It’s good to talk – why it’s worth discussing your voice over project in real time.

It’s good to talk, and listen. It’s good to talk, and I’m pleased you’re here. That’s me, with the slightly bemused face, having just followed my script direction to. the. letter. You can watch and hear the results below. So, here’s the (really rather simple) thing. It’s good to talk to your voice over. That…

Five things voiceovers should do right now

Five things voiceovers should do right now Summer is a funny time of year, especially for a voice over. Clients go on holiday, meaning either super-fast turnarounds or tumbleweed, children need looking after, ferrying about and often supervising during voice over sessions of their own. It’s a great time to catch up and get ready…

Talking out loud: Words that voice overs HATE

Talking out loud for a living Talking out loud for a living. Getting paid to speak. Nothing to it. Easiest job in the world. As a voice over I hear this from time to time, mostly from people that have never tried to do it and don’t work in the industry. Anyone that’s spent any…

Radio imaging voice over demo

Radio imaging voice over demo from audioHQ Before I share my radio imaging voice over demo, cards on the table. Radio imaging is a lot of fun, no question. Voice acting is a varied world that comes in many different flavours, and each of us aims to find the areas that suit us best. For…

Radio campaign: Listen to the quintessential sound of a British summer

Radio campaign for Rowe’s Cornish Bakers While voicing this summer’s radio campaign for Rowe’s I had an uncontrollable fit of rumbles. Tummy rumbles to be precise. Surely the sign of a well-crafted script is when the voice over is struggling to read it without salivating! I might have managed with one, but we had four…

Automotive voice over – smooth and assured for the Range Rover Velar

I was thrilled when my voice was part of the extraordinary launch of the Jaguar F-Pace (if you've not seen it, click the link for a Record Breaking spectacle), and an incredible Land Rover event on board the USS Intrepid in New York. As you might imagine, I was extremely excited to be asked to lend my voice to the Range Rover Velar launch.

Professional voice over studio availability

Introducing voiceoverstudio.com  Half term is here and some brave voice overs have left. Their professional voice over studio availability is nil – they’ve gone, they’ve escaped, happy holidays. Not me. With three children, two dogs, two kittens and two chickens, a holiday is a logistical nightmare. And that’s before I start assembling my portable recording…

Here come the Voiceover Children!

Licenced voice over kids ready to voice for you. Great news for my voice over kids. London agency Chatterbox Voices are now representing Rosie, Edie and Sam, with jobs lined up for each of them next week and a fantastic animation audition under her belt for Rosie. All three kids love voicing, and I’m thrilled to launch a…

Voice over for your web video, aka the Explainer

Voiceover for your web video. An affordable, professional marketing tool – aka, the explainer video Voice over for your web video. Do you have one? You no longer need to be one of the corporate Big Guys to use a professional voice over. Make sure your business can be heard and seen. Explainer videos have never…

So, you want to be a voice over?

So, you want to be a voice over? Let’s start by assuming you have a modicum of talent, a glimmer of potential. Oh, and someone has probably told you, you have a nice voice… First off – don’t. Just don’t. There’s loads of us. Most people can’t make a living wage from it. It’ll cost…