The Team

Nick Harris

Nick Harris

Managing Director / Senior Sound Engineer

Nick Harris

Nick Harris

Managing Director / Senior Sound Engineer

Nick joined Tamborine Productions in 2001, helping to build the company’s impressive reputation before taking joint ownership in 2010. Since working at Tamborine, Nick and the team have been awarded a Royal Television Society Craft Award for their work on the ITV animated comedy “HeadCases”. Nick has also worked on various BAFTA nominated productions including the soundtrack composition for the critically acclaimed film AKA. Nick is renowned for his work in the kids and animation industry; however, he continues to work with an eclectic client roster including the likes of Disney, ITV, BBC, Nickelodeon, Hat Trick and the Weinstein Brothers.

Nick’s passion for music and sound began at an early age, playing violin, guitar and bass in youth orchestras and bands., before graduating with a diploma from the London School of Audio Engineering in 1996. Nick began his career at CTS Studios, recording and mixing for adverts, TV programmes, and feature films such as The Man In The Iron Mask, The Cider House Rules and Billy Elliott. He went on to work for Metropolis Studios, on projects for U2, Atomic Kitten and All Saints.

Nick is highly regarded within the industry for his dedication, drive, talent and professional ethics. When asked about his vision for the future, he says, “I want to continue to build on the success of Tamborine, whilst maintaining the friendly, dynamic and creative culture that our clients know and love.”

Out of the office, you can find Nick playing rugby, performing with his band or spending time with his son Ben.

Rebecca Kidd

Rebecca Kidd

Studio Manager

Rebecca Kidd

Rebecca Kidd

Studio Manager

Rebecca graduated from The University of Central Lancashire in 2011, with a First Class Degree in Music Theatre. After broadening her mind at Uni, she is now following a real interest in other areas of the arts industry, particularly Broadcast Production.

You will find Rebecca on Reception full of cheer and most probably covered in post it notes; and always ready to place a decent cuppa in your hand too!

When out of the office, Rebecca fills her time with trips to the theatre and cinema to feed her passion. At weekends Bionic Becky emerges, leading children’s scientific parties and continuing her love of event organisation and performance.

John Sutherland

John Sutherland

Sound Engineer

John Sutherland

John Sutherland

Sound Engineer

John began his career in sound with a Bachelor’s degree in Music at Kingston University. After a brief interlude in the retail industry, he joined Tamborine in 2005 as an Audio Assistant where he instantly found a home to channel his talent, interests and creative energy.

During his time at Tamborine, John has quickly worked his way up the career ladder and worked on a number of RTS, BAFTA and British Animation Award winning productions. His credits include Disney’s Jungle Junction, CBeebies Big and Small, and BKN’s Zorro, Jungle Book and Alice in Wonderland.

In 2014, John decided to go it alone as an independent consultant. He still works closely with the Tamborine crew as part of our unique service that tailors a team to the needs of the programme.

Out of hours, John can be found at an Arsenal FC game (he is a season ticket holder), or indulging in his interests in food, travel, shopping and amateur dramatics.

Andrew West

Andrew West

Sound Engineer

Andrew West

Andrew West

Sound Engineer

Friendly, positive, and ambitious team-player Andrew has been engineering at Tamborine since April 2010. A lifelong musician and audio enthusiast, he received a Diploma in Audio Engineering from the SAE Institute in London and has produced, edited and mixed music for various up-and-coming bands.

Andrew has taken on many responsibilities at Tamborine, including voice-recording, editing and directing, sound-design and mixing and even laid the carpet when we had a refurb! Highlights of his career so far include recording and voice directing the pre-school series ‘JellyJamm’, sound-designing for major hits such as ‘Tree Fu Tom’ and ‘Jungle Junction’, recording director’s commentaries for various movies and mixing an assortment of shows from ‘Olive the Ostrich’ to ‘Justin’s House’ and ’50 Ways to Kill Your Lover’.

Being a Welshman Andrew is an avid rugby fan most of all, but is also a keen guitarist, snow-boarder, surfer and cinema-goer. He also holds reading and curry dear to his heart!

Roger Kelly

Roger Kelly

Business Director

Roger Kelly

Roger Kelly

Business Director

Rogerʼs passion for sound has influenced every aspect of his life. Since becoming a choral scholar at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Roger went on to be a singer, songwriter and recording artist in eight different bands, varying from an 11-piece jazz funk band, to an a capella band, and an acoustic covers band.

Roger is also an astute businessman who formed the consultant engineering and construction firm ʻCDM UKʼ in 2001, a franchise of a noise and vibration control company in Belgium. His skills are vast and wide covering management, marketing, sales, product development and web design. However, at the core of the business is his expertise in acoustics, sound insulation and vibration assessment. Roger is a Member at The Institute of Acoustics, Chairman of the Building Acoustics Group at the Institute of Acoustics, and a Chartered Engineer.

Roger joined the Tamborine team in early 2010, taking joint ownership with long-term friend and collaborator Nick Harris. His unique combination of creative and business talent makes him the perfect addition. Between running a successful business, song-writing and performing, Roger also enjoys travel, sports and the theatre.