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    • Rebecca

    • By: Daphne du Maurier
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,911
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,686
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,683

    The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady's maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives - resenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favourite novels, ever

    • By Calliope on 11-24-14

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Charles Dickens BBC Radio Drama Collection: The Early Years

    • Seven BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Anna Massey, Bill Nighy, and others
    • Length: 35 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Captivating radio dramatisations of seven of Charles Dickens' most famous novels. Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors of all time, and this first digital volume of the dramatised canon of his work includes seven of his most popular novels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Audio book from Naxos has to be listened to first, and is utterly magnificent. But this radio play is brilliant.

    • By Anonymous User on 08-05-18

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Double Sin and Other Stories

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Isla Blair, Joan Hickson, Anna Massey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    In one of London's most elegant shops, a decorative doll in green velvet adopts some rather human, and sinister, traits.... A country gentleman is questioned about a murder that has yet to be committed.... While summoning spirits, a medium is drawn closer to the world of the dead than she ever imagined possible.... In a small country church, a dying man's last word, sanctuary, becomes both an elegy and a clue to a crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By bracken on 01-22-14

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Murder in Mesopotamia

    • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239

    Nurse Amy Leatheran had never felt the lure of the "mysterious East", but she nonetheless accepts an assignment at Hassanieh, an ancient site deep in the Iraqi desert, to care for the wife of a celebrated archaeologist. Mrs Leidner is suffering bizarre visions and nervous terror. "I'm afraid of being killed!" she admits to her nurse. Her terror, unfortunately, is anything but unfounded, and Nurse Leatheran is soon enough without a patient. The world's greatest detective happens to be in the vicinity, however....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A different Hercule Poirot

    • By RueRue on 09-15-15

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Catherine De Medici

    • By: Leonie Frieda
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    Leonie Frieda has returned to original sources and re-read the thousands of letters left by Catherine de Medici. There has not been a biography in English of Catherine for many years, and she believes that the time has come to show her as one of the most influential women in 16th-century Europe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An outstanding performance of an excellent book

    • By Zaubermond on 05-24-11

    Regular price: $15.88

    • Rebecca

    • By: Daphne Du Maurier
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209

    Daphne du Maurier's young heroine meets the charming Maxim de Winter and despite her youth, they marry and go to Manderley, his home in Cornwall. There, the sinister housekeeper Mrs Danvers and the mystery she keeps alive of his first wife Rebecca - said to have drowned at sea - threatens to overwhelm the marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-26-10

    Regular price: $24.51

    • The Complete Barchester Chronicles (Dramatisation)

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey, Alex Jennings
    • Length: 18 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137

    Here is a new audio edition of the acclaimed BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of Anthony Trollope's gently satirical tales of provincial life, available together in one download. Nearly 20 hours of ironic, witty, and wonderfully written drama is contained in this audiobook. The cast includes Anna Massey, Alex Jennings, David Haig, Rosemary Leach, Kenneth Cranham, Emma Fielding, and Brenda Blethyn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Anthony Trollope's Small Affairs

    • By Joseph R on 08-30-09

    Regular price: $34.11

    • The Cherry Orchard: (Classic Radio Theatre - Dramatised)

    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Sinéad Cusack, Anna Massey, Patricia Routledge, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Sinéad Cusack, Anna Massey, Patricia Routledge, Andrew Sachs and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies star in this 1974 BBC Radio full-cast production of Chekhov’s classic play.Madame Ranyevskaya and her daughter Anya have returned home from Paris to discover that their family estate - which includes their beloved cherry orchard - has to be sold to cover the family’s debts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stellar production of Chekhov's masterpiece

    • By mary on 04-16-12

    Regular price: $10.33

    • This Sceptred Isle: Collection 1

    • 55BC-1702: The Classic BBC Radio History
    • By: Christopher Lee
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey, Paul Eddington
    • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The first five volumes from the landmark BBC radio series This Sceptred Isle. Christopher Lee's epic history tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the death of Victoria. This collection includes the original first five volumes.

    Regular price: $33.04

    • This Sceptred Isle

    • The Twentieth Century, Volume 1, 1901-1919
    • By: Christopher Lee
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey, Robert Powell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Continuing the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series of the story of Britain, from the start of the twentieth century to the present day. Christopher Lee's history of Britain, This Sceptred Isle, provided the definitive radio account of the nation form the arrival of Julius Caesar to the death of Queen Victoria.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • This Sceptred Isle, Volume 3

    • 1327-1547 The Black Prince to Henry V
    • By: Christopher Lee
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Volume 3, covering the years 1327 to 1547, takes us through a bloody and turbulent time in English history: the Hundred Years' War with France, the Peasants' Revolt, the triumph of Henry V at Agincourt, the Wars of the Roses, and, of course, the reign of the larger-than-life Henry VIII.

