Blog

Christopher Fowler
Posted in
The Arts
Image
It seems extraordinary, but in all the time that Tim Goodman has been the voice of the Bryant & May audiobooks we've never talked about it, he and I. Now seemed a great time to chat a bit about his 'double career'. Christopher: You began in rep, Tim. Thinking about life on tour, how difficult was it to do different shows all the time? Do you think it's an important experience for actors? Tim: Rep…
14 comments
Christopher Fowler
Posted in
Media
Image
There are currently 37 dialects in the UK While we are waiting for the venerable Mr Tim Goodman to un-self-isolate so that the audio version of 'Oranges & Lemons' can make its way to its listeners, let's consider the voice for a few minutes. 'Accent!' Max Adrian, the producer in Ken Russell's 'The Boy Friend' yells from the wings at Twiggy, who instantly switches from a Gor Blimey working class…
47 comments
Christopher Fowler
Posted in
London
Image
Well, none of us saw that coming! The makers of ebooks, touted as the biggest thing since actual books, have discovered that they have a finite audience. They're mostly purchased by readers who buy more than the average number of paper books. I love ebooks, especially if I'm travelling or the book I'm reading is over 400 pages long, but I don't have the habit of listening to audiobooks or, indeed…
23 comments
Christopher Fowler
Posted in
London
Image
I know his name, I know his voice, but I've not listened to him. Tim Goodman is the other 'me'. He's the audio narrator of the Bryant & May novels. His dulcet tones recently won him another top industry award for audiobook reading when he claimed his third Audiofile Earfones award for Outstanding Narration. Everyone says he's a perfect fit for the job. So popular is he that my audio book team at…
13 comments

Years