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Roger Allam

Roger Allam

Roger Allam has narrated audiobooks for numerous bestselling authors, including Jeffrey Archer, Ian McEwan, Ian Rankin, and Joseph Conrad. In reviewing Allam’s narration of Jeffrey Archer’s Paths of Glory, Publishers Weekly said, “Veteran actor Roger Allam brings an impressive range and energy to Archer's historical novel…. Allam's remarkable accents are the highlight of the audio book.”

 Allam has worked extensively for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, and in the West End. He played Javert in the original London production of Les Misérables, and Falstaff in the Shakespeare’s Globe 2010 production of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2. He has been nominated four times for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, winning twice, and he has also won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor. His film work includes roles in The Queen, Speed Racer, V for Vendetta, The Wind that Shakes the Barley, Tamara Drewe, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Book Thief and the television series The Thick of It. Allam lives in London with his actress wife, Rebecca Saire, and their two sons.


<a href="">Jeffrey Archer discusses his book, Paths of Glory</a>

Jeffrey Archer discusses his book, Paths of Glory

International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer discusses his novel, Paths of Glory, based on the extraordinary life of George Mallory.