© Brandon Bishop 2019
Ian originates from South West England, he lives both in Berlin, Germany and Plymouth, UK. Since 2017 he has dual British-German citizenship. He has appeared on various stages in Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, London and Plymouth, playing roles both in German and English, including leading roles in works by Beckett, Berkhoff, Pinter and Wilde. Ian has also directed and produced for his own theatre company. He was a guest actor at both the ‘Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin’ (1998-99) and the ‘Deutsches Theater, Berlin’ (2003-08).
Television and film credits include; 'Das weisse Haus am Rhein' (Thorsten Schmidt), 'The Keeper',(Marcus H. Rosenmüller), ‘Passion’ (Brian De Palma), ‘Die dunkle Seite des Mondes’ (Stephan Rick), ‘The Physician’ (Philipp Stölzl), ‘The Power’ (Paul Hills), ‘Person To Person’ (Wim Wenders), ‘Fay Grim’ (Hal Hartley), ‘V For Vendetta’ (James McTeigue), ‘Der Verleger’ (Bernd Böhlich) and Grimme prize winner ‘Paul Is Dead’ (Hendrik Handloegten).
Ian has a wealth of experience in all areas of voice-over, including directing, and has numerous major credits to his name including; Lufthansa, Deutsche Bank, Volkswagen, Schwarzkopf, Hyundai, Goodyear, Credit Suisse, BMW, Panasonic, Opel, Toyota, Braun, Deichmann and Zurich Financial. He has recorded numerous audio guides, including: Berlin’s Bode Museum, Pergamon Museum, Neue Nationalgalerie, Jewish Museum and Hamburger Bahnhof, Munich’s Pinakothek, Hamburger Kunsthalle, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art and MoMA. Permanent exhibitions include Charlottenburg Palace, the Berlin Holocaust Memorial, Museum Berggrün and Museum Sachsenhausen.
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Ian has been working in voice-over for over twenty years and is an established native English voice in Berlin and Germany. He has a wealth of experience in advertising, image/corporate film and documentary narration, as well as character work for drama and animation, and voice directing. With a deep, warm, versatile and confident voice, commanding and friendly, convincing, powerful, plausible and effective, he is very popular with corporate and commercial as well as documentary and character work.
International, European, US and UK television, radio and internet commercial campaigns include Lufthansa, Deutsche Bank, Volkswagen, Schwarzkopf, Hyundai, Goodyear, Credit Suisse, BMW, Panasonic, Opel, Toyota, Braun, Seven Seas, Deichmann and Zurich Financial.
Ian has recorded numerous audio guides including: Berlin’s Bode Museum, Pergamon Museum, Altes Museum, Neue Nationalgalerie, Jewish Museum and Hamburger Bahnhof, Munich’s Pinakothek and Hamburger Kunsthalle. Works include: New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition of 19th Century masterpieces ‘Die schönsten Franzosen kommen aus New York’, ‘Melancholy. Genius and Insanity in Art’, and New York’s MOMA exhibition. Permanent exhibitions include Charlottenburg Palace, the Berlin Holocaust Memorial, Museum Berggrün, Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial, and the Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. Ian has also narrated many documentary films including projects for ZDF, ARD, ARTE and Deutsche Welle.