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  • Various

    Hot on the heels of the 500 Words: Black Lives Matter competition hosted by Virgin Radio in July, this audiobook contains a selection of inspiring, moving and poignant short stories from 500 Words: Black Lives Matter submitted by children from across the country and read by David Tennant, Amanda Abbington, Stephen Graham, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vivienne Acheampong, Jude Owusu, Angellica Bell, Michael Underwood, Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Shobna Gulati, Rebecca Gethings and James Hepher; familiar voices who have kindly donated their time and talent to make this special project possible. Almost 6,000 children, aged between 5-13, submitted stories expressing their personal...read more

  • Mark Wright

    England, in a parallel world. A second Civil war is brewing - its aim to bring Prince Charles to the throne - and Luther Arkwright must help to ensure that the right side wins - not just for the sake of this world, but for all...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    Eight full-cast BBC Radio productions of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies Full of merriment, mayhem, mischief and mistaken identity, here are eight iconic radio productions of Shakespeare's most magical comedies, featuring star casts and introduced by Sir Richard Eyre. Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare's delightful comedy sparkles with the verbal sparring of our two reluctant lovers in a world where nothing is quite what it seems. David Tennant and Samantha Spiro star as Benedick and Beatrice. As You Like It The Forest of Arden resonates with declarations of love in this joyous pastoral comedy, starring Helena Bonham Carter as Rosalind, David Morrissey as Orlando and Natasha...read more

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    Here are four of Hans Christian Andersen's best-loved short stories, specially adapted for young children and read by some of Britain's most well-known actors. In 'The Brave Tin Soldier', read by David Tennant, a one-legged toy soldier falls in love with a paper ballerina. In 'Thumbelina', read by Anne-Marie Duff, a tiny but beautiful girl grows from a barleycorn which has been enchanted by a witch. In 'The Nightingale', read by Sir Derek Jacobi, an emperor prefers a sparkling mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale. And in 'The Ugly Duckling', read by Penelope Wilton, a little bird is called ugly by others until he matures into a beautiful...read more

  • Mike Walker

    Nine BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas by Mike Walker, chronicling Rome’s greatest rulers Drawing on historical sources including Suetonius’s ‘Lives of the Caesars’, Mike Walker’s compelling drama cycle follows the story of the leaders of Rome, from Julius Caesar’s ascension to power to the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West in AD 475. Meeting at Formiae – Julius Caesar secretly seeks senate leaders Cicero and Cato’s support to shake up the rule of Rome. Stars David Troughton as Caesar, Anton Lesser as Cicero and Stephen Critchlow as Cato. The Arena – As Julius’s appointed heir, young Octavian uses his legendary political skills to outwit enemies and rule Rome....read more

  • Terry Pratchett

    Brought to you by Penguin. A hilarious fantasy, perfect for ages seven and up, by master storyteller Terry Pratchett - the first book he ever wrote! 'In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet . . .' That's the old story everyone knows and loves (even if they don't really believe it). But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples and there's a new story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet, and two brothers, who set out on an adventure to end all adventures. © Terry Pratchett 1971 (P) Penguin Audio...read more

  • BBC Audiobooks

    'Chain Reaction' is the entertaining BBC Radio 4 tag talk show where this week's guest is next week's interviewer. Famous names from the world of showbusiness choose who they would like to chat to, and must submit to being questioned in their turn the week after. In this eighth series, guests (and hosts) include Catherine Tate, David Tennant, Richard Wilson, Arabella Weir and Paul...read more

  • Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Buckle your seat beltfor the first ever follow-up to Ian Fleming's only children's story. When the Tooting family finds an old engine and fits it totheir camper van, they have no idea what kind of adventure lies ahead. Theengine used to belong to an extraordinary car, and it wants its bodywork back!But as the Tootings hurtle across the world rebuilding the original Chitty, asinister baddie is on their trail-one who will stop at nothing to get themagnificent car for himself. Fueled by wry humor, this sequel to the children's classicby the creator of James Bond-featuring a contemporary family and a camper vanwith a mind of its own-is written by bestselling, award-winning author...read more

  • Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Everyone's favoriteflying car shifts into another dimension as the intrepid Tooting family zoomsback and forth through time. When the Tootings return to Zobrowski Terrace at the end of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again,they find that home is looking a lot like Jurassic Park. But this is no themepark-a very real and very hungry Tyrannosaurus rex is charging them! Thanks toDad inadvertently yanking Chitty's "Chronojuster" lever, the spirited carhas flown them back to prehistoric times, where the family-and especiallyBaby Harry-has a narrow escape. But Chitty has a mind of her own, and theTootings will get an unexpected tour of exciting times and places fromProhibition-era New York, where...read more

