The Complete Poetry of Jack London:2. Auflage Jack London
It´s London, 1879, and the hapless members of the Explorers Club must confront their most lethal threat yet: the admission of a woman into their hermetically-sealed ranks. But the intrepid Phyllida Spotte-Hume turns out to be the least of their troubles, in this hilarious farce starring members of the original Broadway cast. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Jack Cutmore-Scott, Carson Elrod, David Furr, John Getz, Martin Jarvis, David Krumholtz, Lorenzo Pisoni, Jennifer Westfeldt, Matthew Wolf. Directed by Kate McAll. Music composed and orchestrated by Laurence O´Keefe. Recordings produced by Mike Croiter and Laurence O´Keefe at Yellow Sound Lab for L.A. Theatre Works. Includes a conversation with essayist, novelist, and cultural critic Eileen Pollack. The Explorers Club is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennifer Westfeldt, David Furr, Lorenzo Pisoni, Carson Elrod, John Getz, Martin Jarvis, David Krumholtz, Matthew Wolf. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000372/pf_latw_000372_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Five delightful pantomimes featuring musical numbers, silly jokes and fun for all the family!In Puss in Boots, young Tom dreams of winning the heart of Princess Rose Petal. Can Puss in Boots help Tom defeat Baron Skinflint and his greedy ogre and win the princess’ heart?Aladdin is a happy peasant boy. But the wicked Abanazar needs his help, as only Aladdin can enter the secret cave to find a very special lamp.... In Mother Goose, Jack and Jill are in love and want to get married. Will their wish come true, thanks to a magical goose which lays golden eggs? Dick Whittington has come to London to seek his fortune. It seems his luck is changing - until the evil King Rat threatens everything… In Sleeping Beauty, the christening of Princess Rosebud is interrupted by the Wicked Fairy Carabosse, who gives the baby a terrible gift. If Rosebud pricks her finger and spills a drop of blood, she will fall into a deep sleep…With stellar casts including Terry Wogan, Maureen Lipman, Anita Harris, June Whitfield, Kenneth Connor and Frank Thornton.Everyone loves a traditional Christmas pantomime, and with this classic BBC Radio collection you can enjoy the festive fun whenever you wish. With rousing songs, corny jokes and the obligatory Widow Twankey, it’s perfect entertainment for all the family. Oh, yes it is! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anita Harris, Frank Thornton, full cast, June Whitfield, Kenneth Connor, Maureen Lipman, Terry Wogan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/003865/bk_rhuk_003865_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Originally broadcast nationwide in 1993, this meticulously researched five-part historical radio drama is being published to commemorate Benjamin Franklin´s 300th birthday. It reveals the multifaceted, complex Franklin´s little known adventures in London before the Revolution. For 15 years, he lived on Craven Street off the Thames, where he established a surrogate family, began his autobiography, and became America´s most famous citizen. As tensions heated up between the Mother Country and her colonies, Franklin became embroiled in intrigue, espionage, and even a duel. The British government believed him ´´the head of all the rebels´´ and set out to have him hanged. He escaped only hours before arresting magistrates came banging on his door. He was at sea sailing for home when ´´the shot heard ´round the world´´ rang out at Lexington. The cast includes George Grizzard, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Sir Nigel Hawthorne. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Montgomery, George Grizzard, Sir Nigel Hawthorne, supporting cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/001795/bk_blak_001795_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hollywood is indelibly printed in our minds as the ‘go-to’ place for entertainment and has been for decades. When there really did seem to be more stars in Hollywood than in heaven, Hollywood Stage had them performing films as radio plays - on the sponsor´s dime, of course. Classic films now become audiobooks, with many featuring the original stars from way back when. Here´s The Sidewalks of London starring Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/copy/001071/bk_copy_001071_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An exhilarating epic featuring the award winning Antaeus Company (Los Angeles´ Classical Theater Ensemble) with 16 actors portraying more than 50 characters.London in the 1830s, the most colorful and chaotic city in the world, and young journalist Charles Dickens is uncovering a dark conspiracy of arson and murder. A fanciful look at the man before he became the iconic author we know today. 1. Language: English. Narrator: The Antaeus Theatre Company. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000108/pf_latw_000108_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Actual events during the Cold War inspired this thriller that takes place in a suburb of London during the autumn and winter of 1960-1961. Loyalty, duty, and friendship collide when the Jacksons slowly discover the Krogers, their neighbors and cherished friends, are not what they appear. A gripping play that may leave you wondering exactly what it is those nice people next door are really up to. Starring (in alphabetical order): Megan Austin Oberle as Julie, Sally Rosalind Ayres as Barbara Jackson Roxanne Hart as Helen Kroger Martin Jarvis as Stewart Sione Owen as Thelma Julian Sands as Bob Jackson David Selby as Peter Kroger 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000098/pf_latw_000098_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This witty masterpiece combines high comedy with social commentary as it deflates romantic misconceptions of love and warfare. First produced on the London stage in 1894, Arms and the Man is one of the most frequently acted and studied of Shaw´s plays. When Arms and The Man premiered, Shaw was already a celebrity art critic and socialist lecturer. It was so successful that it immediately established him as one of the greatest wits of London´s theatre scene. Shaw subtitled the play ´´An Anti-Romantic Comedy´´. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anne Heche, Jeremy Sisto, Teri Garr. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000123/pf_latw_000123_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
London in the 1950s: a mysterious house, home to a family that has seen better days, will not yield its secrets, and a love affair turns to tragedy. Graham Greene, one of the foremost writers of the 20th century, based this play on his own passionate, doomed affairs and his conflicted view of Catholicism. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Julian Sands, Kirsten Potter, Morgan Sheppard, Judy Geeson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000127/pf_latw_000127_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
More than 100 years after his birth, Pablo Neruda´s poetry is as vital and beloved as ever. This collection presents 50 of the most essential poems by one of history´s greatest poets in dynamic new translations, the result of an unprecedented collaboration among a team of poets, translators, and the world´s leading Neruda scholars. A definitive selection that draws from the entire breadth of Neruda´s various styles, themes, and periods, The Essential Neruda breathes new life and understanding into the world of one of Latin America´s - and the world´s - treasures. The complete list of translators for this edition includes: Stephen Mitchell, Mark Eisner, Forrest Gander, Robert Haas, John Felstiner, Jack Hirschman, Stephen Kessler, and Alastair Reid. 1. Language: English. Narrator: C. S. Verdád. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/009888/bk_blak_009888_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.