Gordon Griffin has been an actor for over 50 years. In the theatre, he has appeared in everything from Shakespeare to the first national UK tour of Godspell. He has also worked extensively on TV and in films, but he is best known as a multi award-winning audiobook narrator with over 900 recordings to his credit, ranging from Homer to Hilary Mantel, from Gogol to Chris Ryan. He received an MBE from the Queen in the Birthday Honours of 2017.
How did a fishmonger’s son from Tyneside, growing up in the 1950s with a Geordie accent, become the person who recorded over 900 audiobooks and received an MBE from the Queen in the Birthday Honours of 2017?This ‘charming’, ‘entertaining’ and ‘heart-warming’ memoir answers that questio...