Introduction to Audiobook Production and Narration

Date: 18th September 2023, Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Location: The Writers’ Block

10-4pm 18 September
at The Writers’ Block, The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road, Redruth, Tr15 2QE
£25/£35 – booking essential

Join Elaine Claxton and Mark Pugh to learn all about creating audio stories including tips on technical work, on reading aloud, microphone technique, and vocal health.

Elaine Claxton – Actor and Narrator

Elaine has been a professional actor for some 40 years, working in theatre, TV, film, and radio drama. Four times a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company, she has narrated for Book at Bedtime and The Woman’s Hour Serial for Radio Four. Since then she has recorded numerous books for mainstream, independent and charitable publishers (RNIB), both at home and in commercial studios. Her commercial narration work can be found via all main audiobook distributors including Audible. Elaine has also taught audio technique, voice, and text at RADA, at Falmouth University and as a private tutor.

Mark Pugh – Audiobook Producer and Writer

Mark is an audiobook producer and writer who has written for and edited many publications (including My Cornwall magazine). He has been commissioned to write biographies for the National Trust, ghost written books for organisations such as Rockpool Ltd, and published his and others’ work.

In addition to writing for print Mark has produced, edited and proofed audiobooks for commercial publishers and studios. He has also created an audiobook recording space at home.



Event Details

Date: 18th September 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: The Ladder, 2-4 Clinton Road
TR15 2QE
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