David has directed seven of Alison's one-woman shows. He has written and directed many audio-visual and video productions, and designed permanent visitor attractions including

A Smugglers Adventure and The 1066 Story in Hastings, Newhaven Fort and many others.

As the UK’s first theatre sound designer, he has credits on more than 50 West End musicals, including the original productions of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, CABARET and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.

He was sound consultant to the Royal Shakespeare Company under Sir Peter Hall and the National Theatre Company with Sir Laurence Olivier.

David received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Sound Design from the United States Institute of Theatre Technology in 2008.

His book "STAGE SOUND" is a standard, and his new book "THE SOUND OF THEATRE", the history of theatre sound throughout the ages, is now HERE to purchase OR



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His  latest book entitled "ARE WE DRIVING UP THE RIGHT RIVERBED?" is a true account of his and his wife's    tale of their renovation adventure in Spain.  Available in paperback and E-book from



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Director of "BELLA - THE STORY OF MRS BEETON" and the first production of "THE SIXTH WIFE"

Actor in musicals, theatre and TV, director, hugely talented pianist and singer, and valued friend.