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Extinction Audiobook

Extinction

Author: Hannie Rayson Narrator: Darren Richardson, Joanne Whalley, Sarah Drew, Seamus Dever Release Date: March 2021

A zoologist in Australia gets funding to save an endangered species from the very company that threatens its existence. Will this deal with the devil allow her to save the species, or will it destroy her entire life's work? Includes an interview with playwright Hannie Rayson and director Martin Jarvis. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in September 2020. Extinction is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Seriesis provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world. Directed by Martin Jarvis Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg Seamus Dever as Harry Jewell Sarah Drew as Dr. Piper Ross Darren Richardson as Andy Dixon Joanne Whalley as Prof. Heather Dixon-Brown Producer: Anna Lyse Erikson Recording Engineer, Editor, Sound Designer: Neil Wogensen Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin Foley Artist: Jeff Gardner Mixed by Charles Carroll for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood

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The Tragedy of Macbeth Audiobook

The Tragedy of Macbeth

William Shakespeare's shortest—but one of his most popular—tragedies features a man who will do anything to fulfill a prophecy that will lead him to become the King of Scotland. Fresh from battle, Macbeth and his companion Banquo come across three witches who tell of great power that is in store for Macbeth. Driven by their prophecy and aided by his wife, Macbeth sets out on a journey that is wrought with deceit, murder, and suffering to acquire the throne of Scotland. At each and every turn, Macbeth must make choices that alter the trajectory of not only his life but every life around him, as he begins to fall mad with greed. This multi-voice production of The Tragedy of Macbeth features an all-star cast under the direction of acclaimed producer Paul Alan Ruben, a Grammy Award-winning veteran of the audiobook industry. With five AudioFile magazine Golden Voice recipients, multiple Grammy and SOVAS nominations, and countless Earphones and Audie Awards, this phenomenal cast brings Shakespeare's work to life.

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Of Human Kindness: What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy Audiobook

Of Human Kindness: What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy

Author: Paula Marantz Cohen Narrator: Janet Metzger Release Date: February 2021

While exploring Shakespeare's plays with her students, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that teaching and discussing his plays unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in the classroom. In this short and illuminating book, she shows how Shakespeare's genius lay with his ability to arouse empathy, even when his characters exist in alien contexts and behave in reprehensible ways. Cohen takes listeners through a selection of Shakespeare's most famous plays, including Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and The Merchant of Venice, to demonstrate the ways in which Shakespeare thought deeply and clearly about how we treat 'the other.' Cohen argues that only through close reading of Shakespeare can we fully appreciate his empathetic response to race, class, gender, and age. Wise, eloquent, and thoughtful, this book is a forceful argument for literature's power to champion what is best in us.

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The Winter's Tale: BBC Radio Shakespeare Audiobook

The Winter's Tale: BBC Radio Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: Danny Sapani, Eve Best, Karl Johnson, Paul Copley, Shaun Dooley, Susan Jameson Release Date: February 2021

Eve Best, Danny Sapani and Shaun Dooley star in this modern, riveting and magical production of The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare The Winter's Tale treads new dramatic ground embracing tragedy, poetry, folklore, magic realism, music, comedy and the infamous stage direction 'exit pursued by a bear'. One of Shakespeare's mesmerising later productions, often considered a 'problem play' as it starts with a tragedy and ends in a romance The story starts with the consuming jealousy of King Leontes of Sicilia towards his wife Hermione and his childhood friend King Polixenes of Bohemia. Believing they are lovers and the child she is carrying is illegitimate, Leontes begins a destructive path: the breaking of his marriage and the abandonment of his child What seems hopeless, tragic and irreconcilable changes in Act 2 where jealousy and actions arouse a passionate sense of honour, love, justice and self-sacrifice in members of his court and family. The baby, Perdita, is raised by a shepherd, unaware of her royal heritage. It seems she will never discover the truth of her birth, but when Prince Florizel sees her and falls in love, it seems fate has other ideas.... This production brings together a star cast and includes an original folk music score by award-winning musicians Lisa Knapp and Tim Van Eyken Production Credits Written by William Shakespeare Music composed by Tim Van Eyken and singer Lisa Knapp Director: David Hunter First Broadcast BBC Radio 3 on the 1st May 2016 as part of The Shakespeare Sessions series Cast List Leontes ... Danny Sapani Hermione ... Eve Best Polixenes ... Shaun Dooley Camillo... Karl Johnson Paulina... Susan Jameson Shepherd... Paul Copley Perdita... Faye Castelow Autolycus... Tim Van Eyken Florizel... Will Howard Mamillius... Charlie Brand Archidamus...Sean Baker Antigonus... Brian Protheroe Clown...Sam Rix Emilia...Scarlett Brookes Cleomenes...Richard Pepple Dion...Nick Underwood First Lady...Adie Allen Mopsa...Nicola Ferguson First Lord.. James Lailey Mariner...Sargon Yelda Officer...Ewan Bailey

