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    • Jennifer Saunders

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Saunders
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her narration of Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s The Christmas Hirelings is BAFTA Award-winning British actress Jennifer Saunders. Appearing on our screens since the '80s, Jennifer has written numerous scripts for film, television and stage as well as appearing in many of them. Known for her starring roles in Absolutely Fabulous and French and Saunders, Jennifer Saunders has had an incredible career to date. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Amazon Customer on 18-12-18

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    • Alexander Vlahos

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Alexander Vlahos
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios is Welsh actor Alexander Vlahos. In this interview, Alexander tells us what he likes about narrating and what it’s like to be an actor. Vlahos narrates H. G. Wells’ The First Men in the Moon, a scientific romance novel first published in 1901. Following protagonists Mr Bedford and Dr Cavor, listeners indulge in their journey to the moon, where they come across the sophisticated insectlike creatures ‘Selenites’. 

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    • Melanie Brown

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Melanie Brown
    • Length: 14 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss her tell-all memoir, Brutally Honest, is Spice Girl and TV presenter Melanie Brown. Beyond being a Spice Girl, Mel B is now also an advocate for women across the world who suffer from domestic violence. Melanie’s memoir is a compelling, frank and inspirational story of a woman who has lived through many challenges but refuses to be shamed any more. In this interview, Mel spoke to us about revisiting painful memories in writing her memoir, the process of casting the audiobook and the feedback she's got already from her nearest and dearest.   

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • interesting lady

    • By RC18 on 21-01-19

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    • Thandie Newton

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Thandie Newton
    • Length: 12 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 18
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her narration of Jessie Burton’s The Restless Girls is BAFTA Award-winning British actress Thandie Newton. Known for her starring roles in films such as Crash and Mission: Impossible 2, Thandie Newton has had an accomplished career onscreen. Acclaimed for her role as Maeve Millay in HBO series Westworld, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination, and her role in BBC One drama Line of Duty, for which she received a TV BAFTA nomination, Thandie now narrates the audiobook of Jessie Burton’s The Restless Girls

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    • Simon Reeve

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Simon Reeve
    • Length: 12 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    Known for his award-winning travel documentaries such as Places That Don’t Exist and Tropic of Cancer, alongside his books on international terrorism and modern history, Simon Reeve has now published a memoir of his adventures, Step by Step. Simon Reeve talks to us about his latest book and his unusual education and career trajectory and tells us his key piece of safety advice. 

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    • Johann Hari

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 13 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest book, Lost Connections, is New York Times best-selling author and journalist Johann Ari. A Cambridge graduate, Johann Ari has a long and experienced career as an award-winning journalist. His in-depth research and accessible style, beginning with the war on drugs, which made up his first acclaimed title, Chasing the Scream, challenged the way we see drug addiction and legalisation. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting and insightful interview to the book

    • By Mikasa Ackerman on 25-11-18

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    • Samuel West

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Samuel narrates the 1990 Booker Prize winner, Possession by A. S. Byatt, an exhilarating novel of wit and romance. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets, uncovering their letters, journals, and poems, tracking their movements from London to Yorkshire, showing an extraordinary counterpoint of passions and ideas. In this interview, Samuel tells us about Possession, what he likes about narrating, what it was like growing up in a family of actors and what he’s working on next.  

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    • Colin Morgan

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Colin Morgan
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Joining us at Audible Studios is actor Colin Morgan. Morgan has been appearing on stage and television since 2007, performing at The Globe Theatre and The National Theatre and starring in programmes such as Merlin, Doctor Who, Humans and The Fall. He spoke to us about his amazing career so far, as well as his experience of the audiobook world after reading The Worldship Humility by R R Haywood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By MR T J H MOFFATT on 18-02-19

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    • Shane Warne

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Shane Warne
    • Length: 13 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Joining us in the Audible studios to talk about his latest book No Spin: My Autobiography is Australian former international cricketer Shane Warne. Widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of cricket, Shane Warne has had an astonishing career in the game, playing his first Test match in 1992 and retiring in 2013. The lead wicket taker in Test cricket until 2007 and named twice as a Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World, Warne has now published his biography, No Spin. Shane Warne talks to us about how he fell into cricket by accident, the lack of cricket superstars today and his relationship with Elizabeth Hurley.  

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    • Sally Field

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Sally Field
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her autobiography, In Pieces, is two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Field. One of the most enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has portrayed a variety of iconic roles on both the large and small screen. From her early roles in sitcoms and films such as Sybil and Gidget to her award-winning performances in Lincoln, Hello, My Name Is Doris and ER, Field has remained a celebrated figure and activist. Her new memoir, In Pieces, was published in September 2018. 

