Have you ever heard a story of someone's life on the Radio and wondered what you'd say if you were the subject?
Portraits in Sound make a highly-polished, broadcast quality feature from listening to your stories, anecdotes and reflections, recorded in the comfort of your home.
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Your memoirs will be fascinating to future generations, and will surprise and delight family and friends. We can illustrate your 'Portrait' with your favourite music and sounds, and the finished CD will be produced to the highest quality standards, by a BBC trained interviewer and producer.
Commission a Portrait of someone whose story you want preserved, either for your family or organization.
"I enjoyed your visit so much, the time passed so quickly. You are a very kind person, and very understanding." Vera Clarke
"Claire is passionate about drawing out a person's character by getting them to delve into their experiences. The result is a highly polished recording, which is, as it says on the tin, a portrait in sound. I found the recording revealed much more than I expected, and was surprisingly moving. A wonderful exercise." Isobel Grant
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Just as a good portrait painter will capture more than the surface image, Portraits in Sound aspire to do the same with our interview and production skills. We also cut out all the questions so the listener's focus is only on you, to create a more intimate listen.
To contact Claire:
Tel: 07972 540 222
"Claire told me the "portraits in sound" of my mum and dad would mainly be for the grandchildren but the recordings turned out to be full of stories that were news to me. I learnt a lot, also, about where I'd come from and what they've been through in the war and the postwar years. Made me cry. My parents loved telling their story." Thank you Angus Hanton of Bell House