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BBC Radio

Overview
Works: 584 works in 818 publications in 4 languages and 11,735 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Radio plays  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Performer, Distributor
Classifications: PR6039.O32, 823.912
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Most widely held works about BBC Radio
 
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Most widely held works by BBC Radio
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work.--
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the well to do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : primary phase by Douglas Adams( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The show that began with the end of the world at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe continues with Arthur Dent and friend Ford Prefect stranded on prehistoric Earth
The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power except one - the One Ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins. Young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task when Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care
The garden party : and other stories by Maeve Binchy( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish author Maeve Binchy presents four stories originally aired on BBC Radio. The four stories, all focused on exemplary women
Murder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international cast of suspects, all passengers on the crowded train, are speeding through the snowy European landscape when a bizarre and terrible murder brings them to an abrupt halt. One of their glittering number lies dead in his cabin, stabbed a mysterious twelve times
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Moffatt stars as the famous Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of one of Christie's most popular novels. Linnet Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth and a devoted husband, she has everything anyone could wish for. But as the happy couple set out on an idyllic honeymoon cruise on the Nile, storm clouds are gathering
The two towers by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having fled the Shire in their escape from Sauron's Dark Riders, Frodo and his companions have journeyed to Rivendell and beyond. Their mission is to reach the Mountain of Fire in Mordor, where the ring can be destroyed, but their campaign is already in jeopardy. While the others are besieged by an army of orcs, Frodo and Sam journey down the River Anduin, where they are watched by a dark and shadowy figure
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the adventures of the little hobbit Frodo Baggins and his trusty companion, Sam as they journey from Middle Earth to the land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the evil power of Sauron
And then there were none by Agatha Christie( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten houseguests, trapped on an isolated island, are the prey of a diabolical killer. A famous nursery rhyme is framed and hung in every room of the mansion: Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine--When they realize that murders are occurring as described in the rhyme, terror mounts. Who has choreographed this dastardly scheme? And who will be left to tell the tale?
The lord of the rings : the complete trilogy by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo, a hobbit, is entrusted with a powerful, legendary ring in order to travel across the world and throw it into Mount Doom in the hopes of destroying it before the evil Sauron catches him and takes the ring for himself
Trains and buttered toast : selected radio talks by John Betjeman( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eccentric, sentimental and homespun, John Betjeman's passions were mostly self-taught. He saw his country being devastated by war and progress, and he waged a private battle to save it. His only weapons were words - the poetry for which he is best known and, even more influential, the radio talks that first made him a phenomenon." "Now collected in book form for the first time, his broadcasts represent one of the most compelling archives of twentieth-century broadcasting, evoking for the modern reader Betjeman's unique perspective and the compelling magic of the golden age of wireless."--Jacket
BBC Radio presents The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To protect a magic ring, Frodo, the hobbit, must undertake a long and dangerous journey
A murder of quality by John Le Carré( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley was simply doing a favor for Miss Ailsa Brimley, an old friend and editor of a small newspaper. Miss Brimley had received a letter from a worried reader: "I'm not mad. And I know my husband is trying to kill me." But the letter had arrived too late: its scribe, the wife of an assistant master at the distinguished Carne School, was already dead. So George Smiley went to Carne to listen, ask questions, and think. And to uncover, layer by layer, the complex network of skeletons and hatreds that comprised that little English institution
Pet sematary : a novel by Stephen King( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Louis Creed and his wife Rachel chose rural Maine to settle his family and bring up their children. It was a better place than smog-covered Chicago-- or so he thought. But that was before he became acquainted with the old pet burial ground located in the backwoods of the quiet community of Ludlow. The place has a power-- it seeps into your dreams and you wake up sweating with fear. It is a place that strikes dread into the lives of all who share its secrets."--Container
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC Radio dramatizaton of the classic novel chronicles Russian history during and after the Napoeonic Wars
Agatha Raisin : the terrible tourist & the fairies of Fryfam by M. C Beaton( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin in two full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramas. After a lifetime spent in public relations, the drinking and smoking one-woman dynamo that is Agatha Raisin struggles to adapt to life in a quiet Cotswold village. Penelope Keith stars again as Agatha Raisin - Miss Marple with attitude in the fourth volume of full-cast dramas based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Recording )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire strikes a deal on the seedier side of Paris and a priceless cache of rubies becomes destined for his beloved daughter Rachel. Two days later Rachel is dead - murdered on a train on her way to the Riviera to meet her scoundrel lover: a mysterious, dark man. The suspects line up ... only master slueth Hercule Poirot can unravel the mystery and find the truth. Maurice Denhham stars as the great Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
Complete waltzes by Frédéric Chopin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice in Wonderland ; and, Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By falling down a rabbit hole and stepping through a mirror, Alice experiences unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters
 
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The lord of the rings
Alternative Names
BBC Radio

BBC Radio division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation

BBC Radio Відділ концерну BBC

BBC-Skingomz

BBC Ραδιόφωνο υπηρεσία του BBC

BBC 라디오

British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Radio

British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio

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英國廣播公司電台

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English (123)

German (3)

French (1)

Welsh (1)

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The hobbitThe hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : primary phaseThe fellowship of the ringThe garden party : and other storiesMurder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mysteryDeath on the NileThe two towersThe return of the king