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    • Animal Farm [Dramatised]

    • By: George Orwell
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 837
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 758

    Animal Farm - the history of a revolution that went wrong - is George Orwell's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power. Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All audio books are equal but some are more equal

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-24-15

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig, Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      5 out of 5 stars 40
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Master storyteller Roald Dahl adds his own darkly comic twists to six favorite tales, complete with rambunctious rhymes and hilarious surprise endings. Roald Dahl's inimitable style and humor shine in this collection of poems about mischievous and mysterious animals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-04-18

    Regular price: $11.20

    • Darkness over Germany

    • A Warning from History
    • By: Amy Buller
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    In this powerful audiobook, first published in 1943, Amy Buller recounts the hopes and fears of Germans engulfed in the rise of fascism during the 1930s. During the years leading up to the outbreak of war, Buller defied her critics and social norms by leading delegations of British intelligentsia to Germany to learn about and confront the appeal of the Nazis. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A message worth reviewing

    • By Daren Cullimore on 09-09-18

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Innocence

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What makes us innocent and how do we come to lose it? Featuring the autobiographical stories telling of Roald Dahl's boyhood and youth as well as four further tales of innocence betrayed, Dahl touches on the joys and horrors of growing up. Among other stories, you'll hear about the wager that destroys a girl's faith in her father, the landlady who has plans for her unsuspecting young guest and the commuter who is horrified to discover that a fellow passenger once bullied him at school.

    Regular price: $18.58

    • Madness

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Adrian Scarborough, Andrew Scott, Cillian Murphy, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected audiobook of his darkest stories, read by Juliet Stevenson, Cillian Murphy, Adrian Scarborough, Tamsin Greig, Stephanie Beacham and Andrew Scott. 'There is a pleasure sure in being mad, which none but madmen know.' Our greatest fear is of losing control - of our lives, but, most of all, of ourselves. In these 10 unsettling tales of unexpected madness master storyteller Roald Dahl explores what happens when we let go our sanity.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Pinocchio and Other Stories

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Magical retellings of three classic fairy tales, read by Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan. "Pinocchio": When Geppetto makes a wooden puppet of a little boy, he is astonished when the puppet comes to life! But Pinocchio dreams of being a real boy.... "The Princess and the Pea": The King and Queen have made all the plans for their son's Royal Wedding, but the Prince still hasn't chosen a bride. Will he ever find a wife who is a princess through and through? "Tom Thumb": A woodcutter and his wife are desperate for a child - even one as small as his father's thumb.

    Regular price: $3.93

    • Warhorses of Letters: Complete Series 1-3

    • The Poignant BBC Radio 4 Comedy
    • By: Marie Phillips
    • Narrated by: Daniel Rigby, full cast, Stephen Fry, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Stephen Fry, Daniel Rigby and Tamsin Greig star in all three series of the poignant BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. Warhorses of Letters is the world's finest and best-loved equine, military, epistolary romance, comprising the newly discovered love letters between two horses united by passion but cruelly divided by conflict.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Revolting Rhymes

    • By: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake - illustrator
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan, Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Penguin presents Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl, complete and unabridged and raucously read by Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, and Tamsin Greig. This audiobook also contains original music.You can think again if you thought you knew the stories of some of the most popular fairy tales. Here are six of the best known retold, with more than a twist or two, by the master of the comic and the blood-curdling.

    Regular price: $19.19

    • Dirty Beasts

    • By: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake - illustrator
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Penguin presents Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl, complete and unabridged and raucously read by Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, and Tamsin Greig. The audiobook contains original music. In Dirty Beasts we meet a ghastly menagerie of wonderfully comic animals that can only have been invented by Roald Dahl.

    Regular price: $18.59

    • The Minister of Chance

    • By: Dan Freeman
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Jenny Agutter, Jed Brophy, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Winner of Best Audio Drama, BBC Audio Drama Awards, 2013. Winner of Speculative Fiction, Parsec Award, 2013. The Minister of Chance is a wildly exciting, picaresque fantasy adventure and a brilliant, Swiftian satire on politics and religion.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audio needs balancing desperately!

