Actors / Voice overs

Welsh Stars work with an extensive range of voice over artists and actors. We are able to suggest the best Welsh voice for any given task. For assistance in finding your perfect match please contact one of the Welsh Stars booking agents on 01792 536120 or email enquiries@welshstars.co.uk

One of very few Northern Irish voiceover artists Aaron Watson is a very happy outgoing character.

Aaron Watson has been on the tv and radio scene now for the last few years and has acted in many television reconstructions and Irish tv series'.  The last few years has seen Aaron voiceovers for tv and radio with clients such as Abbey Insurance and PPP or PPI Insurance.  He works closely with local radio stations such as cool fm, City Beat, Downtown and Belfast U105 voicing many of their voice over advertisments.  He is very happy outgoing character and very willing to fulfil each individual clients voiceover needs

 

Andrew Price is a survival and bushcraft expert who presents his own programme on ITV called ‘Coast and Country’. This is his third year of presenting the programme which brings in very high viewing figures and he has 24 programmes a year. The programme sees Andrew travelling the length and breadth of the UK exploring the coast and countryside. We can now announce ‘Coast and Country’ has been commissioned, once again, for 2017.

 

Andrew is considered a leading expert on survival and bushcraft skills and has also appeared on numerous tv programmes, across all channels ITV, BBC and worldwide TV in this capacity. Andrew also presents an on-line survival and bushcraft series which has fans all over the world. Andrew has his successful bushcraft and survival company called ‘Dryad’ which he started when he was just 20. He teaches survival skills across the generations and works closely with under-privileged young people to increase their skills and build up their confidence. He has a great interactional personality and appeals across the age range.

 

Andrew is an extremely interesting speaker who covers several genres – inspirational/ motivational/business/leadership/team building.

 

Anthony has over thirty years acting experience. He is currently rehearsing for the part of Peter Bridges in 'It's Never Too Late' and has performed in numerous productions.

Anthony Stuart Lloyd is dubbed as the man with the 'Rolls-Royce Voice' and South Wales's answer to Bryn Terfel, this 6'7'' deep voiced Divo's rich, sexy, velvety vocals are turning ladies' knees to jelly and enthralling audiences worldwide with his celebrated dulcet tones. With successes in London's West End, Broadway, International Opera and Cabaret, he redefines an evening's entertainment. The bass clef chef initially graduated in Hospitality Management but swapped 'a la carte' for 'a cappella' and with this bon vivant background and bonhomie added to his presence and magnanimous manner makes him perfect for PR, 'pressing the flesh' and a must as a corporate events compère and after-dinner speaker. As a nostalgic afterglow, the blue chip baritone interweaves some evergreen standards such as; 'My Little Welsh Home', 'Ol' Man River', 'If I Were A Rich Man', crossover 'soft rock', well known arias and includes some fascinating 'faux pas' and backstage blunders from treading the boards! As a Holland America Line guest puts it, "A night with Anthony Stuart Lloyd is to be remembered".

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is Britain's most successful Paralympic athlete ever!

Born in Cardiff in 1969, Tanni was named Carys Davina. However, when her sister first saw her she called her "tiny" which stuck and became Tanni. Tanni was born with spina bifida but with the support of her parents she was always encouraged to be independent. Tanni attended her local primary school – at first using crutches and callipers and then a wheelchair. Tanni progressed to St. Cyres Comprehensive School and subsequently obtained an honours degree in Politics at Loughborough University.

Beverley Humphreys' voice has been described as "melting dark chocolate".  Beverley has a portfolio career as broadcaster, writer, singer and speaker – both entertaining and inspirationalBeverley Humphrys' has been a presenter at BBC Wales both tv and radio for many years.  As High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Beverley has officiated and delivered motivational speeches at a variety of events from Citizenship Ceremonies, Police and Young People's Awards to WI meetings and Voluntary Action Groups.

