The Best English voice around.
BAFTA Nominated in 2013and highly praised around the world, for his deeply mysterious and charismatic narration on the award winning 2012 Indi-pc game 'DEAR ESTHER', Nigel has over 35 years of experience in voice-work of all kinds. He was the Warden in Batman, The Dark Knight and was Dr David Boyce in Westway, for BBC World Service Radio Drama 1997-2005, he was also Nigel Pargetter in The Archers, the world's longest running radio-soap from 1986-89, for BBC Radio 4.
A classically trained actor, he has performed on numerous British TV Dramas & also in London's West End Theatre with many top names. As a former Radio Drama Company Member he has acted in over 200 radio plays and features for the BBC and is a former Radio Drama Company Member.
He has narrated over 50 commercial audio-books and over 80 unabridged titles for The RNIB. He is a skilled dubbing artist,also narrating many tour-guides, PC games
Language courses, Medical and Educational reads, TV and Radio commercials, In-house Videos, and much much more.
His delivery is Classy, Smooth and Educated. It's the voice of Experience and Authority
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
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
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
, United Kingdom
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
English RP or BBC Middle Class,English Upper-Class/Royal(old-fashioned posh), Cockney and South London working class, Liverpool (various classes),Welsh, Geordie, Birmingham, Norfolk, Devon, Somerset, Cornish, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Hebrides.
French, German, Dutch, Irish (North and South), Italian, Scandinavian. Mid-Atlantic..various American (West, Mid and East)Australian,New Zealand, Canada.
Can imitate: Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Alec Guinness, John Mills, David Niven, Tom Courtenay, Norman Wisdom, Michael Caine, Harrison Ford, Michael Douglas, Winston Churchill, David Lloyd George, Richard Burton, General Montgomery, Prince Charles, Tony Hancock, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Bill Clonton, Michael Hordern, Michael Gambon, Timothy Dalton, Sean Connery.. and anyone else I get a chance to study and work on.
My Voice Experience
Most recently (2011-12)
Narrator of highly reviewed online game 'Dear Esther' Indi-Games Winner 2011, Los Angeles.
Recently Voiced Voldemort, Mr Olivander and The Sorting-Hat soundalike voices for new Harry Potter Kinect Game.
Voiced Bart and Narrator in Lens for Nintendo Console, Narrator and various voices in Pandora's Tower for Nintendo Console
Announcer in Sonic Runner Game for Nintendo and various voices in DaVinci Machine also for Nintendo.
Chatsworth House Tour Guide UK iphone app narrator
Reader of The Yard by Alex Grecian for Clipper Audio Books
Reader of The Thousand Emperors and End of Days both by Gary Gibson, for Rushforth Media Audio
Also read previously, Lord Kelvin's Machine and Homunculus, both by James P Blaylock for Rushforth Media Audio
Narrated in-house for Ideal Clothing at Croft TV Slough UK.
Medical read for IMP (London) on Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Dubbed British Films: Johnny English Reborn, The Iron
Lady and The Door, all at Goldcrest Studios Soho
Voice for The Northern Renaissance Tour Guide Narration at Holyrood House Scotland
Played evil alien megalomaniac Godrin in
Dr Who and The Valley of Death for audio download and CD for Big Finish Productions
Read The Prince by Machiavelli, for Naxos Audio Books UK
Many books for Rushforth Audio in 2013, plus RECENTLY THIRTEEN books from the John Coffin Detective series by Gwendolen Butler (all now available on Audible.com) Catastrophe 1914 by Max Hastings, The Monk by Matthew Lewis, The Black Country by Alex Grecian.
The Avengers (the lost tapes, 3 episodes) for Big Finish Productions
Trained at The Guildhall of Music & Drama London 1974-77
Member of BBC Radio Drama Company 1989-91
The Archers as Nigel Pargetter for BBC Radio4 1986-87
Westway as Dr David Boyce for BBC World Service Drama 1997-2005
I have worked in all areas of the acting profession since leaving drama school in 1977: Film,TV,Theatre,Radio and both commercial and non-commercial Voice-overs and hope to continue to do so!
My Studio Equipment
I have a small studio set-up that achieves just a touch over -60db noise floor.
I use The Apogee Condenser Mic, which has a built-in pre-amp and analogue to digital converter, plus adjustable gain control, via the lightening connector into the (fan-free and therefore silent) iPad3 and record raw .wavs either Twisted Wave or DAW Multitrack.
I have always done my final editing and mixing down on Cool Edit Pro 2 (which became Adobe Audition) On my Dell Dimension 9100 PC with back-up hard-drive
I am skilled at mixing down seperate files into a final mix bed with music and effects and noise reduction, compression and EQ adjustment.
I can edit finely without causing digital glitches such as clicks, doubling breaths or them off half-way through
I can use email or my Dropbox account for delivery of high quality .wav or mp3 files to a client.
Skype available on both iPad and Dell Dimension.
I will continue to improve and refine this set-up to meet industry standards
A PROPER trained actor with plenty of Theatre, Film, TV and Radio Drama experience since 1977. Loads of experience behind the microphone!
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