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BBC Audiobooks Ltd

Overview
Works: 1,125 works in 1,531 publications in 1 language and 28,451 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Radio plays  Fantasy fiction, English  Psychological fiction  Audio adaptations  History 
Classifications: PR6039.O32, FIC
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Most widely held works by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return
The Lord of rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margaret Parsons disappears, it's assumed that she's run off with another man. But then the missing woman's body is found and a startling discovery is made when Mr. Parsons lets the police in his home
The last Sherlock Holmes story by Michael Dibdin( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective and his faithful companion Dr. Watson are given a novel treatment by Michael Dibdin in this thriller, which finds the detectives stalking Jack the Ripper in the streets of London's East End in 1888
The water horse by Dick King-Smith( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirstie finds a strange egg on the Scottish shore and finds the creature that hatches to be part toad, part horse, part turtle, and part crocodile. He seems to be the perfect pet but he won't stop growing!
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AWhen a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll
Nemesis by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman informer Marcus Didius Falco is beset by personal problems. A middle-aged couple have disappeared. They had an old feud with a bunch men who terrorize the neighborhood. When a mutilated corpse turns up, Falco and his friend Petronius investigate. But just as they are making progress, the Chief Spy, Anacrites, snatches the case away. He fails to cover up the fact that the Claudii have acquired corrupt protection at the highest level
Devices & desires by P. D James( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Ellis plays Commander Adam Dalgliesh in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. The Commander is on the trail of a serial killer who has been creating a climate of mounting fear in the small community of Larksoken on the desolate Norfolk coast
Cover her face by P. D James( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though Sally Jupp came from the village home for unmarried mothers, she seemed the ideal girl to help Mrs Maxie run a large house and look after her invalid husband. But the real Sally, pretty, ambitious and clever, was very different from the docile, repentant character she seemed to be
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artemis's mother has contracted a deadly disease--and the only cure lies in the brain fluid of African lemurs. Unfortunately, Artemis himself was responsible for making the lemurs extinct five years ago. Now he must enlist the aid of his fairy friends to travel back in time and save them. Not only that, but he must face his deadliest foe yet: his younger self
The hitch-hiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-awaited, brand new third series of "The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy" comes to audio on with 25 minutes of unbroadcast footage. Many of the cast of the original BBC Radio 4 series have been reunited for this new six-part dramatisation of Douglas Adams's book 'Life, the universe and everything'
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final novel by the acclaimed writer places heroine Anne Elliot, a woman of integrity and deep emotion, against the brutality and hypocrisy of Regency England
Murder being once done by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl's body is found in a London cemetery and the local police, under the command of Wexford's nephew, are baffled, Wexford decides to brave his doctor's wrath and the condescension of the London police by doing a little investigating of his own. For the canny, tireless, and unflappable policeman is an unblinking observer of human nature, whose study has taught him that under certain circumstances the most unlikely people are capable of the most appalling crimes
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panic! It's the last ever instalment of The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, with a brand new full-cast dramatisation of Mostly harmless, the final book in Douglas Adams' famous "trilogy in five parts." While frequent flyer Arthur Dent searches the universe for his lost love, Ford Prefect discovers a disturbing blast from the past at The Hitchhiker's guide HQ. Meanwhile, on one of many versions of Earth, a blonder, more American Trillian gets tangled up with a party of lost aliens having an identity crisis. And just when Arthur thinks he has found his true vocation on the backwater planet of Lamuella, the original Trillian turns up with more than a little spanner in the works. A stolen ship, a dramatic stampede and a new and sinister guide lead to a race to save the Earth ... again. But this time, will they succeed?
Dirk Gently : the long dark tea-time of the soul by Douglas Adams( )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirk Gently has fallen on hard times and dresses as a gypsy woman, using his irritatingly accurate clairvoyant powers to read palms. He is saved when a frantic client turns up with a ludicrous story about being stalked by a goblin waving a contract accompanied by a hairy, green-eyed, scythe-wielding monster. When Detective Superintendent Gilks decides a headless body found in a sealed room is the result of a particularly irritating suicide, Dirk is plunged into a mystery where the interconnectedness of all things is tested to the limit
The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't panic! The Hitchhiker's saga returns once again with a brand new full-cast dramatisation of "So long" and "Thanks for all the fish," the fourth book in Douglas Adams's famous "trilogy in five parts." The Earth has miraculously reappeared and, even more miraculously, Arthur Dent has found it. Returning to his cottage after -- well -- ages, he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. But Ford Prefect is on to something which might well burst Arthur's bubble. There is, after all, something very fishy about his girlfriend's feet, and what has happened to all the dolphins? Perhaps, at last, all will be revealed in God's last message to His creation ... Simon Jones returns as Arthur, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford and Stephen Moore as Marvin. William Franklyn is the Book, and there is a whole host of famous guest stars
The water's edge by Karin Fossum( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a couple discovers the body of a boy and sees a man limping away from the scene, Inspectors Konrad Sejer and Jakob Skarre make inquiries throughout the community of Solberglia and find the case complicated by another boy's disappearance
Dirk Gently's holistic detective agency by Douglas Adams( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a long tradition of Great Detectives, and Dirk Gently does not belong to it. But his search for a missing cat uncovers a ghost, a time traveler, and the devastating secret of humankind! Detective Gently's bill for saving the human race from extinction: no charge
 
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