Listening to the steady, well-modulated tones of actor and director Vernon Thompson it’s hard to imagine that he’s ever had a problem with his voice.
Yet Vernon, the creative talent behind the summer repertory theatre season at Bournemouth’s Shelley Theatre, grew up with a significant stammer. It was so bad that he spent the first five years of his life receiving speech therapy from a Harley Street specialist. And now he divides his time between producing and directing plays and working as a professional voice coach. Continue reading “What links a voice coach, Frankenstein, a dead poet and Bournemouth summer rep?”