Spotlight: KENNY BLYTH


KENNY BLYTH by John Cooper
Photo: John Cooper
31 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8DH
Phone: 0141 227 6766
Mobile: 07973 235355
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Weight:12st. (76kg)
Playing Age:41 - 55 years
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Grey
Hair Length:Balding
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Kenny can currently be seen in BBC drama The Nest which he also co-ordinated ADR loop on and is the new voice of Xero's national radio campaign. He plays 13 characters in Robert Louis Stevensons 'Weir of Hamilton" on Radio 4 on 19th and 26th April.

Television Film Stage Further Credits
2019, Television, Mike, Adult Material, Fifty Fathoms, Dawn Shadforth
2019, Television, Island Cop, The Nest, Studio Lambert for BBC, Andy De Emmony
2017, Television, Art Gifford, Armchair Detectives, Tiger Aspect, Rob Brown
2017, Television, Alan Turner, Trust Me, Red Productions, John Alexander
2014, Television, Duello Official, Outlander, Leftbank Pictures/Sony, Richard Clarke
2012, Television, Brighty, DOORS OPEN, Sprout Pictures, Marc Evans
2010, Television, CID Officer, River City, BBC, Stuart Divids
2006, Television, John Bailiol - King of Scotland, Robert The Bruce, Saltire Films, Gerry Costello
2004, Television, Jim Connolly, Taggart, Scottish Television, Alan MacMillan
2002, Television, Commercial, Radox, Brave Films, Lucy Blakstad
2001, Television, Bridegroom, Perfect, RDF, John Strickland
2017, Feature Film, PC Cearns, First And Only, Encaptivate, Magnus Wake
2016, Film, Kane, Lethe, December Works, Eric Romero
2015, Feature Film, Doctor, Tommy's Honour, Tommys Honour Films, Jason Connery
2013, Feature Film, Gregory Loren, XANADU, Tempest Productions, Dominic Reynolds
2012, Stage, Alexander/Sir Hans Sloane, The Chelsea Belladonna, Squarepeg/Stellar Quines
2012, Stage, Shory, The Man Who Had All the Luck, Selll a Door/ Mull theatre, David Hutchinson
2010, Stage, Various Roles, Class Act, Traverse Theatre, Jenna Watt/Neil Doherty
2009, Stage, Drummond/CID officer, Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Royal Lyceum Theatre Company Edinburgh, Mark Thomson
2009, Stage, Duncan/Seyton, MacBeth, Glasgow Rep, Jennifer Dick
2009, Stage, Gremio, Taming of the Shrew, Glasgow Rep, Gordon Barr
2008, Stage, Stanley, Street Car Named Desire, Perth Repertory Theatre, Ian Grieve
2008, Stage, Cobweb, The Snowqueen, Perth Repertory Theatre, IanGreive
2007, Stage, Gower/(Older) Pericles, Pericles, Siege Perilous, Andy Correlli
2006, Stage, Egeon, The Comedy Of Errors, Glasgow Rep, Gordon Barr
2006, Stage, Polixenese, The Winter's Tale, Glasgow Rep, Gordon Barr
2005, Stage, John, Absent Friends, Mill at Sonning
2005, Stage, Various Roles, Strawberry Fields, Pentabus Theatre, Theresa Heskins
Further Credits
2019, Radio, Multiple Roles, BBC Radio Drama Company, BBC, Various Directors
2019, Voice Over, (2006-2019), TAG Voice, Scottish Power, Newhaven, Claudia Lewry
2017, Commercial, Voice Over, Price it Up, Bet Victor, Sam Wilson/Terry Carlisle
2017, Commercial, Unicorn, S1 Jobs Gives you the Horn, Bright Signals, Emma Pais
2017, Video Game, Mr X, The Ship - Remastered, Blazing Griffin, Jaime Cross
2017, Video Game, Brennus, Wulverblade, Fully Illustrated, Michael Heald
2017, Voice Over, MVO, Winter Awareness, Scottish & Southern Electricity Network, Adam Smith
2016, Commercial, Voice, 23&Me Commercial, VTR North
2014, Documentary, Voice, Dispatches, Matchlight, Marc Sigardson
2014, PC Gaming, Cannot Disclose, Cannot Disclose, Pit Stop Productions, John Sanderson
2014, Voice Over, Voice, Go Compare National Radio, GCRS, Tom Healy
2014, Voice Over, Voice, Greggs the Baker (Geordie), Metro and Magic, Sharon Wrightson
2013, Animation, Various, CITV Animation, CITV, Charlie Lennie
2011, Corporate, Multiple Roles, BAA Training
2011, Corporate, Bill, Missing, AVC, Jayson Clarke
2008, Radio, Garry/Mr Chan, Blaze, BBC Radio 4 (Scotland), Ian David Neville
2008, Radio, Letham/Carroll, Piper Alpha, BBC Radio 3, Toby Swift
2007, Radio, Mears, Dave The Dead Lefty, BBC Radio Scotland, David Ian Neville
2007, Radio, Inglis, Killing A Butterfly, BBC Radio 4 Scotland, Bruce Young
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Photographer, 25 Down, Royal Court, Alistair Evans
2006, Radio, Gallagher, To Throw Down God, BBC Radio 4, Anne Edyvean
2006, Voice Over, Reader, A Tale Etched In Blood And Hard Black Pencil, ISIS/RNIB
2003, Voice Over, Talking Book, Dead Air, ISIS Audio Books
2003, Voice Over, Talking Book, Quite Ugly One Morning, ISIS Audio Books
2003, Voice Over, The Sun - We Love It (Scotland) TV & Radio x20, TBWA, Matt Keane
2002, Radio, Aenaes, Greyfriars, David Ian Neville
2001, Radio, Raymond, Poirot - Appointment with Death, BBC Radio, Enyd Williams
2000, Radio, Archie, Absolute Power, BBC Radio, Dawn Ellis


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Belfast, Birmingham, Cockney, Dublin, Edinburgh, French, Geordie, Liverpool, Manchester, RP, Scottish-Standard*, South African
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad, Baritone, Folk Singing
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Comedy, Dubbing, Motion Capture, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Acting, Voice Over, Voice Over + Home Studio, Voice Over + Studio + Source Connect or similar, Voice Over Professional/Specialist
(* = highly skilled)
Air Rifle Shooting, Fencing*, Fishing*, Football*, Shooting*, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence, Motorcycle Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Narration, Story Telling


Kenny trained at Queen Margaret's College Edinburgh, graduating with a Distinction. He was the first student from QM to win the BBC Radio Carleton Hobbs award, spending his first year on the BBC Radio Drama Company. He has subsequently trained in Voicing for Computer Games (Hugh Edwards), Motion Capture (Audio Motion), ADR/Loop with the Louis Elman Academy and Acting on Camera (David Goodall). Kenny also now casts ADR/Loop. Has recently cast 120 Scottish characters in Bards Tale IV for InXile Entertainment in San Francisco and also taught Introduction to Radio Drama at QM.

Awards: Carleton Hobbs BBC Raio Drama Bursary Award Winner 2000, VOX Awards best male performance 2017, Audie "Earphones" award 2019

(BBC Radio Drama Company August 2000 - April 2001)