Various Artists: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists [Box]

Audio Samples

>Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell - Chapter 1, The - David Timson
>Bert White... - David Timson
>Owen saw that in the world... - David Timson
>'Funny name to call a house...' - David Timson
>'Yes, it's quite true...' - David Timson
>Crass was by this time very angry... - David Timson
>'The greatest cause of poverty is...' - David Timson
>Joe Philpot... - David Timson
>'What do you mean by poverty then?...' - David Timson
>Chapter 2 - David Timson
>Hunter realised now... - David Timson
>'Good afternoon, sir...' - David Timson
>When he arrived within about three yards... - David Timson
>Owen was working by himself... - David Timson
>Linden was still working at the vestibule doors... - David Timson
>Just as Misery was about to commence... - David Timson
>Owen worked on in a disheartened, sullen way... - David Timson
>Chapter 3 - David Timson
>windows were draped..., The - David Timson
>'Well let's have some tea...' - David Timson
>She took three letters from the pocket of her dress... - David Timson
>'I'm sorry I spoke to you like that...' - David Timson
>Easton added it all up... - David Timson
>They had to go up two flights of stairs... - David Timson
>Chapter 4 - David Timson
>As Owen strode rapidly along... - David Timson
>Chapter 5 - David Timson
>As she looked at him... - David Timson
>'Do you like cats?' he asked... - David Timson
>Chapter 6 - David Timson
>indignation of the neighbours was in creased..., The - David Timson
>Nearly everyone who works... - David Timson
>'Well, the vicar goes about...' - David Timson
>'I should think the workers will be jolly glad...' - David Timson
>After tea, as he watched his wife... - David Timson
>Under the present system it was impossible... - David Timson
>Then he remembered that he had read somewhere... - David Timson
>Chapter 7 - David Timson
>Bert was a lean, undersized boy... - David Timson
>It was very cold and damp and miserable... - David Timson
>Although he had for the moment forgotten... - David Timson
>'If there wasn't something wrong with your minds...' - David Timson
>Chapter 8 - David Timson
>There was no work of a noisy kind being done... - David Timson
>Mr Sweater now began ponderously... - David Timson
>Chapter 9 - David Timson
>Chapter 10 - David Timson
>A little way down the road was a church... - David Timson
>As they were carrying it in... - David Timson
>Chapter 11 - David Timson
>Rushton shook his head dubiously... - David Timson
>Chapter 12 - David Timson
>Chapter 13 - David Timson
>During the morning... - David Timson
>Easton made no reply... - David Timson
>Chapter 14 - David Timson
>Eventually it was arranged... - David Timson
>Chapter 15 - David Timson
>While the room was in an uproar... - David Timson
>'It's an old saying, and a true one...' - David Timson
>'But putting all jokes aside...' - David Timson
>'There are many causes' answered Owen... - David Timson
>'Well! I should never a thought it...' - David Timson
>'The Duke of Blankmind...' - David Timson
>'Of course Landlordism is not the only cause...' - David Timson
>Chapter 16 - David Timson
>'I won't be able to start on Monday...' - David Timson
>'They all shapes pretty well except Newman...' - David Timson
>There was a lot of furious talk... - David Timson
>Chapter 17 - David Timson
>When she had finished dressing him... - David Timson
>He also noticed a very fat man... - David Timson
>'Now, I hope you will all do your very best...' - David Timson
>An evil-minded, worldly or unconverted... - David Timson
>Although naturally robust... - David Timson
>Chapter 18 - David Timson
>'There is no doubt Owen knows his work...' - David Timson
>'Don't wait for me,' said the latter... - David Timson
>Chapter 19 - David Timson
>only other occupant..., The - David Timson
>Taking one of the rings... - David Timson
>'You know, there's a great deal...' - David Timson
>Philpot crossed over to the semi-drunk... - David Timson
>After parting from Philpot... - David Timson
>Chapter 20 - David Timson
>Few of the girls ever learned their trades thoroughly... - David Timson
>By these and similar means... - David Timson
>There was a large piece of ground... - David Timson
>Chapter 21 - David Timson
