From Vocalist to British Voiceover Artist
You’re probably familiar with the phrase “oh, he likes the sound of his own voice”. Well, in addition to boring my friends with long tedious anecdotes on a regular basis, before I became a British voiceover artist I had also been bothering the general public for many years, initially as vocalist in a long series of semi-popular musical acts, and later as an onstage compere and speaker delivering talks on a variety of arcane subjects such as canned meat products or urban exploration. I also hosted a weekly comedy show on the station Radio Reverb, as well as writing and recording sketches for the programme.
My development as a voiceover artist:
Learning Accents – Cockney, Irish and beyond
Training with Yvonne Morley at The Showreel where I also learned how to create effective character voices
Commercial Voiceover Techniques
The brilliant and extraordinary Nancy Wolfson at BrainTracks Audio knocked me into shape with her secrets to deciphering commercial copy.
Demo Voice Reels
You can’t get anywhere in the voiceover business without a decent demo and Gary Terzza of Channel 4 continuity announcing got me off the starting blocks some years ago with my first demo, as well as much invaluable mentoring.
Corporate Narration Training and everything else a British voiceover might need
Countless voice industry courses with Gravy For The Brain.
I’m a professional member of the industry body for voiceover artists WoVO (World Voices Organization) and have been a finalist four times in the One Voice Awards – in 2018 for Best Male TV Commercial Voiceover, in 2019 for Outstanding Live Event Announcer, in 2020 for TV Commercials, in 2021 as Male Voiceover Of The Year, and also a finalist in two categories at the Vox Awards in 2021.
I’ve provided top quality British voiceover for hundreds of clients worldwide over the past 7 years, performing in the following niches: commercials, corporate video, podcasts, video games, telephone messaging, e-learning, Voice of God both pre-recorded and live at events, museum audio guides, audiobooks, radio comedy, documentaries and TV narration.