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Audiobooks Narrated by John Sir Gielgud

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Alan Bennett: Plays: BBC Radio dramatisations

Alan Bennett: Plays: BBC Radio dramatisations

Author: Alan Bennett Narrator: , John Sir Gielgud, John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Patricia Routledge Release Date: 01/07/2016

A unique collection of twelve full-cast BBC Radio productions of plays by Alan Bennett. The titles are Forty 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. The cast includes John Gielgud, Patricia Routledge, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Judi Dench, Thora Hird, Alex Jennings and many more. Duration: 15 hours approx

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John Gielgud In His Own Words

John Gielgud In His Own Words

Author: John Sir Gielgud Narrator: John Sir Gielgud Release Date: 01/09/2013

Sir John Gielgud was one of his generation's leading actors, who won an Academy Award. In this collection we hear - in his own words - about his family and childhood, deciding to be an actor and his first confident performance. He discusses understudying Noël Coward and failing as Romeo, playing Hamlet for the first time and working with other actors. He also talks about bringing Shakespeare back to the West End, directing plays himself, film vs theatre acting, making mistakes and writing his autobiographies. Interviews include: BBC radio archive interview (first broadcast 1 January 1941) Great Acting, BBC TV (first broadcast 12 February 1966); Parkinson, BBC 1 (first broadcast 7 October 1972); An Actor In His Time, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 15 October 1978); Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 30 January 1980); Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 16 May 1981); Sir John Gielgud Looks Back, BBC World Service (first broadcast 19 February 1995). Due to the age and nature of this archive material, the sound quality may vary.

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The Very Best Classic Crime Short Stories

The Very Best Classic Crime Short Stories

A timeless collection of crime short stories full of suspense and twists including stories by G. K. Chesteron, Edgar Wallace and Arthur Conan Doyle. Classic recordings read by Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud and Bart Wolffe.

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John Gielgud In His Own Words

John Gielgud In His Own Words

Author: John Sir Gielgud Narrator: John Sir Gielgud Release Date: 01/05/2012

Sir John Gielgud was one of his generation's leading actors, who won an Academy Award. In this collection we hear - in his own words - about his family and childhood, deciding to be an actor and his first confident performance. He discusses understudying Noël Coward and failing as Romeo, playing Hamlet for the first time and working with other actors. He also talks about bringing Shakespeare back to the West End, directing plays himself, film vs theatre acting, making mistakes and writing his autobiographies. Interviews include: BBC radio archive interview (first broadcast 1 January 1941) Great Acting, BBC TV (first broadcast 12 February 1966); Parkinson, BBC 1 (first broadcast 7 October 1972); An Actor In His Time, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 15 October 1978); Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 30 January 1980); Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 16 May 1981); Sir John Gielgud Looks Back, BBC World Service (first broadcast 19 February 1995). Due to the age and nature of this archive material, the sound quality may vary.

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Shakespeare at the R.S.C.: A Collection of Favourite Scenes performed by The Royal Shakespeare Compa

Shakespeare at the R.S.C.: A Collection of Favourite Scenes performed by The Royal Shakespeare Compa

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: John Sir Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Vanessa Redgrave Release Date: 01/02/2012

The Finest Actors who have performed with The Royal Shakespeare Company including John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Peggy Ashcroft and Edith Evans perform some of their most well received scenes.

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Legendary Scenes from Shakespeare

Legendary Scenes from Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: John Sir Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Richard Burton Release Date: 01/02/2012

The Finest Shakespearean Actors including Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and Richard Burton perform some of their most wellknown scenes from King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Richard II and A Midsummer Night's Dream

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The Revelation of John: The New Testament, Revised English Edition

The Revelation of John: The New Testament, Revised English Edition

Author: Various Narrator: John Sir Gielgud Release Date: 01/04/2011

'The Revelation of John': John Gielgud reads from the 'Book of Revelation', the final book in the New Testament in which St John the Divine reveals his vision of the Apocalypse. 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 William Roberts. '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 authoritative.

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Sir John Gielgud's Favourite Scenes from Shakespeare

Sir John Gielgud's Favourite Scenes from Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: John Sir Gielgud Release Date: 01/01/2011

Sir John Gielgud performs his favourite scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Cymbeline, The Taming of the Shrew, Julius Caesar, The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet and many more.

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Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: John Sir Gielgud Release Date: 01/01/2010

Widely regarded as the definitive performance of Hamlet starring Sir John Gielgud and Pamela Brown

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One Man In His Time

One Man In His Time

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: John Sir Gielgud Release Date: 01/01/2010

The second part of the award winning stage perfomance of Shakespeare's greatest work by Sir John Gielgud.

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The Ages of Man

The Ages of Man

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: John Sir Gielgud Release Date: 01/01/2009

Ages of Man is a one-man play performed by John Gielgud of a collection of speeches from Shakespeare's plays. The speeches show the journey of life from birth to death. Gielgud gave the first experimental performance of Ages of Man in a house in St. James Square in London. It premiered at the Freemason's Hall at the 1957 Edinburgh Festival to a sold-out house and an overwhelming success. He then went on to perform the recital for the next ten years all over the world, winning Gielgud a special Tony Award for 'for contribution to theatre for his extraordinary insight into the writings of Shakespeare'.

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Hamlet (Gielgud) (Bbc Third Programme Live Broadcast, 1948)

Hamlet (Gielgud) (Bbc Third Programme Live Broadcast, 1948)

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: John Sir Gielgud, John Gielgud Release Date: 01/08/2006

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.

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