Roger Watson

warm & reassuring./sophisticated.elegant /soothing

Voice Description

Roger Watson is a British male voice over artist with a sophisticated RP British accent, based in London, UK.

His voice, elegant and soothing, is in the 40-60 age range. His native accent is RP - Received Pronunciation - and has a range of characters

Roger provides English voiceovers for radio and TV commercials; narration for TV, audiobooks, animations and industrial videos; a reassuring and authoritative British voice for Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and On Hold recordings; as well as jingles and readings for radio shows and podcasts.

From studios in west London, he works for clients in the USA and Canada,and throughout Europe& Asia who hire him for the strong, trustworthy quality of his very British accent. He can provide high quality, fully produced voice files via ISDN / Source Connect, email, FTP or iDisk.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior 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
• 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 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

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• 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

selection of British character accents : colonels, crusty headmasters, Royal Family, the head gardener, the butler (Jeeves), the servant,the servile waiter, the country policeman, the naval captain., pirate
David Attenborough, James Bond, Lord Peter Whimsey, Churchill
Welsh, Northern UK, West Country ,Australian, South African, Most US accents

My Voice Experience



Radio commercials for banks, corporations, travel agencies.. and was the voice of Viagra for Pfizers UK Launch
Other well-known clients include :

Pfizer
Morgan Stanley
Ikea
Legal & General Insurance
British Airways
Sharps Bedroom Furniture
Corporacion Alimentaria Penasanta (CAPSA)
Watches of Switzerland
Saga Holidays
British Telecom : Network Launch
BT Homecare
Hewlett Packard
The Times
GQ Active
Barclaycard
Dunhill
Longitude
Hellmans
Hasbro
Suzuki motorcycles

My Training

Educated at Stowe School
stage manager at the renowned Beatles Concert
Joined Decca Records in the mid 60s as a teenager and throughout career was in studios with best selling acts of the time. chosen for teen panel on BBC TV : " Exit its the Way Out Show"

-I have a Grammy Nomination as a record producer ( the Broadway cast production of Joseph's Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.)


Extensive music business experience both in the UK &USA

was the voice on extensive music campaigns on UK & US radio

My Studio Equipment

I have an Apple laptop with Logic 9 & a Rode NT 2 mic. I have 24 hour access to numerous London studios inc SheenLane notorious Annie Lennox HQ

One of my clients is chief recording engineer in top UK voiceover agency.

Additional Skills

Having had a career in the music business I am well connected in the US & UK. I have been music supervisor in numerous films= most recently with Charles Dance's Ladies in Lavender starring Judi Dench & Maggie Smith . I introduced world renowned violinist Joshua Bell who overdubbed all the violin parts in this classic film

I was a DRM ( Digital Rights Management) consultant for Sun Microsystems

I became the voice of Morgan Stanley for all internal security videos & websites

I am on my third audiobook having completed War of the Worlds- HGWells- and Bram Stoker's Dracula ,I am now in the middle of Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

My versions of Shakespeare's Sonnets were performed to by a string quartet at his gravesite in Stratford on Avon

Payment Methods Accepted

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• Roger Watson was last active on Voice123 285 days ago

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