New Zealand, Australian and UK voice artist
My business partner and I had the pleasure of working with Toby Ricketts on our 5-part documentary series for CuriosityStream. To say we were creatively invested in the series is an understatement; we had directed every scene and written every line in each of the 5 scripts. It goes without saying, we knew that finding the perfect narrator for our series was key to giving our story a voice. Toby was that voice. Until we heard him utter those first few lines, we didn’t know exactly what the show would “sound like.” With Toby’s incredibly rich voice, his ability to vacillate between serious tones and dry wit, not to mention his ability to nail the timing and intonation of every take almost immediately, we soon found ourselves with a beautifully narrated series thanks in huge part to Toby. Toby is not only a professional of the first-class, he is flexible and fun to work with. He takes direction well but also offers really good ideas for fun/interesting ways to read certain lines. It was a pleasure working with Toby and we look forward to using his incredible talents in our next series.
I think I never was so satisfied with an voice actor before. Normally, many voice actors have good voices, good recording equipment and so on, but I’m almost always missing this special “spark”. A voice actor who not only reads the text out loud in a microfon, but really feels the message behind it and is able to transport authentic emotions.
Toby! Wow. I’m so impressed. Your voice is like butter. This is gorgeous. I will put this to music and send to the client for review to see if we need additional takes of anything, but I practically have goosebumps. How much would it cost for you to narrate my daily life?“Jason opted for a trip to the gym instead of the fast food restaurant today...”Thank you so much for doing an amazing job.
Amazing job! Thank you so much. Super quick. Great sounding voice. Identified and corrected issues with the script that we didn’t notice. Went above and beyond.
Fantastic! Toby is an exceptionally talented choice for voice over work. Move over Mathew Goode, Toby is replacing you.
Toby is both talented AND extremely professional. Quick response times, amazing quality, and very knowledgable in his craft. We will be working with him again and recommend him to anyone looking for an amazing voice actor and audio professional.
Very knowledgable...great pipes, great mic....pleasure working with such a pro.... even if he is half way around the world
Diligent. Professional. Responsive. Talented! Thank you Toby!
Toby was incredible to work with. His response time was extremely quick and his voice over was exactly what I wanted. I would highly recommend him and hope to work with him again in the future.
Amazing Working with Toby on this project! Fantastic communication and simply a very talented artist.
Stellar Work Toby. Always a pleasure working with you. 5+ STARS!
Responsible, qualified, and fast. Our 46 minute long documentary film is narrated by Toby. His beautiful narration fits our film perfectly which we are proudly showing to our clients (Newcom, General Electric, Leighton). Now he is top of our voice talent list. Very happy to work with professionals
Toby is awesome. Very professional. Great voice. High quality. Easy to work with. Fast turnaround. Thanks Toby.
Toby is an absolute voice master. I wold love to hire him for every voice I have in my up-coming productions. ...he’s that good!
Wow! I’m blown away. Toby delivered my voiceover with incredible speed, and it sounded great. He was fantastic to work with, and truly seemed to “get” our project. He embraced the spirit of the piece, and it really set his work above the rest. I would recommend him with enthusiasm!
Toby is fantastic! He took my brief and executed it perfectly first time. The quality of his voice really adds value to any project and I will definitely be working with him again soon.
Absolute champion! Quick, reliable and the quality of work is amazing.
We worked with Toby on a national New Zealand campaign for Car Take Back and were so impressed with his work, we signed him straight up to our own voice bank. Maple Street Studios are very excited to work with Toby on numerous jobs in the future. A great voice and an impressively speedy turnover make for a very happy production company!
We had the pleasure of using Toby Ricketts voice over service for one of our multi national clients. The service was prompt and reasonably priced, the communication was clear and in time. The result was “a happy client”. thanks Toby, we look forward to working with you again
Toby captured what we wanted in one take. He was fast and professional at every step. I would recommend him highly to anyone
Great work, Toby! Thank you for everything!
Toby provided a very professional service, fast turnaround and a fantastic delivery in his voice over for our animation
I just wanted to say a very big thank you for the work you did on Leaders’ Map. It was great - just the right tone and feel for the video and the App!
Fantastic voice artist. Quick turn around and very easy to work with.
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