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Audiobooks by David Stafford

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  3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Audiobook The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
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  5. The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir Audiobook The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
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  6. Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer Audiobook Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer
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  7. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  8. Between the World and Me Audiobook Between the World and Me
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  9. The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit Audiobook The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit
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Hazelbeach: The Complete Series 1-3: A BBC Radio Comedy Audiobook

Hazelbeach: The Complete Series 1-3: A BBC Radio Comedy

Nerdy Nick's life takes an abrupt turn into surreal chaos when he returns to England to find the mysterious Ronnie Hazelbeach living in his late father's house. Ronnie has certainly lived an interesting life. He's been a wrestler, a sailor, a thief and a jailbird, a gambler, a husband, a conman, a salesman, a getaway driver, a cook, a priest and much more. James can learn a lot about life from him. Ronnie hatches a plan to help Nick get his ex-girlfriend back, while selling heart monitors to Monty Python fans and purchasing an extraordinary amount of sinks in a bid to shore up their finances. But just as the unlikely pair find domestic harmony, they are visited by an unwanted guest... The complete series 1-3 stars Jamie Foreman as Ronnie, Paul Bazely as Nick, Tracy Wiles/Claire Harry as Chloe and John Dougall/Neil Stuke as James. Written by Caroline and David Stafford Produced by Marc Beeby

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Oblivion or Glory: 1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill Audiobook

Oblivion or Glory: 1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill

Author: David Stafford Narrator: Gerard Doyle Release Date: January 2020

An engaging and original account of 1921, a pivotal year for Winston Churchill that had a lasting impact on his political and personal legacy After the tragic consequences of his involvement in the catastrophic Dardanelles Campaign of World War I, Churchill’s political career seemed over. He was widely regarded as little more than a bombastic and unpredictable buccaneer until, in 1921, an unexpected inheritance heralded a series of events that laid the foundations for his future success. Renowned Churchill scholar David Stafford delves into the statesman’s life in 1921, the year in which his political career revived. From his political negotiations in the Anglo-Irish treaty that created the Irish Free State, to his tumultuous relationship with his “wild cousin” Clare Sheridan, sculptor of Lenin and subject of an MI5 investigation, this broad account explores the nuances of both Churchill’s private and public lives. This is an engaging portrait of this overlooked yet pivotal year in the great man’s life.

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Roosevelt and Churchill: Men of Secrets Audiobook

Roosevelt and Churchill: Men of Secrets

Author: David Stafford Narrator: Richard McGonagle Release Date: March 2013

An intriguing look behind the congenial façade of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, this work reveals how each leader jealously guarded knowledge from the other in pursuit of separate national interests. David Stafford’s masterly study shows that at the heart of their complicated relationship—which was always dynamic—was an extraordinary fascination with clandestine operations. On this foundation, Roosevelt and Churchill constructed a fighting alliance unlike any other in history. “Explore[s] the intersections between the grand narrative of the Roosevelt and Churchill relationship and the activities of Allied spymasters and secret go-betweens…Worth reading.”--New York Times Book Review

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Birkett And The Blind Soldier: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation Audiobook

Birkett And The Blind Soldier: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation

The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this episode, a blind WW1 veteran, accused of murdering his wife, is defended by the celebrated advocate. Starring Neil Dudgeon as Birkett, with Bonnie Engstrom, Alun Raglan, Adjoa Andoh, Carl Prekopp, Paul Moriarty, Adam Billington, James Lailey, Gerard McDermott, Rikki Lawton, Alex Rivers and Victoria Inez Hardy. Written by Caroline and David Stafford.

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Birkett And The Green Bicycle Audiobook

Birkett And The Green Bicycle

The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this episode, the celebrated advocate deals with a case of murder, pacifism and chocolate. Starring Neil Dudgeon as Birkett, with Bonnie Engstrom, Alun Raglan, Nicholas Jones, James Lailey Cox, Adam Billington, Gerard McDermott, Francine Chamberlain, Christopher Webster and Simon Bubb. Written by Caroline and David Stafford.

