Interpreting and Translation
Martin is a BSL/English Interpreter, working in London and the South East.
Born and brought up in the North East, Martin initially trained as an Actor at Artts International, York. After working professionally for five years in both in TV and Theatre, he set up his own business in Theatre Promotions. He is now based in London, where he was the former Theatre Manager at BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and now works as a British Sign Language Interpreter.
Martin has been signing since 1999 and holds a UCLAN/SLI Post Graduate Diploma in BSL/English Interpreting. He is a Registered Sign Language Interpreter, (RSLI), with the NRCPD, National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People, (Reg No. 1003564) and is a full member of the Association of Sign Language Interpreters (MASLI); for which he upheld the position of Regional Chair for London and South East, 2009 - 2011 and formally a Director 2011 - 2014. Martin is also a member of the National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters, (NUBSLI), and of Equity, the UK trade union for professional performers and creative practitioners.
Along side his work as a Community Interpreter, Martin's work also involves interpreting and translating for rehearsals, workshops and performances.
Martin co-ordinates teams of interpreters for various events, and festivals;
The Pink Singers, 2010 - Present.
Pride In London 2013 - 2017.
Say No To Hate Crime Campaign. 17-24-30 Organisation. Trafalgar Square 2012. St Paul's Cathedral, 2013 - 2017.
Up until February 2013, Martin went by his previous name Martin Roberts.
This site was updated: January 2018.