Lara J West
Coventry, Warwickshire, GB • 1:04 PM (CEST) Local Time
English (British), FrenchRead More
Child (5-12), Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Australian, British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South East (Oxford, Sussex), England - South West (Cornwall, Devon, West Country), England - West Midlands (Shropshire, Birmingham, Brummie), England - Yorkshire & Humber, French, French (Parisienne), German, Irish, Irish Eastern (Leinster, Dublin), Irish Northern (Ulster, Belfast), Polish, Scottish, Scottish (Edinburgh), Scottish (Glaswegian), Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Trans-Atlantic, US Mid-Atlantic, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), WelshRead More
Voice Over Skills
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, VideogamesRead More
12 - 24 hours
Live Directed Sessions
Phone Call, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)
Rode NT1 A Studio Mic with SM6 Shock Mount and Pop Shield
Computer & Software
Cubase Pro 8.5 Advanced Production Software. Plus Steinberg UR-22 USB Audio Interface. 24 bit / 192 khz 2 x D-Pre + 192khz support.
Soundproofing, Acoustic Foam Vocal Booth in converted attic. SE Electronics Project Studio Reflection Filter.
From my own purpose-built, professional home studio, I guarantee a rapid, friendly, high quality service, where complete customer satisfaction is paramount.
I have a highly creative voice that can portray multiple genres, from complex character-based fiction, through to quick-fire comedy, passionate romance, and appealing marketing.
Classically trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, I have a versatile, sincere voice, with a rich timbre and delivery, honed over twenty years of acting, singing, television, voice over and radio experience.
Voice Over Experience
Edna in 'Home Front'
Regular character in a long-running serial / war time Radio Drama. Director Allegra McIroyRead More
Lady Catherine De Burgh / Caroline Bingley in 'Pride and Prejudice'
Two character voices in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Radio adaptation. Directed by Shaun McLoughlinRead More
Marilyn Monroe in 'Just The Way You Are'
The voice of Marilyn Monroe in an original radio play. Directed by Kate MCall.Read More
Audiobook Narrator MAGNIFICENT WOMEN & THEIR REVOLUTIONARY MACHINES
Narrator and All Voices - Audiobook written by Henrietta Heald.Read More
Audiobook Narrator - THE LOST SISTERS
Narrator and All Voices - Audiobook written by Lindsey HutchinsonRead More
Audiobook Narrator - 'PERFECT ALIBIS'
Narrator and All Voices - Audiobook written by Jane Wenham-JonesRead More
Audiobook Narrator 'ONE HUNDRED MIRACLES'
Narrator and All Voices - Audiobook written by Zuzana RuzickovaRead More
Audiobook Narrator - 4 x LITTLE LADY AGENCY Books.
Narrator and All Voices on 4 Audiobooks written by Hester BrowneRead More
Audiobook Narrator 4 IN CORNWALL books MANOR/COTTAGE/WEDDING/CHRISTMAS
Narrator and All Voices - Audiobooks written by Laura BriggsRead More
Narrator Audiobook HOW I MOTIVATED MYSELF TO SUCCEED
Narrator and All Voices - Audiobook by Shelley WilsonRead More
Narrator Audiobook HOW I CHANGED MY LIFE IN A YEAR
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by Shelley WilsonRead More
Elsie Parnell, Mrs Casey and Mary in FINAL ARRANGEMENTS - HITCHCOCK
3 x Character Voices in Audiobook by Lawrence Page (Pub. Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine 1961)Read More
Narrator Audiobook THE SECOND CHANCE TEA SHOP
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by Fay KeenanRead More
Narrator Audiobook THE SECRET OF SUMMERHAYES
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by MERRYN ALLINGHAMRead More
Narrator Audiobook JUST HAVEN'T MET YOU YET
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by Cate WoodsRead More
Narrator Audiobook MY OWN DEAR BROTHER
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by Hollie MullerRead More
Narrator Audiobook WHEN THE SKY FELL APART
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by Caroline LeaRead More
Narrator & Singer Musical Audiobooks ADVENTURES IN MUMU LAND Vol 1 & 2
Narrator, All Voices, Songwriter & Singer in these two Musical Audibooks for children by Lara J. West.Read More
Narrator Audiobook BRING DOWN THE SUN
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by Judith TarrRead More
Narrator Audiobook DISCIPLINE YOUR KIDS WITH POSITIVE PARENTING
Narrator and All Voices Audiobook by Nicole LibinRead More
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Voice Over Testimonials
Child (5-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Classical, Country, Easy Listening, Folk, Funk, Gospel, Holiday, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Reggae, Rock
Logic Pro, Audacity
I am a mezzo-soprano/alto, classically trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre Sch. incorporating musical theatre. I have appeared in 20 stage musicals. I have recordings over 30 yrs. as vocalist on 4 albums & in collaboration with musicians in home studios. I use Cubase Pro to record jingles for commercials; underscores for short-stories, video games & movie trailers; as well as fully orchestrated ballads. I have sung as Marilyn Monroe, Billie Holiday, Amy Winehouse, Tina Turner & Shirley Bassey! More seriously, I have worked for many Musical Directors & am used to feedback & direction. My musical theatre experience spans many genres, ranging from 7/9 time & Egyptian scales - in ‘Arabian Nights’ - to singing 4-part harmonies - in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. I am a singer / songwriter with 2 published CDs featuring original songs for children - Adventures In Mu Mu Land. I have written a one-woman musical called: ‘One Kiss’ featuring 9 original songs, for the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, July 2022.Read More
Lead Role (Mary Magdalene) in 'Jesu' - a gospel musical composed by Gary Watson. I was also lyricist and songwriter for this original musical show, directed by Paul Monaghan.Read More
Fairy Godmother / Baroness Hardup in 'Cinderella'
Fairy Godmother and Baroness Hardup, in this traditional pantomime - 'Cinderella' - with songs and music, directed by Tom Sherman.Read More
Glind the Good Witch and Auntie Em in 'The Wizard of Oz'
Two featured singing roles and ensemble work in this musical adaptaion of 'The Wizard of Oz' directed by Gareth Machin.Read More
Jumila and Various/Ensemble in 'Arabian Nights'
Jumila's tale and various other stories in this open-air, summer theatre production in Williamson Park, Lancaster. Stories adapted from 'A Thousand and One Nights' by Les Smith, produced by The Duke's Playhouse, and directed by Ian Hastings.Read More
Fairy Tweet in 'Babes in the Wood'
Once again I played The Fairy in this traditional pantomime - ' Babes in the Wood' - directed by Elwyn Johnson.Read More
Mrs Duster and Belinda Bear in 'Mrs Duster's Magic Toy Shop'
The lead role in this musical, family Christmas show, directed by Sally McCormack.Read More
Honey M'Lou/Jackson/Hazza Hegarty/Little Miss Bad in 'The Mu Mu Club'
I played various roles in this original, musical soap-opera for young audiences. I wrote and performed these two shows, in Bristol ... then later at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry (2009).
They became the foundation of a now published musical-audiobook for children called 'Adventures in Mu Mu Land' - released on Amazon / Audible.
Rene / Valetine in 'The Count of Monte Cristo'
A musical adaptation of the famous tale of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' staged as a family Christmas show, directed by Patrick Sandford.Read More
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