Ukridge

The big broad flexible outlook… In a startling reversal of recent form, Audible have published my latest PG Wodehouse solo narration while I can still remember recording it. Maybe 2021 is not starting out so badly, after all: In Ukridge, the inimitable Wodehouse gives us ten stores from the early career of Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge: […]

HG Wells Double Bill

An HG Wells double-bill! The leisurely pace of Audible publication meant that these two went live a solid fortnight apart; but, hey, I’m calling in a double-bill anyway: Thirty Strange Stories features tales of comedy, horror, monsters, strange worlds, guilt, enmity, whimsy, and avarice in some of the best of HG Wells’ short fiction, including: […]

Something New for Lord Emsworth

A fresh start for Lord Emsworth! Something New’ is the original US-published version of the first novel in PG Wodehouse’s Blandings saga: Since retiring from business, the chief obsessions of American millionaire J. Preston Peters are his dyspepsia and his collection of Egyptian scarabs. So when fluffy-minded peer Lord Emsworth – father of Freddie Threepwood, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]