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    • As You Like It

    • Arkangel Shakespeare
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Niamh Cusack, Stephen Mangan, Victoria Hamilton, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Rosalind, daughter of the deposed Duke Senior, is exiled from the court by her wicked uncle. Disguising herself as a young man and accompanied by her cousin Celia, she takes refuge in the Forest of Arden. In the forest Rosalind meets Orlando with whom she is in love, but her male disguise complicates matters, especially when Rosalind finds she has unwittingly attracted the shepherdess Phebe. But out of the confusion comes reconciliation and forgiveness, and all ends happily.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Can't bother with a title

    • By Darwin8u on 07-27-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Twelfth Night

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Stella Gonet, Gerard Murphy, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Twelfth Night, nowadays one of Shakespeare's best-loved and most-admired comedies, was not always so regarded: Samuel Pepys saw the play three times in the 1660s and judged it 'silly'. Modern audiences, critics, and directors seem better attuned to its delicate counter pointing of romance and realism....

    Regular price: $12.59

    • BBC Radio Shakespeare

    • Julius Caesar (Dramatized)
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Gerard Murphy, Stella Gonet, Nicholas Farrell, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    BBC Radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance

    • By John McGovern on 07-17-16

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Across the Barricades

    • By: Joan Lingard
    • Narrated by: Gerard Murphy
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Kevin and Sadie just want to be together, but it’s not that simple. Things are bad in Belfast. Soldiers walk the streets and the city is divided. No Catholic boy and Protestant girl can go out together - not without dangerous consequences. So what will happen if they insist on seeing each other? A powerful, gripping love story set against the troubled background of Northern Ireland, from acclaimed author Joan Lingard.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't grab me at all.

    • By Ben on 05-05-18

    Regular price: $16.41

    • The Twelfth Day of July

    • Kevin and Sadie, Book 1
    • By: Joan Lingard
    • Narrated by: Gerard Murphy
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sadie is Protestant, Kevin is Catholic – and on the tense streets of Belfast their lives collide. It starts with a dare – kids fooling around – but soon becomes something dangerous. Getting to know Sadie Jackson will change Kevin’s life forever. But will the world around them change too? This is the first book in the Kevin and Sadie series from acclaimed author Joan Lingard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still a good read...

    • By Dona on 04-09-16

    Regular price: $9.49