janette Richer and Tony Church on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays.

Scenes from Shakespeare written by William Shakespeare performed by Michael Redgrave, Anthony Quayle, Paul Scofield and Albert Finney on Cassette (Abridged)

Scenes from Shakespeare written by William Shakespeare performed by Michael Redgrave, Anthony Quayle, Paul Scofield and Albert Finney on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

This two-hour programme offers scenes from Shakespeare’s finest plays; Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Othello, King Lear, As You Like It and Twelfth Night, amongst others. Performed by a distinguished company of actors which includes Michael Redgrave, Paul Scofield, Albert Finney, Jeremy Brett,.....

The Comedy of Errors written by William Shakespeare performed by David Tennant, Brendan Coyle, Alan Cox and Sorcha Cusack on Cassette (Abridged)

The Comedy of Errors written by William Shakespeare performed by David Tennant, Brendan Coyle, Alan Cox and Sorcha Cusack on Cassette (Abridged)£5.99

Thought to be Shakespeare's first play, this is a delightful comedy of mistaken identity and identical twins. The Comedy of Errors is a delightful milestone in Shakespeare's remarkable career.

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The Prince's Choice written by William Shakespeare performed by Various Famous Actors on Cassette (Abridged)

The Prince's Choice written by William Shakespeare performed by Various Famous Actors on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

This is a selection of readings from Shakespeare. Selected by HRH Prince of Wales, the cast includes Robert Stephens, Richard Briers, John Gielgud, Juliet Stevenson, Glenda Jackson, William Hurt and John Sessions. Brilliant performances by these wonderful actors!

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The Taming of the Shrew written by William Shakespeare performed by Frank Duncan, Tony Church, Peter Orr and Peggy Ashcroft on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Taming of the Shrew written by William Shakespeare performed by Frank Duncan, Tony Church, Peter Orr and Peggy Ashcroft on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Padua holds many suitors for the hand of fair Bianca, but Bianca may not be married until her spitfire sister Kate is wed. Could any man be rash enough to take Kate on? The witty adventurer Petruchio undertakes the task and sets about transforming Kate from foul-tempered termagrant to loving wife.

The Tempest written by William Shakespeare performed by Donald Wolfit, Rosalind Iden, Mai Zetterling and Denis Shaw on Cassette (Abridged)

The Tempest written by William Shakespeare performed by Donald Wolfit, Rosalind Iden, Mai Zetterling and Denis Shaw on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

A heavily abridged version of this wonderful text. The opportunity to hear Donald Wolfit's performance is well worth taking.

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The Throwback written by Tom Sharpe performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)

The Throwback written by Tom Sharpe performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

Lockheart Flawse exposes the suburban foibles of his tennants in Sandicott Close. Terrified out of their wits, one by one they beat a hasty retreat and Lockheart's dream of escaping hated East Pursley, and his 12 rent-controlled houses comes a step closer.

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona written by William Shakespeare performed by John Barton, David Gibson, Richard Marquand and George Rylands on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Two Gentlemen of Verona written by William Shakespeare performed by John Barton, David Gibson, Richard Marquand and George Rylands on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

William Shakespeare's "Two Gentleman of Verona" is one of the playwright's classic romantic plays. It is the story of two gentlemen from Verona, Valentine and Proteus and their competition for the love of two different women, Julia and Silvia. "Two Gentleman of Verona" is a light-hearted drama with a happy ending.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona written by William Shakespeare performed by Michael Maloney, Damian Lewis, Saskia Wickham and Lucy Robinson on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Two Gentlemen of Verona written by William Shakespeare performed by Michael Maloney, Damian Lewis, Saskia Wickham and Lucy Robinson on Cassette (Unabridged)£4.99

A light-hearted and delightful play and a precursor to the great comedies of Twelfth Night and As Your Like it. Valentine and Proteus begin as close friends and end as rivals for the hand of Sylvia, daughter of the duke of Milan.

The Two Noble Kinsmen written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Jonathan Firth, Nigel Cooke and Helen Schlesinger on Cassette (Abridged)

The Two Noble Kinsmen written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Jonathan Firth, Nigel Cooke and Helen Schlesinger on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99  -  £9.99

The story of two cousins, both accomplished knights, who are both vying for the love of Emilia, a girl they see from their prison window. When Palamon and Arcite are both free, they agree to a duel in a forest: the winner will have Emilia's hand; the loser will be executed.

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The Winter's Tale written by William Shakespeare performed by Denis McCarthy, William Squire, Corin Redgrave and Ian McKellen on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Winter's Tale written by William Shakespeare performed by Denis McCarthy, William Squire, Corin Redgrave and Ian McKellen on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

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.

Timon of Athens written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Alan Howard, Norman Rodway and Damien Lewis on Cassette (Unabridged)

Timon of Athens written by William Shakespeare performed by Full Cast Dramatisation, Alan Howard, Norman Rodway and Damien Lewis on Cassette (Unabridged)£4.99

A political tragedy that recalls King Lear in its story of ingratitude and a central figure who reacts violently against man and society.

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Timon of Athens written by William Shakespeare performed by William Squire, Corin Redgrave, Derek Jacobi and Peter Woodthorpe on Cassette (Unabridged)

Timon of Athens written by William Shakespeare performed by William Squire, Corin Redgrave, Derek Jacobi and Peter Woodthorpe on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99

Timon of Athens has struck many readers as rough and unpolished, perhaps even unfinished, though to others it has appeared as Shakespeare's most profound tragic allegory. Described by Coleridge as 'the stillborn twin of King Lear', the play has nevertheless proved brilliantly effective in performance over the past thirty ...

Titus Andronicus written by William Shakespeare performed by David Troughton, Harriet Walter, Paterson Joseph and David Burke on Cassette (Unabridged)

Titus Andronicus written by William Shakespeare performed by David Troughton, Harriet Walter, Paterson Joseph and David Burke on Cassette (Unabridged)£5.99

In this gripping study in vengeance, Saturninus becomes Emperor of Rome through the benevolence of his father-in-law Titus Andronicus. This is the only audio edition of this play currently available.

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Titus Andronicus written by William Shakespeare performed by Dennis Arundell, John Tydeman, Tony Church and Richard Marquand on Cassette (Unabridged)

Titus Andronicus written by William Shakespeare performed by Dennis Arundell, John Tydeman, Tony Church and Richard Marquand on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand' Rome is in turmoil. With the Emperor dead, his two sons, Saturninus and Bassianus, quarrel over who should succeed him; but neither are as popular as the general Titus Andronicus, returned to Rome victorious after a ten-year campaign, with Tamora, Queen of the Goths, and her three ...

Troilus and Cressida written by William Shakespeare performed by Ian Pepperell, Julia Ford, Norman Rodway and David Troughton on Cassette (Abridged)

Troilus and Cressida written by William Shakespeare performed by Ian Pepperell, Julia Ford, Norman Rodway and David Troughton on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

The theme of betrayal is the basis for this, a subtle play, in which sexual and political treachery co-exist. Set against the background of the Trojan War, the protagonists act out their personal tragedy as the greater tragedy of the fall of Troy unfolds.

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Troilus and Cressida written by William Shakespeare performed by John Sheppard, Irene Worth, Anthony White and Juian Pettifer on Cassette (Unabridged)

Troilus and Cressida written by William Shakespeare performed by John Sheppard, Irene Worth, Anthony White and Juian Pettifer on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

The theme of betrayal is the basis for this, a subtle play, in which sexual and political treachery co-exist. Set against the background of the Trojan War, the protagonists act out their personal tragedy as the greater tragedy of the fall of Troy unfolds.

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by Derek Godfrey, Dorothy Tutin, Prunella Scales and Patrick Wymark on Cassette (Unabridged)

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by Derek Godfrey, Dorothy Tutin, Prunella Scales and Patrick Wymark on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

One of Shakespeare's happiest plays, Twelfth Night is both a comedy of misrule and a trenchant attack on puritanism. Disguise and deceit leads to misadventure, madness and mistaken love. Orsino loves Olivia, but she loves Cesario, who really does love Orsino (for Cesario is actually Viola).

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by Maggie Smith, Robin Phillips, Nigel Davenport and John Moffat on Cassette (Abridged)

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by Maggie Smith, Robin Phillips, Nigel Davenport and John Moffat on Cassette (Abridged)£6.99

Heavily abridged version of this much loved play. Particularly empasizing the scenes with Maggie Smith, this tape set is from a production which is no longer available in any other format.

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Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by Paul Scofield, Robert Hardy, Vanessa Redgrave and Siobhan McKenna on Cassette (Abridged)

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by Paul Scofield, Robert Hardy, Vanessa Redgrave and Siobhan McKenna on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99

"Twelfth Night" is the happiest and most lyrical of Shakespeare's comedies. In this delightful romp of deception and romance, when the lovely Viola (played by Siobhan McKenna) disguises herself as a young man, she quickly falls in love with the Duke she serves.

