Harry potters summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a houseelf called dobby, and rescue from the dursleys by his friend ron weasley in a magical flying car. Jim dale has narrated new takes on classics such as the beasts heart, brightened fullcast recordings like spin. Audiobooks narrated by jim dale audio books, podcasts. Dale s wizardry makes this a must listen for older potter fans. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free. Jim dale is one of the worlds great stage entertainers. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Jim dale both have narrated all seven harry potter books, like harry potter and the goblet of fire and order of the phoenix, both are beloved british actors, and both have been trolled by angry youtube commenters. Ive also tried getting the fry versions through audible but wasnt able to. Dale has written more than a dozen other books and the bestselling greeting card line, the dales. He has recorded all seven books in the harry potter collection, and as narrator received seven grammy nominations. He sharpened his comedy skills during a stint in the army, where he organized and performed in camp shows.
Harry potter and the goblet of fire audiobook jim dale. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlightingnotes, may not include cdrom or access codes. He did so well that the producers gave him a spot on the show as a singer. Just jim dale 2015outer critics circle and drama desk award narration a record ten audie awards the oscars of the audiobook world. Apr 02, 2016 subscribers account for 90% of the audible purchases, the company said and more than half of customers who listened to book one narrated either by jim dale for u. At the age of seventeen he became the youngest professional comedian on the british music hall stage. Download audiobooks narrated by jim dale to your device. Kindle, hardcover, audio cd, book supplement harry potter and the halfblood prince by j. Listen to thousands of best sellers and new releases on your iphone, ipad, or android. Harry potter audio book bundles include all seven books in the series.
Jun 20, 2018 jim dale, the narrator of the harry potter series, told audible in a video interview that he finds inspiration for character voices in the people he meets in his everyday life. But, ive got the first three dale versions in audible. When my nephew broke one of the cds in his audio book of prisoner of azkaban, i took the opportunity to buy him a new one in exchange for him letting me listen to of all of his harry potter audiobooks, repeatedly. Subscribers account for 90% of the audible purchases, the company said and more than half of customers who listened to book one narrated either by jim dale. Rate consists of a 10% discount rate of the mixed electronic sticker price of all audiobooks in the collection where marketed independently. Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms. Audiobook of the year 2004 six audiofile awards best voices of the year twenty five audiofile earphones awards. Rowling harry potter and the order of the phoenix audiobook narrated by jim dale. Browse audiobooks read by jim dale sorted by best selling.
Listen to harry potter and the sorcerers stone by j. I already love harry potter and ive loved it even more narrated by jim dale. June 21 was the muchanticipated release date of the fifth harry potter book, harry potter and the order of the phoenix. In the united states he is most recognised as a leading actor on broadway, where. Harry potter and the order of the phoenix jim dale audiobook free j. He created an astounding 4 different voices for the harry potter books a performance that spans all seven volumes and earned him more accolades than any other audiobook. Jim puts a lot of work and emotion into his storytelling, doing all the voices so each character is distinct, and has a very soothing tone so that it never distracts you from the world he describes. Audiobook narrator jobs jobs, employment freelancer. Our rbdigital platform distributes the broadest array of digital content typesincluding audiobooks, video, magazines, ebooks, education, and entertainmentall in one powerful app. Jul 30, 2016 besides the guild minimums, it depends on your fame status as an actor some have made solid 5 figures and of course, there are voice actors who have achieved higher statuspay that appeals to the audiobook publishers and audience but might not b. Jim narrated all seven harry potter audiobooks creating over two hundred individual character voices. In the united kingdom he is known as a pop singer of the 1950s who became a leading actor at the national theatre.
Jim dale narrated audio books at simply audiobooks. Who we are recorded books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. Record yourself doing a passage of the characters dialogue in 3 to 5 potential voices. Rowling book 5 harry potter jim dale audio book streaming online. He wrote and appeared in his oneman show, just jim dale, looking back over nearly sixty years in show business. After his discharge he pursued a comedy career, and landed a job as the warmup comic on a musical variety show. Alan cumming has dazzled audiences for years, and with his boundless energy and lilting brogue, he was a natural fit as an audiobook narrator.
