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  • Enid Blyton

    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series. Claudine at St Clare's Eileen's mother is the new Matron and Mam'zelle's niece, Claudine, joins St Clare's and causes havoc wherever she goes. The twins are enchanted by rebellious Claudine and her mad-cap plans, but will she last the term? Fifth Formers at St Clare's The girls are in the fifth form, about to reach the sixth, but they are not too old for tricks and escapades, jokes and excitement. Especially amusing is French girl Antoinette who, like her sister Claudine, doesn't always understand the ways of St. Clare's. Expect more mischief at St...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series. The Twins at St Clare's Pat and Isabel find life at St Clare's is not as easy as they thought. They have several surprises and arguments before they admit their troubles are of their own making, and settle down to make friends. The O'Sullivan Twins It's the start of the Easter Term and the twins are looking forward to meeting all their friends at St Clare's once more. They are determined to be obedient and studious, but the new girls prove to be so much fun.Poor Mam'zelle had better watch out. Expect mischief at St Clare's! Between 1941 and 1946,...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series. Third Year There are lots of new students, including sophisticated Zerelda from America. This year, not only the girls face challenges - Bill's poor horse, Thunder, suffers from collic. Will Zerelda and Darrell become friends, and will Thunder survive? Upper Fourth Darrell is very pleased to be head girl, but Alicia and Betty are determined to ruin her good work. Meanwhile, Darrell's sister Felicity joins Malory Towers and becomes best friends with none other than June - obnoxious, brash and Alicia's cousin. Expect...read more

  • Jacqueline Wilson

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Jacqueline Wilson's favourite character, Tracy Beaker, who lives in a children's home. Ten-year-old Tracy is smart and full of energy but more than anything she wants love. In 'The Story of Tracy Beaker', Tracy doesn't know where her mum lives but that doesn't stop her having long imaginary conversations with her. She's had two foster families before which haven't worked out, but hopes a woman named Cam will be her next foster mum. In 'The Dare Game' Tracy is now living with Cam and starting a new school. Things seem to be looking up for Tracy - but then the trouble begins. She has a horrible teacher, the other kids laugh at her and things between...read more

  • Edward Eager

    Beloved by children (and the parents lucky enough to share it with them) since it was first published in 1954, Half Magic is the uproarious tale of four siblings who discover a charm that grants exactly half of whatever they wish for--with results that are twice as predictable (and hilarious) as you might expect. Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha manage to cope with an unexpected trip to the Sahara and nearly a disastrous trip to the time of King Arthur. But can these plucky and resourceful children deal with the changes magic is bringing to their tight-knit family? Set in Ohio in the late 1920s, yet fresh and funny now as the day it was written. Half Magic weaves its spell anew in...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series. Summer Term at St Clare's The twins look forward to their first summer term at St Clare's. They soon make friends with new girl Carlotta, who has a secret past that she's desperate to hide. But sneaky Prudence finds out and tells everybody. How will the class react? The Second Form at St. Clare's Pat and Isabel have made it to second form. New girls Gladys and Mirabel have great talents for acting and music, and Elsie, the form's unpopular Head Girl, learns to be less spiteful. Expect more mischief at St Clare's! Between 1941 and 1946, Enid Blyton...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series. First Term New girl Darrell is two terms behind her classmates and feels out of place and alone. Soon, however, Darrell makes friends as well as enemies as they induct new students, win and lose sporting matches and play tricks on teachers. Second Form There's a thief about! Purses and jewellery are missing in the North Tower. Meanwhile Darrell is caught in the middle when her friend Sally is made head girl instead of Alicia. Will they find the thief and will Alicia and Sally make up? There's drama at Malory...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    The detective series Let George Do It came to radio in 1946. It starred Bob Bailey as George Valentine, ex-GI and detective for hire. Clients came to Valentine's office after reading a newspaper carrying his classified ad: Personal notice: Danger's my stock-in-trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you've got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details. Valentine's secretary was Claire Brooks, a.k.a. Brooksie. Other regulars included Brooksie's kid brother, Sonny; George's nemesis on the police force, Lieutenant Riley; and elevator operator and handyman in George's apartment building, Caleb. Casts came from radio's top tier of actors, including William Conrad, John...read more

  • Daphne du Maurier

    Here is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier's classic tale of horror. The idea for this famous story came to du Maurier one day when she was walking across to a farm from her house. She saw a farmer busily ploughing a field while above him the seagulls were diving and wheeling. She developed an idea about the birds becoming hostile and attacking him.In her story, the birds become hostile after a harsh winter with little food. First the seagulls, then birds of prey, and finally even small birds all turn against mankind. The nightmarish vision appealed to Alfred Hitchcock, who turned it into the celebrated film. ©2014 Audible, Inc. (P)2014 Audible,...read more

  • Patricia C. Wrede

    Princess Cimerone and the dragon Kazul share a spirited adventure with an extraordinary cast of characters in this first book in the Enchanted Forest  Chronicles...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    This exclusive full-cast dramatization, complete with stirring music and authentic sound effects, brings to life Tell Sackett, an honest, two-fisted cowboy. Tell Sackett knew that gold spelled trouble faster than anything except a woman, and he had a lot of gold.  Problem was, none of it was his.  Tell was just delivering the gold for a fee.  The Coopers, a gang of bloodthirsty desperadoes who'd slit a man's throat for the silver filling in his teeth, were hot on his trail. So, the last thing Tell needed was Christine Mallory, a pretty, stuck-up city woman, to slow him down.  Taking her on could easily cost Tell his life.  But it was...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    Louis L'Amour brings you the Wild West as you've never heard it before. This classic story, complete with a full cast, stirring music and authentic sound effects, sweeps listeners back to the rough and ready days of America's frontier, where a man had to live by his wits...and his gun. Death is no stranger to Almagre, a rough boomtown in which the local cemetery, Boot Hill, is almost as crowded as the saloons. Almagre had sprung up in just under two years with a silver strike, and in that short time, it had buried three town marshals. Into this wild and bloody town rides Texas Ranger Chick Bowdrie, trailing a Pecos bank robber who left two men dead. All Bowdrie has to go on is an...read more

