Nicky Barber is a full time female voice over who can record, self direct and fully edit in her studio, go to any studio in Brighton or London, or you can direct a session via skype phonepatch.
She has a British voice that is professional, clear, sophisticated, intelligent and also friendly, up beat conversational, warm, comic, believable, animated and engaging.
Highly experienced in narrating E learning and marketing videos she can also sound like a stroppy teenager, a cat or Queen Victoria!
British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), North American, US Mid-Atlantic
Middle Aged, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Music, Radio, Telephone, Videogames
Nicky Barber started off doing radio drama for Radio 4. She has also narrated a whole series for Discovery called "Big Boutique" and recorded many E learning projects such as Fabric for the BBC. She is experienced in commercials, narration, radio drama, IVR, websites, animation, training and presentations, audiobooks and games . She trained at the Bristol Old Vic and now with her own studio is able to deliver great quality recordings with a quick turnaround.
Nicky Barber has a warm, friendly, believable, animated, conversational and professional voice for your corporate, educational, internet and business needs and can do cats, teenagers, heroines, villains, small children and old ladies!
Clients include: BBC, RSPCA, Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Microsoft, Orange, Hollister, Hewlett Packard.
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Birmingham University - Hispanic Studies
AKG 414, Rode Pop screen, SE electronics Reflexion Filter, Yamaha HS50M studio monitors
Computer & Software
Mac OS X 10.6.7 using Audacity
Skype, Focusrite Saffire pro 14 pre amps, AT ATH-M50 professional monitor headphones. Yamaha HS50 studio monitors
Email, FTP download, CD by post, Usendit
2 hours to 48 hours depending on the length of the script
I have my own home studio and can deliver your recordings in MP3, WAV, AIFF, or FTP download.
I have Skype facilities in my studio, and also access to other studios with ISDN. I am quick and professional and aim to be fair and competitive with my pricing.
When contacting me it is helpful to let me know the approximate length of the script or send a copy of script. Whether it is intended for broadcast or non-broadcast purposes.
If there is a deadline? Any accent /dialect or style specifications. What format you would like the finished product in (mp3/wav etc) And the approximate budget.
You can contact me through this site or (Website hidden)
“Nicky's voice, like her attitude, is a breath of fresh air. She was highly professional and the quality of her work was first class. Tone and timings spot on first time! I will definitely be working with Nicky again should the opportunity arise.”Nick Gripton RSPCA campaign video.
Nicky has been great to work with on the voiceovers for our animated 'how things work' videos We chose her because of her friendly yet informative tone of voice. Nicky has always delivered on time and to budget, and has been able to do edits for us at very short notice. She's very easy to work with, requiring minimal direction from us and the quality of her recordings has been very professional. We're looking forward to our next project with her.http://www.archipelago.co.uk
"Nicky Barber is one of the best voice actress I’ve worked with. She's a real professional, and her voice, accent and diction are always highly praised by our players."Piotr Żygadło- VP Artifex Mundi for "Time Mysteries", Big Fish Games
"Nicky Barber is one of our preferred British Female VOs.Leif M. Synnevaag -http://www.voicebox.no
She has a trustworthy and kind voice that really fits our
international corporate projects. Nicky has been voicing
for Microsoft including Lync and Sharepoint and Oslo Kommune.
There is a certain sunshine in her natural voice and we can really recommend her professional attitude. She has a lovely voice and is always fun to work with"
"Nicky did a great job on the voice-over and it was a challenging medical, technical script. Her style and delivery were right on target and the client had no changes which is both rare and satisfying.Neil Jaehnert - www.midlandvideo.com
We're looking forward to working with her again soon."
"Our company was in a tight time crunch and hired Nicky to do some voice over work for an online piece that we were creating for our client. Nicky helped us out and even stayed up late to work with us even though she was in the UK and we were in California. She was very professional, thorough and did a great job on the final product!"Virginia Guevera-Threshold Interactive for Nestle "Butterfingers Defence League" Part of an award winning viral campaign for Nestle.
