Simon Baker

SOUND DESIGNER

Since graduating from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama (and even before then) Simon has worked and experienced almost every corner of the theatre sound industry. He has served time in the sound departments of both the RSC and the National Theatre where he held the post of sound supervisor, and in 1999 he joined leading British sound design and rental company Autograph where he stayed for 11 years. In 2010 Simon returned to freelance life. 

He is Technical Director for Wise Children and an Associate Artist at The Old Vic.

Simon is a Fellow of Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

AWARDS

HELPMANN AWARDS

MATILDA THE MUSICAL – Best Sound  (2015) 

OLIVIER AwardS

MATILDA THE MUSICAL – Best Sound (2011) 

THEATRE CREDITS

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Romantics Anonymous Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic UK/US Tour2020
The Girl From The North Country Broadway2020Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Sound Design for a Musical nominee
LungsThe Old Vic2019
Present LaughterThe Old Vic2019
Christmas Carol The Old Vic2019
Christmas Carol Broadway2019Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Sound Design nominee
The Girl From The North Country Public Theater, New York2019
The Girl From The North CountryCanada & West End2019
Wise Children FilmSpace/BBC2019
Malory TowersWise Children, Bristol Old Vic & UK Tour2019also Video Design
Standing At The Skys EdgeSheffield Crucible Theatre2019
Matilda The MusicalUK Tour2018
Wise ChildrenWise Children, The Old Vic & UK Tour2018
Christmas Carol The Old Vic2018
The Girl From The North Country The Old Vic & West End 2018
The Birthday PartyWest End 2018
The Moderate SopranoWest End 2018
Brief EncounterWest End Revival 2018
Brief EncounterUK Tour Revival2018
PinocchioNational Theatre2017
Matilda The MusicalAsia Tour 2017
Matilda The MusicalUS Tour2017
Twelfth NightShakespeare's Globe 2017
Romantics AnonymousShakespeare's Globe 2017
The Little Match GirlBristol Old Vic & UK Tour2017
The Flying Lovers of VitebskShakespeare's Globe & US Tour2017
Christmas Carol The Old Vic2017
The Girl From The North CountryThe Old Vic2017
Groundhog Day Broadway2017
The Grinning ManWest End2017
Tristan & YesultKneehigh Revival, UK tour2017
A Midsummer Night DreamShakespeare's Globe 2016
The Little Match GirlShakespeare's Globe 2016
The Flying Lovers of VitebskKneehigh, UK tour2016
Groundhog Day The Old Vic2016
The CaretakerThe Old Vic2016
The MasterbuilderThe Old Vic2016
The Grinning ManBristol Old Vic2016
946 - The Story of Adulfos TipsShakespeare's Globe & US Tour2016
Matilda The MusicalAustralia2015
Future ConditionalThe Old Vic2015
High SocietyThe Old Vic2015
946 - The Story of Adulfos TipsKneehigh, UK tour2015
RebeccaUK tour2015also Composer
Di&Viv&RoseWest End2015
The Roaring GirlRoyal Shakespeare Company2014
ElectraThe Old Vic2014
Shakespeare In LoveWest End2014
Brief EncounterLos Angeles2014
An Audience With Meow MeowBerkley Rep2014
Anything GoesSheffield Crucible Theatre2014
Amen CornerNational Theatre2013
The Light PrincessNational Theatre2013Olivier Awards Best Sound Design nominee
Matilda The MusicalBroadway2013
MojoWest End2013
Brief EncounterAustralian2013
Josephine & I Bush Theatre2013
OliverSheffield Crucible Theatre2013
The Merry Wives Of WindsorRoyal Shakespeare Company2012
Heddar GablerThe Old Vic2012
LoservilleWest Yorkshire Playhouse & West End2012
Wah Wah GirlsSadlers Wells2012
The Wild BrideUK tour2012
Steptoe & SonKneehigh's Asylum2012
Steptoe & SonWest Yorkshire Playhouse2012
Angus Thongs and SnoggingWest Yorkshire Playhouse2012
My Fair LadySheffield Crucible Theatre2012
Midnights PumpkinBattersea Arts Centre2012
Matilda The MusicalWest End2011
The Umbrellas Of CherbourgWest End2011
The Wild BrideKneehigh's Asylum & US tour2011
The Red ShoesKneehigh, UK tour2011
Di&Viv&RoseHampstead Theatre2011
Midnights PumpkinKneehigh's Asylum2011
Batman LiveArena Tour2011
Matilda The MusicalRoyal Shakespeare Company2010
The Real ThingThe Old Vic2010
Brief Encounter UK Tour & St Anne's Warehouse, New York2010Olivier Awards & Tony Awards Best Sound Design nominee
La BeteWest End & Broadway2010
Late Middle ClassesDonmar Warehouse2010
The Red ShoesKneehigh's Asylum2010
Me & My GirlSheffield Crucible Theatre2010
DeathtrapWest End2010
Don JohnRoyal Shakespeare Company2009
The Norman ConquestsThe Old Vic & Broadway2009
Brief EncounterBirmingham Rep & West End2009
Boeig Boeing West End & Broadway2009
ArcadiaWest End2009
God Of CarnageBroadway2009
As You Like It/The TempestInternational Tour2009
The BirdsGate Theatre, Dublin2008
God Of CarnageWest End2008
The Lord Of The RingsWest End2007Olivier Awards Best Sound Design nominee
I am ShakespeareChichester Festical Theatre2007
The Lord Of The RingsToronto2006
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Broadway2005Associate Sound Designer
DucktasticWest End2005
Mary PoppinsWest End2004Associate Sound Designer
The Duchess Of MalfiNational Theatre2003
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang West End2002Associate Sound Designer
125th StreetWest End2002
Feelgood West End2001
Closer To HeavenWest End2001
The Play What I WroteBroadway2001
The Witches Of EastwickWest End2000Associate Sound Designer
CloserBroadway1999
CloserWest End1998
The Day I Stood StillNational Theatre1998
CopenhagenDuchess Theatre1998
Closer National Theatre1998
Cardiff EastNational Theatre1997
OthelloNational Theatre1997
King LearNational Theatre1997
The Cripple Of InishmanNational Theatre1997
Blinded By The SunNational Theatre1996
The Browning VersionGreenwich Theatre1996
Gangster No1Almeida Theatre1995
Ashes & SandRoyal Court1994

TV & FILM CREDITS

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DANCE CREDITS

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OPERA CREDITS

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