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Audiobooks Narrated by Jane Lapotaire

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  1. Little Secrets Audiobook Little Secrets
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  2. Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life Audiobook Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
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  3. Shelter in Place Audiobook Shelter in Place
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  4. People Like Us Audiobook People Like Us
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  5. The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Audiobook The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
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  6. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing Audiobook What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
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  7. The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career Audiobook The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career
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  8. Virgin River Audiobook Virgin River
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  9. Life's Too Short Audiobook Life's Too Short
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  10. False Witness Audiobook False Witness
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Dashiell Hammett: The Maltese Falcon & other adventures: A BBC Radio Collection Audiobook

Dashiell Hammett: The Maltese Falcon & other adventures: A BBC Radio Collection

The godfather of the hard-boiled detective novel, Dashiell Hammett is widely acknowledged as one of America's greatest mystery writers. This collection brings together the BBC radio adaptations of his works for the first time, including the iconic The Maltese Falcon featuring his most famous character: Sam Spade. The Maltese Falcon San Francisco, 1928. When his partner is murdered on an assignment, private detective Sam Spade is drawn into a dangerous case involving a treacherous femme fatale and the priceless black statuette of a falcon... Tom Wilkinson and Jane Lapotaire star in this thrilling dramatisation of Hammett's most famous novel. Secret Agent X-9 New York, 1934, and Secret Agent X-9 is about to embark on his most deadly mission yet. Falsely accused of murder, he struggles to stay one step ahead of the law in his relentless pursuit of his arch enemy, 'The Top'. Dramatised from a comic strip co-created by Dashiell Hammett, this tale of mystery, murder and mayhem stars Stuart Milligan, Connie Booth and William Hootkins. Nightmare Town Arriving in the desert boom town of Izzard, Arizona, sharp-edged tough guy Steve Threefall meets the beautiful, terrified Nova Vallance - and encounters danger, intrigue and a dark mystery... Read by Stuart Milligan. The Man Who Killed Dan Odams An escaped killer fleeing cross-country stumbles upon an isolated farm in Montana, inhabited by a woman and her young son... This mysterious and brooding noir western is read by Stuart Milligan. The Maltese Falcon Sam Spade - Tom Wilkinson Brigid O'Shaughnessy - Jane Lapotaire Mr Gutman - Peter Vaughan Joel Cairo - Nickolas Grace Effie - Mia Soteriou Miles Archer - William Hope Iva - Liza Ross Wilmer - Peter Acre Tom Polhaus - Norman Jones Lt Dundy - Harry Towb DA Bryan - Don Fellows Newspaperman - Robin Summers Taxi driver - Keith Edwards Man with key - Arnold Diamond Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Directed by Jane Morgan First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 29 December 1984 Secret Agent X-9 X-9 - Stuart Milligan Grace Powers - Connie Booth The Top - William Hootkins Evelyn Powers - Rachel Power Deacon/Alden Powers - Peter Marinker Matthew/Steward/Luke - Michael John Paliotti Captain Brady/Bartholomew - John Guerrasio Jude - Bruce McGregor Cop 1 - Clive Rowe Harper-Carp - Kerry Shale Waitress/Sister Agnes - Miranda Pleasance Other parts played by the cast Dramatised by Mark Brisenden from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond Produced by Chris Wallis First broadcast BBC Radio 5 Live, 1-22 January 1994 Nightmare Town Read by Stuart Milligan Abridged by Neville Teller Produced by Elizabeth Allard First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 5-8 November 2001 The Man Who Killed Dan Odams Read by Stuart Milligan Abridged by Neville Teller Produced by Elizabeth Allard First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 9 November 2001

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The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo & The Lady of the Camellias: Three BBC Radio 4 full- Audiobook

The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo & The Lady of the Camellias: Three BBC Radio 4 full-

