Rich, smooth, authoritative, Brit R.P./BBC accent
Glen's voice is versatile - from energetic, dynamic hard sell to velvet, chocolate tones for commercials.
He is a classically trained actor and smooth, rich, Standard British English Pronunciation (R.P./BBC English) is a speciality - ideal for corporate narrations.
In videogames, he has voiced HIGS, the floating robot guardian of young Robin in ROBINSON: THE JOURNEY for PS4 VR, a long-dead Harry Potter wizard - potion master Zygmunt Budge, dotty old Major Crum in Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures, a Russian super-villain, a Japanese gangster, a bank manager from Birmingham (England), a psychotic convict from the US southern states, a crazy old hermit, a guy dying from an intergalactic space plague which has left him with only his head and shoulders(!), a little blue alien and more.
His audiobook experience is extensive and he is a 3 time winner of Audiofile Magazine's Earphones Award. He has voiced everything from ancient wizards, crabby old ladies, friendly aliens from outer space, monsters from under the bed to Santa Claus.
He is equally confident with zany/grotesque/outrageous cartoon style voices - from Ren & Stimpy to Disney villain sound-alikes.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Female
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
My Home Base
Caterham, United Kingdom
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Specialty: crazy, eccentric old wizards!
BBC/R.P./Standard English (think Patrick Stewart, Richard Burton, Anthony Hopkins), Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Yorkshire (UK), Somerset (UK), London Cockney (UK), American (New York, Southern States, Standard American), South African, German, Russian, Spanish, French, Australian
Characters include: Brit or US geeks, ancient mad professors, Sean Connery, game show hosts, cartoon animals (racoon, bear, squirrel, rabbit, dog - Scooby Doo and Muttley style)
My Voice Experience
The voice of HIGS in ROBINSON: THE JOURNEY for PS4 VR and Zygmunt Budge, J K Rowling's specially created character for PS3's "Wonderbook: Book of Potions" and Major Crum in Episodes 1-4 of Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures videogames.
Audiobooks: Past Mortem (AudioFile Magazine's Earphones Award Winner); The Gypsy Madonna (AudioFile Magazine's Earphones Award Winner); James & the Alien Experiment (BBC); The Society of Others (W F Howes). His work has been favourably reviewed in the UK national press: Sunday Times and Guardian, as well as in the US AudioFile Magazine and Publisher's Weekly.
Commercials: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang UK Tour, Red Hot Chilli Peppers UK Tour, Il Divo UK Tour, The Who UK Concert, Madonna's Confessions Tour (UK), Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour (the original UK version of America's Dancing with the Stars), Rod Stewart (UK tour), Bon Jovi (UK concert), Eric Clapton (UK tour), Guns 'n' Roses (UK tour), Thunderstick Pro (Infomercial)and many, many more.
Corporates: Royal Bank of Scotland; Volvo; BAE Systems; The Scouts; Ritz Carlton Group; SAKS.
Animation: Pixels (Aardman/UK Film Council)
Educational recordings: Cambridge University Press; Oxford University Press; Pearson Education.
On Hold Messages: various UK companies including Abbey Building Society; Travel Bag; Fawesley Hall Hotel.
Radio Drama: BBC Radio 4's Chatterton: The Allington Solution by Peter Ackroyd (May 2008), several plays for BBC Schools' Radio; Artist With Designs for BBC Radio 3's The Verb.
The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, London (3 Year Acting Course, Honours Graduate), comprising intensive voice and speech training, radio drama technique, classical text and all areas vital to a successful voice over artist.
My Studio Equipment
Samson C01U USB Studio Condenser Microphone (voice recordings have been created on my equipment for: radio commercials, on-hold messages, website narrations, corporate narrations, animations, in-store videos and more)
Glen sings to an excellent standard (High Baritone) and as well as recording songs for children's educational and entertainment projects, has appeared as Edward Lyons in the West End musical Blood Brothers alongside David Cassidy.
Glen reads the International Phonetic Alphabet and recorded the majority of spoken pronunciations on the CD ROM of the Pearson Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (9th Edition) under the direction of J C Wells, Professor of Phonetics in the University of London
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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