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Life on Paper Audiobook

Life on Paper

Author: Kenneth Lin Narrator: Kevin Daniels, Mark Jude Sullivan, Sarah Drew, Seamus Dever, Summer Spiro Release Date: February 2021

One of the world's wealthiest men has died in a plane crash. The insurance company representing the airline assigns math genius Mitch Bloom to the case to minimize their payout - but Mitch finds himself facing a formidable opponent in Ida Watkins, a small town actuary who challenges his ideas about the value of a human life. Includes an interview with playwright Kenneth Lin. Life on Paper is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in August 2020. Directed by Rosalind Ayres Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Kevin Daniels as Ivan Blumenthal Seamus Dever as Mitch Bloom Sarah Drew as Ida Watkins Summer Spiro as Maggie Jones Mark Jude Sullivan as Michael Watkins Producer: Anna Lyse Erikson Recording Engineer, Editor and Sound Designer: Neil Wogensen. Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin Foley Artist: Jeff Gardner Mixed by Charles Carroll for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Music for Maggie's song written and performed by Summer Spiro. Cello accompaniment by Anna Lyse Erikson.

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Through Marley's Eyes Audiobook

Through Marley's Eyes

Author: Carla Shepard Narrator: Carla Shepard Release Date: February 2021

'Through Marley's' Eyes is a true story about a woman who lived an incredibly hard life dealing with mental illness, drugs and alcohol, depression, child molestation, rape, and sexual assaults. Let her share with you how spirituality and the power of mindfulness played a major role in her healing journey. Let her PTSD service dog Mr. Marley share the story of his momma (Carla) though his eyes, eyes of compassion. Carla Shepard is the author of 'Through Marley's Eyes' a non-fiction memoir. She shares her true story of how she struggled with mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction, rape, sexual assaults and chold molestations. Let her share with you her healing journey and the spiritual experiences, and her mental health journey that led her to be the woman she is today. Carla is a public speaker who speaks about mental illness, spirituality, and unconditonal love.

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Murder in the First Audiobook

Murder in the First

Author: Dan Gordon Narrator: Ed Asner, Kate Asner Release Date: February 2021

This moving courtroom drama is based on a true incident that exposed the shocking conditions at Alcatraz. The tale begins when 18-year old Willie Moore makes the biggest mistake of his life. Now all he wants is a chance to talk baseball before he dies. Recorded at the DoubleTree Guest Suites, Santa Monica, in 1995. Directed by Steve Albrezzi Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Edward Asner as Henkin and Warden Harold Humson Kate Asner as Mary McCasslin David Birney as Byron Davidson Ron Byron as The Bailiff and The Jailer William Frankfather as Milton Glenn and Harve Bennet Arye Gross as Henry Willard Davidson Andrew Hawkes as Willie Moore Cynthia Mace as Blanche and Irene Eric Poppick as William McNeil John Randolph as Judge Henry T. Clawson Gil Segel as Jerry Hoolihan, the Landlord, and Burt Russell Bill Smitrovich as Derek Simpson, the Foreman, and Terrence Swenson Radio Production and Original Music by Raymond Guarna; Foley Artist: Amy Strong

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Das magische Amulett - Die Abenteuer der Brenda Logan, Folge 3: Von Geisterrittern entführt Audiobook

Das magische Amulett - Die Abenteuer der Brenda Logan, Folge 3: Von Geisterrittern entführt

