Catherine McDonough

Expressive verstaile , warm, assured & friendly

Voice Description

Expressive, clear and able to do character for narration.
Up beat , mischevious with humour or character voice -straight for commercials.
For presentations, company websites-authority with warmth, friendly but professIonal sounding.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Narrative on drama reel of HIVE children's series shows Russian accent.
Also on drama reel -UK northern , comedy.
Commercial has 'upper class'
Native Londoner so 'cockney' or London accent.
Played Glaswegian on film.
Lived & worked in usa 'standard American'
Natural speaking voice RP.

My Voice Experience

Sometime ago I recorded for a British Airways training programme. Party Political Broadcast for radio & TV. Radio recordings for local councils.
Last christmas played a lead in a live recording of 'The Fearless Youth' at The Roundhouse Theatre, London for Wireless Theatre Company -played old & young Dorothea.
Currently recording a series of scripts for Kalmar Estate Agency's website.

My Training

Attended Warwick University (drama)
2year Course Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.
Gordon Lamont (BBC Radio) -workshop in radio drama
Gordon Griffin-workshop in Talking Books
Guy Michaels -workshop in Voice Over
Paull Orr-workshop in Voice Over.

Member of The Actors Guild London -ongoing training in performing arts, film , recorded media etc

Worked as an industry professional for a number of years. Search my profile out on

My Studio Equipment

Macbook air
Samson Meteor Mic + pop shield
Garage Band

Access to fully equipped studio + engineer locally (obviously involves hire charge)

Additional Skills

Catherine is a highly motivated, experienced professional who has worked all over the UK, Los Angeles & SE Asia. A down to earth, open actress with an exceptionally wide emotional range along with the facility for more off-beat, quirky comedy.

In her early career she also produced, wrote & performed with her own highly successful theatre company, going on to work with companies such as Joint Stock.

Continues to work in the field of communication skills with a range of clients. Currently much of the work is with medical professionals-so familiar with medical terms etc. Other companies worked for include BMW, BA ....

Catherine ‘s creativity is reflected in the eclectic credits on her CV including rep, site specific, film and TV. Recently she played May/Mother in Beckett’s Footfalls alongside classical pianist An-Ting Chang. This proved one of the most demanding projects Catherine has tackled which left us in no doubt that she could rise to any challenge. The 'Mother' in this piece was recorded voice -an aged character with exceptional power & gravitas.

Over the last 18 months Catherine has appeared in a number of feature and short films including ‘Where I Belong’ directed by Fritz Urschwitz, playing Glaswegian working class mother Claire Wright opposite Nathalie Press and Mathias Habich and due for release in 2013

Relaible, flexible - open to most types of work. Clear, effective , welcoming communication of a wide range of materials.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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