  • Charlotte Thompson

    A frank and uncompromising BBC Radio 3 drama about a young woman in prison. Originally broadcast on 5 February 2011 as part of 'The Wire', a showcase for works that push the boundaries of drama and narrative. Tomorrow 23-year-old Ronia will have the most important conversation of her life - her parole hearing. Ronia has been serving an 'Imprisonment for Public Protection' sentence ever since she was eighteen. With an IPP sentence there is no automatic release date: once a prisoner has served their full tariff, they still have to convince a parole board that they've changed. And that's what Ronia must do. After five years, Ronia has long served her tariff, and is ready to persuade the...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Here are twelve episodes of the adventures of an English journalist in the American West of the 1870s in this show from the golden age of radio. Frontier Gentleman was a radio western series aimed at adults that aired on CBS radio for one season in 1958. It starred radio veteran John Dehner as J. B. Kendall, a reporter for the London Times. The series followed the adventures of the freelance journalist as he roamed the western United States in search of stories for his newspaper. Kendall often crossed paths with well-known historical figures, such as Jesse James, Calamity Jane, and Wild Bill Hickok. And to survive in those turbulent times, he became as proficient with a gun as he was...read more

  • Jerry Stearns

    IN THE EMBERS An Independent Feature-Length Audio Drama by Brian Price and Jerry Stearns Length: 215 minutes (3 hours, 35 minutes, 50 seconds) Authors: Brian Price; Jerry Stearns Narrators (in this order): Edwin Strout, Robin Miles, Olivia DuFord, Dawn Krosnowski, Gordon Smuder, Susanne Becker, Tom Joyal, Charlie Meitzner, Dean Johnson, Jacquie Maddix, E. G. Bailey, (interview extras: Joe Bevilacqua, Jerry Stearns, Brian Price) (c) (p) 2015 Brian Price and Jerry Stearns, Great Northern Audio, in association with Waterlogg Productions Description: A song, a pressed flower, and the sound of two girl's voices recovered from a burned wooden beam by using a brand new laser...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Mr. District Attorney came to radio in 1939 and focused on a crusading DA named Paul Garrett. Created, written, and directed by former law student Ed Byron, the series was inspired by the early years of New York governor Thomas E. Dewey. It was Dewey's public war against racketeering which led to his election as governor and enabled him to run for the presidency of the United States. Phillips H. Lord, the creator of Gang Busters, helped Byron develop the concept and coined the title. Dwight Weist was radio's first Mr. District Attorney. With the help of his sidekick, Len Harrington, and his secretary, Edith Miller, Mr. District Attorney proved each week to be "champion of the...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    In Enid Blyton's bestselling school series Elizabeth Allen is sent away to boarding school and makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been. Book 01: Naughtiest Girl In The School Follow Elizabeth Allen in book one as she arrives for her first year at boarding school. Elizabeth is spoilt and selfish and has made up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been! But soon she finds out that being bad isn't as simple as it seems... Book 02: Naughtiest Girl Again Elizabeth Allen - naughtiest girl in the school - is trying to be good. But someone wants to spoil things for her. And they're not going to let her forget how she got her nickname! Between 1940 and...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Set in Los Angeles, and starring Jack Webb as the stoic SergeantJoe Friday, Dragnet is perhaps themost famous and influential police procedural drama of all time, having made extensiveruns on both radio and television. Webb, also the producer of the show, took theseries to new highs, insisting on realism in every facet of the program. Thedialogue was clipped and sparse, taking its cue from hard-boiled crime fiction àla Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. The stories were fast-paced but thorough,making sure to chronicle every step of the police work from start to finish. Asa result, Dragnet draws listenersdeeply in to its world of gritty crime and dedicated cops, guaranteeing an...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Broadway Is My Beat was a dark, gritty radio crime drama that ran on CBS from 1949 until 1954. The series was originally broadcast from New York with Anthony Ross portraying Times Square Police Detective Danny Clover. Produced by Lester Gottlieb, it was directed by John Dietz. But by the thirteenth episode, the series moved to Hollywood (still set in NYC) with producer Elliott Lewis directing a new cast in scripts by Morton Fine and David Friedkin (the duo that would later write and develop TV's popular secret-agent series I Spy). The re-creation of Manhattan's rich, aural tapestry required the talents of three sound effects artists. The opening theme of "I'll Take Manhattan" introduced...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge, Mr. & Mrs. North were fictional amateur detectives appearing in novels, motion pictures, radio, and television. The Norths were not professional detectives, but simply a well-to-do New York couple who stumbled across a murder or two every week and felt compelled to solve the crimes. A 1942 MGM movie starred William Post Jr. and George Burns' wife, Gracie Allen. That same year, it debuted on radio and was soon generating top ratings with a weekly audience of twenty million fans. Joseph Curtin and Alice Frost originally voiced the radio roles of Jerry and Pam North. Later, Richard Denning and Barbara Britton were cast as the Norths, staying on for its...read more