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The String of Pearls (dramatic reading)

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(4,395 Sterne; 19 Bewertungen)

Todd is a barber who murders his customers and turns their remains into meat pies, sold at the pie shop of his partner in crime: Mrs. Lovett; Todd's barber shop is situated in Fleet Street, London, next to St. Dunstan's church, and is connected to Lovett's bakers shop in nearby Bell Yard by means of an underground passage. Todd dispatches his victims by pulling a lever while they are in his barber chair, which makes them fall backward down a revolving trapdoor, generally causing them to break their necks or skulls. In the event they are alive, he goes to the basement and "polishes them off" by slitting the victim's throat with his straight razor. Todd has a young assistant named Tobias Ragg. Summary by Wikipedia

Cast List:

Narrator: MaryAnn and Larry Wilson
Sweeney Todd: ToddHW
Tobias Ragg: Ashur Gharavi
Mrs. Ragg: Beth Thomas
Mrs. Lovett: Linette Geisel
Jaravis Williams: Carolyn Agee
Johanna: Kristin Gjerløw
Mr. Oakley: Jason in Panama and Patrick Saville
Mrs. Oakley: CJ Plog
Ben: Mike Harris
Sam the Shop Boy: Dillon McFarlane
Colonel Jeffery: Sam Isaacson
Sir Richard (Blunt): Anna Vos
Mr. Fogg: Mike Harris
Watson: Brian Lornie
Mr. Lupin: Alan Winterrowd
The Lapidary: Leanne Yau
Captain Raithbone: TriciaG
Churchwarden: Mike Harris
Porter: Newgatenovelist
Mary: Sonia

Various other roles read by: Anna Vos, Charlotte Duckett, Eva Davis, Joseph Tabler, Leanne Yau, Linette Geisel, Lydia. Mark Crowle-Groves , MaryAnn, Mike Harris, Nemo, Newgatenovelist, Sam Isaacson, Sonia, Tomas Peter, TriciaG, Vera Sticker

Edited by: Linette Geisel
Proof listener: Brian Lornie

(11 hr 11 min)

Chapters

Dramatis Personade

5:11

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Chapter 1

23:42

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Chapter 2

19:26

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Chapter 3

20:58

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Chapter 4

16:21

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Chapter 5

18:02

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Chapter 6

25:22

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Chapter 7

12:53

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Chapter 8

24:18

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Chapter 9

19:51

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Chapter 10

32:20

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Chapter 11

22:58

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Chapter 12

28:33

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Chapter 13

19:44

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Chapter 14

7:30

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Chapter 15

15:58

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Chapter 16

15:53

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Chapter 17

14:06

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Chapter 18

15:37

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Chapter 19

11:45

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Chapter 20

15:42

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Chapter 21

11:48

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Chapter 22

13:28

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Chapter 23

17:09

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Chapter 24

12:25

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Chapter 25

29:49

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Chapter 26

20:55

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Chapter 27

9:25

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Chapter 28

13:26

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Chapter 29

11:30

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Chapter 30

38:26

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Chapter 31

7:21

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Chapter 32

12:51

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Chapter 33

12:30

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Chapter 34

12:26

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Chapter 35

11:04

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Chapter 36

13:36

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Chapter 37

13:36

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Chapter 38

12:24

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Chapter 39

11:03

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Bewertungen

Great story. Todd's love of vice got the better of him.

(4,5 Sterne)

The more characters that are added to a story, the more diificult it becomes to control but whoever wrote this seemed to have that well managed. Great storyline, the plot was easy to follow & the variety of characters kept the excitement & interest going throughout. One downside was that this was a bit long winded. The ending was a little bit short...after 39 chapters & only about 10 minutes explaining all the pre-conceived ideas behind the mystery. 4 & 1/2 ☆. Btw I think I know who the author might be...another character in another story shares the same looks as Sweeney Todd...Ichabod Crane from Sleepyhollow by Washington Irving.

really good but...

(4,5 Sterne)

It was a really good book very entertaining but I don't read the description of it because then it ruins the whole thing Because you know what happens. Oh so it's very clear to hear The places where the narrator has re-done that spot it's like when you like say mistake and then you go back and cut it out and then start over again you can hear it. So I'm getting thing at 4 1/2 stars it is very well done

(4,5 Sterne)

I give a 4.9 because I can't forgive having Charlotte Duckett in this. Her voice ranges between static reading and ending with an oddly high inflection that makes everything sound like a question? Otherwise top stuff, very good!

(5 Sterne)

very different from the Sweeney Todd story we all know now, but really good!

very very entertaining!! exceptionally well written!!!

(5 Sterne)