Arts Emergency

Samuel West

Actor and Director

Samuel West is an actor and director. He’s played Hamlet and Richard II for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Jeffrey Skilling in Enron in the West End, and the voice of Pongo in Disney’s 101 Dalmations II.  On television he’s been in Mr Selfridge, Eternal Law and The Chronicles of Narnia.  As a narrator, he has appeared with all the major British orchestras. He also does a lot of radio and narrating documentaries. Sam has directed ten plays and two operas, and was from 2005 to 2007 the artistic director of Sheffield Theatres. In his spare time he goes birdwatching.