David Weston

David Weston is an English actor, director and author. Since graduating from RADA he has acted in numerous film, television and stage productions, including twenty‐nine plays in Shakespeare's canon. With Michael Croft he was a founder member of the National Youth Theatre. He has directed also at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre anda number of other theatres in London. He wrote and narrated a series of non‐fiction audio books, including Shakespeare:His Life and Work which won the 2001 Benjamin Franklin Award for best audio non‐fiction book. Covering McKellen: An Understudy’s Tale won the 2011 Theatre Book Prize. His recently published novel Dodger Down Under was described by the Mail on Sunday as ‘a delightful Dickensian pastiche which will definitely have the readers clamouring for more.’