Genevieve Gaunt

Actor &
Voice Over Artist


  • Narrated The Memory of Animals  by Costa Award Winning author Claire Fuller. 
  • Twelfth Night for BBC Radio 4 with Toby Jones, David Troughton and Giles Terera. 
  • Genevieve played Marilyn Monroe in reading at The National Theatre directed by Sir Trevor Nunn. New play by Torben Betts. With Janie Dee. 
  • Narrated Cursed Bread  (out 2nd March) from the Booker Prize-nominated author Sophie Mackintosh.
  • Winner of the AudioFile award for narration of Maggie O’Farrell’s The Marriage Portrait. 
  • Shooting wrap on film Strictly Confidentialdirected & written by Damian Hurley. 
  • BBC R4 Book at Bedtime, voicing 8 year old Canadian girl, Clara, in Mary Lawson’s A Town Called Solace.
  • Woman’s Hour reading of the letters of Edith Thompson who was hanged in 1923. 
  • Drama on BBC R3:  W.H Auden The Age of Anxiety.  
  • Spectator book review of true-con memoir, Duplicity, published. 
  • Performance at The Criterion, of The Dame and the Showgirl, playing Marilyn Monroe opposite Dame Harriet Walter as Edith Sitwell. New play by Simon Berry.
  • Spectator book review of neo-gothic Strega, published.
  • Singing as Lady Penelope in Thunderbirds Concert: Stand by for Action:
Singing as Lady Penelope at Birmingham Symphony Hall, 2022
Genevieve and Harriet Walter at The Criterion, 2022


Genevieve Gaunt is a British actress; half Scottish, half Dutch and raised in London.

Film includes Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Mercy, Dusty and Me and The Face of an Angel.

Television includes The RoyalsKnightfall, The Last Dragonslayer, and The Cuckoo’s Calling. 

Theatre credits include the lead in Ghosts of the Titanic (Park Theatre, Lyric Theatre Belfast), Monogamy (Park Theatre), French Without Tears (Orange Tree) and Sondheim’s Assassins (Edinburgh Fringe).

Her work for BBC Radio 4 includes The Age of Anxiety, Macbeth, The Painted Hall, The USA Trilogy and The Magic Mountain. 

She has narrated award-winning audiobooks including The Discomfort of Evening, Code Name Bananas and Maggie O’Farrell’s The Marriage Portrait for which she won the Earphones AwardAlongside Doctor Who audiodramas, she voices Lady Penelope in Thunderbirds with Jon Culshaw as Parker.

Genevieve sang as Lady Penelope at Birmingham Symphony Hall with full orchestra (see video) the original 60s song ‘Parker, Well Done’ and wrote the 2nd half of the lyrics for the concert.

Genevieve read English at Cambridge and graduated with a Double First, writes book reviews for The Spectator and co-curated the inaugural Braemar Literary Festival with HM Queen Consort’s The Royal Reading Room. 

Her podcast The Cupid Couch was listed by The Radio Times in their ‘34 Best Podcasts of 2021’.

Genevieve Gaunt’s captivating performance illuminates the suspenseful tale like gold leaf on a beautiful manuscript. She reads O’Farrell’s world-building descriptions of court and countryside with seductive enunciation and pacing.

WINNER of AudioFile ©Earphones Award


Commercial & Narrative
Kids Voices



Featured Clips

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell

 Lampie (Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie) by Annet Schaap 2021

 Code Name Bananas by David Walliams 2021

 The Discomfort of Evening – Winner of the Booker Prize International (Audible) 2020


  • Eric (the 11-year-old lead) in CODE NAME BANANAS by David Walliams (2021)
  • THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING (Winner of the Booker Prize International 2020) (2020) featured by The Financial Times in their ‘Best New Audiobooks’.

  • LAMPIE (Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal) (2021) – LISTEN HERE
  • MAGMA by Thora Hjörleifsdóttir (2021)

  • THE DISTANT SHORES by Santa Montefiore (2021)

  • THE KISS by Santa Montefiore (2022)
    coming soon
  • AN ITALIAN GIRL IN BROOKLYN by Santa Montefiore (2022)
    coming soon
  • THE HEIGHTS by Louise Candlish, Audible, – LISTEN HERE
    coming soon


  • LAMPIE (Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal) (2021) LISTEN HERE

“…a virtuoso performance by the narrator, Genevieve Gaunt.”- Audible Review of Lampie

  • THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING (Winner of the Booker Prize International 2020) (2020) featured by The Financial Times in their ‘Best New Audiobooks’.


