Mic is an award winning sound and projection designer. He  works across the broadest spectrum of theatre production, from West End and Broadway theatres, Fringe and Off-Broadway productions, international opera, site specific work, regional productions, and community projects.

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Mic Pool is an award winning sound and video designer who works across the broadest spectrum of theatre production, from the West End and Broadway, international opera, site specific work, regional productions, and community projects.

Date of Birth: 1958
Professional
Experience:  40 Years+

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1968-1972 
Chorister, Magdalen College Oxford
1972-1975 
Wanstead High School

1976-1977 
Mountview Theatre School, London.
2 Year Stage Management Technical and Design Diploma. Specialised in sound and
lighting. Final term tour of Sweden as sound and lighting designer


Graduated with Notable ‘A’ Diploma October 1977 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

2008
Winner. Tony Award
Best Sound Design in a Play for the Broadway production of THE 39 STEPS.

2008
Nominated for Drama Desk, (New York), Helpmann, (Australia), Elliot Norton and IRNE (Boston) awards for international productions of THE 39 STEPS.

2007
Nominated for Laurence Olivier Award for the West End production of THE 39 STEPS

2001
Nominated Drama Desk Award
Nominated Lucille Lortel Award
for Sound Design for the New York Production of 
THE UNEXPECTED MAN

1992
Winner TMA/Martini Award
Best Designer for sound design for LIFE IS A DREAM at West Yorkshire Playhouse

 

EMPLOYMENT

1976-Present
Freelance Sound and Video Designer

2000-2012
Director of Creative Technology, 
West Yorkshire Playhouse Leeds.
Sound and Video Design, Research and Development, Education and Community Projects.

1996-2000
Associate Director (Sound). 
West Yorkshire Playhouse Leeds.
Combining resposibilities as Resident Sound Designer 
with project development, advisory and producing activities

1989-1996
Resident Sound Designer / Head of Sound. 
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Leeds.
Responsible for sound in one of  the  largest producing theatre organisations outside London.

Designed all original installed production sound systems, specified equipment, supervised installation and commissioning and set up sound department.

Managed department of three full time staff responsible for the operation and
maintenance of all production sound, communication and recording studio
equipment.

Designed Sound for over 250 productions (1989-2012)

1989
Installation engineer. Autograph Sound Recording.  Miss Saigon.
Theatre Royal Drury Lane London

1987-1989
Sound designer /Head of Sound. 
Tyne Theatre Company Newcastle
Designed sound for all productions at this major regional producing theatre.

1981-1987
Sound Technician. Ballet RambertRambert Dance Company
Extensive touring in UK, USA, Poland, Greece, Germany, France, Cyprus, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Finland, Jordan and Canada to theatres, tents and amphitheatres of capacities up to four thousand. Specified operated and maintained the company’s’ touring sound system and West London recording facility. Sound Designs for: Wildlife, Dipping Wings, Sergeant Earlys Dream, Requiem.

1987
Chief of Sound. Assembly Productions. Music Hall Edinburgh.
Sound Engineer. Edinburgh International Television Festival

1986
Chief of Sound Assembly Productions. Assembly Rooms Edinburgh
Responsible for sound in 5 auditoria, presenting an average of 25 performances daily for the duration of the Edinburgh Festival. Supervised team of four full time engineers and casual staff.

Chief of Sound. Commonwealth Arts Festival. Assembly Rooms Edinburgh.

1981

Head of Sound. Royal Court Theatre, London.

1979-1980
Head of Sound. 
Lyric TheatreHammersmith.
Established sound department at newly rebuilt theatre. Designed and operated sound for a full programme of theatrical productions , concerts and foyer events.

1978-1979

Stage Electrician. Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Operating and maintaining sound and lighting equipment in the schools Barbican premises. Instructing students in the correct use of equipment.

1977-1978

Sound Engineer. Night Out Theatre Restaurant, Birmingham.
Operating sound in 1300 seat cabaret venue for major cabaret artists including:
The Three Degrees, Gene Pitney, Des O’Connor, Danny LaRue
Sound for industrial presentations including:
Massey-Ferguson, Eaton Yale, British Midland Airways.

