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BBC Radio

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Works: 532 works in 738 publications in 3 languages and 11,575 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Radio plays  Juvenile works  Audio adaptations  Action and adventure fiction  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Performer
Classifications: PR6039.O32, 823.912
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The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work.--
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 444 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( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 355 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( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 320 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( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 272 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( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 265 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
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 245 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
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot sets out to solve the murder of an American businessman stabbed to death aboard the luxury train, the Orient Express, snowbound in the middle of Europe
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 210 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
Cello concerto by Antonín Dvořák( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in No Linguistic Content and held by 206 libraries worldwide
The much-anticipated album from the brilliant young American cellist. Alisa Weilerstein is the first cellist for many years to play the Elgar Concerto with Daniel Barenboim, and his decision to record it with her is a major statement
The lord of the rings : the complete trilogy by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 181 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
And then there were none by Agatha Christie( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 180 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?
Trains and buttered toast : selected radio talks by John Betjeman( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
BBC Radio presents The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
To protect a magic ring, Frodo, the hobbit, must undertake a long and dangerous journey
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A BBC Radio dramatizaton of the classic novel chronicles Russian history during and after the Napoeonic Wars
Pet sematary by Stephen King( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 129 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
Alice in Wonderland ; and, Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
By falling down a rabbit hole and stepping through a mirror, Alice experiences unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters
Agatha Raisin : the terrible tourist & the fairies of Fryfam by M. C Beaton( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 123 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
Complete waltzes by Frédéric Chopin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in No Linguistic Content and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are two very different sisters, Marianne loves excitement, her sister is more sensible and serious, but both girls must use the same honesty and intelligence before they can find happiness
 
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Alternative Names
BBC Radio
British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Radio
British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio
Languages
English (105)
French (2)
Welsh (1)
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