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.... beautiful and unexpected radio

  • News… [+]

    The Audio Production Awards 2017

    Sponsored by Audible and organised by the Radio Independents Group 

    Sound Designer of the Year (Silver) 2017

    For the ghosts and horses, amongst other sounds,  I created for Audible's Christmas Carol and Black Beauty directed by Cherry Cookson for The Wireless Theatre Company..
  • A Scrapbook… [+]

    …. of images and quotes (mainly from the movies) which I found inspiring.


    Kubrick when talking of The Shining cites an essay by H. P. Lovecraft in which the author says, "In all things that are mysterious -- never explain"

    Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. - Bernard Berenson


    My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water. - Robert Bresson


    1930's photo of a Japanese street storyteller.

Rockethouse is a bijou company that creates radio, sound design, film and other delights.


The view from the office carpark.
Director Matt Thompson worked for many years with
Nigel Acheson.