Anton Lesser

Anton Lesser

One of Britain’s leading classical actors, Anton Lesser has worked extensively at the National Theatre, and is an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where, over the years, he has played many of the principal roles, including Romeo, Troilus, Petruchio and Richard III. His many television appearances include roles in The Cherry Orchard, King Lear, The Politician’s Wife, Vanity Fair, Perfect Strangers, and Dickens. Films in which he has appeared include Charlotte Gray, Fairytale – A True Story, Imagining Argentina, River Queen, and most recently, Miss Potter. A familiar voice on radio, he has been involved in countless plays and recordings, and has become particularly associated with his award winning readings of Dickens for Naxos AudioBooks.

Titles read by Anton Lesser
Aesop’s Fables (selections)
The Canterbury Tales (abridged)
A Christmas Carol (unabridged)
A Christmas Celebration (unabridged)
Classic Poems for Boys (unabridged)
The Great Poets – Samuel Taylor Coleridge (selections)
Composers’ Letters (selections)
David Copperfield (abridged)
Favourite Poems for Children (selections)
The Great Poets – Francesco Petrarch (selections)
From Shakespeare – with love (selections)
Great Expectations (abridged)
Great Expectations (unabridged)
The Great Poets: The War Poetry of Wilfred Owen (unabridged)
Hamlet (unabridged)
The Happy Prince (abridged)
Hard Times (abridged)
Hard Times (unabridged)
The History of English Literature (unabridged)
The Iliad (abridged)
The Iliad (unabridged)
Little Dorrit (abridged)
Little Dorrit (unabridged)
The Mayor of Casterbridge (unabridged)
The Essential John Milton (selections)
Nicholas Nickleby (abridged)
The Odyssey (abridged)
The Odyssey (unabridged)
The Old Curiosity Shop (abridged)
The Old Curiosity Shop (unabridged)
The Old Testament (selections)
Oliver Twist (abridged)
Othello (unabridged)
Paradise Lost (abridged)
Paradise Lost (unabridged)
Paradise Regained (unabridged)
The Pickwick Papers (abridged)
The Pied Piper, and other favourite poems (compilation)
The Pleasures of the Garden (selections)
Popular Poetry, Popular Verse – Volume I (selections)
Pygmalion (unabridged)
Romeo and Juliet (unabridged)
A Sentimental Journey (unabridged)
The Spiritual Verses (selections)
Stories from Shakespeare – The Plantagenets (unabridged)
A Tale of Two Cities (abridged)
A Tale of Two Cities (unabridged)
Tristram Shandy (unabridged)
The Voice of the Buddha (compilation)