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Brigantine wrote:
I didn't think Martha or Dickon's accent was very good at all on the OBC. Sorta wishy washy.


I agree-both of their accents had me cringing.

Off-topic: What in HELL is Dickon saying at the beginning of "Wick"??

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Disney-Bway27 wrote:
Brigantine wrote:
I didn't think Martha or Dickon's accent was very good at all on the OBC. Sorta wishy washy.


I agree-both of their accents had me cringing.

Off-topic: What in HELL is Dickon saying at the beginning of "Wick"??


Aye Op! "ello there Mary!

I think the aye op is yorshireese for like oh hey! I'd check my script but I'm too tired to dig it up.


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Oh thank you! :D When I first heard it I was thinking "Erm...wut?"

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I guess this thread's been dead for a while, but I have a question: Which Secret Garden movie do you mean having perfect Yorkshire accent? I know at least 3 are existed, the old BnW, the 1987 one, and 1991 one. Thanks!

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Well I've only seen the latest one, and the accents were good in that as far as I remember.


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I like the 1987 version more (I think Barret Oliver did a good job playing Dickon there). But I don't know whether his accent is Yorkshire or not


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The best example of a Yorkshire accent I've ever heard, and the one that is easiest for me to recollect and imitate back, is that of Geoff Tipps, one of the main characters in the BBC sitcom "League of Gentlemen." Three three men who make up the entire cast have an impressive mastery of voice and language to portray an entire town of unusual figures, so you can pick up a whole LOT of the various tongues of the English language from that.

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