    Regular price: $14.46

    • This Sceptred Isle Vol 6

    • The First British Empire 1702-1760
    • By: Christopher Lee
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Christopher Lee's history of Britain provides the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped our nation. Volume 6, covering the years 1702 to 1760, looks at several firsts: the reign of the first Hanoverian king, George I; the man known as Britain's first prime minister, Robert Walpole; the first renditions of 'Rule Britannia' and 'God Save the King'; and, importantly, the first appearance of gin!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I love the series, not this one so much

    • By Philo on 10-30-14

    Regular price: $14.93

    • This Sceptred Isle Vol 10

    • The Age of Victoria 1837-1901
    • By: Christopher Lee
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Volume 10 covers the years 1837 to 1901: the Victorian Age. The Queen's 64-year reign oversaw huge social changes, wrought by Palmerston, Gladstone, and Disraeli; Dickens, Trollope, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gilbert and Sullivan; the first bicycle and the first electric light bulb.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful!

    • By David on 09-14-10

    Regular price: $14.46

    • This Sceptred Isle Collection 2: 1702-1901

    • The Classic BBC Radio History
    • By: Christopher Lee, Winston Churchill
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey, Peter Jeffrey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The final five volumes from the landmark BBC radio series This Sceptred Isle. Christopher Lee's epic history tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the death of Victoria. This collection includes the original volumes 6-10. 1702-1760: the First British Empire; the reign of George I; Britain's first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole; and the first rendition of Rule Britannia. 1760-1792: the Age of Revolution; the Industrial Revolution begins....

    Regular price: $33.04

    • This Sceptred Isle, Volume 1

    • 55 BC-1087 Julius Caesar to William the Conqueror
    • By: Christopher Lee
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Volume 1, covering the years 55BC to 1087, tells the beginning of the story: 400 years of peace for the island of Britannia under the Romans before a plunge into the Dark Ages and the invasion of those who would become the English: Angles, Saxons, Danes and Norwegians.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Making history enjoyable

    • By lanny kaufman on 09-08-11

    Regular price: $14.46

    • The Phantom of the Opera (Dramatized)

    • By: Gaston Leroux, Barnaby Edwards
    • Narrated by: Alexander Siddig, Anna Massey, James D'Arcy, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    In the cosmopolitan Paris of the 1880s, the new proprietors of the Opera House are amused to discover that their costly acquisition is said to be haunted. But their smiles quickly vanish as tragedy follows misfortune: a murdered stagehand, a fatal accident, a missing girl. Fearful tales of the Opera Ghost race through the corridors and dressing rooms of the theatre. And with good reason - for deep in the catacombs beneath the Opera House, something is stirring.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Fabulous

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-18-16

    Regular price: $27.71

    • Young Victoria

    • A BBC Radio 4 Drama
    • By: Juliet Ace
    • Narrated by: Adrian Lukis, Anna Massey, Christopher Cazenove, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This illuminating serial charts the transformation of the young Victoria from spirited teenager to shy young bride to celebrated ruler of Britain and ‘Mother of Europe’. But while her roles changed, her essential nature remained the same: vibrant, passionate, principled and fiercely independent. Through extracts from Victoria’s own diaries and letters, and dramatised episodes featuring the characters closest to her, we are given thrilling insight into the thoughts and feelings of the woman behind the crown - and the secrets of her mind and heart. 

    Regular price: $13.08

    • An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

    • By: P. D. James, Nevill Teller
    • Narrated by: Judi Bowker, Anna Massey, Full Cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Judi Bowker and Anna Massey star in this gripping BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation featuring young detective Cordelia Gray. Mark Calendar, 21 years old and in his final year at Cambridge, leaves university without warning and takes a job as a gardener. Eighteen days later he is found hanging in the cottage where he lived. The verdict at the inquest is suicide.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • DO NOT GET IF YOU ARE READING ALONG WITH BOOK

    • By Haley on 11-13-15

    Regular price: $10.33

    • This Sceptred Isle Vol 5

    • Restoration & Glorious Revolution 1660-1702
    • By: Christopher Lee
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Christopher Lee's history of Britain provides the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped our nation. Volume 5, covering the years 1660 to 1702, is about great change: the restoration of the monarchy, the Great Plague, the Great Fire in the nation's capital, and, following the immense unpopularity of James II's Catholicism, a ruler from a different country on the throne, William of Orange.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • contains a glitch

    • By Mark on 01-26-15

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Fraud

    • By: Anita Brookner
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    When Anna Durrant is reported missing her friends seem unconcerned at her disappearance. After all, her life has been one of concealment. For years Anna submitted to the protective dependence of her mother, and even after Amy Durrant’s death she simply conformed to the expectations of others. Increasingly, Anna feels herself trapped by these expectations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jamesian, Whartonesque, Eliotlike 📚📖

    • By Gretchen SLP on 12-10-16

    Regular price: $17.05

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