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    • Meet Mr Mulliner (Dramatised)

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse, Roger Davenport
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway, Carl Prekopp
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Six BBC Radio dramatisations of short stories from the master of comedy, P. G. Wodehouse. Mr Mulliner is a pub raconteur with an endless supply of improbable tales featuring his innumerable relations. There is the story of 'Honeysuckle Cottage', haunted by the spirit of a romantic novelist set on forcing marital bliss on the unwilling resident. 'A Slice of Life' also features a spooky old house, plus a young heiress and a determined suitor.

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Mrs Jeffries Rocks the Boat

    • Mrs Jeffries, Book 14
    • By: Emily Brightwell
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mirabelle Daws travelled all the way from Australia to Sheridan Square to visit her sister - only to die in the middle of a locked garden. All the residents of Sheridan Square have a key to the garden - but no-one seemed to know that Mirabelle was planning to arrive. So the question facing Mrs. Jeffries and Inspector Witherspoon is: who wanted to make sure that Mirabelle's visit was very, very short-lived? 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • That Liverpool Girl

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    In the backstreets of Liverpool, Eileen Watson lives with her mother Nellie, daughter Mel and her three tearaway sons. Life isn’t great, but they have each other, and family can get you through anything. Or can it? Then Britain declares war on Germany and their lives change forever. The children have to be evacuated, but Mel refuses to go, and so Eileen says goodbye to her mother and sons, moves away from the street they love and faces a future without her precious family.

    Regular price: $19.07

    • Midnight on Lime Street

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What possible connections might exist between an aged man who used to sell shoes, some ladies of the night, a serial killer, Lime Street Station and a mansion in Southport? The answer lies in love, friendship and the determination to endure all the way to the winning post. Eve, owner and madam at Meadowbank Farm, is keen to secure a deal that keeps her in pocket. But is she a match for Babs, a 'Baby Girl' in this house of ill repute?

    Regular price: $24.26

    • Mersey View

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Now that her family is grown, content in the knowledge that she loves them, Lucy Henshaw decides she is free to leave. She secretly purchases a beautiful house overlooking the Mersey, and there she plans to start afresh. Within hours, she has met some characters: her new neighbour Moira, who is dying, and sees Lucy as the ideal new companion for her husband; Shirley Bishop, cleaner extraordinaire; and Dr David Vincent, who is grieving for the loss of his young son.

    Regular price: $16.80

    • Daughters of Penny Lane

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1946, Alice Quigley returns to her childhood home on Penny Lane, having lost her house in Bootle and three sisters to the bombs that fell over Liverpool. Estranged from her husband Dan, she finds comfort in living closer to her remaining sister, Nellie. But even though the bombs have stopped falling, tremors still rock the family when Alice's reviled mother is kicked out of Nellie's home and seeks vengeance.

    Regular price: $23.55

    • Meet Me at the Pier Head

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Headmaster Theodore Quinn has lived in Liverpool since coming over from America to fight for Britain in the 1940s. Over ten years later, he is harbouring two secrets and scars that are both physical and emotional. Where women are concerned, he and his secrets are a closed shop, until Tia Bellamy walks into his life. Tia cuts through Theo’s reserve, and the first of his secrets is shared with her.

    Regular price: $26.39

    • A Liverpool Song

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Andrew Sanderson, brilliant surgeon and renowned musician, is still grieving the death of his wife Mary when his younger daughter turns up on the doorstep having left her philandering husband. It’s not long before the house is overrun with daughters, grandchildren, sons-in-law and a boisterous stray dog called Storm. At Andrew's time of life, is this really what he needs? One thing is sure, home is a lot more interesting than it once was, and things have certainly changed from when he was a boy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • English Storytelling, Telling Story

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $28.90

    • Mrs Jeffries Pinches the Post

    • By: Emily Brightwell
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Harrison Nye may have been involved in some dubious business dealings, but no one ever expected him to be murdered. Now Inspector Witherspoon must root out the perpetrator of the underhanded deed. Nye's business associate visited him just hours before the murder and seems to know more than he's letting on. And when his maid disappears, this dirty business gets even deadlier. Now, Mrs. Jeffries and her staff must root through the sins of Nye's past to discover which one caught up with him.... 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Mrs Jeffries Pleads Her Case

    • Mrs Jeffries, Book 17
    • By: Emily Brightwell
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a magistrate rules Harlan Westover's death a suicide, something smells fishy. Amidst a sea of unanswered questions, the clever Mrs. Jeffries wants to get to the bottom of it - and make sure someone doesn't stage another 'suicide'. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • A Mersey Mile

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In 1955 Scotland Road residents fear for their futures when government plans threaten to demolish their road. Polly’s Parlour café is the centre for action, where strategies are formed to fight back. But when local priest Father Brennan attacks little Billy Blunt, minds are instead turned to vengeance. Frank Charleson, business entrepreneur turned local hero after saving Billy’s life, finds himself increasingly fond of Polly Kennedy. Polly has a hard enough life as it is.

    Regular price: $26.39

    • Lights of Liverpool

    • By: Ruth Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    The O'Neils, who have lost brothers and sons into the bowels of London's East End, keep watch over their one remaining young male, Seamus. Meanwhile, Rosh Allen mourns the loss of her husband. Aided and impeded by her mother, she struggles to raise three fatherless children. With the help of a kind-hearted neighbour, her wounds begin to heal. Tess and Don Compton are on the verge of separation. But what really lies behind her desire to live on the posh side of the street? Behind the three families, two men are at work.

    Regular price: $17.76

    • No! I Don't Want to Join a Bookclub

    • By: Virginia Ironside
    • Narrated by: Marlene Sidaway
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Too young to be whisked away by a Stannah Stairlift or to enjoy the luxury of a walk-in-bath, Marie Sharp is horrified when a friend suggests she join a bookclub as she turns 60. Bookclub people feel they must poke their brain with a pointed stick to keep it working - they're as bad as oldies who cycle across Mongolia in their 80s or paraglide in their 90s. As far as Marie is concerned, they're tragic failures who haven't come to terms with ageing.

    Regular price: $24.17