New In October 2023 Part 2

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

Sex and the City written by Candace Bushnell performed by Cynthia Nixon on CD (Abridged)

Sex and the City written by Candace Bushnell performed by Cynthia Nixon on CD (Abridged)£14.99

Wildly funny, unexpectedly poignant, wickedly observant, SEX AND THE CITY blazes a glorious, drunken cocktail trail through New York, as Candace Bushnell, columnist and social critic par excellence, trips on her Manolo Blahnik kitten heels from the Baby Doll Lounge to the Bowery Bar.

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I Rant, Therefore I am written by Dennis Miller performed by Dennis Miller on CD (Unabridged)

I Rant, Therefore I am written by Dennis Miller performed by Dennis Miller on CD (Unabridged)£12.99  -  £19.99

The comedian offers more humorous observations on the frustrations of life in contemporary America, covering such topics as computers, smoking, family, bad drivers, and animal rights.

Richard Burton at the BBC written by Various performed by Richard Burton on Cassette (Abridged)

Richard Burton at the BBC written by Various performed by Richard Burton on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

A Genius Performance by Richard Burton!
A selection assembled from Richard Burton's BBC Radio performances, including "Under Milk Wood", "The Corn is Green", "In Parenthesis", "The Dark Tower", "Henry V", Burton on rugby, and Burton on Dylan Thomas.

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The Odyssey written by Homer performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)

The Odyssey written by Homer performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

Odysseus is wandering after the end of the Trojan war. For ten years he endures storms, shipwreck and seduction as he tries to find a way home to Ithaca, contending with the wrath of Poseidon but protected by Pallas Athena. Meanwhile, his wife Penelope is beset by suitors who believe him dead. Naxos

What Alice Forgot written by Liane Moriarty performed by Caroline Lee on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

What Alice Forgot written by Liane Moriarty performed by Caroline Lee on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

When Alice Love surfaces from a beautiful dream to find she's been injured in a gym, she knows that something is very wrong - she hates exercise. Alice's first concern is her baby - she's pregnant with her first child, and she's desperate to see her husband, Nick, who she knows will be worried about her. But Alice isn't pregnant. And Nick isn't worried. Alice is the mother of three children and her hostile husband is in...

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Murder Must Advertise written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on Cassette (Unabridged)

Murder Must Advertise written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on Cassette (Unabridged)£44.99  -  £89.99

When copywriter Victor Dean falls to his death on the stairs of Pym's Advertising Agency, everyone assumes it was an unfortunate accident. His replacement doesn't think so and begins asking a lot of questions. The new man is something of a mystery to his colleagues, and he certainly dresses well considering his meagre writer's salary.

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In The Teeth of The Evidence written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)

In The Teeth of The Evidence written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £69.99

A Genius Performance by Ian Carmichael!

All that was left of the garage was a heap of charred and smouldering beams. In the driving seat of the burnt-out car were the remains of a body... An accident, said the police. 

Black Beauty written by Anna Sewell performed by Hayley Mills on Cassette (Abridged)

Black Beauty written by Anna Sewell performed by Hayley Mills on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Black Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, but long enough to see her only novel become a success. With fifty million copies sold, Black Beauty is one of the best-selling books of all time.

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Ring of Bright Water written by Gavin Maxwell performed by Christopher Timothy on Cassette (Abridged)

Ring of Bright Water written by Gavin Maxwell performed by Christopher Timothy on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99

Ring of Bright Water' represents Gavin Maxwell's account of his life at Camusfearna, a remote cottage in the western Highlands, and in particular the two otters, Mijbil and Edal, who became his constant and much-loved companions.

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Lord Peter Views the Body written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)

Lord Peter Views the Body written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. He made his fifth appearance in this brilliant collection of ingenious short stories. One solution requires expertise in fine wines; another calls on his knowledge of fine art. Lord Peter has the knack of being on the spot at just...

The Notebook written by Nicholas Sparks performed by Barry Bostwick on CD (Unabridged)

The Notebook written by Nicholas Sparks performed by Barry Bostwick on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

The love story to end all love stories from the internationally best-selling author Nicholas Sparks. Now a major motion picture starring Ryan Gosling (Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated star of La La Land) and Rachel McAdams. How far can love endure? Noah Calhoun has just returned from World War...

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The Museum of Extraordinary Things written by Alice Hoffman performed by Judith Light, Grace Gummer and Zach Appelman on CD (Unabridged)

The Museum of Extraordinary Things written by Alice Hoffman performed by Judith Light, Grace Gummer and Zach Appelman on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

** There is a slight audio defect with Disk 1 - This does not effect the appreciation of the story significantly ** From the beloved, bestselling author of The Dovekeepers, a mesmerizing new novel about the electric and impassioned love between two vastly different souls in New York during the volatile first decades of the twentieth century.

