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Central Location

Offbeat is bang in the centre of Edinburgh in the World famous Royal Mile. We provide top quality, professional audio and voiceover recording services for projects large and small for television, film, independent & multi-media companies.

Offbeat Voices

We record, edit and produce sound for all audio-visual projects including podcasts, film dubbing & audio-books. We can also provide a great range of VOICE ARTISTS for your project and can help you find the right voice for your audio and audio-visual programmes.

For top quality, professional audio & voiceover recordings in a warm friendly atmosphere...

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BBC Projects

Audio For BBC TV & Radio

The One Show
Sunday Morning Live

with Tony Singh & JJ Chalmers
Our Voice to Picture Facilities are regularly utilised for Voice Over Portions of these prime time shows
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When Greeks Flew Kites

with Sarah Dunnant
With Senior Producer
Katherine Godfrey & Presenter & Novelist Sarah Dunnant and Special Guests in the studio
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and Podcasts

with Viv Kroskop 
Viv Kroskop interviews well known comedians round the table on the  subject of how to respond to a put down.
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Check out the complete list of clients we've worked with:

Broadcast Quality Audio

A range of companies we have produced Broadcast Audio for
 in these 10 videos showreels

Netflix Podcast 2019  

Catherine Cohen / Jonathan Groff

I Hate Talking About Myself - search your podcast app to hear the full interview.  

Catherine Cohen at Offbeat
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IMDB projects

Offbeat has been involved in many broadcast projects

    ADR project for this Malayam Thriller dubbed all the  English speaking cast members. Iain McKinna also dubbed the voice of the villain, the head of a Satanic Cult!


    The Voice commentary  of Historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver was recorded at Offbeat for various episodes of this popular series for BBC2

    Voice commentary by Mark Cousins and Jack Claff was done at the studio. The film won 2nd prize for best Documentary at Cannes 2018

    Russell Howard & Mum

    Voice commentary of Russell Howard was recorded in 2018 for episodes of the series for Comedy Central and SKY TV

    Sound editor credits for this feature length Documentary film about BBC Bias by Director Alan Knight


    Music Production for the opening credits and closing credits featured legendary singer and songwriter Tam White for Norman Stones film 

    Voice commentary by Russell Howard for  episodes of series 1 for Comedy Central and SKY TV


    Voice commentary of Neneh Cherry was recorded for this feature film commissioned by BBC TV and Swedish Film Institute

    Voice to picture commentary by JJ Chalmers was recorded here for three various items for this popular BBC Sunday show


    Voice to picture commentary was recorded for several programmes of this mainstream show with Presenters Tony Singh and JJ Chalmers 

    15 x 1 hour episodes of this remarkable history of film in cinema with Mark Cousins were recorded. Awards include Palme D'Or and a Stanley Kubrick Award


    Voice commentary by Russell Beard for this environmental series which scooped a Gold medal Award and two New York Film Festival Awards in 2018. We recorded three series

IMDB projects

Offbeat producer Iain McKinna has been involved in many Broadcast projects


All You Pay Is The Hourly Charge
£75 per hour includes file transfer & sound to picture set up

Russell Howard recording Travels With My Mum
All Voiceover recording sessions include a highly experienced engineer/producer who will help you with every aspect of your Voiceover project.
Sound to picture facilities come as standard and there are no extra charges for editing, creating WAV files, or uploading your completed files after the session. 
ISDN, IPDTL, Source Connect Now and Skype facilities are also included.
Mark Cousins and Neneh Cherry recording Stockholm My Love at Offbeat

Westgate Mall Oxford

by Impressionist Josh Berry

Josh brilliantly voices all the celebs who are visiting Westgate in 2019 

westgate mall oxford

Plug-ins include:

  • The full set of the renowned Waves Platinum
  • Full set Chris Lord
  • Full set Kramers
  • FFull set Maserati
  • Full set JJP
  • Full set L3 Signal processors
  • Full set of One Knob processors, Metric HaloVerb, MH Dirty Delay, MH De-Esser, MH Character, MH Multi Processor.
  • Metric Halo - Oxford Audio Plugins
  • Three independent headphone mixes using Beyer DT100 & Beyer 770 Headphones.
  • IPDTL 
  • ISDN 
  • Source Connect Now
  • Skype

More of our Voice Over Projects

From Holyrood...

