David Shaw-Parker       Actor and Voice Artist


Current Availability and Commitments: Monday March 23rd 2015

I am just about to start rehearsals for a new play by James Phillips entitled McQueen which will play at The St. James theatre from May 12th until June 6th. Febuary has been spent preparing text for an audio reading and e-publication of my book The Lemming Chronicles as well as playing guitar in cabaret for Janie Dee at Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly Circus and recording computer game voices for Warhammer and Dungeons. I have some voice commitments as well as ELT bookings which speckle the diary pages throughout this month and the next. Some daytime availability nonetheless.

David Shaw-Parker trained at RADA in 1975 and began his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1977 appearing in over twenty five productions between then and 1991. 

He went on to appear at The National Theatre in Oedipus Rex, The False Servant and My Fair Lady and in London's West End in Grand Hotel, The Country Wife, Acorn Antiques, Heavenly Ivy, Up n' Under, A Dead Secret, Milkwood Blues, Cyrano de Bergerac and recently, Titus Andronicus at Shakespeare's Globe. His numerous television credits include Inspector Morse, Space Precinct and The Commander and his films include Steven Soderbergh's Kafka, Uberto Pasolini's Still Life, The Man Who Knew Infinity and The Muppets' Christmas Carol.

His radio recordings include innumerable dramas such as Rumpole of the Bailey, Headlong, Two-Pipe Problems and Number Ten and as a voice artist records audio books regularly for Macmillan, Harper Coillins, Big Finish [Dr. Who] and Naxos for whom he has just recorded Pilgrim's Progress, Trollope's The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, Framley Parsonage, The Small House at Allington, The Last Chronicle of Barsetshire and The Poetry of John Clare. 


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