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The Bronte BBC Radio Drama Collection: Seven full-cast dramatisations Audiobook

The Bronte BBC Radio Drama Collection: Seven full-cast dramatisations

The complete canon of the Brontë sisters' classic novels, dramatised by bestselling author Rachel Joyce Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Orphan Jane falls in love with the enigmatic Rochester, but he is concealing a dark secret. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë On the bleak Yorkshire moors, Heathcliff and Cathy's elemental passion runs wild - but their obsession has devastating consequences. Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë Determined to make her way in the world, penniless young Agnes Grey becomes a governess. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë Gentleman farmer Gilbert Markham is powerfully drawn to Helen Graham, the mysterious resident of Wildfell Hall. Shirley by Charlotte Brontë A poignant tale of friendship, romantic entanglements and turbulent times, set in Yorkshire in 1811. Villette by Charlotte Brontë Leaving England to teach in Villette, Lucy Snowe experiences the pangs of unrequited love. The Professor by Charlotte Brontë As a teacher at a boarding-school in Belgium, William Crimsworth encounters trouble and true love. Adapted by Rachel Joyce, these radio dramas boast star casts including Ellie Kendrick, Amanda Hale, Tom Burke, Lesley Sharp, Paul Venables, Robert Lonsdale, Anna Maxwell Martin, Ben Batt and Chloe Pirrie. Also included is a one-hour bonus programme featuring Rachel Joyce in conversation with producer Tracey Neale.

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Audiobook

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: Alex Jennings, Jenny Agutter Release Date: February 2007

Helen Huntingdon flees a disastrous marriage and retreats to the desolate, half-ruined moorland mansion, Wildfell Hall. With her small son, Arthur, she adopts an assumed name and makes her living as a painter. The inconvenience of the house is outweighed by the fact that she and Arthur are removed from her drunken, degenerate husband.Although the house is isolated, she seeks to avoid the attentions of the neighbors. However, it is difficult to do so. All too soon she becomes an object of speculation, then cruel gossip. Narrated by her neighbor Gilbert Markham, and from the pages of her own diary, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall portrays Helen’s struggle for independence in a time when law and society defined a married woman as her husband’s property. “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall was conceived in the same atmosphere as Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. Wildfell Hall has power and imagination, and is so close to one of the tragedies in the sisters’ own lives, that no perceptive reader can be indifferent to it.”--Margaret Lane

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Agnes Grey Audiobook

Agnes Grey

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: Nadia May Release Date: January 1999

Based on her own experiences, Anne Bront's first novel tells the story of a rector's daughter who has to earn her living as a governess. With quiet irony, she describes the immense pressures of that life: the frustration, isolation, and the insensitivity and cruelty of her employers and their families.

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Agnes Grey Audiobook

Agnes Grey

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: Anne Flosnik Release Date: December 2010

Drawing directly on her own experiences, Anne Bronte describes the isolation and dark ambiguity of the governess's life as lived by her fictional heroine Agnes Grey.

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Agnes Grey Audiobook

Agnes Grey

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: Rachel Bavidge Release Date: May 2011

From its opening sentences Agnes Grey introduces a heroine who is honest, perceptive and charming. Unfortunately, the Bloomfields, who engage her as a governess, are rather less appealing, and the incarnation of the suppressed cruelties and hypocrisies of the Victorian age. When Agnes moves to a marginally less alarming family, one of her charges sets out to disrupt her only romantic hope. Critical, satirical, direct, and honest, Agnes Grey is a fine reflection of its author.

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Audiobook

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: Frederick Davidson, Nadia May Release Date: January 2006

The bleak Yorkshire moors and the presence of an old mansion set the stage for a tragedy that reveals the secret violence of a battered wife in a society considered well mannered.

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Audiobook

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: David Rintoul Release Date: August 2007

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall was a wildly popular and controversial novel when first published in 1848. Read by David Rintoul and Carole Boyd it tells the story of a young wife during the Regency period in England (1800-1830) who runs away from her drunken, adulterous, verbally abusive husband, an act virtually unheard of at this time in history.

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Audiobook

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Author: Anne Bronte, Anne Brontë Narrator: Juliet Stevenson Release Date: June 2012

Penguin Classics presents Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, adapted for audio and available as a digital download as part of the Penguin English Library series. Read by the actress Juliet Stevenson. 'She looked so like herself that I knew not how to bear it' In this sensational, hard-hitting and passionate tale of marital cruelty, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall sees a mysterious tenant, Helen Graham, unmasked not as a 'wicked woman' as the local gossips would have it, but as the estranged wife of a brutal alcoholic bully, desperate to protect her son. Using her own experiences with her brother Branwell to depict the cruelty and debauchery from which Helen flees, Anne Brontë wrote her masterpiece to reflect the fragile position of women in society and her belief in universal redemption, but scandalised readers of the time. Part of a series of vintage recordings taken from the Penguin Archives. Affordable, collectable, quality productions - perfect for on-the-go listening.

