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BBC Radio

Overview
Works: 574 works in 798 publications in 4 languages and 11,676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Radio plays  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Audio adaptations  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Performer, Distributor
Classifications: PR6039.O32, 823.912
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The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work.--
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 423 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's not entirely thrilled
The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 301 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 266 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 )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
In the second volume of the trilogy, the fellowship has been forced to split up in order to destroy the ring and fight the first battle of the War of the ring
Murder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
On the long train ride from Istanbul to Paris, detective Poirot must find the killer of a much-hated millionaire among thirteen suspects with reasons to kill
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 249 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
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 201 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( file )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 188 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( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 178 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 160 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 The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
To protect a magic ring, Frodo, the hobbit, must undertake a long and dangerous journey
A murder of quality by John Le Carré( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 136 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
Pet sematary by Stephen King( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 128 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
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Soon after being presented with a priceless jewel, a troubled American heiress is found murdered on an elegant train in Europe. Only Hercule Poirot can unravel the secret and pinpoint a cunning killer
Complete waltzes by Frédéric Chopin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in No Linguistic Content and held by 120 libraries worldwide
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 117 libraries worldwide
By falling down a rabbit hole and stepping through a mirror, Alice experiences unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters
 
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BBC Radio
British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Radio
British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio
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English (109)
German (3)
French (1)
Welsh (1)
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