Nicky was great and easy to work with. She hit the tone of voice first time and ensured we delivered a great animation with a short turnaround time. I can't recommend her enough and I'll definitely be using her talents again soon.Dave Barry- Fatsandsproductions.com
Voice Over Clients
DISCOVERY CHANNEL (26 episodes) Big Boutique, RSPCA, Gpi, Payscape, Murray Homes, Atea, Infrastructure Journal, Junior Isa, Envirovent, Showme, ALF Snapshot, Oslo Kommune, Uk Feed in Tariffs, Greed Deal, Amecnet, Prime Cargo, Barclays, Akznobel, Remicade, Hollister, BAFAMI Museum.
BBC Fabric, Barclays, Great Ormond Street, ACCA, WRVS, O2, Remicade, Hollister Playgen Ltd, HMPS, Hewlett Packard, Illustra, UBS, Astra Zeneca, Price Waterhouse Cooper, Red Cross, Microsoft, Novartis, Pepsico, Nutrition Institute
COMMERCIAL Uk and worldwide:
Mind, Dulcoease, Manpower, Nestle "Butterfingers Campaign," JC Toys, Joico Hair
Prohphets of Science Fiction - Science Channel (prod Ridley Scott)
Rally Fusion- Climax Entertainment (Disney),
Time Mysteries - Big Fish Games, World of (Website hidden)
Voxigo, Speakonline, Tropicana Aruba Resort, (Website hidden), Comendo Telecom, Global E talk, Relats, Audemos, Globeflex, Hilton Copenhagen, Chilli talk, Sight Management Studio, Northern Capital.
Wisden's Almanac The Military Gazettes The Sporting Gazettes, The Trial of Christie, The Chronicles,
Steampunk Holmes: Legacy of the Nautilus.
BBC RADIO 4 DRAMA
Bringing Eddie Home, The Master and Mrs Tucker, Another Life, Soldiers Loves and Soldiers Lives, Soeur Sourire,
There's a Viking in my Bed, Tower to the Sun, Making History, Jellybelly, Childrens Stories
LOCAL RADIO: Unity FM, Coastline FM
For a full CV please contact me at (Website hidden)
Hire Nicky for voice-over work. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.
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British Corporate and Commercial (Phone hidden) 556 Listens
Northern (Chester) 9 Listens
Podcast demo 28 Listens
Internet - Nicky Barber 54 Listens
Characters - Nicky Barber 93 Listens
Television - Nicky Barber 25 Listens
Radio - Nicky Barber 21 Listens
Microsoft. GPi, business narration 23 Listens
child voice 14 Listens
E learning - BBC, TUC and Playgen 20 Listens
Commercials/Jingles 71 Listens
Audio books /Radio 184 Listens
Cartoons - Nicky Barber 59 Listens
Nicky Barber IVR/telephone messaging 67 Listens
Medical E-learning 29 Listens
Documentaries 33 Listens
Dec 2, 2013
From Jason Whittaker To Nicky Barber (Re: Job #87539) We had a fantastic experience working with Nicky. She nailed the tone/energy of the spot on the first take, and was able to complete the recording on short notice. Can't wait to work with Nicky again! Great job!Oct 7, 2013
From Dave Clark To Nicky Barber (Re: Job #87018) Nicky did a great job for us. She provided a great read with a quick turnaround and on budget. Her voice and delivery was perfect for our script. I will be placing her at the top of my list for the next time I need a British female narration.Oct 2, 2013
Oct 2, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
From Motionstory Studio To Nicky Barber (Re: Job #82183) Nicky was the perfect voice for our video, and when we needed to change words in the script a few days before the deadline she was there to help, great job!Aug 22, 2013
From Donald Vaello To Nicky Barber (Re: Job #81171) Nicky delivered perfectly. Could not have asked for higher quality or faster delivery.Jul 18, 2013
From Ahmed Salem To Nicky Barber (Re: Job #79335) Thanks Nicky for the VO,
It is perfect and it is what we were looking for.
We will be looking to do more work with you in the near future,
Jun 14, 2013
From Keno Vigil To Nicky Barber (Re: Job #77523) Nicky was great! Her delivery on the V/O was top notch and the technical quality of the file couldn't be better. Thanks!May 20, 2013
Apr 19, 2013