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    • Sir Ralph Richardson Reads Keats

    • By: John Keats
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Sir Ralph Richardson reads a selection of Keats' finest works, including 'To Autumn' and 'Ode To A Nightingale'.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • 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 Ralph Richardson Poetry Collection

    • By: John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Blake
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Sir Ralph Richardson reads a selection of poetry by John Keats, William Blake and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • 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

    • Ralph Richardson Presents A Selection of Short Stories by Henry James

    • By: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Ralph Richardson presents The Liar, Four Meetings, and The Aspen Papers.

    Regular price: $7.63

    • Short Stories for Christmas

    • By: O. Henry, Kenneth Grahame, L. Frank Baum, and others
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe, Sir Ralph Richardson, Emma Topping
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    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: $10.90

    • The Traitor

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson, Val Gielgud
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Here, Holmes’s brother Mycroft, played by John Gielgud’s brother Val, enlists the help of the sleuth over some missing government documents.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Solitary Cyclist

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In one of the most intriguing of the mysteries, Holmes helps a young woman in trouble from a seemingly phantom follower, following the death of a rich uncle. 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 Red-Headed League

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In this story, a strange and curious society of red-headed men leads Holmes to stumble upon plans for a bank robbery. 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

    • Sherlock Holmes: Murder Beyond the Mountains, and The Book of Tobit

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson, Sir John Gielgud
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud presents more tales of Sherlock Holmes.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Sherlock Holmes: A Scandal in Bohemia & The Traitor

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Here are two classic Sherlock Holmes tales starring Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson.

    Regular price: $5.96

    • The Empty House

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    From an original story entitled "The Adventure of the Empty House", the motto "dead men tell no tales" is proved untrue when Holmes returns to dispense justice to the last of the Moriarty gang. 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 Blue Carbuncle

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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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

    • Rare Disease

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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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

    • The Speckled Band

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In this episode, Holmes and Watson are entreated by a woman to investigate her sister's horrible and mysterious death. 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. The recordings were carefully remastered so as not to detract from the ambience of the original performances.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Second Stain

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The episode's full title was "The Mystery of the Second Stain" - the original story being "The Adventure of the Second Stain." Here, Holmes scores a diplomatic coup when he stops a certain letter from falling into the wrong hands. 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

    • Sir Ralph Richardson reads Joseph Conrad

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Abridged
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    Sir Ralph Richardson reads 'The Tale', and 'The Black Mate' by Joseph Conrad.

    Regular price: $7.63

    • Sherlock Holmes: The Second Stain & The Blackmailer

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Here are two classic Sherlock Holmes tales starring Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson.

    Regular price: $5.77

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