Starting October with a double bill

A double-bill of new Audible releases to start October! First, in PG Wodehouse’s Uneasy Money, amiable but stolid peer Bill, Lord Dawlish, possessor of a slender income and a querulous fiancĂ©e, resolves to seek his fortune in America. But before he can even get on the boat, he discovers that the eccentric American millionaire whom […]

Forensic detection in the Edwardian age

For my 15th solo Audible release, CSI meets Columbo in R. Austen Freeman’s The Adventures of Dr Thorndyke “[T]he longer I practise, the more I become convinced that the microscope is the sheet-anchor of the medical jurist.” So declares “scientific investigator”, Dr John Thorndyke, as he interprets the clues found in the likes of bloodstains, […]

Leave it to Psmith

In Leave it to Psmith, two titans of the Wodehouse universe meet, as the immaculate Psmith goes to Blandings Castle, home of that amiable and boneheaded peer, Clarence, 9th Earl of Emsworth… Newly emancipated from an unwilling participation in the fish business, Psmith donates an umbrella (not his own) to a damsel in distress; and […]

‘The horror! The horror!’

My solo narration of Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad, went live on Audible last week! Narrator Marlow recounts his experiences in the Congo Free State, and his chilling and perilous quest upriver in search of visionary ivory trader, the enigmatic Mr Kurtz. His journey, culminating in his eventual encounter with Kurtz, horrifies and perplexes […]

Another Wodehouse narration live on Audible!

My solo narration of The Little Nugget, by PG Wodehouse, is now available on Audible! Pudgy, scowling Ogden Ford, spoiled child of divorced parents with far more money than is good for them, is “the Little Nugget” – the El Dorado of the American kidnapping industry. When Ogden’s father sends him to an isolated English […]

‘The Old Man in the Corner’ live on Audible!

My latest solo narration is now live on Audible – it is The Old Man in the Corner, by Baroness Orczy From the creator of the Scarlet Pimpernel, The Old Man in the Corner is a collection of classic tales in the Sherlock Holmes vein. In a genteel ABC teashop on the Norfolk Road, Miss […]

More news!

Another of my solo narrations went live on Audible last week! The Green Carnation, by Robert Hichens, satirises the scandalous relationship between Oscar Wilde and his friend Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas. It was one of the works used against Wilde in his prosecution and conviction for “gross indecency”. … And another was approved for publication: […]