Listen To David Chatting About 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again'

The Guardian newspaper have today released an audioclip of David Tennant in converation with Lucy Fleming, niece of Ian Fleming, the creator of the magical flying car Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. David's latest audiobook release is a recording of the first authorised sequel to the classic children's tale, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again, written by Frank Cottrell Boyce. David was asked by the Fleming family to give voice to the book.

In the interview, David prraises the well-rounded characters created by Boyce and describes the story as ‘very clever, slightly surreal and hugely readable'. He also talks about his memories of the original story and the film, his own past cars and hints that Boyce has peppered the tale with a few nods towards James Bond, Ian Fleming's other infamous creation.

You can listen to the clip via the Guardian's online Books page. The full interview will be available with the audiobook which is now available though and iTunes.