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Zeb Soanes

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Zeb Soanes is a familiar and trusted voice to millions as a newsreader and voice of the Shipping Forecast on BBC Radio 4. Sunday Times readers voted him their favourite male voice on UK radio.

On television his was the first voice to launch BBC Four, where he appeared as a presenter for the BBC Proms. He is a regular on The News Quiz, has reported for From Our Own Correspondent and presented BBC Radio 3’s Saturday Classics.

Described by the Telegraph as ‘the go-to person for music narration’, he regularly performs classic works for children including Peter and the Wolf, Babar the Elephant and Paddington with leading orchestras. He has written for The Observer, Country Life and the Literary Review and is the author of the acclaimed Gaspard the Fox series of books for children.

Conveying a warm authority, his voice is always in high demand for quality documentary narration and corporate work.

Gender:

Male

Vocal Age:

40s

Accent:

RP & Neutral

Style:

Reassuring

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