Vanessa gives voice, yet, to another amazing collection, this time for Virginia Woolf in a little over 30 hours. There’s different narrators for this masterpiece, which include Tilda Swinton, Jessie Buckley, Kristin Scott Thomas, Adetomiwa Edun, Andrea Riseborough, Tracy Ifeachor, Samuel Barnett, Johnny Flynn, Juliet Stevenson onto 4 different books. Vanessa’s part is only featured on The Waves. You can buy this official CD/ Audio here. On the same site, you can buy other items which Vanessa is part of: The Other Boleyn Girl, Romeo and Juliet and Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls.
Mrs Dalloway (1925)
One day; two lives. Mrs Dalloway prepares for a party, whilst a First World War veteran treads the same streets. Follow 24 hours in the lives of two extraordinary people, each of them recovering from the First World War. A hostess and a soldier come together…in the most unexpected of ways. Kristin Scott Thomas performs.
To the Lighthouse (1927)
A family’s summer holidays see them return to the Isle of Skye over days and years, sailing boats and enduring wars. As we follow the slow unfolding of the Ramsays’ fortunes, both children and adults grow, love, lose. Listed as one of the best novels of the 20th century. Tilda Swinton performs.
A Room of One’s Own (1929)
Based on a series of lectures to women’s colleges, this collection of essays first published in 1929 explores a female’s need to have space to create, exist…survive. A must-listen for anyone exploring the roots of feminism – or simply what it is to be a woman. A provocative and pervasive listen that remains relevant to listeners of any age. Jessie Buckley performs.
The Waves (1931)
A dreamscape novel that follows six characters united by a single friend. Set against a stunning English coastal landscape, the novel dares to be one of Woolf’s most inventive narratives as it explores the journey from childhood to adulthood and beyond that – death, and all that we may learn. Vanessa Kirby, Adetomiwa Edun, Andrea Riseborough, Tracy Ifeachor, Samuel Barnett, Johnny Flynn and Juliet Stevenson perform.