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Quirky Voices Presents

Sarah Golding

Hello thereThis is the podcast feed for an eclectic and wonderous creative mix of podcasts under the Quirky Voices Presents banner. Welcome!I have an interview show / MADIVA podcast (Modern Audio Drama Indie Voice Acting) and this is focused on exploring the craft of voice acting through interviews with working Va’s, producers, Showrunners and directors. Anyone F’Coffee is a women’s health podcast hybrid audio drama / interview show.I wrote it and it stars women who actually suffer from the conditions explored, and are interviewed about it, as well as a medical professional or charity pro interview giving signposting for advice. Other shows in the feed include TEDDY STORY

Join Lucas and Maisie in wonderful adventures with their Teddies. Journey through portals and magnificent twisting turning and loop the loop slides to far flung places with chocolate houses and dragons and clumsy unicorns and forgetful marshmallow cloud men and Mermaids who are afraid of the water....such fun! Stories narrated by Sarah Golding and with the occasional guest stars....fun times ahead! “Wait for meeee Tedddyyyy!”ABOUT SARAH GOLDING:

Sarah is a voice actor in over 100 indie audio drama podcasts - here's a few worth a listen! Edict Zero FIS, (Marian Ep405) Amelia Project (Lily S1 Ep 11, Northcott S3) Ancestry (Alia) Wynabego Warrior (Lizzie. Most eps!) We Fix Space Junk (Lingen S2 EP7) A Scottish Podcast (Drunk Helen) Hostile Worlds (Sarah) Alt Fiction Hare Spell (Old Sally) You are Here (Cora) Orphans (Minister Orsham) 1994 POD (Starla) Tunnels Podcast (Karen) Attention Hellmart Shoppers (Melinda Ashe) Redwing (Detective) Minefire (Marian), Carlotta Beautox (Rita), LIMBO (Nonna), Oz9 (Mrs Sheffield)…

Sarah has been a teacher, community theatre director and writes as much as possible. She was pod host for The Audio Drama Production Podcast for 18 months of joyyyyyAnd runs monthly Audio Drama Hub Virtual Pubs anddd helps co-edit the Fiction Podcast News Weekly and Co-hosts ADWIT Podcast with Lindsay Harris-Friel.

Please do rate and subscribe and review if you have found any of these podcasts entertaining or useful so other folks can find it too!

THANKS MUCHLY AND

HAPPYYYYY CREATINGGG


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WORLD AUDIO DRAMA DAY - BOGIES AND GHOULIES - Season Three - The Ghost Who Lost Their Scare By Sarah Golding - PART ONE  (8+)
DARE YOU GET PAST THE INTROTo enjoyThis kids gentle comedy horror story - THE GHOST WHO LOST THER SCARE???Join the Screamdents at the Great British Scare Sghoul on an original adventure by Sarah Golding (28% scary) AND NARRATED BY Fiona Thraille (30% scary😎)  with BOO! The scariest ghost in the sghoul(98% scary)  - summoned to the Giant Head Teacher's (Karim Kronfli )(48% scary)  office (in total darkness, no...candles...allowed) After being talked to by the coolest meanest Head Ghoul (Meabh De Brun) (33% scary) and her demons, Red, and Blue, Boo whizzes on their way to ....possibly try to scare the Head Teacher. On the way, Boo's darker, naughtier conscience - Blue Boo - speaks, and....they fall out, and the Blue Boo  leaves...to cause chaos in another part of the sghoul. There's a dark dark blue bluer than blue itself (SCREAM) vortex that has started to swallow up the school - and all of year 5, the prefects and...everyone - and Boo knows who exactly is to blame. Can Boo work with all their other inner thoughts  - Happy, Energetic, Tired, Silly and Loving to save the school, and ..themselves? Listen and...FIND OUT!Thanks to Fiona, Karim and Meabh for jumping on to play such wonderful fun characters, and to the students - screamdents? of St Clement Danes School for doing some of the walla and crowd scenes. Such fffunnnnn!Find links to all the folks below and feel free to help me make more of this kind of fun by contributing to the Quirky Voices ko-fi here or....feel free to become a valued Patreon, They get shows first and new scripts and sometimes even a song and....mmmmore! Thanks to THE FABULOUS John Bartmann for sharing one of his glorious musical creations - check out his wares and utlislise his music for your audio drama by visiting his website here. Listen to his HOW I MAKE MUSIC podcast, or become a Patreon to support his awesome do!WE WOULD LOVE to have your artwork inspired by any of the characters - the giant and their office, the head ghoul and her demons, the narrator  - all of the Boo's!! The first years fainting, Blue Boo in the - you know what its called -  (scream) vortex attaching folks to the far away growing glowing blue walls of doom, the school custard evaporating, the suitcase opening - oh wait - thats in part two!! Feel free to send us any - or even your own thoughts or scripts  on what happened next or before or inbetween (What DID the head teacher chat to the Head Ghoul about in the corridor existing outside of time and space that was a plot hole that was never explained?) Anything you send may well be displayed on the Quirky Voices Website.HUZZAHSHappy listening! Please share, rate and reviewSarahxMVOICE ACTOR LINKSFiona Thraille WEBSITEMeabh De Brun WEBSITEKarim Kronfli WEBSITE AND MOOOREPART TWO OUT...SOOOONNNNNNSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
30-10-2021
35 mins
BOGIES AND GHOULIES - Season Three - HIDE by Sarah Golding (10+)
HideA short horror story full of tension and ....horror for the BOGIES AND GHOULIES short season - Season three......by Sarah GoldingTom, a young boy cannot get to sleep - he hears something...someone breathing in his bedroom late at night. His mum, trying to get her work done tries to comfort him. Tom convinces her to look for the 'monster'. What she finds will shock her to her very core.Inspired by the two sentence horror story - Daddy, theres a boy under my bed, I wrote this to scare the most....hardy and brave of horror loving souls to listen to. For the over tens - and parents/guardians/carers...do listen first - it might be...too...scary MWAHAHAHAHAAALISTEN   IF     YOU       DAAAAARRRRRE!All voices, music, editing and script by Sarah Golding - some sound effects from Freesound.org on Creative Commons licenses or made by Sarah!Hope you enjoy this first...offering - more to come from Quirky Voices - keep an eye on the feed!Please do share, rate and review - we'd love more ears on our works, and hope other folks enjoy our love of storytelling too! If you would like to help Sarah make more groovy audio fun, please feel free to become a Patreon of audio loving joy - there's so much great stuff coming from Quirky voices as Patreon exclusives....early listens, and new....crazy...scripts! Join us ...and HUZZAHS FOR ALLL CURRENT AMAZING PATREONS OF AUDIO LOVING JOY, without whom, this pod would not have released! HAPPY LISTENINGandHAPPYYY HALLOWEEENNNNSarahx👻☠️🎃🎉Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
