The Classic Tales Podcast
Designed to make classic literature less intimidating, The Classic Tales Podcast has been showcasing the greatest literary authors for years. Narrating with gusto, BJ Harrison performs each word of the classic texts, elevating them with character voices, sharp accents and bridled emotion. Adventure, Mystery, Horror, Humor and more - The Classic Tales Podcast has something for everybody. It really is The Cure for the Common Commute. Winner - Outstanding Podcast Host: Arts and Entertainment , Society of Voice Arts and Sciences- 2022 Winner of w3 Silver Award by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts-2022 Winner of w3 Gold Award by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts-2021 Winner of Independent Audiobook Award for "Scaramouche", by Raphael Sabatini - 2021

Top secret plans have been stolen, and a man lies dead in the Underground. Can Sherlock Holmes stave off an international incident? Arthur Conan Doyle, today on The Classic Tales Podcast.

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It's time once again for September Sleuths. We’ll be highlighting detective stories in September, and who better to start with than Sherlock Holmes?

Today’s story also features Sherlock’s brother, Mycroft. He is described as more of a corpulent, Orson Wellesian kind of character, and I tried to have his voice sound as such. So, if you’re expecting a trim Mark Gatiss, well, you’ll see.

And now, The Bruce-Partington Plans, by Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:30am MDT