Jamie Laird

Upbeat, Intelligent, Precise, Scottish

Voice Description

Scottish accent that is Precise, intelligent and upbeat.

I am equally comfortable in RP, or standard English, and the various shades between this and my native accent!

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age 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
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Scottish, RP, Estuary English, Cockney, London, Northern English, North West, Lancashire, BBC English, Southern Irish, Northern Irish, Standard American, New York, Southern American, Italian, German, French

My Voice Experience

I am currently the voice of National Numeracy's Challenge Online campaign.

I am also playing Oedipus in the radio version of Oedipus Rex for AudioScribble. I recorded two radio dramas for the London Contemporary Theatre: Romeo and Juliet (playing Friar Lawrence & Prince) and Macbeth (playing Macduff & Witch 1).

I just finished an audiobook (Deadly Divorces), and already have another on sale at Audible (Coping With Childhood Asthma). I also represent the Glaswegian accent in Peter Layton and Janet Howd's latest edition of Real Accents.

My Training

Drama Studio London (1 Year Acting)
Voice training from Tessa Wood
Radio training from Jilly Bond and Peter Craze

Ph.D. in Computing (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH)
B.Eng. in Electronics and Computer Science from Edinburgh University

My Studio Equipment

Zoom H4n at home
Audio-Technica AT2035 Cardioid Condenser Microphone


Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

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Contact Information

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Additional Information

• Currently Jamie Laird is a Standard subscriber.
• Jamie Laird was last active on Voice123 322 days ago

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Demos
Jamie Laird Demo 2013

Jamie Laird Drama 2012

Extract from Iain Banks novel

1950s Announcer

Contemporary Announcer

RP English Villain