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I trained as an actress at Rose Bruford College of Speech & Drama (1985-1988) and worked for over 10 years as an actress before training on the MA Voice Studies Course at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (2002-2003).

I have taught on the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at many drama schools including:

LAMDA, EAST 15, Guildhall School of Acting, MMU School of Theatre, Birmingham School of Acting, LIPA, University of Minnesota, The Poor School and I ran many workshops and master classes at The Actors Centre North.  

2021 Belief Change Practitioner, Academy of High Achievers French-Burgess

2010  Voice Acting in Computer Games with Mark Estdale

2009  RSC Voice Teachers Workshop, RSC Stratford

2009  Common Voice Problems, Anne-Marie Speed (R.A.M)

2007  Voice Over Workshop, Actors Centre North

2006  Reflexive Breathing Workshop, International Centre for Voice ICV)  with Catherine Fitzmaurice

2004   Vocal Profile Analysis Scheme with Christina Shewell

2003   The Body Speaks 2-day Workshop with Lorna Marshall

2003   Cicelly Berry on Speaking Shakespeare

2003   Shakespeare Master Class with Patsy Rodenburg, National  Theatre

2003   Creative Articulation 2 day Workshop at ICV with Annie Morrison

2002   Voice Workshop at ICV with Barbara Houseman

2001   Acting for Radio at City Lit.

Training & Teaching 

Courses & Workshops


 The New Vic Theatre: A Leap in the Dark, Tom, Dick & Harry (and Alexander Palace), Marvellous (and @sohoplace), Hoard Revisited, Two, 39 Steps, Wind in the Willows, Astley’s Astounding Adventures, Dracula, The Borrowers, 101 Dalmatians, I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire, The Memory of Water, Dangerous Corner, Don Giovanni, Cider with Rosie, Laurel and Hardy

The Stephen Joseph Theatre: Laughton, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, Pirates of Penzance, Moonlight & Magnolia’s

The Duke’s Theatre: Quicksand, Of Mice & Men

York Theatre Royal: The Guinea Pig Club, The End of Desire, To Kill A Mockingbird

The Belgrade Theatre: We Love You City

Oldham Coliseum: Two, Heaven Spot, The Sunshine Boys, Women on the Verge of HRT

Keswick Theatre-by-the-Lake: The Bogus Woman

Theatre Clwyd: Somewhere In England

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre: MacBeth

Ice & Fire Theatre Company: Crocodile Seeking Refuge

New Generation Arts Festival: Good Person of Setzuan

Black Toffee Theatre: Hidden

Mouthpiece Productions: The Bridge                         

Graeae Theatre Company: Whiter than Snow

TV & Film 


There's Something About Miriam (Sky One, Brighter Pictures)

Rockets Island  (CBBC)

Foyle's War (ITV)


AstraZeneca, A&P Mandala LTD, D2 Network Associates, Haughton Design, Slough Borough Council, Foxton's Estate Agents, John Lewis 

Accents and Dialects Coached

UK & Irish Accents

We Love You City (Coventry), Bright 'n' Bold Design (Stoke Potteries), Hobson's Choice (Salford), Our Country's Good (Dublin, Devon, Glasgow, Eastend Jewish), Shoreditch Madonna (South London), Harvest (Driffield, East Yorkshire), Memory of Water (Whitby), Women on the Verge of HRT (Belfast), Playboy of the Western World (County Mayo), Cider with Rosie (Gloucestershire), Maggie May (Liverpool), Dangerous Corner (1930's RP) 101 Dalmatians (Dog accents!) 


American Accents

To Kill A Mockingbird (Alabama), Sunshine Boys (NY Jewish), Boston Marriage (1890's Standard American), Moonlight & Magnolia's (1930's California), The Treatment (New York), American Clock (Chicago, Brooklyn Jewish, Iowa, Boston, General American, Irish American, New York), Of Mice and Men ('Okie', Deep South), The House of Blue Leaves (Queens, New York), Laurel & Hardy (On-screen & off-screen voices for Laurel & Hardy, Georgia, California, Texan, Brooklyn, Louisianna also Russian, Australian, Glaswegian, Wigan, Italian, French) 


European & Other Accents

After Mrs Rochester (Jamaican), Sizwe Banzi is Dead (Xhosa, Afrikaans), The Bogus Women (Iranian, Iraqi, Belfast, Jamaican, Polish, Congolese, Gambia, London), Pentecost (Bulgarian, Mozambique, Ukrainian, Kuwaiti, Kurdish, Azeri, Polish, Sri Lankan), Crocodile Seeking Refuge (Iranian, Italian, Iraqi, Sudanese, Columbian, Congolese), Don Giovanni (Hungarian, Dublin)

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