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Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by The Old Vic Company, Eileen Atkins, Robert Eddison and Michael Denison on Cassette (Unabridged)

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by The Old Vic Company, Eileen Atkins, Robert Eddison and Michael Denison on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £28.99

Variously melancholy, lyrical, joyous and farcical, Twelfth Night has long been a popular comedy with Shakespearian audiences. The main plot revolves around mistaken identities and unrequited love. Both Olivia and Orsino are attracted to Viola, who is disguised as a young man; 

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Vagabond written by Bernard Cornwell performed by Sean Barrett on CD (Unabridged)

Vagabond written by Bernard Cornwell performed by Sean Barrett on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

A Genius Performance by Sean Barrett! It is 1346. King Edward III fights in France, England lies exposed to the threat of invasion. Thomas of Hookton finds himself back in the north just as the Scots invade on behalf of their French allies.

    

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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......

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Vintage Stuff written by Tom Sharpe performed by Stephen Fry on Cassette (Unabridged)

Vintage Stuff written by Tom Sharpe performed by Stephen Fry on Cassette (Unabridged)£149.99

Peregrine Roderick Clyde-Brown is a bumbling, naive and savagely dim-witted teenager, who, as his name reveals, cannot possibly be exposed to the evils of a comprehensive school. However, with his penchant for taking even the most innocent command literally, no reputable school will accept the boy...

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Bleak House written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)

Bleak House written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

This wonderful book is read by 2 of the very best audiobook readers bar none! Sean Barrett's Chapter 1 is pure genius! Writing of this quality combined with the reading of Mr Barrett and Teresa Gallagher is an absolute must! This one is a life-long keeper!!

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Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Ian Holm, Michael Hordern and Robert Stephens on CD (Abridged)

Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Ian Holm, Michael Hordern and Robert Stephens on CD (Abridged)£54.99  -  £59.99

A Genius Performance by Ian Holm, Robert Stephens, John Le Mesurier and Peter Woodthorpe! A true breakthrough for Tolkien and the BBC! Brian Sibley's dramatisation of the fantasy epic in 1981 is an essential listen for any audiobook listener.

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Gut - The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ written by Giulia Enders performed by Kate Sobey on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Gut - The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ written by Giulia Enders performed by Kate Sobey on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Our gut is as important as our brain or heart, yet we know very little about how it works and many of us are too embarrassed to ask questions. In Gut, Giulia Enders breaks this taboo, revealing the latest science on how much our digestive system has to offer.

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Richard III written by William Shakespeare performed by Robert Stephens, Dame Peggy Ashcroft , Jeremy Brett and Ian Holm on Cassette (Unabridged)

Richard III written by William Shakespeare performed by Robert Stephens, Dame Peggy Ashcroft , Jeremy Brett and Ian Holm on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £149.99

A Genius Performance by Ian Holm, Robert Stephens, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Jeremy Brett, Michael York, Cyril Cusak and Nigel Davenport! This production of Shakespeare's classic tragedy is the best we have heard! In very short supply and only just in front of the Naxos - Kenneth Branagh production 

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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.

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The Complete Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Clive Merrison, Michael Williams and  on Cassette (Abridged)

The Complete Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Clive Merrison, Michael Williams and on Cassette (Abridged)£58.99  -  £69.99

This magnificent BBC production of the whole of the central corpus of Arthur Conan-Doyle's  Sherlock stories. The atmospheric dramatisations are up there with the Lord of the Rings production of the 1980s. A very cost effective way of getting hold of these recordings which cost 500% more on CD!

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The Secret History written by Donna Tartt performed by Adam Sims on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Secret History written by Donna Tartt performed by Adam Sims on Cassette (Unabridged)£48.99

A misfit at an exclusive New England college, Richard finds kindred spirits in the five eccentric students of his ancient Greek class. But his new friends have a horrific secret. When blackmail and violence threaten to blow their privileged lives apart, they drag Richard into the nightmare that engulfs 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!

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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - The Complete Trilogy in 5 Vols written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - The Complete Trilogy in 5 Vols written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on Cassette (Unabridged)£99.99

Includes The Hitch-hiker's Guide, The Resaurant at the End of the Universe, Life, The Universe and Everything, So Long and Thanks for All the Fish and Mostly Harmless! All read by the Master Himself!

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Alice in Wonderland written by Lewis Carroll performed by William Rushton on Cassette (Abridged)

Alice in Wonderland 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.

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The Prince's Choice written by William Shakespeare performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)

The Prince's Choice written by William Shakespeare performed by Various Famous Actors on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £24.99

This is a selection of readings from Shakespeare. Selected by HRH Prince of Wales, the cast includes Robert Stephens, Richard Briers, John Gielgud, Juliet Stevenson, Glenda Jackson, William Hurt and John Sessions. Brilliant performances by these wonderful actors!