DAS MAGISCHE AMULETT - Folge 3 VON GEISTERRITTERN ENTFÜHRT Ein Hörspiel von Sven Schreivogel nach dem Roman von Jan Gardemann Hörspielbearbeitung: Florian Hilleberg Das magische Amulett lässt Brenda Logan einfach nicht los! Im zwielichtigen Londoner Stadtteil Soho wird sie von einem unheimlichen Mann mit Totenkopf verfolgt. Nur mit viel Glück kann Brenda entkommen. Dann soll sie einen Vortrag über Amulette vor einem sonderbaren Publikum halten - und wird von Geisterrittern entführt ... Die Personen und ihre Sprecher: Brenda Logan, Erzählerin: Julia Dernbach Dr. Daniel Connors: Claudius Freyer Professor Salomon Sloane: Wolf Frass Miss Plumkin: Agnes Hilpert Inspector Merion: Jan Reinartz Andy Orson: Santiago Ziesmer Jeane Brixton: Gabriele Libbach Bruce Cornwall: Reiner Schöne Geisterritter: Nicolas König Keylam Bran: Matthias Wiebalck Anführer der Söldner: Reent Reins Winnie Ryder: Lisa Surmann Sophie: Marlene Rauch Martin: David Bargiel Tanya Niles: Carla Schmelter Michael Morton: Jens Wendland Frank Waid: Martin Sabel Empfohlen ab 12 Jahren Produktion und Regie: Sven Schreivogel Titelmusik: H. G. Kaczmarek Musik: Konstantinos Kalogeropoulos Artwork: Mark Freier (www.freierstein.de) Sprachaufnahmen: Thomas Körber, Tonstudio Sound-Design, Göttingen Zusätzliche Sprachaufnahmen: Alexander Catarinelli, Scenario Studio, München Karsten Deutschmann, Gentle Art, Hamburg Sascha Fernsel, Christian Wilmes, Alias Film und Sprachtransfer, Berlin Philip Hansmann, Agentur Stimmgerecht, Berlin Jens Wendland, MediArt & Concept, Hamburg Geräusche: Axel Senn (www.radiolivetheater.de) Endbearbeitung: Karsten Deutschmann, Gentle Art, Hamburg Premastering: Peter Harenberg, ham audio Mastering, Hamburg © Romanvorlage 1997 Jan Gardemann, Suderburg © Hörspielfassung 2020 Amüsement Musik- und Medienmanagement, Hamburg

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Despite the Devil: A Romantic Women's Fiction Drama Audiobook

Despite the Devil: A Romantic Women's Fiction Drama

Author: Shawna James Narrator: Samantha Novax Release Date: February 2021

To Stephanie, Andrew Simmons seemed like the perfect man. He was smart, handsome, tall, and athletic. And best of all, he was interested in her. As their romance begins to blossom, the truth about Andrew’s past comes to light. A misguided choice made many years before, hung over him. When they start a family together, Andrew tries to move on from the past and enjoy his family life, but the past still haunts him. As Andrew and Stephanie build a stable and happy home life together, they long for the day they can stop looking over their shoulders. With resilience and perseverance, can they overcome the dark cloud together?

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Satan's Diary Audiobook

Satan's Diary

Author: Steven Darrell Bates Narrator: Jay Horace Black Release Date: February 2021

I'm the only one to have walked the cobblestones of the Most High. I'm the only one to have seduced a woman and made her walk away from everything she loved and cherished. I'm the only one who can convince a person steadfast in their faith, to throw it all away for riches beyond their wildest dreams. My lust for power is unquenchable, and I will use every trick at my disposal to gain an advantage. Even if it means destroying a church leader and his family with delectable treats full of envy, pride, greed, and lust. 

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Out of the Hitler Time: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, Bombs on Aunt Dainty, A Small Person Far Away Audiobook

Out of the Hitler Time: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, Bombs on Aunt Dainty, A Small Person Far Away

The BBC radio adaptations of Judith Kerr's internationally acclaimed trilogy - plus bonus documentary Based on her own childhood experiences, Judith Kerr's When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit is a timeless classic loved by children and adults alike. By turns heart-rending and heart-lifting, it is even more resonant today than when it was first published in 1971. This story of a Jewish family who escape Germany just as the Nazis come to power is seen through the eyes of their young daughter Anna, and traces their perilous journey - splintered by conflict, driven by fear and eventually rewarded with reunion. The two sequels, Bombs on Aunt Dainty and A Small Person Far Away, follow Anna as she grows up, settles in London - and, many years later, returns to Berlin to confront the past. These three radio plays are the very first dramatisations of Kerr's trilogy, and feature a stunning cast including Anna Madeley, Paul Moriarty and Adjoa Andoh. Also featured is a bonus edition of World Book Club, in which Harriett Gilbert talks to Judith Kerr about her life and work. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit 1933. Leaving her beloved Pink Rabbit behind, nine-year-old Anna leaves her Berlin home to flee with her family across the Swiss border. As they cross Europe in search of sanctuary, she quickly adapts to being a refugee - but will she ever feel she belongs anywhere? Bombs on Aunt Dainty 1940. Teenage Anna is enjoying her new life in London, and looking forward to embarking on a secretarial course. But then her brother Max is interned as an enemy alien - and as the Blitz begins in earnest, she fears for the future of her family. A Small Person Far Away 1956. Happily married and living in West London, Anna gets a worrying telegram. Her mother, who has been living back in Berlin for seven years, has pneumonia, and Anna must go to her at once. With the Cold War heating up, can Anna bear to return to the city of her birth? World Book Club: Judith Kerr - When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit The German-born author talks to Harriet Gilbert about her much-loved novel, answering questions from the audience about writing from a child's perspective, assimilating into British society, and staying happy despite the hardships she endured. Production credits Written by Judith Kerr When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit text copyright © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd 1971 Bombs on Aunt Dainty first published in Great Britain as The Other Way Round by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd in 1975. Text copyright © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd 1975 A Small Person Far Away text copyright © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd 1978, 1989 Dramatised by Beaty Rubens Directed by David Hunter Cast Young Anna - Lauren Mote Older Anna - Anna Madeley Young Max - Hugo Docking Older Max - Adam Billington Mama - Adjoa Andoh Omama - Eleanor Bron Papa - Paul Moriarty Elsbeth - Xenia Mainelli Julius/Ken - James Lailey Aunt Sarah - Sheila Steafel Fraulein Lambeck/Barbara - Tracy Wiles Herr Rosenfeld/Cotmore - Gerard McDermott Other cast: Alex Rivers, Christopher Webster, Thelma Ruby, Susan Engel, Joanna Monro, Ann Beach, Harry Livingstone, Jack Holden, Malcolm Tierney, Simon Treves, Carl Prekopp, Sara Kestelman, Emerald O'Hanrahan, Peter Hamilton Dyer First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 11-25 March 2012 World Book Club: Judith Kerr - When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Presented by Harriett Gilbert With Judith Kerr Produced by Karen Holden First broadcast BBC World Service, 6 March 2016

