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BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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Works: 1,004 works in 1,435 publications in 1 language and 27,194 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio plays  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  Audio adaptations  Adventure stories 
Classifications: PZ7.C677475, [FIC]
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Publications by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
Most widely held works by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Computer File )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 480 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 water horse by Dick King-Smith( file )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 293 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! Part horse, part toad, part turtle and part crocodile, he's the oddest-looking creature Kirstie's family has ever seen. Only Kirstie's grandfather knows what the beastie really is; a Water Horse! This lovable creature is the perfect pet. The only trouble is, he can't stop growing. He gets bigger. And BIGGER. And BIGGER. Before long, he's outgrown every loch in sight. Will they ever find a home that's large enough for their water horse? A magical retelling of the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, The water horse is a timeless tale that will delight children of all ages
The last Sherlock Holmes story by Michael Dibdin( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective and his faithful companion Dr. Watson are given a novel treatment by Michael Dibdin in this thriller, which finds the detectives stalking Jack the Ripper in the streets of London's East End in 1888
From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Love and death are the only two sensational things that had ever happened to Margaret Parsons. The police knew all about her life and, by the look of it, it was very dull. Margaret Parsons had been a "good" woman--religious, old-fashioned, and respectable. But it was not her life that interested Chief Inspector Wexford, it was her death--passionate, violent, and unfathomable
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Computer File )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 239 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 rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 238 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( Computer File )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 237 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)
The hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy ( file )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 206 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'
Devices & desires by P. D James( file )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 203 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
Nemesis by Lindsey Davis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 198 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( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Though Sally Jupp came from the village home for unmarried mothers, she seemed the ideal girl to help Mrs Maxie run a large house and look after her invalid husband. But the real Sally, pretty, ambitious and clever, was very different from the docile, repentant character she seemed to be
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 185 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
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( file )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
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
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The final novel by the acclaimed writer places heroine Anne Elliot, a woman of integrity and deep emotion, against the brutality and hypocrisy of Regency England
The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( file )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 162 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
Murder being once done by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 158 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's dramatic tale of greed and destiny. BBC radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare series. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard. In the acclaimed BBC Radio Shakespeare series, each play is introduced by Richard Eyre, former Director of the Royal National Theatre. Revitalised, original and comprehensive, this is Shakespeare for the new millennium
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's passionate story of doomed love. BBC radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard. In the acclaimed BBC Radio Shakespeare series, each play is introduced by Richard Eyre, former Director of the Royal National Theatre. Revitalised, original and comprehensive, this is Shakespeare for the new millennium
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
In the sixth installment of Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl series, Artemis is disheartened 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 must go back in time and save the lemurs, but he knows his younger self will not be happy to see him
Strangers [a novel] by Anita Brookner( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 148 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
 
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