Louise Fryer

Louise Fryer has been part of the AD team at the National Theatre since it began its service in 1993. She also works for Vocaleyes describing live events around the UK. Louise was the BBC's describer for the Audetel project, piloting AD for television in the mid-90s. Louise is an accredited trainer for the UK Audio Description Association. She also works with gallery assistants and curators on ways of making their collections more accessible for blind and partially sighted visitors. Louise is a teaching fellow in AVT at UniversityCollege, London. She was awarded a PhD in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London, researching the impact of visual impairment on the reception of AV media. Louise has also been a regular radio broadcaster for the BBC. She was the Accessibility consultant and audio describer for the film Notes on Blindness (Middleton, Spinney, 2016). Her book “An Introduction to Audio Description: A Practical Guide was published by Routledge in May, 2016.