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    • Classic BBC Radio Shakespeare: Comedies

    • The Taming of the Shrew; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Twelfth Night
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Paul Daneman, Fenella Fielding, Nigel Hawthorne, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Three classic radio productions from the BBC archives starring Nigel Hawthorne, Miriam Margolyes, Geraldine McEwan and a host of celebrated acting talent. These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th century, are the perfect way to commemorate England's greatest dramatist.

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Warden

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Set in the world of the Victorian professional and landed classes, the story centres on Mr Harding, a clergyman of great personal integrity who is nevertheless in possession of an income from a charity far in excess of the sum devoted to it.

    Non-member price: $23.96

    • The Tao Te Ching

    • The Classic of the Tao and Its Power
    • By: Man Ho Kwok, Jay Ramsay, Martin Palmer
    • Narrated by: Sir Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Sir Nigel Hawthorne's inspiring reading brings to life this new translation of Lao Tzu's 2,500 year old Chinese classic. Probably the most influential spiritual book in human history, the Tao Te Ching translates as The Classic of The Tao and Its Power. In 80 short chapters, it reveals a profound view of the Tao, a unique and satisfying way of life and nature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Deep, classic, well translated and read

    • By Michael on 27-02-2018

    Non-member price: $16.38

    • Murder in the Mews

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    How did a woman holding a pistol in her right hand manage to shoot herself in the left temple? What was the link between a ghost sighting and the disappearance of top secert military plans? How did the bullet that killed Sir Gervase shatter a mirror in another part of the room? And who destroyed the "eternal triangle" of love involving renowned beauty, Valentine Chantry?

    Non-member price: $13.26

    • Short Stories

    • The Timeless Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Saki, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie, Maimie McCoy, Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This collection contains: "Idle Thoughts on Babies"; "The Schartz-Meterklume Method"; "A Photographer's Day Out"; and more.

    Non-member price: $20.28

    • Yes Minister Volume 1

    • By: Jonathan Lynn, Antony Jay
    • Narrated by: Nigel Hawthorne, Paul Eddington, Full Cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Four episodes of machinations and manipulation from the classic BBC political satire. Open Government/Big Brother/The Economy Drive/The Writing on the Wall The sustained dry wit of the dialogue and the wonderful interplay between the three main characters; Jim Hacker, Sir Humphrey and Bernard Wooley; made Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's satirical comedy compulsive viewing. The strength of the writing makes these audios a joy to listen to.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Yes Minister Volume 2

    • By: Jonathan Lynn, Antony Jay
    • Narrated by: Nigel Hawthorne, Paul Eddington, Full Cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Four episodes of machinations and manipulation from the classic BBC political satire. Jobs for the Boys, The Right to Know, Doing the Honours and The Devil You Know. The sustained dry wit of the dialogue and the wonderful interplay between the three main characters; Jim Hacker, Sir Humphrey and Bernard Wooley; made Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's satirical comedy compulsive viewing. The strength of the writing makes these audios a joy to listen to.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Yes Minister, Volume 3

    • By: Jonathan Lynn, Antony Jay
    • Narrated by: Nigel Hawthorne, Paul Eddington, Full Cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Four episodes of machinations and manipulation from the classic BBC political satire: 'The Compassionate Society', 'The Greasy Pole', 'The Skeleton in the Cupboard', and 'A Question of Loyalty'. The sustained dry wit of the dialogue and the wonderful interplay between the three main characters - Jim Hacker, Sir Humphrey, and Bernard Wooley - made Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's satirical comedy compulsive viewing. The strength of the writing makes these audios a joy to listen to.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Craven Street

    • Ben Franklin in London
    • By: Yuri Rasovsky
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Montgomery, George Grizzard, Sir Nigel Hawthorne, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Originally broadcast nationwide in 1993, this meticulously researched five-part historical radio drama is being published to commemorate Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday. It reveals the multifaceted, complex Franklin's little known adventures in London before the Revolution. For 15 years, he lived on Craven Street off the Thames, where he established a surrogate family, began his autobiography, and became America's most famous citizen.

    Non-member price: $30.42

    • Classic Tales of Humour

    • By: Rudyard Kipling, A.G. Macdonell, Saki, and others
    • Narrated by: Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Narrator Nigel Hawthorne's exceptional talents as an actor bring comedy to the fore in this collection, extracting every nuance of humour from these seven great stories. Featuring "Brugglesmith" by Rudyard Kipling, "The Cricket Match" (from England, Their England) by A.G. Macdonell, "Reginald on House Parties" by Saki, "Winglebury Duel" by Charles Dickens, and more.

    Non-member price: $15.19