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Norse Mythology

A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
Written by: Neil Gaiman
Narrated by: full cast
Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
5 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

A full-cast dramatisation of Neil Gaiman's magical retellings of the Norse myths, inviting us into a world of gods and monsters, tricks and trust, fiery endings and new beginnings.

'And the game begins anew…'

Meet the trickster god Loki and his astonishing children - the giant wolf Fenrir, Jormungundr the snake that encircles the world, and Hel, the little girl who grows up to be Queen of the dead. Here, too, is Odin the all-father, who sacrificed his eye to see the future; Thor the thunderer, who defends Asgard with his fearsome strength and mighty hammer; and Freya the understandably angry, most beautiful of the gods and always being gambled for by unwanted suitors. 

From the beginning of the universe in fire and ice, to the very end of the world, Ragnarok, these enthralling tales of gods, goddesses, dwarves and giants bring the ancient myths to vigorous life.

Diana Rigg, Derek Jacobi, Colin Morgan, Natalie Dormer and Neil Gaiman himself are among the stellar cast in these spellbinding stories of old betrayals - and new hope.  

©2019 Neil Gaiman (P)2019 BBC Digital Audio

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  • J. Tomasevic
  • 22-02-19

Fabulous!

This radio production adds just the right balance of humour and dramatics to bring the myths successfully off the page. Great acting and editing. Hats off to the BBC.

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  • Katie-Anne
  • 08-03-19

A wonderful introduction to the Nordic mythology

A well presented adaptation of the myths collected in the book. A great version to introduce kids to the tales.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-03-19

Only downside to this is that it is not long enoug

Brilliant interpreted stories of Norse mythology making them easy to follow. So much so that I wish it would have been longer! Performed extremely well, full cast really bring the characters to life

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-03-19

Perfection

Loved every moment of it. So in depth, immersive and incredibly entertaining. I highly recommend this audio book.

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  • Raewood
  • 04-03-19

loved it.

Really well presented. The acting just brings it to life. just wish it was longer as I was enjoying it so much.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-03-19

Wish it was longer!

A really good adaptation with a particularly fantastic cast, just wish it had been longer!

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  • Flappy Paddles
  • 25-02-19

Fantastic!

Superb production. Top notch narration from a stunning cast. I hope Neil makes more of these with audible. Enjoyed this a lot!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-03-19

Quite short

This was a very short adaptation which, while having higher production value, is outshone by other performances of the same material.