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    • Full-Cast BBC Radio 4 Dramatisations
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: full cast, June Whitfield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    June Whitfield stars as Miss Marple in seven full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations. The stories included are: 'The Moving Finger', 'They Do It with Mirrors', 'Nemesis', 'Sleeping Murder', 'Tape-Measure Murder', 'The Case of the Perfect Maid' and 'Sanctuary'. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful

    • By HoneyBunny on 11-12-2018

    Non-member price: $48.62

    • Murder at the Vicarage (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple, the sharp-witted spinster sleuth. In the sleepy little English country village of St Mary Mead, all is not as it seems. Under a seemingly peaceful exterior lurks intrigue, guilt, deception - and murder. Colonel Protheroe, local magistrate and overbearing landowner, is the most detested man in the village. Everyone, even the vicar, wishes he were dead. And very soon he is - shot in the head in the vicar's own study.

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • The Body in the Library (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as the sharp-witted spinster sleuth. Dolly Bantry, mistress of Gossington Hall, is enjoying a pleasant doze when suddenly her dreams take a strange turn. The housemaid Mary is telling her that there is a body in the library.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Ian Lavender, Gayle Hunnicutt, James Laurenson, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    After the death of her husband, Dolly Bantry sold Gossington Hall to the former film star Marina Gregg and her husband. When the glamorous couple decide to throw a benefit party for the local hospital, the grounds are thronged with curious visitors, and for one of them, the day ends in tragedy. As Marina is serving cocktails in the house, she is cornered by the excitable Heather Babcock, who chatters away about their former meeting about eleven years ago before spilling her daiquiri all over herself and Marina.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • 4.50 from Paddington (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield, Ian Lavender, Joan Sims, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    A Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as the deceptively mild Miss Marple with Ian Lavender, Joan Sims and Susannah Harker. Elspeth McGillicuddy is down from Scotland for a holiday and boards the 4:50 train from Paddington station to visit her friend, Miss Marple. During the journey, another train pulls alongside, and through the window Mrs McGillicuddy witnesses a tall, dark man strangling a blonde woman. She reports what she has seen, yet no one takes any notice.

    Non-member price: $15.61

    • Take It from Here

    • By: Dennis Norden, Frank Muir
    • Narrated by: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards, June Whitfield, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Take It from Here was one of the most influential radio shows of all time, sweeping in a new era of comedy and introducing an enduring pair of writers: bright young things Frank Muir and Denis Norden. Their literate scripts, and the madcap adventures of Dick Bentley, "Professor" Jimmy Edwards, and June Whitfield, ensured 11 years of classic capers.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Miss Marple's Final Cases

    • Three new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    June Whitfield returns as the deceptively mild spinster sleuth in three full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations. Specially broadcast to mark the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth, these brand new dramas are based on three of her best short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dramatisation rather than read book

    • By B. Carlisle on 23-04-2017

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • A Caribbean Mystery (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    As Miss Marple sat basking in the Caribbean sunshine, she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing ever happened. Eventually, her interest was aroused by an old soldier's yarn about strange coincidence. Infuriatingly, just as he was about to show her an astonishing photograph, the Major's attention wandered. He never did finish the story....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story and well narrated

    • By Amazon Customer on 31-01-2018

    Non-member price: $17.98

    • At Bertram's Hotel (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Miss Marple, Agatha Christie’s deceptively mild spinster sleuth, is being treated to a few days’ holiday by her niece, staying at Bertram’s Hotel, a dignified, unostentatious establishment tucked away in a back street of busy Mayfair. Here is a place where sedate upper class ladies, retired military gentlemen and the higher echelons of the clergy can indulge in the comforts of a bygone age. But Miss Marple begins to feel uneasy. Something sinister lurks beneath the polished veneer.

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • Sleeping Murder (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Gwenda Reed arrives from New Zealand, travelling ahead of her husband with the task of finding the perfect place to make their base. In the quiet village of Dilmouth, she finds a house with immediate appeal. A few renovations will convert it into her ideal home. Then things get very strange indeed. Wanting porch stairs, Gwenda hires a builder to put them in - only to find some old steps, covered up by bushes.