Known as actor BRIAN QUINLAN, Swansea born Brian was educated at Gowerton Boys Grammar School and made his acting debut at the age of 15.

Brian trained for the stage at the Leatherhead Repertory Theatre, Surrey with the well known drama coach, Marion Naylor. He appeared in numerous plays, musicals and tours and his performance in 'The Diary of Anne Frank' won him the Best Supporting Actor at the International Drama Festival, the same year as his performance as Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet' won him the Richard Burton Trophy.

Chris Corcoran is a highly popular stand-up comic, writer and BBC radio and television presenter.  Chris' most recent television series for BBC is 'Wales and the Other Five Nations' where he takes a fun look at the Six Nations it's characters and greatest moments. Chris interviewed Martin Johnson; puts Eddie Butler on the spot; asks Iuean Evans about his mud-moustache; mows the lawn of the Millennium Stadium and, finally, has the excuse to dress up as a valley girl - although, in truth, he didn't need much persuading.

Vivacious television presenter, Claire Summers, is a familiar face on BBC Wales' flagship news programme, 'BBC Wales Today' being the main sports presenter. Claire enjoys a much varied role on the programme from anchoring the main slot to doing a whole range of live broadcasts from out and about. Claire also presents 2W news and sport. With her easy going personality and highly tuned sense of humour, Claire is extremely popular with viewers and colleagues alike. Claire Summers is passionate about news, and enjoys the challenge of a hard story but, at the same time, has a lighter touch. Claire has anchored 'Wales Today' from the National Eisteddfod for several years. and also delighted viewers and visitors to the Royal Welsh Show. Claire had been asked to enter a Heifer in the main ring and, although she found it a bit of a challenge, she did turn up trumps.

Deborah Rees, who is in her 40s was born in Swansea.  She has a natural Welsh accent with excellent pronunciation skills.  Deborah has been an active member of Swansea Little Theatre Company for the last fourteen years, gaining a vast breadth of experience in both acting and directing.

Derek Brockway is Welsh born and bred and his interest in the weather began as a young boy growing up in Barry during the long, hot summer of 1976. When he left school Derek joined the Met Office, based mainly at Cardiff Weather Centre but with spells observing the weather at Cardiff Airport, Birmingham Airport and eight months in the Falkland Islands. Derek qualified as a forecaster in 1995 and was posted to Birmingham Weather Centre, broadcasting on several BBC Radio stations across the Midlands.

In December 1995 Derek moved to London and worked in the world of television preparing the ITV National Weather and Channel 4 weather. Derek has also broadcast on GMTV's 'The Sunday Programme'. Derek is the main weather presenter on BBC Wales television and radio.

With a vast range of presenting credits to his name Dr Rhys Jones is best known for his hit BBC Television series 'Rhys to the Rescue' and 'Rhys Jones's Wildlife Patrol' for which Rhys achieved a BAFTA nomination.

Rhys holds a BSc in Zoology and Genetics, an MPhil in Medical Molecular Entomology and a PhD in Genetics, Phylogeography, Parasitology and Herpetology.  Rhys holds the position of lecturer at Cardiff University where he lectures in various topics including Wolf Ecology, Reptile Mitigation and Cardiff's flagship Animal Diversity module. 

Frances was born in Cardiff and attended University there. Her career in broadcasting started in radio - at 210FM in Reading and Severn Sound in Gloucester. She went from there to HTV West before going on to Meridian TV, ITN and Sky News. This lead to her working on Sky Sports and News 24 Sport. She has reported from a number of Six Nations OB's for BBC Network Sport and has also presented from the Commonwealth Games for BBC Wales.

Frances is a familiar and popular host to viewers and listeners throughout Wales and beyond. She's a much respected anchor of sports programming including 'Wales on Saturday', 'Sports Personality of the Year', 'International Snooker', 'Bowls' and 'Boxing' all for BBC television.

