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    • Winnie the Pooh (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 222

    Here is an award-winning production with an all-star cast, bringing to life one of the best loved and recognised children's books of all time. This is a full dramatisation with specially composed music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Dramatization with a Perfect Piglet

    • By Jefferson on 10-10-10

    Regular price: $9.69

    • Winnie the Pooh: The House at Pooh Corner (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 131

    An award winning production, with an all star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench. Brings to life one of the best loved and recognised children's books of all time in a full dramatisation with specially composed music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great recording but be careful

    • By Debra on 12-15-10

    Regular price: $9.69

    • Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi

    • By: Augustine Institute, Dr. Tim Gray, Paul McCusker
    • Narrated by: Joseph Timms, Janie Dee, Owen Teale, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    If you think you know Francis of Assisi, you're in for a surprise. Discover the astonishing life of Brother Francis, the fun-loving son of wealth and privilege who gave up everything for the sake of Christ. Now the power and passion of one of the world'smost popular saints is captured in Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi, an exciting 10-part audio drama from the Augustine Institute Radio Theatre.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like no other

    • By Ben on 01-10-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

    • In Aid of the Royal Theatrical Fund
    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Dame Judi Dench, Jeremy Irons, Joanna Lumley, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 210

    Here is a collection of the Oscar Wilde's famous fairy tales, read by a cast of leading British actors. Additional narrators include Geoffrey Palmer O.B.E., Sir Donald Sinden, and Elaine Stritch. Music: 'Reverie De Sebastian' by Steve Davies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poignant Modern Fairy Tales Wonderfully Read

    • By Jefferson on 11-28-10

    Regular price: $11.29

    • Winnie the Pooh: Pooh Goes Visiting (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    A wonderful adaption of Winnie the Pooh, featuring an all-star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench. Story 1: In which we are introduced. Story 2: In which Pooh goes visiting and gets into a tight place. Story 3: In which Pooh and Piglet go hunting and nearly catch a Woozle. Story 4: In which Eeyore loses a tail and Pooh finds one. Story 5: In which Piglet is entirely surrounded by water. Story 6: In which Christopher Robin gives a Pooh Party, and we say good-bye.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charming!

    • By Frank on 12-18-15

    Regular price: $3.72

    • Winnie the Pooh: Tigger Comes to the Forest (Dramatised)

    • By: A. A. Milne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 74

    A wonderful adaption of Winnie the Pooh, featuring an all-star cast including Stephen Fry and Dame Judi Dench.Story 1: In which a house is built at Pooh corner for eeyore. Store 2: in which tigger comes to the forest and has breakfast. Story 3: In which a search is organdized. Story 4: In which it is shown that Tiggers do not climb trees.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Fine, but Flawed Product--

    • By Jefferson on 10-26-10

    Regular price: $3.72

    • Evelina

    • By: Frances Burney
    • Narrated by: Dame Judi Dench, Finty Williams, Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    Fanny Burney's wickedly funny satire follows the trials and romantic adventures of the young and beautiful Evelina as she tries to make her way through 18th-century Britain handicapped by her three great problems: being poor, being illegitimate - and being a girl. Evelina was a raging best seller when it was first published in 1778 and is widely credited with being the first of the great British domestic novels. Burney was a direct influence on her immediate follower, Jane Austen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get This Version!

    • By Johanna on 01-10-16

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Pygmalion

    • By: Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Lucy Whybrow, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    Pygmalion remains one of the most popular stories, but mainly in the medium of the musical; the evergreen My Fair Lady. But much of the charm and wit comes from the words and timing in Shaw's original play. Here are the characters of Professor Higgins, his friend Colonel Pickering, and their charge, Eliza Doolittle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classroom Use

    • By Kellee M. Lyons on 12-11-12

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Great Poems for Children

    • By: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    An anthology of over 50 classic children's poems, read by some of our finest actors. Full of fun, excitement, and magic, the poems in this collection are guaranteed to spark the imagination and open up a world of wonder. Favourites from authors such as Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, and Robert Louis Stevenson are all here, as well as less familiar but nonetheless hugely entertaining poems such as" The Camel's Complaint"and "The Elephant, or The Force of Habit".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • PERFECT, NON-TWADDLE, QUALITY POEMS!