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Birkett And The Naked Toreador: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation Audiobook

Birkett And The Naked Toreador: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation

The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this episode, Birkett takes on his most famous case, involving blackmail, snobbery, scandal and bullfighting. Starring Neil Dudgeon as Birkett, with Bonnie Engstrom, Alun Raglan, Joanna Monro, Nicholas Jones, Carl Prekopp, Victoria Inez Hardy and Adjoa Andoh. Written by Caroline and David Stafford.

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Norman Birkett and the Case of the Coleford Poisoner: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation Audiobook

Norman Birkett and the Case of the Coleford Poisoner: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation

The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this thrilling drama, Birkett takes on a case of murder, mayhem and political intrigue. Starring Neil Dudgeon as Birkett, with David Haig, Trystan Gravelle, Alison Pettitt, Michael Shelford, Clare Corbett, Sam Dale, Bruce Alexander and Joanna Monro. Other parts were played by John Biggins and Nigel Hastings. Directed by Marc Beeby.Written by Caroline and David Stafford.

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Birkett and The Red Stains On The Carpet: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation Audiobook

Birkett and The Red Stains On The Carpet: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation

Author: Caroline Stafford, David Stafford Narrator: Neil Dudgeon Release Date: June 2012

Norman Birkett, the most celebrated advocate of the inter-war years, defends a doctor accused of murdering and dismembering his wife and maid. Starring Neil Dudgeon as Birkett, with Bonnie Engstrom, Alun Raglan, Adam Billington, Sagar Arya, Gerard McDermott, James Lailey, Rikki Lawton, Christopher Webster, Victoria Inez Hardy and Alex Rivers. Written by Caroline and David Stafford.

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The Year They Invented Sex: (BBC Radio 4  Woman's Hour Drama) Audiobook

The Year They Invented Sex: (BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama)

Author: Caroline Stafford, David Stafford Narrator: Clare Corbett, Joanna Monro, Naomi Frederick, Sarah Smart Release Date: October 2011

A BBC Radio 4 drama focusing on three very different women who find their lives transformed by taking part in the 1960 trials of the contraceptive pill. Originally broadcast as the 'Woman's Hour Drama' from 17 - 21 January 2011. It's 1960 in Birmingham and Lella Florence is looking for women to help with trials of the contraceptive pill. Married women in a certain age and weight bracket are required. Three very different women decide to take part. Ditsy June's fed up with being under the influence of her overbearing in-laws and would rather save up for a new bathroom than for another baby. Glamorous Jeanette wants to avoid another agonising labour and to keep her wealthy husband happy. And Isobel has her own secret reasons for signing up. All three women couldn't guess the ways their lives will be changed by taking part in the trial and meeting each other. Written with sharp observation and a great sense of the period, this warm witty drama by Caroline and David Stafford shines a light on how iconic and life changing an invention the Contraceptive Pill was. Starring Clare Corbett as Jeanette, Naomi Frederick as Isobel, Sarah Smart as June and Joanna Monro as Lella Florence. Also featured amongst the cast are Sean Baker, Lloyd Thomas, Henry Devas and Iain Batchelor.

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Churchill and Secret Service Audiobook

Churchill and Secret Service

Author: David Stafford Narrator: Frederick Davidson Release Date: September 2009

Winston Churchill believed passionately in the value of secret intelligence, in times of war as well as of peace. Historian David Stafford makes the compelling case that one cannot understand Churchill's astounding success as a modern day statesman without reference to his deep involvement in the world of espionage. With absorbing detail about the secret world of agents and double-agents, this groundbreaking work traces Churchill's connections with that world, from his days as a member of the Cabinet that established the Secret Service to the war years, when his extensive intelligence network provided him with superior information. What results is a major contribution to the study of modern and military history and a crucial missing key to understanding Churchill himself.

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