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Actor Dominic Gerrard hosts an exciting new series that explores the Life and Times of Charles Dickens: his extraordinary novels, who he was as a person, his career as a performer, and his activism. Each episode includes special guests: academics, writers, actors, directors and descendants of the great man himself! Thank you for listening 🔥
 
You’re listening to Encounter Encounter was launched with a mission to offer a safe space to encounter the transcendent God in the midst of the noise of our daily routines. It is a daily podcast of sacred and mindful meditations to help you encounter the divine presence of God throughout your day.
 
Three long time friends comically discuss difficult topics such as conspiracies, the occult, paranormal, serial killers, and more. They will take a deep dive into the most horrific crimes ever committed, shocking government cover-ups, unexplained phenomenon, and the downright weird, all while drinking beers and trying to one up each other with laughs and absurdity. You will be offended. You will laugh. You will be shocked. You will be entertained. Special thanks and music credit to : Karl Ca ...
 
2012 was the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the fifth and last volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for LibriVox, was catalogued by Dickens' birthday on February 7th 2012, and further volumes followed throughout the anniversary year. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
 
Before he became a novelist, Dickens wrote several successful plays. This one from 1836, his first, he called, “A Comic Burletta in Two Acts”. Characters arrive at a village inn called “The St. James Arms” and much confusion ensues. (Summary by ToddHW) Cast:MR. OWEN OVERTON: NoelBadrianJOHN JOHNSON: Nathanial W.C. HigginsTHE STRANGE GENTLEMAN: David GoldfarbCHARLES TOMKINS: Algy PugTOM SPARKS: John TrevithickJOHN, TOM, WILL - Waiters 1, 2, 3: ToddHWJULIA DOBBS: Tiffany Halla ColonnaFANNY WIL ...
 
Great Expectations is written in the first person and is virtually a fictional autobiography of “Pip” from his childhood, through often painful experiences, to adulthood. It charts his progress as he moves from the Kent marshes - his social status radically changed having gained an unknown benefactor - to busy commercial London. The book is richly populated with a variety of extraordinary characters many of whom, unbeknownst to them, have lives that are inextricably linked to the others. It ...
 
Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress is the second novel by Charles Dickens. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gang of juvenile pickpockets. Oliver is led to the lair of their elderly criminal trainer Fagin, naively unaware of their unlawful activities. Packed with a host of unforgettable characters this story w ...
 
Joshua J Sheats, MSFS, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CASL, CAP, RHU, REBC is a financial planner who teaches people how to live a rich life now while building a plan for financial freedom in 10 years or less. He mixes creative approaches to lifestyle design, deep-dive financial planning techniques, and hard-core business strategy to equip you with the knowledge and inspiration you need to build financial independence.
 
The most popular classical music broadcast in the world is proudly Sponsored by La Musica International Chamber Music Festival in Sarasota Florida and Uber. Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Mercury, and countless independent labels use our show to promote new artists and new album releases. Debuting your album on our podcast guarantees your music will be heard on: Podomatic, Vurbl, Amazon Music, Audible, Apple Podcasts, Player FM, PodBean, iHeartRadio, Audacy, Google Podcasts, Gaana, Boomplay, an ...
 
John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his wife Dot (who is much younger than he), their baby, their nanny Tilly Slowboy, and a mysterious lodger. A cricket constantly chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family, at one point assuming a human voice to warn John that his suspicions that Dot is having an affair with the lodger are wrong.The life of the Peerybingles frequently intersects with that of Caleb Plummer, a poor toymaker employed by the miser Mr. Tackleton. Caleb ...
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
The Uncommercial Traveller is a collection of literary sketches and reminiscences written by Charles Dickens. In 1859 Dickens founded a new journal called All the Year Round and the Uncommercial Traveller articles would be among his main contributions. He seems to have chosen the title and persona of the Uncommercial Traveller as a result of a speech he gave on the 22 December 1859 to the Commercial Travellers' School London in his role as honorary chairman and treasurer. The persona sits we ...
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
The last of Dickens' Christmas novellas (1848), The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain centres around Professor Redlaw, a teacher of chemistry, whose personal life has been marred by sorrow and, he feels, by wrongs done to him in his past. He is haunted by his ghostly twin, who offers him the opportunity to forget completely all 'sorrow, wrong and trouble', claiming that this will make him happier. Redlaw wavers, but finally accepts this offer, discovering too late that there are conditions ...
 
