The One With William Lester
The Keith Blakemore-Noble Radio Show
The Keith Blakemore-Noble Radio Show
The One With William Lester

About This Episode

My guest this week is an actor with a wealth of experience on stage and screen, and he is one of the stars of a new TV series on Amazon Prime which launches on 28th September, called “Keep Calm and Carry On”.

Join William and I as we have a good old chat about how he got into acting and singing, and some of the experiences, pitfalls, and lessons he learned along the way, before we dive in to Keep Calm…

As always, you can listen to this episode via the audio above, or if you prefer to watch us having a chat then there’s the video version of it  below.

About Keep Calm & Carry On

New comedy series ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ airing on Amazon Prime this September. Produced by Raspberry films, written by Lawrence Prestidge.

It will be released on the 28th September and it is 3x episodes and a Christmas special.


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Having worked on a variety of projects in a variety of media with a wide variety of people, as you might imagine William has encountered his fair share of amusing incidents.

William was kind enough to share for my Patreons the time where Richard O’Brien attacked a cast member – and it’s not what you are expecting!

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About My Guest

William Lester is an American actor, singer, voice artist, and coral coach living in London for 24 years.

His acting credits range across stage, film and TV. He has played Frank N Furter on tour in Europe, and can be seen in award winning short ‘Entrance No Exit’ on Vimeo Worldwide and Amazon Prime.

William’s voice credits include ‘Mother’ in horror feature ‘Amulet’ and he voices ‘Lithium’ and several other characters in Coex Studio’s audio drama ‘Coexistence’, which held No 1 Sci-Fi drama on Apple Podcasts for 10 weeks. He was born in North Carolina.

He plays Sean in Amazon Prime’s show “Keep Calm and Carry On” – the first 3 episodes go live on 28th September, with a Christmas special already in the can.

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