29-10-2021
7 mins
QUIRKY VOICES VA SHOWCASE - Joey Hernandez - EXISTENTIAL DREAD - Gory Monster Horror - 15+
Hello!I have some exciting new content to share with you! Yes! Today we introduce you to ANOTHER GROOVY AF...QUIRKY VOICES SHOWCASE - NEW VOICE ACTING STUDENTS OF AUDIO JOY INTRODUCING JOEY HERNANDEZin- EXISTENTIAL DREAD - GORY MONSTER HORROR - Here launcheth the first of 8 groovy pieces as a showcase vehicle for some of my brilliant last cohort of voice actors from the latest Quirky Voices Voice Acting Course of Audio Joy!Today I release 6 of these wonderous students out into the world to be cast in allll of the things! Every one of them has been a pleasure to work with, and would be very much at home in any genre of audio drama!This piece features the fantastic talents of Joey Hernandez  - enjoy the warm, happy, boy-next door vibes he creates in Dane, a fiancee about to find out more than he bargained for from his intended bride....CASTDANE - Joey HernandezJAMIE - Taylor Garcia Van-BiljonPOLICE OFFICER - Justin PricePlease be warned this does contain a monster attacking and eating someone lovely, and someone witnessing their own demise. No melons were harmed during the making of this, but some were eaten afterwards.Please find links to finding and contacting Joey below, and....employ him doo!Massive thanks also to John Bartmann for his wonderful music for all of these pieces - you can find his works here, and also become a Patreon for his works here, And here is a link to his fabulous podcast with interviews with other amazing musicians working in audio drama - How I Make Music!All sounds were either made by Sarah, from her growing libraries or found from freesound.org on Creative Commons 0 licenses.Enjoy!I wrote these pieces bespoke for the students to showcase their wares. I truly hope you enjoy dipping in, and, feel free to tweet out your fave performances or let me know on @quirkyvoices or email me on quirkyvoices@gmail.com. I would LOVE to hear from you - and if you feel so inclined - leave a review for these Groovy AF students!I would love your support to help make more of these groovy workshops - and Quirky Voices VA courses. If you are an audio creative and would like to sponsor a space on a future course for a budding VA of colour, or from a marginalised community, please email and let me know - and thank you! I also try to help by varying the price structure for certain students depending on circumstance, and also offer a sponsored Quirky place FOR FREEEE!New courses start in NOVEMBER! Keep an eye on QUIRKYVOICES@WEEBLY.COM for more information, or click here to find details on the NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2021 course. THANK YOU FOR LISTENINGCasting directors, take note of the talent coming out of these shows doooo!EMPLOY THEM ALL.....!SarahxxLINKS TO JOEY'S SOCIAL MEDIATwitter: @IJUSTCRITFAILEDSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
18-10-2021
9 mins
QUIRKY VOICES VA SHOWCASE - Ashley Baker - DETECTIVE DUCK - A whodunnit detective solves the crime - 12+
Hello!I have some exciting new content to share with you! Yes! Today we introduce you to...QUIRKY VOICES SHOWCASE - VOICE ACTING STUDENTS OF AUDIO JOY INTRODUCING ASHLEY BAKER ! in- DETECTIVE DUCK - A WHODUNNIT SOLVED - Here launcheth the first of 8 groovy pieces as a showcase vehicle for some of my brilliant last cohort of voice actors from the latest Quirky Voices Voice Acting Course of Audio Joy!Today I release 6 of these wonderous students out into the world to be cast in allll of the things! Every one of them has been a pleasure to work with, and would be very much at home in any genre of audio drama!This piece features the fantastic talents of Ash Baker  - enjoy the masterful, melodramatic play-on-words panache of Ash's revealing detective, in this gently comic whodunnit reveal. CASTDETECTIVE DUCK - Ashley BakerTHOSE PRESENT  - Kayla Rivera, Taylor Garcia Van Biljon, Justin Price, Jeff TaylorPlease be warned this solved whodunnit contains melodrama and maniacal laughter, and revealed revenge - death by poisoning.Please find links to finding and contacting Ashley below, and....employ him doo!Massive thanks also to John Bartmann for his wonderful music for all of these pieces - you can find his works here, and also become a Patreon for his works here, And here is a link to his fabulous podcast with interviews with other amazing musicians working in audio drama - How I Make Music!All sounds were either made by Sarah, from her growing libraries or found from freesound.org on Creative Commons 0 licenses.Enjoy!I wrote these pieces bespoke for the students to showcase their wares. I truly hope you enjoy dipping in, and, feel free to tweet out your fave performances or let me know on @quirkyvoices or email me on quirkyvoices@gmail.com. I would LOVE to hear from you - and if you feel so inclined - leave a review for these Groovy AF students!I would love your support to help make more of these groovy workshops - and Quirky Voices VA courses. If you are an audio creative and would like to sponsor a space on a future course for a budding VA of colour, or from a marginalised community, please email and let me know - and thank you! I also try to help by varying the price structure for certain students depending on circumstance, and also offer a sponsored Quirky place FOR FREEEE!New courses start in NOVEMBER! Keep an eye on QUIRKYVOICES@WEEBLY.COM for more information, or click here to find details on the NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2021 course. THANK YOU FOR LISTENINGCasting directors, take note of the talent coming out of these shows doooo!EMPLOY THEM ALL.....!SarahxxLINKS TO ASHLEY'S SOCIAL MEDIATwitter: @MrAshBakerSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
