Celebrities give directions on TomTom sat navsCelebrities lend their voices for Children in Need
14 October 2008
Sir Terry Wogan is amongst the BBC Radio 2 favourites that have lent their voices to be used on TomTom sat navs to raise money for Children in Need.
The voices can be downloaded for £8.00 or ordered on CD for £10.00 (including P&P) from the TomTom website.
Celebrity voices on TomTom
Other BBC Radio 2 presenters that have given their time to the charity, which has raised around £470 million since its inception in 1980, include Alan 'Deadly' Dedicoat (the voice of the balls from the National Lottery Show), Sally 'Traffic' Boazman and Welsh traffic reporter Lyn Bowles.
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Satnavs make driving safer and less stressful
George Marshall-Thornhill of Which? Car said: 'I think this is an excellent and very worthwhile idea. Sat navs can make driving around unfamiliar areas both safer and less stressful. These celebrity voices might also make it a bit more fun.' He then joked: 'However, it could get confusing when you're listening to Wogan and using the sat nav at the same time.'
Other entertaining voices are also currently available for TomTom sat navs, including celebrities such as Kim Catrall, John Cleese, Mr. T, Burt Reynolds and Dennis Hopper. There are also voices available in the style of a New York cab driver and a Freudian psycho-analyst. These are available from TomTom website.
Children in Need
For more information about this year's Childrens in Need event on the 14th of November 2008, please visit Pudsy at the Children in Need website.
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