Tom Hollander possesses a distinctive and captivating vocal quality that enables him to evoke a visual image of the spoken word.

The British LIbrary Sound Archive offers a Listening and Viewing Service at the British Library's St Pancras building. The collection includes recorded sound and video, music, wildlife, drama, literature and oral history and BBC broadcasts. The vast British Library holds several of Tom Hollander's performances in recorded form. Search the Sound Archive Catalog, here (enter Tom Hollander and click "Search")

  A Legacy of Spies
by John Le Carré
Penguin Books/Audible
Release: 9/7/17
  The Casual Vacancy
by J.K. Rowling
ISBN 9781408704202 (27 September 2012)
ISBN 9781405519229
ISBN 9781405519212
ISBN 9781405519205
  The Lieutenant
by Kate Grenville
Hachette Digital (5 February 2009)
ISBN-10: 1405505842
ISBN-13: 978-1405505840
  Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile
by Geraint Anderson
Hachette Digital (5 February 2009)
ISBN-10: 1405506903
ISBN-13: 978-1405506908
  Words That Burn
by Josephine Hart
Hachette Digital (6 November 2008)
ISBN-10: 1405505028
ISBN-13: 978-1405505024
  A Clockwork Orange
by Anthony Burgess
Caedmon (12 June 2007)
ISBN-10: 0061170623
ISBN-13: 978 0061170621
  In the Company of the Courtesan
by Sarah Dunant
Time Warner AudioBooks; Abridged Ed edition (30 Mar 2006)
ISBN-10: 1405501421
ISBN-13: 978-1405501422
  Conrad's Fate (The Chrestomanci)
by Diana Wynn Jones
Collins; Abridged Edition (6 Mar 2006)
ISBN-10: 0007213379
ISBN-13: 978-0007213375
  Philomel Cottage
by Agatha Christie
Originally aired on BBC;
Role: "Terry"
BBC Audiobooks (5 May 2003)
ISBN-10: 0563530685
ISBN-13: 978-0563530688
  Further Tales of the Unexpected
by Roald Dahl
Hollander reads "Royal Jelly"
BBC Audiobooks (4 Nov 2002)
ISBN-10: 0563528583
ISBN-13: 978-0563528586
  The Heart of the Matter
by Graham Greene
(originally aired on BBC)
Role: "Edward Wilson"
BBC Audiobooks (10 Jun 2002)
ISBN-10: 0563478462
ISBN-13: 978-0563478461
  More Tales of the Unexpected
by Roald Dahl
Hollander reads "The Landlady"; "Georgy Porgy";
"The Hitchhiker"
BBC Audiobooks (1 Oct 2001)
ISBN-10: 0563477962
ISBN-13: 978-0563477969
  Tales of the Unexpected
by Roald Dahl
Hollander reads "Man From the South" and "Neck"
BBC Audiobooks;
Abridged Edition (6 Nov 2000)
ISBN-10: 0563477512
ISBN-13: 978-0563477518


Tamsin Greig and Tom Hollander uncork a celebration of the joys and pitfalls of wine, including texts by Shakespeare, Chaucer and Baudelaire, with music from Offenbach, Mahler and Frank Martin.

2016 School Drama
Andy Mulligan’s four-part play School Drama (Wednesday to 21 May, 2.15pm, Radio 4) stars Tom Hollander as has-been TV actor Geoff Cathcart, who’s brought in to organise a production of Romeo And Juliet in a failing school.
2015 Decline and Fall
A real gem in the canon of British comic fiction. Evelyn Waugh's fast paced roller-coaster, dramatised by Jeremy Front, is peopled by larger than life characters
and a few grotesques. Paul Pennyfeather, a quiet, earnest,scholarly young student at Oxford knows nothing of 1920's high-life until one night he encounters The Bollinger Club... Ep 1, 26 Apri l2015

2015 Far Side of the Moore
This is the story of how the self taught astronomer, whose Moon maps were later used by the Apollo missions, became the presenter of The Sky At Night. But it's also the story of a mysterious love affair, and a window into the mind of one of the nation's favourite broadcasters. BBC Radio 4, 29 March 2015
2013 Skios
On the Greek island of Skios, guests of a celebrated foundation prepare for the yearly lecture, given by scientific guru Dr Norman Wilfred. He turns out to be surprisingly charismatic. In fact he's not Dr Wilfred but a handsome chancer called Oliver Fox who has allowed himself to be mis-identified. Saturday Drama on BBC Radio 4, 12 January 2013, 2:30 pm.
2012 The Verb
Tom reads a short story by Nick Harkaway. A "rescue" from his novel Angelmaker. The Verb, BBC Radio3, 2 March 2012.
2011 One on One
Craig Brown's brief encounters juxtapose the famous and the infamous, the artistic and the philistine, the momentous and the ephemeral. Every meeting described in 1001 words. Five episodes broadcast beginning 19 September, 2011 on BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week.
2010 Pauline Pepys Dowry
Samuel Pepys' diaries make occasional mention of his sister Pauline who has come to visit. She appears not to have been an entirely welcome guest. This comedy is inspired by Pauline, and by many other unwelcome love-lorn house-guests throughout human history...
Role: Russell de Bret

