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AUDIOFILE piece


Thrilled to have an article in AUDIOFILE magazine, the audiobook world's 'bible'. Here it is:- Gordon Griffin On August 10 and 11 of this year, Gordon Griffin went into a London studio and recorded ELEGY: THE FIRST DAY ON THE SOMME, by Andrew Roberts. It was the award-winning narrator’s 700th audiobook. Seven hundredth! His voice ...

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TALKING TO TINO


A lot of media interest has been generated by my reaching the 700 mark! 700 audiobooks!?! Even I find it unbelievable but there they all are on this site. I've done interviews for magazines and newspapers and even ITV Tyne Tees which I'll put up on here soon. But here's a long chat from Tino ...

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700 NOT OUT!


A lovely surprise at the studio when I sat down to have a lunchtime cuppa, when the boss and the staff of the studio appeared with champagne and a card to celebrate my 700th audiobook (The book that marked the milestone was Andrew Roberts' "Elegy: The first day on the Somme" a detailed account of ...

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LOCAL BOY…


Had a lively interview with Simon Logan on Radio Newcastle. How did a local boy (Newcastle/Whitley Bay) come to be the person who recorded a record-breaking 700 audiobooks............? Good question!!!

Gordon Griffin – the book!


I am often asked (after a talk usually) why I don't put my experiences into a book. When a well-known writer (who came to one of my talks) also suggested it, I gave it some serious thought. So....early days, but watch this space!!!!

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To give it its full title, "Night Raid: The True Story of the First Victorious British Para Raid of WWII", by Taylor Downing. It's the story of Operation Biting, the paratroop raid on the German Würzburg radar facility at Bruneval in northern France. Actually, it's quite a bit more than that - it starts off ...

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THE FORCE OF NATURE


Off later to Leicester to record two beautiful books. The Moth Snowstorm is by environmentalist Michael Macarthy. It's a celebration of nature but also a shocking chronicle of how (in this short century) we have done so much to destroy the very nature we love so much. It's a beautiful book. Moving and passionate. So ...

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Feedback


Feedback from my Southampton Talk. That's what I  like to hear!!: Hi Gordon This is just to say thank you for coming on Wednesday. I've heard nothing but praise for your talk. It was really very well received.

TIME TO TALK


Come and see me/hear me: JUNE Tuesday 9 BEDFORD CENTRAL LIBRARY at 2.00pm Wednesday 10 MASONIC HALL, ELING, TOTTON (U3A) at 2.00pm Friday 26  LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY 2.00PM (time to be confirmed) and SEPTEMBER Saturday 26 NORTHAMPTON MARRIOT HOTEL (conference then dinner at 7.00 pm) I am guest speaker

FANGS FOR THE MEMORY


The crime novel Antidote to Venom was written during the "Golden Age of Murder". It was written by the then popular crime-writer Freeman Wills Crofts (sounds like a department store!) and published in 1938. The novel  is set in a fictional Midlands town and centres on the Zoo and its boss. Add 'another woman', gambling ...

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