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Kerry Shale
Kerry Shale
Kerry Shale is a Canadian actor and writer, a UK resident since 1978.

His theatre credits include Frost/Nixon at the Donmar Warehouse and in the West End, The Exonerated at the Riverside Studios, His Girl Friday at the National Theatre, Aunt Dan & Lemon at the Almeida and The Normal Heart at the Royal Court and in the West End, plus six solo shows in Edinburgh, London and New York.

Television work includes Stephen Poliakoff's Gideon's Daughter, Love Soup by David Renwick and UN Weapons Inspector Eric Howlitt in the Newsnight film 10 Days To War.

Kerry's feature film appearances include Code 46, Max, Welcome to Sarajevo, Jude, Little Shop of Horrors and Yentl. Most recently: Genova, directed by Michael Winterbottom.

He has acted in over 200 radio plays, read Bill Bryson's travel books and has won Sony Awards for radio acting and writing. As well as writing columns for Front Row, articles for The Guardian and a BAFTA-nominated video game for Sony, he presented the music programme Kerry Shale's Listy Show for Oneword Radio.

Kerry's many audio books include Life of Pi (Reader of the Year, APA Awards). He is currently working on a graphic novel with Guardian cartoonist Steven Appleby.

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