David Dorrian

British Characters and Dialects

Voice Description

Confident and intelligent sounding British for narrations and commercials, IVR and documentaries - good for storytelling sound. Approachable and likeable cockney (think Geico Gecko) for commericals and promos. Various British character voices and dialects for commercials, promos, audiobooks and videogames

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Female
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British
• English - Other

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect in my studio
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Washington, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British (standard/ RP)
Cockney/ London accent
Scottish accent
Geordie accent
Northern English accent
Welsh accent

My Voice Experience

I have provided native British voiceovers for business presentations and promos in the US, working primarily with Bad Animals studio in Seattle

My Training

I trained at the University of Cambridge and then at Central School of Speech and Drama. I have also worked as a director in the UK, with companies including the Young Vic Theatre.

My Studio Equipment

I have an H2 microphone by Zoom and Adobe Audition

Additional Skills

In terms of copy-writing, I have generated various forms of content both in a business services and theatrical context. In the former I have consulted on mission statement content for a global consultancy and written thought-leadership pieces for a UK research consultancy. In the latter I have created advertising copy, press releases, grant proposals and education materials.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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Demos
David Dorrian short demo

Direct Cockney - Soccer-style

Friendly Cockney - Geico-esque

Upper class and Pirate

Scottish brogue

Several British Accents

Spooky Character

Smooth - Business British

German demo - Dannish too