Accents of the UK
Perdita Lawton voice over artist gives us some tips, tricks and phrases to speak in a variety of British accents from the UK…
Yorkshire accent – the lyrical sound of the Yorkshire accent requires a tight mouth.
Welsh accent from The Valleys – make sure that when you try the Welsh accent you have a ‘sing-song’ tone of voice.
Sommerset accent – say ‘combine harvester’ while keeping your pronunciation soft.
Essex accent – the Essex accent is lyrical, fast and funny. The sounds of the accent require a wide mouth and a nasal quality.
Manchester accent – think of Oasis and sing ‘what’s the story morning glory’.
Check out Perdita Lawton’s website for information about her work as a voice over artist.
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