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Who Are The People Who Do The Voices You Hear Every Day?

  1. That’s right it’s the voice that you hear when you’re on the bus in London. But who does it?
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    It’s Emma Hignett!

    Emma Hignett has recorded the names of more than 45,000 bus stops over the years. She records them all from her home in County Durham.

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  1. It’s from Radio 4. And who is it done by?


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    Neil Nunes.

    Neil Nunes. Originally from Jamaica, Neil joined the BBC as a correspondent for their Caribbean Service, before joining Radio 4 as a continuity announcer in 2006.

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  1. It’s the one on the Victoria line. Who does it?


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    Sarah Parnell.

    Sarah has been a voiceover artist for over 20 years.

    As well as trains she also does many radio and voices the automated options when you ring a call centre.

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  1. That’s right. It’s the one you hear on trains and at platforms like at Waterloo. Who is it done by?


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    A guy called Phil Sayer.

    Phil is a former BBC North news presenter. He can be heard at thousands of stations across the UK, as well as on First Capital and South West Trains.

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  1. And who is it done by?


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    Elinor Hamilton (Phil Sayer’s WIFE!)

    This means that at Underground stations like Brixton and Finsbury Park, you can hear Phil announcing that you should keep your bags with you followed by Elinor telling you the next train arriving at the platform. Sweet.

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  1. And what does the person look like?
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    It’s Duncan Newmarch

    Duncan joined BBC Continuity in April 2004. Previously you would have heard him presenting the breakfast show on Trax FM in Yorkshire.

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    Alan Dedicoat.

    It’s Alan Dedicoat aka. “Voice of the Balls” on the National Lottery. His other credits include Wake Up to Wogan, Dancing with the Stars. He is also the voice of the Radio 2 “emergency CD” when they have to evacuate the building due to a fire alarm.

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  1. It’s the guy from Come Dine With Me OBVS. But who is he really?


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    It’s Dave Lamb!

    Dave Lamb has narrated every episode of Come Dine of Me, which started in 2005. He’s also voices Big Barn Farm on CBeebies.

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  1. DADDY PIG. And who is it played by?
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    This man. Richard Ridings.

    He’s also been on ITV’s Fat Friends and an unaired pilot of Game of Thrones.

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  1. That’s right. It’s those terrible self-checkout machines. Who does the voice for this?


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    It’s a secret!

    The voice is a closely guarded secret by the self-checkout owner, the National Cash Register Company (NCR).

    According to the Daily Mail, this is so a self-checkout rival can’t find out who does it and poach her. We’ll never know who keeps screeching about unexpected items in the bagging area 🙁

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