Sound design and composition for Jane Upton’s Swimming, produced by Menagerie, Cambridge. The music is mainly electronic with elements of hip-hop and drum and bass.

Swimming Play – Sound Design and Composition

‘Three teenagers trapped on the Isle of Wight, desperate to make their mark on the world. But is the pull of the past too strong?

Under starry skies and seaside lights, Jack, Lucy and Milly are spending their summer working in a greasy seaside café. Behind the banter, bravado and occasional hangover, the three teens struggle with past heartache, disconnection and anxiety about a future they just can’t seem to start living.’

Storytelling to perfection ***** ThreeWeeks Believable, powerful and quite genuinely heartbreaking. ***** Fest  [more reviews]

Writer: Jane Upton (blog), Director: Paul Bourne (blog), Producer: Emily Murray, Cast: Jack Bence, Jessica Madsen and Grace Watts; Theatre company: Menagerie 

Photo by Andrew Wilkinson