Awards: Off West End Theatre Awards’ Best Sound Designer winner in 2014 (Ring – BAC); IMGA Excellence in Sound Design Award winner in 2014 (Papa Sangre II); Best Sound Design Laurence Olivier Award nomination in 2012 (The Ladykillers); Best Sound Design Laurence Olivier Award nomination in 2009 (Piaf) and Best Overall Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre Laurence Olivier Award winner (as part of the creative team) in 2009 (The Pride).
Theatre includes: Lunch and The Bow of Ulysses (Trafalgar Studios); The Dresser (Duke of York’s); After Miss Julie (Theatre Royal Bath); The Mighty Walzer (Manchester Royal Exchange); Doctor Faustus (Trafalgar Studios); The Maids (Trafalgar Studios); Deathtrap (Salisbury Playhouse); The Government Inspector (Birmingham Rep); Raz (Assembly Theatre/Riverside Studios); Queen Anne (RSC); Ben Hur (Tricycle Theatre); A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes (Tricycle Theatre); La Musica (Young Vic); The Mentalists (Wyndham’s Theatre); Raz (Assembly Theatre, Edinburgh); We Want You to Watch (National Theatre Temporary Space); Ah, Wilderness! (Young Vic); Multitudes (Tricycle Theatre); The Ruling Class (Trafalgar Transformed); The Walworth Farce (Olympia Theatre, Dublin); 2071 (Royal Court); Minetti (EIF); Richard III (Trafalgar Transformed); Adler and Gibb (Royal Court); Dawn French (UK tour); Fiction (UK tour); Blithe Spirit (Gielgud/US tour); Boeing Boeing (Sheffield Crucible); I Can’t Sing! – the X Factor Musical (London Palladium); The Full Monty (Sheffield/Noël Coward); Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense (Duke of York’s); Ben Hur (Watermill); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Michael Grandage Company); The Pride (Royal Court, Trafalgar Studios and UK tour); Lungs (Berlin Schaubühne); The World of Extreme Happiness (NT); The History Boys (Sheffield Crucible); The Hothouse (Trafalgar Studios); A Mad World My Masters (RSC); Paper Dolls (Tricycle); Ring (BAC); The Architects (Shunt); NSFW (Royal Court); A Taste of Honey (Sheffield Crucible); Scenes From an Execution (NT); The School for Scandal (Bath Theatre Royal); The Motor Show (LIFT); What the Butler Saw (Vaudeville); The Duchess of Malfi (Old Vic); Democracy (Sheffield Crucible and Old Vic); She Stoops to Conquer (NT); The Ladykillers (Gielgud, Vaudeville and UK tour); Painkiller (Lyric, Belfast); My City (Almeida); Little Eagles (RSC); Racing Demon and Hamlet (Sheffield Crucible); The Electric Hotel (Fuel Theatre); Glorious (Rajni Shah Productions); Les Parents Terribles (Donmar at Trafalgar Studios); Polar Bears (Donmar Warehouse); The Little Dog Laughed (Garrick); Three Days of Rain (Apollo); An Enemy of the People (Sheffield Crucible); Phaedra (Donmar Warehouse); Piaf (Donmar Warehouse, Vaudeville and Buenos Aires); All About My Mother (Old Vic); Contains Violence (Lyric Hammersmith); The Lover/The Collection (Comedy); The Caretaker (Sheffield Crucible, Tricycle and UK tour); Amato Saltone, What If…?, Tropicana, Dance Bear Dance and The Ballad of Bobby Francois (Shunt) and Henry IV parts one and two (NT).
Ben and Max are associate artists with the Shunt collective and two-thirds of the band Superthriller. In 2013, they designed Papa Sangre II, a sound-based IOS game for digital arts company Somethin’ Else. They are also co-creators of the immersive theatre company Wiretapper.