Learn more about British voice-overs
Comprised of four nations, England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, the UK has a long history of innovation and industrial, social, and scientific development. Britain is the birthplace of the English language – the international lingua franca and dominant business language, globally.
Britain is also one of the largest markets in the world, primarily a service-driven economy, accounting for over 80% of the country's GDP.
Brits have a high quality of life, far above average on a comparative global scale. The vast majority of citizens have internet access and the highest smartphone penetration rate in the world. British people have the disposable income to spend on luxuries, making for a lucrative market. The UK are an excellent country to target with commercials, movies, and mobile apps. A native British voice-over talent can help you access this renowned audience authentically.
The United Kingdom is a melting pot for accents and regional dialects. While all accents hold a high degree of mutual intelligibility, the differences on display across the English-speaking UK is staggering. As a result, a British voice-over is defined by its location with just a few hundred miles creating differences noticeable to non-natives.
A Scottish voice-over is technically a British voice-over, which should showcase how difficult it can be to have a distinctly British accent. Finding a native voice-over professional is the best way to circumvent this issue. A specialist from the United Kingdom will be more aware of the regional differences and nuances of a Brtish voice-over. An impression of a man from Manchester is going to fall flat when compared to the real thing.
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