RP or not RP- that is the Question……….
Actors are often asked to speak using RP or Standard English. There is fierce debate about what the spoken (as opposed to written) Standard English actually is and this section offers samples of Standard English speech which may also be useful to speakers of English as a second language.
Female voice recordings
Sample 1: from Colchester, England
Sample 2: from Hertfordshire, England
Sample 3: from SE London, England
Sample 4: from Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Male voice recordings
Sample 1: from Sussex, England