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The Gazette Box Set

By: Sue Rodwell
Narrated by: Eileen Atkins,Alex Jennings,Hugh Laurie,Geoffrey Palmer,Prunella Scales,full cast
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Publisher's Summary

The Gazette Box Set is a vivid eye-witness portrait of British life, capturing the turbulent and colourful events in British history and re-telling them in the words of those who were there.

Presented in six volumes and performed by an outstanding company of award-winning actors including Dame Eileen Atkins, Cheryl Campbell, Nigel Davenport, Alex Jennings, Richard Johnson OBE, Hugh Laurie CBE, Michael Maloney, Geoffrey Palmer OBE, Michael Pennington, Prunella Scales CBE, Samuel West, John Wood CBE and full supporting cast.

Navy Gazette

An historical eye-witness account of life in the British Navy, from the Viking invasion of Anglo Saxon England to a young sailor’s grief at the death of Lord Nelson, from the Spanish Armada to the Battle of Jutland and from organised press gangs to murderous mutinies.

Army Gazette

A fascinating foray into British military history revealing the life of the British soldier at war. From the Roman invasion of Britain to the retreat from Dunkirk, from the horrors of Culloden to the courage of Rourke’s Drift, we experience first-hand the stories behind the triumphs and tragedies that make up the history of the British Army.

Sports Gazette

A rousing gallop through the British sporting calendar of the last 900 years in the company of such diverse sport lovers as A.A. Milne, Samuel Pepys, Dick Francis, Queen Victoria, Kenneth Wolstenholme, Tony Jacklin, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.E. Bates and many others.

Sporting Pastimes Gazette

We eavesdrop on some of the most memorable and fascinating events of the British at play. From marble games to water speed records, from fox hunting to ballooning and from cock fighting to the very British sport of...hopping.

Traveller at Home Gazette

A 400-year ramble through the towns and villages of the British Isles.

Traveller Abroad Gazette

We follow in the footsteps of the intrepid British Traveller as they explore abroad.

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  • Original Recording Audiobook
  • Categories: History

Critic Reviews

"It is a highly enjoyable collection. Some pieces are just dazzling." (Independent on Sunday)

"An extraordinary series...deserves a medal. The readers are all excellent and many of them distinguished." (Spectator)

"From the same stable that produced The Chronicle, my favourite audio this year, I've just listened equally spellbound to a compilation of travellers' tales at home." (Guardian)

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