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    • Sherlock Holmes

    • A Baker Street Dozen (Dramatized)
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303

    Here are 12 acclaimed, exciting, fully dramatized performances of Conan Doyle classics. It's elementary that any Conan Doyle fan will want this splendid set of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, 12 timeless tales performed as radio theater and linked by violin-music interludes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would be proud

    • By R. Compton on 07-16-08

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Collection

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    An entertaining selection of Sherlock Holmes short stories narrated by renowned actors including Sir John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 3

    • By: John Keats, William Wordsworth, William Shakespeare, and others
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, and others
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The finest voices reading a wonderful selection of poetry accompanied by selected classical music.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • excellent in every way except for background music

    • By Oakleafhydrangea on 04-05-16

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Measure for Measure

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Renowned Shakespearean actors John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson lead a full-cast performance of this beloved Shakespeare play. Dealing with issues of mercy, justice, and truth, and their relationship to pride and humility, this is Shakespeare at his most complex and rewarding.

    Regular price: $13.74

    • Classic Joseph Conrad and Henry James Dramas Starring Ralph Richardson, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, Henry James
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas of the early America’s. Here is the legendary Ralph Richardson starring in ‘The Liar’ and 'Four Meetings' adapted from the original story by Henry James.Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950's by the late Harry Alan Towers. Starring the leading theatre artists of the day it is the only series of radio dramas in which Laurence Olivier ever appeared.

    Regular price: $4.25

    • The Romantic Poets

    • By: John Keats, William Wordsworth, Percy Shelley, and others
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Christopher Hassall, Margaretta Scott, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Blake, Coleridge, and Byron. The poets of the Romantic Period celebrated with readings by Sir Ralph Richardson, Christopher Hassall, Margaretta Scott, and Tyrone Power.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Romantic Poets...you're on your own

    • By Shawn on 06-21-11

    Regular price: $9.69

    • A Scandal in Bohemia

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Based on an original story of the same name, this drama presents a delicate case involving an adventuresome monarch; an indiscreet photograph leads Holmes to the one person could not outwit - the beautiful and dangerous Irene Adler. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Classic English and Scottish Dramas Starring Ralph Richardson and John Mills, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, A. J. Alan, W. Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, John Mills
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from English and Scottish Literature. Here is the legendary Ralph Richardson starring in ‘My Adventure in Norfolk’, adapted from the original tale by A. J. Alan and John Mills starring in 'The Kite' adapted from the original tale by Somerset Maugham. Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950s by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    Regular price: $4.25

    • The Best of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 1

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Recognised as the ultimate dramatisation of Conan Doyle's famous stories, these recordings have been acclaimed since their reissue by Hodder & Stoughton Audiobooks in 1995. They have been carefully remastered so that the sound is as good as possible without destroying the unique ambience of the original performances.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • A Sentimental Journey

    • By: Laurence Sterne
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy was first published just before his death in 1768. Ralph Richardson plays The Reverend Mr. Yorick (Sterne thinly disguised) during his amorous journey through France.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Swann In Love

    • By: Marcel Proust
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Sir Ralph Richardson reads the story of Charles Swann's love affair with Odette de Crécy from volume one of Proust's semi-autobiographical masterpiece, "In Search of Lost Time".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Richardson Reading of Proust

    • By Peirce C.S. on 05-29-12

    Regular price: $10.84

    • A Christmas Carol

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Sir Ralph Richardson reads Dicken's classic Christmas story.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Short Stories for Christmas

    • By: O. Henry, Kenneth Grahame, L. Frank Baum, and others
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe, Ralph Richardson, Emma Topping
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    An entertaining selection of stories to get you in the mood, including “The Gift of the Magi” by O.Henry, “The Reluctant Dragon” by Kenneth Grahame, “A Kidnapped Santa Claus”by L. Frank Baum and “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.

    Regular price: $12.91

    • The Blue Carbuncle

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Here, Sherlock Holmes's Christmas celebration is interrupted by a goose - one that has swallowed the precious "Blue Carbuncle" jewel. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Tale

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The Tale was Joseph Conrad’s only story of the First World War. Written in 1916, it was first published the following year in The Strand Magazine.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Liar

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In this adaptation of Henry James’ study of deceit, Ralph Richardson stars as Oliver Lyon, a portrait painter visiting a country house in Hertfordshire.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Rare Disease

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Holmes plays possum and traps a conniving doctor into confessing to what he had thought was the perfect crime. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Silverblaze

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This episode: Conan Doyle's original story was titled "The Adventure of Silver Blaze", in which Holmes searches for a murderer and a missing racehorse. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Remastered.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Blackmailer

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    This episode was based on Conan Doyle's original story "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton". Here, Holmes resorts to some law breaking of his own, in the pursuit of essential evidence against a powerful blackmailer. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Half an Hour

    • By: James Matthew Barrie
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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    J.M. Barrie's one-act play Half an Hour was first performed in 1913. Ralph Richardson plays Richard Garson, a financier, unhappily married to the well-born but impoverished Lady Lilian.

    Regular price: $2.95

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