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Audiobooks Narrated by Michael Hordern

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  1. Alfie Gets in First and Other Stories Alfie Gets in First and Other Stories
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  2. The Tindims of Rubbish Island The Tindims of Rubbish Island
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  3. The Creakers The Creakers
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  4. Cookie! (Book 2): Cookie and the Most Annoying Girl in the World Cookie! (Book 2): Cookie and the Most Annoying Girl in the World
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  5. The Shark Caller The Shark Caller
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  6. A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
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  7. Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe
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  8. Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body
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  9. All American Boys All American Boys
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  10. The Lost Spells The Lost Spells
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Brother Cadfael: A BBC Radio Collection of three full-cast dramatisations

Brother Cadfael: A BBC Radio Collection of three full-cast dramatisations

Author: Ellis Peters Narrator: Douglas Hodge, Michael Hordern, Michael Kitchen, Philip Madoc, Susannah York Release Date: 01/01/2021

Three BBC radio dramatisations of Ellis Peters' much-loved medieval murder mysteries featuring monk-cum-sleuth Brother Cadfael A onetime Crusader turned Benedictine monk, Brother Cadfael is a most unusual detective. Living a quiet life as a monastery herbalist, he spends his days ministering to his brothers using the medical skills he acquired in the Holy Lands - but his worldly knowledge and wide experience of human nature are frequently called upon when there is a murder to solve... Monk's Hood Brother Cadfael is asked to supply a healing potion for a sick monk - but monk's hood oil can kill as well as cure... The Virgin in the Ice In the winter of 1139, Cadfael sets out through snowbound Shropshire to find a missing boy and his sister. Dead Man's Ransom 1141. Beyond the walls of the abbey, civil war rages. When news arrives that Sheriff Gilbert Prestcote has been taken prisoner, a hostage exchange is arranged - but love and murder intervene... Starring Philip Madoc as Cadfael, with supporting casts including Michael Hordern, Michael Kitchen and Susannah York, these thrilling tales of murder, mystery and intrigue bring the turbulent world of 12th Century Shrewsbury superbly to life. Monk's Hood Brother Cadfael - Philip Madoc Narrator - Michael Hordern Brother Mark - Ian Targett Fr Heribert - Timothy Bateson Prior Robert - Geoffrey Whitehead Meurig - Kenneth Price Richildis Bonel - Pat Heywood Brother Rhys/Judge - Norman Jones Aelfric - Mark Straker Brother Edmund - Timothy Carlton Brother Petrus - Fraser Kerr Brother Jerome - Andrew Wincott Sergeant - Ian Hogg Aldith - Jane Whittenshaw Sibil Bellecote - Petra Markham Edwy Bellecote - Stephen Garlick Edwin Gurney - Richard Pearce Hugh Beringar - Alan Barker Ifor ap Morgan - Michael Turner Brother Barnabas - Terence Edmond Groom - Nigel Carrington Dramatised by Bert Coules Produced by Lissa Evans First broadcast in 1991. The Virgin in the Ice Brother Cadfael - Philip Madoc Narrator - Michael Hordern Hugh Beringar - Douglas Hodge Olivier - Raad Rawi Ermina - Moira Buffini Ives - Dean Magri Abbot Radulfus - John Church Leonard - Leonard Fenton Elyas - Crispin Letts Boterel - Andrew Wincott Button - Eric Allan Porter - Steve Hodson Le Gaucher - Peter Laird Axeman/Sergeant - Peter Gunn Outlaw - Jonathan Adams Sergeant - Jonathan Tafler With David Holt, Ann Windsor, Julian Rhind-Tutt, John Fleming and Kate Binchy Dramatised by Bert Coules Produced by Phil Clarke Music by Peter Salem First broadcast in 1992. Dead Man's Ransom Brother Cadfael - Philip Madoc Sister Magdalen - Susannah York Hugh Beringar - Jonathan Tafler Elis - Jason Hughes Radulfus - Trevor Peacock Herbard/Edmund/Ithel - Shaun Prendergast Aline - Lorien Haynes Lad/Villager - David Holt Narrator - Michael Kitchen Melicent - Katy Odey Prince Owain - Sion Probert Cristina - Siobhan Flynn Eliud - Mark Lewis Jones Maurice/Rhys/Griffri - Douglas Blackwell Anion - Matthew Morgan Dramatised by Bert Coules Produced by Neil Cargill Music by Peter Salem First broadcast in 1995.

