Stephen Thorne trained at RADA and then joined the RSC for three years. He has played seasons at the Mermaid Theatre, the Old Vic and the Bristol Old Vic. His television work includes Daniel Peggotty in David Copperfield and several appearances in Dr Who. He broadcasts extensively and is well known as a reader of the Book at Bedtime and Morning Story. He was also the voice of Aslan in the award winning cartoon film The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.