>Happiness might be possible... - David Timson
>clothing of the men..., The - David Timson
>Harlow had just arrived at this solution... - David Timson
>'What's become of the professor?...' - David Timson
>'Now,' continued Owen... - David Timson
>After a while, the rest of the crowd... - David Timson
>Chapter 22 - David Timson
>At about five minutes to twelve... - David Timson
>It will be remembered... - David Timson
>When at home, Slyme passed his time... - David Timson
>Chapter 23 - David Timson
>As a rule on Saturday evenings... - David Timson
>But no one really believed this... - David Timson
>'Read out the 17th and 18th verses...' - David Timson
>Chapter 24 - David Timson
>Slyne waited outside while Crass went in... - David Timson
>Crass struck a match... - David Timson
>When Saturday arrived... - David Timson
>In one corner a group of men... - David Timson
>Ruth did not want any more... - David Timson
>Slyme had gone that evening... - David Timson
>Chapter 25 - David Timson
>'Oh, I know the bloke now!' cried Harlow... - David Timson
>As they stood there working... - David Timson
>It would have been much better for them... - David Timson
>'You know, that big 'ouse we did up last summer...' - David Timson
>Owen accordingly ascended the steps... - David Timson
>'Come to think of it,' continued Crass... - David Timson
>'The pint is,' proceeded Easton... - David Timson
>Observing his hesitation... - David Timson
>'What the hell sort of a bloody system...' - David Timson
>lecturer now drew a small square..., The - David Timson
>Owen paused, and a gloomy silence followed... - David Timson
>'I mean this,' replied Owen speaking very slowly... - David Timson
>'You talk about the producers being robbed...' - David Timson
>Chapter 26 - David Timson
>When they had cleared away all the dirt... - David Timson
>At about eleven o' clock Mr Sweater arrived... - David Timson
>Chapter 27 - David Timson
>'Bloody disgraceful I call it,' said Crass... - David Timson
>Chapter 28 - David Timson
>'I'll tell you what,' said Philpot... - David Timson
>In answer to Philpot's knock... - David Timson
>After lengthy consideration... - David Timson
>Chapter 29 - David Timson
>After a while Philpot suggested a change... - David Timson
>During the singing Bert turned the handles... - David Timson
>'Once more we turns the 'andle...' - David Timson
>Chapter 30 - David Timson
>As the chief ceased speaking... - David Timson
>Chapter 31 - David Timson
>Chapter 32 - David Timson
>Chapter 33 - David Timson
>Mary expected the old woman to be heartbroken... - David Timson
>After some further talk... - David Timson
>Chapter 34 - David Timson
>Finally Sawkins, being the better man... - David Timson
>week before old Linden went..., The - David Timson
>When Nora and the two boys reached the house... - David Timson
>ytook the man to the station..., The - David Timson
>Once, when there was a bitterly cold... - David Timson
>Chapter 35 - David Timson
>In addition to this... - David Timson
>In the case of the soup kitchen... - David Timson
>Chapter 36 - David Timson
>There were numerous other expenses... - David Timson
>Chapter 37 - David Timson
>'How much is your house assessed at?...' - David Timson
>Sir Graball D'Encloseland... - David Timson
>With lavish kindness, the supreme being... - David Timson
>Chapter 38 - David Timson
>'Science is a wonderful thing...' - David Timson
>Chapter 39 - David Timson
>Weakling did not apologize... - David Timson
>Councillor Weakling opposed the motion... - David Timson
>Chapter 40 - David Timson
>Usually, whenever Owen reflected... - David Timson
>Besides the work at the kiosk... - David Timson
>It would not be reasonable to blame... - David Timson
>Chapter 41 - David Timson
>One of the new inventions... - David Timson
>At last, Easton broke the silence... - David Timson
>One of the new hands said he wished... - David Timson
>Chapter 42 - David Timson
>Mary Linden, who was still lodging... - David Timson
>presence of Mary Linden..., The - David Timson
>Chapter 43 - David Timson
>They were usually so tired when they got home... - David Timson
>Ceilings that were not very dirty... - David Timson
>As an additional precaution... - David Timson
>When they happened to be working on ladders... - David Timson
>scamping business..., The - David Timson