18-10-2021
8 mins
QUIRKY VOICES VA SHOWCASE - Taylor Garcia Van-Biljon - 5 TEETH?!!! - A kids tooth fairy adventure 7+
Hello!More, New, exciting content to share with you! Yes! Today we introduce you to.....QUIRKY VOICES SHOWCASE - VOICE ACTING STUDENT OF AUDIO JOY INTRODUCING TAYLOR GARCIA VON- BILJON ! in- 5 TEETH?!! A KIDS TOOTH FAIRY ADVENTURE  - Today I release 6 of these wonderous students out into the world to be cast in allll of the things! Every one of them has been a pleasure to work with, and would be very much at home in any genre of audio drama!This piece features the fantastic talents of Taylor Garcia Von-Biljon  - enjoy the quirky, happy cheeky tones of Fairy Grumptious in this fun kids tale. CASTTOOTH FAIRY FAIRY GRUMPTIOUS - Taylor Garcia Von BiljonMAYBUG  - Justin Price,KID ASLEEP - Kayla Rivera, TFHQ  HELP - Sarah GoldingPlease be warned this gentle kids story involves an insect - MAYBUG - getting stuck in someone's sleeping mouth, and a flying insect and tooth fairy.Massive thanks also to John Bartmann for his wonderful music for all of these pieces - you can find his works here, and also become a Patreon for his works here, And here is a link to his fabulous podcast with interviews with other amazing musicians working in audio drama - How I Make Music!All sounds were either made by Sarah, from her growing libraries or found from freesound.org on Creative Commons 0 licenses.Enjoy!I wrote these pieces bespoke for the students to showcase their wares. I truly hope you enjoy dipping in, and, feel free to tweet out your fave performances or let me know on @quirkyvoices or email me on quirkyvoices@gmail.com. I would LOVE to hear from you - and if you feel so inclined - leave a review for these Groovy AF students!I would love your support to help make more of these groovy workshops - and Quirky Voices VA courses. If you are an audio creative and would like to sponsor a space on a future course for a budding VA of colour, or from a marginalised community, please email and let me know - and thank you! I also try to help by varying the price structure for certain students depending on circumstance, and also offer a sponsored Quirky place FOR FREEEE!New courses start in NOVEMBER! Keep an eye on QUIRKYVOICES@WEEBLY.COM for more information, or click here to find details on the NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2021 course. THANK YOU FOR LISTENINGCasting directors, take note of the talent coming out of these shows doooo!EMPLOY THEM ALL.....!SarahxxLINKS TO TAYLOR'S SOCIAL MEDIATwitter: @tayvanbiljon and for her online show of grooviness - BACKWATER BASTARDS - @bwbastards tpaigegarcia@gmail.com BIOTaylor Garcia van Biljon is a designer, human, and voice over artist. She is a cast member and co-producer of the comedy improv actual play podcast, Backwater Bastards. This project has led to involvement in many live and recorded collaborations in the ttrpg sphere over the past few years, and has even spawned a secondary Patron exclusive show, Backwater Bastards: SideArm. She can be found regularly guesting on tabletop streams, talk channels, and live charity gaming events. She plans to continue to grow her podcast straight into outer space, and is interested in expanding into commercial and scripted work and video games!) Until then, she currently resides in Iceland with her partner where she collects pop filters, exciting headgear, and lava, in jars.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
18-10-2021
15 mins
QUIRKY VOICES VA SHOWCASE - Jeff Taylor - ARE YOU AWAKE? - Gentle horror vampire - 12+
Hello!I have some exciting new content to share with you! Yes! Today we introduce you to...QUIRKY VOICES SHOWCASE - VOICE ACTING STUDENTS OF AUDIO JOY INTRODUCING JEFF TAYLOR ! in- ARE YOU AWAKE - Here launcheth the first of 8 groovy pieces as a showcase vehicle for some of my brilliant last cohort of voice actors from the latest Quirky Voices Voice Acting Course of Audio Joy!Today I release 6 of these wonderous students out into the world to be cast in allll of the things! Every one of them has been a pleasure to work with, and would be very much at home in any genre of audio drama!This piece features the fantastic talents of Jeff Taylor  - enjoy the gently intense, emotional  tones of a versatile VA here as Dad, a man who has to leave his son to save him...from himself. CASTDAD - Jeff TaylorSON - Kayla RiveraPlease be warned this gentle audio horror has bat sounds, and a father torn between the love of his son and the desires and pressures of his new found form. Please find links to finding and contacting Jeff below, and....employ him doo!Massive thanks also to John Bartmann for his wonderful music for all of these pieces - you can find his works here, and also become a Patreon for his works here, And here is a link to his fabulous podcast with interviews with other amazing musicians working in audio drama - How I Make Music!All sounds were either made by Sarah, from her growing libraries or found from freesound.org on Creative Commons 0 licenses.Enjoy!I wrote these pieces bespoke for the students to showcase their wares. I truly hope you enjoy dipping in, and, feel free to tweet out your fave performances or let me know on @quirkyvoices or email me on quirkyvoices@gmail.com. I would LOVE to hear from you - and if you feel so inclined - leave a review for these Groovy AF students!I would love your support to help make more of these groovy workshops - and Quirky Voices VA courses. If you are an audio creative and would like to sponsor a space on a future course for a budding VA of colour, or from a marginalised community, please email and let me know - and thank you! I also try to help by varying the price structure for certain students depending on circumstance, and also offer a sponsored Quirky place FOR FREEEE!New courses start in NOVEMBER! Keep an eye on QUIRKYVOICES@WEEBLY.COM for more information!THANK YOU FOR LISTENINGCasting directors, take note of the talent coming out of these shows doooo!EMPLOY THEM ALL.....!SarahxxLINKS TO JEFF'S SOCIAL MEDIAWebsite: jeffreyedwardtaylor.comTwitter: @J_EdwardTaylorSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
