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Welcome to Emma Clarke’s global soapbox – the antidote to modern living, encapsulated in a series of freewheeling rants.

A post I never thought I’d write

I've never used this blog to talk about politics or big issues. It seemed irrelevant to my website, inappropriate; what can a woman who puts on funny voices for a living possibly have to offer any kind of meaningful debate? But right now, politics is occupying most of my thoughts.…

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A recording of the Gettysburg Address

Now I know I'm not American, and I'm most definitely not a man but here's a recording of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. A client joshingly suggested I try and get it into thirty seconds and that he'd pay me £20 for doing it. (The man is a fool). But here…

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A poem for our times

I first started out at 16 reading poetry for BBC Radio 4. It was really how I started out as a vocal performer. The producer I worked with was Alfred Bradley, a legendary producer who taught me so, so much. I've always loved reading poetry. You can hear more* here...and…

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