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BBC Radio

Overview
Works: 557 works in 749 publications in 4 languages and 11,780 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Fantasy fiction  History  Radio plays  Children's audiobooks  Audio adaptations  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Performer
Classifications: PR6039.O32, 823.912
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The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work.--
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the well to do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish
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 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The show that began with the end of the world at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe continues with Arthur Dent and friend Ford Prefect stranded on prehistoric Earth
The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member 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 garden party : and other stories by Maeve Binchy( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish author Maeve Binchy presents four stories originally aired on BBC Radio. The four stories, all focused on exemplary women
The two towers by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest classics of children's literature. In this book, Frodo is led to Orthanc, the citadel of Saruman, and the fortress of Minas Morgul that guards the secret entrance to Mordor. All the while, the Great Darkness draws in
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Moffatt stars as the famous Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of one of Christie's most popular novels. Linnet Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth and a devoted husband, she has everything anyone could wish for. But as the happy couple set out on an idyllic honeymoon cruise on the Nile, storm clouds are gathering
Cello concerto by Antonín Dvořák( )

2 editions published in 2013 and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, June 25, 1992
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saruman has been defeated by Gandalf and Frodo captured by the dreaded orcs. Sam must rescue his master if their mission to destroy the ring is to continue. Meanwhile, war rages and the other members of the Fellowship fight against the forces of the Dark Lord
And then there were none by Agatha Christie( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten houseguests, trapped on an isolated island, are the prey of a diabolical killer. A famous nursery rhyme is framed and hung in every room of the mansion: Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine ... When they realize that murders are occurring as described in the rhyme, terror mounts. Who has choreographed this dastardly scheme? And who will be left to tell the tale? Clues and red herrings abound in this masterpieces. Proven to be Christie's most popular mystery ever, it has been adapted to the screen three times
The lord of the rings : the complete trilogy by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo, a hobbit, is entrusted with a powerful, legendary ring in order to travel across the world and throw it into Mount Doom in the hopes of destroying it before the evil Sauron catches him and takes the ring for himself
Trains and buttered toast : selected radio talks by John Betjeman( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eccentric, sentimental and homespun, John Betjeman's passions were mostly self-taught. He saw his country being devastated by war and progress, and he waged a private battle to save it. His only weapons were words - the poetry for which he is best known and, even more influential, the radio talks that first made him a phenomenon." "Now collected in book form for the first time, his broadcasts represent one of the most compelling archives of twentieth-century broadcasting, evoking for the modern reader Betjeman's unique perspective and the compelling magic of the golden age of wireless"--Book jacket
BBC Radio presents Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling on the Orient Express, a luxury train that goes from Istanbul to Paris, detective Hercule Poirot is offered a large sum of money to protect Mr. Ratchett, a millionaire criminal. Poirot denies him and within hours Ratchett is found dead in his room. Now, with a train full of suspects, Poirot must identify the murderer before the train arrives in Paris
BBC Radio presents The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To protect a magic ring, Frodo, the hobbit, must undertake a long and dangerous journey
Pet sematary by Stephen King( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member 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
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC Radio dramatizaton of the classic novel chronicles Russian history during and after the Napoeonic Wars
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Recording )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire strikes a deal on the seedier side of Paris and a priceless cache of rubies becomes destined for his beloved daughter Rachel. Two days later Rachel is dead - murdered on a train on her way to the Riviera to meet her scoundrel lover: a mysterious, dark man. The suspects line up ... only master slueth Hercule Poirot can unravel the mystery and find the truth. Maurice Denhham stars as the great Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
Agatha Raisin : the terrible tourist & the fairies of Fryfam by M. C Beaton( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin in two full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramas. After a lifetime spent in public relations, the drinking and smoking one-woman dynamo that is Agatha Raisin struggles to adapt to life in a quiet Cotswold village. Penelope Keith stars again as Agatha Raisin - Miss Marple with attitude in the fourth volume of full-cast dramas based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton
A murder of quality by John Le Carré( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley, retired from the world of spies and treachery, is summoned by an old friend to help with a small problem: at the exclusive school where Smiley's friend teaches it seems there's been a murder. Frightfully embarrassing, of course. Perhaps George could quietly look into the matter? Once more, Smiley is up to his elbows in spies and treachery, of a different sort
Complete waltzes by Frédéric Chopin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
BBC Radio

British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Radio

British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio

Languages
English (108)

French (2)

German (1)

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The hobbitThe hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : primary phaseThe fellowship of the ringThe garden party : and other storiesThe two towersDeath on the NileThe return of the kingThe lord of the rings : the complete trilogy