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Hugh Barford

Hugh Barford

Kilpedder, Leinster, IE
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Hugh Barford

Hugh Barford



Rich and smooth, cool and sexy - perfect for commercial, documentary and corporate reads. Hugh is a UK English voice talent with a crisp, clear British 'BBC' accent that he can readily modify to encompass regional accent varieties and Italian, Scottish, French, German, Australian and American character voices. Hugh has recorded a wide range of radio and TV commercials and documentaries and is also much in demand for e-learning/corporate projects, for which he can employ any style required - from authoritative and compelling to relaxed and engaging. Hugh's excellent sight-reading skills make him an ideal choice for high-volume projects.


English (British), English


British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - South West (Cornwall, Devon, West Country), French, German, Italian, North American, Scottish


Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames


Has recorded straight and character voiceovers for broadcast TV and radio in Irleland and the UK.
Has recorded many hours of voiceover for the corporate/e-learning/educational markets/



B.A. Hons degree English and Classical Studies, Exeter University, UK.

M.A. in Education, Open University, UK




  • Microphone

    Rode NT1

  • Computer & Software

    Power Mac G4

  • Special Equipment

    DBX preamp into Digital Performer

  • Delivery Methods

    Any format required

  • Turnaround Time

    Dry recording:24 hours. Post-produced: 48 -36 hours (depending on project size)

Service Description

UK narrative and character voiceovers for broadcast, e-learning, corporate and animation.
Full post-production.
Multi-lingual VO direction in English, French, Spanish, German and Italian.
Audio project management.


At Intuition we've built up a very successful long-term relationship with Hugh. Whether he's providing fully post-produced audio from his own facility or he's recording from commercial studios in Dublin, he invariably delivers top-quality voiceovers with the minimum of fuss - and at a price that is right for us. As a project manager I find it great to work with an experienced VO who really understands the e-learning business.


Voice Over Clients

Kellogg, Jameson Whisky, Cash and Carry Kitchens, Oceanico Properties, Pfizer, EU Jet, Post Office, Mint Productions, Skillsoft, Intuition, Audi, UNHCR, World Health Organization.

Payment Terms

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