27th November 2015
Love PC Games? Love the music?....then, for your diary..
The World Tour of the rePlay 'Symphony of Heroes' event is finally coming to The prestigious Barbican Theatre, London on 17th February 2015. I am the narrator for this evening of great computer game music played by a live orchestra and chorus.
At the famous RNIB studios in Camden Town...Narrated all the 'Karl The Touch Typist' chapters, set in Australia, in 'Lost and Found' for Random House/Penguin Audio books
Another one from the Jack Higgins stable...Rain on the Dead. Recorded at White House Sound.
Reprieved my roles as The Archmage, and the Zombie, Gulliver in Part Two of the PC Game:
The Book of Unwritten Stories
Narrated: Churchill's Secret Warriors by Damien Lewis.
Narrated: The World's War by David Olusoga
Sneaked in a very erudite (long words) Medical read for Croft TV
Another for the Audible site...The Advertising Effect....a book that takes the psychological lid off the advertising world by Australian Ad-Guru Adam Farrar. An interesting read.
Guesting in Blake's 7!...I played mystery man Kramer in the last episode of the latest series for Big Finish. Great to meet and work with Paul Darrow, Stephen Pacey and Michael Keating amongst others, and with guest Beverley Hills. A real walk down nostalgia lane for me...all joyfully directed by lovely Lisa Bowerman.
I made a return to the OMUK studio to record more of my roles as The Arch-Mage, Markus and Skull in The Book of Unwritten Tales Part 2...good game-playing fun.
Wow...I have now completed the fourth in Mike Shevdon's Mystic-Gritty 'The Eighth Court...Vol IV The Kingdom of the Fayre.
High-speed narration of an action-packed thriller, (exhausting and exhilarating, a bit like reading a Bruce Willis action movie!) The Valhalla Prophecy, for Oakhill Audio.
Great fun playing another dubious villain in VIENNA with Chase Masterson for Big Finish Prods
I really enjoyed narrating the brilliant RESEARCH, the new thriller by Philip Kerr.
Nice to work with Peter Davison, as The Doctor, playing Pik Solus, in Mistfall, for Big Finish Dr Who Audio.
Finally got a chance to play Jack The Ripper! In The Devil's Workshop: The 3rd in The
Inspector Day Victorian Police thriller and pretty gruesome read by Alex Grecian. Recorded at whiteHouse Sound
Austin Stevens-Snakemaster....his auto-biography, recently recorded at Electric Breeze Audio in Oxford. ( I learned a lot about snakes!)
To the new Soundhouse studios to record The Spy Who Changed The World by Mike Rossiter, for Strathmore Audio.
A variety of Characters both English and American in Big Finish Audio Download..Night of the Triffids
A fast moving Jack Higgins Thriller - Death Trade for Whitehouse Studios
Followed immediately by the gritty cop thriller - Angel of Death by Ben Cheetham, set in the North East of England.
Two more works by Sir Max Hastings, recorded at Rushforth's Archway studios:
I have now finished RED WINTER by Dan Smith a Brooding Russian Revolution quest novel...for Oakhill Audio at their Manchester Studio. Serious stuff.
Recorded MOON BEAR by Gill Lewis for Oakhill Audio at the Chiswick Studio. Moon Bear is a charming, though sometimes harrowing young people's story, set in Laos.
Narrated: 'SIXTY ONE NAILS' by Mike Shevdon, Book 1 from 'The Courts of The Feyre' trilogy. Followed it up with 'THE ROAD TO BEDLAM' (Book 2),
Then...'STRANGENESS AND CHARM' (Book 3)
All recorded at at Chatterbox Studios, Box, Wiltshire.
In December 2013, I completed narrating thirteen of the thirty-four book canon in the
'John Coffin' Detective novels, by Gwendoline Butler, for Rushforth Audio. Go to: Audible.com: And follow the progress of John Coffin, as he progresses from from humble PC on the beat, to The Commander of The Second City Police Force, in these Great crime stories...set in Greenwich and Docklands, London, from the late 1940's to the late 1990's.
Recorded The 'Black Country' by Alex Grecian at White House Sound Studios
Played Pallaine and Bourg (One for The Mortuary) and Steeds Boss (Please Don't feed The Animals) in two newly recorded 'The Lost' AVENGERS episodes, from Big Finish Productions. Volume 1 out January 2014. Volume 2 out July
Episode 3 of 'Fry's English Delight'...recorded a comic sketch with Nina Wadia, for BBC Radio4. Broadcast 9th September.
Narrated 'CATASTROPHE: Europe Goes To War 1914' by Sir Max Hastings parts 1 & 2
and..the controversial 18th Century Gothic novel by Matthew Lewis: THE MONK.
Nominated for a BAFTA, AS Performer in 'DEAR ESTHER', at the British Academy Game Awards, March 5th 2013.
ONCE AGAIN: MANY THANKS TO ALL THE KIND PEOPLE WHO CONTINUE TO LEAVE COMMENTS IN MY VISITORS BOOK...IT MAKES MY DAY TO READ THESE, AND MEANS A LOT! SORRY I CAN'T THANK EACH OF YOU INDIVIDUALLY.
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