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Adjoa Andoh

British actress Adjoa Andoh has extensive experience in television, radio and theatre, including lead roles at the RSC, the National Theatre and the Almeida Theatre.

Anna Bentinck

Anna Bentinck was trained at various Arts Educational Schools and has worked extensively for BBC radio. Anna's animation voices include the hugely popular children’s television series, 64 Zoo Lane

Antonia Beamish

After a successful period with a French circus company, Antonia Beamish was awarded a scholarship to study drama in America. She stayed in New York and performed off Broadway, touring with Moliere's Tartuffe before returning to the UK to play the lead role in Educating Rita.

Caroline Lennon

Caroline Lennon was born and raised in County Wicklow. Her many film, theatre and television credits include Brian Blessed’s film version of King Lear, Joyriders at the Birmingham Rep, appearances in London’s Burning and The Archers

Caroline Quentin

Caroline Quentin is an English actress. Quentin became known for her television appearances including Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly, Maddie Magellan in Jonathan Creek and DCI Janine Lewis in Blue Murder.

Chris Addison

Chris Addison is a British comedian, writer, actor and director. He is known for his role as a regular panellist on Mock the Week. In addition to stand-up, Addison has also appeared in various television series, including The Thick of It and Doctor Who. 

Ciarán Hinds

Irish actor Ciarán Hinds is a very recognisable face in television and in films. He has built a reputation as a versatile character actor appearing in such high-profile films as The Phantom of the OperaHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows –Part 2 and The Woman in Black. 

Colin Mace

Colin Mace is a British actor has worked extensively in theatre and television. On television he has appeared in many popular series’ including The Bill and Eastenders.

Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench is one of Britain’s most highly acclaimed and best-loved actresses. With a career spanning five decades on stage, television and in film, Judi Dench is known across the world for her powerful, moving and humorous performances. 

David Tennant

David Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV series Casanova and Barty Crouch Jr. in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. 

David Walliams

David Walliams is an English comedian, actor, author and television personality. Walliams is probably best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch show Little Britain. Walliams is also a hugely successful writer of children's books.

Gordon Griffin

Professional actor Gordon Griffin can be heard on countless TV and radio adverts, documentaries and audiobooks. Griffin has now been in the acting circle for over 50 years, and in that time has recorded over 700 audiobooks to date.

Jim Broadbent

Jim Broadbent is regarded as one of the finest actors of his generation. He has appeared in many hit movies, including Iris, Bridget Jones' Diary and The Iron Lady, where he played the role of Dennis Thatcher. He also appears in the Harry Potter films as Horace Slughorn. 

Julian Clary

Julian Clary is an English comedian and novelist. Clary has written a range of books, including autobiographies, comedy books and children’s titles.

Laurel Lefkow

Laurel Lefkow was born in America and grew up in India, Kenya and France where her father worked as a Diplomat. She trained at the Webber Douglas Academy in London and has gone on to perform on stage, radio, television and film. 

Mackenzie Crook

Mackenzie Crook is an English actor, writer, director and stand-up comedian. He is best known for playing Gareth Keenan in The Office, Ragetti in the Pirates of the Caribbean films and Orell in Game of Thrones. 

Mel Giedroyc

Mel Giedroyc is an English presenter, actress and comedian, best known for her comedy work with Sue Perkins, co-hosting popular television series, including Light Lunch on Channel 4, The Great British Bake Off for the BBC and Mel and Sue for ITV. 

Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton is an English actress who has appeared on the stage, in film and television. She starred opposite Richard Briers in the BBC situation comedy Ever Decreasing Circles. She has also appeared in Doctor Who and in the period drama Downton Abbey.

Robbie Coltrane

Robbie Coltrane is a Scottish actor, comedian and author. He is known for his roles as Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, as Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky in the James Bond films GoldenEye and The World Is Not Enough

Saul Reichlin

South African actor Saul Reichlin has enjoyed significant success in theatre, film and TV. Noted for his deep, measured delivery, he has excelled in audiobook narration - twice winning the prestigious CrimeFest Sounds of Crime Award.

Ian McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen is widely regarded as one of the finest actors in the world and is the recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US. He has worked extensively in theatre television and film; his most notable film roles include Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and Magneto in X-Men.

Steven Crossley

Steven Crossley graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and has since established an acting career on both sides of the Atlantic in theatre, TV, film and radio; performing with distinguished Theatre companies in New York and London. 

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