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Nadine Beasley

Qualified in 2011.  Experience of plays, musicals and sketch shows.  Can be heard on voicespro.

Will also work South Yorkshire.

Email

nadinebeasley@btinternet.com

Tel:

07711 285 155

Based in:

Leicester

Regions covered:

North East, West Midlands, East Midlands, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Stef Bell

Qualified in 2005.  Currently Chair of Scene and Sound and a long-standing member of Derby Audio Describers, Stef has described the full range of theatre from Shakespeare to farce via musicals.

sceneandsound.co.uk
@sceneandsound

Email

stef@sceneandsound.co.uk

Based in:

Derby

Regions covered:

North West, North East, West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Outdoor Performance, Site Specific Performance, Theatre, Visual Arts/Museums

Chris Berry

Qualified in 2006.  Regularly describe theatre productions at a number of theatres, feature and short films, and museum exhibitions/handling sessions.

http://theatreville.co.uk

Email

chrisdberry@yahoo.co.uk

Tel:

0794 107 8604

Based in:

Halifax

Regions covered:

North West, North East, Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Screen, Theatre, Visual Arts/Museums

Jane Brambley

Since qualifying in 1999, I've worked for Vocaleyes, Mind's Eye, ITFC and independently in all sorts of venues to a wide range of audiences.  I also have broadcasting and editing experience.

Email

jane.brambley@virgin.net

Based in:

Romsey Hampshire

Regions covered:

West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, South West, South East, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Live Events, Opera, Outdoor Performance, Screen, Site Specific Performance, Theatre

Alison Clarke

Qualified in 2007.  Regular describer Old Vic, Lyric Hammersmith.  Descriptions include physical theatre and pantomime.

Email

alison@dramatic-results.com

Based in:

Brighton

Regions covered:

West Midlands, East Anglia, South West, South East, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Opera, Theatre

Debbie De Spon

Trained by Vocaleyes and have worked with Chickenshed Theatre since 2005.

Email

despon@btinternet.com

Tel:

01508 488300 / 07881 405499

Based in:

Norwich

Regions covered:

East Anglia

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Inclusive Theatre, Theatre

Kerry Elkins

Trained and qualified in 2009 under the See-A-Voice project.  Winner of Guildford Mayor's Award for Access in the Arts (2013) and an occasional contributor to 'Poetry Please' (BBC Radio 4)

Email

kerry.elkins@gmail.com

Tel:

07787542574

Based in:

Bristol

Regions covered:

Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, South West, South East, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Outdoor Performance, Site Specific Performance, Theatre

Anna Fancett

I have described a number of performances at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen, where I qualified.  Also am a professional storyteller.

www.uponmyword.co.uk

Email

anna.fancett@talk21.com

Tel:

07841 715447

Based in:

Bedlington Newcastle

Regions covered:

North East

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Alice Gilmour

Website: www.alicegilmour.com

Experienced voiceover artist and audio-describer of operas and musicals. I audio describe mainly for Opera North in Leeds and on tour to Newcastle, Nottingham, Salford and Edinburgh. Am experienced in writing and recording audio notes for performances, based on attending one dress rehearsal and doing some research in advance.  I also give talks to blind and partially sighted groups about audio-description and what it's like to attend a performance and touch tour.

Email

info@alicegilmour.com

Tel:

07974 630077

Based in:

Bradford

Regions covered:

North West, North East

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Opera, Theatre

Julia Grundy

Describer for nearly twenty years, experience of describing all forms of theatre, opera, dance including for RSC, WNO, Vocaleyes, Birmingham Rep.

Email

charles.julia@btinternet.com

Tel:

07973 249931

Based in:

Daventry Northamptonshire

Regions covered:

North West, North East, Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, South West, South East, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Dance, Live Events, Opera, Promenade Performance, Site Specific Performance, Sport, Theatre

Pat Hayes

Qualified in 2005.  A professional audio describer with experience in a wide range of venues, and genres from Jacobean tragedies to modern musicals.  Also experienced in conducting touch tours.

Email

celestebrian@aol.co.uk

Tel:

07912 850497

Based in:

Blackpool

Regions covered:

North West, North East, Wales, West Midlands

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Live Events, Site Specific Performance, Theatre, Visual Arts/Museums

Anne Hornsby

Anne is a pioneer of UK audio description and one of the country's leading audio describers with over 20 years AD experience. She is the Director of Mind's Eye.

mindseyedescription.co.uk            @MindsEyeArt

Email

mindseyedescription@gmail.com

Tel:

01204 522481 / 07889 232438

Based in:

Bolton Greater Manchester

Regions covered:

North West, North East, Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, South West, South East, London, Ireland, Northern Ireland

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage, Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Screen

Skills:

Dance, Live Events, Opera, Outdoor Performance, Promenade Performance, Screen, Site Specific Performance, Theatre, Visual Arts/Museums

Veronika Hyks

25 years - radio & TV broadcast work.  20 years - screen AD, 15 years - stage AD including circus and 10 years teaching AD.  I spearheaded screen AD and compiled the itc/ofcom guidelines. 

Email

v.hyks@clara.co.uk

Tel:

07860 430 990

Based in:

London ( Surrey )

Regions covered:

South East, London, Ireland

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage, Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Screen

Skills:

Live Events, Opera, Screen, Theatre, Visual Arts/Museums

Janet Jackson

Qualified in 2007.  I have seventeen years experience in a number of theatres and have since gained the Certificate.  I also caption for Deaf people.

