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“Can you sound like a mad clown in a cowshed?”
The phone rang. It was a regular customer. “Can you sound like a mad clown in a cowshed?” “Do bears...
“I want to hear the sexy.” The joy of giving direction to a professional voiceover.
I love it when clients are passionate about what they do. I love it when clients give me direction. I...
A selection of Christmas characters
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. In the world of the pro voiceover, it’s Christmas all year round...
“Can you break physics and make this commercial read to time, please? Thanks!”
Conversation with producer mate about overwritten script, yesterday. Me: This is never gonna fit into 30 seconds Him: Maybe...
How to voice a radio campaign
Now before you start I realise that title might sound a bit, you know, arrogant. Like I’m the font of...
It’s radio, see?
The phone rang. “We’ve got an ad to make,” said the producer, miserably. “Great!” I giggled. “It’s a TV ad....
I love great radio creative and I love brave clients even more. When the two collide, it means I get...
Being here, now.
Emma’s been busy: voicing, writing and doing lots of deep breathing.
Some of Emma’s clients
“The perfect delivery. Every single time. Guaranteed. And always up for a brew and some cake.”
“Emma is the best. I have no hesitation in recommending her for any voice over – she can handle anything.”