Sam Dastor studied English at Cambridge and trained at RADA. His early theatrical experience included a spell at the National Theatre under Sir Laurence Olivier. In the West End he has appeared as Ariel to Paul Scofield’s Prospero and in three of Simon Gray’s plays – Melon, Hidden Laughter, and Cell Mates. For the RSC he has been seen in Timon of Athens, Tales from Ovid and a world tour of A Servant To Two Masters. His many television appearances include I, Claudius; Yes, Minister; Mountbatten; Julius Caesar and Fortunes of War. He has also appeared in the films Made, Jinnah and Such A Long Journey, recorded over 1000 broadcasts for the BBC and read numerous audiobooks including Kim and A Passage To India. He has also read Great Explorers for Naxos AudioBooks.