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Author: Sue Rodwell Narrator: Eileen Atkins, others, Michael Maloney, Prunella Scales, Geoffrey Palmer, Samuel West, Michael Pennington Publisher: Copyright Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2014 ISBN: 9781780004112
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The Traveler’s Gazette, Abroad Edition follows in the footsteps of intrepid British travelers as they explore the far flung shores of the world. Compiled from the writings of some of the finest chroniclers, diarists and letter-writers, we join Charles Darwin, Kenneth Williams, Freya Stark, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Mungo Park, Wilfred Thesiger, and many others in their foreign adventures. Listen in as they witness the murder of Captain Cook in the Pacific Islands, travel the first commercial flight from Paris to London, join a Maharajah’s birthday party, and are shipwrecked in North America. This is a fascinating collection of traveler’s tales, a vivid portrait of British life abroad through the centuries.

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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

Eileen Atkins has played many leading roles in the theater, in both classical and contemporary plays. She won the Evening Standard Award as Best Actress for her performance in The Killing of Sister George. She has also appeared on television and in film, including in The Cranford Chronicles, Waking the Dead, David Copperfield, and Gosford Park.

Frankie Maria Corzo is a film and voice-over actress and audiobook narrator. She obtained a BA degree in theater studies from Montclair State University.

Michael Maloney is an actor who has appeared in numerous television productions, including as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Prince Hal in Henry IV, parts 1 and 2, for which he won Best Actor/Best Supporting Actor awards. His theater credits include Sleuth, Peer Gynt, and All My Sons, and his film credits include The Young Victoria and Notes on a Scandal. He has narrated numerous audiobooks, earning seven AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Prunella Scales, CBE, is an English actress, best known for her role as Basil Fawlty’s long-suffering wife in the British comedy Fawlty Towers and for her award-nominated role as Elizabeth II in the British film A Question of Attribution.

Geoffrey Palmer is a prominent actor known for his roles in British sitcoms, including The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, Butterflies, and As Time Goes By. In 2004, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his longstanding services to acting and drama. 

Samuel West’s theater work includes ENRON, Hamlet for the RSC, and starring opposite his father Timothy in A Number. His TV credits include Cambridge Spies, Any Human Heart, Eternal Law, and Mr. Selfridge, and he has narrated many TV documentaries. Among his films are Hyde Park on Hudson, Van Helsing, Iris, Persuasion, and Howards End. He has also directed ten plays and two operas.

Michael Pennington is a British director and actor who has played many leading parts for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, and his own English Shakespeare Company. He has appeared as Richard Strauss and Wilhelm Furtwangler in Ronald Harwood’s Collaboration and Taking Sides in the West End and performed two solo shows on Anton Chekhov and William Shakespeare. Although primarily a stage actor, Pennington has also appeared in film, most notably as Moff Jerjerrod in Return of the Jedi and as Michael Foot in The Iron Lady. He is also the author of Hamlet: A User’s Guide, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A User’s Guide, and Are You There, Crocodile? Inventing Anton Chekhov.