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The Brontes' Poetry - Volume 1 Audiobook

The Brontes' Poetry - Volume 1

The Brontes - Volume 1. Perhaps England's greatest literary family. To find one brilliant novelist in a family is extremely rare. But two? Three? The Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily Jane and Anne together with their brother Patrick are famed throughout the World. But amongst their many talents was poetry. Of course being Bronte's they were rather good at that too. In Volume 1 we bring you; Charlotte Bronte - from Retrospection, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Augusta, Emily Bronte - The Old Stoic, Anne Bronte - A Reminiscence, Charlotte Bronte - The Letter, Emily Bronte - Self Interrogation, Emily Bronte - To Imagination, Emily Bronte - Love Is Like The Wild Rose Briar, Charlotte Bronte - Parting, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Lines, Emily Bronte - I Am The Only Being Whose Doom, Anne Bronte - The Arbour, Anne Bronte - Home, Emily Bronte - Faith & Despondency, Emily Bronte - Stars, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Memory, Anne Bronte - Stanzas, Charlotte Bronte - Life, Emily Bronte - Song, Emily Bronte - She Dried Her Tears, Charlotte Bronte - Regret, Anne Bronte - If This Be All, Emily Bronte - Stanzas, Charlotte Bronte - Passion, Anne Bronte - Memory, Patrick Branwell Bronte - The Man Who Will Not Know Another, Anne Bronte - Past Days, Emily Bronte - Come Walk With Me, Emily Bronte - Hope, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Now But One Moment Let Me Stay, Charlotte Bronte - Preference. These poems are read for you by the very fine Anna Bentinck, David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf and Jo Wyatt.

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The Brontes' Poetry - Volume 2 Audiobook

The Brontes' Poetry - Volume 2

The Brontes - Volume 2. Perhaps England's greatest literary family. To find one brilliant novelist in a family is extremely rare. But two? Three? The Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily Jane and Anne together with their brother Patrick are famed throughout the World. But amongst their many talents was poetry. Of course being Bronte's they were rather good at that too. In Volume 2 we bring you; Emily Bronte - Remembrance, Anne Bronte - Lines Composed In A Wood On A Windy Day, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Death Triumphant, Anne Bronte - Appeal, Anne Bronte - The Captive Dove, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Oh God While I In Pleasure Wiles, Emily Bronte - A Day Dream, Emily Bronte - Sympathy, Anne Bronte - Despondency, Anne Bronte - In Memory Of A Happy Day In February, Emily Bronte - Plead For Me, Charlotte Bronte - Evening Solace, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Peaceful Death And Painful Life, Anne Bronte - Lines Written From Home, Emily Bronte - How Clear She Shines, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Thorp Green, Emily Bronte - Methinks This Heart, Anne Bronte - The Bluebell, Anne Bronte - Lines Written At Thorp Green, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Penmaenmawr, Emily Bronte - The Night Wind, Charlotte Bronte - He Saw My Heart's Woe, Anne Bronte - Dreams, Anne Bronte - Last Lines, Patrick Branwell Bronte - Epistle From A Father To A Child In Her Grave, Emily Bronte - How Still How Happy, Emily Bronte - Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee, Charlotte Bronte - On The Death Of Emily Jane Bronte, Charlotte Bronte - On The Death Of Anne Bronte. These poems are read for you by the very fine Anna Bentinck, David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf and Jo Wyatt.

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The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall Audiobook

The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: Carole Boyd, David Rintoul Release Date: May 2017