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To The Lighthouse written by Virginia Woolf performed by Phyllida Law on Audio CD (Unabridged)

To The Lighthouse written by Virginia Woolf performed by Phyllida Law on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

To the Lighthouse is one of Virginia Woolf's most autobiographical works, and since she was an active member of the Bloomsbury Set, it inevitably echoes the once revolutionary thoughts that were to shape our world. Set in the pivotal years spanning the First World War, it describes a gathering of artists...

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

More William Stories written by Richmal Crompton performed by Kenneth Williams on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In this collection of hilarious episodes from the life of William Brown, Kenneth Williams presents the memorable characters, including the lisping iolet Elizabeth, the appalling Hubert Lane, William's loyal band of Outlaws, Ginger, Douglas and Henry, and the long-suffering Mrs Brown. The 2 cassettes contain 4 stories; William goes shopping, The battle of the flowers, William the conspirator and William and the campers

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Noel Coward - An Audio Biography written by Sheridan Morley performed by Noel Coward, Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and John Mills on CD (Abridged)

Noel Coward - An Audio Biography written by Sheridan Morley performed by Noel Coward, Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and John Mills on CD (Abridged)£29.99

In this title, Sheridan Morley presents the life and times of Britain's legendary singer, actor, writer and wit. Playwright, actor, singer, songwriter, poet and scriptwriter, Sir Noel Coward used his 'talent to amuse' to spectacular effect for almost sixty years. Sir Laurence Olivier, Lord Mountbatten, John Gielgud, John Mills, Sybil Thorndike and Joyce Carey are just some of the voices heard paying tribute to the elegant star in this...

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Ben Hur written by Lew Wallace performed by Jeff Harding on Audio CD (Abridged)

Ben Hur written by Lew Wallace performed by Jeff Harding on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

The Jebel es Zubleh is a mountain fifty miles and more in length, and so narrow that its tracery on the map gives it a likeness to a caterpillar crawling from the south to the north. Standing on its red-and-white cliffs, and looking off under the path of the rising sun, one sees only the Desert of Arabia, where the east winds, so hateful to vinegrowers of Jericho, have kept their playgrounds since the beginning. Its feet are well...

Cliffhanger written by Jacqueline Wilson performed by Stephen Tompkinson on CD (Unabridged)

Cliffhanger written by Jacqueline Wilson performed by Stephen Tompkinson on CD (Unabridged)£4.99  -  £9.99

Dear Mum and Dad, maybe this will be the last postcard you will get because we are going abseiling today and I could easily fall to my death'. The adventure holiday wasn't going too well for Tim at first, and an action-packed week was just what he didn't want. But with a bit of help from his special friend, Biscuits...

There's Something I've been Dying to Tell You written by Lynda Bellingham performed by Sue Holderness on CD (Unabridged)

There's Something I've been Dying to Tell You written by Lynda Bellingham performed by Sue Holderness on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

In 2013 Lynda Bellingham was diagnosed with cancer. Having kept the details of her illness private, now for the very first time Lynda talks with beautiful poignancy about her life since her diagnosis, her family and how together they came to terms with a future they hadn't planned.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone written by J.K. Rowling performed by Stephen Fry on CD (Unabridged)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone written by J.K. Rowling performed by Stephen Fry on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

A Genius Performance by Stephen Fry! The 1st book in the series. Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt...

Framley Parsonage written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Framley Parsonage written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

The Reverend Mark Robarts makes a mistake. Drawn into a social set at odds with his clerical responsibilities, he guarantees the debts of an unscrupulous Member of Parliament. He stands to lose his reputation, and his family, future, and home are all in peril.

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Doctor Thorne written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Doctor Thorne written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

Anthony Trollope once said, "A novel should give a picture of common life enlivened by humour and sweetened by pathos." Trollope admirably fulfills his own criteria in this charming third novel in the Chronicles of Barsetshire.

The Quiet Gentleman written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Quiet Gentleman written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Returning to his family seat from Waterloo, Gervase Frant, seventh Earl of St Erth, could have expected more enthusiasm for his homecoming. His quiet cousin, stepmother, and young half-brother seem openly disappointed that he survived the wars. And when he begins to fall for his half-brother’s sweetheart, his chilly reception goes from unfriendly to positively murderous. One of Heyer's most suspenseful...

Belgravia written by Julian Fellowes performed by Juliet Stevenson on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Belgravia written by Julian Fellowes performed by Juliet Stevenson on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

On the evening of 15 June 1815, the great and the good of British Society have gathered in Brussels at what is to become one of the most tragic parties in history - the Duchess of Richmond's ball. For this is the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and many of the handsome young men attending the ball will find themselves, the very next day, on the...

