I spent a breakfast-time at the National Space Centre in mid October – I was not mugging up on my knowledge of the planets but attending a Chamber of Commerce event at which Lord Young was the keynote speaker. I asked a question about funding for small business training which he wasn’t able to answer and after the formal part of the event I was chatting to another business owner and turned around to find Lord Young standing at my elbow and asking me to ring his parliamentary office to get more advice.
Recently I made the re-acquaintance of Barrie Rutter, the well known actor and director of Northern Broadsides. He was a very new young director when he led the National Youth Theatre company in 1969 in productions of “Zigger Zagger” and “Fuzz”. I was one of the privileged youngsters to get through 3 rounds of auditions to perform at the Jeanetta Cochrane Theatre in the
Graeme Hawley (alias John Snape) continues to make headlines in
Stewart and I were delighted to attend the wedding of another ex-student, Daniel Bruce and his lovely bride, Andrea. Daniel has made his living with his voice as a radio presenter. He got his first professional job at 18 because his voice was so rich and mature and he sounded much older. He became news editor of 5 stations in the CN group (
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I have been busy exhibiting again this month. It is very important for me to get out there and spread the word about the importance of understanding the voice and what it can do for you in the competitive business market place. I took stands at Access 2 Business in Leicester City Centre, Business Networking Clubs at Loughborough and Network Midlands at
I’ve enjoyed 4 visits to the theatre this month. The
I examined for LAMDA in
There’s just over a week to go before my next open workshop ‘Voice Matters’ at the Marriott Hotel,
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