Blog

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

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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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Podcasts

When We Got To The Seventh – a story podcast with a new character each episode

    Listen to the audio blog version of this post.     A few months ago I got an...
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Podcasts

“What the world needs is a podcast about radio commercials obtaining legal clearance for broadcast.”

Me and a couple of pals have created a stupid comedy podcast about the rigmarole of getting radio advertisements cleared...
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Annoying voices

Is this the most annoying voice ever?

A client emailed me. “Emma, can you sound annoying? Not just a bit annoying. We’re talking the kind of annoying...
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Character voices

“Dear Emma Clarke, can you sound very very very old? And normal?”

A beloved regular customer sent me a script. “I know you can do this,” he said encouragingly, as if I...
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Character voices

“Dear Emma Clarke, do you do men?”

Reader, it’s a question I’m sometimes asked. In this case, the follow-up question was “Specifically, do you do Yorkshire men?...
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Double headed stuff

Me and funnyman colleague Rich Sweetman have gone Christmas crackers!

Look, I realise it’s October and I’ve just invoked the ‘C’ word but for us poor souls toiling in voiceoverland,...
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Direction

“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...
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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