NOTABLE PRODUCTIONS AND PROJECTS

2018
Video Designer
Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner
Royal Opera House. dir Keith Warner

Sound Designer
Art by Yasmina Reza (Translated by Christopher Hampton)
David Pugh Ltd. UK Tour. dir Ellie Jones

Kathleen Turner-Finding My Voice
Fane Productions. The Other Palace & UK Tour. dir Andy Gale

Blueberry Toast by Mary Laws
Soho Theatre. dir Steve Marmion

 

2017
Video Designer
Silver Lining by Sandi Toksvig (World Premiere)
English Touring Theatre, UK Tour. dir Rebecca Gatward

Filmmaker
Winestead by Gavin Bryars
Opera North Projects. Filmed performance, installed PRS New Music Biennial, Hull

Sound Designer
Silver Lining by Sandi Toksvig (World Premiere)
English Touring Theatre, UK Tour. dir Rebecca Gatward

Abigail’s Party by Mike Leigh
Theatre Royal Bath and tour. dir Sarah Esdaile

Roller Diner by Stephen Jackson (World Premiere)
Soho Theatre. dir. Steve Marmion

No’s Knife by Samuel Beckett
Abbey Theatre Dublin. dir Lisa Dwan & Joe Murphy

The Graduate by Charles Webb, adapted by Terry Johnson
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Curve, and UK tour. dir Lucy Bailey

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie
County Hall London. dir Lucy Bailey

Recording Producer
The Stopping Train by Gavin Bryars and Blake Morrisson
GB Records

2016

Video Designer
Beryl by Maxine Peake
Rose Theatre Kingston. dir Rebecca Gatward

Sound Designer
Sonic Journey. The Stopping Train by Gavin Bryars and Blake Morrisson
Sound UK. Site Specific. Train Goole to Hull

Beryl by Maxine Peake
Rose Theatre Kingston. dir Rebecca Gatward

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote adapted by Richard Greenberg.
Colin Ingram Productions. Curve Leicester, Haymarket Theatre West End, and UK tour
dir Nikolai Foster

The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
Fiery Angel. UK tour. dir Maria Aitken

No’s Knife by Samuel Beckett (World Premiere)
Old Vic. dir Lisa Dwan & Joe Murphy

Art by Yasmina Reza (Translated by Christopher Hampton)
Old Vic. dir Matthew Warchus

Deny! Deny! Deny! by Jonathan Maitland (World Premiere)
Park Theatre, London. dir Brendan O’Hea

2015

Video Designer
Beryl by Maxine Peake
UK, Rural, and  Community theatre tours. dir Rebecca Gatward

Electric by Andrew Day (World Premiere)
Big House Theatre Co. Site Specific. Rio cinema basement, Dalston. dir Maggie Norris
The Big House works with young people who have been through the care system and are finding life difficult. They provide a platform for them to participate in the making of theatre and to have their voices heard.

Sound Designer
Underworld.  Choreographed by Charlotte Vincent. Music by Gavin Bryars.
Vincent Dance Theatre. Shoreditch Town Hall and tour.

Beryl by Maxine Peake
UK, Rural and  Community theatre tours. dir Rebecca Gatward

The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
Off- Broadway. Union Square Theatre NYC. dir Maria Aitken

Avocado by Eve Ensler
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Mark Rosenblatt

Talking Heads by Alan Bennett
Theatre Royal Bath and UK Tour. dir Sarah Esdaile

Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton
Royal Northampton. dir Lucy Bailey

Around The World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason.
St James Theatre London. dir Lucy Bailey

2014

Video Designer
Sing Something Simple 2 by Vanessa Brooks
Dark Horse. Lawrence Batley Huddersfield & UK Tour. dir Vanessa Brooks
Dark Horse is  a leading vocational trainer of actors with learning disabilities

BabyLon by Andrew Day (World Premiere)
The Big House Theatre Company , Hackney Downs Studio. dir Maggie Norris
The Big House works with young people who have been through the care system and are finding life difficult. They provide a platform for them to participate in the making of theatre and to have their voices heard.

