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A sound start to a life with mic’

From SM to voice over artist…. Thirty years ago on this very day, I was wending my way to the BBC training centre in Evesham, Worcestershire, having completed my degree course in Drama, Theatre & Television Studies. I was nervous, excited and oh so happy to be starting my career…

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It’s all about the sparks.

“because when the world was made, God made it out of magic sparks – everything that there is, was all made of magic sparks – and all the magic sparks went into things – deep down and everything was a spark – but it was quite a while ago since…

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Time is a slippery beast.

Time is, in theory, constant…  But in practice appears to speed up & slow down at will. If you’re having a tricky time, it seems to slow down. If you’re having fun, it flies by! Oh and in the spring, we lose an hour and in Autumn, we gain an…

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Tales from the BBC archives…

Once upon an Autumn day in 1989, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth, I joined the BBC as a Studio Manager at BBC Broadcasting House in London. As trainees, we were frequently allocated to GLTS –  the Gram Library Transfer Suite, though Suite is rather a grand description!A tiny cell…

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The power of stories.

Remember when you were a child, how lovely it was to be read to? Tucked up in bed, or sitting on the floor, drifting into a world beyond the classroom. Stories are woven into our DNA. A simple Google search will reveal pages of articles on why reading to children…

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A life in sound

As my body thrilled to the vibration of voices chanting during my yoga class, it struck me that sound is my life! I always loved experimenting with noises, stories, reading aloud. I was probably one of the only people at school who waited excitedly to be asked to read from…

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Welcome to the magical world of Sara Starling – Voice Over!

There may not be a Marauder’s Map, but follow the locket & you’ll find me…………… The voice over booth has been my nest since leaving the BBC in 2006. I remain passionate about my work & my clients. I still get a thrill when I read a brilliantly written script,…

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