John Slater is a creative director, a lecturer,an art director, film extra and (most importantly here at Manchester Voiceover) a voiceover artist!
John’s career has resembled something of an airline timetable, with arrivals (and departures) in Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore Cairo, Cape Town, Nairobi, Jeddah,Addis Ababa, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago.
He’s worked on everything from Apple computers to Zyliss food processors.
His name has featured in awards annuals around the globe, garnering over 100 statues and certificates.
Rina has spent in excess of 20 years in recording studios primarily recording leading roles in BBC Radio 4 Dramas. She was a semi-regular in ‘The Archers’ for a number of years playing the role of Jess Titchener, Rob Titchener’s wife in the award-winning domestic abuse storyline.
Rina has recorded voice-overs for a number of corporate training and promotional products for internal and external use.
She has an extensive theatre and TV career and has performed many classical roles as well as new writing with some of our most respected companies including the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shared Experience, Birmingham Rep, Nottingham Playhouse, Liverpool Playhouse and Hull Truck.
Rina has also appeared in some of our country’s most loved TV programmes including Casualty, Holly Oaks, Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Scott and Bailey amongst others.
Originally from the Midlands Rina has used a number of accents professionally including Indian, Scottish, Lancashire, Yorkshire and RP.
Rina has a gravitas to her voice while still retaining a warmth.
João Ferreira is an experienced, confident and versatile Portuguese voice-over talent with years of experience mainly in radio. He is fluent in English, Italian and Portuguese.
Owner of a warm and very deep voice his vocal tone is authoritative, conversational, cool, reassuring and confident.
Ideal for corporate videos, games, e-learning and commercials.
Orna is currently the voice of travel news on BBC Radio 5 live having been part of the on-air team for over 10 years, across all programmes. She is a regular voice on BBC Radio 2, can currently be heard on Sunday evenings and is their regular travel 'cover' presenter. Orna has worked in the radio industry for 20 years starting as a broadcast assistant at BBC Radio Manchester. After completing a graduate traineeship with EMAP Radio, she worked in commercial radio, including promotions and direct sales. As a radio presenter she presented her own show and co presented shows for the UTV Radio group, (now Wireless Group); add to that a taste of TV presenting for Channel M, based in Manchester.
Orna regularly travels between Manchester and London for work and is keen to expand her portfolio.
Orna can provide a warm but authoritative read and is suitable for narration, and corporate work. Her commercial radio experience has given her a good understanding of delivering a commercial message.
Rob is a cheery fellow with lively, friendly and flexible voice!
A unique blend of soft well spoken Merseyside and South Wales gives a reassuring professional blend for commercial and corporate and a great range of accents from both hemispheres with wicked comic timing for more lighted hearted projects.
Rob has a good deal of experience in classic texts from Sherlock Holmes to Shakespeare gives Rob a powerful theatrical flair as well!
Gravitas. Comedy. Narration. You've probably heard Max McGill on commercials, narrations, and promos for everyone from U.S. network and cable TV, ABC's Good Morning America, Adult Swim, Disney, McDonald's, to American Forces Network in Europe, Asia, Central America, and Africa. Not only is McGill a major voiceover artist, but throughout his many years in the electronic media, McGill has coached and mentored national radio hosts and voiceover artists who are heard in broadcast markets throughout the United States, including New York City and Los Angeles. McGill also conducts voiceover acting workshops for the AFN, colleges, and universities. As a creative force, McGill has McGill received the highest honors from the advertising community, including the Radio-Mercury Award (awarded for writing, voicing, and producing,) and over 50 national and regional awards from the American Advertising Federation and other advertising and communication organizations for his writing, producing, and voicing skills.
Peter may have the voice of God, but he’s also got a fascinating life outside the booth. He’s the film critic for the Christian Science Monitor and president of the National Society of Film Critics. He can also be heard regularly on "Film Week" on the National Public Radio-affiliate KPCC-FM in Los Angeles. He was a finalist in 1998 for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism and is the author of the acclaimed new book "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era." He has also served as film critic for New York Magazine and the Los Angeles Times, and has lectured on film throughout the world.
From gritty, tough guy to corporate and formal, from friendly and upbeat to wry and dry, George Orlando has been giving people what they need since 2004. Some of the clients who have hired him include Quick Check, Hoosier Tires, True Value, eLearning, Audible, Edge Studio, Line 6, Borders Books and Music, and Consult-A-Doctor. George began his work in the theatre, and has studied with top NY casting agents.
Simon hails from Cornwall and growing up on the beach has certainly lent a relaxed, cool quality to his resonant voice, perfect for those edgy ad campaigns or friendly corporate narrations.... He trained as an actor at Paul McCartney's LIPA and has spent the last 12 years working in Film, TV, and Theatre. If you go looking you will most likely find him bouncing about the stage at Covent Garden's Royal Opera House, where he is a regular performer. He is also an accomplished musician working with his band "the Hares" who over the last 10 years have become one of the country's busiest acts playing up to 250 dates a year. add to this he is a qualified fight director and experienced stunt performer he certainly likes to keep busy. when he does find some downtime he loves nothing more than grabbing his boards and running to find some waves to surf......even if it is winter.
A familiar voice to TV viewers in Scotland, Derek is a continuity announcer ,scriptwriter and promo voiceover for STV. Other credits include BBC Scotland, QVC, Living TV, Bio, Travel Channel and Radio Forth. Corporate field includes BA, BP, Bose and Elemis. Derek’s voiceovers for TV promos range from documentaries and entertainment to movies and comedy.