Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves with Richard Briers as Bertie in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. The rural beauty of Steeple Bumpleigh holds no attractions for Bertie, containing (as it does) the appalling Aunt Agatha. But there is man´s work to do and, with Jeeves at his side, how can Bertie fail? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Hordern, Richard Briers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/bbcw/001017/pf_bbcw_001017_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Anthony Burgess´ novel which became a controversial film in the 1970s. In a nightmare world of the near future, packs of teenagers run wild, beyond the control of their families or the police. Alex is a gang leader, addicted to drug-fuelled assault, torture, and rape. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jason Hughes, Jack Davenport. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005737/bk_bbcw_005737_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
After 10 years, Peter leaves Gillian for Laura. Distraught, Gillian goes round to Peter´s parents to be consoled. They take her in - then things go a little weird. This rousing audio dramatisation stars Diane Morgan, Colin Hoult, Janine Duvitski, John Henshaw, Zoe Gardner, Zahra Barri, John Biddle, Tony Marshall, Christine Hall, and Sean Grundy. It was directed by Alison Crawford. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sean Grundy, Diane Morgan, Colin Hoult, Janine Duvitski, John Henshaw, Zoe Gardner, Zahra Barri, John Biddle, Toni Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005752/bk_bbcw_005752_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A BBC Radio 4 drama in which professional illusionist, Will Morgan, fronts a TV show in which he exposes spiritualist mediums as frauds. Haunted was originally broadcast as the ´Afternoon Play´ on 19 January 2011. Hayley Taylor is the spiritualist medium who refuses to back down under illusionist Will´s scrutiny - a challenge Will can´t walk away from. Both are to have their belief systems sorely tested when a voice from one of their pasts refuses to keep silent... Starring Steffan Rhodri (Gavin and Stacey) as Will and Zoe Tapper (Desperate Romantics) as Hayley. Also amongst the cast are Vineeta Rishi, Henry Devas, Lloyd Thomas and Joanna Monro. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steffan Rhodri, Zoe Tapper, Vineeta Rishi, Henry Devas, Lloyd Thomas, Joanna Monro. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/004890/rt_bbcw_004890_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A pacy BBC Radio 4 comedy drama by Ali Taylor, lifting the lid on the ethics of publishing war-torn misery memoirs. Emma discovers a brilliant new talent in the unsolicited pile... Originally broadcast as the ‘Afternoon Play’ on 20 May 2010.When a heart-breaking memoir about life in war-torn Kabul lands on her desk, Emma thinks she´s discovered a new literary sensation. Her colleagues, though, are deeply sceptical. ‘Cinders’ is a new comedy about drawing the line.Emma is played by Claudie Blakley (‘Lark Rise to Candleford’, ‘Pride and Prejudice’). Also starring in the cast are Michael Shelford, Vineeta Rishi, Lizzy Watts, Sam Dale, Alison Pettitt, Imran Khan and David Seddon.Directed by Jessica Dromgoole. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Shelford, Vineeta Rishi, Lizzy Watts, Sam Dale, Claudie Blakley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/004316/rt_bbcw_004316_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A quirky BBC Radio 4 comedy by Ben Lewis about a teenager who becomes an Internet phenomenon. Originally broadcast as the Afternoon Play on 17 September 2010. This is the story of a legend in the making. A nervous young man lives at the dead end of a dead-end town. On his 18th birthday, he comes into his inheritance. With a little help from an old teacher, he finds it equips him to broadcast over the Internet. Living in a house where rolling news is a constant presence, he does what comes naturally: he fires up his computer and presents the news. But his news is different. It puts a spring in its audience´s step. That is, until his grandma starts to grow suspicious about what this boy is getting up to nightly in his bedroom and tries to put a stop to the broadcasts completely. Starring Joshua Jenkins as the boy and Julia McKenzie as his grandma. Also featuring Mark Heap, Peter Marinker, and Alison Pettitt. Directed by Kirsty Williams. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joshua Jenkins, Mark Heap, Peter Marinker, Alison Pettitt, Julia McKenzie. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/004345/rt_bbcw_004345_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Chloe has cerebral palsy and is certain she will lose her adored carer Rose, when Rose falls for an apparently perfect man. First broadcast in BBC Radio 4´s Afternoon Drama slot, this Afternoon Play stars Lesley Manville as Rose, Amy Golden as Chloe, Alex Tregear as Chloe´s voice, and Jelena Budimir as Alex. It was written by Sarah Daniels and directed by Sally Avens. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lesley Manville, Alex Tregear, Amy Golden, Jelena Budimir. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005836/bk_bbcw_005836_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Doug Lucie´s satirical sequel to Hitched revisits the bride and groom, Emma and Richard, two years after their big day. The honeymoon is well and truly over and wedded bliss hasn´t turned out to be, well, blissful. With their relationship at crisis point, Emma returns from America with her young daughter to discover her life isn´t the only one that has changed. But just what has happened between Emma and Richard, and why has she returned home without him? When Richard, in turn, flies back to the UK, the stage is set for another unforgettable family encounter. With sparks sure to fly at a family reunion no one wants to attend, Emma and Richard must finally decide what the future holds for their marriage. Will it be Hitched or Ditched? This Afternoon Play stars Harry Lloyd and Lydia Leonard as Richard and Emma, with Stephen Moore, Frances Barber, David Schofield, Cheryl Campbell, Adrian Lukis, Brendan Patricks, Alison Pettit and Lynn Farleigh. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Frances Barber. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005834/bk_bbcw_005834_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lighthouse keepers Howell and Griffith are posted to six weeks on the Smalls - a desolate rock 20 miles off the Pembrokeshire coast. But the two men share a past, and because of what happens next, lighthouses would never again have only a crew of two. Based on a true story. Written by Alan Harris, and starring Paul Rhys as Howell and Ifan Huw Dafydd as Griffith. Directed by James Robinson. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Rhys. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/006045/bk_bbcw_006045_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.