Russell Grant

Russell Grant

I was born and went to school in London and although I have travelled extensively, I have always lived in London. After graduating from the Central School of Speech & Drama in 1980, I have worked regularly as a professional actor not only in Britain, but in many European countries in all mediums - film, television, theatre and radio.

With a keen interest in history, I qualified as a London Blue-Badge Guide in 1999 and my work includes private Driver-Guiding, coach, River Thames and walking tours, museum, cathedral and gallery visits. As a tutor at The American Institute of Foreign Studies (UK) and The Florida State University London Study Centre, the subjects on which I lecture include 'The Monarchy', 'Winston Churchill', 'Battle of Britain' and 'The History of British Theatre' as well as conducting day visits to historical sites around the country.

I have worked as a tutor on the London Blue Badge training course on behalf of The Institute of Tourist Guiding and as a City of London Guide, been an Examiner on the City of London Guiding Course.

I have also gained endorsements at The Palace of Westminster, the British Museum, Somerset House, Canterbury Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and London venues for 2012.

I am member of The Institute of Tourist Guiding, The Association of Professional Tourist Guides, The Guild of Professional Tourist Guides, The City of London Guide Lecturer's Association and British Actors Equity.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

William Shakespeare Tour

Royal London Tour

Houses of Parliament Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Churchill War Rooms Tour

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