Bill Bailey among talent to voice The Jungle Book

Audible.co.uk has produced a new full-cast dramatisation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book – The Mowgli Stories, in association with charity partner the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). The audiobook will feature voice talent including Bill Bailey as Baloo, Richard E Grant as Khan and Martin Shaw as Shere Khan. The audio adaptation was out on 26th August on Audible.co.uk and the platform will donate 25p per free download of the audio adaptation to the ZSL to help build a future for wildlife. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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