Veteran British actor Sir Patrick Stewart is among the celebrities who have given a voice to statues as part of a new art project in the U.K.

Dozens of stars have recorded monologues for the Talking Statues Speak Their Minds project, which provides voices for famous sculptures in London and in Manchester, England.

Stewart has provided a voice for the statue of the Unknown Soldier at London's Paddington Station, The Wire's Dominic West read a piece for the Achilles monument in the city's Hyde Park and Doctor Who star Jenna Louise Coleman took on The Reading Girl statue in Manchester Central Library.

Other famous voices taking part include actors Russell Tovey and Hugh Dennis.