Teresa Gallagher

Teresa Gallagher
Born (1971-04-23) April 23, 1971
New York City, New York, United States
Residence London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Voice actress, actress, singer
Years active 1988–present
Notable work Thomas & Friends
The Octonauts
The Amazing World of Gumball

Teresa Gallagher (born April 23, 1971) is an American-born British voice actress, actress and singer.


Gallagher began her singing career in Britain with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and went on to become a professional actress performing leading roles in plays and musicals across the country.

During her time of acting, Gallagher is known for her role as Ellen Smith in The Bill, for her appearances on radio in No Commitments, Salem's Lot, and Memorials to the Missing. She also voiced Karla the zebra in both the UK and US versions and Max the Elephant in US versions of Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies. Further appearances include: the voices of Little Miss Chatterbox, Little Miss Daredevil, Little Miss Naughty (Season 2), and Little Miss Whoops in the UK version of The Mr. Men Show, Sarah in Footballers' Wives, and also Alison Canning in Casualty. Additionally, Gallagher was known for her work presenting the BBC show Playdays.

Gallagher has also provided the voices of some of the letters in CBeebies' Alphablocks, and in the popular Cbeebies animated series The Octonauts as Dashi Dog the photographer, and the voices of Nicole Watterson, Penny Fitzgerald, Teri, and Margaret Robinson in the Cartoon Network show The Amazing World of Gumball, in which she does an American accent. Gallagher does the voice of Mater's Computer in Cars 2. She also voiced KT in the 2008 version of Pinky and Perky, Egbert and Gilda the Pigeon in Poppy Cat, Lapitch in the English version of the 2000 television series of Lapitch the Little Shoemaker, Noddy in the 2009 version of Noddy in Toyland, Dennis's mother and several characters in the 2009 version of Dennis the Menace, Pip in Pip Ahoy!, Lottie's mother and several characters in Frankenstein's Cat, Foofa in the UK dubbed version of Yo Gabba Gabba!, Gerald and several characters in Fleabag Monkeyface, Mrs Piecrust in Mike the Knight, Hugo in What's the Big Idea (CBeebies), both Gaspard and Lisa's mothers, Lisa's little sister Lila and Gaspard's grandmother Mathilde in Gaspard and Lisa, Lucy Selby in Postman Pat: The Movie, Driver Dottie in Engie Benjy, Miss Ladybird, Bobee and Millice Ant in The Hive, Darzi in The Jungle Book, Hermoine in Sherlock Yack, Jessica in Dude, That's My Ghost!, Zak and Zou's mother in Zou and various characters such as Emily (UK), Rosie (UK), Belle (UK/US), Daisy (UK/US; Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure and The Great Race only), Mavis (UK/US), Annie & Clarabel (UK/US), Judy (UK/US), Lady Hatt (UK/US) and other characters alike on Thomas & Friends.

She has also done redubs for several anime films such as Laughing Target, X, Bounty Dog, Demon City Shinjuku and Cyber City Oedo 808.

In 2010, she voiced Queen Titania, Mrs. Walker, and Fern in the UK version of the movie Rainbow Magic: Return to Rainspell Island. She does the voice of Matilda, Young Stella and Zara the Cruzeao in Angry Birds Space.

In 2015, she provided voices for several minor characters in Thunderbirds Are Go, and now as the role of the titular character in the UK Version of Henry Hugglemonster and the Voice Trumpets and the Tiddlytubbies in the 2015 reboot of Teletubbies.

She has also done various voice over work for video games, commercials, radio plays, BBC radio dramas and audio books such as several new Meg Cabot books and the 2007 audio book adaptation of Charles Dickens's famous novel Bleak House which became The Times audio book of the year. Gallagher has also been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company and can be well known as a recognizable voice for listeners of Radio 4's Book of the Week and Book at Bedtime.

Gallagher is also the lead singer of a musical band called Arcelia which has been performed in various London pubs, as well as supporting several other UK-based bands.


Date Title Role Director Station
18 October 1993 The Lake Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4
11 March 1994 Waiting For Lefty Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 3
1995 Salem's Lot (radio drama) Susan Norton Adrian Bean BBC Radio 4
24 January 2001 The Polish Soldier Marti Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
27 February 2004 Different Planes Annie Wyman Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Friday Play
14 July 2004 Are You Sure? Deborah Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
2 April 20076 April 2007 Captain Starlight's Apprentice[1] Jess Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
22 June 2010 Two Pipe Problem 2010: Right Old Charlie[2] Karen Marilyn Imrie BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
23 June 2010 Two Pipe Problem 2010: The Memory Man Forgets[3] Karen / Shelley Marilyn Imrie BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
31 October 20116 November 2011 The Heat of the Day[4] Louie / Anne / Mary / Waitress Marilyn Imrie BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial
20 February 201421 February 2014 The Exorcist Chris MacNeil Gaynor Macfarlane BBC Radio 4


Year(s) Title Role Director(s) Notes
2007-present Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies Karla the Zebra Unknown Got took over by Phillipa Alexander.
2009–present Thomas & Friends Emily (UK), Rosie (UK), Belle (UK/US), Gina (UK/US; The Great Race only), Frieda (UK/US; The Great Race only), Marion (UK/US; The Great Race only), Daisy (UK/US; Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure and The Great Race only), Mavis (UK/US), Judy (UK/US), Annie & Clarabel (UK/US), Lady Hatt (UK/US), Bridget Hatt (UK/US), Stephen Hatt (UK/US) and a few others Greg Tiernan/Rob Silvestri/David Baas/David Stoten/Don Spencer/Dianna Basso Took-over the roles of Mavis (in the US) and both Stephen & Bridget (in the UK and the US) from fellow Co-Stars
Jules de Jongh and
Matt Wilkinson
2010–2013 Alphablocks Various
2011–present The Amazing World of Gumball Penny Fitzgerald, Nicole Watterson, Teri, Jackie Wilson, Margaret Robinson and other various female characters
2015–present Thunderbirds Are Go EOS and various other female characters David Scott, Theo Baynton
2015–present Teletubbies Voice Trumpets, Tiddlytubbies

Video games

Year Title Role
2006 Rule of Rose Wendy, Joshua
2007 The Witcher Abigail, Alvin


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