The Test written by Sylvain Neuvel performed by Neil Shah on CD (Unabridged)

The Test written by Sylvain Neuvel performed by Neil Shah on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Britain, the not-too-distant future. Idir is taking the British Citizenship Test. He wants his family to belong. Twenty-five questions to determine his fate. Twenty-five chances to impress. When the test takes an unexpected and tragic turn, Idir is handed the power of life and death. How do you value a life when...

That's Another Story - The Autobiography written by Julie Walters performed by Julie Walters on CD (Abridged)

That's Another Story - The Autobiography written by Julie Walters performed by Julie Walters on CD (Abridged)£3.99  -  £6.99

Julie Walters has been described as the nation's most popular actress and comedienne. She has been delighting us on screen and on stage for over 25 years and we have taken her to our hearts. Now she tells us her own story, in her own words.

Classic Women's Short Stories written by Various Female Authors performed by Carole Boyd, Liza Ross and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Abridged)

Classic Women's Short Stories written by Various Female Authors performed by Carole Boyd, Liza Ross and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Abridged)£9.99

This collection includes five stories by influential women writers from the close of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century.

Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Michael Kitchen on CD (Unabridged)

Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Michael Kitchen on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father.

A Picture of Britain written by David Dimbleby performed by David Dimbleby on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Picture of Britain written by David Dimbleby performed by David Dimbleby on Audio CD (Unabridged)£12.99  -  £16.99

Accompanying a major BBC1 series presented by David Dimbleby, and an exhibition at Tate Britain, A Picture of Britain is a celebration of the British landscape and the art it has inspired, from Constable to Lowry, from Turner to Nash. From the slopes of Snowdonia to the industrial Black Country, from the grandeur of the Scottish Highlands to the...

Mort written by Terry Pratchett performed by Tony Robinson on CD (Abridged)

Mort written by Terry Pratchett performed by Tony Robinson on CD (Abridged)£9.99

Although the scythe isn't pre-eminent among the weapons of war, anyone who has been on the wrong end of, say, a peasants' revolt will know that in skilled hands it is fearsome. For Mort however, it is about to become one of the tools of his trade. From henceforth, Death is no longer going to be the end, merely the means to an end. He has received an offer he can't refuse. As Death's apprentice he'll have free board...

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Saint Peter's Fair written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

Saint Peter's Fair written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

When an unseemly quarrel between the local burghers and the monks from the Benedictine monastery leaves a merchant dead, Brother Cadfael's skills as a detective are again tested.

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A Christmas Carol and The Christmas Collection written by Charles Dickens and Various Authors performed by Anton Lesser, Peter Jeffrey, John Moffatt and David Timson on Audio CD (Abridged)

A Christmas Carol and The Christmas Collection written by Charles Dickens and Various Authors performed by Anton Lesser, Peter Jeffrey, John Moffatt and David Timson on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99

The greatest Christmas story is Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'. An ideal coupling for those Christmas evenings of Christmas journeys, this work presents a selection of words, stories, essays, poems and reflections. It features music by Britten Corelli and traditional carols.

The Christmas Collection - Selected by Christina Hardyment written by Various Great Authors performed by Peter Jeffrey, John Moffatt, David Timson and Susan Engel on CD (Abridged)

The Christmas Collection - Selected by Christina Hardyment written by Various Great Authors performed by Peter Jeffrey, John Moffatt, David Timson and Susan Engel on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

Christmas brings out the best and worst in us, as can be seen in this evocative anthology. Among what Thomas Love Peacock calls the 'many poetical charms in the heraldings of Christmas' there are eulogies by saints and diatribes from curmudgeons. Naxos

Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery written by Francis Durbridge performed by BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisation, Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury on CD (Abridged)

Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery written by Francis Durbridge performed by BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisation, Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury on CD (Abridged)£12.99

For thirty years the fictional crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC Radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, a world where Scotland Yard usually needed Paul's help with his latest tricky case.

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Paul Temple and the Lawrence Affair written by Francis Durbridge performed by Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury and BBC Radio Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

Paul Temple and the Lawrence Affair written by Francis Durbridge performed by Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury and BBC Radio Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

For thirty years the fictional crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC Radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, a world where Sir Graham Forbes, of Scotland Yard, usually needed Paul's help with his...

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Dumb Witness - BBC Radio Drama written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffatt, Simon Williams and Full Cast BBC Radio Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

Dumb Witness - BBC Radio Drama written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffatt, Simon Williams and Full Cast BBC Radio Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

As Hercule Poirot sifts through his post one particular morning, he alights upon a letter from an elderly and (as it transpires), exceedingly rich spinster - Miss Emily Arundell. She is clearly in great distress and seeking his help, but doesn't say why. Her only specific mention is 'the incident of the dog's ball'.