    • By Atara on 04-18-12

    Regular price: $7.01

    • As Time Goes By

    • By: Bob Larbey
    • Narrated by: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 65

    Dame Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer star as old flames Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle. Their love story was all set for a happy ending in the 1950s when Jean was a student nurse and Lionel, a young army officer. But he was posted abroad and they lost touch. Thirty-eight years later, Lionel has returned to London to publish his autobiography and, through a strange coincidence, he is reunited with Jean who has set up a secretarial agency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful time!

    • By S. Smith on 02-17-13

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Just So Stories

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Here is the complete and unabridged collection of Rudyard Kipling's delightful Just So Stories, which he first told to his own children before setting them down on paper: How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, How the Elephant Got His Trunk, The Butterfly that Stamped, and many others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful reading of a terrific collection!

    • By Tea Thyme on 07-04-08

    Regular price: $15.95

    • Season's Greetings (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: Alan Ayckbourn
    • Narrated by: Frances Barber, Phil Daniels, Bill Nighy, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Christmas is the season of good cheer and harmony among men, but things are not working out quite that way in the Bunker household. As a motley collection of friends and relatives fill the house with their own wishes, dreams and attitudes, the stage is set for seasonal disharmony and romantic intrigue. It’s Christmas Eve and while Belinda is rushing around decorating the tree and seeing to all the guests and their needs, Eddie and Pattie are having a serious bust-up.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard To Follow

    • By Sara on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Father and Son

    • By: Edmund Gosse
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Everyone has a swipe at their parents and the way they were brought up at some point in their lives. Very few of us exact revenge to the extent that Edmund Gosse did upon his father in this superbly funny, agonising account of a very strange childhood. The subtitle of the book is A Study of Two Temperaments, and these were temperaments not destined to get on. Gosse, Sr. was an eminent naturalist and zoologist and a keen follower of the Plymouth Brethren.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Diary of a Nobody

    • By: George Grossmith
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Written as the diary of someone who would not normally merit a memoir but considers that he should have one written about him anyway, The Diary of a Nobody chronicles in agonizing but very funny detail everyday life in the lower middle class suburbs of Victorian England and the attempts of a social climber to better himself. It was published in 1892. First published in the satirical magazine Punch as a serial between 1888 and 1889, with illustrations by the author’s brother, Weedon.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Elephant’s Child

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    This is a story from the Just So Stories collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Chimes

    • By: Charles Dickens, Geoffrey Palmer
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Penguin Classics presents the audiobook adaptation of Dickens lesser-known Christmas novella, The Chimes, read by the actor Geoffrey Palmer. Toby Trotty; Veck, a downtrodden ticket-porter, is struggling with a decision. Will a visitation from spirits help him see the light? Scathing, dark, but also heart-warming, The Chimes is a thought-provoking Christmas read for fans of Dickens’ social commentary. Part of a series of abridged, vintage recordings taken from the Penguin Archives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good... but Flawed

    • By Gillian on 01-27-14

    Regular price: $19.64

    • A Murder of Quality (Dramatised)

    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale, Geoffrey Palmer, Marcia Warren
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    A Murder of Quality, set in the early 1960s, sees George Smiley investigating a murder in a public school. When the wife of one of the masters is found bludgeoned to death, Smiley, out of loyalty to an old friend, agrees to look into the case. But his investigation raises a multitude of questions. Who could have hated Stella Rode enough to kill her? Why was her dog put down shortly before the murder? And what did Mad Janie see on that fatal night?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love radio dramatizations

    • By Flyergrad on 03-30-12

    Regular price: $10.33

    • How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a story from the Just So Stories collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • How the Leopard Got His Spots

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a story from the Just So Stories collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By Rowdy Spoerl on 03-10-15

    Regular price: $0.95

    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 3 & Full Stop

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: full cast, Geoffrey Palmer, Penelope Wilton, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Sheila Hancock narrates the bittersweet adventures of the residents of a small town in Northamptonshire in the complete 3rd series of the BBC radio comedy drama - plus special episode 'Full Stop'. Relationships have come and gone but life continues in Wadenbrook, where Sheila Hancock takes us behind closed doors to reveal the inhabitants' heartbreak and happiness. In Series 3, Ken and Keith are celebrating; Jan has dinner with her ex-husband, and Mary and Jonathan have crossed wires.

    Regular price: $14.91

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