Julie Andrews Has a Story to Tell in Her New Podcast for Kids


Actress Julie Andrews’ stage, film, and television career has spanned over seventy years, and it’s astonishing, but not shocking, that the legendary artist has nonetheless not “referred to as it a day” and determined to retire.

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Andrews, 84, simply seems ten years youthful and has the power of somebody ten years youthful than that.

The Victor/Victoria star is clearly not ready to relaxation on her laurels, and this week introduced her latest inventive undertaking.

Julie Andrews has been busy

In Oct. 2019, Andrews revealed her memoir, Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years. The e book explores her years in Hollywood, the movies that cemented her fame with generations of kids, in addition to the ups and downs of being a girl within the trade.

Written along with her daughter – author and educator Emma Walton Hamilton – Andrews told People at that time, “It was painful, humorous, we wept at occasions, we laughed our heads off, we drank infinite cups of tea. And we labored. It was a couple of two and a half, three-year undertaking when all is claimed and accomplished. It was quite a lot of writing with my daughter, which I loved very, very a lot.”

Andrews calls this her greatest disappointment

Regardless of all her fame, nice accomplishments, and box-office hits, the actress has skilled, in fact, vital setbacks. Chief amongst these, she says, is the lack of her voice after a 1997 operation that despatched her right into a melancholy.

“After I wakened from an operation to take away a cyst on my vocal twine, my singing voice was gone,” she informed AARP The Magazine in 2019. “I went right into a melancholy. It felt like I’d misplaced my id.”

The artist filed a lawsuit towards Mount Sinai Hospital in New York Metropolis in 1999 and settled the swimsuit in 2000. She said in a statement, “I’m glad to have settled this case in a positive method and am glad to shut this chapter on an occasion which was unlucky for all involved.”

Julie Andrews and her daughter are collaborating on her new podcast

Her new undertaking, a storytelling podcast referred to as “Julie’s Library” options the actress, alongside along with her daughter, studying beloved and favourite youngsters’s books.

Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma

The pair have collaborated on more than 30 books for kids and younger adults and their new podcast showcases their need to share this love of studying, creativeness, and studying with youngsters and their households all over the place.

Andrews, in a note on the podcast site, expressed her enjoyment of having the ability to present such well timed content material in the course of the present second of quarantining and sheltering in place.

“At this extraordinary time,” she wrote, “with households confined to their properties and in want of inventive content material and studying help, we’ve got accelerated the present’s launch with the intention to deliver it to audiences as quickly as potential.”

The singer and actress defined that she and her daughter can be studying “favourite present youngsters’s books collectively, generally joined by my grand-daughter—Emma’s daughter—Hope, and different particular friends.”

“It’s our hope that the tales and concepts we share on “Julie’s Library” will present household listening pleasure, encourage significant conversations, and be a trusted useful resource for literary enjoyment and studying.”

Start reading along with Julie Andrews right this moment at “Julie’s Library.”