After the Funeral written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffat and BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

After the Funeral written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffat and BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

When Richard Abernethie, last master of Enderby Hall, dies suddenly in his sleep, the family are eager to discover how his riches have been divided. However, the reading of the will is rudely interrupted by his younger sister Cora, who suddenly blurts out, 'He was murdered, wasn't he?' Used to her habit of making inopportune remarks, the family...

It Was A Funny Old Life written by Joyce Grenfell performed by Joyce Grenfell on CD (Unabridged)

It Was A Funny Old Life written by Joyce Grenfell performed by Joyce Grenfell on CD (Unabridged)£6.99  -  £9.99

Some wonderful songs from this singer / songwriting genius. Brilliant! 1. Welcome 2. The Music's Message 3. Mrs Mendicote 4. Understanding Mother 5. Three Brothers 6. Palais Dancers 7. Ordinary Morning 8. Shirley's Girlfriend 9. Folk Song 10. Songs My Mother Taught Me 11. Hostess 12. Farewell

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

Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure written by Joyce Grenfell performed by Joyce Grenfell on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

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...

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Crank Palace -  A Maze Runner Novella written by James Dashner performed by Mark Deakins on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Crank Palace - A Maze Runner Novella written by James Dashner performed by Mark Deakins on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Newt has been to hell and back with his friends.The Glade. The Maze. The Scorch. The inner halls of WICKED. But now he has a burden that can't be shared with Thomas and the others-the Flare. And Newt can't bear the thought of his friends watching him descend into madness as he succumbs to the virus.Leaving only a note, Newt departs the Berg before the Gladers return from their mission into Denver, Colorado.

Oliver Twist written by Charles Dickens performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Abridged)

Oliver Twist written by Charles Dickens performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Abridged)£19.99

Oliver Twist is Dickens' second novel. Coming shortly after 'The Pickwick Papers', it is a thrilling study of childhood innocence thrust into the darkly comic world of Fagin, his apprentice the Artful Dodger and their gang of child thieves. Who will help the orphaned Oliver to escape from their clutches and discover..

The Steep Approach to Garbadale written by Iain Banks performed by Peter Kenny on CD (Unabridged)

The Steep Approach to Garbadale written by Iain Banks performed by Peter Kenny on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

Dark family secrets, a long-lost love affair and a multi-million pound gaming business lie at the heart of Iain Banks' fabulous new novel. The Wopuld family built their fortune on a board game called Empire - now a wildly successful computer game.

The Colour of Magic written by Terry Pratchett performed by Tony Robinson on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Colour of Magic written by Terry Pratchett performed by Tony Robinson on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

The Colour of Magic Twoflower was a tourist, the first ever seen on the Discworld. Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant idiot. Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks ... completely different. It plays by different rules. Certainly it refuses to succumb to...

The Attenbury Emeralds written by Jill Paton Walsh performed by Edward Petherbridge on CD (Unabridged)

The Attenbury Emeralds written by Jill Paton Walsh performed by Edward Petherbridge on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £49.99

A Genius Performance by Edward Petherbridge! Lord Peter has just shared the secrets of that mystery with his wife Harriet Vane. Then the new young Lord Attenbury - grandson of Lord Peter's first client - seeks his help again, this time to prove who owns the gigantic emerald that Wimsey last saw in 1921.

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Partners in Crime written by Agatha Christie performed by James Warwick on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Partners in Crime written by Agatha Christie performed by James Warwick on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are restless for adventure, so when they are asked to take over Blunt's International Detective Agency, they leap at the chance. Their first case is a success—the triumphant recovery of a pink pearl. Other cases soon follow—a stabbing on Sunningdale golf course; cryptic messages in the personal columns of newspapers; and even a box of poisoned chocolates. But can they live up to their...

Mindfulness of Breathing written by Vidyamala Burch and Sona Fricker performed by Vidyamala Burch and Sona Fricker on Audio CD (Abridged)

Mindfulness of Breathing written by Vidyamala Burch and Sona Fricker performed by Vidyamala Burch and Sona Fricker on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

The Mindfulness of Breathing practices on this double CD will help you to develop calm, stillness and clarity. You will learn to anchor the distracted mind by gently gathering your attention around the natural rhythm of the breath. This ancient, simple and profound awareness practice can also soften tension and tightness in the body, helping you to let go of pain and discomfort, whether physical, mental or emotional.

A Little Princess written by Frances Hodgson Burnett performed by Justine Eyre on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Little Princess written by Frances Hodgson Burnett performed by Justine Eyre on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Written by british-born author Frances Hodgson Burnett and first published in 1905, A Little Princess tells the story of young Sara Crewe, privileged daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant. All the other girls at Miss Minchin’s school treat Sara as if she truly were a princess. But when Captain Crewe’s fortune is sadly lost, Sara’s luck changes. Suddenly, she is treated no better than a scullery maid.

