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    • Winnie-the-Pooh

    • The Complete BBC collection
    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Alan Bennett reads A. A. Milne's much-loved stories about a small bear and his friends. The collection includes Winnie-the-Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner and A Party for Pooh. What is the connection between a bear of very little brain and a honey pot? Usually it's the very sticky paw of Winnie-the-Pooh, as he takes a break between adventures for a little something. In these stories, Pooh goes visiting and gets into a tight place, Eeyore loses a tail and Piglet meets a Heffalump.

    Regular price: $14.45

    • The Uncommon Reader

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    When the queen chases a straying corgi through the grounds of Buckingham Palace, she happens upon the City of Westminster travelling library, and begins a journey of discovery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poignant and full of wit.

    • By Angus on 11-03-07

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Alan Bennett Reads Childhood Classics

    • The Wind in the Willows; Alice in Wonderland; Through the Looking Glass; Winnie-the-Pooh; The House at Pooh Corner
    • By: Kenneth Graeme, Lewis Carroll, A A Milne
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    > The Wind in the Willows is the classic story featuring Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad (of Toad Hall). In Alice in Wonderland, when Alice follows a white rabbit down a hole, she embarks on a series of adventures with some of the most weird and wonderful characters ever encountered. In Through the Looking Glass, Alice sees another world in the looking glass and wishes she could go there.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An Incomplete Collection

    • By William Turk on 01-17-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Montana Mail Order Bride Box Set: Westward Series Books 22-23

    • Westward Box Sets, Book 8
    • By: Linda Bridey
    • Narrated by: Alan Taylor, J. Scott Bennett
    • Length: 18 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Books 22-23 in the series that critics describe as "a wonderful blend of hope, humor, passion, romance, suspense, forgiveness and the stories make you feel like you are actually there!" In Book 22, Westward Sight: When Frankie Scorrano and D. J. Samuels meet, romance blossoms. But when a terrible illness strikes, leaving behind complications, will their love survive, or will it succumb to bitterness and despair?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful set of books

    • By Hoppytrails on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Alan Bennett: Stories

    • Read by Alan Bennett
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    A unique collection of eight Alan Bennett stories, read by the author. Alan Bennett is one of Britain's best-loved authors and an acclaimed storyteller. This exclusive compilation includes eight of his best tales, collected together for the first time. Here is his celebrated, iconic memoir 'The Lady in the Van'; as well as two fascinating autobiographical accounts of his family and childhood.

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Alan Bennett: Doctor Dolittle Stories

    • Classic Readings from the BBC Archive
    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Alan Bennett reads these three enchanting Doctor Dolittle stories. Doctor Dolittle has an extraordinary talent - he can talk to the animals! Taught by his parrot, Polynesia, he is soon able to chat to every kind of creature - and his skill leads him into all sorts of adventures.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Lady in the Van

    • A BBC Radio 4 adaptation
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett, full cast, Maggie Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Maggie Smith stars in this BBC radio adaptation of Alan Bennett's highly acclaimed autobiographical stage play. An eccentric old lady moves into a quiet street in Camden Town. There she remains, installed in her van in glorious self-sufficiency, until the council instructs her to move on. Then a kind homeowner invites her to move her van into his garden - where she stays for the next 15 years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Maggie Smith Gets 'The Last Laugh'

    • By Gretchen SLP on 01-05-16

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass

    • By: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Young Alice leads an ordinary sort of life until, one day, she follows a rabbit down a hole and embarks on a series of adventures with some of the most weird and wonderful characters anyone has ever encountered! She soon discovers that nothing is ordinary in Wonderland, least of all the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Duchess, and the Mock Turtle.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Could not hold my Grand-Daughters attention

    • By All Ears on 07-10-17

    Regular price: $15.49

    • A Life Like Other People's

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Originally Released as Untold Stories Part 1 Alan Bennett's A Life Like Other People’s is the core of his collection, Untold Stories. It is a poignant memoir of his parents’ marriage and his own childhood, recalling Christmases with Grandma Peel and the lives, loves and deaths of his unforgettable aunties, Kathleen and Myra.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Alan Bennett

    • Telling Tales
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Following on from the phenomenal success of Writing Home, Alan Bennett reminisces about his early years, from his schooldays to undergraduate life at Oxford University.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Alan Bennett: Keeping On Keeping On

