The USA

Everybody knows about the United States of America, “The USA”. You can see its films, hear its music, and eat its food just about everywhere. Cowboys, jazz, hamburgers, the Stars and Stripes - that's the United States. But it's a country with many stories to tell. Stories of busy...
A man runs away in the night from prison. Police pursue him desperately. Police want to catch him. Police want to shoot him. But he continues the running away all the way. Presently police are confused because they find truth... Jennifer Basset tells us the complete story of “The President's Murderer”. Acompañado por un...

The Happy Prince

“The Happy Prince” is a beautiful golden statue high up on a column in the city. Everyone loves him. He feels sad about the city's poor people, but what can he do? He can't leave his column. Then the swallow arrives, and helps the Happy Prince to do many...

Ned Kelly

When he was a boy, he was poor and hungry. When he was a young man, he was still poor and still hungry. He learnt how to steal horses, he learnt how to fight, he learnt how to live - outside the law. Australia in the 1870s was a...

The Man in the Iron Mask

This story takes place in France in 1661 and is the last adventure of the famous Three Musketeers and their friend D’Artagnan. Louis XIV is the King, but he is not a good king. He has a secret twin brother, Philippe, hidden away in the Bastille prison. Aramis, the...
Oscar Wilde's comic masterpiece of love and mistaken identity was a great hit when it first appeared on the stage in 1895 and has remained hugely popular with theatre audiences ever since. In this piece, Wilde plays with the pun (Word game) Being, meaning the name of a person...

Oliver Twist

London in the 1830s was no place to be if you were a hungry ten-year-old boy, an orphan without friends or family, with no home to go to, and only a penny in your pocket to buy a piece of bread. But “Oliver Twist” finds some friends - Fagin,...

The Mexican

“El mexicano” retrata la pasión revolucionaria de un joven que se pone al servicio del levantamiento contra el general Porfirio Díaz en el México de 1910. El taciturno Felipe Rivera tiene unos ojos fríos que «arden» cuando se habla de la revolución. Dispuesto a todo para aportar fondos a...

And Then There Were None

Ten strangers are invited to an island off the Devon coast. Most are happy to be there. But then, very soon, one of them is dead. What is happening? Is it murder? Is the killer one of them–or the mysterious Mr Owen? And are the other guests in danger...

A Tale of Two Cities

Novel by Charles Dickens, published both serially and in book form in 1859. The story is set in the late 18th century against the background of the French Revolution. Although Dickens borrowed from Thomas Carlyle's history, The French Revolution, for his sprawling tale of London and revolutionary Paris, the...