Total German - Effortless Learning CDs 1 to 7 Plus CD Rom written by Michel Thomas performed by Michel Thomas on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Total German - Effortless Learning CDs 1 to 7 Plus CD Rom written by Michel Thomas performed by Michel Thomas on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Looking for a convenient language course that fits your lifestyle and gets you speaking a new language in a matter of hours? The acclaimed audio-led Michel Thomas Method Total German course, endorsed by celebrities, executives and learners worldwide, will deliver the results you want. How does it work? During the course, you will join Michel and two students in a live lesson, learning from both their successes and...

Boy written by Roald Dahl performed by Dan Stevens on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Boy written by Roald Dahl performed by Dan Stevens on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Puffin presents the new, unabridged audiobook edition of Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography Boy, read by Dan Stevens from Downton Abbey. Throughout his young days at school and just afterwards, a number of things happened to Roald Dahl, which made such a tremendous impression he never forgot them. Boy is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's childhood; tales of exciting and strange things - some...

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The Night Before Christmas (Illustrated by Christian Birmingham) written by Clement C. Moore performed by Jim Norton on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Night Before Christmas (Illustrated by Christian Birmingham) written by Clement C. Moore performed by Jim Norton on Audio CD (Unabridged)£13.99

This item includes a hardback, illustrated copy of this book with an Audio CD of the story being read. Since it was first published nearly 200 years ago "The Night Before Christmas" has enchanted readers young and old with the story of St. Nicholas landing on a snowy roof, climbing down the chimney, and filling all the stockings with gifts before riding off in his sleigh, wishing "Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!"

Life written by Keith Richards performed by Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley and Keith Richards on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Life written by Keith Richards performed by Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley and Keith Richards on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done. Now, at last, the man himself tells us the story of life in the crossfire hurricane. And what a life. Creating immortal riffs such as the ones in...

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How Right You Are, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Ian Carmichael on Audio CD (Unabridged)

How Right You Are, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Ian Carmichael on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

A Bertie and Jeeves classic, featuring a cow-creamer, the redheaded Miss Wickham, and the formidable schoolmaster Aubrey Upjohn. Jeeves is infallible. Jeeves is indispensable. Unfortunately, in How Right You Are, Jeeves, he is also in absentia. In this wonderful slice of Woosterian mayhem, Bertie has sent that prince among gentlemen's gentlemen off on his annual vacation. Soon, drowning dachshunds, broken...

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Jeeves in the Morning written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Janthan Cecil on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Jeeves in the Morning written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Janthan Cecil on Audio CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Trapped in rural Steeple Bumpleigh, a man less stalwart than Bertie Wooster would probably give way at the knees. For among those present were Florence Craye, to whom Bertie had once been engaged and her new fiancé 'Stilton' Cheesewright, who sees Bertie as a snake in the grass. And that biggest blot on the landscape, Edwin the Boy Scout, who is busy doing acts of kindness out of sheer malevolence.

Farewell to Winston written by BBC History Team performed by Nicholas Witchell on CD (Abridged)

Farewell to Winston written by BBC History Team performed by Nicholas Witchell on CD (Abridged)£5.99  -  £9.99

Nicholas Witchell presents the BBC Radio 4 programme that marked the final farewell to a great statesman.

'A remarkable documentary capturing the day when the people of London paid their respects at Churchill's funeral' - "The Independent".

The Hours written by Michael Cunningham performed by Fenella Woolgar, Teresa Gallagher and Rosamund Pike on CD (Abridged)

The Hours written by Michael Cunningham performed by Fenella Woolgar, Teresa Gallagher and Rosamund Pike on CD (Abridged)£14.99

**Winner of the Gold Award for Best Drama in the New York Festivals Radio Awards 2018*** A BBC radio adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Michael Cunningham, inspired by Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway Three separate women, living in different locations and eras, are linked by their passion for...

Purgatory from The Divine Comedy written by Dante performed by Heathcote Williams on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Purgatory from The Divine Comedy written by Dante performed by Heathcote Williams on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

In Purgatorio Dante, having described his journey into Hell, narrates his ascent of Mount Purgatory with Virgil, as he encounters penitents who toil through physical agonies, starvation and flames to assuage their earthly vices. Only by learning from them can he achieve his final enlightened transition to the lost Earthly Paradise at the...

New Kid written by Jerry Craft performed by Jerry Craft and Full Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Unabridged)

New Kid written by Jerry Craft performed by Jerry Craft and Full Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

An original full-cast audio adaptation of the graphic novel from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft, performed by the author with Jesus Del Orden, Nile Bullock, Robin Miles, Guy Lockard, Peyton Lusk, Rebecca Soler, Dan Bittner, Phoebe Strole, Marc Thompson, Miles Harvey, and Ron Butler. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest novel about starting over at a new...