A Child’s History of England first appeared in serial form, running from January 25, 1851 to December 10, 1853 and was first published in three volume book form in 1852, 1853, and 1854. Dickens dedicated the book to “My own dear children, whom I hope it may help, bye and bye, to read with interest larger and better books on the same subject”. The history covered the period between 50 BC and 1689, ending with a chapter summarising events from then until the ascension of Queen Victoria.
 
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The political game in Georgia is more dynamic than ever. From local elected officials to state and federal government, we're facing complicated issues. On "Political Rewind" we take the time to break down these issues, speaking directly to the decision makers. We not only get you caught up on the week that was in state politics, but we look ahead so that you will stay informed.
 
As a gifted writer with a strong interest in supernatural phenomena, Charles Dickens produced a string of ghost stories with enduring charm. Three of them are presented here, of which The Signal Man is one of the best known. Though quite different from his most celebrated realistic and humorous critical novels, these ghost stories, Gothic and grotesque as they are, are of good portrayal, and worth a read/listen. Summary by Vivian Chan
 
A sportsman who doesn't hunt; a poet who doesn't write; a lover with no one to love; all three are devoted to their cheerful and benevolent leader, Mr. Pickwick. Join him and his friends, Winkle, Snodgrass, and Tupman, as they tour the country in search of adventures, knowledge, and stories. Along the way, they have their share of mishaps, and meet plenty of interesting characters, both the good and the not so good. (Mr. Pickwick's dedicated manservant, Sam Weller, is a scene-stealer sure to ...
 
Three brave explorers of the unknown read excerpts from a haunted book of the paranormal. Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones are comedians from Melbourne, Australia whose souls are on the line for the podcast about ghosts, ghouls, UFOs and often a group of easily excited villagers who've just seen something slightly weird, but not really that weird. Listener beware! You're in for a chuckle.
 
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Well let’s start with the good news. For all the griping about MIQ, I think we owe the system a debt of gratitude. Without it there would have been no summer. Without it we would have rolled straight from a Delta surge into an Omicron tsunami. MIQ bought us time. Which is what it's always designed to do. It was never created to keep Covid out forev…
 
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp prepares his State of the State address. Meanwhile, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens seeks to improve the relationship between city and state government. And Sen. Warnock puts pressure on big businesses to step in the fight on voting rights.The Panel:Kevin Riley — Editor, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionRep. Chuck…
 
Welcome to the season finale of A Cozy Christmas Podcast! Today, we're going to consider Charles Dickens' Christmas Tree, as well as a special announcement for a reading challenge. In 1850 Dickens published a reflection piece for Christmas entitled "A Christmas Tree". And in typical Dickens fashion, he has a lot of words to say about his tree and t…
 
The grand finale of our two part holiday special. As a familiar Kobold ghost continues to haunt everyone’s favorite GM, Rich struggles to figure out What In The Dickens is going on. The Adventurers’ Vault and its content is Copyright of KnightOwl Workshop, LLC © [2019]. All rights reserved. The Adventurers’ Vault uses trademarks and/or copyrights o…
 
"A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas", commonly known as "A Christmas Carol", is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843; the first edition was illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who is visited by the ghost of his former bu…
 
It's Christmas Eve ... and Dominic's special guest is the brilliant actress, comedian and satirist, Rosie Holt. This week, they have both re-read A Christmas Carol and are set to talk through what they found in each of the Staves. MERRY CHRISTMAS! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dominicgerrard)…
 
We get lost with Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut "The Lost Daughter" and are lucky to have Melissa London Hilfers join us to help find our way back. Who is the titular lost daughter and what actually happened at the end? We've got theories! If you know the wherabouts of a lost doll email us in at onlymoviepodcast@gmail.com or send us a reward…
 
Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), WWV 86D, is the last in Richard Wagner's cycle of four music dramas titled Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung, or The Ring for short). It received its premiere at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on 17 August 1876, as part of the first complete performance of the Ring. Purchase the music (without tal…
 
It's Friday! Today we cover: 1:44 Should I refinance my house to invest in the stock market? 13:44 How do I get health insurance for my parents who are fleeing Ukraine? 33:14 How should I begin reading the Bible? 1:03:00 I'm selling a house to my friend; how do we structure the deal? 1:10:10 How do I do goal planning with my children? 1:20:50 How c…
 
Two of Norway's most celebrated musicians come together to perform the music of the country's most celebrated composer, Edvard Grieg. Soprano Lise Davidsen and pianist Leif Ove celebrate the songs of Grieg with a wide-ranging collection of songs. Recorded in the Arctic Circle in Bodo - Lise describes the `magical' time recording this music with a s…
 
