Miranda Harrison

British female, gently authoritative, warm, lively

Voice Description

Young and lively for popular culture
Warm and deep for narration, documentary, reading the classics etc.
Gently authoritative for charity commercials
Cheeky and saucy for comedy commercials
Clear and persuasive for corporate commercials

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)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity

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
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

London, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Upper class British (heightened RP), Standard English (RP), London (lower class), Yorkshire (deep, Northern), serious documentary, professional corporate, multi-character children's story, funky and fun music presenter, saucy commercial.

My Voice Experience

- Educational: audio work for teenagers learning English as a foreign language (obviously needs to be clear as well as lively)
- Poker training website: 6-month job voicing real-life games and giving instructional advice on techniques and strategies. Client wanted a clear, English voice to reach an international audience
- Corporate: includes voicing instructional animations for Cisco (repeat client); a marketing video about analysing a company's resources; short film on domestic energy consumption; a charity web animation
- Charity / medical: includes voicing a crowdfunding animation for a stroke association; a DVD made by BBC Children in Need for children about to have a cleft palette operation
- Other: provided two contrasting character v/os for fun new soundtrack for classic b/w movie 'The Werewolf in London' (Lady Forsyth: upper class; Mrs Whack: lower class).

My Training

- Voice and voiceover classes at The Actors Centre, London, and City Lit, London
- Vocal work with Jeanette Nelson, Head of Voice at London's National
- 2-year training at LSDA (London School of Dramatic Art)
- Training in acting for radio, using autocue, and TV interviewing techniques
- BA Hons in History of Art: used in many ways, from editing art books to giving cultural guided tours. My love of art, history, culture, fashion etc. is something I enjoy bringing to documentary work in these fields.
- Book publishing: first career. First-hand experience of doing business presentations, addressing sales conferences, giving lectures and so on. I therefore bring an empathy and integrity to corporate work.

My Studio Equipment

I have easy access (20 mins walk) to an excellent recording studios. They know me well, and can always fit me in at short notice. Their prices are extremely competitive (local rate, rather than corporate city rate). To me, it's better to have the professionals do the sound engineering so that I can concentrate solely on the best voice work. I spend time carefully assessing the meaning and nuances of a piece, and have rarely had to re-supply work to clients.

Additional Skills

Whatever the job, I'm always 100% focused and enjoy working with new people.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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Miranda Harrison Picture at Voice123
Luxury product, heightened RP, very English

Funky music commercial

Comic saucy commercial

Charity commercial

Story for children

History documentary

Shakespeare monologue

Corporate commercial

Jane Austen reading

Car commercial