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Penny
Dyer

Areas of Expertise
  • Dialect
  • Voice

Penny is a leading specialist in her field.

She trained as a Speech, Drama and English Teacher at The Central School of Speech and Drama, 1976-79 and again in 1983-84, on the Voice Course. She has freelanced extensively as a Voice and Dialect Coach in Film and TV and Theatre since this time. She was Head Voice and Dialect Tutor at Central 1987-90, and Speech and Dialect Tutor at RADA 1991 - 96. In the past 10 years, she has worked consistently for The Donmar, Royal Court and Almeida and in the West End and frequently, over 25 years, for many other leading Theatre Companies, including The Hampstead Theatre Club, The Tricycle, Out of Joint, Shared Experience, West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Crucible Sheffield and The Royal Exchange, Manchester.

In 2007, Penny brought out a series of 6 Dialect CDs, called "Access Accents", published by Methuen Drama.

Credits

  • On Chesil Beach
  • Tomb Raider
  • My Cousin Rachel
  • Zoo
  • Euphoria
  • A Streetcat Named Bob
  • The Danish Girl
  • Birds Like Us
  • Tulip Fever
  • Testament Of Youth
  • Philomena
  • The Double
  • Dead Man Down
  • Sunshine On Leith
  • Tamara Drewe
  • Cheri
  • The Damned United
  • Elizabeth
  • Felicia’s Journey
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • Frost/Nixon
  • The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
  • Peter Pan
  • On A Clear Day
  • Dirty Pretty Things
  • Me Without You
  • Heaven
  • RKO 281
  • The Beach
  • Les Miserables
  • Oscar And Lucinda
  • The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill And Came Down A Mountain
  • Butterfly Kiss
  • Immortal beloved
  • Paperhouse
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Farming
  • A Rose In Winter
  • J.T Leroy
  • Boundaries
  • Bourne 5
  • Dad’s Army
  • The Conjuring 2
  • Jungle Book
  • Pride
  • A Walk Among The Tombstones
  • Ten Billion
  • The Falling
  • Kill Your Darlings
  • Effie
  • The Guardians Of Gahoole
  • Wreckers
  • Nowhere Boy
  • The Golden Age
  • The Edge Of Love
  • Infamous
  • Pierrepoint
  • Mrs Henderson Presents
  • Nanny McPhee
  • Ladies In Lavender
  • The Importance Of Being Earnest
  • Felicia’s Journey
  • The War zone
  • Smilla’s Feeling For Snow
  • Surviving Picasso
  • The Feast of July
  • Bhaji On The Beach
  • The Queen
  • Kiri
  • The Last Kingdom Series 1 & 2
  • Urban Myths: When Bowie Met Bolan
  • A Special Relationship
  • Snatch
  • Jamestown
  • The Rack Pack
  • Midwinter of The Spirit
  • Vera
  • DCI Banks
  • Marvellous
  • Sleepyhead
  • Gracie
  • Small Island
  • Margaret
  • Mrs Biggs
  • A Short Stay In Switzerland
  • Most Sincerely
  • The Curse Of Steptoe
  • Friends And Crocodiles
  • Daniel Deronda
  • Surrelissmo
  • Take A Girl Like You
  • The Secret World Of Michael Fry
  • The Sleeper
  • Band Of Gold
  • The Slap
  • White Dragon
  • The Woman In White
  • Troy
  • Capital
  • The Woman In Red
  • Cilla
  • Code Of A Killer
  • Tommy Cooper
  • Happy Valley
  • The Killing
  • Tubby And Enid
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Deal
  • Eastenders
  • Titanic
  • Doc Martin
  • Zen
  • Any Human Heart
  • Blackpool
  • The Deal
  • North And South
  • Plain Jane
  • Fantabuloso
  • Anna Karenina
  • The Girl
  • A Small Dance
  • The Job Lot
  • Downton Abbey
  • Girl From the North Country – The Old Vic
  • Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? – Pinter Theatre
  • Red Barn – The National
  • Heisenberg – Wyndham Theatre
  • Sweet Bird Of Youth – The Old Vic
  • The Maids – The Trafalgar Studios
  • Gypsy – Chichester/West End
  • This House -Chichester/West End
  • The End Of Longing
  • Blood and Gifts – The National
  • Teddy Ferrara – The Donmar
  • Roots – The Donmar
  • Parlour Song – Almeida
  • Anna Christie – The Donmar
  • The Truth – Chocolate Factory
  • Assassins – Chocolate factory
  • Posh – Royal Court/ Duke Of York’s
  • Clybourne Park – Royal Court/ Duke Of York’s
  • Labrinth – Hampstead
  • Wild – Hampstead
  • Good People – Hampstead
  • 55 Days – Hampstead
  • The Commitments – The Palace
  • Onassis
  • Deathtrap
  • Little Dog Laughed – CMP Ltd
  • The 39 Steps
  • Porgy And Bess – The Savoy
  • Philadelphia Story
  • The Crucible – RSC
  • Solid Gold Cadillac – Garrick
  • Of Mice And Men -UK Tour
  • Happy Days – The Arts Theatre
  • A Woman Of No Importance
  • Five Kinds Of Silence
  • Cat On A Hot Tin Roof – Bill Kenwright
  • My Fair Lady – Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
  • A Long Day’s Journey Into Night – BOV
  • The Queen And I – Out of Joint
  • Shopping And F**king – Royal Court
  • Miss Saigon – Cameron Mackintosh
  • The Merchant Of Venice – RSC
  • Julius Caesar -RSC
  • Laughter On the 23rd Floor
  • Les Miserables – West End
  • Phantom Of The Opera – West End
  • Follies – The National
  • Groundhog Day – The Old Vic
  • The Caretaker – The Old Vic
  • Husband & Sons – The National
  • All My Sons – Kingston Theatre
  • Kiss Me Kate – The Old Vic
  • Legally Blonde – West End
  • Other Desert Cities – The Old Vic
  • The Ruling Class – Trafalgar Studios
  • Linda – Royal Court
  • The Wolf From The Door – Royal Court
  • The Mistress Contract – Royal Court
  • Circle Mirror transformation – The Royal Court
  • The Book of Mormon – The Duke of Yorks
  • How To Succeed In Business – Broadway
  • A View From The Bridge – Duke Of York’s
  • Shadowlands – Queen’s Theatre
  • Speed The Plough
  • Carousel – West End
  • Fiddler On The Roof – Sheffield Crucible
  • Good People
  • Swimming With Sharks
  • Summer And Smoke
  • Lennie
  • Josie And The Chinese Elvis
  • The Woman In White – Palace Theatre
  • American Buffalo – Manchester Royal Exchange
  • The Revenger’s Comedy
  • Another Time
  • Cyrano De Bergerac – Chichester
  • Frost/Nixon – Donmar/Gielgud

 

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