Alan Dedicoat

Alan Dedicoat is a British broadcaster and voice artist best known for his work on the BBC. Born on December 1, 1954, in Hollywood, Worcestershire, he has had a diverse career in broadcasting and voice acting.

One of his most recognizable roles is serving as the voice of the “Voice of the Balls” on the UK National Lottery draws. His distinct and booming voice became synonymous with the lottery broadcasts, and he gained the affectionate nickname “The Voice of the Balls.” This role made him a familiar and iconic voice to millions of viewers.

In addition to his work with the National Lottery, Dedicoat has also been involved in BBC Radio, including reading the BBC Radio 4 Shipping Forecast and announcing for BBC Radio 2. He has become a respected and well-known voice artist in the UK broadcasting world, recognized for his clear and distinctive vocal delivery.