Beryl by Maxine Peake (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Grand Depart Tour de France, Leeds. dir Rebecca Gatward

Single Spies by Alan Bennett
Rose Theatre Kingston. dir Sarah Esdaile

The Realness by Kath Gotts, Maureen Chadwick & David Watson (World Premiere)
Big Broad Productions/Big House Theatre Co. Hackney Downs Studio. dir Maggie Norris

Sound Designer
Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott
Fiery Angel. Mercury Theatre Colchester and UK Tour. dir Lucy Bailey

Beryl by Maxine Peake (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Grand Depart Tour de France, Leeds. dir Rebecca Gatward

The Dispute by Marivaux, adapted by Emily Kempson
HiBrow.  Summerhall Edinburgh and Odeon Cinemas live broadcast. dir Emily Kempson

Single Spies by Alan Bennett
Rose Theatre Kingston. dir Sarah Esdaile

2013
Video Designer
Queen of The Nile by Tim Fountain (World Premiere)
Hull Truck Theatre. dir Mike Bradwell

Sing Something Simple by Vanessa Brooks (World Premiere)
Dark Horse. Lawrence Batley Theatre  Huddersfield. dir Vanessa Brooks
Dark Horse is  a leading vocational trainer of actors with learning disabilities

Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah, adapted by Lemn Sissay (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Gail Mcintyre

Sound Designer
The Captain of Kopenick  by Carl Zuckmayer adapted by Ron Hutchinson
National Theatre (Olivier). dir Adrian Noble

The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
Fiery Angel. UK Tour. dir Maria Aitken

Sherlock Holmes-The Best Kept Secret by Mark Catley (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse  and  UK tour. dir Nikolai Foster

Neighbors by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Hightide Festival/Nuffield Southampton. dir Steve Atkinson

Sherlock’s Last Case by Charles Marowitz.
Watermill Theatre, Newbury. dir Maria Aitken

The Night Before Christmas by Anthony Neilsen
Soho Theatre. dir Steve Marmion

Fortune’s Fool by Ivan Turgenev
Old Vic. dir Lucy Bailey

2012
Video Designer
Steptoe & Son by Galton and Simpson, adapted by Emma Rice
KneeHigh. West Yorkshire Playhouse and UK Tour dir Emma Rice

The Final Vision
Leeds Canvas. Brothers Quay. Site Specific, Dark Arches, Leeds

The Worm Collector by Jodie Marshall
West Yorkshire Playhouse Schools Touring Company. dir Gail McIntyre

Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner
Royal Opera House. dir Keith Warner

Sound Designer
The Wind In the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Alan Bennett
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof  by Tennessee Williams
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Sarah Esdaile

The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard
English Touring Theatre. UK Tour. dir Kate Saxton 

The Giant and the Bear. (World Premiere)
by Clare Duffy, Layla Rosa, Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe
Unlimited Theatre. Circus Tent, Leeds. dir Jon Spooner

Underworlds & Overworlds (Lead Artist)
Cultural Olympiad, Leeds. curated by Brothers Quay

The King’s Speech by David Seidler (World Premiere)
Wyndham’s Theatre West End and UK Tour. dir Adrian Noble

The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett
Theatre Royal Bath Productions. Apollo Theatre West End. dir Christopher Luscombe

2011
Video Designer
The Wiz by William Brown and Charlie Small
Birmingham Rep and West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Josette Bushell-Mingo

His Teeth by Ben Musgrave (World Premiere)
Only Connect. dir Maggie Norris
Only Connect is an arts company that works with prisoners, ex-offenders and young people at risk of crime

Sound Designer
Yerma by Federico García Lorca
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Róisín McBrinn

The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Sarah Esdaile

Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jonathan Munby

The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett
Theatre Royal Bath Productions. UK Tour. dir Christopher Luscombe

King Lear by William Shakespeare
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

The Go-Between (World Premiere)
by David Wood and Richard Taylor, based on the novel by L P Hartley
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Derby Live,  Royal Northampton. dir Roger Haines

Sleeping Beauty by Rufus Norris
Birmingham Repertory Theatre at the Crescent. dir Sarah Esdaile

Guest Designer and adjudicator
National Student Drama Festival

2010
Video Designer
Death of A Salesman by Arthur Miller
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Sarah Esdaile

Mission to Mars by Clare Duffy, Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe (World Premiere)
Unlimited Theatre. Polka Theatre and UK tour.  dir Jon Spooner.

