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James Earls-Davis


James Earls-Davis

Sound Designer

For the New Vic: nearly all main-house sound designs since 1987 including: Educating Rita, Pitmen Painters, Around the World in 80 Days ( 2017 co-production with Kenny Wax Family Entertainment, Simon Friend and Royal Exchange Theatre); Anna of The Five Towns, Dial M for Murder, The Snow Queen (co-designed with Alex Day – Winner of UK Theatre Awards for Best Show for Children and Young People); The Kitchen Sink, Peter Pan in Scarlet (co-design with Alex Day); Kiss Me Quickstep (co-designed with Alex Day – with Oldham Coliseum); Robin Hood & Marian (co-designed with Alex Day); Seeing the Lights, The Hoard Festival, The Ladykillers, Dracula (co-designed with Alex Day)

Original music includes: Bell, Book and Candle, The Thrill of Love, Gaslight, Proof, Desire Under the Elms, Copenhagen, Blue/Orange, Misery, Dealer’s Choice, Romeo and Juliet, Broken Glass (solo); Talking Heads, Smoke, Once We Were Mothers, Kes, All That Trouble That We Had (with Russell Gregory); The Wicked Lady, Romeo and Juliet and A Fine Bright Day Today (with Sue Moffat).

Sound design and/or original music includes: Play (B-Arts); Devotion (Potboiler Theatre Co); The Game (Northern Broadsides); A Number (Library Theatre, Manchester); These Four Streets (Birmingham Repertory); Rebecca, Frozen (Theatre by the Lake, Keswick); King Macbeth, Silent Anger, Homefront, Sticks and Stones (Reveal Theatre Co); Twelfth Night (Belgrade, Coventry).

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