3 EPISODES | STORYNORY | Series, ±13 min episode total time 39 min
A Christmas Carol. Charles Dickens’ tale of the miserable old miser, Scrooge, is turned into a Christmas panto. Natasha is joined by Rob and together they play all the parts including Bob Cratchet and several ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.
A Tale of Two Cities — Charles Dickens
45 EPISODES | LIBRIVOX | Book, ±19 min episode total time 14 hr 59 min
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens; it is moreover a moral novel strongly concerned with themes of guilt, shame, redemption and patriotism. The plot centers on the years leading up to French Revolution and culminates in the Jacobin Reign of Terror. It tells the story of two men, Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton, who look very alike but are entirely different in character
25 EPISODES | RFI | Podcast, ±13 min episode every 4 weeks, 4 days
19 min 10 Apr Does trauma define the person? Aminatta Forna's latest novel, Happiness, explores love and loss
A monthly program on African authors, book publishing and news throughout the 55 countries on the continent, hosted by RFI's Laura Angela Bagnetto.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland — Lewis Carroll
12 EPISODES | LIBRIVOX | Book, ±14 min episode total time 2 hr 58 min
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll .It tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world (Wonderland) populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children.
All's well that ends well — William Shakespeare
6 EPISODES | LIBRIVOX | Book, ±28 min episode total time 2 hr 52 min
Despite its optimistic title, Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well has often been considered a "problem play." Ostensibly a comedy, the play also has fairy tale elements, as it focuses on Helena, a virtuous orphan, who loves Bertram, the haughty son of her protectress, the Countess of Rousillon. When Bertram, desperate for adventure, leaves Rousillon to serve in the King's army, Helena pursues him. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
Amabookabooka — Jonathan Ancer
20 EPISODES | SOUND MEDIA PRODUCTIONS | Podcast, ±26 min episode every 1 week, 6 days
Amabookabooka is a novel podcast about books and the people who write them. It's easy listening, quirky, informative and a great way for readers to get to know some of their favourite authors.
An Ideal Husband — Oscar Wilde
4 EPISODES | LIBRIVOX | Book, ±49 min episode total time 3 hr 18 min
An Ideal Husband is an 1895 comedy by Oscar Wilde which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honor. The action is set in London, in “the present”, and takes place within a single day. “Sooner or later,” Wilde notes, “we shall all have to pay for what we do.” But he adds that, “No one should be entirely judged by their past.”
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