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    • Revolting Rhymes

    • By: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake - illustrator
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan, Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl, read by Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, and Tamsin Greig. 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.

    Non-member price: $28.11

    • Pinocchio and Other Stories

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Non-member price: $5.76

    • Madness

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Adrian Scarborough, Andrew Scott, Cillian Murphy, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely wonderful

    • By DeD on 02-02-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Animal Farm [Dramatised]

    • By: George Orwell
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
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    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....

    Non-member price: $15.61

    • 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.

    Non-member price: $26.96

    • The Little Mermaid and Other Stories

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Non-member price: $5.14

    • Dirty Beasts

    • By: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake - illustrator
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Dirty Beasts we meet a ghastly menagerie of wonderfully comic animals that can only have been invented by Roald Dahl. There is the toad that jumps to France - at his own peril; the pig who ponders the meaning of life; the anteater who gets the wrong end of the stick; and many more. Snigger, titter and laugh at their antics in this collection of irreverent and absurdly comic verse! 

    Non-member price: $26.97

    • The Landlady

    • A Roald Dahl Short Story
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of 'The Landlady', a brilliant gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, read by the actress Tamsin Greig. In "The Landlady", Roald Dahl, one of the world’s favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a young man in need of room meets a most accommodating landlady.... 'The Landlady' is taken from the short story collection Kiss Kiss, which includes 10 other devious and shocking stories.

    Non-member price: $17.97

    • 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
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    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Really good until the war was over

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-02-2018

    Non-member price: $18.72

    • The Minister of Chance

    • By: Dan Freeman
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Jenny Agutter, Jed Brophy, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing story, production, acting

    • By Sally Nelson on 14-12-2016

    Non-member price: $13.47

    • Rapunzel and Other Stories

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
    • Length: 54 mins
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    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?

    Non-member price: $5.53

    • Hubert Horatio: How to Raise Your Grown-Ups

    • By: Lauren Child
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    The Bobton-Trent seniors certainly know how to make the most of their extravagant wealth - socialising, doing things, buying things and generally being more than a little bit...irresponsible.... Luckily for them, their son, Hubert Horatio, is an exceptionally intelligent, talented and sensible child. Unluckily for Hubert, this tends to mean that a lot of his spare time is spent steering his rather unruly set of grown-ups out of trouble.

    Non-member price: $10.63

    • Cinderella

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 18 mins
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    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.

    Non-member price: $3.89

    • Cinderella and Other Stories

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 43 mins
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    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....

    Non-member price: $10.17

    • Rapunzel

    • By: The Brothers Grimm
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 13 mins
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    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.... A magical retelling of the classic fairy tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Non-member price: $3.73

    • Darkness over Germany

    • A Warning from History
    • By: Amy Buller
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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. 

    Non-member price: $28.87

    • The Frog Prince

    • By: Brothers Grimm
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 14 mins
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    The young princess loves playing with her golden ball, until she drops it down a well and it is lost in the murky water. When the frog hears her crying, he offers to help - if she will do him a favour too.... A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Non-member price: $3.42

    • 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?

    Non-member price: $8.99

    • Thumbelina

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 19 mins
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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.

    Non-member price: $3.79

    • The Elves and the Shoemaker

    • By: The Brothers Grimm
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The shoemaker can only afford the leather to make one more pair of shoes. He cuts the leather and lays it on his workbench - and the next morning, there are two perfectly-finished shoes! But who can have made them? A magical retelling of the classic tale, read by Tamsin Greig.

    Non-member price: $1.23

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