About the Narrators
Ann Richardson is an Earphones-winning narrator who studied broadcast journalism and Spanish at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Years later, the desire to take up a creative yet productive career lead her to narrating audiobooks and founding Great Plains Audiobooks, an audiobook publishing company focusing on bringing Midwestern literature to audio.
Charles Constant is an actor whose professional storytelling career began at the age of thirteen, when he became an Actors’ Equity Association apprentice. An accomplished audiobook narrator, he has recorded many popular titles, including How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban.
Greg Wagland is an actor, audiobook narrator, and voice artist. His audiobook credits include classics, fiction, history, poetry, biography, nonfiction, science fiction, as well as young adult and children’s fiction.
Joan Walker is a voice talent and an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator.
Jane Copland has over twenty-five years’ experience in broadcasting and voice-overs. Working mainly in television, she has been a BBC newsreader, presenter, and continuity announcer. She has narrated many documentaries for BBC 2, Channel 4, and the History Channel. For her first audiobook, The Palace of Curiosities by Rosie Garland, she played both female and male roles and a host of accents from posh to cockney, Dutch to Italian.
Gary Furlong grew up in Wexford, Ireland. Throughout his life he has worn many hats working as a teacher, puppeteer, improv artist, actor, and singer. He can perform in general British, general American, and an Irish accent to a native level and can speak Japanese fluently. He now works full time as an audiobook narrator and voice actor from his home in Ireland.
Dawn Murphy is a British actress and voice artist, who trained at Drama Centre London. When she was chosen to represent her drama school in the BBC Carleton Hobbs Radio Award competition, she discovered her aptitude for and enjoyment of recording books and audio drama. As well as being a Theater, TV and Film actress and a regular narrator of audio books for the RNIB, Dawn has played Cordelia Crozier in the audio drama Doctor Who: Antidote to Oblivion for Big Finish Productions, voiced TV promos for the Discovery Channel and TLC and recorded many corporate videos and ads for clients such as Dermalogica, Pure Beauty Online and the Met Police.
James Cameron Stewart is a veteran actor whose performances include roles in theater, film, and television. He was trained at Hull University and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His credits include Outlander, Jericho, Flying Blind, Golden Years, Emmerdale, London’s Burning, Eastenders, Coronation Street, and Holby City.
Jenny Hoops is a versatile audiobook narrator. With degrees in psychology and biology, she relishes science-related nonfiction and complex whodunnit fiction. Jenny loves acting, and excels at many accents, including American (Standard, Midwest, New England, Southern, Texas, West Coast), Canadian (French and English), British (RP, Cockney), Spanish, Italian, and German. Her nonfiction work includes biographies as well as current events and news. Jenny’s varied career: environment inspector, event coordinator, motivational speaker, soccer mom, and now narrator. In her spare time, she visits nursing homes with her friendly dog, and cheers for her sons at biathlon races. Jenny lives in rural Alberta, Canada, and records from a professionally equipped home studio.