A BBC Radio six-part adaptation of Neil Gaiman's best-selling novel, starring James McAvoy as Richard and Natalie Dormer as Door. Beneath the streets of London there is another London. A subterranean labyrinth of sewers and abandoned tube stations. A somewhere that is Neverwhere....
"Absolutely Perfect Casting"
Paterson Joseph stars as the Marquis de Carabas in this brand-new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Neil Gaiman's spin-off short story, set in the magical world of Neverwhere. Returning us to London Below, this enchanting tale continues the story of one of the most colourful characters from Neverwhere - the cool, charming, resourceful Marquis de Carabas, who trades in favours and always has a plan.
"Some say I sound like my younger self!"
Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure and astonishing courage, and a magical prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
"Many years of enjoyment"
A Special Edition of the original radio series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978 and recently voted the Nation's Favourite Audiobook in a Guardian poll. Starring Peter Jones, Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey, Susan Sheridan and Stephen Moore, these six episodes (Fit the First to Fit the Sixth) have been remastered to modern-day standards by Dirk Maggs, and for the first time feature Philip Pope's arrangement of the familiar theme tune.
"Difficult to listen to in the car!"
Between 1980 and 1988 on BBC television and radio, the exploits of the Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP (Paul Eddington) - later Prime Minister - kept the British nation enthralled. Helped - and hampered - by his diligent Permanent Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) and his Principle Private Secretary Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds), Hacker and his department became synonymous with government bureaucracy and administrative double dealing.
"Does this work as an audiobook? Yes, Minister ..."
Downton Abbey portrays a world of elegance and decadence, a world of duty and obedience, and a world of romance and rivalry. This companion book, full of rich historical detail, takes fans deeper into that period than ever before. Experience the inner workings of the downstairs life and be dazzled by the glamour of upstairs life with profiles of all the major characters, interviews with the actors, and behind the scenes insights.
"Fun look at the backstory to Downton Abbey"
John Finnemore (Dead Ringers & Mitchell & Webb) has written this brilliant new sitcom starring Stephanie Cole, Roger Allam & Benedict Cumberbatch. Cabin Pressure is set in a small airline business. The flipside of the glamorous world of international airlines.
"Mad Cap Comedy Silliness By The Experts"
This landmark production, perhaps the most ambitious radio project ever attempted, began when Star Wars creator George Lucas donated the story rights to an NPR affiliate. Writer Brian Daley adapted the film's highly visual script to the special demands and unique possibilities of radio, creating a more richly textured tale with greater emphasis on character development.
"Beyond the film..."
Experience one of television’s greatest science fiction series: The Twilight Zone. This collection of episodes is fully dramatized for audio and features a full cast, music, sound effects, and performances by some of today’s biggest celebrities.
"ELVES CAN'T LIE"
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster and the Thought Police uncover each act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party.
"Terrifying and Heartbreaking "
The original Star Trek series debuted in 1966 and has spawned five TV series spin-offs and a dozen feature films, with an upcoming one from Paramount arriving in 2016. The Fifty-Year Mission is a no-holds-barred oral history of five decades of Star Trek, told by the people who were there. Hear from the hundreds of television and film executives, programmers, writers, creators, and cast as they unveil the oftentimes shocking story of Star Trek's ongoing 50-year mission.
"Best book I've ever heard on making pop culture"
A Special Edition of the original radio series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978 and recently voted the Nation's Favourite Audiobook in a Guardian poll.
Starring Peter Jones, Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey, Susan Sheridan and Stephen Moore, these six episodes (Fit the First to Fit the Sixth) have been remastered to modern-day standards by Dirk Maggs, and for the first time feature Philip Pope's arrangement of the familiar theme tune.
"Possible Reason For Some Low Ratings"
Stephanie Cole ("Doc Martin"), Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam ("The Thick Of It") star in the complete second series of the hit sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.
Felicity Jones, David Tennant and Benedict Cumberbatch star in BBC Radio 4's full-cast dramatisation of the novel by Jane Austen, one of the great English classics. Seeking a position in society, young Fanny Price goes to live with her rich aunt and uncle. But her life there is not as she might wish. Felicity Jones plays Fanny, whilst David Tennant is her cousin Tom and Benedict Cumberbatch his brother Edmund.
"How On Earth?"
Here is a new audio edition of the acclaimed BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of Anthony Trollope's gently satirical tales of provincial life, available together in one download. Nearly 20 hours of ironic, witty, and wonderfully written drama is contained in this audiobook. The cast includes Anna Massey, Alex Jennings, David Haig, Rosemary Leach, Kenneth Cranham, Emma Fielding, and Brenda Blethyn.
"Who would have thought I'd like this?"
Mickey is startled to find a statue of Rose in a museum; a statue that is 2,000 years old. The Doctor realises that this means the TARDIS will shortly take them to Ancient Rome, but when it does, he and Rose soon have more on their minds than sculpture.
