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Speech & Drama Adjudicator Adjudicators

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Shelley Lowry

Shelley has been involved in the festival movement since she was four years old. As a shy child, her mother decided to enlist the … Read more

Ann Bauer

Ann has spent her working life in education teaching in secondary and primary schools, theatres, university and therapy teams, as well as examining drama … Read more

Katrina Mulvihill

Katrina Mulvihill studied at The Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama and feels privileged to have been part of the unique three year … Read more

Rebecca Vines

Rebecca trained as a journalist at Cardiff University – during which time she wrote a weekly column for The Guardian newspaper – before moving … Read more

Colin Snell

Colin Snell is a graduate of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and holds a PGCE from the University of Leeds. He is the artistic director … Read more

Arthur Webb

After graduating from Queen’s University with a BEd degree in English and Drama, Arthur studied at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London and … Read more

Rebecca Thompson

Rebecca read Drama and English at Bristol University followed by a career in Radio journalism, working in both Drama and Documentaries.  After which Rebecca … Read more

Jonathan Owen

Jonathan trained as a Drama & Music teacher at St. Peter’s College, Birmingham University’s Faculty of Education.  He has taught in secondary schools, colleges … Read more

Margaret TomlinsonMargaret Tomlinson

Margaret has taught Speech and Drama in both primary and secondary schools and as a lecturer in the drama departments of Moray House College … Read more

Philip ThruppPhilip John Thrupp

Philip studied for a Diploma in Fine Art and Theatre Design at the Exeter College of Art and trained in speech and drama at … Read more

Jenny ThorntonJenny Thornton

Jenny trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and, having led a performing arts team, now enjoys running her own performance centre, … Read more

Mary Ann Tear

Mary Ann is an adjudicator with The British and International Federation of Festivals, an examiner  for Trinity College London, choreographer, director and Performing Arts … Read more

Silvie TaylorSilvie Taylor

Silvie studied in her home town of Dundee and with examiners from Trinity College, London. She is a member of the Scottish Association of … Read more

Maryrose SwarbrickMaryrose Swarbrick

Maryrose has worked extensively at all levels in the theatre, amateur and professional, in everything from pantomime to Shakespeare in a variety of roles. Her voice … Read more

Carol SchroderCarol Schroder

Working in the professional theatre, television and cabaret, Carol produced her one woman show. She teaches presentation skills in commerce and industry and has … Read more

Vivienne Redford

Vivienne has been Principal of the Redford School of Speech & Drama for nearly thirty years, training adults and children from across Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire … Read more

Norma RedfearnNorma Redfearn

Norma trained at the Northern College of Speech and Drama and Researched at Leicester University. She has performed professionally in Rep and in tours … Read more

Brian RawlinsBrian Rawlins

Brian trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and obtained a licentiate teacher’s diploma from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic … Read more

Keith RalphKeith Ralph

Keith trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and taught extensively in the south of England and for many years, running … Read more

Barry Prince

Barry studied at Trinity College of Music, first piano and voice, followed by drama and communication skills.  He took lead roles in touring productions … Read more

Stephen Owen

Stephen trained as a teacher of drama, speech and movement at Trinity and All Saints’ College, University of Leeds. After qualifying, he studied with … Read more

Jill O’Hare

Jill trained at The Guildhall School of Speech and Drama. An experienced examiner, lecturer and judge, she has worked extensively in Asia, Europe, America … Read more

Maeve O'DonoghueMaeve O’Donoghue

Maeve trained in Dublin with the Olivian Players, the Brendan Smith Theatre Academy and the Leinster School of Music and Drama, and has a … Read more

Tish NicollTish Nicoll

Born in Aberdeen, Tish trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She has a wide range of experience in teaching all age … Read more

Ann NewsonAnn Newson

Ann Newson made her first stage appearance at the age of five and has since performed in many leading roles. She studied Speech and … Read more

Patricia MulliganPatricia Mulligan

Patricia has been involved in the festival movement from an early age, performing in festivals and feiseanna all over Ireland. She trained at Trinity … Read more

Priscilla MorrisPriscilla Morris

Priscilla was a member of the National Youth Theatre appearing in “Zigger Zagger” and “Fuzz”. She then trained at the Guildhall School of Music … Read more

