Tuesday, 11 January 2011

More Scriptures from the Stars released...

23 Further episodes in the BBC's audio series to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible have now been released in Podcast form as follows:

To listen to these audio recordings simply click on the blue episode titles below (each podcast opens in a new window).

Introduced by author Kamila Shamsie
Toby Stephens reads Moses in the Bulrushes
Henry Goodman reads The Escape of Moses
Niamh Cusack reads Samson and Delilah
Olivia Williams reads Ruth

Introduced by playwright Howard Brenton
Rory Kinnear reads David and Bathsheba
Miriam Margoyles reads Solomon
Hugh Quarshie reads Job
Bill Paterson reads Ecclesiastes

Introduced by The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams
Adjoa Andoh and Rory Kinnear read The Song of Solomon
Miriam Margoyles reads Daniel
Emma Fielding reads The Birth of Jesus
Samuel West reads The Baptism of Jesus

Introduced by novelist Joanne Harris
Toby Stephens reads The Temptation
Emilia Fox reads Jesus' Miracles
Niamh Cusack reads Death of John The Baptist

Introduced by novelist and columnist Will Self
Dan Stevens reads Entry into Jerusalem
Adjoa Andoh reads The Last Supper
Rory Kinnear reads The Crucifixion
Olivia Williams reads Road to Emmaus

Introduced by screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce
Henry Goodman reads Pentecost
Bill Paterson reads Conversion of Paul
Hugh Quarshie reads First Letter to The Corinthians
Hugh Bonneville reads Revelation

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