Episode 12: Gareth Fry

20 May 2021


On this episode of Through Rose Tinted Specs, Chris chats with sound designer Gareth Fry. Gareth has had the most incredible career, working on sound design for shows like Black Watch and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child as well as working with renowned directors like Katie Mitchell and Simon McBurney. Along the way he has won numerous awards including Oliviers and Tonys, and he has been involved in projects for the V&A and even worked on the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics.

Topics include: surviving and staying creative during lockdown; VR in theatre; moving forward with technology and how we utilise it for performances; Gareth’s journey into sound design; his favourite and most challenging projects; recording mosquitoes on Tottenham Court Road; sound as a storytelling device; Gareth’s experience of working on the Olympics; his advice for aspiring sound designers.



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