18-10-2021
11 mins
QUIRKY VOICES VA SHOWCASE - Kayla Rivera - KIDSPLAY  - A child's view Dramedy - 12+
Hello!Hurray! Some more new content to share with you! Yes! Today we introduce you to...QUIRKY VOICES SHOWCASE - VOICE ACTING STUDENTS OF AUDIO JOY  - INTRODUCING KAYLA RIVERA...IN ...KIDSPLAY!Here launcheth the second of 8 groovy audio pieces, as a showcase vehicle for some of my brilliant last cohort of voice actors from the latest Quirky Voices Voice Acting Course of Audio Joy!Today I release 6 of these wonderous students out into the world to be cast in allll of the things! Every one of them has been a pleasure to work with, and would be very much at home in any genre of audio drama!This piece features the fantastic talents of Kayla Rivera - enjoy the bouncy, enthused tones of a versatile VA here as Lizzie, a 5 year old kid just learning what death is about...and living life to the fullest possible maximum fun!CASTLIZZIE - Kayla RiveraPlease be warned this audio dramedy deals with a near death experience, near loss of a beloved grandpa through the eyes of a child, and plenty of mischievous sass. I think we'd all love a playful, storytelling grandpa like Lizzies huh?Please find links to finding and contacting Kayla below, and....employ her doo!Massive thanks also to John Bartmann for his wonderful music for all of these pieces - you can find his works here, and also become a Patreon for his works here, And here is a link to his fabulous podcast with interviews with other amazing musicians working in audio drama - How I Make Music!All sounds were either made by Sarah, from her growing libraries or found from freesound.org on Creative Commons 0 licenses.Enjoy!I wrote these pieces bespoke for the students to showcase their wares. I truly hope you enjoy dipping in, and, feel free to tweet out your fave performances or let me know on @quirkyvoices or email me on quirkyvoices@gmail.com. I would LOVE to hear from you - and if you feel so inclined - leave a review for these Groovy AF students!I would love your support to help make more of these groovy workshops - and Quirky Voices VA courses. If you are an audio creative and would like to sponsor a space on a future course for a budding VA of colour, or from a marginalised community, please email and let me know - and thank you! I also try to help by varying the price structure for certain students depending on circumstance, and also offer a sponsored Quirky place FOR FREEEE!New courses start in NOVEMBER! Keep an eye on QUIRKYVOICES@WEEBLY.COM for more information! Or click here !THANK YOU FOR LISTENINGCasting directors, take note of the talent coming out of these shows doooo!EMPLOY THEM ALL.....!Sarah xxLINKS TO KAYLA'S WARES & BIO!KAYLA ON TWITTERKayla Rivera has a youthful, friendly, bubbly voice that is well-suited to a variety of voiceover projects. She first started performing on stage at age five in dance recitals, and she began exploring acting at age 11. Her voice acting training includes workshops with Laci Morgan and Kira Buckland, as well as classes and individual coaching with Lau Lapides Company and the Quirky Voices course with the wonderful Sarah Golding. Being part of the Quirky Showcase is very exciting for her, as it is one of the very first examples of her voice acting skills that is being shared with the public! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
18-10-2021
10 mins
QUIRKY VOICES SHOWCASE - Justin Price - SPINNING - A space based horror - PG 13
Hello!I have some exciting new content to share with you! Yes! Today we introduce you to...QUIRKY VOICES SHOWCASE - VOICE ACTING STUDENTS OF AUDIO JOY  - INTRODUCING JUSTIN PRICE! IN.....SPINNING.Here launcheth the first of 8 groovy pieces as a showcase vehicle for some of my brilliant last cohort of voice actors from the latest Quirky Voices Voice Acting Course of Audio Joy!Today I release 6 of these wonderous students out into the world to be cast in allll of the things! Every one of them has been a pleasure to work with, and would be very much at home in any genre of audio drama!This piece features the fantastic talents of Justin Price - enjoy the warm, assuring tones of a versatile VA here as Adam, an astronaut adrift in space just...spinning.....spinning....alone...CASTADAM - Justin PriceSUIT / ASTRONAUT - Sarah GoldingPlease be warned this audio horror deals with facing death, isolation, panic, and suffocating spaces. Is SUIT even real?Please find links to finding and contacting Justin below, and....employ him doo!Massive thanks also to John Bartmann for his wonderful music for all of these pieces - you can find his works here, and also become a Patreon for his works here, And here is a link to his fabulous podcast with interviews with other amazing musicians working in audio drama - How I Make Music!All sounds were either made by Sarah, from her growing libraries or found from freesound.org on Creative Commons 0 licenses.Enjoy!I wrote these pieces bespoke for the students to showcase their wares. I truly hope you enjoy dipping in, and, feel free to tweet out your fave performances or let me know on @quirkyvoices or email me on quirkyvoices@gmail.com. I would LOVE to hear from you - and if you feel so inclined - leave a review for these Groovy AF students!I would love your support to help make more of these groovy workshops - and Quirky Voices VA courses. If you are an audio creative and would like to sponsor a space on a future course for a budding VA of colour, or from a marginalised community, please email and let me know - and thank you! I also try to help by varying the price structure for certain students depending on circumstance, and also offer a sponsored Quirky place FOR FREEEE!New courses start in NOVEMBER! Keep an eye on QUIRKYVOICES@WEEBLY. COM for more information! Or, click here for more information!THANK YOU FOR LISTENINGCasting directors, take note of the talent coming out of these shows doooo!EMPLOY THEM ALL.....!SarahxxLINKS TO JUSTIN'S SOCIAL MEDIAJustin PriceVoice Over ArtistE justin@justinpricevo.comJustin Price Twitterwww.justinpricevo.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
18-10-2021
13 mins
Dashingly Quirky Live 2021 - Bright Sides - After Show Chattarama!
