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    A new five-part box-set featuring the adventures of archaeologist Bernice Summerfield. When Bernice Summerfield was invited to participate in a cult archaeology broadcast on the mysterious world of Saravas, she could never have imagined the secrets she might unearth there... or the terrible Truth that would stalk her back to Legion. With friends and family by her side, Bernice quickly finds herself flung into the face of danger: either combatting deranged despots at terraformed garden parties, appeasing gunslingers in the White Rabbit bar, or simply attempting to survive on a barren desert planet, all alone... The odds are stacked against her, and this is undoubtedly the end for...read more

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    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic story of hedonism and corruption, The Confessions of Dorian Gray imagines a world where Dorian Gray was real, and his friendship with Oscar Wilde once spawned the notorious novel. Starring Alexander Vlahos as Dorian Gray, this third series of supernatural horror stories comprises eight original half-hour episodes: 1. Blank Canvas (by James Goss) Featuring Sophie Wu, Edward Harrison and Alex Jordan with Bernard Holley Two years after the death of Dorian Gray, his home is broken into... but the intruders aren't expecting what they'll find there. 2. The Needle (by David Llewellyn) Featuring David Blackwell with Barnaby Edwards and Andrew...read more

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    Three more adventures for everyone's favourite trans-temporal Adventuress and her long-suffering travelling companion, Panda. The Iris Wildthyme Appreciation Society Written by Cavan Scott Panda isn't happy. One minute he's due to be crowned an intergalactic hero with concubines galore and the next Iris is dragging him to the planet Trull, the 42nd Century equivalent of Milton Keynes. As Iris becomes the hottest celeb in the galaxy, little do they know that everyone on Trull is about to die... Iris Rides Out Written by Guy Adams Thomas Carnacki, the famed Edwardian Ghost Finder, faces his most terrifying challenge yet. Not only must he rid Mocata Grange of hideous...read more

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    Katy Manning and David Benson are back as Iris Wildthyme and Panda in three unique audio adventures in Time, Space and the little bits in between. Whatever Happened to Iris Wildthyme? Written by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright Iris is living the life she always dreamt of, swanning from one party to the next. From the swinging Sixties to the roaring Twenties to Freddie Mercury's 40th birthday bash via Ancient Rome, Iris has become the ultimate party girl. What more could she want? But who are those sinister ticking figures hiding in the mist? Why are partygoers snapping out of existence? And who is this Panda she keeps talking about? Iris at the Oche Written by Mark...read more

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    "It's clearly been a labour of love ... and it shows. Stay on this channel for a well-produced return to 2020!" SFB '... the vocal performances were superb throughout. Moreover, the behind-the-scenes extras are worth the price alone, as the veteran actors have a blast reprising their roles.' Scifi Pulse "Terrahawks, stay on this channel..." Back in action after thirty years comes Terrahawks, the fondly remembered action adventure comedy originally brought to you by the men who created Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Dick Spanner. In the not too distant future, the Earth finds itself under constant threat from Zelda, a blood-thirsty android who, along with her fiendish family...read more

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    The Long List Anthology is designed to recognize the short works that were nominated for the 2015 Hugo Awards but did not make it into the top five shortlist for the final ballot. Thus, voted into the Hugo Award's long list of works-the top fifteen works nominated for each category-were these nine short stories and three novelettes, now made available to a wider audience by award-winning narrators. The short stories included in this collection are: "Toad Words" by T. Kingfisher "When It Ends, He Catches Her" by Eugie Foster "The Truth about Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar "Covenant" by Elizabeth Bear "This Chance Planet" by Elizabeth Bear "Makeisha in Time" by Rachael K. Jones "The...read more

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    A rich anthology of classic tales of ghosts and the supernatural written by women. 'The Operation' by Violet Hunt 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie 'Afterward' by Edith Wharton 'The Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon 'Room Number Ten' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton 'Mrs. Raeburn's Waxwork' by Eleanor Smith 'The Mystery of the Semi-Detached' by Edith Nesbit 'Kerfol' by Edith Wharton 'Satan's Circus' by Eleanor Smith 'The Lifted Veil' by George Eliot 'Mansize in Marble' by Edith Nesbit 'Miss Mary Pask' by Edith Wharton 'From the Loom of the...read more

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    A sumptuous collection of over 60 short stories by some of the world's greatest writers. 'The Hoop' by Fedor Sologub 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry 'The Man Who Hated Aspidistras' by W. F. Harvey 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton 'The End of a Show' by Barry Pain 'The Devil of the Marsh' by H. B. Marriott-Watson 'The First of April' by A. J. Alan 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray 'The Apple Tree' by Katherine Mansfield 'Story of the Vanishing Patient' by Elia W. Peattie 'The Clock' by W. F. Harvey 'The Book' by H. P. Lovecraft 'The Cactus' by O. Henry 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton 'Mrs....read more

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    One of the most enduring themes in great literature is the eternal struggle between good and evil - often embodied in such devices as the werewolf, the doppelganger and the evil twin. This anthology presents a selection of the greatest short stories whose tension and drama revolves around the conflict of good and evil. 'The Grinding of the Mills' by Morgan Robertson 'The Twins' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle 'Absolute Evil' by Nathaniel Hawthorne 'The Mysterious Card' and 'The Mysterious Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett 'The Wolf Book' by Henry Chapman Mercer 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'...read more

