Theatre Sound Design

Rob Summers

Rob Summers is a Theatre Sound Designer and Sound Engineer from West London specialising in live Theatre Sound Design for musicals and plays.

Rob is currently the Head of Sound on Pretty Woman at The Savoy Theatre.

Credits include Sound Design in London as well as around the UK and international touring productions.

Rob started his theatre career on CATS at The New London Theatre before moving to the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane to open Miss Saigon. He has gone on to design or operate many great musicals from around the world.

Head Of Sound:


Pretty Woman (The Savoy Theatre), But I'm a Cheerleader (Turbine Theatre), Dick Whittington (Wimbledon), Little Women (Park Theatre), Pippin (Charing Cross Theatre), John & Jen (Southwark Playhouse).


Thriller Live (Lyric Theatre / International Tour), Songs 4 Nobodies (Ambassadors Theatre), Aladdin (Wimbledon), TriOperas (Peacock Theatre), Our House (UK Tour), Anything Goes (Lost Theatre), The Wild Party (The Other Palace), Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (The Civic Theatre, Auckland NZ), Jack and the Beanstalk (Wimbledon), Sleeping Beauty Panto (Woking), American Idiot (The Arts Theatre/UK Tour), Singin’ in the Rain (Killworth House), CBeebies Christmas Show, Peter Pan (BBC, 2014), Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Palace Theatre), War Horse (New London Theatre), Mamma Mia (International Tour), Les Misérables (Queens Theatre, London), Beautiful and Damned (Lyric Theatre, London), My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), The King and I (The London Palladium), Fiddler on the Roof (The London Palladium), Spirit of the Dance (World Tour), Annie (UK Tour), Joseph (UK Tour), Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour), Grease (UK Tour), Summer Holiday (Blackpool & UK Tour), Sunset Boulevard (Comedy Theatre), Tommy Steele, What a Show (UK Tour), Pickwick (UK Tour), Scrooge (UK Tour), Carmen Jones (UK Tour), Jekyll (Bromley), Re-Arranged (Trafalgar Studios, London), Buddy (UK Tour) and Barnum (UK Tour).

Sound Design:

Eddie Izzard's DICKENS Great Expectations (Turbine Theatre), Light's Up (Turbine Theatre), Sunday Soul (Chiswick Playhouse), Let There Be Love (Millfield Theatre), The Stripper (Hornchurch Theatre), The Sound of Music (QNCC Theatre, Doha), The Sound of Music (Jordan), Tommy Steele, In Concert (UK Tour), Michael Barrymore’s Laid Back Tour (UK Tour), Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, (UK Tour) and Spirit of the Dance (World Tour).

Production Crew: 

From There (Chiswick Playhouse), Woyzeck (The Old Vic), Stephen Ward ( London), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (The Savoy Theatre), Rock of Ages (Shaftsbury Theatre), War Horse (UK Tour), Singin’ in the Rain (Palace Theatre, London), Wicked (Apollo Victoria), Million Dollar Quartet (Noel Coward Theatre), All New People (London), Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace), Shrek (UK Tour), CATS (UK Tour), The Hired Man (St James Theatre), Kiss Me Kate (The Old Vic), Sleeping Beauty (UK Tour), South Pacific (UK Tour), Play Without Words (UK Tour), Nutcracker (UK Tour), Evita (UK Tour), The Lion King (UK Tour), The Pajama Game (Shaftsbury Theatre), Witches of Eastwick (UK Tour), Spring Awakening (London), Spamalot (Palace Theatre,  London), Fiddler on the Roof (UK Tour), Buddy (UK Tour), Summer Holiday (UK Tour), Scrooge (UK Tour) and Re-Arranged (Trafalgar Studios, London).


Welcome to Rob Summers Sound Design. Providing details of previous work and forthcoming productions. Rob has worked with top sound designers like Tony GayleGareth Owen, Andrew Bruce, Bobby Aitken, Rick Clarke and Chris Whybrow.


Rob Summers is a Sound Designer and Operator with extensive experience in West End and large scale touring musical productions. Further information can be found on his contact page.