Graham Skidmore was a British voice artist and game show announcer best known for being the voiceover on the British dating gameshow Blind Date from 1985 to 2002.
His nickname Our Graham was given to him by host Cilla Black. He was replaced on the final original series in 2002–2003 by Tommy Sandhu, and by Melanie Sykes on the revived version on Channel 5 from 2017 to 2019, hosted by Paul O’Grady.
Skidmore also held a similar role as a voiceover artist on BBC2’s Shooting Stars with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
His voice could be heard introducing the contestants and announcing the prizes in series 1–5. Aside from this, he also voiced several commercials on television and radio.
Graham appeared in person on The Justin Lee Collins Show, as part of the ‘Blast from the Past’ segment.
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Graham passed away at the age of 84. His death was announced by the entertainment union Equity in June 2022.
The late British voice artist Graham was married with children, however, details about them have not been documented.