BBC Audio has to announced the launch of BBC Audio Zone – a BBC audio content download site through Audible.co.uk which allows users to sample, purchase and download most of the company’s spoken-word audio in a fast and secure way.
Content can be download onto the iPod, MP3 player, mobile phone, or even burnt to CDs.
The site offers more than 1400 BBC Audio titles, including well-known comedy talents from the past, like �Around the Horne� and Tony Hancock, to the present, such as �Little Britain� and Mitchell and Webb, as well as the perennial �I�m Sorry I Haven�t a Clue�.
The extensive range of unabridged and dramatised audiobooks includes complete works from Alan Bennett, Michael Palin and Phillip Pullman alongside selected old favourites from Douglas Adams. Customers will also see a list of categories such as crime and thrillers, children’s, classic fiction and self-development amongst others, so they can easily be directed to their favourite genre.
Caroline Beggan, Digital Sales Manager for BBC Audiobooks, commented: “BBC Audio Zone is a unique site totally focused on BBC Audiobooks� digital product which serves 100% of the digital community.
This fantastic collaboration between BBC Audiobooks and Audible will delight fans and encourage new listeners to become audio addicts!”