Jen English - Producer & Editor - trained as an actor, is extremely well-read and has a great ear for language. "I see the editor's job as transforming the raw recording into a polished product that will delight the listener's ear, removing any distractions and balancing the whole into a smooth aural adventure."
She's worked with many major publishers including Audible Studios, Random House, Hodder & Stoughton, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and Pan Macmillan. Her recent freelance work includes the celebrated audiobooks of The Wolf of Wall Street, The Spire (read by Benedict Cumberbatch and recently named by The Times and The Telegraph as one of the best audiobooks of all time), Alphabetical (read by Michael Rosen) and The Night Guest.
Her 3 favourite books are
The Vegetarian by Han Kang,
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov.
Matt Addis - Exec Producer & Narrator - read English and French at the University of Manchester, and worked around the globe in New Technologies before training as an actor.
He's worked extensively on stage & screen, but always had a passion for audio, and has enjoyed creating work with some of the greatest talents and companies in the business - hundreds of radio plays, comedies, documentary features, books and poetry readings for the BBC, as well as a wealth of work for Audible, Random House, Oxford University Press, Penguin, Pan Macmillan, HarperCollins, WF Howes, Hachette, Big Finish and the Royal National Institute of Blind People.
Recent work includes War Horse (National Theatre), W1A (BBC), Umbrella by Will Self and Nation by Terry Pratchett for BBC Radio4 Extra. He's the voice of Inspector Appleby for Audible, and is also now narrating the Frank Merlin Mysteries.
His 3 favourite books are
The First Man by Albert Camus,
Rape of the Fair Country by Alexander Cordell and
The House at Pooh Corner by AA Milne
Elinor Ulyatt - Producer When she’s not sailing a tall ship, crossing a frozen Russian lake, climbing a mountain or supporting refugees arriving in Europe, Els produces audiobooks. Mighty fine ones at that. She also works backstage in theatres across the UK, and is Entertainment Co-ordinator for the Green Gathering Annual Festival on the Welsh borders, which showcases sustainable lifestyle alternatives and entertainment. Els is passionate about great storytelling and compelling, truthful performances. Her favourite books are
The Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien,
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K Le Guin and
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett.
Sarah Grun - Producer & Editor - is a radio producer with a degree in Modern and Contemporary History.
She has been playing with audio since she was 16 making live radio, Sony Award winning documentaries and in the last 3 years she has produced and edited hundreds of audiobooks.
Her 3 favourite books are
Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame,
What A Carve Up by Jonathan Coe and
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote.
Samantha Hopkins - Head of Proofing - gained a first class degree in Drama from Loughborough University before going on to train as an actor. "Meticulous proofing is essential to ensure that the final product is perfect. It requires a methodical approach and a keen ear to pick out the tiny details that will make all the difference to the listener's enjoyment of the piece."
She has worked on a number of stage adaptations of classic English novels including Peter Pan, Pride & Prejudice and Brave New World. She loves working with writers and is a founding member of the script reading company The Watermark Collective.
Her 3 favourite books are Peter Pan & Wendy by J.M. Barrie,
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens and
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.