Craven Street: Ben Franklin in London

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Yuri Rasovsky

Narrated By: Elizabeth Montgomery

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: October 1991

Duration: 4 hours 14 minutes


Winner of AudioFile magazine's Earphones Award. This meticulously researched five-part historical radio drama reveals the multi-faceted, complex Franklin's little known adventures in London before the Revolution. For fifteen years, he lived on Craven Street off the Thames, where he established a surrogate family, began his Autobiography and became America's most famous citizen. As tensions heated up between the Mother Country and her colonies, Franklin became embroiled in intrigue and espionage and almost got hanged by the British government.