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    • Cymbeline (BBC Radio 3: Drama on 3)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis, Nia Roberts, William Houston, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A BBC Radio 3 full-cast dramatisation of Shakespeare’s classic ‘Cymbeline’, starring Bill Wallis. Originally broadcast in December 2006 as part of the ‘Drama on 3’ collection.Shakespeare's play, set during the Roman invasion of Britain, centres around the banishment of the man who has incurred the wrath of the king by secretly marrying his daughter. Confusion follows in an intricate plot in which nobody is quite who they seem to be.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not "Unabridged" as Advertised !

    • By Richard R on 04-14-13

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    Professor Aronnax, a French naturalist, begins an extremely hazardous voyage to pursue a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the ‘monster’ turns out to be a giant submarine, the Nautilus, which is commanded by the enigmatic Captain Nemo. They explore underwater marvels, and find the ruins of Atlantis but Nemo has a hidden desire for revenge, which will not be ignored.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Have A Sinking Feeling You'll Love this Book

    • By The Critic on 03-30-15

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Age of Innocence (Dramatised)

    • By: Edith Wharton, Jane Rogers (dramatisation)
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott, Susanne Bertish
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    A full-cast dramatisation of Edith Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a passionate love affair which breaks all the rules of the restrictive high society of 1870s New York.In the exclusive world of upper-class New York, in which attendance at balls and dinner passes for occupation, Newland Archer anticipates his marriage to May Welland, a beautiful young girl from a suitable family ‘who knows nothing and expects everything’.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully done

    • By Brendan on 01-01-11

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Then and Now

    • By: W. Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Maugham found a parallel to the turmoil of our own times in the duplicity, intrigue, and sensuality of the Italian Renaissance. Then and Now enters the world of Machiavelli, and covers three important months in the career of that crafty politician, worldly seducer, and high priest of schemers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One more a great W.S. Maugham's novel

    • By Dmitriy Ovsyannikov on 01-10-15

    Regular price: $16.35