Frank Hennessy is one of Wales' best loved and most popular television and radio presenters. Frank has had his own BBC radio programme for very many years and has, over the last few years, been travelling all over the world recording television programmes exploring the background of music. Frank is one of Wales' most prolific singer/songwriters. His musical career has taken him to every corner of the British Isles and even as far away as New Orleans, Boston and Newfoundland. He is a fascinating raconteur. 

Geraint is a newsreader and announcer for both BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru. He was brought up in Tonteg near Pontypridd and now lives in Cardiff.

Having studied drama at Aberystwyth and Oxford, Geraint joined BBC Wales as an announcer and newsreader for Radio Cymru immediately after graduating in 1996. He joined the BBC Radio Wales team of announcers in 1998 and still works for both networks.

Gwenyth trained at Rose Bruford in London and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She was a member of the BBC Repertory Company and was quickly immersed in all the classics from Ibsen to Shakespeare and the Welsh classics such as Saunders Lewis.

Early work such as David Jones's 'In Parenthesis' for the Third programme included, importantly, two parts in the original Douglas Cleverdon production of Dylan Thomas's 'Under Milk Wood' with Richard Burton. Gwenyth went on to perform Under Milk Wood with the cast at the Globe Theatre in London.

Simon Jagger and Chris Woody have known each other since they were children growing up in Oldham. Early in 2010 the pair started with Real Radio Wales, based in Cardiff, where they hosted The Real Breakfast Show with Jagger and Woody pulling in an audience of nearly four hundred thousand. They are now attracting an audience of over 500,000 on what is now ‘Heart’ and have formed a wonderful relationship with their listeners.

Jagger and Woody have great interactional personalities and are much in demand to host events all over Wales. Their special brand of humour is appreciated by organisers and audience alike. They also make first class, entertaining speakers.

Broadcaster and journalist Jamie Owen anchors the country's most watched TV News programme BBC Wales TodayJamie has fronted the corporation's high profile Election Campaigns, Referedums, Royal visits and breaking news stories for twenty years. He has anchored coverage of the NATO Summit, The Olympic Torch Ceremony and The Ryder Cup.

Jamie also presents his own talk show for BBC Radio Wales broadcast on Sunday mornings.

As a documentary maker Jamie's recent work includes FAT v CARBS, and DO I DRINK TOO MUCH? seen on BBC World and the BBC News Channel, and also LANDROVER - the Great Welsh Idea - and THE ROLLS ROYCE GARAGE OF SNOWDONIA.

Jamie has worked extensively overseas for BBC World Service Trust, BBC Media Action advising television news stations in Libya, Egypt, Jordan and most recently Berlin.

 

Jason Mohammad is one of BBC Wales' most experienced and high profile news and sport presenters.

In late 2007, Jason Mohammad became the face of BBC Wales' new sport programme, Sport Wales.  Jason also presents live football and can regularly be seen hosting the major BBC Sport shows including Final Score, Match of the Day, Six Nations, World Championship Snooker and Autumn International Rugby.  Jason Mohammad is one of the most popular broadcasters and can also be heard on BBC Radio Wales hosting his own daily radio show.

Jay James, the brilliant Welsh singer who did so well in the recent XFactor competition and who was a firm favourite of Simon Colwell, has taken time out of his busy schedule to appoint us his Welsh agents.

Jay Jamesis a Welsh recording artist in the process of creating album 2 Stateside in LA. Incredibly patriotic Jay James has returned to Wales for the birth of his daughter.

After joining the Royal Navy at the tender age of 16 Jay James had never sung or played a note in his life until six years ago. Today, Bill Withers, Booker T Jones, Justin Timberlake and John Legend are among the many admirers of his uniquely soulful voice. A voice that was discovered entirely by chance.

Born and raised in Bangor, BBC Wales news presenter Jennifer Jones was educated through the medium of Welsh.  Jennifer worked for BBC Radio Cymru for two years, writing and reading news bulletins.  She then moved to S4C presenting the nightly evening news. before moving to BBC Wales Today. Since this time Jennifer has reported and produced lunchtime and weekend bulletins.  For the past 12 months Jennifer has presented the main 1830 BBC Wales Today news programme on a regular basis.

