If you’re watching the steamy and scandal-laced layer cake that is Bridgerton (now streaming on Netflix), then we simply must inform you of delightful news that would titillate even the likes of Lady Whistledown: Lady Danbury has a secret life. Another life. A life as…an audiobook narrator.
Adjoa Andoh, who plays the elegant and formidable Lady Danbury on the hit series, is an acclaimed British actress of film, television, and stage who has also narrated the audio editions of a bevy—or shall we say, a ton (Regency pun, don’t quill me)—of award-winning books. Listen to clips below to discover Adjoa Andoh’s exceptional storytelling, and perhaps even find the next audiobook to listen to while you wait, pearls and parasols clutched, for the next season of Bridgerton…
A New York Times bestseller and Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club pick.
The perfect book club listen, The Girl with the Louding Voice is a heartbreaking and triumphant tale about the power of fighting for your dreams in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
“Audiobook listeners are sure to be drawn in by Andoh’s expert narration as they journey alongside Adunni to find her ‘louding voice.'”—AudioFile
Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the New York Times,Â The Old Drift is a gripping audiobook about our yearning to create and cross borders, and an exploration of the very notion of time.
“Adjoa Andoh commands the majority of the 25-hour narration, donning and discarding accents, genders, ages, and nationalities as a border-defying chameleon who adroitly gives voice to the women who refuse to be ignored, elided, erased.”—Booklist, starred audio review
A New York Times Notable Book. Stay With Me is an unforgettable first novel, shortlisted for the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction and set in Nigeria, gives voice to both husband and wife as they tell the story of their marriage—and the forces that threaten to tear it apart.
“The subtle variations in accent, cadence, and intensity of delivery Andoh deploys ensure that Adebayoâ€™s graceful, deceptively simple writing loses none of its force. Transfixing in her rendition, Andoh mines each word for maximum impact, resulting in a compelling listening experience perfectly matched with the nuanced, devastating story.”—Booklist, starred audio review
Want to hear more? Browse audiobooks narrated by Adjoa Andoh.