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Jon Glover

Last updated 19 April 2015


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Jon Glover


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Jon Glover is a British actor. He has appeared in various television programmes including Play SchoolSurvivors, the Management consultant in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyCasualtyBodger and Badger and Peak Practice.

He provided the voices of several characters in the Animals of Farthing Wood animated series, and is also known for voice-acting for Noah's IslandSpitting Image and the character King Trode in the English language version of thePlayStation 2 game Dragon Quest VIII. He often appears in radio plays for Radio 4. He was a regular on the Radio 4 satirical programme Week Ending during the 1980s. He played the upper crust English character Mr Cholmondley-Warner in spoof 1940s government documentaries in Harry Enfield's Television Programme with excessive Received Pronunciation.

He also did voices on other animated programmes such as Little GhostsThe Adventures of Paddington BearMr. Bean (2002), LudwigMetalheadsThe BaskervillesZombie Hotel and Dennis the Menace.

Voices for Spitting Image included the Duke of Edinburgh, weather forecaster Ian McCaskillMelvyn BraggOliver Reed, South African State President P. W. Botha and snooker player Steve Davis.

His theatre work includes playing Sapiens in a Discovering Lost Musicals concert staging of By Jupiter at Barbican Cinema 1 in 1992.