"Be Careful What You Wish For"
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Roger Allam star in the first series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.
"MJN keeps flying, I keep laughing"
Dragnet was perhaps the most famous and influential police procedural drama in media history. The series gave millions of audience members a feel for the boredom and drudgery, as well as the danger and heroism, of real-life police work.
Actor and producer Jack Webb's aims in Dragnet were for realism and unpretentious acting. He achieved both goals, and Dragnet remains a key influence on subsequent police dramas in many media.
"The Grandfather of Law and Order"
Gaining telepathic abilities when his coin lands on its edge, bank clerk Hector B. Poole learns about the difference between other people's plans and fantasies.
"If you liked radio drama this series "The Twilight zone this is it. FIVE stares"
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore (The News Quiz, Mitchell & Webb).
"Laugh out loud"
Finding comedy in everything and everything in comedy. Ron Bennington has been a stand-up comedian and comedy club owner and promoter. He's also been part of two legendary radio shows, the Ron and Ron Radio Network and the Ron and Fez show. All of that experience comes together for Bennington. Three hours of talk entertainment with nationally known comedians.
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedians Sherrod Small and Vic Henley are in-studio along with Food Network Chef Carl Ruiz. We talk covers, Carl used to roller skate, Opie shares caddie stories, and helping out your parents. Next, comedian Big Jay Oakerson joins us in-studio, Jay clears up Craig Gass' Philadelphia story from a few weeks ago. Finally, we discuss Aerosmith, Spring Breakers using animals to get drunk, a transgender weightlifter wins a competition, and EZPass.
Opie moves to afternoon drive, weekdays from 3p – 6pET on Opie Radio, with non-stop comedians and celebrity guests. You'll hear all of your favorites like Rich Vos, Jim Florentine, Chris Distefano and more!
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedians Rich Vos, Vic Henley, Mark Normand, and Dan Soder are all in-studio. Vos talks about his ex-wife and his new diamond ring. We discuss Tomi Lahren's suspension and Bonnie McFarlane calls-in. Next, we talk about sitting in-front seat of Uber, racism vs. stereotypes, continues with Vos' fashion, comedian Robert Kelly calls-in, snaps and zingers are explained. Finally, we talk about hearing different lyrics in songs, President Trump brags about Colin Kaepernick being unsigned, and Vos is bothered by Trump.
Today on Bennington, the gang discusses alien movie clichés, soda bread, and Guinness. Greg Stone and Andy Fiori drop by the studio to hang out. Later Nick DiPaolo comes by the studio.
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedians Sherrod Small and Vic Henley are in-studio with Food Network Chef Carl Ruiz. We discuss Opie's food weekend, the debut of Opie and Carl's Jazz It Up show, testing Vic's music knowledge, and losing children in the park. Next, Chuck Berry has died at age 90, Carl talks about a food-chain moving near his restaurant, and more food talk. Finally, producer Louis Johnson is in-studio to talk March Madness bracket update, Tom Brady jerseys recovered in Mexico, short shorts in the NBA, and boxing.
Today on Bennington, the gang discusses Chuck Berry, hometown BBQ, police lineups, Keith Robinson at The Stand, and Artie Lange. Amy Miller drops by the studio to hang out.
"It's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown..." Garrison Keillor first did his monologue in 1974 to an audience of 20 in a St. Paul theater. Today, more than 2.2 million people tune in each week to hear the tall tales and sweet stories about the citizens of this small Minnesota town. It's a town where "the women are strong, the men are good-looking, and all of the children are above average."
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedians Todd Barry, Sherrod Small, Vic Henley, and Food Network Chef Carl Ruiz are all in-studio. Todd talks about his new book, comics traveling the road, comedy condos, and being on David Letterman at the age of 18. We also discuss Opie's hermit crabs and food. Next, we talk about Benihana, children's parties, Roland's date with Carl's sister in-law, Yale getting rid of the term "freshmen," universities renaming "Homecoming King and Queen" to "Royals," Globetrotters, and deep-frying food. Finally, March Madness is underway, Mike Francesa's cringe-worthy audio and snow blower, and students cannot tell time.
Today on Bennington, the gang discusses Amy Schumer's new special, Trump's feud with Snoop Dogg, and Ron's Shark Tank pitch. Todd Barry drops by the studio to hang and later on the gang was joined in studio by Danny Boyle.
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedian Sherrod Small and Food Network Chef Carl Ruiz are in-studio as the Don McLean interview-fallout from Friday continues, Rachel Maddow reveals President Trump's 2005 tax returns, Political Editor for The Blaze Michael "Stuntbrain" Opelka calls-in to add to the tax return reveal while discussing Paul Ryan's audio leak and Joe Biden. Next, Opie has to decide between teas, Black Mirror, and yesterday's show cancellation. And finally, an app claims to search your Facebook from a photo, millennials are lonely, and we select NCAA basketball brackets.
