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

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BBC

Lift Goes Up – a BBC Radio 4 feature

I’m delighted to be the narrator in this glorious exploration of that marvellously odd-yet-handy piece of engineering, the lift. As...
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Jobs I Have Turned Down

How I didn’t become the voice of waterboarding

Here’s another episode in the occasional series Jobs I Have Turned Down. This story is outrageous. Enjoy. (Some swearing appears...
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Stupid stuff

What happens when you find out you’re in a viral video about a monstrous hate figure

It was late last night. I was messaging a friend about exciting plant-based recipes. It was cold, dark and the...
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Podcasts

It’s the “Clearing The Air” Christmas special!

  Following the rip-roaring success of the first season of Clearing The Air, get your ears around the Christmas special....
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Radio imaging

Christmas imaging for BBC Radio Manchester

  I love being the imaging voice of my local BBC radio station. While I personally can’t stand the sound...
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Commercials

Over-written scripts: How to somehow make time seem slower

Voiceovers are Time Lords. We’re given scripts to read that have to fit into a fixed period of time –...
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Stupid stuff

Voiceover Jobs I Have Declined #1

A customer asked me if there were any jobs I’d turned down. “HELL YES,” I said. So here’s an audio...
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Showreels

New character showreel. Take a listen.

Here’s my brand new, hot-off-the-press character showreel. It’s a smattering of types of character voices but is by no means...
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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