Category Archives: Voice


This Sunday at 8pm, BBC Four will premiere its documentary Young, Gifted & Classical: The Making of a Maestro, superbly narrated by our brilliant SOPHIE OKONEDO. As part of the BBC’s current ‘Black and British’ season, this one-hour observational documentary explores issues of diversity and access in classical music and follows Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of this year’s BBC Young Musician Award. The […]

Mark Rylance is THE BFG – Released Tomorrow!

Steven Spielberg’s big screen adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s classic The BFG (aka the Big Friendly Giant) will open in UK cinemas tomorrow, starring our amazing MARK RYLANCE as the titular character. Fresh from his Academy Award win for his spellbinding performance in Spielberg’s previous film Bridge Of Spies, MARK looks and sounds absolutely fantastic as the loveable, titular giant in this massive visual […]

Hayley Voices Antigone

HH client HAYLEY ATWELL has lent her voice to a recent Audible production of The Oedpius Plays, in which she plays the timeless role of Antigone in two of Sophocles’ three Theban plays: Oedipus At Colonus and Antigone. The plays were written around 450 BC and tell the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, who was destined to suffer a terrible […]

Puppies & Prisons: 2 Fab Documentaries

Tune in this week for two excellent documentaries voiced by Hamilton Hodell Voice clients. The first is The Secret Life Of Puppies, which begins TONIGHT at 9pm on Channel 5 and is narrated by ASHLEY JENSEN. This two-part documentary follows man’s best friends’ first year of life, witnessing the world through their eyes as they learn to […]

First Look at Mark Rylance as THE BFG!

The second trailer for Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming big screen adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s classic The BFG (aka the Big Friendly Giant) was released yesterday and offers the first look at a massive, CGI MARK RYLANCE as the titular character. And, just like the book, the film looks magical, emotional, terrifying and heaps of fun! Fresh from his Academy Award win for […]

The President Will See You Now!

Listed as a ‘Best Pick‘ in The Guardian, the opening episode of the new BBC2 documentary series Inside Obama’s White House, voiced by our very own PATERSON JOSEPH, will air tonight at 9pm. ​Told across four episodes, this extraordinary series takes a comprehensive and exclusive behind the scenes ​look back at Barack Obama’s presidency. The series examines t​he many […]


This Sunday 18th October, tune into Channel 4 at 8pm for the fascinating documentary China: Treasures Of The Jade Empire, narrated by HH Voice client PAUL McGANN. The Han emperors led sophisticated, opulent lives and were buried with stunning treasure in magnificent mausoleums. Now archaeologists are using cutting-edge technology to look inside these tombs for the first […]


HH clients PAM FERRIS and LUKE TREADAWAY will each be voicing characters in the upcoming film version of Raymond Briggs’ autobiographical book Ethel And Ernest, to be shown on the BBC next year. One of The Snowman author’s best-selling books, Ethel And Ernest tells the true story of Briggs’ parents and details the couple’s life through four […]

David Oyelowo Reads James Bond!

Exciting exclusive news released today: HH client DAVID OYELOWO will play James Bond! DAVID will play Bond, and other characters, in the audiobook version of Trigger Mortis, written by Anthony Horowitz and commissioned by the Ian Fleming estate. Describing himself as “very honoured”, DAVID told UK press: “I am officially the only person on planet Earth […]

Paterson Narrates Arthur Ashe Doc

2015 marks the 40th anniversary of tennis legend Arthur Ashe becoming the first black man to win the Wimbledon men’s singles title. To celebrate Ashe’s remarkable story, BBC Two is airing a commemorative documentary tomorrow night – Arthur Ashe: More Than a Champion – narrated by HH client PATERSON JOSEPH. From boyhood in segregated America to […]

JAPAN & SHARK: 2 Stunning BBC Documentaries

Coming to BBC2 in June, as part of the BBC’s current season of breathtaking nature and wildlife shows, is new 3-part documentary Japan: Earth’s Enchanted Islands, narrated by HH client MICHELLE DOCKERY. This series from the Natural History Unit explores the rich and varied landscapes of Japan, showcasing one of the most iconic natural landscapes on the […]


The Stranger On The Bridge is an emotional and moving documentary narrated by SOPHIE OKONEDO, airing on Monday 4th May at 9pm on Channel 4. It tells the true story of 26-year-old Jonny Benjamin who, following his diagnosis of schizophrenic affective disorder, found himself on the verge of taking his own life on Waterloo Bridge […]

Paul McGann’s Super-Powered Owls!

Next week sees the television premiere of captivating documentary Natural World: Super-Powered Owls, narrated by PAUL McGANN. With their charismatic faces and extraordinary head-turning ability, owls are one of the nation’s best-loved birds, but it is rare to catch more than a glimpse of one in the wild. With the help of leading scientists and […]

Ben Whishaw Is PADDINGTON!

Brace yourselves for a delightful dose of British comedy in the highly-anticipated, superbly heartwarming big screen version of Paddington, released in UK cinemas on 28th November and starring BEN WHISHAW. From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (Harry Potter), Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian […]

MR DREW Returns to Channel 4

Head Teacher Stephen Drew from Educating Essex has made a return to Channel 4 for a brand new series which sees him send parents and their children back to school. Produced by Ricochet, Mr. Drew’s School For Boys features children aged between 9 and 12 years old, most of whom are on the brink of permanent […]

December Documentary Double

This December sees the airing of two fantastic new three-part television documentaries, each narrated by a Hamilton Hodell client. The first is Liberty Of London, narrated by HAYLEY ATWELL. This new three-parter for Channel 4 is a fascinating look behind the scenes of Liberty, one of London’s most indulgent department stores. The prices are steep […]

Paul Narrates Killer Documentary

Brady & Hindley: Possession is a new documentary for ITV1, narrated by HH Voice client PAUL McGANN. Fifty years ago, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley killed for the first time. It was the start of a horrific killing spree that shocked and scandalised the nation. In Brady & Hindley: Possession, we hear for the first […]


ITV’s new documentary series Happy Families looks behind Britain’s net curtains for an intimate insight into how we as families live, love and laugh. ROBERT LINDSAY narrates the 4-part show, which premiered last Thursday on ITV. Filled with hilarity and heartbreak, the series captures life issues that resonate across the generational, social, cultural and geographical fabric […]


Don’t Call Me Crazy is a new BBC Three documentary set in Manchester’s The McGuinness Unit, one of the largest teenage mental health inpatient units in the country and a place of last resort for many adolescents with eating disorders or psychosis, who self-harm or are suicidal. Filmed over the course of a year and […]

BAFTA Children’s Awards 2012

The nominations are out for this year’s BAFTA Children’s Awards. Huge congratulations to all Hamilton Hodell clients who have been nominated or starred in nominated productions! The ceremony will take place on Sunday 25 November at the London Hilton on Park Lane and you can view the full list of nominations on the BAFTA website. […]