Close-Up: 24 Hours with... Gary Martin
campaignlive.co.uk, Friday, 13 May 2005 04:38PM
Name: Gary Martin
Job: Voiceover artist and voice of the Honey Monster
Professional mission: To voice a major movie for Disney, Pixar or Dreamworks etc
Personal mantra: All things in moderation, including moderation
6.45am: Attempt to muster up energy to enter gym, with Sarah Kennedy (Radio 2). Twenty minutes on the treadmill plus a few weights. Then shower with Terry Wogan. Tea and a banana, then off to the station.
8.15am: Tube to White City. Make notes for interview this morning.
9.00am: Interview in front of camera for Red Dwarf VII Special Edition DVD, about my character Epideme. Chat with Chloe Annett "Kochanski", she had her new baby with her.
10.55am: Back on Central Line, animation script to go over for Friday.
Arrive: Oxford Circus, walk to Poland Street.
11.30am: Recorded two 30-second trailers for the animated film Robots.
12.10am: Grab a sandwich at Pret, then off to Wildtracks studios.
12.30pm: Voice Porky Pig for Cartoon Network. But that's not all folks!
1.45pm: Call Clair and Jennifer, my agents at Shining Management. An hour to kill. HMV has a sale on. Buy DVDs for me and CDs for my teenage sons, Adam and Kristian.
2.50pm: Clair calls. Have to get to Sky TV after next session (and I thought I'd be having a beer with my mate Casey by five). Call Casey, made it next week.
3.00pm: Silk Sound studios.
Voiceover for the DVD release of Boo Zino & the Snurks. (Yesterday it was cereals and horror movies, today cartoons!) 4.10pm Hot journey on Tube to Sky Television in Osterley. Listen to Spanish homework on mp3.
5.00pm: Alex has a number of promos for me to voice in Audio 1.
7.00pm: Head home.
7.40pm: Turbo and Poppy, our German Shepherds, greet me.
8.00pm: Nice cold beer, some food and chat with Sal, my wife, and the boys, to see how their day had gone. Watch the news. Check e-mails for jobs next day. First job 11.30. Can sleep in! Scripts to download. Return calls.
10.00pm: Family vote on what to watch. I thought we could watch one of the DVDs I bought, but out-voted, we watch Desperate Housewives.
11.30pm: Off to bed. My Spanish homework is beckoning, but manana! Th tha th tha that's all folks!
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