Joshua hails from Edinburgh and trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His deep resonant voice has featured in numerous radio commercials, audiobooks, podcasts, audio-dramas, corporate projects, and can be heard regularly on BBC Radio Four, where he reads everything from J.M Barrie to Wordsworth.
As a stage actor, he has trod the boards on some of the UK’s most prestigious stages including The National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, National Theatre of Scotland, Manchester Royal Exchange and has worked with the likes of Mark Rylance and Alan Ayckbourn. He adores voice work and likes nothing more than bringing the written word to life.
Accents: Scots, R.P, General American, American (East coast), Irish (northern), Russian, Spanish, Cockney, Yorkshire – get in touch for custom demos
Clients: Amazon, BBC Radio Four, Ubisoft, Glenlivet Whisky, Esme Insurance, Turner Classic Movies, Concept productions, Six-to-start, Penguin Random House, Macmillan Audio, Orion publishing, Harper Collins.
Studio: Based in London, Joshua has a professional home studio set up with Rhode NTA-2 microphone, Scarlett 6i6 preamp, Macbook pro with Twisted Wave, Bose QC35 headphones and various sound treatments.
Josh has a rich, expressive voice which seems to suit every mood. His reading of poetry and prose alike are wonderful. He is professional and personable to deal with and has always come to recording sessions well prepared. He takes direction exceptionally well. – Mary Colwell, BBC Radio Four producer
Joshua has a layered and rich vocal range and a distinctive power that’s all the more impressive when you are close to him delivering the words. I could listen to him all day. – Julian Hector, BBC Radio Four producer