Perform in a Radio Play 



Wednesdays 7pm-9pm
10th June-15th July (6 weeks)
Online via Zoom Platform
Claire Amias Claire is a RADA trained actor. She has worked extensively on stage and screen. She also acts, writes and directs for her theatre company A Monkey With Cymbals. On-screen Claire has played main supporting roles in numerous feature films including Mabel Smith in Borley Rectory (alongside Reece Shearsmith), Ms. Conrad in Telling Lies (alongside Jason Flemyng and Melanie Brown), the Young Nurse in Provoked (which starred Miranda Richardson and Robbie Coltrane), and Beattie in The Magic Hour. Stage roles have included Mags in Handbagged and Sheila in Relatively Speaking at Windsor Theatre Royal and on tour, and Maggie in Hobson's Choice and Liz Essendine in Present Laughter at Chesterfield Pomegranate Theatre all for Paul Taylor-Mills. Also I have performed in several No 1 Tours - Funny Peculiar for Bill Kenwright and Handbagged for Eleanor Lloyd Prods.

Six Week Course – Only 12 Places!

Have you always wanted to hear your voice on BBC Radio 4? Dreamt of being part of The Archers or creating your own work and recording it for radio? Then this is the course for you! In this innovative, brand-new Zoom course, learn how to act in a radio play and entertain your family and friends with an audio recording they can enjoy at home!

You will learn all the tips and tricks to making it in the world of radio, utilising your voice and learning accents.

The course will consist of a combination of live Zoom classes, pre-recorded masterclasses, class and small group video-calls and handouts to help you prepare and build characters for performance.

Course Content:

  • Accents, emphasis and expression in voice
  • Acting the given circumstances of the characters
  • Creating the emotional journey of the characters
  • Foley (practical Special Effects) in the radio play

This is your one-stop-shop for all things radio, acting, technique, and much more!

The 6 week course will take place on Zoom  7pm until 9pm, Wednesday 10th June – 15th July. There will be an extended final session for the recording session when we will record an audio file / podcast of the radio play for students to keep.

ALL profits from this course will go towards Saving the Anna Fiorentini Kids Charity Theatre School.