Jessica graduated from Mountview Academy in 2001. Since that time she has worked in theatre and television all over the country but has always stayed close to her Welsh roots. She has appeared for Hi-Jinx, Equinox, tour de force, Gwent, Steel Wasps, Frank Vickery's Grassroots company and Fluellen Theatre in a number of productions but, most importantly playing Nora in A Doll's House and Doris Day in a highly successful one-person musical called Being Doris Day.

On television, she has worked for both the BBC and ITV, most notably in the hit series, Nuts and Bolts.

Katie has always been a 'performer' and, as a six year old 'drama queen', she had the lead role in the school play, 'Alice in Wonderland'. Her first performance in high school was when she won the school talent competition singing Eva Cassidy's 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'. Katie also took part in the school production of 'High School Musical'. Since year nine Katie has really been interested in all aspects of performing arts. She has a passion for acting and, having such a good singing voice, means a lot more possibilities are available to her as a performer.

Kerry has been with a member of an Amateur Operatic Society for over 23 years and is an experienced performer having performed in over 20 productions.  Kerry is currently a member of Neath Amateur Operatice Society and Prior to this Kerry was with Briton Ferry Anateur Operatic Society.

Leighton Rafferty is a Welsh Singer/Actor originally from Hirwaun near Aberdare.

Immediately after graduating from the London School of Musical Theatre Leighton joined the cast of the 25th anniversary of les Miserable in the UK and Paris, including the Barbican Centre, London. Leighton was part of the Ensemble at the 25th anniversary concert, and DVD, at the O2 Arena with Matt Lucas and Alfie Boe

Lorraine King is a brilliant singer/songwriter who has had great success with her recordings. With superb hard-hitting production and lyrics that tackle issues, her unique style of humour and gutsy vocals are a powerful combination. Lorraine has devised a one woman show especially catering for cabaret style performances at theatres and in function suites, bringing an extra dimension to after dinner entertainment. Another element to this huge talent is her comedy routine ‘Polly Pardon’ – a send-up of well known Country and Western singers.

Stunning television presenter Mai Davies has had an impressive career in television to-date. She was, for several years, the reader of the daily Sky Television news. Mai has also presented many other television programmes, including the weekly chat show/discussion programme 'On the Edge' featuring high profile celebrities and prominent figures; 'Wales This Week', the award winning weekly investigative current affairs programme; 'First Past The Post', a 'Pop Idol' type competition to find an 'alternative politician'; 'Sharp End Debates' studio debates during Assembly and General Elections as 'Question Time'; 'Sharp End', an issue based political discussion programme and 'Wales Decides', live Assembly Election results.

BAFTA Cymru award winninng acress, Mali Harries was born in Cardiff. Mali was educated at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf, Cardiff.  Mali went on to study at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 1997.

Mali Harries is an extremely popular Welsh actress who has been in the television industry since 1999. Mali has appeared in several well established TV series, such as Holby City, The Bill and Doctors

Mali plays a role as DI Mared Rhys in "HINDERLAND", the highy popular detective drama series set in Aberystwyth.

Mark Llewelyn Evans is a world renowned baritone. Whatever your occasion, Mark is perfect with his witty opera tales and insightful anecdotes of what really happens backstage! An evening with Mark will take you on an emotional journey, making you laugh, cry and leaving you breathless with his heartfelt renditions of traditional classics like Myfanwy & Some Enchanted Evening.

Max Boyce is the personification of Wales and what it means to be Welsh. His passion-fuelled lyrics, as relevant as they are witty, are the anthem of our nation."  Gareth Evans, Columnist, Western Mail

Having celebrated his landmark 70th birthday Max Boyce, the man from Glynneath, is as popular as ever, selling out at recent tours. Max's humour and music have both diversity and breadth and his popularity extends far and wide. Max Boyce filled the Sydney Opera House in 2003.

