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PODCAST: The Sandman

Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Steve Phillips and Matthew Layton present #AudioBookClub - the world’s only interactive audiobook review and recommendation podcast.

On this episode...

...Steve and Matthew discuss possibly the audiobook with the biggest production budget of all time: “The Sandman” by Neil Gaiman.

Based on Gaiman's series of graphic novels from the late 80s early 90s, this audiobook boasts a cast that numbers amongst its members some very expensive actors indeed - James McAvoy, Michael Sheen, Andy Serkis, Riz Ahmed, Sandra Dickinson....

The production is lavish - a series of immersive soundscapes that bring to life an extraordinary eleven-hour blockbusting film in the movie theatre of the listener's mind.

And what does this genre-defining moment mean for the future of the audiobook as a medium?

Matthew and Steve investigate, then invite you to get involved in the conversation.


“The Sandman” - written by Neil Gaiman

Full cast recording featuring: Neil Gaiman, James McAvoy, Taron Egerton, Michael Sheen, Andy Serkis, Riz Ahmed, Kat Dennings, Samantha Morton, Bebe Neuwirth,

Dramatised and produced by Dirk Maggs

Publisher: Audible Originals


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