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The M. R. James Collection: No. 13 and Other Ghost Stories, Ghost Stories, More Ghost Stories

The M. R. James Collection: No. 13 and Other Ghost Stories, Ghost Stories, More Ghost Stories

Author: M.R. James Narrator: Michael Hordern Release Date: 01/11/2020

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This curated collection of M. R. James’ supernatural stories is read by critically acclaimed star of stage and screen, Sir Michael Hordern. This collection includes M. R. James’ most beloved stories, including The Haunted Doll’s House; The Ash Tree; Lost Hearts; Casting the Runes; The Haunted Doll’s House; The Ash Tree; Lost Hearts; Casting the Runes; Number 13; Count Magnus; Canon Alberic's Scrap-Book; The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral; and Lost Hearts; alongside other spine-tingling tales.

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No. 13 and Other Ghost Stories

No. 13 and Other Ghost Stories

Author: M.R. James Narrator: Michael Hordern Release Date: 01/11/2020

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This collection of M. R. James’ supernatural stories is read by critically acclaimed star of stage and screen, Sir Michael Hordern. Included here are some of M. R. James’ most beloved stories, including Number 13; Count Magnus; Canon Alberic's Scrap-Book; The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral; Lost Hearts; alongside many more spine-tingling tales.

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Quick Classics Collection: Children’s 1: Alice in Wonderland, The Secret Garden, Grimm's Fairy Tales

Quick Classics Collection: Children’s 1: Alice in Wonderland, The Secret Garden, Grimm's Fairy Tales

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This curated collection of children’s classics will take you on a journey through the bizarre world of Wonderland, into a long undiscovered secret garden, and finally into the enchanted fairytale world of The Brother’s Grimm. These classic children’s stories are read by actress and author, Jane Asher; Shakespearean actor Sir Michael Horden; and Academy Award Winners Glenda Jackson and Sir Ben Kingsley. This collection includes: • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, read by Jane Asher • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, read by Glenda Jackson • Grimm’s Fairy Tales, by The Brother’s Grimm, read by Sir Ben Kingsley and Sir Michael Horden

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Quick Classics Collection: Children’s 2: Black Beauty, Just So Stories, The Wind in the Willows

Quick Classics Collection: Children’s 2: Black Beauty, Just So Stories, The Wind in the Willows

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This second volume of curated children’s classics will take you on a rhyming journey with elephants, cheetahs, and rhinos in Just So Stories; delve into the world of Mole, Toad, Rat and Badger in The Wind in the Willows; and through the streets of London with a beautiful horse in Black Beauty. These classic children’s stories are read by actress and presenter, Angela Rippon; Shakespearean actor Sir Michael Horden; and star of stage and screen, Patrick Wymark. This collection includes: • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, read by Angela Rippon • Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, read by Sir Michael Horden • The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame, read by Patrick Wymark

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More Ghost Stories

More Ghost Stories

Author: M.R. James Narrator: Michael Hordern Release Date: 01/10/2020

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. Horror, mystery and suspense abound in this second collection from the king of ghostly tales, M. R. James. Featuring stories that have haunted listeners for over one hundred years, such as Lost Hearts and Casting the Runes, this collection is read by critically acclaimed star of screen and stage, Sir Michael Hordern.

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Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

Author: M.R. James Narrator: Michael Hordern Release Date: 01/10/2020

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. Horror, mystery and suspense abound in this collection of stories from the king of ghostly tales, M. R. James. Featuring stories that have haunted listeners for over one hundred years, such as The Haunted Doll’s House and The Ash Tree, this collection is read by critically acclaimed star of screen and stage, Sir Michael Hordern.

