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Brits in LA Weekly Newsletter - January 5th 2017

MEET A MEMBER - RICHARD SHELTON

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Meet Richard Sheltonfrom London who moved to LA 4 years ago to pursue both his music and acting careers.

Was there a particular reason you chose LA? Dreams can come true! I portrayed Frank Sinatra in the hard-hitting drama, ‘Rat Pack Confidential’ in London’s West End (nominated ‘ Best Actor in a Leading Role’) and it confirmed a fascination both with him, and the lives of the Hollywood acting and music greats. I wanted to experience LA for myself, to see where those dreams became realities, and make my own dreams come true.

I’d enjoyed success in the U.K. including being a series regular, Dr Adam Forsythe, in ‘ Emmerdale’; singing at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, for Prince Charles at Windsor Castle,  at Elton John’s White Tie & Tiara Ball and with the BBC Concert Orchestra, but I still felt I wanted to grow and develop in America. LA was the right place to start following my dreams.
Recording my album, ‘An Englishman in Love in LA’ at Capitol Studios alongside Sinatra’s band mates saw th…

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