Paterson Joseph, John Hurt, Lesley Manville and Harriet Walter are among the cast of BBC Radio 4's epic full-cast dramatisation. Adapted for radio by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Leo Tolstoy's epic story follows the fortunes of three Russian aristocratic families during the Napoleonic War. First broadcast on New Year's Day 2015, the drama also features Alun Armstrong, Natasha Little, David Calder, Phoebe Fox, Sam Reid and Joanna David. Duration: 10 hours approx.
Two dazzling tales of intrigue and suspense from international best-selling author, Sidney Sheldon. In The Stars Shine Down, beautiful young Lara Cameron has relentlessly pursued power and success until she'd created an international empire. But now a rejected lover bent on revenge threatens to destroy everything she's struggled for. Taut and gripping, The Naked Face finds brilliant psychoanalyst Judd Stevens stalked by a mysterious murderer while fighting to clear his own name
"The Steadfast Tin Soldier" (Danish: "Den standhaftige tinsoldat") is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a tin soldier's love for a paper ballerina. After several adventures, the tin soldier perishes in a fire with the ballerina.
International adventure awaits the lovely and daring Tracy Whitney, a New Orleans computer technician, when she vows to avenge the untouchable crime lords who ruined her mother's life. The idealistic Tracy embarks on a series of dazzling escapades that carry her off to London, Paris, Madrid, and Amsterdam. Renowned actor Roger Moore, of James Bond fame, narrates this romantic, and suspense-filled story.
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"The Princess and the Pea", one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairy tales, is narrated by Sir Roger Moore, KBE for the GivingTales project. This is a short but fascinating tale which talks about a prince who wanted to marry a real princess. Luck smiled upon him and sent the girl that claimed she is precisely that, right to his front door. She knocked at the door of the castle, all wet from the rain and lost. Queen presented to the princess one test which proved that the girl was a real princess.
Let master of suspense Sidney Sheldon capture you in this terrifying mystery of a man stalked by an unidentified killer. The cool voice of 007 Roger Moore narrates this nonstop thriller about a renowned psychoanalyst, Judd Stevens, who cannot convince the police that he is the killer's next victim - since Stevens himself is suspect. How can Stevens protect himself when he has no clues to the murderer's identity - or his motive?
Stradivari's Gift takes the listener on a historical journey to 17th-century Italy and the violin shop of Antonio Stradivari. The story of the violinist Raphael and his gripping encounter with Stradivari brings to life the extraordinary achievements and unique magic of one of the world's most renowned violin makers. The narration of Sir Roger Moore combines with original music for violin and string orchestra to create a powerful listening experience.
"Beautiful Music with Terrific Narration"
It is the year 1666 in Cremona, Italy. While Raphael is learning the luthier's trade, he secretly yearns to be a performer. His family cannot afford an instrument or music lessons, so Raphael tries his best to be content with working in the violin shop. But his heart cannot let go of his dream. The narration of legendary actor Sir Roger Moore brings Amati's Dream vividly to life. The original music features Key-Thomas Maerkl, in a lyrical performance on a violin made by Amati's most famous pupil, Antonio Stradivari.
The year 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the longest continually running film series in movie history. To celebrate the most renowned 007, Roger Moore, KBE, has written a book that features all the Bond movies, along with a wonderfully witty account of his own involvement in them. From girls to the villains, from the cars to the cocktails, from the gadgets to the locations; this is the ultimate James Bond book, written by the ultimate James Bond.
"Bond is still Bond"
The first ever autobiography of this truly international legend, written with all the trademark style, candour, charm, and wit he has brought to stage and screen over his long and illustrious career.
With personal anecdotes about such luminaries as Noel Coward, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Cary Grant, and Sean Connery, and memories from the heyday of Hollywood, this frank, funny and charming autobiography is packed with wonderful stories.
"Bond Lite - But A Delightful Listen"
Here is an audiobook of the hugely successful Josephine Hart Poetry Hours at the British Library. Actors such as Roger Moore and Juliet Stevenson have read poetry from Auden to Eliot and from Larkin to Plath.
"For those who think they don't like poetry."