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    • Day Release: The Complete Series 1 and 2

    • Six BBC Radio 4 Dramas
    • By: Peter Jukes
    • Narrated by: Deeivya Meir, full cast, Lenny Henry, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
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    Lenny Henry plays double murderer Frank Watt, who is getting ready to face life on the outside after 30 years in prison. He's looking forward to getting out, but things have changed a lot since the '80s, and he's institutionalised. He quite likes his bookish, monklike life inside, and the anger he was boiling over with when he went to prison is down to a manageable simmer.

    Regular price: $19.18

    • Arabian Afternoons: A Dish of Pomegranates

    • By: Peter Jukes
    • Narrated by: Sirine Saba, Kevork Malikyan, William El-Gardi, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    The third in a series of plays inspired by stories from the Arabian Nights. Shared roots and scattered families in the melting pot of modern Jerusalem. Tired after a stressful trip, Ajib is stopped by security officers as he tries to fly out of Ben Gurion airport on his way home to the U.S. They don't think his story adds up. Can he make them believe him? And does he actually know the whole story himself?

    Regular price: $10.33

    • A Domestic

    • By: Peter Jukes
    • Narrated by: Neil Stuke, Lydia Leonard, Clare Lawrence-Moody
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    A family cleaner sees and hears everything, from the pill packet that signals that her employers are no longer trying for another child, to that unfamiliar earring in the marital bed that signals something altogether more worrying. In this five-part drama, two successful people, prosperous and happily married, pay little attention to their Polish domestic. Perhaps they should....

    Regular price: $12.91

    • Beyond Contempt: The Inside Story of the Phone Hacking Trial

    • By: Peter Jukes
    • Narrated by: Peter Jukes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Peter Jukes, an award-winning TV crime writer, starts at the beginning: October 2013 and the Old Bailey is gearing up for an eight-month courtroom clash. It's a showdown that will pit tabloid newspaper executives in Rupert Murdoch's News International against the British state. The journalists are accused of phone hacking, corrupting public officials, and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. After years of cover up involving News International, the Metropolitan Police, and the government, the judge tells the jury, "British justice is on trial."

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Limited appeal

    • By Robyn on 12-21-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bad Faith: The Complete Series

    • Four BBC Radio 4 full cast dramas
    • By: Peter Jukes
    • Narrated by: Lenny Henry
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
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    A series of four plays by about Jake Thorne, a Methodist minister and police chaplain who is battling with his own demons at the same time as trying to resolve the problems of his parishioners. The plays are: Bad Faith, Vengeance is Mine, The Fire This Time and Nothing Sacred. Starring Lenny Henry, Danny Sapani and Jenny Jules. Written by Peter Jukes. Producers: Steven Canny and Mary Peate. Executive Producer: Simon Elmes.

    Regular price: $12.40

    • Prenup

    • A BBC Radio 4 Dramatisation
    • By: Peter Jukes
    • Narrated by: Sam Dale, Sally Orrock
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Two academics, British Paul (Sam Dale) and American Amy (Sally Orrock), have married in the US with a prenuptial agreement. They did so because Paul's previous marriage ended in a messy divorce, making him wary of future commitment. Paul loves Amy and was relieved to hear that, like him, she doesn't want children.

    Regular price: $8.26