Jim dale, the voice of the indelible harry potter, advises audiobook narrators to work on the dynamic range, timing and pitch to produce exemplary output. Harry potter audiobooks now selling at insane rate of 345. A christmas carol audio cd november 3, 2003 by charles dickens author. In particular, shes made a career bringing to life incredible books by black women authors such as n. Dale also narrated the abc drama, pushing daisies, as the fairy tale narrator in the early 1960s, dale presented childrens favourites on bbc radio, for a year. Lot of 3 harry potter audiobooks cds jk rowling jim dale. At the time of this interview, jim was in the process of recording book six, harry potter and the half blood prince. The battle of the harry potter audiobooks narrators. Narration work for audiobooks is on par with other voiceover jobs in terms of compensation. Jim dale, narrator of all seven harry potter audio books, brought his 3yearold doberman, gypsy, along as he checked out the schoolhouse theater in croton falls on nov. Jim dale audio books at simply audiobooks simply audiobooks. Harry potter audiobooks now selling at insane rate of 345 an. Harry potter and the goblet of fire audiobook jim dale j. Jim dale is also the narrator on the new show pushing daisies, which is really good.
To delight the millions of jims fans, his reading of peter and the wolf will include unforgettable vocal characterizations of the various animals, young peter, and. If you ask an audiobook listener about their favorite audiobooks, odds are good that theyll say they adored jim dale s narration of the harry potter series. Jun 20, 2018 3 skills of a successful audiobook narrator. Dale has won two grammy awards, a record 10 audie awards including audio publication of the year 2004, ideal childrens narrator. Jemisin, bell hooks, nalo hopkinson, nnedi okorafor, audre lorde, chinelo okparanta, angela davis, roxane gay, and. He created an astounding 4 different voices for the harry potter books a performance that spans all seven volumes and earned him more accolades than any other audiobook narrator in history. Sep 21, 2017 the rates that a narrator gets paid vary widely. Its the first audiobook ive ever listened to i took a 16 hour trip recently and needed something good to listen to and i think i might try listening to hbp next. Dale opened every episode of the abc drama pushing daisies as the unseen narrator.
To millions of fans in the united states, jim dale is the voice of harry potter. Jim was presented with their 2018 history makers award. Which reader does a better job on the harry potter. European soundokay, you dont want a posh british voice or an inyourface american sound. The rumpelstiltskn musical, and enlivened the worldwide bestseller the night circus. When it comes to harry potter audiobooks, the most epic rivalry is stephen fry vs. Just jim dale he has been inducted into the american theatre hall of fame audiobook narration. Sep 27, 2014 as for books, barbara rosenblat is an industry superstar. How to become a freelance audiobook narrator job, skill, salary. Listen as jo reed and jim dale discuss his audiobook work and his extraordinary career in the entertainment industry.
A jules verne classic, read by jim dale, this comes to 4. I tried his when i was a teenager but couldnt get into it so i read them in print. Jim dale has won a record ten audie awards, two grammy awards, and seven grammy nominations as a narrator. Jim dales melodious reading gives the story just enough whimsy, while still hinting at the murky purposes that are hiding underneath the magic. With the exception of hermiones voice, i think he did an excellent job. Hp 5 harry potter and the order of the phoenix audiobook. Becoming a skilled and captivating audiobook narrator like allyson briggs or jim dale requires a lot of practice and attention to detail. Harry potter audiobooks now selling at insane rate of 345 an hour. He also narrated the bonus features on the dvd editions of the first four harry potter films.
Neutral english native dutch global appeal seven reasons to choose nethervoice 1. No wonder dale is one of the best audiobook narrators. Jim dale is one of the most accomplished narrators there is. Recordbreaking sales ensued, and jim grabbed another milestonea guinness world record for most character voices in an audiobook for the 4 different.
My neutral english accent speaks to a global audience. Over the course of the series, jim voiced hundreds of j. Jim dale found his voice narrating all 7 harry potter. Rowling harry potter and the sorcerers stone jim dale, book 1 audiobook. The year 2003 brought jim dale many honors and accolades. Rowlings characters, and even once held a guinness world record for the number of voices he created for harry potter and the deathly hallows 4. Jim came to audiobooks accidentally, and later in his career. As an actor, he has received a british academy award nomination, a tony award, five tony nominations, and four drama desk awards. The harry potter septet, the night circus, a christmas carol, around the world in 80 days, peter pan. The important thing to know is that the narrator does not get paid for the amount of time it takes to record or record and produce if theyre doing everything themselves. Thats where audiobooks come inwith the voices of stephen fry or jim dale doing the reading for you there are no excuses to get some reading done.
