Richard Pearce (British actor)

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Richard Pearce (born Richard Crosby Pearce in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England on 9 July 1961) is a British actor and is primarily a voice artist.[1][2][3]

Pearce has appeared in over 500 radio dramas and was twice a member of the BBC Radio drama company. He played opposite Sir John Gielgud in Tales My Father Taught Me and in an extraordinary variety of radio parts ranging from The Mekon in Dan Dare[4] to the last castrato in Angel of Rome. In 1992–93, Pearce notably appeared in the BBC Radio adaptation of The Adventures of Tintin, playing the eponymous hero.[5][6]

Currently available audio CD's include Kenneth Branagh's Romeo and Juliet (Renaissance), The Taming of the Shrew (BBC), Hamlet (Naxos), The Skull Beneath The Skin by PD James (BBC), Oliver Twist (BBC), A Woman of No Importance (Penguin), and two of BBC audio's highest selling audio series: The Adventures of Tintin (BBC) and Doctor Who playing Jeremy Fitzoliver, one of the doctor's companions (in two specially commissioned episodes The Paradise of Death and The Ghosts of N-Space).

Richard Pearce is perhaps best known for his work in animation, mainly being the voice of Budgie in Budgie the Little Helicopter (ITV).[7][8] He is also the voice of Dennis the Menace (BBC)[9] and Oswald (Channel 5).[10] In addition he has appeared in The Faraway Tree (BBC), The Magic Key (BBC), Numbertime (BBC), Agrippine (Channel 5), Macdonald's Farm (ITV), as well as appearances in The Animated Shakespeare (S4C).

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  1. ^ "M2M Voices - Richard Pearce". M2M Voices Agency. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Richard Pearce reads The Great Lover, Poems and Dare not Speak - Poems". QClassics.com. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Richard Pearce". Naxos.com. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Mekon". TutorGigPedia.com. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Martin, Roland (28 August 2005). "The Adventures of Tintin: BBC Radio Adaptations". Tintinologist.org. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "The Adventures Of Tintin - BBC Radio". RadioListings.co.uk. 1 January 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Budgie the Little Helicopter Cast and Crew". FanPix.net. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Watch Budgie The Little Helicopter - Cast: Richard Pearce". OVGuide.com. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Watch Dennis the Menace and Gnasher - Cast: Richard Pearce". OVGuide.com. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "Oswald (2001) Characters". Who's Dated Who?.com. 1 Jan 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 

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