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    • How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me: The Complete Series 1-3

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Drama
    • By: Hattie Naylor
    • Narrated by: Joanna Scanlan, Kieran Hodgson, full cast, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
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    The Emperor Domitian has informers everywhere; no-one is safe. He rules Rome with a rod of iron, and he is dangerously unstable and paranoid. In the snake pit of Imperial Rome, all Pliny the Younger wants to do is get his letters ready for publication. Except if he, his mother, their Greek cook Doris (who narrowly missed out on becoming the next Oracle at Delphi), and Venta, their slave with secretarial skills, have any chance of surveying, they are going to have to negotiate a political minefield, keep their eyes peeled for spies and, most of all, not do anything to annoy the Emperor.

    Regular price: $15.26

    • The Very World of Milton Jones

    • The Complete Series 2
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Milton Jones, Alexander Armstrong, Joanna Scanlan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
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    In 1998, BBC Radio 4 found it had a new star on its hands. From the opening monologue ("You see when the boys in the playground found out that I had a potentially fatal allergy to peanuts, they used to shove me up against a wall and make me play Russian roulette with a bag of Revels") to the closing number ("Milton Jones, Milton Jones, so good they named him"), everything about the show was different, weird, and funny.

    Regular price: $15.49