A Casual Chat with Peter Dickson and Alan Dedicoat

On the Radio Today website, they’ve published a short interview/chat with Alan ‘voice of the balls’ Dedicoat and Peter ‘it’s time to face the muuuuusic’ Dickson. It’s a nice brief look back on their careers, where they started, and what they get up to day to day. They also talk about how and where they…

Recent Case Study – How To Become Dementia Friendly

I was recently commissioned to do a voiceover for Warwickshire County Council as part of their Dementia Friendly Communities initiative. It was a great project to be a part of, especially given the fact my family have a connection to dementia, with my late grandfather having developed it in his later years. Dementia and Alzheimer’s…

The Wise Words Of Director Paul Feig

As a voiceover, I receive a lot of scripts of from all sorts of industry types, genres, complexities; you name it, I’ve probably seen it and voiced it. For the most part, they’re usually very well written and engaging, as a lot of them will have been written by professional writers and/or PR or ad…

Voice Message Me With SpeakPipe

Today I have installed a plugin on my website called ‘SpeakPipe’. It’s a service where you can send me a voice message through my actual website. It will be particularly useful if you’ve sent me a script which needs a couple of pronunciation explanations, maybe an unusual company name, technical/medical terms, unfamiliar jargon etc. All…

Recent Client: Morrisons Supermarket

This is the end product of a job I recently voiced for Morrisons. It shows off plans to redevelop a plot of land just outside of London; building a new supermarket with adjoining Premier Inn hotel next door. This video is to demonstrate the positive impact this regeneration will have on the local area, being…

Mike Hurley – The Voiceover Legend

Mike Hurley is someone you could have passed in the street and have no clue who he was. But hear his voice, and you’d more than likely know it instantly. He was a living legend in the voiceover world; appeared on radio, television, countless adverts let alone all the corporate gigs he would have voiced…

How It’s Made – The Microphone

I found this video circling the web a while ago that shows the construction of a professional microphone; that is actually of the same family my own microphone is from. As a voice over artist, I naturally found it interesting seeing what’s behind the mesh; and I’m sure non-audio geeks will find it interesting too!…

A Man’s World For Movie Trailers

A few days ago, BBC News online released a video article talking about the world of movie trailer voiceovers, and how it’s a field dominated by men. And it is. For so many years, the typical ultra-deep gravelly tones such as the late great Don LaFontaine adorned pretty much every major Hollywood movie trailer going!…