Louise Manders

Louise first trod the boards when only five days old. Her professional theatrical career, which included repertory, musicals and touring within the UK, began … Read more

Julie McLoughlinJulie McLoughlin

Julie trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, worked in the professional theatre and has full Equity membership. She has a BA … Read more

Eleanor McLeodEleanor McLeod

Eleanor comes from Swansea in Wales, where she first gained a love of the spoken word through taking LAMDA examinations, later gaining her LAMDA … Read more

Timothy McCarthy

Timothy McCarthy studied Speech & Drama at the Cork School of Music; graduated from the National University of Ireland with an MA Degree in … Read more

Margaret McAliskey

Margaret is a clinical linguist, voice coach, examiner and speech and drama teacher.  She has national and international experience of media and communications training … Read more

Sylvia Lorden

Sylvia has lived and worked in Rugby all her life and teaches children, students and adults. Having trained in Dance, she became very interested … Read more

George LoganGeorge Logan

Born in Northern Ireland, George became an adjudicator member of the British and International Federation of Festivals in 1983. Much of his career has been … Read more

Edwina LloydEdwina Lloyd

Edwina was educated and trained in Bristol, gaining teaching diplomas for LAMDA and Guildhall. She spent three years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, followed … Read more

Carol LamontCarol Lamont

Since training at the Royal Academy of Music, Carol has taught Speech and Drama both in schools and privately. She has been a Trinity … Read more

Patricia Irvine

A graduate of Guildhall and of Stranmillis University College, Belfast, Patricia is a speech teacher based in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. As a … Read more

Brian HindleBrian Hindle

Brian trained at the New College of Speech and Drama, London and went on to become a Lecturer in Drama at St Annes College … Read more

John HesterJohn Hester

John trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and began work as a professional actor. He has also been a speech and … Read more

Anne Harris-NormanAnne Harris-Norman

Anne can trace her love of speech and drama to her mother’s decision to send her to “elocution lessons” which opened the magic window … Read more

Merriel Halsall-WilliamsMerriel Halsall-Williams

Merriel is an experienced teacher of English, Drama and Oral Communication Skills in the 8-18years age group. As Examiner and Moderator for the English … Read more

Ailbhe Garvey-HughesAilbhe Garvey-Hughes

Ailbhe received a Fellowship in Speech and Drama from the London College of Music and a Licentiate from Trinity College. A former All Ireland … Read more

Cally FosterCally Foster

Since her first festival appearance in a festival at the age of five Cally has been committed to the festival movement and has pursued … Read more

David Fonville

David is a teacher, examiner and adjudicator of Speech & Drama, Communications, Musical Theatre and English. He was an Independent Radio News Editor and … Read more

Anita DowneyAnita Downey

Anita is head of Speech and Drama at a large, flourishing Secondary School. This involves work to Diploma level in Speech, Acting and Public … Read more

Marie Dixon

Marie has been involved with the Theatre since early childhood with regular performances in Lancashire Comedy and Liturgical plays and Musical Theatre – Carousel, … Read more

Aideen Crowley-DynanAideen Crowley-Dynan

Aideen has been a performer in speech, drama, music and dance from a very early age and her love of these was nurtured during … Read more

Frances ColyerFrances Colyer

Frances Colyer trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London (Teacher’s Diploma in Speech & Drama). She worked as an actress at the … Read more

Penny CharterisPenelope Charteris

Penny was born and educated in Brighton, where her parents ran a well known drama school. She received her full time training at the … Read more

Marcia Carr

Marcia is currently studying for her PhD. She trained in music, dance and drama and currently facilitates workshops and directs shows for Universities, drama … Read more

Paul BenchPaul Bench

Paul studied at London and Birmingham Universities, specialising in literary theory, then the Guildhall School in acting and public speaking. He was Director of … Read more

Audrey BehanAudrey Behan

Audrey gained an MA in Drama and Performance Theory from University College, Dublin, then LGSM and LLCM teaching diplomas. She has 30 years’ experience … Read more

Mia BallMia Ball

Mia took her LGSM while reading for an Honours degree in English. She then went to work for BBC Radio, mainly in the Drama … Read more

Felicity AmorFelicity Amor

Felicity trained at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and eventually became Chief Examiner until the amalgamation with Trinity. Head of Drama at … Read more