Searching for: "Dame Judi Dench"

  • Tim Firth

    Learn the alphabet the fun way- with wonderful stories and songs narrated Dame Judi Dench. Judi Dench is an English actress and author who made her professional debut in '57 with the Old Vic Company. Since then she has performed in numerous Shakespeare plays and has branched into TV and film with roles in A Room with a View, James Bond, Mrs Brown, Chocolat, Iris, among...read more

  • Tim Firth

    Learn to count the fun way- with wonderful stories and songs narrated by the brilliant Dame Judi Dench. Judi Dench is an English actress and author who made her professional debut in '57 with the Old Vic Company. Since then she has performed in numerous Shakespeare plays and has branched into TV and film, including roles in A Room with a View, James Bond, Mrs Brown, Chocolat, Iris, and many...read more

  • Charles Dickens

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. What was it like to love, live, and rebel in Britain during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries? These beloved British novels offer three dramatically different, but universally recognisable, experiences. Read by three luminaries of the stage and screen: Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, and Sir John Gielgud. Feel the pang of...read more

  • Jane Austen

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. What did it mean to be a woman in the Georgian and Victorian periods? These beloved novels offer three dramatically different, but universally recognisable, experiences. Whether it is the drama of sisterhood, the trials and tribulations of romantic encounters, or the struggles of being a writer in a male world, each story holds just as much resonance...read more

  • George Eliot

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. Three of the finest novels of the 19th Century are brought together in this wide-ranging collection. From the rumblings of provincial England in Silas Marner and Cranford to a wild and dangerous journey across the Holy Lands in Ivanhoe, these classic novels of the Georgian and Victorian period are as relevant and important today as they ever have...read more

  • Traditional

    Delight in a collection of children's animal stories performed by our favourite celebrities. From a fantastic edition of The Three Little Pigs, read by the brilliant comedian, writer and actor Rik Mayall, to the incredibly captivating Look, Listen and Learn (With the Animals) told by the renown Bill Oddie, and many, many more... This collection includes: Three Little Pigs (Rik Mayall); Look, Listen and Learn With the Animals, Spikey and Spiney and Prickly (Bill Oddie); The Hare and the Tortoise (Bobby Davro); Wild Animals to the Rescue (Terry Nutkins); Creep Little Mouse (Dame Judy Dench); Get Me Out of the Jungle Book (David Van Day); The Farmers in His Den (Julia...read more

  • George Eliot

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. Unfairly accused of stealing money from his community’s church, Silas Marner has become bitter and misanthropic – and wealthy. One New Year’s Eve, however, he rescues a small child from the snowstorm outside: and his life changes forever. A deeply moving exploration of loneliness and redemption, Silas Marner is a beloved and timeless classic....read more

  • Various Authors

    'One of the best anthologies of the year... An arresting, deeply moving collection of the best of British poetry read by a star-studded cast.' The Independent This exceptional anthology, based on Lord Owen's published anthology Seven Ages - Poetry for a Lifetime, features many of Britain's leading actors who have all given their services for charity. Shakespeare's 'seven ages' speech (read by Sir Ian McKellen) punctuates the programme which contains over four hundred poems read by forty actors. Michael Caine reads Kipling's 'If'; Ralph Fiennes reads Hood's 'I Remember, I Remember'; John Cleese reads 'The Owl and the Pussycat'; Pete Postlethwaite reads 'Kubla...read more