A collection of full-cast dramatisations and readings from the best-selling author. Maeve Binchy was one of Britain's best-loved storytellers, and this compilation of her finest fiction, as heard on BBC Radio, demonstrates all the warmth, wit and compassion that made her so popular.
In Mountfern, life meanders as slowly as the river running through it. The pace has hardly changed since the great house burned down in the Troubles and its shell became an ivy-clad playground for the local children.
Jerry Springer: The Opera is the multi award winning, hit musical filmed live in London's West End. Starring David Soul, the original star of the cult TV show Starsky & Hutch, this theatrical spectacle made theatre history by receiving an unprecedented four awards for Best Musical at the Olivier Awards, the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, and the What's On Stage Awards.
Harry Bosch is adjusting to life in Las Vegas as a private investigator and a new father. He gets a call, too, from the widow of a friend who died recently. Previously in his FBI career, the friend worked on the famous case tracking the killer known as The Poet. That fact makes some of the elements of his death doubly suspicious.
When he left the LAPD Bosch took a file with him, the case of a film production assistant murdered four years earlier during a $2 million robbery on a movie set. The LAPD, now operating under post-9/11 rules, think the stolen money was used to finance a terrorist training camp. Thoughts of the original murder victim are lost in the federal zeal, and when it seems the killer will be set free to aid the feds' terrorist hunt, Bosch quickly runs foul of both his old colleagues and the FBI.
After three years as a PI, Harry Bosch returns to the LAPD, working with his former cop ally and partner, Kizmin Rider. It was Kiz who helped to persuade him back into the blue religion. Harry and Kiz are assigned to the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit. These detectives are the Closers; they put a shovel in the dirt and turn over the past.
David Soul ('Starsky and Hutch') narrates and Simon Day ('The Fast Show') stars in this fantastical BBC Radio 4 comedy series looking at the most entertaining apocalypses on parallel Earths. Originally broadcast from 15 December 2010 - 19 January 2011.We all worry about the end of the world, as economists and environmentalists speak in apocalyptic terms every day. 'iGod' says that trying to predict the end of the world is as pointless as moisturising an elephant's elbow.