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BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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Works: 1,103 works in 1,487 publications in 1 language and 25,868 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction  Radio plays  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  History  Audio adaptations 
Classifications: PZ7.C677475, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return
The last Sherlock Holmes story by Michael Dibdin( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late seventies an extraordinary document came to light which for fifty years had been held on deposit by the bankers of the deceased John Herbert Watson MD - better known to devotees of Conan Doyle as Dr Watson. A continuous narrative in the doctor's own hand, the story opens in the East End of London in 1888. Three women have been savagely murdered by Jack the Ripper and there is massive public outcry. To appease the public, Scotland Yard approaches Sherlock Holmes to investigate
From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margaret Parsons disappears, it's assumed that she's run off with another man. But then the missing woman's body is found and a startling discovery is made when Mr. Parsons lets the police in his home
The water horse by Dick King-Smith( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eight-year-old Kirstie brings home a strange egg from the Scottish shore, her family never expects it to hatch. But the next day, Kirstie discovers a baby sea monster swimming in her bathtub! This lovable creature is the perfect pet. The only trouble is, he can't stop growing. He gets bigger. And BIGGER. Will they ever find a home that's large enough for their Water Horse
The Lord of rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AWhen a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll
Nemesis by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

June Whitfield stars as the sharp-witted spinster sleuth in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation now available on audio. Miss Marple is totally shocked to receive a letter from the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, an acquaintance she had met briefly on her travels. The letter leaves instructions for Miss Marple, whom Mr. Rafiel had recognised as a natural detective, to investigate a crime after his death
Cover her face by P. D James( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill
Devices & desires by P. D James( Recording )

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

Robin Ellis plays Commander Adam Dalgliesh in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. The Commander is on the trail of a serial killer who has been creating a climate of mounting fear in the small community of Larksoken on the desolate Norfolk coast
The hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-awaited, brand new third series of "The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy" comes to audio on with 25 minutes of unbroadcast footage. Many of the cast of the original BBC Radio 4 series have been reunited for this new six-part dramatisation of Douglas Adams's book 'Life, the universe and everything'
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artemis is stricken to learn that the only cure for his ailing mother lies within the brain of a lemur--a species that he himself eliminated five years ago. Now he has to go back in time and save the lemurs--and he knows his younger self will not be happy to see him
Murder being once done by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl's body is found in a London cemetery and the local police, under the command of Wexford's nephew, are baffled, Wexford decides to brave his doctor's wrath and the condescension of the London police by doing a little investigating of his own. For the canny, tireless, and unflappable policeman is an unblinking observer of human nature, whose study has taught him that under certain circumstances the most unlikely people are capable of the most appalling crimes
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the personable Captain Wentworth reappears in Anne Elliot's life several years after she had been persuaded to break off their engagement, he makes no secret of his angry indignation but, as they come to know each other again, their feelings are rekindled. There are many obstacles in their path, however, amongst them Anne's egotistical, snobbish father, Sir Walter and his heir, the duplicitous Wiliam Elliot. Jane Austen's last completed novel sees her usual deft social comedy threaded with a more serious note. A love story of second chances and reconciliation, Janet Suzman expresses both wit and tenderness in this BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour reading
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panic! It's the last ever instalment of The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, with a brand new full-cast dramatisation of Mostly harmless, the final book in Douglas Adams' famous "trilogy in five parts." While frequent flyer Arthur Dent searches the universe for his lost love, Ford Prefect discovers a disturbing blast from the past at The Hitchhiker's guide HQ. Meanwhile, on one of many versions of Earth, a blonder, more American Trillian gets tangled up with a party of lost aliens having an identity crisis. And just when Arthur thinks he has found his true vocation on the backwater planet of Lamuella, the original Trillian turns up with more than a little spanner in the works. A stolen ship, a dramatic stampede and a new and sinister guide lead to a race to save the Earth ... again. But this time, will they succeed?
The water's edge by Karin Fossum( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking through the woods one evening, a couple encounters an agitated man who flees their scrutiny. Shortly thereafter, they discover the lifeless body of a young boy. Inspector Sejer is called to investigate but can find no immediate cause of death and the mysterious man cannot be identified. Then another boy goes missing
The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't panic! The Hitchhiker's saga returns once again with a brand new full-cast dramatisation of "So long" and "Thanks for all the fish," the fourth book in Douglas Adams's famous "trilogy in five parts." The Earth has miraculously reappeared and, even more miraculously, Arthur Dent has found it. Returning to his cottage after -- well -- ages, he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. But Ford Prefect is on to something which might well burst Arthur's bubble. There is, after all, something very fishy about his girlfriend's feet, and what has happened to all the dolphins? Perhaps, at last, all will be revealed in God's last message to His creation ... Simon Jones returns as Arthur, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford and Stephen Moore as Marvin. William Franklyn is the Book, and there is a whole host of famous guest stars
Strangers [a novel] by Anita Brookner( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resigned to bachelorhood in his London flat, retiree Paul Sturgis unexpectedly finds himself in two relationships, including one with a separated woman he met on a holiday trip to Venice and another with an ex-girlfriend
Three hands in the fountain by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Falco joins forces with his best friend Petro to search for a serial killer dumping bodies in the aqueducts, the new partners discover unexpected tensions that may destroy their relationship
 
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