Tales From The Tannoy

Tales From The Tannoy

Even robots have a story to tell

Have you ever wondered about the lives behind the people who provide the soundtrack to your life? Probably not. Did you even realise they are real people? Perhaps.

Did you know that two of the voices on the London Underground are a married couple who work together all day long, even though one of them is dead?

Did you know that the voice in your SatNav has a broken heart?

Did you know that the calm, reassuring voice that accompanies your daily life has had a life punctuated by tragedy?

Tales from the Tannoy tells the true life stories behind the voices.

Episode 1 - Underground

Underground Love

Episode 1: The true story of the married couple still working together on London Underground, even though one of them is dead.

Episode 2 - Sat Nav

The Final Destination

Episode 2: The voice of Siri and Sat Nav talks about broken hearts and despatching bodies.

Episode 3 - News

The Year the News Broke

Episode 3: The smooth voice of the news, whose life became anything but.

Episode 4 - Tony the Tiger

The Tiger Who Came to Breakfast

Episode 4: When life was not so grrrrrrreat for Tony the Tiger.

Episode 5 - Trolley Dolly

May Contain Nuts

Episode 5: The tantalising voice of the aisles, whose life took a tragic turn.

In A World...

Episode 6: One man's meteoric rise from driving trains to voicing trailers.