Most widely held works about BBC Radio
Most widely held works by BBC Radio
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work.
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Bilbo Baggins, the hobbit, is a peaceful sort who lives in a cozy hole in the Shire, a place where adventures are uncommon--and rather unwanted. So when the wizard Gandalf whisks him away on a treasure-hunting expedition with a troop of rowdy dwarves, he is not entirely thrilled.
The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R Tolkien ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power except one - the One Ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins. Young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task when Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care.
The two towers by J. R. R Tolkien ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
As the evil lord Sauron readies his armies for war, Frodo and Sam continue their lonely mission toward Mordor, guided by Gollum, a deceitful and tortured creature helplessly ensnared in the Ring's dark power.
BBC Radio presents Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Inspector Hercule Poirot must solve the murder of a beautiful young heiress.
The garden party and other stories by Maeve Binchy ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Irish author Maeve Binchy presents four stories originally aired on BBC Radio. The four stories, all focused on exemplary women.
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Adapted from the third volume in the epic saga of Middle-Earth, a full cast dramatization brings to life adventures from the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy primary phase by Douglas Adams ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Arthur Dent never could get the hang of Thursdays. On this particular Thursday, his house is set to be demolished and his friend Ford Prefect turns out to be from a star named Betelgeuse (and not, after all, from Guildford). Furthermore, it turns out that the whole Earth is scheduled for demolition by the Vogons to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. The irony of the situation is almost lost on Arthur as he and Ford hitch an intergalactic ride away from oblivion.
BBC Radio presents The lion, the witch and the wardrobe ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
Trains and buttered toast : selected radio talks by John Betjeman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A boy and a talking horse share an adventurous and dangerous journey to Narnia to warn of invading barbarians.
Alice in Wonderland ; and, Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
By falling down a rabbit hole and stepping through a mirror, Alice experiences unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters.
Pet sematary by Stephen King ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
"Dr. Louis Creed and his wife Rachel chose rural Maine to settle his family and bring up their children. It was a better place than smog-covered Chicago-- or so he thought. But that was before he became acquainted with the old pet burial ground located in the backwoods of the quiet community of Ludlow. The place has a power-- it seeps into your dreams and you wake up sweating with fear. It is a place that strikes dread into the lives of all who share its secrets."--Container.
BBC Radio presents Sad cypress by Michael Bakewell ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The last battle by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Aslan and his friends join in a final pitched battle against fantastic creatures.
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Shy Mole is cleaning his underground house until the spring weather lures him above for a cautious encounter with the worldly Water Rat. Their exploration of the Wild Wood includes lunch with Otter and hilarious adventures at Toad Hall.
Complete waltzes by Frédéric Chopin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 and held by 119 libraries worldwide
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
More views from the boundary : celebrity interviews from the commentary box by Brian Johnston ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Audio adaptations Audiobooks Audiobooks Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character) Biography Boarding schools Children's stories, English Christie, Agatha,--1890-1976 Cities and towns Dent, Arthur (Fictitious character) Detective and mystery plays, English Drama England England--Cotswold Hills England--London England--West Country England--Yorkshire Fantasy drama, English Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction, English Fantasy radio programs Fiction Great Britain History Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Juvenile works Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marple, Jane (Fictitious character) Middle Earth (Imaginary place) Narnia (Imaginary place) Nile River Orphans Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) Prefect, Ford (Fictitious character) Private investigators Radio comedies Radio plays Radio plays, English Radio programs Science fiction Scripts Short stories, English Smiley, George (Fictitious character) Sound recordings Travel United States Watson, John H. (Fictitious character) Women Women detectives
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