Megan is five years old and a ‘born performer’. She does ballet and drama and has performed in several shows. She loves the limelight and can take direction.

Multi-talented Mike Doyle excels at everything he does. His television performances always command top viewing figures and he is one of Wales' favourite radio presenters.

Mike is a West End singer and award winning comic who leaves his audiences spellbound after his many appearances all over the world. He rarely leaves the stage without a standing ovation. Mike won the 'Stage Comedy Newcomer of the Year' at the British Comedy Awards in 1990 and he has been thrilling audiences worldwide with his brilliant performances ever since.

Nigel Walker first achieved world class recognition as an athlete when he represented Great Britain as a high hurdler on 30 occasions at all major events, including the World Championships and the Olympic Games. Nigel retired from athletics in 1992 to pursue a second sports career as a rugby union player with Cardiff RFC. In his first season he was capped for Wales at full international level and went on to accrue 17 full international caps. He was appointed Head of Sport at BBC Wales where he stayed for several years. He uses his sporting experience in his motivational speeches, for which he is very much in demand.

Born and raised in Ammanford young, bilingual, television presenter, Owain Wyn Evans, is a familiar face with Welsh audiences.  Owain is one of the youngest journalists to be employed by the BBC Wales News Department and has numerous television credits to his name.

Born in Swansea, Roby Brydon can frequently bee seen on our screens as Uncle Bryn in the hugely popular comedy Gavin & Stacey. Originally a Radio Wales DJ, he first captured viewers' imagination as Keith, the eternally optimistic chauffeur with his bittersweet, painfully comic tales in Marion and Geoff.

This led to The Keith Barret Show, in which the host cheerfully delved into and often ripped apart his guests' relationships. Since then he has starred in the sitcom SuperNova, played Roman Devere in Little Britain and fronted the panel show parody Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive.

Rob Brydon has many other credits to his name including I'm Alan Partridge, Black Books, and Cruise of the Gods, and the feature films 24 Hour Party People and Tristram Shandy: a Cock and Bull Story (which indirectly lead to his cult BBC2 hit with Steve Coogan, The Trip). He also pops up regularly on Have I Got News For You, Just A Minute and QI.

Ros Evans was born in Swansea, educated at King's College, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff.  Ros has performed at most of the opera house in the UK and aboard. She has performed on some of the world's greatest concert platforms including the Basilica in Cairo and recently her debut at the Sydney Opera House.

Ross is a musical director, conductor, pianist, singer and vocal coach who works in theatre, television and radio. 

As a performer, Ross created the role of Richard Lewis in the world premiere production of My Land's Shore, directed by Craig Revel Horwood and is a member of the Classical BRIT award-winning choir Only Men Aloud.

Roy Noble OBE is a former Head Teacher. Roy's move to broadcasting was gradual and part-time at first but Roy Noble is now one of the best loved and most listened to broadcasters in Wales. Roy's unique brand of humour, easy-going personality and power of verbal communication made his daily BBC Radio Wales programme one of the most popular in Wales for which he received a Sony Award in 1999. Roy has also had a highly successful career in television - Network BBC and S4C - working both in the medium of Welsh and English. Roy has been presenter on a diet series with Barbara Dickson and a three times a week magazine programme. A most entertaining speaker who injects clever, subtle humour into his presentation

Ruth Madoc is best known for her wonderful portrayal of Gladys Pugh in the classic comedy series 'Hi-De-Hi!' for which received a BAFTA nomination.

A graduate of the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she has covered every aspect of the theatrical and entertainment industry, making her one of the country's most sought after leading ladies.

Locally, to great acclaim, Sam Morris has played leading roles in Les Misèrables and Hairspray . Sam also played the role of 'Delme Thomas' in 'GRAV' an original musical by Nia Griffith and Tudur Dylan Jones that follows the life of Welsh great Ray Gravell.

