Sharman Yarnell



Sharman Yarnell (actra caea uda )

Sharman Yarnell has worked professionally in radio, television and theatre for twenty years. She has worked with such notables as Donald Sutherland, John Candy, James Brolin and Olympia Dukakis to name but a few.

She is a highly recognisable radio celebrity, co-­hosting The Chris Robinson Travel Show and the highly-­rated Showtime on CJAD (Astral Radio) on Sunday afternoons, also broadcast on remote from Barbados. She also writes a monthly entertainment column for The Montrealercalled "Enter Stage Left with Sharman Yarnell" as well as Travel Writing.

Her voice work includes various animated series, including Caillou and the Emmy Award­winning Arthur. She has also recorded numerous documentaries for The National Film Board of Canada and Industrials for private enterprises.

She is regularly seen on national TV in The Heritage Minutes as 'Nellie McClung' and narrating monologues on Mystery Ink airing on The Mystery Channel. Other principal TV roles include "Melba" in More Tales of the City, Urban Angel and, most recently, as "Mundane" in The Ladies Room. It was a special honor for Sharman to be asked to perform the role of "Gertrude" in Hamlet with the Young Stratford Company for the first Governor General Awards at the National Arts Center in Ottawa.

Born and raised in Montreal, Sharman has also spent much of her time in England and Ireland. She has a BFA and a certificate in Journalism from Concordia University. She studied Drama at The Banff School of Fine Arts in Canada, and also at The London Drama Studio and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

In her spare time she enjoys music which encompasses classical, rock and roll of the fifties and sixties, New Orleans Jazz and most especially, above all else - the Broadway Musical.