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James Earls-Davis


James Earls-Davis

Sound Designer

For the New Vic: all main-house sound designs since 1987 including: Diana of Dobson’s, Kiss Me Quickstep  (with Alex Day), Robin Hood & Marian (with Alex Day), Seeing the Lights, The Hoard Festival, The Ladykillers, Dracula (with Alex Day), The Borrowers, Ghosts, A History of Falling Things, Around the World in Eighty Days, Inherit the Wind, I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire!, The Memory of Water, The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Stones in His Pockets, Widowers’ Houses, The Thrill of Love, Talking Heads, A Christmas Carol, A Bright Fine Day, Far From the Madding Crowd, Where Have I Been All My Life?, Alice in Wonderland, The Glass Menagerie, The Admirable Crichton, Spring and Port Wine, The Rivals, Bus Stop, Peter Pan, Bleak House, Alphabetical Order, Humble Boy, And a Nightingale Sang, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Bouncers, The Daughter-in-Law, Dumb Show, A Taste of Honey, Honeymoon Suite, The Price, A Voyage Round My Father, Arabian Nights, The Weir, Dangerous Corner, Flamingoland, Don Giovanni, Great Expectations, Laurel and Hardy, Be My Baby.

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: The Game (Northern Broadsides); A Number (Library Theatre, Manchester); These Four Streets (Birmingham Rep); Rebecca and Frozen (Theatre by the Lake, Keswick); King Macbeth, Silent Anger, Homefront, and Sticks and Stones (Reveal Theatre Co); Twelfth Night (Belgrade, Coventry); Her Big Chance (Harrogate); several sound designs and/or original music for New Vic Borderlines and Education projects, and soundtracks for community arts projects and films.

We’re missing seeing you at the New Vic and can’t wait to welcome you back ‘round’ ours just as soon as we are able…