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    • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Dramatised)

    • By: J. R. R Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,013
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,477
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,481

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Jill on 09-22-12

    Regular price: $17.06

    • The Lord Of The Rings

    • The Return of the King (Dramatised)
    • By: J. R. R Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 893
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 611
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 615

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Epic

    • By Michael on 01-12-12

    Regular price: $14.93

    • The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (Dramatised)

    • By: J. R. R Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 713
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The quality continues.

    • By Bryan J. Peterson on 10-07-11

    Regular price: $17.06

    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 785
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685

    Here is a timeless tale of waterside Britain that has been loved by generations of children and acclaimed as a classic. The story of Mole, Ratty, Badger, and Toad, and their escapades, whether messing about on the river or poop-pooping in Toad's shiny new car, cannot fail to enchant.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorate read version of the willows!

    • By J. Glemby on 09-18-14

    Regular price: $15.66

    • Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Gary Bond, Michael Hordern, Rosemary Leach, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265

    The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are now available as a downloadable, digital audiobook, complete and unabridged! The 23 tales in this set have never lost their popularity, and sell in their millions all over the world. Meet again the famous characters that children love and adore: Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, The Flopsy Bunnies, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Tom Kitten, Jeremy Fisher, Jemima Puddle-Duck and many more. These stories are beautifully brought to life by a talented cast of readers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!!

    • By N. Duong on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $19.19

    • Right Ho, Jeeves (Dramatised)

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern, Richard Briers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 46

    Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves with Richard Briers as Bertie in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Mayhem has broken out at Brinkley Court and there would seem to be a desperate need for Jeeves. But Bertie is fed up with the assumption that he is merely an addendum to his personal attendant. There are more brains in the Wooster household than just Jeeves, you know! Stand back, Bertram Wooster is on the case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Performance

    • By Marivel on 09-14-07

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Jeeves

    • Joy in the Morning (Dramatisation)
    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern, Richard Briers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves with Richard Briers as Bertie in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. The rural beauty of Steeple Bumpleigh holds no attractions for Bertie, containing (as it does) the appalling Aunt Agatha. But there is man's work to do and, with Jeeves at his side, how can Bertie fail?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By vanessa on 08-21-10

    Regular price: $14.93

    • Rumpole on Trial

    • Selections from Rumpole on Trial
    • By: Sir John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Further legal and extra-legal adventures of the most irreverent, disheveled, and beloved barrister ever to prowl the courtrooms of the Old Bailey. These stories are irresistibly witty, ingeniously plotted, and filled with such delightful supporting players as Sir Guthrie Featherstone, Judge "Ollie" Oliphant, and the dynamic duo of Claude and Phillida Erskine-Brown.

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (Dramatised)

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves, with Richard Briers as Bertie, in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. It's the stuff of nightmares for Bertie as he is hauled back to Totleigh Towers and the whole loony crew of Madeline, Gussie, Roderick Spode, Stiffy Byng, and the dog Bartholomew.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Dramatization, but Stick To The Book!

    • By Richard on 01-01-10

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Forsyte Saga (Dramatised)

    • By: John Galsworthy
    • Narrated by: Dirk Bogarde, Sir Michael Hordern, Diana Quick, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    The blockbuster BBC Radio 4 adaptation of John Galsworthy’s classic family drama, featuring a star cast including Dirk Bogarde, Sir Michael Hordern, Diana Quick, Michael Williams and Amanda Redman. Galsworthy’s epic story chronicles the decline and fall of the Forsytes through almost 50 years of material triumph, emotional disaster, and a terrible feud that splits them asunder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Soames

    • By Maria on 06-09-12

    Regular price: $21.32

    • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

    • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Sir Michael Hordern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Lucy has stumbled upon a marvellous land of fauns and centaurs, nymphs and talking animals. But soon she discovers that it is ruled by the cruel White Witch, and can only be freed by Aslan, the great Lion, and four children.

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Horse and His Boy

    • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Sir Michael Hordern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Desperate to escape a harsh and narrow regime, two runaways unwittingly flee headlong into the centre of a terrible battle. This first sequel to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe includes all the hallmarks of its famous predecessor, though this time the fate of Narnia is wound up in the lives of its own children, and a talking horse!

    Regular price: $6.19

    • The Magician's Nephew

    • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Sir Michael Hordern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Written after The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe but designed by C.S. Lewis to be read first, this enchanting prequel, with its story of time travel, sorcery, and magic rings, is essential reading for anyone who wants to learn the backstory to the biggest movie release of the year. Hurled back in time to the birth of a new world, two young friends get caught in the epic struggle between Aslan and his nemesis the White Witch.

    Regular price: $6.39

    • Jim at the Corner

    • By: Eleanor Farjeon
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Every time that he went out for his daily walk Derry had to pass the corner where old Jim sat on his orange box. And every time he lingered there in the hope of a story. For Jim was a sailor who had grown too old for the sea, but who never tired of telling of the adventures he had had on the good ship Rocking Horse, under brave Captain Potts. And Derry would listen; hanging on the old sea dog's every word. Eight sea stories from best-selling author Eleanor Farjeon.

    Regular price: $7.01

    • Richard II (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare Sir
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Michael Hordern, Leo McKern, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Sir John Gielgud, Sir Michael Hordern, Leo McKern, and Edward Hardwicke star in this unabridged performance of Shakespeare's Richard II.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sometimes Inaudible

    • By Martin on 08-31-12

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Prince Caspian

    • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Sir Michael Hordern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are sitting on a station platform when they sense the magic beginning again. Suddenly they are pulled back to the land of Narnia. Evil King Miraz and his army can only mean trouble for Narnia, and Prince Caspian, his nephew and the rightful heir to the throne, fears for his safety and the future of his country.

    Regular price: $9.69

    • The Silver Chair

    • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Sir Michael Hordern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Drawn back to Narnia, Eustace Scrubb and his new friend Jill Pole are sent to rescue a captive prince. In a world where evil weaves a spell, Giants and Marsh-wiggles can be friend or foe, but the stakes are raised when they reach Underland and come face-to-face with a notorious and terrifying opponent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A classic of perfect length

    • By hterrin on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Last Battle

    • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Sir Michael Hordern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The last days of Narnia, and all hope seems lost as lies and treachery interweave to threaten the destruction of everything. As the battle lines are drawn, old friends are summoned back to Narnia, though none can predict the outcome in this magnificent ending to the famous series.

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

    • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Sir Michael Hordern
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    "Stop it!" cried Eustace. "It's some silly trick you are playing! Ow!" A great cold salt splash had broken right out of the frame and they were breathless from the smack of it, as well as being wet through. Lucy and Edmund, stuck with their awful cousin Eustace, suddenly find themselves in a picture of a sailing ship, the Dawn Treader, and realise they have been drawn back into the land of Narnia.

    Regular price: $6.19

    • Paddington: A Day at the Seaside and Other Stories (Dramatised)

    • By: Michael Bond
    • Narrated by: Michael Hordern
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Here are four more dramatised stories starring everyone’s favourite bear, introduced by Michael Hordern, who narrated the original BBC TV series. Included are 'Paddington: a Day at the Seaside', 'Pantomime Time', 'A Picnic on the River', and 'Paddington’s Christmas.' Whether he’s playing in the sand, going to the theatre, picnicking on the river, or enjoying Christmas Day, you can be sure life will be full of surprises!

    Regular price: $12.91

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