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    • Filthy Rich

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Michael Butt
    • Narrated by: William Beck, Emerald O'Hanrahan, Anna Massey
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Max is set to inherit a small fortune when he turns 25, but standing between him and the money is his sister Katrin. And then there's the grandmother. It's dog-eat-dog on the mean streets of Weston-super-Mare. Starring William Beck as Max, Emerald O'Hanrahan as Katrin and Anna Massey as Maria. Also featured amongst the cast are Rachel Spence, Piers Wehner, Rhys Jennings, Isadora Dooley Hunter and Joshua Swinney. Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Sons and Lovers

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-cast Dramatisation
    • By: D. H. Lawrence, Michael Butt (adaptation)
    • Narrated by: Fiona Clarke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of D. H. Lawrence's classic story about working class love, loss and hardship. Sensitive, intellectual Gertrude Coppard married miner Walter Morel for his rich, ringing laugh and colourful character. But now, years later, she finds there is little behind the bluster and their marriage has become riddled with disillusionment. Instead, Gertrude pours all her love and attention into her two sons, William and Paul.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Unauthorised History: The Killing

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Michael Butt
    • Narrated by: Paul Rhys, Blake Ritson, Harry Lloyd, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In May 1593, the playwright Christopher Marlowe was killed. Apparently, it was because of an argument over a bill. Michael Butt's innovative drama dons the cloak of documentary to re-examine the unsolved case.

    Regular price: $8.53

    • Peter Lorre vs. Peter Lorre

    • A BBC Radio 4 Dramatisation
    • By: Michael Butt
    • Narrated by: Stephen Greif, Peter Marinker, Kerry Shale, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the strange legal case of film star Peter Lorre, written and produced by Michael Butt and starring Stephen Greif. Originally broadcast as the ‘Afternoon Play’ on 10 May 2010.Towards the end of his unique career, movie star Peter Lorre found himself at the centre of an unusual legal case. Incorporating verbatim extracts from the court transcripts, Michael Butt's play wonders what was going through Lorre's troubled mind as he fought to protect his name and identity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Personal Connection.

    • By Tera Leigh on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $8.26

    • John Mortimer Presents 'The Trials of Marshall Hall'

    • By: Michael Butt
    • Narrated by: Michael Butt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Edward Marshall-Hall, who was born in Brighton in 1858, became perhaps the country's most successful advocate of all time, building his reputation on a phenomenal talent for acquitting defendants in murder trials where a guilty verdict had seemed a foregone conclusion. Given that murder during this period carried a sentence of execution by hanging, he can be said to have saved a considerable number of souls, male and female, from the horrors of the noose.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Last Project: El Utimo Proyecto

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Michael Butt
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick, Yolanda Vazquez, William Marquez, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • 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

    El Ultimo Proyecto - The Last Project by Michael Butt, a play in two languages- Spanish and English. A romantic thriller set in the hills of Andalucia. A British former soldier, Travis, has a love affair with the wife of a famous Spanish film director. Story telling and reality collide when the director insists Travis helps with his latest film, his 'last project' in which a murder is committed. Starring Bryan Dick, Yolanda Vazquez, William Marquez, and Hugo Cubilla. With original song composition by Akintayo Akinbode and words by Federico Garcia Lorca Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

    Regular price: $8.53