Stephen Thorne is a British actor of radio, film, stage and television.
He trained at the RADA and, after a time in weekly rep., he played several seasons with the Old Vic Company and the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford and London, including a tour in Russia. His television credits include Z Cars, Crossroads and Doctor Who.
He has recorded over 300 un-abridged audiobooks which have earned critical acclaim in both the UK and the USA. Awards include a Talkies Award 1996 for Enigma by Robert Harris and several Golden Earphones Awards from Audiofile Magazine.
He has worked extensively in radio with over 2,000 broadcasts for the BBC including the role of Uncle Mort in several plays and series by Peter Tinniswood. He also appeared in the BBC Radio 4 adaptation of The Lord of the Rings playing the voice of Treebeard, in the adaptation of Terry Pratchett's Guards! Guards!, and in Brian Sibley's adaptation of C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia in the role of Aslan.