Biography

Widely acknowledged as the worlds 'leading dramatic interpreter of Frank Sinatra', Richard Shelton is a multi award-winning and award-nominated actor. Awards include 'Best Actor in a Leading Role' - Frank Sinatra, 'Rat Pack Confidential' and 'Sinatra: RAW', London West End, international. Critics include; "Richard Shelton's masterful take on Ol' Blue Eyes is a must see. Pitched somewhere between concert and confessional, this modest show has greatness in it. Shelton's vocals are remarkable, manifesting not only Sinatra's sliding rhythms and nuanced phrasing, but also the timbre of that famous instrument. His voice wraps you up. It helps that the Sinatra songbook contains pure gold. But, again, the veracity of Shelton's flinty performance adds a fillip to his interpretations of the music." - Donald Hutera - The Times, UK "Shelton as Sinatra is quite simply phenomenal" - Mike Young, BBC "Not just a Sinatra show, this is an extraordinary contribution to our understanding of a colossus

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