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The much-loved actor, presenter and author, Tony Robinson, joins Gabriel Fleming in the Audible Studios to discuss his autobiography, No Cunning Plan. Sir Tony Robinson is most famous for playing the role of Baldrick in Blackadder and presenting the Channel 4 show, Time Team, for 20 years. However, he began his career at the age of 13 in the original stage version of Oliver!
Bettany Hughes is a historian, an author and a broadcaster whose many TV and radio documentaries have toured ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt. Her critically acclaimed writing has explored the lives and worlds of Helen of Troy and Socrates, and today she visits the Audible Studios to tell us more about her new book, Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities.
Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful historical fiction authors writing today. His Wars of the Roses series is a perennial favourite with Audible listeners, and his highly anticipated stand-alone novel Dunstan came out this month. He joins Gabriel Fleming to discuss his work.
In 2015, Laura Marshall decided to have a crack at her lifelong dream of becoming a novelist and enrolled on the Curtis Brown novel-writing course. Two years later, here she is with her debut novel Friend Request. Laura visits the Audible Studios discuss more about that journey and, of course, the novel itself.
Ben Collins, the championship winning racing driver, Hollywood stuntman, best-selling author and the legend that is The Stig from Top Gear visits the Audible Studios to chat about his new book How To Drive.
Hollie McNish visits the Audible Studios to talk about her book Nobody Told Me: Poetry and Parenthood. The book uses stories and poems to create a snapshot of motherhood, in which Hollie talks about everything from morning sickness and breastfeeding in public to the impossibility of ever finishing a hot cup of tea. Hollie has been performing poetry since 2005 and has gone viral on YouTube for her slick, poignant, political rhymes. She won the UK Slam Poetry Competition in 2009.
Rutger Bregman joins Gabriel Fleming in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest best-selling publication, Utopia for Realists. Rutger Bregman is one of Europe's most prominent young thinkers. At 29, he is a historian and an author with four books already under his belt, not to mention a regular spot on the revered online journalism platform The Correspondent and publications in The Washington Post and The Guardian.
Author Laura Barnett and musician Kathryn Williams visit the Audible Studios; together they've produced a remarkable work - a novel accompanied by its own soundtrack. Laura's audiobook, Greatest Hits is available on Audible and features extracts from the album that Kathryn Williams wrote and recorded to complement it.
Psychologist, writer and codirector of the Department Store for the Mind Ruth Williams talks to us about the release of Washing Up Is Good for You. A charming, witty and heartwarming collaboration between artists and writers, the audiobook promotes the view that we should all attempt to lead more mindful existences. In this interview, Ruth explains how simple, everyday tasks can add peace, meaning and comfort to our daily lives.
Best-selling author of The Letter and The Secret Kathryn Hughes joins Audible for a second time to discuss her third novel, The Key. With a dual time line, listeners are transported between scenes of a 1950s operational insane asylum and those taking place in the aged and now abandoned building 50 years on in a story about forgotten tragedy, lost love and the pursuit of justice. Kathryn discusses her new thrilling instalment and her hopes for future works.
A former United States Navy admiral with a distinguished and extraordinary career, Admiral William McRaven retired from the Navy in 2014 after more than 37 years of service. During the last few years of his career he was also 'Bull Frog', the longest serving Navy SEAL still on duty. Admiral McRaven has written a book which shares the most important principles he learned during his career - it's called Make Your Bed: Small things that can change your life...and maybe the world.