Sound Designer
Rum and Coca Cola by Mustafa Matura
Talawa & English Touring Theatre. UK tour. dir Don Warrington

The Count of Monte Cristo (World Premiere)
by Alexander Dumas, adapted by Joel Horwood
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Alan Lane

Death of A Salesman by Arthur Miller
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Sarah Esdaile

Hay Fever by Noel coward
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Billy Liar by Keith Waterhouse
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Nick Bagnall

As You Like It by William Shakespeare
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

The History Boys by Alan Bennett
Theatre Royal Bath Productions. UK Tour. dir Christopher Luscombe

The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Musical adaptation by Gary Lyons and Tim Sutton
Birmingham Repertory Theatre. dir Ian Brown

2009
Video Designer
The Worm Collector by Jodie Marshall (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse Schools Touring Company. dir Gail McIntyre

Sound Designer
The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
USA no 1 Tour. dir Maria Aitken

Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht
Shared Experience. UK Tour. dir Nancy Meckler

The Secret Garden  (World Premiere)
by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Musical adaptation by Gary Lyons and Tim Sutton
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Tamara Harvey

When We Are Married by J B Priestley
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Liverpool Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

The Moon, The Moon by Clare Duffy, Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe (World Premiere)
Unlimited Theatre and Curve. UK Tour. dir Jon Spooner.

The Hounding of David Oluwale (World Premiere)
by Kester Aspden adapted by Oladipo Agboluaje
Eclipse Theatre Company. Hackney Empire ,UK Tour. dir Dawn Walton

2008
Video Designer

Any Which Way by David Watson (World Premiere)
Only Connect. dir Maggie Norris
Only connect is an arts company that works with prisoners, ex-offenders and young people at risk of crime

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C S Lewis, Adrian Mitchell, Shaun Davey
Birmingham Repertory Theatre. dir Ian Brown

Fast Labour by Steve Brown (World Premiere)
Hampstead Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Salonika by Louise Page
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Nikolai Foster

Sound Designer
The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
Broadway, UK Tour, Australia, Italy. Hong Kong. Korea, Israel. dir Maria Aitken

Animal Farm by George Orwell adapted by Peter Hall
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Nikolai Foster

Don’t You Leave Me Here by Clare Brown (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Sarah Punshon

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C S Lewis, Adrian Mitchell, Shaun Davey
Birmingham Repertory Theatre. dir Ian Brown

Fast Labour by Steve Brown (World Premiere)
Hampstead Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Monkey by Colin Teevan
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Dominic LeClerc

Salonika by Louise Page
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Nikolai Foster

Year of the Rat by Roy Smiles (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Alan Strachan

Infinite Lives by Chris Goode
North Wall Oxford. directed by Jon Spooner

2007
Video Designer
Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner
Royal Opera House. dir Keith Warner

Bad Girls The Musical by Kath Gotts and Maureen Chadwick
Big Broad Productions. Garrick Theatre, West End. dir Maggie Norris

How many Miles to Basra by Colin Teevan (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Bollywood Jane by Amanda Whittington
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Nikolai Foster

Don Quixote (World Premiere)
by Cervantes adapted by Pablo Ley and Colin Teevan
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Teatro Madrid . dir Josep Galindo

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C S Lewis, Adrian Mitchell, Shaun Davey
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Sound Designer
Bad Girls The Musical by Kath Gotts and Maureen Chadwick (Sound FX design)
Big Broad Productions. Garrick Theatre West End. dir Maggie Norris

Hound of the Baskervilles (World Premiere)
by Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Steve Canny and Peepolykus.
Peepolykus. UK Tour. Duchess Theatre West End

How many Miles to Basra by Colin Teevan (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Bollywood Jane by Amanda Whittington
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Nikolai Foster

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C S Lewis, Adrian Mitchell, Shaun Davey
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

2006
Video Designer
Scuffer by Mark Catley (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Alex Chisholm

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, musical adapted by John Wells and Carl Davis
Birmingham Repertory Theatre. dir Ian Brown

Bad Girls The Musical by Kath Gotts and Maureen Chadwick (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Maggie Norris

Sound Designer
The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
Tricycle Theatre, Criterion Theatre West End (Ran for 9 years) dir Maria Aitken

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, musical adapted by John Wells and Carl Davis
Birmingham Repertory Theatre. dir Ian Brown

Bad Girls The Musical by Kath Gotts and Maureen Chadwick (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Maggie Norris

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, adapted by Christopher Sergel
Centreline Productions. UK Tour dir Michael Buffong

Savages by Christopher Hampton
National Youth Theatre. The Royal Court. dir Edward Kemp

2005

Video Designer
Ying Tong by Roy Smiles (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Ambassadors Theatre West End. dir Michael Kingsbury 

Die Walkure by Richard Wagner
Royal Opera House. dir Keith Warner

Dracula by Bram Stoker adapted by Bryony Lavery (World Premiere)
Centreline Productions. UK Tour dir Rachel Kavanaugh

