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Simon James
A multi-award-winning radio broadcaster and performer, Simon is down to earth, trustworthy, upbeat and real.

Straight, soft or quirky and dynamic reads for commercials.
Sincere, friendly and informative for corporate projects.

Plus a wide range of accents and characters
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Example Audio
Mixed style 2018
New
From 9 months ago
Hard Sell Commercial
New
From 2 years ago
Soft Sell Commercial
New
From 2 years ago
Characterisation Commercial
New
From 2 years ago
Corporate and eLearning
New
From 2 years ago
Promos
New
From about 2 years ago
Other demos
Deep South American
New
From 5 years ago
Dry studio sample
New
From 6 years ago
Elf
New
From 6 years ago
Football Commentator
New
From 6 years ago
Halloween Creepy Dracula
New
From 6 years ago
John Peel (in the style of)
New
From 6 years ago
New York (parody accent)
New
From 5 years ago
Pathe News
New
From 6 years ago
Santa
New
From 6 years ago
Yorkshire
New
From 6 years ago
Description
MVO 30s/40s
Down to earth, trustworthy, upbeat and real. Straight, soft or quirky, manic and dynamic reads for commercials.
Sincere, approachable, friendly and informative for corporate projects.

Large range of accents including:
Estuary, Cockney, RP, Yorkshire, Liverpudlian, Birmingham and Midlands, North American (southern states and New York)

As a natural Londoner, Simon is often first choice for the warm, friendly cockney read.

Also a wide variety of cartoon characterisations including:
Sgt Major, PATHE news, Dracula, football/sports commentator, gameshow host, Santa Claus and Elf.
Videos

You can embed up to 10 YouTube or Vimeo videos. They should demonstrate how clients are using your voice on their productions. This is primarily for agencies to share to their end clients, so please do not include videos you've created which explicitly promote your services.

Availability
The following availability is estimated based on this artists normal availablity.
Day
Directed (AM)
Directed (PM)
Undirected turnaround
U/D
Sun 23rd
Sunday 23rd
None
None
None
Mon 24th
Monday 24th
Good
Good
Fast
Tue 25th
Tuesday 25th
Good
Good
Fast
Wed 26th
Wednesday 26th
Good
Good
Fast
Thu 27th
Thursday 27th
Good
Good
Fast
Fri 28th
Friday 28th
Good
Good
Fast
Sat 29th
Saturday 29th
Good
None
Normal
Sun 1st
Sunday 1st
None
None
None
Mon 2nd
Monday 2nd
Good
Good
Fast
Tue 3rd
Tuesday 3rd
Good
Good
Fast
Wed 4th
Wednesday 4th
Good
Good
Fast
Normal working hours are:
Mon-Fri: from 8:30am til 6:30pm
Sat: from 9am til 12:30pm
Sun: not available
Upcoming out of studio/holiday dates:
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Booking Information
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Client List
Universal Studios, Shell, GoDaddy, Amazon, ITV, Buildbase, BBC, VansDirect, Sky Television, Investec, Kuoni, The National Theatre, Jaguar, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Kawasaki, Ford, Fiat, Land Rover, Carling, Elavon, BMW, Durham CCC, Travis Perkins, HAWS and many more top brands.

All the major UK radio groups:
Global Radio group, NEWS-UK (Talksport, Virgin), Bauer Radio Group, KM group, MSH group, Free Radio, UKRD group and more.

Plus: Real Radio Thailand, Z100 (USA), Riviera Radio (France),
Radio Nova (Spain), iRadio (Ireland) and many more international stations.

FOX films, Dene Films, Mutant Koala (Finland),
Fuse Interactive (USA), Jenova,
MTM Linguasoft (USA), BigFish Media, McKinsey, Matinee Multilingual, Frame Communications (Italy), Real Group UK e-learning, Explain-It, Floch & Ebeling (Germany)
Other Info
Simon spent almost 20 years as a national and regional UK radio broadcaster. Primarily with Virgin Radio, Kerrang! Radio, Capital Gold, TLRC and Radio Aire (Leeds), winning 5 Sony Radio Academy Awards during this time:

1999 Best Drivetime (Gold)
2002 Best Daytime Programme (Gold)
2006 Best Interactive Programme (Silver)
2009 Music Radio Personality of the Year (Silver)
2011 Best Breakfast Show (Bronze)

His wealth of creative experience and performance will add life to your script. He also possesses a natural appreciation of what is required. Simon is very easy to direct and also offers a script translation check for overseas clients.
A multi-award-winning radio broadcaster and performer, Simon is down to earth, trustworthy, upbeat and real.

Straight, soft or quirky and dynamic reads for commercials.
Sincere, friendly and informative for corporate projects.

Plus a wide range of accents and characters