Acting/voice work

Voice work

Richard has recorded voiceovers for documentaries, computer games, multimedia installations, corporate presentations and websites.

He has also narrated more than 180 audiobooks, many of which are available on Audible.

He has recorded for many publishers including W H Allen, Bloomsbury, Penguin, HarperCollins, Hodder and Stoughton, Hachette, John Murray, MacLehose Press, and Quercus.

He has a commercial-standard home studio and also records and proofreads for self-published authors. Please contact Richard if you would like more information about this.

Richard is fortunate to narrate across many different genres from Historical Fiction (The Einstein Girl, By Blood Divided), Science Fiction (the Ack-Ack Macaque trilogy), children’s stories (The Fang Gang), biography (Elusive: How Peter Higgs Solved the Mystery of Mass, One by Peter Schmeichel), to a huge range of non-fiction (The Dawn of Language, A History of the Universe in 100 Stars, Command , Beatrice’s Last Smile, The War that Ended Peace.)

Highlights include:

Andrew Michael Hurley’s award-winning The Loney, Devil’s Day and Starve Acre.

It’s a Dodger’s Life, the Autobiography of Jack Wild.

Bomber by Len Deighton.

Repentance by Eloísa Díaz.

The Black Ridge, Simon Ingram’s book about the Cuillin and the Isle of Skye.

The Jim Stringer, Steam Detective series by Andrew Martin.

The Hugh Corbett Medieval Mysteries by Paul Doherty.

The Doctor Watson novels by Robert Ryan.

Guy Saville’s The Afrika Reich and The Madagaskar Plan.

Three novels by Dan Vyleta: Pavel and I, The Quiet Twin, and Soot.

The Valley – A Hundred Years in the Life of a Family by Richard Benson.

Richard’s approach to narration is very simple: he does his best to act as a conduit between the author and the listeners, aiming to give a clear reading in keeping with tone of each book.

For documentaries, as well as providing many narrations, he has also voiced characters as diverse as Gustav Mahler and Napoleon Bonaparte.

The Secret File of Marco Polo

The Spying Game

Great Moments in Evolution

Click on the links above to watch some of Richard’s documentaries.

Richard’s theatre work ranges through tours, open-air and site-specific productions and includes Victor Fleming in Moonlight and Magnolias (Gordon Craig), Sir Justin Holbrook in Shut Your Eyes and Think of England (Gawsworth), Dad in Pretty Ugly (Powerhouse), Gregory in The Late Edwina Black (Bruce James) and Sly/Baptista in The Taming of the Shrew (Creation). Other theatre includes Orsino in Twelfth Night (Original Shakespeare Co.), Dr Watson in Sherlock’s Excellent Adventure (Proteus), Al in April in Paris and Bernard in Don’t Dress For Dinner (English Theatre of Hamburg).

Television includes: Royal Deaths and Diseases (Channel 4), A Most Desperate Undertaking (History Channel), Harry and Cosh (Five), Inventions That Changed  the World  (BBC).