The Midnight Gang

  • by David Walliams
  • Narrated by David Walliams, Peter Serafinowicz, Morwenna Banks, Nitin Ganatra, Ellen Thomas
  • 6 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

David Walliams narrates his utterly delightful children's story set in a hospital ward after dark. Funny and heart-warming, this adventurous tale about friendship introduces some truly imaginative characters that both children and adults will love.
Welcome to the Midnight Gang!
Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for...the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning....
When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward.... But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime!
The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic - and of making dreams come true.
Listeners are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone's Christmas.


What the Critics Say

Praise for David Walliams:
"A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale...hilarious." (Amanda Craig, The Times)
"I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics." (Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole, Guardian)
"The new Roald Dahl." (Evening Standard)
"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth." (Telegraph Books of the Year)
"Ridiculously over-the-top and utterly delightful." (Spectator)
"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air." (Sun)
"David Walliams' children's books are now guaranteed best this fly off the shelves." (Daily Mail)
"Delightfully funny." (Metro)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


My first audio book from David walliams and what a corker. Great storyline, likeable characters, humour and sadness all expertly handled, this is a real winner. Would recommend for all ages
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- ejm

Absoloutely Brilliant!

Would you listen to The Midnight Gang again? Why?

Yes! I am sure that I will be listening to this again because it was simply fantastic. It was everything you could hope for in a story. It made me laugh and made me cry, I also adore the characters.

What did you like best about this story?

I love that this was a story about ordinary sickly children doing extraordinary brilliant things in the interests of helping other children.

What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

This book was brilliantly narrated throughout by Walliams himself and a number of other people.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes! I could not stop listening!

Any additional comments?

This is a fantastic book, I am an adult and loved every bit of it. Not to be missed!

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- KittyB

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-11-2016
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited