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Course overview

An audiobook is storytelling in its purest form, where everything is done by a single voice. It is a genuinely liberating experience for a versatile performer.

RADA Tutor Tamsin Collison is a distinguished audiobook director and producer, who has worked with actors including Juliet Stevenson, Thandie Newton, David Tennant, Billie Piper and Hugh Grant. She is currently directing Sir Kenneth Branagh and Lolita Chakrabarti in the Cambridge University Press edition of All the Sonnets of Shakespeare.

In Talking Books, she will share with you the techniques for bringing the printed page to life.

Entry requirements

  • No audition/some selection possible.
  • Applicants have to be 16+. However, there is no upper age limit on this course, therefore we encourage applications from everyone over 16.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • No need for prior experience.
  • Those looking to explore the techniques of audible books.
  • Relevant for those wishing to improve audition/interview skills or who work in 'speaking professions.

How to book

Book your place online

Your booking confirmation will be sent by email. There is no box office collection available.

If you have questions relating to your booking, please email

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Terms and conditions

Please note: All courses are non-refundable and non-transferable.

All classes begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Even though we're working through screens, participants should wear loose and comfortable clothing and be prepared to remove their shoes.

In line with academy policy, please note that no recordings of online courses will – or may – be made.