Simon Callow
Simon Callow

Simon Callow made his stage debut in 1973 and came to prominence in a critically acclaimed performance as Mozart in the original stage production of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus at the Royal National Theatre in 1979. He is well known for a series of one-man shows that have toured internationally and featured subjects such as Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, William Shakespeare, Jesus, and Richard Wagner. Among his many film roles is the much-loved character Gareth in the hit film Four Weddings and a Funeral. Callow has simultaneously pursued careers as a director in theater and opera and is an author of several books, including Being an ActorLove Is Where It Falls, and a biography of Charles Laughton.

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Author: Simon Callow | Narrator: Simon Callow
Release Date: February 06, 2018
Simon Callow, the celebrated author of Orson Welles, delivers a dazzling, swift, and accessible biography of the musical titan Richard Wagner and his profoundly problematic legacy--a fresh take for seasoned acolytes and the perfect introduction for n...
Author: Ransom Riggs | Narrator: Simon Callow, Bruce Mann and Garrick Hagon
Release Date: September 03, 2016
A companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Tim Burton.   Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales...
Author: Simon Callow | Narrator: Simon Callow
Release Date: August 07, 2012
A short biography of Charles Dickens by acclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow that offers a fresh perspective on one of the greatest novelists in the English language in a lively, highly readable account. "It has all the gusto that a popular biogra...
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Author: Russell Potter | Narrator: Simon Callow
Release Date: July 31, 2012
A heartwarming debut introduces readers to the adventures of its overachieving porcine narratorBlending the sophisticated satire of Jonathan Swift with the charming exuberance of a Pixar film, Pyg tells the story of Toby, a truly exceptional pig who ...
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Author: Virgil, Robert Fagles, Robert Fagles and Bernard Knox | Narrator: Simon Callow
Release Date: November 02, 2006
From the award-winning translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey comes a brilliant new translation of Virgil's great epicFleeing the ashes of Troy, Aeneas, Achilles’ mighty foe in the Iliad, begins an incredible journey to fulfill his destiny as ...
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