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  • G.K. Chesterton

    Three BBC Radio performances of works by the great G. K. Chesterton Best known as the creator of clerical detective Father Brown, G. K. Chesterton was a prolific and talented writer in virtually every area of literature: from novels, poetry and short stories to plays, biographies and essays. A noted thinker, controversialist, raconteur and wit, he has influenced authors from Neil Gaiman to Jorge Luis Borges. This collection comprises his two most famous novels, The Man Who Was Thursday and The Napoleon of Notting Hill, as well as half a dozen tales from his short story collection, The Club of Queer Trades. The Man Who Was Thursday - Poet turned Scotland Yard detective Gabriel Syme...read more

  • Dan Abnett

    Brought to you by Penguin. Late 21st century and Earth has been reduced to an uninhabited wasteland. What was left of humanity was evacuated into overpopulated space stations, or 'Habitats'. A hotbed for crime and strange new religious sects, the Habitat Security Division has no shortage of work. No-nonsense Investigator Bridget Kurtis soon finds herself embroiled in a life or death struggle with a sinister cult, and what she uncovers has disturbing implications for the future of the human race... Featuring Nina Sosanya, Richard Armitage, David Warner, Indira Varma, Pippa Bennett-Warner alongside a full cast, fans and newcomers alike will be transported to the gritty audio world...read more

  • Bill Murphy

    Three detective thrillers set in the Met's Missing Persons Bureau After shooting a teenage boy in an undercover operation, DS Sue Manson is taken off the front line and transferred to a desk job in Missing Persons. But no sooner has she arrived than she's in the thick of the action once more, tasked with tracking down a trio of twisted criminals... Fractions of Zero - When a desperate father begs DS Manson to find his daughter, the sole clue is a cryptogram on the back of a missing persons notice. Once unravelled, the code turns out to be a riddle that leads them to the location of a dead girl. More ciphers follow, and more victims - all seemingly selected at random - and Sue realises...read more

  • Graham Duff

    The original six-part BBC Radio 4 comedy sci-fi series starring Mark Gatiss and David Warner. ‘Doctor Who fans may well have found a new love-object’ - Guardian ‘A winning blend of Doomwatch, Quatermass and British silliness that has cult written all over it’ - Times The year is 2099 and Professor Nebulous (Mark Gatiss, 'League of Gentlemen') is the director of eco-troubleshooting organisation K.E.N.T. - the Key Environmental Nonjudgemental Taskforce. But it’s so under-funded it subsidises its work by running a launderette. And the twintub’s malfunctioned. In a post-apocalyptic England, cattle-clasm has wiped out the majority of the livestock, there are new months such as...read more

  • Una McCormack

    David Warner reads a new novel featuring the 12th Doctor and Clara, as played by Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the hit BBC TV series. “The Grail is a story, a myth! It didn’t exist on your world! It can’t exist here!” The city-state of Varuz is failing. Duke Aurelian is the last of his line, his capital is crumbling, and the armies of his enemy, Duke Conrad, are poised beyond the mountains to invade. Aurelian is preparing to gamble everything on one last battle. So when a holy man, the Doctor, comes to Varuz from beyond the mountains, Aurelian asks for his blessing in the war. But all is not what it seems in Varuz. The city-guard have lasers for swords, and the halls...read more

  • Dante Alighieri

    Blake Ritson, David Warner, Hattie Morahan and John Hurt star in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Dante's epic poem. Inferno: Thirty-five year old Dante finds himself in the middle of a dark wood, in extreme personal and spiritual crisis. Hope of rescue appears in the form of the venerable poet Virgil, now a shade himself, who offers to lead Dante on an odyssey through the afterlife, beginning in the terrifying depths of Hell. Purgatorio: Dante is led up Mount Purgatory by his guide. They encounter numerous souls who have embarked on the same difficult journey - one that will eventually lead to their spiritual salvation. Paradiso: Dante's journey comes to a glorious conclusion as...read more

  • Mike Walker

    Inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, this series of radio dramas about the Plantagenet dynasty tells the story of the birth of a new Europe after the dark ages. The issues of control, of freedom, of belief, and the temptations of power were new to an age which had no template for domination on this scale. Henry II: What is a Man? - The first of the House of Anjou to be king of England, Henry II's long reign is beset by conflict with his sons. Starring David Warner as King Henry II and Jane Lapotaire as Queen Eleanor. Richard I: Lionheart - Prince Richard has become heir apparent, but in the face of Henry II's refusal to acknowledge his position, he turns to the Crusades. Starring Ed...read more

  • Helen Cooper

    Article 9 of the Tokyo Judgement at the end of WWII withdrew from the Japanese constitution the state's right of belligerency. Traumatised and guilt ridden for having killed enemy soldiers in war, Bernard has to attempt to coerce his children to continue his life's work, and makes their awaiting inheritance dependent on their abandoning their present careers and dedicating their lives to the promotion of A9. 1948: Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes. The right of belligerency of the State will not be...read more

  • Justin Richards

    'They like the shadows. You know them as Plague Warriors...' When the Doctor arrives in the 19th-century village of Klimtenburg, he discovers the residents suffering from some kind of plague - a 'wasting disease'. The victims face a horrible death - but what's worse, the dead seem to be leaving their graves. The Plague Warriors have returned... The Doctor is confident he knows what's really happening; he understands where the dead go, and he's sure the Plague Warriors are just a myth. But as some of the Doctor's oldest and most terrible enemies start to awaken he realises that maybe - just maybe - he's misjudged the situation. Read by David Warner, who played Professor Grisenko in the...read more

