Charles Lamb

Tales from Shakespeare


Read by Karen Savage


The following Tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare, for which purpose his word…

The Adventures of Ulysses


Read by Rebecca Dittman


Lamb used Homer's Odyssey as the basis for the re-telling of the story of Ulysses's journey back from Troy to his own kingdom of Ithaca. Not…

Mr H


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Mr H is a farce that was first performed at Drury Lane in 1806. The plot is slender and revolves around a single rather feeble joke, but the…

The Last Essays of Elia


Read by Tony Addison


Discursive ramblings of a generous mind, no-one would know from Lamb's conversational button-holing of you and telling you whatever is on hi…