Today saw one of my favourite books get on the radio , Look who’s back by Timur Vermes I reviewed this book last year .The book is a satire about Hitler returning to Germany in 2011 , 66 after the last day he remembered was in 1945 , as we see him tackling the new world that surrounds him . He finds people have forgotten who he is or thing he is a comic that does Hitler on the german tv .The amount of turkish people now in Berlin and things like TV , Starbucks or Herr Starbuck’s as he calls it the rise of his coffee shops . I’m so happy this was choosen to as part of the BBC reading europe series . For me when I reviewed this I said how well Jaime the translator of the book had caught the voice of hitler , this has been carried over in the performance of David Threlfall which is just perfect .He has long been one of my favourite actors and in this performance he captures what we feel Hitler must have been like if he spoke english in the 1940’s , that madness that is just below the surface of him ,.He has the feel of a man on the edge but just on the edge . we see how Hitler becomes a star of the new media age on a comedy show (presented by a Turkish comedian ), The TV folk think he is actually a very clever comedy act , not the real person . Some great lines , where he takes some one to pieces about their knowledge of Poland , his constant thoughts about what he would do to people around him and looking for his new Bormann .The final discovery the internet a wonder to him .You can find this the first episode here .If you want to see how Hitler finds modern Germany .Another triumph for Jamie Bulloch , he also translated Every seventh wave and forever yours which were also on the radio .