Sir Thomas Malory wrote his epic poem La Morte d'Arthur in 1470 and Arthur came to embody the ideal of chivalry with the interwoven stories of the Round Table, the Holy Grail and the glory of Camelot. Of course part of his story is that he will return, and in this recording he is splendidly recreated in a fine reading by Keith Barron. The stories are adapted from Malory by the popular children's writer Nigel Forde.
Four of the greatest Greek legends produced in one magnificent collection - read and performed by Philip Bird, Keith Barron, Duncan Law, Stephanie Pack, and Kate Gielgud. Their outstanding performances introduce these timeless classics to a younger generation in a new and exciting way.
The Fables of Aesop have enchanted generations of children. Discover the pitfalls of lying with "The Boy who cried Wolf; the just desserts for selfishness with 'The Dog and his Shadow'; and the well-earned reward for virtue in 'Mercury and the Woodcutter'. Above all enjoy a good story in another outstanding recording in this series of Classic Children’s Stories.
Dana Matheison calls the police to report her flatmate, Nancy, missing. Dana's had a pretty grim Christmas herself: she's been sexually harassed by her boss, and may even have lost her job as well as her friend. Pretty soon the police have proof that Nancy was kidnapped, and then, as the New Year celebrations wind down, the first tape arrives - and Resnick knows they're dealing with a dangerous psychopath.
When a man is found in the middle of Alfreton Road in the early hours of a Sunday morning, stark naked and bleeding heavily from a chest wound, he is the latest victim in a series of vicious attacks on men. But enquiries in the mean streets of Nottingham's red-light district have brought the investigations to a dead end. But Charlie Resnick is the man for the job.