Composer Eric Nathan releases the world premiere recording of Missing Words (2014-2021). Performed by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, American Brass Quintet, cellist Parry Karp and pianist Christopher Karp, International Contemporary Ensemble, Neave Trio, and Hub New Music, this 84-minute magnum opus is a six-part series inspired by German wor…
 
No one remembered poor Eeyore’s birthday, and Pooh bear and Piglet are determined to do something about it. A.A. Milne, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. We are proudly supported by our listeners. Many, many thanks to our financial supporters who pitch in every month to keep us afloat…
 
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Broadcaster, writer and producer Nick Hennegan – on Resonance 104.4fm and The London Literary Pub Crawl YouTube Channel and BohemianBritain.com – talks to poet and critic Cahal Dallat about an ambitious project to raise funds to celebrate W.B Yeats and his upbringing in Bedford Park, Chiswick, West London. For further details see - www.wbyeatsbedfo…
 
Thursday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden faced a series of daunting challenges since taking office one year ago, including a dramatic resurgence of the coronavirus and a unified GOP Senate minority determined to block the president's agenda. Plus, former Sen. David Perdue is calling for a new police unit to monitor state elections, based o…
 
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The fight to pass a federal voting rights law is now taking center stage in the U.S. Senate. Also: Gov. Kemp and David Perdue are trading charges of illegal campaign fundraising activities. Meanwhile, Stacey Abrams is expected to get an important endorsement today.The panel:Dr. Adrienne Jones — Political science profe…
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we’ll experience the magic of snow with a little girl, named Alba, who lives in a warm weather climate, but has dreamt of winter wonderlands her whole life. 😴 Sound design: snowfall, gentle breeze. ❄️🍃 Narrator: Elizabeth Grace 🇬🇧 Support our Sponsors - BetterHelp. We want you to feel your best. Take care of your…
 
Welcome back to the Beer Canspiracy Show. In this two part episode the boys discuss the Manson Family cult. In part one, they cover the "Helter Skelter Theory" and the Manson Family murders based on the way the prosecution claimed it all went down. They also discuss someone getting more sausage than they ordered from a grocery delivery service, liz…
 
Tuesday on Political Rewind we talk one-on-one with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Farah Stockman. We dive into Stockman's book "American Made" to see how the loss of manufacturing jobs changed the political landscape of the early 21st century. But first, the latest on voting rights as the Senate skips recess to vote on the matter. Farah Stockma…
 
Performed by Sylvia Keller and members of the CMD Paris Philharmonic in Orleans. Purchase the music (without talk) at: Haydn: Piano Trios 38 - 41 (classicalsavings.com) Your purchase helps to support our show! Classical Music Discoveries is sponsored by La Musica International Chamber Music Festival and Uber. @khedgecock #ClassicalMusicDiscoveries …
 
Finally some answers for the cursed ones. A Mountain Tale is presented by the Adventurers’ Vault. (https://www.theadventurersvault.com/) A story about four people who by various means are called to the Mount, Magda Pichtua. Their struggles with the many other souls who were cursed to the Mount are the crux of our story. Campaign information can be …
 
Over the past six years of talking books with our guests, we've heard about life-changing reading experiences, but today's guest has a unique twist on this story. When Nicole Fagan decided to give away almost every book she owned (not an easy decision for a lifelong bibliophile), she wasn't sure what to expect. But in the years since, Nicole became…
 
The adult industry is bigger than Hollywood yet it largely lacks access to basic financial services. Cutoff from banking, payments, and venture capital, it is remarkable the industry exists at all. Some sub-segments have earned their reputations as high-risk. But sexual wellness has not. It's a $10B+ industry cutoff from financial services despite …
 
Welcome back, sleepyheads. Tonight, we'll follow a day in the life of two young, energetic dolphins. Kai looks after his little sister, Kiri, as their pod migrates along the coastline. 😴 Sound design: gentle waves. 🌊 Narrator: Thomas Jones 🇬🇧 Support our Sponsors - Brooklinen. Refresh your rest with the comfort essentials from Brooklinen. Go to www…
 
Monday on Political Rewind: We mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a panel of Georgians reflecting on the legacy of the great civil rights leader. What would Dr. King make of the setbacks in the U.S. Senate this past week experienced by those calling for new voting rights legislation?The Panel:Jim Galloway — Former political columnist, The Atl…
 
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