Paul Arditti

Sound Designer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Associate Agent: Jennifer Thomas

Film, TV & Theatre


Work to date includes:

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie ​directed by Polly Findlay at the Donmar; The Inheritance and The Jungle directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin at the Young Vic and in the West End; Julius Caesar and Young Marx directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge; Amadeus directed by Mike Longhurst at the NT; Mary Stuart directed by Robert Icke at the Almeida and the Duke of York’s; Beginning directed by Polly Findlay at the NT and the Ambassadors; Caroline, Or Change directed by Michael Longhurst at Chichester and Hampstead; Absolute Hell and Edward II directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins at the NT; Labour Of Love directed by Jeremy Herrin in the West End; Hamlet, directed by Kenneth Branagh at RADA; Betrayal directed by Lekan Lawal at Derby; The Glass Menagerie directed by John Tiffany in the West End and 2016 Edinburgh International Festival; The Emperor directed by Walter Meierjohann at the Young Vic; Mosquitoeswonder.landBehind The Beautiful Forevers, London Road, The Threepenny Opera, Everyman, Macbeth directed by Rufus Norris at the NT; A Streetcar Named Desire directed by Benedict Andrews at the Young Vic and St Ann’s Warehouse, New York; If You Kiss Me Kiss Me directed by Aletta Collins at The Young Vic; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom directed by Dominic Cooke at the NT; Measure for Measure, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Changeling, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins at the Young Vic; King Charles III directed by Rupert Goold at the Almeida, West End, UK tour and Broadway; Bakkhai directed by James MacDonald, at the Almeida; The Audience and Skylight directed by Stephen Daldry in the West End and on Broadway; The Hard ProblemGreat Britain, NT50, One Man Two Guvnors, Collaborators directed by Nicholas Hytner at the NT; Little Revolution directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins at the Almeida; American Psycho directed by Rupert Goold at the Almeida; The Scottsboro Boys directed by Susan Stroman at the Young Vic and West End; Charlie and The Chocolate Factory directed by Sam Mendes at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; The Most Incredible Thing (ballet by the Pet Shop Boys) choreographed by Javier de Frutos at Sadler’s Wells, and Charlotte Ballet US; Billy Elliot The Musical directed by Stephen Daldry in London, on Broadway, three US national tours, Holland, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Japan and UK tour.


Awards & Nominations:

Amadeus: Olivier Award Nomination 2017;

Technical Theatre Award for Outstanding Achievement In Sound 2013;

One Man, Two Guvnors: Tony Award Nomination 2012;

Billy Elliot The Musical: Tony Award 2009, Drama Desk Award 2009, Fans’ Choice Award 2009, Olivier Award 2006, Helpmann Award (Australia) nomination 2008;

Mary Stuart: Tony Award Nomination 2009;

Saint Joan: Olivier Award 2008;

Festen: Evening Standard Award 2005 and Olivier Award nomination 2005.

The Pillowman: Drama Desk Award 2005, Olivier Award nomination 2004;

Crestfall: Irish Times Theatre Award nomination 2004.

Far Away: Lucille Lortel Award nomination 2004.

The Chairs: Drama Desk Award nomination 2003.

Four Baboons Adoring The Sun: Drama Desk Award 1993.


Paul was appointed an Associate Director of the National Theatre in September 2015.

Paul is a founder member of The Association Of Sound Designers, launched in 2011.