>At the risk of wearying... - David Timson
>Before returning the key to the agent... - David Timson
>When Newman got his first start... - David Timson
>It is sad and discreditable... - David Timson
>When they got back to the job... - David Timson
>Harlow was working at the place... - David Timson
>Once, a couple of men got the sack... - David Timson
>'Last summer I was working...' - David Timson
>Often it happened that some men... - David Timson
>It was a few days after this... - David Timson
>following Saturday..., The - David Timson
>There is no more cowardly... - David Timson
>Barrington was still working for the firm... - David Timson
>On the following Tuesday evening... - David Timson
>They ran on after the van... - David Timson
>Chapter 44 - David Timson
>Crass, Slyme and one or two... - David Timson
>next stop was at the Bird in Hand..., The - David Timson
>Crass frequently paused... - David Timson
>'Musical honours, chaps,' shouted Crass... - David Timson
>When they left off, Grinder rose... - David Timson
>'It may or may not be true,' began Barrington... - David Timson
>Here Crass jumped up and interrupted... - David Timson
>'Whilst walkin' out the other night...' - David Timson
>time passed quickly enough..., The - David Timson
>other two brakes..., The - David Timson
>last reminded harlow..., The - David Timson
>These differed from Nimrod's lot... - David Timson
>Chapter 45 - David Timson
>Leaving the man dumbfounded... - David Timson
>At this moment, the two truants returned... - David Timson
>'It hasn't always been like it...' - David Timson
>'Mr Chairman and Gentlemen...' - David Timson
>'In those days, a master painter...' - David Timson
>'But it is not only the wage earning class...' - David Timson
>'We must do this if we are to keep...' - David Timson
>'I don't mind admitting...' - David Timson
>'The National Service Retail Stores...' - David Timson
>'The socialist administration will now aquire...' - David Timson
>'The slums and the wretched dwellings...' - David Timson
>As Barrington descended from the pulpit... - David Timson
>'As far as I can make out,' said Harlow... - David Timson
>'I should like to know...' - David Timson
>'If it were possible to save and accumulate...' - David Timson
>Under the present system... - David Timson
>'Another good way to deal with them...' - David Timson
>'As for what we should do...' - David Timson
>'As regards those disagreeable tasks...' - David Timson
>'Is there any more questions?' - David Timson
>'If we had a Citizen Army...' - David Timson
>Chapter 46 - David Timson
>'I've often wondered what they does...' - David Timson
>Bert came back in about half an hour... - David Timson
>Chapter 47 - David Timson
>When they arrived at the yard... - David Timson
>Nimrod walked on the pavement... - David Timson
>'Anyone would think the dam' thing...' - David Timson
>next morning was a very busy one..., The - David Timson
>When they arrived... - David Timson
>Chapter 48 - David Timson
>liberals were furious..., The - David Timson
>spectacle presented by these men..., The - David Timson
>After a terrible struggle... - David Timson
>crowd now resolved itself..., The - David Timson
>carriage containing Sir Featherstone ..., The - David Timson
>At other times the meeting... - David Timson
>When the man had concluded his speech... - David Timson
>Barrington made no reply... - David Timson
>He slipped his arm through Barrington's... - David Timson
>Owen made no attempt to reply... - David Timson
>Chapter 49 - David Timson
>Sometimes in her delirium... - David Timson
>Chapter 50 - David Timson
>There was a woman standing there... - David Timson
>For the first few weeks... - David Timson
>Chapter 51 - David Timson
>Owen waited for about half an hour... - David Timson
>As he walked homewards... - David Timson
>Chapter 52 - David Timson
>During all this time, Hunter... - David Timson
>Chapter 53 - David Timson
>Whilst they were thus occupied... - David Timson
>Chapter 54 - David Timson
>Barrington and Owen continued... - David Timson
>Rushton having concluded his address... - David Timson
>A short prayer from Bosher closed the meeting... - David Timson
>In a very few minutes they heard the whistle... - David Timson
>Appendix - David Timson

Track List

>Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell - Chapter 1, The - David Timson
>Bert White... - David Timson
>Owen saw that in the world... - David Timson
>'Funny name to call a house...' - David Timson
>'Yes, it's quite true...' - David Timson
>Crass was by this time very angry... - David Timson
>'The greatest cause of poverty is...' - David Timson
>Joe Philpot... - David Timson
>'What do you mean by poverty then?...' - David Timson
>Chapter 2 - David Timson
>Hunter realised now... - David Timson
>'Good afternoon, sir...' - David Timson
>When he arrived within about three yards... - David Timson
>Owen was working by himself... - David Timson
>Linden was still working at the vestibule doors... - David Timson
>Just as Misery was about to commence... - David Timson
>Owen worked on in a disheartened, sullen way... - David Timson
>Chapter 3 - David Timson
>windows were draped..., The - David Timson
>'Well let's have some tea...' - David Timson
>She took three letters from the pocket of her dress... - David Timson
>'I'm sorry I spoke to you like that...' - David Timson
>Easton added it all up... - David Timson
>They had to go up two flights of stairs... - David Timson
>Chapter 4 - David Timson
>As Owen strode rapidly along... - David Timson
>Chapter 5 - David Timson
>As she looked at him... - David Timson
>'Do you like cats?' he asked... - David Timson
>Chapter 6 - David Timson
>indignation of the neighbours was in creased..., The - David Timson
>Nearly everyone who works... - David Timson
>'Well, the vicar goes about...' - David Timson
>'I should think the workers will be jolly glad...' - David Timson
>After tea, as he watched his wife... - David Timson
>Under the present system it was impossible... - David Timson
>Then he remembered that he had read somewhere... - David Timson
>Chapter 7 - David Timson
>Bert was a lean, undersized boy... - David Timson
>It was very cold and damp and miserable... - David Timson
>Although he had for the moment forgotten... - David Timson
>'If there wasn't something wrong with your minds...' - David Timson
>Chapter 8 - David Timson
>There was no work of a noisy kind being done... - David Timson
>Mr Sweater now began ponderously... - David Timson
>Chapter 9 - David Timson
>Chapter 10 - David Timson
>A little way down the road was a church... - David Timson
>As they were carrying it in... - David Timson
>Chapter 11 - David Timson
>Rushton shook his head dubiously... - David Timson
>Chapter 12 - David Timson
>Chapter 13 - David Timson
>During the morning... - David Timson
>Easton made no reply... - David Timson
>Chapter 14 - David Timson
>Eventually it was arranged... - David Timson
>Chapter 15 - David Timson
>While the room was in an uproar... - David Timson
>'It's an old saying, and a true one...' - David Timson
>'But putting all jokes aside...' - David Timson
>'There are many causes' answered Owen... - David Timson
>'Well! I should never a thought it...' - David Timson
>'The Duke of Blankmind...' - David Timson
>'Of course Landlordism is not the only cause...' - David Timson
>Chapter 16 - David Timson
>'I won't be able to start on Monday...' - David Timson
>'They all shapes pretty well except Newman...' - David Timson
>There was a lot of furious talk... - David Timson
>Chapter 17 - David Timson
>When she had finished dressing him... - David Timson
>He also noticed a very fat man... - David Timson
>'Now, I hope you will all do your very best...' - David Timson
>An evil-minded, worldly or unconverted... - David Timson
>Although naturally robust... - David Timson
>Chapter 18 - David Timson
>'There is no doubt Owen knows his work...' - David Timson
>'Don't wait for me,' said the latter... - David Timson
>Chapter 19 - David Timson
>only other occupant..., The - David Timson
>Taking one of the rings... - David Timson
>'You know, there's a great deal...' - David Timson
>Philpot crossed over to the semi-drunk... - David Timson
>After parting from Philpot... - David Timson
>Chapter 20 - David Timson
>Few of the girls ever learned their trades thoroughly... - David Timson
>By these and similar means... - David Timson
>There was a large piece of ground... - David Timson
>Chapter 21 - David Timson
>Happiness might be possible... - David Timson
>clothing of the men..., The - David Timson
>Harlow had just arrived at this solution... - David Timson
