Blog

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

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Podcasts

News and new stuff

Even though it’s October, somehow 2021 still feels unbegun. We’re still in the middle (end? mid-point? who knows?) of the...
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Music

Before the Bar Opens – a new music podcast

I’m delighted to tell you that my new music podcast BEFORE THE BAR OPENS is coming soon! It’s a podcast...
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Books

Voicing a film for an award-winning novel

I’m delighted to have voiced this wonderful book trailer for Susannah Clarke’s award-winning ‘Piranesi.’ The novel has just won the...
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Interview

Interview: “To say I’m a mouth for hire might give people the wrong idea.”

A few months ago I was honoured to be interviewed by the Production Posse. It’s me talking about the crazy...
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Composition

Moonflower – a musical story of life, death and rebirth.

I wrote a musical sketch exploring the sound of chamber brass coupled with a violin. I wanted to try harmonies,...
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Composition

From a sketch to full orchestration

I had an idea for a piece of music that was going to be challenging to write. The concept for...
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Comedy

Typo TV – a collaboration with Brian Shelf

My friend Brian Shelf* is extraordinary. I’ve known him for many years and he’s one of the best writers I’ve...
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Coronavirus

“You have to sound serious. You have to alarm people.” Voicing for a public health emergency

The email I received from the client was stark. “In this commercial, you have to sound serious. You have to...
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Some of Emma’s clients

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“The perfect delivery. Every single time. Guaranteed. And always up for a brew and some cake.”
Chris Stevens, director, Devaweb
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“Emma is the best. I have no hesitation in recommending her for any voice over – she can handle anything.”
Mike Wyer, BBC