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Buy for $43.63
The Chronicle Box Set (January to December)
The Chronicle is one of the most ambitious productions ever commissioned. An epic eye-witness history of the last five hundred years, told entirely in the words of those who were there.
Performed by an outstanding cast of actors in a dramatised setting, we take you on a daily journey from January 1st to December 31st to reveal a fascinating and intriguing record of life as witnessed by some of history’s most colourful characters.
Joss Ackland as William Allingham
James Bolam as Henry Rider Haggard
Tony Britton as Charles Greville
Eleanor Bron as Queen Victoria
Charles Dance as Captain Robert Scott
Dame Maureen Lipman as Joyce Grenfell
Robert Powell as Rev. Francis Kilvert
John Sessions as Samuel Pepys
Sir Donald Sinden as Horace Walpole
Imogen Stubbs as Charlotte Bronte
Sir David Suchet as Admiral Lord Nelson
Dame Harriet Walter as Virginia Woolf
Timothy West as John Evelyn
with John Baddeley, Nicola Barber, Ian Curtis, Terence Edmund, David Goodland, Mark Hadfield, Sarah Head, Jenny Howe, Siriol Jenkins, Nick Mercer, Brian Orrell, John Rogan, Howard Ward, Robin Welch, Andrew Wincott, Andre Winterton and full supporting cast.
Compiled by: Sue Rodwell
Music: Nina Humphreys
Director: John Tuckey
Producer: Stewart Richards
"It’s wonderful. In fact, I would describe it as one of the all-time audio greats...an unmissable five-star production." (Guardian)
"I recommend the reader to hunt down and buy this series wherever it may be found." (The Spectator)
"The whole endeavour is a beguiling jigsaw that creates a vivid picture of the shaping of our national life." (Sunday Times)