When a beautiful young woman, thought to be recently widowed, suddenly moves into the half ruined Wildfell Hall with her five year old son, young squire Gilbert Markham and the local residents are intrigued. Gilbert meets the aloof newcomer Helen Graham by chance, falls in love with her, and she with him. Their passion is held in check by her mysterious relationship with the handsome but cruel Arthur Huntingdon. Her dramatic flight from him is revealed in her journal - a story within a story. 1. A MYSTERIOUS STRANGER. Wildfell Hall, long unoccupied, now has tenants - a beautiful young artist and her child. Mrs. Markham, a neighbour, and her daughter Helen Graham, the new arrival, but are snubbed. In church, Gilbert Markham decides that he prefers Helen at a distance. Soon after, he rescues Arthur, her small son, from a tree. Helen appears hostile, but a month later Gilbert visits her socially. In Helen's studio he examines her painting while she is out of the room. He turns over one which is facing the wall and admires the portrait of a handsome man. 2. LOVE'S CROSSED PURPOSES. As the months pass, Gilbert and Helen become ever closer friends. He is upset, however, by the scandalous gossip which is beginning to circulate about her, the result of her reticence about herself. One evening, he offers to defend her reputation and proposes marriage, but she refuses him. She hints at secrets to be told and warns him that her formal life may shock him. A meeting at the moor is arranged when Helen will divulge her past to Gilbert. He leaves, ecstatic that she loves him, but turning back for one last look, overhears her talking intimately to Frederick Lawrence, the owner of the hall. Furious, Gilbert refuses to see Helen. 3. A YOUNG GIRL'S STORY. Gilbert reads in her diary that as a young girl Helen was brought up by her aristocratic relatives. In London her uncle's rich and odious acquaintances makes unwelcome advances and this upsets her. One evening, however, she meets debonair and handsome Arthur Huntington, and soon he is courting her. Helen falls in love with him, but he makes her miserable by teasing her and seeming to prefer the pretty coquette Annabelle Wilmot. Finally, having reduced Helen to tears, he proposes. 4. MISERY. Helen's uncle consents to marriage because Arthur is rich, but her aunt has reservations. Helen becomes Mrs. Huntingdon of Grassdale manor, but is quickly disappointed in her marriage. Arthur lacks her intellectual interests and is miserable when he cannot hunt. He treats her in cavalier way and shocks her with stories of his former affairs. Two months into their marriage, a joint visit to London proves joyless. Arthur becomes dissipated and asks Helen to return to Grassdale Manor without him. Only her baby son gives Helen any pleasure. 5. BETRAYED. Arthur continues to be absent from home for much of the time. When he does return, he is restless and drinks. He expects Helen to be at his beck and call, and even refuses to let her attend her father's funeral. Arthur invites a party of his drinking cronies to the Manor. With them come Lord Lowborough and his new wife Annabelle, nee Wilmot. Oddly, Arthur drinks less while his guest are staying. Pleased at this, Helen overhears one of them apparently talking about her hold on Arthur. Out in the garden at dusk, she happily surprises her husband with an embrace. He grasps her, first in passion then in strange horror. Next day, she sees Arthur and Annabelle clasped together on the shrubbery. Appalled at such betrayal, Helen confronts Arthur. He bluntly refuses her request for a divorce and she swears henceforth to be his wife only in name. 6. ESCAPE AND RETURN. Helen's diary ends with an account of her escape to Wildfell Hall, a sanctuary provided by Frederick Lawrence, her brother. Gilbert then revisits Helen but is desolated by her announcement that they must never meet again, for she remains a married woman. Later, he discovers that she has left Wildfell Hall. He calls on Frederick for an explanation and is told that Helen has returned to nurse Arthur, who has been seriously injured in a riding accident. Frederick then gives Gilbert a letter he has received from his sister. 7. DEATH AT RAKE. Helen's note relates that far from being glad to see her, Arthur at first takes her for an evil phantom. He mocks her Christian faith, while at the same time voicing his fear of death and damnation. His misery rouses her pity, but he is too lost in terror to heed her attempts at spiritual comfort. A second letter tells of Arthur's bitter death. 8. HAPPY ENDINGS. Before Helen returns to Wildfell Hall, her uncle dies, bequeathing her Staningley, his estate. While there Helen collapses from exhaustion. Gilbert sets out to visit her. As the coach approaches the estate, he learns from a passenger the extent of Helen's new wealth. He is embarrassed by his relativity modest affluence, and is hesitating at the gates of the estate when a carriage sweeps past. In it are little Arthur and Helen, who invite him to the house. Love overcomes his reticence, but this time it is Helen who proposes to Gilbert. Soon afterwards, they are married.

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The Poetry Of Anne Bronte Audiobook

The Poetry Of Anne Bronte

Author: Anne Bronte Narrator: Jo Wyatt Release Date: May 2017

Anne Bronte - An Introducton. In the small village of Haworth in Yorkshire the Bronte family created novels and poems that are still admired to this day around the world. The youngest of the three Bronte sisters, Anne, was born on 17th January 1820. The author of 'Agnes Grey' and 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' she was also a very talented poet as witnessed here in this collection. She died of pulmonary tuberculosis at the age of only 29 on 28th May 1849.

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