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  • Virginia Woolf

    The collected BBC radio adaptations of Virginia Woolf’s pioneering modernist novels, with star casts including Kristin Scott-Thomas, Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson, Laura Fraser, Robert Glenister and Fenella Woolgar. The Voyage Out A sea voyage to South America turns into a journey of self-discovery for naïve Rachel Vinrace. Starring Laura Fraser, Rebecca Johnson and Bertie Carvel. Night and Day In pre-First World War London, aristocrat Katharine Hilbery and suffragette Mary Datchet have their assumptions about love challenged. Starring Kristin Scott-Thomas. Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf’s masterpiece charts one day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, as she prepares to...read more

  • Natalie Jenner

    Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Katie Couric Media, Audible, the CBC, the Globe and Mail, BookBub, POPSUGAR, SheReads, Women.com and more! 'Juliet Stevenson's performance of this novel about a post-WWII bookshop is vocal virtuosity.' —AudioFile 'English actress Juliet Stevenson is a superb choice for the narration of this marvelous work of fiction, she gives life to every character from the most minor to the three female stars.' - The Reading Frenzy on Bloomsbury Girls Multi-award-winning actor Juliet Stevenson narrates this Earphones Award–winning, heartwarming audiobook from the internationally bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society. Natalie Jenner returns...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    Discover Shakespeare's best-loved plays with this fantastic, unabridged and downloadable audiobook edition of Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, read by Alan Cumming, Juliet Stevenson, Nigel Davenport and Andrew Sachs. A perfect introduction for all ages to the breadth and beauty of Shakespeare's work. Tales from Shakespeare has become a classic work in its own right. The tales bring vividly to life the power of Hamlet and Macbeth, the fun of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the drama of The Tempest. Blending detailed narrative with original dialogue and poetic language, they fully convey the wit, wisdom and imagination of Shakespeare's magnificent plays. Includes King...read more

  • Mike Walker

    In the early hours of 5 June 1944, Captain Rob Collins, who is languishing in hospital, receives a call that will take him on a journey through England that will change his life. Mike Walker's play is an epic journey across England poised on the edge of a historical moment: D-Day. It is set on June 5th, the day before the invasion that will change the course of history - but an invasion only a very few know is about happen... Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliet Stevenson, and Claudia Harrison. Credits Narrator...Juliet Stevenson Capt Collins...Benedict Cumberbatch Cpl Cunningham...Claudia Harrison Jack Harris...Danny Webb Gloria Harris...Kaye Wragge Ray Harris...Joseph...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    Six full-cast BBC Radio productions of Shakespeare's classic tragedies Treachery, betrayal and fatal power struggles are among the themes of these six iconic productions of Shakespeare's timeless tragedies. Featuring all-star casts, they are introduced by Sir Richard Eyre. Hamlet Shakespeare's powerfully poetic tragedy of murder, madness and revenge stars Michael Sheen as the Prince of Denmark, with Kenneth Cranham as Claudius and Juliet Stevenson as Gertrude. Macbeth In this notorious 'Scottish play', a lust for power and the prophecy of three witches transform a brave nobleman into a traitor and murderous tyrant. Ken Stott stars as Macbeth and Phyllis Logan as Lady...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    In this BBC full-cast production, the ghost of Hamlet's father orders him to kill the man who took his life, his throne and his wife: Claudius. In a tale of caution, tragedy and revenge, Hamlet is driven to madness by his mission and his father's legacy. Michael Sheen stars as Hamlet, with Kenneth Cranham as Claudius, Juliet Stevenson as Gertrude and Ellie Beaven as Ophelia. BBC radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare. Since 1923, when the newly-formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard. In this acclaimed BBC Radio Shakespeare series, each...read more

  • Various

    'The Gospel of Mark': Juliet Stevenson reads St Mark's account of the life and teachings of Jesus. Specially composed music is included. The readings were part of BBC Radio 4's series of 341 daily episodes of the Bible, broadcast in 1991 and 1992. Abridged by Michael Jones. 'The New Testament': These abridged readings of the New Testament are taken from the 1989 Revised English Bible, which was translated directly from the original Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek into modern English to produce a Bible that was at once accessible and...read more

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    Download eight timeless audio tales from a magical storyteller This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains eight of Hans Christian Andersen's magnificent fairy tales. It includes Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, The Emperor's New Clothes, the tale of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince. Unabridged and read by Juliet Stevenson, Andrew Sachs, Alan Cumming, and Nigel...read more

  • Roald Dahl

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of William and Mary by Roald Dahl, read by Juliet Stevenson and Adrian Scarborough. In William and Mary, Roald Dahl tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a wronged woman takes revenge on her dead husband . . . William and Mary is taken from the short story collection Kiss Kiss, which includes ten other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who pawns the mink coat from her lover with unexpected results; the priceless piece of furniture that is the subject of a deceitful bargain; a husband and wife who hit upon a novel way to feed their baby; and...read more

  • Pat Barker

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Noonday by Pat Barker, read by Juliet Stevenson, Stephen Boxer, John Sackville, Anne Reid & Finlay Robertson From the Booker Prize-winning and Women's Prize-shortlisted author of The Silence of the Girls The final novel in Pat Barker's acclaimed 'Life Class' trilogy - an unforgettable story of art and war, from one of our greatest writers on war and the human heart 'Bold, hard-hitting, unforgettable, with luminous and unsparing insight' Independent on Sunday 'Barker's command of detail and gift for metaphor are as sharp as ever... Noonday is in the first rank' Mail on Sunday '[There is] no end to her talent...read more