Sam is in demand as a guest soloist and memorable performances have included the Made in Wales Film Premier and Awards Night at Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff, in concerts and events for the Royal British Legion. Sam has also appeared in the annual Loud Applause Productions 'Night with the Stars' concerts alongside famous names such as Connie Fisher, Shan Cothi and Mark Llewelyn Evans.

Sara Edwards is one of Wales' best known and much loved television presenters who was the main news anchor for BBC Wales television for many years.  Sara was born in Wales but grew up and was educated in London where she studied her BA Hons in Medieval and Modern History. Sara Edwards commenced her broadcasting career with Capital Radio in London where she co-wrote a drama documentary series on the history of London. The success of this led to County Sound in Guildford, where she presented a late night music show five nights a week. The offer of her own show followed with lots of music, chat and live phone-ins. Sara also produced and presented a 'Down Your Way' type programme which was a huge hit with the listeners of Surrey and Hampshire and the 'Sara Show' ended up being extended to three hours by the independent radio authority ILR.

Sian Evans presented her own BBC Radio Wales quiz programme 'Elimination' for some considerable time. It was Sian's quick wit and bubbly, interactional personality that made this programme so successful. Sian was employed as a producer at the BBC when she was offered the part of 'relief presenter'. She jumped at the chance and has presented or acted as reporter on various programmes ever since. These include chat shows; natural history; live entertainment; magazine programme.

Sian Lloyd is a national TV presenter, experienced awards host and conference chair.

A well - known journalist and broadcaster, Sian regularly presents BBC Breakfast (BBC One), The news slot on Marr (BBC One) and is a correspondent for BBC network news.

Sian also works across other genres and has co-presented Crimewatch Roadshow (BBC One) for the past three years, presenting live shows from police forces across the country. 

Sian began her TV and Radio career in Wales presenting BBC Wales Today (BBC One Wales) and the drive-time radio programme Good Evening Wales on BBC Radio Wales. Sian still regularly works in radio, for Radio 4's Today and PM programmes.  Last year Sian was appointed Wales Correspondent for BBC Network news making her the face and voice of stories from Wales for national TV and radio programmes.

Stacey Daly is a well established actress and voice-over artist who lives in Newport, South Wales. Her most recent project has been working with director Karl Francis ("Streetlife"; "One of The Hollywood Ten) on the docu-drama "Our Story". She is just about to start filming on her latest project "The Feral Generation" alongiside Brook Kinsella and Ray Panthaki (Eastenders).

Stacey's voice possesses a raw urban contemporary quality due to her natural Newport/Cardiff accent but could also be described as cheeky and sexy with smooth, sensual undertones.

Vern Griffiths has been performing for nearly twenty years. As an actor, he has travelled the world performing in everything from Shakespeare to new work.

As a pantomime Dame, he has regularly brought the house down at The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, earning great reviews and a legion of tiny, sticky fans!

Vern Griffiths is also the mastermind behind the faux medium Julian D'Angelo South Wales' Leading Psychic Phenom which was developed for the live comedy show that Vern writes and performs with Chris Corcoran and Elis James.

 

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Wynne Evans (Mr Go Compare) is one of the UK's leading tenors, with worldwide fame.  Wynne has performed as a principal with all of the major opera houses and orchestras, including Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera and English National Opera. Wynne Evans was born in Carmarthen, South Wales and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the National Opera Studio, London.  Wynne is also a brilliant after-dinner speaker and puts so much into preparing for a speaking engagement that he cannot fail to please his audience.

Zakhyia was born in Kashmir and raised in the Midlands and as the oldest of 7 children she is well equipped to handle a whole range of challenges and personalities.

Lured by the siren call of Wales across the English/Welsh border, she studied at the prestigious University of Wales, Aberystwyth, as an undergraduate and postgraduate in the late 90's.