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Author: Sue Rodwell Narrator: Tony Britton, Charles Dance, Eleanor Bron, Maureen Lipman, various narrators, Joss Ackland, Jenny Agutter, James Bolam Publisher: Copyright Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2014 ISBN: 9781780003894
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The Chronicle is an epic anthology of the most interesting and revealing diaries and journals written during the last 500 years, providing a fascinating and intriguing record of life as witnessed by some history’s most colorful characters. Including authors ranging from Samuel Pepys to Alan Bennett, Dorothy Wordsworth to Barbara Castle, and Oliver Cromwell to Evelyn Waugh, The Chronicle is one of the most ambitious productions ever commissioned as an audiobook. It contains 120,000 words from over 150 diarists and letter writers, and is performed by an outstanding cast of 30 actors in a dramatized setting with music and soundtrack, with a combined total running time of just under 12 hours. It is available in four parts.

Arranged in the form of a calendar, The Chronicle is a daily record of British life and provides a vivid and entertaining portrait of the life and times in which the writers lived.

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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 Narrators

Joss Ackland, CBE, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland in London in 1928. He is a distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 130 films and in title roles on the London stage. Among his credits are Lethal Weapon 2, The Hunt for Red October, and Evita.

Jenny Agutter is an English film and television actress. She began her career as a child actor in the mid 1960s, starring in the BBC television series The Railway Children and the film adaptation of the same book. She moved on to adult roles with Walkabout, An American Werewolf in London, Logan’s Run, and Equus. Agutter is the winner of two AudioFile Earphones Awards.

James Bolam is an English actor best known for his roles on BBC radio and television in the 1970s. He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honors.

Tony Britton is a renowned British classical stage actor who has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company. On television, he has appeared in Holby City, The Way We Live Now, and The Saint.

Charles Dance, OBE, is an English actor, director, and screenwriter. He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1970s and went on to appear in many BBC television shows after his breakthrough role in The Jewel in the Crown. He most recently starred in the HBO Game of Thrones series.

Charles Dance, OBE, is an English actor, director, and screenwriter. He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1970s and went on to appear in many BBC television shows after his breakthrough role in The Jewel in the Crown. He most recently starred in the HBO Game of Thrones series.

Charles Dance, OBE, is an English actor, director, and screenwriter. He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1970s and went on to appear in many BBC television shows after his breakthrough role in The Jewel in the Crown. He most recently starred in the HBO Game of Thrones series.

Dan Woren is an American voice actor and Earphones Award–winning narrator. He has worked extensively in animation, video games, and feature films. He is best known for his many roles in anime productions such as Bleach and as the voice of Sub-Zero in the video game Mortal Kombat.