Sleeping Beauty

Starring: Stephen Fry, Phoebe Dynevor, Rochenda Sandall, Adam Hugill, David Ahmad, Karen Bartke, Samantha Beart, Raghad Chaar, Amy Darton, David Holt, Simon Kane, Alyssa Kyria, Harry Myers and Kenton Thomas. In August 2021, I directed Marty Ross’s new dramatisation of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ for Audible Originals, Sleeping Beauty

War and Peace

Thandiwe Newton and I were probably the only people to use Lockdown to read Tolstoy’s epic novel ‘War and Peace’ – TWICE! Firstly to prepare it and then to record it, unabridged, for Audible UK. Due to her incredibly busy schedule it took us a War and Peace

‘A Very Fantastical Banquet’

I have had the pleasure and privilege of directing the actors Kenneth Brannagh and Lolita Chakrabarti in the audiobook ‘All the Sonnets of Shakespeare’, edited by Paul Edmondson and Stanley Wells for Cambridge University Press. This new edition includes sonnets found in Shakespeare’s plays, as ‘A Very Fantastical Banquet’

Lockdown Austen

During Lockdown 2020, I had the privilege of bringing one of my all-time favourite books to life in a brand-new dramatised recording for Audible. In August I directed, remotely, a full-cast of production of Jane Austen’s glorious novel ‘Mansfield Park’ (dramatised by Catherine Dyson.) Billie Lockdown Austen