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British English Voice Over Artists

Looking for the perfect British voice? Voice Crafters represents some of the finest British English voice actors on the planet! Just listen to samples below and invite voiceover artists to quote for your project. Then simply hire your talent of choice and fund the project. Get your recording and release payment when happy. Read more about our services and VO tips here.

British English Voice Over Artists

Looking for the perfect British voice? Just listen to samples below and invite voiceover artists to quote for your project. Then simply hire your talent of choice and fund the project. Get your recording and release payment when happy. Read more about our services and VO tips here.

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Bev S. - professional English (American) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Bev S.
English (American)
English (British)
Canada

Bev has years of experience, a warm and engaging voice with an amazing range. Sh...

Warm Fun Friendly
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Richard C. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Richard C.
English (British) United Kingdom

Hello there. I’m an actor and voice artist with over 30 years’ experience across...

British Warm Authoritative
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Simon M. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Simon M.
English (British) United Kingdom

My name is Simon and I am a professional voice actor. I have worked as a voice o...

Warm Comforting Friendly
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Kate L. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Kate L.
English (British) United Kingdom

Kate is a well known, award winning British voice. Her clients include Schweppes...

Corporate Commercial Well spoken
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Scott J. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Scott J.
English (British) United Kingdom

A British voiceover artist, based in Cambridgeshire with twenty years of experie...

Deep Warm Trustworthy
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Andrew B. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Andrew B.
English (British) United States

Hello – I’m Andrew. Born and raised in the UK, I’m a professional British voice ...

Deep Warm Authoritative
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Simon T. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Simon T.
English (British) United Kingdom

Although some of my performing background is in comedy, I take my job very serio...

Amusing Articulate Authoritative
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Chase D. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Chase D.
English (British)
French
United Kingdom

Chase was born in New York and grew up in Paris, France, which influenced his lo...

British French Male
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Jon I. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Jon I.
English (British) United Kingdom

I’m a deep, warm and experienced British Voiceover Artist.

Deep Warm Mature
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Tricia B. - professional English (American) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Tricia B.
English (American)
English (British)
Canada

I have over fifteen years’ experience as a professional voice talent, and have v...

Smooth Conversational Warm
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Michael E. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Michael E.
English (British) South Korea

I’m a British voice actor with years of experience behind the mic working with t...

Kind Honest Trustworthy
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Ian R. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Ian R.
English (British)
English (Scottish)
United States

Offering a distinctly warm voice and a professional and courteous service I am s...

Conversational Professional Warm
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Andres W. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Andres W.
English (British) United Kingdom

A Professional VOICE OVER ARTIST for over a decade, and an ACTOR for even longer...

Deep Authoritative Warm
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Paul M. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Paul M.
English (British)
English (Australian)
United Kingdom

A highly experienced voiceover artist operating from his professional studio 24 ...

Conversational Guy next door Professional
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Elizabeth O. - professional English (British) voice actor at Voice Crafters
Elizabeth O.
English (British) United Kingdom

Hello, my name is Elizabeth and I’m a professionally trained British actor and v...

Warm Assured Authoritative
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Our British Voice Actors

Whether you’re looking for an Oxford accent, Cockney, Midlands or Geordie – we have them all!

Find the perfect narrator for any project:

Whatever the project – we have the perfect voice for you.

All our voiceover artists are trained professionals with years of commercial experience behind them. We know, because we vet each single talent.

You can work with the voice talent you choose directly or for more substantial projects requiring hands-on management, just ask us to take care of it for you.

We can handle post-production tasks like sync to picture, sound effects and mixing as well as embedding subtitles and rendering your audio and/or video to any format!

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British English voice overs: what you need to know

British English, sometimes referred to as the Queen’s English, is the common language of the United Kingdom. It’s spoken by 59.4 million people or 98% of the population.

The UK includes Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland. The UK also has 14 overseas territories, including Gibraltar, the Falkland Islands and part of Antarctica.  It’s also home to 14 other indigenous languages, including Welsh, Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic. And many immigrant languages, including Polish, Punjabi and Gujarati.

Did you know:

Did you know? Welsh is the only de jure official language in the UK. But English is the de facto language of everyday life.

Language History

English has been shaped by the people who invaded Britain. Its early origins lie with Anglo-Saxon settlers who arrived in the  5th to 7th centuries AD. In the 8th and 9th centuries, the influence of conquering Vikings from Scandinavia led to much lexical borrowing and grammatical simplification. It’s typically the one-syllable words that are the oldest, such as dirt, berserk and cake. And after the Norman conquest in 10666, many Norman and French loanwords entered the language. In fact, 30% of English words have French origins.

Ever wondered why English spelling is so irregular? We’re still largely using the spelling of the Middle English period, even though the pronunciation of the words has changed. And the high level of loanwords adds up to a high level of spelling variation.

During the Renaissance era, loanwords skyrocketed again. This time from Latin and Ancient Greek, as well as other European languages, such as French, German and Dutch. Modern English came into being by the late 17th century – just in time to be exported to other countries through British colonization.

Close Relations

British English is an Anglo-Saxon language and a member of the Germanic family. It’s influenced by languages around the world, including those from the Commonwealth.

Did you know:

Did you know? William Shakespeare invented over 1700 words, many of which we still use today. They range from fashionable to dauntless and equivocal.

Accents and Voice Over Tips

Queen Elizabeth’s accent is known as received pronunciation. As the name suggests, it’s an accent that you study, rather than learn from your parents. Up until the 1960s, all broadcasters and many actors were required to adopt it. Since then, there has since been a swing to less formal tones and towards regional accents.

Slang and word usage varies from region to region. However, accents (as opposed to dialect) are mostly mutually intelligible. Surveys regularly show the Welsh and Scottish accents to be the most popular.

Words per minute

The average speaking rate for English is 150 words per minute. However, we would advise you to always consider the target audience and project purpose though. The younger the audience and the denser the text, the more your voice actor should slow down.

English (British) Voice Over Projects

British voice over for Eilat - vacation ad

The voice over for this cool travel ad was recorded by the very talented Sarah S.

Sarah possess a current, relatable, on-trend voice, that is bright, clear, informative and engaging. Sarah specialise in ‘conversational’ and Commercial voiceovers, for projects that require both a personal and sales driven approach.

Visit Sarah’s profile here.

British English voice over for eToro

This comical voice over was recorded by veteran British voice over artist Paul D.

Paul is a British voice actor with over 20 years’ experience.

Paul’s turnaround is very fast, usually within a day and if the project is urgent, he can usually supply the audio within the hour.

Visit Paul’s profile here.

British English voice over for 888 Poker

This energetic hard-sell voice over performance was recorded by Jay B.
Jay is a young voice over artist who has voiced hundreds of voice overs for the video gaming industry and is very versatile.

Visit Jay’s voice over profile here.

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