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    • Treasure Island

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Marty Ross - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Philip Glenister, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,349
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234

    Audible Originals takes to the high seas to bring to life this timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps and mutiny. When weathered old sailor Billy Bones arrives at the inn of young Jim Hawkins' parents, it is the start of an adventure beyond anything he could have imagined. When Bones dies mysteriously, Jim stumbles across a map of a mysterious island in his sea chest, where X marks the spot of a stash of buried pirate gold.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A reflective adventure

    • By Tad Davis on 09-12-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Alien: River of Pain

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Christopher Golden, Dirk Maggs
    • Narrated by: Anna Friel, Philip Glenister, Colin Salmon, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,956
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,944

    Ellen Ripley finally returns to Earth, only to discover that LV-426 — where the crew of the Nostromo first came into contact with the deadly xenomorphs — has been renamed Acheron. Protected by Colonial Marines, the colonists seek to terraform the storm-swept planet against all the odds. But in the face of brutal living conditions and the daily struggles of a new world, there is humanity and hope.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Please make more of these! These are excellent!

    • By Brian on 04-28-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Nineteen Eighty-Four

    • By: George Orwell
    • Narrated by: Philip Glenister
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    Nineteen Eighty-Four is a classic dystopian novel by English author George Orwell. Published in 1949, it is set in the eponymous year and focuses on a repressive, totalitarian regime. Read by gritty and accomplished actor Philip Glenister from the acclaimed crime series Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book & Narrater

    • By Matthew on 09-08-14

    Regular price: $14.18

    • The Minister of Chance

    • By: Dan Freeman
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Jenny Agutter, Jed Brophy, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Winner of Best Audio Drama, BBC Audio Drama Awards, 2013. Winner of Speculative Fiction, Parsec Award, 2013. The Minister of Chance is a wildly exciting, picaresque fantasy adventure and a brilliant, Swiftian satire on politics and religion.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audio needs balancing desperately!

    • By Beth Case on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $9.29

    • South Riding (Dramatised)

    • By: Winifred Holtby
    • Narrated by: Sarah Lancashire, Philip Glenister, Carole Boyd
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In this rich and memorable evocation of the fictional South Riding of Yorkshire are the lives, loves and sorrows of the central characters. There is Sarah Burton, fiery young headmistress; Robert Carne of Maythorpe Hall, a councillor tormented by his own disastrous marriage; Jo Astell, a socialist fighting poverty and his own illness; and Mrs Beddows, the first woman Alderman of the district (like Winifred’s own mother).

    Regular price: $14.93

    • Things Ain't What They Used To Be

    • By: Philip Glenister
    • Narrated by: Philip Glenister
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A hilarious trip back in time through the 70s and 80s with Philip Glenister - star of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes.

    As DCI Gene Hunt, Philip Glenister has travelled back in time to 1974 and 1981 - and become a national treasure in the process. Now, in his hilarious and fascinating book, he takes the listener on a hilarious, personal journey through the 70s and 80s and compares them with how we live today. Was it really all so much better then?

    Regular price: $9.49