Grainne Gillis

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018 - 2019Narrator
Audiobook
The Secrets We ShareOakhill Publishing
2019Narrator
Audiobook
Too Good to be TrueHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2019Narrator
Audiobook
When You're GoneWF Howes
2019Narrator
Audiobook
Rocking The SystemRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2019Narrator
Audiobook
The Killing HouseISIS Publishing
2018Narrator
Audiobook
Bad BehaviourHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2018Narrator
Audiobook
Yours, FaithfullyHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2018Narrator
Audiobook
DestinationsHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2018Narrator
Audiobook
Christmas With YouHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2018Various voices
Audiobook
Bad Girls: A History of Rebels and RenegadesHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2018Narrator
Audiobook
Blood TideOakhill Publishing
2018Narrator
Audiobook
Dear Mr MurrayHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2018Narrator
Audiobook
A River in the TreesThe Audiobook Producers
2017Narrator
Audiobook
A Savage HungerOakhill Publishing
2017Narrator
Audiobook
Can You Keep A SecretPenguin Random House Audio
2016Narrator
Audiobook
Ha'Penny ChanceSoundings Publishing
2016Voiceover
E-learning
EFL for German speakersID Audio
2016Narrator
Audiobook
Songs of Love and WarRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2016Narrator
Audiobook
The Fractured Life of Jimmy DiceHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2016Narrator
Audiobook
How Much the Heart Can HoldHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2016Narrator
Audiobook
Dublin's Fair CitySoundings Publishing
2016Narrator
Audiobook
The LikenessHeavy Entertainment Ltd
2016Narrator
Audiobook
The Silent DeadOakhill Publishing
2016Radio Announcer/Various
E-learning
ID Audio E-LearningID Audio
2016Narrator
Audiobook
Where the Shamrock GrowsSoundings Publishing
2015Narrator
Narration
The Heart of WinterOakhill Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
Scent of ClovesSoundings Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
Galway GirlSoundings Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
The Ballroom CaféOakhill Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
Shadow across the LiffeySoundings Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
Her Father's DaughterSoundings Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
The Dead GroundOakhill Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
A Time for FriendsISIS Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
The Long Hot SummerISIS Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
Through Streets Broad and NarrowSoundings Publishing
2015Narrator
Audiobook
The Summer GuestOakhill Publishing
2014ADR
Film
BrooklynSync or Swim/Goldcrest Studios
2014Voiceover
Commercial
Flora margarineThe Sound Company
2014Narrator
Audiobook
The Lost GardenSoundings Publishing
2014Narrator
Audiobook
Martha's GirlsSoundings Publishing
2014Narrator
Audiobook
Driving Home for ChristmasOakhill Publishing
2014Narrator
Audiobook
The LostOakhill Publishing
2013Narrator
Audiobook
Perfect WivesOakhill Publishing
2013Narrator
Audiobook
Vet Among the PigeonsRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2013Narrator
Audiobook
With All My LoveISIS Publishing
2013Narrator
Audiobook
The Winter GatheringISIS Publishing
2013Narrator
Audiobook
Land of DreamsOakhill Publishing
2013Narrator
Audiobook
City of HopeOakhill Publishing
2012VO
Commercial
Marriott Hotels EuropeMVC
2012VO
Commercial
RevitiveRevitive
2012Narrator
Narration
Ellis IslandOakhill Publishing
2012Narrator
Narration
TakenOakhill Publishing
2011Narrator
Documentary
British Metals AssociationHUB TV
2011Narrator
Narration
Christmas MagicOakhill Publishing
2011Narrator
Narration
Talk to the HeadscarfClipper Audio
2011Narrator
Narration
On Canaan's SideClipper Audio
2010Narrator
Narration
Byron in Love by Edna O'BrienRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2010VO
Corporate
Lifeline ScreeningLifeline Screening
2009Narrator
Narration
The Insider by Ava McCarthy
Douglas Kean
Oakhill Publishing
2009ADR Artist
Dubbing
Leap YearGoldcrest Studios
2009Narrator
Narration
Brooklyn by Colm ToibinRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2009Narrator
Narration
Her Warrior KingRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2009Ellen
Narration
Riot
David Rapkin
Random House USA
2009Narrator
Narration
Watermelon - Marian KeyesRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2009Marnie
Narration
This Charming Man - Marian KeyesRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2008Miss Weightless
Film
Robin
Stephen Brown
London College of Communication
2006Narrator
Film
Red Cheeks
Michelle Deignan
Pixelsplice
2003Ella Branwell
Film
Stop Esso
Tim Berry
Berry Productions
2001Presenter
Radio
Women Composers
Sinead Wylde
Lyric FM/ RTE
1996 - 1998Presenter
Radio
Artbeat
Sinead Wylde
Cork Campus Radio
1996Singer
Film
Intercession
Cathal Condon
Cathal Condon Productions
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2002Post Graduate ActingBristol Old Vic Theatre School

