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Tim
Charrington

Areas of Expertise
  • Dialect
  • Voice


Tim Charrington is an Accent and Dialect coach with over 25 years experience.
In fact he's spent most of his adult life in the theatre:from 1977-80 he trained on the acting course at Central school of Speech & Drama and for the next nine years worked as a professional actor.

In 1988 he returned to Central to train in Voice Studios. There he developed a keen interest in accents and wrote his final dissertation on the Accents of the British Isles.

Once qualified, Tim started work as a freelance Accent and Dialect coach in theatre, TV and film. His extensive theatre credits include productions for the West End, Old Vic, Donmar, Royal Court, Manchester Royal Exchange and West Yorkshire Playhouse. TV credits include '24' and 'John Adams'.

He has also taught at most of the leading London drama schools. Though specialising in Accents and Dialects, he taught Texts, Verse Speaking, Practical Voice, Audition Technique and Radio. He also directed scenes, monologues and presentations and has worked as a professional director.

Though teaching commitments made for few opportunities, he tried to keep acting whenever he could; not only for its own sake but to keep fresh the experience of performing in the belief that it helps a coach understand the processes and anxieties of the actors in his care and more willing to go the extra mile for them.
This year Tim has appeared in a No1 tour of 'Birdsong' and in poetry and prose presentations for the Voice Care Network.

Credits

  • Bastille Day (ADR)
    Free Fire
    The Witch
    Exodus (ADR)
    Private Peaceful
    1640
    Wild Bill
    Stander
    The Swiss Family Robinson
    Happy Now
    Me Without You
    Spike Island
    Peaches
    A Place to Stay
    The Death of Klinghoffer
  • Need For Speed (EA Games)
  • 24, Live Another Day
  • Informer
  • Vera 8
    Call The Midwife
    The Driver
    Happy Valley
    The Assets
    Job Lot
    Call the Midwife Series III
    John Adams
    Casualty
    Blandings
    Serious and Organised
    Miliband of Brothers
    Something in Common
    Housewife 49
    Casualty
    Down to Earth
    George Elliot
    Serious and Organised
    Dr. Zhivago
    Other Peoples Children
    Peak Practice
    The Secret Life of Michael Fry
    Mind Games
    Fifteen to One
    Down By the River
  • Filthy Business -Hampstead Theatre
  • The March On Russia -Orange Tree Theatre
  • Good Canary- Rose Theatre
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
    Flarepath
    Birdsong
    The Hudsucker Proxy
    The Crucible
    Philadelphia Here I Come!
    Daytona
    Merrily We Roll Along
    Rain Man
    A View from the Bridge
    The Homecoming
    Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf?
    Great Expectations
    Twelfth Night
    Once
    Titus Andronicus
    Great Expectations (Watford Palace Theatre)
    A Few Man Fridays
    Mincemeat
    A Dublin Carol
    The Resistible Rise of Arturo UI
    Lakeboat
    Backbeat
    All the Fun of the Fair
    Muhammed Ali & Me
    Welcome to Ramallah
    Rose
    Top Girls
    Rock of Ages
    Shrek The Musical
    Rattigan’s Nijinsky
    The Deep Blue Sea
    The Death of Klinghoffer

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