Martyn J Hunt - Sound Designer & Engineer
Martyn has worked all over the world designing and engineering Sound for the past 28 years, and in this time he has gained a reputation for producing a top quality sound environment, where his attention to detail and passion for his work are considered to be second to none.
Martyn began his career in Theatre, 30 years ago (at the tender age of 16) working in the LX Dept at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester under his mentor - Lighting Designer Jim Bowman. He then went on to specialise in Sound working at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield before (in 1991) returning to the Mercury Theatre as Deputy Chief Electrician/Resident Sound Designer.
He then quickly entered the West End, where at the time (in 1993) he was the youngest No2 Sound in the West End - at the age of 22. Since then has been Head of Sound on some of the world’s greatest musicals including The Phantom Of The Opera and Blood Brothers.
For television he has worked for BBC Northern Ireland where he was employed as an engineer/consultant, and during his time in Northern Ireland he also worked for Ulster Television. He has worked for Princess Cruises as Head of Sound, and has also commissioned Sound on board their ships. His work has also taken him to Palm Springs, California where he was Head of Sound for The Palm Springs Follies.
Specialising in Sound Design for Musical Theatre, his work has been heard in most of the UK's number one touring houses, and over his time within the industry has been Sound Designer & Engineer for various artists from all genres, including:– Lee Evans, Michael Ball, Helen Shapiro, Helen Reddy, Lyn Paul, Frankie Laine, Clare Teal, Larry Adler, Brian Blessed, Paul Nicholas, & Anna Maria Alberghetti amongst many others.
Over the past 28 years, Martyn has also been Head of Sound and/or mixed many Musical Theatre productions - a full list of which can be found by clicking here.