Travel Abroad Gazette: A journey into the history of the British Traveller Abroad. A full-cast audio.
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Date: April 2022
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
We follow in the footsteps of the intrepid British traveller as they explore the far-flung shores of the world. In the company of some of the world’s finest Chroniclers, we join Charles Darwin, Kenneth Williams, James Boswell, Freya Stark, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Fanny Trollope, Mungo Park, Nancy Mitford, Wilfred Thesiger, Horace Walpole, Evelyn Waugh and many others, in this entertaining collection of travellers’ tales.
Performed by an outstanding company of award-winning actors including Dame Eileen Atkins, Cheryl Campbell, Nigel Davenport, Alex Jennings, Richard Johnson OBE, Hugh Laurie CBE, Geoffrey Palmer OBE, Michael Pennington, Prunella Scales CBE, Samuel West, John Wood CBE & full supporting cast.
Also available as part of The Gazettes Box Set, a six-volume edition (Military, Sport & Travel) creating a vivid portrait of British life through the centuries.
“It is a highly enjoyable collection. Some pieces are just dazzling.” Independent on Sunday
“An extraordinary series... deserves a medal. The readers are all excellent and many of them distinguished.” The Spectator
“From the same stable that produced The Chronicle, my favourite audio this year, I've just listened equally spellbound to a compilation of travellers' tales at home.” The Guardian
“Time travel as well as the geographical kind is offered in this anthology, which takes extracts from books, journals, letters and newspapers to form a collage of impressions and details of the British Isles over the past 400 years, with a cast of big-name readers.” Sunday Times
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