Fast Five with Tavia Gilbert

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What’s your favorite type of character to narrate? I adore voicing big, quirky, over-the-top characters. Writers who give me a vocal playground are my favorites! What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? One of my favorite-ever non-audiobook gigs was years ago—a professional musical theater production that was part of a summer arts festival in a charming […]

Fast Five with Graham Halstead

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What was the first audiobook you narrated? Actually, it was a three-book bundle of The Hardy Boys mysteries for the Library of Congress. What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? I voiced a Brad Pitt/Chanel-style ad for a Hungarian horseback archery company. What’s your favorite accent to narrate? Anything British! Cockney especially. What was your favorite […]

Fast Five with George Guidall

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What’s your favorite type of character to narrate? Bad guys in Westerns. How many audiobooks have you narrated? More than 1,200. What year did you start narrating? 1973. What’s your favorite movie? Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou? What is your motto? Stay loose. Don’t unravel.

Fast Five with Soneela Nankani

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Do you have any superstitions? My family is pretty superstitious. I always laughed at most of it, but even so there are a few superstitious that have stuck with me: never put your purse on the floor, don’t whistle after dark, and never wear socks to sleep! What’s your favorite kind of character to narrate? […]

Fast Five with Carol Monda

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Who is your celebrity crush? Tom Waits What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? Promos and film festival tributes for Turner Classic Movies. Do you have any superstitions? The superstitions of delay—it seems best not talk about auditions until I know the outcome, and I don’t read press until a project or show is over. What are […]

Fast Five with Edoardo Ballerini

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Catching up with narrator Edoardo Ballerini

Fast Five with Therese Plummer

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Favorite type of character/accent to narrate? Pirates, male and female. What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? I cherish my role as auntie to amazing nephews and nieces—15 and counting. Do you have any superstitions? I can be straight-up paranoid sometimes. But then I sleep and eat and feel more at peace with the world. What was […]

Fast Five with Suzanne Toren

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Getting to know narrator Suzanne Toren

Fast Five with Johnny Heller

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What’s your favorite type of character/accent to narrate? I enjoy the Chicago accent, British accents and I much prefer noir characters. What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? A TV voice-over spot for Beggin’ Strips where my dog character says, “CHEWY!” Do you have any superstitions?  Never walk under a ladder holding a black cat named […]

Fast Five with Karen White

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Do you have any superstitions?  Whenever I get on an airplane, I have to give the plane a nice pat as I board, otherwise it might crash. My entire family does this. What was the first audiobook you narrated? A very gossipy book about the Kennedy family which is thankfully now out of print. Who […]