HMS Surprise as radio play at BBC Radio 4!

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HMS Surprise as radio play at BBC Radio 4!

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1GirlFromIpanema
Oct 2, 2008, 7:27am

"BBC RADIO 4
Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 October
2.15-3.00pm
Naval battles, political intrigue and romantic rivalry are all to the fore in this three-part dramatisation by Roger Danes of Patrick O'Brian's novel, HMS Surprise, set in 1804 in England, India and on the high seas."
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/afternoon_play.shtml
You can listen live at the above link, or listen-again for a week through the links for the weekdays at the above link.

2josiasporter
Oct 2, 2008, 8:30am

Excellent! Thanks for publicising this!

3BartGr.
Edited: Oct 2, 2008, 10:47am

Oh goodie! Thanks indeed!

4kawebb
Oct 2, 2008, 11:52pm

Three by 45 minute episodes seems a tad abbreviated, but I'd like to hear it.

5GirlFromIpanema
Oct 3, 2008, 7:07am

Forgot to say that the above time is British Summer Time (that is UTC+1). Look up your local time (difference) here: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

6Doug1943
Nov 28, 2008, 6:24am

Oh, oh, oh. Not a moment to lose, and I lost two months looking at this site.... and the Beeb only keeps their plays on line for seven days afterwards.

Did anyone by any chance record it????

7parelle
Edited: Aug 29, 2009, 12:43pm

If someone's interested in this, I've got mp3s of it - someone else did me the favor before! They're rather large (40+ mb a piece for three files) but I can use a service like YouSendIt and post the link here.

They really are quite good - shorter to be sure and missing some most excellent episodes from the book, but the voices are cast wonderfully and it's a very good adaptation.

8jab1972
Jan 27, 2012, 3:34pm

I know it's an old post, but if the offer's still open those sound like a great way to spend commuting time.

9Juan_Jose
Oct 1, 2015, 10:10pm

Hi there! How do you come along mates? I am from Colombia but I knew POB work in Canada in 2005, I would love to have access to the mp3...to grow my collection of Aubrey-Maturin series.


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