Lyrical, warm and sophisticated, gentle Irish lilt
Soft Southern Irish voice, warm, calm, smooth and sophisticated. Currently the Channel Voice of Natural History Channel EDEN for UKTV (Sky 532, Virgin Media 208). Versatile and experienced in all voiceover fields from Commercials (Clients include: Guinness, Gillette, Pampers, SMA, HSA, Surf, Avon, Match.com, Sony Ericsson etc.), Documentaries (for UKTV Documentary and UKTV History), Audio Description (for all the major TV networks in the UK, and for numerous Cinema and DVD releases), Radio Dramas (broadcast on LBC and BBC Radio 4) and Promos (for National Geographic Channel, Teachers TV and Eden). Takes direction easily and can quickly interpret the branding quality you require. Audio samples, client list and background info on website.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - Other
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer copywriting services
My Home Base
, United Kingdom
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Native Southern Irish accent (soft or strong), RP. Character Voices for children's cartoons, animation and storytelling. Character Voices for 'Lord of the Rings' themed or similar videogames
My Voice Experience
After a Pure English Degree from University College Dublin, Aileen trained as an actress at the Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. An MA in Radio Production and Broadcasting from Goldsmiths, University of London, followed. She says: "By then I realised just how much I love doing voice work and what a finely tuned instrument the voice can be, capable of evoking all sorts of emotions and ideas by the subtlest change of tone and pace".
Her versatility and experience extends to work in all voiceover fields, from commercials (Avon, Antistax, Charmin, Corsodyl, Disprin, Gaviscon, Guinness, Gillette, Visit London, Match.com, Pepcid2, SMA, Pampers, Spontex etc.), documentaries (Portrait of Courage etc.) and audio description (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Mystic River, Chronicles of Narnia, full list on my website), radio drama (The Rector's Daughter, Circle of Delirium), promos (National Geographic Channel, Teachers TV and Eden)and continuity (Channel Voice of EDEN (UKTV, SKY 532, Virgin Media 208).
BA Hons Pure English, University College Dublin
BA Hons Acting, Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, Sidcup, Kent
MA Radio and Broadcast, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Voice Workshops, Actors Centre
Voice Workshop with Andrew Wade, RSC
My Studio Equipment
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Areas of interest, folklore and storytelling, Children's literature. Adapting literary text for radio drama
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in any currency
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