A BBC Radio collection bringing together much-loved works by Alexandre Dumas and Alexandre Dumas fils, starring Timothy Spall, Anton Lesser, Iain Glen, Ruth Wilson and Dan Stevens. Alexandre Dumas père and fils are among the most popular and widely read authors in French literature, whose works have been adapted numerous times for stage, screen and radio. This BBC radio collection brings together three of their most famous tales of chivalry, heroism and romance. The Three Musketeers In this immortal tale of intrigue and derring-do, dashing young swordsman D’Artagnan and three members of King Louis XIII’s elite royal guard – Athos, Porthos and Aramis – embark on a series of adventures full of duelling, danger, courage and camaraderie. The Count of Monte Cristo Marseilles, 1815. Nineteen-year-old seaman Edmond Dantès is engaged to the beautiful Mercédès and about to be promoted to Captain. But his luck runs out when three acquaintances betray him, and he is condemned to fourteen years’ solitary confinement in the Chateau D'If. Escaping the notorious prison, Dantès plots his enemies’ destruction. His revenge will prove devastating… The Lady of the Camellias Written by Alexandre Dumas fils, this poignant tale of doomed love tells the story of Marguerite Gautier, a Parisian courtesan who goes on a journey through worldliness, romance, renunciation and atonement, thanks to a passionate affair with young Armand Duval. The Three Musketeers Written by Alexandre Dumas D'Artagnan – Jamie Glover Athos – Robert Glenister Porthos – Timothy Spall Aramis – Anton Lesser D'Artagnan’s father – James Taylor Jussac/Des Essarts – David Jarvis De Treville – Malcolm Ward King – Nicholas Boulton Planchet – Dominic Letts Bonacieux – Norman Bird Musketeer/Rochefort – Michael Onslow Narrator – John Rowe Madame Bonacieux – Helena Breck Duke of Buckingham – Michael Cochrane Queen – Teresa Gallagher Cardinal Richelieu – Julian Glover Magistrate – John Evitts Warder/Grimaud – Tom Bevan Bazin – David Rowan De Wardes – Kim Wall Milady de Winter – Imelda Staunton Lord de Winter – Gareth Armstrong Felton – Lyndam Gregory With Rachel Atkins, Nicholas Murchie, Peter Kenny, Frances Jeater and Stuart Organ Dramatised by James Saunders Produced and directed by Martin Jenkins The Count of Monte Cristo Written by Alexandre Dumas Edmond Dantes – Iain Glen Haydee – Jane Lapotaire Abbe Faria – Richard Johnson Monsieur Morrell/Operator – Robert Blythe Danglars – Toby Jones Fernand de Morcerf – Zubin Varla Caderousse – Ben Crowe Jacopo – Joe Sims Captain Patin – Patrick Brennan Albert de Morcerf/Antoine/Andrea Cavalcanti – Will Howard Claude/Coachman/Bertuccio/Banker – Paul Stonehouse Max Morrell – Adam Nagaitis Mathilde– Liza Sadovy Julie Morrell/Eugenie Danglars – Eleanor Crooks Younger Haydee – Amber Rose Revah Gerard de Villefort – Paul Rhys Mercédès de Morcerf – Josette Simon Heloise de Villefort – Kate Fleetwood General Noirtier – Karl Johnson Hermine Danglars – Stephanie Racine Valentine de Villefort – Lizzy Watts Madame Lascelles/Actor – Sarah Thom Edourd de Villefort – Finn Monteath Adapted for radio by Sebastian Baczkiewicz Produced and directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Sasha Yevtushenko Music by David Tobin and Jeff Meegan The Lady of the Camellias Written by Alexandre Dumas fils Marguerite – Ruth Wilson Duval – Dan Stevens Dumas – Joseph Kloska Marguerite's sister/Prudence/Maid – Manon Edwards Gravedigger/Ernest/Count – Dick Bradnum Gaston/Porter – Keiron Self Duval Senior – Steffan Rhodri Olympe – Lynne Seymour Adapted by Frances Byrnes Produced and directed by Polly Thomas

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The Memoirs of Madame Tussaud Audiobook

The Memoirs of Madame Tussaud

Author: Madame Tussaud Narrator: Jane Lapotaire Release Date: May 2017

The Memoirs Of Madame Tussard. The name of Madame Tussaud is famous throughout the world, yet few people know the fascinating story of her life in Paris during the French revolution, where she met Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin and Napoleon, became a close friend of the Royal family and an acquaintance of the radical Robespierre. In her 'Memoirs' of 1838, Madame Tussaud recounts how she was forced to take wax impressions of the newly severed heads of her Royal Friends to Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette and how , with her head shaved, she awaited her own execution with the beautiful Josephine Beauharnais, future Empress Of France. Fortunate to survive, she travelled to England with her collection of macabre wax casts and established the Baker Street Bazaar' so creating the Waxworks museum that has made her name immortal. In this production Madame Tussaud is played by Jane Lapotaire.

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Radio Crimes: The Maltese Falcon Audiobook

Radio Crimes: The Maltese Falcon

It's San Francisco, 1928, and Sam Spade is a wisecracking, womanising Private Investigator. Missing husbands and unfaithful wives are his usual stock-in-trade, but when the beautifully distressed Miss Wonderley calls he gets involved in a dangerous caper most people would run a mile from. Miss Wonderley asks Sam's partner, Miles Archer, to shadow Floyd Thursby, whom she maintains has kidnapped her sister. But then Archer is shot dead, and Miss Wonderley's story turns out to be a lie - just like her name, which is actually Brigid O'Shaughnessy. And Miss O'Shaughnessy keeps on lying.But one thing's for sure: she does know about the Maltese Falcon, an ancient statuette which has attracted more than one interested party. With a bunch of heavies at his elbow and the police on his tail, Sam needs to think fast if he's to outlive the person who killed his partner... Tom Wilkinson, Jane Lapotaire, Peter Vaughan and Nickolas Grace star in this stylish dramatisation of Dashiell Hammett's classic detective story.

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Pride and Prejudice Audiobook

Pride and Prejudice

Author: Jane Austen Narrator: Jane Lapotaire Release Date: April 2009

Jane Lapotaire reads one of the greatest of all English novels, a finely etched satire about the scatterbrained Mrs. Bennett whose aim in life is to see her five daughters married. Meet Jane Austen's rich and varied characters: the proud Mr. Darcy; the pompous parson; Mr. Collins, who seeks the most advantageous match for himself; good-humored Mr. Bingley; and, of course the two eldest Bennett daughters, Jane and Elizabeth. *Extended track length will prohibit the ability to burn to a standard CD*

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Vanity Fair Audiobook

Vanity Fair

Author: W. M. Thackeray, William Thackeray Narrator: Jane Lapotaire Release Date: June 1997

Vanity Fair, with its rich cast of characters, takes place on the snakes-and-ladders board of life. Amelia Sedley, daughter of a wealthy merchant, has a loving mother to supervise her courtship. Becky Sharp, an orphan, has to use her wit, charm, and resourcefulness to escape from her destiny as a governess. This she does ruthlessly, musing'I think I could become a good woman, if I had £5000 a year.' Thackeray's story is set at the time of the battle of Waterloo, in which the Sedley fortunes are lost - and Amelia is back to square one - while Becky rises with contemptuous ease.

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