The world of Victorian melodrama, of wilting heroines, brave and handsome heroes, horrible foreign villains, and powerful action with a host of scenes from the best plays of the period; acted, amusingly explained, and related to the development of the English-speaking theatre. Language: English. Narrator: Prunella Scales, Joss Ackland, Simon Ward, Raymond Francis, Kate Nicholls, Clifford Rose, and Ian Gelder. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/berg/000019de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.