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Tuppence Middleton narrates Stacey Halls’ The Household

Manilla Press, the boutique home for high quality fiction and narrative non-fiction at Bonnier Books UK’s Zaffre Publishing Group has announced that actor Tuppence Middleton will narrate the audiobook version of Sunday Times bestseller Stacey Halls’ upcoming novel, The Household.  

Tuppence Middleton is well-known for her role as Lucy in Downton Abbey. She recently starred in the ITV series Our House, and in the feature film Lord of Misrule. Her impressive repertoire of credits also includes the award-winning films Mank and The Imitation Game, and television series ShadowplayWar and Peace and Black Mirror. Tuppence currently stars as Elizabeth Taylor in The National Theatre production of The Motive and the Cue, directed by Sam Mendes.

In addition to her on-screen roles, and proving her versatility as an actor, Tuppence has lent her voice to various projects including BBC series His Dark Materials and a whole host of audiobooks including. 

On recording the audiobook, Tuppence Middleton said: “I am delighted to be narrating the audiobook of Stacey Halls’ new novel, The Household. Stacey has an incredible ability to create a set of intricate and compelling characters and has done so in abundance throughout this novel. I already know that Angela, Mrs Holdsworth and the girls will capture the hearts of listeners, and I cannot wait to bring their moving stories to life.”

Stacey Halls said: “I am over the moon to have Tuppence Middleton bring The Household to life. She has been standout in every drama I’ve seen her in, and I can’t wait for her to bring her warmth and vulnerability to the pages of my book.”

The Household is the new novel from the award-winning, Sunday Times bestselling author of The FamiliarsThe Foundling and Mrs England. Set against Charles Dickens’ home for fallen women and inspired by real figures from history, it is Stacey Halls’ most ambitious and captivating novel yet.

The Household will be published on 11th April 2024 in hardback, audio, and eBook.