    Non-member price: $15.61

    • A Murder is Announced (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    A BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple, the deceptively mild spinster sleuth. 'A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29, at Little Paddocks, at 6:30pm. Friends please accept this, the only intimation.' Nestled among the usual notices about dogs for sale and appeals for domestic help, the startling entry in the personal column of the Chipping Cleghorn Gazette has the the entire village agog with curiosity. Is it a game? And who is meant to attend?

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • The Moving Finger (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple. Recuperating from a flying accident, Jerry Burton needs to take a break somewhere peaceful. He and his sister rent a house in the little village of Lymstock, where they know no-one and hope to be able to relax. Their quiet life is shattered, however, by the arrival of an obscene anonymous letter accusing them of impropriety. Jerry refuses to take it seriously and throws it on the fire.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • A Pocket Full of Rye (Dramatized)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple, the deceptively mild spinster sleuth. Wealthy businessman Rex Fortescue is found dead with rye grain in his pocket. His death is followed in quick succession by a woman dying while eating bread and honey, and a maid in her garden. Inspector Neele, in charge of investigating the spate of murders, consults with Miss Marple, who has an interesting and surprising theory to offer.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Nemesis (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    June Whitfield stars as the sharp-witted spinster sleuth in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation now available on audio. Miss Marple is totally shocked to receive a letter from the recently deceased Mr Rafiel, an acquaintance she had met briefly on her travels. The letter leaves instructions for Miss Marple, whom Mr Rafiel had recognised as a natural detective, to investigate a crime after his death.

    Non-member price: $17.98

    • They Do It With Mirrors (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Miss Marple is told that her old friend, Carrie, is in danger and she goes to stay with her at Stoneygates, a home for maladjusted adolescents. While she is there, tragedy strikes as Carrie's step-son, Christian Gulbrandsen, is shot dead. There are at least seven suspects and two more murders follow. But the man with the obvious motive has a cast-iron alibi, as he could hardly be in two places at once - or could he? June Whitfield once again stars as the indomitable amateur detective.

    Non-member price: $17.98

    • The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker

    • By: Tobias Smollett
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield, Suzy Aitchison, Hywel Simons, and others
    • Length: 17 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Written as the letters of the five members of Squire Bramble's household sent as they journey around Britain, The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker is a grouchy, very funny examination of how one story varies depending on who's doing the telling. The tale is centered around the arrival of Mr. Clinker into the otherwise uneventful household, who never speaks and does not even enter the novel until a third of the way through.

    Non-member price: $37.45

    • The Stray

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Henrietta Hickthrift decided to run away from home - the Old People's Home. Packing just one small suitcase, she sets off on the train to the seaside. But Henry doesn't have much money. In fact, by the end of her first day she has exactly one penny. That is when she meets the Goods - Angela, Barney, Eleanor, Rosie and Rowley - who decide to adopt this unusual stray. But will their parents let them keep her?

    Non-member price: $21.84

    • The Witch of Blackberry Bottom

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Down in Blackberry Bottom lives Miss Slade, a strange – and rather dirty – old lady. The village children think she's a witch. But Patsy and Jim like her and her six dogs, her donkey and other assorted animals. Miss Slade may not be a witch, but she's not what she seems.

    Non-member price: $15.72

    • The Swoose

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Fitzherbert, the son of a goose and a swan, gets tired of being teased for being a swoose and leaves the farm, ending up in Windsor Castle, where he becomes a favourite of the recently widowed Queen Victoria.

    Non-member price: $15.94

    • Sleeping Beauty (Vintage BBC Radio Panto)

    • By: Chris Emmett
    • Narrated by: Terry Wogan, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, and others
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The King and Queen are delighted to have Rosebud as their baby daughter. But her christening ceremony is rudely interrupted by the Wicked Fairy Carabosse, who gives the baby a gift she won’t forget. If Rosebud pricks her finger and spills a drop of blood she will then fall into the deepest sleep of all. And only a seventh son of a seventh son can break the spell.... Starring Terry Wogan, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, June Whitfield, Nerys Hughes, Maureen Lipman – and guest starring Jimmy Young – this classic panto was recorded in front of a live audience and first broadcast on BBC.

    Non-member price: $11.99

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