Richard Ashwell

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
1995Teddy
Theatre
A Lesson To ForgiveTom Minter Productions
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1992Diploma in Speech Training and ActingThe Birmingham School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art

    Additional Skills

    Studied Diploma in Acting and Voice Skills at The Birmingham School of Speech Training & Dramatic Art ( now The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire ), and as such take direction very well with the ability to approach any script with flexibility and enthusiasm.

    Stage Fighting to Intermediate Level.

    Having owned and run a successful family Hotel & restaurant in Southwold, Suffolk for 15 years the concept of real Customer Service has been finely honed, along with active listening, communication skills, accompanied by a true appreciation and practical awareness to paying mindful attention to the fine detail, and eventually realising that, yes... the Customer is always right ...

    Short description of my voice

    Smooth, deep, expressive, with a certain 'Northern charm' ....

    Born in Derbyshire and raised in Lancashire, my voice carries elements from both sides of the Pennines, but is more than happy to play with RP, regional accents, 'Brian Blessed/ Voice of God' ( ... if required ... ), full spectrum of emotions from 'soft, warm and sincere' all the way to 'hard, cold & sarcastic'.

    Impressions, character voices and general vocal tomfoolery are to be found as part of my vocal diet and are eagerly expressed as one of my 5 a day ...

    EQUIPMENT :

    Confident & Competent use of :

    ***MICROPHONE***

    RODE NT1A & ROYTEK CONDENSER MICROPHONES

    ***AUDIO INTERFACE/ PRE-AMP***

    FOCUSRITE SCARLETT ‘SOLO’ audio interface/ pre-amp

    *** DAW’s ***

    - AUDACITY 2.4.2

    -PRO TOOLS FIRST ( Focusrite )

    FULLY TREATED HOME STUDIO

    Additional Information

    Full UK Passport

  • Skills

    Accents (North American)
    • Canadian
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Standard American
    Home Studio
    • Yes
    ISDN Line
    • No
    Age Range
    • 20 - 30
    • 30 - 45
    • 45+
    Native accent
    • English
    Voice Style
    • Announcer
    • Authoritative
    • Bubbly
    • Charismatic
    • Concerned
    • Dangerous
    • Deep
    • Dry / Sarcastic
    • Empathic
    • Energetic
    • Friendly
    • Fun
    • Happy
    • Husky
    • Informed
    • Luxurious / Smooth
    • Natural
    • Reassuring
    • Rich
    • Scary / Intimidating
    • Sexy
    • Soft / Gentle
    • Versatile
    • Warm
    Accents (UK)
    • Belfast
    • Birmingham
    • Black Country
    • Cockney
    • Derby
    • Edinburgh
    • English - General
    • English, standard
    • Geordie
    • Glasgow
    • Hull
    • Lancashire
    • Leeds
    • Liverpool
    • Londonderry
    • Norfolk
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Somerset
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years