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 and worked on various BAFTA nominated and award winning productions. Nick is renowned for his work in the kids and animation industry and he continues to work with an eclectic client roster including the likes of BBC, Disney, ITV, Nickelodeon, Turner, Netflix and Studio Ghibli, to name but a few.
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 and coaching rugby, performing with his band or spending time with his son Ben.
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.
Rebecca joined Tamborine Productions as a Receptionist in 2012.
Fresh from graduating at The University of Central Lancashire in 2011 with a First Class Degree with Honors in Music Theatre, she quickly stepped into the Audio Post Production world. Always wanting to be busy she worked her way up to Studio Manager, covering everything from client services through to managing complicated schedules and our busy diary. She has taken a keen interest in the voice casting side of the company, organising castings for the following projects: “Ella Bella Bingo” for Kool Produktions, “Bat Pat” for Imira Entertainment, “Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave” for Collingwood and Co. and “Miffy’s Adventures” for Blue Zoo, as well as various pilots, foreign dubbing and advertisements.
Over the years Rebecca has built up a great relationship with our clients, agents and licensing councils and continues to go that extra mile to ensure the post production process runs a smoothly as possible, leaving clients very happy with Tamborine’s services.
When out of the office, Rebecca’s time is usually filled up with her passions for Musical Theatre, fitness, travel and socialising with friends and family.
Claire joined Tamborine in 2013 to take on the Finance and Administration Functions freeing up the rest of the talented team to spend their time being creative and looking after our clients. Claire’s background is project management and accounts which means she was perfectly placed to oversee the move from Livonia Street and the build of the Newman Street Studio in 2014.
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.
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!
Beginning work with us in April 2016, Francesca is our newest member of the team. When studying at Leeds College of Music for her degree in music production and sound technology, Francesca would often be found producing music for her fellow students, working on film projects, as well as recording for a variety of different student bands. She began her career working at Halo Productions, before becoming an audio assistant at Tamborine, where she has already worked on a number of different children¹s tv programmes, including the relaunched Teletubbies, Digby and Ruff Ruff Dave and Tweet.
Her passion for audio production came about following a couple of short courses at the Roundhouse Theatre, which allowed her to work with Defective Records and SSR Studios. In order to broaden her experience she gained a wide variety of work experiences, ranging from MTV to Ronnie Scots, as well as musical theatre.
Out of the office Francesca can be found working out on her other passion – building up her fitness and throwing herself into Zumba and other high energy routines, as well as eating out and socialising with her friends.