Hello AllSo huzzahs! Here we have the aftershow chat! Yes! The whole cast and crew chilled on zoom to put the world to rights, share more insight into audio drama creation, and life as a voice actor and audio drama writer, foley artist and composer....and more!Hearty thanks to all who supported the fundraiser. If you too would like to contribute to support more new writing events like this one, feel free to contribute to the Quirky Voices KO-FI here, or of course 0 become a Quirky Patreon! If you do, you'll also receive my new podcast INDIE AF A whole MONTH before anyone else. WOOHOO - Yes that new pod is interviews with stellar Indie Audio Drama Creatives in a conception to production season, with clips showcasing awesome good practice and oodles of advice from folks like KC Wayland, Lauren Shippen, Shannon K Perry, Jon Grilz, Oliver Morris, David Beck, Tau Zaman, Tal Minear and Colin J Kelly, Faith McQuinn, AND OH SO MANY MOOORE!Thank you to my current patreons, without whom I almost certainly would have stopped at MADIVA S1. SO HUZZAHS for supporters of all audio drama creatives. Everywhere.Feel free to share this episode of this HUGELY IMPORTANT CHATTARAMA - it gives top tips on Casting, on writing for characters not in your own wheelhouse of experience, and the black perspective on casting practices and how we still need to be ....better. Here's links to all involved in the show - follow them , cheer them on and feel free to contact them and tell them HOW AMAZING THEY ARE IN THIS NEW INDIE AUDIO FICTION! Thank youpLINKS TO DASHINGLY QUIRKY FOLKS 2021Fiona Thraille TwitterFiona Thraille WebsiteEle Matelan TwitterKarim KronfliEvan TessTanja MilojevicAngelique LazarusPaul SpencerNathan BladesKatie SeatonTom Rory Parsons - who has also released the sound track for Locked Out here...Also thanks to the brilliant SCRAPNIK for our FABULOUS ARTWORK! Find more of their works on Twitter...here. We do hope this show has inspired you to just crack on and write, and make and enjoy creating new audio drama!Thank you SO MUCH for listeningHAPPY CREATINGSarah and Fiona xxDASHINGLY QUIRKY LIVE 2021Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
14-10-2021
1 hr 21 mins
DASHINGLY QUIRKY LIVE - BRIGHT SIDES - 2021
Hello people of the world!And so begins a new gentle deluge of Quirky related audio drama content for your delectation and delight!This week we start with the release of DASHINGLY QUIRKY LIVE! A wonderous celebration of new writing - new, uplifting, comedy writing - from our winners of this years comp! This year for the 'LIVE!' aspect, we were delighted to gain a spot on the Edinburgh Festival's Laughing Horse Online stream, and also were live on zoom via a link from their site. We present            Locked out By the BRILLIANT Paul Spencer             A journey exploring one woman's way of dealing with and overcoming grief and loss            This has a ...Hope punk feel to it and has an all star cast consisting of some of the most            talented folks in audio drama today           Tanja Milojevic as            Evan Tess Murray as The Doctor           Angelique Lazarus as The Meditation CD Voice            Karim Kronfli as Billa              INTRODUCING Méabh de Brun as JANET (our walk-on part!)            LIVE FOLEY By Ele Matelan and the cast            Music by the fabulous Tom Rory Parsons           Delivery of an alarm clock by the BRILLIANT Fiona Thraille           Jeremy and Jean take delivery of....a Llama and a Cockerell...and try to fathom the true            recipient of these unusual... unexpected packages, to find something even more           fantastical is afoot.           This has a trad sitcom vibe of funnn, with a loving couple trying to deal with the absurd,            and some  wonderful performances from folks as various animals!            Jeremy - Karim Kronfli           Jean - Sarah Golding           Lllama - Angelique Lazarus           Neighbour - Nathan Blades\           INTRODUCING - Bridget Guziewicz  as THE COCKERELL           LIVE FOLEY By Ele Matelan and the cast            Music by the fabulous Katie Seaton                     and           THE WONDERFUL AUDIENCE as a variety of farmyard animals.          ALLLLL of the tech on the day was run by the wonderful Paul Spencer.          Coming soon is the after show chat wherein I thnk lovers of audio drama will find         a lot of inspiring chats, advice, insight and discussion!Thank you for listening, and, if you do enjoy the show and still want to support the artists involved, or to help ensure future productions of DASHINGLY QUIRKY LIVE to celebrate even MORE new writing, feel free to pop some pennies to our KO-FI, or of course would always love some more Quirky Patreons!HAPPPYYYY CREATING ALLWe truly hope this inspired YOU to get writing too!Sarah  Golding and Fiona ThrailleQuirky Voices    /   Dashing OnionsSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
07-10-2021
1 hr 21 mins
MADIVA 415 - Zachary Fortais-Gomm and Maddy Searle on their new actual play podcast - Realms Of Peril and Glory
