Keith Wickham

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Keith Wickham
Born (1965-02-09) 9 February 1965 (age 52)
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, U.K.[1]
Nationality British
Occupation Voice actor, screenwriter
Years active 1996–present
Website keithwickham.co.uk/

Keith Wickham (born February 9, 1965) is a British voice actor and screenwriter known for providing the voices of various characters in the children's television series Thomas & Friends.

Career[edit]

He is well known for voicing Changed Daily in The Secret Show, Mr. Small, and Mr. Tall in The Mr. Men Show (UK version), Corneil in Watch My Chops, Mr. Mouseling and most of the male voices in Angelina Ballerina, Nelson the Elephant, Victor the Crocodile and others in 64 Zoo Lane, Frank the Koala, Archie the Crocodile and Sammy the Shopkeeper in The Koala Brothers and Ol' Graham the Galleon, H.P. the Speedboat, Ken Toyn the Shipwright and Bryan the Ferry in Toot the Tiny Tugboat.

He voiced Polluto in Tommy Zoom, the first in-house BBC animation production, The Professor, Pipsquawk, Trevor and Mr. Crumble in Frankenstein's Cat and in 2009, participated on voice in Disney Channel's Jungle Junction, for then Playhouse Disney and Spider Eye Productions.

Other cartoons include: Vampires, Pirates & Aliens, Tails and The Thousand Tasks, The Way Things Work, and The Octonauts in which he plays both Professor Inkling and biologist Shellington. He has appeared in about 20 CD-ROM games including Fable and Fable II, and his voice is on numerous TV commercials. He appeared on stage as Kenneth Williams in Round the Horne Revisited.

He is also recognised for voicing Steff and Sariac from Pitt and Kantrop.

Other work[edit]

Wickham also worked as an actor and writer on the radio series Bits from Last Week's Radio recorded by Ear Drum productions for BBC Radio 1. As well as voicing Jack of Blades in the 2004 video game Fable.

He has also done various acting for the company iHasco[2][3] and demonstrates through some of their interactive training such as asbestos awareness[4] Display Screen Equipment Training,[5] COSHH,[6] fire awareness in the workplace,[7] fire prevention, food safety and hygiene,[8] and a few others that can be found on their website.

Thomas & Friends – CGI version[edit]

Since 2009, Wickham has co-worked on the CGI version of the ever-popular children's television series Thomas & Friends, again co-featuring the voice of his co-star Ben Small the voice of Thomas in the UK, (with whom Wickham previously collaborated in Corneil & Bernie). Small has since left and now replaced by John Hasler in the UK, (whom Wickham also collaborates with, in Toot the Tiny Tugboat).

Wickham co-provides the voices of various characters of the series, as listed below.

Edward, Henry, Gordon, Whiff, Dash and Harold in the UK, and Harvey, Glynn, Skarloey, Sir Handel, Bert, Stafford, Salty, Den, Norman, Bertie, Captain, Sir Topham Hatt, Dowager Hatt in both the UK/US, and various other characters.

Voice roles[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Christmas Carol: The Movie Mr. Leach
Undertaker
2002 Return to Never Land Schroder
2002 The King's Beard Additional voices
2005 Angelina Ballerina: Angelina's Princess Dance William Longtail
Mr. Maurice Mouseling
Direct-to-video
2006 Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest Le Père English version
Angelina Ballerina: Angelina Sets Sail William Longtail
Mr. Maurice Mouseling
2007 Alice in Wonderland: What's the Matter with Hatter? Additional voices
2009 Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails Edward, Henry, Gordon, James and Percy (UK)
Sir Topham Hatt (UK/US)
Direct-to-DVD
2010 Thomas & Friends: Misty Island Rescue Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, Percy, Whiff, Dash and Harold (UK)
Salty, Captain and Sir Topham Hatt (UK/US)
Rainbow Magic: Return to Rainspell Island Leonardo
2011 Thomas & Friends: Day of the Diesels Edward, Henry, Gordon, James and Percy (UK)
Salty, Den, Paxton, Sir Topham Hatt and Dowager Hatt (UK/US)
2012 Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery Edward, Henry, James and Percy (UK)
Skarloey, Sir Handel and Sir Topham Hatt (UK/US)
2013 Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway Edward, Henry, Gordon, James and Percy (UK)
Skarloey and Sir Topham Hatt (UK/US)
Moshi Monsters: The Movie Buster Bumblechops and Diavlo
2014 Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, and Percy (UK)
Salty and Sir Topham Hatt (UK/US)
Direct-to-DVD
2015 Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins Edward, Henry and Gordon (UK)
Glynn, Sir Topham Hatt, Gordon's Driver, James's Guard, Knapford Station speaker, some workmen and some signalmen (UK/US)
2015 Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Edward, Henry, Gordon and Percy (UK)
Salty, Bert, Bertie, Sir Topham Hatt, A Diver, Some Workmen and A Policeman (UK/US)
2016 Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Edward, Henry and Gordon (UK),
Salty, Den, Norman, Stafford, Skarloey, Sir Handel, Bert and The Fat Controller/Sir Topham Hatt (UK/US)
2017 Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor Harvey (UK/US)

Television[edit]

Year(s) Title Role Notes
1998-2000 Archibald the Koala Archduke Alongside Richard Griffiths
1998-2003 64 Zoo Lane various Alongside Matt Wilkinson
2001-2007 Angelina Ballerina Mr Mouseling, Grandpa Mouseling, William Longtail, Doctor Tuttle
various characters
Alongside Rob Rackstraw
2002 Wilf the Witch's Dog Door, Sly Alongside Kerry Shale
2003-2006 Watch My Chops Corneil Alongside Ben Small
2004-2007 The Koala Brothers Frank, Archie and Sammy Alongside Rob Rackstraw
2005 Pitt & Kantrop Stef, Sariac, Vegas & Atlas
2007 Tommy Zoom Polluto and Bad Polluto Drawings
2007-2008 The Secret Show Changed Daily
2008-2010 The Mr. Men Show Mr. Small and Mr. Tall Alongside Teresa Gallagher, Steven Kynman, Rob Rackstraw and Tim Whitnall
2009-2013 Jungle Junction Bungo Alongside Jimmy Hibbert
2009–present Thomas and Friends Edward, Henry, Gordon, Whiff, Dash and Harold (in the UK) and
Harvey, Glynn, Skarloey, Sir Handel, Bert, Stafford, Salty, Den, Norman, Bertie, Captain, Sir Topham Hatt, Dowager Hatt and Lord Callan (UK/US)
Succeeded by Nigel Pilkington as the role of Percy (in the UK) and Rob Rackstraw as the role of James (in the UK and US)
2010–present The Octonauts Shellington, Professor Inkling Alongside Simon Greenall, Jo Wyatt, and Rob Rackstraw
2014–present Toot the Tiny Tugboat Ol' Graham the Galleon, H.P. the Speedboat, Ken Toyn the Shipwright, Bryan the Ferry alongside John Hasler

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening Male Space Communications
1997 City of Lost Children Additional voices
2004 Fable Jack of Blades
2005 Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Dhoulmagus
2006 Ape Escape 3 Dr. Tomoki
Shinobido: Way of the Ninja Goh the Bear
Kenobi Ninja
Medieval II: Total War Additional voices
2007 Genji: Days of the Blade Yoritomo
Genji Warrior (Guard B)
Heishi Warrior A
2008 Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors Colonel Cutlass
Briquet
soldier
Fable II Additional voices
Memento Mori
2009 Cursed Mountain Edward Alexander Bennett
2013 The Night of the Rabbit Garden Rabbit

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