Access Accents - GENERAL American - An Accent Training Resource for Actors

Access Accents - GENERAL American - An Accent Training Resource for Actors $27.99

Penny Dyer & Gwyneth Strong

Published by Methuen

An essential tool for actors needing to develop an accent at a moment's notice

Top voice coach, Penny Dyer, voice coach to Helen Mirren on The Queen and who has worked with Nicole Kidman, Reece Witherspoon and Cate Blanchett and Gwyneth Strong present an hour long voice coaching session on CD

The Audio CD contains examples of the accent from a locally born and bred person; a short history of the accent/dialect; a voice coaching lesson between an actor and Penny Dyer who will explain the phonetics, rhythm etc with numerous examples to listen to and then try; a short extract from a play

A small booklet includes some phonetic notes, transcripts of the accent examples, the play example, the background on the accent and an Introduction

An invaluable resource for every actor's library

'Penny Dyer is an inspiration to work with' ~ Helen Mirren

'An indispensible aid for actors' ~ Bill Nighy

'Penny takes away the fear of an accent for the actor' ~ David Morrissey

'Accurate, specific and enabling, these CDs are as fundamental as the use of voice itself' ~ Michael Attenborough

'Penny Dyer on a CD. What more could I want' ~ Kelly Riley

Browse Library

About Stageplays

Stageplays offers you the largest collection of Plays & Musicals in the world.

Based in the UK and the USA, we’ve been serving the online theatre community since the last century. We’re primarily a family-run business and several of us also work in professional theatre.

But we’re all passionate about theatre and we all work hard to share that passion with you and the world’s online community.

Subscribe to our theatre newsletter

We'll email you regular details of new plays and half-price special offers on a broad range of theatre titles.


We can deliver any play in print to any country in the world - and we ship from both the US and the UK.

© 2010 - 2024 Stageplays, Inc.