The Guns Of Navarone

Written by:
Alistair MacLean
Narrated by:
Toby Stephens

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
June 2010
2 hours 7 minutes
It is 1943. Two huge German guns in the grim, impregnable fortress on a huge beautiful island off the coast of Turkey are having a devastating impact on Allied shipping and preventing the evacuation of hard-pressed British troops from the nearby island of Kheros. The Germans are poised to overrun and unless the guns can be put out of action within a matter of days, a thousand men will die. All previous attempts to attack the fortress of Navarone have failed. It is time for one last desperate throw of the dice. And so a select Subversive Operations commando unit, led by the famous pre-war mountaineer Captain Keith Mallory, launches a daring and very possibly suicidal raid... This BBC Radio 2 dramatisation starring Toby Stephens and Michael Williams brings to exhilarating life one of the greatest adventure stories of World War Two.
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Martin H.

Superbly adapted by the master of radio drama [see also Sherlock Holmes with Clive Merrison] Bert Coules, this is a rip roaring boys own adventure, with a brilliant cast including Toby Stephens and Michael Williams.

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