RP in Television & Media

Here is a compilation of individuals in the British media who speak Received Pronunciation (RP) in some form or another. 

It’s essential to recognize that there are differences among RP speakers, ranging from a more contemporary style to those leaning towards the Estuary accent or adhering to a more traditional RP sound. Over the years, the traditional RP accent used in the media has evolved into a more modern form. 

Newsreaders, TV & Radio Presenters

George Alagiah

Katty Kay

Mishal Husain

Sophie Raworth

Jon Snow

Fiona Bruce

Michael Buerk

Emily Maitlis

Mary Nightingale

Kate Silverton

Julie Etchingham

Andrew Castle
Jeremy Clarkson
Noel Edmonds
Ben Fogle
Richard Hammond
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Des Lynam
Michael Portillo
Esther Rantzen
Claudia Winkleman

British Actors in Hollywood

Rowan Atkinson
Kate Beckinsale
Marcus Brody
Hugh Bonneville
Orlando Bloom
Henry Cavill
John Cleese
Daniel Craig
James D’Arcy
Charles Dance
Judy Dench
James Norton
Daniel Day-Lewis
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Ruper Everett
Ralph Fiennes
Colin Firth
Henry Golding
Hugh Grant
Alec Guinness
Kit Harington
Tom Hiddleston
Anthony Hopkins
Jeremy Irons
Timothy Dalton
Theo James
Ben Kingsley
Keira Knightley
Jude Law
Helen Mirren
Bill Nighy
Lawrence Olivier
David Niven
Richard O’Brien
Robert Pattinson
Daniel Radcliffe
Peter Sellers
Patrick Stewart
Mark Strong
Tilda Swinton
Simon Pegg
John Rhys-Davies
Laurence Fox
Alan Rickman
Dominic West
Kate Winslet
Michael York