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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • Seven Ages

    • An Anthology of Poetry with Music
    • By: William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Ted Hughes
    • Narrated by: Ralph Fiennes, Dame Judi Dench
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    This highly entertaining anthology of verse is the comic, tragic, tender, and telling story of life's seven ages, from childhood to old age. Within the framework of Shakespeare's speech....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Anthology of 'Music-Makers'

    • By ESK on 12-26-12

    Regular price: $9.79

    • Summary and Analysis of A Raisin in the Sun

    • By: Ryan Wallace
    • Narrated by: Sri Gordon
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A Raisin in the Sun tells of a black family's experiences in the Washington Park Subdivision of Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood as they attempt to "better" themselves with an insurance payout following the death of the father. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)...  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Legends of Robin Hood

    • By: Paul McCusker
    • Narrated by: Gwilym Lee, David Calder, Nicholas Boulton, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    The child of a reputable family and a faithful son of the Church, Robert of Locksley had no intention of becoming an outlaw. But the relentless cruelty and tyranny by the elite nobility of England demanded that someone rise up to give answer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for all ages

    • By C. Forster on 07-03-19

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Upwelling

    • Poems
    • By: Ann Chiappetta
    • Narrated by: Lillian Yves
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Orbituary mourns the removal of an eye. Verona and In Those Dark Moments are tributes to her beloved guide dog. Appearances offers reflections on adjusting to blindness. Four of the poems deal with the illness and death of others and her enduring grief....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Julius Caesar

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Andrew Buchan, Sean Barrett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,178

    Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare’s most compelling Roman plays. The plot against Caesar and the infamous assassination scene make for unforgettable listening....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars

    • By David on 04-05-14

    Regular price: $12.59

    • The Lost Words

    • By: Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris
    • Narrated by: Edith Bowman, Guy Garvey, Cerys Matthews, and others
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    From best-selling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris, a beautiful collection of poems to help readers rediscover the magic of the natural world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really beautiful!

    • By hmltwin on 06-18-19

    Regular price: $11.17

    • Love Her Wild

    • Poems
    • By: Atticus Poetry
    • Narrated by: Atticus Poetry
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Love Her Wild is a collection of new and beloved poems from Atticus, who has captured the hearts and minds of well over 300k followers on his Instagram account....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love her wild

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $9.44

    • Dante's Paradise

    • A Study on Part III of The Divine Comedy
    • By: Anthony Esolen PhD
    • Narrated by: Anthony Esolen PhD
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Professor Esolen who has served as your guide through both the Inferno and Purgatory will guide you through the profound and elevated poetry of Paradise....

    Regular price: $13.97

    • The Poetry of W. B. Yeats

    • By: William Butler Yeats
    • Narrated by: William Butler Yeats, Siobhan McKenna
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A wonderful selection of Yeats' finest work, read by the author himself along with Siobhan McKenna and others....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice production. but there are duplicate tracks

    • By Stephen Koritta on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $7.45

    • A Woman of No Importance

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Ben Lindsey-Clark, David Prickett, Erin Louttit, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    A Woman of No Importance takes place in a 24-hour period during a house party hosted by Lady Hunstanton at her country estate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect performance of a very interesting play.

    • By Elaine on 05-23-17

    Regular price: $9.99

    • The Mountaintop

    • By: Katori Hall
    • Narrated by: Aja Naomi King, Larry Powell
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 on the evening of April 3....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By OsteoRD on 10-28-17

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Living with Shakespeare

    • Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
    • By: Susannah Carson (editor), Harold Bloom (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnahie, Simon Prebble, Napoleon Ryan, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites 40 actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect....

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Nation's Favourite Children's Poems

    • By: Ronald Pickup
    • Narrated by: Samantha Bond, Eleanor Bron, Bernard Cribbins, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    From schooldays to summer holidays, and from childhood fantasies to nostalgic reminiscences....

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Macbeth

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: James Marsters, Joanne Whalley, Josh Cooke, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309

    Infamously known as the cursed Scottish play, Macbeth is perhaps Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Might want to Read Along

    • By Syd Young on 02-03-14

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Jabberwocky

    • By: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    This poem describes a battle with a fearsome beast called The Jabberwocky and is considered to be one of the greatest nonsense poems written in the English language. The poem is included in Lewis Carroll's 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There....

    Regular price: $1.99

    • The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

    • By: Emily Dickinson
    • Narrated by: Julie Harris
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    A collection of the finest work of one of America's best-loved poets. Read by Julie Harris....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really beautiful reading of familiar lines from ED

    • By Karla Smart on 07-22-17

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Raven

    • By: Edgar Allen Poe
    • Narrated by: Don Aday
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 41

    Edgar Allen Poe's masterful poem, The Raven, is a strange and haunting story of lost love....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed the Story

    • By Danielle Keath on 05-23-19

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Book of Longing

    • By: Leonard Cohen
    • Narrated by: Leonard Cohen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    An international sensation and his first book of poetry in more than 20 years, Book of Longing contains all the elements that have brought Leonard Cohen's artistry with language worldwide recognition....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cohen reading his own poetry is exquisite

    • By Cheryl on 06-18-19

    Regular price: $15.96

    • Classic Drama

    • Moby Dick (Dramatised)
    • By: Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: F. Murray Abraham
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Ishmael, the narrator, tells of the adventures of Captain Ahab in his relentless quest to seek revenge on the white whale that bit off his leg....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent radio drama!

    • By Jack Frasier on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Under Milk Wood (Dramatised)

    • By: Dylan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Richard Burton’s voice has been digitally remastered and seamlessly mixed with an all-Welsh cast to create a magical, fresh visit to the unique but universally recognisable world of Llareggub....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This town's as full as a lovebird's egg.

    • By Darwin8u on 03-12-17

    Regular price: $10.66

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