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    • This Little Piggy

    • 30 Favourite Songs and Rhymes
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A traditional collection of animal rhymes and songs to join in and sing along with, accompanied by lively music and real animal sounds.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not as fun as I hoped.

    • By cbhiggins on 11-24-08

    Regular price: $8.26

    • The Wheels on the Bus

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Michelle Durler, Robin Fritz
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    A fun collection of all-time favourite pre-school playgroup songs for everyone to enjoy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Distraction

    • By brett on 11-26-11

    Regular price: $8.52

    • 50 Favourite Nursery Rhymes

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    In this popular collection, actors Andrew Branch and Anne Rosenfeld perform over 50 fantastic nursery rhymes, from familiar favourites to lesser-known gems, speaking the rhymes aloud and chatting about their meanings. As they listen, children are encouraged to think about and appreciate the words, increasing their communication skills as they join in and play. This unique collection brings to life traditional nursery rhymes with music and sound effects to thrill a new generation, and is ideal for preschool children who can listen and follow along. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wasn't impressed, but youngster LOVES this

    • By Clare on 10-22-12

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Doctor Who

    • Fury From the Deep
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Patrick Troughton battles to save mankind in this classic six-part "lost" television adventure, with linking narration by Frazer Hines. The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria to the south coast of present-day Earth. Something nasty is lurking in the gas pipelines of the North Sea, and before long the nearby refinery is under attack. Landing on a foam-covered beach, the travellers are at first mistaken for saboteurs.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Goon Show

    • Parkinson Interviews - The Goons & Peter Sellers
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In more than 500 episodes of Parkinson between 1971 and 1982, Michael Parkinson interviewed some of the greatest show-business talents. In his interview with The Goons, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe remember their "love/hate; let's get one over the BBC" relationship. Spike Milligan joins them from his sick bed in Australia. Amid the hilarity, the authentic voice of Peter Sellers emerges, as he talks about his childhood, early career, and achievements.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and sad

    • By Neale Blackwood on 11-30-13
    • Parkinson Interviews - The Goons & Peter Sellers
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Release date: 11-29-06
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $10.33

    • I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again: Volume One

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Described by Barry Took as "a kaleidoscope of funny voices, catch phrases, and innuendo, revolving at breakneck speed and with a complete disregard for logic", I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again pre-dated I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue. It showcased the comic talents of Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, and Bill Oddie.

    Regular price: $10.66

    • The Mel and Sue Thing

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins offer you more than your fair share of laughs, songs, and silliness in their imaginatively titled BBC Radio 4 series. Mel and Sue are extremely well established performers on the comedy circuit. They are also familiar as the hosts of Channel 4's Late Lunch and as the stars of a number of TV commercials. Sue Perkins was a member of the Celebrity Big Brother household in 2002.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Robin Hood: Will You Tolerate This? (Episode 1)

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    Robin of Locksley returns from the Crusades to find his people starving and oppressed by the new Sheriff of Nottingham. Under this tyrannical regime, the slightest crime attracts the heaviest punishment, and dissent is impossible. Robin soon discovers that the only way to reason with the Sheriff is with bow and arrow ¿ even if it means sacrificing his lands and becoming an outlaw.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a beautiful voice!!

    • By Juan L. on 01-04-15

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Saturday Night Fry

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    This six-part comedy series was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988. Hosted by Stephen Fry, accompanied each week by Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Emma Thompson, and a selection of guests including Phyllida Law, Robert Bathurst, Julia Hills, and Alison Steadman, the show takes the form of a roundtable discussion, interspersed with sketches that veer tangentially from the sublime to the ridiculous.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great!!

    • By Avi on 10-31-11

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Nation's Favourite Poems

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: John Nettles, Siobhan Redmond, Greg Wise, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In a nationwide poll conducted by BBC Television's Bookworm to find the nation's favourite poem, Rudyard Kipling's "If" was voted number one. This compilation brings together over 40 poems from the poll, including the top 10, all stirringly read by John Nettles, Siobhàn Redmond, Greg Wise, and Emma Fielding.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the poems from my school days and beyond!

