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Dec 26, 2007

Josie Bloom reads The short story
"The Mistress and Her Maid",
written by David Allen, produced by Nigel Killick.

Set in eighteenth century England, THE MISTRESS AND HER MAID is the haunting tale of a young country maid who overhears an argument between her mistress and master, and the tragic events which follow,...


Dec 8, 2007



A frank and sometimes harrowing, sometimes funny interview with the Tony Diamond about his early years and his life. He talks about what made him write his fascinating book
Pebble on the Beach.


Pebble on the Beach is the true story of one boy's ability to survive. Growing up in Brighton, England. Tony was...


Nov 7, 2007

Our latest audio book is the classic fable
'Beauty and the Beast'  by Marie Le Prince de Beaumont narrated by
Sara Mendes da Costa. (Photo) produced by Nigel Killick.

Biography:

JEANNE MARIE LEPRINCE
DE BEAUMONT
French author (1711-1780)
Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont was born in Rouen in 1711. In 1748 her...


Nov 6, 2007

Sandra Ventris reads part 15 of Cleopatra by Jacob Abbott, produced by Nigel Killick.

Of all the beautiful women of history, none has left us such convincing
proofs of her charms as Cleopatra, for the tide of Rome's destiny, and,
therefore, that of the world, turned aside because of her beauty. Julius
Caesar,...


Oct 11, 2007


Our tour today is about the Theatre Royal Brighton on the South coast of England. A grand old lady of the English theatre, that is coming up to it's two hundredth birthday. In the tour we go behind the scenes and talk to members of staff, who make the magic of this theatre come alive fifty two weeks a year. We go...