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    • The Man Who Would Be King

    • A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Blake Ritson, Peter Polycarpou, full cast, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Kipling, our narrator, tells this strange story: he was running a newspaper in a big Indian city. In the hot stillness of one night when he was putting the paper to bed, two men came into his office. They were red-bearded giant Daniel Dravot and his friend Peachy Carnehan. These two 'gentlemen at large', as they called themselves, lately of the British army, had put together an insane and dangerous plan: they wanted to be Kings of Kafiristan, a mountainous region of Afghanistan. Three years later, a crippled man in rags comes into Kipling's office. He is Peachy Carnehan, and he relates the chilling story of their adventure.

    Regular price: $8.72

    • Raymond Chandler: Poodle Springs (Dramatised)

    • By: Raymond Chandler, Robert B Parker
    • Narrated by: Toby Stephens, Lorelei King, Stephen Campbell Moore, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    A brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Raymond Chandler mystery featuring private eye, Philip Marlowe. Marlowe is now married, living in the resort town of Poodle Springs. Once again, he sets himself up as an investigator and soon finds himself in the middle of blackmail and murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • These BBC performances were really well done!!!

    • By Gregytect on 07-09-12

    Regular price: $8.77

    • Raymond Chandler: The High Window (Dramatised)

    • By: Raymond Chandler
    • Narrated by: Ed Bishop, Toby Stephens, Judy Parfitt, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Philip Marlowe’s on a case: his client, a dried-up husk of a woman, wants him to recover a rare gold coin called a Brasher Doubloon, missing from her late husband’s collection. That’s the simple part. It becomes more complicated when Marlowe finds that everyone who handles the coin suffers a run of very bad luck: they always end up dead.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Too Many Twists & Turns To Transfer Well To Radio

    • By Niels J. Rasmussen on 11-27-12

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Raymond Chandler: The Long Goodbye (Dramatised)

    • By: Raymond Chandler
    • Narrated by: Toby Stephens, Trevor White, Saskia Reeves, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    Down-and-out drunk Terry Lennox has a problem: his millionaire wife is dead and he needs to get out of LA fast. So he turns to his only friend in the world: Philip Marlowe, Private Investigator. He’s willing to help a man down on his luck, but later, Lennox commits suicide in Mexico and things start to turn nasty. Marlowe finds himself drawn into a sordid crowd of adulterers and alcoholics in LA’s Idle Valley, where the rich are suffering one big suntanned hangover. Marlowe is sure Lennox didn’t kill his wife, but how many more stiffs will turn up before he gets to the truth?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Way To Spend One & A Half Hours

    • By Niels J. Rasmussen on 11-24-12

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Les Miserables - from Stage to Screen

    • By: Benedict Nightingale, Martyn Palmer
    • Narrated by: Peter Polycarpou
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The story of the world's longest running musical. Les Miserables has been a globally successful musical for 30 years and continues to delight and move audiences around the world, and there is no sign of it slowing down.

    From the early days in Paris through to Cameron Mackintosh becoming involved, through to the Oscar winning movie, this marvellous story is told by the people involved; the composers, producers, singers, and actors.

    Regular price: $9.58

    • Best Interests

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Sasha Hails
    • Narrated by: Peter Polycarpou, Gerard McDermott, Jonathan Forbes Forbes, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Two new dramas which get inside the emotional realities of dealing with ethical dilemmas. When a confused young man with no I.D. and a Doctor Who fixation is brought into hospital, the staff have clear rules about how decisions can be made on his behalf. But when he starts to make his own wishes clear, are they right to listen? Starring Gunnar Cauthery, Clare Perkins, Simon Bubb, and Carl Prekopp.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Bird Lady 147 on 04-25-15

    Regular price: $8.26

    • The Meaning of Love

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Anna Symon
    • Narrated by: Paul Ritter, Tessa Peake-Jones, Aurelie Ambland, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When Ed finds himself sleeping in the spare room he realises he might have to rediscover exactly what love is. But coming up with the correct definition proves harder than he first imagines. Starring Paul Ritter, Tessa Peake-Jones, Aurelie Ambland, Jonathan Forbes, Peter Polycarpou, and Jane Whittenshaw. Directed by Sally Avens.

    Regular price: $8.26