Three Thousand Troubled Threads by Chiew Siah Tei (World Premiere)
Stellar Quines, Edinburgh International Festival dir Muriel Romanes

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, musical adapted by John Wells and Carl Davis
West Yorkshire Playhouse . dir Ian Brown

Two Tracks and Text Me by Sol B River.
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Joe Williams

Sound Designer
Ying Tong by Roy Smiles (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Ambassadors Theatre West End. dir Michael Kingsbury 

The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
West Yorkshire Playhouse, UK Tour. dir Fiona Buffini

The Postman Always Rings Twice  by James M Cain adapted by Andrew Rattenbury
Playhouse Theatre West End. dir Lucy Bailey

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, musical adapted by John Wells and Carl Davis
West Yorkshire Playhouse . dir Ian Brown

Jerusalem by Simon Armitage (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse . dir John Tiffany

2004


Video Designer
Solid Gold Cadillac by Teichmann and Kaufman
Garrick Theatre West End dir Ian Brown

Crap Dad by Mark Catley (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Gail McIntyre

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
Royal Opera House. dir Keith Warner

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C S Lewis, Adrian Mitchell, Shaun Davey
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

Sound Designer
Solid Gold Cadillac by Teichmann and Kaufman
Garrick Theatre West End dir Ian Brown

Vodou Nation by Brett Bailey and Richard Morse (World Premiere)
UK Arts. UK Tour dir Brett Bailey

Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell (World Premiere)
by George Orwell adapted by Pablo Ley and Allen Baker
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Northern Stage, Barcelona and Paris. dir Josep Galindo

Beauty And The Beast by Laurence Boswell
RSC. dir by Laurence Boswell

Electricity by Murray Gold
West Yorkshire Playhouse . dir Ian Brown

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C S Lewis, Adrian Mitchell, Shaun Davey
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Ian Brown

TV Concert Graphics
Lesley Garrett and Friends
BBC. dir Rhodri Huw

2003

Video Designer
Siegfried by Richard Wagner
New National Theatre Tokyo. dir Keith Warner

Il Tabarro by Puccini
Welsh National Opera (Small venues Welsh tour)

Wizard of Oz by Frank L Baum
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jude Kelly

The Wooden Frock by Emma Rice and Tom Morris (World Premiere)
Kneehigh. UK Tour. dir Emma Rice

Sound Designer
Pretending To Be Me by  Tom Courtney
Comedy Theatre West End dir Ian Brown

Brand by Henrik Ibsen
Stanhope Productions. RSC.
Swan Theatre. Haymarket Theatre West End. dir Adrian Noble

My Dad’s Corner Shop by Ray Grewal (World Premiere)
Derby Playhouse. dir Stephen Edwards

Beauty And The Beast by Laurence Boswell (World Premiere)
RSC dir by Laurence Boswell

Blues in the Night
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Geraldine Connor

2002

Video Designer
Die Walkure by Richard Wagner
New National Theatre Tokyo. dir Keith Warner

Singin In The Rain by Betty Comden, Adolph Freed,  Nacio Herb Brown,  Arthur Freed
David Ian Productions. UK tour .dir Jude Kelly

Johnson Over Jordan  by J B Priestley
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jude Kelly

Sound Designer
The Late Shakespeare Plays
The Winter’s Tale dir Matthew Warchus
The Tempest          dir Michael Boyd
Pericles                   dir Adrian Noble
RSC. The Roundhouse London and Stratford

Paco Pena Voces y Ecos by Paco Pena
Peacock Theatre. dir Jude Kelly

Carnival Messiah  by Geraldine Connor (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Geraldine Connor

Hamlet by  William Shakespeare
West Yorkshire Playhouse,  dir Ian Brown

Pretending To Be Me by Tom Courtney (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse,  dir Ian Brown

2001
Video Designer

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
New National Theatre Tokyo. dir Keith Warner

Il Travatore by Verdi
English National Opera dir Nicholas Payne

Dangerous Corner by J B Priestley
Bill Kenwright. Garrick Theatre West End. dir Laurie Sansom

Smoking With Lulu by Janet Munsil
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Soho Theatre. dir David Giles

Sound Designer
Naked Justice by John Mortimer (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. UK Tour. dir Christopher Morahan

Hijra by Ash Kotak (World Premiere)
Bush Theatre dir Ian Brown

Top Girls by Caryl Churchill
Aldwych Theatre West End. UK Tour. dir Thea Sharrock

