A collection of BBC radio full-cast dramatisations of Jane Austen's six major novels. Jane Austen is one of the finest writers in the English language, and this volume includes all six of her classic novels. Mansfield Park: on a quest to find a position in society, Fanny Price goes to live with her rich aunt and uncle. Northanger Abbey: young, naïve Catherine Morland receives an invitation to stay at the isolated Gothic mansion Northanger Abbey.
Challenged to retrieve a fallen star, Tristran Thorn leaves the sleepy English village of Wall and crosses into the land of Faerie and the realm of Stormhold. Locating the star, he discovers it is no meteorite but a young woman, Yvaine. When Yvaine evades him and escapes, Tristran discovers he is not the only one in pursuit of the star: there are dark forces in this magical land, and he must find Yvaine before she falls into their clutches.
"brought to life!"
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.
"Perfect for the current times"
Three powerful radio productions from the BBC archives starring Ian McKellen, Ronald Pickup and Paul Scofield and a host of celebrated acting talent. These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th century, are the perfect way to commemorate England's greatest dramatist.
"Sparknotes is genius."
The hilarious and heartwarming account of Miranda and her life changing dog, the inimitable and most lovable Peggy. Hello dear audiobook browser and welcome to Peggy and Me. The story of my life since getting a beautiful Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise cross puppy (I call the breed a Shitty Frise - fun) in the form of Peggy.
"Not A Comedy"
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"
A brand-new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the evergreen classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.
With their father away in the American Civil War, the March sisters are facing a lean Christmas with their mother. As the years go by, we follow the fortunes of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy on their journey into womanhood.
CatoAudio puts you right in the middle of the important policy debates going on in Washington. This 60-minute audio magazine features inspiring discussions from well-known intellectuals, pundits, political leaders and Cato scholars. Previous recordings have included Milton Friedman, Hernando de Soto, Anne Applebaum, Alan Greenspan, P. J. O'Rourke, and Steve Forbes. From a libertarian view of limited government, free markets, and civil society, CatoAudio is your window to the ideas of freedom.
"Great If You're a Libertarian"
David C. Edelman, a co-leader of McKinsey & Company's Global Digital Marketing Strategy practice, reports on how driving online advocacy may be the most effective way to strengthen your brand.
"Dead on point!"
Ram Nidumolu, the founder and CEO of InnovaStrat, C.K. Prahalad, a professor of Strategy at the University of Michigan, and M.R. Rangaswami, founder of the Corporate Eco Formun, report on how being environmentally-friendly is more than just a corporate social responsibility. It's the road to innovation.
A unique collection of 12 full-cast BBC Radio productions of plays by Alan Bennett. The titles are: 40 Years On, A Visit from Miss Prothero, Say Something Happened, Kafka's Dick, Two in Torquay, The Madness of George III, The History Boys, An Englishman Abroad, A Question of Attribution, The Lady in the Van, Cocktail Sticks and The Last of the Sun.
Michael E. Porter, the Bishop Lawrence University Professor at Harvard University, and Thomas H. Lee, chief medical officer at Press Ganey and the former network president of Partners HealthCare, write about why providers must lead the way in making value the overarching goal.
"The changing of the Landscape of healthcare"
These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th century, are the perfect way to commemorate England's greatest dramatist. The Winter's Tale: one man's consuming jealousy threatens to destroy both himself and those around him, but his actions arouse a passionate sense of honour, love, justice and self-sacrifice in members of his Court and family. First broadcast in 1982, starring Ronald Pickup as Leontes, with Hannah Gordon as Hermione and John Gielgud as Time.
Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. A few of these endeavors have been very successful.
"Practical and helpful"
Marco Bertini, an assistant professor of marketing at London Business School, and Luc Wathieu, the associate dean of faculty at the European School of Management an Technology, write that – your best tool for getting people to see beyond price may be the price itself.
A BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation based on the first three books in Ursula Le Guin's best-selling Earthsea cycle. Set on a vast archipelago of islands where magic is a central part of life, Earthsea tells the intertwined stories of Ged and Tenar. Ged is a boy from the island of Gont, born with innate magical talent and a reckless nature, who tampers with long-held secrets and releases a terrible shadow into the world. He must risk everything in order to restore the balance....
17th Century France. Dashing young swordsman D’Artagnan heads for Paris, dreaming of serving the King as a member of his elite guard. On arrival, he meets the three musketeers - Athos, Porthos and Aramis - and the four men soon become fast friends. Together, they strive to outwit the murderous schemes of power-hungry Cardinal Richelieu, and save the Queen from a plot to dishonour her. Their adventures take them on a perilous journey through the French countryside and across the Channel to England....
Roger L. Martin, a professor and the former dean at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, writes about how a detailed plan may be comforting, but it’s not a strategy.
Miles Jupp stars as fussy food writer Damien Trench in three series of the much-loved BBC Radio 4 sitcom. Well-known cookery writer Damien Trench is famous for his book A Year in the Kitchen, a diary of everything he cooked and ate over the course of 12 months. Now, for the follow-up volume, In and Out of the Kitchen, Damien undertakes to open up the doors "not only to my kitchen, but also to my life". But is Damien’s life as idyllic as his listeners might suppose?
"Miles Jupp at his best"
When Mole goes boating with the Water Rat instead of spring-cleaning, he discovers a new world. As well as the river and the Wild Wood, there is Toad's craze for fast travel and motor-cars that leads them all on a timeless adventure.