    • By Beth Case on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $9.29

    • Aladdin and Other Stories

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Magical retellings of three classic fairy tales, read by Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan. In "Aladdin", Aladdin is a tailor's son who dreams of making his fortune and marrying the Sultan's daughter, but is tricked into becoming apprentice to a cunning magician. He needs Aladdin to do a very special job - climb down into a deep, dark cave and fetch an oil lamp...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful stories

    • By Annie on 02-02-15

    Regular price: $3.93

    • Cinderella

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Poor orphan girl Cinderella longs to go to the grand royal ball, but her cruel stepmother and stepsisters won't allow it. Can her fairy godmother help make her dreams come true? A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Regular price: $2.65

    • Get Well Soon

    • Princess Poppy
    • By: Janey Lousie Jones
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Grandpa gets ill Poppy can’t think about anything else because she is so worried about him. She is missing him such a lot that she can’t even concentrate on practicing for her gym club competition which is most unlike her as she is usually desperate to do the best that she can. When Poppy visits him in hospital she hardly recognizes Grandpa because he's looking so pale and thin, but when she sees his familiar stripey pyjamas and starts chatting away to him about what she's been up to.

    Regular price: $6.55

    • The Little Match Girl

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    It is bitterly cold, and the Little Match Girl is walking the icy streets in bare feet, trying to sell just one box of matches so she can go home and get warm. But no one wants to buy.... A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Little Match Girl

    • By AnnieS on 12-08-15

    Regular price: $0.74

    • That's Mine, This is Yours

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Peter Souter
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Tamsin Greig, Eleanor Butters
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Sam and Juliet are to divorce. We join them as they meet to divide up their possessions in the house they've shared ever since they married. As they discuss what belongs to whom we learn all we need to know about their characters, what drew them together and what has driven them apart. We'll also learn if there is still some hope for them, even on the eve of their separation. The early signs are not good. They seem to have drifted apart and to have very little in common. Their differences, once endearing, are now overwhelming....

    Regular price: $8.53

    • The Baby Twins

    • Princess Poppy
    • By: Janey Louise Jones
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poppy is so excited that her mum is going to have twins and she can't wait for them to be born. But when the babies come at last, things don't turn out quite as Poppy expected and her life is turned upside own! Will Poppy learn to get used to life with the twins and realize that whatever happens she is still Mum's little princess?

    Regular price: $6.20

    • Thumbelina

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A poor peasant woman wishes for a child: but when a sorceress gives her a brown bulb, it grows a flower - and inside is tiny, perfect Thumbelina! A magical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Regular price: $2.57

    • The Little Mermaid and Other Stories

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Magical retellings of four classic fairy tales.

    "The Little Mermaid", read by Tamsin Greig: The youngest child of the Mer King lives in a beautiful underwater city. "Rumpelstiltskin", read by Stephen Mangan: A beautiful miller's daughter is locked away by the King and told she will never see her family again unless she spins straw into gold. "The Snow Queen", read by Stephen Mangan: Sebastian and Anna are best friends who do everything together. "The Little Match Girl", read by Tamsin Greig: It is bitterly cold, and the Little Match Girl is walking the icy streets in bare feet, trying to sell just one box of matches.

    Regular price: $3.51

    • Cinderella and Other Stories

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Magical retellings of three classic fairy tales, read by Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan. "Cinderella": Poor orphan girl Cinderella longs to go to the grand royal ball, but her cruel stepmother and stepsisters won't allow it. Can her fairy godmother help her dreams come true? "The Brave Tin Soldier": When a one-legged tin soldier falls in love with a beautiful ballet dancer with golden wings, it is just the start of his adventures. "The Ugly Duckling": Mother Duck's brood of little ducklings are all adorable - except for one. The ugly duckling is large, grey and awkward. But he has a surprise in store....

    Regular price: $7.01

    • Rapunzel and Other Stories

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Magical retellings of four classic fairy tales. In "Rapunzel" read by Tamsin Greig, beautiful Rapunzel has been imprisoned by an evil enchantress. Every day, she sits at the window of her high tower, and sings as she lets down her long hair. Then one day, a prince comes riding by.... In "The Tinder Box" read by Stephen Mangan, a wizened old woman promises a soldier riches beyond his wildest dreams. All she wants in return is a small tinderbox - but is there more to the tinderbox than meets the eye?

    Regular price: $3.81

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