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Nine BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas by Mike Walker, chronicling Rome's greatest rulers Drawing on historical sources including Suetonius's 'Lives of the Caesars', Mike Walker's compelling drama cycle follows the story of the leaders of Rome, from Julius Caesar's ascension to power to the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West in AD 475. Meeting at Formiae - Julius Caesar secretly seeks senate leaders Cicero and Cato's support to shake up the rule of Rome. Stars David Troughton as Caesar, Anton Lesser as Cicero and Stephen Critchlow as Cato. The Arena - As Julius's appointed heir, young Octavian uses his legendary political skills to outwit enemies and rule Rome. Starring Adam Levy as Octavian. Peeling Figs for Julius - His name is now a byword for depravity, but growing up in Tiberius's court, how evil was Emperor Caligula? Stars David Tennant as Caligula and Neil Dudgeon as Cassius Chaerea. The Best of Mothers - The murderous tale of Emperor Nero and his interfering mother Agrippina. Jonathan Forbes stars as Nero, with Frances Barber as Agrippina the Younger. The Glass Ball Game - The story of Emperor Hadrian and his relationship with Antinous, who died in mysterious circumstances. Starring Jonathan Hyde as Hadrian and Andrew Garfield as Antinous. Citizens in a Great City- Young Commodus buckles under the expectations put upon him by his father, the philosopher/emperor Marcus Aurelius. And Septimus Severus is called on to save the Empire from anarchy. Jim Sturgess stars as Commodus, with Ronald Pickup as Marcus Aurelius and Ray Fearon as Septimus Severus. Empress in the West- As the Roman Empire begins to fall apart, Victoria Poppea sees an opportunity to wield the power that her gender has always denied her. Stars Barbara Flynn as Victoria and Sam Troughton as Victorinus. The Maker of All Things- Constantine and Crispus are father and son - but can this indivisible bond survive politics? Sam Dale stars as Constantine the Great, with Joseph Kloska as Crispus. Empire Without End- With the Empire in the West under attack from Attila the Hun's forces, an unlikely coalition of kingmakers selects the last Roman emperor. Starring Tom Hiddleston as Romulus Augustus.Show more
Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager) stars as Jonathan Harker with David Suchet (Poirot) as Dracula in Liz Lochhead and John Foley's powerful BBC radio adaptation of the classic novel by Bram Stoker. When solicitor Jonathan Harker sets off for Transylvania to sell the mysterious Count Dracula a Gothic mansion, his bride-to-be Mina begs him to stay – to no avail. But on arrival at Dracula's castle, deep in a black forest surrounded by wolves, Harker wishes he had listened to his fiancée. The Count is welcoming but unnerving, and his castle oppressive. Plagued by nightmares, Harker soon longs to leave... Back in Whitby, Mina is increasingly worried. She has heard nothing from Jonathan, and now her sister Lucy – newly engaged to Harker's friend, Dr Seward – is becoming pale and thin. In Seward's lunatic asylum in London, a madman named Renfield babbles about his master who is coming. And as a midnight storm rages, a black ship heads towards the English coast... Acclaimed poet and playwright Liz Lochhead's adaptation was first performed on stage in 1985, and this thrilling radio drama was broadcast on the World Service in 2006. Suspenseful, chilling and suffused with dark eroticism, it retains all the eerie dread of Stoker's infamous horror novel. Duration: 2 hrs approx.Show more
The last book written by Ian Fleming, but by no means the least. In “Octopussy,” a talented but wayward British major pays a high price when his wartime past catches up with him, while in “The Property of a Lady,” a Fabergé egg leads Bond to a KGB spy. In “The Living Daylights,” Bond has a perilous rendezvous in sniper’s alley between East and West Berlin, and “007 in New York” (read by Lucy Fleming) sees him sent to America to warn an ex-MI6 operative about a dangerous liaison. All part of the job for 007. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Tom Hiddleston. “The stories delve deeper into the James Bond character and psyche, are full of atmosphere and detail, and are, in short, pure Fleming.”—Raymond Benson, author of High Time to Kill Published By Blackstone Audio, Inc. James Bond and 007 are registered trademarks of Danjaq LLC, used under license by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd.Show more