Searching for: "Jack Davenport"

  • Alan Ayckbourn

    Starring Anne Heche and Jared Harris, the hilarious Henceforward... is one of Alan Ayckbourn's most unusual works. In the near-future, a composer with creative block tries to re-unite with his estranged wife and daughter, hoping their reconciliation will free his mind to create his greatest musical masterpiece. But his own erratic impulses hinder his journey to creative freedom. Includes a interview with playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in August 2010. Lead funding for this production is provided by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation. Director: Martin Jarvis Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg Jack Davenport as Mervyn Jared Harris as...read more

  • Piper Davenport

    18+ for language and sexual content! Danielle Harris is the daughter of an overprotective police chief and has led a sheltered life. As a kindergarten teacher, she’s as far removed from the world of Harleys and bikers as you could get, but when she’s rescued by the sexy and dangerous Austin Carver, her life is changed forever. Although Austin ‘Booker’ Carver is enamored by the innocent Dani, he tries to keep the police chief’s daughter at arm’s length. But when a threat is made from an unexpected source, he finds himself falling hard and fast for the only woman who can tame his wild heart. Will Booker be able to find the source of the threat before it’s too...read more

  • Anthony Burgess

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Anthony Burgess's novel which became a controversial film in the 1970s. In a nightmare world of the near future, packs of teenagers run wild, beyond the control of their families or the police. Alex is a gang-leader, addicted to drug-fuelled assault, torture and...read more

  • Diane Setterfield

    #1 New York Times bestselling author “An astonishing work of genius.” —Bookreporter “Magically transformative.” —Bookpage Can one moment in time haunt you forever? From the instant #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Thirteenth Tale comes a “poetic and mysterious” (Booklist) story that will haunt you to your very core. Caught up in a moment of boyhood competition, William Bellman recklessly aims his slingshot at a rook resting on a branch, killing the bird instantly. It is a small but cruel act, and is soon forgotten. By the time he is grown, with a wife and children of his own, William seems to have put the whole...read more

  • Ian Caldwell

    The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the international sensation The Rule of Four combines a lost gospel, a contentious relic, and a dying pope’s final wish into a “deliciously labyrinthine” (Providence Journal) intellectual thriller that “kicks off at ninety mph and doesn’t slow down” (Associated Press). A mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums. The curator is murdered at a clandestine meeting on the outskirts of Rome a week before it opens. That same night, a violent break-in rocks the home of Greek Catholic priest Father Alex Andreou. When the papal police fail to identify a suspect in either crime,...read more

  • Voltaire

    Candide, published simultaneously in five European capitals in 1759, became an instant bestseller and is now regarded as one of the key texts of the Enlightenment. Voltaire’s preoccupations with evil and with various kinds of human folly and intolerance found a perfect vehicle in the philosophical tale. A master storyteller, he combined often wildly entertaining action with profoundly serious sense, parodying the traditional chivalric and oriental tales with which his public was more familiar to create a witty allegory of a young man whose optimism gives way to disillusionment after a series of terrible misfortunes. “Penned by that Renaissance man of the Enlightenment, Voltaire,...read more

  • Ian Caldwell

    A mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums. A week before it is scheduled to open, its curator is murdered. The same night, a violent break-in rocks the home of the curator's research partner, Father Alex Andreou. When the papal police fail to identify a suspect in either crime, Father Alex undertakes his own investigation. But just as he begins to understand the truth about his friend's death, Father Alex finds himself hunted...read more

  • Andy McNab

    A new kind of thriller, gritty, vivid and menacing, with a pace that never lets up. Nick Stone left the Special Air Service in 1988, soon after the shooting of three IRA terrorists in Gibraltar. Now working for British Intelligence on deniable operations, he discovers the seemingly senseless murders of a fellow SAS soldier and his family in Washington, DC. Only a seven-year-old daughter, Kelly, has survived - and the two of them are immediately on the run from unidentified pursuers. Stone doesn't even know which of them is the target. On his own, Stone stands a chance of escape. But he needs to protect the girl and together they plunge into a dark world of violence...read more

  • Andy McNab

    Crisis Four hurtles us into the heartstopping world of violence, betrayal and high-octane suspense. Nick Stone, ex-SAS, now a 'K' working for British Intelligence on deniable operations, is tough, resourceful, ruthless, and highly trained - a master of his trade. Sarah is beautiful - steel-willed, intelligent, cunning - the only woman Stone has ever let under his guard. And now he's been sent to hunt her down... As the pair are pursued through the backwoods of the American South, Stone's mission becomes a journey to the heart of a dark and deadly conspiracy - to which only Sarah holds the key. And as the tension builds to breaking point, the two are led...read more