David Shaw-Parker Actor and Voice Artist
Radio, Character and Cartoon
Corporate and ELT Slow Speaking
Short story, Narration and Film
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 and Cyrano de Bergerac. 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 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 and Naxos for whom he has just recorded Pilgrim's Progress, Trollope's The Warden, Doctor Thorne, Barchester Towers and The Poetry of John Clare.
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As we greet November 2013, David is currently at home in London and has been dubbing the leading rôle in an Iranian television series called The Lady, recording a new Doctor Who Audio CD 'Dark Eyes' and in December will start rehearsals for Oedipus Rex and Oedipus at The Crossroads by Jeremy Kingston at the Tristan Bates Theatre, London WC2. He is also currently recording end lines, vox pops and documentary narration from his home editing studio.
Thanks for stopping by on this bright and bracing November day 2013.
This page offers you a selection of my voice recordings on television, radio, film and audio book
Simply click on each of the samples for various demonstrations of my work as a professional voice artist and actor
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