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In the Flesh!


Kingston upon Thames. Narrator Talk at Tudor Drive Library Date: 14th June 2018 Location: Tudor Drive Library Time: 14:00 - 15:15 Cost: Booking required Audio book narrator talk: Gordon Griffin, MBE. A 'Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight' special event. Gordon Griffin MBE will be coming along to talk about his role as an audio ...

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Guesswork


I have been recording a lot of whodunnits recently ranging from early examples of the genre to books hot off the presses (do they still use presses?). This year I have already recorded a number by masters old and new (Kate Ellis, Roy Lewis, Edward Marston, John Rhode etc) and it's always fun trying to ...

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“I RECORD AUDIOBOOKS, MA’AM”


Wow! What a year it's been! Next week I record my 36th audiobook of the year and 2018 gets off to a very busy start. No let-up, then?! Of course the highlight of the year (or any other year) was going to Buckingham Palace to received my MBE from the Queen. She asked me what ...

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Hearts and Minds


Two very pleasing reviews from two very different but fascinating books. LENIN ON THE TRAIN by Catherine Merridale | Read by Gordon Griffin History • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017 Recounting perhaps the most famous train ride in history, this audiobook tells the story of Vladimir Lenin's return to Russia from exile in Zurich. Once home, he became ...

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My travels….and Gulliver’s


Haven't been on here for a while. I have been on my travels as usual recording a wonderful variety of books. That's how I like it! Two completely different classics that I recorded recently were GULLIVER'S TRAVELS from the extraordinary imagination of Jonathan Swift (some of it was pure Monty Python!) and the other was ...

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On my honour!


About six weeks ago I got a letter which left me speechless. It told me that it had been approved to be be appointed a Member of the British Empire (MBE) for my services to audiobooks and charity. Six weeks later I am still reeling! But at least now I can talk about it as ...

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Another satisfied customer…….


I really enjoy recording the Golden Age of Murder novels reissued by the British Library. A Scream in Soho was fun. I've just seen this review for it in AudioFile magazine. Nice one!! Narrator Gordon Griffin aptly introduces this title from 1940--the Golden Age of British detective fiction--in the speaking style and vocabulary of the ...

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The Masters!


I am lucky. Most of the audiobooks I get to record give me pleasure in some way. It's rare to come across a book I don't get something from. And sometimes I have the privilege  of recording the great writers. Coming up: The Ministry of Fear by Graham Greene and The Invisible Man by HG ...

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Thank you!! x


Recording audiobooks can be a solitary job. You have to reply on your instincts and if you get any feedback it often comes in the form of reviews or feedback from listeners which of course means that the comments come AFTER the book is recorded and published. I was thrilled to get the following message. ...

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My audio year 2016


So much for 'easing off' the recordings in 2016. I reckon I recorded more books last year (2016) than ever (around 40) and it's been impossible to make a list of five favourites because they have mostly been so different. I always enjoy my regular trips to Portsmouth and environs with Pauline Rowson's trouble policeman ...

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