Tue, 30/11/2010 - 12:00
Random House Audio is teaming up with audiobook company AudioGO for a new audiobook list.
The deal is in addition to both business' audiobook lists across physical and digital. Both businesses will continue to bid separately for rights. Around 70 titles per year will be released through the new list. Hundreds of existing recordings,...
Mon, 29/11/2010 - 09:00
The shortlist of this year's BBC National Short Story Award, the winner of which will be announced later today, will be available to download as audiobooks from AudioGo.
The titles can be downloaded from iTunes or from AudioGo's website from 6th December. The five shortlisted stories are Tea at the Midland by David Constantine,...
Tue, 01/09/2009 - 06:19
BBC Worldwide is to sell off a stake in BBC Audiobooks, according to Publishers Weekly.
PW reports that the decision to sell a stake in the audio group is part of BBC’s strategy to more tightly focus its operations. A sale is not expected to be completed until early in 2010.
BBC Audiobooks is part of ...
Wed, 15/07/2009 - 14:15
Audio & Music, which includes BBC Worldwide’s audiobook business, delivered "another solid year" in terms of sales, parent company BBC Worldwide (BBCW) has said. BBC Audiobooks reported a "record" number of sales across all formats, including 30% growth in digital downloads.
Underlying trading profits at...
Tue, 22/04/2008 - 06:05
ITV3 has commissioned a 10-part comedy drama adaptation of Ladies of Letters by Carole Hayman and Lou Wakefield.
The series is based on the long-running Radio 4 radio shows, starring Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge, of correspondence between two widows who meet at a wedding reception. The popular series is accompanied by...
Wed, 06/02/2008 - 18:50
BBC Audiobooks had to “swallow some tough medicine” last financial year, as it saw both turnover and profit fall precipitously. But the UK’s biggest audiobooks publisher says it has since turned things around and is heading for a record year.
Revenue for the 12 months to 31st March 2007 slumped to £15.8m, a slide...