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    • My Dear Bessie: A Love Story in Letters

    • A BBC Radio 4 Adaptation
    • By: Chris Barker, Bessie Moore
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jane Slavin, Louise Brealey
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Benedict Cumberbatch and Louise Brealey read a love story in letters, played out against the backdrop of the Second World War. 'Can you feel, as you read these words, that I am thinking of you now; aglow, alive, alert at the thought that you are in the same world, and by some strange chance loving me.' A small blue box opened in 2008 revealed a wartime world of love, longing and frustration. Inside were bundles and bundles of letters written neatly on thin blue airmail paper or headed army notepaper.

    Non-member price: $12.48

    • Casanova

    • By: Giacomo Casanova
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The first part of the Memoirs of Giacomo Casanova, a special film tie-in version. The film, starring Heath Ledger as Casanova with Jeremy Irons and Sienna Miller, will be released in UK February 2006.

    Non-member price: $17.16

    • Artists in Crime

    • By: Ngaio Marsh
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    It started as a student exercise, the knife under the drape, the model's pose chalked in place. But before Agatha Troy, artist and instructor, returns to the class, the pose has been re-enacted in earnest: the model is dead, fixed for ever in one of the most dramatic poses Troy has ever seen. It's a difficult case for Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn. How can he believe that the woman he loves is a murderess? And yet no one can be above suspicion.

    Non-member price: $15.29

    • Scales of Justice

    • By: Ngaio Marsh
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The lives of the inhabitants of Swevenings are disrupted only by a fierce competition to catch the Old Un, a monster trout known to dwell in a beautiful stream which winds past their homes. Then one of their small community is found brutally murdered; beside him is the freshly killed trout. Both died by violence - but Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn's murder investigation seems to be much more interested in the fish.

    Non-member price: $14.67

    • The Snowman and the Snowdog

    • By: Raymond Briggs
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    'The Snowman and the Snowdog' is the much-anticipated sequel to 'The Snowman' by Raymond Briggs. This enchanting audiobook reunites listeners with the Snowman and introduces them to an adorable new puppy-friend, the Snowdog.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cutest

    • By Kathrin Rades on 10-11-2018

    Non-member price: $11.15

    • Copenhagen

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Greta Scacchi
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Benedict Cumberbatch, Greta Scacchi and Simon Russell Beale star in Michael Frayn's award-winning play about the controversial 1941 meeting between physicists Bohr and Heisenberg. Copenhagen, Autumn 1941. The two presiding geniuses of quantum physics, Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg meet for the first time since the breakout of war.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Thrilling Stories of the Railway

    • By: Victor Whitechurch
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Benedict Cumberbatch reads five stories featuring the famous vegetarian railway detective, Thorpe Hazell, as heard on BBC Radio 4. In "The Affair of the German Dispatch-Box", Hazell hatches a daring plan to retrieve a highly sensitive government document before it reaches the German Ambassador. In "Sir Gilbert Murrell's Picture", when an entire wagon containing valuable paintings disappears from a goods train, Hazell's skill is needed. Plus three more adventures!

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Tom and Viv

    • By: Michael Hastings
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch, full cast, Lia Williams
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the heartbreaking story of TS Eliot's marriage to Viv Haigh-Wood. Michael Hastings' best known play charts the turbulent, doomed marriage of the young TS Eliot and the charismatic Vivienne Haigh-Wood. This moving, highly charged study has been described as 'one of the most important plays of the 20th century'.

    Non-member price: $15.19

    • Good Evening: Behind "Beyond the Fringe"

    • By: Roy Smiles
    • Narrated by: Matt Addis, Rory Kinnear, Jonathan Aris, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Roy Smiles' celebration of the 'Beyond the Fringe' team takes a funny and affectionate look at how four young men from Oxbridge changed the face of British comedy. Starring Matt Addis as Alan Bennett, Rory Kinnear as Peter Cook, Jonathan Aris as Jonathan Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch as Dudley Moore. A CPL production for BBC Radio 4.

    Non-member price: $12.49

    • The Biggest Secret

    • A BBC Radio 4 Drama
    • By: Mike Walker
    • Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliet Stevenson, Claudia Harrison, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In the early hours of 5 June 1944, Captain Rob Collins played by Benedict Cumberbatch, who is languishing in hospital, receives a call that will take him on a journey through England that will change his life. Mike Walker's play is an epic journey across England poised on the edge of a historical moment. It is set on June 5th the day before the invasion. It is a portrait of England waiting for the invasion that will change the course of history, but an invasion only a very few know that is about happen. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliet Stevenson, and Claudia Harrison.

    Non-member price: $27.33

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