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

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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How to voice a tear-jerker

Sometimes voiceovers are asked to create real emotion. Like, real emotion. Sometimes a script demands that I have to cry. Actual tears! Now there's nothing worse than listening to fake crying. That dry, choking, coughy sound that sounds so technical and has no…

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