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    • Joan of Arc, 1412-1431: The Famous Women Series

    • Joan of Arc, 1412-1431: The Famous Women Series
    • By: Geoffrey Orme
    • Narrated by: Valentine Palmer, Mary Duddy, John Green
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    One of the most famous women of all time, Joan's brief life, spectacular death and mystical visions have no parallel outside of mythology. But this programme makes clear how very real she was to the army she led - and to the enemy she drove from Orleans.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A disappointment

    • By Patricia on 07-28-12

    Regular price: $4.12

    • William Shakespeare

    • The Writers Series (Dramatised)
    • By: Kenneth Allen
    • Narrated by: Clifford Rose, John Green, Gary Hope, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Shakespeare lived for only 52 years, yet enriched the English language with an astonishing number of literary masterpieces. This dramatisation tells the story of Shakespeare's life in the boisterous days of the ageing Queen Elizabeth and the early years of her successor, James the First. It covers most of the known facts of his life and presents the man as well as the poet and dramatist.

    Regular price: $4.12

    • Elizabeth I, 1533-1603

    • The Famous Women Series (Dramatised)
    • By: Avis Murton Carter
    • Narrated by: Robert Vahey, Mary Duddy, John Green
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Queen Elizabeth's court continually buzzed with intrigue and was divided by jealously. She was vigorous, variable and vain. The year 1588 was to see Elizabeth at her best, when, as a "Warrior Queen", she addressed her forces at Tilbury, even as Spain's mighty and so-called invincible Armada sailed up the English Channel.

    Regular price: $4.12

    • Hans Christian Andersen

    • The Writers Series (Dramatised)
    • By: Mollie Hardwick
    • Narrated by: Richard Mayes, Nigel Lambert, Mary Duddy, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    One of the best-known and loved storytellers of all time. Like the "Ugly Duckling" of one of his most famous stories, Hans Christian Andersen was an ungainly and clumsy youth. He sought solace in his real and wonderful gift for imaginative writing. This enthralling programme is gripping, romantic, funny, sad, and compelling listening throughout.

    Regular price: $4.12