He is also an accomplished actor, singer, and songwriter. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. His outstanding narration work won him ten audie awards, the oscars of the narration world, four narrator of the year award 2001050708. Rowling, performed by jim dale listening library 800 726 0600 unabridged, 8hr, 17min. Heres a tip from dale on selecting the final voice. While writing an article on audiobooks for the childrens writer, i had the wonderful opportunity to interview jim dale, the narrator of all the harry potter books. Audiobook series scifan j k rowling harry potter 7 books today. Dale brings enchantment, excitement, and adventure to peter and wendys story. James herriots treasury of inspirational stories for children truly is inspirational. As a narrator, he has won a grammy award 2000, five grammy nominations and seven audie awards. It is one thing to be able to voice pieces that take 30 seconds to read, but to voice a form of longnarration, there are certain skills you will need to perfect. Generations of children have been charmed by this enchanting work, and brilliance audio is proud to introduce its own version with multigrammy awardwinner jim dale as narrator.
In the british film world he became one of the regulars in the carry on series. It opened on 15 may 2014 at the roundabout theatre company laura pels theatre, winning dale his fifth outer critics circle award, and his fifth drama. James dale and ellen small are the husbandandwife team who wrote the two of us. Avoid cheap amateurs recording at the kitchen table. Top 10 best jim dale audiobooks of all time 2020 updated 12 best jack reacher audiobooks of all time 2020 updated best hunger games audiobook of all time special 2020 edition best percy jackson audiobook of all time all updated series 18 best audiobooks for running that will make you better runner. Dec 22, 2008 jim dale is the voice of all the characters in the harry potter audiobook series. Dale has narrated so many best sellers it is almost unbelievable, check out more here. My topoftheline equipment and soundproof studio give you readytouse audio, 100% free from hiss, rumble, and the neighbors dog.
Jim dale is beloved by millions of listeners for bringing the harry potter audiobooks to life. In developing techniques for particular genres, a great reference book is robert blumenfields acting with the voice. Jim dale narrated audio books at simply audiobooks simply. Delightful stories of dogs and cats, puppies and kittens, horses, sheep, little lambs, and more, all as seen through the eyes of a gentle and talented veterinarian. Jan 03, 2016 it is a terribly good book, filled with dark characters and shadowy themes, but it is more enjoyable to listen to because it is read by jim dale. Im also one of the very few native dutch voiceover pros wor. Its a pleasure to recommend her book audiobook narrator. In this batch, i chose some dreamy videos about an interview with jim dale narrator of the harry potter series comparing audiobooks of ha. From march 20 to april 30, penguin random house audio is delighted to offer free audiobook downloads of the wonderful wizard of oz, read by brooke shields and paul rudd, grimms fairy tales, read by a full cast including the legendary jim dale, and great expectations, read by john lee to access your free audio downloads, download our free volumes app, then click on any title in. To delight the millions of jim s fans, his reading of peter and the wolf will include unforgettable vocal characterizations of the various animals, young peter, and. Feb 09, 2018 the awardwinning and muchloved robin miles is a hugely prolific audiobook performer. While he has a background in classical theater and film, he is well suited to audiobook narration thanks to.
Audio books narrated by jim dale are available only in the united states, while stephen fry narrates the united kingdom versions. Harry potter and the deathly hallows audio abebooks. Most of the top audiobooks of 2017 are decades old. How on earth does this list not include the harry potter books narrated by jim dale. Whether it is a smile or a sigh, you must be able to put to use all these three to get the right kind of effect. Harry potter and the deathly hallows by rowling, j. Books by jim dale goodreads meet your next favorite book. Harry potter audiobooks jim dale harry potter audiobooks. Jim dale is perhaps best known as the beloved voice of the harry potter series.1488 1296 479 1585 790 533 457 188 1381 1285 1044 303 879 1221 1163 1090 366 764 65 999 1445 238 1352 1455 1078 784 723