John Shrapnel

John Shrapnel

Born in Birmingham and brought up in Manchester, John Shrapnel joined the National Theatre (under Laurence Olivier) playing many classical roles including Banquo and Orsino. With the RSC he has appeared in classical Greek theatre as well as numerous Shakespearean plays. His TV work varies from Stoppard’s Professional Foul and Vanity Fair to Inspector Morse and Hornblower. Films include Nicholas and Alexandra, One Hundred and One Dalmations and the role of Galus in Gladiator.

Titles read by John Shrapnel
Life & Works – Johann Sebastian Bach (unabridged)
The Divine Comedy (unabridged)
The History of English Literature (unabridged)
King Richard III (unabridged)
A Life of Dante (unabridged)