The New Adventures Of Baron Munchausen

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0120200816A specially commissioned series from James Robertson celebrating travel, adventure and the importance of storytelling. Read by William Gaminara.

Our hero is a descendant of the original 18th century Baron Munchausen, whose tall tales inspired a book that would forever link the family name with fibs and exaggeration. Eager to redress the balance, the current Baron dedicates himself to setting down the unvarnished truth about his own exploits.

James writes, “The present-day Baron’s adventures are no less incredible, but in his case every detail has a rational explanation and not one word is an exaggeration or a lie. He flies with swans, sails, sledges and balloons his way round the world, is swallowed by a whale, encounters wolves and alligators, fights bush fires in Australia, orbits the moon and plays golf with the President of the USA. He does the kind of things, in other words, that have been denied to the rest of us for the last five months. Realism, escapism or a mixture of the two? Judge for yourselves.”

James Robertson is an award-winning poet, novelist and short story writer whose books include ‘Joseph Knight’, ‘And The Land Lay Still’ and ‘To Be Continued...’.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie

A descendant of the legendary storyteller embraces the family tradition.

The New Adventures of Baron Munchausen

0220200823With the Baron’s trip to Easter Ross cut short, he spends his flight south reminiscing about his famous ancestor’s unlikely travels.

Read by William Gaminara

James Robertson is an award-winning poet, novelist and short story writer whose books include ‘Joseph Knight’, ‘And The Land Lay Still’ and ‘To Be Continued...’.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie

Relaxing as he flies south, the Baron recalls some of his ancestor's unlikely journeys.

The New Adventures of Baron Munchausen

0320200830The Baron intends to relax in Queensland after volunteering with the bushfire crews – but fate has other plans.

Read by William Gaminara

James Robertson is an award-winning poet, novelist and short story writer whose books include ‘Joseph Knight’, ‘And The Land Lay Still’ and ‘To Be Continued...’.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie

The Baron recuperates in Australia after battling bushfires with a crew of volunteers.

The New Adventures of Baron Munchausen

0420200906Baron Munchausen travels in style as he uses his gift for storytelling to earn passage across the Atlantic.

This specially commissioned series from James Robertson celebrating travel, adventure and the importance of storytelling is read by William Gaminara.

Our hero is a descendant of the original 18th century Baron Munchausen, whose tall tales inspired a book that would forever link the family name with fibs and exaggeration. Eager to redress the balance, the current Baron dedicates himself to setting down the unvarnished truth about his own exploits.

James writes, “The present-day Baron’s adventures are no less incredible, but in his case every detail has a rational explanation and not one word is an exaggeration or a lie. He flies with swans, sails, sledges and balloons his way round the world, is swallowed by a whale, encounters wolves and alligators, fights bush fires in Australia, orbits the moon and plays golf with the President of the USA. He does the kind of things, in other words, that have been denied to the rest of us for the last five months. Realism, escapism or a mixture of the two? Judge for yourselves.”

James Robertson is an award-winning poet, novelist and short story writer whose books include ‘Joseph Knight’, ‘And The Land Lay Still’ and ‘To Be Continued...’.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie

Relying on his gift for storytelling, the Baron crosses the Atlantic in style.

The New Adventures of Baron Munchausen

0520200913Putting his Presidential round of golf behind him, the Baron takes off on the final stage of his journey.

This specially commissioned series from James Robertson celebrating travel, adventure and the importance of storytelling is read by William Gaminara.

Our hero is a descendant of the original 18th century Baron Munchausen, whose tall tales inspired a book that would forever link the family name with fibs and exaggeration. Eager to redress the balance, the current Baron dedicates himself to setting down the unvarnished truth about his own exploits.

James writes, “The present-day Baron’s adventures are no less incredible, but in his case every detail has a rational explanation and not one word is an exaggeration or a lie. He flies with swans, sails, sledges and balloons his way round the world, is swallowed by a whale, encounters wolves and alligators, fights bush fires in Australia, orbits the moon and plays golf with the President of the USA. He does the kind of things, in other words, that have been denied to the rest of us for the last five months. Realism, escapism or a mixture of the two? Judge for yourselves.”

James Robertson is an award-winning poet, novelist and short story writer whose books include ‘Joseph Knight’, ‘And The Land Lay Still’ and ‘To Be Continued...’.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie

After an unforgettable round of golf, the Baron takes to the skies once more.

The New Adventures of Baron Munchausen