  • Frank Cottrell Boyce

    From theaward-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce comes the third official sequel to IanFleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Tootings are stuck in 1966! Somebody has stolen ChittyChitty Bang Bang and left them behind-but that's not their biggest problem.Their biggest problem is that Little Harry has been kidnapped by whoever stoletheir magical car. There's only one solution: the Tootings must find the Potts-thefamily that originally built Chitty. Sharing their combined knowledge of howChitty works, the families may stand a chance of rescuing Little Harry andfinding the most brilliant car in the world. But a fiendish criminal hasdifferent plans, ones that involve flying Chitty Chitty Bang Bang...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    "Crackpot" is what everybody calls the Pott family. So whenthey go to buy a new car and come back with a wreck, nobody is surprised-exceptfor the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name, and she tells them what itis! Then they find out that she can fly ... and swim. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a car on a mission to stop acriminal gang in its tracks-and she's taking the Potts with her. Jump into theworld's most loved magical car for her first adventure. Includes an interview with David...read more

  • Robert T. Kiyosaki

    Chaos and confusion mount to a crescendo in a wild and fast-paced comedy of mistaken identity, one of Shakespeare's earliest plays. Young Antipholus of Syracuse is searching the world for his identical twin brother, separated from him at birth. With him is his servant Dromio, who lost his twin brother at the same time. The pair arrive in Ephesus where, unbeknownst to them, their twins are living. Antipholus of Syracuse is played by David Tennant, Antipholus of Ephesus by Brendan Coyle. Alan Cox and Jason O'Mara are the two Dromios, while Niamh and Sorcha Cusack play Adriana and...read more

  • Nicholas Briggs

    At the end of Dalek Empire 2, Siy Tarkov set off from Valyshaa with vital information warning of an imminent Dalek invasion. 20 years later, the only proof Tarkov ever existed is a garbled message, calling for help. But no-one is...read more

  • Nicholas Briggs

    Agent Galanar is on a covert mission to find a definitive proof of menace of the Daleks. But the Border Worlds are being ravaged by a deadly plague infection. An infection the Daleks are offering to...read more

  • Nicholas Briggs

    The Galactic Union remain blissfully unaware of the Dalek threat. And in the Border Worlds, the Daleks appear to be helping cure the deadly NFS plague which has claimed millions of lives. Now it may be too late to stop...read more

  • Nicholas Briggs

    The Daleks seem poised to eradicate the deadly NFS plague. The Graxis Wardens are adrift in Dalek territory, hopelessly outnumbered. It would seem that the future belongs to the Dalek...read more

  • Nicholas Briggs

    Galanar and Elaria have discovered that they were created to destroy the Daleks forever... But how can they do that when they are facing a Dalek execution squad? Meanwhile, Kaymee uncovers the truth about the Daleks and the NFS...read more

  • Nicholas Briggs

    The Graxis Wardens, Galanar, Elaria and Tarkov are heading for the planet Velyshaa, where ultimate knowledge, victory or defeat awaits them. But the Dalek Supreme's forces are in pursuit. How will history remember these final days on...read more

  • Sue Rodwell

    David Calder, David Tennant and Hamish Clark star in these BBC Radio 4 dramas based on the original TV series. George Dixon became one of the best-known and most-loved fictional policemen during the course of three decades of BBC TV's Dixon of Dock Green, in which he was played by Jack Warner. In these 12 radio adaptations he once again upholds the law on the streets of 1950s Dock Green. David Calder stars as PC George Dixon, with David Tennant and Hamish Clark as PC Andy Dixon. Running time: 6 hours...read more

  • James Goss

    ‘Hello, I’m the Doctor. And, if you can hear this, then one of us is going to die.’ At the bottom of the sea, in the wreck of a floating radio station, a lost recording has been discovered. After careful restoration, it is played for the first time – to reveal something incredible. It is the voice of the Doctor, broadcasting from Radio Bravo in 1966. He has travelled to Earth in search of the Hush – a terrible weapon that kills, silences and devours anything that makes noise – and has tracked it to a boat crewed by a team of pirate DJs. With the help of feisty Liverpudlian Layla and some groovy pop music, he must trap the Hush and destroy it – before it can escape and...read more