Drama

J. M. Barrie – Peter Pan

This original audio performance of Peter Pan takes listeners on a magical adventure with Peter, Wendy, Michael, and John as they arrive in Neverland and take on Captain Hook with the help of Tiger Lily and Tinkerbell. A full cast, including Rupert Everett and Adeel Akhtar, vibrantly brings this classic tale to life.

Bram Stoker, Jonathan Barnes – Dracula

When a young solicitor, Jonathan Harker, visits the heart of Transylvania – ostensibly to meet reclusive nobleman Count Dracula – he cannot begin to imagine what horrors might lie in store for him there…or the chain of events he will set in motion at Castle Dracula.

William Shakespeare – Classic BBC Radio Shakespeare: Tragedies

Three powerful radio productions from the BBC archives starring Ian McKellen, Ronald Pickup and Paul Scofield and a host of celebrated acting talent. These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th century, are the perfect way to commemorate England’s greatest dramatist.

Arnold Weinstein, The Great Courses – Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative

The major texts of Western culture are a gateway to wisdom that can widen your views on self and society in enduring ways. The extraordinary body of literature given us by writers from antiquity to the present day, as Professor Weinstein notes, “is potent stuff, serving not only as transcription of history but also as …

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William Shakespeare, Helen Street (adaptation) – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A retelling of Shakespeare’s most famous comedy, made accessible to younger listeners but still true to the Bard’s verse and vocabulary. Mischief is in the air when the King and Queen of the Fairies quarrel, and Puck is left in charge of the love potion. Four young people are lost in the woods on midsummer’s …

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