Featured Clips

 The USA Trilogy (BBC Radio 4)

The Painted Hall (BBC Radio 4) 2022

The Magic Mountain (BBC Radio 4) 2021

 Pretty Vacant (BBC Radio 4) 2022


  • MACBETH with David Tennant (BBC Radio 4), 2022
  • THE PAINTED HALL with Hugh Bonneville (BBC Radio 4), 2022

The Painted Hall (April 2022) “Hugh Bonneville and Jane Asher star in The Painted Hall….The focus is Thornhill’s daughter Jane (Genevieve Gaunt) who upsets her father by falling in love with a “guttersnipe paint mixer” by the name of William Hogarth (Ryan Early).”- Telegraph 

  • PRETTY VACANT with Tim McInnerny (BBC Radio 4), 2022
  • Claudia Civet in THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN by Thomas Mann (BBC Radio 4), Cast includes: Luke Thallon, Hugh Skinner, 2021
  • The USA Trilogy with Tom Bateman by Dos Passos (BBC Radio 4), 2020


Featured Clips

Thunderbirds (South American), The Magic Mountain (French, The Waringham Chronicles (Lancashire), Soft Voice (Essex), Red Planets (Russian), Pretty Vacant (Azerbaijan-American), Brains is Dead (Brooklyn), Medea by Euripides (Yorkshire).

Video Game: US Teenage Girl, US Boy


  • SOFT VOICE, Georgie, Hairdresser (Essex)
  • ASK ARIZONA, Elizabeth (10 year old)
  • MEDEA by Euripides , Nurse (Scottish)
  • AJAX by Sophocles, Goddess Athena
  • THUNDERBIRDS: Terror from the Stars, Lady Penelope, Grandma Tracy  
  • THUNDERBIRDS: Operation Asteroids,  Lady Penelope
  • THUNDERBIRDS: Peril in Peru, Lady Penelope
  • THUNDERBIRDS: The Space Mirror,  Lady Penelope, Soltan (French)
  • THUNDERBIRDS: The Vanishing Ray, Lady Penelope
  • THUNDERBIRDS: Brains is Dead, Lady Penelope, Grandma Tracy, Miss Wilshaw (Brooklyn)
  • THUNDERBIRDS: Blazing Danger, Lady Penelope, Samantha (Canadian)
  • DOCTOR WHO: The House of Masks, Sicura  
  • DOCTOR WHO: The Silent City, Jessica Harker, Gem (Cockney)
  • DOCTOR WHO: Warlock’s Cross, Corporal Linda Maxwell (Northern)
  • DOCTOR WHO: The Helliax Rift, Corporal Linda Maxwell (Northern)
  • DOCTOR WHO: Red Planets, Anna, Fobos Commander (Russian)
  • THE PRISONER, Number 43 (Bulgarian)
  • FIREBALL XL5, Dr Venus (Swiss)             
  • THE HUMAN FRONTIER Commander Daisy Bailey
  • FIRST ACTION BUREAU Agent Nero Jones

Genevieve Gaunt and Jon Culshaw as Lady Penelope and Parker in THUNDERBIRDS: THE VANISHING RAY (2022)


Featured Clips

Medical (Hematology)

Documentary: ‘The Global Financial Crisis of 2008’

“…the supremely talented Genevieve Gaunt…”- Radio Times
Home Studio Equipment
  • SM7 Mic
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (3rd Gen)
  • Cloudlifter
  • Fully Soundproofed Booth
  • Reaper / Audacity
Home Studio Sample

 The Discomfort of Evening (Audible)

Podcast, THE CUPID COUCH, ep 5 ‘Treachery + Tudor Tinder’


Previous clients include:
Commercial Reel:

Dating App, Airbnb, Oral B, Ferrero Rocher, HealthSpan.

United Agents
Dallas Smith & Sophie Austin
The Voice Agency
Contact Michele Daeche: +4420-7240 2345 Email:
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