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The Absolutist written by John Boyne performed by Michael Maloney on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Absolutist written by John Boyne performed by Michael Maloney on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

September 1919: 21-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver some letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian’s brother Will during the Great War, but in 1917 Will laid down his guns on the battlefield, declared himself a conscientious objector and was shot as a traitor, an act which has brought shame and dishonour on the Bancroft family. But the letters are not the real reason...

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Thirsty Dragon written by Suzanne Mustacich performed by Hillary Huber on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Thirsty Dragon written by Suzanne Mustacich performed by Hillary Huber on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

An inside view of China's quest to become a global wine power and Bordeaux's attempt to master the thirsty dragon it helped create The wine merchants of Bordeaux and the rising entrepreneurs of China would seem to have little in common—old world versus new, tradition versus disruption, loyalty versus efficiency. And yet these two communities have found their destinies intertwined in the conquest of new markets...

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The Right's of Man written by Thomas Paine performed by David Rintoul on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Right's of Man written by Thomas Paine performed by David Rintoul on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99

Written in 1791 as a response to Edmund Burke s Reflections on the Revolution in France, Thomas Paine s Rights of Man is a seminal work on human freedom and equality. Using the French Revolution and its ideals as an example, he demonstrates his belief that any government must put the inherent rights of its citizens above all else, especially politics. After its publication, Paine left England for France and was tried...

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Favourite Essays - An Anthology written by Various Famous Essayists performed by Neville Jason on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Favourite Essays - An Anthology written by Various Famous Essayists performed by Neville Jason on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Here, in this unusual collection, are some of the greatest essays in Western literature. Witty, informative and imaginative; the topics vary from starvation in Ireland, fine China, the extension of railways in the Lake District and the tombs in Westminster Abbey. A little like after-dinner monologues, they are passing thoughts expressed as journalism.

Judaism -  A Very Short Introduction written by Norman Solomon performed by David Horovitch on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Judaism - A Very Short Introduction written by Norman Solomon performed by David Horovitch on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Ponders how Judaism has changed since the time of Jesus and how it responds to modern challenges, and discusses the different sects and divisions of this rich, living religion.

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Classics - A Very Short Introduction written by Mary Beard and John Henderson performed by Tim Bentinck on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Classics - A Very Short Introduction written by Mary Beard and John Henderson performed by Tim Bentinck on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

This Very Short Introduction to Classics links a haunting temple on a lonely mountainside to the glory of ancient Greece and the grandeur of Rome, and to Classics within modern culture - from Jefferson and Byron to Asterix and Ben-Hur. Edith Hall writes: 'Statues and slavery, temples and tragedies, museum, marbles and mythology' - this provocative guide to the Classics demystifies its varied subject-matter while...

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A-Z of Conductors written by David Patmore performed by Various Famous Conductors on Audio CD (Abridged)

A-Z of Conductors written by David Patmore performed by Various Famous Conductors on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

This is an overview of the wide range of classic music conductors who have interpretted performances over the years. 100s of conductors are covered in this item and also includes a large book that provides additional information

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How To Come Alive Again written by Beth McColl performed by Beth McColl on Audio CD (Unabridged)

How To Come Alive Again written by Beth McColl performed by Beth McColl on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

At a time when mental health problems are increasingly prevalent among 18-35-year-olds, Beth McColl offers up practical advice for anyone who has a mental illness or knows and loves someone else who does. How to Come Alive Again is a funny, honest, broken audiobook written by an author who could be described as the same. It is a combination of self-help audiobook, memoir and polemical lifestyle guide.

The World's Worst Teachers written by David Walliams performed by David Walliams on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The World's Worst Teachers written by David Walliams performed by David Walliams on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Millions of young listeners have loved the World's Worst Children tales. Now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever: The World's Worst Teachers. Think your teachers are bad? Wait till you meet this lot. These 10 tales of the world's most splendidly sinister teachers will have you running for the school gates. Dr Dread teaches science and is half man, half monster.

The Edgar Allan Poe Audio Collection written by Edgar Allan Poe performed by Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Edgar Allan Poe Audio Collection written by Edgar Allan Poe performed by Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone on Audio CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

Universally acclaimed as the maestro of horror and the morbid, Edgar Allan Poe’s dark gift has for more than a century and a half set the standard for the genre. Now, Caedmon Audio presents a classic collection of Poe’s most terrifying tales performed by two of the most brilliant interpreters of his work, Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone. Between them, they perform 20 of Poe’s chilling stories and poems, creating an...

