Will Poulter to narrate Lanchester's The Wall

News - Books Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Rising young actor's first audiobook narration

Will Poulter, last seen as Ruth Wilson's unstable brother in the film adaptation of Sarah Waters' novel The Little Stranger, is to narrate the audiobook of John Lanchester's dystopian novel The Wall (Faber, 17 January; audiobook from WF Howes). It is the actor's first audiobook narration.

Lanchester said: "Will Poulter is an exceptional talent, and I'm thrilled that he will be reading the audiobook of The Wall. I can't wait to hear it."

Miles Stevens-Hoare, general manager of WF Howes, said: "We are thrilled to have secured such a well-known talent with an arresting voice to narrate this exciting book. With audiobooks being the fastest-growing sector in digital publishing at the moment, we hope to see more actors like Will take steps into audiobook narration."

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