Kate Handford is an actress. 

 

On stage, she has performed at Shakespeare's Globe in Boudica opposite Gina McKee, the National Theatre Studio, Edinburgh Fringe, VAULT Festival + more. On screen, she will appear in the second season of The Great (Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult), and in The Courier (Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan), directed by Dominic Cooke. Kate features in various short works for the National Film Board of Canada, It's Nice That + the Venice Art Biennale, and has ongoing collaborations with Theatre Handmade + filmmaker Prerna Winter.

Also an award winning voice over artist, Kate has narrated over 50 audiobooks for Penguin, Bloomsbury + more; features in video games like Terminator: Resistance, the forthcoming Horizon Forbidden West + Kings Bounty II. She also voices projects for international brands and charities like Google, The Modist +

World Animal Protection.

MA Dist., Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 2014

BFA Hons., Ryerson University, 2012

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"Handford brings her own voice to the book which makes the audiobook an even better experience. It had me in stitches!"

 

Audible User Review

for Life Among the Savages

"The narration is captivating..."

 

Audible User Review

for Raising Demons

 
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"I didn't want to stop listening! Great narration, can't wait for the next book."

 

★★★★★

Audible User Review

for Havenfall

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"Perfectly understated performance. I loved this version of Rilla: simply read, with just the right emotion."

 

★★★★★

Audible User Review

 
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"Hooked from the first chapter to the end. A very good listen."

★★★★★

Audible User Review

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"All credit, as usual at the Globe, to a talented and diverse ensemble... 

with a detailed performance from Kate Handford, as a Roman refugee..."

★★★★ 

Live Theatre UK

"...Kate Handford gives a gutsy performance as Silvia - a Roman civilian who gives voice to some of the more nuanced moral arguments of the play."

★★★★★ 

Morning Star

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"Narrator Kate Handford will win listeners over with this sweet and charming performance."

 

AudioFile Magazine

Earphones Award Winner

Best Audiobooks of 2017

 
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"Together, Thorpe and Handford make the thoughts, feelings and energy of these young people readily accessible to listeners." 

AudioFile Magazine