ALISON LARKIN is a comedienne, award-winning audiobook narrator, producer, actress, screenwriter, speaker and Berkshire resident. She is also the bestselling author of The English American, an autobiographical novel based on the true story of Larkin’s adoption by British parents and reunion with her American birth parents.
After leaving London University and training as an actress at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art Alisonbegan writing plays and acting in rep. Leading roles included Ginny in Relatively Speaking at the Royal Theatre Northampton and Flora Post in Cold Comfort Farm at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury.
Her first one-woman show, from which her novel sprang was a critically acclaimed hit at the Manchester Royal Exchange, the Edinburgh Festival’s Assembly rooms and the Soho Theater in London’s West End. In Los Angeles she spent three years under studio development contract to star in her own sitcom with CBS Studios, ABC TV and Jim Henson productions while performing, speaking and voicing dozens of cartoons and movies from NPR’s The Wonderful World of Oz opposite Annette Bening and Phyllis Diller to Disney’s Pocahontas to The Wonderpets.