Darren Altman is a voiceover artist and impressionist, who narrowly missed out on a place in the final of Britain’s Got Talent 2016, coming 4th in his semi final doing celebrity impressions. At the end of his audition, Darren received incredible comments from all four judges, who simultaneously rose to their feet and gave him a standing ovation. Their praise was unanimous.
Darren has a broadcast quality home studio where he sends out voiceovers all over the world. He has voiced thousands of TV and radio commercials, as well as web videos, cartoons, games, apps and more. His cv includes Disney, Netflix, Nike, Coca Cola, ESPN, Sky, BT Sport, X-Box, BBC
Radio 1 & 1Xtra, BBC Radio 4, McDonalds, Burger King, NBC,ITV, The Discovery
Channel, The History Channel, Intel, Jaguar, Playstation, Amazon.com, Nintendo
Wii & Sony Movies. Darren has also been the “Voice of God” for numerous awards ceremonies.
A trained musician and accomplished drummer, Darren has a degree in jazz from Leeds College of Music and a postgraduate degree in jazz from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
He has recorded at Abbey Road Studios, drummed for West End shows, played at Ronnie Scott's jazz club, drummed for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Concert, working with Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Sir George Martin, the Pop Idol Big Band with Will Young and has toured the world with jazz and pop groups.
His musical ear and attention to detail has led Darren to deconstruct voices and give his audience a hilarious master class in how to do celebrity voices.
Darren has impressions have been heard on BBC Radio 4, The World This Weekend and BBC Radio 1 promos and he appeared as Fred Flintstone for Strictly Come Dancing!
Since his appearance on Britain's Got Talent Darren has been asked to present corporate and training videos, incorporating many of his celebrity impressions. Recently done brilliantly on TikTok, amassing over 1.5m likes!
Darren is busy performing his standup material in comedy clubs around the country
and can be heard presenting shows on Radio Jackie, across SW London and
He enjoys hosting events and award ceremonies and has worked alongside
Claudia Winkleman, Joel Dommett, Tess Daly, Pat Sharp, Rory Bremner and GB
Olympic swimmer Mark Foster in his role as the “voice of God” for award
"Darren was an absolute gift to the Investment Company of the Year Awards, he brought us 10 minutes of hilarious comedy and impressions that the whole crowd recognised and laughed along with, from the likes of Boris Johnson, Jeremy Clarkson and Michael McIntyre to Ant & Dec. As we moved onto the awards presentation Darren was swift and kept the same level of entertaining delivery throughout, it was effortless to engage with him throughout the evening. Aside from being a wonderful host for the Awards, Darren was a pleasure to meet, so friendly, professional, and happy to take initiative with our script. He was hard working and generous with his time. We are so grateful he was this years Investment Company of the Year Awards host! Thank you, Darren." - Francesca Harding, Incisive Media
“Of all the years we’ve had impressionists on this show, I genuinely think this is the
best and most original act we’ve had. Absolutely hilarious Darren, a million percent
yes!” - Simon Cowell
“Very simple; brilliantly funny from start to finish. Every impression was spot on. It
was a faultless audition; I’m very excited about you.” - Alesha Dixon
“What I loved about this act was that it was really intelligent and different. I loved
the way each voice morphed into the next.” - Amanda Holden
“It was brilliantly funny from start to finish and a lot of those impressions I’ve never
heard people do before. I’m excited about what you’re going to do next.” - David