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    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 3 & Full Stop

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: full cast, Geoffrey Palmer, Penelope Wilton, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Sheila Hancock narrates the bittersweet adventures of the residents of a small town in Northamptonshire in the complete 3rd series of the BBC radio comedy drama - plus special episode 'Full Stop'. Relationships have come and gone but life continues in Wadenbrook, where Sheila Hancock takes us behind closed doors to reveal the inhabitants' heartbreak and happiness. In Series 3, Ken and Keith are celebrating; Jan has dinner with her ex-husband, and Mary and Jonathan have crossed wires.

    Regular price: $14.91

    • North by Northamptonshire - Series 2

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Series
    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Mackenzie Crook, Sheila Hancock, full cast, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The complete second series of Katherine Jakeways' heartwarming BBC Radio 4 comedy, starring Sheila Hancock as the narrator. Wadenbrook is a small market town in a corner of Northamptonshire, whose inhabitants live quiet but by no means uneventful lives. In these six episodes, as they build up to a Dickensian Festival weekend complete with mob caps, cravats and shawls which are usually used as cat blankets, narrator Sheila Hancock shines a light on their loves, laughs and loneliness.

    Regular price: $12.39

    • North by Northamptonshire: Complete Series (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Katherine Jakeways
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    A BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series with a stunning cast including Sheila Hancock, Mackenzie Crook, Penelope Wilton, Felicity Montagu and Kevin Eldon about a small town in the middle of Northamptonshire as it prepares for a talent night. 'North by Northamptonshire' was originally broadcast weekly from 16 June 2010 to 7 July 2010. In each episode we catch up with Rod, the local supermarket manager (Mackenzie Crook), who shares rather more than is usual about his private life over the store's tannoy system.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lightens the heart, provokes inner thoughts- Human

    • By Diana on 03-25-18

    Regular price: $10.33

    • David Copperfield (Dramatised)

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes, Timothy Spall, Phil Daniels, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    David Copperfield is the story of a boy growing to maturity in the affairs of the world and of the heart, surrounded by some of Dickens' most memorable characters: David's eccentric great-aunt, Miss Betsey Trotwood; the ever-optimistic Mr Micawber; jolly Peggotty and her willing husband Barkis; the charming Steerforth; the ever so 'umble Uriah Heep; and the foolishly innocent Dora. But will David finally find happiness with the faithful Agnes Wickfield, whom he has known since childhood?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dramatised version is a treasure

    • By Tracy on 04-08-13

    Regular price: $21.32

    • The New Testament: The Gospel of Luke

    • By: AudioGo Ltd
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Gospel of Luke: Sheila Hancock reads St Luke's account of the life and teachings of Jesus. Specially composed music is included. The readings were part of BBC Radio 4's series of 341 daily episodes of the Bible, broadcast in 1991 and 1992. Abridged by Hugh Hayes.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Two of Us

    • My Life with John Thaw
    • By: Sheila Hancock
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    When John Thaw, star of The Sweeney and Inspector Morse, died from cancer in 2002, a nation lost one of its finest actors, and Sheila Hancock lost a beloved husband. In this unique double biography she chronicles their lives, personal and professional, together and apart, growing up and growing older.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • sad and enthralling

    • By Steve on 03-17-12

    Regular price: $14.01

    • Just Me

    • By: Sheila Hancock
    • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The eagerly anticipated follow-up to The Two of Us, this is a moving, honest, and charming account of life after John Thaw, read by Sheila herself.

    "Well now, prove it, Sheila. As John would say, 'Put your money where your mouth is. Be a depressed widow boring the arse off everyone, or get on with life. Your choice.'"

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just as good

    • By Steve on 12-16-13

    Regular price: $15.88