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    It's time to go on the road with Peppa and this fantastic collection of nine newly recorded stories, perfect for any journey! The stories included are: Peppa Around the World, George's Balloon, Peppa Goes on Holiday, Peppa Goes Skiing, Peppa Goes Boating, Miss Rabbit's Day Off, Peppa's New Neighbours, Peppa's Fishy Friends, George and the Noisy...read more

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    The CBS Radio Workshop regularly featured the works of the world's greatest writers, including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany, and Ambrose Bierce, among others. The radio series aired from January 27, 1956, through September 22, 1957, and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. Creator William Froug launched the series with this powerhouse two-part adaptation of Brave New World and booked author Aldous Huxley to narrate his famous novel. The Columbia Workshop radio drama was innovative in giving authors, directors, sound engineers, and composers many opportunities to experiment with the use of sound as a device for...read more

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    The golden age of the short story was in Victorian and Edwardian times, when authors made a living by contributing to literary magazines and journals. These popular journals threw up such literary greats as Dickens, Conan Doyle, Rider Haggard, and Jerome K. Jerome. Many of the great writers are undeservedly neglected by modern audience...but what a pleasure it is to rediscover the literary treasures that delighted our great...read more

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    Come Join Us by the Fire S2: Originals is the second installment of Nightfire's audio-first horror anthology, featuring a wide collection of short stories from emerging voices in the horror genre as well as longtime fan favorites. 'Season 2: Originals' features nine all-new stories from authors Laird Barron, Indrapramit Das, Brian Evenson, Craig Laurance Gidney, Camilla Grudova, Shaun Hamill, Gabino Iglesias, Daniel M. Lavery, and Sunny...read more

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    True love can survive anything. Or can it? Four popular authors were lunching with an editor and the question came up: "What mental and emotional reaction would a man and a woman undergo, linked together by a ten-foot chain, for three days and nights?" The 4 very popular authors each had strong but divergent opinions of what would happen to such a couple chained together for 3 days and nights. The result was these fascinating stories. Does true love scoff at the small difficulty of constant proximity? Does being 'too close' become an acid that eats away even the bonds of love? What do YOU think would happen if you were to write such a story? Read and find out what these popular and creative...read more

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    A sparkling collection of short stories by leading female authors including 'Miss Brill' by Katherine Mansfield and 'The Lifted Veil' by George...read more

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    Described by Barry Took as 'A kaleidoscope of funny voices, catch phrase and innuendo revolving at breakneck speed and with a complete disregard for logic', I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again pre-dated I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue and showcased the comic talents of Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall and Bill Oddie. This compilation of classic sketches, includes 'Full Frontal Radio', 'Prune Manifesto', 'Buffers', 'Critics', 'News in Welsh', 'Listening to Flowers', 'Eddie Waring Impersonation' and 'Taming of the Shrew'. Vintage Beeb: classic albums first available as BBC LPs, now reissued on CD and as...read more

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    Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of poems for 5-10-year olds. From rousing favourites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans's Casabianca and John Keats's A Song About Myself, to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Rudyard Kipling and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, this is a collection to be...read more

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    More than three hours of some of the greatest short stories of all time, brought to life by distinguished stage and screen actors. Roger Angell and A. Bartlett Giamatti's "Play by Play," John Updike's "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu" read by Jack Davidson, Rolfe Humphries' "Polo Grounds" read by Fritz Weaver, Robert Francis' "Pitcher" and "Base Stealer" read by Arthur French, Robert Fitzgerald's "Cobb Would Have Caught It" read by Jonathan Hadary, Roger Angell's "Game Six" read by the author, Yusef Komunyakaa's "Glory" read by Isaiah Sheffer, W.P. Kinsella's "The Thrill of the Grass" read by John Shea, Ken Kalfus' "The Joy and Melancholy Baseball Trivia Quiz" read by Jack Davidson, T.C. Boyle's...read more

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    The Founding Fathers series includes: George Washington by James MacGregor Burns and Susan Dunn In this thoughtful and incisive biography, Burns and Dunn dissect the strengths and weaknesses of Washington's presidential leadership, from his lasting foreign and economic policies to his polarizing denunciation of political parties and his public silence about slavery. John Adams by John Patrick Diggins Perhaps no U.S. president was less suited for the practice of politics than John Adams. A gifted philosopher who helped lead the movement for American independence from its inception, Adams was unprepared for the realities of party politics that had already begun to dominate the new...read more

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    The NRSV first appeared in 1989 and has received the widest acclaim and broadest support from academics and church leaders of any modern English translation. Rooted in the past, but right for today, the NRSV continues the tradition of William Tyndale, the King James Version, the American Standard Version, and the Revised Standard Version. Equally important, it sets a new standard for the 21st Century. The NRSV stands out among the many translations because it is 'as literal as possible' in adhering to the ancient texts and only 'as free as necessary' to make the meaning clear in graceful, understandable English. It draws on newly available sources that increase our understanding of...read more