Carole Boyd trained at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama where she won the principal national prize for voice, the Carleton Hobbs Award, and immediately joined the BBC Radio Drama Company. Vocal versatility is her speciality, from her creation of the notorious character of Linda Snell in The Archers to Poetry Please and all the female characters in Postman Pat. She has won prestigious awards for her reading of Roy’s The God of Small Things and Huth’s Landgirls. She has written and recorded her own audiobook, Lynda Snell’s History of Ambridge. Carole Boyd has also recorded Eliot’s Middlemarch for Naxos AudioBooks.