    • Diaries 2005-2014
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Alan Bennett narrates the latest installment of his diaries, as heard on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week. Following on from Alan Bennett's best-selling, award-winning prose collections Writing Home and Untold Stories, Keeping On Keeping On is a third anthology featuring his unique observations, recollections and reminiscences. At its heart is his latest published collection of diaries.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Other Nonsense Rhymes

    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Alan Bennett reads The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Other Nonsense Rhymes by Edward Lear. The poems and limericks include "The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly", "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat", "The Duck and the Kangaroo", "The Table and the Chair", "The Broom, the Shovel, the Poker and the Tongs", "Mr and Mrs Discobbolos", "The Nutcrackers and the Sugar Tongs", "The Two Old Bachelors", "The Pobble Who Has No Toes", "The Jumblies", "The Dog with a Luminous Nose", and many more.

    Regular price: $3.40

    • Talking Heads

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Performed by the author and five of Britain's leading actresses, Alan Bennett's tales are full of quirky, insightful detail that bring the characters vividly to life. From Julie Walters' portrayal of an actress seeking fame to Anna Massey's alcoholic vicar's wife, these individuals are linked by their self-delusion, desperation, and vulnerability.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quirky, funny and brilliant

    • By Nancy J on 06-16-14

    Regular price: $14.93

    • Dear Philip, Dear Kingsley

    • The Letters of Phillip Larkin & Kingsley Amis
    • By: Philip Larkin
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett, Robert Hardy
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    A meeting at Oxford University during World War II signalled the beginning of a lifelong friendship between two outstanding contributors to 20th century English literature: Philip Larkin, poet, and Kingsley Amis, the prolific novelist. Selected from correspondence written between 1943 and 1985, these letters offer an entertaining and illuminating insight into the prejudices, exasperations and in-jokes of two literary greats. A linking commentary complements the writers' own words.

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Smut: Two Unseemly Stories: The Greening of Mrs Donaldson & The Shielding of Mrs Forbes

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    Two unexpected tales written and read by the best-selling author of The Uncommon Reader, Untold Stories and The History Boys."The Greening of Mrs Donaldson" - Mrs Donaldson is a conventional middle-class woman beached on the shores of widowhood after a marriage that had been much like many others: happy to begin with, then satisfactory and finally dull. But when she decides to take in two lodgers, her mundane life becomes much more stimulating…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fun British story about unmentionable subjects!

    • By Anonymous User on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Alan Bennett

    • Single Spies (Dramatised)
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    It is 1958, and in a squalid flat in Moscow, double-agent Guy Burgess is hiding from the world. When he is visited by actress Coral Browne, he is overjoyed to see someone from his former life in England. Starved for information, Burgess interrogates her about English society gossip, and cajoles her into taking home measurements for a new pinstripe suit from his London tailor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A pure joy throughout!

    • By Gwynne O'Reagan on 12-31-06

    Regular price: $12.91

    • Alan Bennett

    • Untold Stories, Part 2: The Diaries
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Untold Stories, Alan Bennett's first major collection of prose since his best-selling Writing Home, brings together the finest and funniest of his writing over the last 10 years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Must for Anglophiles

    • By Gretchen SLP on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Complete Talking Heads

    • The classic BBC Radio 4 monologues plus A Woman of No Importance
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett, Patricia Routledge
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The complete audio collection of Alan Bennett's celebrated monologues, published together for the first time and performed by some of Britain's best actors. The Talking Heads monologues are widely regarded as one of Alan Bennett's finest dramatic achievements. First broadcast on BBC TV and BBC Radio 4 in the 1980s and 1990s, they won a host of awards and huge popular acclaim, and remain among his most admired works today.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Depressing

    • By Cookie on 09-19-16

    Regular price: $21.32

    • The Laying on of Hands

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Clive has died young, in Peru and in cirucumstances which make some of his many friends uneasy. The congregation gathered for his memorial service is unexpectedly distinguished; amongst the well-known faces and household names are pop stars, actors, politicians, and even members of the government.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Alan Bennett

    • Diaries 1980-1990
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Alan Bennett's gentle, wry observations of life have made him one of the country's best-loved and most famous authors. He reads extracts from his best-selling diaries which offer a fascinating insight into his life - the work on location, life in Camden and fond, poignant memories of his childhood and home life.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • superb

    • By Denis on 11-21-11

    Regular price: $10.33

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