The End of Alzheimer's - The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline written by Dale E. Bredesen MD performed by Marc Cashman on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The End of Alzheimer's - The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline written by Dale E. Bredesen MD performed by Marc Cashman on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The first proven plan to reverse Alzheimer’s Disease. In The End of Alzheimer’s Dr Dale Bredesen offers real hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer’s Disease and the cognitive decline of dementia. Revealing that AD is not one condition but in fact three, he outlines 36 metabolic factors, including micronutrients, hormone levels and sleep, which together can trigger downsizing in the brain.

The J.R.R. Tolkien Audio Collection written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The J.R.R. Tolkien Audio Collection written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

For generations, J R R Tolkien’s words have brought to thrilling life a world of hobbits, magic, and historic myth, woken from its foggy slumber within our minds. Here, he tells the tales in his own voice. Of historic note, these selections from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ are based on a tape recording Tolkien made in 1952, which inspired him to continue his own quest to see his vision in print.

Rumpole on Trial written by John Mortimer performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Rumpole on Trial written by John Mortimer performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Another entertaining collection featuring the poetry-quoting barrister Horace Rumpole

In this work, Horace Rumpole returns to delight us with seven new cases. We find our hero jousting with the Devil, being wooed by a beautiful violin player, and even up before the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Bar Council.

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

Bleak House written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Abridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

The long, drawn-out case of Jarndyce versus Jarndyce provides the background to this novel which takes us into a world of impoverished street-dwellers, lovers fallen on hard times and the grand riches of the upper classes. A generous abridgement spanning 9 CDs

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)£19.99

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. Naxos

Little Dorrit written by Charles Dickens performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Abridged)

Little Dorrit written by Charles Dickens performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Abridged)£24.99  -  £39.99

In Little Dorrit, Charles Dickens created one of his most penetrating satires on the weaknesses of government in the Victorian era. He chose Marshalsea debtors prison as the setting, where his own father had been imprisoned. The story revolves around a complex mystery involving conspiracy... Naxos

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Oscar and Lucinda written by Peter Carey performed by Steven Crossley on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Oscar and Lucinda written by Peter Carey performed by Steven Crossley on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Oscar Hopkins, the hydrophobic, noisy-kneed son of a preacher, renounces his father's stern religion in favour of the Anglican Church. Lucinda Leplastrier, a frizzy-haired heiress, impulsively buys a glass factory with the inheritance forced on her by a well-intentioned adviser. When the two finally meet, on board a ship to New South Wales, Australia they are bound by their affinity for gambling and risk, their loneliness...

Maggie Smith - A Biography written by Michael Coveney performed by Sian Thomas on CD (Unabridged)

Maggie Smith - A Biography written by Michael Coveney performed by Sian Thomas on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £29.99

No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith, one of Britain's best-loved actors. This new biography shines the stage lights on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. From her days as a...

The Innocence of Father Brown - Volume 2 written by G.K. Chesterton performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)

The Innocence of Father Brown - Volume 2 written by G.K. Chesterton performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Here are the six final stories from The Innocence of Father Brown relating the crime-solving adventures of a rather unconventional detective. Having accumulated wisdom and empathy from years of listening to the dark confessions of his parishioners, Father Brown is able to solve mysteries... Naxos

The Innocence of Father Brown - Volume 1 written by G.K. Chesterton performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)

The Innocence of Father Brown - Volume 1 written by G.K. Chesterton performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Here are the first six stories from The Innocence of Father Brown relating the crime-solving adventures of a rather unconventional detective. Having accumulated wisdom and empathy from years of listening to the dark confessions of his parishioners, Father Brown is able to solve mysteries...

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The Martian written by Andy Weir performed by R.C. Bray on CD (Unabridged)

The Martian written by Andy Weir performed by R.C. Bray on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Winner of the 2015 Audie Award for Best Science Fiction - Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself...

The Dragon Business written by Kevin J. Anderson performed by James Langton on CD (Unabridged)

The Dragon Business written by Kevin J. Anderson performed by James Langton on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

King Cullin may be known as "the Dragon Slayer", but he fears his son’s legacy will be as "King Maurice Who Speaks with Proper Grammar". The boy keeps his nose buried in parchments, starry-eyed at the idea of noble knights and eager to hand royal gold to any con man hawking a unicorn horn. Tonight, though...

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Human Croquet written by Kate Atkinson performed by Susan Jameson on CD (Unabridged)

Human Croquet written by Kate Atkinson performed by Susan Jameson on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The brilliant and profound second novel from the three-times Costa prizewinner and number one bestseller Kate Atkinson. Vivid, richly imaginative, hilarious and frightening by turns' Observer Once it had been the great forest of Lythe. And here, in the beginning, lived the Fairfaxes, grandly, at Fairfax Manor.