Hello and WELCOME to the final episode of this MADIVA season - woohoo!I feel a bit emoshe!Thanks muchly to Zachary Fortais-Gomme (also of The Orphans and Quid Pro Euro)  Maddy Searle (also of Snazzy Tapir Productions and Rusty Quill) who wax lyrical about their new show and what it was like finding the characters and working with their brilliant cast and crew. Some great insights in here from the pov of VA and director - AND THERE'S EVEN SINGIN!Also wanted to draw your attention to the DASHINGLY QUIRKY LIVE SHOW - LINK HERE - I do this this week with some AMAZINGGG creatives - AUGUST 21 8:30 PM ONLINE AS PART OF EDINBRUGH FESTIVAL - thanks to the Laughing Horse venues!Here's a link to join us - it's freee! Be prompt  as latecomers might not be admitted! Find out about how you can support our fundraiser here on this link!]And IF you want to have a walk-on part, well - HERE YA GO - Join us and pop a credit on your cv as a performer at Edinburgh fest 2021.... sign up and wait to see if you are randomly selected! https://t.co/INmi2b1cks?amp=1THANK YOU as ever to my amazing Patreon supporters for supporting me and my works - I work - like most podcasters - crazily hard and appreciate VERY MUCH the help these folks give to all Quirky fun - if you want to join them do, as in the autumn there's an exclusive patreon only series happening! EXCIITTTIINNGGGGHappy listeningSarahxxLinks to Zachary’s works of audio joyZach’s TwitterRealms podcast Zach’s The OrphansQuid Pro Euro with Felix TrenchJoyous links to Maddy’s works of glorious audio Maddy’s twitter Maddy’s Snazzy Tapir showsMaddiy’s Rusty Quill adventuresMaddy's Spotify playlist link for IsSarah’s links to quirky fun Sarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewLink to Audio Drama hub virtual pub on foley this Friday 23 JulyEMAIL Sarah if you would like to book a 1-2-1 session for creating character voices / accent / audition help,  or kicking off your indie VA AF career! QuirkyVoices@gmail.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
16-08-2021
1 hr 5 mins
MADIVA 414 - Tim Krause and Sarah Rhea Werner talk all things collaboration, and Tim shares his experience of directing VA's for the first time
HELLOOOOOOh my oh my - stop what you're doing and listen to this brilliantly inspiring team - collaborators Tim Krause and Sarah Rhea Werner - partners in real life - have made for your delectation and delight OMEN PODCAST (links below). This is a swashbuckler of a groovy show, and yeah, I gots me a cameo In the rather nasty pirate NAT (WOOHOO - Baddies are the best roles, right!) We talked all things Directing Voice Actors on Tim's first project, and how he worked in collaboration with Sarah, and worked through lockdown in our crazy new world...The ep opens with SOME AMAZING VA'S sharing their experience of working on Omen Podcast....please follow these folks and share rate and review the podcast - and this one if ya wanna! thank youp to Sophie Fae, Charlie Wes and Sarah Doreen McPhee.THANK YOU TO MY PATREONS FOR HELPING ME GET THESE EPISODES OF AUDIO JOY MADE FOR YOUUUUU - LEGENDS ALL. Thank you for listening too - would love any feedback - feel free to fill in the MADIVA SURVEY HERE - with grateful thanks - £10 amazon voucher to a randomly chosen listener  who fills this in before 31/08/2021 who helps me to potentially shape any future seasons! If you want them, I will make them - but I need to hear from you tbh to shape how the next season goes! Muchos thanks!Tim and Sarah's links of audio joyyyTim's Omen Podcast TwitterTim's show Omen PodcastSarah's TwitterSarah's Write Now PodcastSarah's Girl in Space PodcastSarah's grooviest links to work and blood and sweat and tears!Sarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewLink to Audio Drama hub virtual pub on foley this Friday 23 JulyEMAIL Sarah if you would like to book a 1-2-1 session for creating character voices / accent / audition help,  or kicking off your indie VA AF career! QuirkyVoices@gmail.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
26-07-2021
1 hr 1 min
MADIVA 413 - Jessica Dennis and practicing the breath control of audio joy
Hey folksWoahWhat a hot week for hot folks doing hot things? Can you breattttthe?  Well, hey, hope you are taking breaks in those booths for air and water and food and rest in these extreme temps if you're in a country that seems unusually hot atm, and STRAP IN for an ep all about BREATH CONTROL.TODAYS DELIGHTFUL KNOWLEDGABLE GUEST IS Jessica Dennis - VA, COACH AND ALL ROUND AWESOME EVERUTHING. We talk about what breath control is, give some exercises to help understand it, and showcase some works from Jessica and Wireless Theatre productions - The Woman on the Bridge by Marty Ross and Amok, aired with kind permission of Mariele Runacre-Temple of Audible and Wireless Theatre. Thanks so much to Jessica for sharing her experience and advice, and if you wanna groovy coach, or VA, employ her do!Very excited to share this with you, and hope you enjoy! Please do rate and review, or ping out a tweet extolling how awesome Jessica is! Happy listening and thank you hugely to my amazing PATREONS without whom, this pod would not have been released. I was also interviewed in typed words rather than spoken ones by Kate Retout of Wireless theatre and you can read that grooviness here.If ya wanna join them and see what groovy future Quirky shows I have in store, please do! Links belowHAPPY VOICE ACTINGGGGGSarahxLINKS TO JESSICAS SOCIAL MEDIA GROOVINESSJessica's TwitterPieces I mentioned: The Woman on The Bridge and Amok.Jessica's WebsiteWireless TheatreAnd a little plug for my latest voice project, which has just been nominated for a Student Bafta: The Night of the Living Dread.LINK TO THE MENTAL POEM WITH LOTS OF PRONUNCIATIONS OF UK LANGUAGEPOEMSarah's links of audio JOYYYYYYSarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewLink to Audio Drama hub virtual pub on foley this Friday 23 JulyEMAIL Sarah if you would like to book a 1-2-1 session for creating character voices / accent / audition help,  or kicking off your indie VA AF career! QuirkyVoices@gmail.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
21-07-2021
1 hr 2 mins
MADIVA 412 - Andrew Jack talks all things going pro as a VA, mental health and getting technique n tech savvy.
