Ben Harrison

Sound Designer

Ben Harrison is a Sound Designer specialising in Theatre Sound Design.  Ben sound designs shows in the West End, for national and international touring productions.


Sound Design Highlights include:   Five Guys Named Moe, Cabaret, Scrooge, Soul Sister, Dreamboats & Petticoats, Dancing In The Streets, The Country Girl (West End).  Hairspray, The Wedding Singer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Million Dollar Quartet, Return To The Forbidden Planet, Happy Days The Musical, Carnaby Street, High Society, Blood Brothers, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Dr Dolittle, Jekyll & Hyde, Tommy, Save The Last Dance For Me, The Boy Friend, Half a Sixpence, The Roy Orbison Story, This Is Elvis, Laughter In The Rain (UK Touring).   Starlight Express, Evita, Dancing In The Streets (International Touring).  Whistle Down The Wind (UK & American Tour).  Five Guys Named Moe (Edinburgh), Into The Woods (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Bugsy Malone (Hammersmith Lyric); Hedda Gabler (Northampton Royal); The Prodigals (Coventry Belgrade & Edinburgh Fringe); The King & I, Hairspray, Simply Cinderella, The Pillow Man, Hotstuff, Gypsy, Hello Dolly!, Oliver, Piaf, Sweeney Todd, Chicago, The Sound Of Music (Leicester Curve); Obama The Mamba (Leicester Curve & the Lowry)


Between 2002 and 2007 Ben was Head of Sound at Leicester’s Haymarket Theatre where he designed West Side Story, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Hot Stuff – the Christmas Edition, Macbeth, An Illustrious Corpse, Beautiful Thing, The Fortune Club, East, Divine, The Bogus Woman (also Adelaide & New York), The Good Woman of Schezuan, Steven Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures, The Happy Prince and The Wizard of Oz.


Ben recently designed the ‘Curtain Up’ exhibition at the V&A Museum celebrating 40 years of theatre in London & New York.


Ben is a regular associate of ARTBUILDING PROJECTS, consulting on audioinstallations of theatres and art spaces across Europe.


You can follow Ben on Twitter @BenSoundDesign


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