There’s been a lot of talk on Twitter today about voiceovers working from their professional home studios in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. Large studios have had to close and those voiceovers that usually work their way around the London circuit now have no place to work. Lovely as it might sound, setting up…

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As I imagine many of you are, I’m feeling quite anxious at the moment. I’m making sure I practice Transcendental Meditation twice a day, get some sunshine on my face as soon as I spot any, and try not to endlessly feed myself news from social media. I know that as a voice over I’m…

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For many of us this is a question at the forefront of our minds right now. In my local area I’ve been enormously lifted by the creative, community-spirited efforts being put in by small businesses that could just as easily crumble and disappear under the pressure. Finding ways to continue to serve our neighbours, offer…

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The joy of connection. Technology. Some days it can let you down. ISDN has been my number one connection tech for working remotely with producers, directors and clients on a daily basis. Earlier in the week, I discovered my ISDN lines weren’t working. In the bad old days of fax-and-dial, this would have been a…

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Voiceover for explainer and web video I’ve been busy spring cleaning my demos over the last few weeks (radio, and tv here) and here’s another new demo, this time showcasing some of the projects I’ve worked on recently for explainer and web video. These projects tend to tell a more complex story, so I’ve opted…

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TV commercials voiceover TV commercials voiceover is one area of work that traditionally called for a trip to London and a booking at a swanky studio. Over the years I’ve been voicing, the falling cost of technology, ISDN lines into my home, and ip-based real-time sessions, means it’s now easier than ever to book the…

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The joy of voicing. Radio commercials continue to be one of my favourite areas of voiceover work, and I’ve had great fun putting this new demo together. (To listen, you can scroll straight to the bottom of this page). From the first time I voiced via ISDN back in 1999, I’ve loved the interaction with…

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As a voiceover, I am often the very last piece in a long and complicated puzzle. I’m fully aware that days, weeks, and sometimes months of preparation have gone into a project before I get the call, and I aim to step up the mic without making a drama, read the words as they’ve been…

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A sweet story for Christmas The Cake That Made Christmas is a sweet tale of families, gift buying and traditions, created by baking brand Whitworths. Sam was just 8 when he narrated this, and although his voice is a little deeper now, aged 10, he still has the enthusiastic twinkle to his voice that attracted…

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It’s that time of year when a bit of studio selfie silliness is irresistible It’s also that time of year when food banks are expecting more people than ever through their doors. Shout out to the Benztown Radio imaging wizards in LA, once again running their #cans4cans drive. You post a picture of you wearing…

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