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Quick Classics Collection: 20th-Century Writers: The Secret Agent, Sons and Lovers, Ghost Stories

Quick Classics Collection: 20th-Century Writers: The Secret Agent, Sons and Lovers, Ghost Stories

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This collection brings together the best British writing of the 20th century, narrated by a trio of beloved voices from the stage and screen. From the ghost stories of M.R. James to the intensity of D.H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers, as well as the intrigue of Joseph Conrad’s spy thriller, The Secret Agent, these enthralling modern classics will delight every listener. These classic stories are read by The Jewel in the Crown’s Tim Pigott-Smith; legendary Shakespearean actor, Sir Michael Hordern; and Sir Ian McKellen. This collection includes: • The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad, read by Tim Pigott-Smith • Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence, read by Sir Ian McKellen • Ghost Stories by M. R. James, read by Sir Michael Hordern

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Author: The Brothers Grimm Narrator: Ben Kingsley, Michael Hordern Release Date: 01/10/2020

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. Dark and mysterious, the timeless Grimm’s Fairy Tales have enchanted and inspired generations across the world. The brothers Grimm collected and edited 210 fairy and folk tales, including such beloved classics as ‘Hansel and Gretel’, ‘Rapunzel’ and ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, into an intoxicating and bewitching combination of morality, love, honour and tragedy – and much more besides. Sir Ben Kingsley and Sir Michael Hordern provide captivating, immersive readings.

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Just So Stories

Just So Stories

Author: Rudyard Kipling Narrator: Michael Hordern Release Date: 01/09/2020

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. Charming and captivating, Rudyard Kipling’s stories tell such tales as how leopards got their spots, camels their hump and rhinos their grumpy tempers. Perfect for bedtime listening, these will win the hearts of listeners young and old. Sir Michael Hordern was a critically acclaimed actor on stage and screen, and does full justice to the rich variety, drama and humour of this beloved classic.

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Jeeves & Wooster: The Collected Radio Dramas: The Collected Radio Dramas

Jeeves & Wooster: The Collected Radio Dramas: The Collected Radio Dramas

Author: P.G. Wodehouse Narrator: Michael Hordern, Richard Briers Release Date: 01/05/2019

A rollicking collection of s ix acclaimed dramatisations of P.G Wodehoue's Jeeves & Wooster novels, starring Michael Hordern and Richard Briers as Jeeves and Wooster. Also featuring Maurice Denham, Paul Eddington, David Jason, John Le Mesurier, Miriam Margolyes, Jonathan Cecil, Liza Goddard and Patrick Cargill. In The Inimitable Jeeves, Aunt Agatha is forcing Bertie to get engaged to the formidable Honoria Glossop. Can Jeeves save the day? Right Ho, Jeeves sees mayhem breaking out at Brinkley Court, but there are more brains in the Wooster household than just Jeeves... Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit finds Jeeves in for a few surprises when returns from his annual shrimping holiday in Bognor Regis. In The Code of the Woosters, who would think that a silver cow-creamer could cause so much trouble? Uncle Tom wants it and Aunt Dahlia is blackmailing Bertie to steal it. In Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves, Madeline Bassett and Gussie Fink-Nottle's engagement is on the rocks, and poor Bertie's next in line for the fair maiden's hand. In Jeeves: Joy in the Morning, Steeple Bumphleigh is a village to be avoided for Bertie, as it contains the appalling Aunt Agatha. Still, there are good deeds to be done.

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Tales from the Perilous Realm: Four BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations

Tales from the Perilous Realm: Four BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations

Four BBC radio dramatisations starring Michael Hordern as Tolkien – plus a special archive compilation exploring Tolkien’s life and workThe tales in this collection all reflect an aspect of what Tolkien himself called ‘the perilous realm of Faerie’. Adapted for radio by Brian Sibley, co-writer of the acclaimed BBC radio production of The Lord of the Rings, they are rich in myth, magic and adventure. Among the supporting cast are Brian Blessed, Nigel Planer, Sorcha Cusack, Paul Copley and James Grout.In Farmer Giles of Ham, having accidentally shot a giant, Farmer Giles’ brave reputation is tested by Chrysophylax the dragon. In Smith of Wootton Major, a young boy eats a piece of cake containinga silver star, and is granted access to the magical land of Fäerie. Leaf by Niggle is a thought-provoking allegory of the creative process, and The Adventures of Tom Bombadil features Tom and the Hobbits in scenes from The Lord of the Rings which were not included in the BBC Radio 4 dramatisation.Also included is J R R Tolkien: An Audio Portrait, in which Brian Sibley draws together interviews from radio and television programmes featuring the author himself, his original publisher Rayner Unwin, his biographer Humphrey Carpenter and many others torelate the story of both Tolkien the man and the worlds he created.Duration: 5 hours 50 mins

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