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Richard Brooks

Sound Recordist - Television & Film

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Richard is an experienced sound recordist who has worked in television drama and film. He attended film school in France and is fluent in French and has working level Welsh. Richard was nominated for Sound at Bafta Cymru 2017 for “Decline and Fall” TV series and was the sound recordist for “Wish 143”, nominated for Best Short at the 2011 Academy Awards.


Feature Film

The Almond and the Seahorse (2022)
Mad As Birds / Head Gear Films / Metrol Technology

Directors: Celyn Jones, Tom Stern
Producer: Alex Ashworth, Andy Evans, Sean Marley

My Name Is Leon (2019)
Douglas Road Productions / Creative England / Ingenious Media

TV Movie, based on the novel by Kit De Waal.
Director: Lynette Linton
Producer: Carol Harding
Executive Producers: Paul Ashton, Edward Barlow, Christelle Conan, Gub Neal
Cast: Olivia Williams, Christopher Eccleston, Lenny Henry

The Toll (2021)
BFI / Fields Park Media Partners / Great Point Media

Director: Ryan Andrew Hooper
Producer: Mark Hopkins
Cast: Iwan Rheon, Michael Smiley, Annes Elwy

Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)
Ffilm Cymru Wales / Mad As birds / Reliance Entertainment Productions 6

Director: Andy Goddard
Producers: Andy Evans, Sean Marley, Ade Shannon, Sarah Townsend, Laure Vaysse
Cast: Judi Dench, Eddie Izzard, Jim Broadbent

The Story of Rugby (2019)
Desert Road Films

TV Movie documentary.

Apostle (2017)
One More One Productions / Severn Screen / XYZ Films

Sound mixer (second unit)
Director: Gareth Evans
Producers: Ed Talfan, Aram Tertzakian, Gareth Evans
Executive Producers: Nate Bolotin, Nick Spicer

Ravers (2018)
Iron Box Films

Director: Bernhard Pucher
Producer: Michael Dobson
Executive Producer: Deepak Sikka

Two For Joy (2017)
Blonde to Black Pictures

Director: Tom Beard
Executive Producers: Sadie Frost, Emma Comely
Cast: Samantha Morton, Billie Piper, Daniel Mays

Say My Name (2017)
Electric Entertainment

Director: Jay Stern
Producer: Cheryl Davies Keatley
Executive Producer: Philip Goldfarb

Just Jim (2014-2015)
Vox Pictures

Written and directed by Craig Roberts
Executive Producers: Adam Partridge and Edward Fletcher


Death In Paradise (2018-2021)
BBC1 / Red Planet Productions

19 x 60
Director: Stewart Svassand
Producer: Sue Howells

Bang (2020)

Sound mixer for 6 x 60
Directors: Philip John, Ashley Way
Producer: Catrin Lewis Defis

The End of the F***ng World (2019)
Clerkenwell Films / Dominic Bunchanan Productions

4 x 25
Directors: Destiny Ekaragha, Lucy Forbes
Producer: Jenny Frayn
Executive Producers: Andy Baker, Dominic Buchanan, Jonathan Entwistle, Murray Ferguson, Ed Macdonald, Petra Fried, Charlie Covell

Almost Never (2019)
Dynamic Television / Salt Beef Television

6 x 25
Director: Jack Casey
Producer: Jeremy Salsby
Executive Producers: Melissa Hardinge, Jed Leventhall

Once Loved (2017)
Yalli Productions / Sky Television

1 x 30
Comedy Pilot
Director: Tony Dow
Producer: John Rushton
Executive Producers: Joanna Lumley, Robert Gray

Decline and Fall (2016)
Tiger Aspect / Cave Bear Films - BBC1

4 x 60 Drama
Adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Comic Novel set in the 1930’s
Director: Guillem Morales
Producer: Matthew Bird

The Level (2016)
Hillbilly Films / ITV

Crime Thriller.
6 x 60
Producer: Jane Dauncey
Directors: Andy Goddard & Mark Everest

The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Fox TV

Historial Fantasy Adventure series
10 x 60 Drama
Worked across the series on the main shoot on all episodes.
Producer: Paris Barclay
Directors: Ciaran Donnelly
Ashley Way, Billy Gierhart, Paris Barclay.

Doctor Who (2015)
BBC / BBC America

Season 9, Episode 12
Director: Rachel Talalay
Producer: Peter Bennett

The Village (2014)
Company Pictures / BBC1

Period drama about the life in an English village in the early 20th Century.
Series 2, 6 x 60
Producer: Tim Whitby
Directors: Jamie Magnus Stone
Dominic Leclerc
Main Unit and 2nd Unit Daillies

Da Vinci's Demons (2014)
Starz Network / Fox TV

A historical fantasy drama series creating a fictional account of Leonardo da Vinci’s early life.
10 x 60
Producer: Mathew Bouch
Main Unit and 2nd Unit Dailies

Doctor Who (2014)
BBC / BBC America

Season 8
Sound recordist on both main unit and 2nd unit Dallies, across several episodes on this popular series.
Producer: Nikki Wilson

Casualty (2009-2014)
BBC Wales / BBC1

Over 40 Episodes of this long
running medical drama series.

Stella (2013)
Tidy Productions / Sky

10 x 60
Comedy Drama
Producer: Jane Dauncey
Main unit Dailies.

Obsessions and Dark Desires (2013)
October Films / Discovery

3 x 60 Drama/Doc

Tati's Hotel (2011)
CITV / Machine Productions / Bell Broadcast Canada

26 x 30 Chilren’s Drama

Wish 143 (2010)
Swing & Shift / Union Pictures

Short Film, written by Tom Bidwell, Director : Ian Barnes.
Nominated for an Oscar for Best live Action Short in 2011.

Bandit - Tokyo (2007)

Sound recordist on a special edition of this music programme which followed musician Jakokoyac as he supported the Super Fury Animals.

Aelodau yn unig (2007)

Documentary series exploring
members only clubs from the House of Lords to Swansea City Supporters club.

AVD Production (1996-2000)

Worked at this production house in France as a location sound recordist and Editor.

Boom Operator & Sound Assistant

Dr Who, Upstairs Downstairs, Merlin (2005-2010)

Worked across these series on various dailies or replacement weeks.

Casualty (2004-2009)
BBC Wales

Over 100 Episodes.

The Impressionists (2006)

3 x 60 Period Drama
Director: Tim Dunn
Series Producer: Mary Downes.

Darn O Dir (2002-2004)
Entrusted (2003)
Production Le Sabre

Sound Assistant – Feature film

Undertaking Betty (2002)
CF1 productions

Sound Assistant
Feature Film

Crosscurrent (2001)

Sound Assistant
Feature Film