>'What's become of the professor?...' - David Timson
>'Now,' continued Owen... - David Timson
>After a while, the rest of the crowd... - David Timson
>Chapter 22 - David Timson
>At about five minutes to twelve... - David Timson
>It will be remembered... - David Timson
>When at home, Slyme passed his time... - David Timson
>Chapter 23 - David Timson
>As a rule on Saturday evenings... - David Timson
>But no one really believed this... - David Timson
>'Read out the 17th and 18th verses...' - David Timson
>Chapter 24 - David Timson
>Slyne waited outside while Crass went in... - David Timson
>Crass struck a match... - David Timson
>When Saturday arrived... - David Timson
>In one corner a group of men... - David Timson
>Ruth did not want any more... - David Timson
>Slyme had gone that evening... - David Timson
>Chapter 25 - David Timson
>'Oh, I know the bloke now!' cried Harlow... - David Timson
>As they stood there working... - David Timson
>It would have been much better for them... - David Timson
>'You know, that big 'ouse we did up last summer...' - David Timson
>Owen accordingly ascended the steps... - David Timson
>'Come to think of it,' continued Crass... - David Timson
>'The pint is,' proceeded Easton... - David Timson
>Observing his hesitation... - David Timson
>'What the hell sort of a bloody system...' - David Timson
>lecturer now drew a small square..., The - David Timson
>Owen paused, and a gloomy silence followed... - David Timson
>'I mean this,' replied Owen speaking very slowly... - David Timson
>'You talk about the producers being robbed...' - David Timson
>Chapter 26 - David Timson
>When they had cleared away all the dirt... - David Timson
>At about eleven o' clock Mr Sweater arrived... - David Timson
>Chapter 27 - David Timson
>'Bloody disgraceful I call it,' said Crass... - David Timson
>Chapter 28 - David Timson
>'I'll tell you what,' said Philpot... - David Timson
>In answer to Philpot's knock... - David Timson
>After lengthy consideration... - David Timson
>Chapter 29 - David Timson
>After a while Philpot suggested a change... - David Timson
>During the singing Bert turned the handles... - David Timson
>'Once more we turns the 'andle...' - David Timson
>Chapter 30 - David Timson
>As the chief ceased speaking... - David Timson
>Chapter 31 - David Timson
>Chapter 32 - David Timson
>Chapter 33 - David Timson
>Mary expected the old woman to be heartbroken... - David Timson
>After some further talk... - David Timson
>Chapter 34 - David Timson
>Finally Sawkins, being the better man... - David Timson
>week before old Linden went..., The - David Timson
>When Nora and the two boys reached the house... - David Timson
>ytook the man to the station..., The - David Timson
>Once, when there was a bitterly cold... - David Timson
>Chapter 35 - David Timson
>In addition to this... - David Timson
>In the case of the soup kitchen... - David Timson
>Chapter 36 - David Timson
>There were numerous other expenses... - David Timson
>Chapter 37 - David Timson
>'How much is your house assessed at?...' - David Timson
>Sir Graball D'Encloseland... - David Timson
>With lavish kindness, the supreme being... - David Timson
>Chapter 38 - David Timson
>'Science is a wonderful thing...' - David Timson
>Chapter 39 - David Timson
>Weakling did not apologize... - David Timson
>Councillor Weakling opposed the motion... - David Timson
>Chapter 40 - David Timson
>Usually, whenever Owen reflected... - David Timson
>Besides the work at the kiosk... - David Timson
>It would not be reasonable to blame... - David Timson
>Chapter 41 - David Timson
>One of the new inventions... - David Timson
>At last, Easton broke the silence... - David Timson
>One of the new hands said he wished... - David Timson
>Chapter 42 - David Timson
>Mary Linden, who was still lodging... - David Timson
>presence of Mary Linden..., The - David Timson
>Chapter 43 - David Timson
>They were usually so tired when they got home... - David Timson
>Ceilings that were not very dirty... - David Timson
>As an additional precaution... - David Timson
>When they happened to be working on ladders... - David Timson
>scamping business..., The - David Timson
>At the risk of wearying... - David Timson
>Before returning the key to the agent... - David Timson
