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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

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

Qualified in 2005.  Over a decade's independent ethical service with excellent feedback and references.  Musical theatre specialist including many number one tours and West End. Conservatoire trained performer. 

Email

info@theatredescription.com

Tel:

Use email please

Based in:

London

Regions covered:

North East, East Anglia, South West, South East, London

Qualifications:

Certificate in Audio Description Skills - Stage

Skills:

Dance, Live Events, Theatre

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