2010 Goldfinger
A brand-new radio recording of Ian Fleming's Goldfinger has been produced by Jarvis & Ayres, featuring an all-star cast and scheduled to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 over Easter weekend 2010. Role: Mr. Strap.
2010 The Custom of the Country
Award-winning writer Jane Rogers dramatises The Custom Of The Country, Edith Wharton's compelling social satire about marriage and money in early 20th-century American society. Part 1of 3 begins Sunday, 3 January.
Role: Elmer Moffatt
2009 Words and Music
Power: Poetry, prose and music on the theme of power, with readings by Sheila Hancock and Tom Hollander. (10/11/09, BBC Radio 3)
2009 Sunny Afternoon
The normality of a sunny London afternoon is brutally shattered when a man is killed in the street in broad daylight, in this evening's play. Screams fill the air as passers-by try to help the victim or helplessly observe the drama unfolding before them. Their lives will never be the same again. Sunny Afternoon is written by Doug Lucie.
Role: Johnny
(5/29/09, BBC Radio 4 Friday Play)
2009 Theremin
Spy thriller by Melissa Murray, based on real events. Leon Theremin, inventor of the musical instrument that bears his name, leads a double life as a Soviet spy. When he plants a bug in the US Embassay in London, he has to save himself and his former lover from both the CIA and the KGB. Producer/Marc Beeby.
Role: Leon Theremin
(1/3/09, BBC Radio 4 Saturday Play)
2007 The Making of Music
James Naughtie's series chronicling the historical influences affecting the course of classical music.
Role: reader
Episodes: Mother Russia (9/11/07); Wagner (9/14/07); Pre-war Vienna (9/19/07); The Path to War (9/25/07); Britain Victorious (10/10) BBC Radio 4 (available on CD)
2007 Bleak Expectations
by Mark Evans
Role: Unknown
Pilot (Tom Hollander read for several parts but due to unknown circumstances, was not in final broadcast)
2005 Drama On 3: Volpone
by Ben Jonson
Peter Kavanagh, prod./BBC Radio 3
Role: Mosca
2004 The Friday Play: Lie Down Comic
by John Clifford Mortimer/Marilyn Imrie, dir./BBC Radio 4
Role: Nat
2003 Front Row
Phillipa Ritchie, prod.
Role: Himself (Hollander is interviewed about THE HOTEL IN AMSTERDAM)
2003 Radio 2 Arts Programme
Role: Himself (Hollander is interviewed about THE HOTEL IN AMSTERDAM)
2002 Agatha Christie's Philomel Cottage
by Agatha Christie/Mike Walker
Jeremy Mortimer, dir./Judy Elliot, prod.
Role: Terry
2002 Twenty Minutes
by Peter Hoeg/translated by Barbara Haveland/ BBC Radio 3
Role: Reader (Hollander reads Hoeg's short story "Reflection of a Young Man in the Balance")
2001 Between the Ears
BBC Radio 3
Role: Speaker (Hollander narrates "The Exeter Riddles" by Jeremy Arden)
2001 The Heart of the Matter
by Graham Greene/John Harvey
Role: Wilson
2000 Fantastic Tales
[Guy de Maupassant]
Gemma Jenkins, prod./BBC Radio 4
Role: Reader (Hollander reads, "The Night" by Guy de Maupassant)
2000 Classic Serial: Emma
by Jane Austen/April deAngelis/Jonquil Panting, dir. (director's name also listed as "John Kilpanting")
Role: Frank Churchill (BBC Radio 4)
2000 The Friday Play: Wainewright the Poisoner
by Peter Straughan (based on the book by Andrew Motion)
Susan Roberts, prod./BBC 4
Roles: Lord Byron (also beginning and end narration)
1998 Night Waves
A. Appleton, prod.
Role: Himself (Hollander is interviewed about THE JUDAS KISS)
1998 Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
by Mario Vargas Llosa/Lee Hall/Sally Avens, dir.
A six part series. BBC Radio 4
Role: Mario
1998 Kaleidescope
J. Boundy, prod.
Guest (Hollander is interviewed about THE JUDAS KISS)
1998 A Book at Bedtime: Five Dahls
by Roald Dahl
Pauline Stone, prod./BBC Radio 4
Role: Reader (Hollander reads "The Hitchhiker")
1997 Book of the Month
A review of Andrew Motion's biography "Keats"
A. Appleton, dir.
Role: Reader (Hollander reads brief excerpts)
1997 Emma Hamilton and the Elephant Man
Elizabeth Burke, prod.
Role: Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man
1996 Head: A Play for Radio
by Lucy Gough
Jonquil Panting, dir.
Role: Enzo; Ghost/The Head
1995 Paradise Lost in Space
by Colin Swash
Richard Wilson, prod.
Role: Ken (Hollander is featured in episodes 2, 3, and 4)
1992 Weekending
Jon Naismtih, prod.
Role: unknown

  The Real Marigold Hotel
  Liberty of London
  Sharp Objects: Sharp Sponsors ITV's coverage of England
March 2010
  NHS Swine flu TV advert
28 October 2009

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Video Game
Voice of Cutler Beckett

  Miscellaneous Advertisments
Tom's commercial voiceover work includes advertisements for a number of well-known companies:
Jacobs Creek, Smile, Vodafone, Film 4 Summer Of Love, and others.
Another Tongue


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