Listen here to the mind-bending Radio Play by Iain Chambers and Peter Blegvad. It was such a pleasure to perform alongside the wonderful John Ramm. The transformative power of storytelling is explored through my character Zoe, a psychiatric patient who believes she is the Queen of Time. Zoe is confident that her map-like drawings can evokeContinue reading “The Eternal Moment (Radio Drama)”
What a great week! First doing a great and surreal radio play written by Peter Blegvad and directed by Iain Chambers and with the superb John Ramm. Next, venting any buried aggression by playing a woman raised by ogres in the video game ‘Heretic Kingdoms’ and then yesterday filming a heartfelt story of realisation andContinue reading “I love my life!”
I love a good trailer. Good fun to work with the guys at Muse Games for this epic.
My voice in a beautiful trailer sandwiched between Brian Cox (Sir?) and Ardal O’Hanlon..
On Sunday December 16, 2012, BBC Radio 3 broadcast a radio dramatisation of W.G. Sebald’s novel Austerlitz. It was lovely to work with the great John Taylor from Fiction Factory again. The first of Sebald’s haunting masterpieces to be dramatised for radio, it follows its protagonist on a haunting tour of European cities, frontiers toContinue reading “BBC Radio Drama “Austerlitz””
I recently completed reading these three fantasy novels for Orion publishing. A superb, critically acclaimed and already best-selling debut from a stunning new author. Listen to an extract from ‘Graceling’ It was such a pleasure working in the Strathmore recording studio, particularly the lunchtime we spent trying to work out the accents characters from aContinue reading “Graceling Trilogy by Kristin Cashore”
I’m pleased to say that ‘Use It Or Lose It’ won a Silver in the Drama category of the Sony Radio Award. Here’s what the judges said, “In awarding the Silver to this production, the drama panel was very impressed by the narrative structure and the way the sound employed played as much a partContinue reading “Sony Radio Award”
I enjoyed playing the parts of nurse Angela and Kitty in this Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 3, directed by Iain Chambers. With Dame Harriet Walter and David Horovitch starring, it combined narrated fiction with observations from the world of history and culture. A radiophonic exploration of one man’s failing mind by the American musicianContinue reading “Use it or Lose it (Radio Drama)”
Emma has just finished filming a short called ‘Home Movies’ for MY Production company on the only day it didn’t rain..thank god! It will be entered for the Queens Park Film Festival in November.
Emma has been performing in In The Gloaming, an anthology series of comedy-horror podcasts in the vein of Tales of The Unexpected and Hammer House of Horror released almost-monthly. Written and directed by Nathaniel Tapley and produced by Raoul Brand. Listen to an episode [audio: http://www.emmapowell.co.uk/wp-content/audio/TheNightWhisperer_11.mp3%5D Reviews “I thought that was really pretty horribly funny…Continue reading “In The Gloaming podcast”