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There's a lot more than farming going on in Ambridge!

Advantages: Great source of background information for recent Archers fans
Disadvantages: Both stories could have benefited from some more time spent on them

The Archers is a long-running Radio drama, that first aired in 1950 and continues to air on BBC Radio 4 six days a week. Concieved originally as a mixture of topical farming issues and family drama, the show continues to focus on the farming aspect but ha ...

SpiderJamb 15.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Archers: Ambridge Affairs - BBC Audiobooks

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Listening at leisure

Advantages: simple to use
Disadvantages: none it does it all for you

Agatha Raisin: The Terrible Tourist And The Fairies of Fryfam - M.C. Beaton When my children were younger it was sometimes hard work to get them to sit down and read a book and one day whilst looking in a charity shop i came across an audio book, it wa ...

Sunnysmiles 10.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Agatha Raisin: The Terrible Tourist And The Fairies of Fryfam - M.C. Beaton

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Eight Doctors face The Light at the End for the 50th anniversary

Advantages: Great to hear the old Doctors
Disadvantages: Weak story

...Starring: Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Louise Jameson, Frazer Hines, Sarah Sutton, Nicola Bryant, Sophie Aldred, William Russell and Geoffrey Beevers Big Finish have been producing new Doctor Who stories on audio s ...

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Review of Doctor Who The Light at the End - Nicholas Briggs

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A very literal bear, a very familiar experience

Advantages: Michael Hordern's narration, great uncompromised stories
Disadvantages: The inclusion of voice actors

Overview: Paddington, the bear from darkest Peru found by the Brown family at the eponymous railway station, is featured here in four dramatized adventures recorded for BBC audio. In this short collection's lead story Paddington manages to unwittingly foi ...

BlackSwan 31.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Paddington: A Day at the Seaside & Other Stories - Michael Bond

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The past, present and future of the English language.

Advantages: Great entertainment.
Disadvantages: Not keen on Bill Bryson's voice...

INTRODUCTION :::::::::::::::::::: 'The origins of most languages are lost in the mists of pre-history, but for English we have a pretty good idea....' So begins Bill Bryson, author and narrator of the audiobook 'Journeys in English'. Based on his book ' ...

herja 19.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Journeys in English - Bill Bryson

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