JAMES A GILLIES

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CV

James A Gillies.

DOB

06-01-1954

Contact details

mobile

07887 996 400

office

01505 705 104

website

jamesagillies.com

address

Favat House, Glenrinnes, Moray AB55 4DE

affiliations

UK Equity (James Gillies), VON & WOVO

training

The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now

The Royal Scottish Conservatoire) and Glasgow University from 1974 to 1977.

Jordanhill College in 1977 to 1978.

qualifications

BA/DSD. FIPA - RSAMD/Glasgow University

Dip ED Jordanhill

teaching

From 1978 I taught Speech and Drama and Theatre Studies at two secondary schools in Scotland, rising to Head of Department in the second.

voice over

From 1980 I doubled as a voice over artist working across Scotland and the North of England.

broadcasting

I was recruited in 1991 by the BBC as a Presentation Announcer/Director. Five days out of seven I announced on-air, read news, narrated and played characters as required on both television and radio. I even read the Shipping Forecast.

other voice work

During the period I worked on BBC Television and Radio , I was also, for three years, the telephone voice of Sky Television, and I continued to provide voice over and narrations for a smaller range of clients.

post BBC

I left the BBC in 2013, returning to free lance voice work including television, radio and on-line ads, in-house training and e-learning. I trained in Gaming, Performance Capture and in ADR, have voiced both retail games and apps, and have narrated and produced at least one Audiobook per month.

clients

For a list of clients please click here.

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samples

For some voice samples please click here.

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