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Neville Jason

Neville Jason

Neville Jason trained at RADA where he was awarded the diction prize by Sir John Gielgud. His first appearance in the theatre was in Peter Brook’s production of Titus Andronicus starring Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. He is a former member of the Old Vic Company, the English Stage Company, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Birmingham Repertory Company. Roles include John Worthing in The Importance of Being Ernest, Darcy in Pride and Prejudice, Christian in Cyrano de Bergerac and Robert Browning in Robert and Elizabeth.

He is a trained singer and has appeared in numerous musicals including The Great Waltz, 1776, Ambassador, Lock Up Your Daughters, Kiss Me Kate, Irma La Douce, Robert and Elizabeth and Mutiny.

Television appearances include Maigret, Dr Who, Hamlet (Horatio), Crime and Punishment (Zamyatov), Emergency Ward Ten, Dixon of Dock Green, When the Boat Comes In, Angels, Minder, Dempsey and Makepeace, The Richest Woman in the World, The Dancing Years, The Magic Barrel and Windmill Near a Frontier. Films include From Russia with Love, The Message, The Passage, That Riviera Touch, Drop Dead Darling, Kaleidoscope and Moll Flanders.

He has been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company three times, and is heard in radio plays, documentaries and arts programmes. For Naxos AudioBooks his readings include Vasari’s Lives of the Great Artists, Freud, War and Peace, Gulliver’s Travels, Far From the Madding Crowd, The Once and Future King, War and Peace and The Castle of Otranto; he plays Antonio in The Tempest, and has directed productions of Lady Windermere’s Fan, Hamlet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

As a director he won Talkies Awards for Great Expectations and Poets of the Great War, and as a reader, AudioFile Earphone Awards for The Captive, Time Regained, The Once and Future King and War and Peace (Best Audiobooks of the Year 2007 and 2009).