Sound Design, Operation, Technician & Radio Mic Management
Oliver has worked on sound in venues up to 2,100 seats on many different types of event from a conference at The Lyceum with His Holiness The Dalai Lama to Pantomimes & Musicals in local theatres.
Oliver has lots of experience of installing & operating temporary sound systems, managing radio microphones and providing music & sound effects. He has experience of working in collaboration with performers, venue crews and other companies on one-off events & shows in the West End. Most of these events involve a number of companies supplying kit and specialist services such as rigging, video projection, lighting & sound as well as venue, freelance & production crews.
Oliver has worked for theatres on their professional one night events with performers and bands such as:
Richard Digance, Chris Eubank, Soar Patrol, Tony Robinson, Jim Davidson, Laurence Clark, Derek Acorah, Mike Marran, John Petters Swing Band and please also see the West End Events page.
Oliver has designed and operated sound for Musicals such as:
Phoenix Theatre School “Peter Pan” at the Playhouse Harlow.
The Academy “Legally Blond” at the Playhouse Harlow.
Valle Academy “Me & My Girl” at the Playhouse Harlow.
Bishop's Stortford Amateur Operatic Society “Annie Get Your Gun” at the Playhouse, Harlow.
Oliver has helped with many Dance & Drama School shows including:
British Empire Medal Presentation Ceremony & Performance for Brenda Taylor at the Playhouse Harlow.
Brenda Taylor School of Dance “Thank you for the Music” at the Playhouse Harlow.
Makin Steps “5212” & “To The Limit” Dance Shows at Harlow Leisure Zone.
Makin Steps 25th Anniversary Dance Show at Harlow Sports Centre.
Premier School of Dance Presentation Evening 2009 at St Francis’ College, Letchworth.
Sound Effects & Recorded Music
Oliver owns a large collection of sound effects & recorded music and has provided sound effects & recorded music for around 50 theatre productions such as Plays, Musicals & Pantomimes. He can also source specific sound effects & recorded music from internet libraries.
Music can be played from a laptop using Virtual DJ Pro Software or for Theatre Shows there is the Show Cue System software. We also have a Mac Pro so could use QLab.
Oliver has provided party music for many events at different venues over the last 20 years such as:
Premier School of Dance Annual Awards Ceremony & Christmas Party for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 at Stevenage Leisure Centre & 2015 at The Forum.
Several Christmas & New Years Eve Parties for the Playhouse Harlow.
Wedding Receptions in Essex & Kent.
Class Act Theatre School - The Phantom of the Song Contest
“Thank you so much for everything you have done for us and the show. It has been great to work with you again” - Caroline & Simon
Playhouse Theatre School - Once on this Island
“Thank you so much for doing the sound effects for “Once on this Island”. I really do appreciate your input” - Debbie
Davey & Jeanette’s Wedding Disco at Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
“We both wanted to say a big thank you for everything you done for us, it meant so much to both of us. So many people told us how much they enjoyed the disco” - Davey & Jeanette
Public Liability Insurance
Cover arranged through BECTU:
Limit of Indemnity: £10 million
Period of Insurance: 1st May 2018 to 30th April 2019
Territorial Limits: Worldwide
Insurers: Argo Direct Ltd on behalf of Argo Global SE
and Covea Insurance plc