Narrator Roy Dotrice on Recording A Dance with Dragons
The discussion between Roy Dotrice and Scott Brick is an interesting take on how difficult it is to narrate a book. Dotrice is the narrator of many George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series. In this discussion between the two narrators, A Dance with Dragons narrator also discusses the complexity of how these books were recorded.
Dotrice discusses : “My favorite character is Tyrion. I play him like a little Welsh.”
Roy Dotrice holds the world record for number of voices created to narrate a book.
The Guinness Book of World Records has verified his character voice creations and he is listed in their annual book.
Dotrice first met Martin when he was acting in a 1980′s television series. Martin was a writer for the show and Dotrice played the father of one of the main characters.
This year you will get a chance to see Dotrice in Game of Thrones Season 2 – April 15th is the premiere date of the popular HBO show.