American Accent Coaching & the Actor’s Craft: Interview with Alistair Nwachukwu

Curious about how I coach the American accent? Have a listen to this episode, which is an interview and mini accent-coaching session with Alistair Nwachukwu. Alistair is a UK-based actor and a recent LAMDA graduate who has been working with me on voice, acting and accents privately for some time. In this episode, we talk […]

The Story Behind my Online American Accent Video Course

In case you haven’t noticed, I have recently released my first online video course, The General American Accent Course Pack for Brits. In this episode, I talk about the inspiration behind the making of this course and what the course entails.  Designed to be like a digital book/online course/ accent coach in your pocket, the […]

Voice Work & the Acting Craft: Conversation with Georgina Onuorah

This episode is part of a series where I talk with actors I’ve worked with about how they incorporate voice work into their craft. Georgina Onuorah is a London-based actress, singer and dancer. Her professional debut was playing Alice Fitzwarren in Dick Whittington at the National Theatre and she is currently the alternate Cinderella in […]

Voice Work & the Acting Craft: Conversation with Sam Buchanan

This episode is part of a series where I talk with actors I’ve worked with about their voices and how they incorporate voice work into their craft. In this episode, I talk with Sam Buchanan. Sam is a 23-year old actor from Kent, England. He graduated from @artsedlondon ’s BA Acting program in 2019, which […]

Voice Work & the Acting Craft: Conversation with Will Edgerton

This episode is part of a series where I talk with actors I’ve worked with about how they incorporate voice work into their craft. In this episode, I talk with Will Edgerton. Will is an actor originally from Wigan, who trained at ArtsEducational Schools London. He is currently in rehearsals to make his professional debut […]

What is an Authentic Voice? Part 3

On the podcast, I’ve been doing a series on the ‘authentic’ voice— what does it mean to have an authentic voice? How do you find it? Where I’ve landed so far in Part 1 and Part 2 is that being an authentic communicator is not so much about a certain type of sound but about […]

What is an Authentic Voice? Part 2

The authentic voice: how would you define it? This is the tiny, not at all philosophical topic I tackle in this episode. This episode is a follow-up from Part 1, I talked about what the word ‘authenticity’ means and what issues that throws up about how to find your own authentic voice.  In this episode, […]

What is an Authentic Voice? Part 1

This is the first episode under the new ‘Voice what Matters’ title and, to celebrate, I’ve picked a juicy topic: Authenticity. It’s definitely a buzzword these days. Everyone is talking about authenticity. It’s something we value in our friends, our partners, our leaders and ourselves. And it comes up a lot in voice coaching— clients […]

Bye Bye BeSpoke & Exciting Announcement

This is a brief episode to let you know that this will be the last episode under the ‘BeSpoke Speaks’ title. If you are a regular listener or subscriber, don’t fret. All of the old content will still be there, but everything is getting a shiny new name and logo. This is part of an […]

Voice Warm Up for Podcasters

This  episode offers a warm up specifically for people who regularly speak publicly through technology, particularly podcasters. It’s a follow-up from a previous episode, ‘Vocal Consideration for Podcasters’, where I spoke with Ryan O’Shea, LA-based voice coach and podcaster, about what is helpful and not so helpful for podcasters to think about vocally. Where we […]