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
RSC. dir Lindsay Posner

Dead Funny by Terry Johnson
 Nottingham Playhouse dir Topher Campbell

Dangerous Corner by J B Priestley
Bill Kenwright. Garrick Theatre West End. dir Laurie Sansom

Smoking With Lulu by Janet Munsil
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Soho Theatre. dir David Giles

TV Sound Design
How Wide is Your Sky
Channel 4

2000
Video Designer
Singin In The Rain by Betty Comden, Adolph Freed,  Nacio Herb Brown,  Arthur Freed
West Yorkshire Playhouse. National Theatre  dir Jude Kelly

Rinaldo by Handel
Grange Park Opera dir David Fielding

The Turk In Italy by Rossini
English National Opera dir David Fielding

Sound Designer
Shockheaded Peter  Martyn Jaques, The Tiger Lillies
Cultural Industry. Victory Theatre off-Broadway NYC.  dir Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch

The Seagull by Anton Checkhov
RSC. Swan Theatre, UK Tour dir Adrian Noble

The Rivals by R B Sheridan
RSC. Swan Theatre. dir Lindsay Posner

Victoria by David Grieg (World Premiere)
RSC. Pit. dir Ian Brown

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
RSC. dir Michael Boyd

Another Country by Julian Mitchell
Arts Theatre West End. dir Stephen Henry

The Unexpected Man by Yasmina Reza (Translated by Christopher Hampton)
Off-Broadway Promenade Theater New York. dir Matthew Warchus

1999
Sound Designer
Art by Yasmina Reza (Translated by Christopher Hampton)
Los Angeles. dir Matthew Warchus

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
RSC Stratford and London. BAM New York. dir Michael Boyd

1998
Sound Designer

Shockheaded Peter by Martyn Jaques, The Tiger Lillies (World Premiere)
Cultural Industry. West Yorkshire Playhouse, Lyric Hammersmith and World Tour.
dir Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch

You’ll Have Had Your Hole by Irvine Welsh (World Premiere)
West  Yorkshire Playhouse. Astoria Theatre London. dir Ian Brown

Afore Night Come by David Rudkin
Theatr Clwyd Mold. dir Dominic Cooke

Trackers of Oxyrynchus by Tony Harrison. Music by Stephen Edwards
Northern Broadsides. West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Barrie Rutter

The Unexpected Man by Yasmina Reza (Translated by Christopher Hampton)
RSC Pit. Duchess Theatre West End. dir Matthew Warchus

Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Out of Joint. Young Vic and UK Tour. dir Max Stafford Clark

Spend! Spend! Spend! (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse dir Steve Brown and Justine Green

The Ian Mckellen Company Season.
The Seagull by Anton Chekhov dir Jude Kelly
Present Laughter by Noel Coward dir Malcolm Sutherland
The Tempest by William Shakespeare dir Jude Kelly
Courtyard Theatre West Yorkshire Playhouse

1997
Sound Designer

Goliath  by Bryony Lavery, Bea Campbell (World Premiere)
Sphinx Theatre Company. UK Tour. dir Annie Castledine

Art by Yasmina Reza (Translated by Christopher Hampton)
Produced by David Pugh & Sean Connery. Royale Theater Broadway. dir Matthew Warchus

1996
Sound Designer

The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Phelim McDermott

Foe by J M Coetzee adapted by Mark Wheatley (World Premiere)
Complicite. West Yorkshire Playhouse, Young Vic, UK Tour dir Annie Castledine.

When We Are Married by J B Priestley
Chichester Festival Theatre and Savoy Theatre West End. dir Jude Kelly

Art by Yasmina Reza (Translated by Christopher Hampton)
Produced by David Pugh & Sean Connery. Wyndham’s Theatre. dir Matthew Warchus

Peter Pan by J M Barrie
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

1995
Sound Designer

Road by Jim Cartwright
Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester. dir Jim Cartwright

Winter Guest by Sharman McDonald (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse.Almeida Theatre London. dir Alan Rickman

Getting On by Alan Bennett
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Prunella Scales

A Call in the Night by Bernard Kops
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jude Kelly

King Lear  by William Shakespeare
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Hackney Empire.  dir Jude Kelly

The Beatification of Area Boy by Wole Soyinka
West Yorkshire Playhouse and World Tour.  dir Jude Kelly

