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Old 03-14-2013, 04:18 PM   #1
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Neverwhere on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is airing the radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere on Saturday and continues on Monday. James McAvoy, Benedict Cumberbatch and Christopher Lee are amongst the actors participating. From March 22nd it's available as a free download. Link to the website.
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Old 03-16-2013, 09:09 AM   #2
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Thanks so much for posting this. I didn't know about these BBC podcasts and have signed up!
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Thanks so much for posting this. I didn't know about these BBC podcasts and have signed up!
BBC Radio do a shed load of radio drama and book readings. There's a BBC Radio station, "BBC Radio 4 Extra" - available through the BBC iPlayer - that transmits it 24h a day. And the good news is that, unlike TV, radio programmes are available world-wide.
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Old 03-16-2013, 02:10 PM   #4
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Here's the BBC page that gives the links to all of their podcasts on all of their channels:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:36 AM   #5
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Oh golly - I won't have any time to sleep! Thank you again.
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:09 PM   #6
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I downloaded a bunch of them to my MP3 player and listen to them while driving.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:49 PM   #7
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Thanks so much for posting this. I didn't know about these BBC podcasts and have signed up!
Link please. The site is a tad bit confusing to find things sometimes.
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:30 PM   #8
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You can use the link in the originating post and it gets you there.
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Old 03-29-2013, 08:15 PM   #9
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I enjoyed these narrations especially because I like James McAvoy. Thanks for sharing the link. I had previously listened to Neverwhere as an audiobook narrated by Neil Gaiman.

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Link please. The site is a tad bit confusing to find things sometimes.
Took me awhile to figure it out too. When you scroll to the bottom of the page in a purple box in the lower right corner is a link for downloads which takes you to this link below and then you can see what podcasts are available. There was quite a bit that looked interesting to me.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4extra
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I totally forgot about this. Am I looking at it wrong or is it not available anymore?
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:26 PM   #11
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Sadly it seems to have been made unavailable. Initially it was showing each episode as being available for "over one year" I think it said, and just the last one was going to be up for 24 hours. Then they all became unavailable.

I did manage to listen to it right through and thought it was very well done, as you would expect. Maybe they are going to issue it on disc and so have withdrawn it.

Sorry you missed it, odiakkoh.
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Darn, Neverwhere is one of my favorite books and it looked like a superb cast. I hope it would become available for purchase, I would definitely buy it.
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Neverwhere is available at OverDrive. Check your libraries to see if they carry it.
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Neverwhere is available at OverDrive. Check your libraries to see if they carry it.
Yes but that is the version narrated by the author, which having listened to both I can say is a very different experience. This radio version was very well done. Too bad they didn't make it available for longer.
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Neverwhere is available at OverDrive. Check your libraries to see if they carry it.
I was interested in this specific cast. I already have Gaiman's narration.
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