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    • Treasure Island

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Marty Ross - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Philip Glenister, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,244
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,232

    Audible Originals takes to the high seas to bring to life this timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps and mutiny. When weathered old sailor Billy Bones arrives at the inn of young Jim Hawkins' parents, it is the start of an adventure beyond anything he could have imagined. When Bones dies mysteriously, Jim stumbles across a map of a mysterious island in his sea chest, where X marks the spot of a stash of buried pirate gold.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A reflective adventure

    • By Tad Davis on 09-12-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Just One Damned Thing After Another

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Marty Ross
    • Narrated by: Gemma Whelan, Ben Miles, Jonathan Bailey, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 110

    Time travel meets history in this Audible Original drama. When Max, a recent ancient history graduate, is offered a mysterious job at St Mary's Historical Research Institute, she quickly comes to realise this isn't any old stuffy research library. At St Mary's the historians don't just study the past - they revisit it. What begins as an academic exploration of events, such as the Peterloo Massacre, takes a dark and dangerous turn, and the historians of St Mary's soon learn that it's not just history they're fighting....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Might be tough for longtime series fans

    • By Lora Feeley on 05-20-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Arabian Nights: Volume 1

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Marty Ross
    • Narrated by: Zahra Ahmadi, Raghad Chaar, Omid Djalili, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    This multicast dramatisation of Arabian Nights: Volume 1 is an Audible Original reenvisioning of three iconic tales - with a twist. Adapted by the great Marty Ross, whose previous audio dramas include Romeo and Jude, Dark Shadows, Doctor Who and Blood and Stone, listeners can expect to hear Sheherezade, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves and Julnar the Sea Born as they've never done before.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What a horrible book

    • By R. MCRACKAN on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Wireless Theatre Collection of Horror & Suspense

    • By: Brita Bradbury, Terence Newman, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The award-winning and critically acclaimed Wireless Theatre Company strives to keep radio theater alive and well. Collected here are six full-cast dramatizations that are sure to send shivers down your spine.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Dark Shadows - Dress Me in Dark Dreams

    • By: Marty Ross
    • Narrated by: Amber Benson, Terry Crawford, James Unsworth
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    'Now touch the mirror, and I will take hold of you.' Collinwood in the 19th century is a lonely place. While her brothers experience the world, the young Judith Collins must stay and tend to her grandmother, Edith. Judith, though, has secret dreams of romance. She sees herself dancing in a beautiful dress with a dashing stranger. But the man of her dreams is becoming increasingly real. Soon Judith must fight for the man she loves.

    Regular price: $21.51

    • Blood and Stone

    • A 3D Horror-fi Production
    • By: Marty Ross
    • Narrated by: Fizz Marcus, Josephine Hart, Mike Garnell, and others
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Based on the true story of Countess Elizabeth Bathory; perhaps one of the greatest mass murderers of all time. A woman who tortured and killed over 600 young women for their blood.Too noble to be executed, in 1610 the 'Bloody Lady of Cachtice' was bricked up in a set of rooms in her own castle in Slovakia. Why then should the young and beautiful Katya be at the castle door attracting the close attention of the gaoler and wanting a job looking after Countess?

    Regular price: $4.12

    • The Woman on the Bridge

    • By: Marty Ross, Wireless Theatre Company - producer, David Beck - director, and others
    • Narrated by: Ceri Gifford, Jessica Dennis, James Parkes, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Chatsworth House during the Second World War. The Devonshire family make way for an evacuated girls' school, Chatsworth's grand interiors now converted to dormitories and classrooms. Pupils Ceri and Gwyneth explore these new surroundings and their history, above and below stairs. But a ghost story about a screaming woman on the bridge in the grounds seems disturbingly true - and all the more disturbing for the parallels it presents with the secret love affair they discover their charismatic teacher, Miss Cairns, is involved in....

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Medusa on the Beach

    • By: Marty Ross, The Wireless Theatre Company
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Biddlecombe is a perfectly ordinary English seaside town - except everyone there has been turned to stone. Two seriously out-of-their-depth police officers uncover the strange truth of what happened when middle-aged and romantically disappointed hairdresser Marjorie Briggs finds something in a polythene bag on the beach that didn't belong there - something ancient and terrible with the power to seriously muck up the lives of Marjorie and all those she loves and hates.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Crooker’s Kingdom, Part 1

    • By: Marty Ross, Wireless Theatre Company - producer, Robert Valentine - director
    • Narrated by: Greg Page, Sally Hyde Lomax, Josephine Timmins, and others
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sir Richard Arkwright has brought modernity to a remote corner of Derbyshire with the creation of Cromford Mill. Now, as his crowning glory, he's going to build himself a castle - but first a strange outcrop of rocks will have to be removed. Locals warn Arkwright of a local legend about Crooker, a dangerous nature spirit, but Sir Richard scoffs at such notions, until it becomes clear an uncanny force in the landscape is prepared to fight him for ownership of the valley.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Blood and Stone

    • By: Marty Ross
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Too noble to be executed, in 1610 the "Bloody Lady of Cachtice" was bricked up in a set of rooms in her own castle in Slovakia. Why then should the young and beautiful Katya be at the castle door attracting the close attention of the gaoler and wanting a job looking after Countess? Is it revenge or some more ghostly visit from Bathory's past? And if she should help her escape....

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Crooker’s Kingdom, Part 2

    • By: Marty Ross, Wireless Theatre Company - producer, Robert Valentine - director
    • Narrated by: Greg Page, Sally Hyde Lomax, Josephine Timmins, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Part two of two. Sir Richard Arkwright has brought modernity to a remote corner of Derbyshire with the creation of Cromford Mill. Now, as his crowning glory, he's going to build himself a castle - but first a strange outcrop of rocks will have to be removed. Locals warn Arkwright of a local legend about Crooker, a dangerous nature spirit, but Sir Richard scoffs at such notions, until it becomes clear an uncanny force in the landscape is prepared to fight him for ownership of the valley.

    Regular price: $4.95