>When Newman got his first start... - David Timson
>It is sad and discreditable... - David Timson
>When they got back to the job... - David Timson
>Harlow was working at the place... - David Timson
>Once, a couple of men got the sack... - David Timson
>'Last summer I was working...' - David Timson
>Often it happened that some men... - David Timson
>It was a few days after this... - David Timson
>following Saturday..., The - David Timson
>There is no more cowardly... - David Timson
>Barrington was still working for the firm... - David Timson
>On the following Tuesday evening... - David Timson
>They ran on after the van... - David Timson
>Chapter 44 - David Timson
>Crass, Slyme and one or two... - David Timson
>next stop was at the Bird in Hand..., The - David Timson
>Crass frequently paused... - David Timson
>'Musical honours, chaps,' shouted Crass... - David Timson
>When they left off, Grinder rose... - David Timson
>'It may or may not be true,' began Barrington... - David Timson
>Here Crass jumped up and interrupted... - David Timson
>'Whilst walkin' out the other night...' - David Timson
>time passed quickly enough..., The - David Timson
>other two brakes..., The - David Timson
>last reminded harlow..., The - David Timson
>These differed from Nimrod's lot... - David Timson
>Chapter 45 - David Timson
>Leaving the man dumbfounded... - David Timson
>At this moment, the two truants returned... - David Timson
>'It hasn't always been like it...' - David Timson
>'Mr Chairman and Gentlemen...' - David Timson
>'In those days, a master painter...' - David Timson
>'But it is not only the wage earning class...' - David Timson
>'We must do this if we are to keep...' - David Timson
>'I don't mind admitting...' - David Timson
>'The National Service Retail Stores...' - David Timson
>'The socialist administration will now aquire...' - David Timson
>'The slums and the wretched dwellings...' - David Timson
>As Barrington descended from the pulpit... - David Timson
>'As far as I can make out,' said Harlow... - David Timson
>'I should like to know...' - David Timson
>'If it were possible to save and accumulate...' - David Timson
>Under the present system... - David Timson
>'Another good way to deal with them...' - David Timson
>'As for what we should do...' - David Timson
>'As regards those disagreeable tasks...' - David Timson
>'Is there any more questions?' - David Timson
>'If we had a Citizen Army...' - David Timson
>Chapter 46 - David Timson
>'I've often wondered what they does...' - David Timson
>Bert came back in about half an hour... - David Timson
>Chapter 47 - David Timson
>When they arrived at the yard... - David Timson
>Nimrod walked on the pavement... - David Timson
>'Anyone would think the dam' thing...' - David Timson
>next morning was a very busy one..., The - David Timson
>When they arrived... - David Timson
>Chapter 48 - David Timson
>liberals were furious..., The - David Timson
>spectacle presented by these men..., The - David Timson
>After a terrible struggle... - David Timson
>crowd now resolved itself..., The - David Timson
>carriage containing Sir Featherstone ..., The - David Timson
>At other times the meeting... - David Timson
>When the man had concluded his speech... - David Timson
>Barrington made no reply... - David Timson
>He slipped his arm through Barrington's... - David Timson
>Owen made no attempt to reply... - David Timson
>Chapter 49 - David Timson
>Sometimes in her delirium... - David Timson
>Chapter 50 - David Timson
>There was a woman standing there... - David Timson
>For the first few weeks... - David Timson
>Chapter 51 - David Timson
>Owen waited for about half an hour... - David Timson
>As he walked homewards... - David Timson
>Chapter 52 - David Timson
>During all this time, Hunter... - David Timson
>Chapter 53 - David Timson
>Whilst they were thus occupied... - David Timson
>Chapter 54 - David Timson
>Barrington and Owen continued... - David Timson
>Rushton having concluded his address... - David Timson
>A short prayer from Bosher closed the meeting... - David Timson
>In a very few minutes they heard the whistle... - David Timson
>Appendix - David Timson

Album Notes

Liner Note Author: David Timson.

Author: Robert Tressell.

Editor: Andrew Riches.

Reader: David Timson.



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