Today on Bennington, the gang made it to the studio in the blizzard to discuss prejudice, Seal, Jenn's Tracy Morgan story, hotels, joke songs, Chris not showering, Vito's massage skills, Craig Ferguson, and a fat smelly child who plays catcher. Disco Dan stops by to join the gang in studio.
The guys are off today so we present this show from the archives… We start the show with Chris Distefano and Mark Normand in studio, we talk about the Republican debate last night, and Chris Daughtry stops by. We return with Chris and Daughtry and Daughtry performs a few songs for us. We recap Daughtry's performance, we talk about Chris Christie, we discuss the debate, there's new Making a Murderer evidence, and we talk about CTE and the NFL.
Today on Bennington, the gang discusses Anthony DeVito on Colbert, health care, sports rivalries, and Chris having bronchitis. Mike Recine and Yamaneika Saunders drop by the studio to hang out.
Today on The Opie Radio Show, Musician Jamey Jasta, comedian Sherrod Small, and Food Network Chef Carl Ruiz are all in-studio. A massive snowstorm is heading towards New York City, Opie reviews his Don McLean interview from Friday, Jamey talks about his solo-career, New Zealand, eating in different countries, and blood blisters under your nail.
Today on The Opie Radio Show, comedians Jim Florentine, Pete Davidson, Heavy, and Ricky Velez are in-studio. Musician Don McLean is in-studio to promote the 45th anniversary of, "American Pie." We discuss the Don McLean interview and breakdown a video of someone saying how they hate Pete. And finally, radio legend Brother Wease is in-studio discussing his career and his trip to New York City.
Family Guy and Philosophy brings together low-brow, potty-mouthed, cartoon humor and high-brow philosophical reflection to deliver an outrageously hilarious and clever exploration of one of TVs most unrelenting families. (Okay, its not that high-brow.)
Richard Wiseman chats with health psychologist Katie Tapper about dieting and healthy eating, focusing on mindfulness, goal setting and social support.
Richard Wiseman presents a special episode exploring the work of world-famous psychologist Stanley Milgram, including interviews with Thomas Blass on his electric shock studies and Kevin Corti on work turning humans into robots.
Richard Wiseman chats with Dr Stuart Ritchie, author of Intelligence: All That Matters, about whether the world is getting smarter and if brain training is good for you.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Robert Levine about his work measuring the pace of life around the world and how the speed of life affects your health, wealth and happiness.
Richard Wiseman chats with neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott about the psychology of laughter, her work as a stand-up comedian and how to spot a fake laugh.
Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Professor Karen Pine about the psychology of spending, a new approach to dieting and the importance of behavioural flexibility.
Richard Wiseman chats with parapsychologist Dr Caroline Watt about the history of extrasensory perception experiments, how to test for psychic abilities and the weight of the human soul.
Richard Wiseman chats with memory expert Kimberly Wade about her work exploring false memory, forensic psychology and how you can be made to remember something that never happened.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Adam Paza about how the colour red can increase your chances of finding your perfect partner, doing well at sport and boosting your brain power.
Richard Wiseman chats with personality expert Sam Gosling about whether your personality is due to your genes or your upbringing and what your living space says about the real you.
Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Brad Bushman about his research examining how a mirror can help you lose weight, the effects of playing violent video games and the best ways of avoiding anger.
Richard Wiseman chats with historian Professor Steven Watts about the life and work of Dale Carnegie, including the impact that How to Win Friends and Influence People has had on the modern-day self-help movement.
Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Sally Farley about her work with the psychology of attraction, focusing on the roles played by mimicry, voice pitch, humour and gossiping.
Richard Wiseman chats with organisational psychologist Ron Friedman about how to get the most out of your job, the ups and downs of hot desking and whether organisations should encourage their employees to fall asleep.
Richard Wiseman chats with sleep scientist Penny Lewis about what happens in your brain every night of your life, how to learn while you are sound asleep and the latest cutting-edge research into sleep engineering.
Richard Wiseman chats with psychotherapist Tara Kraft about mindfulness, the power of smiling, how to overcome stress and why it's sometimes better to spend time with dogs rather than people.
Richard Wiseman chats with neuroscientist Professor Adrian Owen about the Captain Fearless magic show, his pioneering work on communicating with people in a vegetative state and his recent meeting with the Deli Lama.
Richard Wiseman chats with magician and historian Dr. Peter Lamont about Victorian séances, whether psychics possess genuine paranormal abilities and the legendary Indian rope trick.
Richard Wiseman chats with dance psychologist Peter Lovatt about his battle with dyslexia, how movement changes your mind, and work exploring dance and Parkinson's disease.