  • Arthur Conan Doyle

    Between Rathbone & Bruce and Downey, Jr. & Law, CART presents Warner & Windom as mystery's most dynamic duo. With streets crawling with thugs and corrupt police officials, Holmes faces off with his most menacing nemesis, Professor Moriarty, in this tale of intrigue and suspense. Starring David Warner, William Windom, Samantha Eggar, Norman Lloyd, Parley Baer, James Lancaster, Kathleen Freeman, Sean McClory, Marty Maguire, John Bliss, Linda Henning, Jeanette Nolan, Ashby Adams, Peggy Webber, and John...read more

  • David Friedkin

    For over thirty years, California Artists Radio Theatre has presented the best, fully-produced, professional, radio dramas, comedies, and musicals, featuring renowned Hollywood, Broadway, British & Irish actors, performing award-winning scripts adapted from modern & classic stories, books, & plays. SUMMARY: Fiddling will get you everywhere, even a few steps closer to death. HOSTED by DAVID WARNER and STARRING: BEVERLY GARLAND, KATHLEEN FREEMAN, WILLIAM WINDOM, GREGORY FRIEDKIN, LOUIS NYE, LINDA HENNING, JOHN SAXON and CART's Announcer JOHN HARLAN. (For More Details Visit: www.cartradio.com...read more

  • George Bernard Shaw

    George Bernard Shaw's tale of marital fidelity, challenged by Eugene Marchbanks (James Lancaster), a young poet. Wedded life between Candida (Samantha Eggar), the beautiful wife of the successful London clergyman, James Morell (David Warner), appears to be satisfactory, but Marchbanks believes that Candida is missing something very important. He thinks he has the answer. Also starring William Windom, Kathleen Freeman, John Bliss, and John...read more

  • Oscar Wilde

    Just another fancy dinner party, filled with Oscar Wilde's wit and style. Threats of blackmail, political corruption, and romantic love fly in this well-acted and timely Victorian classic. Starring Samantha Eggar, David Warner, Edward Mulhare, Bairbre Dowling, Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy, Ian Abercrombie, Charlotte Rae, William Windom, Sean McClory, and Robert...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    CART meets The Bard in our first radio adaptation. Heed the prophecies of the Weird Sisters and join Lord and Lady Macbeth in this legendary tale of power and lust, a double gold award winner from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Starring David Warner, Jeanette Nolan, Lou Krugman, William Woodson, Bairbre Dowling, Parley Baer, Thomas MacGreevy, Kathleen Freeman, Elliott Reid, Kay Kuter, James Lancaster, Richard Erdman, Sean McClory, Peggy Webber, Ian Whitcomb, John Bliss, Linda Henning, and John...read more

  • Robert Rankin

    “An amazing audio adventure…David Warner is a terrific Rune…the thing’s so flipping entertaining, you’d be perfectly happy to sit through another six-and-a-half hours. 5/5” – SFX This is the tale of two incredible people – one who knows he is incredible and the other who learns to be incredible. Set in 1960 in the UK south-coast resort of Brighton, self-styled guru and magus Hugo Rune rescues a young man from drowning and persuades him to become his assistant and partner in solving 12 mysteries.  Rizla (for such is the young man’s assumed name) agrees to help as he has lost his memory and has nowhere else to go. There then follows 12 of the most baffling,...read more

  • Ben Bova

    A 'leading light of hard SF and space advocacy' (Booklist) turns his sights to the largest planet in our solar system Grant Archer merely wanted to study astrophysics, to work quietly as an astronomer on the far side of the Moon. But the forces of the 'New Morality,' the coalition of censoriuous do-gooders who run 21st century America, have other plans for him. To his distress, Grant is torn from his young bride and sent to a research station in orbit around Jupiter, charged with the task of spying on the scientists who work there. What they don't know is that his loyalty to science may be greater than his loyalty to 'The New Morality.' But that loyalty will be tested in a mission as...read more

  • Mark Wright

    Defector Avon orders Tarrant and new crewmember Del Grant to assassinate a Federation figurehead. Has he gone too far this time? Planetfall Can Avon and Cally get off Space Station Arcadia before it crashes into the planet below? Secrets With the future of the rebellion in jeopardy, Vila and Grant infiltrate an illegal arms bazaar - but who exactly is Solvin Tavac and what does he want with the crew of the...read more

  • Nigel Fairs

    The Doctor and Leela arrive on Synchronis, a world renowned for peace and civility. But an attack by a vicious creature leaves the Doctor in a coma, and Leela is persuaded to fight in the Empathy Games, where she discovers that nothing is as it...read more

  • Andy Lane

    Three new stories for the crew of the Liberator. 12.1 Corners of the Mind by Andy Lane 12.2 Capital by Guy Adams 12.3 Punishment by Guy Adams These stories are all set during Series 3 of the original Blake's 7 tv...read more

  • David Friedkin

    For over thirty years, California Artists Radio Theatre has presented the best, fully-produced, professional, radio dramas, comedies, and musicals, featuring renowned Hollywood, Broadway, British & Irish actors, performing award-winning scripts adapted from modern & classic stories, books, & plays. SUMMARY: On the high seas, before there was divorce, there was murder. NARRATED by DAVID WARNER. STARRING: LOUIS NYE, JOANNE WORLEY, JOHN SAXON, TOM WILLIAMS, ROGER PERRY, WILLIAM WINDOM, MARTY MAGUIRE and CART's Announcer JOHN HARLAN. (For More Details Visit: www.cartradio.com...read more