Roisin trained as a speech therapist at UCL and as a voice teacher at The Central School of Speech and Drama prior to teaching Voice, Speech and Dialect at LAMDA and the Guildford School of Acting. Since then Roisin’s skills have been in demand both for film and television and she has worked with directors such as Peter Jackson (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies), Ridley Scott (Kingdom of Heaven), Ron Marshall (Nine) and Robert Zemeckis (Beowolf). Actors with whom Roisin has worked include: Eric Bana, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Marion Cotillard, Brian Cox, Penelope Cruz, Benedict Cumberbatch, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Eva Green, Ciaran Hinds, Scarlett Johnasen, Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Ian Holm, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Sir Christopher Lee, Barry Humphries, John Malkovich, Eddie Marsan, Kevin McKidd, Mads Mikkelsen, Viggo Mortensen, Samantha Morton, James Nesbitt, Liam Neeson, Mikael Persbrandt, Ryan Phillippe, Natalie Portman, Sam Reilly, Andy Serkis, Michael Sheen, Mark Strong, David Thewlis, Stanley Townsend, Aidan Turner, Liv Tyler, Indira Varma, Hugo Weaving, Michelle Williams, Ray Winstone, Robin Wright and Elijah Wood.
The Guardian interview: Roisin Carty, Dialect Coach. Tact and empathy are as crucial as knowledge of phonetics and linguistics when working on film sets, and it helps if you have a background in acting or drama
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