    • By Niamh on 05-12-12

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Reading Between The Lines

    • From Page to Production
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Lynne Truss, Rula Lenska, Lorelei King, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Bath-based BBC Audiobooks hosted a sell-out event for the Bath Literature Festival. Reading Between the Lines: From Page to Production featured Rula Lenska, Lynne Truss, Sir Derek Jacobi, and Lorelei King in an entertaining and lively discussion about the art of the audiobook. They were joined by Sunday Times audio critic Karen Robinson, BBC Audiobooks' Publishing Director Jan Paterson, and Senior Producer Kate Thomas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fascinating!

    • By Rio Delta Wild on 11-30-06

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Cricketing Tales from the Dressing Room

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Agnew
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew introduces a new collection of anecdotes and reflections from some of the best-loved characters of international cricket: Jack Russell, Derek Pringle, Graham Gooche, Ian Botham, Derek Underwood, Geoff Lawson and many more.

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Remembering... Willie Rushton

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Willie Rushton, Barry Cryer
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Career highlights from one of this country’s funniest satirists and comedy men.

    Willie Rushton’s career spanned decades, from the cutting edge satire of television’s That Was the Week That Was to the razor-sharp punnery and verbal wizardry of radio’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.

    Regular price: $12.91

    • Cricketing Tales from The Dressing Room

    • The Ashes Special
    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Agnew
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew introduces a new collection of anecdotes and reflections from some of the best-loved characters of Ashes cricket. Merv Hughes, Derek Randall, Ian Botham, Gladstone Small, Darren Gough and many more

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Remembering... Kenneth Williams

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Wonderful highlights of Kenneth Williams’ career in this classic compilation. For more than 30 years, Kenneth Williams kept the nation in stitches with his outrageous gallery of comic creations and an effortlessly brilliant barrage of repartee and innuendo on radio and television. In Beyond Our Ken and Round the Horne, Kenneth Williams brought us the popular characters of Rambling Syd Rumpo, J. Peasemold Gruntfuttock, and Sandy (of Julian & Sandy).

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Remembering... Spike Milligan

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Comic icon Spike Milligan recollects highlights from his stellar career. The comic genius of Spike Milligan changed the face of radio comedy through The Goon Show. Here Milligan chooses and introduces classic clips from an astonishing career: readings from his books Puckoon and Adolf Hitler, My Part in his Downfall, poems, songs, sketches, extracts from Q6 and In the Psychiatrist’s Chair. He reminisces about India and Bexhill and reads his favourite poems, including 'Fred Fernakerpan'.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

    • Chairman Humph - A Tribute
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Stephen Fry presents a special tribute to Humphrey Lyttelton, the sublime host of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, through the eyes of his close pals on the show and distinguished admirers, from Dame Judi Dench to Radiohead. The programme features many highlights taken from his thirty-six years at the helm of Radio 4's perennial antidote to panel games.

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Doctor Who

    • The Dalek Conquests
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Briggs
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Exterminate! Everything you wanted to know about the Daleks, but were too afraid to ask. The Daleks have a long and terrible history of aggression, and are among the most feared of all science-fiction baddies. Ruthless, cunning, and utterly evil, they have no pity, no fear, and will stop at nothing to destroy all other forms of life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So that's where they came from....

    • By Vincent Tume on 02-13-07

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The BBC War Reports

    • The Second World War: The Home Front
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Richard Baker
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In this remarkable collection of BBC recordings, we hear what the people of the Home Front listened to as they lived, loved, laughed and worked through the dark days of World War Two; from the stirring speeches and air-raid sirens, to the humour and music that helped to keep them smiling through.

    Regular price: $14.93

    • Teddy Tales and Rhymes

    • and Other Bear Necessities
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    With music and sound effects, this is a delightful collection of teddy-bear tales and rhymes. Our pre-school range of songs, rhymes, and short stories has been carefully selected for younger listeners.

    Regular price: $12.91

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