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The Mating Season written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)

The Mating Season written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

Wodehouse dishes up non-stop hilarity in this classic quagmire featuring birdbrained Bertie Wooster and his astute butler, Reginald Jeeves. When Gussie Fink-Nottle lands in the slammer, Bertie poses as his pal in order to keep Madeline Bassett at bay. After all, no one knows Bertie at Deverill Hall.

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Carry On, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)

Carry On, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

This title contains ten classic short stories featuring Jeeves and Wooster from P. G. Wodehouse. It is read by Jonathan Cecil - described as having 'one of the best-loved voices in audiobooks' by the P.G. Wodehouse Society - this recording includes all ten short stories from the book "Carry On, Jeeves".

Very Good, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)

Very Good, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The immortal valet, Jeeves, shimmers to Bertie Wooster's assistance time and again in these side-splittingly funny tales. Whether saving a cabinet minister from a marauding swan, rescuing Bertie's chums from bowls of proverbial soup, or arranging unhingeing performances of 'Sonny Boy', Jeeves' genius...

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Joy in the Morning written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)

Joy in the Morning written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Trapped in rural Steeple Bumpleigh, a man less stalwart than Bertie Wooster would probably give way at the knees, for among those present were Florence Craye, to whom Bertie had once been engaged; her new fiance "Stilton" Cheesewright, who sees Bertie as a snake in the grass; and that biggest blot...

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Ten Lords A-Leaping written by Ruth Dudley-Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Ten Lords A-Leaping written by Ruth Dudley-Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on Audio CD (Unabridged)£49.99

The House of Lords will never be the same again. Disinclined to watch her language or moderate her manners, Jack Troutbeck, assisted by her old friend Robert Amiss, plots vigorously with others to scupper an anti-hunting bill of which she violently disapproves. But she hadn't reckoned with the campaign of intimidation mounted by the animal...

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Murder in a Cathedral written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Murder in a Cathedral written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

When Norm Cooper, the straightlaced new dean of Canon Flubert, turns up dead, Robert Amiss and the Baroness find themselves investigating radical gay priests, feminist witches, and evil cult members, who all had much to gain from Norm Cooper's demise.

The Children Act written by Ian McEwan performed by Lindsay Duncan on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Children Act written by Ian McEwan performed by Lindsay Duncan on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now, her marriage of thirty years is in crisis. At the same time, she is...

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A Long Finish written by Michael Dibdin performed by Michael Kitchen on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Long Finish written by Michael Dibdin performed by Michael Kitchen on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Fresh from the successful investigation of a series of crimes in Naples, Aurelio Zen finds himself back in Rome, sneezing in a damp wine cellar and being given another unorthodox assignment: to release the jailed scion of an important wine-growing family who is accused of a brutal murder. Zen travels north to an...

The Years written by Virginia Woolf performed by Finty Williams on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Years written by Virginia Woolf performed by Finty Williams on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

As the Pargiters, a middle-class English family, move from the oppressive confines of the Victorian home of the 1880s to the `present day' of the 1930s, they are weighed down by the pressures of war, the social strictures of patriarchy, capitalism and Empire, and the rise of Fascism.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang written by Ian Fleming performed by Lionel Jeffries on Cassette (Abridged)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang written by Ian Fleming performed by Lionel Jeffries on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

 ‘Crackpot’ is what everybody calls the Pott family. So when they go to buy a new car and come back with a wreck, nobody is surprised. Except for the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name. And she tells them what it is. Then they find that she can fly . . . and swim . . . Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a car on a mission to stop a criminal gang in its tracks – and she is taking the Potts with her! Jump into the world’s most loved...

Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Radio 3 Full Cast Production with Douglas Henshall, Sophie Dahl and Susannah York on CD (Unabridged)

Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Radio 3 Full Cast Production with Douglas Henshall, Sophie Dahl and Susannah York on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A radio dramatization of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. 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.

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Maloney and Josette Simon on CD (Abridged)

Twelfth Night written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Maloney and Josette Simon on CD (Abridged)£19.99

A radio dramatization of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night". 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.

Macbeth written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Ken Stott and Phyliss Logan on CD (Unabridged)

Macbeth written by William Shakespeare performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Ken Stott and Phyliss Logan on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

A fantastic new All Scottish Cast produced by the BBC which gives a unique view of this wonderful play which is a chilling tale of desire, ambition, and the supernatural

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead written by Tom Stoppard performed by Edward Petherbridge, Edward Hardwick, Freddie Jones and Martin Jarvis on Cassette (Unabridged)

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead written by Tom Stoppard performed by Edward Petherbridge, Edward Hardwick, Freddie Jones and Martin Jarvis on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £99.99

Starring Edward Petherbridge! Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a play which, as it were, takes place in the wings of Hamlet, and finds both humour and poignancy in the situation of the ill-fated attendant lords. The National Theatre production in April 1967 made Tom Stoppard's reputation ..