12-07-2021
1 hr 14 mins
MADIVA 411 - BOOTH JUNKIE Mike DelGaudio jumps in for the 50th MADIVA to talk all things mics and basic tech grooviness!
HELLOO! Sarah Golding here - how am ya?THE 411 IS....THIS IS THE 50TH MADIVA EPISODE! WOOT WOOI am so excited that this is episode 50.  I fit this in around my other voice acting roles, teaching kids and courses, organising live Dashingly Quirky funnnn and producing my own QUIRKY VOICES audio dramas and HEARTILY AND MIGHTILY THANK ...EVERY. SINGLE. GUEST. and LISTENER and PATREON who has helped us out over the last 50 episodes... Please feel free to suggest ways we can celebrate to my email - quirkyvoices@gmail.com or simply  ...have a listen to my other projects or boost them or the guests on my groovy lil show. I LOVE LOVE LOVE chatting voice acting to all folks, and this ep is SUCH A FABULOUS WHISTLESTOP TOUR around ...how Mike started voice actingwhat microphones actually do the differences between dynamic and condenser mics what an interface does....what does bit rate / bit depth actually mean?what does 44100 and 48000 mean as a 'sample rate'?and SO MUCH MORE!WARNING - SOME OF THIS SOUNDS LIKE A ICCLE BIT OF MATHS! ARG! MATHS! But useful maths, and Mike educates us on this BEAUTIFULLYYYYY and my head didn't hurt.We also learn things like - Saying 'singularly, regularly particularly',  is what you need to warm up along with Mike!How Sarah does a Quick clicky test - say 'Lovely likely earlier' - check out your clicky l's and see if you need more lubrication or might need to steammmmm...Listen to MIKE'S QUICKFIRE QUIZ - Troubleshooting some well known issues - maybe he'll have an answer for your issue of audio argh!THANK YOU SO MUCH to my amazing PATREON supporters who get these eps before everyone else, some new writing from me, some Patreon only eps and discounts on Quirky Courses - so...v excited to have their continual support. legends, allademmmm....LINKS TO RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE PODCASTNic Redman Podcast AND links to get works The Podcast Host.comAudientTriton Fethead like wot Sarah uses to boost her gainMIKE'S LINKS TO AUDIO JOYMike's websiteMike on YoutubeBook a sesh with MikeMike on the twittersSarah's links of audio awesomeSarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewEMAIL Sarah if you would like to book a 1-2-1 session for creating character voices / accent / audition help,  or kicking off your indie VA AF career! QuirkyVoices@gmail.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
21-06-2021
1 hr 8 mins
MADIVA 410 - Erika Sanderson and finding character voices, and playing with accents
Hello audiodrama lovers!HUZZAHS SARAH GETS TO CHAT TO ERIKA SANDERSON ABOUT ALL THINGS PLAYING WITH VOCAL WARES FOR CREATING A PLETHORA OF CHARACTER VOICES!Have I got a fun treat for you! Yes! I was lucky enough to chat to the brilliant Erika Sanderson of many many podcasts on all things origins of finding she could do voices, to being part of a gameshow I used to love as a kid (you remember Child's Play, right??!) to finding out who was responsible for introducing her to the medium. Yeah. You can ...maybe guess? She has worked with BRILLYANT him A LOT!!Erika can be found on a wealth of audio fiction podcasts as a myriad of voices, (notably No Sleep podcast which is superb) and is a fantastic inspiring talent.  I do hope you find our chat inspiring and useful in developing your own love of....playing!Thanks to Erika for sharing her time and talent - you can find links to her works below.THANK YOU ALSO TO MY WONDERFUL PATREONS who support me through all these crazy creative times. If you like my work, feel free to help me make more by becoming a patreon too!Thank you all for listening and please do share rate and review!HAPPY LISTENINGSarahxxxERIKA SANDERSONS LINKS OF AUDIO JOYErika's WebsiteErika's TwitterErika on No SleepErika's Audio Fiction credits on PodchaserProfessor ChronomierErika in latest theatre performance - Funny Voices SARAH GOLDING'S LINKS TO WARES OF AUDIO HAPPINESSSarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteADWIT PodcastFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
14-06-2021
1 hr 12 mins
MADIVA 409 - Sarah Shachat and Directing Voice Actors with UNMISSABLE Remote VA Top tips!
