AUDIOBOOKS: ABRIDGEMENTS

Barry Johnston has abridged more than sixty audiobooks and he specialises in sporting and showbusiness autobiographies by major personalities such as Andrew Flintoff, Sir Michael Parkinson, Shane Warne, Maureen Lipman and Jeremy Kyle. His most recent abridgements include the thriller Twisted by Lynda La Plante and The State We're In by Adele Parks.   

Alidina, Shamash: Relaxation for Dummies (Wiley)  *
Alliss, Peter:  Golf: The Cure for a Grumpy Old Man (Hodder & Stoughton)
Alliss, Peter:  My Life (Hodder & Stoughton)
Atherton, Michael:  Opening Up (Hodder & Stoughton)
Benaud, Richie:  My Spin on Cricket (Hodder & Stoughton)
Bird, Dickie:  White Cap and Bails  (Hodder & Stoughton)
Blofeld, Henry:  A Thirst for Life  (Hodder & Stoughton)
Blofeld, Henry:  Cricket’s Great Entertainers (Hodder & Stoughton)
Boyd, Pattie:  Wonderful Today (Headline Review)  *
Bowles, Peter: Ask Me if I'm Happy (Simon & Schuster) *
Brand, Jo: Can't Stand Up for Sitting Down (Headline Review)  *
Cezair-Thompson, Margaret:  The Pirate's Daughter (Headline Review) *
Daniels, Kit:  Soldier, Soldier: Red Alley  (Carlton)
Denison, Michael:  Double Act  (Michael Joseph)
Edwards, Gareth:  The Autobiography  (Hodder & Stoughton)
Flintoff, Andrew:  Being Freddie (Hodder & Stoughton)
Flintoff, Andrew: Freddie’s World (Hodder & Stoughton)
Frindall, Bill: Bearders: My Life in Cricket (Orion)
Havers, Nigel:  Playing with Fire (Headline Review)  *
Heald, Tim:  Brian Johnston: The Authorised Biography  (Methuen)
Holden, Wendy: Gifted and Talented (Headline Review)
Humphrys, John:  Lost For Words (Hodder & Stoughton)  *
Humphrys, John:  Beyond Words (Hodder & Stoughton)
Humphrys, John:  In God We Doubt (Hodder & Stoughton)
Humphrys, John & Christopher : Blue Skies and Black Olives (Hodder & Stoughton)
Johnston, Barry:  Johnners: The Life of Brian (Hodder & Stoughton)
Keating, Frank:  Classic Moments from a Century of Sport  (Robson Books)
King, Simon: Wild Life (Hodder & Stoughton)*
Koomson, Dorothy:  My Best Friend’s Girl (Time Warner)  *
Koomson, Dorothy:  Marshmallows for Breakfast (Time Warner)  *
Kyle, Jeremy: I'm Only Being Honest (Hodder & Stoughton) *
Kyle, Jeremy: You Couldn't Make It Up (Hodder & Stoughton) *
La Plante, Lynda: Deadly Intent (Simon & Schuster) *
La Plante, Lynda: Silent Scream (Simon & Schuster) *
La Plante, Lynda: Blind Fury (Simon & Schuster) *
La Plante, Lynda: Blood Line (Simon & Schuster) *
La Plante, Lynda: Backlash (Simon & Schuster) *
La Plante, Lynda: Wrongful Death (Simon & Schuster) *
La Plante, Lynda: Twisted (Simon & Schuster) *
Lipman, Maureen:  You Can Read Me Like a Book  (Robson Books)
Malies, Jeremy:  Sporting Doubles  (Robson Books)
Matthews, Stanley:  The Way It Was  (Hodder & Stoughton)
Moore, Brian:  The Final Score  (Hodder & Stoughton)
Parkinson, Michael:  Parkinson on Football (Hodder & Stoughton)  *
Parkinson, Michael:  Parky (Hodder & Stoughton)
Parks, Adele: The State We're In (Headline Review)
Parrish, Steve & Harris, Nick:  Barry: The Story of Motorcycling Legend Barry Sheene (Sphere)  *
Pertwee, Bill:  Dad’s Army: The Making of a Television Legend  (Foreland Films)
Robson, Bobby:  Farewell but not Goodbye (Hodder & Stoughton)
Robson, Bryan: Robbo (Hodder & Stoughton)
Sanghera, Jasvinder:  Shame (Hodder & Stoughton)
Sayle, Alexei: Stalin Ate My Homework (Sceptre) *
Secombe, Harry:  Strawberries and Cheam  (Robson Books)
Sinden, Donald:  The Last Word  (Robson Books)
Warne, Shane:  My Autobiography  (Hodder & Stoughton)
Wilson, Bob:  Behind the Network  (Hodder & Stoughton)
Winman, Sarah: When God was a Rabbit (Headline Review) *
Winspear, Jacqueline:  Maisie Dobbs (John Murray)  *
Winspear, Jacqueline:  Birds of a Feather (John Murray)  *
Wisden:  All-Time Great Performances (Wisden)
Wisden:  Cricketers’ Almanack 2004  (Wisden)
Woodward, Clive:  Winning!  (Hodder & Stoughton)

 

All of the above titles were also produced by Barry Johnston except for those marked with an asterisk.