Charming, humorous, easy going & down-to-earth. Very flexible voice with lots of character.
Very light accent. Has narrated TV documentaries with neutral accent. Raised in Hartlepool, near Durham, Newcastle & Middlesborough. Natural accent is soft North East.
Is often used for RP & Neutral. Excellent ear for accents, particularly different Northern ones.
Best known for leading the cast of Beowulf on ITV1.