  • We recorded audio presentations for Holyrood palace's exhibition about King Charles 1st as well as an audio presentation for the John Paul Getty Museum in USA
  • We recorded audio commentaries with a voice over for the The Heritage Detectives series of programmes for Maggie Aitken of Daisy Chain Associates, which were performed at The Scottish Parliament and Heritage Scotland. These featured Ronnie Brown from The Corries and several children who were involved in the events.
  • We provided the voice artist and recorded the  Festival music programmes for the last three years for The Edinburgh International Festival.
  • We recorded an online education programme for BBC Bitesize and BBC Science & BBC History.
  • Voice Over specialists Excellent Voices recently used the studio for a series of TV ads for cosmetics company JML for their Max Lash range as well as an advert for Red Bull.
  • Neneh Cherry  came in and recorded dialogue for the BBC production Stockholm My Love, directed by Mark Cousins.
  • Liz Lochhead recorded an interview here commissioned by Loftus Media for BBC Radio 4 earlier this year.
  • Also we recorded Scots poet Don Paterson for The New Yorker Magazine.
  • We also recorded Patrick Kielty for a BBC TV production called Patrick Kielty’s Mullholland Drive.
  • We completed an audio book for Australian company Bolinda.com. Author Kirsty Logan came into the studio to narrate her debut fantasy adventure novel The Gracekeepers, and for her following novel, The Gloaming in 2018. We also recorded parts for an audio book with New Yorker Megan Tusing for Harper Audio (Harper Collins). 
  • We recorded Alan Little’s voice for a Loftus Media production for BBC Radio 4. Also in the studio was Pamela Stephenson Connolly recording parts for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe dance hit show Brazouka.
  • "Great to work with you again with Russell Howard at Offbeat"

    Phil Niland

    Avalon Productions. Director & Producer
  • “The client was very pleased with Sara’s voice over. Hope we can work together soon”

    Kate Oldfield

    Picture House Films
  • "Love doing Voice Overs at Offbeat. Great set up and atmosphere."

    JJ Chalmers

    Presenter for The One Show & Sunday Morning Live for BBC TV



  • Another client, producer Alan Knight came onto the studio with Hollywood actor Brian Cox to record the voice of animated Scotty dog, Duggy The Dug as well as a film about BBC bias in the Scottish Referendum called London Calling.
  • The innovative company CereProc have developed the world’s most advanced text to speech technology. Their voices not only sound real, they have character, making them suitable for any application that requires speech output.
  • In 2013 we recorded three episodes of Neil Oliver’s Voice over for Coast Australia for Great Southern Film & TV which was aired on The History Channel.
  • Gavin Hastings also came in to record for a voice over for HSBC bank.
  • We also  recorded an audio book for BBC entitled Big Questions by Little People which was read by ex Dr Who girl and the voice of Dennis The Menace, Sophie Aldrid
  • Scottish Life, Royal London and Aegon also recorded voice over audio projects here for their in-house multi-media training programmes.
  • We had the great pleasure of recording a voice over and editing a series of audio meditation CDs for Dr Avinash Bansode (pictured left) for Mindfully Being UK. Avinash has a background in medicine and has been practising mindfulness meditation since 1992. He is also an ordained Buddhist with interests in mind-body integrative medicine and the holistic approach towards health and wellbeing.
  • Other Voice Over clients include – Damn Fine Media – (formerly) Bell-Pottinger Shaftesbury Theatre, London & Picture House Films - Emirates
  • From Bollywood to Holyrood! We dubbed voice audio on Malayalam Thriller Adam Joan with Director Jinu Abraham, starring Malayalam & Bollywood actor Prithvaraj. After casting many actors for the voice of the head of a Satanic cult for the film, the role fell to Offbeat producer Iain McKinna!
Patrick Kielty recording documentary about Mulholland Drive
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