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    • The Tempest

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen, Emilia Fox, Scott Handy, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308

    Sir Ian McKellen, fresh from his performance as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings, is Prospero, and heads a strong cast in Shakespeare’s last great play. The wronged duke raises a tempest to shipwreck his old opponents on his island so that he can ensure justice is done. With Emilia Fox as Miranda, Scott Handy in the pivotal role of the sprite Ariel, and Ben Owukwe as Caliban.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A stellar performance by a stunning cast

    • By Jeremy R. Snyder on 02-18-14

    Regular price: $16.81

    • The Charles Dickens BBC Radio Drama Collection: The Later Years

    • Eight BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister, Robert Lindsay, Ian Holm, and others
    • Length: 36 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Enthralling radio dramatisations of eight of Charles Dickens' much-loved novels. Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors of all time, and this second digital volume of the dramatised canon of his work includes eight of his classic novels. This collection includes the epic masterpiece David Copperfield, described by Dickens as his 'favourite child'; suspenseful mystery Bleak House; Dickens' most openly political novel, Hard Times; and Little Dorrit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Only thing lacking is consistent titles

    • By patrick on 03-23-18

    Regular price: $34.10

    • Asylum

    • By: Patrick McGrath
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 341

    In the summer of 1959 Stella Raphael joins her psychiatrist husband, Max, at his new posting - a maximum-security hospital for the criminally insane. Stella soon falls under the spell of Edgar Stark, a brilliant sculptor who has been confined to the hospital for murdering his wife in a psychotic rage. But Stella's knowledge of Edgar's crime is no hindrance to the volcanic attraction that ensues -a passion that will consume Stella's sanity and destroy her and the lives of those around her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So enjoyed this book!

    • By Mebythesea on 10-07-08

    Regular price: $15.36

    • Soul Eater

    • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book 3
    • By: Michelle Paver
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Torak has survived the summer and his heart-stopping adventure in the Seal Islands. He and Wolf are together again. But their reunion is all too short-lived. As mid winter approaches, Torak learns the worst from the White Fox clan. The Soul-Eaters have snatched Wolf and will sacrifice him. Desperate to rescue him, Torak hatches a perilous plan, one that he must carry out alone. He will find the Soul-Eaters and infiltrate their cult.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Wolf Brother

    • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book 1
    • By: Michelle Paver
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    6,000 years ago, the land is one dark forest. Its people are hunters and gatherers. They know every tree and herb and they know how to survive in a world steeped in enchantment, menace, and powerful magic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magical series

    • By Kayte on 04-27-17

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Spirit Walker

    • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Book 2
    • By: Michelle Paver
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Thousands of years ago an orphan boy and his wolf cub companion challenge a demon bear that threatens to destroy their world forever. With the help of the World Spirit, Torak destroys the bear, but his beloved Wolf is lost in the ensuing avalanche.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvellous <3

    • By Anonymous User on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Henry IV, Part 2

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave, Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave, and Derek Jacobi perform Shakespeare's historic play about Prince Hal's journey toward kingship, and his ultimate rejection of Falstaff.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Recording of play-- hard to follow

    • By Vikki on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Dancing Bear

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by a master storyteller. High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are inseparable, beloved by the whole village - safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I will openly admit, it pissed me off

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-07-17

    Regular price: $2.57

    • Walter Now (BBC Radio 4: Saturday Play)

    • By: David Cook
    • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring Sir Ian McKellen, written by David Cook as follow-up to his 1982 Channel 4 social commentary drama, ‘Walter’, about a man with learning difficulties. ‘Walter Now’ was originally broadcast as the ‘Saturday Play’ on 10 January 2009 and repeated on 25 September 2010.In November 1982, Channel 4 launched with David Cook’s ‘Walter’.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sir Ian McKellen is superb as wise & aged Walter.

    • By jane on 04-28-16

    Regular price: $8.26