Richard Cope

young, natural, friendly, cool, intelligent, rich

Voice Description

The definitive 30something UK Male Voiceover. Warm and tonally rich, but with a fresh, young edge. A versatile style that's equally at home in commercials, corporate productions and even the bite and growl of contemporary radio station imaging. Styles include cool and laid-back, mature and intelligent, approachable and friendly, with attitude and edge, and quirky and energetic!

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

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

• English - British

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Cartoon/Animation

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 ISDN 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Southampton, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Young, cool, intelligent, warm, friendly, natural, dad, down-to-earth bloke, London, Northern, Pathe Newsreel pastiche, wacky, hyper, cartoon, comedy, sarcastic

My Voice Experience

With a background in radio creative and production, I voiced my first radio commercial back in 1998. But it's predominantly since 2009 that I have stepped up my voiceover work; becoming station voice of South Coast UK regional radio station Wave 105 in 2009. This lead to further station voice work with UTV Radio network and Sunshine Radio. From there a rapid growth in to voicing radio and TV commercials, online video, on-hold and IVR.

I have voiced multi-station radio campaigns for Netflix, JYSK furniture stores (local TV campaigns too), the University of Lincoln and the University of Bolton; numerous radio commercials and promos for major groups including Global Radio, UTV, Bauer Media and UKRD; online product videos for Collinson Latitude, Skills For Care, and InMotion; and eLearning videos for Total, Regus, EY and more.

I am the current make station voice of Magic radio in London and nationally on digital radio

My Training

BSc Media Production and Technology, at Farnborough College of Technology

My Studio Equipment

Neumann TLM 102 microphone
Focusrite ISA One mic preamp and digital audio interface
Apple iMac running Pro Tools digital audio workstation
Focusrite Midnight compressor/EQ plug-in suite
Musicam CDQ Prima 110 ISDN codec

Additional Skills

I'm an experienced, rounded and award-winning copywriter and audio producer. This means that I understand the needs of the producer and take direction well. I know what a busy producer is looking for and ensure that I deliver the performance, quality, reliability and professionalism you require. I'm also a friendly kind of guy - easy to get on with in a session; no diva ego to contend with!

As a producer too, I understand how important availability is - to know where to go to find a great, versatile, reliable voice artist who's ready to jump in to the booth at 5pm and help you get that last minute rush-job done and dusted to a high standard. That's why I strive to offer good levels of availability and quick turnaround via self-record, ISDN or IP.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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