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    • Alan Bennett: Plays

    • BBC Radio Dramatisations
    • Written by: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Patricia Routledge
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
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    A unique collection of 12 full-cast BBC Radio productions of plays by Alan Bennett. The titles are: 40 Years On, A Visit from Miss Prothero, Say Something Happened, Kafka's Dick, Two in Torquay, The Madness of George III, The History Boys, An Englishman Abroad, A Question of Attribution, The Lady in the Van, Cocktail Sticks and The Last of the Sun.

    Price: CDN$ 45.83

    • The Winter's Tale

    • Arkangel Shakespeare
    • Written by: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Sinead Cusack, Ciaran Hinda, Eileen Atkins, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
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    King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing was fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair.

    Price: CDN$ 23.12

    • Pericles

    • Arkangel Shakespeare
    • Written by: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Nigel Terry, Stella Gonet, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    Pericles, Prince of Tyre, undergoes a tyrant's fury, storm, and shipwreck. He wins love and suffers loss, but what is lost may also be found. With the ancient poet Gower acting as narrator, we follow the adventures of Pericles from young manhood to maturity. This strange and powerful tale of loss and recovery is the first in the group of romance comedies created by Shakespeare at the end of his dramatic career.

    Price: CDN$ 18.47

    • Sherlock Holmes

    • A Baker Street Dozen (Dramatized)
    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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    Here are 12 acclaimed, exciting, fully dramatized performances of Conan Doyle classics. It's elementary that any Conan Doyle fan will want this splendid set of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, 12 timeless tales performed as radio theater and linked by violin-music interludes.

    Price: CDN$ 24.97

    • Measure for Measure

    • Written by: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
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    Renowned Shakespearean actors John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson lead a full-cast performance of this beloved Shakespeare play. Dealing with issues of mercy, justice, and truth, and their relationship to pride and humility, this is Shakespeare at his most complex and rewarding.

    Price: CDN$ 14.34

    • John Gielgud's Hamlet (Dramatized)

    • Written by: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
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    This outstanding historical recording made in 1941 for radio is widely regarded as one of the finest Hamlet performances ever, and one of John Gielgud's greatest moments. Though he went on to record it for commercial release, nothing matched this recording in the BBC studios, made before the days of editing.

    Price: CDN$ 21.63

    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 3

    • Written by: John Keats, William Wordsworth, William Shakespeare, and others
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, and others
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The finest voices reading a wonderful selection of poetry accompanied by selected classical music.

    Price: CDN$ 12.42

    • The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Collection

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
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    An entertaining selection of Sherlock Holmes short stories narrated by renowned actors including Sir John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson.

    Price: CDN$ 10.92

    • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Orson Welles
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
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    Sir John Gielgud stars as Sherlock Holmes with Sir Ralph Richardson as Dr. Watson. John's brother, Val Gielgud, the celebrated mystery author and producer, directs several episodes and co-stars in one of them... as Sherlock's brother! As a finishing touch, Orson Welles plays the evil Moriarty. The shows created by this very special team are possibly the greatest Sherlock Holmes radio programs ever produced. This set features all sixteen episodes in their most complete surviving examples - taken from what currently exists of the syndication masters.

    Price: CDN$ 29.60

    • The Norwood Builder

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
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    In this episode, Holmes's case involves a young lawyer who, after inheriting some money, is accused of his benefactor's murder. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series.

    Price: CDN$ 3.90

    • The Best of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 4 (Dramatised)

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
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    The fourth volume of classic Sherlock Holmes stories on audio, brilliantly performed by John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson.

    Price: CDN$ 10.92

    • The Traitor

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson, Val Gielgud
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Here, Holmes’s brother Mycroft, played by John Gielgud’s brother Val, enlists the help of the sleuth over some missing government documents.

    Price: CDN$ 3.90

    • The Red-Headed League

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 21 mins
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    In this story, a strange and curious society of red-headed men leads Holmes to stumble upon plans for a bank robbery. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series.

    Price: CDN$ 6.20

    • The Second Stain

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
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    The episode's full title was "The Mystery of the Second Stain" - the original story being "The Adventure of the Second Stain." Here, Holmes scores a diplomatic coup when he stops a certain letter from falling into the wrong hands. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series.

    Price: CDN$ 6.20

    • The Very Best of Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud
    • Length: 31 mins
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    A collection of Shelley's greatest poetry read by John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Hilton Edwards and Margaretta Scott.

    Price: CDN$ 8.01

    • Sherlock Holmes: A Scandal in Bohemia & The Traitor

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 49 mins
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    Here are two classic Sherlock Holmes tales starring Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson.

    Price: CDN$ 8.01

    • Sir John Gielgud

    • Written by: William Shakespeare, William Morris
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    A celebration of one of the world's best loved actors, Sir John Gielgud. Here you can hear him perform his classic roles and read some of his favourite poetry.

    Price: CDN$ 9.55

    • Shakespeare at the RSC

    • Written by: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Edith Evans, and others
    • Length: 48 mins
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    Hear the finest actors who have performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company perform some of the Bard's most treasured speeches. This recording includes world-class actors John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Peggy Ashcroft, and Edith Evans in a collection of favourite Shakespearean scenes.

    Price: CDN$ 9.55

    • One Man in His Time

    • Written by: William Shakespeare Sir
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud
    • Length: 37 mins
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    The second part of the award winning stage perfomance of Shakespeare's greatest work by Sir John Gielgud.

    Price: CDN$ 9.55

    • Sherlock Holmes: The Rare Disease & The Solitary Bicyclist

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 52 mins
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    Here are two classic Sherlock Holmes tales starring Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson.

    Price: CDN$ 7.64

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