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Basic Home Studio, IPDTL

    Additional Skills

    Excellent singer - operatically trained contralto working in the UK. On the readers' list at the RNIB. Is a member of Equity UK and Actors' Equity USA. Has won several awards for singing in Ireland, as well as scholarships for masterclasses in the UK and Italy. Is a nominee in the Audiobook (Fiction) category at the 2018 One Voice Awards.

    Short description of my voice

    Warm, assured, authoritative and sexy. A highly skilled and reliable voice artist with extensive narration experience. You can have a listen to some of my books on Audible by following these links:

    On Canaan's Side

    UNABRIDGED

    by Sebastian Barry

    Narrated by Grainne Gillis

    www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_1?asin=B005FYKA8I&qid= **contact removed** &sr=1-1

    Taken

    UNABRIDGED

    By Niamh O'Connor

    Narrated By Grainne Gillis

    www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_2asin=B008CQWAAM&qid= **contact removed** &sr=1-2

    Talk to the Headscarf

    UNABRIDGED

    By Emma Hannigan

    Narrated By Grainne Gillis

    www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_3asin=B005XP2R0S&qid= **contact removed** &sr=1-3

    Christmas Magic

    UNABRIDGED

    By Cathy Kelly

    Narrated By Grainne Gillis

    www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_4asin=B005XP2WLM&qid= **contact removed** &sr=1-4

    Referees

    "It was a delight to work with Grainne on The Insider by Ava McArthy. She had a wonderful ability to narrate accurately and maintain the story throughout a long unabridged book. I will certainly be using her again." - Douglas Kean, Oakhill Publishing

    "Thanks Grainne, I never expected it to sound so good.You brought it alive and made it visual" - Cathy Mansell, Author

    "Listen to The Ballroom Café! Gráinne Gillis brings it to life! Thanks Gráinne for giving The Ballroom Café its voice." - Ann O'Loughlin, Author

    For a more detailed overview, please visit www.grainnegillis.com

  • Skills

    Accents (International)
    • Cork
    • Donegal
    • Eastern European
    • Galway
    • Irish
    • Irish RP
    • Italian
    • Kerry
    • Polish
    Accents (UK)
    • Aberdeen
    • Belfast
    • Bristol
    • Cockney
    • Edinburgh
    • English, standard
    • Glasgow
    • Gloucester
    • Lancashire
    • Leicester
    • London
    • Londonderry
    • Northern Irish
    • RP
    • Scottish, Central
    • Scottish, West Coast
    • Somerset
    • West Country
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    Languages Spoken
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    Home Studio
    • Yes
    ISDN Line
    • No
    Media Specialism
    • Audiobooks
    • Cartoons
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Documentary
    • Narration
    • Radio
    • Video Games
    Work Permits
    • EU
    • USA
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Age Range
    • 30 - 45
    • 45+
    Native accent
    • Irish
    Voice Style
    • Empathic
    • Rich
    • Sexy
    • Warm
    ipDTL
    • Yes