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    • Armando Iannucci

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Armando Iannucci
    • Length: 14 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    In this interview, Armando Iannucci talks about his favourite composers, whether or not it's cool to like classical music and what it was like to do stand-up comedy aged 12. Armando is a multiaward-winning satirist, writer, director and producer best known for Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, The Thick of It, In the Loop and Veep. His new audiobook, Hear Me Out, is an exploration of the many ways in which classical music can enhance and comment on the human experience.

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    • Steven Pinker

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Steven Pinker
    • Length: 11 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest book, Enlightenment Now, is experimental psychologist, author and Harvard professor Steven Pinker. One of the world’s leading authorities on language and the mind, Steven Pinker is the author of highly acclaimed books such as The Better Angels of Our Nature and The Language Instinct. Winner of numerous awards for his research and books, the two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist published his 10th title, Enlightenment Now, in February 2018.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Sharing of perspectives

    • By HJP on 28-07-18

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    • Emma Thompson & Isabella Inchbald

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Isabella Inchbald
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Thompson has previously worked on screen adaptations of Austen’s novels, including writing the screenplay of Sense and Sensibility, for which she won an Academy Award for the Best Adapted Screenplay. The film is still considered one of the all-time best screen adaptations of a Jane Austen novel and inspired the resurgence of Austen adaptations. Isabella Inchbald is a newcomer in comparison but very well versed in voice work, winning the prestigious BBC Carleton Hobbs Award 2017, and is perfect for our heroine, Emma Woodhouse. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very informative<br />

    • By Bookworm on 16-02-19

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    • Anne Griffin

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Anne Griffin
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Joining us at Audible Studios is Anne Griffin, debut author of the next great Irish novel, When All Is Said. Griffin’s novel depicts an Irish farmer who orders five drinks over the course of one night to toast each of the five most important people in his life. His life is laid bare, in its loves and feuds, regrets and triumphs, all through the five people who have left him behind. We spoke about her inspiration for the book, her literary career so far and what her plans are for the future.   

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    • Heather Morris

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Heather Morris
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her book The Tattooist of Auschwitz is Australian writer Heather Morris. Whilst working as a social work administrator, Heather Morris studied and wrote screenplays. After meeting an elderly man called Lale Sokolov, Heather used his story as inspiration for a screenplay, which has now been published as a novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Heather Morris talks to us about her book, the man who inspired it and what we can expect from her next. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing, can't wait for Cilka, another hero.

    • By Anonymous User on 08-03-19

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    • R. R. Haywood - January 2019

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: R. R. Haywood
    • Length: 22 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Joining us at Audible Studios for the second time is R. R. Haywood, author of Amazon UK’s number one horror series The Undead, and Washington Post best-selling author of The Undead series and the Extracted trilogy (both of which are Audible best sellers!). He talks to us about the first book in his new trilogy, The Worldship Humility, a science-fiction novel detailing the escapades of a petty thief and an Airlock Operative who accidentally steal a code with information about a new habitable planet.

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    • Celia Imrie

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Celia Imrie
    • Length: 11 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    An established actress across stage, screen and radio, Celia Imrie is most well known for her collaborations with Victoria Wood, including the spoof Acorn Antiques. With notable film appearances including Bridget Jones’s Diary, Calendar Girls and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Imrie has now narrated and published her latest audiobook, Sail Away. Celia Imrie talks to us about her new book, what we can expect from it and her successful and varied career as an actress.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting subject, opportunity missed

    • By Birthday Hangman on 01-02-19

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    • Deborah Harkness

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Deborah Harkness
    • Length: 13 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Born in 1965, Harkness grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and went on to study at University of California and Oxford University to name just two. She is a well-regarded historian of science and medicine as well as having studied alchemy, magic and the occult. Her All Souls trilogy of books earnt her a firm following, leaving fans excited for her latest release, Time's Convert. Deborah talks to us about her latest title, how she went from historian to author and the television adaptation of A Discovery of Witches.

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    • Hugh Bonneville & Peter James

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Peter James
    • Length: 15 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Peter James is an international best-selling thriller writer with 12 consecutive Sunday Times number ones, responsible for the critically acclaimed Roy Grace thriller series. Hugh Bonneville is a BAFTA, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor across both stage and screen, most recognised for his role as Robert Crawley in the ITV drama Downton Abbey and blockbusters such as Paddington and Notting Hill. Bonneville has narrated the audiobook of Peter James’ thriller Absolute Proof.

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    • Candice Carty-Williams

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Candice Carty-Williams
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Joining us at Audible Studios is Candice Carty-Williams, senior marketing executive at Vintage books and author of Queenie. Queenie is a relatable, darkly comic take on a Jamaican-British woman living in London trying to recover from a messy breakup, gain some attention among all the white middle class peers at her newspaper job and, most of all, fit into two different cultures. We spoke about her motivations for writing Queenie, her career, the lack of diversity in publishing and what she is planning on doing next.

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