Gerald Durrell reads a selection of his own stories about his childhood on Corfu taken from his books Birds, Beasts and Relatives and Fillets Of Plaice . These recordings were made on Jersey in 1985. CD 1: Duration: 70'40" Cd 2: Duration: 78'30" A 2 CD set Click HERE to buy as an MP3 download ...
War Girls is an anthology of poetry and prose written by women in the 1st World War. It is compiled and read by Ruth Sillers. Duration: 79'35" To hear an interview with Ruth Sillers click on the More Details link Click HERE to buy as an MP3 download //
A selection of travel writing and personal observations of England in the 1930s by the thriller writer Victor Canning. Read by Charles Collingwood. Abridged by Michael Bartlett Duration: 78'55" Click HERE to buy as an MP3 download
An account of the battle of Trafalgar written by William Beatty M.D. who, as a surgeon on board HMS Victory, tended the dying Nelson. Read by Edward Kelsey . Adapted by Grant Eustace Duration: 72'45" Click HERE to buy as an MP3 download
Robert Baden-Powell's anecdotes of some of his espionage operations between the 1880s and the outbreak of the First World War. Read by Michael Cochrane. Abridged by Michael Bartlett Duration: 79'06" Click HERE to buy as an MP3 download
Based on "Travels in West Africa" by Mary Kingsley, this is the account of a Victorian Lady's journeys up the rivers of West Africa in the 1890s. Read by Philippa Urquhart. Adapted by Nick McCarty Duration: 79'30" Click HERE to buy as an MP3 download
A selection of stories written by the young Jane Austen for the entertainment of her family when she was between the ages of 12 and 15. Read by Teresa Gallagher. Duration: 79'00" Click HERE to buy as an MP3 download NOTE : The double 'll' in 'beautifull' is not a misprint. It's the way Jane, herself, spelled the...