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Asterix in Britain written by Goscinny performed by William Rushton on Cassette (Abridged)

Asterix in Britain written by Goscinny performed by William Rushton on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99  -  £49.99

** We currently have 2 of these in stock. They BOTH come with a FREE copy of this wonderful recording on Audio CD. The Acceptable copy has been graded due to a 30 sec dropout after 15 mins of side 1. Rest assured that in the Audio CD copy, that comes FREE with this title, the audio plays perfectly **

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The Secret History written by Donna Tartt performed by Robert Sean Leonard on Cassette (Abridged)

The Secret History written by Donna Tartt performed by Robert Sean Leonard on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. Performed with exceptional color by Robert Sean Leonard!

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The Waste Land and Four Quartets written by T.S. Eliot performed by Paul Scofield on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Waste Land and Four Quartets written by T.S. Eliot performed by Paul Scofield on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £49.99

These are masterly readings, by renowned thespian Paul Scofield, of two substantial works of poetry by T.S. Eliot. They form the core of Eliot's later work and, with Scofield's wonderful interpretation have been a regular visitor to the Brainfood Audiobooks cassette player over the last 20 years! 

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William Stories written by Richmal Crompton performed by Kenneth Williams on Cassette (Abridged)

William Stories written by Richmal Crompton performed by Kenneth Williams on Cassette (Abridged)£18.99  -  £28.99

Richmal Compton's Williams Stories read by Kenneth Williams on two cassettes. Side 1 The Show, Side 2 William the Invisible, Side 3 A Witch in Time, Side 4 William's Day Off. Sometimes people are made to perform certain works - this combination is exceptional!

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An Evening with Brian Blessed - The Impossible Dream written by Brian Blessed performed by Brian Blessed on Cassette (Abridged)

An Evening with Brian Blessed - The Impossible Dream written by Brian Blessed performed by Brian Blessed on Cassette (Abridged)£49.99  -  £99.99

For years actor and author Brian Blessed had an impossible dream - to follow in the footsteps of his childhood hero, George Leigh Mallory, who disappeared near the summit of Mount Everest in 1924. Finally in 1990, aged 53, Brian recreated Mallory's journey dressed only in Twenties clothes, for the award-winning film Galahad of Everest.

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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.

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Girlfriend in a Coma written by Douglas Coupland performed by Robert Sean Leonard on Cassette (Abridged)

Girlfriend in a Coma written by Douglas Coupland performed by Robert Sean Leonard on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99

Girls, memory, parenting, millennial fear - all served Coupland-style. Karen, an attractive, popular student, goes into a coma one night in 1979. Whilst in it, she gives birth to a healthy baby daughter; once out of it, a mere eighteen years later, she finds herself .....

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Love is Where it Falls written by Simon Callow performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)

Love is Where it Falls written by Simon Callow performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

An account of the relationship between Simon Callow and the play agent, Peggy Ramsay. Despite an age difference of over 40 years, Peggy and Callow enjoyed an 11-year relationship conducted in meetings and passionately unbridled letters until Peggy's

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Mind Over Medicine - Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself written by Dr Lissa Rankin performed by Dr Lissa Rankin on CD (Unabridged)

Mind Over Medicine - Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself written by Dr Lissa Rankin performed by Dr Lissa Rankin on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

In clinical trials, it's called the placebo effect. But patients treated with placebos don't just feel better. It's not just 'in their heads'. They can heal their bodies by healing their thoughts. For years, pioneers in the medical community have been extolling the virtues of the mind's power to heal the body.

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The Noonday Demon - An Atlas of Depression written by Andrew Solomon performed by Andrew Solomon on CD (Abridged)

The Noonday Demon - An Atlas of Depression written by Andrew Solomon performed by Andrew Solomon on CD (Abridged)£34.99

The award-winning author of A Stone Boat offers a deeply personal look at depression in which he draws on his own battle with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, researchers, doctors, and others to assess the vast complexities of the disease, its causes and symptoms, available therapies ..

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Titus Groan and Gormenghast written by Mervyn Peake performed by BBC Radio Dramatisation and Sting on Cassette (Abridged)

Titus Groan and Gormenghast written by Mervyn Peake performed by BBC Radio Dramatisation and Sting on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

The first title of the GORMENGHAST trilogy of fantasy novels. Titus groan is born the heir to Gormenghast castle, and finds himself in a world predetermined by complex rituals that have been made obscure by the passage of time. Along the corridors of the castle, the child encounters some of the dark characters who will shape his life.