HelloooHOW ARE YOU CRAZY WORLD!>?? Welcome to THEEE podcast that chats to folks all about and in and around VOICE ACTING FOR INDIE AUDIO FICTION.Today, just for glorious you,  here's a super jam packed episode in conversation with THE AMAZING Sarah Shachat on all things DIRECTING VOICE ACTORS.  Sarah shares some fabulous useful insightful tips on remote voice acting, working on monologues, and getting the best out of those wonderous souls doing their best behind a mic - yeah, VOICE ACTORS OF AUDIO JOYTHANK YOU FOR LISTENINGThank you to my patreons who make this show happen - and who, as this week's perk get 50% off the price of the QUIRKY VOICES VOICE ACTING COURSE starting next week....such fun! Join me do if you. are just starting to get head and shoulders and a mic stand above the rest in kicking off your VA career - sign up here doooo....QUIRKY VOICES COURSE LINK. If you are a listener, and say I HEART MADIVA on your application form, get 20% off as a thank you for listening too! Huzzahs all round!HAVE A WONDEROUS WEEK AND Happyyy listeningSarahxxPS Dashingly Quirky Live 2021 -BRIGHT SIDES - is in machination and I AM SO EXCITED about sharing some new scripts with the world - keep August 21 free to join us and some amazing and brilliant voice actors in 2 super fun comedic / hope punk scripts by Paul Spencer and Fiona Thraille! WoohoooSARAH SHACHAT'S LINKS TO AUDIO JOYSarah TwitterLong story Short Productions Wolf 359Unseen Dot showZero HoursNo bad ideas podcastNo bad ideas PatreonSARAH GOLDING'S LINKS TO WARES OF AUDIO HAPPINESSSarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteADWIT PodcastFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
07-06-2021
48 mins
MADIVA 408 - Beth Eyre and Getting Thee Organised People!
Hello World!How beautiful you are.Here's the most uplifting of interviews with...quite frankly one of THE BEST VOICE ACTORS EVER MADE, EVER. Always awesome, always astutely realised characters and instantly recognisable - yusss BETH OF EYRE. We talk all things getting you organised so you can have space to play! Yep. From pre prep of auditions to playing with how voices are made,  ways of marking up scripts, and keeping up to date with your progress on progs like TRELLO - whatever your thoughts on arghhh what to do first? We have ya covered. Jump in. Also, it has to be said again and again - LOOK AFTER YOU - it is KEY people! Eat, drink, get rest, get play, see pals, see daylight and live n love n laugh n that.If you manage these things, exciting times lie ahead. Try some ideas - see how they fit!Have fun out there and...if you can find a few mins in your crazy busy schedule to rate and review this pod, I'd be ever so grateful - helps me spread the word about these glorious and brilliant creatives huh?!THANKS MUCHLYAND MAHOOSIVE THANK YOU'S TO MY WONDERFUL PATREONS who, quite frankly encourage me to get these pods up and at em every week - which reminds me - I need to finish that edit on the next one for them to have tomorrow!SUCH FUNSarahxxLINKS TO BETH'S GROOVIEST WORKSBeth on TWITTERBeth's SPOTLIGHT - Gwan, cast her!Wooden OvercoatsLife with Leo(h)Wolf 359LINKS TO SARAH'S AUDIO JOYOUS PLAY PLACESSarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteADWIT PodcastFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
24-05-2021
51 mins
MADIVA 407 - Marguerite Kenner and the Business of Voice Acting - get savvy DOOO!MADIVA PODCAST 406 - Alasdair Stuart and getting noticed, proactive and contract savvy.
Hello allWell here we are with ep 406 already and one of my fave creatives who I've enjoyed listening to and reading...joins me for some bantz...and we find out we went to the SAME university....AT THE SAME TIME. So. There's a little bit of fading in and out, as I guess you don't want to hear us regaling stories of crazy student days! (Though patreons had a longer peek!)Alasdair is one of the groovy elements of electric creativity driving Escape Artists - Pseudopod, Podcastle and mmmoore! He can also be found on pods of awesome like The Rusty Quiil's Magnus Archives, and will soon be with a cool cast on St Kilda so watch out for that gem! Here we talk all things How to get noticed, why folks should start a blog rather than talk about starting one, and a little on getting contract savvy. ENJOY!Thank you for listening folks - and thanks humbly to Alasdair - my St John's alumni pal! Am v excited to continue to bring you this stellar season of amazing folks who work in audio fiction as VA's producers and coaches and more. Next week, Marguerite Kenner talks about the business side of being a VA. DO NOT miss it!Feel free to write to me with any requests for guests or topics, or to let me know what you think of this and other seasons! I'd love a review or two n'all! Thanks folks and HAPPYYY VOICE ACTINNGGGSarahxLinks to Alasdair's works of grooviness / social media joyEscape ArtistsLink to the contract samplePseudopodPodcastleCast of WondersThe Full Lid - Alasdair's newsletterSupport EA on TwitchAlasdair on TikTokAlasdair on TwitterOther linksRusty Quill - Magnus ArchivesNate crowley TwitterSarah's links of audio joyyySarahs TwitterSarah's Quirky WebsiteADWIT PodcastFiction Podcast News WeeklySarah's KO-FI account of funding alllll her projects for TRYING to pay her actors n crewSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/QuirkyVoices)
10-05-2021
44 mins

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