Peter Pan by J M Barrie
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

1994
Sound Designer
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo (World Premiere)
adapted by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch
West Yorkshire Playhouse.  dir Phelim McDermott

Two by Jim Cartwright
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Cathy Denford

Betrayal by Harold Pinter
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

1993
Sound Designer
The Plough and the Stars by Sean O’Casey
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

Comedians by Trevor Griffiths
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Lyric Theatre Hammersmith. dir Jude Kelly

A Passionate woman by Kay Mellor (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir David Liddiment

The Servant of Two Masters by Goldoni
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Goldoni Theatre Venice,  dir Phelim McDermott

1992
Sound Designer

The Gulf Between Us by Trevor Griffiths (World Premiere)
The Building Company. West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Trevor Griffiths

The Revengers Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jude Kelly

Life is a Dream by Calderon
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

The Wicked Old Man by John McGrath (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jude Kelly

Kvetch by Steven Berkoff
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Vicky Featherstone

Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

Fiddler on the Roof by Bock, Harnick & Stein
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Matthew Warchus

1991
Sound Designer
What Every Woman Knows by J M Barrie
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Annie Castledine

The Pope and The Witch by Dario Fo
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Comedy Theatre West End. dir Jude Kelly

Getting Attention by Martin Crimp (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. dir Jude Kelly

Coriolanus by William Shakespeare
National Youth Theatre. Bloomsbury Theatre. dir Matthew Warchus

Savages by Christopher Hampton
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jude Kelly

Pratt of the Argus by David Nobbs, adapted by Michael Birch (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse. dir Jude Kelly

Blitz! by Lionel Bart
Northern Stage Company. Tyne Theatre. dir Ed Wilson

1990
Sound Designer

Wild Oats by John O’Keeffe
West Yorkshire Playhouse (Opening Production). dir Jude Kelly

The Maple Tree Game by Pavel Kohout
West Yorkshire Playhouse . dir John Harrison

Sunsets and Glories by Peter Barnes (World Premiere)
West Yorkshire Playhouse . dir Stuart Burge

Second to Last in the Sack Race by David Nobbs,  (World Premiere)
adapted by Michael Birch
West Yorkshire Playhouse . dir Jude Kelly

Blitz! by Lionel Bart

National Youth Theatre. Playhouse Theatre West End. dir Ed Wilson

Coriolanus by William Shakespeare
National Youth Theatre. Tramway Glasgow. dir Matthew Warchus

1989
Sound Designer
Murder in the Cathedral by T S Elliott, Music by Geoffrey Burgon
National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.  Moscow Arts Theatre USSR. dir Ed Wilson

The American Clock by Arthur Miller
Tyne Theatre Company dir Andrew McKinnon

1988
Sound Designer
Peter Pan by  J M Barrie
Tyne Theatre Company. dir Ken Hill

A Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen
Oxford Playhouse Company. 
National Tour dir John Blackmore

1986

Television Sound Recording Supervisor.
Voices and Light Footsteps choreographed by Richard Alson
RM Arts. Danish Ballet

1985
Television Sound Recording supervisor
Wildlife 
and Sergeant Earlys Dream by Rambert Dance Company
RM Arts.

Sound Designer
The Alchemist by Ben Jonson
Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. dir Griff Rhys Jones

1982
Sound Designer

Nightingale by Charles Strouse
Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith dir. Peter James.

1981
Sound Designer
Tibetan Inroads by Stephen Lowe (World Premiere)
Royal Court Theatre. dir. William Gaskill

Restoration by Edward Bond, Music by Nick Bicat. (World Premiere)
Royal Court Theatre. dir. Edward Bond

Glasshouses (AKA Moving Pictures) by Stephen Lowe (World Premiere)
Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. dir. Annie Castledine

Faith Healer by Brian Friel
Royal Court Theatre. dir. Christopher Fettes

Touched by Stephen Lowe (World Premiere)
Royal Court Theatre. dir. William Gaskill

1980
Sound Designer

The Ice Chimney by Barry Collins (World Premiere)
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh. dir. John Chapman

Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith & Fortune Theatre West End dir. Christopher Fettes

Make or Break by Michael Frayn (World Premiere)
Travelling North by David Williamson
The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, dir. Michael Blakemore

Summer with Monika by Roger McGough (World Premiere)
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith. dir. Mel Smith, designer Peter Blake.

1979
Sound Designer
You Never Can Tell
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, dir. David Giles

 

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