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Great British Trials: The Trial of Dr. Crippen Audiobook, by Sue Rodwell Extended Sample Click for printable size audiobook cover
Author: Sue Rodwell Narrator: Andrew Sachs Publisher: Copyright Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2014 ISBN: 9781780004259
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The Great British Trials series present a fascinating glimpse into some of the most notorious crimes and trials of the last century. Through original trial transcripts, eyewitness accounts, and contemporary newspaper reports, we witness the actual events that made each trial a cause célèbre of its day.

Mild-mannered Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen committed one of the most famous English murders of the twentieth century—in early 1910 he dismembered his wife’s body and buried the remains. His subsequent trial at the Old Bailey was expected to be a mere formality, but Dr. Crippen pleaded “not guilty,” and so begins this strangely moving tale of passion and despair.

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About the Author

Alex Jennings is an award-winning narrator and actor of stage and screen. He has won more than ten AudioFile Earphones Awards. As an actor, he enjoyed a highly successful run at the Old Vic in Too Clever by Half, for which he won an Olivier Award, the Drama Magazine Award, and the Plays and Players Award for Actor of the Year. He has also won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Peer Gynt. Among his numerous television credits are Inspector Alleyn, Hard Times, and Netflix’s award-winning series The Crown.

About the Narrator

Andrew Sachs may be best known as Manuel from the BBC show Fawlty Towers, starring John Cleese. His recent roles include guest appearances on Silent Witness, Doctors, and Holby City. His audiobook narration has won him seven AudioFile Earphones Awards.