  • Roald Dahl

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Madness by Roald Dahl, read by Juliet Stevenson, Cilllian Murphy, Adrian Scarborough, Tamsin Greig, Stephanie Beacham and Andrew Scott. 'There is a pleasure sure in being mad, which none but madmen know' Our greatest fear is of losing control - of our lives, but, most of all, of ourselves. In these ten unsettling tales of unexpected madness, master storyteller Roald Dahl explores what happens when we let go our sanity. Collected together for the first time, stories include Edward the Conqueror, Katina, The Sound Machine, An African Story, The Landlady, Pig, The Boy Who Talked with Animals, Dip in the Pool, William and Mary and The Way Up...read more

  • Roald Dahl

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Cruelty by Roald Dahl, read by Will Self, Adrian Scarborough, Stephanie Beacham, Andrew Scott, Richard E Grant, Tamsin Greig, Mark Heap, Juliet Stevenson and Jessica Hynes. 'Cruelty has a human heart . . .' Even when we mean to be kind we can sometimes be cruel. We each have a streak of nastiness inside us. In these ten tales of cruelty master storyteller Roald Dahl explores how and why it is we make others suffer. Collected together for the first time, stories include The Great Automatic Grammatizator, Royal jelly, Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat,The Swan, Poison, Skin, The Princess and the Poacher, Genesis and Catastrophe and Mr...read more

  • Roald Dahl

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Deception by Roald Dahl, read by Richard Griffiths, Andrew Scott, Derek Jacobi, Mark Heap, Juliet Stevenson and Stephen Mangan. 'The cruelest lies are often told in silence . . .' Why do we lie? Why do we deceive those we love most? What do we fear revealing? In these ten tales of deception master storyteller Roald Dahl explores our tireless efforts to hide the truth about ourselves. Collected together for the first time, stories include My Lady Love, My Dove, Mildenhall Treasure, The Parson's Pleasure, Henry Sugar, The Umbrella Man, The Bookseller, Vengeance is Mine Inc., Lamb to the Slaughter, Mr Botibol and Man from the...read more

  • Colm Tóibín

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of House of Names by Colm Tóibín, read by Juliet Stevenson, Charlie Anson and Pippa Nixon. 'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.' On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice. His daughter is led to her death, and Agamemnon leads his army into battle, where he is rewarded with glorious victory. Three years later, he returns home and his murderous action has set the entire family - mother, brother, sister - on a path of intimate...read more

  • Gill Hornby

    'In a cultured, melodious voice, narrator Juliet Stevenson becomes Miss Cassandra Austen, older sister to Jane and keeper of her memory.' -- AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner For fans of Jo Baker’s Longbourn, a witty, poignant audiobook about Cassandra Austen and her famous sister, Jane. Whoever looked at an elderly lady and saw the young heroine she once was? England, 1840. For the two decades following the death of her beloved sister, Jane, Cassandra Austen has lived alone and unwed, spending her days visiting friends and relations and quietly, purposefully working to preserve her sister’s reputation. Now in her 60s and increasingly frail, Cassandra goes to stay...read more

  • Guests

    Few can forget where they were thirteen years ago when they first heard 'Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation'. The show was an immediate smash-hit success, causing pubs to empty on a Saturday night, which was particularly astonishing since the show went out on Thursdays. Since that fateful first series, the show has gone on to win Sony awards, Writers Guild nominations and a Nobel Prize for Chemistry with lines like - Kids should never be fashion slaves, especially in the Far East. My 12-year old daughter asked me for a new pair of trainers. I told her she was old enough to go out and make her own.This is the Complete Seventh Series, and contains 4 episodes, with the titles:'How To Feel''How...read more

  • George Bernard Shaw

    Man and Superman was the first drama to be broadcast on the BBC's Third Programme on October 1st, 1946. To celebrate Radio 3's 50th anniversary, the play was directed by Sir Peter Hall, and preserved for all time in this lush audio dramatisation. 'A comedy and a philosophy', Man and Superman is based on the Don Juan theme and, using all the elements from Mozart's Don Giovanni, Shaw reordered them so that Don Juan becomes the quarry instead of the huntsman. Boasting an outstanding cast including Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Stevenson, Dame Judi Dench, John Wood, Nicholas Le Prevost and Paul Merton, this release includes an exclusive interview with director Sir Peter...read more

  • Peter Souter

    What if you couldn't remember a single minute of the ten years you'd spent with the love of your life? Joe can remember everything about Ally; Ally remembers nothing about Joe A romantic, sad drama starring Alex Jennings as Joe and Juliet Stevenson as Ally. Directed by Gordon...read more

  • Peter Souter

    By Peter Souter. Hugh and Bella, are running to the same timetable, the timetable you're on if someone you love has just died, and they keep running into each other. They visit the same undertakers at the same time; Hugh's Mum is cremated immediately after Bella's husband; and they even end up in the same bereavement-counselling group. But Hugh and Bella are dealing with very different types of grief. Hugh's heart is like a toy that has never been taken out of the box, Bella's is like a beautiful crystal glass that's been dropped from a 30 storey building. Starring Alex Jennings, Juliet Stevenson, and Lizzy Watts. Directed by Gordon...read more

  • Peter Souter

    Juliet Stevenson and Philip Jackson star in Peter Souter's comedy about love, sex and other foolhardy mistakes made by the modern 50pluser. Peter Souter is multi-award winning writer. His Radio 4 Afternoon Play, Goldfish girl, received both a Sony and a Tinniswood award for Best Drama. He also wrote THAT'S Mine, This is Yours (picked as Play of the Week podcast), Puddle, and Stream River Sea. His ITV comedy series Married, Single, Other was internationally broadcast and received much media praise. He also wrote Deep & Crisp & Even a short film for Sky One starring Timothy Spall and Natascha McElhone. Peter has a number of other film and TV projects in...read more