Tamsin is an award-winning audio director, and teaches and directs audio, verse and classical text at many of the UK's leading drama schools. She has directed more than 450 audiobooks, from Quidditch Through the Ages to Beowulf in Anglo Saxon. Recent highlights include a full-cast drama of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park; a new adaptation of Sleeping Beauty in collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra; Thandiwe Newton’s complete recording of Tolstoy’s War & Peace (winner, 2023 Audie Award for Best Classic/Literary Fiction); All The Sonnets of Shakespeare, read by Sir Kenneth Branagh and Lolita Chakrabarti; and The Drifted Stream: Collected British and Irish Verse. This year she is directing a new set of Ian Fleming’s James Bond audiobooks, to mark the 70th anniversary of 007.
She is also a lyricist/librettist, and has written works for English National Opera, the Royal Opera House, Tête à Tête Opera, Highbury Opera Theatre and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
She holds a BA (Hons) in English Language & Literature from Manchester University, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.