Dramatic Reading Scene and Story Collection, Volume 002


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.5 stars; 3 reviews)

Librivox readers present a collection of their favorite chapters and short stories, with the original author’s words all brought to life with different reader voices for each character in our popular Dramatic Reading style. This volume includes Various Detectives, Cute Animals, Talking Fireworks, and Interesting People and Situations: See cast list for authors and book/story names. - Summary by ToddHW

Cast list:
01. Adventure of the Dying Detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Run by:: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Sherlock Holmes: Peter Yearsley
Mr Culverton-Smith: TJ Burns
Butler (to Mr Smith): Leanne Yau
Mrs Hudson: Foon
Inspector Morton: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Dr John Watson: johnnyenglish
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02. An Unexpected Result by Edward P. Roe; Run by:: LikeManyWaters
Narrator: LikeManyWaters
Jack Ackland: johnnyenglish
Will Munson: Chuck Williamson
Eva van Tyne: thestorygirl
Mrs Alston: Availle
Eva’s Aunt: Foon
“Half a dozen voices”: Larry Wilson
A friend: Sonia
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03. The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe; Run by:: Chuck Williamson
Mr C Dupin: Seamus Dobbin
Prefect G: Joe Bly
Narrator: Chuck Williamson
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04. The Stolen Bacillus by H. G. Wells; Run by:: Sonia
Narrator: Availle
Bacteriologist: johnnyenglish
Anarchist: ToddHW
Minnie: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Old Tootles: Rob Marland
Ostler Boy: Eitel
Tommy Biles: Adrian Stephens
Cabman: Scott Caulkins
Another Cabman: Sonia
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05. The Wind in the Willows, Chapters 3 and 4, by Kenneth Grahame; Run by:: Peter Yearsley
Narrator: thestorygirl
Rat: TJ Burns
Mole: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Badger: johnnyenglish
Otter: Foon
Hedgehog: Jasmin Salma
Rabbit: Peter Yearsley
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06. The Remarkable Rocket by Oscar Wilde; Run by:: Rob Marland
Narrator: Rob Marland
Rocket: Joe Bly
Prince and Dragon-fly: lorda
Page, Squib, and The People: Jasmin Salma
Princess, Catherine Wheel, and Goose: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
King and Frog: Adrian Stephens
Roman Candle, Workman, and The People: Lynette Caulkins
Cracker: Hannoria
Bengal Light, Duck, and The People: TJ Burns
First Boy: ToddHW
Second Boy: Grace Buchanan
Fire-balloon: Grace Buchanan
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07. The Diamond Necklace by Guy De Maupassant; Run by:: Campbell Schelp
Narrator: Betsy Walker
Mathilde Loisel: Sonia
Monsieur Loisel: Larry Wilson
Jeanne Forestier: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Jeweler: Foon
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08. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald; Run by:: Lynette Caulkins
Narrator: James K. White
Roger Button: Rob Marland
Doctor Keene: Larry Wilson
First Nurse: Lynette Caulkins
Second Nurse: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Benjamin Button: Adrian Stephens
Store Clerk: Grace Buchanan
Mr. Hart: KevinS
First Undergraduate: lorda
Second Undergraduate: Patrick Glenn
Hildegarde: Availle
Townspeople: ToddHW
Roscoe Button: Chuck Williamson
Sentry: lorda
Colonel: Scott Caulkins
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09. The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potter; Run by:: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Narrator: johnnyenglish
Ribby (a cat): Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Duchess (a dog): Betsy Walker
Dr Maggotty (a magpie): Larry Wilson
Cousin Tabitha Twitchit (a cat): Devorah Allen
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10. A Retrieved Reformation by O. Henry; Run by:: Larry Wilson
Narrator: Sarah Hite
Jimmy Valentine: Adrian Stephens
Warden: Availle
Mike Dolan: Rob Marland
Ben Pierce: Joe Bly
Mr Adams: ToddHW
Annabelle: TJ Burns
Mother: Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
(6 hr 19 min)

Chapters

01. Adventure of the Dying Detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 40:33 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
02. An Unexpected Result by Edward P. Roe 59:21 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
03. The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe 50:43 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
04. The Stolen Bacillus by H. G. Wells 18:58 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
05. The Wind in the Willows, Chapters 3 and 4, by Kenneth Grahame 58:15 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
06. The Remarkable Rocket by Oscar Wilde 32:42 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
07. The Diamond Necklace by Guy De Maupassant. 19:30 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
08. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald 1:03:44 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
09. The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potter 16:09 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
10. A Retrieved Reformation by O. Henry 19:11 Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Reviews

(5 stars)

Rest in peace, Beth Thomas. Thank you for all the joy and entertainment that you have given us through Librivox over the years. You will be dearly missed.