Jim Dale MBE is a Tony Award, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Award and Academy Award, Golden Globe nominee. Jim is one of the most masterful entertainers of his generation. From his start at the age of 17 on the famed British Music Hall stage. In 1970, at the request of Laurence Olivier, he joined The National Theatre as a leading actor. In 1973 Jim made his Broadway debut in the smash hit, SCAPINO which he co-wrote. The New York Times declared him “The Toast of Broadway” in 1981 when he created the title role in the Cy Coleman musical BARNUM. He continued his Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End triumphs in CANDIDE, ME AND MY GIRL, OLIVER, THE MUSIC MAN, PRIVATES ON PARADE and JUST JIM DALE, to his narrating all 7 “Harry Potter” audiobooks to his 8 ‘Carry On’ films. Jim Dale, at the age of 22, was a pop singer who achieved 4 hits on the UK Singles Chart, best remembered as the lyricist for the film theme “Georgy Girl”, and loved the “screaming girls” he encountered during his pop career Jim had an unforgettable journey through an extraordinary career making people laugh since.