• Where’s Wally Gets Lancashire Accent In Animated Show

    For many generations of children, the Where’s Wally? books have provided hours of entertainment. Trying to spot the iconic character in his red and white striped shirt in all manner of locations has kept many of us busy at various points in time. Of course, these books have always been completely visual, with not even […]

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  • Are Multilingual Podcasts A Trend To Watch?

    A growing number of people in the UK are listening to podcasts, with this format of audio content gaining popularity as the range of podcasts continues to grow. In fact, figures released by BBC Sounds at the end of 2019 revealed that the number of weekly users listening to podcasts on the app climbed to […]

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  • Will Parasite Be Translated Into English?

    Korean movie Parasite swept the board at the Academy Awards last month, and became the first foreign-language film to win the Best Picture gong. While many expected the thriller, directed by Bong Joon-ho, to do well at the prestigious event, its unprecedented win of the most coveted award in the film industry was a surprise […]

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  • US Film Company Plans UK’s Largest Studio Complex

    A US-based film company has today unveiled plans to create the UK’s largest purpose-built studio complex as the British film industry’s gold rush shows no signs of slowing down, reports the Financial Times. In partnership with the University of Reading, Atlanta-based Blackhall Studios have signed a deal to build one million square feet of sound […]

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  • Parasite Becomes First Foreign Language Film To Win Best Picture Oscar

    Foreign movies do not often walk away with the highest accolade, as they rely on viewers to concentrate on reading subtitles or listening to someone from a voice over agency for the duration of the film. However, things appear to be changing as a non-English speaking flick has become the first ever to win the […]

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  • Could The Sussexes Swap Royal Roles For Voiceovers?

    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle shook the world earlier this month when they declared they no longer wanted to be senior members of the royal family. Since then, Her Royal Majesty has outlined what their new roles will be as they look to gain more financial independence and a private life away from […]

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  • Video Games And UK Voiceover Talent

    It was once considered a bit of a dirty job, providing voiceovers for video games, but in our increasingly digital lives, the opportunities and challenges of acting in the latest video games are changing the industry. Voice over studios in London examines the growth of talent moving between stage, screen, and games. Not too long […]

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  • Tandberg Talks About The Physical Side Of Voice Acting

    Not all voice acting is standing in a booth with a microphone in front of you, as Joe Tandberg, voice of Iorek Byrnison in the latest adaptation of His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman, explained in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly. In case you’ve missed this adaptation of the popular book trilogy, which has […]

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  • Star Wars: The Rise Of British Talent

    Unless you have been living under a rock on the desert planet of Tatooine for the past 40 years, it’s unlikely, whether you’re a fan or not, that you’re unaware of the release of the final part of the Star Wars saga, The Rise Of Skywalker. The franchise has always attracted some of the best […]

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  • Brits Still Have Stereotypical Views Of Accents

    There have long been stereotypes associated with people from different regions of the UK and because we have so many very distinct accents in this country, often the accents get attached to those stereotypes too. 50 years ago, Howard Giles carried out a survey of 38 British accents to find out what people thought of […]

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