Eve Myles, Gareth David-Lloyd, Kai Owen and others read 10 stories based on the hit BBC TV series. Written specially for audio, with additional sound design, the stories feature the original Torchwood lineup including Captain Jack, Gwen, Ianto, Owen and Toshiko, plus Rhys and PC Andy.
Romantic havoc ensues in the town of Bath when Sir Anthony arrives to arrange the marriage of his son Captain Jack Absolute to the wealthy Lydia Languish. Jack and Lydia are already in love, but because of Lydia’s obsession with romantic novels, Jack has disguised himself as a poor officer named Ensign Beverly – and he is only one of Lydia’s many suitors. i>The Rivals was Sheridan’s first play, and this charming comedy of manners continues to be widely performed today. Includes an interview with Linda Kelly, author of Richard Brinsley Sheridan: A Life.
The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Favourite Beatrix Potter Tales, a collection of four original Beatrix Potter stories that all feature in the movie Miss Potter, read by Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson and Lloyd Owen. The stories are: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", read by Renée Zellweger; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck", read by Ewan McGregor; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice", read by Emily Watson; and "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher", read by Lloyd Owen.
Molière wrote some of the most durable and penetrating comedies of all time. The Imaginary Cuckold and The School for Husbands are two of his grand farces of marriage and misunderstanding, one set in Paris and the other in the provinces. Translated by Richard Wilbur.