"Wonderful narration, not the full text though..."
We conclude with the president of The Robin Hood Foundation, Reynold Levy, a philanthropy founded in 1988 to alleviate poverty in New York City. It has recently launched a campaign to help over 800,000 New Yorkers receive the federal benefits they're entitled to but are not getting.
Tonight on the program, a conversation about the economy and the middle class. Guest host Anthony Mason is joined by Henry Blodget, the C.E.O. and editor of Business Insider; Joe Nocera, a columnist at Bloomberg View; and Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell.
We conclude with an interview and performance by soul pop band Lake Street Dive.
Tonight on the program, a rebroadcast of Donald Trump for the hour. We go back to his conversation in 1992 where he had two books out at the time: "The Art of the Deal" and "Surviving at the Top."
Guest host John Hockenberry discusses Michael Flynn's resignation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tim Weiner
Next, Hockenberry is joined by Kimberly Martin of Barnard College at Columbia University, a Russian scholar who writes on U.S.-Russian relations.
We conclude with critically acclaimed writer George Saunders for a look at his debut novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo."
Guest host Allison Stewart discusses President Trump's press conference with Ed O’Keefe of the Washington Post.
Next, Stewart leads a discussion about the new documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise. She is joined by the film’s directors, Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack, and Colin Johnson, the grandson of Maya Angelou and the co-founder of Caged Bird Legacy.
We conclude with a look at Fire at Sea, the new Oscar nominated documentary from Gianfranco Rosi.
Guest host John Micklethwait leads a discussion about Russia and the Trump administration with Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, Mario Calvo Platero, the U.S. editor of Il Sole 24 Ore, and the author of How America Lost its Secrets, Edward Epstein.
We continue with a look at the 2017 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue with guest host Andrew Ross Sorkin, model Kate Upton, and editor MJ Day
We conclude with actor Maggie Siff, she stars as Wendy Rhoades in the Showtime series Billions.
Guest host Al Hunt leads a discussion about the resignation of national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, with Margaret Brennan of CBS News and David Ignatius of The Washington Post.
We continue with Thomas Friedman of The New York Times on the global perspective of President Trump's first month in office.
We conclude with guest host Thomas Kail interviewing Damien Chazelle, director and screenwriter of the musical film La La Land.
Tonight on the program, guest host Judd Apatow leads a discussion about the impact of Donald Trump’s presidency with Maggie Haberman of The New York Times; GQ special correspondent, Keith Olbermann; and Republican strategist, Ed Rollins.
We conclude with a look at HBO's new series Crashing with Pete Holmes and Artie Lang.
We continue the Charlie Rose Brain Series with an episode on the effects of childhood adversity on the brain. Charlie is joined by Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Charles Nelson of Harvard Medical School, Kimberly Noble of Columbia University, Ken Dodge of Duke University, Michael Meaney of McGill University and Deborah Temkin of Child Trends.
Guest host Katty Kay of BBC News leads a discussion about foreign policy in the Trump era with Michael Weiss of The Daily Beast; Olivier O’Mahony, U.S. Bureau Chief for Paris Match; Melik Kaylay, contributing writer on foreign affairs for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Politico; and Jerome Cohen, professor at NYU Law School.
Introduction. Susan E. Dudley and Peter Van Doren evaluate the Trump regulatory agenda. Benjamin Ginsberg on his new book "What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People." Kevin Ring of FAMM on what changed his mind about the American justice system. Wade Henderson of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights on surveillance of communities of color. Arjun Singh Sethi of the Sikh Coalition critiques the FBI's "Shared Responsibility Committees". Paul Pillar on his new book "Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception."
A look at President Trump's controversial immigration order with guest host Jeff Glor and Adam Liptak of The New York Times.
We continue with Oscar-nominated actor Dev Patel, the star of the new film Lion, which tells the true story of Saroo Brierley, a young Indian boy who gets separated from his brother at a train station and ends up more than 1,000 miles from home.
Roger Stone, longtime advisor and friend to President Trump presents his new book, The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution.
We continue with a look at the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as education secretary with guest host Jeff Glor of CBS News and Emmarie Huetteman of The New York Times.
Tonight on the program, a discussion about President Trump's comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin. Charlie is joined by Julia Ioffe of The Atlantic and Amy Davidson of The New Yorker.
We continue with Susan Glasser, editor of POLITICO.
We conclude with analysis of Super Bowl 51 with Al Michaels of NBC Sports and Bill Cowher of CBS Sports.
An update on the Trump administration's accusation that Tehran violated an international weapons agreement. Charlie is joined by David Sanger of the New York Times and Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Next, a preview of Super Bowl 51 with Peter King of Sports Illustrated.
We conclude with director Raoul Peck, discussing his new film, "I Am Not Your Negro."
A look at President Trump's second week in office with Dan Balz of the Washington Post.
We conclude with Lisa Monaco, former counter-terrorism adviser to President Obama.
Tonight on the program, a discussion about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. Charlie is joined by Adam Liptak of the New York Times, Jan Crawford of CBS News, former solicitor general Paul Clement, and David Boies, chairman of the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner.
We conclude with Ursula Burns, chairman and former C.E.O. of Xerox.
Philanthropist Eli Broad discusses financing art, science, and education.
We continue with a look at the HBO documentary "Becoming Warren Buffett," with Emmy Award-winning director Peter Kunhardt.
We conclude with John Avlon, author of “Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations.”