Richard Crosby Pearce (born 9 July 1961 in St Albans, England) is a British voice actor. Pearce has appeared in over 500 radio dramas and was twice a member of the BBC Radio drama company. He played opposite Sir John Gielgud in Tales My Father Taught Me and in a variety of radio parts ranging from The Mekon in Dan Dare to the last castrato in Angel of Rome. In 1992 and 1993, Pearce appeared in the BBC Radio adaptation of The Adventures of Tintin, playing the eponymous hero. His other audio work includes Kenneth Branagh's Romeo and Juliet (Renaissance), The Taming of the Shrew (BBC), Hamlet (Naxos), The Skull Beneath The Skin by PD James (BBC), Oliver Twist (BBC), A Woman of No Importance (Penguin), and two of BBC audio's highest selling audio series: The Adventures of Tintin (BBC) and Doctor Who, playing Jeremy Fitzoliver, one of the doctor's companions in two specially commissioned episodes (The Paradise of Death and The Ghosts of N-Space).
Pearce was the voice of Douglas in Douglas and Vince: The Two Heroes (BBC), Budgie the Little Helicopter (ITV), Dennis the Menace (BBC), Incy Wincy the Spider (Pop!), Rufus (S4C), Brummington the Chipmunk (Channel 4) and Oswald (Channel 5). In addition, he has appeared in The Wishing Chair (BBC), The Faraway Tree (BBC), as Nadim in The Magic Key (BBC), Numbertime (BBC), Agrippine (Channel 5), Woof Woof the dog in MacDonald's Farm (ITV), and two characters Alexander and Rufus in The Forgotten Toys (ITV), as well as appearances in Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (S4C). He is currently the voice of Spot the Dog as well as Helicopterboy in upcoming series Helicopterboy & Snoody.
Pearce provided the voice to audiobooks including
Arman's Journey, Old Hall New Hall, The Happy Numbers of Julius Miles and The Girl in White.His other work includes Decline and Fall, The Mekon, Moonfleet, and Testament: The Bible in Animation.
In 2017 Pearce produced and designed a tribute to the actress Susan Sheridan featuring sonnets
recorded by voice actors including Miriam Margolyes and Tim Bentinck. Pearce reads Sonnet 14.
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== External links ==
Richard Pearce at IMDb