Will had his first role at the age of eight as O’Leary in the film Melody/SWALK, written by Alan Parker and produced by David Putnam. He went on to work extensively with iconic British director Alan Clark during the late 70s.
Many theatrical and TV performances include Reggae Britannia at the Royal Court Theatre, The Great White Hope (Time Out Award Winner), Tramway Road with Freddie Jones and Richard E. Grant, the highly acclaimed ‘Elegies for Angels’, Punks and Raging Queens the off-Broadway production about AIDS, London’s Burning, Jonathan Creek, The Brokers Man, Minder, One Foot in the Grave, Scum, Touching Evil, The Last Detective, Casualty, Holby City and more recently as Tom Hilton in Death in Paradise.
Will is in high demand as a voice-actor lending his characterizations to the multi-Oscar-nominated Hotel Rwanda, BAFTA and OSCAR-winning Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Minions, Paddington Bear, and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Will can be heard regularly voicing ad campaigns and promos for TV and radio, having been a “station voice” for the Nickelodeon TV Channels (BAFTA Winning), The Africa Channel, Disney Channel, Discovery Channel and the Fox International Channels.
In 2002, he was one of the first promo voices launching the CBeebies channel that branded it significantly for a number of years. He presented the BBC’s landmark education project Fun with Phonics and was BAFTA nominated along with his son “Will” for the BBC series That’s so Darwin commemorating Darwin’s bicentenary.
A regular “guest character” in the animated series Octonauts he can currently be heard playing Zoomer, and a cast of thousands, in the award winning, twice BAFTA nominated BBC series Rastamouse. Will was a finalist in the 2016 British Animation Awards for best Voice performance.