IAN CHAMPION by Chris Aitkenhead
Photo: Chris Aitkenhead
31 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8DH
Phone: 01282 707968
South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:6' (182cm)
Weight:13st. (83kg)
Playing Age:40 - 55 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Authoritative
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

Most recently: Father Saxon in the cinema release of horror feature film SACRILEGE (2020).

Television Film Stage Commercial Radio Voice Over Short Film Animation
2018, Television, DI Spencer, CORONATION STREET, ITV, Audrey Cooke
2016, Television, DC Spencer (2 Episodes), CORONATION STREET, ITV, Matt Hilton
2014, Television, Surgeon, HAPPY VALLEY, BBC Television, Tim Fywell
2012, Television, Major Kevin Nasypany, 9/11: VOICES FROM THE AIR, National Geographic Channel, Steven Finnegan
2011, Television, Fergus (Estate Agent), EMMERDALE, Yorkshire Television, Tony Prescott
2009, Television, Consultant, FIVE DAYS 2, BBC Television, Peter Hoar
2008, Television, John Berris, EMMERDALE, Yorkshire Television, Tracey Rooney
2008, Television, Journalist 1, SURVIVORS, BBC Television, John Alexander
2008, Television, Dad (public info film), SPOOKS: CODE 9, BBC3 - Kudos, Brendan Maher
2006, Television, DCI Smith, THE ROYAL, Yorkshire Television, Ian Bevitt
2006, Television, Henry Gordon, EMMERDALE (4 episodes), Yorkshire Television, Brian Morgan/Mark McKillop
2006, Television, Gavin, SORTED, BBC Television, Mark Jobst
2006, Television, Policeman, SINCHRONICITY, BBC3 - Shine Productions, Brian Grant
2006, Television, Bank Manager, CORONATION STREET, Granada Television, Rob Rohrer
2005, Television, TV Journalist, SEE NO EVIL: THE MOORS MURDERS, Granada Television, Christopher Menaul
2003, Television, Mr Deighton, EMMERDALE, Yorkshire Television, Henry Foster
2002, Television, Mr Philips, AT HOME WITH THE BRAITHWAITES (2 Episodes), Yorkshire Television, Roger Goldby
2002, Television, Dr Chamberlain, HOLLYOAKS, Mersey Television, Alister Hallum
2002, Television, Maitre D', COLD FEET, Granada Television, Simon Delaney
2000, Television, John Eames, HEARTBEAT, Yorkshire Television, Gerry Mill
1998, Television, Ross Beecham, BROOKSIDE, Mersey Television, Judith Dine
1998, Television, Piers Brunswick, EMMERDALE, Yorkshire Television, Paul Walker
2020, Feature Film, Father Saxon, SACRILEGE, Bad Blood, David Creed
2012, Stage, Dr Chasuble, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (The Kenton Theatre), Immersion Theatre, James Tobias
2012, Stage, The Duke, THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY (The White Bear/ The Hen & Chickens theatre), Immersion Theatre, James Tobias
2011, Stage, Von Baildon/Hardcastle, REVENGE OF THE GRAND GUIGNOL (Courtyard Theatre, London), Theatre Of The Damned, Tom Richards/Stewart Pringle
2003, Stage, Private Schultz / Grossman, STALINGRAD (Sheffield Crucible Studio), Dead Earnest Theatre, Ashley Barnes
1993, Stage, Borrachio, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, C Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe, Lucy Eyre
2018, Commercial, VO Artist (on-screen character), MACUSHIELD, Add On TV, Julian Kronfli
2010, Commercial, Awards show presenter (with Carlos Tevez), PEPSI - 4 for 1, Casta Diva Productions, Marcello Szechtman
2009, Commercial, (Lead) Brian - Sealy Salesman, SEALY BEDS - CHEMIST, MTP Films, Ian Single
2008, Commercial, Schmidt, VODAFONE - FROM A-Z, Just Shoots, Christianne Brunner-Schwer
2006, Commercial, (Lead) Sealy Salesman, SEALY BEDS - SECRET, MTP Films, Ian Single
2006, Commercial, (Lead) Sealy Salesman, SEALY BEDS - CLIPBOARD, MTP Films, Ian Single
2004, Commercial, (Lead) Office Worker, MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS, Chief TV
2001, Commercial, Presenter, DEBT FREE DIRECT, Active Pictures, Mark Sheldon
2010, Radio, Maurice, THE MARKET - Episode 5: ECLIPSE, Radio 4, Gary Brown (Producer)
Voice Over
2020, Voice Over, King Martel, FATE'S CALL (Video game), Krush Styles, Gabriel Luthor
2018, Voice Over, Joker/Jack/Queen/King/Ace, JUST DEAL WITH IT (Video game), Super Punk Games, Steve Bennett
2017, Voice Over, Olof/Dupa Genetics VO, PARADIGM (Video game), Jacob Janerka, Jacob Janerka
2016, Voice Over, Kovac (Voice), HOW TO SURVIVE 2 (Video Game), 505 Games, Helen Bower (Voice Director)
2015, Voice Over, Journalist/Director/Tom/Trailer VO, ORDER OF THE LIGHT 2 (Video game), Big Fish Games
2015, Voice Over, The King / Nobles, GUARDIANS OF VALOR (Video game), Empire Studios, Farad Alkhalifa
2015, Voice Over, Instructor, FLIGHT SIMULATOR X: ANTARCTICA X (Video game), Aerosoft, William Lennox
2014, Voice Over, Newsreader (On-screen), THE INVIZIMALS: THE RESISTANCE (Video Game), Sony, Julian Kemp
2014, Voice Over, Dreadnought Edward Portsmith (Lead), AGE OF WONDERS III (Video game), Triumph Studios, Dan Gardner (Audio Director: The Audio Guys)
2013, Voice Over, 'Kovac' (Lead role, Russian accent), HOW TO SURVIVE (Video game), 505 Games, Voice Direction: John Sanderson
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Henry, RECONNECTION, Kieran Lowley
2019, Short Film, Bennett, PROPERTY, LTBL Productions, Jon Addison
2012, Short Film, Older Dawid (Voice), DAWID AND DOMINIK, Andy Salamonczyk, Andy Salamonczyk
2006, Short Film, Liam's Boss, THE WORLD ACCORDING TO LIAM LOVELLE, Simon Powell
2000, Short Film, Earl of Shrewsbury, HEX: THE LEGEND, Chief TV, Thomas Q Napper
2020, Animation, Kit (Case 2: The Dark and Dank - Betty & Olivia ), SENTIENT NOIR, Turbulon Interactive, Nigel Emmanuel


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Manchester, Northern, RP, Russian, Sheffield, South African, Yorkshire*
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, German, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics*, Ballroom Dancing, Baritone*, Period Dancing
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Autocue trained/experienced, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Green Screen/Chroma Key, Live Roleplay, Mask, Motion Capture, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Role Play, Skin Work, Story Telling, Theatre In Education, TV Presenting, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Football, Martial Arts, Pilates, Running, Scuba Diving, Stage Combat, Swimming, Wind Surfing, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Improvisation, Motion Capture, Narration, Puppetry, Puppetry-Hand, Puppetry-Rod, Story Telling, Video Gaming


'Face Capture and Dialogue' (Markered + markerless facecam/3D Face scan/Headcam/Lip sync) AUDIOMOTION STUDIOS (January 2015)

'Introduction to Motion Capture' - AUDIOMOTION STUDIOS (November 2014)

'Trusting The Actor' - BRIAN ASTBURY (Tutor) 2012

'3 Year Acting Course' - EAST 15 ACTING SCHOOL (1989-92)