My Favourite Celebrity Voiceovers in TV Ads: Richard Ayoade, Julian Barratt and Chris O’Dowd

What do Richard Ayoade, Julian Barratt and Chris O’Dowd have in common? They have all lent their voices to TV adverts.

The overall winner for me is the Be More Dog campaign, created by advertising agency VCCP:

If you, like me, need a bit of The Mighty Boosh fix every now and then, listening to Julian-Howard Moon-Barratt is a treat.

Let’s stay with The Mighty Boosh for one more minute – I found this funny Australian ad featuring Matt Berry (Dixon Bainbridge):

It’s a short hop away from The Mighty Boosh to The IT Crowd:

Richard Ayoade (Saboo in The Mighty Boosh) and Chris O’Dowd  feature in the iPhone 6 advert:

It’s worth mentioning that Ayoade was also behind the camera directing An Idiot Abroad for Citroen – you can see his unique awkward style of comedy in action.

Ayoade Guru-Murthy

I want to finish on an even more hilarious note, still talking about Richard Ayoade: in case you didn’t see it, here’s his compelling interview with Channel 4 journalist Krishnan Guru-Murthy: