Man and Superman

  • by George Bernard Shaw
  • Narrated by Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Stevenson, John Wood, Nicholas Le Prevost, Paul Merton, Peter Hall
  • 4 hrs and 16 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Man and Superman was the first drama to be broadcast on the BBC's Third Programme on October 1, 1946. To celebrate Radio 3's 50th anniversary, the play was directed by Sir Peter Hall, and preserved for all time in this lush audio dramatization.
'A comedy and a philosophy', Man and Superman is based on the Don Juan theme, and using all the elements from Mozart's Don Giovanni, Shaw reordered them so that Don Juan becomes the quarry instead of the huntsman.
Boasting an outstanding cast including Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Stevenson, Dame Judi Dench, John Wood, Nicholas Le Prevost, and Paul Merton, this release includes an exclusive interview with director Sir Peter Hall.

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hard to access the audio book I bought

What disappointed you about Man and Superman?

can't get at it!


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none I think, I'm not happy with audible


What didn’t you like about the narrators’s performance?

didn't get to hear it


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didn't access it


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not a user friendly system

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- Becky Mayer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2012
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited