Peter Dickson

'Voiceover Man' of The X Factor

The booming voice behind The X Factor spills the beans on Simon Cowell and the voiceover industry

17th March 2016

One of the UK’s most recognisable TV broadcasters, ‘Voiceover Man’ Peter Dickson has been the announcer behind Britain’s Got Talent, The X Factor, Live at the Apollo, and countless other shows, radio programmes, and video games. In this interview, he reveals what it is like to work with Simon Cowell; explains the vigorous vocal exercises involved in creating his beloved booming voice, and discusses how the voiceover industry works.