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    • Gargantua & Pantagruel (Classic Serial)

    • By: Francois Rabelais, Lavinia Murray (dramatisation)
    • Narrated by: David Troughton, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais. Dramatised by Lavinia Murray. Episode 1: Gargantua. The bawdy, exuburant adventures of medieval giants. A dizzying blend of fantasy, comedy, philosophy and scatological humour. The world's a messy place. The first episode depicts the young life of the giant Gargantua, who is reduced to laughable insanity by an education at the hands of paternal ignorance, old crones and syphilitic professors. Episode 2: - Pantagruel. Concluding the bawdy and scatological adventures of Medieval giants.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Too many sound effects

    • By Itamar Netzer on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (Classic Serial)

    • By: Thomas De Quincey, Lavinia Murray (dramatisation)
    • Narrated by: Oliver Cotton, Full Cast
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    By Lavinia Murray. Dramatisation of Thomas De Quincey's 1821 autobiographical account of his consumption of the liquid opiate laudanum, a legal painkiller of the time, and his painful and surreal descent into addiction. With full cast. Directed by Gary Brown.

    Regular price: $8.26