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    • The George Bernard Shaw Collection

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Shirley Knight, Anne Heche, JoBeth Williams, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Eight of George Bernard Shaw's most memorable plays in one splendid collection: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Arms and the Man, Candida, The Devil’s Disciple, Major Barbara, The Doctor’s Dilemma, Misalliance, and Pygmalion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Impressive Collection of Shaw

    • By Michael on 10-04-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Under Milk Wood (Dramatised)

    • By: Dylan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Richard Burton’s voice has been digitally remastered and seamlessly mixed with an all-Welsh cast to create a magical, fresh visit to the unique but universally recognisable world of Llareggub. Richard Burton’s inimitable narration as the Narrator in the BBC’s 1963 recording of 'Under Milk Wood' was hugely acclaimed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This town's as full as a lovebird's egg.

    • By Darwin8u on 03-12-17

    Regular price: $10.66

    • The Essential Dylan Thomas

    • By: Dylan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Dylan Thomas, Richard Bebb, Jason Hughes, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    This varied, well-chosen selection brings onto one audiobook the best of Dylan Thomas. Here is the legendary recording of "Under Milk Wood", with Richard Burton and Richard Bebb as narrators; but here also are two radio productions he wrote before that great classic, and though interesting in their own right, they show how "Under Milk Wood" grew gradually in his imagination.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As the swirling of water over pebbles in a stream

    • By Lachlan on 11-07-09

    Regular price: $15.10

    • Under Milk Wood (Dramatised)

    • By: Dylan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    A classic BBC Radio full-cast production of Dylan Thomas' poetic play for voices starring Richard Burton as the narrator. To begin at the beginning: it is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black.... When Richard Burton breathed the opening words of 'Under Milk Wood' into a microphone, broadcasting history was made.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling voice, classic 20th-century poetry/prose

    • By w on 12-11-10

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Richard Burton Reads the Poetry of John Donne

    • By: John Donne
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Richard Burton, the multi-award winning actor reads the finest work of John Donne.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's Burton!

    • By James Fields on 04-13-15

    Regular price: $7.22

    • 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

    • The Richard Burton Poetry Collection

    • By: Samuel Coleridge, Thomas Hardy, John Donne
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Richard Burton reads from Hardy and Donne, and performs a wonderful unabridged version of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" (along with Robert Hardy and John Neville).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A truly great voice reading some excellent poems

    • By Jamie Milton Freestone on 02-11-12

    Regular price: $9.69

    • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    • By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Richard Burton and Ralph Richardson join together in this unqiue musical production of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner". The superb delivery of both these actors is augmented by an original soundtrack composed by David Moore.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • poor sound quality

    • By Kathy on 04-12-11

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Richard Burton Poetry Collection : Volume 2

    • By: William Shakespeare, John Donne, Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Distinguished actor and six-time Academy Award nominee Richard Burton reads a selection of his favourite poetry. Volume 2 in this dramatic audiobook series includes selections from William Shakespeare, John Donne, and Thomas Hardy....

    Regular price: $9.69

    • Coriolanus

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton, Jessica Tandy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    A classic performance of one of the Bard's classics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Fificat on 04-01-18

    Regular price: $12.54

    • Richard Burton's Hamlet

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton, a full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    This production of Hamlet, directed by Sir John Gielgud and starring Richard Burton, was recorded in the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and with the actors performing just as they would if you went to see a production tonight. "The particular intensity and nerves of this is probably the same kind of thing that excites an audience in live theater," says Richard Burton.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Burton at His Best

    • By Thomas A. Copeland on 01-25-03

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Vivat Rex: Volume One (Dramatisation)

    • Landmark Drama from the BBC Radio Archive
    • By: William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton, Full Cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Richard Burton narrates this famous dramatic chronicle of the English Crown, a treasure of the BBC radio archive published on audible for the very first time. Vivat Rex is the landmark drama series first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1977.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a treat...

    • By Gallila on 05-11-15

    Regular price: $34.11

    • Under Milk Wood and Other Plays

    • By: Dylan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Richard Bebb, Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Under Milk Wood is Dylan Thomas's undisputed and unforgettable masterpiece - an affectionate, but hilarious portrait of a small Welsh town. The classic 1954 recording, featuring a perfect cast led by Richard Burton as "First Voice", is rightly considered to be definitive. This collection also includes two earlier radio programs: Return Journey to Swansea and Quite Early One Morning, read by Dylan Thomas and others.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great work and its predecessors, unidentified

    • By Allen H. Kelson on 05-30-13

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Vivat Rex: Volume 2

    • Landmark drama from the BBC Radio Archive
    • By: William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast, Richard Burton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Richard Burton narrates the second volume of this famous dramatic chronicle of the English Crown, a treasure of the BBC radio archive published in audiobook for the very first time. Vivat Rex is the landmark drama series first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1977. Over the course of 26 installments, each one narrated by Richard Burton with a full cast, the fortunes of the English Crown are followed through 225 years of British history, from Edward II’s accession in 1307 to the birth of Elizabeth I.

    Regular price: $33.05

    • Burton at the BBC

    • Classic Excerpts from the BBC Archive
    • By: BBC Audio
    • Narrated by: full cast, Richard Burton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Highlights from Richard Burton's finest BBC radio performances from the 1940s to the 1980s. Richard Burton was one of the most famous British actors of the twentieth century, renowned for his magical, mellifluous voice. Before Hollywood tempted him away, he worked frequently for the BBC and many of his most electrifying performances were recorded there.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 4

    • By: Thomas Hardy, Rupert Brooke, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, Edith Evans
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

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

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Worst ever purchase from Audible

    • By Yon on 07-18-16

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Richard Burton Reads the Poetry of Thomas Hardy

    • By: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Richard Burton, the multi-award winning actor, reads the finest work of Thomas Hardy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Info Seeker on 09-25-17

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Ghostly Poetry

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton, David Moore
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Ghostly Poetry is a collection of poetry to send a tingle down your spine. Listen to these classic supernatural poems from Edgar Allan Poe, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Lord Byron, amongst many others.

    Regular price: $11.91

    • The Love Poetry of John Donne

    • By: John Donne
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    John Donne (1572 – 1631) was an English poet, preacher, and a major representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. His works are notable for their realistic and sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires, and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness of metaphor, especially as compared to those of his contemporaries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must for poetry lovers

    • By Dreamsmith on 02-01-11

    Regular price: $4.12

    • David Copperfield

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Here is Charles Dickens' semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to overcome many incredible adversities.

    Regular price: $7.47

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