Simon Taylor

British English Shakespearean Character Actor/Lead

Voice Description

Strong, clear, warm British voice with deep undercurrents and natural delivery. Capable of broad range of styles and accents. Shakespearean style RP a clear speciality. Character actor and lead actor who can deliver a natural non-forced sounding recording whatever the requirement. Warm, deep and clear for narrations, characterful for audio books and animations, sexy and exciting for commercials. Takes direction well.

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

• 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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

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

My Home Base

Manchester, Cheshire, England, UK, North, Wilmslow, Britain, Great Britain, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

RP, Native Mancunian, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cockney, 'Yokel', Irish (North, South and Dublin), South African. Australian and some American accents to some degree.

My Voice Experience

Huge amount of Theatrical experience. Have worked in Theatre for over 15 years. Performed everything from small, intimate productions in the round through to huge Open Air Shakespeare productions. Shakespearean roles include: Henry V, Richard III, Bottom, Tybalt, Dr Caius and Oliver. Other roles include Tom in A Glass Menagerie, various Ayckbourn roles, Dancing at Lughnasa, various Neil Simon plays, etc, etc. Voice work includes award winning animated productions, audio books and corporate voice-overs. Own my own audio book company and take commissions as required.

My Training

LAMDA. Plus 15+ years of theatre work and multiple award-winning audio books and animations.

My Studio Equipment

Professional studio setup with various different mic setups dependent upon requirements. Adobe Audition primary tool of choice along with Sony and other software solutions for creation of the total soundscape.

Additional Skills

Have home studio setup available as required for voice work of all types.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Warhammer Short Story Part 1

Warhammer Short Story 2

Warhammer Short Story 3

Jack the Ripper story

Suck a Thumb

The Shattered Teacup Part 1

The Shattered Teacup Part 2

The Shattered Teacup Part 3

Washing Machine sample