People We Work With:


Networks and institutions/organisations

BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 3

North West Regional Development Agency
North West Vision + Media

Sheffield Hallam University 

Sound Affects
University of Huddersfield
University of Salford
University of Sheffield

Woman’s Hour





Geoff Bird

Geoff has worked across a variety of networks - BBC Radios 3, 4, 5, World Service - and has produced or presented scores of documentaries on subjects as varied as cancer trials, hula hoops and the poetry of sports commentary. He's also worked as a reporter on a variety of programmes including Front Row, Woman's Hour and You and Yours, written and directed a series of drama podcasts for The Lost Carnival in 2015, and compered the Just So Festival

Outside broadcasting, Geoff has worked as a teacher, sales rep, bookseller and as the co-founder of The Rue Bella literary press. His first book for children, Two Parts Mischief, is coming out this Summer.


Bob Dickinson

Bob is a freelance writer and programme producer, based in Manchester. His recent productions for BBC Radio 4 include: Wittgenstein’s Jet, Music to Save Grimethorpe, Nancy Storace: Mozart’s English Soprano, Archive on 4: Ray Gosling,  Merzman: The Art of Kurt Schwitters, Archive on 4: The People’s Republic of Hulme, The Wonderful Weightless World of the Flexidisc; Ziggy Stardust Came From Isleworth; The Shock of the Knee.

Bob is a regular contributor to the journals Art Monthly, a-n news and Corridor 8.


Peter Everett

Peter is an award-winning radio producer based in Manchester. He is a former head of BBC Network Radio South. He currently combines freelance production, mainly for Radio 4, with running an online record shop (Kinace Records –  He has published two books: You’ll Never Be 16 Again, a history of the British teenager based on his radio series of the same name, and Dead Men Singing, a thriller set in New Orleans which is where he would like to be.

Mike Thornton


Mike is Editor of Pro Tools Expert
and has been working in the broadcast audio industry all his working life, some 35 years as a broadcast engineer at Marconi and then at Piccadilly Radio & Key 103. He has been an OB engineer for Piccadilly Radio and then with his own sound OB truck Omnibuss Mobile.

He has worked with Pro Tools since the mid 90s, growing up with it when it was 4 tracks on a good day with a following wind! He has been recording, editing and mixing documentaries, comedy and drama for both radio and TV as well as doing the occasional music project.

Regular readers of Sound on Sound will also be familiar with Mike’s Pro Tools column. He is also known as "Mr RX It", providing training and tips & tricks on iZotope's RX software, and is becoming "Mr Loudness" with his popular loudness training resources: 

We also regularly work with award-winning producers Bob Dickinson and Lindsay Leonard.

We Have Also Worked With

Journalist Martin Wainwright
Climber Andy Cave
Comedians Dave Brown of The Mighty Boosh, Mike Harding, Tony Hawks, Jan Ravens, Brendan Riley, Alexei Sayle, Mark Steel
Photographers Mark McNulty, Matt Wardle
Poets Roger McGough, Ian McMillan, Levi Tafari
TV Presenters Ian Clayton and Dylan Winter
Writers Stan Barstow, Nell Dunn, Lesley Glaister, Linda Grant, Barry Hines, Jimmy Mulville, Jane Rogers, Alan Sillitoe, Heidi Thomas

And with anyone who has a story to tell, from surrogate mothers in Gujarat to call centre workers in Bangalore, from medical specialists in London to the islanders - and rare, pixie-faced sheep - of North Ronaldsay.






Rendall doocot, Evie, Orkney

Geoff Bird (on the Right)

Bob Dickinson

Bob Dickinson reflecting

Peter Everett

Mike Thornton

Clare interviewing crofter-poet John Cutt on North Ronaldsay, Orkney