Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich

Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) may be considered the Canadian counterpart to Mark Twain. For many years he was professor of economics at Magill University and published a number of well-regarded texts on economics and political science. However, he is best known today for his many volumes of humorous fiction. During the 1920s he was one of…

The Green Dwarf

The little-known first novella of Charlotte Bronte, The Green Dwarf is a story of adventure, subterfuge, romance, and danger. Lady Emily Charlesworth is awaiting the return of her lover, Leslie, who is a down-on-his luck artist. However, the dastardly, coldhearted Colonel Percy is also vying for her heart and will stop at nothing to make…

The Wool Hat

In preparation for a move from his former family home into a retirement village, widower Mitch is clearing out the attic. He comes across a woolen hat knitted for him by his late wife, Linda, when she was pregnant with their son, Alan. He tries it on and finds that the hat has properties other…

The Reading Chamber

Jack Carlisle is driving through an unnamed town when he spots lights on at the library. Needing a break, Jack stops only to begin a strange journey requiring him to make choices that lead to unexpected consequences. Cast Jack – Richard Andrews The Librarian – KG Cross Bub – Ben Stevens Girl – Leanne Yau…

Alice in Wonderland

Join seven-year-old Alice as she tumbles down the rabbit hole to have an adventure in Wonderland, in Lewis Carroll’s classic novel beloved by children and adults alike. Alice encounters many strange and curious creatures in Wonderland, including the anxious White Rabbit, the rather unhelpful Caterpillar, the disappearing Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter and his guests…

Mrs. Dot

A rich widow finds that the man she wishes to marry is already engaged. He has just suddenly become a peer and cannot, he thinks, break his promise. Mrs. Worthey (Mrs. Dot) – Leanne Yau; Freddie Perkins – Richard Andrews; Miss Eliza MacGregor – PJ Morgan; Gerald Halstane – Chris Marcellus; James Blenkinsop – David…

Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka was one of the first and greatest masters of dystopian literature. In his bleak world view, man is presented as helpless and ineffectual, his destiny determined by distant, obscure and essentially unfriendly agencies. In none of his works is this savage and unreasoning enslavement presented more vividly than in Metamorphosis, a novella in…

Burying Uncle Gustav

Desperate to get his Uncle Gustav buried as soon as possible, Mr. Weems visits Mr. Hobson’s funeral home. The trouble is, however, that Uncle Gustav is already dead – well, undead! Cast Hobson – Richard Andrews Weems – Ben Stevens Gustav – Russell Gold Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.