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The Cinderella Service & Cinderella D-Day: Two BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas Audiobook

The Cinderella Service & Cinderella D-Day: Two BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas

Samantha Bond stars in two captivating stories set around a hostel for Land Girls during World War Two Based in Devon in the 1940s, these two dramas follow the lives and loves of a group of young women, all from different backgrounds, but all determined to do their bit for King and country in the Land Army. Billeted in a hastily-converted farmhouse, they face cramped conditions and gruelling work - but there's always dances at the village hop and the chance of romance with a GI... The Cinderella Service It's 1943, and Alice Todd has just separated from her husband. With a ten-year-old son to care for, she accepts the position of Warden at a hostel for Land Girls: but is she up to the job? Looking after ten lively, independent women is hard, and when Alice's competence is questioned, she doubts her ability to cope. Will the loyalty and friendship of her girls persuade her to stick it out? Cinderella D-Day 1944. Alice is still busy running the Women's Land Army hostel, as well as taking tentative steps in her new career and a fledgling relationship. But the girls in her care are finding that life in wartime does not run smoothly. As the hostilities rumble on, there is happiness and heartbreak in store, and the hostel residents face danger and some stark personal choices... Created by Julia Stoneham - a regular writer on hit TV show The House of Elliott - these evocative wartime dramas star Samantha Bond as Alice, with a cast including June Barrie, Tilly Vosburgh, Becky Hindley and Deborah McAndrew. Directed by Tracey Neale Theme tune: 'This Time the Dream's On Me' by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer, lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc The Cinderella Service Alice - Samantha Bond Edward-John - James Cohen Rose - June Barrie Annie - Tilly Vosburgh Mabel - Cathy Murphy Marian - Becky Hindley Winnie - Deborah McAndrew Martha - Rachel Lewis Taffy - Elaine Claxton Georgina - Annabel Mullion Chrissie - Teresa Gallagher Margery Brewster - Tessa Worsley Roger Bayliss - Peter Yapp Christopher Bayliss - Andrew Wlncott Ferdie - Bill Wallis Oliver Maynard/Fred - Ian Masters Ron Chapman - David Collings Mrs Bowden - Jilly Bond Nora - Abigail Docherty Andreas - Walter Van Dyke Ruben - David Antrobus Alec/John Boyce - Matthew Morgan James Todd - David Jarvis Mary Brewer - Eva Stuart Other parts played by members of the cast First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 5-19 April 1995 Cinderella D-Day Alice - Samantha Bond Rose - June Barrie Georgina - Louise Lombard Christopher - Adrian Lukis Annie - Tilly Vosburgh Marian - Becky Hindley Winnie - Deborah McAndrew Taffy - Elaine Claxton Martha - Rachel Lewis Mabel - Cathy Murphy Edward-John - Sam Collings Roger Bayliss - Ioan Meredith Margery Brewster - Tessa Worsley Ferdie - Bill Wallis Lionel Brewer - Alex Lowe Mary Brewer - Ann Beach Ruben - David Antrobus Marvin - Robert Harper Joan - Elaine Pyke Kiwi - Joanna Monro James - David Jarvis Dave - Dominic Taylor Eleanor - Abigail Docherty Beryl/Mrs Tucker/Fran - Janet Maw Lionel - Alex Lowe Fred - Denys Hawthorne Italian POW - Chris Pavlo Arthur - William Howard Other parts played by members of the cast First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 18 September-2 October 1996

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