BBC Shakespeare, Tolkien, and Douglas Adams Radio Dramas

BBC Shakespeare, Tolkien, and Douglas Adams Radio Dramas

BBC Downloads of Shakespeare, Tolkien

We've just added new audio downloads from BBC Audio Worldwide including full cast Shakespeare dramatizations, the famous 13-hour BBC Radio dramatization of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series written by Douglas Adams, and a whole lot more. You can now view all of our BBC Audio titles right here:

Over 100 BBC Audio Downloads

We'll start out with J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings BBC Radio dramatization. Originally broadcast in 1981 and remastered in 2002 this dramatization features British actors including Ian Holm, William Nighy, John Le Mesurier, and many other renowned thespians along with an original musical score by composer Stephen Oliver. Enter Tolkien's fantastical world of Middle-earth combined with the craft of BBC Radio's dramatizations:

The Lord of the Rings: The Complete BBC Dramatization

And if you'd like to get each "book" of the trilogy separately you can do so:

The Fellowship of the Ring

The Two Towers

The Return of the King

And here is the BBC Radio dramatization of the predecessor to Tolkien's Lord or the Rings:

The Hobbit

You can also now download BBC dramatizations of the plays of William Shakespeare. We now feature dozens of full cast recordings by various publishers of the works of Shakespeare which you can download:

Download William Shakespeare Plays

Here are the BBC dramatizations we now feature:

All's Well That Ends Well

Antony & Cleopatra



Henry the IV, Part 2

King Lear


The Merchant of Venice

Much Ado About Nothing


Richard II

Romeo & Juliet

The Taming of the Shrew

The Tempest

Enjoy these masterful full cast recordings of the Bard.

And finally we'll showcase The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series written by Douglas Adams. This five-part science fiction comedy radio series started with the original primary and secondary phases being written and conceived of directly by Douglas Adams and broadcast in the late 1970s. Since then there have been three more series based on the writings of Douglas Adams. Here they are in all their phases:

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Primary Phase

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Secondary Phase

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Tertiary Phase

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Quandary Phase

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quintessential Phase

You can also download these great BBC dramatizations of Douglas Adam's classics:

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Dirk Gently: The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Enjoy these great dramatic recordings from the BBC!

And while we're on the subject of Douglas Adams we wanted to point out that we now offer the one and only unabridged audio book edition of:

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Unabridged) by Douglas Adams

And check out all the Douglas Adams audio books we have on our Douglas Adams author page:

Douglas Adams Author Page

New Downloads from Great Authors

Along with the new audio book downloads from J.R.R. Tolkien, William Shakespeare, Douglas Adams we've also been adding new titles to download from a number of popular and outstanding authors. Here are some author which we now feature new downloads for:

-Mind/body Expert Deepak Chopra

-"Don't Know Much About History" Author Kenneth C. Davis

-U.S. President Barack Obama

-Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Toni Morrison

-Humorous Travel Author Bill Bryson

-Non-fiction author and financial journalist Michael Lewis

-Conservative writer and politician William J. Bennett

-American autobiographer and poet Maya Angelou

-Best-selling historian Jon Meacham

-American Rabbi and author Harold Kushner

-Interpersonal Communication Expert Deborah Tannen

-New Thought spiritual teacher Iyanla Vanzant

-Biographer Walter Isaacson

-American journalist & chronicler Charles Kuralt

-American historian Stephen E. Ambrose

-Charismatic speaker and preacher T.D. Jakes

-Golf guru Dr. Bob Rotella

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  • Introduction to Poetry
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