Email

janet.jackson@talktalk.net

Tel:

01162546995

Based in:

Leicester

Regions covered:

West Midlands, East Midlands

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Michele Jackson

Over ten years of varied describing experience with West Yorkshire playhouse, including musicals and children's shows.

Email

michelejacks@aol.com

Tel:

0113 293 1907

Based in:

Leeds

Regions covered:

North West, North East

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Ruth James

Ruth qualified in 2007.  Ruth is a member of VocalEyes and Sightlines, as well as Freelance.  Descriptions include musicals, physical theatre and pantomime.

Email

ruth.james@outlook.com

Tel:

07956 608990

Based in:

London

Regions covered:

London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Maryse Jeffery

Co-ordinator of the AD team and describer at Hall for Cornwall and describer elsewhere in the SouthWest.  Also accredited ADA Trainer.

Tel:

01208 264063

Based in:

Bodmin

Regions covered:

South West

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Dance, Outdoor Performance, Theatre

Gwen Jenkins

Qualified in 2003.  Based at Hall for Cornwall in Truro.  Previously worked for Cornwall Blind Association

Email

gwenjen@talktalk.net

Tel:

01872 561653

Based in:

Truro Cornwall

Regions covered:

South West

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Maggie Mash

Qualified 2010.  I audio describe at the West Yorkshire playhouse, have attended ADA workshops on visual arts, conduct visually impaired tours at Harewood House, read audiobooks and perform with a small theatre company.

Email

mashmaggie@hotmail.com

Based in:

Leeds

Regions covered:

North West, North East

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Screen, Theatre, Visual Arts/Museums

Brid Ni Ghruagain

One of Ireland's two homegrown describers, guaranteeing a very broad range of productions and exhibitions for me to work on.  Also a theatre practitioner and classical musician (English and Irish language).

Email

bridnig@gmail.com

Based in:

Dublin Ireland

Regions covered:

North West, North East, Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, South West, South East, London, Ireland, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Dance, Inclusive Theatre, Live Events, Opera, Outdoor Performance, Promenade Performance, Screen, Site Specific Performance, Theatre, Visual Arts/Museums

Ellie Packer

Qualified April 2001.  I have been working principally for the RSC ever since, but also at the Soho, Duke of York's and Haymarket Theatre in London.

Email

rafreidusrannoch@gmail.com

Tel:

0207 3860165

Based in:

London London

Regions covered:

London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Mo Pickering-Symes

Qualified in 2011.  Currently working with  Derby Audio Describers.

Email

magicmo@btinternet.com

Based in:

Derby

Regions covered:

East Midlands

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Jill Quarmby

Qualified 2011.  Based in York Theatres from 2009 to present.  Worked for Touring Consortium in York and the Midlands.

Email

rsjequarmby@gmail.com

Tel:

01377 254461 (07803126470)

Based in:

Driffield East Yorkshire

Regions covered:

North West, North East, West Midlands, East Midlands

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Outdoor Performance, Promenade Performance, Theatre

Irene Richards

Tel:

Use email please

Based in:

Regions covered:

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Carolyn Smith

Qualified 2005. Since 2005 regular describer for Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, London and on tour. Also pantomime for Chipping Campden Little Theatre.

Email

ubermutt@hotmail.com

Tel:

07799 701412

Based in:

Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire

Regions covered:

North West, North East, Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands, East Anglia, South West, South East, London, Ireland, Northern Ireland

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Kate Taylor-Davies

Qualified in 2011.  Experience of plays, musicals and sketch shows.  Can be heard on voicespro, castingcallpro, spotlight & personal website ( accessed by all ).

Email

kecdavies@gmail.com

Tel:

07870 582585

Based in:

London

Regions covered:

North East, West Midlands, East Midlands, South West, South East, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Lynn Thornton

Qualified in 2010.  Member of the West Yorkshire Playhouse Audio Description Team since 2004, describing a range of production types: plays, musicals, in-house and touring shows.

Email

lynn.t@tiscali.co.uk

Tel:

07901685090

Based in:

Leeds

Regions covered:

North West, North East, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Janey Todd

Having qualified in Certificate in Audio Description Skills, I have been an audio describer since 2009.  I have worked in HMT, Aberdeen and have experience of live audio description for meetings, informal tours and non-AD cinema and TV.

Email

aberlass@gmail.com

Tel:

07729631311

Based in:

Lancaster

Regions covered:

North West

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Eleanor Walk

Qualified in 2005, and have described live theatre performances at a variety of venues.  Have also recorded season brochures for a number of theatres.

Email

eleanorwalk@hotmail.com

Tel:

07951 046933

Based in:

Eccles Manchester

Regions covered:

North West, North East, Wales, West Midlands, East Midlands

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Will Wiltshire

Qualified in 2001 while a teacher of visually impaired children.  Described regularly at The Belgrade, Coventry for 15 years.  Currently based on the south coast, describing in Southampton and Salisbury.

Email

charles.wiltshire@btinternet.com

Tel:

01202706972

Based in:

Poole Dorset

Regions covered:

West Midlands, East Midlands, South West, South East

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre

Tina Wright

Qualified in 2009. Have worked mostly in Yorkshire. Experienced in straight drama, pantomime, musicals, contemporary & classical plays, including Shakespeare. Outdoor venue experience - 1500 seater in Museum Gardens, York.

Email

tinawright273@btinternet.com

Tel:

07415 726645

Based in:

York

Regions covered:

North West, North East

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Theatre