Tom Gibbons Biog

Tom trained at Central School of Speech and Drama in Theatre Sound and is resident sound designer for the international physical theatre company Parrot{in the}Tank.

Recent design credits for Parrot include: Excursions (Arts Depot and Roundhouse) Just Above The Below (Arts Theatre, Paradise Gardens Festival, Tour of Slovakia) and Freeman Gallop (ICA London, Prague Scenofest, Budva Montenegro), Storm out of a Teacup (Arts Depot).


Recent theatre includes: The Crucible (Walter Kerr Theatre, New York); The Brink (Orange Tree); The Lorax (Old Vic); Oresteia (Almeida); Anna Karenina (Manchester Royal Exchange); White Devil and As You Like It (RSC); Translations (Sheffield Crucible); A View From the Bridge(Young Vic/ Wyndham’s/Lyceum Theatre, New York – nominated for Best Sound Design Olivier Award 2015); Happy Days, A Season in the Congo and Disco Pigs (Young Vic); People Places and Things (winner Best Sound Design Olivier Awards 2016) Mr Burns, The Absence of War and Romeo and Juliet (Headlong);  Lionboy (Complicite); Julius Caesar, Henry IV (Donmar Warehouse/St Ann’s, Brooklyn); Grounded (Gate); The Spire (Salisbury Playhouse); London and The Angry Brigade (Paines Plough); Roundabout season (Paines Plough/ Shoreditch Town Hall); The Rover (Hampton Court Palace); Love, Love, Love (Royal Court); Island (National Theatre); Dead Heavy Fantastic (Liverpool Everyman); Plenty (Crucible Studio, Sheffield); Encourage the Others (Almeida); Wasted (Paines Plough/ UK Tour);  Chalet Lines, The Knowledge, Little Platoons Lover (Bush Theatre); Hairy Ape, Shivered, Faith, Hope and Charity, The Hostage and Toad (Southwark Playhouse); Sold (503); The Chairs (Ustinov, Bath); The Country, The Road to Mecca, The Roman  Bath, 1936 and The Shawl (Arcola); Utopia, Bagpuss, Everything Must Go and Soho Streets (Soho Theatre) and Hitchcock Blonde (Hull Truck).


"...and trippy enhancements from Tom Gibbons's roaring sound design..." Time Out review of 1984, Almeida.