READ ALOUD: SAMUEL WEST
Millions of people listen to audiobooks every day and podcasts are hugely popular. Schoolchildren around the world are expected to bring words to life and parents have read bedtime stories for generations but… what is the secret to the spoken word? Samuel West is a celebrated actor, voice-over artist, and prolific audiobook narrator. He is a former Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres. Here he gives his perspective and advice on the art of reading out loud.
In conversation with Dr Henry Bell, Senior Lecturer in Performance Studies at Sheffield Hallam University.
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